School Shows

Radio Shows and Podcasts created by Dunedin Schools

Ngā Kura o Ōtepoti Kapa Haka

OAR FM visits Dunedin Schools kapa haka groups as they get ready for Polyfest in honour of Te Marama Pūoru Waiata Māori (Māori Music Month)

Balmacewen on Air - Hooked on Science

Three groups of young scientists from Balmacewen Intermediate created these radio show podcasts as part of their mission to engage and inspire younger scientists. Take a listen and get some ideas for experiments you can do at home! 

East Taieri School - When I Was Young

A social history series by the students of East Taieri School, hosted by Olive, Matilda, Oliver and Rebecca
As part their studies celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Woman getting the vote in New Zealand, the children have been interviewing older family members and women in their community to find out how things have changed for women over the years.

Episode 1: Children from East Taieri School got to interview a group of older ladies during their meet up day, thanks to Mosgiel Elderly Care Trust.

Episode 2: Children from East Taieri School interview their older family members to understand what life was like when they were young.

Featuring: Zac and Mrs. B, Hana and Cam, Sophie and Lynn, Jordan and Wendy, Jessie and Kath 

Episode 3: Chelsea interviews Margaret and starts a discussion with family about how life has changed over the years for women in New Zealand.

Featuring: Chelsea, Margaret and family

Episode 4: Kellyn interviews her grandmother, Jenny as part of East Taieri Schools social history investigation around the 125th Anniversary of Woman getting the vote in New Zealand.

Featuring: Kellyn and Jenny​

Opoho School Discovery Radio

Some students from Opoho School have been joining us at the station to learn about radio and plan and create their own radio shows. Just listen to the results!

The Ever Crew
Join Elaine, Aubrey, Oscar and Frank to find out what they like about Opoho School, listen to some of their favourite jokes and songs and even have a little lesson in Mandarin. 
Chameleon Comedians
Lucy, Sophia, Josiah and Ngaio talk about everything from cool things to do in Dunedin to visiting family in France and share some of their favourite animals and music,
Funny Fredos
Listen in to Baxter, Rachael, Charlotte and Aiden to hear about things Dunedin kids like to do and challenge yourself with their Harry Potter quiz. They’d also like to warn you that you might just get their favourite songs stuck in your head.
Fantastic Felines
Hebe, Lyell, Lucy and T.J. share their favourite songs, books, movies and places they love to travel. They’ll even even let you know why they are named after cats!

The Nukes: Dunedin Schools Tour 2018

Take a listen to the fabulous ukulele trio, The Nukes, as they tour Dunedin schools, engaging and delighting local young ukulele players with their workshops and concerts. You can also hear what students from Musselburgh, Tainui, Tahuna and Abbotsford Schools have to say.

George Street Normal School's Model 1A News

Students from Model 1A present their radio show, Model 1A News. They talk about everything from what it’s like being a Model 1A student, their favourite STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) projects, strength directed learning activities and their teacher to music, radio, communication and traveling through the Bermuda triangle.

Peripatus Project Podcast

Hear the participants of the Peripatus Schools Project talk about what they are doing as part of the project and why, as well as hear some of their findings so far. Dr C and the teachers talk about the project background and discuss why hands-on, real science is important for children.

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Otago Girls' High School Shows

Radio shows created by the media studies classes at Otago Girls’ High School

Columba College

Visiting French and Spanish exchange students present an hour of music and commentary.

Kings High School Shows

Radio Shows and Podcasts created by Kings High School Students.


The Big Bad Big Band

Music and conversation with the Logan Park High School Jazz Band. A conversation with Albert, Finn, Abe and Jayden, from The Logan Park High School Jazz band on the eve of their competition, at the Generartions in Jazz Festival at Mt Gambier in Southern Australia.