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This Week on Wellington Access Radio

This Week on Wellington Access Radio

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

Tonight Yolanda and Jen premiere the ultimate Wellington Mixtape! Throughout New Zealand Music Month they’ve been asking local musos to pick their favourite tracks by fellow Wellington bands or musicians – the top tracks will be played tonight during this special Community Zone marking the end of New Zealand Music Month 2009. Hear selections by Barnaby Weir, Age Pryor, Ryan Prebble, and more.
There will also be giveaways for listeners - be sure to tune in for your chance to tell the hosts your favourite Wellington Mixtape track and be in to win a New Zealand Music Month prize package.

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

It’s Youth Week and hosts Janice and George are joined by education providers for to get the lowdown on what’s happening around town for Wellington’s youth.

¡Oye Latino! (Spanish & English) : Thu 6-7.30pm

Celebrating our Latin American communities, with news, politics, culture and great music! Featuring readings Los Otros Cuentos del Sub-Marcos, La Historia, de la espada, El arvol, la piedra y el agua read by Juan Palomino. Poetry from mexican poet Jaime Sabines, and an interview with Elsa Valle, an educador from Peru, and music from Mexican musician Fidel Pimentel.
The programme finishes with current news from Latin America and community affairs from around Wellington.

Agewise (English) : Sat 3-3.30pm, Every 2 weeks, repeat Mon 4.30-5pm
This week AgeWise continues exploring the theme of being safe in the community with interviews with Trademe’s general counsel Christine Lanham who explains how to be protected when using online auctions, and ACC’s Andrew Hill will talk about injury prevention in the home.

YouthZone (English) : Wed 3.30-5pm
Support Youth Week by checking out a packed Youth Zone programme. Presenters Sanjay, Tyler and Bekkie chat with Sgt Alex MacKenzie who is running 140km from Linton Army Camp to Wellington in support of Canteen. His nephew Wayne, who is fighting cancer, will also be interviewed. And to celebrate the start of Youthline’s street appeal this Thursday, the guys are finding out a little more about what Youthline are up to. And it’s Battle of the Bands next weekend- listen in to find out more!

Terry’s Songwriters Show (English) : Saturdays 2.30-3pm
Host Terry Shore invites singer-songwriters to perform live on air to showcase their original music. The show is designed for unsigned musicians who are yet to be discovered. This week Terry’s guest is experimental/jazz/ambient musician Austin Boyle.

Niuean Community Programme (Niuean) : Sat 7-8.30pm
Positively fostering and promoting Niuean culture, language and traditions. This weeks show will continue Department of Building and Housing campaign on renting, plus community news, events and family notices from Wellington, Niue and other centres.

Lesbian Community Programme (English) : Sun 10am-11am
Host Prue Hyman will be interviewing Karen Moses who is one of the group organising the 2nd Asia Pacific Outgames, to be held in Wellington, March 2011. Planning is well under way for the sports, cultural events and conference, all of which plan to be very exciting. Karen will talk about the planning process, funding and what will happen in 2011. We will have regular updates every few months.

Educating for Social Change (English) : Sun 4-4.30pm
Presented by the Wellington Worker’s Educational Association (WEA), bringing community and union news for people interested in what’s going on, with political and social comment from Jim Delahunty in Behind the News. This week features the series "The Local State" which analyses how local government is influenced by businesses, with examples from recent Wellington history and the new structure in Auckland.

Welcome Home (English) : Sun 9-9.30pm

We listen to the different voices of people who have chosen to make New Zealand their home. Often leaving behind family and friends, they’ve stepped out in courage and hope, facing and overcoming the various challenges of adjusting to life in a foreign land.
Episode one: Making this Home – three women from China, Korea and the Philippines share their experiences. Bought to you by Settlement Support.

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