Radio Schedule


We broadcast throughout the Wairarapa on 92.7 fm. You can also listen to us by clicking "Listen Live" on this website. Many of our programmes are also available for on-demand listening. Click on the "podcasts" link to find out more.

Our playlist features exclusively NZ music between scheduled programmes.

On Air Schedule

The symbol [R] indicates a repeat of a previously broadcast programme. This schedule will be updated every Monday morning, except for statutory holidays.

Monday

9.00am: Tribal Nations - Supporting the disenfranchised and those suffering illness, neglect, deprivation, abuse and addiction. (R)

10.00am: Inspiring Women - Inspiring Women – Empowering women to empower their families and communities. (Second Monday of the month)

5.00pm: Kampai Japan - Japanese music, news, current events and general chatter.

8.15pm: Ondazzura - News and events from Italian-speakers in New Zealand and from around the world. 

9:00pm: Democracy Now - the War and Peace report. An independent global news programme from the USA.


Tuesday

8.30am: Empowering Communities - with the Wairarapa Community Centre - Getting to the heart of the issues affecting the Wairarapa from the Wairarapa Community Centre.

9.30am: The Night Sky - What's above us in space and time. The wonders of our magnificent night sky, from antiquity to the very latest science and news.(first Tuesday of each month)

10.00am: CABTalk - for anyone needing assistance on matters legal, financial or practical. We provide advice or just point you in the right direction. Highlighting the services provided by The Citizens’ Advice Bureau.

12.00noon: Town and Country Aotearoa - A scatter-gunned sampling of recordings so diverse you're unlikely to ever hear any particular song twice.

2.00pm: The Ultimate Afternoon Show - Local news with a strong emphasis on sport, presented by a boy and his dog.

3.00pm: Bookworms - a wriggle through the pages. 

3.30pm: The Book Lovers Corner  - The joys of reading, and the love of books. (fourth Tuesday of each month)

8.00pm: Samoan Community Radio - News, music and topical discussion from the Samoan community. (R)


Wednesday

8.30am: Empowering Communities - with the Wairarapa Community Centre - Getting to the heart of the issues affecting the Wairarapa from the Wairarapa Community Centre. (R)

9.00am: The Life and Times of Fanny Craythorne (R)

11.00: Jam Jar - Interviews and news about the local music and recording scene, some spontaneous jamming and a jar full of tips. (second Wednesday of each month)

12.30pm: Jazz Club with Alex Nyman - Featuring an eclectic mix of vintage to contemporary Jazz music both recorded and live plus interviews and playing with some of the upcoming and leading jazz musicians from NZ and beyond.

3.30pm: Friends Of Marilyn - a programme hosted by Cat Pausé looking at Fat identity and Fat activism in NZ and Globally.

5.00pm: Te Kaiwaewae Korero - The news, views and lowdown on what’s happening in Tahumakakanuimatua nationwide, in the traditional reo of our iwi. (R)

7.00pm: Back Porch Bluegrass - presented by Paul Trenwith member of The Hamilton Country Bluegrass Band.

8.00pm: Amuse Gueule - news and events from French-speakers in New Zealand and from around the world.


Thursday

8.30am: Canal Español - A show in Spanish, with information about the life, culture and history of Spain with great Spanish music. 

10.00am: Live Wires - Live Wires fizzes, pops and crackles with youthful talent and enthusiasm. Students present their own variety programmes live from the classroom.

11.00am: Born To Be Free - Interviews and teachings, featuring pastors and presenters from New Zealand and overseas.

12noon: Wheels On Fire - A rubber-burning wheelie through the highs and lows of living with disability.

1.00pm: Fighting Stigma - talking about the stigma and discrimination faced by people who have personal experiences of mental unwellness.

2.00pm: Islam In Focus - A show focused on bringing to light the true teachings of Islam, in an effort to remove stereotypes and religious boundaries to promote interfaith harmony through dialogue. Tune in to find out the Islamic perspective. Hosted by Mustenser A Qamar.

3.30pm: The Bridge Zone The Bridge Zone is a radio show and podcast encouraging fellow Bridge players to share the passion that Barry Jones and Mereana Cullen have in playing this challenging game.

5.00pm: Tribal Nations - Supporting the disenfranchised and those suffering illness, neglect, deprivation, abuse and addiction.

7.00pm: Jazz Club with Alex Nyman - Featuring an eclectic mix of vintage to contemporary Jazz music both recorded and live plus interviews and playing with some of the upcoming and leading jazz musicians from NZ and beyond. (R)

9.30pm: This Way Out  - the international lesbian & gay radio magazine.

10:00pm: Democracy Now - the War and Peace report. An independent global news programme from the USA.


Friday

8.00am: RAM - What to do and where to go, Wairarapa wide.

9.30am: Te wā Whanau - Let’s promote Pause the Pokies and make time for Whanau.

10.45am: Sheldopedia - Streaming with facts, teeming with opinions, and teaming up with the odd guest.

12.00pm: WINGS - Women's international News Gathering Service.

12.30pm: The Road To Recovery & Freedom - stories about travels around the world mixed with the story of one man's journey back from depression.

2.30pm: Rotary Matters - Showcasing Rotary's activities in the community and further afield. (First Friday of the month)

2.30pm: The Good Life or Living the Dream - The Good Life or Living the Dream - a chip off the lifestyle block. (Third Friday of the month)

7.00pm: Friday Night Blues - discover the only local show dedicated to the wonderful world of blues; from old to new, slow to fast.

8.00pm: Sixties Nostalgia - travel back to the greatest decade of music ever. Songs you haven't heard for a while or maybe never before. Tune in and be surprised.

9.30pm: Pick 'n' Mix - a lucky dip of thought-provoking documentary or alternative music.


Saturday

8.00am: RAM What to do and where to go, Wairarapa wide. (R)

9.30am: Wairarapawatch - Keeping a close watch on all that is good in the Wairarapa. (R)

11.00am: The Life and Times of Fanny Craythorne

1.00pm: WINGS (R) - Women's international News Gathering Service.

2.00pm: Paakiwaha - An exciting weekly two hour current affairs programme, hosted by Willie Jackson and featuring topical national kaupapa from a Māori perspective.

4.00pm: Live Wires - Live Wires fizzes, pops and crackles with youthful talent and enthusiasm. Students present their own variety programmes live from the classroom.(R)

5.00pm: Rotary Matters - Showcasing Rotary's activities in the community and further afield. (First Saturday of the month)

6.00pm: Wrestling Roundup - A radio show about wrestling.

7:00pm: Democracy Now - the War and Peace report. An independent global news programme from the USA.

9.00pm: Retrospect '60s Garage Punk Show - 60s garage rock, garage punk, proto-punk, freakbeat & psychedelia - hosted by Phil Grey


Sunday

7.30am: The Gospel Miracle Hour - Compassion and guidance for those that are hurting.

9.00am: Wheels On Fire - A rubber-burning wheelie through the highs and lows of living with disability. (R)

11.00am: The Good Life or Living the Dream - The Good Life or Living the Dream - a chip off the lifestyle block. (R) (Third Sunday of the month).

12.00noon: Women's Health & Fitness - keeping the body and mind tuned for the modern woman. Exercise, eating & cooking, attitude and application. (First and second Sunday of the month)

1.00pm: Inspiring Women - Inspiring Women – Empowering women to empower their families and communities. (Second Sunday of the month) (R)

2.30pm: CABTalk - for anyone needing assistance on matters legal, financial or practical. We provide advice or just point you in the right direction. Highlighting the services provided by The Citizens’ Advice Bureau.(R)

4.00pm: Samoan Community Radio - News, music and topical discussion from the Samoan community. 

5.30pm: Te Kaiwaewae Korero - The news, views and lowdown on what’s happening in Tahumakakanuimatua nationwide, in the traditional reo of our iwi. 

8.00pm: Spaetzle Radio - modern German culture (including live cooking), input from ex-pat Wairarapadeutsches and the latest news and music. (First and second Sunday of the month)