The Radio Reading Service
is a not for profit community organisation owned and operated by NZ Radio for the Print Disabled Inc. Established in 1985 it made it's first broadcast in May 1987. It was founded by Allen J Little QSM,JP in Levin New Zealan
What we do
From studios in Levin, New Zealand volunteers read information as it is printed from newspapers, magazines and periodicals producing programmes covering a wide variety of topics. Check out our programme guide
, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for a copy of the guide.
How we do it
Trained operators record the material and manage the station providing over 120 hours of broadcasting each week on 1602 khz
to the Horowhenua and Manawatu regions of New Zealand. This broadcast is also streamed live through this website-click on the "Listen Live"
button.A new initiative, supported by Access Internet Radio
,has been introduced providing "On-Demand" listening via Podcasts,
or stored audio files of selected broadcasts.Operational funding is provided by NZonAir
with membership subscriptions, donations and grants making up the balance of the station's funding needs.
Why we do it
A Print Disabled person is anyone who can not see, hold, understand or access every day printed literature.The Radio Reading Service
is on air to turn print into sound for anyone who finds it difficult to read conventional print.
If you would like to be part of our team check out our contact page
to see how to get in touch with us. We would love to hear from you.