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
Not only can you listen to ReCooper8 on radio and as a podcast, you can watch it too! Thanks to the technical wizardry of Wairarapa TV’s Toby Mills, ReCooper8 and several other Arrow FM programmes are video recorded and posted on Facebook and YouTube! So dive in! This month, Katie n Coops had the pleasure … More Sound and Vision: June’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
Well hello there! April’s edition of ReCooper8 is here for you to enjoy again and again and again! I know, what a thought! On this month’s show, Lucy and Katie chat with our Man in Space, Lee Mauger, organiser of the 2018 Space and Science Festival being hosted at Greytown School on 5 May, as … More ReCooper8, April 2018
Here’s March’s episode of ReCooper8 again for your listening pleasure! In this show Katie n Coops chatted like the divas we are to Nikki King, entrepreneur, trumpet player, rock star, graphic designer, host of Arrow FM’s Nothing Personal, aaaaannnnnnnd one of the organisers behind the 2018 Talent Wairarapa; Mike Osborne and Helen Dews about the … More Marvellous March on ReCooper8!
Tune into Arrow FM 92.7 on Sunday 18 Feb 8pm – 10pm, for a fun night of chat and music with Katie and Lucy! This month K&L will be chatting to Lee Mauger, Mark Gee and Her Worship the Mayor, Viv Napier, about the Dark Skies initiative for the Wairarapa. And from 9pm we will be … More Coming up on ReCooper8 Sunday 18 Feb
Back in December ’17, Lucy and Katie dedicated the show to the topic of menopause, and damn was it a fine two hours! And you can listen again here, via iTunes or from Arrow 92.7FM. The show starts with a chat with Professor Bev Lawton from the Wellington Menopause Clinic, followed by Jen Olson, a Wairarapa based … More Is it me, or is it hot in here?
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!
Here at last is the third and final morsel of September’s bumper edition of ReCooper8! In this section, Holly and Zac Winterwood talk about their stunning new work, Paeakau The Opera, which has been especially commissioned for this year’s Kokomai Creative Festival and will debut on Saturday 15 October at Aratoi Museum. If you live … More Paeakau The Opera and Andrew Laking
A couple of years ago now, I interviewed the Wairarapa Spinners and Weavers Guild as they met at The Wool Shed, New Zealand’s National Museum of Sheep and Shearing (but of course!) What a lovely, generous bunch of folk they were, sharing stories of their love and passion for the art and craft of spinning, … More Turn it up, let it spin!