Saturday Morning for Saturday 31 July 2010
Guest details for Saturday Morning 31 July 2010
8:15 Justice Edwin Cameron
Edwin Cameron is a Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and was a judge in the Supreme Court of Appeal for eight years, and a High Court judge for six. In 2006, his memoir, Witness to AIDS, was awarded South Africa's most prestigious literary award for non-fiction, the Sunday Times/Alan Paton prize. Justice Cameron is in New Zealand as a guest of the University of Otago and its Faculty of Law, as a University of Otago James and Jean Davis Prestige Visitor, and presented a public lecture, Constitutionalism, the Politics of Power and AIDS, at Otago University and at the New Zealand Centre for Public Law at Victoria University.
8:40 Joe Randazzo
Joe Randazzo is editor of The Onion, the world's most popular satirical newspaper. Started as a college newspaper in 1988, The Onion has grown to include a successful website and online news channel, with a planned move to television in 2011.
9:05 Kathryn Schulz
Kathryn Schulz is the author of Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error (Portobello, ISBN: 978-1-84627-073-4). She has been a reporter and editor in Chile, and reported from throughout Central and South America, Japan, and, most recently, the Middle East. Her freelance magazine work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, The Nation, and other publications.
9:45 Robyn Bargh
Robyn Bargh is Managing Director of independent New Zealand publishing company, HUIA Publishers, whose work includes a Maori language publishing programme. Robyn's 20 years in publishing builds on a long-standing interest in education through her work as a teacher, educational researcher and policy analyst.
10.05 Playing Favourites with Donna Dean
Donna Dean grew up in Auckland and has travelled the world with her music. She wrote the title track on the 2010 Grammy-nominated Bluegrass album Destination Life for American artist Rhonda Vincent, and her album Money, recorded in Nashville and featuring the Amazing Rhythm Aces, won two New Zealand Tui Awards in 2003. Her new album, What Am I Gonna Do?, has just been released, and Donna is touring the country with dates in Wellington (30 July), Raumati South (1 August), Auckland (13 & 20 August), and Whangarei (2 October, following a tour abroad).
11:10 Lydia Wevers
Lydia Wevers is the director of the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington, and is about to depart for Washington DC as Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University. Lydia is a literary critic, historian, editor and reviewer whose area of scholarship is New Zealand and Australian literature. Her new book is Reading on the Farm: Victorian Fiction and the Colonial World (Victoria University Press, ISBN: 978-0-86473-635-2).
11:45 Kathy Marks
British journalist Kathy Marks is the Sydney-based Asia-Pacific correspondent for The Independent, and wrote the 2008 book, Pitcairn: Paradise Lost (HarperCollins). Her article, Mixing it up in Bennelong: a Recipe for Australian Multiculturalism, appears in issue 29 of Griffith Review, the quarterly Australian magazine of writing and ideas (ISBN: 978-1-921656-17-0).
Music played during the programme
Playing Favourites with Donna Dean
Donna Dean: What Am I Gonna Do?
From the 2010 album: What Am I Gonna Do?
Played at around 10:05
Jimmie Rodgers: T.B Blues
The 1931 single, from the 1997 compilation album: The Essential Jimmie Rodgers
Played at around 10:20
Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit
The 1954 single, from the 1986 compilation album: The Billie Holiday Songbook
Played at around 10:30
Lena & Mad Ties: Raison Pour Crier
From the 2000 album: Dandelion Seeds
Played at around 10:45
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals: Toothbrush and My Table
From the 2006 album: Nothing but the Water
(Ragged Company Records)
Played at around 10:55
Other music played on the programme
Tom Jones: What Good Am I?
From the 2010 album: Praise & Blame
Played at around 11:40
Wellington operator: Lianne Smith