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.
Kathryn Ryan talks to Australian widower, Joseph Wakim about raising his daughters.
His memoir : What My Daughters Taught Me tells how despite friends and family giving well intentioned advice on parenting, he followed his heart and relied on humour and honesty to help his girls cope with life after their mother died. One thing he learnt from his daughters is ' I wear the pants, they choose them'
10:05 am Friday 16 October: Elspeth Hardie
In 1811, 101 female convicts were sent from Britain to New South Wales on board the ship, Friends. Most had been charged with theft. Among them was Susannah Noon, who had attempted to steal four pairs of stockings. She was a young teen, sentenced to 7 years for her crime. Susannah Noon's great-great-great-grand-daughter, Elspeth Hardie has looked at what became of Susannah, and some of the other women of the ship Friends. She talks to Kathryn Ryan about her book The Girl who Stole Stockings
10:05 am Monday 19 October: Kevin Prime
Kathryn Ryan talks to Northlander Kevin Prime. He is a conservationist with a long history fostering collaboration between Māori and Pākehā. The 70-year-old has lived in Motatau (between Kerikeri and Whangarei), all his life. He grew up on a farm with his 11 siblings and te reo was their first language. Kevin and his wife, Margaret, raised 13 children and have 21 mokopuna. He serves on various committees, school boards, trusts, companies, health boards and conservation boards at local, regional and national levels.
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