Nine To Noon for Monday 10 October 2016
09:05 Three hundred accounts of mental health failings
The personal stories of 300 mental health patients, their families and workers appear to be yet more evidence of serious failings in New Zealand's mental health system. The stories have been submitted to the website Action Station after a call was put out by comedian Mike King and psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald who host a radio show on NewsTalk ZB called "The Nutters Club".
09:20 Can Trump be kicked out?
Kathryn Ryan asks US correspondent Susan Milligan if it's possible for the Republican Party to remove Donald Trump from the presidential campaign after a number of senior members of the party called for him to step down.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
Seamus Kearney on relations between Russia and the West nosediving, calls for action over the fate of refugee children at Calais migrant camp in France; and protests in Hungary over the closing down of a main opposition newspaper.
10:05 Gary Silipa: from illegal graffiti to art gallery director
Kathryn Ryan talks with Auckland artist Gary Silipa about his journey from painting illegal graffiti to Art Gallery director. The son of Samoan migrants, his art gallery is featured in this year's Artweek Auckland with more of his outdoor art in the form of murals in laneways around Glen Innes.
10:35 Book review - "The Schooldays of Jesus" by J. M. Coetzee
Reviewed by Phil Vine, published by Text Publishing.
10:45 The Reading
11:05 Political commentators Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton
Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills discuss the local body election results, what now for a Mt Roskill by-election as Phil Goff vacates the seat and John Key on child poverty.
11:30 Bee daddies: The Beeple Honey Collective
Kathryn Ryan talks to Julia Milne and Vic Pearce about the Beeple Honey Collective. Based in the Hutt Valley, a group of local dads are making hives from recycled wood that customers can rent or buy to have in their backyard or in a community apiary. Last year they returned over 100kgs of honey back to children and families in the Lower Hutt area.
11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne
Celebrations around the return of land and sea birds from their overseas stints. Kennedy discusses events based on the idea that we're all from somewhere else, and his own children's book "The Cuckoo and the Warbler" he co-wrote with artist Heather Hunt.
For more information and inspiration around migratory birds you can visit the Pukorokoro Miranda website