ABOUT US


South Africa NZ Live Radio was founded in April 2011. We are a community based radio channel broadcasting 24 x 7 worldwide. SANZLive Radio is owned and operated by volunteer radio hosts who have a passion for introducing South African culture to New Zealanders and vice versa.

Originally broadcasting every Saturday night on the network of Planet.FM 104.6, on 1 June 2019 we went live as an online internet based radio platform to share the love more worldwide.

The focus of the radio slot is to mainly play music, popular amongst South Africans that can also be enjoyed by others, bringing South Africans together through community events, community notices, broadcasting messages for loved ones and fundraisers for the community. The two hour radio slot was started because of the absence of a voice for the South African community in New Zealand.

The radio is funded by the owners in conjunction with fundraisers and sponsors within the community.

South Africa NZ Live Charitable Trust (Registered Trust CC55039)


MEET THE TEAM


Deon Wallace

Producer / Presenter: Deon Wallace

Photography, dee-jaying, music and sport all grab Deon’s attention when he’s not working as an IT professional. Family life is rich and busy with wife Shireen working behind the scenes on the radio show and two daughters who are students and sometime presenters. Deon loves cooking and developing entertainment events for the South African community.

Sheri-Dean Wallace

Presenter: Sheri-Dean Wallace

A student of dance, Sheri–Dean is aiming to use her training for performance and teaching. She loves to dance and watch television. She’s interested in the well-being of her community and brings a youth perspective to the radio show with music, interviews and discussions about the things affecting young people.

Erin Wallace

Presenter: Erin Wallace

Erin is picking up her dad’s talent for DJing and likes to add music to the programme. She is a student with plans to do Business studies and ultimately be the first woman President of South Africa, Erin meantime loves to spend time with friends, eat, take and post selfies.

Shireen Wallace

Presenter: Shireen Wallace

I was born in Cape Town, South Africa. I have lived in New Zealand for the last 15 years.  All our family is still in Cape Town, South Africa and only Deon, myself and our two girls, are in New Zealand. I love to read. I believe that family comes first. We should try to make a difference by being kind to one another.


OUR LISTENERS


Our listenership continues to grow in New Zealand, we also have a growing audience outside of New Zealand.

Our centres of gravity are Australia, South Africa, USA, UK and UAE.


COMMUNITY EVENTS


We have participated in, sponsored and funded the following events:-

  • Bi-annual SANZLive Radio BRAAI DAY
  • Secret Santa Shoebox Appeal – 1300 shoeboxes collected (charity)
  • Toy4Joy and Comfort Campaigns Car show
  • Christmas Lunch for Auckland City Mission
  • Brunch for Waitakere Hospital (Children’s Ward)
  • Club Night fundraiser

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