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Wellington Access Radio Programme

Kia ora, please read below for a quick look at what’s on air this week on Wellington Access Radio 783am – Your community station. For the week of June 1-7:

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The Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra’s Sam Auger and Carmel Russell play live to air on Monday’s Community Zone Programme

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

It may be June but New Zealand Music Month lives on! Tune in to Monday’s Community Zone with Yolanda and Jen for one final chance to hear breath-taking acoustic sets from local artists Ryan Prebble and The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, recorded live and exclusive in the studio. Hear from the Phoenix Foundation as Yolanda catches up with Samuel Flynn Scott and Luke Buda and find out what they have to say about being the most-voted-for band on the Wellington Access Radio's Mixtape. Plus Carrie Hunter from Kiwi By Proxy chats about her U.S. based online radio programme for New Zealand music. And did you switch your lights off for Earth Hour earlier this year? This Wednesday, Thorndon School is helping WWF reveal the number of New Zealanders who took part in Earth Hour, at a very special event at Parliament. Yolanda and Jen talk to the students and teachers at this Enviroschool and find out how they are making the whole city their

Country Hour With Peter Banks (English) : Sat 1.30-2.30pm, Every 4 Weeks

Great country music with Peter Banks and the Wellington Country and Western Club. Some top artists featuring this week include: Charley Pride, Kenny Rogers, Isla Grant, Mary Duff, Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, Eddie Rabbit and Noel Driver aka the ‘Blind Stoned Cowboy’.

Channel C (Chinese) : Sun 4.30-5pm

This weeks programme will be a relaxed talk style show with guests from different regions of China sharing stories about their time living in New Zealand.

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 Two: Daniel Cheng from Hong Kong and Christine Goodman from Wellington Community Interpreting Services. Bought to you by Settlement Support.

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