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with Kathryn Ryan
Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
09:05 Death of legendary children's author Margaret Mahy
Tessa Duder, author of Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life; and John McIntyre, children's book reviewer and owner/operator of the Children's Bookshop in Wellington.
09:25 Issues facing children and teens globally
Dr Bronwyn Hayward, senior lecturer at the School of Political and Social Sciences, University of Canterbury. Her book Children, Citizenship and Environment: Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a Changing World, published by Routledge, is being launched at Parliament tomorrow.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Social psychologist and professor of business ethics Jonathan Haidt
Jonathan Haidt's research examines the intuitive foundations of morality, and how morality varies across cultures. His book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, is described as the summation of Haidt's entire research career, and his plea for people to understand each other despite their differences.
10:35 Book Review with Don Rood
The Making of New Zealanders by Ron Palenski
Auckland University Press
10:45 The Reading: Taming The Tiger, written and read by Michael Morrissey (Part 2 of 5)
One man's account of his experience of bipolar disorder.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
11:30 James Balog: Extreme Ice Survey Project
National Geographic photographer James Balog's Extreme Ice Survey Project involved him capturing time lapse photographs of glaciers over several years to show the impact of climate change. His huge task is the subject of the documentary Chasing Ice which screens at the New Zealand International Film Festival later this month.
11:45 TV review with Nick Grant
The Australian drama The Slap and the Inside New Zealand documentary on tattooing.
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With Tessa Duder - author of Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life an John McIntyre - our children's book reviewer, runs the Children's Bookshop in Wellington. (24′34″)
With Dr Bronwyn Hayward - a Senior Lecturer, at the School of Political and Social Sciences, University of Canterbury. (18′04″)
The shooting in a Colorado cinema and the Obama election campaign. (7′42″)
Jonathan Haidt is a Social Psychologist and Professor of Business Ethics at the New York Univerity-Stern School of Business and has extensively explored the field of moral psychology At NY-Stern he is the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership. (32′32″)
Written by Ron Palenski, reviewed by Don Rood and published by Auckland University Press. (6′22″)
Rod discusses retail incentives for the SOEs sales. (20′20″)
National Geographic photographer who has undertaken huge project to document climate change, using time lapse photography to show changes in glaciers over the years. (17′34″)
Reviews Australian drama The Slap and the Inside New Zealand documentary on tattooing. (8′55″)
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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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.
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