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Shine presenters bring an informative look at all the happenings on Shine. Including guest interviews, topics of faith, culture and prayer response to community and current events.

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  • Mercy Ships: Launching Global Mercy | Shine Special

    Come on board the world's first purpose-built civilian hospital ship, MV Global Mercy. Join us for a virtual tour as we chat to ship chaplain, Dr Andrew Clark, and meet the special Kiwi volunteers who form a vital part of the international crew.

  • The Leprosy Mission, Executive Director Gillian Whitley | Shine Interview

    The Leprosy Mission NZ is a Christian charity that aims to transform the lives of people affected by leprosy and their communities. Peter and Cathy chat with Executive Director Gillian Whitley about the work that they do, raising funds and awareness for people affected by leprosy around the world...

  • Josh Baty on new play The Potential For Rain | Shine Interview

    Andrew Curtis talks to Josh Baty about his long-anticipated play - The Potential For Rain.

    The play runs from the 26th - 30th of April 2022, in Auckland. Tickets available for purchase here:

  • Bible Society's new Maori-English Bible | Shine Interview

    Bible Society has published a beautiful new diglot featuring the NRSV translation. Steve McRobie chats to Di Campbell about this bilingual taonga (treasure).

  • Covid, Vaccine Mandates and the Church: A Shine Today Feature Series

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    A three part special looking at the affects of Covid19 in New Zealand, how our nation responds and how we navigate these challenging times. Andrew Urquhart invites special expert guests in the field of science, medical communities and church leaders to assist us as we navigate our response.

  • Author Karen McMillan shares her Breast Cancer journey | Shine Interview

    Kiwi author and breast cancer survivor Karen McMillan shares about her journey of faith and healing, and how she overcame the odds to help others. For her books, Unbreakable Spirit, and Everyday Strength, visit:

  • Technical guru Geoff shares best Cyber Security tips | Shine Today

    Hosts Davina and Luke reach out to our in-house technical guru Geoff to find out what families can do to be safe online and watch out for them phishers!

  • CBM's mission to treat preventable blindness in the Pacific | Shine Interview

    Nerida & Andrew chat to CBM (Christian Blind Mission) CEO, Murray Sheard, ahead of Miracles Day 2021, about the mission to treat preventable blindness among our Pacific neighbours.

  • Inspiring missionary couple Alex and Lisa Snary | Shine Interview

    Inspiring missionary couple Alex and Lisa Snary chat to Andrew about their adventures across the globe and heart for reaching vulnerable families. Now returned to their home country with their two children Monqtuya and Zachary, they help in their own community in South Auckland. Through a non pro...

  • Elevate Christian Disability Trust | Shine Interview

    In the studio we have Kirsty Armitage, National Director of Elevate CDT and Manuele Teofilo the Social Media Coordinator taking to Andrew about the work they do in encouraging and equipping churches into meaningful and inclusive relationships with people of disabilities.

    For 40 years Elevate hav...