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Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
09:05 Three NZ soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Hew Strachan, Professor of the History of War at Oxford who was in Afghanistan two months ago.
09:25 Three NZ soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Phil Goff, Labour's foreign affairs spokesman, and former Defence Minister.
09:40 Where are the jobs and what are employers wanting from jobseekers
Peter Conway secretary of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; David Lowe, the Employment Services Manager at the Employers and Manufacturers Association; and Jason Walker, the New Zealand managing director of Hays global recruitment company.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Feature Guest - P D James
Legendary British crime writer, whose latest book is called Death Comes to Pemberley, published by Allen and Unwin.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Broad
Graham Henry: Final Word by Bob Howitt
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
10:45 Reading: Rangatira by Paula Morris
Paratene and the remaining members of the party of Rangatira have been well treated in Bristol and Bath but it's cold and dark and many are becoming ill. Kirihini is too sick to leave Bath when the group moves on to Birmingham.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
11:30 Guest chef Sean Armstrong
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Remnants and refuges.
Stunned shining cuckoo after striking a window. Photograph Graeme Torrance.
Southern Alps under a threatening sky, from Kakapotahi Beach, south of Ross. Photograph by Kennedy Warne.
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Hew Strachan is Professor of the History of War at Oxford, and was in Afghanistan two months ago, and Phil Goff is Labour's foreign affairs spokesman, and was the Defence Minister. (25′04″)
Peter Conway is the Secretary of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, David Lowe is the Employment Services Manager at the Employers and Manufacturers Association, and Jason Walker is the NZ Managing Director of Hays (global recruitment company). (18′05″)
Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney discusses the latest on the Julian Assange case. (7′26″)
'Graham Henry: Final Word', written by Bob Howitt, published by Harper Collins and reviewed by Harry Broad. (6′34″)
The MMP review, Labour party infighting and power company privatisations. (24′21″)
Today's recipes from Sean Armstrong feature Balsamic stuffed Volcanic Ciabatta, and Eye Fillet Slider with red pepper relish. (5′44″)
The three NZ soldiers killed in Bamyan province have been named. (6′32″)
Remnants and refuges. (8′03″)
Junior Wells: 'Checking on my Baby'
The Black Seeds: 'Love Me Now'
from the 2012 album 'Dust & Dirt'
Angus Stone: 'Wooden Chair'
from his 2012 album 'Broken Brights'
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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”.
Detective Inspector Tusha Penny is police national manager of Child Protection and Sexual Violence. She runs a dedicated facility where specialist staff focus purely on cases of child abuse and adult sexual offending around the country. It's a far cry from just seven years ago, when Tusha Penny uncovered a backlog of child abuse files in the Wairarapa - some files had been hidden in cabinets or simply "lost" in the system. That lead to an inquiry which revealed widespread issues across the country in child abuse investigations, and ultimately lead to the unit she heads today. She’ll speak to Kathryn about her work.
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