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37 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Ep 47: Tell Me Tauranga (Part 2)
Tell Me Tauranga/Kōrerohia Mai is an inaugural event, featuring local people telling their incredible life stories. The theme for our inaugural event was New Beginnings. Storytellers had just seven minutes each to engage the audience and share a time when their perspective or their life changed. The event was organised by Dawn Picken. This is Part 2 of 2. The footage for this podcast was filmed by Julian Lane and Ruben Pargeter. Speakers for Tell Me Tauranga/Kōrerohia Mai: (Part 2) 1: Rhys Johnston New Beginnings on the Running Trail. 2: Ange Wallace How a Cabbage Patch Kid Ruined my Relationship. 3: Stephen Wilson Peeling the Onion: What the Humble Allium can Tell us About Life. 4: Saima Anis Reinvention: Out of the Corporate Box into Self-Discovery. Find out more about I’m Also on Facebook and Instagram. With our new website up soon.
38 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Ep 46: Tell Me Tauranga (Part 1)
Tell Me Tauranga/Kōrerohia Mai is an inaugural event, featuring local people telling their incredible life stories. The theme for our inaugural event was New Beginnings. Storytellers had just seven minutes each to engage the audience and share a time when their perspective or their life changed. The event was organised by Dawn Picken. This is Part 1 of 2. The footage for this podcast was filmed by Julian Lane and Ruben Pargeter. Speakers for Tell Me Tauranga/Kōrerohia Mai: (Part 1) 1) Amanda Lowry Navigating Life on Two Wheels. 2) Andrew Corin My Best Day. 3) Amelia Hirota Confessions of a Breast Milk Trafficker. 4) Steffi August Every Challenge is another Opportunity. Find out more about I’m Also on Facebook and Instagram. With our new website up soon.
1 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
Short Talks - Liz Davies
Liz Davies is the General Manager of SociaLink, based in Tauranga. SociaLink's mission is to strengthen community organisations, to build and empower the social sector and community sector. Find out more at their website - socialink.org.nz
16 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
Ep 45: Liz Davies
Liz Davies is the General Manager of SociaLink, based in Tauranga. SociaLink's mission is to strengthen community organisations, to build and empower the social sector and community sector. Find out more at their website - socialink.org.nz In this episode we discuss the social sector in Tauranga, and New Zealand. What is working and what isn't?... Ideas for a better future.... And some good news stories...
1 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
Short Talks: Nicol Sanders-O‘Shea
"Brave New World" is by Nicol Sanders O'Shea. Flying high along Durham Street, Tauranga-based artist Nicol Sanders-O’Shea’s bright flags will signal a ‘Brave New World’ where washing hands is mandatory and coming home is tricky. Discover this artwork and more on the free to download City Art Walk Tauranga App.
1 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
Short Talks: Davey Beige
Tauranga singer and songwriter Davey Beige has a new album and single on the way. 🎸 Listen to an exclusive snippet of his new song here! 🎤 “I’m Also Short Talks” for short short, but interesting interviews. 🗣
2 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
SHORT TALKS: Que Bidios
Que Bidois was born and raised in Tauranga Moana. He list of skills and pursuits includes - Artist, Educator, hunter gatherer. "I'm Also Short Talks" are short interviews around the 1 to 2 minute mark.
32 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
Ep 44: Dawn Picken
Dawn Picken is a freelance writer and columnist with NZME, runs her own business, plus is a tutor at Toi Ohomai in Tauranga. Dawn talks about the writing process, her favourite kind of writing, writing tips, working in TV, and thoughts on the future of writing with AI.
21 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Ep 43: Ben Wilcock
The lates album from Ben Wilcock combine his loves of Sci-Fi and Jazz. Ben has just released his first single 'Aenea' from the forthcoming Sci-fi inspired album "The River Tethys'. The sci-fi novel saga Hyperion, by author Dan Simmons, is the inspiration for the new album ‘The River Tethys’. Buy the Album: https://www.thickrecords.co.nz/copy-of-the-river-tethys Ben has been performing Jazz for over twenty years, and played sets including, at Glastonbury, Java Jazz Festival and the New Zealand Music Awards.
16 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
Ep 42: Adrian Maidment
International travel during COVID-19 is not easy! This episode, Adrian Maidment is the guest not the host, as he talks about getting from New Zealand to Taiwan and back again. Adrian compares isolation in Taiwan and New Zealand, the experience of being in near empty airports, COVID-19 checks, and people doing their jobs protecting boarders from the virus. The host for this episode is Nick Ririnui (Nick was a guest on Series 1, Episode 11).
6 minutes | May 23, 2021
Ep41: Grace & Steven
This episode we're talking food and running a business - in Fengyuan, Taiwan. Adrian talks to Grace (and Steven) about their breakfast shop. Early morning starts, long days, and a rush to serve customers. Plus, being the parents of 3 children. To order breakfast: 04-25235918
30 minutes | May 18, 2021
Ep 40: Matt Bronsil
We're in Taichung, Taiwan - talking to Taichung based American, Matt Bronsil. Matt is a Montessori teacher. He’s also a ventriloquist, has started teaching a class in stand-up comedy, and a huge supporter of the Formosa Taishin Dreamers basketball team. Mentions: Formosa Taishin Dreamers:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formosa_Taishin_Dreamers
28 minutes | May 13, 2021
Ep 39: Douglas Habecker
This episode was recorded in Taichung, Taiwan. My guest is Douglas Habecker. We're talking life in Taiwan, Covid-19, business, and the future for Taiwan. Douglas is the Co-Founder/Publisher/Editor-in-chief of the Compass Magazine Group, a Cross-cultural trainer at Cultural Awareness International, and Chairman of the Taichung American Chamber of Commerce. Mentions: Taiwan Fun: https://taiwanfun.com/ Amcham Taichung: https://www.taichungamcham.com/ Taichung Tourism: https://travel.taichung.gov.tw/en-us
19 minutes | Dec 30, 2020
Ep 38: Sampler 3+
This episode is a collection of clips from Season 3, and my most recent episodes. It covers the period when New Zealand was in lockdown from COVID-19, and out of the lockdown. A big thanks to the people I got to interview. And thanks to everyone who has listened to "I'm Also". The show will be back in 2021! Cheers Adrian
25 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
Ep 37: Jolene James
This episode features Tauranga radio personality Jolene James. In her radio role, Jolene is the co-host of The Breeze Breakfast show, Operations Consultant and local news reader. Jolene also works as an MC, a voice-over artist and Funeral Celebrant. Mentioned The Breeze - Mark & Jolene: https://www.thebreeze.co.nz/home/shows/mark-eagle.html The Breeze Tauranga 95.8FM: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreezeTauranga/
22 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Ep 36: Nathan Stewart
Nathan Stewart is a Youth & Community Engagement Navigator at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, based at the Windermere Campus. We’ll be talking about this role involves, And his focus on providing high school students advice and guidance to achieve their goals. Mentioned in Podcast: Te Maru Jiu Jitsu: https://www.temaru.co.nz/
15 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Ep 35: Hayden Smith
Cathedral Cove, located in the Coromandel of New Zealand is a hugely popular tourist spot. In this episode of I'm Also, I talk with Hayden Smith, who is the co-owner of "Cathedral Cove Water Taxi". Hayden is and outdoors guy who along with his business, has plenty of outdoor pursuits to keep him busy. Links: Cathedral Cove Water Taxi: cathedralcovewatertaxi.co.nz/ Tairua Water Taxi and Tours: facebook.com/tairuawatertaxi Hahei Holiday Resort: www.haheiholidays.co.nz/
25 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
S3 Ep10: Tanya Horo
Tanya Horo is Tauranga based business owner, actress, musician and writer. Tanya owns several businesses, including the global creative management agency - TMH Management. She has had a successful music career, but may be best recognised for her famous TV commercial role. During the interview we talk about being creative, and how to make the most out of creativity. Mentioned during interview: TMH Mangement: www.tmh.management Bay of Plenty Actors Studio: www.bopas.co.nz Sherlock's Daughter: youtube.com/watch?v=FOnOSXe_lSQ
31 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
Theresa Gattung. Cambodia Charitable Trust: NZ and the World After the Pandemic
On November 5, 2020, Theresa Gattung (along with Helen Clark) spoke at a fundraiser for CCT - "NZ and the World After the Pandemic". All proceeds from this event will go to the Cambodia Charitable Trust to support their humanitarian response by providing emergency food for struggling families and learning materials for school children. cctnz.org.nz/ Thanks to event sponsors: Craigs Investment Partners & Zespri International
38 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
S3 Ep8: Que Bidois
Que Bidois was born and raised in Tauranga Moana. He list of skills and pursuits includes - Artist, Educator, hunter gatherer. Que is a full-time artist and educator. Learn about his passion for Tā moko, the outdoors, and most importantly - family.
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