Petra on air with Jesus

Petra Bagust kicked off her Good Friday radio show on Newstalk ZB talking about the role of art and creativity in crisis. What followed was a three-hour show focused on showcasing stories of neighbourhoods coming together and of creativity emerging from the lockdown. Highlights included a rendition of “It is Well with my Soul” performed in isolation by the Nashville …

Sam & Julia Bloore’s Good Friday morning programme

Married broadcasters Sam and Julia Bloore teamed up once again this year to host the morning show on CBA’s 12-hour Good Friday programming on Newstalk ZB. Looking at DIY and creativity during the lockdown, the show featured Mike Cooney of Grapevine Magazine and Sarah O’Neil from sarahthegardener.co.nz during hour one. Parenting during lockdown was the flavour of the second hour, …

PODCAST SERIES: Faith in the Time of Corona

As the globe experiences a pandemic unlike anything in our recent history, the first wave of coronavirus infections is moving towards a peak, coinciding with some of the world’s most sacred religious festivals and celebrations; the Jewish Passover, the Christian Holy Week and Easter and the Muslim festival of Ramadan. In times of suffering and uncertainty, it is often religious …