Beach FM Interviews & Podcasts

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Beach FM interviews local personalities and political figures on the Kapiti Coast and Horowhenua daily. Here are highlighted interviews since September 2019 which you can also find at https://beachfm.transistor.fm/episodes. We're also on Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and iTunes.

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857 episodes

John MacBeth, Sports Broadcaster

Ron Snowden catches up with local Sports Broadcaster and Raumati Bowling clubs President, John MacBeth, about the Hawkes Bay rugby team, deserved holders of the Ranfurly Shield, The All Blacks and high tackles

5m
Nov 10, 2020
Guy Burns, Deputy Chair of Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board

Catherine Scullen catches up with Guy Burns, Deputy Chair of the Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board about The beach By-Law consultation, highlighting vehicle access and cameras. Also touching on The Kapiti Gateway

8m
Nov 09, 2020
Rosie Salas, Organizer of Kapiti Arts Trail

John Hayes talks to organizer of the Kapiti Arts trail, Rosie Salas or the Kapiti Coast District Council, with the Trail getting bigger and better every year, effects of Covid and lockdown, not necessarily all bad, with artists being inspired during lockdown. The Kapiti Arts trail is over 2 weekends, 7/8 and 14/15 November

8m
Nov 05, 2020
Sophie Handford, Paekakariki/Raumati Ward Councilor

Sophie Handford joins Catherine Scullen on The Beach FM Magazine Show, with a short review on the Pride festival in Paekakariki, the Raumati Village Street party coming up on the 20th November, Beach By-Law with submissions closing 13th November, proposed changes to Raumati road network, Covid recovery and some teasers on youth council projects and the "What matters Most" campaign.

7m
Nov 04, 2020
Ralph McAlister, Book & Show Reviewer

Catherine Scullen catches up with Kapiti local book & Show reviewer, Ralph McAlister, who gives a review of Chris Hammers book, 'The River'

6m
Nov 03, 2020
Chris Papps, Chair of Otaki Community Board

Chris Papps, Chair of Otaki Community Board talks to Catherine Scullen on the magazine Show about the final board meeting for the year, coming up on Tuesday, 10 November, where there will be an update on the closure of Otaki Gorge Road, also Submissions on the Beach By-Law

2m
Nov 02, 2020
Bernie Wanden, Horowhenua Mayor

Catherine Scullen catches up with Mayor of Horowhenua, Bernie Wanden to talk about project grant, including Foxton river and roading projects, including Queen Street and getting into their long term plan

3m
Nov 01, 2020
Michael Peryer, Author of "Thomas"

Catherine talks to Michael Peryer about his book "Thomas" - described as a true New Zealand love story involving a male goose and a male swan, who lived together on the Waimanu Lagoons in Waikanae Beach for many years. But there's more intrigue ... you'll have to listen to the interview or buy the book for more details. A delightful book for children of all ages.

10m
Oct 29, 2020
Jacinda Thorn - Co-Chair, Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce

Catherine talked to Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce co-chair Jacinda Thorn about their recent AGM and the newly elected board for 2021 with Co-Chairs Monique Leith and Thorn sharing the leadership role, as it looks to grow and continue support for local business through Covid-19. Other elected Board members include: Sam Pritchard, Deputy Chair; Lisa-Jean Foote, Treasurer; Sylvia Kavanagh, Secretary.

5m
Oct 29, 2020
Moko Morris, Kapiti Coast District Councils Sustainable Communities Co-ordinator

Tee has a Community catchup with the KCDC Sustainable Communities Co-ordinator, Moko Morris, to tell us about a Community Day coming up on Tuesday, 3rd November at Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

2m
Oct 29, 2020
Holly Ewens, Chair of Paekakariki Community Board

Catherine Scullen chats to Holly Ewens, Chair of the paekakariki Community Board on the Pride festival over Labour Weekend, and other events coming up, including a Halloween hoe-down and Paekakariki Community trust AGM.

2m
Oct 27, 2020
K.Gurunathan, Kapiti Mayor

John Hayes catches up with Kapiti Mayor, K.Gurunathan, aka "Guru" on Property Ratings in The Kapiti Coast, Pekapeka development, how the property valuations will affect us on rating bills from the Council, regional Growth Strategy and the Resource Management Act, (RMA)

11m
Oct 26, 2020
Kathy Spiers, Chair of Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board

John Hayes catches up with Kathy Spiers, Chair of Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board on empowering Community Boards, with a workshop on the subject, and support from The Kapiti Coast District Council. Kathy also gives an update on the progress with The Beach By-Law consultation

8m
Oct 26, 2020
James Westbury, Chair of Waikanae Community Board

John Hayes catches up with Chair of The Waikanae Community Board, James Westbury on Empowering Community Boards and work on The District Growth Strategy

8m
Oct 22, 2020
Moko Morris, Kapiti Coast District Council Sustainable Communities Co-ordinator

Tee catches up with the KCDC Sustainable Communities Co-ordinator, Moko Morris about a Bike Repairs workshop on Friday, 23rd October in Otaki

2m
Oct 22, 2020
Penny Gaylor, Kapiti representative on Greater Wellington Regional Council

John Hayes catches up with Penny Gaylor, Kapiti representative on the Greater Wellington Regional Council on her take on the Elections over the weekend, and transport

11m
Oct 21, 2020
Bernie Wanden, Horowhenua Mayor

John Hayes talks to Bernie Wanden, Horowhenua Mayor on consequences for the Horowhenua, of the election results over the weekend and the growth in The Horowhenua

6m
Oct 21, 2020
Ralph McAlister, Book and Show Reviewer

John Hayes chats to Book and Show Reviewer, Ralph McAlister with his take on The return of 'The Listener' Magazine and his review of The book, "Real Life" by Brendon Taylor

6m
Oct 20, 2020
Holly Ewens, Chair of Paekakariki Board

John Hayes catches up with the Chair of The Paekakariki Board, Holly Ewens on the CVSC, (Commercial Vehicle Service Station) with what has been proposed and the Open Day, with information that was available, also the impact on Queen Elizabeth Park

7m
Oct 20, 2020
Marilyn Stevens, Deputy Chair of Otaki Community Board

John Hayes speaks with Deputy Chair of the Otaki Community Board, Marilyn Stevens about work with Otaki Health and Wellbeing, the Super Liquor Chain being granted an Off-license, the Community Network, housing, and Rotary, with Marilyn becoming the District Governor in 2022/23, looking after Taranaki across to Dannevirke, and down to Wellington. Also her view of The Cannabis referendum and alcohol.

9m
Oct 19, 2020
Kathy Spiers, Chair of Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board

John Hayes catches up with The Chair of Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board, Kathy Spiers on the massive amount of works on State Highway One between Poplar Ave and Ihakara Street, infrastructure for Stormwater, The Bridge to nowhere, traffic lights at Ihakara Street and much more, all to be done by December! Kathy also give the reaction she's received from the public to the Beach By-Law proposal, with a pop-up meeting coming up tonight/Tuesday night

9m
Oct 19, 2020
Grant Nisbett, Sports Broadcaster

Ron Snowden catches up with Grant Nisbett to talk rugby from the weekend, including the All Blacks Bledisloe Cup game, with who shone in the game. They also touch on Scott Dixons efforts in USA

5m
Oct 19, 2020
Barbara Edmonds, Labour MP for Mana

John Hayes talks to Barbara Edmonds, The new Labour MP for Mana, elected over the weekend, discussing the leadership from Jacinda Ardern and what she would like to achieve in her first term as MP for Mana, with housing being a priority and she talks of guidance from previous Labour Mana MP, Kris Faáfoii

11m
Oct 18, 2020
K.Gurunathan, Kapiti Mayor

John Hayes catches up with Kapiti Mayor, K.Gurunathan, aka. "Guru" after missing last weeks interview. Guru took a Covid test last week, coming through fine. Guru gives his reading of what happened over the weekend, with the General Election and the progress with The Long Term Plan

11m
Oct 18, 2020
Jocelyn Prvanov, KCDC Waikanae Ward Councilor

John Hayes catches up with KCDC Waikanae Ward Councilor, Jocelyn Prvanov on the progress of the 24 hour toilets at Waikanae Railway Station, the Beach By-Law reaction to the consultation document, and encouraging all age group s to have a look and have their say

10m
Oct 15, 2020
Penny Gaylor, Kapiti representative on Greater Wellington Regional Council

John Hayes talks to Penny Gaylor, Kapiti representative for Greater Wellington regional Council World record at Otaki College for raising money playing handball, also The Otaki theatre

4m
Oct 14, 2020
Penny Gaylor, Kapiti representative on Greater Wellington Regional Council

John Hayes catches up with Penny Gaylor, Kapiti rep on the Greater Wellington Regional Council, on more meetings happening, pulling together various bids, side-tour processes, and changes in freshwater management or freshwater reforms over New Zealand.

7m
Oct 14, 2020
Bernie Wanden, Mayor of Horowhenua

John Hayes talks to Mayor of Horowhenua, Bernie Wanden, on The Mainfreight Building with possibly things to come, with optimism in the area. Also the delayed process of the Application for a Boundary Change, seeing Tokomaru and Opiki going to Palmeston North City

7m
Oct 14, 2020
Ricky Bartlett, Golf, Cricket and Football enthusiast

Ron Snowden catches up with Ricky Bartlett, Sports fan on golf, a tournament sponsored by Justin Timberlake! And The CJ Cup coming up in the weekend, a bit of cricket and football was touched on also.

6m
Oct 14, 2020
Renee Corlett from WREMO, (Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office)

John Hayes talks to Renee Corlett from the Wellington regional Emergency Management Office about Shake out! 15 October, with Kenakena schools plan

5m
Oct 13, 2020