Nine to Noon
Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne07/28/14
Toxin mules, a lone wolf and four-and-twenty blackbirds.
The man behind NZ's Bakel Pie Awards
The winners of various categories in the NZ Bakel's Pie Awards will be announced in Auckland tomorrow night. Duncan Loney is the chairman of Bakels, and he was instrumental in setting up the annual pie awards which for the past 18 years has attracted...
Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
The past week in politics.
Book review: Tenderness: Short Stories by Sarah Quigley
Reviewed by Harry Ricketts, published by Vintage, RRP$37.99.
Writer Fiona Sussman on growing up in apartheid South Africa, her...
Shifting Colours is Fiona Sussman's first novel. Fiona is originally from South Africa and grew up in a publishing family. She's a trained doctor and set up Auckland's Charity hospital. A prolific short story writer, she then left medicine to be a...
Palestinian journalist Fares Akram on the latest in Gaza
Our Middle East correspondent, three weeks into the latest conflict between Hamas and Israel, is Fares Akram. Fares is a Palestinian journalist who lives in Gaza and writes for publications such as the New York Times.
The future of Malaysia Airlines after MH17 and MH370 disasters
Henry Harteveldt is an airline, hotel and travel industry analyst, and co-founder of the firm Atmosphere Research Group.
The limitations of technology in the classroom: digital devices and...
Kentaro Toyama is an American computer scientist and educator and Maggie Hartnett is E-Learning Lecturer at Massey's Institute of Education.
Fish and Game says Conservation Minister did pressure them.
The Minister of Conservation is being accused of trying to interfere politically with Fish and Game by threatening it with consequences if it doesn't stop advocating for better water quality in lakes and rivers. The Minister denies this and says he...
The week that was
With comedians James Elliot and Pinky Agnew.
Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
Brendan Telfer discusses the Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening ceremony and New Zealand's medal prospects, and the story of the 18-year-old female Southland rugby player.
New Music with Grant Smithies
Featuring Jack Antonoff, Jungle and DJ Vadim.
John McIntrye reviews new Children's Books
John discusses the resurgence of publishing Children's books in Te Reo.
Author Nathan Penlington on his poetry, performing and writing
As a child, British author, performer and poet, Nathan Penlington became obsessed with the series of Choose Your Own Adventure books. Years later when he discovered a job lot of the first 106 adventures for sale on eBay, there was never any question...
Asia correspondent Jamil Anderlini
News from the Asian region with our correspondent Financial Times Beijing Bureau chief, Jamil Anderlini.
Wellington opera singer bound for London
Bianca Andrews is a 24-year-old mezzo soprano from Wellington who's been described as one of this country's most promising young singers. She is a finalist in the Lexus Song Quest tomorrow night, and in September will move to London to the Guildhall...
The future of ISIS ambitions in Iraq and Syria
More than a month after Sunni Islamist insurgents, some operating under the banner of al-Qaeda linked group ISIS, what is the security situation in Iraq? International security expert and Massey University senior lecturer, Dr. Negar Partow, gives a...
"Deleted" and "private" information that companies keep on you
John Edwards, Privacy Commissioner; and Executive Director Netsafe, Martin Cocker.
Film review with Dan Slevin
Dan Slevin reviews New Zealand film The Dark Horse and other NZ International Film Festival offerings.
Parenting:The dangers of doing your children's homework
Rochelle Gribble is director and editor of parenting information and advice website 'Kiwi Families'.
- Wellington, New Zealand