Libby Calder – hip hop champ


What drove this young Wellington woman Libby Calder and her Infinite Dance Crew to win the World Hip Hop Championships In Serbia this year, and to start a Hip Hop Dance school at 16, teaching hundreds of kids a year to dance and stay dancing?


Lisa Ussher – Powder Room, the greenest salon in the country

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This lovely lady, Lisa Ussher and her team at the The Powder Room won the award of the Greenest Hair Salon in the country. What an awesome effort for this Wellington Hairdressing team.

Jacqui Hooper – Welly’s Jane Goodall


I had the pleasure of being able to talk to Jacqui Hooper, our devoted Primate Keeper at Wellington Zoo. She has recently returned from her second working Volunteer trip at the The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa so she could understand more about the now endangered Chimpanzee’s.

Tim Ward – bars, bands and bees

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Tim Ward, one of the big contributor’s to Cuba St. culture came up for a chat about the last night and history of San Francisco Bath House, life on Cuba St. and bees.

Freda Wells – The Kiwi Diary


The delightful Freda Wells of the The Kiwi Diary, tells us about the 2014 calender, what made her produce this cluster of Kiwi culture and how she handles rustling so many great local artists.

Barika – bringing Africa to Wellington


Barika, owner of Afrika restaurant came in to tell us about the vigil they were holding for Nelson Mandela. I was also keen to know what the best thing on the menu was, and why everyone in Wellington is hanging out at Afrika these days.

Jess Feast – gardening with soul

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A special talk with Jess Feast, Director of Gardening with Soul about the wonderful effect the wisdom of Sister Loyola is having on so many people, including the judges of the New Zealand film awards.