Finding information is central to settling in NZ. Language Line is a phone service set up to help remove the barriers to accessing information from government agencies. Diana Clark of Language Lines explains how the service works. Interpretation services are offered for 60 agencies in 44 languages. First b’cast 2009
Will Auckland ever be the world’s most liveable city? Auckland Greens explore some of our options for a better city and a richer future through conversations with change-makers, innovators and activists. Listen for community and political issues from a green perspective.
Practical, everyday solutions in action. Maureen Howard reports on eco-actions from Dunedin’s Otago Access Radio to South America, to Ireland. A roving report on eco-living. “From advice on building tiny houses, to setting up a rooftop garden, to wildlife friendly farming practices - my guests from Dunedin and from my travels are passionate individuals who are making a difference.” Check Maureen’s blog
Here’s an exciting show from those in the know. Two serious and not-so-serious librarians from Auckland Libraries explore the world of books with guest authors, recommended reads, news and reviews, poetry and gems from the Central Library basement and Special Collections. There are Book Club briefs with tips and connections. For book lovers, this is the listen of the week!