Change That Works

Third Monday of the Month at 9.30am
Replayed the following Wednesday at 12pm.

 

Methodist Mission Southern’s vision is of a safe, caring, and sustainable society where every citizen is valued and respected, and enjoys an equal opportunity to lead a fulfilled life.
 
Tune into Change That Works to hear how the Mission’s programmes help our communities to achieve that vision.

What’s News Dunedin?

Fridays @ 12pm

Join Richard Knights for a run-down of the week’s local news and posts that have been sparking interest and conversation on the What’s News Dunedin? online group, as well as interviews with local community superstars with interesting stories to share.
 
What’s News Dunedin? programme is proudly sponsored by Huzur Kebab Cafe.

My Business Stars

Tuesdays @ 12 PM
Replayed Thursdays @ 6 PM

Join That Blind Woman Julie Woods for a series featuring conversations with disabled business owners, telling their business stories.

 

Episode 1
Callum McKirdy is a speaker, author, mentor and facilitator specialising in workplace dynamics and behaviour. Over the course of his 20+ year career, he has supported leaders and teams across the Asia-Pacific region to build better work cultures by leveraging their uniqueness. Proudly dyslexic and ADHD-positive, Callum champions organisations to think differently about different thinking, and views the neurodivergent staff as the innovative super-workforce of the future.

Episode 2
In Part 2 of this conversation with speaker, author and ADHD+ Online Community founder Callum McKirdy, he shares more about his 20+ year career and why he believes that leaders and teams can build better work cultures by leveraging their uniqueness.

Episode 3
Suzanne Jones and Katrina Phillips are the co-founders of SpecialGifts, a social enterprise that uses profits to support and grow disabled entrepreneurs’ businesses by sharing their talents with the wider community. SpecialGifts curates gift boxes with high quality products created by disabled entrepreneurs and businesses who employ people with disabilities at a fair wage. Their mission is to support inclusivity in business and employment, one gift box at a time.

Episode 4
Dr Robbie Francis Watene has lived experience of disability and has worked in the disability sector for over 15 years. In 2014, she co-founded The Lucy Foundation (TLF), an Aotearoa-based social enterprise that supports disabled people into training and employment in the global coffee industry. TLF has helped to create what is believed to be the world’s first totally disability inclusive value chain of coffee – from farmer (Mexico) to consumer (Aotearoa NZ).

Episode 5
Kylee Black is a social entrepreneur and speaker who is committed to cultivating community and enabling the best in others. Her co-op for all things accessible, Kylee & Co, is founded on the belief that accessibility can be functional, fashionable and fun at the same time. Through her work, she aims to show that accessibility works for everyone – and it just makes sense!

Episode 6
Phil Turner is the Chief Executive of the NZ Disability Employers’ Network (NZDEN), leading through his passion to see a more equitable NZ society for disabled and neurodiverse people. He and the NZDEN team are working with employers towards realising the full potential of disabled and neurodiverse New Zealanders.

Episode 7
Ella Collis is a 21-year-old woman with Williams Syndrome who first caught the business bug at school when she created her own range of lip balms. Supported by her father Craig, Ella went on to pursue her dream of entrepreneurship and now runs her own business operating under the brand Ella Cares.

Episode 8
Becky Cammock always had a love for animals and regularly volunteers at her local vet and Riding for the Disabled, but it was when she participated in the My Business Starter programme that she unlocked the potential to use her passion in a new way. Completing the course has helped Becky become more confident and determined, and she is now in the early stages of setting up her own pet-sitting business, Furry Friends.

Episode 9
Kim Dyball was born with a visual impairment and has acquired a number of chronic illnesses over the past few years. She is determined to ensure that our future leaders with access needs get the support and confidence they require to live the life they choose and build a 100% accessible Aotearoa.

Episode 10
Grant Cleland was born with a physical impairment and has used a wheelchair since childhood – lived experience that has shaped his 30-year career within disability services. In 1997, Grant developed Creative Solutions to provide disability-related advice, support and training for private, state and NGO organisations, as well as disabled people and their whānau.

Brain Waves

Wednesdays @ 10.30am

Brain Waves – making waves for the brain injury community
 
Join Jane Butterfield from Brain Injury Otago to discover powerful first-hand accounts of people who have triumphed over the challenges of living with a brain injury.
 

Explore inspiring stories of resilience, courage and hope that shed light on the journey of recovery.

Brain Waves is made with support from Te Korowai Whetū Social Cohesion Community Fund.

Starfishing For Peace

Mondays @ 8pm
Replays Sundays @ 9am

Kirsteen McLay from The Starfish Collective, a humanitarian charity organisation, based in Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand looks at different topics pertaining to peace, taking positive steps towards a better, kinder future for Papatūānuku, and for all who live here.

What would world peace look like?

How might we work together towards achieving a World Without War?

Starfishing for Peace is a non-religious Dunedin based Peace Group which meets on the last Saturday of every month in the Matheson Room at Knox Church at 2pm.

Ending Life Well Podcast

Tuesdays @ 10 am

This series is for New Zealand family carers who are faced with caring for a loved one who is dying.

Developed by the specialist palliative team at Otago Community Hospice and supported by Hospice New Zealand, the series provides reliable palliative advice and information for carers who may find themselves out of their depth caring for someone nearing end of life.

The series was inspired by the Kōwhai Programme – a well-established carers education programme created in response to research done in collaboration with the University of Otago in 2010

Money Wise with DBAS Dunedin

Fortnightly Tuesdays at 8.10am

Replayed fortnightly Wednesdays at 11am

DBAS Dunedin provide a free and confidential service for families and individuals in the greater Ōtepoti area who are at risk of, or in financial hardship, to educate, support and empower.

On Money Wise, Andrew Henderson tells us about DBAS services and the things that impact on money management.

Live Laugh Law with Lauren

Fortnightly Fridays @ 4pm

Funny stories and interesting cases Lauren learnt at University. What to expect for those considering law school, university life in general, and relatable entertainment for those attending law school.