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Student radio station 95bFM

Student radio station 95bFM

This 2003 advertising postcard for 95bFM shows Auckland student radio personalities including Mikey Havoc (left with wine glass), Jeremy 'Newsboy' Wells (wearing a turban) and Hugh Sundae (slumped in a chair). Student radio stations such as bFM in Auckland provided the launching pad for the careers of many New Zealand entertainers, such as Havoc and Wells. In the late 1970s and the 1980s student radio was also one of the few sites where New Zealand musicians could get air time.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-Radio-2003-01

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How to cite this page:

Brian Pauling, 'Radio - Māori, minority and student radio, 1960s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2024)

Story by Brian Pauling, published 22 Oct 2014