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AA Meeting on Air

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.

Alice Worsley Show

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.

The Art of Peace

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.

Book Chooks

Podcasts of 2017 shows where Selina Chan spoke with book-lovers, readers and writers.Interviews and discussions with authors, book excerpts, poetry, recommendations covering a range of topics and genres. 

Books and Beyond

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!

Catholic Opinion

A 30 minute weekly programme of biblical and Catholic Church commentary.

The C Word

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.

Click here for show notes and links

Contact the show: [email protected] 

Theme Music: 'Happy Days' Scott Holmes 

Dalmatian Radio

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.

Deco Retro

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.

English for Migrants

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.

Friends to the Enz

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.

Garden Planet

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. 

Gospel Miracle Time

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.

Green Planet

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.

Ireland Calling

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.

KickArts

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.

 

Kōrero with Karyn

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]

Maitreya

This 20 minute programme informs listeners about the Emergence of Maitreya, The World Teacher and presents articles from Share International magazine and other media, regarding how the Ageless Wisdom Teachings are working out in the world.

Mike's Soul Music

Mike delves into his extensive back catalogue of musical treasure to bring you a selection of soul music, with everything from the hits and the b-sides to the forgotten gems.

Muffin Talk

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.

New Methodist Christian Fellowship

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.

Pass the Mic

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.

Planet FM 30th Anniversary

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.

Property Matters

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.

Radio Buddhist

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]

Resett Radio

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.

ROAR On Air

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.

Roger's Eclectic Journey

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.

Senior Focus

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.

Speak Easy FM

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] 

Sports Review

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.

Stone Cold Sober

Bringing you a generally music-related show, Dr Tony plays a selection of tracks reflecting his self-described eccentric tastes, with a healthy dose of chat in the mix.

 

Street Science

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.

Take It From Us

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.

Te Ama Pasefika 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.

Travels with Mr Len

In the second series of his autobiographical travel podcast, Mr Len takes us through another ten countries, where adventure, intrigue and a monkey-mobbing ensue. The first series was produced at Access Radio Taranaki and you can hear it here.

Two Sugars

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.

Vinyl Revival

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.

Well with Anahila

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! 

Women's Voices

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.

Youth Voices

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.

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