ReCooper8’s Christmas Special, feat. author Johanna Knox

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

Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!

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!

Wairarapa Word, this Sunday, 3rd November

A reminder that it’s wairarapa word this Sunday 3 November 3pm at Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton and the guest writer this month is Christine Hunt Daniell.   Christine has authored four books, with Just an orange for Christmas – Stories from the Wairarapa her most recent title. Published earlier this year, the book took her six years to create … More Wairarapa Word, this Sunday, 3rd November

Interview with Christine Hunt Daniell

Just an Orange for Christmas: Stories from the Wairarapa is Christine Hunt Daniell’s latest book, which uses material from interviews with  ‘old- timers’ to (as the Harper Collins NZ website says) “preserve more than the bland surface details of regional history”. I had the pleasure of talking to Christine over a skype connection just after the … More Interview with Christine Hunt Daniell

Press Release: Wairarapa Word announces its line-up for the rest of 2013

Top Writers in the Wairarapa  Wairarapa Word, a literary event free and open to the public, announces its line-up for the rest of 2013: Anne Taylor, L E Scott, and Hinemoana Baker. Come along for a free afternoon on the first Sunday at 3pm at Almo’s Books, 42 High Street, Carterton. Anne Taylor, painter and … More Press Release: Wairarapa Word announces its line-up for the rest of 2013

ReCooper8 in September – Susie Wilkins, The Handsome Family, and Kokomai Arts Fest!

Thursday 19th September @ 8pm Sunday 22nd September @ 10pm Thursday 26th September @ 8pm 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at Arrow FM Every once in a while you hear a singing voice that makes your spine tingle.  And the effect isn’t limited to one genre of music.  They could be singing soaring ballads, dramatic … More ReCooper8 in September – Susie Wilkins, The Handsome Family, and Kokomai Arts Fest!