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.
Religious discourses, music, interviews and chats on Hindu religion and culture feature in this 30 minute weekly programme from the NZ Hindu Temple Society. Alayam promotes dualism and understanding of the Vedas, provides Q & A on Vethantham, interviews with Sadhus from overseas and Vinayagar, Murugan, Siva, Vishnu and Amman songs are aired regularly.
Every week, the team at Amuse-Gueule greets you with news and events from French-speaking countries, from within New Zealand, and from around the world. Listen for reports on cultural and sporting events, history, stories and laugh-out-loud lightheartedness. Amuse-Gueule is the weekly rendezvous for Auckland's Francophones and Francophiles alike! Phone the show on [09. 815.8100]
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.
This voice from the heartland is a tribute to Spanish culture. Produced in the Wairarapa and first broadcast on Arrow FM it features the festivals and special events in the Spanish calendar. Along with food and music, Canal Español aims to keep listeners in tune with what’s happening in the artistic and cultural life of Spain, focussing weekly on one event, artist or place in Spain.
An outreach of the Pacific Islands Health and Welfare project under the auspices of the Auckland Health Board, Cook Islands Health is the half hour each week that keeps you in touch with health news, with interviews, information, community updates. Listen to this week's show and check the archive for other important topics.
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 new era in Tongan broadcasting, this is a talk show that focuses on community successes and debating issues from every angle relevant to Tongan wellbeing. Four mornings a week, the two hour programmes canvas current affairs of concern to Tongans and air in-depth interviews with Tongan figureheads, academics and successful Tongans from all walks of life. Live studio phone 64.9.815.8100
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.
The Kahoa Tauleva Trust seeks to support the well-being of the Tongan community with information on employment, money management, wealth creation, housing, physical and spiritual health. You’ll hear interviews with experts and discussions on current and topical issues and get a chance to talkback with the hosts who’ll also share devotional time with listeners.
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.
The ancient art of astrology can help us understand much about our lives. In this programme, Red Book astrologer Jagjit Singh discusses the planets and signs, their importance in human life. He also explores paranormal investigations, spiritual healings, meditation, dream interpretation and numerology.
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.
Each week Haamro Chautari offers the chance for the Nepalese community to gather round and share their culture, news of the local community as well as the latest from Nepal. The hosts also present a selection of new music and golden hits. Interviews and updates on community events in Auckland keep the connection with the Nepalese way of life.
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.
For 65 minutes weekly Janma Bhoomi aims to keep Singhalese in touch with their motherland and educate the younger generation born here about the history and nature of Sri Lanka. There are historical stories and events, news and current affairs, poetry, prose and drama, festival celebrations, all wrapped around with both old and modern music.
Every Friday afternoon Pratima Nand puts listeners in the mood for the weekend with old hits, modern songs and ghazals. There are recipes, live interviews, handy hints, health information, nutrition and beauty tips. In this happy bujha you'll also hear background information on Hindu festivals and a roundup of community events.
Family is the focus of this programme with two public health workers who explore relationship, policies and laws, parenting and family structures in a modern society. Kainga Fo'ou i Aotearoa explores issues relating to family through news, interviews and comment.
As managers of a bilingual Tongan news website, the Kaniva Tonga crew link you to the very latest happenings and open discussion on Kaniva Forum topics. There’s news, analysis, opportunities to phone-in, round-ups of this week’s main events and music. Listen too for the series of lessons on Tongan language.
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.
For an hour each week the Kiribati community gets together to listen to music, news, community notices, interviews with Kiribati dignatories, community leaders, government ministries and information in support of social, economic and civic advancements. Listen too for Kiribati history and culture, kids and cooking, stories and devotions.
Each weekday KCR has regular features: Catholic teaching from the Peace Broadcasting Centre (PBC) Korea, a daily music special, a daily Korean storybook, two comprehensive news bulletins and a community noticeboard. In addition there are specialist topics on specific days. See the daily players for details.
Each week we discuss the devotional teachings of Lord Sri Krishna based on Srimad Bhagwad Gita. We examine the issues people face in the present age of Kali Yuga and its solutions based on Srimad Bhagwad. The talk is highlighted with the playing of bhjans.
Are you talking to each other? Here’s the show that talks to young people and their parents about being young and Tongan in NZ. A chance for the generations to dialogue, hear what’s happening to and for youth in the community and hear Tongan music, traditional and modern. An outreach of the Tongan Youth 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.
Produced by the Tongan Women's Association this show began in 1987 with the focus on Early Childhood Education. It has grown to include many Tongan community interests. The old and new mix of Tongan music is popular as are the education updates, health information, positive parenting segments, local and Canberra news bulletins. A short devotion opens each 2 hour programme.
The hosts of this show are old hands on the radio and great lovers of music. For decades they’ve presented the Tongan Music Countdown which continues today on this show. The programme focuses on older Tongans with news, talkback, sports updates and that mighty countdown of musical favourites! Studio Ph: 09.815.8100
Loto Ofa Whatu Manawa Educational Services aim to raise the achievements of Pasifika students through their heritage languages. Incorporating the values of discussion and long conversation with loving concern and connection, the programme covers current educational topics focusing on early childhood education. The show is not limited to entry level education and encourages community participation in teaching our kids.
A lifetime of community work has shown Tevita Finau that the quality of relationships is crucial to well-being. In this show he explores family, relationships and the difficulties faced by youth. He explores the topics with specialist speakers, with social educators, with young people and enriches the show with cultural and health content, music, news and talkback.
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.
This is the weekly health check for Fijians. The 30 minute show covers healthy diet and physical exercise, discusses information about common diseases such as diabetes, asthma, heart health, high blood pressure, cold, flu and preventions. And there's a healthy dose of popular Fijian music.
The Bangra beats set the pace for a lively show that includes live reports by Pali Raipuria from Punjab. There's a weekly topic for the older population with little English, and we cover current events, community news, government policies all spiced with requests and dedications, plus recent albums of folk singers. [64.9 815.8100]
This is co-operative airtime shared between three Niuean Christian churches from around the Auckland region. The churches come to your place with a weekly rotation of services including preaching, singing, playing and praying. There are gospel songs and gospel lessons, praise and testifying.
Leo Taogo Niue Moui Olaola aims to help the Niuean community understand/identify symptoms and know where to go for help. Many vital topics are discussed inc. diabetes, gout, influenza, high blood pressure, heart problems, elder care, Well Child and Mental health matters.
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 email@example.com
A show made for Italians and lovers of Italy; an assemblage of culture, interviews, music and news of things Italian happening here. Your hosts are lovers of the arts and language with a deep interest in bi-culturalism and the lives of those creating a home away from their original home. Fun, flexible, passionately Italian, every week for 30 minutes.
Write in, phone in to this Filipino family and community show. There are topics for migrants, Mga Balitang Pilipino and news of local and international Filipino successes. Miriam presents a religious reflections segment. And don't miss Trabaho Agad and the ten minute free phone-in community noticeboard. [64.9 815.8100]
Tamil literature, poems, news and interviews - Puunagai brings you current affairs, local and international events relevant to Tamils, with wit and humour. Each Sunday morning there’s the chance to hear local Tamil perspectives presented by Tamil speakers with a passion for the language and culture. The music is varied, the topics entertaining.
Radio Akwaaba is a programme targeted to the Ghanaian Community and all those who are interested in Ghana or African culture. It brings News, current affairs and sports reporting from Ghana along with music and entertainment. Radio Akwaaba is the forum to discuss current issues and those that affect our community in New Zealand, in our language. Studio [64.9 815.8100]
Every weekday lunchtime Radio Buddhist presents discourses on Buddhism in Cantonese and Mandarin and on Fridays, in English (select English from languages). On Thursdays you can discuss Buddhist topics with Man Chung and Julie [Talkback 64.9 815.8100]
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.
Radio Inqilaab critically analyses local and global current affairs in light of historical facts in order to uncover their underlying causes. The aim is to raise awareness amongst listeners about social injustice through discussions and interviews with informed guests. Radio Inqilaab seeks to provide viable and lasting solutions to eradicate inequality from society and explores local events and actions in support of local community well-being. Talkback to the hosts on 64.9.815 8100
Brought to you by Khmer Inc., Khmer community radio provides service to the Khmer people with Khmer news, news in NZ, community notices, orientation for Cambodian migrants to the Kiwi way, Buddhist Dharma teaching, Khmer cultural topics, guest interviews and talkback. Studio phone 815.8100
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.
Focusing on local Sinhalese, Gamini mixes Sri Lankan and global current affairs with interviews of senior Sri Lankan citizens. Mix in some radio drama, old and modern songs and a sample of music from talented locals and you have an entertaining hour that doesn't forget youth and Dhamma talk.
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.
This 60 minute show presents news from Romania and from the Romanian community living in Auckland. The show introduces local and touring personalities, arts and sports news and children’s segments, shares humour and favourite Romanian music and takes live calls from listeners.  09 815.8100
Each week Rostirea Ortodoxa builds cultural bridges for Romanians in N.Z. under the auspices of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The programme celebrates Romanian national events, talks with local Romanian personalities and presents stories for children, music, poems, community and church news, religious services, secular and sacred music.
Pal is all about entertainment and brings a wealth of it to a lively two hour show. There’s news and interviews about local and global events. Special entertainments are broadcast for kids and the elderly and lots of music to set the mood for an upbeat weekend.
An independent radio show that has been in production since 1997, Khmer Voice today provides a home for the Cambodian Community in NZ. It is both a reflection of the Khmer community in Auckland and an avenue for new Cambodian migrants. Music mixes with news local and global, interviews, religious topics, settlement topics and issues, with talkback. [64.9.815.8100]
See Sara Lanka aims to connect Sri Lankans living here with their homeland through culture, music, arts and current affairs. With special emphasis on young Sri Lankans living in New NZ, the show features regular calls to Sri Lanka and live discussions with people in Sri Lanka. The aim is to introduce Sri Lankan flavour to young and old.
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.
Konkani is the language of Goa, Mangalore, Karwar from South of Maharshtra to north of Kerala and is only spoken, rather than written, so radio is the perfect place to keep the language alive in the Kiwi Konkani community. Your hosts, the Good Guys, play a rich selection of old and contemporary Konkani music, talk with local community personalities, present short radio plays, connect with community events and promote the culture and traditions.
Vaiola and Mahe are putting together nearly two hours weekly of valuable health information for women and elders, of interviews with Tongan leaders, community notices, news and music plus lessons in Tongan as a first language. With a deep love of their culture and language the hosts offer a rich source of education and inspiration.
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.
The Ngati Tamaoho Trust broadcasts an hour of tikanga, history, panui, and current events relevant to the 4,000 Ngati Tamaoho members, whanau and friends. Through interviews and discussions, the hosts explore the projects of the Trust: Cultural Heritage, Te Taiao, Oranga Hou and the progress of Te Tiriti Kereme.
The Tinig Pinoy team is here for the fun, the hot news and info in the Balitang Pinoy, the buzz about our fave actors and OPM musical artists in the Pinoy Showbiz and Musikbiz segments. Requests and dedications, comment and info sharing are welcomed - firstname.lastname@example.org
From Pacific Islands Health and Welfare - an opportunity for Tokelauans to discover the health services available to them and each week hear valuable information on health concerns. What are your rights within the health system and how do you get quality care for your family? Each week you’ll hear discussion of topics that help you get healthy and stay healthy.
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.
Everything that may be of interest to Vanuatuans living away from home features on Blo Ni Van. Favourite music, news of the community here and internationally, sports reports and interviews feature along with devotional time. A first for the Pacific region, this show is a great chance to hear the voice of Vanuatu.
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.