No Labels has been announced is a finalist in the Best Access Radio Programme category at the NZ Radio Awards 2023. Congratulations to Access Radio and the hosts of No Labels, Thomas Bryan and Mike Gourley.

No Labels is a radio programme that plays explores the diversity of disability issues with a focus on accessibility for all and gives a voice to those rarely heard in mainstream media.

The programme looks at services which might assist and highlights topics that might pose barriers for those living with or experiencing disability.

The awards entry included Thomas Bryan speaking to Peter Boshier, the Chief Ombudsman for New Zealand, and Mike Gourley speaking to members of aspirational service Maranga, Esther Woodbury, the Lead Adviser on the Disability Rights Team at the Human Rights Commission, and staff and service users at Evaro, a day service for disabled people.

Station Manager Pip Adam says, ‘We’re over the moon for this recognition of the amazing work Thomas and Mike do. No Labels is compelling, thoughtful, and skilfully produced radio. I’m proud of the work Wellington Access Radio’s team do to provide space for media like No Labels. We’re committed to supporting media made by, for and about groups not always heard in the mainstream.’

The New Zealand Radio Awards will be held in Auckland on Thursday 1 June, 2023.

No Labels plays every Tuesday at 1pm – you can tune in on Access Radio – 106.1 FM.

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