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Hear the voices from around our region.

Airing time: 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

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


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What a fabulous day we had in Whakaahurangi (Stratford). Hear the korero with Amy Kingston and Peter Boyd from Stratford District Council, with news on school holiday activities and more, Jason Kowalewski, Chairman of the TET King's Theatre Trust, sharing some surprising stories about the building, and a very clever plan, and Scotty Armstrong - musician, teacher, dad, and newly-minted Stratford local

Duration: 00:48:55 | Date: 15 September, 2020


Meet some of Hawera's most delighful and creative locals. Introducing Jenny Purdon and Cheryl Filbee - friends, and artists exhibiting at the Lysaght Watt Gallery's Post Lockdown Shenanigans show, Carl from South Taranaki Creative Space, also an artist, who loves to share his skills through workshops, and the lovely Mia, whose words are as inspiring as her harekeke weaving

Duration: 00:54:46 | Date: 8 September, 2020


Duration: 00:46:11 | Date: 1 September, 2020

Best of Winter 2020

We have John Muldroch Hawera – all about Ham radio; Mike Kettle and Waiata Healy – Korero about Waitara; Nelson Polutu – all about Tutaki Youth

Duration: 00:58:41 | Date: 25 August, 2020


Duration: 00:59:38 | Date: 18 August, 2020


A Maori Music Month special, with dedications and requests from the people of Patea

Duration: 00:56:31 | Date: 11 August, 2020


...and yesterday's trip was to Stratford. Helen & Mike told us all about the upcoming Westend Hire Stratford Street Sprints.

Duration: 00:55:06 | Date: 4 August, 2020


Last week Andre and Michelle ventured to Hawera for a chat with John Muldrock, ham radio enthusiast and Secretary of the South Taranaki Amateur Radio Club, Anne- Louise from South Taranaki District Libraries, and Jamie from Steampunk Coffee (who really does make a punking good brew). Listen to find out what drives them

Duration: 00:54:47 | Date: 28 July, 2020


Duration: 00:52:57 | Date: 21 July, 2020


In Opunake today we meet some incredible local artists and hear about their art, their stories, and their lives in this creative little town. Claire Jensen of The Brown Bach Studio, Emmanuelle Charmant of Little French Bird Photography, Tabatha Forbes of Forbes & Flay, Liz Sinclair of Pihama Lavender, and to mix it up a little, Mike from Coastal Community Transport pops in too.

Duration: 00:56:03 | Date: 14 July, 2020


Meet Katherine Bosworth, who explains there is much more to South Taranaki libraries than just books; learn from artist Michaela Stoneman about the Patea Pou Project, soon to grace the golf course; get the inside word on the Rugby and other sports clubs from Kate Murdoch, and find out who's running Cafe Fika

Duration: 00:55:45 | Date: 7 July, 2020


How good does it feel to be back on the road??? Such a great time in Stratford today. Our guests were Nelson from Tutaki Youth on the amazing work they do, Bridget from Stratford Library on school holiday activities, Rhonda from the Percy Gallery on Emergence Award, and Laurence and Leona of Fig Jam on art, slowing down, and creativity

Duration: 00:50:51 | Date: 30 June, 2020