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image of Front Cover of Pirate Radio Hauraki CD by David Miller A Fresh Pacific Wind CD is the classic compilation of sounds, interviews, broadcasting clips and jingles from the original offshore radio pirate Radio Hauraki.

This CD Includes the original 1480 test transmission, Armed Forces Show, ‘Mayday Mayday’ broadcast, Rick Grant and Alison Durbin, original Tea Council ads, jingles and more. Plus: booklet with photos and message from David Gapes. Producer: David Miller.

An absolute must for all offshore pirate radio fans.

Availability: 15

Contributing: A$45 inc. airmail shipping worldwide

image of front cover of 'Voices in the Air' by Peter Downes and Peter Harcourt Voices in the Air was published in 1976 and remains the classic and only popular social history of broadcasting in New Zealand.

Well illustrated with rare photos, this book features the people, places and events that built radio between 1921 and 1976. Long out-of-print, only 3000 copies were printed and many have disappeared.

These are all used copies of the book only.

Availability: 15

Regular Gold: A$35 inc. airmail shipping worldwide
Regular: A$25 inc. free shipping within NZ

ZB The Voice of an Iconic Radio Station by Bill Francis traces the story of one of the most popular radio stations in the Pacific region. Established in 1926, 1ZB has gone on to become the #1 rated radio network in New Zealand.

Now out-of-print and increasingly hard to find, this is a highly recommended social history of a radio station, its people and its impact on a nation.

Availability: 5

Regular Gold: A$35 inc. airmail shipping worldwide
Regular: A$25 inc. free shipping within NZ



The 40th anniversary of original offshore pirate Radio Hauraki was celebrated with an invitation only staff reunion and party in Auckland.

Through the generosity of the organizers, we have a small supply of numbered, original invitations to this one-off event held in 2006.

One side features a reproduction of the classic ‘red’ 1480 Radio Hauraki car sticker from the 1960’s.

A must have for all collectors of pirate radio memorabilia.

Availability: 5

Regular: A$25 inc. airmail shipping worldwide

image of Aunt Gwen of 2YA jacket Aunt Gwen of 2YA is more than an engaging personal family story, it’s also how powerful early radio personalities could become in a small Pacific nation during the emerging years of radio broadcasting.

Privately published in a very limited print-run, we have secured a limited number of this fascinating book.

Availability: 10

Regular: A$25 inc. airmail shipping worldwide
Pay It Forward Gold: A$20 inc. free shipping within NZ

The first official Art of Radio Japan © Exhibition was held in 2005-2006 and featured rare and colorful examples of original radio art issued by Japanese AM radio stations since the 1930’s.

A limited number of promotional postcards issued to celebrate the event remain.

These are available as packages of 5 cards each.

Availability: 5 x set of 5

Regular:A$25 inc. airmail shipping worldwide
Pay It Forward Gold:A$20 inc. free shipping within NZ

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Radio Heritage Foundation projects and activities connect radio, popular culture, history and heritage.

We operate as a non-profit organization where all donations and funds received go towards our costs of meeting these objectives. We are incorporated as a charitable trust in New Zealand under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957 [Registration # 1473801] and we are a registered charitable entity in New Zealand in terms of the Charities Act 2005 [Registration # CC25951].

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