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Fiona Rae is a former teacher, radio DJ and Listener employee. She lives in Auckland with her partner, two sons and diabetic cat.
In this piece, first published by Audioculture, Fiona Rae looks at the impact the show had on New Zealand and our appreciation of our homegrown music.
Young, healthy and six months' pregnant, she discovered a lump on her breast.
Normal service has resumed, and life seems a little bit empty without that 1pm ritual.