Saturday Morning

Saturday 20 September 2014, with Mark Cubey

NZ Radio Awards winner 2011, 2012, 2013: Best Daily or Weekly Series (one hour or more duration)

Show notes

(Kim Hill is unwell.)

8:15 Rollo Wenlock

Rollo Wenlock is a filmmaker, and CEO of video software start-up company Wipster. He is currently in Israel for Start Tel Aviv Competition 2014, at which eighteen companies from around the world have seven days in Tel Aviv to meet investors, other startups and like-minded people.

8:40 Jeffrey E. Stern

JeffreyStern Jeffrey E. Stern is a writer and development worker whose reporting from Afghanistan, Kashmir, and elsewhere has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, Esquire, Time and other publications. His book The Zero Option, which follows members of Afghanistan's most vulnerable ethnic group as they prepare for the withdrawal of foreign troops, will be published by St. Martin's Press next year, and his article Hell in the Hot Zone, about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, appears in the October issue of Vanity Fair.

GayleSouterBrown9:05 Gayle Souter-Brown

Landscape and urban design consultant Gayle Souter-Brown founded Greenstone Design in 2009, and is now based between London and Wellington. She is the author of Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being: Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens (Routledge Press, ISBN: 978-0-415-84352-2), which is being launched through the NZ Institute of Architects’ national Urban Design Speaker Series in Auckland, Napier, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch (22-26 September). She will also address the conference, A Place to Live: For the Life Worth Having, in Whanganui from 16 to 19 November.

9:45 Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins

Arthur Tompkins is a District Court Judge, and member of Interpol’s DNA Monitoring Expert Group. He has a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, and will discuss the 14th century book, Sarajevo Haggadah.

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10:05 Rachel Dawick

RachelDawick sepiaSongwriter and vocalist Rachel Dawick has spent most of the last ten years performing in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In 2010, she began researching the lives of New Zealand women in the 1800s, and turning their stories into songs. This project has resulted in the album The Boundary Riders: Musical Tales of New Zealand Pioneer Women, and an accompanying book, The Boundary Riders Souvenir Programme (Forgotten World Highway, ISBN: 978-0-473-27787-1). She is launching the book in Auckland (19 September), Queenstown (20 September), and Otago (21 September), performing at a number of events during Heritage Festival Auckland (27 September – 12 October), and at Heritage Week Christchurch (21-27 October).

11:05 Karim Khan

Professor Karim Khan is the editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and an expert in physical activity for public health. He is visiting New Zealand to speak at the Linking the Chain conference of Physiotherapy New Zealand.

11:45 Children’s Books with Kate De Goldi

New Zealand writer Kate De Goldi is the author of many books, most recently, The ACB with Honora Lee (Random House). She will discuss two novels for older teenage readers:
Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block (2012, HarperTeen, ISBN: 978-0-06-156600-4); and
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier (2014, Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-174331-943-7).

Music played during the programme

Details of tracks and artists will be listed on the Playlist section of this page shortly following broadcast.

This Saturday’s team

Producer: Mark Cubey
Line producer: Melanie Phipps
Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell
Research by Infofind

Audio

Audio from Saturday 20 September 2014

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Rollo Wenlock: startups in Tel Aviv ( 23′ 24″ )

    08:15 Rollo Wenlock is a filmmaker, and CEO of video software start-up Wipster. He talks to Saturday Morning from Israel about the Start Tel Aviv Competition 2014, where eighteen companies from around the world have seven days to meet investors and like-minded people.

  • Jeffrey E. Stern: Ebola outbreak ( 19′ 20″ )

    08:40 Writer and development worker Jeffrey E. Stern on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and visiting the village where the outbreak started. His article about Ebola Hell in the Hot Zone appears in the October issue of Vanity Fair.

  • Gayle Souter-Brown: healing landscapes ( 37′ 26″ )

    09:05 Author of Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being Gayle Souter-Brown on sorting out our green spaces for the sake of human health.

  • Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins ( 14′ 23″ )

    09:45 District Court Judge and member of Interpol's DNA Monitoring Expert Group Arthur Tompkins discusses 14th century book Sarajevo Haggadah.

  • Rachel Dawick: boundary riders ( 53′ 53″ )

    10:05 Songwriter and vocalist Rachel Dawick on the lives of New Zealand women in the 1800s - some of whom had 14 children. Rachel has turned their stories into songs, which she plays from her album The Boundary Riders.

  • Karim Khan: activity and health ( 34′ 4″ )

    11:05 Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and expert in physical activity for public health. Professor Karim Khan on the benefits of 22 minutes of exercise a day.

  • Children's Books with Kate De Goldi ( 15′ 5″ )

    11:45 Kate reviews two books for older teenage readers: Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat by Francis Lia Block and Razorhurst by Justine Larabestier.

Playlist

Playlist

Redbone: Come and Get Your Love
From the 2014 soundtrack album: Guardians of the Galaxy - Awesome Mixtape Vol 1
(Marvel Music)
Played at 8:35

Rachel Dawick: The Storm
From the 2014 album: The Boundary Riders: New Zealand Pioneer Women 1820-1893
(Forgotten Wild Highway Records)
Played at around 10:05

Rachel Dawick: Washer Women Blues
From the 2014 album: The Boundary Riders: New Zealand Pioneer Women 1820-1893
(Forgotten Wild Highway Records)
Played at around 10:20

Rachel Dawick: Barbara Weldon
From the 2014 album: The Boundary Riders: New Zealand Pioneer Women 1820-1893
(Forgotten Wild Highway Records)
Played at around 10:40

Rachel Dawick: Old Russian Jack
From the 2014 album: The Boundary Riders: New Zealand Pioneer Women 1820-1893
(Forgotten Wild Highway Records)
Played at around 10:55

Snapper: Tomcat
From the 1996 album: ADM
(Flying Nun)
Played at around 11:40