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For Krauts and Kiwis Everywhere

German language show

Airing time: Mondays, 9am (Sundays 9pm in Germany)

Hi.  I am Wolfgang, a German who has recently moved back to New Zealand, and I want to share my love for the German language.  So listen in and enjoy interesting and intriguing articles about life and current affairs in New Zealand, Germany, and other parts of the world.  What's new, and what is on the news, here and there.

This fortnightly, 30 min show is presented in German, and is for Krauts and Kiwis everywhere.



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With Guest Ebru Part 2

Duration: 00:36:24 | Date: 14 June, 2021

Paula and Josh

Paula tells us how she met Josh who is a musician having toured in Germany and other places in Europe.

Duration: 00:59:33 | Date: 31 May, 2021

Ebru from Berlin

Ebru talks about her experiences on Great Barrier Island, the NZ way of life and the mentality of people in NZ.

Duration: 00:32:48 | Date: 17 May, 2021

New Normal After Covid

New normality after Covid in Auckland, 50,000 people at Six60 rock concert in Eden Park. New Zealand’s proposed new legislation in regard to smoking. What Germans have to do to take part in the elections for the new German parliament in September 2021.

Duration: 00:35:22 | Date: 10 May, 2021

Kiwi Chicks in Frankfurt and Holy Relics in Christchurch

Jacinda Arden had a newly discovered weta named after her. Holy relics were found in the collapsed ruins from the Christchurch earthquakes and a kiwi chick was born in Frankfurt Zoo.

Duration: 00:31:28 | Date: 19 April, 2021

Interview with Gabriela

Wolfgang interviews his daughter Gabriela about the difference between living in New Zealand and Germany.

Duration: 00:28:28 | Date: 12 April, 2021

Covid Regulations and the America's Cup

Today we talk about the new COVID regulations over Easter and New Zealand winning the America’s Cup. The people are overjoyed.

Duration: 00:28:50 | Date: 29 March, 2021

With Franziska

On todays show we interview Franziska and talk about the difference between New Zealand and German bread.

Duration: 00:31:05 | Date: 22 March, 2021

Tsunamis, Whales and Luminescent Sharks

Today's conversation involved:-+
1. a recent tsunami warning for the east coast. Volcanoes here and there, active and seemingly dormant.
2. Migratory whales stranding at Farewell Spit
3. Luminescent sharks found around Chatham Islands. A biological sensation!

Duration: 00:31:06 | Date: 15 March, 2021

A Thought Experiment

Wolfgang ponders the course of the sun in the northern vs southern hemispheres. A petrified Kauri tree reveals the pole change from South to North 42,000 years ago. What were the implications then, and possibly even now?

Duration: 00:28:21 | Date: 8 March, 2021