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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

Media commentator Gavin Ellis

9/25/2017
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A thorough debrief of media coverage before, during and after the election, that ended in speculation fatigue, and the small island of serenity at the the BBC called "slow TV". Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on gavin.ellis@xtra.co.nz

Duration: 00:14:38


Wild horses wouldn't stop her

9/25/2017
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Kelly Wilson is living the dream of every horsey child in New Zealand. Not only does she make her living by writing about horses, she gets to save them, too. First, along with her two sisters, Vicki and Amanda, she made wild Kaimanawas a household name, starring in a TV series, 'Keeping up with the Kaimanawas'. Then the Wilson sisters turned their sights to America to raise awareness about the plight of Mustangs. Now, for their latest adventure it's all about saving Australia's Snowy...

Duration: 00:19:38


Business commentator Rod Oram

9/25/2017
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Business Commentator, Rod Oram talks to Kathryn Ryan about Fonterra's year-end results, and its CEO's big pay packet as well as Fletcher Building calling in the auditors to look at its four most troubled projects.

Duration: 00:16:17


Book review - Human Anatomy

9/25/2017
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Human Anatomy - Stereoscopic Images Of Medical Specimens is reviewed by Niki Ward from Ekor Books.

Duration: 00:04:14


Barefoot Ted - the joy of natural running

9/25/2017
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Ted McDonald - aka Barefoot Ted - has been at the forefront of the barefoot or natural running movement. He came to prominence through the pages of Christopher McDougall's best-selling book 'Born to Run' which he says was like a quirky PhD thesis that he didn't have to write. He's completed marathons, even ultra marathons, wearing what he says is the best technology - his bare feet. Barefoot Ted is the founder and owner of Luna Sandals in Seattle, where he's also founder of Solowheel...

Duration: 00:28:43


US correspondent Susan Milligan

9/25/2017
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Susan Milligan talks to Kathryn Ryan about President Trump's war of words with North Korea, kneeling for NFL, and health care.

Duration: 00:09:45


The push for net zero buildings

9/25/2017
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New Zealand commercial buildings use over a fifth of our electricity - costing businesses around 800 million dollars a year. The Green Building Council is pushing for more net zero emitting buildings, which generate or supply the energy they need to operate from renewable sources. The council argues net zero buildings save businesses money, benefit the environment and are healthier to work in. Kathryn Ryan talks with chief executive Andrew Eagles.

Duration: 00:12:50


Is ACC 'passing the buck' with prediction based evaluations?

9/25/2017
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Otago University researchers are warning that a computer-based risk prediction model to profile and target ACC clients may be compromising the agency 's ability to make fair and humane decisions about the treatment of New Zealanders in need. ACC says the system, known as the "survival analysis model" has been used for three years and was designed to process claims more efficiently. Alistair Knott is from the University's Artificial Intelligence and Law in New Zealand project. He wants ACC to...

Duration: 00:23:25


Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne - a visit to China

9/24/2017
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China's exhibition on the history of New Zealand's national parks on display at Beijing's Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture; the inspiring Chinese sense of landscape aesthetics, and the Chinese government's interest in developing an "ecological civilisation."

Duration: 00:12:53


Recipes from an English Garden

9/24/2017
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Auckland-born, UK-based gardener, Aaron Bertlesen, talks vegetables and planting with Kathryn and has two recipes to make the most of kale and fennel.

Duration: 00:13:25


How will the government be formed?

9/24/2017
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National and Labour look to strike a deal with NZ First. How will the next government be formed and what shape could it be? Kathryn talks with Victoria University public law specialist Dr Dean Knight.

Duration: 00:19:10


Book review - A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

9/24/2017
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Reviewed by Gina Rogers and published by Macmillan.

Duration: 00:03:48


Standing up to the tech giants

9/24/2017
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Executive Director of the Open Markets Institute, Barry Lynn, talks to Kathryn Ryan about his concerns over Google's growing power as a monopoly. Barry says he lost his job as senior fellow at the Washington think tank the New America Foundation after issuing a statement in support of the EU's €2.42 billion fine of the tech giant. Independent non-profit organization, The Open Markets Institute, aims to expose how the power and structure of the likes of Google, Amazon, and Facebook pose a...

Duration: 00:35:37


German correspondent Ira Spitzer

9/24/2017
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Ira reports from Berlin where Germany has just gone to the polls.

Duration: 00:09:25


Sensory room for anxious students

9/24/2017
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Otago Polytechnic has trialed a sensory room aimed at helping students with anxiety. The project was conceived by two third-year Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students. One of them, Natalie Heinz, talks to Kathryn about the project's success.

Duration: 00:12:38


National and Labour look to strike deal with NZ First

9/24/2017
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Post election analysis with our regular commentators, as both major parties look to negotiate a deal with Winston Peters and New Zealand First.

Duration: 00:23:56


The week that was with James Elliot and Elisabeth Easther

9/21/2017
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Where is Nambia? The world's longest golf hole at 20,000km long; and the mystery mourner who's been crashing every funeral at a local church for 14 years.

Duration: 00:10:30


Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

9/21/2017
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Lydia Ko is back in the country ahead of next week's NZ Open - has she got her confidence and form back?

Duration: 00:10:54


Music reviewer Grant Smithies?

9/21/2017
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Built around four feisty sisters, pioneering NYC punk-funk band ESG played live in punk dive bars while their records got a thrashing in early dance clubs Paradise Garage and Danceteria. We hear two key early tracks, alongside singles from local surf-rock reprobate The Mysterious Tape Man and slacker-rock super duo, Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett.

Duration: 00:26:55


50 years of Unity Books

9/21/2017
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Tilly Lloyd from Unity Books celebrates 50 years of the independent book shop and discusses the 'Unity Books at 50' anthology and Robert McCrum's "Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the End-Game" Tilly also reviews "Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the End-Game" by Robert McCrum.

Duration: 00:08:15

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