Monday, September 28, 2015

Nine to Noon Scheduled interviews and reviews this week

7 - 11 September 2015
Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan
Nine to Noon episode archive

Scheduled interviews and reviews

Monday 28 September

  • How is New Zealand gearing up for electric vehicles and other new technology advances. nergy companies are planning a “renewables highway” of fast-charging stations for electric cars in towns along State Highway One.
  • Why New Zealand needs more C students.
  • Middle East correspondent, Kate Shuttleworth.
  • Neuroscientist and Addiction expert, Mark Lewis on his controversial book: The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is not a Disease.
  • Book Review: The Many Deaths of Mary Dobie: Murder, Politics and Revenge in Nineteenth Century New Zealand by David Hastings.   
  • Reading: Speed Of Light by Joy Cowley read by Simon Leary (Part 1 of 10).       
  • Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams.
  • Cooking game meats with Angelo Georgalli.
  • Outdoorsman, Kennedy Warne.

Tuesday 29 September

  • The ongoing migrant crisis in Hungary. We speak to the UNHCR which is calling on Hungary to protect, not persecute refugees.
  • How internet giants like apple, facebook and google are set to dominate on-line news distribution. Is it the death knell for local news?
  • US correspondent Steve Almond.
  • Biologist and writer, Dr. Carin Bondar on her book 'The Nature of Sex'.
  • Book Review: Noonday by Pat Barker.
  • Reading: Speed Of Light by Joy Cowley (Part 2 of 10).
  • Business commentator Rod Oram.
  • WIlliam McAskill on Effective Altruism.
  • Media commentator Gavin Ellis.

Wednesday 30 September

  • News and current affairs.
  • The epidemic of shortsightedness among children. How too much close-up work and screen time could be to blame.
  • Australia correspondent Peter Munro.
  • Michael Clune on his book Gamelife - his memoir of a childhood transformed by technology.
  • Book Review: NZ Literature Review with Louise O'Brien.
  • Reading: Speed of Light by Joy Cowley (Part 3/10).
  • Marty Duda's musical artist of the week.
  • The three young Kaikohe women  who've established a furniture design and architecture studio, Akau, which provides training for at risk youth in the Far North.
  • Science with Siouxsie Wiles.

Thursday 1 October

  • News and current affairs.
  • The new species of polar dinosaur discovered in Alaska.
  • UK correspondent Matthew Parris.
  • Alecky Blythe, the writer of the musical play and now film, London Road. The story is based on the Ipswich serial murders and subsequent trial of killer Steve Wright.
  • Book Review: Standing My Ground: a voice of nature conservation.
  • Reading: Speed of Light by Joy Cowley (part 4/10)
  • New Technology with Andy Linton.
  • Parenting: Dorothy Waide on newborns.
  • Viewing with Paul Casserly.

Friday 2 October

  • News and current affairs.
  • The Scilly Seargeant. Colin Taylor on life as the police sergeant on the Isles of Scilly, west of Cornwall, where he has gained huge popularity for his blogs and social media posts on the oddities of his job.
  • Pacific correspondent Mike Field.
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  • The quest for longer life spans. Brian Hanley is the founder of Butterfly Sciences, a company developing gene therapies to help us live longer.
  • Kiran Dass reviews The Blue Guitar.
  • Reading: Speed of Light  by Joy Cowley (part 5/10).
  • Music with Jeremy Taylor.
  • Sport with Brendan Telfer.
  • The Week that Was.

Our picks: The best of the last week

Museums as tools for change
Dr David Fleming, the Director of Museums Liverpool, including the International Slavery Museum. His goal was for it to provoke "the kind of zeal and commitment that fired Martin Luther King, that made his speeches so electrifying in the cause of civil and human rights"
From Wednesday 23 September
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What does it mean to be a good citizen?
And why does it matter? Eric Liu is the Founder of Citizen University an organisation that promotes and teaches good citizenship.
From Thursday 24 September
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