Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:39:00 +1300Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:32:00 +1300Where 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.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:25:00 +1300Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:19:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300Kennedy Warne, Tommy Honey, Te Radar and Pinky Agnew help us bid farewell to 2016, with the help of Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:34:00 +1300After much deliberation and gnashing of teeth, Jeremy Taylor of Slow Boat Records selects top tracks from his fave 5 albums of 2016.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300Kathryn Ryan meets South Auckland Police Sergeant Sonny Iosefo, who took the world by storm with the running man challenge.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:49:00 +1300Rod Oram, Siouxsie Wiles, Lara Strongman and Gavin Ellis look back on the year in business, science, viewing and media.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:38:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:28:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:10:00 +1300Rod Oram, Siouxsie Wiles, Lara Strongman and Gavin Ellis look back on the year in business, science, viewing and media
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:45:00 +1300Shortland Street's grand finale.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:26:00 +1300Children 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.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300A review of the highlights and the lowlights in tech for 2016 including: burning issues for Samsung, Pokemon Go, and digital disruption.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:37:00 +1300Reviewed by Laura Caygill, published by HarperCollins.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300A 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.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:54:00 +1300Ex-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
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:43:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:31:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300Described 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.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300Criminal 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.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:28:00 +1300Author 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
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300Marty Duda ends the year with musical favourites he's produced.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:39:00 +1300Reviewed by Harry Ricketts, published by Landing Press.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:09:00 +1300A 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.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:49:00 +1300How the mid-year budget update has plunged yet another dagger into the political heart of Tony Abbott.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:40:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:20:00 +1300GNS 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.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300As 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.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:44:00 +1300Gavin Ellis on the future of mainstream media, based on the Fairfax/NZME predictions of doom to the Commerce Commission.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:22:00 +1300Olympic pole-vaulting medalist Eliza McCartney has had an incredible year, but she says she can set the bar higher still.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300Among 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.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:40:00 +1300Reviewed by Catriona Ferguson, published by Profile Books.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300Hurimoana 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.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:51:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:34:00 +1300Auckland landscape design firm Isthmus has recently won two international awards for the Kopupaka Reserve and Taumanu Reserve Bridge in Auckland.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:23:00 +1300Russia'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.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300Five 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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:50:00 +1300Kennedy visits Aotea/Great Barrier Island to meet the locals -- feathered and otherwise.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:34:00 +1300Jason 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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300Matthew and Stephen discuss Bill English's new look Cabinet.
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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300Sophie Pascoe, the country's most successful Paralympian, talks with Kathryn Ryan about her big year, culminating in the Rio games.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:50:00 +1300A 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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:37:00 +1300With 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.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300The 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?
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:48:00 +1300With Te Radar and Michele A'Court.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:31:00 +1300Post-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.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300After 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.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:38:00 +1300"The Optician of Lampedusa" by Emma Jane Kirby. Reviewed by Cassie Richards, published by Allen Lane.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300Toody Cole from legendary United States DIY punk-rock group, Dead Moon, tells Kathryn Ryan about the band’s love affair with New Zealand.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:48:00 +1300US president elect Donald Trump has been making waves in Chinese politics.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:30:00 +1300Over 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.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300A 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
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300Tamar 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:27:00 +1300The 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:07:00 +1300Andy 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:38:00 +1300Written by Yuri Herrera. Reviewed by Gail Pittaway, published by Text Publishing.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300Cenk Uygur is the founder and host of The Young Turks - the most popular news and current affairs show on YouTube.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:48:00 +1300In 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:36:00 +1300Listen to 17 year old Aucklander Ruby Esther's spoken word piece 'I Normally Write Funny Poems' - winner of this year's Word Up! competition.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:22:00 +1300The 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.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300Teacher, Kieran Parsons from Aranui High School in Christchurch, about the 100 percent achievement rate of Pasifika students gaining level 2 NCEA.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:46:00 +1300This 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:26:00 +1300Adventure seeking chemistry researcher, Sarah Kessans on her record breaking row boat journey across the Atlantic and getting shortlisted by NASA to become an astronaut.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:06:00 +1300English 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:35:00 +1300Edited by Robyn and Brian Bargh. Reviewed by Lisa Finucane, published by Huia Publishers.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300Dr 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:52:00 +1300A hot spell across south-east Australia has delivered record temperatures and sparked bush fires north of Sydney - with fears of worse to come.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:42:00 +1300As 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:36:00 +1300A 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.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300The 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.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:47:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:28:00 +1300Some of our purest water relies on a delicate balance of life - bacteria, crustaceans and invertebrates - that filter and feed on water-borne pollutants.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:08:00 +1300Rod Oram talks to Kathryn Ryan about what business wants from a Bill English-led government, and Northland loses a pulp mill project.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:41:00 +1300Reviewed by Charlotte Graham, published by Penguin Random House NZ.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:10:00 +1300Queenstown architect Fred van Brandenburg switched from classical design to the Gaudi-inspired curves of the natural world, after a trip to Barcelona in 2005.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:52:00 +1300Intelligence 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.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:40:00 +1300As 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.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:27:00 +1300Almost 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.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:09:00 +1300The 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.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:48:00 +1300Tommy asks whether buses are the future of city transport ?
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:35:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:11:00 +1300With Bill English now confirmed as PM, Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills discuss how he might make his mark on the government.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:44:00 +1300Reviewed by Ralph McAllister, published by Penguin Random House NZ.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:07:00 +1300Kathryn 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.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:50:00 +1300Elena Casas reports in on a bombing in Turkey, a new Prime Minister in Italy and ongoing fears for Europe's banking sector.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:37:00 +1300The 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.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:08:00 +1300Four 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.