Nine to Noon
Science with Siouxsie Wiles09/01/15
Scientists take over Queenstown for Queenstown Research Week. CPR: TV medical dramas make resuscitation look twice as effective as in real life. Mimicking viruses to deliver medicines. And Anxious mice.
Law commentator Simon Jefferson QC
Simon Jefferson discusses the role the family court plays in the lives of children in state care.
Music of Public Image with Marty Duda
When the Sex Pistols imploded in 1978, Johnny Rotten wasted no time in forming a new band. Now operating under his given name, John Lydon, he formed Public Image Ltd with guitarist Keith Levene, Jah Wobble on bass and drummer Jim Walker. The premiered...
Book review: Histories of the Future by Martin Edmond
Louise O'Brien reviews 'Histories of the Future' by Martin Edmond, published by Walleah Press.
Sasha Fisher: Transforming aid in East Africa
Sasha Fisher was 21 when she co-founded Spark Microgrants an organisation turning the traditional aid models upside down. Now 26, she's a Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur, and has developed Spark into an Foundation spanning three countries:...
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
The flag debate. Corruption surrounding trade unions. New agency border force.
Matthew Yeomans: advising on communicating sustainability
Matthew Yeomans is the author of the annual Social Media Sustainability Index, which analyses how the world's biggest companies use social media to communicate how sustainable they are. He runs Sustainly, a media consultancy that advises companies and...
Humanitarian crisis in Europe as refugees pour into the EU
In Budapest, Hungary's capital, hundreds of refugees are stranded outside a major railway station after police sealed off the terminal to stop them trying to reach northern Europe. Hungary has become a major transit country for thousands of people,...
Media commentator, Gavin Ellis
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
Straight Outta Christchurch - Scribe and The White Guitar
Rapper, Malo Luafutu, aka Scribe, and his dad Fa'amoana, front up about The White Guitar, a powerful & rhythmical recreation of the troubled, triumphant story of their family. The White Guitar combines live performances from Scribe, AV projection and...
Business commentator Rod Oram
The company results season.
Book Review: The Party Line by Sue Orr
Reviewed by Carole Beu, published by Vintage.
Feminism, economics, & who cooked Adam Smith's dinner?
Katrine Marcal, author of Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?, argues there is a fatal flaw in our continued reliance on Adam Smith's representation of how the economy works. She believes it places an over-emphasis on self-interest and 'economic man'....
US correspondent Steve Almond
Ashley Madison data dump, Tesla's New Car Is Off the Charts, Miley Cyrus Is Pan-Sexual
Is NZ doing its fair share for the European migrant crisis?
The Prime Minister is ruling out an emergency intake of refugees in response to the migrant crisis in Europe. New Zealand has not increased its refugee quota since 1987, yet our population has grown 40 per cent in that time, and our quota has actually...
Scathing Senate report into Nauru detention centre...
The Australian senate inquiry has released a scathing report on the detention centre on Nauru, saying all children should be removed from the camps. It has also called for a "full audit" of allegations of sexual abuse, child abuse and other criminal...
Parliament's inquiry into assisted dying
The health select committee has agreed to hold an inquiry into assisted dying. The inquiry is in response to a petition signed by nearly 9000 people, and asked for an investigation into public attitudes on medically assisted dying in the event of a...
Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne
Outdoors man and adventurer Kennedy Warne talks sustainable and sustaining seas.
Traditional Ethopian cooking, in a jar
Yeshil Tay from Mamias cooking sauces get spices sent directly from Ethopia to create the true taste of her homeland. 'Wat' is one of Ethopia's most popular simmer sauces made from onion, tomato paste, ginger, Ethiopian spices and garlic. It can also...
Politics with Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
Discuss the Auckland transport accord and whether the 'presidential' style of politics is creeping in here.
- Wellington, New Zealand