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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

Language:

English


Episodes

The week that was

8/22/2019
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Comedians Te Radar and Elisabeth Easther traverse a range of topics including - German finger wrestling, a mobility scooter pursuit in Timaru and reaction to Australia banning a popular zombie survival video game.

Duration:00:11:56

Sports commentator Brendan Telfer - cricket & rugby

8/22/2019
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Brendan has been keeping an eye on the Ashes 3rd test and the Black Caps' 2nd test in Sri Lanka. Also the countdown is on to next Wednesday, when the All Black selectors will name the 31 strong Rugby World Cup squad.

Duration:00:14:28

Music reviewer Jeremy Taylor

8/22/2019
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Jeremy Taylor relives the Daisy Age of the late 80s-early 90s with a terrific new selection of hip hop, plus the fourth album from Bon Iver and a Paul McCartney live album recorded in a record store!.

Duration:00:25:57

Book review - Wolfe Island by Lucy Treloar

8/22/2019
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Melanie O'Loughlin of Unity Books reviews Wolfe Island by Lucy Treloar. Published by Picador.

Duration:00:04:24

Beating the cyber bullies: Constance Hall

8/22/2019
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With1.3 million Facebook followers and the seven children of her blended family to look after (aged 1-17) Perth business woman, internet sensation, blogger and Dancing with the Stars finalist Constance Hall talks to Kathryn Ryan about surviving and standing up to cyber bullying.

Duration:00:28:18

Asia correspondent Julia Hollingsworth

8/22/2019
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Julia has the latest on the Hong Kong protests, and an admission from China about the detention of a British consulate employee. Julia Hollingsworth is a digital news producer for CNN based in Hong Kong

Duration:00:07:12

The aromatics of wine

8/22/2019
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Wine Science lecturer Rebecca Deed says all a wine's faults can be detected from the aroma, you don't even need to taste it!

Duration:00:09:24

Young people speak out on race unity

8/22/2019
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More diverse leadership in schools and safe social spaces for young people to gather are two key reccommendations to come out of a series of meetings attended by 150 young people on race issues held around the north island in March and May. T

Duration:00:19:33

Will Hong Kong 'dialogue' restore calm or is it a trap?

8/22/2019
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Hong Kong protesters have rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's offer to start a dialogue in a bid to heal the rift between the government and protestors, calling it a trap.

Duration:00:12:48

New seasons of Mindhunter and Veronica Mars

8/21/2019
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Film and TV reviewer Sarah McMullan looks at the new series of Mindhunter on Netflix, as well as season 4 of Veronica Mars on Neon - we met her as a 15 year old, now she's 30-something. Sarah will also review The Handmaid's Tale finale, and new seasons of Mr Mercedes and The Good Doctor coming soon to Lightbox.

Duration:00:08:46

Tech and children's relationships at school

8/21/2019
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Dr Mohamed Alansari speaks with Kathryn Ryan about how devices have changed the way children relate to each other at school. He says while technology is expanding children's horizons in the classroom, it has changed the dynamics of human connection, learning and teaching. A research fellow at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education and Social Work, with a doctoral degree in educational psychology, Dr Mohamed Alansari's teaching and research focuses on classroom practices and...

Duration:00:20:26

How you watch TV is about to change

8/21/2019
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Technology correspondent Paul Matthews looks at the big changes happening in the content world, with Disney kicking off their own service, the Rugby World Cup being mostly online and Apple getting in on the game. What does the future of TV really look like - and what is it going to cost? He'll also talk to Kathryn about the latest report from the Education Review Office about the speed and uptake of the new Digital Technologies curriculum content in schools, which will be mandatory from...

Duration:00:18:37

Book review - Fleishman is in Trouble

8/21/2019
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Jenna Todd of Time Out Bookstore reviews Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. This book is published by Penguin Random House.

Duration:00:04:06

The Mosquito. Our Deadliest Predator

8/21/2019
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If you've just gone to bed the humming buzz of a Mosquito is really quite annoying, but this minor torment is nothing to what it's capable of! It's been estimated that, over the course of human existence, as many as 50 billion people have been killed as a result of one of the several deadly diseases it spreads. Timothy Winegard, a professor of history and political science at Colorado Mesa University is fascinated by the bug, and its role in shaping historical events. His book on the...

Duration:00:31:17

Boris Johnson's continental Brexit trip

8/21/2019
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UK correspondent Matthew Parris reports on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's journey to the continent to meet with Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel - who has suggested an alternative backstop could be possible within 30 days. He'll also talk about Jeremy Corbyn's offer to be 'caretaker' Prime Minister and why Carrie Symonds - Boris Johnson's partner - has been denied entry into the United States?

Duration:00:08:17

Mind-reading tech "closer than you think": Nita Farahany

8/21/2019
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Could technology impact our freedom of thought? And what protection do we need to guard against computers being able to read our mind? Leading scholar of ethics in the age of automation and artificial intelligence Professor Nita Farahany speaks to Kathryn Ryan about the worrying possibilities of emerging brain-reading technologies, their legal and social implications. Nita says "the day might be closer than you think" when we have mind-reading tech, and is asking, if computers can decode...

Duration:00:09:41

Turbulence at the Civil Aviation Authority

8/21/2019
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The resignation of Civil Aviation Authority chair Nigel Gould has come amid claims of a toxic workplace, where bullying and sexual harassment had been tolerated. Earlier this month the CAA was accused of misleading the public about the number of helicopter inspectors it had on its staff when a fatal crash killed seven people in 2015. Nigel Gould joins Kathryn to talk about his departure, along with the head of Aviation New Zealand John Nicholson.

Duration:00:32:25

Perverting the course of justice in the workplace

8/20/2019
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Law commentator Garth Gallaway joins Kathryn to look at a few recent decisions regarding perverting the course of justice when it comes to investigations by WorkSafe New Zealand. And when does workplace "bullying" become outright assault? Garth Gallaway is a partner at Chapman Tripp in Christchurch.

Duration:00:08:40

Junk Run: keeping rubbish out of landfill

8/20/2019
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Fionna Gotts runs sustainable waste management company Junk Run which specialises in innovative, environmentally-friendly and responsible junk and rubbish removal and repurposing in Auckland. Awarded an international Environment and Conservation Organisation (ECO) Warranty Certificate, over 70 per cent of what they remove is reused, reallocated or recycled...and diverted away from landfill at all costs. As an example, Junk Run moved all of a company's unwanted desks to a girls school in...

Duration:00:20:11

The other side of Abbey Road

8/20/2019
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Music commentator Graeme Downes looks at the Beatles' Abbey Road album at fifty - but focuses on the side two medley. Graeme Downes is a musicologist and senior lecturer in the Department of Music at the University of Otago.

Duration:00:23:24