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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

This week on the Adventures of the Coffee Bar Kid - We go 'Man Caving'

That's right in honour of the new book "The Kiwi Man Cave" by Steve Hale, the Kid looks at all the options for a small slice of Male Heaven amoungst the rabble of suburbian hell. We have website links, a book review and of course 'Cave Music" all for your Man Caving Pleasure. Frrom 7.30 only on Groove 107.7 FM

Head to the Kid's pages to learn more ...

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Flavours World Food Fair

Jarek and I are spent Saturday afternoon on the 24th of Sept broadcasting from the Flavours World Food Fair at the Wellington Town Hall. Fine food from countries such as Malaysia, France, Thailand, Mexico, India, US, Indonesia, NZ, Philippines, Italy, Africa...

We played World music all afternoon at the venue, and on-air on Groove 107.7FM

We've had some fantastic dance performances and which built up to the start of the England vs Romania Rugby World Cup match shown live on the big screen at 6pm followed by the big one (for us Kiwi's), NZ vs France live at 8.30.

Dean - The Groovemiester.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

This Week on the Adventures of the Coffee Bar Kid - Other People's Wars

That's right we have Nicky Hager on the show, Author of OtherPeoples wars - a comprehensive look at the New Zealand Defence Force's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. Nicky takes us through the salent points and demysities some of the military jargon. Far from being the major conspiracy the mainstream medi have hinted at, this is a great red for anyone who wants an independent view on what's hapenin over there.

You can read a comprehensive review for yourself at:

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Streaming live online

You've asked for it many times and...

Groove 107.7FM is finally streaming online in glorious retro digital hi-fidelity stereo. Just click play on the transistor radio on the right, above.

Make sure you tell anyone you know that has moved out of town or doesn't quite have Groove reception and would love to listen: "they can now listen to New Zealands only Cafe style radio station live online by going to and clicking the news link (or if they're in a real hurry, go straight to

You can also listen on your I-Phone, I-Pad, Android phone or Blackberry via the free 'Tune in radio' App.

Please email (or post on Facebook) anyone you think might want to tune in.

Fighting the good fight for lovers of Wellington cafe style radio and local music for over 10 years.

Tonite on the Adventures of the Coffeebar Kid

Tonite we feature new music from Caro Emerald and a Detective Novel.

Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor : Caro Emerald (Grandmono / Dramatico Records)
Dutch Pop Jazz Chantuese Caro Emerald features on tonite's show. This is her debut album. It set an all time chart record on 20 August 2010 by spending its 30th week at number one on the Dutch album chart, beating the previous record set by Michael Jackson's Thriller by one week. The album has become the biggest selling album of 2010 in the Netherlands, selling over 270,000 copies so far. On 3 October 2010, Van der Leeuw was awarded the Dutch Music Prize "Edison" for Best Female Artist.
For more infor go here ....

We also have a new The Groove Book Report: By Any Means by Ben Sanders - Harper Collins $24.95. A hardedged, clean cut, to the point detective mystery set in Auckland and the North Shore. Check out the transcript at