Saturday Morning

Saturday 24 October 2009, with Kim Hill

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

Show notes

Guest details for Saturday Morning 24 October 2009

8:15 Phillip Darnton

Phillip Darnton is chairman of Cycling England, the independent body charged by the British government to get more people cycling, more safely, more often. He visits here in November to speak at the seventh annual New Zealand Cycling Conference.

8:30 Isaac Mao

Isaac Mao is a venture capitalist, blogger, software architect, entrepreneur and researcher in learning and social technology. He is now Vice President of United Capital Investment Group and Director to the Social Brain Foundation, advisor to Global Voices Online and several web 2.0 businesses. He is visiting New Zealand as a guest of the Whitireia Journalism School and the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

9:05 Mark Harris

Information technology consultant Mark Harris is a member of the Creative Freedom Foundation. He blogs at On the Gripping Hand and you can find him on Twitter as nzlemming. He will discuss the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).

9:45 Language with Jen Hay

Jen Hay is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, and is principal investigator of the Origins of New Zealand English project (ONZE). She will talk about New Zealand language usage of T and L, and associated vowel sounds.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Sue Paterson

Sue Paterson is the executive director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival, where she worked as Marketing Director from 1994 to 1998. Sue was general manager of Limbs Dance Company from 1979 to 1986, managed the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company from 1999 to 2007, and has worked for the Department of Conservation and Creative New Zealand.

11:05 Peter Temple

Australian novelist Peter Temple has worked extensively as a journalist and editor for newspapers and magazines in several countries. He has won five Ned Kelly Awards for crime fiction, most recently for his 2005 novel The Broken Shore (Text, ISBN: 9781921520716), which also won the Colin Roderick Award for best Australian book, the Australian Book Publishers' Award for best general fiction, and the UK Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie Dagger, the biggest crime writing prize in the world. The sequel (of sorts) to The Broken Shore is his new book, Truth (Text, ISBN: 978-1-92520-71-6).

11:45 Children's Books with Kate De Goldi

Kate De Goldi will discuss three new books:
Yummy: My Favourite Nursery Stories, by Lucy Cousins (Walker ISBN: 978-1-4063-1621-6);
Reflections of a Solitary Hamster, by Astrid Desbordes and Pauline Martin; Gecko ISBN: 978-1-877467-45-5);
Friends: Snake and Lizard, by Joy Cowley and Gavin Bishop (Gecko, ISBN: 978-1-877467-25-7).

Music played on the programme

Elizabeth & the Catapult: Everybody Knows
From the 2009 album: Taller Children
(Verve Forecast)
Played at around 9:10

Playing Favourites with Sue Patterson

Billie Holiday: God Bless the Child
The 1941 single
(Okeh)
Played at around 10:10

The Front Lawn: Andy
From the 1989 album: Songs from the Front Lawn
(Front Lawn)
Played at around 10:20

Split Enz Charlie
From the 1977 album: Dizrhythmia
(Mushroom)
Played at around 10:35

Kiri Te Kanawa, with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis: Frühling
From the 1979 album: R. Strauss: Four Last Songs
(CBS Masterworks)
Played at around 10:50

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals: How Do You Keep Love Alive
From the 2005 album: Cold Roses
(Lost Highway)
Played at around 11:05

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Tony Schwartz
Christchurch engineer: Monique Devereux

Audio

Audio from Saturday 24 October 2009

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Phillip Darnton: cycling in the UK ( 18′ 44″ )

    08:15 Chairman of Cycling England, who will visit here in November to speak at the seventh annual New Zealand Cycling Conference.

  • Isaac Mao: blogging, sharism and censorship in China ( 29′ 20″ )

    08:32 Venture capitalist, software architect, entrepreneur and researcher in learning and social technology, who has been called"the godfather of Chinese blogging".

  • Mark Harris: counterfeiting and trade ( 31′ 3″ )

    09:15 Information technology consultant and member of the Creative reedom Foundation, who blogs at On the Gripping Hand and is on Twitter as nzlemming, discussing the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).

  • Language with Jen Hay: T and L ( 10′ 43″ )

    09:45 Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, talking about New Zealand language usage of T and L, and associated vowel sounds.

  • Playing Favourites with Sue Paterson ( 34′ 50″ )

    10:05 Executive director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival, and former manager of Limbs Dance Company and the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company,

  • Peter Temple: truth and consequences ( 32′ 44″ )

    11:15 Australian crime writer and former print journalist and editor, who has won widespread acclaim for his novels The Broken Shore and Truth.

  • Children's Books with Kate De Goldi: three new books ( 10′ 9″ )

    11:45 Kate will discuss Yummy, by Lucy Cousins; Reflections of a Solitary Hamster, by Astrid Desbordes and Pauline Martin; and Friends: Snake and Lizard, by Joy Cowley and Gavin Bishop.

  • Listener feedback ( 19′ 40″ )

    11:55 Kim Hill reads a selection of email and text messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme.