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.
Joan Lardner-Rivlin, QSM began presenting Radio Shalom in 1998 and served as both a programmer maker and committee member for thirty years, many of them as Chair. Her love of radio centres around its ability to keep members of the community connected, for people to tell their stories and to share their music, enthusiasms and opinions. Joan has always been deeply engaged in community work.
Sigal is a media animal – writing historical novels, scripts for short films and online documentaries. Joining Radio Shalom as a presenter she is able to explore her culture, the artists, writers and personalities. The mother of two school-aged kids, Sigal came to NZ from Israel in 1998 when she married a Kiwi. Spare time is for the outdoors - paddle-boarding, surfing and tramping.