Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Tim Balme, Broken Wood09/27/14
Actor turned writer Tim Balme on his new creation Broken Wood which has its premiere screening tonight on the small screen.
Listener Feedback to 27 September 2014 programme
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 27 September 2014.
Richard Flanagan: narrow roads
Tasmanian novelist whose latest book, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, has won the 2014 Western Australia Premier's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker prize.
Moana Maniapoto and Paddy Free
Founder and singer of Moana and the Tribe, and member of electronic duo Pitch Black (respectively), who have collaborated on the Tribe's fifth album, Rima.
Sol3 Mio: brio trio
Samoan brothers Pene and Amitai Pati and their cousin Moses Mackay whose self-titled debut CD was the biggest selling album in New Zealand in 2013.
Peter Mullan: Scotland, politics, anxiety
Scottish actor (Top of the Lake, My Name is Joe) and director (The Magdalene Sisters, Neds), who is visiting New Zealand for the Big Screen Symposium.
Mary Beard: tackling online trolls
Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, author of a number of books, television presenter and blogger, who has become renowned for her fight back against online abuse and trolling.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi
Kate reviews two books for older teenage readers: Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat by Francis Lia Block and Razorhurst by Justine Larabestier.
Karim Khan: activity and health
Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and expert in physical activity for public health. Professor Karim Khan on the benefits of 22 minutes of exercise a day.
Rachel Dawick: boundary riders
Songwriter and vocalist Rachel Dawick on the lives of New Zealand women in the 1800s - some of whom had 14 children. Rachel has turned their stories into songs, which she plays from her album The Boundary Riders.
Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins
District Court Judge and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group Arthur Tompkins discusses 14th century book Sarajevo Haggadah.
Gayle Souter-Brown: healing landscapes
Author of Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being Gayle Souter-Brown on sorting out our green spaces for the sake of human health.
Jeffrey E. Stern: Ebola outbreak
Writer and development worker Jeffrey E. Stern on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and visiting the village where the outbreak started. His article about Ebola Hell in the Hot Zone appears in the October issue of Vanity Fair.
Rollo Wenlock: startups in Tel Aviv
Rollo Wenlock is a filmmaker, and CEO of video software start-up Wipster. He talks to Saturday Morning from Israel about the Start Tel Aviv Competition 2014, where eighteen companies from around the world have seven days to meet investors and...
Listener Feedback to Saturday 13 September
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 13 September 2014.
Energy with David Haywood: solar
Doctor of enginerering from Dunsandel, discussing solar energy.
Mohamed Ibrahim: telcos in Somalia
Minister of Communications and in the third Somali Government, who is trying to assert control over the lawless factions in the recovering state, and re-establish the institutions of civil society.
Playing Favourites with the Topp Twins
Jools and Lynda Topp have been performing as the Topp Twins for over thirty years, and go on tour across New Zealand in October and November with The Grand Ole Topp'ry show.
Peter Wilson: death puppetry
Founder and director of theatre company Little Dog Barking, whose production of Duck, Death and the Tulip, won an Outstanding Theatre award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Paul Roberts: The impulse society
American journalist and author on his new book, The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification.
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