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Conversations at Coast Access Radio - We talk with Sharyn Gunn from Kiwi Conservation Club about being the recipient of a Ti Kouka award from Forest and Bird.( 0:26:57)       
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Sharyn brings us wonderful stories from the 2 decade long involvement with KCC, the children's branch of Forest and Bird. Sharyn received the award for her exceptional service to the Kapiti-Mana branch and its Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC) for children. Sharyn has been involved with KCC for two decades and for much of that time was coordinator. Her enthusiasm ensured her love of nature was embraced by large numbers of children. She organised a huge number of outings for her KCC branch and members from the wider region.
Published: 20/07/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Jo Kendrick, takes us on her journey from a damaged childhood, through broken relationships, to a diagnosis of Body Dysmorphia which in turn led to Jo starting her own business “Body Journey”( 0:29:10)       
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In this week’s episode local business woman, Jo Kendrick, takes us on her journey from a damaged childhood, through broken relationships, to a diagnosis of Body Dysmorphia which in turn led to Jo starting her own business “Body Journey” to support other people who are struggling with body issues. A diverse range of conversations with people from Kapiti, Horowhenua and across New Zealand. Always interesting and surprising.
Published: 13/07/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Paul talks with Phil Glasson about the University of the 3rd Age; it's history, philosophy and Kapiti U3A activities.( 0:28:39)       
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A diverse range of conversations with people from Kapiti, Horowhenua and across New Zealand. Always interesting and surprising.
Published: 6/07/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Paul chats with Bruce McDonald and Janet Pirie-Hunter about Kenakena School's successful dyslexia programme( 0:30:11)       
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A diverse range of conversations with people from Kapiti, Horowhenua and across New Zealand. Always interesting and surprising.
Published: 29/06/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Nikki talks to DJ about his journey transitioning from female to male.( 0:26:17)       
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In this weeks episode, Nikki talks to DJ about his journey transitioning from female to male - starting with his realisation of gender dysmorphia in his final years of primary school to beginning medical transitioning last year.
Published: 22/06/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Nikki chats to Leo Barber, about his nearly two decades at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club as Course Superintendent and General Manager, and what his next career move is going to be.( 0:30:36)       
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Nikki chats to Leo Barber, about his nearly two decades at Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club as Course Superintendent and General Manager, and what his next career move is going to be. A diverse range of conversations with people from Kapiti, Horowhenua and across New Zealand. Always interesting and surprising.
Published: 15/06/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - In this episode Nikki chats to Claire Mance, who is the General Manager for the Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce, about what this organisation offers to and advocates for local businesses( 0:29:31)       
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In this episode Nikki chats to Claire Mance, who is the General Manager for the Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce, about what this organisation offers to and advocates for local businesses
Published: 25/05/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Toni Francis chats to Oliver about opening up a business during Covid, Argentina, and bringing food, music and culture to the people of Levin.( 0:22:11)       
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Toni Francis chats to Oliver in the Levin Mall Studio about the challenges of opening up a business during Covid, her travels to Argentina, and her desire to bring food, music and culture to the people of Levin.
Published: 18/05/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Pride NZ - In this week’s episode, Gareth Watkins and Roger Smith talk to Nikki about the 15 year journey of Pride NZ.( 0:42:24)       
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In this week’s episode, Gareth Watkins and Roger Smith talk to Nikki about the 15 year journey of Pride NZ, so far, and include some archival audio recording of our queer community from 1999 through to March 2024.
Published: 11/05/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Viv talks to Leslie Louise Bishop aka Bee who is busy setting up a community garden in Otaki’s Haruatai Park.( 0:27:1)       
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In today’s conversation, Viv talks to Leslie Louise Bishop aka Bee who is busy setting up a community garden in Otaki’s Haruatai Park, a concept recently given the red light by KCDC.
Published: 4/05/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Nikki chats to Anna Colville-Smith about the Womanhood Journal concept she created in 2020, to celebrate women in business in Kapiti and Horowhenua.( 0:27:13)       
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In this week’s episode, Nikki chats to local business woman, Anna Colville-Smith, about the Womanhood Journal concept she created in 2020, to celebrate women in business in Kapiti and Horowhenua.
Published: 16/04/2024 4:50:49 p.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Paul talks with William Brown, Chair of Waikanae Estuary Care Group( 0:26:27)       
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Paul talks with William Brown, Chair of Waikanae Estuary Care Group - about it's history, the current birdlife and species that are starting to be attracted into the Estuary
Published: 13/04/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - A conversation about APD (audio processing disorder) with guest Nat Bryan( 0:26:21)       
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This week, Nikki speaks to Nat Bryan about her son’s journey with APD (audio processing disorder) and how this inspired her to write and illustrate a picture book called JC the Bumblebee with APD to help explain to others exactly what this neurodiverse condition is.
Published: 6/04/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Paul Nees chats to the new Paraparaumu College principal - Mark Robinson - who takes over the reins at the college in Term 2( 0:32:11)       
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In this week’s episode, Paul Nees chats to the new Paraparaumu College principal - Mark Robinson - who takes over the reins at the college in Term 2
Published: 30/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio - Paraparaumu students, Fletcher Martin and Ella Wingate, selected for London International Youth Science Forum( 0:24:52)       
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This week, Nikki chats to Paraparaumu College Year 13 students, Fletcher Martin and Ella Wingate, about being selected to take part in the London International Youth Science Forum in July this year.
Published: 18/03/2024 10:41:31 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Business/executive coach Annie Romanos talks neuro-diverse employees( 0:24:50)       
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In today’s episode, Nikki chats to Annie Romanos, a Kapiti based business/executive coach who, after a life-changing diagnosis of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), has made it her mission to educate workplaces on how to get the most out of the awesomeness of their neuro-diverse employees.
Published: 16/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Frank Edwards - NZ actor and scriptwriter( 0:29:40)       
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Nikki talks to Frank Edwards about his life and career as a NZ actor/scriptwriter over the past 50 plus years - Frank also shares some highlights from his autobiographical book “Bit Part Actor"
Published: 9/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations at Coast Access Radio- Dr Cherie Chu-Fuluifaga speaks about how her passion for education in the Pacifica communities( 0:26:9)       
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This week Nikki chats to Waikanae resident Dr Cherie Chu-Fuluifaga, who was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit as part of the New Year Honours for her services to education. Cherie spoke about how her passion for education in all areas, but especially in regards to the Pacifica communities, has grown throughout her life, as well as her dreams for the future.
Published: 2/03/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations - Teresa Urutia from SeniorNet drops in to tell us all about what you can learn at their centre including how to use your smart phone, taking photos and how to look out for scams.( 0:27:27)       
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SeniorNet in Kapiti, helps you learn how to use a PC, laptop or tablet and smartphone, using the internet, emailing, writing letters and creating other documents, as well as managing your data and photographs. Teresa Urutia drops in to remind us of all the great things you could learn so technology isn't so scary.
Published: 24/02/2024 9:00:00 a.m.
Conversations- Find out from Ted Melton how CCTV is used in Horowhenua in conjunction with the NZ Police( 0:28:15)       
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Chairperson of the Horowhenua Community Camera Trust Ted Melton goes over what the Trust is, how they use CCTV cameras in the Horowhenua in conjunction with the Police, and how they prioritise community safety and privacy. Ted also discusses some of his prior work, including with the North Shore City Council, and Foxton Beach Progressive Association.
Published: 17/02/2024 9:15:00 a.m.
Conversations - Join CEO of Crohns & Colitis Charitable Trust NZ and hear about these chronic conditions and Camp Purple. ( 0:28:16)       
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Learn more about this chronic disease from the trusts CEO Belinda Brown. She speaks to Coast Access Radio about how different symptoms present themselves, what it's like to live with the disease and talks about the Camp Purple. Amazing work is being done by this organisation to support teens, holding a week long camp where they can share their experiences and participate in a camp where they are understood and supported by experts and adults who also have the disease. DONATE to Camp Purple Live today at https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/camp-purple-live-2024-waikanae For more information on the disease go to https://crohnsandcolitis.org.nz
Published: 10/02/2024 9:30:00 a.m.
Conversations - Kapiti Carers tell us what they do in providing transport to hospitals and medical centres, and they need more volunteers too. Listen here to find out more.( 0:13:49)       
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This Conversation focuses what the Kapiti carers do in providing transport to the Hospitals and medical centres of the region - and they need volunteers.
Published: 3/02/2024 9:30:00 a.m.
Conversations - Koro Don Te Maipi talks to Coast Access Radio about the sanctity of te reo Maori( 0:26:14)       
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Local kaumātua Don Te Maipi talks to Nikki about the sanctity of te reo, especially in the current political environment, as well as upcoming local Waitangi celebrations
Published: 27/01/2024 9:30:00 a.m.
Conversations - Kapiti Olive Oils - a life changing move for former Sheep and Beef Farmers( 0:22:45)       
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Grant & Diana Crosse from Kapiti Olive Oils talk to Nikki about their life changing move from sheep and beef farming on the East Coast to running an olive tree grove business in Otaki.
Published: 20/01/2024 6:46:00 p.m.
Conversations - Paraparaumu College students Ofri & Emma ( 0:24:47)       
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In this episode, Nikki chats to Ofri and Emma, from Paraparaumu College, about the recent Zeal TED talk event they were part of.
Published: 12/01/2024 4:15:32 p.m.
Conversations-05-01-2024 Victoria Kaye-Simmons, Chair of Keep NZ Beautiful (Repeat from Jan 2023)( 0:24:47)       
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This weeks episode is a repeat of one from January 2023 - Nikki talking to Victoria Kaye-Simmons about a new Keep NZ Beautiful schools initiative
Published: 5/01/2024 3:21:26 p.m.
Conversations- Ben Strang - Deputy Executive Editor of RNZ Morning Report pops in for chat with Coast Access Radio( 0:28:9)       
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Nikki talks to RNZ reporter Ben Strang - ex Kapiti College boy - about his journey from playing rep cricket to becoming the deputy executive editor of RNZ Morning Report
Published: 29/12/2023 5:32:00 p.m.
Conversations-21-12-2023 Terry Hemmingsen Grey Power( 0:29:58)       
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Today Oliver talks to Terry from the Horowhenua branch of Grey Power
Published: 21/12/2023 5:25:15 p.m.
Conversations- Krystal Gibbens - RNZ Reporter - talks to Nikki about her broadcasting journey( 0:22:12)       
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Nikki talks to her guest Krystal Gibbens about her journey from Broadcasting to RNZ Reporter
Published: 16/12/2023 5:42:27 p.m.
Conversations - Kāpiti Air Urban Group talk about the future of Kapiti Airport( 0:31:51)       
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Todays guests are Marcel van den Assum and Katherine Corich. Marcel and Katherine, representing Kāpiti Air Urban (previously Save Kāpiti Airport) talk about the current and future vision around the airport and how that can benefit the whole Kāpiti Coast.
Published: 8/12/2023 2:30:47 p.m.
Conversations-Volunteers from the Wellington Tramway Museum talk all things Trams( 0:21:23)       
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What makes trams so interesting? Graeme asks Grant and Henry, volunteers from the Wellington Tramway museum all about the Trams. A lovely jaunt through the history of the museum and what you can expect to see when you visit the museum.
Published: 1/12/2023 3:13:08 p.m.
Conversations - James Stent from Kapiti College talks music and singing( 0:24:20)       
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Todays guest is James Stent a year 13 Student from Kapiti College who is an amazing musician and singer.
Published: 25/11/2023 1:09:53 p.m.
Conversations- Catherine speaks to the General Manager of Macular Degeneration (MD) and MD sufferer Bronywn Anderson( 0:29:16)       
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In this episode Catherine finds out directly from Bronwyn what it's like to have MD, how it occurred and how does she deal with it. GM of Macular Degeneration, Bronwyn Anderson, talks about the science and what treatments are currently available and what is in the pipeline.
Published: 17/11/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
Conversations-13-11-2023 repeat Amelia Trotter Te Kahu Tiu - A transformative approach to diverting rangatahi from the criminal justice system. ( 0:43:2)       
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Catherine speaks to the incredible Amelia Trotter about her new venture that will be opening soon. Listen to her story here on this podcast, and see learn more about them here - make sure you watch the video - it's extraordinary. https://www.tekahutiu.org.nz
Published: 13/11/2023 1:30:50 p.m.
Conversations-27-10-2023 Tim Costley( 0:15:10)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest is Tim Costley
Published: 27/10/2023 2:46:10 p.m.
Conversations-13-10-2023 Steven Stojanovic( 0:29:50)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest is Steve Stojanovic. Steve is an artist, jewellery designer, and coin designer. He has worked fro Australian Mint, and now does bespoke jewellery and sculptures in Otaki
Published: 13/10/2023 3:32:30 p.m.
Conversations-06-10-2023 Angela Robertson talks to Sylvia Hill about her book memoir – after discovering a childhood essay( 0:13:23)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guests are Angela and Sylvia.
Published: 6/10/2023 2:52:47 p.m.
Conversations-29-09-2023 Angela Robertson speaks to Andy Lovell about his labour of love – building a T2 car. ( 0:22:6)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest are Angela and Andy
Published: 29/09/2023 3:14:40 p.m.
Conversations-22-09-2023 Rob Thornton and Angela Robertson.( 0:24:22)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guests are Rob Thornton and Angela Robertson.
Published: 22/09/2023 3:20:48 p.m.
Conversations-15-09-2023 Tim Mills( 0:28:55)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest is Tim Mills
Published: 15/09/2023 2:33:53 p.m.
Conversations-08-09-2023 Kristen Phillips - Dad, you've got dementia.( 0:31:32)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest is Kristen Phillips.
Published: 8/09/2023 2:30:06 p.m.
Conversations-08-09-2023 Amelia Trotter Te Kahu Tiu( 0:43:1)       
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Vivienne, Catherine, Nikki or Graeme chat with a guest about their lives, their passions, their insights on life; todays guest is Amelia Trotter
Published: 8/09/2023 2:27:50 p.m.
Conversations - Graeme talks with Fred Driver - a boy from Mihiwaka( 0:29:57)       
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A gentle romping conversation about a book written by Fred.
Published: 1/09/2023 12:00:00 p.m.

A diverse range of conversations with interesting people from Kapiti, Horowhenua and across New Zealand. Always interesting and surprising.


Host: Coast Access Radio

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Language: English

Category: Community

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