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Fresh Start Monday, Tuesday and Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends

Live from Takaka studio, Wendy Andrews wakes you up with the news, views, interviews and events from the colourful rural community of Golden Bay and beyond, with an eclectic mix of music. Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings 7-9. Show Less

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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 19 19
Begin your Tuesday morning with our loving, bubbly and lively host Wendy live from our studio in Golden Bay. Wendy keeps you informed on what's happening across the top of the south and around NZ. Every show is full of awesome guests from all walks of life and backgrounds, amazing give away's and a mix of music not heard on any other station. On today's show original founder of Salmonella Dub Andrew Penman speaks with Wendy. Sarah Worlock from Takaka Library is on the show to speak about the get together this Friday.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 18 19
Begin your week with Wendy and special guest co-host Abbie Wilson-James our youth host of The Jam as they start the day with music and what's happening around the top of the south. Joining them on the show is Callum O'Leary President of the Motueka Waka Ama Club. Nelson poet Lindsay Pope reads a poem live on air. International circus and fire performer Claire French is in the studio to chat about the Marama Toa Women's Retreat.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 15 19
Jane Dixon owner of the Mussel Inn in Golden Bay is on the show to chat about their annual Hop Harvest. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters. Golden Bay local Deborah Rhodes joins us to discuss women in the community and how they can come together during times of stress like the drought our communities have been facing over summer and lets us know about the get together next Tuesday. Sue and Russell our show sponsors are in for their weekly chat with us. International singer and performer Bryan Adams calls the studio for a chat while in NZ on tour.
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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 12 19
Be informed with Fresh Start Tuesday live from Golden Bay. On the show today NZ musician and member of the Jordan Luck Band speaks with us. PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and chronic inflammation specialist Dr Corin Storkey speaks with Wendy about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Iconic New Zealand folk musician Rob Joass lets us know about his latest album release Pencarrow. All this, your local news, weather for across the top of the South Island and a fab mix of music from across all of the decades.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 11 19
Begin your week with local news and weather as Wendy comes to you live from our studio in Golden Bay. Find out what's on around the region during the week and keep up to date with your community. On today's show Victoria University Geologist and researcher Theo Calkin speaks about his work around the top of the South Island over summer and lets us know what Geotrip is. All of that and a great mix of music - a little something for everyone.
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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 05 19
Wendy begins your day with local news and weather. Joining her on the show is Tasman District Council Environment and Planning Manager Dennis Bush-King who will be speaking about water. Jeremy Kelleher chats with us about Golden Bay's Annual Naked Bike Ride which is in its 16th year. Golden Bay local Liz Thomas speaks about the Voting System Petition and what are our current Voting System. Start your day with Wendy live from Golden Bay and keep up with what's going on and hear awesome music.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 08 19
Live from our studio in Golden Bay join Wendy as she begins your day with local news and weather. Today's show is an all female music line up to celebrate International Women's Day. Each show wonderful guests give their time. This show, Ivan Rogers from Department Of Conservation in Motueka speaks about our New Zealand Whio - Blue Duck. Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese is on the show. Show sponsors Russell & Sue stop in for a chat. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters. Karen lets us know about the Country Music Festival weekend on in Golden Bay over the weekend and we give away a double pass.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 04 19

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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 26 19
What a show Tuesday was. New Zealand music royalty Barnaby Weir from The Black Seeds and Fly My Pretties joins Wendy on the show ahead of their gig in Nelson on Saturday night. Golden Bay local Lee Heller (PhD, law degree & teacher of critical thinking for over 13 years) is on the show to speak about confirmation bias. Australian independent band Kallidad on currently on a New Zealand tour and coming to Golden Bay on Thursday to play at the Mussel Inn.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 25 19
Live from our Golden Bay studio, begin your week with Wendy. Local news, weather, what's on across the region, awesome guests and a great mix of music. President of the Onetahua Waka Ama club Steve du Feu speaks about the recent medal haul of members at local competitions. After another successful course run by the Sustainable Living Centre in Takaka, Murray joins us on the show to recap the weekend.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Mar 01 19
Live from Golden Bay Wendy begins your day with local news & weather. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on what's been happening around the world. New band from New Zealand L.A.B are coming to Nelson this weekend. Lead vocalist and guitarist Joel Shadbolt speaks on the show. Show sponsors Russell and Sue come by the studio for a chat. An awesome mix of music to get your day started.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 22 19
Begin your Friday with Wendy live from our Golden Bay studio where she starts the day with local news, weather and a great mix of music. Matt, the bassist from Christchurch band One Waka is on the show ahead of their gig at Roots Bar in Takaka. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her weekly chat. Show sponsors Sue and Russell come into the studio for their weekly chat. Wendy has what's coming up around the top of the South Island over the coming couple of weeks.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 15 19
Live from our studio in Golden Bay Wendy is joined on the show today by New Zealand comedy royalty Michele A'Court. Mad Cafe in Collingwood owner Nganga speaks about the Healing Arts Festival on this weekend. Our weekly guest Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters. Our show sponsors Sue and Russell stop in for their weekly chat. Wendy has your local news, weather and a great mix of music.
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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 12 19
Start your Tuesday with our breakfast host Wendy live from Golden Bay. Wendy has your local news, weather, awesome guests, whats happening across the top of the South Island and she may even try to crack a joke. On today's show Richmond Mayor Richard Kempthorne speaks about the week that's been and where the region is at with the Nelson Fires. Selena Serra tells about the free youth counselling services she will be offering in Golden Bay. Elisabeth Siegmund speaks about the free self development workshops she will be running in Richmond, Nelson.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 11 19
Live from Golden Bay Wendy joins you to start your day with local news, weather and a fab mix of music. On the show today Daryl Wilkins speaks about the reopening of the Kaituna Track in the Kahurangi National Park. NZ National Treasure performer extraordinaire Ali Harper joins Wendy ahead of her show Legendary Divas in Nelson. Listen in for all of the latest updates regarding the Nelson Fires.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 08 19
Fresh Start Friday live from our studio in Golden Bay. Dennis Bush King speaks to Wendy with the latest updates from the Nelson Fires. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters. NZ & international musician Dub Terminator joins us on the show ahead of his gig at Tahuna Roots in Nelson.
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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 05 19
Start your Tuesday off with a roots reggae vibe as Wendy comes live from Golden Bay features Tahuna Roots Music Festival and is joined by event organiser Joolz and headline act Israel Starr on the show. Mad Cafe Collingwood owner Nganga is on the show to speak about the upcoming Mad Weekend Healing Arts Festival to be held on February 16 & 17th in Collingwood. Wendy has your local news, weather and whats happening across the top of the South Island. This show features music from the New Zealand roots/reggae scene, with a few old school classics thrown in and some New Zealand faves.
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Fresh Start Monday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 04 19
Wendy has your local news, weather, a great mix of music and is joined on the show by New Zealand electro dub band MC & saxophone player Saximus ahead of their gig at Tahuna Roots Festival. Josh Barclay of LegaSea NZ speaks with us about what it is Legasea do and how they are improving the marine environment and ensuring an abundance of fish for future generations. Golden Bay locals Andy Williams owner of Ellis Creek Farm and Georgie Moleta our only female dual butcher in the area speaks about what it is like to be a butcher and their exciting new collaboration.
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Fresh Start Friday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Feb 01 19
On the show today New Zealand musician Nadia Reid speaks with Wendy ahead of her four show tour at the top of the South Island. Joyce Wyllie from the Takaka Dog Trials speaks about the two day event in Golden Bay this weekend. Listen to music from Collective Soul, The Knack, Thin Lizzy, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Rag N Bone, Brother Culture, Six 60 and much more.
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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 29 19

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Fresh Start Tuesday with Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 22 19
Grant and Wendy come to you with your news, weather and music. Joining us on the show is Volume Bookshop of Nelson owner Stella Chrysostomou to chat about being named 2018 Bookshop of The Year and to give us her favourite book of the month. Laurie Davidson is with us in the studio to tell us how we can win $500 by entering the Golden Bay Community Trust New Logo Design Competition.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 21 19
Grant and Wendy begin your week with local news, weather and music. They are joined by Chairperson of the community board in Golden Bay, Abbie Langford who will be speaking about the upcoming Tata Cardboard Boat Race happening this weekend. Golden Bay High School Principal Linda Tame speaks with Fresh Start Monday about the upcoming 2019 school year and the exciting news of the schools $20 million upgrade.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 18 19
Wendy & Grant begin your Friday morning with news, weather & a mix of music. Today they speak with Wellington Motown band The Fades ahead of their gigs in the region. Carol Wells from the Golden Bay Animal Welfare Society is live in the studio to speak about what they do and how you can help. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world during the week. Our show sponsors Sue's Shop in Takaka come into the studio to have their weekly chat.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 14 19
Grant and Wendy begin your Monday morning with news, weather and music. Joining us in the studio is conservation extraordinaire & Chairperson of the Golden Bay Museum Geoff Renison. We have a special guest from Australia, eight year old Molly Wegner who tells us about what she thinks of New Zealand and Golden Bay on her first trip to our country. Molly is joined in the studio by her mum and long time dedicated listener of Fresh FM - Lou All-White.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 11 19
On the show today we feature the Golden Bay A & P Show and are joined by Noel Baigent to tell us all about what we can expect. NZ & international musician DJ Freq Nasty is live with us and chats about his current NZ & Australia tour ahead of his gig at the Golden Bay music festival Ponies. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world this week. Our show sponsors Russell & Sue stop by the studio for an interesting chat about business mentors and a need for them in Golden Bay.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 07 19
Grant & Wendy start your Monday off with news, weather and a great mix of music.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Jan 04 19
National treasure and one of New Zealand's most revered musicians Paul Ubana Jones chats to Grant and Wendy as part of his NZ tour. Ann Jones who is associated with the Abbeyfield Residential Home in Golden Bay speaks about what the home is and about their open day. Victoria Davis is live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world during the week. Our shop sponsors Russell & Sue stop by the studio for a chat about whats happening at the store this coming week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 31 18
Its the last day of 2018. Grant & Wendy dedicate the two hours to NZ Music from all decades to get your morning started with good vibes.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 24 18
Begin your week with Grant and Wendy live from our studio in Golden Bay. They start your day with news, weather, an eclectic mix of music and yarns covering every topic under the sun.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 21 18
Grant and Wendy begin your Friday morning with news, weather and music. They are joined in the studio by Victoria Davis live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world. Golden Bay local and chairperson of the community board Abbie Langford chats with us about all the events coming up over summer and into the new year. Our Fresh Start Friday sponsor Russell pops in and lets us know whats going on at the shop and over the holiday season.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 17 18
Grant and Wendy begin the day with news, weather and music. Water Protector and poet Kevin Moran joins us in the studio to share tales from his hikoi around the North Island spreading awareness on the Te Waikoropupu Springs in Golden Bay.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 14 18
Starting your Friday morning with news, weather an eclectic mix of music and awesome guests, Grant and Wendy come to you live from Golden Bay. On the show we have DJ extraordinaire Sarah Crowther aka Mamadafunk. Victoria Davis joins us live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world. Our show sponsors Russell and Sue come in for a chat and let us know whats going on at the shop leading up to Christmas.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 10 18
Grant and Wendy come live from our Golden Bay studio with news, weather, an eclectic mix of views, interesting debates on different topics of whats been happening in NZ and raise issues to leave you pondering and generating ideas for a better future for us all.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 07 18
NZ comedian and 7 Days television star Justine Smith joins us on the show ahead of their NZ tour and shows in Nelson & Marlborough. Victoria Davis joins us live from the Love Revolution Heart Quarters with her opinions and views on whats been happening during the week around the world. Golden Bay local Diane Langford is in the studio where we celebrate her and the wonderful contribution she makes in the community with 35 years service at the Takaka Library, 18 years as a volunteer with Fresh FM, her involvement with the Takaka Play Society and with the Takaka Country Music club. Our sponsor Russell from Sue's Shop pops in for a quick catch up on whats happening at the store.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Dec 03 18
Grant and Wendy begin your Monday morning with news, weather and music from all around the world. Golden Bay rock band Butterface join us live in the studio after winning the 2018 Battle Of The Bands Nelson heat on Friday night. The band is heading to Auckland on December 14th to compete in the NZ National Finals of the Battle Of The Bands competition.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 30 18
Live from our Takaka studio Grant and Wendy begin your Friday morning with news, weather and an eclectic mix of music. Joining us on the show we had NZ comedian Fergus Aitken ahead of his Takaka performance. Golden Bay High School students Hazel and Elijah who are part of the team at Drama Lab were in the studio to chat to us about the play 'Boxes & Building' on in Takaka. Russell from Sue's Shop in Takaka our Fresh Start Friday sponsor popped in with his grandson Liam to let us know about whats going on at the shop this week. We played a world premiere of Takaka band Butterface's song Hole In My Body ahead of their performance at the 2018 Battle Of The Bands competition.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 26 18
Live from our Takaka studio, Grant and Wendy join you to begin your week with news, weather and an eclectic mix of music from NZ & around the world. Golden Bay Museum Chairperson Geoff Renison joins us in the studio to let us know about the new pilot whale skeleton which will be on permanent display at the museum from this week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 23 18
NZ Childrens Artist Of The Year Levity Beet joins us in the studio with his NZ Tui Music Award. Victoria Davis is with us live from the Heart Quarters with her views and opinions from around the world on whats been happening in the week. Russell & Sue from Sue's Shop in Takaka pop into the studio to chat about their new vegetarian burger available on Friday nights.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 19 18
We start off your week with news, weather, an eclectic mix of music and a few laughs. We have guests Sol Morgan and Zhara Lightway join us to discuss the Sustainable Living Course being held in Golden Bay in March 2019.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 16 18
Coming live from the Fresh FM Takaka studio we have international blues musician Mike Garner from 40 Below Blues with us on the show ahead of his gig at the Mussel Inn in Golden Bay on Saturday. Victoria Davis joins us live from the Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world during the week. Russell from Sue's Shop in Takaka our Fresh Start Friday sponsor pops into the studio to share with us about the shops movements to becoming more environmentally friendly.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 12 18
Live from the Takaka Studio in Golden Bay, Grant and Wendy join you to start your week off with news, weather, laughs, an eclectic mix of music and a few yarns.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 09 18
Fresh Start Friday is excited to announce our new breakfast show sponsor Sue's Shop formerly known as the School School in Takaka. Victoria Davis joins us live from the Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening in the world during the week. Ghost Light Theatre Company joined us on the show to speak about their upcoming improv series called Wynasty. Black Moon Lilith chats to Grant ahead of her show at the Mussel Inn on Saturday night.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 05 18
Tara and Marade from Golden Bay Youth Hub join us in the studio to chat about this great community trust for local youth. Kevin Moran is with us live in Raglan on his hikoi around the North Island to raise awareness about the Te Waikoropupu Springs.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Nov 02 18
NZ and international musician Greg Johnson joins as part of his NZ tour. Golden Bay Employment Vocations Services manager Ali Symmons is in the studio with us to chat about what they do for and in Golden Bay.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 29 18
Grant and Wendy bring you a fantastic show of news, weather, on this day in history and a great eclectic mix of music to kick start your week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 26 18
Currently on his NZ tour, The Quizzical Mr Jeff joins us in the studio to speak with us about his performance and what we can expect form his show. Victoria Davis is live from the Heart Quarters to share her views and opinions on whats been happening around the world during the week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 22 18
Geoff Renison speaks with Grant and Wendy about the Golden Bay Museum & Linda Sharp joins us to speak about the Takaka Drama Society's upcoming play festival 'A Slice Of Life'.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 19 18
We celebrate Grant's six years on Fresh FM, play you a range of eclectic music and share whats happening in and around the region for Labour Weekend.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 15 18
Grant and Wendy talk about Eclectic music, interesting yarns and a great way to kick start your week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 12 18
Sir John Kirwan & Trevor Koberstein join Wendy and Grant to wrap up Mental Health Week and share their journeys.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 08 18
This Episode focused on Mental Health Awareness Week with guests NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, National Youth Ambassador Ezekiel Raui, Te Whare Mahana GM Tony Keatley and Angela Wyness from Peer Support Takaka
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 05 18
Sacha Horton joins Wendy and Grant to speak about the Bay Art & Young @ Art Awards and exhibiton. Hip Hop dance pair Iconic Duo chat about heading to the World Hip Hop Dance Championships in Holland. Victoria Davis is live from the Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening in the world during the week.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Oct 01 18
Grant Knowles and Wendy Andrews talk to Kevin Moran about his book launch - Water Protectors and his hikoi to the North Island.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Sep 28 18
Victoria Davis joins us live from the Heart Quarters with her views and opinions on whats been happening in the world. Ronnie Short director of the Golden Bay High School play Pandemonium is with us. Lisa Allan speaks with us about her play The Girl Who Climbed A Mountain And Saved The World.
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Fresh Start Monday and Friday with Grant Knowles, Wendy Andrews and Friends - Sep 24 18
Principal harp of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra joins us live in the studio to speak about her New Zealand tour and to play a medley of songs live. Golden Bay farmer Wayne Langford is with us to speak about farming in the area.
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