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[[Contact]] has had numerous announcers since the inception of the station, largely comprising students of the university, and including many members of Hamilton bands. During the early 1980s the station had only around 10 announcers, due to the restricted air time, increasing to around 50 by 1985, and by the 1990s approximately 70 were used at any time.  
 
[[Contact]] has had numerous announcers since the inception of the station, largely comprising students of the university, and including many members of Hamilton bands. During the early 1980s the station had only around 10 announcers, due to the restricted air time, increasing to around 50 by 1985, and by the 1990s approximately 70 were used at any time.  
  
This is a page listing past and present announcers on [[Contact]]. Due to the large numbers of announcers, this list will likely never be complete.
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This is a page listing past announcers on [[Contact]]. Due to the large numbers of announcers, this list will likely never be complete.
  
 
==Radio Contact/Contact FM Announcers==
 
==Radio Contact/Contact FM Announcers==
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*Dave Edgar (early 1990s, Subcard Show)
 
*Dave Edgar (early 1990s, Subcard Show)
 
*Clayton Edge (1992-1997)
 
*Clayton Edge (1992-1997)
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*Rohan Evans (early 1990s)
 
*Douglas Ewen (mid 1990s)
 
*Douglas Ewen (mid 1990s)
 
*Mike Farrell (mid 1980s)
 
*Mike Farrell (mid 1980s)
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*David King (1986-1996, Praisable Vibes)
 
*David King (1986-1996, Praisable Vibes)
 
*[[David Kinzett]] (late 1970s, including station manager)
 
*[[David Kinzett]] (late 1970s, including station manager)
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*Jani Kovacs (1986-1990, and early 1993, also News Editor 1987 and Copywriter 1987-1990)
 
*Hamish Kuka (early 1990s)
 
*Hamish Kuka (early 1990s)
 
*Dave Lawton (early 1980s)
 
*Dave Lawton (early 1980s)
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*Daniel Poole (1990s, ''Industrial Show'')
 
*Daniel Poole (1990s, ''Industrial Show'')
 
*Raewyn Poole (1990s, ''Industrial Show'')
 
*Raewyn Poole (1990s, ''Industrial Show'')
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*Nik Posa (early 1990s)
 
*Megan Pringle (early 1990s)
 
*Megan Pringle (early 1990s)
 
*Nick Puklowski (early 1990s, Sunday Brunch Show)
 
*Nick Puklowski (early 1990s, Sunday Brunch Show)
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*Tamatai-A-Rangi Ngarimu (2007-2009, Sonic Explorations) <br>
 
*Tamatai-A-Rangi Ngarimu (2007-2009, Sonic Explorations) <br>
 
*Paula Moneypenny (2008-2011, Drive-show Host) <br>
 
*Paula Moneypenny (2008-2011, Drive-show Host) <br>
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*Nik Posa (2008-2009, Friday Night House Show) (with Matt Maihi)
 
*[[Matthew Bannister]] (2009-2014) <br>
 
*[[Matthew Bannister]] (2009-2014) <br>
 
*Amanda Ratcliffe (2009-2011, NZ music show) <br>
 
*Amanda Ratcliffe (2009-2011, NZ music show) <br>
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*Daniel Farrell (2010-2014)<br>
 
*Daniel Farrell (2010-2014)<br>
 
*Cameron Harper (2010-2014)<br>
 
*Cameron Harper (2010-2014)<br>
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*Myles McInnes aka. <strong>Milo</strong> (Budget Brekky, Milo Drive and Midday with Milo. 2004-2006)<br>
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*Simon Campbell aka. <strong>Hairy</strong> (Budget Brekky, Hairy Selector Experience, Milo Drive. 2004-2006)
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/108989869152171/?fref=ts Announcers and Staff FaceBook page]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/108989869152171/?fref=ts Announcers and Staff FaceBook page]

Latest revision as of 08:24, 1 April 2020

Contact has had numerous announcers since the inception of the station, largely comprising students of the university, and including many members of Hamilton bands. During the early 1980s the station had only around 10 announcers, due to the restricted air time, increasing to around 50 by 1985, and by the 1990s approximately 70 were used at any time.

This is a page listing past announcers on Contact. Due to the large numbers of announcers, this list will likely never be complete.

Radio Contact/Contact FM Announcers[edit]

Advert for Contact Announcers, 1982
  • Jannette Allen (early 1980s)
  • Chris Ambrose (mid 1980s)
  • Jon Armstrong (1990-1992)
  • Phil Armstrong (1986-1990; Punk Show 1986-1987, NZ Music Show 1988-1989, Sat afternoon 1990)
  • Lance Ashton (early 1990s)
  • Derek Atkins (early 1990s)
  • Omega B (1993-1998)
  • Greg Baillie (1990s, including NZ Music Show)
  • Dean Ballinger (1990s)
  • Chris Barnett (early 1990s)
  • Mike Bayliss (mid-1980s)
  • Nardene Berry (early 1990s, also Programme Director and Advertising Co-ordinator 1991)
  • Shane Booker (mid-to late 1990s, including Top 13)
  • David Bowles (early 1990s)
  • Roger Braem (early 1980s)
  • Johnny Brookes (~1985-1986, Axe Attack)
  • Matt Buzz (a.k.a. Matt Ford, 1990s, Buzz Party and Request Show)
  • Graeme Cairns (mid-1980s)
  • Sonya Cameron (Monday 12-2pm, early 1990s)
  • Max Christoffersen (late 1980s, Acoustic Offramp)
  • Garth Civil (Friday 6-9pm early 1990s)
  • Gary Clare (early 1990s, Saturday Request Show)
  • Andy Clark (early 1980s)
  • Josh Clark (mid-1990s)
  • Gary Clarkson (early 1990s, Reggae Show)
  • Marg Coldham Fussell (early 1990s, Sunday Brunch)
  • Selwyn Collier (mid-1980s, Alternative Top 11)
  • Sarah Connolly (mid-1990s)
  • Stephen Cooke (late 1970s)
  • Kerry Cooper (mid-late 1990s, including NZ Music show, News Editor 1991)
  • Gillian Dick (1995-1996, also Programme Director)
  • Jonathan Dodd (1988-1991, 6-7am each weekday)
  • David Donnelly (late 1970s)
  • Michael Doube (1996)
  • Ian Duggan (1994-1997, including NZ Music Show)
Advert for Contact Announcers, 1986
  • Andrew Dwyer (early 1990s)
  • Sue Eden (mid 1980s)
  • Dave Edgar (early 1990s, Subcard Show)
  • Clayton Edge (1992-1997)
  • Rohan Evans (early 1990s)
  • Douglas Ewen (mid 1990s)
  • Mike Farrell (mid 1980s)
  • David Feist (early 1980s)
  • Tanya Fleischer (mid 1990s)
  • Alec Forbes (late 1980s-early 1990s, Jazz Show)
  • Kevin Glover (1995-1998, including Top 13)
  • Adrienne Grant (~1993-1995, including NZ Music Show)
  • Celia Grant (1989-94, Advertising Manager 89-91, Promotions Manager 90-91, various shows)
  • Phil Grey (1987-91, various shows)
  • Kay Hallberg (late 1970s)
  • Tim Hansen (early 1990s)
  • Justin Harris (1990-1998, New Zealand Music Show host 1991)
  • Steven Hart (mid-1980s)
  • Mathew Henderson-Singh (early 1990s)
  • John Hennebury (mid-1980s)
  • Dino Hewson (early 1990s, Comedy Show)
  • Shane Hobson (early 1990s, Saturday Request Show)
  • Stephen Holden ("Steve the Pom", Monday Drive, early 1990s)
  • Sandra Hopping (late 1980s-early 1990s; also Programme Director)
  • Nicola Houston (late 1970s)
  • Kym Hutcheon (early 1990s)
  • Adam Hyde (1986-mid 1990s, including Urban Jangle; also Station Manager)
Advert for Contact Announcers, 1995
  • Stan Jagger (early 1990s, and '60s show)
  • Mike Johnson (mid-1980s)
  • Stephen Johnson (early 1990s, also Advertising Manager)
  • Kevin Jones (early 1990s)
  • Mike Jones (mid-1980s)
  • Stephen Judd (early 1990s)
  • Paul Kennedy (1995-1996)
  • David King (1986-1996, Praisable Vibes)
  • David Kinzett (late 1970s, including station manager)
  • Jani Kovacs (1986-1990, and early 1993, also News Editor 1987 and Copywriter 1987-1990)
  • Hamish Kuka (early 1990s)
  • Dave Lawton (early 1980s)
  • Richard Lennox (Friday 10-12, early 1990s)
  • Marcus Macrury (early 1990s)
  • Daniel Mancini (mid-1990s)
  • Kirsten Marcon (mid 1990s)
  • Paul Martin (1987-1992, primarily The Axe Attack)
  • Rohan Marx (mid-1990s)
  • Chris Maslin (1988-1992, and Production Manager)
  • Andrew McGregor (mid-1980s)
  • Colin McLeay (late 1980s-early 1990s and Programme Director)
  • Steve McLennan (early 1990s)
  • Jonathan Meagher (Production Manager 1991)
  • Julian Melville (Opus Classical Show 1994-1996)
  • Grant Mitchell (mid 1980s)
  • Crazy Moondog (1990s)
  • Andrea Morgan (1990s - Saturday Breakfast and the odd party show on Fri/Sat nights)
  • Terry Moyle (mid 1980s)
  • Jesse Mulligan (mid 1990s)
  • Rod Murdoch (late 1980s-early 1990s, Acoustic Show)
  • Ingrid Neame (Monday 2-4pm, early 1990s)
  • David Nelley (1990-1992)
  • Stefan Neville (1990s)
  • Kim Newth (mid-1980s)
  • Scott Newth (~1991-1998, including Friday 11pm-1am show host)
  • David Nicholls (1990s, Comedy Show)
  • Mark Nola (early 1990s)
  • Malcolm O'Callaghan (late 1980s, including "Mal and Collie" show, also Music Director and Production Manager early 1990s)
  • Claire O'Connell (1990s)
  • Sarah Oliver (early 1990s)
  • Greg Page (1990s)
  • David Parrott (early 1990s)
  • Richard Paver (early 1990s)
  • Meredith Pearson (mid to late 1990s)
  • Paula Penfold (early 1990s)
  • Karl Peterson (late 1990s)
  • Geoff Pooch (late 1970s, including station manager)
  • Daniel Poole (1990s, Industrial Show)
  • Raewyn Poole (1990s, Industrial Show)
  • Nik Posa (early 1990s)
  • Megan Pringle (early 1990s)
  • Nick Puklowski (early 1990s, Sunday Brunch Show)
  • Dave Reid (early 1980s)
  • Scott Richardson (early 1990s, Blues Show)
  • Maria Roach (1987-1992, including Monday breakfast)
  • Juliette Rogers (early 1990s)
  • Deonne Rowland (1994-1996)
  • Guy Russell (mid-1980s)
  • Mark Scherer (early 1990s)
  • Steve Simmons (early 1980s)
  • Vicki Soanes (early 1990s)
  • Heather Staley (mid-1980s)
  • Ree Stead (Drive Show Host and Asst Programme Director early 1990s)
  • Sean Steele (early 1990s)
  • Hamish Stevens (mid-1980s)
  • Nigel Stewart (late-1990s, Drum and Bass)
  • Clinton Swan (1991-1996)
  • Nandor Tanczos (early 1990s, Reggae Show)
  • Richard Tanner (late 1970s)
  • Thomas Te Apatu (early 1990s)
  • Simon Travaglia (Comedy Show early 1990s)
  • Geoff Tribble (late 1970s-early 1980s, including station manager)
  • John Tutcheon (late 1970s)
  • Don van Orselen (mid-1980s)
  • Zara Walsh (early 1990s)
  • Martin Walters (1997-1998)
  • Aaron Watkinson (1990s)
  • Clive Weston (mid-1980s)
  • Kelly White (mid-1980s)
  • Jasmin Wilkins (early 1990s)
  • Leah Wilson (early 1990s)
  • Antony Wong (early 1990s, Hard Beat show)
  • Leslie Wong (aka "Speed", early 1980s)
  • Greg Wood (early 1990s)
  • Simon Woods (1985-1992, also Station Manager)
  • Murray Worsnop (early 1980s)
  • Chris Wyborn (early 1990s)
  • Michelle Wyborn (early 1990s)

This list is incomplete. You can help by including new information. Please do so in alphabetical order.

88.1 FM Announcers[edit]

  • Kat Cox
  • Arthur Robinson (2004-2005, 2010-2014)
  • Andrew Dean (Tinny Mission/Community Service)
  • Dan Looker (Tinny Mission/Community Service)
  • Shane Dudfield (2005-2008)
  • Pete Dawson
  • Jeremy Mayall (Funk/Soul show)
  • Shaarne Rarere (Funk/Soul show)
  • Jayden Caine (2007-2008, The Acid Flashback)
  • Rachel Sutton (2008-2010, NZ music show)
  • Tamatai-A-Rangi Ngarimu (2007-2009, Sonic Explorations)
  • Paula Moneypenny (2008-2011, Drive-show Host)
  • Nik Posa (2008-2009, Friday Night House Show) (with Matt Maihi)
  • Matthew Bannister (2009-2014)
  • Amanda Ratcliffe (2009-2011, NZ music show)
  • Terry Gyde (2010-current, noise/electronica show)
  • Koma (2010-2014, hip hop show)
  • DJ SMV (2010-2014, hip hop show)
  • Alec Forbes (2010-2014, jazz show)
  • Daniel Farrell (2010-2014)
  • Cameron Harper (2010-2014)
  • Myles McInnes aka. Milo (Budget Brekky, Milo Drive and Midday with Milo. 2004-2006)
  • Simon Campbell aka. Hairy (Budget Brekky, Hairy Selector Experience, Milo Drive. 2004-2006)

External Links[edit]