Nine To Noon for Monday 9 June 2014
09:05 Concerns Rheumatic Heart Disease is going undetected in children
A Wellington paediatrician says potentially dozens of young people in the Porirua area could have serious undetected rheumatic heart disease.
Dr Nikki Blair - a general and community paediatrician with Capital and Coast health, co-ran a pilot project in the area, where children in low decile schools were screened using ultrasound. The results showed that for every known case of rheumatic heart disease, four previously undetected cases were discovered.
09:20 Understanding how people think and the implications for public policy
Dr David Halpern is the Chief Exeutive of the British Behavioral Insights Team – also known as the "Nudge Unit" – which was established within the UK Cabinet Office.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Feature: Film professor Kirsten Thompson on the history of man-made colour
Professor Kirsten Thompson, Director of Victoria University's Film Programme, recounts the history of artificially created colour and its effects on film, technology and advertising over the past two centuries. Professor Thompson's current research is the first to consider animation's crucial role in a broader visual history of colour in American culture, from the dawn of cinematic film in the 1890s through to Google Glass technology today. She has a PhD in film from New York University, and an MA in English.
10:35 Book review: The Confabulist by Steven Galloway
Reviewed by James Elliott, published by Text Publishing.
10:45 The Reading: Waiting for Einstein by Nigel Cox
A love triangle and mid-relationship disappointments precipitate a violent split between long-term friends Peter and Ralph. (Part 5 of 12)
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
Mike and Matthew discuss John Banks, the demise of ACT, the Maori seats and coat-tailing.
11:30 Food: Cider making and cooking with cider with Caroline Peckham
Caroline and Alex Peckham are traditional cider makers. Their English-style ciders are made from heritage cider apples grown on the family orchard in the Moutere Valley, Nelson. Recipes for:
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey: Megacities, Sao Paulo, subways and Brazil’s crazy labour laws
Visualising 200 Years of Urban Sprawl in Paris, São Paulo, and L.A., Citylab
Urban Sprawl in Paris, Youtube video
Urban Sprawl in São Paulo, Youtube video
Urban Sprawl in L.A., Youtube video
Atlas of Urban Expansion, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Metro trains and metaphors, Quietly in the dark, The Economist
São Paulo hit by public transport strike, The Guardian
Brazil's labour laws: Employer, beware, The Economist
Music played in this show
Artist: KT Tunstall
Song: Invisible Empire
Album: Invisible Empire/Crescent Moon
Artist: Wanda Jackson
Song: Cool Love
Album: Queen of Rockabilly
Artist: Little Jimmy Ray
Song: You Need to Fall in Love
Artist: Tama Waipara
Song: Sunshine on the Water
Album: Fill up the Silence