One of the smallest members of the ReCooper8 whānau is Flo Partridge, youngest daughter of host, Lucy. On Thursday 24 September, this plucky 8 year old is shaving off all her hair to fundraise for the Child Cancer Foundation. Here’s a short audio story about Flo’s campaign and the fabulous work CCF does. If you … More Can you support Flo’s fundraiser?
Yarns in Barns is Wairarapa’s Festival of Reading, and it’s back in 2020 with an eclectic range of book-themed events held in venues across the valley. Check out this short interview with the Festival’s creative director, David Hedley, to find out what you can enjoy across the region between 8-18th October 2020.
It’s not every night you get to chat with an astronomer, a creative director and two multi-award winning photographers! Check out ReCooper8’s September edition with Under the Stars’ Becky Bateman, Yarns in Barns creative director, David Hedley, and Esther Bunning and Amber Griffin, NZIPP – the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography’s Photographer of the … More September’s edition of ReCooper8 available now!
Katie and Coops welcomed a lovely array of guests onto the show on Sunday. Local artist and musician, Jen Olson, got us all excited about the violin; we shared part 1 of a pre-recorded interview with artist and gallery owner, Harry Watson (and I’ll share the whole interview in a separate post); and a lovely … More ReCooper8: August 2020 Edition
Felicity Abbott is an award winning production designer, presently based in the US. She has worked in film, television and opera, and her latest project, The Luminaries, is currently screening on TVNZ in New Zealand and the BBC in the UK. In this interview recorded with Katie and Lucy in June 2020, Felicity talks candidly … More Interview with Felicity Abbott
On tonight’s show, Coops n Katie will be chatting with Celia Wade-Brown, the Wairarapa’s Green Party Candidate; learning more about the stars with our resident astronomer Becky Bateman; and sharing part of a pre-recorded interview with Felicity Abbott, an award-winning kiwi production designer who’s most recent project, The Luminaries, is currently screening on TVNZ1 (as … More ReCooper8, the June edition
May’s episode of ReCooper8 is available now (apologies for the tardiness – it was first aired on Arrow FM at the end of May!). Many thanks to our guests Becky Bateman (Under the Stars), Jen Olson (artist extraordinaire!) and Charlotte Harding (Tea with a Slice of Life)! It was a beautiful de-brief on the COVID-19 … More May’s episode of ReCooper8 is 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!
ReCooper8 is well and truly back! In February we started up our new semi-regular slot genning up on classical music with Jen Olson (see what we did there!?); and Jane Ross from Sunset Cinema Carterton. Other stuff happened too, but you’ll have to dig in to find out! You can even watch the show here … More February 2020’s edition of ReCooper8
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!