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!
I love the start of this piece (and the rest of it!) with Michelle, a Featherston artist, carpet maker (tufter?!) and brewer! I had such a fun morning watching her make a beautiful rug. Enjoy!
On Sunday 19th March it was my pleasure to chat with Kara Pennington and Siv Fjaerestad, two power houses of community action in Featherston. They came in to talk about (amongst a heap of other things!) Featherston’s new community development venture, Fab Feathy, and the Community Potluck dinner that will be happening at the Anzac … More An Interview with Fab Feathy!
A story about the Pahiatua Convent, that was recently given a new lease of life in Greytown. … More Episode 2 – New Beginnings
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!
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!
ReCooper8 this month airs: Thursday 21st November 8pm Sunday 24th November 10pm Thursday 28th November 8pm Tune in 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz* Struggling to adapt to a life without the Kokomai Festival? Well, try ReCooper8! Tune in to Arrow FM tonight at 8pm and enjoy an interview with Hinemoana Baker (which includes … More Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!
Tune into 92.7FM this Thursday, 19th September, and catch up with some great local content from the South Wai! We’ve got a great new monthly show aimed at mums with young children brought to you by Tiff North, Plunket’s Community Support Liaison Officer for the Wairarapa. The show’s title, Cold Tea and Laundry Piles, reflects the … More Lots to look forward to on Arrow FM, 92.7FM!
ReCooper8 this month airs on Thursday 20th June @ 8pm Sunday 23rd June @ 10pm Thursday 27th June @ 8pm 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz My feature guest this month is Trevor Lamb, an artist whose chosen medium is leather – a versatile and beguiling material, the seemingly infinite possibilities and potential of … More Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!
In May, ReCooper8 checked in with Anne Taylor for the show’s inaugural arts review, and then we talked tuft with Michelle Sandford (oh, what a terrible pun!), local crafter and carpet maker! You can check those interviews out here, just click on the sound files below. Many thanks to Anne and Michelle for their time! … More Talking ‘tuft’ with Michelle Sandford, and art with Anne Taylor… that was ReCooper8 in May!