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What's happening on Access Radio

What's happening on Access Radio

Kia ora,


Hope you have a few moments to spare to catch up with what’s on the most local radio station in Wellington. We have a couple of brand new programmes which are very exciting! Tune in to hear over 120 programmes in more than 25 languages! Plus we podcast and stream- so you can listen write now at your desk!


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. Recent interviewees include Brett McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords, Drag Queen Carmen Rupe and award winning musician Lawrence Arabia. Get in touch if you have a community event that needs promoting!


Interested in Poetry? Wellington Arts? Film? Women in business? Catch up on any Community Zone programmes you’ve missed by listening to the podcasts at


Monday C Zone: Jen and Yolanda catch up with comedian Jacquie Brown about her TV series and new book, then hear about Collapsing Creation a play about Darwin as well as continuing their coverage of BLOW.


Tuesday C Zone: Yenping get’s the inside scoop on the especial guest opening Vincents Annual Group Art Exhibition, tries to decipher the mystery of Death and the Dreamlife of Elephants and catches up with Wellington’s premier comedienne, Caroline E. Waltz.


Thursday C Zone: Crystal and Dave cover the Show Me Shorts Film Festival and enjoy a live set with ROY G and the BIVinators.


*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!
Wednesday Y Zone: Dot, Dot, Dot from School of Rock is in the studio to play a live set!
Thursday Y Zone: Black Flame from School of Rock is in the studio to play a live set!
Check out recent interviews with Mike Peru, Basshunter and Diesel Phoenix here
From the Vaults (English) : Mon 1-2pm *NEW DAY, NEW TIME!

From the Vaults is an hilarious look back into the history of Wellington Access Radio programming.  Today it’s all about the kids!  We have an episode of NOISE WORKS! from 1994, an interview with a young girl who visited India and two children’s stories.  NOISE WORKS! is a regular holiday programme where the kids get to take control of the airwaves.  This episode from 1994 has the theme of conservation and consists of interviews with the Wellington Zoo, the Body Shop and Environmentalist Steve Dixon.  Has anything changed in the past 15 years?  Listen in to find out!

Check out podcasts here


The A Team (English) : Tue 3-3.30pm 

Brendan and Dan storming the airwaves with great tunes! An awesome mix of classic pop music and news tunes to get you dancing through your Tuesday afternoon. Expect Madonna, Fergie, Pink and MJ- plus a fair few Star Wars references too!

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.

Check out podcasts here


World Teacher (English) : Sat 10-10.30am

The World Teacher is here for all humanity. He comes as an educator, in the broadest sense. This month’s programme features an article about UFOs and the reasons for their increasing appearances around the world. In particular the appearance of the 'star-like luminary' which signals Maitreya's first television interview.

For more information about all aspects of the World Teacher's emergence visit:  

Check out podcasts here

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 Scott Staples and Karl Levo. They’ll chat about their original acoustic pop and play a live set.


Check out podcasts here

No Labels (English) : Sat 3-3.30pm
This week the show by, for and about people living with disabilities talks to Anne Hawker from the Ministry of Social Development.  They also catch up with Paul Gibson of Capital & Coast DHB about a recent hospital tour for blind/visually-impaired people.
Check out podcasts here  


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

EarthSounZ On Access offers interviews and music from diverse cultures: mainstream, traditional and experimental. 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. Eric is keen to hear from local musicians who want to bring their music to a wider audience in both performance and interviews.  This week Eric features WOMAD 2010 and there's an interview with British folk band The Unthanks. 

Check out podcasts here:


Camp FM (English/ NZ Campanese) : Sun 9-10pm

Camp FM is New Zealand’s gayest radio show and our newest programme! It broadcasts weekly with Aaron and Andy, in association with Get It On (!   Featuring interviews, debate, talkback, news, events, competitions, and a collection of handbag pop music, Camp FM is everything a gay needs on the radio.

Check out podcasts here


Have a fabulous week. Listen in!

Hei kona mai,


Laura Daly


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