Otago Access Radio – The Voice of Your Community

OAR FM is your station – Dunedin people making programmes by, for and about the people of Dunedin and Otago. You can listen live, catch up on podcasts, tell us about community events or find out about making your own radio show.

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Recent News

Never Ending Journey Into RockA journey into the history of rock and roll that began on radio six and …2018/04/202018-04-20 15:40:30
Podcasts Explore Wild DunedinA series of podcasts exploring our relationship with local wildlife is complementing the Wild Dunedin …2018/04/202018-04-20 15:36:09
Town Belt Plays Part in Thriller PodcastThriller: Local writer Emily Duncan has placed the Town Belt at the heart of three-part …2018/03/202018-03-20 11:16:14
Music Geeks Share MisadventuresGeeking out: Viki Kingsley-Holmes (left) and Amanda Mills host Misadventures in Sound on OAR FM …2018/03/202018-03-20 11:14:03
Free Dunedin Community Noticeboard LaunchedComprehensive coverage: OAR FM Community Liaison Jeff Harford holds flyers publicising the station’s free Dunedin …2018/03/202018-03-20 11:08:05
Arts Show Debunks MythsIf you don’t know much about art but you know what you like,The Arty Farty …2018/02/082018-02-08 12:39:36
A Positive Spin To New ShowIf the doom and gloom of daily news is getting you down, a new show …2018/02/082018-02-08 12:29:47
Youth Activist Backing a Quiet RiotAshley King is calling on local youth to riot – or rather, be a riot. …2017/12/192017-12-19 13:58:56
Stronger Presence for Ethnic Communities On AirThe voice of Dunedin ethnic communities in local media just got a little stronger, with …2017/12/192017-12-19 13:55:04
Veteran Broadcaster Hosts Sunday MatineeSundays at 4pm is the time to take off your gardening gloves, put the kettle …2017/10/242017-10-24 12:31:10
Kiwi Music First Choice For Young BroadcasterOne of Otago Access Radio’s regular Youth Zone crew is stepping out on his own …2017/10/242017-10-24 12:28:24
Calling All Tech-Minded Teens!We have an amazing opportunity for you to be involved with the development of a …2017/09/252017-09-25 11:20:06
Election Coverage 2017Child Poverty Election Candidate Forum On Wednesday 23 August 2017 a General Election Candidates Forum …2017/09/072017-09-07 14:37:59
Tech ExplainersA new show on Otago Access Radio is shedding light on the often murky world …2017/08/282017-08-28 12:59:46
BluesologyDunedin blues fan Tony Nielsen is not letting his “one big regret” get in the …2017/08/282017-08-28 12:48:48
Indigenous EncountersA student of Indigenous Studies at the University of Otago is using her research as …2017/08/282017-08-28 12:43:02
Law Talks Put Listeners On Front FootA weekly Otago Access Radio segment is providing insight into how New Zealand law impacts …2017/07/112017-07-11 17:08:59
Back On Air with Fine TunesThe love of new music has lured Dunedin man Alistair Addis back to the Otago …2017/06/212017-06-21 11:28:07
All Glammed Up For Friday Night RadioOtago Access Radio’s Friday night line-up has a little added sparkle, courtesy of two committed …2017/05/122017-05-12 10:56:19
All About the Bass in the Strobe RoomIf you don’t know your Acid House from your Dub Techno but love electronic music …2017/05/122017-05-12 10:48:59
Disability and Health Show Plenty to DigestDunedin-based social service organisation Disability Information Service (DIS) is using radio as a means of …2017/02/242017-02-24 12:33:40
Radio Explores the Power of Positive ActionRape Crisis Dunedin is using radio as a way of highlighting the achievements of organisations …2017/02/242017-02-24 12:26:12
The Search Is On For Young PoetsRadio/Podcast Series to Profile 20 Dunedin Writers Aged 14-18 Years Otago Access Radio’s Youth Zone …2017/02/202017-02-20 14:47:46
The Source ProjectWelcome to The Source The Source is an 11 Part Series focusing on what you …2017/01/302017-01-30 16:55:31
Radio Show Profiles Peninsula People in Trust’s Golden Anniversary YearThe Otago Peninsula Trust’s 50th Anniversary year promises a golden opportunity to share the beauty, …2017/01/092017-01-09 14:06:18
Plenty of Choice for Summertime ListeningOtago Access Radio listeners will have no shortage of locally produced shows to enjoy over …2016/12/202016-12-20 16:21:14
Radio Show Promotes Self-Help Health ResourcesA new Otago Access Radio show is promoting access to reliable, evidence-based self-help health resources. …2016/11/242016-11-24 14:21:15
New Show Draws Inspiration From Radio LegendThe latest volunteer broadcaster to join the stable of music show hosts on Otago Access …2016/10/182016-10-18 15:52:22
Love Affair with Braille leads to Multi-Platform Radio ShowDunedin woman Julie Woods’ love affair with braille has led to an innovative podcast series, …2016/10/052016-10-05 11:23:39
Education Focus for Pacific Island Radio ShowA new talkback radio programme aimed at Dunedin’s Pacific Island communities is focusing attention on …2016/09/132016-09-13 12:53:40
Brain Health Focus of Radio ShowBrain health and support for those living with a neurological condition is the focus of …2016/08/242016-08-24 09:58:34
Radio Show on ABC’s of Conscious LivingDunedin-based clinical psychologist Dr Kumari Valentine has created a radio series around the power of …2016/08/012016-08-01 13:16:26
Search On For Specialist Music ShowsOtago Access Radio is welcoming anyone with a love of music to share their enthusiasm …2016/06/282016-06-28 15:53:46
Loving the Lifestyle on the TaieriYou would be hard pressed to find a man more proud to be living on …2016/06/072016-06-07 12:01:05
First-time Broadcasters in Safe HandsThey say there’s a first time for everything and for many of Otago Access Radio’s …2016/04/122016-04-12 11:55:13
Radio Show Navigates Social Media ‘Minefield’To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question. Or perhaps one of many …2016/03/312016-03-31 16:33:53
Art Auction 2016Otago Access Radio’s Art Auction Wednesday 23rd March, 6pm Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street 70-plus …2016/03/082016-03-08 15:54:00
Oil Free Otago Takes To AirwavesOil Free Otago Radio – Wednesdays, 1pm Local climate justice group Oil Free Otago has …2015/11/242015-11-24 12:25:08
A Voice for the DisabledNoteable Radio – Every second Tuesday, 1pm The voice of the Dunedin disability community just …2015/11/242015-11-24 12:03:16
Doing “Good Work” For CommunityA little chaos is not a bad thing but a sense of community is vital, …2015/11/172015-11-17 09:29:42
“Global Kids NZ” Tops Air AwardsTwo of Otago Access Radio’s younger broadcasters were the big winners at Otago Access Radio’s …2015/11/172015-11-17 09:02:37
Unplugged 2015Youth Zone Unplugged 2015 was another chance for young local musicians to get their music on …2015/09/252015-09-25 14:38:10
Young Leaders in a Changing WorldYoung Leaders in a Changing World was a 20 part series showcasing the wide range of interests, talents, …2015/06/252015-06-25 14:34:41
Youth Zone UnpluggedYouth Zone Unplugged was a 10 part series showcasing the wide range of musical talent in …2014/07/252014-07-25 14:31:38
Youth Zone Live SessionsYouth Zone Live Sessions was run as part of Youth Week 2014. In celebration of …2014/05/252014-05-25 14:28:50


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