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with Noelle McCarthy
9am to midday from 26 December 2012 to 18 January 2013
9.08 Paula Byrne
Author of The Real Jane Austen: A Life In Small Things.
9:35 A Place In The Sun - Diamond Harbour
The best places to spend the summer in New Zealand.
9:50 John McBeth with a wrap up of all things sport
10:10 Our Correspondent
Middle East with Alexi O'Brien
10:20 On Song with Simon Sweetman - The Way I Feel
Simon Sweetman tells the story behind 'The Way I Feel' by Jan Helriegel.
10:30 True Stories Told Live - Sarah Laing
Real New Zealanders telling real stories.
10:46 Food with Jacob Brown
11:10 Tales From The Back Country - Country Mick (Part 2)
A daily serial featuring colourful characters from our rural past.
11:20 Stephen King Bookclub - Christine
Christine reviewed by Sonja de Freiz.
11:35 Emerging wine trends
With Jane Skilton.
11:45 Song I Could Listen to Again and Again - Michael Hurst
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Author of the biography 'The Real Jane Austen: A Life In Small Things'. (26′20″)
Diamond Harbour is an hour's drive away from Christchurch, on the Banks Peninsula. It's directly across the harbour from the port of Lyttelton. Janet Luxton is our guide. (7′42″)
With a wrap up of all things sport. (9′24″)
Alexi O'Brien joins us from Doha with the latest information on the Syrian conflict, and other tidbits from the rest of the Middle East. (12′45″)
Simon Sweetman tells the story behind 'The Way I Feel' by Jan Hellriegel. (6′50″)
Real New Zealanders telling real stories. (8′17″)
Recipes: Pissaladere and Plum Clafoutis. (6′38″)
A daily serial featuring colourful characters from our rural past. (13′38″)
Sonja de Freiz reviews Stephen King's 'Christine'. (8′38″)
With Jane Skilton. (14′11″)
Michael Hurst has chosen 'Claude Rains' by The Front Lawn, from their 1989 album 'Songs from The Front Lawn'. (3′35″)
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