Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Listener Feedback to Saturday 24 January 201501/23/15
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 24 January 2015.
Kate's Klassic: Testament of Youth
Kate Camp discusses Testament of Youth, the first instalment of Vera Brittain's memoirs, published in 1933.
Jamie Brisick: Peter Drouyn and Westerly Windina
Former professional surfer whose new book is Becoming Westerly: the Transformation of Surfing Champion Peter Drouyn into Westerly Windina.
Rob Halford: god of metal
Singer for Birmingham band Judas Priest, which emerged at the forefront of the new wave of British heavy metal in the 1970s, and is coming to Auckland in March.
Art with Mary Kisler: museum extensions
Mary discusses Te Uru, the new addition to Lopdell House in Titirangi, and the installations and interpretation at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.
Richard MacManus: tracking health
Founder of technology blog ReadWrite.com, who became interested in health technology when diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, and has written Trackers: How Technology is Helping Us Monitor and Improve Our Health.
Chris Jensen Burke: climb every mountain
High-altitude mountaineer who has climbed to the summit of the world's tallest peaks on each of the seven continents, and supports health education and welfare initiatives for girls and women in Nepal.
Helena Smith: Greece
The Guardian's correspondent in Greece, discussing the political and economic situation ahead of this weekend's elections.
Musical Dynasties - The Haines Family
Kevin Haines has been playing jazz professionally since the late fifties when he was just 15, Joel Haines is one of the country's top composers for TV, film, and commercial soundtracks, and London based Nathan is probably New Zealand's best known jazz...
Kate De Goldi and Laura Kroetsch
Laura is the director of Adelaide Writers' Week; Kate is the author of a number of books. They discuss the year in publishing and their favourite reads of 2014.
Playing Favourites with Sarah Peirse
New Zealand actor and director currently appearing in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Switzerland, a new play by Joanna Murray-Smith about the writer Patricia Highsmith.
Art with Mary Kisler: three London shows
Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, discussing three recent exhibitions in London by Rembrandt, Turner and Anselm Kiefer.
Aroha Harris: Tangata Whenua
Member of the Waitangi Tribunal, lecturer in history at the University of Auckland, and co-author with Judith Binney and Atholl Anderson of Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History.
Love-Ese Chile: biodegradable plastics
New Zealand graduate student working with Professor Parisa Mehrkhodavandi in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia, researching biodegradable plastics.
Michele Rowe: community and volunteering
Community volunteer in the Wellington suburb of Newlands, who works particularly with the elderly, and low-risk offenders from the Corrections Department.
Listener Feedback to 13 December 2014
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 13 December 2014.
Energy with David Haywood: more on solar
Dunsandel engineer, concluding his discussion of solar photovoltaic energy, and answering questions from listeners.
Neneh Cherry: musical grandmother
Singer and songwriter achieved worldwide success in 1989 with the album Raw Like Sushi and this year released her first solo album in 18 years, Blank Project. She will visit here in 2015 for concerts in Wellington and at the Auckland Festival....
Playing Favourites with Greg Malcolm
Composer, improviser and sound artist who has been hailed as one of the world's most unique guitarists, who is touring a show of Ivor Cutler songs. [participants] Kim Hill, Greg Malcolm
Art Crimes with Arthur Tompkins : Rose Valland
District Court Judge, and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group with a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, discussing Rose Valland, the most decorated woman in French military history. [participants] Kim Hill, Arthur...
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