AA is a fellowship of people 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.
In this short series, Alice Worsley chats with an international array of authors. Books and authors make for entertaining listening. Here’s a chance to hear from a handful of favourite storytellers, poets, motivators and autobiographers.
Anbin Kural brings you words of faith and encouragement. Tune in for bible lessons, Christian teachings, and inspiration for listeners young and old as well as skits, drama and traditional Tamil tunes.
Exploring practical ways of promoting peace, The Art of Peace is presented by the International Peace Youth Group and features interviews and conversations with a wide range of people and organisations doing their bit to instill peace in their communities.
Here’s an exciting show from those in the know. Three 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!
A 30 minute weekly programme of biblical and Catholic Church commentary.
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.
WTF does young cancer survivorship mean? If you got cancer and all you got was a darker sense of humor and PTSD join host, Helen King, and regular guests, for raw and at times inappropriate conversations about life after a cancer diagnosis.
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Theme Music: 'Happy Days' Scott Holmes
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 Club Moderne, the Art Deco Society of Auckland.
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.
Friends to the Enz is about good music, good mates and good times. Join Boylee in conversation with different guests as they delve deep into the music they love and why the songs mean so much. Tune in for old gold, newer tracks, good conversation and a few laughs.
Are you green-fingered or all thumbs when it comes to gardening? Garden Planet tackles everything from seasonal gardening and garden maintenance, to problem-solving, troubleshooting, and what to plant and when. Tune in for garden goss, community notices and interviews with experts and enthusiasts on all things green or growing. Email [email protected] with your questions.
Join Brother Len for a programme that inspires born-again Christians to receive encouragement from the Bible. Tune in for scripture and gospel music, as well as occasional guest speakers who share their passion and faith.
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.
On Green Planet, Tim Lynch brings unique perspectives to a breadth of topics. Hear Tim in discussion with alternative voices in green economics, politics, systems, solutions, sustainability. The views on this programme do not necessarily reflect the views of the station.
Here is a one-stop shop for Polish Kiwis wanting to connect with the language and culture of Poland in Auckland. With hosts from a range of professional backgrounds including psychiatry, linguistics, TV presenting, design and film, the Halo Tu Polska team is a dedicated group bringing passion, expertise and a focus on celebrating and preserving Polishness!
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.
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.
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.
A comprehensive arts show featuring news, reviews and interviews covering all ARTS platforms: film, theatre, dance, the visual arts, books, poetry, music ... anything that is creative. Listen in to engage with ARTS creators, participants and audience members from within our community on our 90 minute show hosted by Emma and Stephen.
Once a month Karyn checks in with a half hour show of conversation and contemplation. Tune in for topics ranging from bible study and gardening to what's going on in the Twitter-sphere, as well as a wide selection of music. Get in touch at [email protected]
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.
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.
Tamil literature, poems, news and interviews - Melisai 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.
Taani is passionate about health and wellbeing for seniors. In this hour-long programme he provides practical information on everything from using your HOP card to what to bring to a WINZ meeting, with a focus on positivity and empowerment. Tune in for useful tips, inspiration, and light physical aerobics that can be done at home.
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.
A broad spectrum show, Muthtamil Sangam addresses all ages from kids to elders and brings listeners everything from politics to entertainment. Along with community bulletins, Mani co-ordinates with various Tamil people to make this programme a lively one.
Tamil seniors are up early every Saturday to hear their half hour of radio. On air is a wealth of interviews, music, news, community news, health information, drama and literature.
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 Bhangra 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]
The New Methodist Christian Fellowship has two outreach programmes. I Am Not Ashamed of The Gospel shares messages of faith, and Against All Odds explores biblical principles and how they can be applied during times of hardship.
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 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.
Ondazzurra is a project initiated and funded by COMITES, Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero, and is the only radio programme produced in New Zealand completely in the Italian language. Ondazurra is 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.
Pass The Mic spotlights the stories and experiences of fifteen New Zealanders from migrant and former refugee backgrounds. This series is a community-led collaboration in partnership with Belong Aotearoa, Sport Waitākere and Storyo, hosted by Elina Ashimbayeva. Elina is the co-creator of Storyo, and moved to New Zealand from Kazakhstan in 2011. Click on the Archives button to find all episodes.
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]
In 2017 Planet FM turned 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 celebrated not only our 30 years but our role in reflecting Aucklanders in all our diversity.
Answering all your questions related to property investment, market trends and tenancy, Property Matters is a show for homeowners, renters and anyone looking for advice on their housing situation. Got a question for the show? Contact them on [email protected].
Brought to you by Barfoot and Thompson.
Tenzin Chosang discusses Buddhist thought and the various Buddhist mind training techniques designed to lead to a happy, satisfying life and eventual full enlightenment. He is happy to answer any questions relating to Buddhism sent to [email protected]
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]
Produced by and for the Bangladeshi community in Auckland, Radio Ektara features current affairs, community notices, music and interviews to entertain and inform.
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
Music, global news and interviews with people from Niue and the Niuean community feature in this weekly hour. The hosts invite talkback, provide community notices, devotional items and songs [64.9.815 8100]
Resett Radio is a production of the Aotearoa Resettled Community Coalition whose vision is a settled, integrated and thriving former refugee community in Auckland. ARCC represents some 20 registered refugee/resettled 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 Resett Radio welcomes guests, listens to their stories and music and explores current affairs as they relate to resettlement communities today.
It stands for Rangatahi Organised Against Racism, and ROAR On Air is an extension of this inspiring collective, led by young people passionate about racial equity. Get ready to get deep with comprehensive discussions around the challenges we face in Aotearoa and the positive actions we can all take to ensure we are educated, informed and motivated to tackle the tough stuff.
Playing a song from his collection of 45’s, LP’s and CD’s for every year since 1964, Roger Bowie takes you on an eclectic journey through 50 years of music. With every third show dedicated solely to Americana, Roger’s Eclectic Journey is a musical voyage. Tune in for tales of his own travels and the music that has taken him round the world.
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.
A spiritual and human values based programme based on the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
An outreach of NZ Thirumurugan Temple Society, Saiva Neethi has been on air since 2000 airing music, songs, devotions, temple news and children's segments for the Tamil Hindu community.
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]
The Pacific Island Health and Welfare Society broadcasts in five Pacific languages including Samoan. This programme delivers health information and education and aims to raise awareness of important health issues among Samoans.
This Philippine cultural radio show is a lively hour with folk, ethnic and original Filipino music, Philippines news, community bulletins, sports updates, interviews, opinions and discussions seasoned with Filipino showbiz news and cultural highlights.
Each week Sai Baba devotees can pause for ten minutes to consider the teachings of Satya Sai Baba and hear devotional songs.
Say Mê Việt Nam is a celebration of Vietnamese language and culture. Join Lien for a passionate half hour of music and an in-depth exploration of some of the topics dear to her heart, produced at Otago Access Radio Station Oar FM.
Senior Focus is the voice of Auckland's senior community. 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.
Bringing banter and banging beats to your Friday evening, the dedicated hosts of Speak Easy FM are young, fun and living with special needs. Join them for tunes, chit-chat, and what's got them talking this week.
Would you or someone you know like to be a part of the show? Get in touch! Contact Paul: [email protected]
There are a couple of things you should know about Eamon. The first is that his mates know him better as "Piggy", and the second is that he's mad about sports. From local legends in grassroots to national level names, Piggy's Sports Review features interviews, updates and 'the week that was'. Tune in for your weekly sports fix.
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.
On air since 1993, Take It From Us addresses the issues of recovery and wellbeing. Returning to the airwaves in 2022 with a new team bringing real stories from real people talking about their lived experience of mental health and addiction, the programme encourages positive wellness and the participation of people with lived experience of mental distress. Hear guests on current topics, who speak candidly about what's good and what's not good for their mental health.
Tamil is the oldest living language in the world. With over two thousand years of literature to draw from, Tamil Ilakkiyam (தமிழ் இலக்கியம்) celebrates the social and cultural contributions of Tamil writers and poets throughout history.
Taulama FakaKosipeli is a 50 minute weekly religious programme that offers short devotional messages, words of encouragement, news and weekly bulletins for Tongan Methodists around the Auckland region.
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.
Creating connections among Iranians in Aotearoa, Te Ao Iran presents a half hour of Persian culture with news and current affairs, commentary, interviews and music.
An outreach of the NZ Tamil Society, this thirty minute weekly programme features Sri Lankan and Indian news, interviews, Tamil community bulletins, political reviews from Sri Lanka. There's a wealth of cultural content with drama, stories, poems and music.
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 - [email protected]
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.
A chance to chill for 30 minutes on a Wednesday. Mariska,Cara and Kim will lighten your afternoon with commentary, chat and music. Entertainment and musings on hobbies, travel, golf, food and wine, living off the land. Make a cuppa and relax with Two Sugars.
With contributors from Australia, the United States and New Zealand, Unche is produced by and for the Uyghur community in Auckland and beyond. Featuring educational content for children, literature and readings, focus on positivity, endeavours among Uyghurs, and more, enjoy this celebration of Uyghur language, culture, and spirit.
A programme dedicated to providing information and companionship to Tongan seniors. Producer and presenter Tapvalu “Otunuku” works in the aged care sector as a dedicated advocate for the elderly community, and is committed to sharing their stories and voices, as well as providing vital information on health and wellbeing. Tune in for an inspirational hour.
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.
Catering to a wide community of Arabic, Syriac, Chaldean and Kurdish speakers, Voice of Mesopotamia presents an engaging and entertaining hour of radio. Tune in for interviews with both local guests and speakers abroad, a youth-led segment and music from across Mesopotamia.
Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki MP is spreading the word of wellness. Join her as she explores positive ways to improve health and well being with people who are walking the talk. Listen for inspiring stories and practical advice, wherever you are on your journey to good health!
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.
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.