The Dalmatian Cultural Society has been on air since 1994 with a radio outreach to the old and new Dalmatian community in NZ. We present Society news and explore the achievements of Kiwis of Dalmatian descent. The music selected from around the former Yugoslavia is both nostalgic and modern.
Here is a one-stop shop for Polish Kiwis wanting to connect with the language and culture of Poland in Auckland. With hosts from a range of professional backgrounds including psychiatry, linguistics, TV presenting, design and film, the Halo Tu Polska team is a dedicated group bringing passion, expertise and a focus on celebrating and preserving Polishness!
Each week Haamro Chautari offers the chance for the Nepalese community to gather round and share their culture, news of the local community as well as the latest from Nepal. The hosts also present a selection of new music and golden hits. Interviews and updates on community events in Auckland keep the connection with the Nepalese way of life.
Ireland seems closer every week with Oliver Lee presenting current events and sports news. Featuring a wide range of Irish music and the occasional guest, including visiting Irish performers, politicians, sports and business people. A weekly Irish hour since 1990.
For 65 minutes weekly Janma Bhoomi aims to keep Singhalese in touch with their motherland and educate the younger generation born here about the history and nature of Sri Lanka. There are historical stories and events, news and current affairs, poetry, prose and drama, festival celebrations, all wrapped around with both old and modern music.
For an hour each week Charles presents music, news, community notices, interviews with Kiribati dignatories, community leaders, government ministries and information in support of social, economic and civic advancements. Listen too for Kiribati history and culture, stories and devotions.
Produced by the Tongan Women's Association this show began in 1987 with the focus on Early Childhood Education. It has grown to include many Tongan community interests. The old and new mix of Tongan music is popular as are the education updates, health information, positive parenting segments, local and Canberra news bulletins. A short devotion opens each 2 hour programme.
Tamil literature, poems, news and interviews - Melisai brings you current affairs, local and international events relevant to Tamils, with wit and humour. Each Sunday morning there’s the chance to hear local Tamil perspectives presented by Tamil speakers with a passion for the language and culture. The music is varied, the topics entertaining.
The Bhangra beats set the pace for a lively show that includes live reports by Pali Raipuria from Punjab. There's a weekly topic for the older population with little English, and we cover current events, community news, government policies all spiced with requests and dedications, plus recent albums of folk singers. [64.9 815.8100]
Ondazzurra is a project initiated and funded by COMITES, Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero, and is the only radio programme produced in New Zealand completely in the Italian language. Ondazurra is a show made for Italians and lovers of Italy; an assemblage of culture, interviews, music and news of things Italian happening here. Your hosts are lovers of the arts and language with a deep interest in bi-culturalism and the lives of those creating a home away from their original home. Fun, flexible, passionately Italian, every week for 30 minutes.
Write in, phone in to this Filipino family and community show. There are topics for migrants, Mga Balitang Pilipino and news of local and international Filipino successes. Miriam presents a religious reflections segment. And don't miss Trabaho Agad and the ten minute free phone-in community noticeboard. [64.9 815.8100]
Brought to you by Khmer Inc., Khmer community radio provides service to the Khmer people with Khmer news, news in NZ, community notices, orientation for Cambodian migrants to the Kiwi way, Buddhist Dharma teaching, Khmer cultural topics, guest interviews and talkback. Studio phone 815.8100
This 60 minute show presents news from Romania and from the Romanian community living in Auckland. The show introduces local and touring personalities, arts and sports news and children’s segments, shares humour and favourite Romanian music and takes live calls from listeners.  09 815.8100
An independent radio show that has been in production since 1997, Khmer Voice today provides a home for the Cambodian Community in NZ. It is both a reflection of the Khmer community in Auckland and an avenue for new Cambodian migrants. Music mixes with news local and global, interviews, religious topics, settlement topics and issues, with talkback. [64.9.815.8100]
See Sara Lanka aims to connect Sri Lankans living here with their homeland through culture, music, arts and current affairs. With special emphasis on young Sri Lankans living in New NZ, the show features regular calls to Sri Lanka and live discussions with people in Sri Lanka. The aim is to introduce Sri Lankan flavour to young and old.
Konkani is the language of Goa, Mangalore, Karwar from South of Maharshtra to north of Kerala and is only spoken, rather than written, so radio is the perfect place to keep the language alive in the Kiwi Konkani community. Your hosts, the Good Guys, play a rich selection of old and contemporary Konkani music, talk with local community personalities, present short radio plays, connect with community events and promote the culture and traditions.
With contributors from Australia, the United States and New Zealand, Unche is produced by and for the Uyghur community in Auckland and beyond. Featuring educational content for children, literature and readings, focus on positivity, endeavours among Uyghurs, and more, enjoy this celebration of Uyghur language, culture, and spirit.
Catering to a wide community of Arabic, Syriac, Chaldean and Kurdish speakers, Voice of Mesopotamia presents an engaging and entertaining hour of radio. Tune in for interviews with both local guests and speakers abroad, a youth-led segment and music from across Mesopotamia.