Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Standing Room Only for 09/11/2016
Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
In a new feature, Irene Gardiner - formerly Content Director of NZ On Screen - looks back on a theme, using screen material from a variety of websites - local and overseas. The theme for her first "Screen Gems" is TV show turned movie, Absolutely Fabulous. Episode One! Lulu sings! and Joanna Lumley's memorable stint as Ken Barlow's girlfriend on Coronation Street! Sep 11, 2016 02:49 pm
Lynn Freeman speaks with Hai and his aunt Sisiuno Helu - first asking Hai whether he's pushing the traditional dance forms in new directions or sticking to the rules. Sep 11, 2016 02:39 pm Publisher Scott PackLynn Freeman talks to Scott on the eve of his appearance at the National Writers Forum in Auckland. Sep 11, 2016 02:25 pm Te Waka Toi AwardsHonouring contributions to Maori arts with the Creative New Zealand 2016 Te Waka Toi Awards, Lynn Freeman speaks to Hotorua Barclay-Kerr,the winner of the Te Tohu Toi Ke - or Making a Difference to Maori Arts award. Sep 11, 2016 01:49 pm
Lynn Freeman talks to Damian Skinner, and also visits what's certainly the country's most visited meeting house at Te Papa, and the new Whare Whakaira of Victoria University. She meets Te Papa's Arapata Hakiwai, the Maori Co-leader there, and master carver Dr Takirirangi Smith. Sep 11, 2016 12:16 pm