Guest details for Saturday Morning 19 February 2011

8:15Richard Hurt

Professor Richard Hurt is the director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Centre. He is visiting New Zealand for the Inaugural International Cancer Symposium organised by the University of Otago, Wellington (13-19 February), and will deliver the keynote address, Treating Tobacco Dependence, and another speech, Big Tobacco CEOs - Smuggling, Marketing to Women and Children, and Invading Developing Countries.

8:45James Stewart

Professor James Stewart is a New Zealander based at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in Canada. He was an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School and has worked with the Prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, and for the International Committee of the Red Cross. His recent area of focus has been on the liability of arms vendors for international crimes and he will speak on the subject on 21 February at Auckland University.

9:05Peter Sunde

Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi is a Scandinavian hacker, entrepreneur and DJ, best known for co-founding The Pirate Bay, the largest file sharing system in the world. He is also the founder of Flattr, the first social micropayment and money sharing service. Peter is a guest speaker at the annual Webstockconference in Wellington (17-18 February).

9:45Mary Kisler

Mary Kisler is the Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, and the author of Angels & Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections (Random House). She will discuss the exhibitions Emily Valentine: Feather Fancy (to 20 March) andDiaspora: Plurality + Singularity (works by Denis O'Connor and Fiona Pardington and four others, to 27 March) at the Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui. Images from the exhibitions are available for view by clicking here.
Auckland Art Gallery
Sarjeant Gallery

10:05 Playing Favourites withLennie James

British writer and actor Lennie James has worked in film (Snatch, 24 Hour Party People) and television (Jericho, Hung, The Walking Dead), and wrote the play Storm Damage for the BBC in 2000. He collaborated with Auckland theatre group Massive Company to devise Sons of Charlie Paora in 2002, and has been visiting New Zealand regularly since then to help local actors turn their stories into plays. His new play with Massive Company, Havoc in the Garden, will premiere at the Auckland Festival (2-26 March).

11:10Augustina Driessen

Augustina Driessen trained in the Netherlands as a registered nurse and worked in psychiatry for 15 years after immigrating to New Zealand. Now a child psychotherapist, she established the Family Attachment BASE SAFE Trustin 2007, inspired by her work with psychiatrist Dr. Karl Heinz Brisch. SAFE (Secure Attachment Formation Education) educates and supports parents and caregivers in the formation of a secure attachment with their children; BASE (Babywatching Against Aggression and Anxiety, for Sensitivity and Empathy) is a preventative abuse programme operating in Bay of Plenty schools, pre-schools and kindergartens.

11:10Merlin Mann

Merlin Mann has worked as a web developer, project manager, waiter, hardware store remodeler, court room exhibit designer, reluctant telemarketer, and enthusiastic but unprofitable indie rock musician. He is now a writer, speaker, broadcaster, and creator of websites, one of which,, is about finding the time and attention to do creative work. His first book, Inbox Zero, will be published later this year. Merlin is a guest speaker at the annual Webstock conference in Wellington (17-18 February).

Music played during the programme

Jim Reeves: I'll Fly Away
From the 1962 album: We Thank Thee
(RCA Victor)
Played at around 10:15

Otis Redding: Try A Little Tenderness
The 1966 single from the compilation album: The Very Best of Otis Redding
Played at around 10:30

Bob Marley: No Woman, No Cry
From the 1974 album: Natty Dread
(Tuff Gong/Island)
Played at around 10:40

Madness: The Prince
The band's 1979 debut single from the compilation album: It's Madness Too
(Two Tone)
Played at around 10:57

Radiohead: Bloom
From the 2011 album: The King of Limbs
Played at around 11:35

Studio operators

Associate Producer: Sean McKenna
Wellington engineer: Damon Taylor
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell
Hamilton engineer: Andrew McRae