Get to know RDU FM Radio Below:

In New Zealand, there is a vast radio network (with more than sixty nationwide radio stations). Other than that, there are loads of local radio channels too; among this list, “RDU FM Radio” is considered to be Christchurch’s only alternative radio channel.

The authority of this radio network kick-started their journey way back in 1976. Thus, rolling since 1976, it holds “a rich background spanning over 4 decades”. Recently, the station has celebrated their 40th anniversary; the authority and the entire crew members have organized a 5-month exhibition in the Canterbury museum.

In this radio station, the enthusiastic audience can enjoy a sumptuous variety of alternative music! Plus, the ambitious and amateur music artists can even place a music request so that their composed soundtracks would be on the official playlist of “RDU FM Radio”. For this purpose, the musicians will need to send their music to the authority of RDU FM and then the curators will listen and decide to add that music to their playlist!

To know more general details about this radio stations and their program formats, please check the following sections.

Popular Programs:

This section below will cover the most popular programs as hosted by RDU.

1. Breakfast:

This is an early morning show. This featured Breakfast show is hosted on every weekday from 7.30 am to 9.30 am. Two program managers (i.e. James Dann and Gemma) host this particular show. In this program, you will enjoy all the stuff that are required to spark up your mornings, such as local and international news, weather updates, traffic updates, and much more too.

2. Childlike Adults:

This is an exclusive “Thursday Drive show” that is aired from 4 pm to 6 pm on each and every Thursday. With tunes across all possible genres, interviews, and live performances – it will make your Thursday afternoon even more interesting and entertaining.

3. Tuesday Drive: This program is hosted by Emma on every Tuesday from 4 pm to 6 pm. Here, you will enjoy the best variation of music across multiple genres!

4. Sheep Technique:

This show is aired on every Monday from 4 pm to 6 pm. This show mainly presents you an incredible blend of new and classic alternative and indie music of NZ. So, turn on this radio show to enjoy the unreleased obscurities, punk oddities, modern kiwi classics, and lo-fi masterpieces.

5. Beats Me:

On every Wednesday night (from 10:30 pm) you can enjoy this particular radio show. It is hosted by Mercenary. It brings you the greatest mixes of music and makes your Wednesday nights perfectly entertaining.

6. A Blissful Rendevous:

This show is also aired on the Wednesday nights from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm. It’s hosted by three talented RJs, such as Scruffy, Brittany, and Lachlan.

7. Plant Space:

This program is hosted on Saturday morning from 8 am to 10 am. It will provide you a great variety of electronica & ambient music.

Here to mention, all of these aforementioned programs can be easily heard simply by using a conventional radio system. Additionally, you can also enjoy on-the-go radio experience by downloading the official app of RDU.

Genres Covered:

The station broadcasts a great variety of music across multiple music genres, such as electronica, blues, indie, and alternate music etc.