Guest details for Saturday Morning 9 October 2010

8:15 Bhupendra Chaubey

Bhupendra Chaubey has been a television journalist for 12 years, and is currently based in Delhi as National Bureau Chief for CNN IBN.

8:30 Carolyn King

Dr Carolyn "Kim" King of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Waikato is an international authority on all aspects of the biology of small mustelids (stoats, ferrets and weasels), and author of the 2007 book with Roger Powell, The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats (Oxford University Press New York). At the recent Hamilton Science Excellence Awards, the KuDos Awards, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement prize for her research and work to develop footprint tracking tunnels that are now routinely used to monitor stoat and rat densities on protected lands.

9:05 Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley is the author of more than 600 titles for children and adults, including Snake and Lizard (2007, Gecko Press, ISBN: 978-0-9582787-3-7) and Friends: Snake and Lizard (2009, Gecko Press, ISBN: 978-1-877467-25-7). Joy tells her own story in Navigation: a Memoir (Penguin, ISBN: 978-0-14-320571-5), and is the author of the new manual, Writing from the Heart: How to Write for Children (Storylines, ISBN: 978-0-473-17515-3).

9:45 Gin Wigmore

New Zealand singer-songwriter Gin Wigmore released her debut album, Holy Smoke, in 2009; it has now sold triple-platinum. Gin returned from her new base in Australia and from touring the USA for the Vodafone NZ Music Awards on 7 October, winning Album of the Year, Best Pop Album, Highest Selling Album, and Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Gin starts her Grave Train tour in Auckland on 9 October, followed by concerts in Hamilton (10 October), Palmerston North (12 October), Wellington (13 October), Christchurch (16 October) and Dunedin (17 October).

10:05 Playing Favourites with Chris Bourke

Chris Bourke is a writer, journalist, editor, music historian and radio producer. His biography of Crowded House, Something So Strong (Pan Macmillan Australia, ISBN 0-7329-0886-8), was published in 1997, and his new book is Blue Smoke: The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music, 1918-1964 (Auckland University Press, ISBN: 978-10-86940-455-0). Chris will give an illustrated talk at Nelson's Suter Theatre on 21 October as part of the
Nelson Arts Festival.

11:10 Karen Dawn

Karen Dawn is the founder of the animal advocacy group,, and author of the 2008 book, Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals (HarperCollins, ISBN: 978-0-06-135185-3). She is on a speaking tour in New Zealand, as a guest of SAFE, the RNZSPCA, and The Vegan Society, which includes speaking at the 21st Companion Animal Conference 2010 in Christchurch (4-5 October), giving a Potluck Dinner lecture at the Grey Lynn Community Centre (9 October), and speaking at the Vegetarian Food & Lifestyle Festival 2010, ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland (10 October).

11:45 Children's Books with Kate De Goldi

Kate De Goldi is the recipient of the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship. She will discuss four new picture books:
Hill and Hole, by Kyle Mewburn and Vasanti Unka (Puffin, ISBN: 978-0143504535);
Mirror, by Jeannie Baker (Walker Books, ISBN: 978-1-4063-0914-0);
Eric, by Shaun Tan (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-1-174237-292-1);
It's a Book, by Lane Smith (Walker Books, ISBN: 978-1-921720-14-7).

Music played during the programme

Gin Wigmore: Dying Day
From the 2009 album: Holy Smoke
Played at around 9:40

Herb Ohta, Jr: Over the Rainbow
From the 2010 album: Ukulele Nahenahe
(Lele, Southbound)
Played at around 11:05

Playing Favourites with Chris Bourke

Jean Ngeru: Blue Smoke
1946 recording by the NBS mobile unit
From Radio New Zealand Sound Archives
Played at around 10:05

Freddie Gore: Land of the Sky Blue Water
Acetate recording of live 2YA radio broadcast
From Radio New Zealand Sound Archives
Played at around 10:15

Johnny Cooper: radio introduction
From the Radio New Zealand programme, Spectrum
Played at around 10:25

Johnny Cooper and Ken Avery and his Rockin' Rhythm: Blackberry Boogie:
1955 test acetate recording, from the compilation: Early Rock'n'Roll from New Zealand Vol. 5 & 6
Played at around 10:26

Daphne Walker with Bill Wolfgramm's Islanders: Maori Style
From the compilation album: The Great Bill Wolfgramm
Played at around 10:35

Ash Burton and the Night Caps: Tea at Te Kuiti
The 1962 45rpm single
Played at around 10:40

The Maori Hi Five: Send for Me
The 1963 recording from the compilation album: The Maori Hi Five
Played at around 10:45

Gerry Morito talking about the Maori Community Centre
Recording by Chris Bourke

The Howard Morrison Quartet: Hoki Mai
The 1958 single from the 2003 compilation album: The Very Best of the Howard Morrison Quartet
Played at around 10:50

Rim D Paul and the Maori Hi Quins: Poi Poi Twist
From the compilation: Early Rock'n'Roll from New Zealand Vol. 7 & 8
Played at around 10:55

Tex Pistol: Boot Hill Drag
From the 1988 album: Nobody Else
Played at around 10:55

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Andrew Dalziel
Christchurch engineer: Hamish Doake