MGS Performing Arts


"TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains."
Peggy Noonan
"Radio affects most intimately, person-to-person, offering a world of unspoken communication between writer-speaker and the listener."
Marshall McLuhan
"I prefer radio to TV because the pictures are better."
Alistair Cooke, BBC
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The Fridge is where you find something fresh, cool and good.  And not just food.  At Middleton Grange School, you’ll find fresh, cool, good music in “The Fridge”, their student radio station.

Broadcasting on 88.3FM for a few kilometres around Upper Riccarton, The Fridge launched with a live outside broadcast from the school’s athletics day last month.  

Students pair up to present music, fun and notices before school and at lunchtime, when the show plays over speakers around the school.  However, when these turn off, the music continues to broadcast day and night.  The Fridge can also be heard from anywhere in the world through the school’s website. 

Professional on-air software, kindly provided by a commercial broadcast company, allows students to gain career experience with both live and recorded shows. 

What we do

  • Record and broadcast around Upper Riccarton
  • Regular weekly timetables with scheduled live broadcasting slots
  • Hang out in a cool van

You will grow in

  • Relationships with each other
  • Digital Knowledge
  • Media Techniques & Skills

Opportunities include

  • Promotion of School Events
  • Interviews
  • Athletics Day Broadcasting
  • Supporting local community 
The Radio Team is run by Mr Warren Judkins

Listen Live: The Fridge

Listen Live: The Bible

The Fridge: cool, fresh, good.

On air: 88.3FM Hamilton 88.3FM Christchurch 88.3FM Sumner 88.3FM Ashburton 88.3FM Wanaka 88.0FM Gore Online: Email: Phone: 0800 THE FRIDGE Murray Robertson 7am and 7pm daily. The Chill Zone 10pm-6am nightly. The Healthy Breakfast 7 – 9am weekdays.