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From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.

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  • Dr Dilip Joesph tells us his story on Afternoons, of being kidnapped by the Taliban two years ago and later rescued by the US military, which he has now written about

  • Annette Culpan from Philanthropy New Zealand talks on Nights about her recent visit India to enquire about the growing commitment to a social enterprise culture

  • In The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews a defining double live set by Texas bluesman Gary Clark Jr., and talks to Australian minstrel C.W. Stoneking about his unique fusion of jazz, gospel and calypso

  • In a BBC special on Windows on the World Professor Andrea Sella takes a look at pharmaceuticals entering our water supplies and asks if our water treatment techniques are good enough to cope with the task of removing them

  • The New Jazz Archive explores the long and colourful history of jazz on the radio