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
On this month’s show Coops n Katie chatted with Felicity Abbott, production designer on films such as Upgrade and the rather gorgeous Ladies in Black; and Peter Biggs, spokesperson for Featherston Booktown, which has recently become a full member of the International Organisation of Booktowns! We also played a pre-recorded interview with Jade Waetford, Chair … More October’s Edition of ReCooper8 is available now!
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
In July, Coops n Katie chatted with business guru and coach, David Lynn, poet and creative, Benjamin Blake, and everyone’s favourite film reviewer, Enrico Tizzano (all the way from Milan no less!). Tune in to 92.7FM if you are local (and still have a radio) or listen live from www.arrowfm.co.nz! And catch up with the show via Wairarapa … More July’s edition of ReCooper8
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
Yes, we’ve got a little behind in the posting of the blogs and podcasts! Back in May, Katie and Coops chatted with a delightful series of guests, including Bronwyn Reid, Aratoi Museum of Art and History Collections Manager; Quinn Kanaly and Noel Dockstader, directors of the superb documentary, Point of No Return; and Amadeo Enriquez-Ballestero, Discovery World Coordinator at Otago … More May’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
This is an old story from 2015, when the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was very much in the news and the good people of Featherston took to the streets to peacefully protest the agreement and to raise public awareness of the issues. A ‘new-look‘ TPP (or CPTPP!) is currently on the table, and you can … More Featherston Stories #10 Protesting the TPPA
Last month Katie and Lucy chatted with Lee Mauger, Mark Gee and Viv Napier about the Dark Skies initiative here in the beautiful, big skied Wairarapa, and got all the gen on the new Carterton co-working space, 3Mile, with Marie-Claire Andrews! You can listen to all that good stuff again here! Thank you to the … More Take a journey into space…..
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!