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:

Pumpkin Soup with Cider
Mussels in Cider
Chicken with Cider Casserole
Fennel Caramelised in Cider

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey: Megacities, Sao Paulo, subways and Brazil’s crazy labour laws

Links:
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
Composer: Tunstall
Album: Invisible Empire/Crescent Moon
Label: Virgin
Time: 9:43

Artist: Wanda Jackson
Song: Cool Love
Composer: Countryman/Jackson
Album: Queen of Rockabilly
Label: Ace
Time: 10:06

Artist: Little Jimmy Ray
Song: You Need to Fall in Love
Composer: n/a
Album: n/a
Label: Gallant
Time:10:43

Artist: Tama Waipara
Song: Sunshine on the Water
Composer: Waipara
Album: Fill up the Silence
Label: Tama
Time: 11:26