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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

Paper delivery issues editorial disappears/reappears

10/15/2018
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Media commentator Gavin Ellis says a disarmingly honest editorial in Hawkes Bay Today addressed delivery issues related to printing the newspaper in Auckland. So why did the editorial disappear from its website only to reappear a day later? Also a magisterial history of New Zealand's early newspapers has just been published. Gavin's first impressions of Ian F Grant's "Lasting Impressions" Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on...

Duration:00:12:17

Jami-Lee Ross' resignation: political analysis

10/15/2018
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RNZ's political editor Jane Patterson reports on the future for the National MP Jami Lee Ross, and the National party leadership. In a stand-up that lasted almost an hour, Jami Lee Ross alleged Mr Bridges had broken electoral donation law and said he intends to put in an official police complaint. He will also resign his seat and step down from the National Party, and stand as an independent in any by-election for his Botany seat.

Duration:00:08:05

A business perspective on climate change and the economy

10/15/2018
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After last week's IPCC report on how fast and how drastically we need to cut greenhouse gas emissions to keep climate change to 1.5C, business commentator, Rod Oram discusses climate change and the economy with Lynn Freeman.

Duration:00:15:30

Jami-Lee Ross - 'Simon Bridges is a corrupt politician'

10/15/2018
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National MP Jami-Lee Ross is to resign his seat and step down from the National Party, and will stand as an independent in any by-election for his Botany seat.

Duration:00:15:52

Book review - Human Relations and Other Difficulties

10/15/2018
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Kiran Dass from Timeout bookstore reviews Human Relations and Other Difficulties by Mary-Kay Wilmers, which is published by Profile Books.

Duration:00:05:25

The Unbreakable Ellie Kemper

10/15/2018
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Writing a book is simply something a sitcom actress must do, according to actor and comedian Ellie Kemper. She is the star of the Netflix series, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and a fan favourite of the US version of The Office. She has written a memoir, My Squirrel Days which is a light-hearted look back at her journey from primary school to the daunting task of leading a TV show created by Tina Fey. She talks to Lynn Freeman about the path her career has taken, playing quirky but endearing...

Duration:00:28:56

US looming mid-terms & Khashoggi's disappearance

10/15/2018
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Voters in the US will decide control of Congress on 6 November. Washington bureau chief of The Guardian, David Smith says polls suggest that Republicans will retain the Senate but, in a blow to Trump, Democrats will win the House of Representatives. Also pressure builds on President Trump and the US over its relationship with Saudi Arabia as the mystery of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance at the Saudi consulate in Turkey continues.

Duration:00:09:05

Taking menstrual cups to Boko Haram victims

10/15/2018
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Denise Ritchie is the founder of "Stop Demand" an Auckland based charity which addresses rape in war and sexual slavery. She's returning to the north east of Nigeria to distribute menstrual cups .The Boko Haram conflict in Nigeria has seen a million innocent women and girls displaced. No longer having resources, many must resort to desperate measures when they have their period. It's not the first time Denise has been to Nigeria. In 2016 she met with Boko Haram members and the family of one...

Duration:00:09:46

Live streamers warned of their carbon footprint

10/15/2018
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Live streaming is something you might not associate with climate change, but its increasing use is sounding alarm bells. Streaming anything with an image - films, music videos, pornography, gambling, dating and shopping is expanding at a rapid pace. Senior lecturer at Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications, Dr Mike Hazas says it's time we started talking about how much is too much.

Duration:00:10:46

Jami-Lee Ross & National Party leadership

10/15/2018
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After the extraordinary events of yesterday, when National Party leader Simon Bridges singled out Jami-Lee Ross as the most likely leaker of his travel expenses, what is the future of the National MP for Botany? The salvos fired at Mr Bridges by Jami-Lee Ross via twitter are now under scrutiny. National MPs will decide this morning whether to suspend Mr Ross. Political commentators, former National Party staffer, David Farrar and executive director of UMR Research and former political...

Duration:00:21:28

Uber, E-bikes and E-Scooters

10/14/2018
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Bill McKay looks at the increasing competition for our asphalt. E-bikes, electric scooters and other urban transport options, including Uber, hiring cars by the hour and bike rentals are all vying for space on the street and the footpath.

Duration:00:09:41

Artisan sea salt from the Hauraki Gulf

10/14/2018
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Buckets of water from Auckland's Hauraki Gulf are being processed and refined into artisan sea salt. Landscape gardener, Greg Beattie was looking for an extra challenge, and his one man band venture Hauraki Salt Company is now producing flake sea salt. He talks to Kathryn about what is involved in turning sea water into gourmet salt flakes.

Duration:00:11:37

Political commentary with Mills & Sherson

10/14/2018
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Stephen Mills and Trish Sherson on allegations Simon Bridges amended his personal electoral donation return to remove two donations totalling $24,000, and how the report into who leaked Mr Bridges' expenses is expected to be released this week. Also, the implications of the Government's large surplus, the pluses and the minuses; and the Prime Minister's targeting of petrol companies over hiked fuel prices. Stephen Mills is the executive director of UMR Research and former political adviser...

Duration:00:26:37

NZ Books review - Whisper of a Crow's Wing by Majella Cullinane

10/14/2018
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Harry Ricketts from quarterly review periodical New Zealand Books, reviews Whisper of a Crow's Wing by Majella Cullinane, which is published by Otago University Press.

Duration:00:05:16

Pic Picot, peanut butter man

10/14/2018
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Nelson's peanut butter man, Pic Picot, has taken the world of spreads by storm. In 11 years, he has gone from making 200 jars in his garage with a concrete mixer to building a multi million dollar factory in Nelson, employing dozens of locals and squashing thousands of tonnes of peanuts into jars. Pic joins Kathryn to talk about a very simple idea that has taken on a life of its own and the freedom that comes with trusting people.

Duration:00:26:08

Has a Brexit divorce deal been clinched?

10/14/2018
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Europe correspondent, Seamus Kearney takes us through the conflicting reports out of Brussels about whether a breakthrough had been made in crunch Brexit talks between UK and EU negotiators. Also in Germany, a blow to Angela Merkel as a sister party in Bavaria suffers massive losses at the polls.

Duration:00:08:08

Has Taupo's super volcano been lying about its age?

10/14/2018
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The dating of many of the world's prehistoric eruptions, including Taupo's super volcano - may be wrong according to new University of Canterbury research. The study presents evidence that the devastating Hatepe eruption, which buried the entire North Island in debris, likely happened between 40 years and 200 years later than was previously thought. If that's the case it will could have implications for future forecasting methods and even our current understanding of the association between...

Duration:00:10:02

What it will take to meet climate change obligations?

10/14/2018
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Since introducing the Climate Change Act ten years ago the UK has made deep cuts in its carbon emissions, what can New Zealand learn from the British experience.

Duration:00:22:34

Recreational boaties still need to heed safety warning

10/14/2018
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New research shows recreational boaties are improving their attitudes to safety, but many are still not wearing lifejackets and people are still drinking alcohol on the water. 19 boaties died last year, with the vast majority of deaths happening after Labour Weekend. Of those 19 deaths, 18 were men and 14 of them were aged over 40 years old. Maritime NZ says the research on attitudes to water safety is encouraging but more work is still needed to lower the number of deaths. Maritime NZ's...

Duration:00:10:46

$2-00 Banksy, moonmoons & support squirrels

10/11/2018
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The Week that was with comedians Radar and Melanie Bracewell - have a laugh at the Banksy artwork now worth virtually nothing, what is a moonmoon?, and the woman kicked on a US plane after insisting her squirrel was her emotional support animal.

Duration:00:09:48