Queen's Birthday for Monday 6 June 2011
8:10 Queen's Birthday Eight to Noon with Lynn Freeman
Producer: Sean McKenna
8.12 Sir John Graham
Awarded Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Former All Blacks captain who went on to become headmaster of Auckland Grammar School and Chancellor of the University of Auckland. His knighthood recognises his contribution to both education and sport.
8:25 Jock Phillips
Jock Phillips, Ministry of Culture and Heritage historian, and the General Editor of the online Te Ara on New Zealanders’ relationship with England.
8:45 Dr Angella Wanhala
Dr Angella Wanhala from the University of Otago’s History Department on Maori-European intermarriage.
9:06 Dame Rosemary Horton
Philanthropist who has worked for more than 40 years in the not-for-profit and charity sector. Awarded Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to philanthropy.
9:20 Rosy Tin Teacaddy & Cornel De Ronde: Mount Tarawera eruption
Wellington folk duo Rosy Tin Teacaddy spent six weeks in a cottage by Lake Tarawera recording their latest album ‘All Mountains Are Men’. It was inspired by the events and stories surrounding the eruption. Cornel de Ronde of GNS science is involved in the Lake Rotomahana project, searching for the Pink and White Terraces.
9:45 Grace Byers
Te Aroha resident who has been awarded the Queen’s Service Medal for services to the community.
9:50 Jim Dickson
Jim Dickson is a recipient of the Queen’s Service Medal for services to the NZ Customs service. Much of his career was spent with the drug detector dog team.
10:05 Cathy Dewes
Cathy Dewes has been involved in Maori education for 35 years, and helped instigate Maori Language Day and Week. She is currently principal of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ruamata in Rotorua and has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Maori.
10:20 Judith Batt
Judith Batt who researched her family tree with intriguing results.
10:40 High Tea
Sonia Sly popped into Martha’s Pantry in Wellington to meet Mary, Anita and Ondine McLeod to find out why we’re revisiting the past and getting back in the kitchen.
10:50 Ian Munro
One of the country’s longest serving blood donors, starting in 1958 and giving blood four times a year until 2004. Ian has received the Queen’s Service Medal for services to the community.
10:55 Bill Dooley
His family firm specialises in working with Oamaru stone. Bill has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to the restoration of historic buildings.
11:05 Casey Williams & Ruth Aitken
Silver Ferns coach Ruth Aitken and Silver Ferns captain Casey Williams have both been made Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to netball.
11:15 Patrick Spotiswoode
Director of Education at Shakespeare’s Globe in London visiting New Zealand as a judge in the University of Otago Sheilagh Winn Shakespeare Festival 2011.
11:25 Brie Cox & Alice Sherwood-King
Two students from Chilton Saint James school who have been taking part in the National Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival 2011, speaking about the event and performing an excerpt from Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbelline’.
11:35 Kathleen Stringer
Historian on the how early prisoners in Dunedin were treated.
12:12 Matinee Idle
Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris present an idiosyncratic afternoon of music and entertainment
5:45 Flumping Elephant, by Shirley Eliott
A conversation is struck up at an Auckland bus stop between a systems analyst from Christchurch and an old woman waiting for her son to return home (RNZ)
6:06 A World of Possibilities
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio features and documentaries.
In-depth analysis of a topical issue (RNZ)
10:15 What's the Word?
With Sally Placksin. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (MLA)