Monday, July 27, 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 27 July

  • Why has a locally owned regional electricity lines company spent 90 million dollars on a wine company?
  • Glass Recycling. Why some councils still don't require bottles to be separated from general recycling, which often means they can't be recycled back into new glass products.
  • Europe correspondent, Seamus Kearney
  • Pisey Leng is well known in Raglan as the co-owner of the Raglan Bakery where her butter chicken pies are in hot demand.
    But what many customers don't know is that Pisey and her husband, her brother and mother who all work in the family business, survived the brutal killing fields of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
  • Book Review: The Good Doctor by Lance O'Sullivan
  • Reading: Five Sons & 100 Muri of Rice by Sharyn Steel and Zoe Dryden
  • Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams.
  • The People's Bread: From what is possibly the world's smallest bakery, Wanaka-based Ruth and husband Jeremy make sourdough from freshly milled grains supplied by local farmers.  They deliver their loaves, which weigh in at about 1.3kgs, by electric bike
  • Urbanist Tommy Honey on New Plymouth's new Len Lye centre

Tuesday 28 July

  • News and current affairs.
  • Magdalena Harris, a specialist in harm reduction for injecting drug addicts, and a former addict herself.
  • US correspondent, Susan Milligan
  • We meet two of the famous Lawson Quins, who are now 50. They reveal the truth about their childhood, in which they were terrorised by a violent and sadistic stepfather.
  • Book Review: The Dust that Falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernieres
  • Reading: Five Sons & 100 Muri of Rice by Sharyn Steel and Zoe Dryden.
  • Business commentator Rod Oram.
  • What makes a city, a city? In 'The Villa at the Edge of The Empire', author, Fiona Farrell  explores the essence of cityhood and community with a particular focus on Christchurch. 
  • Media Commentator Gavin Ellis.

Wednesday 29 July

  • News and current affairs
  • How hackers can remotely control high tech cars.
  • Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
  • Author Graeme Lay about his epic look into the life of Captain James Cook.
  • Book Review: The Song Collector by Natasha Solomons
  • Reading: Five Sons & 100 Muri of Rice by Sharyn Steel and Zoe Dryden
  • Marty Duda's musical artist of the week.
  • Legal commentator Paul Sumpter on Intellectual Property
  • Arts with Courtney Johnston

Thursday 30 July

  • News and current affairs
  • UK Correspondent Kate Adie
  • Tech entrepreneur Salim Ismail on the startling implications of robotics, artficial intelligence and nanotechnology. 
  • Book Review: The Predictions by Bianca Zander   
  • Reading: Five Sons & 100 Muri of Rice by Sharyn Steel and Zoe Dryden
  • New Technology with Sarah Putt
  • Kids and animals: Former early childhood teacher Louise Bourne was frustrated with how little time many young children spend outdoors so now runs farm experience programmes at her 3 acre property, Trickle Creek, near Wellington.
  • Film reviewer, Dan Slevin

Friday 31 July

  • News and Current Affairs
  • Pacific correspondent, Mike Field
  • Phillip Melchior's new book on some of the country's most daring mountain rescues
  • John McIntyre from The Children's Bookshop in Wellington reviews children's books.
  • Final part of our reading of: Five Sons & 100 Muri of Rice by Sharyn Steel and Zoe Dryden
  • Music with Grant Smithies
  • Sports with Brendan Telfer
  • The Week that Was with James Elliot and Michele A'Court

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