Saturday Morning for Saturday 6 November 2010
Guest details for Saturday Morning 6 November 2010
8:15 Steve Price
Australian professional rugby league footballer Steve Price played for the New Zealand Warriors and Canterbury Bulldogs in the National Rugby League until retiring in June after a heel injury. His 2008 book with Ben Blaschke, Steve Price: Be Your Best (Moa Beckett, ISBN: 978-1-86971-197-9), has just been revised and updated.
9:05 Alan Webber
US author, business editor and design thinker Alan M Webber launched Fast Company magazine in 1995, and has authored several books including 2009's Rules of Thumb: 52 Truths for Winning in Business (Harper Business, ISBN: 978-0-06-172184-7). He is a keynote speaker at the Better by Design CEO Summit in Auckland (3-4 November).
9:40 Reva Singh
Reva K. Singh is a 25-year veteran of the Indian publishing industry, and is currently publisher and editor of Sommelier India, the country's first and only magazine dedicated to wine and wine lovers. She recently visited Christchurch for the Wine Discovery New Zealand 2010 conference.
10:05 Playing Favourites with Kevin Milne
Kevin Milne has worked in the television industry for 40 years; 27 of these with the popular consumer affairs programme, Fair Go. He tells his story in The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag (Random House, ISBN: 978-1-86979-382-1).
11:10 Alex Monteith
Dr Alex Monteith is an Irish-born artist and academic based in Auckland. Her work incorporates sound, performance, photography, installation, film, video, live internet and CCTV footage. She was the Irish National Women's surfing champion in 2001 and has represented Ireland in international competition, as well as competing on the NZ national circuit. Surfing features in her large-scale video installation, Accelerated Geographies, as well as a collaboration with the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The survey exhibition is currently showing at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, only the third time in the gallery's 40-year history that its entire space has been dedicated to a single artist (to 28 November).
11:45 Children's Books with Kate De Goldi
Kate De Goldi is the recipient of the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship. She will discuss the work of British author Tim Bowler, including Midget, (1994), River Boy (1995), Shadows (1999), Storm Catchers (2001), and the new eight-part series Blade.
Music played during the programme
Elvis Costello: Bullets for the New-Born King
From the 2010 album: National Ransom
Played at around 11:05
Neil Diamond: I'm a Believer
From the 2010 album: Dreams
Played at around 11:40
Playing Favourites with Kevin Milne
Leonard Cohen: A Thousand Kisses Deep
From the 2001 album: Ten New Songs
Played at around 10:20
Antony and the Johnsons: You Are My Sister
From the 2005 album: I Am a Bird Now
Played at around 10:35
Billy Joel: Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)
From the 1993 album: River of Dreams
Played at around 10:50
Dave Dobbyn: It Dawned on Me
From the 1994 album: Twist
Played at around 10:55
Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell