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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

Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

9/22/2019
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Kennedy takes a look at the contemplative journeys of outdoors writer Mark Pickering in his most personal book to date: End of the Road. "How can we better understand the places that draw our eye and seize our hearts?" Pickering asks. "Perhaps by digging deeper into their own story." And this is what he sets out to do, choosing 15 landscapes from the myriad places he has travelled in 40 years of walking in the New Zealand outdoors.

Duration:00:07:34

Dressing up: Heavensent Salads

9/22/2019
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Auckland-based Heavensent make a huge range of dressings and vinaigrette for Kiwi palates. It's recently released a New Zealand native series with Horopito and Kawakawa. Heavensent general manager, and chief vinaigrette conceiver Denise Bree talks to Kathryn Ryan.

Duration:00:11:49

Political commentators Hooton & Williams

9/22/2019
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Matthew and Mike discuss the Prime Minister's trip to the US,Ihumātao and the zero carbon bill. Matthew Hooton is an Auckland based consultant and lobbyist. Mike Williams is a former Labour Party president.

Duration:00:24:42

Book review - This Is How We Change the Ending

9/22/2019
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Gail Pittaway reviews This Is How We Change the Ending by Vikki Wakefield, published by Text Publishing.

Duration:00:03:51

Justin DeHart - LAPQ: rock and ruler music

9/22/2019
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Californian-born Justin DeHart likes to play rock - actual rocks. Also wooden rulers and tin cans, with his Grammy-nominated chamber music quartet the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet - LAPQ. With over 60 different percussion instruments at their disposal from around the world, including drums, marimbas, conch shells, cricket callers, and a lion's roar. LAPQ is playing the Great Hall at Christchurch's Arts Centre tonight. Justin has also performed with the San Diego symphony orchestra, Chinese...

Duration:00:34:46

Middle East correspondent Jonathan Marcus

9/22/2019
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Jonathan talks to Kathryn about the Saudi oil attack, Israel election results and an extraordinary proliferation of armed UAV s in the Middle East.

Duration:00:12:00

How do we teach our own history?

9/22/2019
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The Government has announced that New Zealand history will be taught as a compulsory subject in schools by 2022. Curriculum changes are going to be made which will see a national framework put in place to support all schools and kura in the country to teach our past. The arrival of Maori in New Zealand, first contact with European peoples, the Treaty of Waitangi, the New Zealand Wars and the cultural changes during the 20th century. The decision is being welcomed by teachers, students and...

Duration:00:22:37

Warning over fertility apps with 'alarming inaccuracies'

9/22/2019
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Australian researchers are warning about "alarming inaccuracies"in some fertility apps, and say couples should not rely on them to pinpoint the best time to get pregnant. The scientists at the Eve Health Fertility clinic in Brisbane and the Queensland Fertility Group analysed 36 popular fertility apps, which help women track ovulation and predict the best time to try to conceive. They found more than 57 per cent provided women with misleading information regarding their cycles and almost 83...

Duration:00:18:09

The week that was with James Elliot & Elisabeth Easther

9/19/2019
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Our comedians take a look at the potential impact of energy efficient light bulbs on the US President's complexion.

Duration:00:11:31

Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

9/19/2019
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On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Brendan looks ahead to the All Black's first match, facing the Springboks tomorrow night. Also the surge in popularity of women's golf with massive crowds at the Gleneagles course in the UK to watch the American team take on the best of Europe.

Duration:00:12:00

Lana Del Ray and the best song ever written

9/19/2019
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Jeremy Taylor from SlowBoat Records talks to Kathryn about a sixth album from Lana Del Rey. Also, Dublin's The Murder Capital are full of brooding intent, and possibly the greatest song ever written?

Duration:00:27:11

Book review - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

9/19/2019
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Melanie O'Loughlin of Unity Books reviews The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, which is published by Bloomsbury. Set in an otherworldly house, a family and their two children are bound together by the secrets and untruths of their past. A sly nod to the American dream, with forgiveness at its heart, Patchett's back with her best yet.

Duration:00:05:33

Robyn Hunt: A life of literacy advocacy

9/19/2019
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Writer, journalist, avid reader and disability advocate Robyn Hunt (ONZM) is this year's recipient of the New Zealand Arts Access Accolade. It's a recognition of the support she's given to Arts Access Aotearoa and her long-standing commitment to human rights. Robyn grew up in rural Canterbury with low vision, but this hasn't prevented a high flying career including reporting for The Press, co-chairing the group that developed the first Disability Strategy and becoming a Human Rights...

Duration:00:28:38

Asia correspondent Ed White

9/19/2019
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The battle between China and Taiwan has made its way into New Zealand's back yard with the Solomon Islands at the centre of the latest dispute. Also Ed has an update on the situation in Kashmir following the revocation of the state's special polititical rights. Ed White is a correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Seoul.

Duration:00:06:11

Operation Burnham inquiry suspended over "new" evidence

9/19/2019
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RNZ's Defence reporter Jonathan Mitchell looks back on a dramatic week at the Operation Burnham inquiry - into claims civilians died in a New Zealand-led raid in Afghanistan in 2010, and that our military covered up what happened. The inquiry has been put on hold as a result of new evidence presented, including a report which had been locked up in a Defence Force safe, undiscovered for three years.

Duration:00:08:33

Hydro schemes exempted Government's fresh water

9/19/2019
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Why are six hydro schemes exempt from the proposed plan to clean up our rivers and lakes - the only exemptions, other than `naturally occurring processes?' Kathryn discusses the government's plans to clean up fresh water with Environment Minister, David Parker.

Duration:00:35:34

Mrs Wilson, Babylon Berlin

9/18/2019
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Film and TV reviewer Lara Strongman reviews Mrs Wilson, the true story about the grandmother of the actress who stars in it, Ruth Wilson. The three part series follows Alison Wilson as she tries to uncover the mystery of the life of her spy husband. Lara will also look at Babylon Berlin, which is set in the last years of the Weimar Republic ahead of Hitler's rise to power.

Duration:00:13:04

Challenging negative stereotypes of millenials to Gen Z

9/18/2019
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Youth Development lecturer Pat Bullen from the University of Auckland says all too often young people are stereotyped, stigmitised and discriminated against. Her ongoing research debunks the myth that adolescents are rude, lazy, self-entitled risk-takers who need fixing.

Duration:00:20:24

Apple announcements galore, but game changer is in privacy

9/18/2019
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Technology commentator Paul Matthews looks at what Apple released this week, from incredible new camera set ups to super-fast phones - but the biggest improvement might be "Sign in with Apple".

Duration:00:14:17

Book review - Killer Instinct by James Patterson

9/18/2019
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Sally Wenley reviews Killer Instinct by James Patterson, published by Penguin Random House.

Duration:00:03:57