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Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero is New Zealand's only specialist archive of contemporary and historical radio programmes.
Each week in this spot we'll be featuring some audio from New Zealand's past.
Permission of Sound Archives must be obtained before any re-use of this material.
Explore our audiovisual tour of Holst's Planets.
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Tales of life in Te Waipounamu.
A documentary series about the legendary New Zealand music label.
Audio is categorised based on the frequency of the programme it was heard in. Click on the headings below to access the programmes. For the most recently published audio, go to the latest audio page.
Streams are in Windows Media format. Mac and Linux users may need to install additional software. Get help with audio
A selection of music interviews, reviews, videos, concerts, sessions, and performances.
Downloads and podcasts are available for selected programmes. Our podcast page has a complete list of feeds.
Help on using online audio: formats, software, podcasts, downloading, and troubleshooting.