Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Listener Feedback to Saturday 21 February 201502/20/15
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 21 February.
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi: Chris McKimmie
New Zealand author of many books, discussing the work of children's picture book writer and illustrator Chris McKimmie.
Marlon Williams: country maverick
Singer and songwriter who has recorded a series of duet albums with Delaney Davidson, and is touring New Zealand with his band The Yarra Benders in advance of his debut solo album in April.
Playing Favourites with cartoonist and scientist Bob Brockie
Editorial cartoonist for the National Business Review continuously since 1975, leading authority on hedgehogs and possums, and weekly science columnist to Wellington's Dominion Post. His new book is Brockie: a Memoir in Words, Cartoons and Sketches.
Karaitiana Taiuru: Te Reo and the mainstream
Indigenous advocate for Te Reo, who has written on how Maori language could be better integrated in Aotearoa, and how the internet can play a crucial role in normalising Te Reo for younger people.
Allan Ropper: neurological rabbitholes
Professor at Harvard Medical School, Raymond D. Adams Master Clinician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and author of Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole.
Orin Hargraves: cliché
Lecturer in linguistics who works on the computational analysis of language at the University of Colorado, and author of It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches.
Chris Clarke: mideast crisis
CEO of World Vision in New Zealand who recently visited Iraqi Kurdistan and Lebanon, in advance of the launch of the Syrian refugee appeal on 7 March.
Listener Feedback to Saturday 14 February 2015
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 14 February
Bonnie Howland: mascara and sight
Student at AUT, and founder of Indigo and Iris, one of the social entrepreneurship schemes at this year's startup accelerator programme, Live the Dream.
Rob Ward: closeted football
British playwright, actor and social activist, whose new one-man show, Away From Home, about football and homosexuality, has its New Zealand premiere as part of Auckland Fringe and Auckland Pride Festival 2015.
Emily Smith and Jamie McClellan: folking around
Scottish folk singer and New Zealand multi-instrumentalist who have performed across Australia, Europe, Russia, and Canada, and are currently touring here.
Neil MacLean: investigating death
District Court Judge who was appointed the first Chief Coroner of New Zealand under the Coroners Act 2006, and retired from the position on 13 February.
Roger Lentle: probiotics and faecal transplants
Professor of Digestive Biomechanics at the College of Health, Massey University, an Associate Investigator at the Riddet Institute, and leader of the Digesta Group, are acknowledged world leaders in the study of gut motility and mixing within the gut...
Dylan Evans: utopian madness
Author of books on emotion and the placebo effect, who moved to the Scottish Highlands, founded a community to attempt post-apocalyptic living, and details his challenges, descent into madness and gradual recovery, in the new book, The Utopia...
Dan Davies: banking in Europe and the HSBC
Senior Research Advisor at Frontline Analysts, who writes on economics and finance.
Listener Feedback to Saturday 7 February 2015
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 7 February 2015.
Poetry with Greg O'Brien: Anna Jackson
Greg discusses I, Clodia, and Other Portraits by Anna Jackson.
Michael Graetzel: splitting water and dyed solar cells
Director of the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces at the Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Switzerland, and one of the most highly cited chemists in the world.
Playing Favourites with Jane Venis
Sculptor and performance artist (as Dr Clawhammer), multi-instrumentalist, instrument maker, and composer, who teaches at the Schools of Design and Art at Otago Polytechnic.
- Wellington, New Zealand