Besides being tasty and satisfying, food is fascinating. Barry Wong, a PhD student in food science introduces us to the many fascinating facets of food – nutrition, gastronomy, facts and fictions about foods. Is coconut milk just another fat? Why is high-fructose corn syrup demonised? Are there superfoods? Covering new topics every week, Barry speaks with the experts and gathers food news from around the world.
In 2017 Planet FM is 30 years old. Planet FM’s history reflects the life of the region we represent and the communities who have chosen to make media in support of established and new communities in up to 52 languages. Among the rich array of programming there are cultural reflections, special needs and interests, colourful music selections and a great array of community conversations. We are celebrating not only our 30 years but our role in reflecting Aucklanders in all our diversity.
Albert Chan has a passion for the past. In addition to his day job for the postal service, he drives trams at the Auckland Museum of Transport & Technology. With a keen interest in history, Albert has assembled a great collection of music on Vinyl. Listen for the best of the 30's,40's 50's,60's including hits and rarities.