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The RDU Election Broadcast – the rest

The RDU Election Broadcast – the rest

There are a couple of other electorates that skirt Christchurch that we’re going to feature in this series.. Selwyn and Waimakariri are rural electorates on the fringes of the city that have become more and more tied to Christchurch since the quakes. Both electorates ...

JamesD

September 20th, 2017

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The RDU Election Broadcast – Christchurch East

The RDU Election Broadcast – Christchurch East

  Christchurch East   Held by Poto Williams (Labour) National: Jo Hayes Greens: Cathy Sweet Christchurch East is getting ready for its 3rd election in 4 years. In 2013, Poto Williams was elected as the MP for the area, after a by-election triggered when Lianne ...

JamesD

September 14th, 2017

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Rebel Radio Election Special: Nuk Korako

Rebel Radio Election Special: Nuk Korako

In the penultimate Rebel Radio Election Broadcast episode of this election season we interview National’s Port Hills candidate Nuk Korako, debrief the week that was, and present to you the origin stories for each of New Zealand’s political parties – at high

Gemma

September 12th, 2017

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The RDU Election Broadcast: Christchurch Central

The RDU Election Broadcast: Christchurch Central

Christchurch Central Held by: Nicky Wagner (National) Labour: Duncan Webb TOP: Douglas Hill Greens: Peter Richardson Christchurch Central is without a doubt the closest electoral contest in Christchurch, and in fact, one of the most interesting in the country. Traditionally ...

JamesD

September 11th, 2017

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Rebel Radio Election Special: Megan Woods

Rebel Radio Election Special: Megan Woods

The latest show from the Rebel Radio Election Broadcast includes an interview with Labour’s Wigram candidate Megan Woods, and a summary of the debates and election drama of the past week.

Gemma

September 6th, 2017

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RDU Election Broadcast: Wigram

RDU Election Broadcast: Wigram

In the lead up to the election James Dann talks us through each electorate in Christchurch and gives us his perspective and predictions for each one. This week: Wigram Held by: Megan Woods (Labour) National: David Hiatt Greens: Richard Wesley The Wigram electorate used to be

JamesD

August 29th, 2017

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Rebel Radio Election Special: Gareth Morgan

Rebel Radio Election Special: Gareth Morgan

Rebel Radio Election Broadcast number three in the lead up to the New Zealand election. This podcast features an interview with leader of The Opportunities Party Gareth Morgan and a round up of the past week in NZ politics.

Gemma

August 24th, 2017

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Rebel Radio Election Special: Raf Manji

Rebel Radio Election Special: Raf Manji

The second Rebel Radio Election Broadcast in the lead up to the New Zealand election. This podcast features an interview with Ilam candidate Raf Manji and a round-up of the week’s politics news.

Gemma

August 22nd, 2017

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The RDU Election Broadcast – Port Hills

The RDU Election Broadcast – Port Hills

In the lead up to the election James Dann talks us through each electorate in Christchurch and gives us his perspective and predictions for each one. This week: Port Hills Held by: Ruth Dyson (Labour) National: Nuk Korako Green Party: Eugenie Sage   A couple of weeks ...

JamesD

August 18th, 2017

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The RDU Election Broadcast: An Introduction

The RDU Election Broadcast: An Introduction

The weird orange gimp man is back, which means there must be an election coming up. Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting the election contests in and around Christchurch that will be decided on September the 23rd. We’re going to look at the main Christchurch ...

JamesD

August 10th, 2017

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Rebel Radio Election Special: Chlöe Swarbrick

Rebel Radio Election Special: Chlöe Swarbrick

Rebel Radio’s Joe Davies interviews Green Party candidate Chlöe Swarbrick. It aired on RDU in episode one of the Rebel Radio Election Broadcast.

Gemma

August 9th, 2017

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Suggest downloads from Bandcamp!

Suggest downloads from Bandcamp!

Bandcamp announced that today – Friday, August 4 – they will donate 100% of their share of profits from sales made 12:00am-11:59pm PST to the Transgender Law Center. Factmag reports that the fundraiser is in response to US president Donald Trump’s recent tweets ...

Gemma

August 4th, 2017

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Congrats to Nervous Jerk!

Congrats to Nervous Jerk!

WOOOOOOO! Congratulation to Nervous Jerk – winners of Round Up 2017! Not only are the immortalised on the Midget Guitar of Glory, but they also come away with prizes from Three Boys Brewery, RockShop vouchers, rehearsal time at BeatBox, the specially created RDWoo ...

Gemma

July 31st, 2017

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The Round Up 2017 Finalists are…

The Round Up 2017 Finalists are…

They battled it out fiercely over the last couple of weeks, and we are happy to announce the 5 finalists for Round Up 2017. THE FINALISTS ARE… Contact Rock Sunset Synth Nervous Jerk EgoValve And the TuneSoc Battle of the Bands winner: Mako Road SEE YOU ALL AT THE ...

Gemma

July 21st, 2017

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Silver Scrolls finalists!

Silver Scrolls finalists!

Ooo la la! It’s Silver Scrolls announcement time. The 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Award Top 20 are: Close Your Eyes, written by Bic Runga and Kody Nielson, performed by Bic Runga Cold Steel, written and performed by Troy Kingi and Mara TK Don’t Worry ‘Bout It, written by ...

Gemma

July 13th, 2017

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Round Up 2017 Semi Finalists are…

Round Up 2017 Semi Finalists are…

Three Boys Brewery & RDU 98.5 FM in association with NZ On Air Music, darkroom, Phantom Billstickers, MAINZ, Rockshop & BeatBox Studios present ▷ ♫ ROUND UP 2017♫ ◁ THE SEMI FINALISTS EgoValve Lil’ Chuck The Lazy Eyes Casper Thomson Contact Rock Sunset Synth ...

Gemma

July 5th, 2017

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Radio For Kids: Banana Nutella Dessert Sushi

Radio For Kids: Banana Nutella Dessert Sushi

Alex’s Le Breakfast Idea! Prep Time:5 minutes Cook Time:10 minutes Total Time:15 minutes Servings:2 Ingredients 2 bananas 2 crêpes 2-3 tablespoon Nutella Step 1  Heat the crêpe in a pan over medium heat for about 45 seconds on each side. You can use store-bought ...

JR

June 9th, 2017

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MADEIRA

MADEIRA

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

May 26th, 2017

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Art School Radio

Art School Radio

This coming Monday tune in at www.rdu.org.nz to stream ART SCHOOL RADIO! From 4-5pm your hosts will be broadcasting live from Art School at the University of Canterbury. Who knows what you will hear… Art School Radio is a project by Eilish Cameron, a graphic design ...

Gemma

May 25th, 2017

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Kelsely Abaza

Kelsely Abaza

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

May 19th, 2017

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