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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Siosateki and Vasilini are active radio listeners for information and entertainment, so that’s what they and their team are offering on Fanongo ki Tonga. With news, music, interviews with community members, and discussion of hobbies and sport they’re keen to give Tongans entertaining radio. Community bulletins and a short devotion round out the show for late night 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, as well as guests from across the community. 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.
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.
Here's a show that will help you start the week right. With a focus on community connections, Mafoa 'ae Ata promotes family wellbeing with essential information for parents and kids on topics from nutrition to mental health and everything in between, as well as sports updates, community notices and news from within the Auckland Tongan community.
Tune in for a celebration of Telugu language and music. Producer Govardhan runs the Canartic music school Sangeeta Bharati, and each week shares his passion and expertise in the field of Telugu music. With a particular interest in classical and film music, Mallela Mala focuses on a different musician, actor or film each week, providing insights into some of your favourite Telugu tracks.
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.
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.
Mike's Mix puts a spotlight on the artists who created an impressive body of work but never got the mainstream airplay their music deserved. Bringing a genuine passion for a wide range of artists and genres, Mike shares hidden gems whose talents merit a new audience.
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.
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!
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]
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.
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.
Get ready to get moving! With their focus firmly set on promoting health and wellbeing among Pasefika communities in Auckland, Pila and Kalo take their popular aerobic routine to the airwaves. Join in for a workout that can be done by anyone, no matter their abilities. Walkers and wheelchairs welcome!
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 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.
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]
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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@example.com
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 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 engaging and inspirational discussion.
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.