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with Kim Hill
Saturday, 8am - Midday
NZ Radio Awards winner 2011, 2012, 2013: Best Daily or Weekly Series (one hour or more duration)
8:15 Nicholas Pearson
Nicholas Pearson is publishing director at Fourth Estate, the British publishing house owned since 2000 by HarperCollins. He commissioned Me Cheeta (Fourth Estate, ISBN: 978-0-00-728515-0), the "autobiography" of the former movie star who at 76 is the oldest living chimpanzee ever recorded. He also discusses the future of the publishing industry.
8:45 Cheryl Sucher
Cheryl Sucher is a writer based in New York City and Dunedin. While in New York she works at the bookshop McNally Jackson
9:05 Anne Glover
Professor Anne Glover was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland in 2006. She holds a Personal Chair of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen, and has honorary positions at the Rowett and Macaulay Institutes. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a member of the Natural Environment Research Council, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. She was a keynote speaker at the second Running Hot Conference, which had the theme of Interconnection: NZ Science in the 21st Century, from 29 to 31 October at Te Papa in Wellington.
9:40 Barbara Gibson
Barbara Gibson is the chair of the International Association of Business Communicators, a network of almost 16,000 business communication professionals in over 70 countries. She visited New Zealand for IABC events in Wellington and Christchurch.
10:05 Playing Favourites with David Geary
David Geary writes for theatre, television and film, and is an actor, teacher, poet, fiction writer and blood donor. His short story, Gary Manawatu (1964-2008): Death of a Fence-Post-Modernist, was one of the stories published in The Six Pack Three (NZ Book Month 2008, ISBN: 978-1-877192-34-0). He is currently the Writer in Residence at Victoria University, working on a play about Mark Twain's 1895 lecture tour of New Zealand, and a children's play about a tuatara. He is preparing for the Geary Family Reunion in early 2009.
11:15 Margaret Mahy
Margaret Mahy has been writing poems, stories picture books and novels for more than forty years. A member of the Order of New Zealand, an Honorary Doctorate of Letters and twice winner of Britain's Carnegie Medal for Children's Literature, she has also been honoured by the Arts Foundation of New Zealand as a Living Icon, received the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction, and been awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for her contribution to children's literature. Her new young adult novel, The Magician of Hoad (HarperCollins, ISBN 978-1-86950-687-2, ISBN 978-1-86950-764-0), is an epic tale of love and treachery.
From the 2008 double album: Sheba
Played at around 8:40am
Eru Dangerspiel: Kevin
From the 2008 album: Great News for the Modern Man
Played at around 11:05am
Playing Favourites with David Geary
The Weakerthans: Sun in an Empty Room
From the 2007 album: Reunion Tour
Played at around 10:15am
Renee-Louise Carafice: (I'm Your) Bodhisattva
From the 2008 album: Tells You To Fight
Played at around 10:30am
Moana and the Moahunters: Treaty
From the 1998 album: Rua
Played at around 10:45am
Tanya Tagaq and Bjork: Ancestors
From the 2004 album: Sinaa
Played at around 10:50am
The Veronicas: Untouched
From the 2007 album: Hook Me Up
Played at around 10:55am
Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Publishing director at Fourth Estate, who commissioned Me Cheeta, the"autobiography"of the chimpanzee movie star. (28′24″)
Writer who works at the McNally Jackson bookshop on the impact of the recession, and New York and American politics. (17′01″)
Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland in 2006 and keynote speaker at the second Running Hot Conference in Wellington. (39′31″)
Chair of the International Association of Business Communicators, a network that spans over 70 countries. (21′32″)
Writer in Residence at Victoria University who is working on a play about Mark Twain's 1895 lecture tour of New Zealand. (37′19″)
A selction of emails from this morning's programme. (7′30″)
One of New Zealand's most acclaimed writers talks to Kim Hill about her life and her young adult novel 'The Magician of Hoad'. (43′55″)
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