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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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Care for a Cup of Tea?

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

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25-02-2022 Stratford

In this show we have Laura Campbell, newly-installed Director of the superb Percy Thomson Gallery, Scotty Armstrong, musician, teacher, and teller of tales, Laurence Cooper, musician, teacher, and completely different to Scotty, but a bit similar, and Linnea Robinson, one of the four pillars of award-winning Forgotten 43 Brewing.

Duration: 00:59:16 | Date: 25 February, 2022

18-02-2022 Patea

Hear the voices from around our region. Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:40:36 | Date: 18 February, 2022

04-02-2022 Opunake

Diane Baldie from Opunake Players Inc talks about life after Peter Pan and the exciting renovations at the Lakeside Playhouse. Michaela Niederberger from the Emporium shares an incredible gallery/ homewares store, full of top-quality local art, that will surprise and delight you

Duration: 00:38:49 | Date: 4 February, 2022

28-01-2022 Hawera

Meet two inspiring men, feeding the bodies and the souls of their community. Geoff Coubragh, from Menzshed Hawera, and Heimo Staudinger, of Upside Down Eatery.

Duration: 00:46:39 | Date: 28 January, 2022

Phone Andre

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:51:07 | Date: 17 December, 2021

Christmas Markets

This week we explore some of the amazing markets popping up around the province just in time for Christmas.

Duration: 00:54:30 | Date: 10 December, 2021

Jack Moser & Darren Ngarewa

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:54:37 | Date: 19 November, 2021

Arts Trail

Meet artists Wayne Morris, Bonita Bigham, and Janeen Page, and find out how they are coping during this busy time.

Duration: 00:44:16 | Date: 5 November, 2021

Okato

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:56:32 | Date: 29 October, 2021

Inglewood Mini Golf

Michelle chats with someone about the newly opened Inglewood Mini Golf!

Duration: 00:16:28 | Date: 15 October, 2021

Stratford - Music and Art

Guess where we weren't today? That's right....we weren't in Stratford, but we still got to talk to some of our favourite Stratford humans:
- Laurence Cooper, musician since ages ago, on which of the Blues greats inspired him and continue to do so, and
- Rhonda Bunyan, Director of the fabulous Percy Thomson Gallery, on art, resilience, supporting local, and kindness always

Duration: 00:49:08 | Date: 8 October, 2021

Hawera - Arts, Whanau Centre and Bizlink

In today's virtual trip to Hawera we meet Michaela Stoneman to share some STDC arts initiatives, Nicky Baker from ST Whanau Centre explains the services they offer, and the difference they make, and Nikki and Petra from Bizlink keep us updated on the Hawera business community..

Duration: 00:59:43 | Date: 1 October, 2021

Waitara Kai Resilience

Radio on Wheels takes a virtual trip to Waitara this week, to catch up with an old friend. Pounamu Skelton is passionate about Kai Resilience, and about sharing her passion and knowledge far and wide. Tune in to hear about the upcoming programme Tātai Tāngata Ki Te Whenua, an online community working together to support the growing of kai at home.

Duration: 00:35:27 | Date: 24 September, 2021

Zoom Special

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:37:56 | Date: 20 August, 2021

Opunake

This week we meet with Lisa and Bodhi, who share information about the next Opunake Players Production and the contents of Bodhi's snack box, Megan and Bert, 2 of the dedicated committee members organizing this year's National Art Awards, and Bihendra from Indian Tadka, who shares his family's story, and a tantalizing taste of their restaurant's fare.

Duration: 00:48:06 | Date: 6 August, 2021

Patea

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories.

Duration: 00:42:49 | Date: 30 July, 2021

Vaccination Rollout News, and Financial Coaching with Youchange

This week we were in Stratford and our guests had some exciting news to share. Tune in to hear Mayor Neil Volzke and TDHB's Polly Catlin-Maybury announce the rollout of Stratford's Covid 19 Vaccination programme, and Min McKay from Youchange, explaining how she can help get your finances in order

Duration: 00:59:02 | Date: 23 July, 2021

Waitara

Hear the voices from around our region.
Each week the ART mobile studio parks up in a different town around the region and welcomes people in to tell their stories. This week we have Malcolm Pearce from Habitat for Humanity, Amy and Tiri from Pataka Kai - Waitara's Foodbank, Gina from Taranaki Outrigger Waka Ama Club, Margaret from Waitara Pharmacy.

Duration: 00:52:56 | Date: 16 July, 2021

Hawera

Today's guests are Rodney Maiden, from the Taranaki Vintage Machine Club, Gerard Langford and Ella Borrows from STDC, Nikki and Petra from Bizlink Hawera, and Patina Edwards, on Te hua o te tau hou - Kai Resilience in South Taranaki.

Duration: 00:59:57 | Date: 25 June, 2021

Eltham


Can't believe we haven't parked up in Eltham before - today was epic! Meet Lorna Davies, Chairperson for The Village Gallery Committee, Lindsay Maindonald, mountaineer, artist, and Eltham/ Kaponga Community Board member, Mark Bellringer, STDC Councillor, painter/ photographer, and co-owner of eclectic design store The Bank, and Ash Muralidhar, Environmental Educator for Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust.

Duration: 00:55:44 | Date: 18 June, 2021

Patea

Duration: 00:57:07 | Date: 11 June, 2021

Stratford

Duration: 00:58:31 | Date: 4 June, 2021

Waitara

Duration: 00:49:31 | Date: 28 May, 2021

Hawera - ST Creative Space, Chamber Hub South, and Dion Clement

This week we meet:-
Erin from South Taranaki Creative Space, sharing news of Saturday Indoor Markets
Sue, also from there, promoting her Creative Inclusion workshops, for those with different abilities
Monica and Tina from Chamber Hub South, explaining how they match employers with jobseekers
and Dion Clement, a young man who's been getting on with life since nearly losing his at age 13.

Duration: 00:55:29 | Date: 21 May, 2021

Opunake

Duration: 00:55:37 | Date: 13 May, 2021

Stratford - Helping Hands, Te Popo Gardens, Wellness Series

This week we take a virtual trip to Stratford, Midhurst and Eltham. Tune in to meet Amanda Heynie, who with husband Les, runs Te Popo Gardens, Toni Tolland, the brains behind Helping Hands, and Amy Kingston, from the Heart of Taranaki, to introduce the upcoming Wellness Series

Duration: 00:41:28 | Date: 30 April, 2021

Hawera

Duration: 1:00:23 | Date: 23 April, 2021

Patea

Michelle and Andre head out to Patea to talk to the wonderful people in the community.

Duration: 00:46:21 | Date: 16 April, 2021

Waitara

Duration: 00:51:54 | Date: 2 April, 2021

Stratford

Whakaahurangi. Stratford. Whatever you may call this Taranaki town, it rocks!
Meet Jo Stallard, of Stratford Shakespeare Trust, who tells us about the Shakespeare-themed festival in April; Amy Kingston from Stratford Council, who knows everything there is to know about the Prospero Market, held on the last Saturday of the month; Kate Fairhurst, from Stratford Library and Information Centre, on the role the library plays in the community - it's more than just books! and Di Gleeson, of Central Taranaki Safe Community Trust, with exciting information about Neighbours Day, and how buying a new carseat for your child can make you $100!

Duration: 00:47:13 | Date: 19 March, 2021

Hawera

Radio on Wheels was parked up in Hawera today, and we can't wait to introduce you to our guests!
Graeme Thompson from the Hawera Tramping Club, Ella Borrows from South Taranaki District Council, Marianne Forsythe, from Hawera Community Patrols, and Anthony Dunn, founder of Koryo Taekwondo.

Duration: 00:57:08 | Date: 12 March, 2021

Opunake

Opunake today, and though the sun wasn't shining our lovely guests were! Meet Jenny from Opunake Lakeside Lions, who tells us about an upcoming Community Dog Walk, James Langton, superhero to many, and founder of Barbed Wire Boxing, Pero Brophy, Head Boy of Opunake High School, who shares what he loves about OHS, and the upcoming gala.

Duration: 00:57:32 | Date: 26 February, 2021

Coastal School Special

A special stop to meet some of the students and staff at Coastal Taranaki School

Duration: 1:00:20 | Date: 12 February, 2021

Opunake

The team visits Opunake Beach Holiday Park to talk with locals and holidaymakers. Thanks to all the happy campers who came in for a chat, including Maddy, Hayley, Adrian, Sahara, Taylor, Addy, Briar, Sophie, Carly, and Jade.

Duration: 00:57:42 | Date: 29 January, 2021

Urenui

An awesome day was had at Urenui Beach Camp! Thanks to all the folks who came in for a chat, including Lena, Ava, Zoe, Sydney, Riley, Blake, Isaac, Jordan and Lara.
We also popped in on Cafe 487 and Village Vintage, so listen in for our chat with Karen and Melissa right at the end.

Duration: 00:48:39 | Date: 22 January, 2021