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What's On Air this week at Wellington Access Radio

Kia ora,

Over 120 radio programmes in more than 25 languages. Have a look below to see all the exciting programmes coming up this week on Wellington Access Radio, the voice of our Wellington Community.

If you missed the awesome interview with CARMEN RUPE, NZ's first iconic out-and-out drag queen, check it out here http://accessradio.org.nz/community_zone.html

If you missed our chat with smash hit musician BASSHUNTER last week, check it out on line at http://www.accessradio.org.nz/youth_zone.html

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

Monday C Zone: Yolanda and Jen catch up with one of New Zealand's best-known actors, Miranda Harcourt and award winning writer Stuart McKenzie will be live in studio to talk about their latest collaboration, Biography of My Skin. Jen and Yolanda also catch an interview with 2009 APRA Silver Scroll winner Lawrence Arabia.

Tuesday C Zone: Yenping and Laura will hear about Explosive Expression, an exhibition commemorating the 2 year anniversary of the State Terror Raids. Also, The Italian Film Festival, the new face of grassroots student activism and a unique fundraiser which includes Belly Dancing on Petone Wharf.

Thursday C Zone: Dave and Crystal meet international funk legends, Vortex Tribe.

*Check out the new Community Zone blog for fantastic podcasts and giveaway prizes: http://accessradioblog.org/
And catch up on any shows you’ve missed by listening to the podcasts here; http://www.accessradio.org.nz/community_zone.html

Youth Zone (English) : Tue-Thu 3.30-5pm
Youth-focused mix of music, news, and guests presented by our awesome Youth Zone crew! Check our recent interviews with Basshunter, Greg Murphy, Kate Rodger and Polly Gillespie on their webpage; http://www.accessradio.org.nz/youth_zone.html

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.

Call 04 385 8783 during the programme to request a song!

Worldbeat (English) : Fri 10-11pm

Offbeat music from around the world. This week features rhythms from Africa, blues from the United States and vocals from Europe. Join Victoria Quade as she travels the world live from the Wellington Access Radio studios.

Visit http://www.accessradio.org.nz/world_beat.html or http://www.tymar.com/worldbeat/ to find out more.

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 Velena McKay. She will discuss her original acoustic folk music, where her travels are taking her next and play a live set.

Listen to Terry’s Songwriters Show podcasts on http://www.accessradio.org.nz/terrys_songwriters_show.html

From the Vaults (English) : Sun 9-10pm

From the Vaults is a look back into the history of Wellington Access Radio programming. Listen in to programmes that were first heard back in April 1981 up until the mid 1990s. Each week you will sample some of the different cultures, voices and points of interest affecting the Wellington Communities from 'back when…' This week is Womenzone, our Feminist Programme from the 90’s, hosted by Helen Corrigan.

Check out From the Vaults podcasts online http://accessradio.org.nz/from_the_vaults.html

Humble, worldly and fabulous! Carmen Rupe with Jevan on Community Zone


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