Youth Zone Programming
on OAR FM Dunedin

Youth Zone programming on OAR FM Dunedin provides the unique opportunity for aspiring young broadcasters to learn new skills and have fun while organising and creating their own radio shows for free.

There are lots of opportunities for new people to get involved, from being a guest on one of our Youth Zone shows, to presenting your own live radio segments.

If you want to get involved with the Youth Zone Programming, you can send an email to Youth Coordinator Arina at or

Youth Zone Programming on Otago Access Radio is made possible from the generous support from NZ on Air and the Otago Community Trust.

Current Youth Zone Shows

Dunedin Youth Council On Air – Mondays 4 PM
News, Updates and Interviews from the current members of the Dunedin Youth Council – Weekly

Minor Gossip – Mondays 4.30 PM
Members of the Dunedin Youth Writers Association share about writing, reading, and the Dunedin arts and literature scene. – Weekly

Thoughts and Theories – Tuesday 4 PM
Join Asya Ahmadasri as she gives her thoughts and delves deeper into the theories of popular films, books, TV shows and other fun things. – Fortnightly

Sofea’s Study Space – Tuesday 4 PM
Sofea discusses different study techniques and how they can be implemented into a study routine. – Fortnightly

Filmography Now! – Wednesday 4 PM
Join Leo and various guest hosts, for a deep dive into the latest and classic non-mainstream film and television. – Fortnightly

Vibe Check – Wednesday 4.30 PM
Features young people and youth support organisations in Dunedin! – Fortnightly

Global Youth NZ – Thursdays 4 PM
A show for young people, by young people. Jaiyushka, Jaiyvish and Tallulah bring you an hour of multicultural info, music, news and special guests. – Weekly

Noticing Neoliberalism – Fridays 4 PM
Libby Flett invites you to unpack the ideas that shape public policy and economic thought – neoliberalism. – Fortnightly

Bangers and Trash – Friday 4.30 PM
Rosa brings you the Best and the Worst – filled with interviews and music for the after school audience – Fortnightly

Fletcher’s World – Friday 4.30 PM
Listen as Fletcher brings you music, chat, and segments like you’ve never heard before. – Fortnightly

Things I Fished Out of a Creek – Podcast
Opening with things you can find in creeks, before delving into all sorts of creative endeavours. This show features interviews and discussion about all things fun or great!

Youth Zone Projects