History

  • 1990 - 1994

    Raukawa FM's Opening

    First open air concert introducing Raukawa FM to the wider community

    First payment made by NZ on Air

    First survey conducted of listening audience

    Raukawa FM supported tainui games held in Kawhia

    Raukawa FM supported the now known as Raukawa Education and Training Establishment

    Raukawa FM instrumental in the set up of the first raukawa newspaper Te Paki o Raukawa KIA ORA NEWS

    Re-Vamp of studio Equipment

    Open to celebrate 2nd birthday and show off renovations

    Change from old frequency 94.6 to New frequencys 95.7 and 90.6 for the wider Waikato

  • 1995 - 1999

    Scotts system automation was installed

    Buiding renovation made

    Independently linked into the star network

    Raukawa FM maihi blessing of "IRIRANGI" Conducted by Matangi Hepi

    Initial setting up of maori media network

    Started taking RNZ news

    Barouda survey conducted of listening audience 75% in South Waikato area

    Upgrading of back studio

  • 2000 - 2004

    Outside Broadcast Warehouse and also another Broadcast down Leith Place

    First Iwi Radio Station to go online

  • 2005 - 2009

    Maori Media Awards Outstanding contribution to Radio Industry

    Youth Park was built behind the Raukawa FM Radio Station. It was built in just 72 Hours. Raukawa FM Celebrated their 18th Birthday at Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Tokoroa. Te Tohu Rangatira na Raukawa Reo

    Korowaitanga Kaumatua Emare Nikora 20 years service to te Kohanga Reo

    Emare Nikora Whakapakari Tino Rangatiratanga Accredited

    Emare Nikora Queens Service Medal for services to Maori

  • 2010 - 2014

    Countdown was built opposite the Raukawa FM Radio Station

    Maori Language Awards

    Raukawa Charitable Trust Long Term Award, The Wider Community Award, Supreme Long Term Award

    Raukawa FM upgraded to a new system called Simian and continue to use this system today

    Cook Island Christmas Celebration at the Raukawa FM Radio Station

    Mike King hosted Its cool to Korero live here at the Raukawa FM Radio Station

    Raukawa FM Christmas Special

    New building was painted

  • 2015 - 2019

    New fend line and a Raukawa FM Billboard attached to Fence

    Mike King Community Korero

    Celebrate Cook Island & Maori Language Week, Community Event

    On-Air Studio and Production Studio upgraded

    Cook Island Christmas Show Celebration

    Raukawa FM Restructure

    Celebrate 25th Birthday

    Mayoral Debate with The Four South Waikato Candidates

    Broadcast LIVE Online and On-Air, 2017 Manu Korero

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