Joyride Release – I Can’t Wait

Children’s Day

On Saturday 4 March, the youth from POWER 88.3 were involved in Children’s Day, a nationwide day set aside to celebrate our tamariki! It is a day dedicated to our children to promote tamariki wellbeing, celebrate childhood and create networks of support for our tamariki, rangatahi and whānau. As well ...

2022 Mayoral Candidates

In the first week of the July school holidays from 10am to 2pm, radio students Allana, Kaiyah and Zisus ran their own shows – The Power Workday! As luck would have it, Rotorua is heading towards its local mayor elections, and so we thought this would be a great opportunity ...

First time on air

We love seeing that moment of elation as young people from a local high school complete their very first voice break on youth radio! This never gets tiring!

Meet Quin

Meet Quinn, who has been on the radio workshop for a year. He is the youngest member of the group and has learnt so much. Hi, my name is Quin Doube and I am 13 and from Rotorua I wanted to do the radio workshop because I knew that I ...


Meet Neitan, one of our awesome graduates of the radio and broadcasting programme with POWER 88.3

Meet Keisha

Meet Keisha, She completed our radio workshop. She started off quiet and cautious at the beginning of the workshop but over time the radio workshop gave her the confidence to be herself and she now has aspirations of being a youth mentor. If you are interested in being part of ...

The minister of youth, Hon Priyanca Radhakrishnan

Hon Priyanca Radhakrishnan (Minister for Youth and Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment) visited the Rotorua Youth Centre on 31 March to make a special announcement regarding the Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) Ākonga (student/learner) Youth Development Community Fund. Check out part 1 of the interview with Power 88.3 ...

Sooo Liam, what got you in to Youth Radio?

We asked Liam what got him involved in POWER 88.3. Here’s what he said..

Shanara Tuaupiki on POWER

Some may be aware that POWER 88.3 in Rotorua has on air thanks to some amazing funders and the Ministry of Youth Development. Shanara Tuaupiki is our new Regional Relationship Manager for the Ministry of Youth Development and only a couple of months in to the job, Shanara made time ...

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