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Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Jacinda Ardern - 09-12-2022( 0:7:23)       
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is visiting Hamilton on the final day of the Hamilton West by-election. She joined Mike Williams on the phone on the Free Breakfast to talk about the possible implications of the by-election after the fact.
Published: 9/12/2022 9:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Dragon Boaty Regatta – 08-12-2022( 0:21:49)       
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Jan Gilby and Teresa Simonsen from the Waikato Treasure Chests Dragon Boat Team join Mike Williams to discuss their sport and talk about the huge regatta happening at Lake Karapiro in April next year.
Published: 8/12/2022 11:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Bird Machine - 23-11-2022( 0:14:5)       
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Hamilton duo Bird Machine - Jenna and Luke - join us on the Free Breakfast ahead of their debut EP release at Last Place, Hamilton, and play two acoustic tracks in-studio.
Published: 23/11/2022 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – David Bennett - 21-11-2022( 0:8:51)       
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Created by Free FM, Hamilton, New Zealand
Published: 21/11/2022 10:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Dr Andrea Graves – 10-11-2022( 0:17:14)       
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Animal behaviourist Dr Andrea Graves is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable expert on chickens. She speaks with Cate Prestidge about her new book ‘What Your Chickens Want You To Know’ and discusses some of the ways you can create a happy environment for chickens in your own backyard.
Published: 10/11/2022 1:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Anya Gladstone-Gallagher - 08-11-2022( 0:17:18)       
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Writer, filmmaker and visual artist Anya Gladstone-Gallagher talks with Kelli Pike about an upcoming workshop - Imagining Better Futures Through Storytelling.
Published: 8/11/2022 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-11-2022( 0:16:14)       
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Prudence Walker, CEO of Disabled Persons Assembly NZ, talks with Mike Williams about the Mahi Tika – Equity in Employment Roadshow whihc is touring parts of the Waikato Next week (14-18 Nov).
Published: 7/11/2022 3:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Susan O'Regan - 02-11-2022( 0:10:49)       
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The new Waipā mayor Susan O'Regan looks at the challenges the district faces over the next three years.
Published: 2/11/2022 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 25-10-2022( 0:16:56)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate talks with Kelli Pike about the new City Council committee structure and leadership; safety concerns due to high profile ram raids; and challenges for the council ahead.
Published: 25/10/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-10-2022( 0:14:28)       
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When photographer David Cook moved into Hamilton East, he was drawn to the colourful, creative and chaotic lives of his neighbours. He talks to Cate Prestidge about his photographs which are on exhibit at the moment at Waikato Museum.
Published: 20/10/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Owls Do Cry - 14-10-2022( 0:12:13)       
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The iconic theatre company, Red Leap are taking their successful theatre production, Owls Do Cry on tour. The show will be performed at Hamilton’s Meteor Theatre from 26-28 October. Director Malia Johnston joins us on the Free Breakfast.
Published: 14/10/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Honour Her - 05-10-2022( 0:7:16)       
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Jade P speaks about Honour Her, an empowerment programme in Otorohanga on Saturday 8 October.
Published: 5/10/2022 11:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-09-2022( 0:14:53)       
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Kelli Pike talks with political commentator Paul Barlow about voting in the 2022 Local Government elections.
Published: 7/09/2022 3:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – TALOS Production - 26-08-2022( 0:10:36)       
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Mike Williams talks to director Dave Moore about Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's a startlingly original production of Macbeth, staged to get them to the Welwyn Garden City Finals.
Published: 26/08/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Melissa Guyon – 25-08-2022( 0:12:19)       
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Hamilton author and publisher Melissa Guyon joins Cate Prestidge to discuss her work for Hamilton Book Month.
Published: 25/08/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Aimee Anderson-O'Connor – 18-08-2022( 0:8:43)       
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Author Aimee Anderson-O'Connor joins Cate Prestidge to talk about her involvement in the 2022 Hamilton Book Month.
Published: 22/08/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-08-2022( 0:16:10)       
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Mike Willliams talks to Bridgit Anderson – a documentary photographer involved in Take a moment with us, a multimedia exhibition showcasing the dreams, talents and often the loneliness of people with intellectual disabilities. The exhibition opens Saturday 13 August at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato in Hamilton and will be open for two months. Entry is free.
Published: 12/08/2022 1:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-08-2022( 0:15:1)       
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Kelli Pike was joined by Dr Kirsty Barbour of @Taurikura to talk about the work they're doing to support Maaori candidates, and encourage voting in this year's lody body elections.
Published: 9/08/2022 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Aksel Bech - 03-08-2022( 0:17:45)       
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The Raglan Wharf, Better Off Fund, and running for council and community boards are on the agenda with deputy mayor of the Waikato district, Aksel Bech, giving his fortnightly update.
Published: 3/08/2022 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Liz Stolwyk - 27-07-2022( 0:14:54)       
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Women in politics, community board review, and Three Waters are on the agenda with deputy mayor of the Waipā district, Liz Stolwyk, giving her fortnightly update.
Published: 27/07/2022 10:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Mental Health Minizine - 22-07-2022( 0:14:31)       
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Jade P tells host Cate Prestidge about her new Mental Health Minizine.
Published: 22/07/2022 12:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-07-2022( 0:19:19)       
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Mike Williams talks with Dr Vimal Kumara, Waikato University Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and organiser of the ninth cyber security challenge, taking place at at Waikato University over today and tomorrow.
Published: 22/07/2022 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Wai Taiko Japanese Drummers - 20-07-2022( 0:6:31)       
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Wai Taiko Japanese Drummers give a preview of their 21 August anniversary concert, to celebrate their 21st anniversary. Free FM hosted three musicians for a korero and live performance. Tickets to the gig are available via Eventbrite.
Published: 20/07/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Bird Machine – 08-07-2022( 0:16:21)       
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Bird Machine (Jenna and Luke Grbin) join Mike Williams in the studio to talk about their music and their plans. Their single 'Our Kind' is being released on YouTube today at 6pm... they gave us a special unplugged performance.
Published: 8/07/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Wiri Donna - 07-07-2022( 0:14:29)       
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Cate Prestidge talks with Bianca Bailey – aka Wiri Donna – our recent Free FM Feature Album of the Week artist, ahead of her gig this Friday at Hamilton's Last Place bar.
Published: 7/07/2022 10:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Tia Barrett - 28-06-2022( 0:16:25)       
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Artist Tia Barrett joins Kelli Pike to talk about their upcoming exhibition Ōpukutahi, at Never Project Space, Frankton.
Published: 29/06/2022 11:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Waipa Update - 15-06-2022( 0:13:56)       
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Dog by-laws, cemeteries and the local body election are on the agenda with deputy mayor of the Waipā district, Liz Stolwyk, giving her fortnightly update.
Published: 15/06/2022 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Waipa Update - 01-06-2022( 0:11:44)       
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The future of towns, indoor events and public consultation are on the agenda with deputy mayor of the Waipā district, Liz Stolwyk, giving her fortnightly update.
Published: 1/06/2022 10:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Sherpa and the Beekeeper – 27-05-2022( 0:12:8)       
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69 years ago, Ed Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mt Everest. This weeek a play about the men premiered in Hamilton. Cate Prestidge speaks with producer Jay Baker about The Sherpa and the Beekeeper- Summit on Everest.
Published: 27/05/2022 3:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Paula Southgate - 24-05-2022( 0:14:42)       
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Hamilton mayor Paula Southgate discusses the Annual Plan, urban development and affordable housing with Free FM's Kelli Pike.
Published: 26/05/2022 12:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Aksel Bech - 25-05-2022( 0:13:45)       
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Daffodils, foodwaste collection in Raglan, and Covid are on the agenda with deputy mayor of the Waikato district, Aksel Bech, giving his fortnightly update.
Published: 25/05/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Bike Waikato - 25-05-2022( 0:13:3)       
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Kids biking to school is at the centre of discussion in our fortnightly update from Bike Waikato chair Richard Porter.
Published: 25/05/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Black Heels and Tractor Wheels - 20-05-2022( 0:10:35)       
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Black Heels and Tractor Wheels is a new podcast airing on Free FM, created by Rural Women New Zealand. Claire Williamson, one of the show hosts, spoke to Free FM's Kelli Pike about it.
Published: 20/05/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Budget - 20-05-2022( 0:15:23)       
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The 2022 Budget has been announced, and Hamilton West MP Dr Gaurav Sharma gives us a rundown of what it contains.
Published: 20/05/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Rangatahi Voices – 13-05-2022( 0:12:30)       
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Rosalie Norton joins Mike Williams to talk about Rangatahi Voices, a 100% youth designed and led initiative (supported by the Waikato Regional Council), with a view to create a place for young people’s perspective to be heard by decision makers and governors of the region.
Published: 14/05/2022 2:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Hamilton Crime Information Group – 06-05-2022( 0:17:24)       
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Wendy Cooper and Heyden Alderson of the Hamilton Crime Information Facebook Group join Mike Williams to discuss their aims and how they operate.
Published: 6/05/2022 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Kirikiriroa Hamilton Zinefest – 05-05-2022( 0:17:40)       
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The Kirikiriroa Hamilton Zinefest is on this weekend and Wairehu Grant talks to Cate Prestidge about the event's history and his involvement.
Published: 5/05/2022 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Peter Posa Album and Kickstarter - 08-04-2022( 0:22:49)       
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Peter Posa passed away three years ago, and Donald McLeod has now started a kickstarter to fund PP's first new album and the songs he wanted to put out, since the last new album in 1970. You can get in touch with Donald about the kickstarter via ddmcldesign@gmail.com or 021 289 4748. You can also sample the Peter Posa album at pinenutrecords.bandcamp.com.
Published: 8/04/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-04-2022( 0:9:0)       
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Cate Prestidge talks to Waikato Museum curator Jon Primmer about the touring exhibition they have on site, called “Our Moon: Then, Now & Beyond”.
Published: 7/04/2022 1:45:00 p.m.
Free FM - The Free Breakfast - Liz Stolwyk - 06-04-22( 0:14:56)       
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Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk gives her regular update on what's going on in the district, including public consultation around the council's Annual Plan.
Published: 6/04/2022 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Aksel Bech - 30-03-2022( 0:15:15)       
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Waikato district deputy mayor Aksel Bech shares some insight about his tilt at the mayoralty.
Published: 30/03/2022 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – EarthDiverse - 21-01-2022( 0:10:12)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Cristina Schumacher from EarthDiverse about their language department.
Published: 21/01/2022 8:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Nancy Tschetner - 14-12-2021( 0:13:13)       
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Kelli talks to local artist Nancy Tschetner about art, the environment and how to get a sneak peek of Whale Tales 2022.
Published: 14/12/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-12-2021( 0:15:42)       
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Digital eyestrain is becoming a real 21st century problem – Cate Prestidge talks with optometrist David Aldridge about what's going on and how to minimise its impact.
Published: 2/12/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-11-2021( 0:11:58)       
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An update from National MP for the Waikato, Tim van de Molen.
Published: 15/11/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-11-2021( 0:10:10)       
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An update from Labour MP for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 15/11/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Jamie Strange – 08-11-2021( 0:10:18)       
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Hamilton East MP Jamie Strange talks with Bryan Smith.
Published: 8/11/2021 12:00:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - David Bennett – 08-11-2021( 0:14:1)       
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Opposition list MP David Bennet talks with Bryan Smith.
Published: 8/11/2021 12:00:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-11-2021( 0:10:50)       
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Lady Tureiti Moxon from Te Kohao Health talks about the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, and why it's as important as ever to get vaccinated.
Published: 2/11/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-10-2021( 0:23:14)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate talks about Level 3, Step 1 and working towards the next likely changes ... vaccination importance … and Three Waters, now that central government has announced that it’s forging ahead with reforms — what’s next?
Published: 29/10/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-10-2021( 0:14:11)       
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The 2021 Boon After Dark installations have had their season extended and will now be available for people to experience until November 14. Boon Trustee Nancy Caiger spoke with Mike Williams about the project.
Published: 28/10/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Waipa Deputy Mayor Liz Stolwyk - 20-10-2021( 0:12:32)       
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Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk reflects on the six Covid-19 cases which have been found in Te Awamutu and Kihikihi, and talks about the importance of vaccination and testing.
Published: 20/10/2021 8:45:00 a.m.
Free FM - The Free Breakfast - Dr Gaurav Sharma - 18-10-21( 0:14:27)       
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An update from Hamilton West MP Dr Gaurav Sharma, including comment on the Super Saturday vaxathon.
Published: 19/10/2021 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM - The Free Breakfast - Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate - 19-10-21.mp3( 0:18:34)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate looks at Super Saturday, Covid-19 Alert Level 3 being extended for another week for the city, and ideas of nourishing the Waiwhakareke wetland.
Published: 19/10/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Vaccinate, For Us - 13-10-2021( 0:9:49)       
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A deeply personal story of why you need to get vaccinated - from Free FM technician and content creator Gary Farrow, who has lived experience of a consequence of low vaccination rates.
Published: 13/10/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – Anti-Vax GPs – 08-10-2021( 0:7:8)       
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A very small handful of GPs in NZ have anti-vax views when it comes to the Covid-19 vaccinations and there's mounting concern that they could have undue and damaging influence on their patients. Mike Williams looks at the issue and why we should feel concerned about doctors who choose not to support fact-based research.
Published: 8/10/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-10-2021( 0:12:43)       
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Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk gives an update on what's happening in the district, focussing on the Covid-19 response, given that Hamilton and Cambridge are at different alert levels.
Published: 6/10/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-10-2021( 0:7:25)       
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Lady Tureiti Moxon from Te Kohao Health encourages Māori to get vaccinated to help keep Covid-19 in the Waikato at bay.
Published: 6/10/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 05-10-2021( 0:8:56)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate implores residents of the city to get vaccinated against Covid-19, for their family, whānau and wider community.
Published: 6/10/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-10-2021( 0:7:17)       
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An update from Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 4/10/2021 10:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 21-09-2021( 0:20:37)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate discusses the government's proposed water reform with Kelli Pike.
Published: 21/09/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 27-08-2021( 0:19:39)       
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Hamilton mayor Paula Southgate talks about the city's response to Level 4, plus options to find solutions to the housing crisis, with Mike Williams.
Published: 27/08/2021 11:13:19 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-08-2021( 0:11:42)       
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Newly minted Hamilton East City Councillor Mark Donovan talks with Mike Williams about campaigning, expectations, and switching from a corproate to a local government mindset.
Published: 26/08/2021 10:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Christina O'Reilly – 26-08-2021( 0:11:51)       
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Hamlton crime fiction author Christina O'Reilly discusses her writing processes with Mike Williams. She also talks about what it's like to work as a writer and dealing with self-publishing her work.
Published: 26/08/2021 10:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-08-2021( 0:20:48)       
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Literary taonga Witi Ihimaera talks with Cate Prestidge about his career and memoir writing. Witi discusses tips for budding authors and the importance of capturing the stories of the people around you.
Published: 19/08/2021 2:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-08-2021( 0:12:2)       
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Gary Farrow interviews author Gary Nelson ahead of his speculative fiction workshop as part of Hamilton Book Month.
Published: 18/08/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-08-2021( 0:10:26)       
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Update from David Bennett, National List MP from Hamilton East.
Published: 16/08/2021 11:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-08-2021( 0:10:2)       
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Update from Dr Gaurav Sharma, Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton West.
Published: 16/08/2021 11:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Joelle Thomson – 12-08-2021( 0:15:50)       
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Wine writer Joelle Thomson talks with Cate Prestidge about her career as a wine writer and discusses changes in our wine consumption trends over the past 20 years. Joelle will be facilitating the Wine Writers panel for Hamilton Book Month.
Published: 12/08/2021 2:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast Melinda Szymanik – 11-08-2021( 0:15:46)       
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Author Melinda Szymanik talks to Kelli Pike about writing for children. Melinda will be at two Hamilton book month events on 14 August
Published: 11/08/2021 5:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-08-2021( 0:9:31)       
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An update from Jamie Strange, Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton East.
Published: 9/08/2021 11:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-08-2021( 0:9:24)       
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An update from David Bennett, National List MP from Hamilton East.
Published: 9/08/2021 11:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-08-2021( 0:9:40)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with David Bennett, National List MP from Hamilton East.
Published: 2/08/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-08-2021( 0:9:36)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Dr Gaurav Sharma, Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton West.
Published: 2/08/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast Chidgey – 29-07-2021( 0:10:56)       
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Acclaimed writer Catherine Chidgey talks with Cate about new work Remote Sympathy and her exploration of character and ethics in the backdrop of WW2 Germany. Catherine will be appearing on The Fiction Panel as part of Hamilton Book Month in August.
Published: 30/07/2021 12:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast - Challinor – 29-07-2021( 0:15:0)       
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Best-selling fiction writer Deborah Challinor, talked to Cate about the importance of honouring the past, and her latest work set in the Vietnam war. Deborah will be appearing on The Fiction Panel as part of Hamilton Book Month in August
Published: 30/07/2021 12:45:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 27-07-2021( 0:12:36)       
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Michalia Arathimos, Greek New Zealander Writer of novels, short stories and reviews joined Kelli ahead of Hamilton Book Month's Fiction panel.
Published: 27/07/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 27-07-2021( 0:15:44)       
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Activist John Minto talked to Kelli about the impact of the Springbok tour protests and showing solidarity with Palestine.
Published: 27/07/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-07-2021( 0:6:31)       
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Update from National List MP David Bennett, from Hamilton East.
Published: 26/07/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-07-2021( 0:8:46)       
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Dan Downing, Programmes Manager for Sustainable Coastlines, talks to Kelli Pike about a tree planting event in Morrinsville on July 18. All volunteers welcome!
Published: 9/07/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-07-2021( 0:13:35)       
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Update from Richard Porter, chair of Bike Waikato.
Published: 7/07/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-07-2021( 0:18:46)       
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The first edition of a regular fortnightly interview with deputy mayor of the Waikato district, Aksel Bech.
Published: 7/07/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-06-2021( 0:10:30)       
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An update from Hamilton East Electorate MP, Jamie Strange from the Labour Party.
Published: 29/06/2021 12:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-06-2021( 0:12:18)       
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Kelli Pike has Rex Petersen in the studio, to talk about a meeting he's arranged in Dinsdale to address community concerns.
Published: 29/06/2021 12:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-06-2021( 0:10:26)       
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An update from Hamilton East List MP, David Bennett from the National Party.
Published: 29/06/2021 12:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-06-2021( 0:14:5)       
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Kelli Pike has Waikato Regional Councillor Jennifer Nickel on the show to talk about whether WRC is reaching its climate targets.
Published: 29/06/2021 12:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-06-2021( 0:9:41)       
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Saphire Tai-Rakena from Te Kōhao Health joined Mike Williams for our first monthly korero about hauora/health issues affecting Waikato/Tainui Māori and in particular what they are doing at Te Kōhao Health.
Published: 23/06/2021 12:00:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-06-2021( 0:14:44)       
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Waikato Museum curator Maree Mills (Ngati Tuwharetoa) joins Mike Williams to discuss the museum's full day of free Matariki celebrations on Saturday 19 June, and the opening of a new family-friendly exhibition that explores the mysteries of the universe – Maiangi Waitai: Ātea-ā-Rangi. They also cover the exhibition 1981, revisiting the anti-Springbok Tour movement through the work of local photographers. And Marti Friedlander – Portraits of the Artists, which presents some of her most revealing and iconic work as one of New Zealand's most accomplished portrait photographers.
Published: 17/06/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-06-2021( 0:9:40)       
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An update from Hamilton East List MP, David Bennett from the National Party.
Published: 15/06/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-06-2021( 0:13:25)       
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Richard Porter, chair of Bike Waikato, talks about Hamilton City Council's Innovating Streets, particularly regarding Ward St.
Published: 9/06/2021 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 31-05-2021( 0:11:5)       
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An update from Hamilton West Electorate MP, Dr Gaurav Sharma from the Labour Party.
Published: 31/05/2021 2:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 31-05-2021( 0:9:11)       
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An update from National List MP, David Bennett of Hamilton East.
Published: 31/05/2021 2:00:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 24-05-2021( 0:11:30)       
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An update from Hamilton West Labour Electorate MP, Jamie Strange.
Published: 24/05/2021 10:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-05-2021( 0:14:58)       
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For the first edition of the Free Breakfast's new fortnightly feature giving an update on Waikato Museum, curator Leafa Wilson joined Free Breakfast host Cate Prestidge in the studio. Each fortnight from now on one of the curators at the Waikato Museum will be in the studio to give an update on work being done at the museum and highlighting upcoming attractions and special events.
Published: 20/05/2021 9:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-05-2021( 0:10:11)       
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Te Kohao Health is rolling out Covid-19 vaccines in Kirikiriroa, for whānau with members who are kaumatua, or who have a chronic disease, a mental health condition, or disability. Sapphire Tai-Rakena came on the Free Breakfast to discuss the vaccine with Kelli.
Published: 19/05/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-05-2021( 0:8:20)       
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An update from Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton West, Dr Gaurav Sharma.
Published: 17/05/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-05-2021( 0:9:59)       
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An update from National List MP for Hamilton East, David Bennett.
Published: 17/05/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-05-2021( 0:14:48)       
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Richard Porter, chair of Bike Waikato, comes on the Wednesday Breakfast for our new fortnightly feature giving information and updates on current issues being faced by cyclists and other users of active transport.
Published: 14/05/2021 10:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-05-2021( 0:24:43)       
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Host Mike Williams interviews Paul Trenwith from the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, who tells of the group's history since forming in the 1960s. The band became a household name, was inducted into New Zealand's Country Music Hands of Fame, and now has been featured in a celebratory exhibition in Waikato Museum.
Published: 7/05/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-05-2021( 0:14:37)       
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Kimai Huirama, Protect Pukeiāhua spokesperson, talks about why the whenua is significant.
Published: 4/05/2021 11:45:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-05-2021( 0:10:11)       
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Bryan talks to National List MP David Bennett.
Published: 3/05/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-05-2021( 0:9:53)       
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Bryan talks to Jamie Strange, Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton East.
Published: 3/05/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-04-2021( 0:13:48)       
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Gary speaks with Netherlands Society of the Waikato president Louise van den Berg about Dutch Week and the 75 Years Liberation of the Netherlands exhibition at Netherville Retirement Village.
Published: 28/04/2021 3:15:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-04-2021( 0:9:37)       
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Bevan Morgan, Activation and Engagement Librarian talks about his role and an upcoming Star Wars Whaanau Day at Glenview Library.
Published: 21/04/2021 11:15:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-04-2021( 0:11:38)       
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Hamilton West MP Gaurav Sharma talks with Bryan Smith.
Published: 19/04/2021 12:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-04-2021( 0:11:49)       
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National List MP David Bennett talks with Bryan Smith.
Published: 19/04/2021 12:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-04-2021( 0:14:55)       
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Blurring the space between installation art and a pop/rock 'We Will Ride Fast' will be joining HALF/TIME and Glass Shards at Mesoverse this Saturday (17 April). Kelli Pike talks to artist Kyle Sattler.
Published: 13/04/2021 9:30:00 a.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-04-2021( 0:8:44)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour MP for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 12/04/2021 1:30:00 p.m.
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-04-2021( 0:8:13)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to National MP David Bennett, based in Hamilton East.
Published: 12/04/2021 1:30:00 a.m.

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