Airing time: Fridays at 9am
Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community.
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The second annual Taranaki Heritage Month is nearly upon us. Anne talks with Rob Green, Ivan Bruce and Bryan Vickery from Heritage Taranaki to find out what's in store. Featuring the music of Irish folk group, Grada, ahead of their New Plymouth performance in a few weeks.
Duration: 01:00:16 | Date: 22 September, 2023
Local band, Turkey the Bird, have a new live album about to be released and are planning a release party. Andre Manella joins Anne to talk about the album launch, the band, and his other musical endeavours, and to share some of the tracks with us.
Duration: 00:57:51 | Date: 8 September, 2023
Listen in to find out all about creating a legacy for future generations. Anne is joined by Taranaki Foundation CEO, Josh Hickford. They talk about the importance of having a will, and the whys and how tos of leaving a charitable gift in your will. Find out how Taranaki Foundation works and find out a little more about 'Destination Play'.
Duration: 00:56:12 | Date: 1 September, 2023
Rene Fritzen is one of the organisers of BatCave Beats, the upcoming Goth event happening in Ngamotu in a couple of weeks. He joins Anne to talk about what it is to be ‘goth’, explore the spectrum of sounds that fall under that heading, and we find out more about the bands and DJs that will be performing at the event.
Duration: 00:57:03 | Date: 25 August, 2023
Hannah Watson is making a change in the world and to the lives of people with disabilities through her business Te Waka ō Hape. She talks with Anne about how her own experiences in care and with a disability have influenced her to become a social worker being heard differently.
Duration: 1:01:58 | Date: 18 August, 2023
There’s a theme today: Susanne Rawson, from Heritage Preservation and Field Support Solutions, is in to talk about her new show, ‘Preserving Our Past’ (Tuesdays at 6pm). Then we are joined by Dave and Mia, in to talk about a cool family event happening at the Enviro-Hub with a focus on waste minimisation and management.
As an added bonus, hear our own Mikaela Nyman talking about her week in Vanuatu at the Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival.
Duration: 1:01:39 | Date: 11 August, 2023
Kian (not his real name) talks about the real situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, the impact of the Islamic Republic on the rest of the world, and makes an empassioned plea for NZ and NZers to support the people of Iran towards "women, life, freedom".
Duration: 00:58:01 | Date: 4 August, 2023
Anne meets Hollie Newsome from Footnote NZ Dance and Katie Rudd from NZ Dance Company. Both are Ngāmotu locals, and both are excited to be performing here, as their companies bring their double acts to town.
Duration: 00:54:03 | Date: 21 July, 2023
Meet Taranaki’s Labour List MP, Angela Roberts - who is she, how did she get to be list MP, and what are her passions? Find out, also, what IS a list MP and how is it different to an elected MP.
Duration: 00:59:08 | Date: 14 July, 2023
Frau Knotz is a fresh, new talent out of New Plymouth - singer, pianist, producer and composer of some very cool electronica music. She talks with Anne about her life and her music, and even shares two brand-new, not-yet released tracks
Duration: 00:59:41 | Date: 7 July, 2023
Andrew Cotter is a senior advisor on reducing fire risk for FENZ, Taranaki district. He talks with Anne about his 16 years with the fire service, about FENZ, and about what you can do to stay fire safe.
Duration: 1:00:00 | Date: 30 June, 2023
Meet Dylan and Ryan, two Yr 12 students fron Spotswood who, together with their mate Luther, are launching our newest show, "Forget Everything You Know". They talk about their show, their music, school and the impacts of lockdowns and teachers' strikes on their schooling.
Duration: 00:59:35 | Date: 23 June, 2023
In a follow-up, catch-up episode of Frankly Friday, Anne talks with Tony and Debbie Pascoe, owner/occupiers of the Mangapeepeke Valley land under threat from the Mt Messenger bypass, along with supporter Russell Gibbs.
Duration: 00:58:50 | Date: 9 June, 2023
TAFT’s Megan Brown and Rebecca Kapernick are in to give us a rundown of the fabulous cabaret delights in store for audiences during the Right Royal Cabaret Festival.
Duration: 00:58:40 | Date: 2 June, 2023
Welcome to the wild and whacky world of Steampunk, from top hats and trinkets to bustles and tea duels, Lady Watsonia and Lady Esmeralda live and breathe all things steampunk.
Duration: 1:00:04 | Date: 26 May, 2023
Hamish Guthrie has a background in radio. And he loves history.
Listen to find out how both of these passions come together with his latest project, Taranaki Media Archive
Duration: 01:00:21 | Date: 12 May, 2023
New Plymouth born director and actor, Katie Wolfe, talks with Anne about her life and career, and about the play she is bringing to New Plymouth audiences, The Haka Party Incident. Based on true events at Auckland University in 1979, the incident has been described as ‘the last NZ war’.
Duration: 00:52:56 | Date: 28 April, 2023