Summer, summer, summertime!

November’s edition of ReCooper8 is hot off the…. digital recorder!  Featuring Louise Proudfoot, talking about her play, Desperate Huttwives, playing at Hutt Old Boys Marist Club Rooms in Lower Hutt and the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington this December (dir. Geraldine Brophy); Gerry Paul, Kiwi musician, writer, producer and co-founder of Coastella Music Festival, which is … More Summer, summer, summertime!

Hanging with the Kokomai Potters

Sam Ludden (Dirty Fingers Pottery Studio) and Lisa Donaldson joined Katie and Lucy in the ReCooper8 studio to talk about their work, their art and their beautiful Kokomai Creative Festival mugs! This interview was part of September’s edition of ReCooper8, first broadcast on Arrow FM, 92.7, the Wairarapa’s Community Access Radio Station. You can hear … More Hanging with the Kokomai Potters

Music, Kokomai, Potters!

ReCooper8 is ringing the changes, and it starts here, now.  From this month, ReCooper8 is biggerer and betterer!  Katie Abbott will be co-hosting the show with Lucy from September, bringing her sharp wit, warm style and enviable knowledge of New Zealand music through the ages.  So, here’s our first radio-thon, all 2 hours and 15mins … More Music, Kokomai, Potters!

Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!

Waaaaay back in 2015 I had the singular pleasure of interviewing artist Kathy Bartlett.  Kathy exhibited during the 2015 Kokomai Festival, and is in a joint show with Megan Campbell and Janie Nott at Ventana Creative Collective later this month.  So, what better time to refresh our memories on what a top guest, top artist, … More Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!