Saturday Morning

Saturday 6 February 2016, with Kim Hill

Margaret Wilson: sovereignty and the TPPA

8:12 AM. Professor of Law at Waikato Law Faculty, and former speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, president of the Labour Party and Minister of the Crown. She is the author of The Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood.

Hirini Kaa: nationhood and history

8:35 AM. Lecturer in history and religious studies at the School of Humanities, University of Auckland, who researched, co-wrote and presented the historical documentary series The Prophets for Maori Television.

Vikram Kumar: the internet of things

9:05 AM. Former CEO of Internet NZ, MEGA, and the Internet Mana Party, and the founder of Internet of Things startup company Kotahi.Net, which will build and roll-out a national wireless network allowing data to be sent to and from sensors and other connected objects.

Tom Rennie: publishing resources

9:40 AM. Publisher at Bridget Williams Books who has been developing their digital publishing programme, including The Treaty of Waitangi Collection, the first in a new series of online resources.

Stefan Grand-Meyer and Olga Suvorova: translation

10:10 AM. Members of the council of the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters who are administrators for the Treaty Times Thirty project to translate the English and Maori versions of the Treaty of Waitangi into 30 languages.

Rebecca Ryan: handling Handel

10:35 AM. Soprano singer from Bluff, who pursued a successful opera career in the UK and sings the role of Poppea in the Handel opera Agrippina at the annual Opera in a Days Bay Garden.

Claudia Orange: the Waitangi Museum

11:07 AM. Head of Research at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand and expert on the Treaty of Waitangi, who has been advising on Te Kongahu, the new museum at Waitangi.

Children's Books with Kate De Goldi

11:45 AM. Kate discusses six board books for babies and toddlers: The Pencil by Paula Bossio, The Noisy Book by Soledad Bravi, What's your Favourite Animal? by Eric Carle and Friends, and My New Zealand ABC Book, My New Zealand 123 Book, and My New Zealand Colours Book from Te Papa Press.

Listener Feedback to Saturday 30 January 2016

11:55 AM. Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 30 January.

Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson

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8:12 Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson is Professor of Law at Waikato Law Faculty, and a former speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, president of the Labour Party and Minister of the Crown. She is the author of The Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood (BWB Text).

 

 

Dr Hirini Kaa

Dr Hirini Kaa

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8:30 Hirini Kaa

Reverend Dr Hirini Kaa (Ngati Porou, Ngati Kahungunu, Rongowhakaata) lectures in history and religious studies at the School of Humanities, University of Auckland. He researched, co-wrote and presented the historical documentary series The Prophets for Māori Television, and recently wrote an article for The Spinoff, commenting on Mike Hosking’s video post, No Point Celebrating Waitangi Day.

 

 

Vikram Kumar

Vikram Kumar

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9:05 Vikram Kumar

Vikram Kumar is the former CEO of MEGA, and former CEO of the Internet Mana Party. He is the founder of Internet of Things startup company Kotahi.Net, which plans to build and roll-out a national wireless network allowing data to be sent to and from sensors and other connected objects.

 

Tom Rennie

Tom Rennie

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9:35 Tom Rennie

Tom Rennie has been a publisher at Bridget Williams Books (BWB) since returning from five years at Cengage Learning in London, in late 2010. He has been developing BWB’s digital publishing programme, and last week announced the launch of The Treaty of Waitangi Collection, the first in the new series of online BWB Collections, which combine key New Zealand non-fiction narratives to provide a new platform for reading, research and education.

 

 Olga Suvorova and Stefan Grand-Meyer

Olga Suvorova and Stefan Grand-Meyer

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10:05 Stefan Grand-Meyer and Olga Suvorova

Stefan Grand-Meyer is External Relations Advisor at the Translation Service, NZ Department of Internal Affairs, and a member of the National Council of the New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI). Dr Olga Suvorova is the director of Russian Keys Ltd, a privately owned company specialising in Russian language and culture courses, certified translation and interpreting, and the president of the Wellington branch of the NZSTI. Both are administrators for the NZSTI’s Treaty Times Thirty project, which involves over 90 translators celebrating the society’s thirtieth anniversary by collaborating to translate the English and Māori versions of the Treaty of Waitangi into 30 languages, for gifting to the nation on International Translation Day, 30 September 2016.

Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan

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10:35 Rebecca Ryan

Soprano singer Rebecca Ryan was born in Bluff, and pursued a successful opera career in the UK before returning to live in Invercargill in 2009. She sings the role of Poppea in the Handel opera Agrippina at the annual Opera in a Days Bay Garden, on 12, 14, 18 and 20 February.

 

 

Dame Claudia Orange

Dame Claudia Orange

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11:05 Claudia Orange

Dame Claudia Orange retires from her position as Head of Research at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand at the end of February, but will continue her work there as a research fellow. An expert on the Treaty of Waitangi, she has published a number of books, and toured the Treaty 2U exhibition around Auckland schools. She has been advising on Te Kōngahu, the new museum at Waitangi, which opens to the public on 7 February.

 

Te Kōngahu, Waitangi Museum, exterior

Te Kōngahu, Waitangi Museum, exterior

Te Kōngahu, Waitangi Museum, exterior

Ko Waitangi Tenei, Document Room, reproduction of Waikato-Manukau of Treaty of Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei, Document Room, reproduction of the Declaration of Independence

Ko Waitangi Tenei - This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei - This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei - This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei, This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei - This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei, Document Room, Queen Victoria Portrait

Ko Waitangi Tenei - This is Waitangi, Dame Whina Cooper Pou

Ngai Tahu Gift - pounamu kohatu

Te Kōngahu, the new Waitangi Museum

11:45 Children’s Books with Kate De Goldi

Kate De Goldi’s most recent novel is From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle (Longacre), and the stage adaptation of her 2012 book, The ACB with Honora Lee, will debut at Circa Theatre (27 February to 26 March) as part of the New Zealand Festival. She will discuss six board books for babies and toddlers:
The Pencil by Paula Bossio (Gecko Press);
The Noisy Book by Soledad Bravi (Gecko Press);
What's your Favourite Animal? by Eric Carle and Friends (Walker Books);
My New Zealand ABC Book by James Brown (Te Papa Press);
My New Zealand 123 Book by James Brown (Te Papa Press); and
My New Zealand Colours Book by James Brown (Te Papa Press).

This Saturday’s team:

Producer: Mark Cubey
Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Auckland engineer: Brian Mahoney
Research by Infofind

Playlist

Artist: Moana and the Tribe
Song: Titia
Album: Wha
Label: Ode, 2008
Broadcast: 10:05

Artist: Rebecca Ryan (soprano) with the Royal Academy Consort, conducted by Jeremy Summerly
Song: Alleluia
Album: Handel ­- Coronation Anthems
Label: Naxos, 2002
Broadcast: 10:40

Artist: Donna Brown (soprano) with the English Baroque Soloists, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Song: Bel piacer
Album: Agrippina by Handel
Label: Philips, 1997
Broadcast: 10:55

Artist: Bob Marley and the Wailers
Song: Jammin’
Album: 12” mix from the compilation Songs of Freedom
Label: Island
Broadcast: 11:35