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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Interference to Groove's FM coverage - Update 2/2/12

We're sorry to advise that on-air reception of our FM signal is about 50% worse than usual at the moment and a station (One eyed FM) that has started broadcasting in Newlands is breaking in to the signal. We believe there may have been storm damage to the antenna system from the high winds over the last few weeks. It seems to be a combination of the damaged Antenna system and interference from the Newlands station.

Watch this space - In the meantime, if reception's not perfect at your place:
  • remember you can listen online via the player above or on your mobile device via the free Tunein radio app. (Sponsorship of the stream is available at $30/week - Our contact details bottom right of this page).
  • Please consider making a donation with the buttons on the right. We don't want this to be the final straw that spells the end of the only Cafe style radio station in NZ (and the last locally owned commercial radio station in Wellington).
The Groovemiester (Station Manager).

Monday, January 23, 2012


That's right, GROOVE is giving away HEAPS this summer.
Next up is tickets for :

WOMAD in New Plymouth on 6 - 18 March 2012

Stay tuned to Groove to be in to win.
We also gave away tickets to:




Go to our WIN page

and stay tuned to Groove all summer (Broadcasting on 107.7FM in Wellington
or streaming above)

And now back to the Music....

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Noel Gallagherclosed the show, saying 'See ya round, maybe.'

No fanfare, or spectacular close. No fireworks or any kind of Rock 'n' Roll finish. Russell Brown happened to be standing next to me, smoking a joint and quipped 'Is that it? No Encore". "Don't be stupi," his mate replied, "This is still the Gallaghers. You're lucky they turned up!."

Meet the punters at BDO 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

The coffee Bar Kid is at the Big Day Out...

I'm currently in the crowd watching LIVING END. The crowd is an average size but I'm expecting more following 5pm and the end of working day. Best act so far was regurgitator.

Local skater - BDO 2012 ^

<- Laying down the law at BDO 2012.

The Foam dome at the Big day out.

To follow the coffeebar kids BDO adventures, hop over to his Facebook page:!/tim.gruar

Monday, January 09, 2012

NEWS FLASH! - Groove back LIVE on mobile apps!

The Groove stream is now back on mobile applications via the Tunein radio app.
This means you can listen to Groove live in crystal clear stereo anywhere in the world on your:

  • I-Phone

  • I-Pad

  • Android phone

  • Windows Phone

  • Palm

  • Blackberry

If you don't already have the Tunein radio app, it can be downloaded for free from the App store/Marketplace or you can get the Pro version for around $1.