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Positively Ageing

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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Richard Anderson

Lance talks with Richard Anderson, the new executive officer of Age Concern Taranaki about how the new job is going.

Duration: 00:28:27 | Date: 18 September, 2023

Lester Earl Remembering Brian Hannam

Lance Girling-Butcher and Lester Earl talk about Brian Hannam’s contribution to amateur theatre in New Plymouth. Lester was a set designer for some of Brian’s most outstanding productions.

Duration: 00:29:13 | Date: 4 September, 2023

The Good Cafe with Jennifer Smart

Gordon chats with Jennifer Smart about St Marys's Cathedral, the community cafe which has been renamed to 'The Good Cafe', and how the vicarage has been refurbished.

Duration: 00:28:49 | Date: 21 August, 2023

Claire Lamb

Gordon talks with Claire Lamb about her love of and involvement in music, her passion involvement, and her community involvement.

Duration: 00:28:37 | Date: 7 August, 2023

Kinsley Sampson Part 2

Gordon talks with Kinsley Sampson about his childhood in Waitara, his love for music, and his involvement in the council.

Duration: 00:27:59 | Date: 17 July, 2023

Kinsley Sampson Part 1

Gordon talks with Kinsley Sampson about his childhood in Waitara, his love for music, and his involvement in the council.

Duration: 00:28:29 | Date: 10 July, 2023

Harry Duynhoven Part 2

Lance talks with Harry Duynhoven about his time in government and the work he's done in politics.

Duration: 00:29:38 | Date: 19 June, 2023

Harry Duynhoven_Part 1

Lance chats with Harry Duynhoven about his life, his love for cars, and his involvement with Habitat for Humanity and Air Quality Asia

Duration: 00:29:11 | Date: 12 June, 2023

Sailing to Entrepreneurial Success

Lance chats with Jane Simonson about Ray White’s involvement in sailing and her huge contribution to theatre and the Taranaki Hospice.

Duration: 00:29:25 | Date: 29 May, 2023

With Guest Dale Copeland

Dale shares her thoughts and experiences, particularly in the art world. "An inspirational, dynamic, positive ball of creative energy"

Duration: 28:9 | Date: 15 May, 2023

Sensory Delight Amongst the Plants

Lance talks with Channell Carrick from Puke Ariki about the latest exhibition - 'State of Nature - Picturing the Silent Forest' and making it accessible to all.

Duration: 00:27:42 | Date: 1 May, 2023