April’s show was a corker!

Missed ReCooper8 on Sunday? Well, do not despair – you have a second chance! It really was a goodie. We chatted with Jen Olson about Featherston Booktown; Jane Ross about the upcoming Wairarapa Film Festival; Rebekah Merhtens about life travelling around the South Island in a bus with her family; and Christine Eliseev about her … More April’s show was a corker!

Interview with artist Rosalie Jurczenko

Throughout February 2021, the Miracle Room in Featherston will host Carterton-based artist, Rosalie Jurczenko, and her beautiful exhibition, Seen/Unseen. I caught up with Rosalie and gallery owner, Campbell Kneale, to talk about the exhibition and the wonder that is the Miracle Room. My sincere thanks to Rosalie and Campbell for sharing their time with me. … More Interview with artist Rosalie Jurczenko

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

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!