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21 May - 10:08 pm NZ
with Kathryn Ryan
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09:05 Principals at the country's more than 100 intermediate schools warn they'll have to cut staff and drop specialist subjects to meet the government's new funding and class ratio rules
Paul Drummond, president of the New Zealand Principals' Federation, which represents primary and intermediate schools; Wayne Codyre, principal of Ross Intermediate in Palmerston North, and Iain Taylor, principal of Manurewa Intermediate School in Auckland, a decile one school.
09:30 A pioneering trial has restored sight to some blind people
Tim Jackson, New Zealand-born and trained surgeon, who is leading a trial at the Oxford Eye Hospital and King's College Hospital in London which has restored sight to some blind people.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Psychologist and author Claudia Hammond
UK broadcaster Claudia Hammond uses psychology and neuroscience to explore the subject of time in a new book Time Warped. It explains why holidays seem to fly by and time feels as if it speeds up as we age.
10:35 New Zealand triplets die in Doha fire
Former Radio New Zealand journalist Tarek Bazley on the blaze in a Doha shopping mall that killed 19 people. The Government says the dead include New Zealand triplets.
10:40 Book Review with Jane Myhill
The Woman who Changed Her Brain by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young
Published by HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: Harriet Moon, by Sarah Boddy
Read by Tess Jamieson-Karaha
Harriet Moon is the popular, artistic black sheep of the family and even though despised by her sister she is, ultimately, irresistible.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The Budget, and the profit results of Comvita, the world's biggest grower and marketer of manuka honey.
11:30 A learning tool developed in Christchurch is about to go global
Ros and David Lugg of Christchurch company Learning Staircase, who've developed the STEPS programme for children with learning difficulties.
11:45 TV Review with Lara Strongman
Girls and the campaign to lift the geoblock on Shortland Street, to allow the NZ diaspora to watch the 20th anniversary special.
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Principals at the country's more than 100 intermediate schools warn they'll have to cut staff and drop specialist subjects to meet the governments new funding and class ratio rules. (25′12″)
New Zealand born and trained surgeon who is leading a pioneering trial which has restored sight to some blind people. (10′47″)
US Memorial day - remembering all those who have died in wars. (12′05″)
There's never enough of it, unless, there is too much of it. Why does it sometimes go quickly and other times slowly. We're talking about 'Time'. (29′45″)
Former RNZ journalist Tarek Bazley on the blaze in a Doha shopping mall that killed 19 people. The government says the dead include 3 NZ triplets. (5′39″)
Written by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, published by HarperCollins, reviewed by Jane Myhill. (3′26″)
Discusses the Budget; the profit results of Comvita, and the world's biggest grower and marketer of manuka honey. (19′31″)
The Christchurch company Learning Staircase have developed the STEPS programme for children with learning difficulties. (20′34″)
'Girls', and the campaign to lift the geoblock on Shortland Street to allow the NZ diaspora to watch the 20th anniversary special. (9′36″)
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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”.
Author Jeffrey Paparoa Holman delves into his father's wartime past and comes to terms with his own troubled relationship with him as told in his book The Lost Pilot: A Memoir. Later in life he began to ask questions that lead him into the heart of a troubled relationship with his father; into his past and his wartime marriage and to the names and faces of the six kamikaze who died that day.
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