Ann Atkinson hosts this look at Manawatu community groups and services!
A series talking to councillors, politicians, and other people instrumental in our community.
Friend of Marilyn (FOM) is a fat positive radio show. It provides counter programming to the normative discourses on fatness and obesity in our culture, hosting conversations in which accepted ideas and stereotypes about fatness are challenged. FOM believes that safe spaces for fat people are important, and the show is committed to providing a forum where fat people get to speak for themselves (not just have their lives thinsplained by others).\r\n\r\n FOM began in August of 2011, and is cel ...
Go back in time to the greatest decade of the 20th century – the 1980s! The 80's at 8 features all the best songs of the 1980's. Not only will you hear great music but you’ll also learn interesting trivia about each song. Twitter: @AdamClaydon - feel free to comment about The 80's at 8 on Twitter using #The80sat8!
DJ Rox mixes music from different eras in this party-focused music programme.
Rachel Dore hosts this programme about Arts, Cultures, and Alternatives "Round The Edge" of the Manawatu.
Here you'll find one-off special episodes as broadcast on MPR!
Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North joins us to look back at Super Saturday and the current vaccination status in Aotearoa, the work of the committee addressing the "Films, Videos and Publications (Urgent interim classification of publications and prevention of online harm) amendment bill" and the swearing in of the new Governor General.…
Anthonie Tonnon - Peacetime Orders, Biffy Clyro - Holier Than Thou, Carb On Carb - Be My Mirror, Phoebe Rings - Spissky
NAAFA Board call, Peggy Howell, 10vDeluxe
Stuff Regional Editor Matthew Dallas joins us to talk about recent events making headlines in Manawatū including carious fires and an ammonia leak that have kept FENZ busy, including the high profile fire in Palmerston Norths old post office building. We also talk continuing house price increases, MDC discussing leaving LGNZ, 4000 species on the br…
Mayor Helen Worboys joins us to discuss LGNZ membership and three waters, the rates reset as a result of a calculation error, Representation review feedback, an environmental stocktate and some events that celebrate Manawatū residents.
Today we chat to Mark Read, Manager of Transport Services for Horizons Regional Council. We cover the future of passenger rail in the region, Public Transport changes and Consultations for Palmerston North, Feilding and Whanganui, and the Regional Transport Plan and vision for transport in the Manawatū-Whanganui region.…
9th Anniversary Special - featuring George Michael, Belinda Carlisle, Depeche Mode, Rick Astley, and more!
BROODS - Pieces Of My Mind, Reb Fountain - Lacuna, Christ Stapleton - Nothing Else Matters, Graeme James - Field Notes from an Endless Day
Fat Studies MOOO, Darliene Howell, Calire McGregor
Wendy Carr (Feilding and District)
This week: Howard Jones, INXS, Janet Jackson, Iron Maiden, and more!
Tangi Utikere MP
Mike Lowey, Poetry, and B.B. King
Today we chat to Mayor Helen Worboys from MDC and discuss the latest developments in the Governments 3 waters reforms, the 10 years anniversary of the Manawatu River leaders Accord and the Quarterly Economic update for the district. She also shares an important notice regarding late payment penalties for rates and acknowledges the retirement of Sen…
This week: George Michael, Genesis, Hall & Oates, Harold Faltermeyer, and more!
Today we catch up with Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss his local government bill passing its first reading. We also look at two government announcements regarding Police safety and Immigration.
Juanes - Enter Sandman, Ahlei - Reveries, Wet Leg - Chaise Longue
Back in the studio, Edgar Frias, Rori Porter.
Mayor Grant Smith pt 2 - Housing and more
Jimmy Ellingham (Manawatu Standard)
This week: DD Smash, Earth Wind & Fire, Erasure, Freddie Mercury, and more!
French for Rabbits - Ouija Board, My Morning Jacket - Nothing Else Matters, Dillastrate - Through The Vein
Gabrielle (Montreal), Carolyn (Horner Alaska), Hilary (Italy)
Mayor Grant Smith
Jimmy Ellingham (Manawatu Standard)
This week: Crowded House, Def Leppard, Donna Summer, Duran Duran, and more!
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori special: Lorde - Te Ao Mārama, Moana and the Tribe (feat. Shellie Morris) - Huakirangi, Goldsmith Baynes - Tīpuna, Huia - Marama La Luna, Aro - Tuna
Tangi Utikere MP
Anouch (France), Chrislene (Montreal)
Today we chat to Leonie Haptea, Councillor for Palmerston North City Council, and holder of the CBD and Retail portfolio. We focus on the pain of the entertainment and hospitality industry during the current alert level status, and also mention the Friday rates payment deadline, the passing of Cocky, the parking proposals coming to council and an a…
Today we talk to Hayden Potaka from CEDA about the new Maori Economic Report for Manawatu-Whanganui and the collaborations, growth, innovation and implications moving forward. English and Te Reo versions of the report are available online at ceda.nz.
Today we talk to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard. Topics included the Pandemic, PNCC staff vacancies, the state of Council social housing with regards to the Healthy Homes standards, increased dog registrations, a new Somerset village, more on the Mount Lees reserve land “claim” and Horowhenua’s exclusion from the latest transport plan f…
This week: Culture Club, Cliff Richard, Carly Simon, Berlin, and more!
Today we chat to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and discuss Covid Case numbers and vaccination rates, the alert level system and Health and MIQ capacity issues. We also talk recent Land Transport Funding announcements for the electorate and the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Interior People, Sit Down In Front - Don't Drink Bleach, Kishan the Jinn - Kaala Patthar, Mads Harrop - Lying In Circles, Renee Millner - So Much
Maria (Portugal), Edith (Quebec)
Today we congratulate Ian McKelvie, MP for Rangitikei, on his appointment as Chair of the Governance and Administration select committee. We also talk about the move to Level 2 for everyone except Tāmaki Makaurau, the New Lynn terrorist attack, the MIQ escape and the whispers of leadership concerns in the National Party.…
Scottish Country Dancing
Today we chat to Mayor Helen Worboys from Manawatū District Council and discuss their work during levels 4 and 3, including prescription deliveries and vaccinations. We also discuss community consultation on three waters reform, the Gambling Venues Policy - including the high rate of gambling addiction in the district - and the work of Faith based …
Today we talk to Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatu Standard and discuss the proposed amendments to level 2 and what that might mean for the region. We also look at the Esplanade improvements, Waste water and river pollution, Acacia Birch management and Security concerns at the Regent Theatre.
The 80s at 8 from Home - featuring Belinda Carlisle, Van Morrison, Billy Ocean, Bobby Brown, and more!
Dr. Dog - Listening In, Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves (RIP Lee 'Scratch' Perry), The Everly Brothers - So Sad (RIP Don Everly), Clairo - Blouse, St. Paul and the Broken Bones - Apollo
Today we talk to Tangi Utikere, MP for Palmerston North and talk latest Covid 19 numbers, vaccination rates and We also discuss the escape from MIQ and the latest concerns from our Palmerston North Afghanistan Community.
Today we talk to Rachel Keedwell, Chairperson of Horizons Regional Council about the role of council during alert level 4, what changes we can expect in level 3 and the freedoms we might experience in level 2. We also discuss two keys reviews taking place, the Representation review and the Public Transport review for Palmerston North.…
Today we talk to Jason McDowell at PNCC about what the move to alert level 3 means for playparks, construction, recycling and other services. Note that Ashhursts recycling centre will NOT be open, but others in the city will be. If you need any welfare support, contact MSD.
Royalpex National Stamp Exhibition
We catch up with Wendy Carr from Feilding and District Promotion and discuss the implications of our most recent lockdown and the optimism that comes with an imminent move to Level 3. We also talk support services for residents and businesses including Manawatū Rural Support Services who can be contacted on 027 422 3544 or 021 082 34809. Finally we…
Today we catch up with Jimmy Ellingham from the Manawatū Standard and discuss the latest numbers regarding Covid 19 and the bad luck facing our entertainment and hospitality sectors. We update listeners on the Maori Wards discussions across regional, district and city councils, shine a light on squatters on MDC land and quickly review the latest pl…