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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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High profile legal team to act for Afghan 'raid' villagers

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Kathryn Ryan talks to the human rights lawyer Deborah Manning, one of a team of lawyers who will act for the families of the Afghan villagers allegedly killed in a raid led by New Zealand special forces in 2010. The raid is the subject of a new book called Hit and Run in which the authors claim six civilians died and… Audio

Friday 24 March 2017

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09:05 9% missing out on hospital treatment: study

A new pilot study finds that 9 per cent of adult New Zealanders are missing out on hospital treatment for non-urgent conditions - including mental, medical, surgical and dental problems. Kathryn Ryan speaks with the leader of the pilot study, the founder of the Canterbury Charity Hospital, surgeon Phil Bagshaw.

09:20 Black gold, the future of the oil industry

A drilling rig off the coast of Taranaki

A drilling rig off the coast of Taranaki Photo: Photo NZ

Iain Stewart is a Professor of Geoscience Communication at Plymouth University in the UK and has presented a number of science programmes for the BBC, including last year's hit series Planet Oil. He's been in New Plymouth addressing the New Zealand Petroleum conference. 

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

A gruesome sorcery trial underway in Papua New Guinea, Trump's budget threatening a key Pacific research institution, a call to re-set New Zealand's Pacific foreign policy and Samoa's PM causing outrage by taxing church pastors.

10:05 Bill Goodwin - NZ's oldest surf life guard

Bill Goodwin

Bill Goodwin Photo: Supplied


Bill Goodwin is 88. He's Zealand's oldest active surf life guard.  Based on the Coromandel Peninsula, Bill was one of the founders of the Whiritoa Surf Club in the 1970s.  He still swims everyday to keep fit for continued duty between the flags.

10:35 Book review

Kiran Dass from Unity Books reviews 'Idaho' by Emily Ruskovich 

10:45 The Reading

11:05 High profile legal team to act for Afghan 'raid' villagers

Kathryn Ryan talks to the human rights lawyer Deborah Manning, one of a team of lawyers who  will act for the families of the Afghan villagers allegedly killed in a raid led by New Zealand special forces in 2010. The raid is the subject of a new book called Hit and Run in which the authors claim six civilians died and 15 were injured in Baglan province. Deborah Manning says the families are seeking a full and independent inquiry into what happened.

11:15 Music reviewer Grant Smithies​

Yes, they smoked too much pot and messed up the spelling of the title, but even a pedant like Grant Smithies can't resist a reissue of The Zombie's 1968 psychedelic pop masterwork Odessey and Oracle. Also, some Japanese disco from the By By Session Band, and a song from Strange Dreams, the new album from Lyttelton violin looper, Anita "Motte" Clark. 

11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

The Black Caps' third test against South Africa; should the All Blacks play England in November and the issue of transgender participation in sport.

11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Gemma Gracewood ​

The Japanese town offering discount funerals for seniors who give up driving, a new perfume aims to make you smell like cat fur & bird-watching - the new hipster rage.

 

Playlist

Artist:   Guila Y Los Tellarini
Song: Barcelona
Time: 9.30

Artist:   Beth Orton
Song: Call me the breeze
Composer: Orton
Album: Sugaring Season
Time: 10:05

Artist:   The XX
Song: Say Something Loving
Composer:The XX
Album: I See You
Label: Young Turks
Time: 10:30

Artist:   Nina Simone
Song: Gimme Some
Time: 10:43