Community Radio [b}Planet FM[/b] of Auckland (104.6 MHz) broadcasts a Brazilian music and news programme Radio Zumbi - in portuguese - every Saturday, at 8.40 pm.
Check it out on: www.104.6planetfm.org.nz/
The Consulate-General of Brazil in Los Angeles www.brazilian-consulate.org produces a radio show called 'The Brazilian Hour', hosted by Sergio Mielniczenko. This programme plays a wide variety of Brazilian styles of music, and also has interviews with some famous Brazilians.
You can listen to some of the shows, and read the playlists on the website by clicking the link below
Programme "Global Pulse", presented by Brazilian singer Alda Rezende.
Brazilian percussion groups in New Zealand
If you would like information on Samba music and instruments, please follow the links below for a list of samba groups in NZ:
Wellington Batucada: http://batucada.org.nz/
AK Samba: http://www.aksamba.org.nz/