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Frankly Friday: Past Episodes 2022

Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 

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Anne meets with new guests every Friday to give a voice and platform to those in our community. 


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Citizens Advice Bureau

Today's guests were Bronwyn Crow and Terry Heaps from the New Plymouth Citizens Advice Bureau. Tune in to hear all about the amazing (and free!) services they offer.

Duration: 00:55:46 | Date: 11 March, 2022

Turkey the Bird

Fancy some banjo aerobics? Tune in to meet Andre Manella, one-third of Turkey the bird, who have come up with some quirky ways to fund their next album!

Duration: 00:57:10 | Date: 4 March, 2022

Curious Minds

Peter Boyd, Programme Coordinator for Curious Minds, talks in-depth about the Curious Minds project - a participatory science platform that offers opportunities for collaborative, community-based, real-life, and relevant research projects.

Duration: 00:51:17 | Date: 25 February, 2022

A Passion for Learning

Meet Simon Singh, Director of no less than six companies, all of them born out of a passion for what the companies deliver. And all with a social conscience and a strong sense of community. They combine to offer amazing opportunities for Taranaki people to become innovative, self-motivated and resilient IT professionals with a life-long love of learning.

Duration: 00:57:16 | Date: 18 February, 2022

Safe Spaces

Leanne and Janine, from New Plymouth's Women's Center, talk about the support and services of the center, including a new initiative: "Safe Space Friday" - an evening drop-in space.
Kate from Cancer Society Taranaki, introduces their new show on ART, 'That C Word', which touches on everything about cancer: the good, the bad, the wonderful, the sad.

Duration: 1:00:01 | Date: 4 February, 2022

Dreams and Gardens

In the event of his retirement as a trustee on the Access Radio Taranaki Trust Board, Lynn Bublitz talks about his life and passions.

Duration: 00:56:38 | Date: 28 January, 2022

Be Prepared

Todd Velvin wears two hats. Wearing his first one, as group manager for the Taranaki Emergency Management office, he talks about being prepared for emergencies, in the light of the devastation from the Tongan volcano. In his second hat, on President of Fitzroy Surf Life Saving Club, he talks about staying safe in NZ's waters, after the high numbers of drownings so far this summer.

Duration: 00:56:43 | Date: 21 January, 2022