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A selection of one-off programmes or significant interviews

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From time to time something special comes along that just has to be made available for all to hear. These special broadcasts are one-off programmes or significant interviews that have featured on Access Radio Taranaki.


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Celebrating Dress For Success

Joi Gordon, CEO Dress For Success Worldwide, was in New Zealand to help celebrate NZ Dress For Success's 20th anniversary. She found the time to talk to us at ART, during her whirlwind stop in New Plymouth, about the impact Dress For Success has on the women, their children and the world. Powerful stuff.

Duration: 00:22:12 | Date: 21 June, 2019

Speaking Race Unity

A selection of speeches presented by New Plymouth students in the recent Race Unity Speech competition (including the national winner of the competition).

Duration: 00:56:16 | Date: 1 June, 2019

Pikikore and Tihikura Korero

Pikikore Moore and Tihikura Hohaia are direct descendants of the original owners of the land variously known as Moungaroa/ Windy Point/ Blagdon Hill, from where Access Radio Taranaki broadcasts. This land is now listed for sale. In this programme, Pikikore and Tihikura talk about the history of the land and what it means to them that this important landmark is about to be sold.

Duration: 01:15:34 | Date: 4 May, 2019

Taranaki ECE

On 23 April, Access Radio Taranaki was visited by a group of 80 ECE teachers from Taranaki as part of their field trip around Taranaki paa sites.

Duration: 00:12:35 | Date: 24 April, 2019

Global Women 'Activate Leadership'

Global Women is a collaboration of New Zealand's most influential women leaders promoting inclusion and diversity for improved societal and economic growth. In Oct/Nov 2018, they brought their ‘Activate Leadership’ Programme to New Plymouth - the first time they have been to regional NZ. This podcast was made by those Taranaki women who took part in the programme.

Duration: 00:26:57 | Date: 13 April, 2019

Yusuf Khan On Being A Kiwi Muslim

Yusuf Khan, a leader in the New Plymouth Muslim Community, shares his story and reaction to the recent events in Christchurch

Duration: 00:31:24 | Date: 18 March, 2019