AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Listen for many perspectives on the prize of sobriety.
Each week the Book Chooks get together to update book-lovers on what’s happening with readers and writers. You’ll hear about authors with interviews and discussions, there are book excerpts, poetry, recommendations covering a range of topics and genres. And from two librarians you’ll hear news about what’s happening around the Auckland Libraries.
The Dalmatian Cultural Society has been on air since 1994 with a radio outreach to the old and new Dalmatian community in NZ. We present Society news and explore the achievements of Kiwis of Dalmatian descent. The music selected from around the former Yugoslavia is both nostalgic and modern.
A combination of modern and organic motifs, Art Deco design continues to be captivating and collectable. Deco is the passion of the presenters of this programme that explores the local and global Deco scene, preservation and heritage, the buildings, jewellery and furnishings with interviews, music, notice of coming events; a sharing of the knowledge of the Art Deco Society of Auckland.
Here’s a series that treats you to a taste of happenings in the creative scene in and around Auckland. Listen to intriguing interviews served up with great music! It’s art at its bite-sized tastiest. A varied menu of musicians, writers, bloggers, venues and their fascinations.
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
Presented by an experienced English teacher who understands the needs of his fellow migrants, these 30 minute lessons cover all aspects of English including Pronunciation, Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Hear how to improve English for general and workplace communication, social interactions, job interviews, IELTS and academic writing, along with interviews with migrants and English experts.
For thirty minutes John Bayliss explores the Christian message with songs and talks about God’s love for humanity as revealed through Jesus Christ. There are thoughts here for those who are hurting, about the compassion of Jesus and ways to get right with God, along with prayers for those in need.
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.
On Green Planet, Tim Lynch is networking knowledge and making connections with leading figures, internationally and nationally on a breadth of green topics. Hear Tim in discussion with the expert, the inspired and the experienced in green economics, politics, systems, solutions, sustainability. Select from the topics in the Green Planet archive and explore his website and blog.
For 45 minutes each week, you can dream of the fish that won't get away. Hooked on Fly Fishing covers all topics related to fresh and saltwater fly fishing: Casting, fly tying, fly fishing tips and technical information, plus fishing reports from around the regions and interviews with expert fishers.
The Fijian New Methodist Christian Fellowship reaches out to the community to spread the Gospel with music and devotions. With a special focus for young people the programme seeks to bring hope, to encourage and empower people through spreading the word of God through the gospels.
Every aspect of the Christian Greek Orthodox Church is explored in this 30 minute show rich in church music, the lives of the saints, bible study, homilies, conversations and worship. This is your chance to discover the Greek traditions of Christianity and connect with the local Greek Orthodox community.
Ireland seems closer every week with Oliver Lee presenting current events and sports news. Featuring a wide range of Irish music and the occasional guest, including visiting Irish performers, politicians, sports and business people. A weekly Irish hour since 1990.
Here’s a programme that showcases community activities that preserve and enhance the Auckland environment. With two harbours, volcanoes, islands and bush-clad ranges, Auckland is a beautiful city. But the pressure of population could spoil it. Hear about ideas and projects that help us all meet the challenge of clean water, a litter free landscape and becoming the world’s most liveable city.
A comprehensive arts show featuring news, reviews and interviews on film, theatre, dance, the visual arts, books, poetry, music ... all the delights and creations of the arts community that get us excited and engaged. Hear from the creators and commentators on a 90 minute show brought to you by the He Waka Eke Noa Charitable Arts Trust.
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.
Muffin Talk invites you to take a break and consider all aspects of spirituality. Host and guests explore ecology, meditation, prayer, health, civil society, the history and values of religions, grief and dying, storytelling and spirituality and many more topics of the heart and spirit. An opportunity to pause for 30 minutes of thought-provoking insights.
Calling on his collection of over seven thousand discs, Mark plays jazz from early recordings until today. Those new to jazz as well as jazz fans are catered to with information on musicians and stories around the recordings. Mark invites your feedback and requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Disabled people are creating a radio space for topics that affect and interest them. Supported by the Rennaisance Group, this show is by, for and about disabled people and covers current global and community affairs. They explore housing and transport, successes in employment, education, and regularly review the city with a view to accessibility and sociability.
It' a miscellany and a medley of the Jewish community for 30 minutes every week. The Auckland Jewish community is reflected in discussion and interviews, devotion, events and festivals, skits, plays and a monthly music special, which airs a potpourri of Israeli singers and song writers.
What's really going on? Local M.P.'s and local board members have the experience and the connections to talk to those in the know about vital issues affecting our lives as a community and a nation. Get past the headlines and hear from the frontlines of the issues that most touch you.
Resettled Radio is a production of the Auckland Refugee Community Coalition whose vision is a settled, integrated and thriving former refugee community in Auckland. ARCC represents some 18 registered refugee community organisations from 15 different countries. The radio show aims to open discussion on the progress of former refugees in Aotearoa/NZ through interviews, debate, news and talkback. Each week Resettled Radio welcomes guests, listens to their stories and music and explores current affairs as they relate to resettlement communities today.
Senior Focus is the voice of Grey Power Auckland. In recognition of the diversity of seniors, the hosts bring senior leaders and experts to the show to explore a wide range of topics. If you’re over 50, tune to Senior Focus for comprehensive information on the policies and events that impact on seniors’ wellbeing.
Here’s 90 minutes of great entertainment for under 30’s Korean speakers. The Seoulite team play music of all sorts, and keep up with current events. They talk with friends about jobs, hobbies, lifestyles, their interests and life in Auckland. There’s news from Korea and NZ, stuff about politics and a sprinkling of gossip – all the ingredients for a fun night.
Saturday nights come alive with the music of South Africa, news of South Africans here and events in South Africa. There are interviews and talkback to keep the community current with everything from weather to entertainments, dedications and cultural discussions, all to the rhythms of old school, jazz, kwaito, sokkie, house, RnB ... Studio live 64.9.815.8100
From Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, working scientists are bringing science to a street near you. This show talks about science topics and their relevance to our everyday lives in a language that is understandable to the person on the street. Fascinating discussions are delivered along with ‘hot-off-the-press’ science news and a curious selection of the favourite music of scientists.
Sponsored by Framework Trust and on air since 1993, 'Take It From Us" addresses the issues of recovery and wellbeing. 'Take it From Us" actively encourages positive wellness and the participation of people with lived experience of mental distress in the show. Hear guests on current topics, who speak candidly about what's good and what's not good for their mental health.
Te Ama Pasefika Health is promoting the well-being of Pacific people. Each week you’ll hear interviews with studio guests giving advice on health, education, employment and other support services that encourage wellness and foster healthy, happy lives for Pasefika people in New Zealand.
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.
For 25 minutes each week listeners can discover the Vipassana meditation tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. News, interviews, discussion and community bulletins will reveal this simple, practical technique, which aims for a more positive, balanced and happy life.
This half hour series features interviews and discussions on matters of interest to women in general and migrant women in particular. Women working in the community talk to women with shared experiences, to people who can help, to female achievers. Heartfelt and empowering discussions about crucial topics in women's lives networking women’s issues, women’s arts and talents.
Workers’ Voice is a show aiming to educate people on the history, culture, music of the Labour movement. Getting together on air monthly, we will discuss workers’ rights and current union news. We’ll rummage through the issues and listen to stories. This radio is sponsored and produced by the Unite Union.
Tristan Pang is inspired. He wants to share what he has discovered as a gifted young person in aiming high and following dreams. Tristan’s inspirational talks at schools, education conferences, organisations, and institutions have been well received and Tristan’s 15 minutes on radio offers inspirational talks, interviews, and stories from a youth perspective.
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.