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Pareka- Rohan and Jesse from Lads Without Labels chat about young men's mental health at UC( 0:33:50)       
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Lad's Without Labels is a men's mental health club from the University of Canterbury. For more information on their upcoming events or how you can get involved follow Lad's Without Labels on Facebook ( and Instagram ( or check out their website ( ) Songs in this episode: Blackbear - 90210 Ft. G-EAZY Who Says - Selena Gomez and The Scene Francis - Friends Ft. Bon Iver Montero (Call Me By Your Name) - Lil Nas X
Published: 5/15/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- Cultivate - Youth Week Special!( 0:46:5)       
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Join us on a tour of the Cultivate farm in the heart of the Christchurch CBD and find out how horticulture, a passion for soil health, and the Christchurch Earthquakes have come together to create opportunities for young people transitioning into work. Support Cultivate:, Songs in this episode: Sunny - Boney M Confidence - Ocean Alley
Published: 5/11/2021 5:00:00 PM
Pareka - Live with Ihorangi and Amy from the Christchurch Youth Council( 0:58:4)       
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In our first-ever live broadcast, we are joined by the team from the Christchurch Youth Council. Hear all about what is coming up at Youth Week including the Lyfe Ball this Friday and how you can get involved with the youth council too. For more info check out:,, Songs in this episode: -Dreaming - Scribe -Don't Run- Sid Diamond -Rather Be - Jess Glynne -Tua - Stan Walker - Hey Ya -outkast -special -six60 -Can’t Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake -For the people - Nesian Mystik -Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Published: 5/8/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- KEI on her new single and being on NZ Popstars( 0:43:13)       
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Today 18 year old singer, songwriter, and NZ POPSTARS sensation KEI (Keira Jonkers) joins us in the studio to discuss her debut single Working For The Devil. Follow KEI on Instagram at @kei_mus1c and find out more about SOLE Music academy at!
Published: 5/1/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- K-pop and dancing with Min Bin( 0:57:37)       
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When I saw Min Bin's amazing K-pop and traditional Korean dance performances at Culture Galore, I knew I had to talk to him about K-pop in New Zealand. Min Bin is an incredible dancer and in this episode he shares his thoughts on art, music and what dance means to him. It's amazing to see someone embrace both their cultures as Min Bin does. Follow Min Bin on the socials: If you want to learn dance with Min Bin check out Zion Dance Studios: Songs in this episode: 비익련리(比翼連里) (Lovers) BAEKHYUN (백현) Candy Lyrics (EngRomHan가사) BTS (방탄소년단) 'Dynamite' Official MV [MV] Zion.T(자이언티) No Make Up(노메이크업) Twice Fancy BIGBANG - 뱅뱅뱅 (BANG BANG BANG) MV
Published: 4/21/2021 5:37:46 PM
Pareka- Jen and Luise from the New Zealand Broadcasting School( 0:57:53)       
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Today New Zealand Broadcasting School students Jen Black and Luise Osborne talk to us about what journalism means to them, how journalism has changed in the face of social media and the age of fake news, and what their plans are after their big internships. To hear more from the New Zealand Broadcasting School students on Plains FM check out their series For more information on the New Zealand Broadcasting School and to see work produced by students head over to or check them out on Facebook or Instagram Songs in today's show are: Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam Royal Blood - Trouble is Coming
Published: 4/17/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- Dom From St. John's Cadets( 0:24:16)       
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Today Plains FM youth broadcaster Dom tells us about his other passion - St. Johns Cadets! Find out more about St. John's youth programmes and cadets at: Song's in this episode: I Want It That Way - The Backstreet Boys Blister in the Sun - The Violent Femms
Published: 3/27/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka-The Junior Gardner's and music from Itty Bitty Beats( 0:37:6)       
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Today we plant daffodils with David Adams and the Junior Gardners and have some new music from Itty Bitty Beats!
Published: 3/20/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka - Qtopia is throwing a BALL!( 0:24:31)       
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Jen from Qtopia stopped by to chat about what's happening at Christchurch Pride starting next week. The big news is Qtopia is throwing the event of the year- a ball at the art gallery! Jen chats about what to expect (there will be voguing and drag queens!) and how you can get involved with Qtopia. Connect with Qtopia Website: Facebook: Instagram: Tickets available here: Songs in this episode: Madison Avenue - Don't Call Me Baby Fleetwood Mac - The Chain
Published: 2/27/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka - Ciara Foley from School Strike 4 Climate( 0:26:42)       
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Ciara talks about the demands School Strike 4 Climate handed to MPs during the 100 Days 4 Action Rally and what it has meant personally to be involved with climate activism. Shout outs: Mia Southerland: School Strike 4 Climate Songs in this episode: Sammy Copely - Good Lie Golden Horse - Maybe Tomorrow
Published: 2/20/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- Colter Carson and City Councillor Anne Galloway on young people working with the Christchurch City Council( 0:45:5)       
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In this episode of Pareka we talk to two people involved with youth and the Christchurch City Council. Colter Carson attended the Environment Canterbury Youth Hui where environmental anxiety was discussed. Te Pae Pīkari is the Christchurch City Councils' new Youth Advisory Committee which aims to get young people involved with the city at a decision-making level. Anne Galloway chats with us about how to get involved, and other ways to have your say and talk to your city council representatives. City Council resources discussed by Anne: Newsline: Snap Send Solve: Smart View: Get in contact with Colter: Get in contact with Anne: Facebook: Christchurch City Council:
Published: 2/6/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- Georgia Elvin on riding fast in the New Zealand National Superbike Championship( 0:49:57)       
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Georgia Elvin is killing it in the Supersport 150 class of this year's New Zealand Superbike Championship! She chats about taking up motorcycle riding at the old age of 9 (yes apparently that is late!!!) and the hard physical and mental work of competing. Georgia also discusses the advantages of being a woman racing with men and how her competitive friendship with other female riders only makes her go faster. Good luck with the rest of the series Georgia! Connect with Georgia on social media: Facebook: Instagram: Helicraft Racing: Women in Motorsport New Zealand: Motorcycling Canterbury: Songs in this episode: Ron Gallo: Young Lady, You're Scaring Me The Screaming Jets: Better
Published: 1/23/2021 10:00:00 AM
Pareka- All about animals with Zahra and Hussain!( 0:18:24)       
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Zahra and Hussain join us to share facts about snakes and the calls and sounds of whales, puffins, lions, and more! Pareka is all about young people doing cool stuff in their communities. If you are involved in anything that you want to share get in touch through
Published: 1/12/2021 4:30:00 PM
Pareka - Christmas Service for Children at the Transitional Cathedral ( 0:35:6)       
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Merry Christmas from the team at Plains FM! In this special Christmas day episode of Pareka! you can hear the nativity story which was performed at the Children's Service (with live animals!) at the Transitional Cathedral in Christchurch. You can see a video of the service here: Itty Bitty Beats also have a new Christmas song for you to enjoy called Florence the Christmas Flamingo!
Published: 12/25/2020 12:40:00 PM
Pareka-The tamariki from Cholmondeley come visit( 0:11:13)       
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Young people doing cool stuff in their communities
Published: 12/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
Pareka- Finn Talks Futsal( 0:20:26)       
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Young people doing cool stuff in their communities
Published: 12/12/2020 11:00:00 AM
Pareka- Nico from Hola Latino( 0:23:54)       
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Nico, the 17-year-old host of Plains FM radio show Hola Latino, shares his broadcasting journey and some of his favorite Chilean music.
Published: 12/5/2020 12:04:00 PM
Pareka - Pacific Series( 0:5:7)       
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Pia chats with some young people at the Pacific Series
Published: 12/1/2020 4:00:00 PM

It’s all about FUN! We get out and about in Ōtautahi Christchurch to hear from young people doing cool stuff in their communities. If you want to give it a shout and have a go, get in touch at

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Produced By: PlainsFM
Language: English
Category: Children and Youth
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