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The #RDU40 tshirt design comp winner is…

The #RDU40 tshirt design comp winner is…

Kyla K! Kyla is a designer from Christchurch, and her illustration really caught our eye. Check out her work here – http://www.kylakdesign.com/ You have until the end of September to order one of these bad bois. ORDER ...

Gemma

August 29th, 2016

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PODCAST: Vintage Breakfast with Spanky #RDU40

PODCAST: Vintage Breakfast with Spanky #RDU40

Listen back. Feel those feel! Originally broadcast from Canterbury Museum on Saturday 16 July, 2016 as part of the ‘Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1974’ exhibition.

Gemma

July 29th, 2016

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#RDU40 – In Real Life vinyl

#RDU40 – In Real Life vinyl

A documentary series that delves deeper into the ‘Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976′ exhibition at Canterbury Museum. In this episode we talk vinyl and things with James from In Real Life and Aidan Moody from Plinius Audio – Listen to the new episode on air

Gemma

July 22nd, 2016

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PODCASTS: Best of Breakfast

PODCASTS: Best of Breakfast

Up Again, again! Listen back to all the excellent interviews and bits and pieces throughout breakfast this week. Listen here or on the iTunes feed.

Gemma

July 15th, 2016

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#RDU40 – Feeding The Natives

#RDU40 – Feeding The Natives

A documentary series that delves deeper into the ‘Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976′ exhibition at Canterbury Museum. In this episode we talk with James Milne (AKA Lawrence Arabia), Nadia Reid, Rachel Morton, and Hamish Anderson and Neil Phillips from Canterbury ...

Gemma

July 11th, 2016

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New #RDU40 tee – RDUNIT

New #RDU40 tee – RDUNIT

NEW RDU TEEEEEEEEEEEES! Did you have fond memories of the RDUnit? In all its horsey glory? Does astroturf do it for you? GET IT HERE: http://www.rdu.org.nz/product/rdu40-tee-rdunit  

Gemma

July 7th, 2016

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PODCAST: #RDU40 Vintage Breakfast – Graeme Douglas

PODCAST: #RDU40 Vintage Breakfast – Graeme Douglas

Vintage Breakfast with Graeme Douglas was broadcast live from Canterbury Museum on Saturday 18 June as part of “Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976” exhibition. Hear all the 90s alt hits and probably the best segment in the history of radio where Graeme chats

Gemma

June 28th, 2016

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Kill Your Television limited edition tshirt #RDU40

Kill Your Television limited edition tshirt #RDU40

The June limited edition tee is available NOW. KILL YOUR TELEVISION – a classic RDU logo. Only 40 being made. 3 colours to choose from. Buy here: http://www.rdu.org.nz/product/rdu40-tee-kill-your-television-3-colours-available #RDU40

Gemma

June 7th, 2016

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John and Jon Vintage Breakfast podcast

John and Jon Vintage Breakfast podcast

It’s the podcast from our Vintage Breakfast broadcast live from Canterbury Museum as part of the “Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976” exhibition. The John and Jon show first broadcast in the 1980s on RDU (or Radio U as it was known back then). In this ...

Gemma

April 26th, 2016

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John + Jon Vintage Breakfast rebroadcast #RDU40

John + Jon Vintage Breakfast rebroadcast #RDU40

Wanna listen back to last weeks Vintage Breakfast from John + Jon? We will be rebroadcasting who whole shebang this Saturday 23 April on ‘The Old U’ stream from 9am-12pm! To tune in click on ‘The Old U’ stream and sit back, relax and take a journey ...

Gemma

April 20th, 2016

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Fraser Ross

Fraser Ross

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

March 24th, 2016

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Candice Milner – #RDULiveToAir from Canterbury Museum

Candice Milner – #RDULiveToAir from Canterbury Museum

COME ALONG to the Museum on Rolleston Ave at midday this Saturday to see Candice Milner Music perform live on the stage in the Special Exhibitions Hall. Fresh from the release of her debut single ‘Run For It’, Candice is an emerging artist with incredible promise. Part of ...

Gemma

March 24th, 2016

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Stream ‘The Old U’ – broadcasts from our past

Stream ‘The Old U’ – broadcasts from our past

The LEGENDS at Outcast Digital have hooked us up with something AWESOME. You can listen to random old RDU shows on ‘The Old U – #RDU40’ stream. What trouble did we get up to in the past? What were we playing in 1982? Is that a From Scratch live to air? Get ...

Gemma

March 21st, 2016

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Alternative Radio open at Canterbury Museum

Alternative Radio open at Canterbury Museum

WE ARE LIVE!!! ‘Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976 is now open at Canterbury Museum. As you can probably tell we are WELL chuffed, and want to thank everyone who has been involved in the exhibition and with RDU over the years. This is for you! Alternative Radio is

Gemma

March 19th, 2016

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Autumn Equinox RDU birthday party!

Autumn Equinox RDU birthday party!

RDU are turning 40 this year and we reckon that’s a milestone worth celebrating. Autumn Equinox is the next chapter of Massive dance parties as we bring electronic music events to a range of lush outdoor locations throughout Canterbury. The RDU birthday zone will ...

Gemma

March 9th, 2016

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RDU is turning 40 – come hang out

RDU is turning 40 – come hang out

Do you like free coffee, BBQ, prizes and good times? Like, as if you hadn’t heard already RDU is turning 40 on Tuesday 23 February. Come hang out at 270 St Asaph St! Here’s what we got planned.

Gemma

February 17th, 2016

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#RDU40 Stories – Tony’s blue incident

#RDU40 Stories – Tony’s blue incident

In April of 1978, Tony Priest came up to RDU to collect his son, Gary, who was doing the punk show. He ended up being the first person to ever swear on RDU, and he recounts how this all happened.

Gemma

February 16th, 2016

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#RDU40 stories – Delwyn the Joiner

#RDU40 stories – Delwyn the Joiner

As part of the lead up to RDU’s 40th Birthday celebrations on February 23, on Up Again we’re interviewing some of the characters who’ve played a role in the life of the station. This morning, it’s Delwyn, the joiner who fitted out the old studios back

Gemma

February 15th, 2016

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