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Every weekday, Kathryn Ryan canvases breaking news, backgrounds social and economic issues, and discusses lifestyle trends, with the help of newsmakers, correspondents, and experts in every imaginable field from writers and reviewers to ordinary New Zealanders.

Every weekday, Kathryn Ryan canvases breaking news, backgrounds social and economic issues, and discusses lifestyle trends, with the help of newsmakers, correspondents, and experts in every imaginable field from writers and reviewers to ordinary New Zealanders.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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Every weekday, Kathryn Ryan canvases breaking news, backgrounds social and economic issues, and discusses lifestyle trends, with the help of newsmakers, correspondents, and experts in every imaginable field from writers and reviewers to ordinary New Zealanders.

Twitter:

@ninetonoon

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English


Episodes

How to open an OXO cube!

9/20/2018
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Taking stock with the week that was, James Elliott and Justine Smith run through how to open an OXO cube, and the astounding story of the airline company which couldn't spell its name right. Let's be specific, we're looking at you Cathay Paciic, or should that be Cathay Pacific!

Duration:00:08:26

Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

9/20/2018
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Sports Commentator Brendan Telfer on what we have learned about Noeline Taurua's style and coaching methods after her first two matches at the helm of the Silver Ferns. He continues the post mortem of the loss against the Springboks last Saturday, and looks at the reaction to WADA reinstating the Russian Anti doping agency.

Duration:00:10:38

Smithies say turntable jockeys rejoice!

9/20/2018
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Music Reviewer Grant Smithies focuses on four classic NZ albums getting the vinyl reissue treatment over the next week: Supergroove's Traction, Che Fu's 2B Spacific, Bic Runga's Drive and Darcy Clay's Jesus I Was Evil.

Duration:00:28:40

Children's Book review

9/20/2018
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Niki Ward from Ekor books reviews 'And the Ocean Was Our Sky' by Patrick Ness, and 'I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree' selected by Fiona Waters.

Duration:00:05:45

Jan Becker - midwife, helicopter pilot & charity founder

9/20/2018
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Jan Becker and her husband Mike are the founders of the biggest helicopter flight training academy in the Southern Hemisphere based in Queensland. The Becker Helicopter group trains pilots from all over the world, including military pilots, and has a fleet of 20 machines, which are also used for fire fighting and other work. Jan Becker, a pilot herself, is the Chief Executive of the business, and also sits on the board of the International Helicopter Association. But Jan also has a whole...

Duration:00:25:46

'Leeches', 'Bula' & domestic violence probe

9/20/2018
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Pacific correspondent Koro Vaka'uta with the results of a long awaited inquiry into domestic violence in Samoa, also reaction to two controversies gripping the Pacific - the leeches comments from a defiant talk host and the trademarking of 'Bula'.

Duration:00:11:11

Students' business turning sea squirt pests into fertiliser saves mussels' habitat

9/20/2018
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Students at Far North school Te Kura Taumata o Panguru have started a business converting what was once seen as a problem into a possibility. Kutai, or mussels are a staple food in Panguru, but they are under threat from the marine pest Titi Kuri, a type of sea squirt. Early last year education provider Papa Taiao Earthcare organised a cleanup of the weed and the students became aware that it really wan't supposed to be there, and was smothering the mussel beds. A competition was held to...

Duration:00:10:42

What next for Charter School Students?

9/20/2018
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Charter Schools schools will cease to exist at the end of the year, so what next for the students and communities they served? While the coalition Government has order the charter schools to close, it has also approved all of them to reopen next year as either designated character schools or integrated state schools. What will the change mean for the staff and what difference will it make to the students, the vast majority of whom are Maori or Pasifika. Graeme Osborne from the Charter School...

Duration:00:11:13

Wada decision "enormously disappointing"

9/20/2018
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The head of Drug Free Sport New Zealand says athletes are right to be angry over the decision by the World Anti Doping Agency to lift the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency. Wada, has lifted a three-year ban on its Russian agency, Rusada, which was suspended in 2015 because of its oversight of the near-ubiquitous doping of Russian athletes under a state-sponsored programme. Nick Paterson, says he's dismayed and enormously disappointed by the WADA decision - and athletes will be too....

Duration:00:15:32

Midnight diner, Minimum and Paradise PD

9/19/2018
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Paul Casserly has been watching the gloriously puerile animated comedy Paradise PD (Netflix) the women's suffrage documentary series Minimum (RNZ, Loading docs) and also a Netflix original, Midnight Diner.

Duration:00:05:51

Tax group reports back

9/19/2018
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Sir Michael Cullen, chairman of the Tax Working Group, joins Kathryn to outline the recommendations of the group's interim report. Are new taxes on the cards?

Duration:00:24:17

Skip the Drama: advice on parenting a teen girl from psychologist Sarah Hughes

9/19/2018
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Body image, anxiety, self-harm, social media, homework, partying, curfews, respect… It's not easy being a teenage girl and it's not easy parenting a teenage girl. Child psychologist Sarah Hughes – who has worked with hundreds of teenage girls and their families – shares some advice from her new book Skip the Drama.

Duration:00:13:59

Broadband, Netflix and a Tech billionaire

9/19/2018
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Sarah Putt has details on the latest Broadband uptake figures, Netflix's success scoring 23 Emmy gongs and tech billionaire, Mark Benioff buys Time Magazine.

Duration:00:05:13

Book review - Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks

9/19/2018
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Jane Westaway reviews Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks, which is published by Penguin Random House NZ.

Duration:00:03:50

Liane Moriarty - observing human life

9/19/2018
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Australian writer Liane Moriarty's eighth novel Nine Perfect Strangers has just hit the shelves, and already the film rights have been snapped up by Nicole Kidman, who'll produce and star in the adaptation. One of her previous novels, Big Little Lies, was turned into a hit TV series by Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon and a second season of the show has just been filmed with Meryl Streep joining the cast. Liane Moriaty's books have sold 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into...

Duration:00:26:13

Brexit plus Russian Spies and lies

9/19/2018
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UK correspondent, Geeri Peev, has the latest on the Prime Minister, Theresa May meetings in Salzburg with EU leaders to try to convince them to compromise over Brexit. Still no answers on the Novichok saga and it's conference season with the Liberal Democrats trying bizarre tactics to get in the news.

Duration:00:09:26

Meth: $5m compensation for evicted tenants

9/19/2018
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Housing New Zealand has committed to reimbursing hundreds of tenants it evicted from state homes based on bogus meth testing, some of whom were made homeless. A report ordered by the Housing Minister Phil Twyford has found roughly 800 tenants suffered as a result of the agency's approach.Housing New Zealand's chief executive Andrew McKenzie tells Kathryn Ryan the agency will assess each individual's case and work to put it right.

Duration:00:09:11

Native trees: enough to meet demand?

9/19/2018
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Chief Executive of New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated Matthew Dolan talks Kathryn Ryan through concerns over supplying enough native seedlings for the One Billion Trees programme. A greater proportion of indigenous trees are to be planted in the Minster for Regional Economic Development's plan, thanks to a $240m funding boost from the Provincial Growth Fund. MPI's forestry service Te Uru Rakau is talking with industry body NZPPI about helping nurseries respond to the demand. But NZPPI...

Duration:00:14:56

Health Minister "committed" to national agreement with midwives

9/19/2018
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The Health Minister says he's committed to reaching a national agreement with midwives.The College of Midwives met David Clark yesterday to seek progress on an agreement, after it co-designed a funding model with the Ministry of Heath last year, but the Ministry then recommended against it on cost grounds. David Clark says his government is determined to reach a national agreement, and is committed to pay equity, but cannot say when that might happen.

Duration:00:12:58

Celebrating Women in Science on Suffrage Day

9/18/2018
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To celebrate 125 years since women got the vote, The University of Auckland has got special permission to name all their departments and schools after notable women alumni. And keeping on the women in science theme, Siouxsie is keen to remind us of Henrietta Lacks, who died of cervical cancer, and whose cancerous cells are one of the most important tools in biomedical research. It is known as the HeLa cell and it played a huge role in scientific research. Associate Professor Dr Siouxsie...

Duration:00:12:57