Saturday Morning with Kim Hill
Listener Feedback from 26 July programme07/26/14
Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 26 July 2014
David Haywood: marine energy
Engineer and author who lives in Dunsandel, discussing tide and wave energy.
Rolf de Heer: whose country?
Director, writer and producer Rolf de Heer has been involved with the creation of many Independent Australian filmmaker whose latest production, Charlie's Country won David Gulpilil the award for Best Actor at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
Playing Favourites with Bob Harvey
Former advertising agency owner, political strategist, environmental campaigner, television producer, mayor, and subject of the new biography, Wild Westie.
Phil Seddon: de-extinction
Professor of Zoology at the University of Otago, specialist in reintroducing endangered species in protected areas, and leader of a team exploring the issues around bringing extinct creatures back to life.
Philip Hensher: waltz through time
Professor of Creative Writing at University of Bath Spa, and author of short stories, non-fiction and seven novels, most recently the novel, The Emperor Waltz.
Kitty Green: feminism in Ukraine
Australian filmmaker whose new documentary, Ukraine is Not a Brothel, is screening at the New Zealand International Film Festivals
Children's Books with Kate De Goldi
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.
- Wellington, New Zealand