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Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
09:05 Proposed changes to immigration law allowing for asylum seekers who make it to NZ to be detained
Rebecca Emery, Amnesty International deputy director; Mohammad Ali Amiri, community development worker: Economic Independence - Changemakers Refugee Forum; and a refugee from Afghanistan who came to New Zealand via the Tampa.
09:25 Wellington city council cuts funding to Te Papa
Michael Houlihan, chief executive of Te Papa; Celia Wade Brown, mayor of Wellington; and Hamish Keith, Auckland-based arts commentator.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Adventurer and explorer Aaron Halstead
In February of this year, Aaron Halstead led three others to the summit of Bouvet, an Antarctic Island and Norwegian Territory. Bouvet Island is officially the most remote place from anywhere on the earth and the interior of the island has never been explored.
10:25 Book Review with Dan Slevin
The Red House by Mark Haddon
Published by Jonathan Cape
10:45 Reading: The Larnachs by Owen Marshall (Part 2 of 12)
Financial pressures are building for William, and Conny is in two minds about returning to Wellington.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Looking ahead to the budget in three weeks.
11:20 Irish comedian David O’Doherty
David O'Doherty's in New Zealand for the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, in which he presents an hour of talking, songs and a movie proposal for New Zealand.
11:45 TV Review with Lisa Glass
Choice TV - new channel on freeview channel 12, TV on-demand and the Titanic mini-series.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
New Zealand is moving towards mass detention for asylum seekers. (19′52″)
The National Museum, Te Papa, says it may have to start charging entry fees, cut jobs and reduce the number of exhibitions it holds after a major funding cut from the Wellington City Council. (19′04″)
The US Presidental race; student loans and real estate. (9′23″)
Queenstown man Aaron Halstead recently made history in the subantarctic, guiding a small team to become the first people to summit Bouvet Island - considered the most remote land on Earth. Uninhabited, covered almost entirely in glaciers and surrounded by cliffs, the volcanic island is the territory of Norway and sits about 2700km from the Antarctic in the Southern Ocean. (29′09″)
Written by Mark Haddon, published by Jonathan Cape, reviewed by Dan Slevin. (6′51″)
Looks ahead to the budget in 3 weeks. (13′51″)
David's is in the country for the NZ International Comedy Festival - his show, David O'Doherty Is Looking Up, is about what a rubbish year it's been. (25′43″)
Choice TV - new channel on freeview channel 12, TV on-demand and the Titanic mini-series. (10′29″)
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Princeton Unversity economist and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Alan Blinder talks to Kathryn Ryan about his new book After the Music Stopped, about the financial crisis. Dr Blinder believes that many Americans still don't understand what went wrong and both the Bush and Obama administrations have failed to communicate clearly with the public about what happened and what the government was doing about it.
John Green is the best-selling author of young adult novels – his latest book The Fault in our Stars, about a teenage couple who meet at a cancer support group – has sold more than 270,000 copies and is being made into a movie. All together his books have sold more than 1.3 million copies worldwide. He and his brother Hank have had 200 million YouTube views of their Vlogbrothers channel weekly video exchanges to each other. The Green brothers have also launched 'CrashCourse'- an educational YouTube channel featuring teaching videos they've made on the sciences and humanities. John Green will tell Kathryn about his life as a “Professional Person of the Internet”.
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