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25 May - 10:31 am NZ
with Kathryn Ryan
Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
09:05 Valerie Adams elevated to Gold medal after Belarussian shotputter fails banned substance test
Jane Kernohan, general manager of Drug Free Sport New Zealand. Drug Free Sport New Zealand is a crown entity intended to educate elite athletes and test them for banned performance enhancing drugs.
09:25 Amendments to the Animal Welfare Act
John Hellstrom, chairman of the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee; and Hans Kriek, director of SAFE - Save Animals From Exploitation.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
Mitt Romney's running mate, Paul Ryan.
10:05 Feature guest - luxury furniture designer Ed Cruikshank
Arrowtown-based luxury furniture designer, Ed Cruikshank , who worked with Viscount David Linley for ten years in the UK before coming to New Zealand on holiday and staying.
Koru Chair by Ed Cruikshank.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
Elemental: Central Otago Poems by Brian Turner
Illustrated by Gilbert van Reenan
Published by Random House NZ Godwit
10:45 Reading: Rangatira by Paula Morris
Read by George Henare
Paratene and his fellow Māori arrive in London and stay in the Strangers' Home in Limehouse near the docks.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Meridian, and following up briefly on Government moves on the Exclusive Economic Zone.
11:20 Proposals for a monorail to speed up the journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound
Daphne Taylor, chairperson of the Save Fiordland Group; and John Beattie, director of Riverstone Holdings, which is the company that wants to build the monorail project
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
Take This Waltz, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and The Campaign.
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Shotputter Valerie Adams has been elevated to gold after her Belarussian rival failed a banned substance test. Kathryn talks to general manager of Drug-Free Sport New Zealand, Jane Kernohan. (17′57″)
We hear from John Hellstrom, chairman of the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee, and Hans Kriek, director of SAFE, about planned changes to the Animal Welfare Act. (19′57″)
Mitt Romney's running mate, and another shooting at a college. (9′44″)
Ed Cruikshank came to New Zealand in 2002 to work a ski season in Queenstown - a decade later the Briton has his own luxury furniture design business in Arrowtown. Mr Cruikshank started his career with Viscount David Linley in London as a freelancer in the early 1990s, eventually working his way up to head of design. (33′34″)
Written by Brian Turner, illustrated by Gilbert van Reenan, published by Random House. Reviewed by Harry Ricketts. (5′42″)
Rod discusses Meridian, and following up briefly on Government moves on the EEZ. (17′08″)
Contentious proposals for ways to speed up travel time in Fiordland include a monorail from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Kathryn talks to John Beattie, a director of Riverstone Holdings, the company which could build the monorail, and Daphne Taylor of the Save Fiordland Group. (25′53″)
Take This Waltz, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and The Campaign. (7′54″)
Jonathan Jeremiah: 'That Same Old Line'
from his 2011 album 'A Solitary Man'
B B King: 'Bad Luck Soul'
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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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