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Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons was born from a plethora of conversations between two work colleagues who came to a simultaneous realisation that there was so much each of them was missing out on in the world of music, film, art, culture and indeed the intriguing stuff that people do.

So, what could be better than sharing their combined enthusiasm with the people of Canterbury on a radio show that is committed to expanding knowledge, experience and providing others with a platform to promote the things they’re in to; things that might usually go largely unnoticed by the masses?

Hosts Colin Hill and Stu Gilpin are both educators. Colin has his own emerging band and can be regularly seen at local gigs; usually to the side standing by himself. 

Stu is a filmmaker/reviewer and can regularly be seen at movie theatres; usually to the side sitting by himself.

Together they like to question, challenge and take a few risks. They live by the Frank Turner lyrics, “Get up and get down and get outside” and their show reflects this mantra.
Expanding Horizons plays every Saturday from 3pm with a repeat the following Thursday at 9pm

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Expanding Horizons-17-08-2019 - Woodstock at 50 - Day 2
We look at day 2 of Woodstock 1969
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Expanding Horizons-10-08-2019 - Woodstock, all those years ago.
We discuss the 50 year anniversary of the Woodstock festival.
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Expanding Horizons-03-08-2019 - Terminator - 35 Years
We look at the film "Terminator" 35 Years on from its release.
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Expanding Horizons-27-07-2019 - Pulp Fiction at 25
We continue our anniversary series by looking at the iconic Pulp Fiction as it hits 25 years since release.
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Expanding Horizons-20-07-2019 - Take Me to the Man
We recognise the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with some moony/spacey music
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Expanding Horizons-13-07-2019 - Time for another 48 Hour final.
We take a look at the Christchurch finalists for 48 Hrs film making for 2019.
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Expanding Horizons-06-07-2019 - Boots and All
Wellington Band Hobnail, are celebrating 25 years with a tour and album. We chat to Rob.
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Expanding Horizons-29-06-2019 - Banned
We take a look at songs banned over the years by the BBC.
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Expanding Horizons-22-06-2019 - Dr John
We look at the work of musician Dr John, chat 48hrs & look at some cool TV programmes
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Expanding Horizons-15-06-2019 - Little Pixies
A range of songs that cover the band The Little Pixies. Oliver talks football card collecting.
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Expanding Horizons-08-06-2019 - More Madness
We play more from English Ska band, Madness
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Expanding Horizons-01-06-2019 - 48hrs with the "Mad Scientists"
We interview Julian Josland from Team Mad Scientists about 48hrs furious film making
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Expanding Horizons-25-05-2019 - What are they up to now?
168 shows, 50 NZ artists featured. We catch up with what a few of them have been up to.
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Expanding Horizons-18-05-2019 - Lindon Puffin is back
Ch Ch serial giggest Lindon Puffin is back to talk life & upcoming special events
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Expanding Horizons-11-05-2019 - 16 Sundays - The Return
Teen bend 16 Sundays join us in the studio to talk gigging and play some of their tracks LIVE
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Expanding Horizons-04-05-2019 - Now and Then
It's New Zealand Music Month! We're doing the present, an interview with Kiwi duo ARO, and the past with some classic Kiwi tracks.
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Expanding Horizons-27-04-2019 - Caroline Easther, Wellington singer songwriter
Wellington singer songwriter Caroline Easther joins us to talk about her new debut album "Lucky"
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Expanding Horizons-20-04-2019 - 1979 A Very Good Year
We look at 1979 an amazing year for music album releases
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Expanding Horizons-13-04-2019 Rob Joass - Pencarrow
Wellington musician Rob Joass chats about his new solo album 'Pencarrow' and current tour
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Expanding Horizons-06-04-2019 - 4 Stroke -The Good Oil
Local teen band 4 stroke are live in studio talking gigs, their music and life in general
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Expanding Horizons-30-03-2019 - A Visit to Yad Vashen
Tins and Greta are in the studio talking about their experience in Israel at Yad Vashen
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Expanding Horizons-16-03-2019 - Christchurch Locals
We play some music from local Christchurch bands
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Expanding Horizons-25-02-2019 - Head to Head
We look at English Indie-Rock musician Michael Head
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Host: Stu Gilpin and Colin Hill Category: Arts and Culture Language: English Website: Visit Programme Website Email:

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