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'THE WEEK IN PARLIAMENT' - Friday 24th October (7pm)
(Also repeated Saturday at about 11:40am & Sunday at 12:05pm)
  • 51st Parliament kicks off with Commission and State Openings
  • David Carter beats Ron Mark in vote for Speaker
  • Employment Relations Bill gets an airing
  • PM questioned about links to WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater
  • Speaker rules one of the PM's answers was inadequate
  • Tributes to former Australian PM Gough Whitlam and former Clerk of the House Charles Littlejohn
  • Congratulations regarding NZ's election to UN Security Council
  • Select Committee memberships announced
(All times are approximate)
  • 09:00-09:35     Renata plays another selection of international music
  • 09:35-10:00     Trent brings us another 30mins of alternative country music
  • 10:05-10:35     MV Golden Kiwis play half an hour of NZ's DENNIS MARSH
  • 10:45-10:50     A POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE : CRAIG FOSS (National MP for Tukituki)
  • 10:50-10:55     ON THE BEAT (with the Community Constable)
  • 10:55-11:20     Jim has another "Take Five" musical interlude for us
  • 11:20-11:30     A POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE : STUART NASH (Labour MP for Napier)
  • 11:30-11:35     PETS ON PARADE (Hastings SPCA)
  • 11:35-11:40     A POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE : JULIE ANNE GENTER (Green Party)
  • 11:40-11:55     THE WEEK IN PARLIAMENT
'DOUBLE-TAKE' - Saturday 25th October
(All times are approximate)
  • 12:08-12:10     Programme Information
  • 12:41-13:09     VOLUNTEERING MATTERS [Renata Lehmann from Volunteering HB]
  • 13:09-13:38     ENVIRONMENT CENTRE ON AIR [Sarah & Chris talk about what's ahead]
  • 13:41-14:06     AGE CONCERN ON AIR : Interviews from the recent Expo
  • 14:06-14:27     MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY : with guest SHARYN HILDRETH [MS sufferer]
  • 14:30-14:58     ROTARY WHEELS : with guest MAX PATMOY, on World Polio Day
  • 14:58-15:19     COMMUNITY CORNER : MARK WILSON (Atomic Centre)
  • 15:19-15:42     UNIONS ON AIR [with Thomas O'Neill from the SFWU]
  • 15:45-16:10     LOVE THAT JOB : with guest GERALDINE EDWARDS (Director of International Students at Iona College)
  • 16:10-16:33     HB CANCER SOCIETY [with Trudi & Jocelyn]
  • 16:36-17:03     HB POETRY LIVE : Marie Dunningham talks with MEGAN ALLARDICE
  • 17:03-17:29     THE SPIRIT SEEKER : Gaeil talks about Past Lives [Part 2]
  • 17:29-17:50     ON THE ROAD AGAIN : with guest DOUG LINES [a series about caravans and campervans]
'ROTARY WHEELS' : Friday 24th October at 12:30pm
A special World Polio Day episode with MAX PATMOY talking with Lynne Trafford about Rotary's longstanding project to assist the elimination of this disease.
'HASTINGS LIONS ON AIR' - Monday 27th October at 1:05pm
In this month's programme, Alan Harvey and Ian Le Page, co-Convenors of the forthcoming LIONS BOOKS SALE, talk about this annual event (being held this year on 15th-16th November), and all the planning and organisation which goes into it.
'COMMUNITY CORNER' programmes coming up -
  • Wednesday 29th October at 12:10pm: JOHN TOBIN [on the history of St John's Ambulance in HB]

  • Thursday 30th October at 10:05am: SPCA & HEAVEN'S BAKERY [on the special relationship between the two entities]

  • Friday 31st October at 3:05pm: COLIN STONE [CEO of SportHB]
The interviews will be repeated in DOUBLE-TAKE on Saturday 8th or 15th November.
'ISRAEL AT WAR' - Sundays at 11:00pm on 104.7FM
Our series of programmes on Israel continues, with five programmes on The Holocaust running from 19th October until 23rd November inclusive.
Tui's popular Friday-and-Saturday-evening programme of Samoan news and music will be broadcast on Saturdays only (8pm-11pm) for the next few weeks.
With the State Opening of NZ's 51st Parliament set for Tuesday 21st October, this programme will be resuming from Friday 24th October.
NEW PROGRAMMES recently started or resumed
  • ACUPUNCTURE ON AIR, with Heiko Lade - 4th Monday of each month at 9:30am

  • AGE CONCERN ON AIR - fortnightly Fridays at 12:30pm

  • HASTINGS LIONS ON AIR - 4th Monday of each month at 1:05pm

  • HB POETRY LIVE - monthly, 3rd Monday, 9:30am

  • HB SCIENTISTS ON AIR - monthly, 2nd Monday, 9:30am

  • ISRAEL AT WAR - Sundays at 11:00pm

  • IVAN DINGLE'S JINGLES - 3rd Sunday of each month at 5:30pm (new day & time) (returned 21st Sept)

  • ROTARY WHEELS - monthly, 1st Monday, 9:30am

  • SALUT! [HB French Association] - monthly, 2nd Sunday, 5:00pm (new day & time) (returned 14th Sept)

  • THE DOG SHOW ON AIR - monthly, 2nd Friday, 1:30pm

  • THE MUSIC EXPRESS (with Mike Parish) - weekly, Tuesdays, 2:05pm

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