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What's on Air This Week at Wellington Access Radio

Community Zone (English): Mon 5-6pm

Tune in to Monday’s Community Zone with Yolanda and Jen to get the scoop on the reapers that you may have seen around town plus where to find the world’s largest and most prestigious annual press photography exhibit. Multi-talented and critically acclaimed fiction writer, playwright, theatre performer and director Jo Randerson will be live in studio to fill us in on the three grim reapers and a sexy Italian administrator in her latest play, Good Night The End currently at Downstage Theatre. Plus the organisers from the 52nd World Press Photo exhibition will be on hand to let us know what to expect from this amazing exhibit including the winning photo.

Don’t miss Tuesday’s Community Zone with Yenping and Laura as they enjoy a live set with local band, Blackbird.

*Check out the Community Zone blog for fantastic podcasts and giveaway prizes:

And catch up on any shows you’ve missed by listening to the podcasts here:

The Town & Country Radio Show (English): Mon 9-11pm

The Town & Country Show again tramps through a swag of brand new releases. This week it’s Country from outback to urban. From the USA there's the timeless Bill Rhoads, Malcolm Holcombe's throwback style, yet another Willie Nelson retrospective, the quirky Mark Stepanoff, and John Fogerty's back in business! From Scotland we've David Ferrard's latest. The Bop Ensemble's debut is from BC, Canada. We can't overlook a couple of excellent Aussie swing albums, one from Doug Bruce and the other is Ian "Bidge" Boyd's. And we're delving again into the compilation from Hillside, the Texas label.

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

The issues, culture and music of Latin America. This week on Oye Latino! expect music and poetry alongside important cultural news and commentary from Latin America. Discussion will cover the people’s struggles in Latin America with up dates from Honduras, Chiapas Mexico and U. S. A. Affairs on its international relations in Latin America. Also the blockade against Cuba and The Cuban 5. All this interwoven with the best música from Latin America and notices for Wellington’s Latin American Community.

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Worldbeat (English) : Fri 10-11pm

Offbeat music from around the world. In anticipation of the anniversary of women getting the right to vote in New Zealand on September the 19th 1893, Victoria Quade features global divas including Miriam Makeba, Roika Traore, and Amailia Rodrigues.

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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 a duo called The Joy Toys. Leona Palmer and Laurence Cooper will discuss their original folk rock sound and play a live set.

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WEA Educating for Social Change (English) : Sun 4-4.30pm

Every Sunday the Wellington Workers’ Educational Association brings you community and union news on Educating for Social Change. This week the programme continues to report on the Stop Night Class Cuts campaign and features social and political comment from Jim Delahunty.

Listen to Educating for Social Change podcasts on

Our next NOISE WORKS! School Holiday programme will be held in the October Holidays. An awesome chance for 8-12 year olds to get their voices heard! Give us a buzz for more information.


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