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Highlights on Wgtn Access Radio this week 23.11.09

highlights on Wellington Access Radio this week

Community Zone (English) : Mon-Thu 5-6pm

The best local radio show in Wellington! – Community Zone celebrates our awesome grassroots communities with brilliant local news, notices, reviews and special guests. Get in touch if you know a community event that needs promoting!

Monday C Zone: Yolanda is joined by guest host Sarah Harpur (2009 Raw Comedy Quest Champion). They’ll chat with Dougal Austin, curator of the Kura Pounamu exhibition at Te Papa and Chris Yeabsley, a local musician from bands like The Eggs and Ye Merry Fools. A giveaway CD for Ye Merry Fools too!

Tuesday C Zone: Yenping and Laura chat to Lee about the Reel Brazil Film Festival.

Wednesday C Zone: Janice and George host a White Ribbon Day Special.

Interested in Non Violence? Wellington Music? Mags? Catch up on any Community Zone programmes you’ve missed by listening to the podcasts at http://www.accessradio.org.nz/community_zone.html

Oye Latino! (Spanish) : Thu 6-7.30pm
The headlines of the most prominent cultural events in Latin America and the Wellington Latino Community. The most important heath lines, including excerpts on peoples struggles in Latin America. Up dates on the Honduras Resistance and the people’s daily demonstrations. Community News and events for the Wellington Latin America Community.
Check out podcasts here http://www.accessradio.org.nz/oye_latino.html

Le'o 'o e Kalifanafana (Tongan) : Thurs 9-10pm
A programme for the Tongan peole of Wellington, discussing current issues relating to social and economic development. There is also news from the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs as well as news about government programmes and services and relevant current affairs.
Check out podcasts here http://www.accessradio.org.nz/leo_o_e_kalifanafana.html

Terry’s Songwriters Show (English) : Sat 2.30-3pm

An award winning programme about Wellington songwriters presented by Terry Shore. This week Terry catches up with Sean Feehan of the Placid Saints. They’ll chat about their original acoustic rock and play a live set.

Check out podcasts here http://www.accessradio.org.nz/terrys_songwriters_show.html

EarthSounZ On Access (English) : Sat 6-7pm

EarthSounZ On Access offers interviews and music from diverse cultures: mainstream, traditional and experimental. This week’s show will feature music from Zimbabwe, including an interview with Oliver Mtukudzi. Presented by Eric Hathaway, the show will draw upon the voices and talents of musicians from New Zealand’s ethnic communities whether they be European, African, Pacific, Asian or from the Americas.
Check out podcasts here: http://accessradio.org.nz/earthsounz_on_access.html
Thanks for reading, have a great week!


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