Nine To Noon

Tuesday 22 May 2012, with Kathryn Ryan

Show notes

09:05 Budgeting umbrella group discusses the possibility of memorandum of understanding with Cash Converters

Raewyn Fox, CEO of the Federation of Family Budgeting Services.

09:20 Emily Longley's former UK boyfriend found guilty of her murder

Caroline Longley, mother of Emily Longley discusses the conviction of Elliot Turner for strangling the 17-year-old in his bed.

09:35 Tracking vulnerable children

Children's Commissioner, Dr Russell Wills; Peter Reynolds, Early Childhood Council chief executive.

09:50 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Genealogy - why are we so interested in discovering our ancestry?

Nick Barratt's a British genealogist, broadcaster, historian and author and was the head genealogist on the BBC's television series Who Do You Think You Are? for four years.

He's coming to New Zealand to speak at the NZ Society of Genealogists' AGM and conference in Taupo (1-3 June 2012). The topics he's speaking about include the importance of ancestral tourism as an economic driver for growth; the importance of personal heritage within the school education curriculum; and the future of genealogy in the media age.

10:35 Book Review with Phil Smith

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading: Playing The King by Matthew O'Sullivan (2 of 5)

Today Hartley Manners considers offer to play Lear and face up to the crippling stage fright which had come to plague him late in his career.

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

Fonterra and Federated Farmers lock horns over the issue of farmers trading their co-op shares between themselves.

11:30 Winner of NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Matt Elliott, author of Nice Day For a War, based on his grandfather's diary from World War I. The book is illustrated by Chris Slane.

11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett

The documentary Shihad: Beautiful Machine, Kid with a Bike (which won the 2011 Grand Prix at Cannes) and the new Tim Burton film Dark Shadows.

Audio

Audio from Tuesday 22 May 2012

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • The budgeting umbrella group's relationship with Cash Converters ( 13′ 51″ )

    09:10 Raewyn Fox, the CEO of the Federation of Family Budgeting Services, discusses why the group is talking to money lender Cash Converters about the possibility of memorandum of understanding.

  • Caroline Longley ( 14′ 42″ )

    09:20 Emily Longley's former UK boyfriend found guilty of her murder. The mother of Emily Longley discusses the conviction of Elliot Turner for strangling her 17 year old daughter in his bed.

  • Tracking vulnerable children ( 14′ 14″ )

    09:35 Children's Commissioner, Dr Russell Wills; Peter Reynolds, Early Childhood Council chief executive.

  • US Correspondent - Jack Hitt ( 7′ 30″ )

    09:50 US correspondent Jack Hitt discusses inventions, book publication and politics.

  • Feature Guest - Dr Nick Barratt ( 29′ 22″ )

    10:10 Dr Nick Barratt is a British genealogist, broadcaster, historian and author. He was the head genealogist on the BBC's television series Who Do You Think You Are? for four years. He's coming to NZ to speak at the NZ Society of Genealogists' AGM and conference in Taupo (1-3 June 2012) The topics he's speaking about in NZ include the importance of ancestral tourism as an economic driver for growth; the importance of personal heritage within the school education curriculum; and the future of genealogy in the media age.

  • Book Review - Bring up the Bodies ( 6′ 1″ )

    10:40 Bring up the Bodies, written by Hilary Mantel, published by Fourth Estate and reviewed by Phil Smith.

  • Business with Rod Oram ( 18′ 54″ )

    11:10 Fonterra and Federated Farmers lock horns over the issue of farmers trading their co-op shares between themselves.

  • Winner of NZ Post Children's Book Awards ( 16′ 55″ )

    11:25 Matt Elliott, author of Nice Day For a War, based on his grandfather's diary from World War One. The book is illustrated by Chris Slane.

  • Film Review with Graeme Tuckett ( 11′ 32″ )

    11:50 Graeme Tuckett reviews The documentary Shihad: Beautiful Machine, Kid with a Bike (which won the 2011 Grand Prix at Cannes) and the new Tim Burton film Dark Shadows.