Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Listener Feedback to Saturday 25 July 201507/24/15
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 24 July 2015.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi
Kate De Goldi with 'Goodbye Stranger' by Rebecca Stead; 'Alpha' by Isabelle Arsenault; 'Jane the Fox & Me' by Fanny Britt & Isabelle Arsenault and 'How the Sun Got to Coco's House' by Bob Graham
Pronouncing Maori words
Finnian Galbraith is a 15 year old Kapiti College student whose Year 10 school speech 'The importance of correctly pronouncing Maori words' has attracted over two hundred thousand of views on Youtube.
Arapata Hakiwai is the Kaihautu at Te Papa Tongarewa leading Matauranga Maori and the museum's engagement with iwi. He manages the Repatriation Programme, responsible for the recent return of human remains from Vienna.
Playing Favourites with Laura Greenfield
Former chef at Sotheby's Laura Greenfield is head chef at Wellington's European soul food eatery Field & Green.
Paul Brobbel, Len Lye
Paul Brobbel is Len Lye Curator at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, supporting the development and delivery of Len Lye exhibitions and looking after the Len Lye Collection.
Rachel Barrowman: Maurice Gee
Biographer and historian Rachel Barrowman received the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship in 2006 to research and write her latest biography: Maurice Gee: Life and Work.
Thomas Burstyn: Some Kind of Love
Thomas Burstyn's documentary about a Ruahine family, This Way of Life, made the 2011 documentary long list for the Academy Awards. His new film, Some Kind of Love, is screening at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
Listener Feedback to Saturday 18 July 2015
Noelle McCarthy reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 18 July 2015.
Jon Baxter: buildings and light
Jon Baxter Director of Perceptual Engineering, and a pioneer of projection mapping in New Zealand, who designed the 3D interactive light show in Parliament grounds for the free Big Birthday Party, a Capital100 event.
Iris Apfel: style icon
Interior designer who came to prominence in 1950s New York, when she and her husband founded a company specialising in hand-woven historic textiles, and furnished nine White Houses. Now a 93-year-old style icon, she is the subject of a documentary by...
Martin Howells: southern theatre and Chunuk Bair
South Island theatre director of a new production of Once on Chunuk Bair by Maurice Shadbolt, which is being staged at the Air Force Museum in Christchurch, to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the stand on the Gallipoli peninsula.
Hamish McKeich: conducting the capital
Hamish McKeich International freelance conductor who will conduct the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for three performances for Capital 150, celebrating Wellington's 150 years as New Zealand's capital city.
Nick Shymansky: managing Amy
Nick Shymansky Senior A&R manager at Island Records and original manager of Amy Winehouse between 1999 and 2006, who features in a new documentary about the singer, screening at the New Zealand International Film Festivals.
Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins: Impression, Sunrise
Arthur Tompkins District Court Judge, and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group with a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, discussing the 1985 theft of Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet.
Jennifer Peedom: sherpas and Everest
Australian filmmaker known for her intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances. Her latest documentary, Sherpa, is screening at the New Zealand International Film Festivals.
Alistair Thompson: journalism and paywalls
Editor and publisher of Scoop Media, which runs the independent news source Scoop.co.nz as a free service for the public, supported by a range of premium services and a new "Ethical Paywall" commercial licensing model, and is planning to transform...
Gareth Porter: the Iran nuclear deal
Independent investigative journalist, historian, and author of Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare, discussing the nuclear and sanctions deal between Iran and the United States.
Listener Feedback to Saturday 11 July 2015
Noelle McCarthy reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 11 July 2015.
Wellington stay-at-home mother and writer who started the Ballet is for Everyone venture when her two-year-old son decided he wanted to learn to dance.
- Wellington, New Zealand