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Hootaka - Free FM Programme Schedule

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20/05/24 - 26/05/24
20Monday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
1:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Jazz Boulevard
Canadian Jazz show hosted by Moz Taylor. A mix of the latest releases from musicians out in the clubs today, classic tracks from yesteryear, and a sprinkling of Blues, Roots, and World.
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
5:00 AM - 5:30 AM
5:30 AM - 6:00 AM
AA Radio Show
The Alcoholics Anonymous Radio Show from Plains FM, Christchurch
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Unexpected Elements- BBC
The news you know, the science you don’t. Looking beyond everyday narratives to discover a goldmine of scientific stories and connections from around the globe.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Assignment - BBC
Investigations and journeys into the heart of global events from BBC correspondents.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Food Chain - BBC
The business, science and cultural significance of food, and what it takes to put food on your plate.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cult Chat
Dr Caroline Ansley, Lindy Jacomb and Liz Gregory traverse the cultiverse. They unpack the cult playbook, talk to leavers of coercive and controlling groups in New Zealand, and share their stories.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Niue Health
Helping the Niuean community understand/identify symptoms and know where to go for help. Many vital topics are discussed including diabetes, gout, influenza, high blood pressure, heart problems, elder care, Well Child and mental health.
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Forty Six and 2
Fresh FM's Matt and Maria start the weekend with some great rock music and the odd random track thrown in.
21Tuesday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
The Podcasters Guide to the Conspiracy
A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and prolific writer on conspiracy theories Associate Professor. M R. X. Dentith.
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Music Life - BBC
Where music stars discuss how they make their music. Music Life is the weekly music conversation programme from BBC World Service, where each episode is hosted by a different music star.
2:00 AM - 3:00 AM
3:30 AM - 4:00 AM
Niue Health
Helping the Niuean community understand/identify symptoms and know where to go for help. Many vital topics are discussed including diabetes, gout, influenza, high blood pressure, heart problems, elder care, Well Child and mental health.
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM
NZ Arabic
Journalist Amjed Al-Saad presents the richness of Arabic music, together with quick news updates and in-depth discussions of diverse topics each week, featuring expert guests.
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Music Life - BBC
Where music stars discuss how they make their music. Music Life is the weekly music conversation programme from BBC World Service, where each episode is hosted by a different music star.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
AA Radio Show
The Alcoholics Anonymous Radio Show from Plains FM, Christchurch
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
The Inquiry - BBC
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Paakiwaha
Current affairs from a Māori perspective, from Waatea News.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Good Day Matrix
Amazing Kiwis about their wellbeing journeys.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM
22Wednesday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:30 AM
1:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Forty Six and 2
Fresh FM's Matt and Maria start the weekend with some great rock music and the odd random track thrown in.
2:30 AM - 3:30 AM
Dead Air
An hour of rare and essential music for Dead Heads
3:30 AM - 4:00 AM
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Taringa
Taringa, weekly podcast from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Balmoral Blues
A deep dive into the blues with host David Blaine.
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
The History Hour - BBC
The History Hour brings you extraordinary accounts from key moments in time, brought to life by those who were there.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Podcasters Guide to the Conspiracy
A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and prolific writer on conspiracy theories Associate Professor. M R. X. Dentith.
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Radio 2050
A mix of talk and music, interviewing global changemakers who are actively working to better our planet.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Conexao Sulamerica
Portuguese content for expat Brazilians. A show produced at Radio Southland.
10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
23Thursday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
1:30 AM - 3:00 AM
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Modern Jazz Today
Exploring modern trends in jazz, with Canadian composer, performer and producer Jeff Williams.
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
The Arts Hour - BBC
A weekly showcase of the best in global arts from across the BBC and from broadcasters around the world, with a range of rich arts, culture and entertainment stories.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Democracy Now!
Democracy Now! a weekly, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Health Check - BBC
Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale, investigates discoveries and solutions in healthcare, and looks at how to deliver a healthier world.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
People Fixing the World - BBC
Taking on the big and small problems of our time and talks to those trying to solve them.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sathsara Rāwa
Exploring Sri Lankan culture through music from the 70’s, 80s, 90s and 2000’s – the golden era of Sri Lankan Sinhala songs.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 PM - 11:59 PM
24Friday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Conexao Sulamerica
Portuguese content for expat Brazilians. A show produced at Radio Southland.
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Sathsara Rāwa
Exploring Sri Lankan culture through music from the 70’s, 80s, 90s and 2000’s – the golden era of Sri Lankan Sinhala songs.
4:00 AM - 4:30 AM
4:30 AM - 5:00 AM
Voices of Peace and Aroha
Aiming to build strong relationships and unity within all Muslim groups and across our communities in Aotearoa. The programme is in both Arabic and English.
5:00 AM - 5:30 AM
5:30 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
The Documentary - BBC
New insights into important global issues and events, exploring why people do what they do, and what the consequences are.
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
HardTalk - BBC
In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities. HARDtalk, asks the difficult questions and gets behind the stories that make the news.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cult Chat
Dr Caroline Ansley, Lindy Jacomb and Liz Gregory traverse the cultiverse. They unpack the cult playbook, talk to leavers of coercive and controlling groups in New Zealand, and share their stories.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The Climate Question - BBC
Reflecting a variety of takes on climate change and how best to understand it and the word’s attempts to avert it, temper it or adapt to it.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Scotty's Place
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Taringa
Taringa, weekly podcast from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NZ Arabic
Journalist Amjed Al-Saad presents the richness of Arabic music, together with quick news updates and in-depth discussions of diverse topics each week, featuring expert guests.
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fa'atauaina O Aiga
"Fa'atauaina o Aiga" or in English "Focus on the Family" came about from the concern in the Christchurch Samoan community's hearts for people dealing with family problems.
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1200 Degrees
Get your urban fix with your host DJ D (Australia's premiere female turntablist) on the 1200's spinning vinyl 7” 12” & DVS on a musical journey thru time via original samples.
25Saturday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM
2:00 AM - 3:00 AM
3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
CanQueer
Canada's most syndicated LGBT talk show.
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Suzy and Friends
Kids time - songs and stories with the irreressable Suzy Cato.
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Good Day Matrix
Amazing Kiwis about their wellbeing journeys.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Happy News - BBC
A weekly collection of the happiest stories in the world.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Podcasters Guide to the Conspiracy
A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and prolific writer on conspiracy theories Associate Professor. M R. X. Dentith.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Radio 2050
A mix of talk and music, interviewing global changemakers who are actively working to better our planet.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns
Young followers of Islam talk about life in New Zealand
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Taringa
Taringa, weekly podcast from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
26Sunday May, 2024 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
The Podcasters Guide to the Conspiracy
A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and prolific writer on conspiracy theories Associate Professor. M R. X. Dentith.
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM
2:00 AM - 4:00 AM
4:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Fa'atauaina O Aiga
"Fa'atauaina o Aiga" or in English "Focus on the Family" came about from the concern in the Christchurch Samoan community's hearts for people dealing with family problems.
5:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Kids Mix with Kath Bee
Music, stories, fun facts, strange noises and MORE! Kath Bee has surprises in store for everyone (even herself!), from Fresh FM, Nelson
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM
Witness History - BBC
Pivotal moments in our history, through the memories of those who were there.
12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Arinality
Cultural identities of women in Aotearoa NZ.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns
Young followers of Islam talk about life in New Zealand
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Jalsa Fiji Radio
From the Christchurch Fijian community, via Plains FM.
10:30 PM - 12:00 AM
The Sticky Icky Reggae Mix with Dubmatix
A series from Dubmatix featuring a one-hour mix of some of the finest reggae, dub, dancehall, and beyond.

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