March 2020’s edition of ReCooper8 available now!

There aren’t many things Katie and I would describe as ‘rip-snorting’, but Sunday’s show on Arrow FM 92.7 is certainly one of them! Guest after guest after guest, almost as if it was a planned and organised broadcast. Uncanny. So, pop in your earbuds and tuck in to interviews with William Connor, the writer behind … More March 2020’s edition of ReCooper8 available now!

Interview with New Zealand author, Dame Fiona Kidman

I have been very fortunate to record an interview with New Zealand author, Dame Fiona Kidman, ahead of her two appearances at Featherston Booktown 2019. In this chat, Dame Fiona talks about her progression as a writer, her love of the short story form, the state of gender equality, and what you can expect if … More Interview with New Zealand author, Dame Fiona Kidman

Open Air Life (Friluftsliv) launches at The Block Party 2018

On Saturday 20 October 2018, Norwegian-born artist Siv Beate Fjærestad launched her latest public art/intervention, Open Air Life (Friluftsliv), at Masterton’s The Block Party. Open Air Life is an extended nature trail through Masterton’s CBD, inviting the public to walk, look, listen, smell, sense and discover the many “hidden gems” of Masterton’s urban environment. As Siv … More Open Air Life (Friluftsliv) launches at The Block Party 2018

October’s Edition of ReCooper8 is available now!

On this month’s show Coops n Katie chatted with Felicity Abbott, production designer on films such as Upgrade and the rather gorgeous Ladies in Black; and Peter Biggs, spokesperson for Featherston Booktown, which has recently become a full member of the International Organisation of Booktowns! We also played a pre-recorded interview with Jade Waetford, Chair … More October’s Edition of ReCooper8 is available now!

May’s edition of ReCooper8

Yes, we’ve got a little behind in the posting of the blogs and podcasts!  Back in May, Katie and Coops chatted with a delightful series of guests, including Bronwyn Reid, Aratoi Museum of Art and History Collections Manager; Quinn Kanaly and Noel Dockstader, directors of the superb documentary, Point of No Return; and Amadeo Enriquez-Ballestero, Discovery World Coordinator at Otago … More May’s edition of ReCooper8