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Lunches for Kids

Eat Right Be Bright is a campaign of ordinary Mums who believe passionately that all children in this country are able to access their education with nutritious food aiding both body and mind. Unfortunately increasingly for many kids in New Zealand they are going to school without breakfast and or lunch. The group have recently given a petition to parliament asking for a free lunch programme in all schools regardless of decile. Andrew talked with Clarissa Mackay one of the mothers that started the campaign.

Click here to get to the petition

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Battle of the Streets

Battle of the Streets is earning a reputation as the place to be if you're into fast bikes, it's a motorcycle race held in Paeroa on the 3rd Sunday in Feb.

Nerida chatted with Jo Tilsley the President of the Paeroa Promotions Trust and got the rundown.

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Snow Volley ball is a thing

All the links for our show for Friday, 16 February 2018!

Random things we talked about:

Yep, chicken nuggets and french fries combined with ramen really exists

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Snow volleyball: might wanna wear a beanie for this!

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Your Rhema Verse of the Day:

In my desperation I prayed, and the LORD listened; he saved me from all my troubles.

Psalm 34:6

We go through seasons in life, and some last way longer than we want, but God is always there with us. No matter how tough it is or how long it lasts - he is ALWAYS with us!

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Oxfam in the Spotlight

Oxfam’s around the world are shocked and dismayed about the sexual misconduct. Oxfam Great Britain did act quickly in 2011 once they knew about the abuse but there has been learning at many levels since. Andrew talked with Rachel Le Meseure Exec director of Oxfam NZ.

 

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State of Nation

This year marks 10 years since the first Salvation Army State of the Nation report. The report includes a snapshot of how the country has progressed of the past decade. Andrew talked with Alan Johnson the Senior Policy Analyst and Report Author.

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Gita and Red Cross

Red Cross Andrew McKie is Red Cross's Disaster Management Officer he talked with Andrew about the situation is now and how the Red Cross is responding.

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Art Deco in Napier

Glen Pickering is the Festival Director for the Napier Art Deco Festival and chatted with Andrew.

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Marriage Tips and Insights

Matt and Belinda Stott have brought together an arsenal of marriage hot tips and insights to create Marriage: the early years.

With more than a decade of experience as a counsellor working with young adults, Belinda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping couples survive the often challenging early years of marriage. As a counsellor, novelist and public speaker she has helped couples work through a wide range of areas affecting their relationship including: trust and forgiveness issues; struggles around rejection, jealousy, infidelity and shame; depression, anxiety and addictions; past trauma; sexual struggles and more.

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Disciple Makers

Coming up from the 22nd to the 24th of February C3 Church in Auckland are hosting the Disciple Makers Conference. Aimed towards youth and young adults a number of different speakers are presenting about the importance of discipleship.

Pastor Dean Rush talked to Andrew in studio about the conference.

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Lent Explained in 10 Seconds

Lent and Letters: here's a 10-second read on what Lent is and what Joy Ravela is doing for Lent.

Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday (this year it's the 14th Feb) and ends on Holy Saturday.

The forty days represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation of Satan and preparing to begin his ministry.

It's a time of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter.

It is a time of self-examination and reflection.

Often Christians choose to give up something or to volunteer and give of themselves for others as a way of focussing on their relationship with God.

Sundays in Lent are not counted in the forty days because each Sunday represents a "mini-Easter" and the reverent spirit of Lent is tempered with joyful anticipation of the Resurrection.

Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, which means "spring."

Hopefully that clears up the mystery of what Lent is.

Joy Ravela chatted with Nerida about the unusual but inspiring thing she's doing for lent.

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