This weekend, I had the privilege of interviewing Christine Eliseev, who lives in Carterton with her husband, Vlad, and their kids. Vlad’s mum, Lyubov (which means love, aroha, in Russian) is trapped in the Ukraine city of Kharkiv. Lyubov has been bombed out of her apartment and is now staying with friends of friends. Vlad … More Interview with Christine Eliseev
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
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
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
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!
Maybe it was the unusual recording ‘studio’ (I was in the cupboard under the stairs); maybe it was the lateness of the hour; maybe I was channelling these wonderful fellas! Whatever it was, something found my funny bone! Apologies to Masterton Rotary! Rest assured, I got it in the end! You can listen to the whole … More Take 143! When you just can’t seem to get it!
Tune in to 92.7FM at 8pm tonight for January’s edition of ReCooper8. In the studio with me tonight are Jen Craddock, the organizer of Sunset Cinema, a NZ film festival taking place in Carterton from 22nd Jan through to 12th March 2015. And we catch up with Vic Ross, assistant director of Miles Eckford’s adaptation of … More Jen Craddock and Vic Ross on Tonight’s Show!
20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy – an hour with the author, Madeleine Slavick – Sunday, 2 March, 3pm, Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton Wairarapa Word presents “20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy” with author, editor, publisher, and photographer Madeleine Slavick, who will perform some of her writing, and discuss a selection of her 30+ … More Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick
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
It was a huge privilege to talk with published poet, author and singer-songwriter Hinemoana Baker a few weeks back, ahead of her appearance at Wairarapa Word, the open mic space for budding authors, whatever your genre! You can hear my interview with Hinemoana again here, but I’d urge you to head along to Tarragon Cafe, … More Hinemoana Baker – listen again