Nine To Noon for Thursday 26 January 2017
09:05 Time for a teacher training shake up ?
Long time educationalist Ann Milne says there needs to be a radical shake up of New Zealand teaching training to better cater to the needs of marginalised students, and to ensure that Maori and Pasifika children get a fair go in mainstream education. She is the former principal of Kia Aroha College in Otara and now runs consultancy, Ann Milne Education
09:30 Re-building healthy rivers
Freshwater ecologist Dr Catherine Febria, talks to Kathryn Ryan about boosting healthy resilience in polluted rivers.
09:45 UK Correspondent Gerri Peev
10:05 One in a Million 'art'venture
Painter & mental health nurse Francis Salole talks to Kathryn Ryan about his 'insane' idea to make 1 million artworks for mental health. He is also a member of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra.
10:35 Book review - Best of 2016 - Laura Caygill
- The Wish Child by Catherine Chidgey,published by VUP
- The Dry by Jane Harper, published by Pan Macmillan
- Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld, published by HarperCollins
- Help me Jacques Cousteau by Gil Adamson, published by Bloomsbury
10:45 The Reading
Blessed Are by Sara-Kate Lynch, read by Ginette McDonald (Part 4 of 10)
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
The new Android phone from Chinese company Oppo, supposedly the “iphone killer” is on its way to AU, and then NZ.
11:25 Words: "brain food for children"
Kathryn Ryan talks with Alison Sutton , director of the "Talking Matters" campaign, which promotes the importance of talking with babies in their first 1000 days.
11:45 TV Review with Lara Strongman
Binge box-set-ish watches: The Americans, and Designated Survivor.