Kiwi Summer

Friday 20 January 2012, with Sonia Sly & Lynn Freeman

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

Man drought in early childhood education

09:12 Kiwi Summer investigates a Wellington programme that's trying to help combat the chronic shortage of men working in early childhood education.

Sir Paul Callaghan - Vitamin therapy for cancer

09:23 Physicist Sir Paul Callaghan's high public profile has meant the country has taken a genuine interest in his terminal colon cancer diagnosis and subsequent unorthodox treatments.

On the Radar - Andrew Geddis

09:35 Blogger and Otago University Law Professor, Andrew Geddis talks about the NZ On Air decision to influence when and where programmes, that the body has funded, can play.

Aspiring Olympians - Louisa Hill

09:45 Louisa Hill talks about her equestrian hopes and aspirations for London in dressage.

Are We There Yet? - Kawakawa

09:55 We visit Kawakawa in the Bay of Islands.

In Conversation with Bare Hunt Theatre Collective

10:08 Wellington's Bare Hunt Theatre Collective has based a piece of documentary theatre around the premise 'Munted', set against the backdrop of a quake riven Christchurch.

Are We There Yet? - Kerikeri

10:50 We stop in at Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands.

Try Something New - Tango

11:09 This week we find out the hows and wheres of tango.

Spin Cycle - Fiso Siloata aka Flowz

11:30 Wellington-born and bred hip hop artist Fiso Siloata likes to keep it real when it comes to music. Sonia visited him at his home studio in Wellington to chat about his work with 'at-risk' youth, hard lessons learnt, and why music has helped him to give back to the community.

Are We There Yet? - Waipoua

11:55 And the ultimate destination - Waipoua - ancient Kauri country.

Listener Feedback

11:59 Some of what you've had to say about the programme today.

09:10 News and current affairs

09:30 On the Radar - Andrew Geddis

Andrew Geddis, Professor of Law at Otago University and blogger at Pundit.

09:45 Aspiring Olympians

Equestrian dressage specialist Louisa Hill.

09:55 Are We There Yet? Waipoua Forest, home of giant trees

Our road trip around New Zealand with Roadside Stories from the Ministry of Culture & Heritage.

10:05 In Conversation - Bare Hunt Collective

Jackie Shaw and Victoria Abbott, founders of Bare Hunt Collective - a theatre group who've been researching stories, surrounding the February quake in Christchurch last year.

10:30 Chris Bourke’s Blue Smoke

Beat Groups, Bobby Soxers and Bohemians.

Part
From left: Island Favourites by Daphne Walker; Ricky May; Rugby Racing and Beer by Rod Derrett; Max Merrit.

11:05 Summer Reading

Listeners favourite books.

11:10 Try Something New

Tango.

Tango

FLOWZ11:30 Spin Cycle - FLOWZ

Wellington-born and bred hip hop artist Fiso Siloata (right) likes to keep it real when it comes to music. Sonia visited him at his home studio in Wellington to chat about his work with ‘at-risk’ youth, hard lessons learnt, and why music has helped him to give back to the community.

11:55 Are We There Yet? Kawakawa’s colourful loos