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Positively Ageing: Past Episodes 2022

Focusing on the many issues affecting older people and celebrating the successes of people already ageing positively.

Airing time: Mondays at 10am.

Ageing is an inevitable process for us all. We all age differently - depending on our personal circumstances such as; our social and whānau connections, cultural beliefs, health, financial situation and our general disposition. "Positively Ageing" is about making the most of our opportunities to do what we can, enjoy what we can, and contribute whenever and wherever we can.

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Driving Miss Daisy

Lance talks with Mel Henshilwood from Driving Miss Daisy about what the day to day is like.

Duration: 00:28:51 | Date: 26 December, 2022

Age Concern Taranaki

Lance talks with Keryn Roderick, from Age Concern Taranaki, about the range of things on offer by Age Concern

Duration: 00:29:03 | Date: 12 December, 2022

John Major

John Major chats with lance all about his time as a rugby player, his childhood, and his disability work.

Duration: 00:29:00 | Date: 28 November, 2022

David Hill

Focusing on the many issues affecting older people and celebrating the successes of people already ageing positively.

Duration: 00:30:00 | Date: 14 November, 2022

Spring Back with Alex McNab

Alex McNab from Bishop's Action Foundation talks with Lance all about the "Spring Back' programme, which is about getting back into group activities in the community. Get involved!

Duration: 00:28:12 | Date: 31 October, 2022

Bruce Hammonds

Bruce Hammonds is an educator, philosopher, environmentalist, supporter of the arts, writer, and so much more.

Duration: 00:28:22 | Date: 17 October, 2022

Rob Green

Lance talks with Rob Green about his background in teaching and music, and his love for history. They also chat about October being History Month and the 'Taranaki Wars' app.

Duration: 00:28:04 | Date: 3 October, 2022

Hamish Guthrie

Hamish Guthrie is a local historian as well as being chair of the New Plymouth U3A (University for the 3rd Age)

Duration: 00:30:13 | Date: 19 September, 2022

Gaye Atkinson

Celebrating a person who is epitomising living positively, staying connected and contributing to the community.

Duration: 00:27:44 | Date: 5 September, 2022

Grey Power

Wally Garrett, President of Grey Power New Plymouth Association talks with Lance about what Grey Power does in the community and other issues facing senior residents of New Plymouth.

Duration: 00:29:16 | Date: 22 August, 2022

Wayne Morris

Celebrating the life of a person who has lived such a fulfilling life and is still doing so. Wayne has inspired so many people in the process.

Duration: 00:29:08 | Date: 8 August, 2022

Browsing at the Library

Lance chats with Stephanie Gibbons about all the things you didn't know Puke Ariki offers.

Duration: 00:30:08 | Date: 25 July, 2022

Serving Up St Marys Catherdral

Joining Jennifer Smart, coordinator of Sy Mary's Community Breakfast each Tuesday, 7:30 - 10am

Duration: 00:28:43 | Date: 11 July, 2022

Community Partnership

Lance talks with Callum Williamson, the Community Partnership lead at NPDC about the Age and Accessibility Working Party.

Duration: 00:31:06 | Date: 27 June, 2022

Living Stronger, Living Longer

Find out more about the opportunities available in Taranaki to increase our strength and balance.

Duration: 00:28:41 | Date: 13 June, 2022

Introducing the Co Hosts

Lance Girling-Butcher and Gordon Hudson introduce each other, to give the listeners the opportunity to meet who is hosting the show!

Duration: 00:27:36 | Date: 30 May, 2022