Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Friday feast as Nic Pegg sign off Plains FM

Nic Pegg and Ken
Ellis in the studio
Click to enlarge

Nic Pegg and Ken Ellis in the studio

Friday feast of local breakfast radio as Nic Pegg signs off at Plains FM Mornings

Plains FM Mornings host Nic Pegg presents his last programme this week on Friday 28 August, 8am - 10am on Plains FM96.9

A retrospective celebrating the diverse content of Mornings will play in the second hour including program material from the last 2 1/2 years.

Nicolas has edited interviews with broadcasters Ken Ellis and Jim Mora, director Elric Hooper, actor Jon Gadsby, authors Tim Shadbolt and Joe Bennet, 'Barefoot Cinema' documentary director Gerard Smythe, architect Sir Miles Warren, entrepreneur Stephen Collins, chef Richard Till and Officer in Charge of Road Policing, Greg Murton.with live performances from Flip Grater, Hot Club Sandwich, Fiona Pears and Twisted Oak.

Studio guests in the first hour include Mayor Bob Parker, Artspace critic Jamie Hanton and sports commentator Mark Belcher.

Plains FM Mornings will continue with new host Edward Swift, currently producer of the programme.

You can listen to the programme live on 96.9FM, live streaming at or you can download or listen to a podcast.

Nicolas Pegg is Producer/Director for Christchurch production company Prologue. Documentary work with Sumner Lifeboat will increase as their new slipway launched lifeboat is nearing completion. Prologue also has documentary "Toe The Line: The Art Of Robin Judkins" screening on Documentary Channel. You can find out more @


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Howard Davis: Avantdale Bowling Club

Auckland rapper and MC Tom Scott brought his stunning jazz-infused Taite Music Prize-winning project Avantdale Bowling Club to the Opera House headlining Wellington's 2020 Jazz Festival. More>>

Howard Davis: Kevin Field Quintet

With the hardest pews in town and an icon of Ruth Bader Ginsburg adorning the walls, St Peter's Church added a distinctly spiritual element to the debut of three new pieces by Kiwi jazz pianist and composer Kevin Field that celebrated our common humanity. More>>

Stage: Wellington’s Theatre Awards To Go Ahead

The Wellington Theatre Awards will go ahead despite a devastating year for New Zealand’s creative sector. Wellington Theatre Awards Trust Chair Tom Broadmore said, “the creative sector, and Wellington’s vibrant theatre sector has been gutted by the ... More>>

Journalism: An Icon Returns. New-Look North & South Magazine Hits Shelves

One of New Zealand’s most iconic magazines, North & South, is back on the shelves this week – with new independent ownership. The magazine, which has set the benchmark for investigative journalism in New Zealand since 1986, relaunches this week, ensuring ... More>>

Howard Davis: Three New Art Books for Xmas

Massey University and Te Papa Presses have published three new art books just in time for Xmas: Dick Frizzell's Me, According to the History of Art, Railways Studios, celebrating unique examples of government-sponsored advertising and design, and Nature - Stilled, Jane Ussher's extraordinary photographs of flora and fauna from the museum's natural history collections.

Howard Davis: Troy Kingi Rules The San Fran

The award-winning Northland musician performed songs from his new record The Ghost of Freddie Cesar, the fourth installment in his 10/10/10 series - ten albums in ten years in ten genres. More>>

Howard Davis: The Phoenix Foundation Rises From The Ashes (& Chris O'Connor Talks)

Simultaneously dreamy and structured, understated and subtle, spacious and hypnotic, The Phoenix Foundation's new album Lifeline includes gorgeous vocal harmonies, lilting lyrics with no lack of wry, self-deprecating humour, and gently weeping guitar parts. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland