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Weekdays from Monday 26 December 2011 to Friday 20 January 2012, 9am - Midday
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.
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
11:30 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
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Kiwi Summer investigates a Wellington programme that's trying to help combat the chronic shortage of men working in early childhood education. (10′04″)
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. (13′02″)
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. (7′56″)
Louisa Hill talks about her equestrian hopes and aspirations for London in dressage. (10′09″)
We visit Kawakawa in the Bay of Islands. (4′30″)
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. (20′31″)
We stop in at Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands. (4′54″)
This week we find out the hows and wheres of tango. (22′15″)
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. (21′46″)
And the ultimate destination - Waipoua - ancient Kauri country. (4′48″)
Some of what you've had to say about the programme today. (2′13″)
Produced by Charlotte Graham and Sonia Sly
Kiwi summers are all about adventure and discovery, and Kiwi Summer with Sonia Sly and Lynn Freeman takes you on a journey to every corner of New Zealand. We encourage you to try new things, keep you up to date on what's happening throughout the country, and profile adventurous sorts who are doing great things in their own communities, in sport, and in arts and culture.
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