Monday, December 21, 2015

Nine to Noon - Scheduled interviews and reviews this week

Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan
Nine to Noon episode archive

Scheduled interviews and reviews

Monday 21 December

  • A thousand migrants fleeing Syria are still landing on the island of Lesbos every day, we meet one of the volunteers helping them make it safely to shore
  • The future of the map in an age of satnavs and apps
  • Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
    • Dr. Rick Sacra, the US GP who survived Ebola in Liberia, then returned there to continue to treat patients with the disease.
    • Book review: After You by Jojo Moyes
    • Reading:  The Promotion a short story by Maria Samuela read by David Fane          
    • The year in Politics with Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills.
    • Simran Sethi is a journalist and writer whose book Bread, Wine, Chocolate, the Slow Loss of We Love chronicles our culinary affairs with some key foods that have been developed into kitchen staples and how vulnerable they now are.
    • Urbanist Tommy Honey

    Tuesday 22 December

    • News and current events
    • Tracking the extent of drug use through what ends up in the sewerage system
    • US correspondent Steve Almond
    • Ted Dawe, the author of Into the River on all that has happened since the controversial banning of his book.
    • Book Review: Polynesian Panthers edited by Melani Anae, Leilani Tamu and Lautofa Luli
    • Reading:  A Cow of a Night - A short story by Sue Emms        
    • Rod Oram on business.
    • Shaun Usher's website, has proved hugely popular. He has a variety of correspondence on his site, letters he believes deserve a wider audience, not just handwritten notes, but also postcards, telegrams, faxes, and memos
    • Media commentator Gavin Ellis

    Wednesday 23 December

    • News and current affairs.
    • Australia correspondent, Bernard Keane
    • The artistic director of La Verita, a surreal Dali style circus that will be performing at the NZ festival next year
    • Book Review: Landfall 230 edited by David Eggleton   
    • Reading: Night Flight - A short story by Malcolm Bowers
    • Marty Duda's musical artist of the week.
    • Wheelchair motorcross athlete, Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham - the first person in the world to do a double back flip in a wheelchair.
    • Science commentator, Siouxsie Wiles

    Thursday 24 December, our Christmas Eve special

    • Some of our regular contributers look back on the year that has been
    • Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley speaks to us about his solo trek across the icy continent
    • Dame Diane Robertson, the retiring Auckland City Missioner
    • Jeremy Taylor's music picks.
    • Christmas carols from Note Bene
    • Pinky Agnew, Te Radar, Kennedy Warne and Tommy Honey help us on our way to the end of the year
    • A very Scilly Christmas. We speak again to Scilly Island police officer, Colin Taylor on the unusual events that take up his time on the remote islands off Cornwall

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