Friday, June 24, 2011

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: 25 June 2011 - Radio NZ National

8:15 Nicholas Shaxson: tax havens
9:05 Philip Lane: economic vulnerability 9:40 Peter Toohey: boredom
10:05 Playing Favourites with Carla Russell
11:05 Florian Habicht: love in New York
11:40 Jeffrey Paparoa Holman: earthquakes and kamikazes

Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Andrew Dalziel
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell

8:15 Nicholas Shaxson
Nicholas Shaxson is a writer and researcher for the Tax Justice Network, and the author of the 2007 book Poisoned Wells: the Dirty Politics of African Oil. His new book is Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World (Bodley Head, ISBN: 978-1-847921-10-9).

9:05 Philip Lane
Philip R Lane is Professor of International Macroeconomics at Trinity College Dublin. He visited New Zealand for a macroeconomic policy forum organised by The Treasury, in conjunction with the Reserve Bank and Victoria University.

9:40 Peter Toohey
Peter Toohey is Professor of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of a number of books, most recently Boredom: a Lively History (Yale University Press, ISBN: 978-0-300141-10-8).

10:05 Playing Favourites with Carla Russell 
Carla Russell was appointed as executive director of the Affordable Art Show in 2005. The event, now in its eighth year and renamed the New Zealand Art Show, is the biggest art show in the country. It will feature around 3000 works by 475 artists, at the TSB Bank Arena in Wellington from 29-31 July.

11:05 Florian Habicht
Auckland filmmaker Florian Habicht has made a number of critically acclaimed films including Kaikohe Demolition (2004) and Land of the Long White Cloud (2009). His new documentary fiction film, Love Story, was shot in New York in late 2009, when Habicht was resident there for the Arts Foundation's Harriet Friedlander Residency. Love Story will have its world premiere at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival.

11:40 Jeffrey Paparoa Holman
Historian and poet Dr Jeffrey Paparoa Holman is a senior adjunct fellow in the School of Humanities at the University of Canterbury, and has worked as a sheep-shearer, postman, and psychiatric social worker, and published a number of volumes of poetry, most recently Fly Boy (Steele Roberts, IBSN: 978-1877577-12-3). Dr Holman is currently pursuing two projects as Waikato University's 2011 writer in residence: Shaken Down 6:3, a collection of poetry emerging from the ruins of Christchurch post-earthquakes; and The Lost Pilot, a memoir about his father, for which he travelled to Japan to research kamikaze pilots.
Saturday Morning repeats:
 On Saturday 25 June 2011 during Great Encounters between 6:06pm and 7:00pm on Radio New Zealand National, you can hear a repeat broadcast of Kim Hill's interview from 18 June with novelist Amitav Ghosh.

Preview: Saturday 2 July
 Kim Hill's guests will include Rob Hammil, lawyer and film director Susan Saladoff, and Tyler Cann on Len Lye.

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