Guest details for Saturday Morning 06 October 2012

This Saturday morning Kim Hill will be broadcasting live from the Frankfurt Book Fair, where New Zealand is the 2012 Guest of Honour.

8:15 Tina Mendelsohn

Tina Mendelsohn is a German journalist with the 3sat network.

8:25 Andrew Patterson

Andrew Patterson of Patterson Associates is the designer of the New Zealand Pavilion at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair.

8:40 Mike Mizrahi

Mike Mizrahi is the co-founder of event and production company Inside Out and helped create the New Zealand Pavilion at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair.

8:50 Peter Gordon

Restaurateur, television personality and author Peter Gordon, has lived in London for 23 years but makes regular trips back to New Zealand where he oversees his Auckland restaurants and food ranges. He has written a number of cookbooks, most recently, Peter Gordon: Everyday (HarperCollins). His annual charity event for leukaemia in the UK, Who's Cooking Dinner?, has raised more than £3.5 million over 13 years.

9:05 Joe Harawira

Joe Harawira (Ngati Maniapoto, Ngai te Rangi, Ngati Awa) is a storyteller and tikanga (protocols) expert and is a passionate teacher and performer of kapahaka (perfoming arts). He has toured many times internationally, taking his skill in Māori storytelling and oratory with him to indigenous and storytelling festivals.

9:20 Leon Radojkovic and Phil Evans

Creator/composer/keyboardist Leon Radojkovic and producer Phil Evans on their production of 'Carnival of Souls'.

9:40 Justin Paton

Justin Paton, one of New Zealand's foremost art writers, is senior curator at Christchurch Art Gallery. In 2011, he adapted his award-winning 2006 book, How to Look at a Painting, into a 12-part television series.

10:05 Paula Morris

Paula Morris is a fiction writer of English and Māori (Ngāti Wai) descent who lives in Glasgow. Her first novel, Queen of Beauty, won Best First Book at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2003, and she has written many short stories and young adult mystery novels. Her most recent novel, Rangatira (Penguin), was the fiction winner at this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards, and her blog is Trendy But Casual.

10:20 Kate Camp

Kate Camp is currently living in Berlin after being awarded a Creative New Zealand Berlin Writers’ Residency. She has published four collections of poems, most recently The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls, which won the 2011 NZ Post Book Award for Poetry.

10:30 Hamish Clayton

Hamish Clayton is working on a PhD in English Literature at Victoria University of Wellington, and is an art commentator and critic for a range of publications. His first novel, Wulf, won the best first book prize at the New Zealand Book Awards, and he has been writer in residence at the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt for the last month.

10:50 Sam Elworthy

Auckland University Press director Sam Elworthy.

11:10 Norman Meehan

Norman Meehan is a musician and Associate Professor in Jazz at the New Zealand School of Music, in Frankfurt to perform at the book fair.

11:25 Hana Pomare

Hana Pomare is the founder of Hana Ltd, which develops multimedia resources for kura kaupapa Maori. With illustrator Ellie May Logan, she has created a series of children's books based on Pacific tales.

11:40 Fergus Barrowman

Fergus Barrowman is the editor and publisher of Victoria University Press.

11:50 Lewis Holden

Lewis Holden is the Chief Executive of Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage who have organised New Zealand's presence as 2012 Guest of Honour at the book fair.



New Zealand writers, artists, musicians, dancers, chefs, filmmakers and creatives will gather for events at the world's largest book fair, which attracts 300,000 visitors and publishers from over 110 countries.

Listen in from 8am on Saturday morning (Friday evening at die Frankfurter Buchmesse).

Radio New Zealand acknowledges financial assistance from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in presenting this special programme from Frankfurt.

Music played during the programme

The Divine Comedy: The Booklovers
From the 1994 album: Promenade
Played at around 9:45
Composer: Hannon
Duration: 5’51”

Lali Puna: I Like Rain
From the 2009 album: Not Given Lightly - A Tribute To The Giant Golden Book Of New Zealand's Alternative Music Scene
(Morr Music)
Played at around 9:50

Norman Meehan, Bill Manhire, Hannah Griffin: Rehearsing the Choir
From the 2011 live album: Making Baby Float
Played at around 11:05

Norman Meehan, Bill Manhire, Hannah Griffin: The Hawk
From the 2011 live album: Making Baby Float
Played at around 11:30