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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 - 21-11-2019
This week: Dan sits down with one of New Zealand’s leading space figures and discuss Haritina Mogoșanu’s journey to the South Pacific, educational work and much more. 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 - 14-11-2019
This week: Nuances in Parliament. Former MP Martin Gallagher and former Speaker of the House Margaret Wilson discuss the nuances of being Speaker and Conscience voting. 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 - 06-11-2019
This week: Drugs, alcohol and the justice system. Stepen King joins Dan for a talk about addiction and the reform needed. 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 - 31-10-2019
This week: Marcus Gower 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 - 23-10-2019
This week: To mark Dyslexia Awareness Month we delve into learning differences, and the support, and lack of support here in the area and country.
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The Locals - 17-10-2019
This week: Dan Armstrong Recorded discusses some of the nuances of candidacy with Cassidy Temese, a candidate for the Waipa District Council in the 2019 local government election.
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The Locals - 10-10-2019
This week: To mark Space Week, Dan chats with Peter, the head of the NZSA and Billie, a founder of Arahanga Space. 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 - 03-10-2019
This week: Jim Mylchreest (From the Vault) 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 - 26-09-2019
This week: Marilyn Waring - to mark suffrage, we bring you the story of one of our most prominent leaders. 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 - 19-09-2019
This week: Sarah and John 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 - 12-09-2019
This week: Cambridge 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 - 05-09-2019
This week: Breast Cancer. Glenda Kane and Glenda Rhodes discuss breast cancer and support. 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 - 29-08-2019
This week: Dan Armstrong speaks with astrobiologist Dr Ian Hawes and Ayuushi Verma, an astrophysics student. 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 - 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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