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Hear the voices from around our region.

Airing time: Fridays, 8am, and replayed Tuesdays, 8am

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.  

Michelle Caravan v2

Care for a Cup of Tea?

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


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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: 01:00:20 | Date: 12 February, 2021


The team visit Opunake Beach Holiday Park to talk with locals and holiday makers. 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


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

Oakura 3

...and last but most certainly not least we have the 3rd of our Radio On Wheels Oakura shows. Honestly, so many interesting people to meet:-
-Adam Bridges, budding film maker, and Tom Butland, worldclass surfer. Two young men who are truly going places
-Rosie Moyes, who photographed the village during lockdown, and shares this work in her beautiful book, Oakura See-19 (what a perfect Christmas gift!)
-Dr Lisa Connelly and Jenny from Integrative Dermatology, on why Oakura was the perfect place to set up their clinic
-and it's all strung together with the beautiful music of Ian Wallace, and also Bailey and Nixon

Duration: 00:41:35 | Date: 11 December, 2020

Oakura Pt 2

They are a chatty lot, and so we were able to record 3 shows in a row. This is the second in the Oakura series

Duration: 00:52:51 | Date: 4 December, 2020

Oakura 1

Last week we were warmly welcomed by the people of Oakura. They are a chatty lot, and so we were able to record 3 shows in a row. In this, the first of the three, you'll meet Barb Olsen - Proprietor of Lemonwood Eatery, and plant-based culinary pioneer, Lizaan Hale - Curator of the Oakura Makers Market, Bailey and Nixon - two very talented young musicians, Ian Wallace - Musician and Barber extraordinaire, and Craig Hattle and Mary Bishop - proud supporters of James' church Oakura

Duration: 01:01:10 | Date: 27 November, 2020


Today in Waitara we met some wonderful locals with stories to tell: Mike Kettle, of Beautify Waitara, who tells tales of epic murals and those who create them and Tracey Bryant, from Pataka Kai, sharing details of this year's Xmas Food Drive (and how you and your mates can help)

Duration: 00:43:18 | Date: 13 November, 2020