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RDU 98.5FM Round up 20th Anniversary Grand Final

Monday, 6 August 2018, 4:39 pm | RDU

RDU 98.5FM and Three Boys are celebrating 20 years of Round Up and the GRAND FINAL has finally arrived! Rock up to Arcadia on AUGUST 10th and rock out to an awesome line up of bands. More >>

RDUnited Alive & Kicking!

Friday, 16 November 2012, 9:44 am | RDU

Independent Christchurch radio station RDU98.5FM has its processor pumping with the re-launch of RDUnited this month, and the announcement of the RDUnited ReLaunch Party that comes free to loyal listeners and fans that sign up for membership before ... More >>

Launch of RDUNIT

Friday, 5 August 2011, 5:53 pm | RDU

Earlier this year, Christchurch’s 22 February earthquake destroyed the studio and premises belonging to student station, RDU98.5FM. More >>

RDU Presents Best Demo Competition: Ed Muzik

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 3:38 pm | RDU

Ed Muzik fought off a fair swag of top notch, local producers from a variety of genres to come out on top in this year’s Best Demo competition. His unique mash up of electro pop, synthy influenced 80’s style dance music caught the eye of our judge ... More >>

RDU Audio: Gordon Campbell on Prisoner Voting

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 11:06 am | RDU

We spoke with Gordon Campbell who wrote this blog post at werefolf.co.nz about prisoners being robbed of their right to vote - great choice of words. We wanted to find out how New Zealand prisoners were be treated in regards to the Human Rights Bill, what’s ... More >>

Wanted: Canterbury’s next musical vigilantes

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 3:02 pm | RDU

Wanted: dead or alive - Canterbury’s next biggest musical vigilantes, a new brand of outlaw who shred from the hip; who will be the 2010 RounDUp Renegades? This showdown is open to all brave enough to face their fears and join the ranks of past Round ... More >>

RDU Audio: Peter Dunne on Income Splitting 18/8/10

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 1:52 pm | RDU

Peter Dunne, leader of United Future joined us on the show this morning to discuss this whole Income Splitting idea of his. What does it all mean exactly? Will it serve to benefit those on higher incomes? Will it greatly reduce the amount of tax paid ... More >>

RDU Audio: Phil Goff 18/8/10

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 1:47 pm | RDU

This morning we caught up with the leader of the opposition Mr. Phil Goff. It was his fortnightly call in and we wanted to hear his thoughts on ACT’s dumping of their deputy Heather Roy, as well as the alcohol reform. More >>

RDU Audio:Hursh Saha on Moon Real Estate

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 12:23 pm | RDU

Today we delved into the world of Lunarestate, with a chat with Hursh Saha who is New Zealand’s only ‘registered’ moon real estate agent! Apparently you can buy an acre of land on the moon for $20NZD, but who’s governing this? How do we ... More >>

RDU Audio: Spanky & Goff on Chris Carter

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 12:11 pm | RDU

Today we featured Labour leader Phil Goff at his new slot - Wednesdays at 9:05am (very precise, the Labour Party). The biggest issue on the agenda was of course renegade and ill MP Chris Carter. No doubt Phil is sick to death of flogging this dead horse, ... More >>

RDU Audio: Spanky & Bob Parker on Chch Cruising

Monday, 31 May 2010, 11:25 am | RDU

We caught up with Bob Parker this morning and we know you just love hearing him have a chat, as soon as we start the interview we’re inundated with texts, it’s amazing! And not all of them are positive. In fact none are, good to know you have an opinion ... More >>

Breakfast With Spanky – Russel Norman on Water

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 10:36 am | RDU

Breakfast With Spanky On Christchurch’s RDU 98.5FM. Audio from this morning’s show – Spanky caught up with Green party co-leader Russel Norman this morning as we really wanted to hear his thoughts on the potential privatisation of water usage ... More >>

What RDU will be doing throughout NZ Music Month

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 9:19 am | RDU

Our focus will be on local CHCH music this year. RDU already plays on average 40% NZ music, we’ve been pushing homegrown music from way before NZ music month even existed! We tend not to blow our own trumpet about this, we just get on with the ... More >>

Breakfast With Spanky – Lindsey MacDonald

Thursday, 22 April 2010, 12:27 pm | RDU

UC's very own Political Scientist Lindsey MacDonald joined us this morning to shed some light on the UN's indigenous people's declaration that we're adopting over that COULD mean something or it might not, we don't really know. Infact we still don't ... More >>

RDUnited: A huge Easter weekend in Christchurch

Saturday, 3 April 2010, 10:47 am | RDU

There's a new feature starting up on Breakfast With Spanky that's sure to get a few people fizzing. It's called Will It Fizz (powered by Sodastream) where Spanky will endeavour to carbonate his way through various liquids as suggested by you, the listener. More >>

RDU Audio: Interview With Nandor Tanczos

Friday, 29 January 2010, 12:20 pm | RDU

RDU Audio: Breakfast With Spanky - An interview with Nandor. More >>

RDU Audio: IV With Jeanette Fitzsimmons

Friday, 29 January 2010, 11:58 am | RDU

Breakfast With Spanky On Christchurch’s RDU 98.5FM. Audio from this morning’s show – Spanky spoke with Jeanette Fitzsimmons of the Green Party More >>

RDU Audio: Spanky & Samantha Hayes on Copenhagen

Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 11:55 am | RDU

At last! Arguably the most beautiful woman on television in the field of current affairs, Ms. Samantha Hayes joined us for the first time on the show. We wanted to find out about more on the Copenhagen climate change conference - what went on behind ... More >>

RDU Audio: Breakfast With Spanky – The Maori Flag

Friday, 18 December 2009, 5:25 pm | RDU

Breakfast With Spanky On Christchurch’s RDU 98.5FM. Garrick Cooper from Universtity of Canterbury Maori dept about the Maori flag. More >>

Rdu98.5fm Is Proud To Announce Prize Details

Tuesday, 18 August 2009, 5:08 pm | RDU

Just a reminder that entries close this weekend (5pm on 21st August) for RDU’s RounDUp, Best Demo Competition and Decknology competitions so get in quick. Also RDU is proud to announce the awesome prize packages up for grabs at this year’s ... More >>