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Frankly Friday

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

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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Tony Skilling and Fin Rah Zel

Meet Tony Skilling, the man behind many of the beautiful photographs of the motu that are posted on Facebook, and that document many aspects of life in Taranaki. Also, local band Fin Rah Zel are getting set to perform at WOMAD this year with a warm-up gig in Inglewood this weekend. Lead vocalist, Brian Norton is in to share some of their music.

Duration: 0:59:35 | Date: 23 February, 2024

Taranaki Animal Save with Summer and Elin

Taranaki Animal Save is part of the national Save organisation, promoting animal rights and the end of animal exploitation. Members of the group, Summer and Elin, talk with Anne about live animal exports and much, much more.

Duration: 00:59:59 | Date: 16 February, 2024

Waitara High School Japan Trip Fundraising

A few years ago, when Waitara High School teacher Matarahi Skipper reminisced about life in Japan, his students were so inspired they asked if they could go. This year he will lead a second group of students on their trip-of-a-lifetime to Japan. Anne is joined by Mata and students Siarra, Frankie and Jess, to talk about the fundraising they're doing to get there, and what the trip will mean for them.

Duration: 00:52:00 | Date: 9 February, 2024

Neighbours Growing Together

Cass Gray is the Neighbours Aotearoa Connector for Taranaki, based in Ngāmotu, New Plymouth. She is passionate about growing, connecting and strengthening neighbourhoods across Taranaki. She talks with Anne about connections, breaking down barriers and the importance of community, as well as how everybody can do something small - or large! - that lets you know a neighbour that bit better.

Duration: 00:57:26 | Date: 2 February, 2024

Flannagan Cup

The Flannagan Cup is an iconic open-water swim being held on Waitangi Day at Ngamotu Beach. This event has been running every year since 1916! Iain McCallum and Paul Feltoe are two veterans from the Flannagan Cup Board. They join Anne to talk about the event and about swimming and water safety in general.

Duration: 00:59:59 | Date: 19 January, 2024

Dominique - TCGSS 2024

Dominique Blatti is the founder and coordinator of Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer School. Listen in to find out what this year’s 6th edition has to offer participants and audiences. TGCGSS 2024 will take place from 14th-20th January, in New Plymouth.

Duration: 1:00:24 | Date: 12 January, 2024

Jo Weise - The Wheelhouse

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

Duration: 00:57:11 | Date: 15 December, 2023

TSB Festival of Lights - A Taster

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

Duration: 00:58:20 | Date: 8 December, 2023

Murder at the Theatre

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

Duration: 00:25:49 | Date: 1 December, 2023

Pataka Kai

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

Duration: 00:31:06 | Date: 1 December, 2023

Arun and Anne in India

How do you keep a holiday alive? By talking about it, is the answer. Anne, recently returned to work after spending 3 weeks in India, talks with Arun Chaudhari, CEO of Taranaki Chamber of Commerce, about India, Anne's trip, and just a little about about the Chamber.

Duration: 00:59:41 | Date: 24 November, 2023

Collectibles Sam

Michelle meets with Sam Westlake, avid collector, and organiser of the second Taranaki Collectibles Fair. Hear what makes a collector, and what's in store for this family-friendly event

Duration: 1:1:39 | Date: 17 February, 2023

Primo & CCS

Michelle speaks with Jasmin from Primo about the upcoming talk from Nigel Latta on scamming, and Primo's awesome 'Primo it Forward' campaign to help out a family in need. Then Michelle speaks with Graham and Criag from CCS about their upcoming open day, and AGM on Wednesday 8th November.

Duration: 00:52:23 | Date: 3 November, 2023

Al-Anon Support

Al-Anon is a worldwide community of people who are affected by a loved one's drinking. Jan and Trina share their stories of how Al-Anon gave them strength and resilience.

Duration: 00:57:47 | Date: 27 October, 2023

Fe - Battler Extraordinaire

Meet Fe - a mother who has had to fight so hard to get her boy the help he needs. With progressive diagnoses over 10 years of ODD, ADD, anxiety, tourettes, sensory disorder, OCD, and more, Jacob has not had an easy life. Now, finally some light at the end of the tunnel. Fe has some words of wisdom for us all: don’t give up the fight.

Duration: 00:59:51 | Date: 20 October, 2023

Friends of Pukekura Park

Julie Hart and Sue Matehaere-Pattern are Friends of Pukekura Park. They chat with Anne about their love of the Park and what it means to be its friend, as well as some of the upcoming walks and talks.

Duration: 00:59:40 | Date: 6 October, 2023