Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Kim Hill reads emails and messages from listeners of the Saturday Morning programme.
The Dumpling Sisters
The Dumpling Sisters, Amy and Julie Zhang, emigrated with their parents, Pei Wen and Maria, from Guangzhou in China to Christchurch, where the family set up a food cart at Riccarton Markets. The sisters became popular for their cooking after regular...
Joshua Oppenheimner: killing and silence
Copenhagen-based American filmmaker Dr Joshua Oppenheimer has worked for over a decade with militias, death squads and their victims to explore the relationship between political violence and the public imagination. His new documentary, The Look of...
Madeleine Holden: dick pics, the law and more
Aside from being a dick pic critic, Maddie Holden writes for a range of websites and has a background in law. She hails from Auckland and moved to London last year after a couple of months in the States, mostly to see what else the world has to offer.
Hannah Rothschild: London art
Hannah Rothschild is a filmmaker, company director, and writer for Vanity Fair, The Telegraph, The Times, The New York Times, The Spectator, and Vogue. She is the co-founder of the Artists on Film Trust, ana a trustee of the Tate,and in August she...
Art with Mary Kisler: Frances Hodgkins in Europe
Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. She will discuss what she is discovering in Europe and the UK on the trail of painter Frances Hodgkins, as research for her...
Ngaire Woods: global governance
Professor Ngaire Woods led the creation of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, and is the School's inaugural Dean. Her research focuses on global economic governance, the challenges of globalisation, global development, and...
Hannah Ellis-Petersen: Glastonbury and festivals
Hannah Ellis-Petersen is the culture reporter for The Guardian, and is at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm.
Matt Haig - Reasons To Live
British novelist and journalist Matt Haig is known for his speculative fiction, including The Last Family in England (2004), The Radleys (2011) and The Humans (2013). His autobiographical recounting of his struggle with depression, Reasons to Stay...
Kim Hill reads out emails and text messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme.
Michael Cubey: arts out east
Michael Cubey is a painter, and the Executive Director and Head of Creative Workspaces, running the property portfolio at Bow Arts, an artists' studio provider and educational charity that operates a live/work scheme across a number of sites in Bow,...
Dr Anthony Grayling is Master of the New College of the Humanities at the University of London, and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. Earlier this month he won the 2015 Bertrand Russell Society Award for his "many contributions to...
Adam Wills: changing food culture
Expatriate Wellingtonian Adam Wills co-founded Gourmet Burger Kitchen in 2001, changing the UK burger scene. Five years ago, he co-founded Kopapa Café and Restaurant in Seven Dials, London, and just over a year ago, launched gourmet doughnut business...
Russell Gray: DNA and language
Professor Russell Gray, FRSNZ, is the Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany.
Anne Noble and Tom Hoyle: photography and science
Anne Noble, ONZM, is Distinguished Professor of Fine Art (Photography) at Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University. As a photographer and curator her work spans still and moving image, installation and international curatorial commissions. She...
Ross Ashcroft: economics and Europe
Ross Ashcroft is a British filmmaker, renegade economist, essayist and strategist. He is the founder of the media company Motherlode, and the online platform Renegade Inc., and his 2011 feature documentary, Four Horsemen, has played in more than...
Colin Brown: revisiting Waterloo
Colin Brown has been a journalist for 30 years, mainly for The Guardian and The Independent, and is a former chair of the British Parliamentary Lobby. As an author, his books include Glory and B*llocks: the Truth behind 10 Defining Events in British...
Lisa Matisoo-Smith: Africa to Aotearoa
Lisa Matisoo-Smith is Professor of Biological Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre Principal Investigator at the University of Otago, and has been conducting a 2000-sample DNA survey of New Zealanders for her genetic ancestry study, From Africa to...
Listener Feedback to Saturday 13 June 2015
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 13 June.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi
New Zealand writer whose new novel, From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle, is published in October, discussing young adult novel, Havoc by Jane Higgins; a children's book, Mr and Mrs Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire by Polly Horvath (Yearling); and...
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