Guest details for Saturday Morning 17 September 2011


8:12 Michael Watts

Michael Watts is a Class of 1963 Professor and Director of African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written and edited 15 books, and has published widely on African development, social movements and oil over the past three decades.


8:30 John Carlin

John Carlin is an award-winning British journalist and author, based in Spain. His latest book, Rafa: My Story (Sphere, ISBN: 9781847445155), was written with Rafael Nadal, currently ranked number two tennis player in the world, and winner of nine grand slam singles titles. He also wrote the 2008 book, Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation, on which the film Invictus was based.


9:05 Caitlin Moran

British broadcaster and writer Caitlin Moran writes three columns a week for The Times, and was voted Press Awards Critic of the Year 2011, and Interviewer of the Year 2011. Her second book is How to Be a Woman (Ebury Press, ISBN 978-0-09194-073-7).


9:45 Michael Bendall

Michael Bendall is a law and commerce student at the University of Canterbury, president of Te Putairiki: Māori Law Students' Association at the University of Canterbury School of Law, and the Māori liaison officer at Community Law Canterbury. He has just returned from London, where he represented New Zealand at the Fourth Commonwealth Youth Parliament.


10:05 Playing Favourites with Joyce Fleming

Joyce Fleming is the national vice-president of Free Beaches New Zealand (Inc.). She tells her life story in her book, Defying Convention: the Truth About Tony and Me (Rockhaven, ISBN: 978-0-473-17142-1).


11:05 Libby Hakaraia

Libby Hakaraia runs the Otaki-based film and television company Blue Bach Productions. As well as producing and directing numerous short films and documentaries, she has produced three series of It’s In the Bag for Maori Television, and is about to begin filming the fourth series in Northland.


11:45 Dieter Paulmann

German philanthropist Dieter Paulmann has been committed to ocean conservation for 30 years and runs Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea. He organised the recent Pacific Voyagers ocean journey to San Francisco by six canoes from Pacific islands, including New Zealand, to highlight the role traditional knowledge can play in saving the ocean from environmental threats.


Music played during the programme

Richard Hawley: The Ocean
From the 2005 album: Cole’s Corner
Played at around 11:55

Playing Favourites with Joyce Fleming

Katie Wood: Waters of Tyne
Unaccompanied recording on YouTube
Played at around 10:20

Josh White: The Riddle Song
The 1941 single from the 2009 compilation album: Careless Love
(Jukebox Entertainment)
Played at around 10:30

Isobel Baillie: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (from Messiah)
The 1941 recording from the 1995 compilation album:  The Unforgettable Isobel Baillie
(Dutton Laboratories)
Played at around 10:40

Chorus, and Wiener Philharmonic, conducted by Herbert von Karajan:  Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus), from Madame Butterfly
From the 1974 album: Madama Butterfly
Played at around 10:50

Charles Trenet: La Mer
The 1947 recording from the compilation album:  Alan Jones at 5.30AM Vol 2
Played at around 10:55

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Dominic Godfrey
Christchurch engineer: Andrew Collins