Kiwi Summer for Friday 13 January 2012
09:10 News and current affairs
09:30 On the Radar - Scott Yorke
Scott Yorke blogs at www.imperatorfish.com
09:40 Your summer in exactly 10 words
Daily competition winners with their concise descriptions of how their summer has been, in exactly 10 words.
09:55 Are We There Yet? - Chew Chong, Taranaki entrepreneur
Our road trip around New Zealand with Roadside Stories from the Ministry of Culture & Heritage.
One of New Zealand's first dairy factories was opened near Eltham in 1887 by Chinese entrepreneur Chew Chong.
10:05 In Conversation with Catherine Smith
Cyclist Catherine Smith has a mission - to get more people on bikes and out of cars.
10:30 Chris Bourke’s Blue Smoke: Where the Kiwi Rhythm Calls (Part 1)
Original New Zealand songwriting in the late 1950s and early 1960s, in our history of NZ pop music.
10:55 Are We There Yet? - Sugar Loaf Islands, an ancient volcano
The Sugar Loaf Islands and Paritutū are the remnants of an enormous volcano - the oldest in Taranaki.
11:05 Summer Reading
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11:10 Spin Cycle - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Unknown Mortal Orchestra was a one-man band that was perhaps more of an unknown quantity in that its creator had yet to find its members before the band shot to YouTube stardom. Ruban Nielson speaks candidly about the secrets to his Unknown success.
11:30 Try Something New - Toastmasters
Many people are terrified at the thought of speaking in public, but Toastmasters clubs give their members the opportunity to gain confidence and practice their public speaking skills. Lynn goes along to the Wellington Professional Toastmasters Club to find out more.
11:55 Are We There Yet? - Iconic Mt Taranaki
At the centre of Taranaki is the dramatic volcanic cone of Mt Taranaki, named Mt Egmont in 1770 by British explorer James Cook.