Nine To Noon

Thursday 17 April 2014, with Kathryn Ryan

Show notes

09:05 News and current affairs

09:15 The Grandmother of Australian man killed in a drone strike in Yemen

Twenty-seven-year-old Christoper Harvard was the Australian citizen killed in the same drone strike as the New Zealander known as Muslim bin John. His family have been trying to get his body back from Yemen to bury him, but say the Australian government refused to help.

09:20 Alcohol ban at an Auckland rugby league club

A 100-year-old Auckland rugby league club bans booze – Richmond Rovers in Grey Lynn is no longer serving alcohol. Gus Fepuleai is the club's chairperson.

09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie

10:05 Feature: Australian TV producer on making soap operas in Kabul

Trudi-Ann Tierney

10:35 Book review: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire

Reviewed by Louise O’Brien, published by Little, Brown

10:45 The Reading: We'll Always Have Paris by Witi Ihimaera

Will picks Aunt Lulu up from the rest home and she’s as glamorous as always. When she loses her grip on reality, Will decides the only answer is to join her. (Part 2 of 2)

11:05 Jeremy Taylor with new music

11:25 Parenting with Joseph Driessen              

Joseph Driessen is an educational consultant and parenting commentator.

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court

Audio

Audio from Thursday 17 April 2014

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  • Questions remain over drone strike which killed a New Zealander ( 11′ 35″ )

    09:09 Professor Richard Jackson is Deputy Director at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Otago University.

  • Warnings that Ukraine is on the brink of Civil War ( 13′ 39″ )

    09:20 Correspondent Lucian Kim who has covered the Russia and eastern Europe for the past 2 decades. He is reporting from Kiev.

  • The Grandmother of Australian man killed in a drone strike ( 9′ 51″ )

    09:20 27 year old Christoper Harvard was the Australian citizen killed in the same drone strike as the New Zealander known as Muslim bin John. His family have been trying to get his body back from Yemen to bury him, but say the Australian government refused to help.

  • Alcohol ban at an Auckland Rugby league club ( 7′ 16″ )

    09:40 100 year old Auckland Rugby league club bans booze - Richmond Rovers in Grey Lynn no longer serving alcohol. Gus Fepuleai is the club's chairperson.

  • UK correspondent - Dame Ann Leslie ( 9′ 10″ )

    09:50 The latest news and current affairs from the UK.

  • Australian TV producer on making soap operas in Kabul ( 30′ 6″ )

    10:10 Australian TV producer on making soap operas in Kabul.

  • Book Review - The First 15 Lives of Harry August ( 4′ 21″ )

    10:40 The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, written by Claire North, published by Little, Brown and reviewed by Louise O'Brien.

  • Jeremy Taylor with new music ( 26′ 26″ )

    11:07 Artist: Liam Finn Song: Ocean Emmanuelle, Track 1 Comp: Liam Finn, Jol Mulholland, Elroy Finn Album: The Nihilist Label: Liberation Broadcast Time: 4'10" Third solo album from the older son of Neil Finn. This is a standout track, on an album that is darker, denser and in parts more frenetic than its two predecessors. Sometimes sounds a lot like his dad, especially on the single "Snug As F***". Recorded in the US, mixed with Dave Fridmann's right hand man Andrew Everding. Artist: La De Da's Song: How Is The Air Up There?, Track 1 (1966) Comp: Duboff/ Cornsfield Album: S/T Label: Real Groovy Broadcast Time: 2'37" Artist: Scavengers Song: True Love, Track 2 (1977) Comp: Scavengers Album: S/T Label: Real Groovy Broadcast Time: 2'39" The first of the selections for Record Store Day 2014, these are from two separate releases from Auckland indie giants Real Groovy, the third release being the Spelling Mistakes 1979 collection Feels So Good. Artist: The Chills Song: Satin Doll, Track 2 Comp: Martin Phillipps Album: Dunedin Double EP Label: Flying Nun Broadcast Time: 4'34" Finally re-issued, one of the earliest Flying Nun releases, from 1982, known as the Dunedin Double, it features The Chills, Verlaines, Stones and Sneaky Feelings. Flying Nun have also re-issued the Bored Games EP "Who Killed Colonel Mustard?" Artist: The Phoenix Foundation Song: Bob Lennon John Dylan, Track 1 Comp: The Phoenix Foundation Album: Tom's Lunch EP Label: Memphis Industries/ Universal Broadcast Time: 3'48" Brand new track from RSD 7" from favourite Wellington sons - mixed by Dave Fridmann.

  • Parenting with Joseph Driesson ( 18′ 22″ )

    11:35 Joseph Driessen is an educational consultant and parenting commentator.

  • The Week that Was ( 8′ 11″ )

    11:50 The week that was with Michele A'Court and Radar.