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Featured Interview: Kim Penny (Methodist Social Services level 2 operations)( 0:9:23)       
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Hugh chats to Kim Penny from Methodist Social Services about resuming many of their services under Alert Level 2.
Published: 9/14/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Rebecca Culver (Just Zilch level 2 operations)( 0:12:6)       
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Hugh talks to Rebecca Culver from Just Zilch about their new Level 2 operating hours, and the way they'll be working.
Published: 9/10/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Aly Thompson (Neighbourhood Support Manawatū)( 0:8:11)       
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Hugh chats to AlyThompson from Neighbourhood Suport Manawatū about their operations in lockdown (including a Youtube Live Dance Class!) and how people can get involved in supporting their neighbours without breaking their bubbles.
Published: 9/3/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Dave Mollard (Manawatu Food Action Network)( 0:11:0)       
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Helen King (MPR, Revisiting Resilience, Fantastic Feilding) talks to Dave Mollard of the Manawatu Food Action Network about how they are working during lockdown.
Published: 8/31/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Chris (RECAP level 4 operations)( 0:9:17)       
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Hugh chats to Chris from RECAP about the way that they will be operating under COVID Alert level 4.
Published: 8/30/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Ann Williamson (Manchester House level 4 operations)( 0:14:8)       
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Hugh talks to Ann Williamson from Manchester House Social Services in Feilding. They discuss how MHSS's various services (including their foodbank and counselling services) will operate under Level 4 and Level 3.
Published: 8/27/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Rebecca Culver (Just Zilch Level 4 operations)( 0:12:47)       
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Hugh talks with Rebecca Culver of the free store Just Zilch about the way they are operating under COVID Alert Level 4. Just Zilch's website: Find them on Facebook:
Published: 8/25/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Kim Penny (PNMSS Level 4 operations)( 0:8:25)       
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Hugh talks to Kim Penny from Methodist Social Services about the way that their services are operating under COVID alert level 4. PNMSS website: Find them on Facebook:
Published: 8/24/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Fraser Greig (COVID Alert level 4)( 0:12:52)       
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Hugh and Fraser discuss the escalation to COVID Alert Level 4 at midnight on 18-08-21, and how the staion and the region will respond.
Published: 8/18/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Rhian and Maree (The Vagina Monologues and Come First at the Globe)( 0:13:43)       
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Hugh chats to Rhian and Maree from Simple Truth Theatre about their upcoming show at the Globe Theatre which runs 8-10 September. The show includes both "The Vagina Monologues" and an original piece, "Come First". The event page on Facebook: Simple Truth Theatre:
Published: 8/18/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Sylvia Fountain (Manawatu Overtones "Art Of Song" workshops)( 0:10:2)       
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Hugh chats to Sylvia Fountain from the Manawatū Overtones about their "Art Of Song" workshops, which teach women singers barbershop-style harmony singing.
Published: 7/29/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Terrace End School Gala 29-07-21( 0:6:21)       
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Hugh talks to four students from Terrace End School about their gala coming up on Thursday the 29th of July, to benefit the Housing Advice Centre.
Published: 7/26/2021 3:12:20 PM
Featured Interview: Tangimoana School( 0:7:27)       
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Published: 7/9/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Generation 2021 Youth Kōrero( 0:7:55)       
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Jasmine and Elza (Generation 2021 Youth Kōrero 11-07-21)
Published: 7/7/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Film Society Friday - July 2021( 0:3:22)       
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Hugh and Eddie discuss the two offerings from the Film Society for July.
Published: 7/2/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Derrick Sims (Tararua Cinematheque)( 0:18:42)       
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Hugh talks to Derrick Sims, a veteran of the film industry both here and in the US and currently a tutor at UCOL, about the Tararua Cinematheque project that he recently started at the Pahiatua Regent Cinema. Find Tararua Cinematheque on Facebook at
Published: 7/1/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Helen King (Paper Bag Presents)( 0:10:2)       
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Helen King (Manchester House in Feilding) talks to Hugh about the Paper Bag Presents initiative to help rebuild the stores at the Manchester House foodbank.
Published: 6/28/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Margaret Tennant (Telling Our Stories symposium)( 0:11:3)       
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Hugh talks to Margaret Tennant (one of the editors of "City at the Centre: A History of Palmerston North") about the local history symposium "Telling Our Stories", coming up in Palmerston North from the 8th to the 10th of July.
Published: 6/15/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Sing To Me( 0:8:12)       
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This play documents when two worlds collide and mild-mannered optometrist Ata and fierce sea maiden Whetū fall in love. The result: a child of both land and sea, with Ata and Whetū navigating challenges of cross-cultural relationships, the loss of Ata’s friend and differing ideas of parenthood.
Published: 5/17/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Film Society Friday( 0:5:50)       
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MAY 2021
Published: 4/30/2021 8:30:00 AM
Featured Interview: Eddie McEwen - "House Of Goth" Exhibition( 0:15:31)       
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Hugh talks to Eddie McEwen, host of The Audio Archive, about a photographic exhibition coming up at the Palmerston North Leisure Centre on the 24th and 25th of April. The exhibition will showcase photos of the "House Of Goth", a squat-cum-avant-garde art exhibit that formed an obscure core to Palmy's various creative scenes in the 90's and early 00's.
Published: 4/21/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Liz Murray (Comm-Unity)( 0:21:44)       
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Helen King talks to Liz Murray about Comm-Unity- a new initiative focusing on supporting community organisations through business/buyer collaboration.
Published: 4/12/2021 8:00:00 PM
Featured Interview: Aorere College Film Academy( 0:10:11)       
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Hugh talks to three students from the Aorere College Film Academy in Auckland about their live cinema show "Code Switch", coming up at the Globe from the 16th of April.
Published: 4/8/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Palmy LARPs( 0:11:36)       
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Hugh talks to Cody Drysdale about the series of Live Action Roleplaying Games (LARPs) he's trying to set up in Palmerston North. We talk about the first planned game "Faces of Oblivion", and discuss what a LARP even is anyway.
Published: 4/7/2021 8:15:00 AM
Featured Interview: Film Society Friday( 0:4:15)       
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April 2021
Published: 3/26/2021 8:30:00 AM

Every weekday morning, MPR's own Hugh presents The Morning Show. This includes a look at the day's schedule, featured music and featured interviews. You can find the podcast versions of the Featured Interviews here.

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