Thesis review : the role of SANZ, a migrant radio programme, in making sense of place for South African migrants in New Zealand
Citation:Meadows, M. (2016). Thesis review: The role of SANZ, a migrant radio programme, in making sense of place for South African migrants in New Zealand by Antoinette Wessels [Review of the Thesis The role of SANZ, a migrant radio programme, in making sense of place for South African migrants in New Zealand by Antoinette Wessels]. ePress Theses Review Series (2016/2). Auckland, New Zealand: Unitec ePress. Retrieved from http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress/
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3598
This study is a detailed, qualitative exploration of the role played by a South African migrant radio programme, SANZ Live, in supporting its audience to create a sense of place in Auckland, New Zealand, through a range of on- and off-air activities. The thesis concludes that SANZ Live contributes to the creation of opportunities for South African migrants to find a sense of place through producing media content, participating in face-to-face communication through the off-air activities of SANZ Live, participating in SANZ Live social media and perpetuating aspects of South African culture through various programme-related activities. This multi-layered participation works to establish a new routine and a hybrid culture that enables South African migrants to establish new individual, group and collective identities – establish new individual, group and collective identities – becoming ‘South African Kiwis’ – in their new home of choice.
Keywords:SANZ Live (Radio program), migrant radio, community radio, migrants, migrant identity, South Africans in New Zealand, Braai Day (National Heritage Day, South Africa), migrant media
ANZSRC Field of Research:200208 Migrant Cultural Studies, 2001 Communication and Media Studies
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