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Preview: Nine To Noon with Kathryn Ryan

RNZ: Nine To Noon



From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with



 



Nine to Noon Christmas special (part 3)

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:39:00 +1300

Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1139-nine_to_noon_christmas_special_9part_3-128.mp3




Christmas in the Republic of Hat

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:32:00 +1300

Where exactly is the Republic of Hat and how do you spend Christmas there? We find out from a chap known as Hat who's lived in the area for more than 30 years.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1132-christmas_in_the_republic_of_hat-128.mp3




Nine to Noon Christmas special (part 2)

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:25:00 +1300

Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1125-nine_to_noon_christmas_special_part_2-128.mp3




How are things in Kaikoura?

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:19:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan checks in with Kaikoura Maori warden, Ari Boyd. Since the earthquake last month a small team of local Maori Wardens have been on the go, checking on locals.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1119-how_are_things_in_kaikoura-128.mp3




Nine to Noon Christmas special

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300

Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1107-nine_to_noon_christmas_special-128.mp3




Jeremy Taylor's best music of 2016

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:34:00 +1300

After much deliberation and gnashing of teeth, Jeremy Taylor of Slow Boat Records selects top tracks from his fave 5 albums of 2016.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1034-best_music_of_2016-128.mp3




Sonny "running man" Iosefo

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan meets South Auckland Police Sergeant Sonny Iosefo, who took the world by storm with the running man challenge.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-1007-sonny_running_man_iosefo-128.mp3




Reeling in the year 2016 (part 2)

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:49:00 +1300

Rod Oram, Siouxsie Wiles, Lara Strongman and Gavin Ellis look back on the year in business, science, viewing and media.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-0949-reeling_in_the_year_2016_part_2-128.mp3




The magical Rotorua Redwoods Nightlights

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:38:00 +1300

Kathryn talks with award winning lighting and furniture designer, David Trubridge, whose latest project is the installation of 30 huge lantern creations in Rotorua's redwood Treewalk, to create the Redwoods Nightlights. Visitors can now view the 110 year old trees at night, from a series of 23 suspension bridges. Also Treewalk Director, Kellie Thomasen.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-0938-the_magical_rotorua_redwoods_nightlights-128.mp3




The history of Christmas Dinner

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:28:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks to Katie Cooper, a historian at Te Papa who's an expert in the social history of food in New Zealand with a particular interest in rural areas during the colonial period. She's just recently written an article digesting the history of Christmas Dinner in New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-0928-the_history_of_christmas_dinner-128.mp3




Reeling in the year 2016

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:10:00 +1300

Rod Oram, Siouxsie Wiles, Lara Strongman and Gavin Ellis look back on the year in business, science, viewing and media


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161223-0910-reeling_in_the_year_2016-128.mp3




TV Reviewer Sarah McMullan

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:45:00 +1300

Shortland Street's grand finale.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-1145-tv_reviewer_sarah_mcmullan-128.mp3




Handling Holiday Meltdowns

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:26:00 +1300

Children are built to have big feelings on big occasions and Christmas is no different. Kathryn Ryan talks to Patty Wipfler who is the founder and director of Hand in Hand Parenting and the co-author of, Listen : Five Simple Tools to Meet your Everyday Parenting Challenges.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-1126-handling_holiday_meltdowns-128.mp3




New technology with Sarah Putt

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300

A review of the highlights and the lowlights in tech for 2016 including: burning issues for Samsung, Pokemon Go, and digital disruption.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-1107-new_technology_with_sarah_putt-128.mp3




Book review - "Lyrebird" by Cecelia Ahern

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:37:00 +1300

Reviewed by Laura Caygill, published by HarperCollins.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-1037-book_review_-_lyrebird_by_cecelia_ahern-128.mp3




'Be gallant, be great, be gracious, and be grateful'

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

A year on from his extraordinary valedictory speech watched 1.7 million times on YouTube, Jake Bailey’s cancer is in remission, and he is sharing his story with the world.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-1007-be_gallant_be_great_be_gracious_be_grateful_-_jake_bailey-128.mp3




UK correspondent Jon Dennis

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:54:00 +1300

Ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage faces legal action, a critic of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn quits and prison riots in Birmingham, Lewes and Bedford following warnings about staffing levels


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-0954-uk_correspondent_jon_dennis-128.mp3




Farewell Bodega

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:43:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan speaks with Murray Hepple, co-owner of Wellington music venue, Bodega, which is to close tomorrow. Over its 25 years, Bodega has hosted acts such as The White Stripes, Peter Hook of Joy Division, KT Tunstall, Killing Joke, The Selecter, The Beat and Fat Freddies Drop.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-0943-farewell_bodega-128.mp3




Cyber security in 2016

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:31:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan speaks to cyber and national security journalist Kim Zetter about the big stories of the year including Russian hacking, fake news and malicious attacks on popular websites. Kim Zetter wrote COUNTDOWN TO ZERO DAY: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon, about the US and Israeli infiltration of Iran's nuclear programme.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-0931-cyber_security_in_2016-128.mp3




Women being drawn into secretive gifting Circles

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300

Described as a support group of like-minded, usually spiritual individuals, the catch of the Circle groups is a $7,000 joining fee. The women are told, it will grow into eight times that amount as the group grows. If it is a pyramid scheme, what is the Commerce Commission doing about it? Kathryn Ryan speaks to journalist Anke Richter and former Circle member Fran Halford.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161222-0908-women_being_drawn_into_secretive_gifting_circles-128.mp3




Legal commentator Anne Stevens

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300

Criminal lawyer Anne Stevens talks about the legal implications of a new plan by the police to monitor the sewerage system in Auckland and Christchurch for traces of drugs.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-1147-legal_commentator_anne_stevens-128.mp3




Racing the Boys: the story of Granny MacDonald

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:28:00 +1300

Author Jaqueline Dinan talks to Kathryn Ryan about the swearing, smoking, drinking horse trainer from Hawkes Bay -who became the first woman to win the Melbourne Cup - Granny MacDonald


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-1128-racing_the_boys_the_story_of_granny_macdonald-128.mp3




Marty Duda's faves

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300

Marty Duda ends the year with musical favourites he's produced.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-1107-marty_dudas_faves-128.mp3







Trust your gut? Think again

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:09:00 +1300

A new book by Michael Lewis, The Undoing Project, explores the professional and personal relationship between the behavioral psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky whose work shed new light on how humans make decisions.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-1009-michael_lewis_the_undoing_project-128.mp3




Australia correspondent Karen Middleton

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:49:00 +1300

How the mid-year budget update has plunged yet another dagger into the political heart of Tony Abbott.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-0949-australia_correspondent_karen_middleton-128.mp3




Brothers making mayoral history

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:40:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks with Bryan and Tim Cadogan who made history in this year's local body elections when they each won the mayoralty in neighbouring districts: Clutha and Central Otago.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-0940-brothers_making_mayoral_history-128.mp3




Coping with an increased risk of quakes

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:20:00 +1300

GNS Principal Scientist, Dr Kelvin Berryman talks to Kathryn Ryan about what it means to be living in a period of heightened seismicity & lessons we're learning from Kaikoura.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-0920-coping_with_an_increased_risks_of_quakes-128.mp3




Police target seatbelts, drink driving and speed

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300

As kiwis hit the roads this summer, the police say they'll be targetting seatbelts, drink driving and speed. Kathryn Ryan talks with Otago Lakes road policing manager Senior Sergeant Glenn Wilkinson.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161221-0909-police_target_seatbelts_drink_driving_and_speed-128.mp3




Media commentator - Gavin Ellis

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:44:00 +1300

Gavin Ellis on the future of mainstream media, based on the Fairfax/NZME predictions of doom to the Commerce Commission.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-1144-media_commentator_-_gavin_ellis-128.mp3




Eliza McCartney aims high

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:22:00 +1300

Olympic pole-vaulting medalist Eliza McCartney has had an incredible year, but she says she can set the bar higher still.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-1122-olympic_pole-vaulting_medallist_eliza_mccartney-128.mp3




Business commentator - Rod Oram

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300

Among the topics Kathryn Ryan talks to Rod Oram about, is the Electricity Authority's tweaking of its controversial re-pricing of transmission charges, amid a chorus of opposition.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-1106-business_commentator_-_rod_oram-128.mp3




Book review - "The Mare" by Mary Gaitskill

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:40:00 +1300

Reviewed by Catriona Ferguson, published by Profile Books.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-1040-book_review_-_the_mare_by_mary_gaitskill-128.mp3




Hurimoana Dennis - helping the homeless

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

Hurimoana Dennis is the chairman of Te Puea marae at Mangere Bridge in Auckland. this is the marae that opened its doors over the winter and provided a roof over the heads of almost 200 people who would otherwise have been on the streets, or sleeping in garages/ or living in their cars. Hurimoana Dennis reflects on the community of people the marae was able to assist.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-1007-hurimoana_dennis_-_helping_the_homeless-128.mp3




US Correspondent, Susan Milligan

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:51:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks to Susan Milligan about the continuing fallout from the US Presidential election, including the FBI now agreeing with the CIA that Russian hacking was aimed at getting Trump elected.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-0951-us_correspondent_susan_milligan-128.mp3




Auckland firm wins two top design gongs

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:34:00 +1300

Auckland landscape design firm Isthmus has recently won two international awards for the Kopupaka Reserve and Taumanu Reserve Bridge in Auckland.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-0934-award_winning_urban_design-128.mp3




Russian ambassador to Turkey gunned down

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:23:00 +1300

Russia's ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov has been shot dead in the country's capital by a gunman who shouted about revenge for the Syrian city of Aleppo. So how will Russia respond? Borzou Deragahi is Buzzfeed's Middle East correspondent based in Istanbul.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-0923-russian_ambassador_to_turkey_gunned_down-128.mp3




More building checks ordered for CBD

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300

Five weeks after the 7.8 magnitude Kaikoura earthquake the Wellington City Council is telling the owners of 80 buildings to do further engineering assessments. Most of the buildings are between four and 16 floors high, made out of reinforced concrete, with precast concrete slab floors. Wellington architect and property developer Mike Cole is president of the Wellington branch of the Property Council & Peter Smith is a structural and civil engineer who consults for Spencer Holmes.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161220-0908-more_building_checks_ordered_for_cbd-128.mp3




Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:50:00 +1300

Kennedy visits Aotea/Great Barrier Island to meet the locals -- feathered and otherwise.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-1150-off_the_beaten_track_with_kennedy_warne-128.mp3




How to cook a crayfish, a Kaikoura Christmas

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:34:00 +1300

Jason Timms was working as a chef at the Adelphi Hotel in Kaikoura when the quake struck last month. He spent the next week or so at the Takahanga Marae catering for thousands of displaced locals and tourists. He will run through how to cook for a crowd and how to prepare and cook a crayfish.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-1134-how_to_cook_a_crayfish_a_kaikoura_christmas-128.mp3







Book review - "Desire: 100 of Literature's sexiest stories"

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:39:00 +1300

"Desire: 100 of Literature's sexiest stories" by Mariella Frostrup. Reviewed by Holly Walker, published by HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-1039-book_review_-_desire_100_of_literatures_sexiest_stories-128.mp3




Sophie Pascoe: NZ's most successful paralympian

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300

Sophie Pascoe, the country's most successful Paralympian, talks with Kathryn Ryan about her big year, culminating in the Rio games.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-1010-sophie_pascoe_nzs_most_successful_paralympian-128.mp3




Germany correspondent Carsten von Nahmen

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:50:00 +1300

A look back at this week's EU summit (which dealt with Syria and Ukraine and the EU's sanctions against Russia, but also looked ahead at the next year with Brexit talks expected to officially start in spring), worries in Germany over possible Russian cyber-attacks in the run-up to Germany's next general election in autumn 2017, after similar things happened in the US this year.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-0950-germany_correspondent_carsten_von_nahmen-128.mp3




Flying the flag for Nine to Noon!

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:37:00 +1300

With NZ’s flag referendum a blowout, Nine to Noon has decided to design their own flag, calling on the public, and a vexillogolist, for help. This was the winning one.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-0937-flying_the_flag_for_nine_to_noon-128.mp3




What will English do differently?

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300

The new Prime Minister, Bill English, talks to Kathryn Ryan about his strategy for where the country is going & his plan for fixing inequality. How will he make his mark?


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161219-0909-what_will_english_do_differently-128.mp3




The Week that Was

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:48:00 +1300

With Te Radar and Michele A'Court.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-1148-the_week_that_was-128.mp3




Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:31:00 +1300

Post-mortem on the Joseph Parker/ Andy Ruiz. clash. Did Parker really win? And International Rugby authorities bring in new laws to reduce dangerous head high tackles.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-1131-sports_commentator_brendan_telfer-128.mp3




Music reviewer Grant Smithies

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300

After getting in early to his stocks of Christmas port and brandy, Grant Smithies veers all over the shop stylistically this week, while playing some of his favourite tunes of 2016.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-1106-music_reviewer_grant_smithies-128.mp3




Unity Books Review - "The Optician of Lampedusa"

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:38:00 +1300

"The Optician of Lampedusa" by Emma Jane Kirby. Reviewed by Cassie Richards, published by Allen Lane.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-1038-unity_books_review_-_the_optician_of_lampedusa-128.mp3




Toody Cole - American Punk legend

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300

Toody Cole from legendary United States DIY punk-rock group, Dead Moon, tells Kathryn Ryan about the band’s love affair with New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-1010-toody_cole_-_american_punk_legend-128.mp3




Asia correspondent Charlotte Glennie

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:48:00 +1300

US president elect Donald Trump has been making waves in Chinese politics.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-0948-asia_correspondent_charlotte_glennie-128.mp3




Sex and the elderly

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:30:00 +1300

Over the age of 60, 70 percent of women and 92.7 percent of men remain sexually active, but a sex therapist says their needs are being neglected.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-0930-sex_and_the_elderly-128.mp3




1 in 8 airline pilots depressed - study

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300

A new study has found thousands of airline passengers are being flown by depressed and suicidal pilots. Findings from an anonymous global survey of 1848 commercial airline pilots from more than 50 countries showed more than 12.6 per cent met the criteria for clinical depression, that's roughly double the New Zealand average. Of this group, 4.1 per cent - a total of 75 pilots - admitted having suicidal thoughts within the previous two weeks. Kathryn Ryan speaks to the author of the study, Dr Joseph Allen, from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Herwin Bongers - the Medical and Welfare Officer for the New Zealand Airline Pilots Association


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161216-0908-1_in_8_airline_pilots_depressed_-_study-128.mp3




Viewing with Tamar Munch

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300

Tamar Munch reviews Netflix series the Israeli political drama Fauda, Australia's Glitch about a group of people coming back from the dead and documentary series Hip Hop Evolution.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-1147-viewing_with_tamar_munch-128.mp3




Fostering intelligence and the first-born advantage

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:27:00 +1300

The best thing you can do for your baby’s brain is pile on the attention in their first 1000 days, says educationalist Nathan Mikaere Wallis.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-1127-parenting_with_nathan_mikaere_wallis-128.mp3




New technology with Andy Linton

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300

Andy Linton on the folly of having backed-up data but no emergency plan to access it in light of Statistics New Zealand struggle to obtain vital data after its building was damaged in the Kaikoura Quake.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-1107-new_technology_with_andy_linton-128.mp3




Book review - The Transmigration of Bodies / Signs Preceding the End of the World

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:38:00 +1300

Written by Yuri Herrera. Reviewed by Gail Pittaway, published by Text Publishing.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-1038-book_review_-_the_transmigration_of_bodies-128.mp3




The Young Turks shaking up US media

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

Cenk Uygur is the founder and host of The Young Turks - the most popular news and current affairs show on YouTube.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-1007-meet_the_new_media-128.mp3




UK correspondent - Matt Dathan

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:48:00 +1300

In the UK where there's been much debate about British MP's emergency debate in Parliament on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Aleppo. Several MP's spoke out about how Britain's inaction in Syria had shamed the nation.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-0948-uk_correspondent_-_matt_dathan-128.mp3




Young poet’s powerful response to the world

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:36:00 +1300

Listen to 17 year old Aucklander Ruby Esther's spoken word piece 'I Normally Write Funny Poems' - winner of this year's Word Up! competition.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-0936-young_poets_powerful_response_to_the_world-128.mp3




Maori & Pasifika NCEA achievement

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:22:00 +1300

The government has set a target to lift NCEA pass rates across the board. By next year, it aims to have 85% of all students with NCEA level 2, and 50% to have gained University Entrance. It is close to achieving both those targets, but how are Pasifika and Maori students faring within that? Dr Aaron Wilson is a senior lecturer in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy at Auckland University.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-0922-maori_and_pasifika_ncea_achievement-128.mp3




Pasifika student achievement at Aranui High School

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300

Teacher, Kieran Parsons from Aranui High School in Christchurch, about the 100 percent achievement rate of Pasifika students gaining level 2 NCEA.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161215-0909-pasifika_student_achievement_at_aranui_high_school-128.mp3




Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:46:00 +1300

This week, science commentator Dr Siouxsie Wiles talks about why some people struggle hold a conversation while looking someone in the eye, and reveals which sea creature can compete with an alligator's bite.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-1146-science_commentator_siouxsie_wiles-128.mp3




Science with rigger!

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:26:00 +1300

Adventure seeking chemistry researcher, Sarah Kessans on her record breaking row boat journey across the Atlantic and getting shortlisted by NASA to become an astronaut.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-1126-science_with_rigger-128.mp3




Michael Kiwanuka: Artist of the week

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300

English soul singer Michael Kiwanuka,released his second album, Love & Hate in July of this year, Marty Duda considers him an artist to be reckoned with. 


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-1106-marty_dudas_artist_of_the_week-128.mp3




Book review - "Stories on the Four Winds: Nga Hau e Wha"

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:35:00 +1300

Edited by Robyn and Brian Bargh. Reviewed by Lisa Finucane, published by Huia Publishers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-1035-book_review_-_stories_on_the_four_winds_nga_hau_e_wha-128.mp3




Will the Ross Sea deal really save 'the Last Ocean'?

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

Dr David Ainley talks to Nine to Noon from the far reaches of Cape Royds Penguin colony. He discusses preserving Antarctica's precious ecosystem, & the deal to make the Ross Sea a marine protected area.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-1007-will_the_ross_sea_deal_really_save_the_last_ocean-128.mp3




Australia correspondent Peter Munro

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:52:00 +1300

A hot spell across south-east Australia has delivered record temperatures and sparked bush fires north of Sydney - with fears of worse to come.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-0952-australia_correspondent_peter_munroe-128.mp3




What NZ can teach the US about data privacy breaches

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:42:00 +1300

As more and more of our data is collected and stored, how do we really know when our privacy is being breached? And how does US law and data privacy cases affect what happens here. These are some of the issues being explored at an international conference being held at Auckland University, for the Asian Privacy Scholars Network. Kathryn Ryan speaks to Gehan Gunasekara is specialist in information privacy law at the University.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-0942-what_nz_can_teach_the_us_about_data_privacy_breaches-128.mp3




Can a simple blood test diagnose brain injury?

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:36:00 +1300

A clinical trial is underway to see whether a straightforward blood test can measure brain damage to help treat athletes and car-crash victims suffering from head injuries.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-0936-using_a_simple_blood_test_to_diagnose_brain_injury-128.mp3




Govt plans to tackle tax dodging by multi-nationals

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300

The proposals put forward by Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse include giving Inland Revenue broader powers and tightening loopholes that allow companies to claim they have no taxable presence in New Zealand. But would the changes affect some of the highest profile multinationals, including the likes of Google and Facebook ? Professor Craig Elliffee from Auckland University specialises in taxation and the Law.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161214-0908-govt_plans_to_tackle_tax_dodging_by_multi-nationals-128.mp3




Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks to Gavin Ellis about North and South magazine's reporting on the encounter between convicted double murderer Scott Watson & the father of one of his victims.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-1147-media_commentator_gavin_ellis-128.mp3




Crustaceans: guardians of the aquifer

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:28:00 +1300

Some of our purest water relies on a delicate balance of life - bacteria, crustaceans and invertebrates - that filter and feed on water-borne pollutants. 


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-1128-graham_fenwick_on_ancient_aquifers_crustaceans-128.mp3




Business commentator Rod Oram

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:08:00 +1300

Rod Oram talks to Kathryn Ryan about what business wants from a Bill English-led government, and Northland loses a pulp mill project.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-1108-business_commentator_rod_oram-128.mp3




Book review - "The Fate of the Tearling" by Erika Johansen

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:41:00 +1300

Reviewed by Charlotte Graham, published by Penguin Random House NZ.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-1041-book_review_-_the_fate_of_the_tearling_by_erika_johansen-128.mp3




‘Nature doesn’t have any straight lines’

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300

Queenstown architect Fred van Brandenburg switched from classical design to the Gaudi-inspired curves of the natural world, after a trip to Barcelona in 2005.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-1010-architect_fred_van_brandenburg-128.mp3




US correspondent, Steve Almond

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:52:00 +1300

Intelligence sources, including the CIA, have confirmed that Russian hackers gathered information not just from Democrats but from Republicans, and that they allowed the release Clinton material in an effort to get Trump elected. This represents the most overt interference in an US election by a foreign power ever.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-0952-us_correspondent_steve_almond-128.mp3




Kiwi firm helps bust fake food ring

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:40:00 +1300

As food counterfeiters step up their game around the world, NZ company Trust Codes helps brands protect their reputation. Trust Code's CEO Paul Ryan says the technology produced by his company has helped bust a fake food ring that was trying to pass off as a well known Australian brand producing infant food formula intended for China.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-0940-kiwi_firm_helps_bust_fake_food_ring-128.mp3




Was Stats NZ's data back-up resilient enough?

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:27:00 +1300

Almost a month on from the massive magnitude 7.8 earthquake which shook the top of the South Island and Wellington several government departments based in the capital are still trying to recover from the quake. Statistics NZ has faced a struggle to retrieve the vital data which is used to determine critical figures like the Gross Domestic Product and Balance of Payments. Nine to Noon speaks to Government Statistician Liz MacPherson.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-0927-stats_nz_bouncing_back_from_the_quake-128.mp3




Is the world turning a blind eye to Yemen?

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300

The 20-month conflict in Yemen, the Middle East's poorest country, has resulted in more than 10,000 deaths, displaced 3 million and more than half the country is on the brink of starvation. Yet it has been overshadowed by the war in Syria. Kathryn Ryan talks to the Head of Mission in Yemen for Médecins Sans Frontières, Eric Jeunot.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161213-0909-is_the_world_turning_a_blind_eye_to_yemen-128.mp3




Urbanist Tommy Honey

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:48:00 +1300

Tommy asks whether buses are the future of city transport ?


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-1148-urbanist_tommy_honey-128.mp3




Festive foodie gifts

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:35:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks to Belinda MacDonald about some foodie gifts you can make for Christmas. Belinda is a qualified food technology teacher and spends a bit of time foraging for seasonal ingredients with healing elements. Her book My Green Kitchen has a raft of nourishing and healthy recipes. She will run through recipes for Matcha Chocolate Truffles, Black Garlic Shortbread and Pine Needle Vinegar.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-1135-festive_foodie_gifts-128.mp3




Political commentators: Bill's next move

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:11:00 +1300

With Bill English now confirmed as PM, Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills discuss how he might make his mark on the government.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntnpol-20161212-1111-political_commentators_matthew_hooton_and_stephen_mills-128.mp3




Book review - "I'll Take You There" by Wally Lamb

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:44:00 +1300

Reviewed by Ralph McAllister, published by Penguin Random House NZ.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-1044-book_review_-_ill_take_you_there_by_wally_lamb-128.mp3




Banking boss Ian Narev

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300

Kathryn Ryan talks with Ian Narev, the New Zealander at the helm of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, who reflects on an interesting year in the banking business.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-1007-banking_boss_ian_narev-128.mp3




Brussels correspondent Elena Casas-Montanez

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:50:00 +1300

Elena Casas reports in on a bombing in Turkey, a new Prime Minister in Italy and ongoing fears for Europe's banking sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-0950-brussels_correspondent_elena_casas-montanez-128.mp3




EV hybrid car share for Wellington

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:37:00 +1300

The country's first electric hybrid car sharing service is launching in Wellington today. Kathryn Ryan talks with Mevo's co-founder and CEO Erik Zy der velt about changing attitudes towards car ownership.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-0937-ev_hybrid_car_share_for_wellington-128.mp3




Privatising the Great Walks?

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300

Four of New Zealand's tourism leaders have jointly released a report to the government, that moots the possibility of privatising the Great Walks. The controversial suggestion is one of a raft of proposals contained in the Tourism Infrastructure Study. Kathryn Ryan talks to Grant Webster CEO of Tourism Holdings Ltd. /Chair of Industry Aotearoa, Dave Hammond a former Thames Coromandel chief executive and now tourism consultant, and the Federated Mountain Club's Robin Mc Neil who also works for Venture Southland and the New Zealand walking access commission.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20161212-0908-privatising_the_great_walks-128.mp3