Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi07/19/14
New Zealand writer discussing The Simple Things by Bill Condon, Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell, and One Year in Coal Harbour and Everything on a Waffle, both by Polly Horvath.
James Lee Burke: oil and crime
American novelist, talking about his new book Wayfaring Stranger, set against the oil business of the 1930s and 40s.
Playing Favourites with Charlotte Greenfield
New Zealand journalist who studied at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, and is about to work for Reuters in Indonesia.
Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins
District Court Judge, and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group, discussing the theft of the 1907 portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, painted by Gustav Klimt.
Monica Dunford: building the LHC
American physicist who works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider based at CERN, and is featured in Particle Fever, a documentary screening at the New Zealand International Film Festivals.
Richard Bedford: future New Zealand
Professor of Migration Studies at Auckland University of Technology and a member of the panel that wrote the report, Our Futures/Te Pae Tawhiti: the 2013 Census and New Zealand's Changing Population.
Alex Gibney: Lance Armstrong liar
American filmmaker, whose new documentary, The Armstrong Lie, about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, will screen during the New Zealand International Film Festivals.
Listener Feedback 12 July
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 12 July 2014.
Vivian Chandra: women, youth and the Net
ICT and Database Manager at Amnesty International New Zealand, who attended this week's Net Hui and Gather conferences in Auckland.
Ruth Reichl: food and fiction
New York writer who has written her first novel, Delicious, after a series of memoirs, and will be a guest at the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival in August.
Playing Favourites with Rob Thorne
Palmerston North-based musician who has been working with Taonga Puoro instruments since 2001, after many years in the independent and noise music scenes.
Art with Mary Kisler: Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino
Senior Curator at the Auckland Art Gallery, discussing the exhibition, Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino: Diverging Paths of Mannerism, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence.
Rachel Boynton: oil rush in West Africa
Producer and director of the documentary Big Men, about oil deals in Ghana and Nigeria, screening in the New Zealand International Film Festival.
Elizabeth Pisani: Indonesia
Journalist and author of the book Indonesia Etc: Exploring the Improbable Nation.
Listener Feedback from 5 July 2014
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 5 July 2014.
Nalini Singh: fantasy and romance
Auckland writer best known for her paranormal romance fantasy novels, including the New York Times bestselling Psy/Changeling series.
Callum Christopher: Roskill to Brazil
Teacher and football coach at Mt Roskill Grammar School, whose new online series, Being Roskill Season 3: Brazil, takes an in-depth look at Brazilian football, culture and society.
Hazel Chapman: forests in Nigeria
Professor in Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Canterbury, and Director of the Nigerian Montane Forest Project.
Derek Grzelewski: extreme New Zealand
Writer, filmmaker, former professional fly-fishing guide, founder of the Wanaka Flyfishing Academy, host of the Trout Diaries podcast, and author of new book, Going to Extremes: Adventures in Unknown New Zealand.
Kim Hill reads messages from listerners to the Saturday Morning programme of 28 June 2014
- Wellington, New Zealand