The 3rd story in my Featherston series was so fun to do! In the dead of night (well, about 7.30pm) a group of brave gardeners took up shovels and planted for victory!
The Featherston Community Centre is a vibrant place, none more so than when Rona Huggins’ Ukelele Group are in the house! As a feature for the Centre’s radio programme, Southern Exposure, I went along to hear Rona and friends play! You can listen again here. If you live in Featherston and would like to take … More Featherston’s Ukelele Orchestra
On Wednesday 24th September 2014, Greytown’s Community Response Team held a simulated earthquake disaster exercise to test’s the town’s Readiness Response to a civil emergency. It was Greytown’s contribution to ‘Get Ready Week 2014’ promoted by the Ministry of Civil Defence and supported by the Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office. And Arrow FM 92.7FM was … More Are you prepared? Earthquake Simulation, Greytown
Click on the sounds files below to listen again to ReCooper8’s interview with Wairarapa artist, Nicki Stewart, whose fascinating exhibition, Remember to Remember, opens at Aratoi on the 8th August; and arts review with Anne Taylor exploring all the other delicious treats at Aratoi in August-September. Thank you to Anne and Nicki for their contributions … More Knit one, purl one… and other treats!
Of course, every day is NZ Music Month at Arrow FM 92.7FM, where we only play 100% NZ music (when we aren’t broadcasting your wonderful shows!). But, cos’ I’ve been left on me own this month, I’ve gone NZ Music crazy – names get all mixed up when we play a track from the latest EP … More May Day! It’s NZ Music Month
Yes, it’s only right we subtitle tonight’s edition of ReCooper8 ‘The Enrico Show’, as the music and the bulk of the content comes courtesy of my fab film reviewer, Enrico Tizzano! And we’ve got some great tracks from Joan as Police Woman, Joan Armatrading and Lamb, plus Enrico reviews Pacific Rim, Behind the Candelabra, Rush … More Tonight on ReCooper8 – The Enrico Show!
Listen again to the film review with Enrico Tizzano, and news and views about local arts with Anne Taylor. In his inaugural review with ReCooper8, Enrico talks about three of his all time favourites – The Raid:Redemption, Battle Royale and Life is Beautiful… plus shares with us his disturbing experience of seeing Jaws as a 7 year old! We … More Arts and Film Reviews February 2014
Tonight, the ReCooper8 family welcomes Enrico Tizzano, ReCooper8’s film reviewer all the way from London (via Skype), who will be joining us each month, weather and bandwidth permitting, with reviews of a few of the latest (and not so latest) films. This month, Enrico talks about three of his all time favourites – The Raid:Redemption, … More February’s ReCooper8 – film reviews, arts reviews, great music!
In a few minutes, at 8pm, ReCooper8 will kick off the new year with a cracking show, filled with tracks from bands I wish I’d seen but didn’t see at the fabulous music venue, King Street Live in Masterton in 2013; an audio essay (it’s much more interesting than it sounds!) on ‘what I did on … More ReCooper8 Tonight – holidays, Eco-Stays, and some great music!
Welcome, welcome to the ReCooper8 Christmas Special blog post, to accompany the Christmas Special ReCooper8 Broadcast, beaming out to a radio near you on: Thursday 19th December @ 8pm Sunday 22nd December @ 10pm Thursday 26th December @ 8pm on Arrow FM, 92.7FM, or click listen live right here. I’ve got a great gin-infused* show … More ReCooper8’s Christmas Special, feat. author Johanna Knox