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Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 27-03-2020( 0:14:26)       
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In this episode, Mark Bunting talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate about the lockdown.
Published: 3/27/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 25-03-2020( 0:5:30)       
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In this episode, Gary speaks to Volunteering Waikato general manager Heather Moore about what the organisation is doing to help the community during the Covid-19 situation.
Published: 3/25/2020 12:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 25-03-2020( 0:11:56)       
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In this episode, Gary speaks to Jo Wrigley of Go Eco and Kaivolution about how those organisations are copying with Covid-19 Alert Level 4.
Published: 3/25/2020 12:15:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-03-2020( 0:14:30)       
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Social distancing was covered when we had Mayor Paula Southgate join us on this morning’s Free Breakfast to discuss the city’s response to the emerging pandemic, and how council is thinking hard about supporting local businesses and communities through an extremely challenging time.
Published: 3/20/2020 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-03-2020( 0:14:26)       
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In this episode, Gary speaks to Raglan councillor Lisa Thomson about the ward's response to Covid-19.
Published: 3/18/2020 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-03-2020( 0:14:56)       
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In this episode, Bryan talks to Hamilton East MP David Bennett.
Published: 3/18/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-03-2020( 0:14:7)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to John Berry, CEO of CareSaver Kiwisaver, about riding out the economic shock of the coronavirus and how you can align your values and kiwisaver investment.
Published: 3/17/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-03-2020( 0:12:3)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate about the impact of the coronavirus locally, tweaks to the annual plan and futurehamilton.co.nz.
Published: 3/17/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 11-03-2020( 0:8:53)       
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Gary speaks to Insight Endometriosis manager Annette Evans about the Purple Walk, fundraising and promotin awareness for Endometriosis, which affects 1 in 5 women.
Published: 3/11/2020 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-03-2020( 0:6:26)       
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In this episode, Mark Bunting talks to Cara Ferris about the Waikato Show.
Published: 3/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-03-2020( 0:15:42)       
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Raglan Fortnightly... Waikato district councillor for the Raglan ward, Lisa Thomson, introduces herself for this new Free Breakfast feature which will keep track of news and events in the coastal town and surrounds.
Published: 3/4/2020 2:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-03-2020( 0:13:33)       
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Brian speaks to Hamilton East MP David Bennett.
Published: 3/2/2020 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-02-2020( 0:13:56)       
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In this episode... Gary Farrow talks to Em Holdaway, founder of the Good Fund, a charity which supports women who are menstruating get access to sanitary products.
Published: 2/26/2020 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-02-2020( 0:11:44)       
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In this episode... Gary Farrow talks to Councillor Maxine van Oosten about the success of Love Your Bike Day, and what the next steps should be to advocate for cyclists in Hamilton City.
Published: 2/26/2020 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 21-02-2020( 0:13:34)       
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In this episode... She's Old, Bold and Going Nowhere – K-M Adams stars in her solo show at the Meteor Theatre next Thursday to Saturday (27-29 Feb). She joins Mike Williams to talk about creating the show and then facing the reality of actually doing it!
Published: 2/21/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-02-2020( 0:29:39)       
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In this episode... An Iliad is on stage at The Clarence Street Theatre on Wednesday 18th for one performance only as part of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival – Mike Williams caught up with actor Michael Hurst, who stars in this epic piece, in collaboration with Shayne P Carter.
Published: 2/18/2020 12:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-02-2020( 0:14:53)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate about city development, the four well-beings and making decisions on the future of the Municipal pool and Founders theatre spaces.
Published: 2/18/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-02-2020( 0:10:4)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Chris and Matt Williams about The Tower of Song - a collaborative project with art of and music, from the great masters of musical storytelling.
Published: 2/18/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 11-02-2020( 0:20:7)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Jeremy Hantler, band wrangler and frontman for the Harmonic Resonators - a country / folk band joining the Nukes at The Meteor this Friday (14 February).
Published: 2/11/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 31-01-2020( 0:13:48)       
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Kelli talks to Kit Jeffries about why Kawhia is the place to be on Saturday 1 February.
Published: 1/31/2020 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-01-2020( 0:17:12)       
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Carla Werner is a NZ-born singer/songwriter with a rich and varied career spanning many genres over the last 30+ years. She's visiting Hamilton, playing at Nivara Lounge tonight as one half of N8VSOUL, with bassist Alison Wünderland. Carla spoke with Mike Williams in this morning's show.
Published: 1/17/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-01-2020( 0:21:36)       
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In this episode... We were joined this morning by local Bluegrass legend Paul Trenwith, discussing all thing Kiwi Bluegrass, and next month’s second Kiwigrass Festival…. AND a little bit of live banjo playing!
Published: 1/16/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 14-01-2020( 0:9:40)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Toni Garson, director of Musikmakers Hamilton’s Madagascar Jnr which is on at Riverlea Theatre from 14-18 January
Published: 1/14/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-12-2019( 0:14:22)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Julie Clauusen (Strategy and Corporate planning at the Hamilton City Council) about the ‘four well-beings’ and development of a climate action plan.
Published: 12/17/2019 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-12-2019( 0:14:50)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate about the 2020 annual and 10 year plan and resolving the longstanding issues of Founders and the Municipal buildings.
Published: 12/17/2019 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-12-2019( 0:13:12)       
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In this episode... How are your budgeting skills? Christmas is looming, so Kelli Pike talks to Tony Agar the Manager of Hamilton Budgeting Advisory Services Trust about preparing for Christmas, and the services they offer.
Published: 12/3/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-11-2019( 0:13:13)       
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In this episode... Conversations we need to have with our teens. White Ribbon Manager Rob McCann talks with Kelli Pike about disrupting toxic stereotypes and promoting healthy relationships.
Published: 11/26/2019 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-11-2019( 0:15:49)       
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In this episode... DOGFIGHT! Bring an ugly girl to a party! Mike talks with Nick Braae and Charlette Isaac from Bold theatre about their latest production at The Meteor!
Published: 11/22/2019 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 21-11-2019( 0:14:20)       
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In this episode... Election Reform — we could be looking at changes. Kelli Pike discusses this with the Hon Nanaia Mahuta, plus Maori representation in local government and the mahi she is doing within her Maori development portfolio.
Published: 11/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-11-2019( 0:13:9)       
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In this episode... What can you expect from the new Hamilton City Council's committee structure? Mayor Paula Southgate discusses this with Kelli Pike, and talks about the opening of Waiwhakareke.
Published: 11/19/2019 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 14-11-2019( 0:17:59)       
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In this episode... Cate Prestidge talks with Mike Williams about Morrinsville Theatre's production of Little Shop of Horrors – opening on Nov 21st. Tickets through iTicket.co.nz
Published: 11/14/2019 8:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-11-2019( 0:25:23)       
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In this episode... “Small cities are the new black” says Steve Burgess who is in Hamilton for the Trafinz Conference. He talks with Mark Bunting.
Published: 11/13/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-11-2019( 0:14:28)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Zeta Mohn from the YWCA about how 2019 is shaping up.
Published: 11/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 05-11-2019( 0:13:10)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Robert Moore – Lead Researcher for 'Stories from Kirikiriroa Hamilton Community House'.
Published: 11/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-10-2019( 0:17:28)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Dr Richard Swainson (Auteur House) about two Hamilton Fringe Festival events ‘What’s My line’ & ‘House on Haunted Hill’ – neither of which clash with the rugby.
Published: 10/29/2019 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-10-2019( 0:9:30)       
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In this episode... Mark Bunting speaks with Hamilton’s new Mayor Paula Southgate about the just-announced new committee structure and the ‘blue sky thinking’ she’s expecting from our elected councillors.
Published: 10/23/2019 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 24-09-2019( 0:12:52)       
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In this episode... Kelli talks to Kahurangi Carter, who is bringing her one woman comedy show Aroha is a Maaori to the Toi Waahine festival.
Published: 9/24/2019 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-09-2019( 0:16:32)       
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In this episode... Mike Williams talks with Nate Taiapa – retiring host of Go FEET Radio and The Blues Room. Nate has a long history of association with the station and the music scene in the region. The Blues Room ends with a two-hour special jam on Wednesday September 25.
Published: 9/20/2019 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-09-2019( 0:11:2)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Thomas LaHood from Barbarian productions about 'Soft and Hard', a play which is part of the Toi Wahine festival. It's a complex and hilarious exploration of gender roles by a married couple.
Published: 9/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-09-2019( 0:11:22)       
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In this episode... Cate Prestidge talks with Peppa Torre — organiser of the 16th annual Hispanic Festival, which is being held at Hamilton Gardens on Saturday 14 September.
Published: 9/13/2019 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-09-2019( 0:12:25)       
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In this episode... Cate Prestidge talks with Dave Stearns, director of the play 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' which opens at Cambridge's Gaslight Theatre on Saturday 14 September.
Published: 9/13/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-09-2019( 0:9:5)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Mary and Kathy from the Music Moves me Trust, about the value of music as a therapy for people living with dementia and their upcoming Lake Walk fundraiser.
Published: 9/3/2019 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-08-2019( 0:10:57)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton Mayor Andrew King about the Hamilton-Auckland corridor, the relationship with central government and the Living Wage.
Published: 8/28/2019 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-08-2019( 0:14:45)       
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In this episode... Cate Prestidge talks with Mike Williams about the stage show Catch Me If You Can, which opens at Riverlea Theatre on August 31.
Published: 8/22/2019 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-08-2019( 0:7:4)       
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In this episode... Kelli Pike talks to Elijah Dawson from Waikato Left Network about the Kirikiriroa Ihumatao solidarity picket.
Published: 8/6/2019 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 31-07-2019( 0:10:30)       
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In this episode... Mark Bunting talks with Cara Ferris from Showing Waikato about the 127th Waikato A&P show which is on at Claudelands Showgrounds from November 1-3.
Published: 7/31/2019 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 24-07-2019( 0:17:30)       
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In this episode... Mark Bunting talks with Wiremu Puke about ancient carvings, Kirikiriroa pa sites and what suburbs are we putting in the wrong place.
Published: 7/24/2019 8:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-07-2019( 0:15:3)       
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In this episode... Mike Williams talks with Hamilton composer Janet Jennings about the success of the her work 'Play-Pen' which was recorded at the Gallagher Centre for the Performing Arts in 2018. The recording has been in the top 10 of Classical sales charts for six weeks.
Published: 7/19/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-07-2019( 0:11:2)       
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Cate Prestidge talks to John Remfry, director of ‘Relatively Speaking’ a raucous comedy showing at Te Aroha Little Theatre from Saturday 20 July.
Published: 7/18/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-07-2019( 0:12:47)       
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Cate Prestidge talks to Waikato District Council Democracy Manager Brendan Stringer.
Published: 7/18/2019 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-07-2019( 0:9:37)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Rashmi Bhati about this week’s Art of Living course, where participants will learn the practice of Sudarshan Kriya.
Published: 7/16/2019 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-07-2019( 0:12:5)       
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Kelli Pike talks to University of Waikato Prof Mark Harcourt about research around automatic enrolment in union membership as a tool to address inequality.
Published: 7/9/2019 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-06-2019( 0:9:27)       
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Mark talks with Lauren about the Hamilton light festival
Published: 7/2/2019 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-06-2019( 0:14:47)       
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Kelli Pike talks with Hamilton Mayor, Andrew King.
Published: 6/18/2019 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 14-06-2019( 0:17:58)       
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Mike Williams talks with Waikato Police Iwi Liaison Officer Anaru Grant about alternative resolutions strategies and the way this is changing outcomes for people who make mistakes in life.
Published: 6/14/2019 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-06-2019( 0:13:22)       
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Cate Prestidge talks with Kira Josephson about her starring role in Hamilton Operatic Society's production of Sweet Charity, which opens next week.
Published: 6/13/2019 2:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast (B) – 11-06-2019( 0:10:43)       
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Kelli talks to Wintec lecturer Luke McConnell about this weekend’s inaugural Te Ruru light festival
Published: 6/11/2019 11:25:01 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast (A) – 11-06-2019( 0:15:12)       
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Kelli talks to Jake Ngawaka and Sash Rinaldi about this weekend’s 48 hour film festival – where teams write, shoot and edit a film in one weekend. They also announce a competition to have the registration fee waived if you get in quick!
Published: 6/11/2019 11:23:57 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-06-2019( 0:9:28)       
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Kelli pike talks to author Nikki Crutchley about the Ngaio Marsh Awards and the Mystery at the Library event in Cambridge.
Published: 6/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-05-2019( 0:15:4)       
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Cate Prestidge talks with Hamilton secondary school students about the planned Strike for Climate event.
Published: 5/23/2019 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 21-05-2019( 0:13:20)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton mayor Andrew King about a contestable fund for charities to desex cats.
Published: 5/21/2019 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 14-05-2019( 0:7:54)       
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Kelli Pike talks with Harry Luteru from Salvation Army Oasis about gambling harm and how we can prevent Hamilton having the highest number of pokie machines per capita. Gambling commission submissions need to be sent before Friday May 17.
Published: 5/14/2019 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 10-05-2019( 0:9:2)       
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Mike Williams talks with Paul Mannering about Geysercon... the 40th annual sci-fi and fantasy convention, coming up in Rotorua on Queen’s Birthday weekend.
Published: 5/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 10-05-2019( 0:15:12)       
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Mike Williams talks with Howard Vickridge, Manager of Dementia Waikato... a not-for-profit organisation which supports those diagnosed with dementia and their whanau. They discuss the many diseases which come under the dementia umbrella and the upcoming appeal week for Dementia Waikato.
Published: 5/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-05-2019( 0:9:23)       
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Mark Bunting talks with Sean Christian, School Travel Co-ordinator for Hamilton City Council.
Published: 5/8/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-05-2019( 0:17:59)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Anna Casey-Cox from Go Eco about the latest UN report into biodiversity and how we can channel our concerns into local action.
Published: 5/7/2019 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 30-04-2019( 0:9:31)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Tracey Slaughter about the launch of her new collection of poems 'Conventional Weapons'.
Published: 4/30/2019 1:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-04-2019( 0:17:37)       
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Kelli Pike talks with Hamilton Mayor Andrew King about the Community Land Trust and the Te Awa lake development.
Published: 4/16/2019 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-04-2019( 0:14:22)       
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Kelli talks with Samantha Rose about community land trusts and how they could benefit Hamilton.
Published: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 05-04-2019( 0:12:25)       
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The first of a regular series where Mike Williams talks with Sgt Pere Paea from Hamilton Police, about a variety of community related subjects.
Published: 4/5/2019 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-04-2019( 0:24:18)       
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Mark Bunting talks to former Hamilton City Council Mayor Julie Hardaker.
Published: 4/3/2019 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-03-2019( 0:13:32)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Robin Treadwell about Our Climate Declaration which calls on New Zealanders to stop the bad, bring on the good and pressure government to take action on climate change.
Published: 4/1/2019 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-03-2019( 0:16:2)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Hamilton Mayor Andrew King about what we can do to support the Muslim community; a report into changing Hamilton street names and why he thinks his billboards are not early electioneering.
Published: 3/19/2019 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-03-2019( 0:9:34)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Paul Bradley from Creative Waikato about the inaugural Hamilton Buskers Festival and Boon street art festival which are happening in the Hamilton this weekend.
Published: 3/13/2019 12:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 05-03-2019( 0:12:12)       
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Kelli Pike talks to Chris Eames, Associate Prof. from the University of Waikato about supporting students to take climate action through strikes on March 15th.
Published: 3/5/2019 10:57:34 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-03-2019( 0:15:47)       
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Mike Williams talks to Christine Barbour, convenor of the Hamilton branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists, and Sandra Metcalfe, convenor of the Te Awamutu branch, about families and history.
Published: 3/1/2019 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-03-2019( 0:9:54)       
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Mike Williams talks with writer/actor Lisa Brickell about the play Mockingbird, which is on stage at The Meteor Theatre in Hamilton for one performance next Thursday. It's a dark comedy, exploring post natal depression.
Published: 3/1/2019 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-03-2019( 0:17:38)       
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Mike Williams talks with Dr Andelka Phillips, Senior Law Lecturer at Waikato University, about DIY DNA testing and the question of your rights in terms of privacy.
Published: 3/1/2019 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-02-2019( 0:10:42)       
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Cate Prestidge talks to Joel Baxendale of Wellington theatre collective Binge Culture, who are staging an interactive experience as part of the 2019 Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival.
Published: 2/28/2019 10:45:00 AM

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