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Wellington Access Radio Upcoming Programs

ON AIR HIGHTLIGHT: From the Vaults (English) : Sun 9-10pm is an hilarious look back into the history of Wellington Access Radio programming. This week we look back at the programme Pacific Island Variety with Max Young (1994) followed by Polynesian Women’s Poetry from 1983. Catch previous programmes here

ONLINE HIGHLIGHT: George speaks with Bella Kalolo, the force behind New Zealand’s first concert in support of maternal health in the Pacific. Check out the podcast here

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

Interested in Wellington Music? Climate Change? Pacific Health? Palmistry? Catch up on any Community Zone programmes you’ve missed by listening to the podcasts at

Tuesday C Zone: Wonderful Wellington Women! Yenping and Laura catch up with Molly from Refugee Services Wellington, Sally from Her Business Network and award winning local artist Jane Kellehan! All are organizing unique charity fundraisers.

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

Youth Zone (English) : Tue-Thu 3.30-5pm
Youth-focused mix of music, news, and guests presented by our awesome Youth Zone crew!
Tuesday Y Zone: The crew catches up with Mike Peru from The Edge.
Check out recent interviews with Basshunter, Diesel Phoenix , Greg Murphy, Kate Rodger and Polly Gillespie here

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 Honduras 117 Days of Resistance and the people’s daily demonstrations. Community News and events for the Wellington Latin America Community. And planning for the Day of the Death in Wellington.
Listen to Oye Latino! podcasts on on

Leo 'o e Kalifanafana (Tongan): Thu 9-10pm
This programme was established in response to a desire for pacific communities to take up ownership and leadership of the poor outcomes of Pacific peoples in the areas of education, health, and crime. This week expect current issues relating to social and economic development, news from the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Communications and information about how to access government programmes and services.

Catch recent Leo 'o e Kalifanafana podcasts at

Capital Irish (English): Sun 12-1pm
A spirited programme including modern and traditional Irish music, book and movie reviews, Irish news, local events and activities with an Irish flavour, interviews and live music. This week Daniel McCaffery is in town to host the programme.
Missed Capital Irish recently? Listen to the podcasts here

The Voice of the Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori) : Fri 9-10pm
Sam Samuels presents a programme for the Cook Islands community packed with news from home, interesting local stories and police information. The Voice of the Cook Islands also includes notices for the Cook Islands community. This week there will be interviews in their Reo with guests from the Department of Building and Housing in Auckland. They will talk about rental properties, tenant’s rights, responsibilities and what the Department of Building and Housing can do for you.

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 Matt Betlamini. He’ll chat about his original acoustic rock sound, his plans for the future and play a live set.

Listen to Terry’s Songwriters Show podcasts on


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