This week, Sav, Mike and Pete, aka SPOKED, pedalled into Wairarapa having completed roughly half of the TA, the Tour Aotearoa. Katie and Lucy caught up with them in Parkvale, Carterton, just before they pushed on to The Top Pub in Greytown to see their family and friends for couple of days R&R. SPOKED are … More SPOKED – progress update
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!
I have been very fortunate to record an interview with New Zealand author, Dame Fiona Kidman, ahead of her two appearances at Featherston Booktown 2019. In this chat, Dame Fiona talks about her progression as a writer, her love of the short story form, the state of gender equality, and what you can expect if … More Interview with New Zealand author, Dame Fiona Kidman
A story about the Pahiatua Convent, that was recently given a new lease of life in Greytown. … More Episode 2 – New Beginnings
Lucy interviews Alex Cruickshank, writer, geek (self-confessed) and collector of 1980s computer technology. … More Episode 1 – Thank you Mr President. No, really…
My guest on ReCooper8 this month was Shaun Kirk, über talented Australian blues musician who can make a one man band setup sound like an 8-piece band! Shaun will be playing at King Street Live on 7th September 2014. Click on the sound file below and find out more about Shaun and his latest album, … More Shaun Kirk…. nice guy, big sound & coming to King Street Live in September
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!
In June ReCooper8 had a yarn with Luke Buda from The Phoenix Foundation and Robin Greenberg, Wellington based documentary maker and director of The Free China Junk. You can listen again to those interviews right here! Thanks to my guests for making a great show! Luke Buda … More Listen again – Luke Buda and Robin Greenberg interviews
What a great way to have finished off the year’s broadcasting, with a lovely chat with Johanna Knox, author, editor, tutor and so much more besides! Click the file below to listen again to my interview with Johanna! Thanks again to Ladybirds, ReCooper8’s wonderful sponsor, and to all the show’s listeners and followers! I look … More Interview with author Johanna Knox