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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: 10/20/2021 8:45:00 AM
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: 10/19/2021 10:00:00 AM
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: 10/19/2021 9:45:00 AM
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: 10/13/2021 9:45:00 AM
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: 10/8/2021 9:30:00 AM
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: 10/6/2021 11:15:00 AM
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: 10/6/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 10/6/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 10/4/2021 10:30:00 AM
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: 9/21/2021 9:30:00 AM
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: 8/27/2021 11:13:19 AM
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: 8/26/2021 10:45:00 AM
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: 8/26/2021 10:45:00 AM
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: 8/19/2021 2:45:00 PM
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: 8/18/2021 11:15:00 AM
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: 8/16/2021 11:30:00 AM
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: 8/16/2021 11:30:00 AM
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: 8/12/2021 2:45:00 PM
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: 8/11/2021 5:45:00 PM
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: 8/9/2021 11:30:00 AM
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: 8/9/2021 11:30:00 AM
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: 8/2/2021 10:15:00 AM
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: 8/2/2021 10:15:00 AM
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: 7/30/2021 12:45:00 PM
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: 7/30/2021 12:45:00 PM
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: 7/27/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 7/27/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 7/26/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 7/9/2021 9:30:00 AM
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: 7/7/2021 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 07-07-2021( 0:13:35)       
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Update from Richard Porter, chair of Bike Waikato.
Published: 7/7/2021 11:00:00 AM
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: 6/29/2021 12:30:00 PM
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: 6/29/2021 12:30:00 PM
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: 6/29/2021 12:30:00 PM
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: 6/29/2021 12:15:00 PM
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: 6/23/2021 12:00:00 PM
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: 6/17/2021 9:45:00 AM
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: 6/15/2021 9:45:00 AM
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: 6/9/2021 10:00:00 AM
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: 5/31/2021 2:15:00 PM
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: 5/31/2021 2:00:00 PM
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: 5/24/2021 10:00:00 AM
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: 5/20/2021 9:45:00 AM
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: 5/19/2021 9:30:00 AM
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: 5/17/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 5/17/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 5/14/2021 10:15:00 AM
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: 5/7/2021 9:00:00 AM
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: 5/4/2021 11:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-05-2021( 0:10:11)       
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Bryan talks to National List MP David Bennett.
Published: 5/3/2021 11:15:00 AM
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: 5/3/2021 11:15:00 AM
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: 4/28/2021 3:15:00 PM
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: 4/21/2021 11:15:00 AM
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: 4/19/2021 12:30:00 PM
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: 4/19/2021 12:30:00 PM
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: 4/13/2021 9:30:00 AM
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: 4/12/2021 1:30:00 PM
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: 4/12/2021 1:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-03-2021( 0:9:14)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 3/29/2021 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-03-2021( 0:11:54)       
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Timmy and Alex call for participants for LAUNCHED disability festival.
Published: 3/23/2021 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-03-2021( 0:12:51)       
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Lora Thompson is one of the founding menbers of the band Empress... she talks with Kelli Pike ahead of their new single 'No Tomorrow'.
Published: 3/16/2021 4:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-03-2021( 0:17:39)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate talks about the Long Term Plan with host Kelli Pike.
Published: 3/16/2021 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-03-2021( 0:13:6)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with National List MP David Bennett from Hamilton East.
Published: 3/15/2021 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-03-2021( 0:9:11)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Hamilton West Electorate MP, Jamie Strange from the Labour Party.
Published: 3/15/2021 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-03-2021( 0:9:58)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to National List MP for Hamilton East, David Bennett.
Published: 3/8/2021 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-03-2021( 0:8:32)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour MP for Hamilton West, Dr Gaurav Sharma.
Published: 3/8/2021 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-03-2021( 0:11:53)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to National List MP David Bennett.
Published: 3/1/2021 11:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-03-2021( 0:8:38)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour Electorate MP for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 3/1/2021 11:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-02-2021( 0:10:20)       
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Jennifer Ward-Lealand talks with Mike Williams about the play 'Two Ladies', presented by Auckland Theatre Company, and coming to Hamilton's Clarence St Theatre on March 5 and 6.
Published: 2/26/2021 8:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-02-2021( 0:9:33)       
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Hurihuri is part of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival, and it's constructed around the wheel; fusing hip hop and contemporary movement with traditional kapa haka. Kelli talks to the creative director and choreographer Malia Johnston.
Published: 2/23/2021 12:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-02-2021( 0:10:1)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to Hamilton East list MP David Bennett.
Published: 2/22/2021 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-02-2021( 0:9:4)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to Hamilton West electorate MP, Dr Gaurav Sharma from Labour.
Published: 2/22/2021 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-02-2021( 0:14:57)       
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Tami Neilson is the opening act for the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival – she talks with Kelli Pike about her life and work.
Published: 2/18/2021 8:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-02-2021( 0:8:41)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with electorate MP for Hamilton West, Jamie Strange from the Labour Party.
Published: 2/16/2021 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-02-2021( 0:12:1)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to National list MP David Bennett from Hamilton East.
Published: 2/16/2021 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-01-2021( 0:16:53)       
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Jayde P comes in for a chat about the upcoming gig DateMonthYear/Empress/Jayde P at Nivara Lounge on Saturday, and treat us to a live song and a discussion about vulnerability.
Published: 1/22/2021 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-01-2021( 0:12:6)       
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Hamilton mayor Paula Southgate talks with Mike Williams about the Long Term Plan, communicating with ratepayers, and getting stuff done in a three-year term of local government.
Published: 1/19/2021 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-01-2021( 0:13:30)       
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The Dawn Raid story... Mike Williams is joined by Brotha D, Andy Murane and Oscar Kightley to discuss the documentary 'Dawn Raid', directed by Kightley, which tells the story of Dawn Raid Entertainment — its highs and lows.
Published: 1/12/2021 8:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-12-2020( 0:18:4)       
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Kia Pakari te Hapori — Tash Willison-Reardon is Chair of The Serve, a wholly volunteer led organisation that is committed to serving evening meals 365 days a year, sourcing and redistributing food and household resources, to those in the community who are in need, underprivileged, on low income or going through genuine hardship. Tash talks about their kaupapa with Mike Williams.
Published: 12/18/2020 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 11-11-2020( 0:11:20)       
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Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick discusses the narrow 'No' vote on the Cannabis Referendum. Where to from here? Interview by Gary Farrow
Published: 11/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-11-2020( 0:13:56)       
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Local man Dom Lowry chatted with Mark Bunting about what it’s really like living with ADHD, losing your job and expressing your feelings for the first time in a studio. Committed to telling his story through music, Dom candidly opens up about his fears and the feelings of ‘hundreds of tv screens’ playing in his head.
Published: 11/10/2020 12:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 10-11-2020( 0:16:25)       
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Councillor Jennifer Nickel from Waikato Regional Council talks about the climate action roadmap and the Pukemiro fire.
Published: 11/10/2020 11:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-11-2020( 0:13:46)       
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Kelli talks about Diabetes Awareness Month with a Field officer and Volunteer with Diabetes NZ - Waikato branch
Published: 11/3/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-10-2020( 0:15:21)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate on the Peacocke growth cell, and mitigations to protect the pekapeka and Shaw's Bird Park... the first draft of the 10 year plan goes out to residents later this week... and Originair is coming our way.
Published: 10/20/2020 8:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast Part 1 – 19-10-2020( 0:15:54)       
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A casualty of the Labour tsunami in the general election this year, Tim Macindoe talks with Bryan Smith about his 12 years of service as the Hamilton West MP.
Published: 10/19/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast Part 2– 19-10-2020( 0:9:39)       
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From List MP to Electorate MP, Jamie Strange discusses the general election result with Bryan Smith.
Published: 10/19/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 13-10-2020( 0:13:52)       
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Author and Illustrator Lisala Halapua speaks about telling traditional Tongan stories and an Illustration Workshop for children.
Published: 10/13/2020 12:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-10-2020( 0:7:16)       
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Robust and engaged public media is what Broadacsting Minister Kris Faafoi wants to see, and he says vital to that is the mahi of Free FM and the other 11 Community Access stations in NZ. The Minister talks with Mike Williams.
Published: 10/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 01-10-2020( 0:21:5)       
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Cutting through the lies — former MP Maryan Street, a long-time campaigner for the right to die with dignity, talks with Mike Williams about the truth of the detail in the End of Life Choice Act and dispels the myths perpetrated by far-right Christian organisations.
Published: 10/1/2020 8:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-09-2020( 0:16:28)       
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Is it time to get high? Make It Legal busts myths about the Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill while talking to Free FM's Kelli Pike.
Published: 9/22/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-09-2020( 0:15:45)       
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The truth about the End of Life Choices Act - Mike Williams talks to Jack Havrill and Jan Gilby from the End of Life Choice Society, to cut through the wrong information that's out there.
Published: 9/18/2020 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 16-09-2020( 0:6:57)       
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Anna Casey-Cox from Go Eco talks about He Paatai Nui, the organisation's election event at Western Community Centre, Monday 21 September, 5.30-7pm.
Published: 9/16/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-09-2020( 0:14:34)       
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Three bridges in Cambridge - is it a possibility? Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk discusses this, along with fees and charges, and the RMA.
Published: 9/9/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast_ 09-09-2020( 0:12:4)       
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The Hamilton-Auckland train has arrived - Susan Trodden from TRON (The Rail Opportunity Network) shares her thoughts of excitement and her vision for the train going forward.
Published: 9/9/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-09-2020( 0:12:30)       
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After losing to Hamilton Girls’ High School 144-0 last year... just 18 months later, Hamilton’s Sacred Heart Girls’ College beat Girls’ High 24-20 to take out the Waikato Secondary School Girls 1st XV competition. Mike speaks to Sacred Heart’s director of sport development Mark McAlley about the win.
Published: 9/8/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 02-09-2020( 0:13:20)       
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Gail Pittaway, co-director of Hamilton Book Month, tells us about more events the organisation will host in the coming months.
Published: 9/4/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-09-2020( 0:10:19)       
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Devilskin's new single 'Sweet Release' was written in memory of Hamilton man Nicky Stevens [1993-2015]. In a poignant segment, Mark Bunting hosts both Devilskin's Paul Martin and Nicky's father Dave MacPherson in the Free Breakfast studio to discuss the track, and our nation's tragic suicide record.
Published: 9/4/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-09-2020( 0:5:55)       
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Changes are coming soon for Cobham Drive, with new lanes for traffic coming from the south. As work progresses on the Cobham Drive, Wairere Drive intersection. Hamilton City Council's Capital Projects Manager Chris Barton talks with Mike Williams about what's in store.
Published: 9/3/2020 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 28-08-2020( 0:8:34)       
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Ewan Wilson describes further delays to the Te Huia Hamilton to Auckland commuter rail service as ‘disappointing' but on the bright side - we’ll get to see the train and its livery very soon.
Published: 8/28/2020 9:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 26-08-2020( 0:10:25)       
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Susan Trodden from The Rail Opportunity Network (TRON) shares comment on the Government looking into a business case for high speed rail between Auckland and Hamilton.
Published: 8/26/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-08-2020( 0:14:23)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate for her monthly catch-up on the Free Breakfast.
Published: 8/19/2020 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-08-2020( 0:15:40)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Lisa Thomson, Waikato District Councillor, for an update on what's happening in Raglan.
Published: 8/19/2020 10:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-08-2020( 0:11:35)       
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Dr Cynric Temple-Camp is a Pathologist who has written about some of his more intriguing cases in "The Quick and the Dead". He will talk more about his work at the Hamilton Book Month event of the same name.
Published: 8/18/2020 1:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-08-2020( 0:20:56)       
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Bryan Smith hears from Heather Major, about the book The Final Choice: End of Life Suffering: Is Assisted Dying the Answer? by Caralise Trayes.
Published: 8/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-08-2020( 0:8:59)       
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Trevor Villers speaks about Date Month Year's upcoming gig at Nivara Lounge on 28 August.
Published: 8/12/2020 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 12-08-2020( 0:10:15)       
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Gary Farrow speaks with Waipā deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk about the change in Covid-19 Alert Levels.
Published: 8/12/2020 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 11-08-2020( 0:11:27)       
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Kelli talks to Mitchell Jordan to find out more about Youth in Politics, a nationwide organisation keen to get young people voting and involved in politics.
Published: 8/11/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 10-08-2020( 0:20:16)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe.
Published: 8/10/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 05-08-2020( 0:12:19)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Green MP Golriz Ghahrahman about her autobiographical book Know Your Space. You can hear Golriz chat with Kelli Pike as part of Hamilton Book Month, at 12pm Monday 10 August, Clarence St Theatre.
Published: 8/5/2020 8:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-08-2020( 0:11:41)       
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Kelli talks to Felix Hoornaert about climate activism with Extinction Rebellion Kirikiriroa.
Published: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-08-2020( 0:8:1)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with National MP for Hamilton East, David Bennett.
Published: 8/3/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-08-2020( 0:7:51)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Jamie Strange, Labour List MP in Hamilton East.
Published: 8/3/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 27-07-2020( 0:29:14)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe about the change in National Party leadership from Muller to Collins.
Published: 7/27/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-07-2020( 0:7:37)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Meteor Theatre manager Deb Nudds about the Reignite the Meteor campaign on Boosted.org.nz, which is in its final week.
Published: 7/22/2020 12:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 22-07-2020( 0:6:29)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Waikato district councillor Lisa Thomson about the influx of local tourists Raglan has experienced post-lockdown - much more than usual in winter.
Published: 7/22/2020 12:15:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 21-07-2020( 0:15:40)       
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Catherine Wallace joins Kelli to talk about the Hamilton Book Month programme.
Published: 7/21/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-07-2020( 0:5:44)       
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Host Gary Farrow speaks with Tania Ashman from Go Eco, about Living Lightly for the Faint Hearted - an adult night class running at Fraser High School from 30 July.
Published: 7/8/2020 1:15:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-07-2020( 0:9:51)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to Hamilton East MP David Bennett for an update.
Published: 7/6/2020 1:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-07-2020( 0:8:29)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour's electorate candidate for Hamilton East, Jamie Strange.
Published: 7/6/2020 1:30:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-07-2020( 0:10:36)       
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Host Mark Bunting speaks with Chloe Boerema about her marriage celebrant business, Marry Me Chloe.
Published: 7/3/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-07-2020( 0:5:58)       
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Update on the Waikato River taxi services.
Published: 7/3/2020 10:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 30-06-2020( 0:17:15)       
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Kelli Pike speaks with Gary Farrow about his new podcast HyperLocal, which is all about Kirikiriroa Hamilton.
Published: 6/30/2020 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 30-06-2020( 0:20:7)       
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Kelli Pike speaks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate.
Published: 6/30/2020 10:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-06-2020( 0:23:14)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe.
Published: 6/29/2020 1:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 24-06-2020( 0:10:50)       
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Host Gary Farrow speaks to Waikato district councillor Lisa Thomson for the Raglan Fortnightly.
Published: 6/24/2020 1:15:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 23-06-2020( 0:13:18)       
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Kelli Pike speaks with Jeremy Mayall, CEO of Creative Waikato, about the Kotahitanga Through Creativity project.
Published: 6/23/2020 11:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-06-2020( 0:24:55)       
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Host Bryan Smith speaks with Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe.
Published: 6/15/2020 2:00:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 09-06-2020( 0:10:13)       
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Host Kelli Pike speaks with Katy King, Chair of North East Community Hub, about the proposed Kainga Ora development and how we can be informed, and engage in the process.
Published: 6/9/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-06-2020( 0:15:48)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to Hamilton East MP David Bennett.
Published: 6/8/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 08-06-2020( 0:8:17)       
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Bryan Smith speaks with Labour MP Jamie Strange from Hamilton East.
Published: 6/8/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 25-05-2020( 0:21:45)       
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Bryan Smith talks to Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe.
Published: 5/25/2020 11:00:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-05-2020( 0:10:52)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Waipa deputy mayor and Mighty River Domain manager Liz Stolwyk about the area dealing with the Covid-19 fallout.
Published: 5/20/2020 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 19-05-2020( 0:20:13)       
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Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate and Kelli Pike cover the proposed Flagstaff development, the purchasing of Peacocke properties, recycling and the new Institute of Skills and Technology HQ.
Published: 5/19/2020 1:45:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 18-05-2020( 0:23:26)       
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Bryan Smith speaks to Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe for the first time since Covid-19 lockdown began.
Published: 5/18/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-05-2020( 0:12:49)       
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Mark Bunting chats to former New Zealand rower Rob Hamill who is currently stuck in lockdown in Australia.
Published: 5/15/2020 10:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-05-2020( 0:5:47)       
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Mark Bunting speaks to Hamilton & Waikato Tourism chief executive Jason Dawson about the Budget and what it means for the tourism sector.
Published: 5/15/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 15-05-2020( 0:5:34)       
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Mark Bunting speaks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate as the country heads into Alert Level 2.
Published: 5/15/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 06-05-2020( 0:12:20)       
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Gary Farrow speaks to Waikato River Explorer managing director Darren Mills about the idea of a commuter ferry service on the Waikato.
Published: 5/6/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 04-05-2020( 0:7:48)       
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Want to get away from it all after Covid-19? International travel may not be all that appealing. Mike Williams looks at likely changes to the overseas travel experience.
Published: 5/4/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 29-04-2020( 0:14:54)       
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Gary Farrow talks to Fraser High School director of adult community education, Peter Faulkner, about the online adult classes which are starting from next week.
Published: 4/29/2020 2:15:00 PM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 24-04-2020( 0:10:56)       
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Jason McCarthy served for many years with the Australian military for many years and has been a Hamiltonian ever since. We often hear about ex military folk suffering mentally and emotionally as they integrate back into civilian life - Jason explains very simply why it is so hard.
Published: 4/24/2020 11:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 20-04-2020( 0:17:24)       
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Hamilton residents can now access social service support during COVID-19 at their fingertips thanks to a pioneering community response website ‘heretohelpu.nz‘. Community Waikato Chief Executive Holly Snape talks bout the initiative with Mike Williams.
Published: 4/20/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 17-04-2020( 0:15:12)       
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A woman from small-town NZ tells us her horrible yet inspiring story about the real experience of COVID-19. What’s it like when 3 out of 4 people in your house have it and you don’t? What’s it like in small-town New Zealand when people find out?
Published: 4/17/2020 9:45:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 14-04-2020( 0:8:55)       
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Mark Bunting speaks to Hamilton mayor Paula Southgate.
Published: 4/14/2020 3:00:00 PM
Free FM - The Free Breakfast – 07-04-2020( 0:7:55)       
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Mark speaks with Phil Grey about two initiatives to support our favourite local venue - Nivara Lounge. Soscafe.nz, and a brand new fundraising album
Published: 4/7/2020 9:30:00 AM
Free FM - The Free Breakfast – 07-04-2020( 0:24:38)       
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Mark Bunting talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate on a regular feature during the lockdown.
Published: 4/7/2020 9:15:00 AM
Free FM – The Free Breakfast – 03-04-2020( 0:21:17)       
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Mark Bunting speaks witth Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate about the city's Covid-19 response.
Published: 4/3/2020 10:15:00 AM

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