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Answering the bugle call

Air Force trumpeter Dave Kempton talks about musician basic training, performing in Dubai and meeting Prince Charles.

Wadestown Rd oozes history

Wadestown Rd The history of Wadestown Rd is as long as that of Wellington itself.

A women's cricket pioneer

Sian Ruck New Zealand women's cricket player Sian Ruck talks about bowling at international level, being a postie and food.

The road to Erskine College

Erskine College Avon St is a short road to intrigue. Wooden houses and a semi-wooded residential road lead to one of the most spectacular heritage buildings in Wellington.

The Fat Freddy's Drop legacy

Tehimana Kerr. Fat Freddy's Drop guitarist Tehimana Kerr talks about his being a printer, his favourite venues and comic books.

Shipwrecks, trails and legends

Owhiro Bay chopper rescue Owhiro Bay Pde looks across the Cook Strait to the South Island, masking a history that lies beneath the waves.

Cutting to the heart of Miramar

Miramar Ave cuts through the heart of Wellington's film industry and the burgeoning suburb Miramar.

The dead centre of Wellington

Finding justice in Ballance St

Kenny McFadden's hoop dreams

Kenny McFadden American basketballer Kenny McFadden about Wellington in the 1980s, sleeping on a bottlestore floor and working with youngsters. 

Norm Hewitt's new mission

Norm Hewitt talks about being an All Black, Dancing With the Stars and vulnerable children. 

The view from the broadcasting box

Giving New Zealanders a voice

Waking up with Geoff Robinson

Radio New Zealand presenter Geoff Robinson talks about Wellington in the 1960s, interviewing the Dalai Lama and broadcasting during the September 11 tragedy.