Guest details for Saturday Morning 16 October 2010

8:15 Doug Saunders

Canadian journalist and author Doug Saunders is the London-based European Bureau Chief for Toronto newspaper The Globe and Mail, and has won the National Newspaper Award, Canada's counterpart to the Pulitzer Prize, on four occasions. He visited 20 countries on five continents to study the effects of rural-urban drift, and writes about this in Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History is Reshaping Our World (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-1-74175-916-7).

8:45 Anton Garland

New Zealand design student Anton Garland is one of nine applicants worldwide accepted into the 2011 Masters Class in Transportation Design at the Umea Institute of Design in Sweden. On 15 October he was awarded a $30,000 AMP Scholarship to help him pursue this study.

9:05 Tim Flannery

Dr Tim Flannery is an Australian scientist, environmentalist and global warming activist. He is a professor in the division of Environmental and Life Sciences at Macquarie University, and chairs the Copenhagen Climate Council, an international climate change awareness group. His books include the acclaimed 2005 collection of essays, The Weather Makers (Text Publishing, ISBN: 1-920885-84-6), and new title, Here on Earth: an Argument for Hope (Text Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-921656-66-8).

9:45 Language with Jen Hay

Jen Hay is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury, and is the director of the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour. She will talk about vowels.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Jane Ussher

Jane Ussher is one of New Zealand's leading photographers. Her new book, Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton (Murdoch Books, ISBN: 988-1-74196-739-5), features essays by Nigel Watson of the Antarctic Heritage Trust.

11:05 Gordon Glass

Gordon Glass has 30 years expertise in leading project management, having initiated, directed and completed many multi-million pound business projects in the UK. He is leading the campaign for the establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly by 2020, with the people of the world reclaiming enlightened global leadership as the ultimate legitimate authority through a world parliament.

11:25 Geoff Blackwell

Geoff Blackwell runs the Auckland-based publishing company PQ Blackwell, which has a large catalogue of internationally best-selling illustrated books, including the hugely successful MILK series (Moments of Intimacy, Laughter and Kinship). His latest publication is Conversations with Myself, by Nelson Mandela (PQ Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-40504-026-6).

11:45 Jack Yan

Publisher, typographer and Internet pioneer Jack Yan is the founder of online and print fashion magazine Lucire, director of international brand strategy agency Jack Yan & Associates, and serves on the board of the Medinge Group in Sweden, a think-tank specialising in humanistic branding. Jack came third in the 2010 race for the Wellington mayoralty, and is one of a number of local commentators featured in the year-by-year online documentary Down to the Wire: the Story of New Zealand's Internet.

Music played during the programme

Solomon Burke with Dolly Parton: Tomorrow is Forever
From the 2006 album: Nashville
(Shout Factory)
Played at around 9:40

Neil Young: Hitchhiker
From the 2010 album: Le Noise
Played at around 11:20

Playing Favourites with Jane Ussher

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Academy Chorus, conducted by Neville Marriner: Requiem, K. 626 Lacrymosa (Mozart)
From the original soundtrack recording from the 1984 film: Amadeus
Played at around 10:20

Natalie Cole: Don't Get Around Much Anymore
From the 1991 album: Unforgettable With Love
Played at around 10:30

Eric Clapton: My Father's Eyes
The 1998 single from the album: Pilgrim
Played at around 10:45

Ernest Ranglin: Congo Man
From the 1996 album: Below the Bassline
Played at around 10:55

Studio operators

Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon
Wellington engineer: Andrew Dalziel
Christchurch engineer: Andrew Collins