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Radio on Wheels: Past Episodes 2020

Hear the voices from around our region.

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Hear the voices from around our region.

Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and invites people in to talk and tell their stories.  


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Michelle Bent, ART Community Liaison, invites community in to the ART caravan/recording studio.


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Waitara Revisited

Andre takes the reins again this week for the rahui version of Radio On Wheels, Waitara. Catch up with Vicky Dombroski from Waitara Alive, Pounamu Skelton shares ideas on growing goodness, both in your garden and in your mind, and historian Graeme Duckett regales us with tales of the Spanish Flu. All this, AND the beautiful sound of Naneko Eriwata sharing her music

Duration: 00:58:58 | Date: 28 April, 2020

Opunake Revisited

Duration: 00:44:52 | Date: 21 April, 2020

Patea Revisited

Some of the highlights from our times in Patea

Duration: 00:54:03 | Date: 14 April, 2020

Stratford Revisited

Radio on Wheels continues to bring you news and views from around the province, while staying parked up safely at home. Today we have a Stratford mashup in which we revisit interviews with Crystal Starr and Leona and Laurence from Fig Jam. Fortunately, these guys are all musicians, as is Scotty Armstrong from The Slacks, and they provide the music for the show.

Duration: 00:53:44 | Date: 7 April, 2020


Today's guests are Selene and Karen aka Glory Box, Rebecca Martin from South Taranaki District Council, and Hawera's Mayor Phil Nixon

Duration: 00:54:08 | Date: 19 March, 2020


Inspiring lessons you may learn from the people of Waitara:- that having a disability doesn't need to hold you back from sailing, how more than 600 country music fans spent a recent weekend wallowing in their favourite tunes, the similarities between Indian Ayuverdic medicine and te Rongoa Maori, and why Waitara Alive is encouraging community conversations

Duration: 00:59:08 | Date: 17 March, 2020


Mudsplatting, kayaking, fishing, golfing, swimming, messing around in boats.... It's hard not to love Urenui on a good day.
Parked up on the grass, we met Paddy from Darwin (who had lots to say but not into the mic), Bryce from Urenui Dive Club, Theresa from Urenui Beach Camp, Karen and Jelz from Cafe 487, and Thelma from the Bach Owners Association.

Duration: 01:00:19 | Date: 10 March, 2020


Listen to hear Monique's rundown of what's on, Liz Sinclair sharing the Pihama Lavender story, and Fiona Young explaining beautifully the principles of Regenerative Agriculture. Thanks Opunake for an awesome day out!

Duration: 00:58:35 | Date: 3 March, 2020


Hawera's time to shine... Meet Andrew, who calls his shipping container by name, Linda, who shares her beautiful Tairoa Lodge with the world and Manawa, as he presents Open Mic in beautiful King Edward Park. We also get a sneak peak at the new track by Selah Saints.

Duration: 00:57:48 | Date: 18 February, 2020


Featuring Gloria Webby from te Positive Ageing Group, Sally from Community House, Carol Spragg from the Family History Group, and our old mate Peter Boyd from the Stratford District Council. We also had korero, laughs and live music from local musicians Fig Jam.

Duration: 00:59:32 | Date: 11 February, 2020

Opunake Beach

Radio On Wheels begins a summer special visiting beaches around Taranaki. This week Peter And Michelle are in Opunake Beach
Opunake. What an awesome holiday spot. Great surf, friendly locals, excellent coffee and amazing vibe. Thanks to our guests Bryson, Ayla and Tatum from Ingelwood, and Grace and Campbell who are visiting from Wellington. And extra special thanks to Shelley and Julian from the Opunake Beach Kiwi Holiday Park, for your hospitality and icecreams!

Duration: 00:30:28 | Date: 14 January, 2020