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21 May - 11:04 pm NZ
with Noelle McCarthy
9am to midday from 26 December 2012 to 18 January 2013
Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
9:10 Hugh Green & Sir Ray Avery
making a difference to the lives of babies throughout the world and in particular those in developing countries by developing an affordable high tech, robust, quality neonatal incubator
9:30 Luke McIntyre
A rather young man who has decided to forego school to get into business at the age of fifteen
9:45 Jim Flynn
Intelligence expert, professor of politics and author of 'The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books'. Jim believes that reading great literature could be better than a university education.
Today's first lot of recommendations, India: Salman Rushdie - Satanic Verses & Midnight's Children, Vikram Seth - A Suitable Boy, V.S. Naipaul - India: An Area of Darkness & India: A Wounded Civilisation
India: A Million Mutinies
10:07 George Davison
Kiwi Inventors who should be Famous - assisted in making our popular jet boats even zippier
10:25 John McBeth
Sports correspondent on the Para-Athletic World Champs event in Christchurch, NZ vs Pakistan in the cricket, and Venus Williams at the Australian Open in one of her own designer dresses
10:35 Chris McDowall
Sci-blogger with a head for numbers who has mapped Auckland's public transport systems...
10:55 Jim Flynn
Today's second lot of recommendations from The Torchlight List, Middle East - V.S. Naipaul
Among the Belivers : An Islamic Journey & Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples,
Robert Fisk - The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East
11:15 Miriam Clancy
Musical selections for the summer season... Prince
11:20 James Griffen & Peter Elliot
The week that was - Peter's hot holiday, James' still annoying neighbourhood tui, big sharks, Big Day Out pasts, Ricky Gervais on hosting the Golden Globes, and how judgement day is rather imminent...
11:35 Jol Muholland
Live set from Auckland musician of The Mots and Gasoline Cowboy (composer of the Summer Noelle music theme)
Nick Dave - There she goes, my beautiful world
Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Dance All Night
LCD Soundsystem - Dance Yrself Clean
The Cure - Inbetween days
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps
Prince - 1999
Jol Mulholland - Everything's gonna be alright (live) (NZ)
Jol Mulholland - Bonafide Butterfly (live) (NZ)
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Irish man Hugh Green was just passing through when he came to New Zealand in 1952 at the age of 20. But he stayed and made a fortune and now 60 years later he is giving away millions through his charitable trust. (14′25″)
Luke McIntyre is 15 but instead making the most of the last days of the summer holiday before the start of school, he's putting on a suit and tie and going to the office of Omex Integrated Solutions in Wellington where he is the managing director. (6′10″)
The Torchlight List - Around the World in 200 Books. India: Salman Rushdie - Satanic Verses & Midnight's Children, Vikram Seth - A Suitable Boy, V.S. Naipaul - India: An Area of Darkness & India: A Wounded Civilisation: India: A Million Mutinies. (9′07″)
As a young engineer, George Davison played a key role in developing the Hamilton Jet. (12′46″)
Today we look at cricket, tennis and basketball. (11′47″)
Science blogger Chris McDowall is passionate about maps. He has been described as a guru in visualising science data, turning boring databases into dynamic graphics. His latest entry on his blog Seeing Data is an animated map of Auckland's public transport network. He's also mapped a day in the life of Twitter. That's just his hobby, his real job is with Landcare Research where he does more mapping. (14′47″)
The Torchlight List - Around the World in 200 Books. Middle East: V.S. Naipaul - Among the Belivers : An Islamic Journey & Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples, Robert Fisk - The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East. (7′09″)
The final episode in the documentary series on the history of radio broadcasting in New Zealand. Thanks to Jack Perkins for so generously making this series available this summer. (11′48″)
Miriam Clancy has been choosing this week's songs of summer. Today, '1999' by Prince. (1′26″)
Peter Elliot and James Griffin join Noelle to chat about concerts, the Golden Globes and working. (19′02″)
Jol Mullholland is the man who composed our theme, he is also one of the hardest working, and most sought after musicians, producers and song writers in New Zealand, the Mots, Lupin, Nightchoir, Kirsten Morelle,,,the question has to be, who haven't you worked with Jol? (14′16″)
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