Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Listener Feedback to Saturday 3 October 201510/02/15
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 3 October .
Kate's Klassic: The Year of Magical Thinking
Kate Camp has published five collections of poems, most recently Snow White's Coffin. She discusses Joan Didion's 2005 memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking.
Martin Creed: art and philosophy
Glasgow-raised artist who won the Turner Prize in 2001, who is visiting New Zealand to launch a major new public commission on the exterior of the Christchurch Art Gallery, and to make a show of new work at the Michael Lett Gallery in Auckland.
Welsh performers who are touring New Zealand with their acclaimed show Hiraeth, telling the story of Jones' departure from her Welsh farm to London.
Alex Coogan-Reeves: NZ vs Georgia
Reporter for Radio New Zealand, who is following the Rugby World Cup in England and Wales, and reports on the match between the All Blacks and Georgia.
Stella Duffy: fun palaces
New Zealand writer and theatre-maker based in London, who is co-director of the global Fun Palaces campaign for wider participation in all forms of arts, science and culture (3-4 October), and Head of Outreach for the Women's Equality Party.
William Hartung: arms trading
Senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor, who has written extensively on armament and security issues.
Andy Griffiths: children, reading and treehouses
Australian children's book author and comedy writer whose books include The Day My Bum Went Psycho, and the Just! series with illustrator Terry Denton. His latest series with Denton started in 2011 with The 13-Storey Treehouse, and is now up to the...
Listener Feedback to Saturday 26 September 2015
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 26 September.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi: Peter Brown and Mini...
Author of many books, most recently From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle (Longacre), and ambassador for the first NZ Bookshop Day. She will discuss two picture book authors, Peter Brown and Mini Grey.
James Wood: why fiction matters
Staff writer and book critic at The New Yorker, and Professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism at Harvard University. His latest collection of essays is The Nearest Thing to Life.
Playing Favourites with Matt Gauldie
Official New Zealand Army Artist for the last ten years, who has had many solo shows, group exhibitions, residencies, and fellowships.
Art Crimes with Arthur Tompkins
District Court Judge, and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group, with a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces. He discusses the 1971 theft of The Guitar Player, the 1672 painting by Vermeer.
Jocelyn Moorhouse: women in film
Australian film writer/director (Proof, How to Make an American Quilt) and producer (Muriel's Wedding) whose new film, The Dressmaker, has a WIFT benefit screening in Wellington before its opening late October.
Magda Szubanski: parents, sexuality, character
One of Australia's best known performers (Kath and Kim, Babe)whose book, Reckoning: A Memoir, describes her journey of self-discovery from childhood to adulthood.
Nick Richardson: Piers Gaveston Society
Editor at the London Review of Books, and a former head of the Piers Gaveston Society at Oxford University.
Poetry with Gregory O'Brien
Painter, poet, curator and writer discussing two new collections of poetry: Shaggy Magpie Songs by Murray Edmond, and Generation Kitchen by Richard Reeve.
Paddy Macklin: floating anarchist
British adventurer who sailed into the Southern Ocean in mid-winter, a journey he wrote about in his book Captain Bungle's Odyssey: Singlehanded Round the World.
Playing Favourites with Peter Paphides
British music writer, broadcaster and record collector who launched Help is Coming, encouraging people to buy the Neil Finn song to assist the Save the Children refugee appeal.
David Pattemore: sniffing out bees
Pollination & Apiculture team leader at Plant & Food Research's Ruakura campus in Hamilton, who has trained his dog, Ollie, to sniff out underground bumble bee nests.
- Wellington, New Zealand