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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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Location:

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 with Te Radar and Gemma Gracewood

2/22/2018
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Our comedians Te Radar and Gemma Gracewood discuss the lighter stories of the week including Britain's KFC chicken crisis!

Duration:00:12:57

Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

2/22/2018
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Two medals at the Winter Olympics, making PyeongChang 2018 easily our best ever Winter Olympics; what's happened to the Black Caps, thumped again by Australia in the final of the T20 Tri-Series and the new Super rugby season starts back.

Duration:00:09:10

Music reviewer Grant Smithies

2/22/2018
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Grant plays Wellington band Black Minnaloushe, acid folk troubadour Arthur Ahbez and Detroit space-soul renegades Funkadelic.

Duration:00:27:45

Book review - Hellbent by Gregg Hurwitz

2/22/2018
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Sally Wenley reviews Hellbent by Gregg Hurwitz, published by Penguin Random House.

Duration:00:04:42

Stories of the second Great Maori Migration

2/22/2018
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Exploring what being Māori means today, author and historian Bradford Haami (Ngāti Awa) looks back to the experiences of those who formed part of the second great Maori migration. He has traced the development of an urban Māori identity over the last century in his book, Urban Maori: The Second Great Migration. He spoke to more than 60 people capturing personal stories of whanau who moved to the cities and Australia, away from their Iwi. Bradford Haami has written extensively about Maori...

Duration:00:28:20

Pacific correspondent Koro Vaka'uta

2/22/2018
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The clean up in Tonga continues after Cyclone Gita which hit the island last week - the tail end of which wreaked havoc in New Zealand this week. RNZ Pacific's Koro Vaka'uta has just returned from Tonga.

Duration:00:08:38

Facebook, fake news & the future for tech giants

2/22/2018
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Could this year could be big tech's version of the 2008 financial crisis? Professor Charlie Beckett of the London School of Economics says there is a crisis in public information, which digital giants must address. Professor Beckett is the founding director of LSE's think-tank for research and debate around international journalism and society and lead commissioner for the University's Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

Duration:00:22:34

Another day, another America's Cup plan

2/22/2018
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The latest plan to host the 36th America's Cup on Auckland's waterfront is an alternative to the plan put forward last week by the Auckland Council and the government. But is it any good? Its backers say it'll be cheaper and won't encroach as much on the harbour, but it's been shot down by Team NZ. Kathryn Ryan talks to Viaduct Harbour Holdings Chief Executive Angela Bull and RNZ Auckland correspondent, Todd Niall.

Duration:00:19:01

Film review with Sarah McMullan

2/21/2018
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Saran McMullan reviews Islands of the Gulf on TV ONE, Fifty Shades Freed, and Black Panther.

Duration:00:08:59

Getting your study act together

2/21/2018
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Education consultant Karen Boyes with key tips for students wanting to start the year with positive study habits. Karen is a teacher, author and public speaker who has twice won New Zealand Educator of the year. She's the chief executive of Spectrum Education.

Duration:00:14:22

New technology with Sarah Putt

2/21/2018
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Sarah Putt talks about social media as a political weapon - how the Russians influenced the US election; Alexa in the house! A review of Alexa/echo which has just come available in NZ, and the Search for New Zealand's Chief Technology Officer continues.

Duration:00:17:35

Children's Book review

2/21/2018
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Sarah Forster from The Sapling reviews Rain Fall by Ella West, published by Allen & Unwin, and Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear by R A Spratt, published by Random House Australia Children's.

Duration:00:05:51

Ian Tregillis' twisted histories

2/21/2018
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American physicist and speculative fiction writer, Ian Tregillis, talks to Kathryn Ryan about pitting Nazi X-Men against British warlocks and what it'd be like if the Dutch ruled Europe with slave robots. Ian Tregillis is a guest at four sessions during Writers & Readers from 8-11th March at the New Zealand Festival.

Duration:00:32:16

UK correspondent Matthew Dathan

2/21/2018
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Claims and counter claims Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met soviet-backed spies in the 1980s, and attempts to agree a transition period for Brexit.

Duration:00:07:57

Deaf theatre: Hands across the divide

2/21/2018
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Combining sign with mime and physical theatre, 'Salonica' is the tale of two soldiers who form an unlikely friendship in World War I. The work was developed with an international team of both deaf and hearing artists from New Zealand, Serbia and the UK, to be performed in front of deaf and hearing audiences. Kathryn Ryan talks to actor Shaun Fahey who performs in his first language, New Zealand Sign Language & Salonica's director Dr. Laura Haughey about this emerging form of inclusive...

Duration:00:13:59

Natives vs Pines? Government urged to make a plan

2/21/2018
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There are urgent calls for a detailed implementation plan before the new government starts planting a billion trees over the next 10 years. Chief Executive of the Environmental Defence Society Gary Taylor says natives should be a major part of the billion tree plan. Kathryn Ryan speaks to Gary and to Professor Euan Mason at the School of Forestry at the University of Canterbury who has done research looking at what forestry can do to help New Zealand meet its emission targets. His team has...

Duration:00:28:58

Science commentator Kathy Campbell

2/20/2018
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New research shows ants take the injured back to the nest and treat them, and sometimes the non-injured fake their injuries to try to get carried off the battlefield; penguin feathers and shells track environmental changes in Antarctic; and an ultra-precise atomic clock the size of a four-slice toaster is set to zip into outer space this summer.

Duration:00:06:32

Win win: Walking Rippa Rugby

2/20/2018
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Long-time disability advocate and Petone based athlete Neelu Jennings and General Manager of Rugby NZ Neil Sorenson talk to Kathryn Ryan about Walking Rippa Rugby. This is a new game aimed at engaging a wide range of people who wouldn't normally want to, or be able to play rugby, whilst in turn enhancing rugby's appeal and culture. This is happening through Neelu's initiative Limitless with Support which aims to make social change by enabling disabled people to be a part of their wider...

Duration:00:13:18

Music with Kirsten Johnstone

2/20/2018
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Music 101's Kirsten Johnstone presents some musical highlights from the Auckland Arts Festival, featuring songs from Mahinārangi Tocker and Ria Hall.

Duration:00:16:35

Gita: NZTA update

2/20/2018
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Neil Walker from the Transport Agency updates on road closures across the country.

Duration:00:09:40

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