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.
Explore new alternative and indie music from NZ and abroad along with obscure classics from the past. Stay in touch with the NZ music scene and listen to interviews with pioneers and emerging artists in pop culture as well as supposedly ordinary people with extraordinary taste in music.
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!
Step off the busy planet for an hour with this programme of classical music. Sounds to soothe, enlighten, enrich and maybe connect you to the world of classical. From Ligeti to Philip Glass, Bach to Fauré, this is a journey through a thousand years of incredible music.
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.
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 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.
Listen to the stories and music that drive music photographers in New Zealand to capture live action and music history ‘from the pit’ in different music venues nationwide. Hear some of the best music photographers speak with prominent figures in pop culture and the world of photography.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
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.
An outreach of The New Methodist Christian Fellowship, this programme aims to uphold the vision of the ministry; bringing hope and encouragement with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Tune in for music, devotions and for inspirational discussion surrounding the ministry’s core values of Holiness, Righteousness and Boldness.
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.
The Tama Tu’u Tonga o Ngaue Trust (TTT) is an organisation focused on eliminating corruption and ensuring the accountability of people in power. The trust strives to educate and encourage Tongans both in Tonga and in Aotearoa to exercise civic responsibility, to engage and to empower themselves and their communities. The radio programme is based on the Trust’s values and incorporates music and prayer as well as interviews with experts and commentators from a range of backgrounds.
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.
Noel and Mimi were some of the original broadcasters when Access Radio Auckland was first being established. They are returning now to their radio roots with a programme that shares their eclectic musical tastes with an injection of positivity and inspiration. Tune in for their thought of the day and music from their personal collection, including jazz, classical, movie soundtracks and more!
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 celebrate not only our 30 years but our role in reflecting Aucklanders in all our diversity.
The Radio 13 DJs get together every fifth Saturday of the month for a ‘special’ show. Listen to Reuben Raj (Bad Monkey Music), Simon William Todd (What Simon Says), David ‘Boylee’ Boyle (Friends to the Enz), Roger Bowie (Roger’s Eclectic Journey) and Clare Martin (Classical Chromatics) wax lyrical and wind each other up over music and the finer things in life.
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.
This weekly radio show features interviews and discussions with Remarkable Women in business and life - focusing on inspiration and strategies that have helped them succeed so they may inspire others who find themselves in similar situations. Whether you are growing a business, wanting to get ahead at work or be more inspired in all areas of your life, there’s something here for 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.
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 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.
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 Ember Wellbeing 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.
With musicians, therapists, and psychologists on the guest-list, this show is about entertainment and community engagement. Tune in for discussions on mental health, youth issues, shout-outs, and to hear the best and latest underground music selected by your host for the evening, Lady Fats. She’s standing by and the request line is open…
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.
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!
Celebrate the underdogs of glamour-tinged rock, pop and electronica. Revel in the hasbeens, b-sides, album tracks and remixes neglected elsewhere on the airwaves. Hear tidbits, light banter and joie de vivre from the creatives of the then and now, now and then.
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.