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Sweet Talk: Past Episodes 2018

Alessandra takes the funky personalities and stories from local community and shares them with you over a cuppa. Nearly always fun and hardly ever too serious.

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Artists, poets, musicians, local community groups, writers, schools, the mayor, or simply friends – all are welcome.

If you have a message to get out, a call out for new members, an event to promote, you can join her as a guest. Contact the station on 06 751 3720 to arrange a date. 

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Podcasts

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Steph Matuku - Author

Local author Steph Matuku has just had her first releases - not one, but TWO children's books with a uniquely Māori perspective.

Duration: 00:57:13 | Date: 25 October, 2018

Nicola Ngarewa

Nicola Ngarewa - Educator extraordinaire and new Spotswood College principal, talks about her vision for Spotswood and for education in NZ.

Duration: 00:55:12 | Date: 19 December, 2018

Everything's Gonna be Alright

Duration: 00:57:33 | Date: 18 December, 2018

What Access Radio Did This Year

A look back over some of the high points of 2018

Duration: 00:59:38 | Date: 11 December, 2018

Josh_Paddock Radio

Josh shares his experiences of travelling around New Zealand with his mobile radio station. Hear about the festivals, the music, and the people he meets.

Duration: 01:01:15 | Date: 6 December, 2018

Jane Dove Juneau

Guest host Virginia Winder talks with photographer Jane Dove-Juneau as she launches her new book of New Zealand nature photos

Duration: 01:02:13 | Date: 4 December, 2018

ESOL and 'Dreams of Flying' Authors

Duration: 00:41:13 | Date: 29 November, 2018

Rick Wood - New Plymouth Potters_Jacob from FDMC

Duration: 00:58:16 | Date: 27 November, 2018

Post Party Banter

Duration: 00:59:11 | Date: 22 November, 2018

Mayor Neil Holdom

Duration: 00:58:50 | Date: 21 November, 2018

Christmas Parade

Duration: 00:53:28 | Date: 20 November, 2018

No Duff_Westy West

Duration: 00:56:36 | Date: 15 November, 2018

Diwali With Midla and Rosie

Duration: 00:00:00 | Date: 8 November, 2018

Part 2_Pango

Duration: 00:19:39 | Date: 1 November, 2018

Part 1_Kevin Murphy

Duration: 00:34:15 | Date: 1 November, 2018

Our Mayor

Duration: 00:54:48 | Date: 31 October, 2018

Kevin Moran_Water Hikoi

Duration: 00:46:59 | Date: 30 October, 2018

Helen Brown_Bono and Beyond

Duration: 00:29:44 | Date: 23 October, 2018

Chanelling

Duration: 00:53:12 | Date: 18 October, 2018

Laine from Sustainable Backyards_'Cathy's Dance'

Duration: 00:52:18 | Date: 16 October, 2018

Working Together

Duration: 00:49:06 | Date: 11 October, 2018

Breast Cancer_Ria Hall Interview

Duration: 00:56:41 | Date: 9 October, 2018

Vision NP_Farmstrong

Duration: 00:51:55 | Date: 4 October, 2018

Dale Copeland and Connor Smith

Duration: 00:58:36 | Date: 20 September, 2018

Hospital Chaplain Joe Grey

Duration: 00:52:48 | Date: 18 September, 2018

Mandy Whyte - 'Dancing on a Razor's Edge'

Author Mandy Whyte talks about her book "Dancing on a Razor's Edge": The mother of a recovering meth addict, she calls for support for addicts' families to save their kids.

Duration: 00:53:32 | Date: 13 September, 2018

Helen Griffiths_Sticky Note Poetry

Duration: 00:23:54 | Date: 23 August, 2018

Simon Pierce_Janet Hunt

Alessandra talks Whale Sharks with expert Simon Pierce and Janet Hunt from Forest and Bird

Duration: 00:51:39 | Date: 16 August, 2018

Mayor Neil Holdom

Duration: 00:42:25 | Date: 15 August, 2018

Kerryn From YMCA's YHUB (youth hub)

Duration: 00:56:17 | Date: 14 August, 2018

Maori Music Month

Duration: 00:47:37 | Date: 7 August, 2018

We Are Alive

Duration: 00:51:53 | Date: 2 August, 2018

Josh Hickford - Survivor

Duration: 00:49:12 | Date: 31 July, 2018

The Holdom Family.

Duration: 00:47:36 | Date: 18 July, 2018

Craig Jeffery - Not One For Boredom

Duration: 00:55:06 | Date: 17 July, 2018

Adrian Sole - TedX New Plymouth

Duration: 00:51:36 | Date: 12 July, 2018

Life Unlimited

Duration: 00:55:57 | Date: 10 July, 2018

Taki Rua_Corduroy

Duration: 00:55:29 | Date: 5 July, 2018

Rammed Earth Building

Duration: 00:47:59 | Date: 3 July, 2018

Mayor Neil Holdom

Duration: 00:38:47 | Date: 27 June, 2018

Volunteering New Plymouth Manager, Maree Riordan

Duration: 00:51:39 | Date: 26 June, 2018

Maureen and Karen from Community Connections

Duration: 00:25:26 | Date: 21 June, 2018

ADLIB Festival

ADLIB Festival: Emily and Angela from Puke Ariki, Anne-Marie from Poppies Books, Helen - poet performer

Duration: 00:19:08 | Date: 21 June, 2018

Janet Hunt ADLIB

Duration: 00:46:01 | Date: 19 June, 2018

"Jeckyll and Hyde" comes to New Plymouth

Duration: 00:53:26 | Date: 14 June, 2018

Mayor

Duration: 00:52:56 | Date: 13 June, 2018

Wiiiiinnnnnndddd

Duration: 00:52:04 | Date: 12 June, 2018

Jodi Roebuck

Duration: 00:57:05 | Date: 7 June, 2018

Kati, Sustainable Taranaki

Duration: 00:56:27 | Date: 31 May, 2018

Taranaki Arts Trail 2018: Beth and Vicky

Duration: 00:55:55 | Date: 29 May, 2018

Kris_Alessandra_Mayor

Duration: 00:59:24 | Date: 23 May, 2018

Karlos Drinkwater, Acting in 'Yours Truly'

Duration: 00:45:41 | Date: 22 May, 2018

No More Duck Face

Duration: 00:55:29 | Date: 26 April, 2018

Lance Girling Butcher_Megan Wood

Duration: 00:55:50 | Date: 24 April, 2018

Artist David Le Fleming

Duration: 00:59:40 | Date: 19 April, 2018

Chris Hill

Duration: 00:55:53 | Date: 17 April, 2018

Fay Looney

Duration: 00:55:57 | Date: 12 April, 2018

Adnand Belushi - Future Humans Lab

Duration: 00:55:34 | Date: 5 April, 2018

Mayor Holdom

Duration: 00:57:15 | Date: 4 April, 2018

Alistair Ross - Govett Brewster Art Gallery_Pete The Poet

Duration: 00:58:28 | Date: 3 April, 2018

Denise - Marinoto Resthome_Robb Wright - Taranaki Arts Trail

Duration: 00:56:23 | Date: 29 March, 2018

Robin Page

Duration: 00:56:55 | Date: 22 March, 2018

Terry - Hearing Dogs NZ and Taranaki Arts Trail Cherol Filbee

Duration: 00:52:52 | Date: 20 March, 2018

Sharon Armstrong_The Collaboration Art Space

Duration: 00:57:21 | Date: 15 March, 2018

Tame Iti is at WOMAD

Featuring a phone interview with Tame Iti

Duration: 00:22:58 | Date: ,

Apirana Taylor

Duration: 00:51:13 | Date: 8 March, 2018

Poet Harry Giles

Duration: 00:26:56 | Date: 6 March, 2018

Artists Amanda Hewlett and Jana Branca

Duration: 00:28:45 | Date: 6 March, 2018

Air Training Corp

Duration: 00:56:00 | Date: 1 March, 2018

Multi-ethnic Extravaganza

Duration: 00:56:05 | Date: 22 February, 2018

Mayor Neil Holdom - Fitzroy Golf Course

Duration: 00:52:24 | Date: 21 February, 2018

Artists Derek Hughes and Richard Landers

Duration: 00:51:42 | Date: 20 February, 2018

Poet Dave Merritt

Duration: 00:56:11 | Date: 15 February, 2018

Venture Taranaki's Josh Talks on PSP Science in the Community

Duration: 00:56:30 | Date: 13 February, 2018

Vandana, Shiva and More

Duration: 00:57:23 | Date: 8 February, 2018

Cryptocurrency

With guests Wattie and Gavin

Duration: 00:54:47 | Date: 1 February, 2018

Body Image

Duration: 00:57:17 | Date: 25 January, 2018

Niyama Festival

Duration: 00:48:22 | Date: 23 January, 2018

We're Back

Duration: 01:02:01 | Date: 16 January, 2018