Books Beyond Barriers

Every Second Wednesday @ 10:30am
Repeated the following Saturday @ 12pm

Books Beyond Barriers explores the wonders of books, resources, research and insights all about (and for!) the disability community. In each episode, host Krissy Wright, librarian at the CCS Disability Action Library and Information Service, will provide helpful resource recommendations, share gems of information, and sometimes even invite special guests to share their insights.

Whether you’re looking for resources on a specific topic, want to learn something new about disability or simply want to hear from people who understand your lived experience, Books Beyond Barriers is here to support you on your journey.

Join us as we dive into the diverse stories that make up the disability community and strive to make good information accessible to all!

Meet Your Host

Krissy Wright is the librarian at CCS Disability Action’s Library and Information Service – a free, nationwide service dedicated to all things disability.

Prior to working for CCS Disability Action, Krissy managed the disability research library at the Donald Beasley Institute for nearly 20 years, and brings a wealth of knowledge and lived experience within disability and disability-related issues. She also has a son with Down Syndrome, a young man who she believes has been her greatest educator. 

Krissy is passionate about sharing resources and information related to disability, and ensuring they are accessible to everyone.   

Garage Band Radio

Saturdays @ 8PM

Leap into the rebellious world of punk and beyond with Garage Band Radio.

Join Wazza as he explores the electrifying years of 1976 to 1984, spotlighting the UK’s explosive punk scene while also delving into the influential sounds emerging from the streets of places like Vancouver, Hermosa Beach, Turin and Gothenburg.

Pick a Path Podcast

Thursdays @ 5:30 PM

Pick a Path with Sonja Passmore delves into the modern work environment, with experts discussing topics from recruitment to AI, educating and empowering you on your career journey.
Current and future job markets are explored, offering insights into navigating changes and staying relevant.

Spiritual Chats

Sundays @ 9am

Zac Kim and Jeremy Knox in OAR FM Studio

Spiritual Chats is the podcast where we delve into the intersection of spirituality and everyday life. Join hosts Zac and Jeremy as they explore how nurturing a healthy spiritual outlook impacts daily experiences.

While our discussions stem from a Christian perspective, the goal is to create discussion that resonates with individuals from diverse beliefs and worldviews.

This podcast is supported by C3 Church Dunedin. Visit

The Rainbow Umbrella

Every Fourth Thursday @ 10pm

The podcast where we talk about anything and everything under the rainbow.

From art and theatre, to queer stories, gender expression and pop culture – The Rainbow Umbrella is a safe and welcoming space where curiosity is encouraged and nothing is off limits.

Older episodes are available on Spotify

The Rainbow Umbrella is supported by Aurora Café in Mosgiel

Off Topic on Youth Zone

Fridays @ 4PM

Pippa Trotman and Ashane De Silva brings you news and information about pop culture, lifestyle, music, student life, books, creative projects, exciting things happening in the youth culture of Dunedin and more!