Suzanne Gordon is a commentator on nursing issues and author of a number of books, including From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public (Cornell University Press, 2000). She is Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, and Assistant Professor at the San Francisco School of Nursing, and was keynote speaker this week at the centennial conference of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.
8:30 Marko Cunningham
Expatriate New Zealand teacher Marko Cunningham was in Thailand at the time of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, and spent two weeks retrieving bodies of the tsunami dead. He tells the story of his fellow volunteers for the free ambulance service known as the "Body Snatchers of Bangkok" in his book, Sleeping with the Dead (Random House).
9:05 James Belich
James Belich has been Research Professor of History at the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, since 2008. His books include The New Zealand Wars (1987), Making Peoples (1996) and Paradise Reforged (2001). His fifth book, Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld, 1783-1939 (Oxford University Press) explores the explosive historical process that has seen English become one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.
10:05 Playing Favourites with Jonathan Owen
11:10 Peter Proctor
Peter Proctor is a New Zealander who has led a biodynamic farming revolution in India. He is the co-author of Grasp the Nettle: Making Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Work (1997, 2002, Random House), and the subject of the documentary film and DVD, One Man, One Cow, One Planet (Cloud South Films).
11:45 Children's Books with Kate De Goldi