09:05 Workplace bullying pervasive among senior doctors

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The Association of Medical Professionals has found evidence that more than a third of senior doctors self-reported being bullied, and more than two-thirds witnessed bullying of colleagues. The research has linked the frequency of bullying to high workplace demands and low support, and ranks New Zealand among the world's worst offenders. But it found the majority of bullying is going unreported. Kathryn Ryan speaks with  the principal analyst at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Charlotte Chambers.

09:20 Simon Upton - environment guardian

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Kathryn talks with the new parliamentary commissioner for the environment, Simon Upton. He's just begun after returning from the OECD in Paris where he was Environment Director. How will he approach the role?

09:45 Asia correspondent Anna Fifield

A daring defection by a North Korean soldier across the DMZ, in China's latest internet crackdown Skype has been removed from app stores and the Chinese 'Trumpchi' cars which might have to change their name for the American market.

10:05 Bloomin’ good life on the spectrum

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As his name suggests Alan Gardener has green fingers (as well as pink hair and nails). He also has Asperger Syndrome and is the presenter of the TV documentary show, The Autistic Gardener. He talks to Kathryn Ryan about how he views the world differently and uses this as an advantage to work his horticultural magic on suburban wastelands. The NZ premiere of S2 of his show is on Thursdays from 28th December at 7:30pm on the Living Channel.

10:35 Children's Book review

Rachel Eadie from Scorpio Books reviews The Wolf, The Duck and The Mouse by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen, published by Walker books, and Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers, published by Harper Collins.

10:45 The Reading: Into the Wider World by Brian Turner - Part 5

11:05 New music with Jeremy Taylor

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Iconoclasts Morrissey and Taylor Swift deliver new records - Jeremy Taylor tries to decide if they are any good, while Aretha Franklin gets the strings in.

11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

Brendan reports on the 1st day  of the Ashes series, The America's Cup village decision and boat design, plus another mind boggling week on and off the field at the Rugby League World Cup.

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11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Michele A'Court

A lighter look at the week including the man who is about to launch himself in his homemade rocket to prove the Earth is flat.


Music played in this show

Artist: Bap Kennedy
Song: Last Adventure
Composer: Kennedy
Album: Howl On
Label: Longtime Listen
Time: 09:28