Here, for your listening pleasure is May 19’s podcast of the show, featuring my fabulous guests Campbell Kneale, curator and director at The Miracle Room; Holly and Zac Winterwood, founders of Winterwood Sound Immersions; and everybody’s favourite astronomer, Becky Bateman of Under the Stars Wairarapa! More fabulous that you can shake a stick at! (did … More May’s show was a corker!
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
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
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!
In August, ReCooper8 had the pleasure of the company of Rebecca Kempton, photographer and President of the fabulous Wairarapa Camera Club; David Johnson from Carterton Events Centre; Hayden Mischefski, organiser of the Asia and Friends Food Night Market and the upcoming Kite Festival; and Enrico Tizzano to talk podcasts and film! Listen again by clicking … More August’s edition of ReCooper8
In July, Coops n Katie chatted with business guru and coach, David Lynn, poet and creative, Benjamin Blake, and everyone’s favourite film reviewer, Enrico Tizzano (all the way from Milan no less!). Tune in to 92.7FM if you are local (and still have a radio) or listen live from www.arrowfm.co.nz! And catch up with the show via Wairarapa … More July’s edition of ReCooper8
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
The 5th Farming for the Future was held at the Carterton Events Centre on 10 April 2018, and this year I and Michaela Manley trotted around the delegates with our recorders to capture their thoughts on three questions: What are the challenges you face in your business? What are you most excited about for the future … More Farming for the Future 2018 pt1
Incentro is an IT solutions and digital services company based in Holland. I came across an article published by the BBC about Incentro’s 2012 re-boot from a traditional top-down firm to a business with happiness and fun at its heart. I wanted to learn more about this incredible company where all staff are equal and … More The Business of Happy – Incentro, Holland