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Every community has people that aren’t just a part of it, they shape it. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton). Mental health, education and a range of subjects are covered on The Locals over this 12-episode series. Hear different perspectives and ideas from our corner of the Waikato and King Country.

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The Locals - 22-08-2019
This week: FROM THE VAULT: Studio Two. With their ArtPost exhibition about to open we bring back the story of Alex and Lee with an update. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 15-08-2019
This week: Tourism made the Waipa $155 million in 2018. Dan Armstrong take a closer look at tourism in the district.
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The Locals - 08-08-2019
This week: Waipa's deputy mayor Grahame Webber talks about his civic role as well as farming over the years in the area. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 01-08-2019
This week: Mihi Smith. With a background in helping people, Mihi shares her journey to support her son and others who struggle to find their voice. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 25-07-2019
This week: The USS Hornet. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 18-07-2019
This week: Meet the amazing people building a cube-sat through Auckland University. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 10-07-2019
This week: Rangi Paraha Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 04-07-2019
This week: Young Rider, My Well, and Matariki Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 27-06-2019
This week: Dan meets Dave Owen from the Te Awamutu Space Centre in a profiling of this local institution. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 20-06-2019
This week: Dr Tawhanga Nopera. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 13-06-2019
This week: Bradford and Bolger Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 06-06-2019
This week: Katherine O'Regan [Part Three] Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 30-05-2019
This week: Katherine O'Regan [Part Two] Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 23-05-2019
This week: Katherine O'Regan [Part One] Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 16-05-2019
This week: Hon Maurice Williamson Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 09-05-2019
This week: Professor Marilyn Waring. Today's epsiode focuses on former local MP and all-round boss. An advocate for women and many other groups, this is a look at her time in Parliament and the challenges she faced. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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The Locals - 02-05-2019
This week: Two people who have changed NZ: Dame Fran Wilde, who headed homosexual law reform, and Warren Lindberg, who worked to improve the sexual health of our country. Dan Armstrong profiles interesting people and issues from the Te Awamutu area in the Waipā district (south of Hamilton).
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