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Dub Pistols Announce First Ever Wellington Show

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 9:42 am | Radio Active

Dub Pistols Announce First Ever Wellington Show San Fran Friday 22nd February 2018 Tickets on sale Thursday 25th October 8 am Rhythm & Alps and Radio Active are proud to announce the first ever Wellington show for UK legends the Dub Pistols. ... More >>

Reactivate - A Radio Active Fundraiser

Friday, 16 June 2017, 1:02 pm | Radio Active

40-year old Wellington alternative radio station Radio Active 88.6FM has been given a new lease of life with the formation of a charitable trust to rescue the iconic station from imminent closure. A loud and proud supporter of local music and creative ... More >>

Crowdfunding Campaign to Reactivate Radio Active

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 8:40 am | Radio Active

40-year old Wellington alternative radio station Radio Active 88.6FM has been given a new lease of life with the formation of a charitable trust to rescue the iconic station from imminent closure. A loud and proud supporter of local music and creative ... More >>

Global outrage as Wellington radio station forced left

Friday, 25 March 2011, 3:31 pm | Radio Active

Reports of shock, bewilderment and marauding kittens met the announcement today that iconic Wellington station RadioActive.FM has been forced to change its frequency. The changeover for the new frequency 88.6FM happens at 8am Saturday April 2 . At ... More >>

Annual One Love Festival not to be held in 2011

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 11:40 am | Radio Active

Radio Active 89FM today announced that the annual One Love music festival would not be held in 2011 but return in 2012. It is the first time in 13 years that the popular Waitangi Day event has not happened. It had grown from a free event held at the Wellington ... More >>

Radio Active Presents Collapsing Cities

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 4:00 pm | Radio Active

Collapsing Cities, Auckland’s indie lads made good, head south for a series of shows later this month. More >>

One Love 2010 - Top Ranking

Wednesday, 27 January 2010, 2:01 pm | Radio Active

For the last 13 years, Radio Active 89FM’s One Love has been the premier outdoor summer music festival in Wellington. This Waitangi Day (Saturday 6th of February), these words won’t ring any less true as in the spirit of our times, One Love expands ... More >>

Parallel Dance Ensemble watches weight, win Jandal

Friday, 30 October 2009, 10:44 am | Radio Active

With a video that featured loads of colour, plenty of lips and lots of lollies, Parallel Dance Ensemble won the Golden Jandal for best video, as voted by the audience at last night's Radio Active 89FM Handle the Jandal DIY Music Video Awards. The awards ... More >>

Big night on the big screen for kiwi music videos

Friday, 23 October 2009, 4:55 pm | Radio Active

Emerging kiwi talent making small-screen videos on small budgets have their time to shine next Thursday night, with the finals of the 2009 Handle the Jandal music video competition. More >>

One more week to cover oneself in Jandal glory

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 4:48 pm | Radio Active

The call to arms – or at least videocams – has reached a furious crescendo as Handle the Jandal Headquarters counts down to the final week of entries for the 2009 competition. With the closing date for entries looming ever closer – 5pm, Monday ... More >>

Radio Active 89FM Presents "Spring Clean"

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 3:31 pm | Radio Active

Radio Active 89FM loves you, so come party with us! Four of Welli's best bands and 10 of Wellis best DJ's all under one roof. Introducing rising star Rap Authoritar, rhythm king Rio Hunuki-Hemopo, future folkesque Family Cactus and a rare exclusive ... More >>

Kiwis pick up jandal, handling it

Friday, 14 August 2009, 11:24 am | Radio Active

Its all go at Handle the Jandal Headquarters, with initial interest in the Radio Active 89FM-initiated DIY music video competition already proving a handful for the busy organising team. More >>

Playing the fool on April Bowls Day

Friday, 27 March 2009, 12:10 pm | Radio Active

Crisp whites, asparagus rolls, pristine greens, flying jacks, killer drives, cheap beer and fine music. Together, they can only mean one thing: the return of the annual Radio Active 89FM April Bowls Day. More >>

It's all about One Love for Waitangi Day

Monday, 2 February 2009, 1:29 pm | Radio Active

One of New Zealand's biggest Waitangi Day parties is set for this Friday, February 6, when up to 15,000 Wellingtonians will flock to the Hataitai Velodrome to celebrate unity and community on Aotearoa's national day. More >>

Handle the Jandal DIY Music Video Awards

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 12:01 pm | Radio Active

The 2008 Handle the Jandal DIY Music Video Awards will be held this Thursday, September 27, at the St James Theatre, Courtenay Place, Wellington. More >>

New Zealand a nation of flip-floppers

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 5:17 pm | Radio Active

As the general election looms and the phony rhetoric intensifies, New Zealanders from all walks of life have embraced the art of the flip flop. More >>

Handle the Jandal is back: biggerer and betterer

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 11:01 am | Radio Active

Ever wanted to make your own video to your favourite song? Be a music video star? Call the shots in your own slice of cinematic history? Or announce your arrival to the world of filmmaking covered in the glory of the coveted Golden Jandal? More >>

International star headlines One Love 2008

Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 4:22 pm | Radio Active

International hip-hop / reggae artist J-Star has been announced as the headline act for One Love 2008: Aroha Tahi, the annual one-day festival of sun, fun, music and peace on Waitangi Day, February 6. More >>

Lost: blackout blows out historical recording

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 4:47 pm | Radio Active

Thirty years of historical broadcasting disappeared in the blink of a blackout last weekend, as a suspected power surge wiped out the recording of Radio Active 89FM’s historical RetroActive broadcast. More >>

Firty fckn years and still kickin’

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 1:49 pm | Radio Active

Radio Active 89FM, Wellington’s bestest, oldest and most independent radio station, turns 30 years-old in 2007 and to celebrate it’s throwing a party. More >>





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