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?
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
Well hello there! April’s edition of ReCooper8 is here for you to enjoy again and again and again! I know, what a thought! On this month’s show, Lucy and Katie chat with our Man in Space, Lee Mauger, organiser of the 2018 Space and Science Festival being hosted at Greytown School on 5 May, as … More ReCooper8, April 2018
Thank you Facebook friends for reminding me that back in October 16 ReCooper8 had a wonderful time hanging out with Janie Nott (Village Art Shop) and Kathy Bartlett (Kathy Bartlett Artist). Fabulous, sassy guests chinwagging with Lucy about art therapy, the artistic process, and that curious resistance to doing something you love…. Plus seriously awesome … More ReCooper8 with Kathy Bartlett & Janie Nott
A story about the Pahiatua Convent, that was recently given a new lease of life in Greytown. … More Episode 2 – New Beginnings
In 2013, John Bushnell and his family bought the former Brigidine Convent in Pahiatua and relocated it to Greytown. The convent had been at the heart of the Pahiatua community since 1912 until its relocation. Recently, John and his family opened the doors of their new home to members of the Pahiatua community, including a number of … More A story about the Pahiatua Convent
I’ve been out and about a bit with my mobile recorder snaffling lots of lovely audio and then wrangling it into these two pieces. The first is an interview with the gorgeous ladies of the Wairarapa Spinners and Weavers, who meet regularly at the Wool Shed in Masterton, the National Museum of Sheep and Shearing. … More Spinners, Weavers and Rugby Players!
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
Wairarapa Word presents: SATURDAY 14 Dec – Wairarapa Word has hired a stall to offer a range of books by Wairarapa-based writers. A good selection of children’s books, poetry, cookbooks, local history, and more. Where? Cobblestones Museum Market, Greytown, 10-1, free entry SUNDAY 15 Dec – Wairarapa Word has put together a variety show, the 12 Nights of Christmas, with stories, poems, and … More Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!
Yesterday, I did something unusual. Unusual for me, that is. I starred (ok, ‘starred’ is way too big a word. But it sounds better than ‘was in’, doesn’t it!) in a NZ short film. (Look, frankly, I’m still beside myself about the whole experience, so bear with me!) I played the Wild Eyed Woman in … More Lights, Camera…. ACTION!