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Tuesday, 22 April 2008

About Radio Tarana

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Radio Tarana initiated its broadcasting on 15th June 1996 5.00 pm and since then it has proudly been New Zealand''s number 1 Hindi Radio Station.

Featuring Multi Lingual Religious Music in the morning, News & community Messages, Drive time music play, Talk back shows, Birthday Announcements, Interviews, Favourite music plays and much more.Radio Tarana is essentially a music station featuring a range of popular Hindi songs from the 50''s to present era. This includes film songs and music as well as recordings of popular artists and latest remixes.

Radio Tarana 1386 AM is New Zealand''s only fully-fledged Asia Pacific Commercial Radio Station catering for the Indian communities. Radio Tarana aimed primarily at New Zealand''s Indian Community provides the Hindi language service on 1386AM. It has listenership of around 80,000+ in the greater Auckland area. Our listenership is also reaching as far as Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and other cities & towns of New Zealand.

Radio Tarana''s Programmes include substantial local contents specialised contributors dealing with wide range of cultural issues.

Radio Tarana features regular news and sports bulletins, interviews and discussions on issues of concern and interest of the Indian community.

Radio Tarana supports community activities by providing publicity for such events free of charge. We update the community on events and information on cultural festivals, deaths and birthdays etc.

Radio Tarana provides opportunities to local businesses to market their products to a specialized niche market by advertising on air.

Radio Tarana provides an avenue for up and coming artists to enter the entertainment industry.

Mission:
To maintain and keep our status and image of being the number one Hindi Radio in New Zealand by being mindful of the listening needs and values of our listeners.

Our Purpose:
We endeavor to entertain, educate, inform, preserve & develop culture and foster mutual understanding between the different originating groups in the Indian Community, using the universal language of music, news, views, information and being mindful of the diverse interests, religious and ethnic origins of the audience we cater for.

Our team of talented presenters come from India, Pakistan and Fiji and they understand the needs and tastes of their audience. We constantly listen to our listeners & make necessary improvements.

We try to please listeners of all age groups and social backgrounds. Some of the programmes have a broad appeal while others cater for specific segments of the audience.

Radio Tarana covers all major international issues, crisis and political affairs. E.g. Tsunami 2005, Gujarat Earthquake, Fiji Crisis in year 2000, Parliament Attack in India, Crisis in America.

Sports
Regular Cricket Updates, Soccer and Rugby News Updates.

Supporting Community Events, Festivals & Calendar Events
Indian Republic Day Show, Festival of India, Diwali Mela, India Indepedance day Show and many community events.

Local Shows
Supporting the Local talent through ON-AIR programs and helping advertise Live Stage Shows Details.

International Shows
Radio Tarana has always supported many big International shows.

We have proudly supported the following shows like Karishma Kapoor & Akshay Kumar, Udit Narayan, Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali night, Salman Khan Nite, Anuradha Paudwal & Vinod Rathod Show, Usha Uthup Show, Anup Jalota Nite, Gurudass Mann Nite, Hans Raj Hans Show, Jaspinder Narula Nite.

Free Classifieds, Community Messages, Death News & Birthday Announcements for the listeners.

Terms & Conditions:

Any Photos, Images or videos sent to Radio Tarana in which ever domain can be used by Radio tarana s their own property unless stated, agreed or watermarked.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 14 April 2012 )
 
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