Abdul Arwani is a Syrian refugee who come to NZ when the then President Al Asaad massacared more than 50,000 people. Syrian families here are now watching in despair as millions more are made refugees. Abdul talks about their plight and what is needed to bring relief to their suffering. B'cast 12.9.2013
Playing a song from his collection of 45’s, LP’s and CD’s for every year since 1964, Roger Bowie takes you on an eclectic journey through 50 years of music. With every third show dedicated solely to Americana, Roger’s Eclectic Journey is a musical voyage. Tune in for tales of his own travels and the music that has taken him round the world.
Explore new alternative and indie music from NZ and abroad along with obscure classics from the past. Stay in touch with the NZ music scene and listen to interviews with pioneers and emerging artists in pop culture as well as supposedly ordinary people with extraordinary taste in music.
In 2017 Planet FM turned 30 years old. Planet FM’s history reflects the life of the region we represent and the communities who have chosen to make media in support of established and new communities in up to 52 languages. Among the rich array of programming there are cultural reflections, special needs and interests, colourful music selections and a great array of community conversations. We celebrate not only our 30 years but our role in reflecting Aucklanders in all our diversity.