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It’s windy, it’s wet, and it’s kinda crap - welcome back to Ōtepoti for the grindy part of semester one. If you’re still not ready to dive back into your lecture slides, we’ve got a bunch of new news #content to inform, educate, and entertain you and to take your pub quiz trivia skills to the next level. It’s also May which is Te Marama Puoro O Aotearoa aka New Zealand Music Month. We’ve got a whole bunch of special guests and local legends performing live from the station this month, so keep an eye on our socials and an ear on the radio to catch some of your favourite acts on air!
Bonnie Harrison - Former News Manager.

😭 HAERE RĀ BONNIE 😭

After revolutionising Radio One’s news department, the incomparable Bonnie “Boomfa” Harrison has left us to join Radio New Zealand as an Associate Producer for their long-form weekday news programme, The Detail. Good luck Bonnie, we’ll miss you!

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Eileen Corcoran - New News Manager.

❤️‍🔥 HAERE MAI EILEEN ❤️‍🔥

We’re proud to announce the appointment of Eileen Corcoran as our new News Manager. In her 4th year of study at the University of Otago majoring in politics, Eileen’s been an absolute force of nature and erudite professionalism since she joined us in late 2020. You can send your hot news tips, scoops, and tea to eileen@r1.co.nz.

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Creature of The Week - Weta.

🦗 CREATURE OF THE WEEK 🦗️

For this week’s Creature of the Week, R1 News reporters Sebastian Rice-Walsh and Nico Penny caught up with local budding Zoologist Andy Johnston about the friendly yet terrifying-looking endemic wētā, and the new species that was discovered due to climate change.

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Business As Usual.

📈 BUSINESS AS USUAL 📉

How does inflation work? What’s the consumer price index and why is it so damn high but I get paid peanuts? R1 News Reporter Amiria Pianta-Price talks to Associate Professor Trent Smith from the University of Otago Economics department to find out.

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Totally Georgeous.

👢 MADE FOR WALKING 👢

The Dunedin City Council recently unveiled their designs for a $28 million upgrade for George Street which is projected to be completed by 2024. To get a green design perspective, R1 News Reporter Scott Faville spoke with Finn Campbell from Generation Zero Dunedin.

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Film Review - Everything Everywhere All At Once.

🍿 FILM REVIEW 🍿

Is this the film of the year? Is it a once in a lifetime experience? Will you see it a second or even third time? These are all quite likely, but we can guarantee that you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll have your mouth open the whole time. Jamiema Lorimer reviews the sensational new film Everything Everywhere All at Once.

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R1 News.

💡 R1 NEWS 💡

For more news, follow R1 News on Instagram, tune in weekdays from 11am - 12pm, and listen on demand wherever you get your podcasts from. Follow us on Instagram for local and national news as it happens, with fun daily quizzes and prizes! Missed the bulletin? Catch up below.

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Radio One Market Day.

🎪 RADIO ONE MARKET DAY 🎪

The Radio One Market Day is returning during Art Week 2022!

Want to be a part of the magic and make some cash selling your wares? Do you make knick knacks, curios, or second hand objet d’art? Apply for a stall online!

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University Book Shop.

📚 UNIVERSITY BOOK SHOP 📚

One of New Zealand’s oldest and largest independent bookshops, the University Book Shop in Ōtepoti is internationally beloved for its thoughtfully chosen catalogue of incredible books and their support for contemporary New Zealand authors, and is an oasis for bibliophiles young and old. Take your 2022 Radio ONECARD and get 10% off all in-store items!

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Onecard - Local Deals.

💸 THE ONECARD 💸

If you haven’t got your 2022 Radio ONECARD, grab one for free from the Otago Polytechnic Students’ Association, the Otago University Students’ Association Main Reception, or pop up to the station and we can sort you out so you can get saving on slick deals and discounts around Ōtepoti!

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SRN Top 10.