Friday, October 29, 2010

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 30 October 2010

Radio New Zealand National

8:15 Andrew Fraser: cocaine, cops, corruption
8:45 Grant Morris: California cannabis
9:05 Tim Winter: Britain's most influential Muslim
9:45 Kate's Klassic: Candide
10:05 Playing Favourites with Peter Quinn
11:10 David Suzuki: a sustainable future

Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon

Guest information and links:

8:15 Andrew Fraser
Melbourne criminal lawyer Andrew Fraser was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in 2001 for being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine. He was released after agreeing to give evidence against serial killer Peter Dupas, and has written two books about his prison experiences and police corruption, Court in the Middle (Hardie Grant, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-74066-999-3) and Lunatic Soup (Hardie Grant, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-74066-893-4), and a new book about whistleblower police officer Malcolm Rosenes, Snouts in the Trough (Hardie Grant, ISBN: 978-1-74066-917-7).

8:45 Grant Morris
New Zealand writer Grant Morris is based in New Orleans, where he was a DJ on the seminal 90s music station, The Zephyr, and currently hosts the webcast, It's New Orleans Live!. Grant was recently in Los Angeles, and will discuss California's Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, which will be on the 2 November statewide ballot as part of the United States midterm elections.

9:05 Tim Winter
Timothy Winter, also known as Shaikh Abdal-Hakim Murad, is a British Muslim researcher, writer, columnist and teacher. He is regarded as one of the world's leading Islamic scholars.

9:45 Kate's Klassic
Kate Camp will discuss the 1759 French satire, Candide, or Optimism, by the philosopher Francois-Maric Voltaire (Penguin Classics, ISBN: 978-0-14-045510-6).

10:05 Playing Favourites with Peter Quinn
Photojournalist Peter James Quinn has documented the lives and circumstances of New Zealanders for over two decades. His work has been collated in the new book, New Zealanders in Focus: the Documentary Photography of Peter James Quinn (New Zealand Geographic, ISBN: 978-0-473-17050-9).

11:10 David Suzuki

Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist David Suzuki is one of the world's leading authorities on climate change and sustainability. His new book is The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for a Sustainable Future (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-1-74237-355-3). David Suzuki will visit New Zealand as a guest of the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of Auckland Business School, to give two talks based on The Legacy, on 10 November in Auckland (7.30pm Fisher & Paykel Auditorium) and 11 November in Wellington (6pm, Embassy Theatre).

Saturday Morning repeats:

On Saturday 16 October 2010 during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear edited repeat broadcasts of Kim Hill's interviews from Saturday 23 October with Janet Frame-Cutmore, the niece of writer Janet Frame, and Patrick Evans, author of a novel based on the meeting between Janet Frame and Frank Sargeson.

Preview: Saturday 6 November 2010

Kim Hill's guests will include rugby league player Steve Price, television presenter Kevin Milne, and Fast Company founder Alan Webber.

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