Guest details for Saturday Morning 16 February 2013

Finlay Macdonald is guest presenter (Kim Hill is on leave).


8:15 Daniel Pink

Daniel H. Pink is an American author and journalist who has written bestselling books about the changing world of work, including A Whole New Mind, and Drive. His new book, To Sell Is Human: the Surprising Truth About Persuading, Convincing and Influencing Others (Text Publishing, ISBN: 978-1922079794), is a fresh look at the art and science of sales.


8:35 Hans Becker

Professor Dr Hans Becker is CEO of the Humanitas Foundation, which uses the philosophy of human happiness to revolutionise the social and commercial approach to developing, managing and operating retirement villages in the Netherlands. He is the lead speaker at the Ageing Asia Leadership Workshop in Palmerston North, the first to be held in New Zealand, and is also conducting a day of industry training on how to change the way older people live and access aged care.


9:05 Joanna Aizenberg

Joanna Aizenberg is a professor of materials science, chemistry and chemical biology, and the director of the Kavli Institute for Bionano Science and Technology at Harvard University. She pursues a broad range of research interests that include biomimetics, self-assembly, smart materials, crystal engineering, surface chemistry, nanofabrication, biomineralization, biomechanics and biooptics. She was a keynote speaker at AMN6, the MacDiarmid Institute’s Sixth International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (University of Auckland Business School, 11-15 February).


9:45 Martin Leung-Wai

Young Samoan creative entrepreneur Martin Leung-Wai is one of the directors of indigenous architecture and design firm Creative Native. He is a visual communications tutor, designer, event organiser, community development activist fitness instructor, and part of creative team The Roots, who launched their Pacific Showcase Arts Project at the Cloud in Auckland earlier this month. The Roots also have work commissioned for Pasifika Festival and the Auckland Arts Festival.


10:05 Playing Favourites with Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones is in his fortieth year as a professional world touring soloist, and has released seven albums. He has recorded and featured songs by Bob Dylan throughout his career, and used Dylan's work for his educational song writing sessions in New Zealand secondary schools. Paul is about to go on tour interpreting the songs of Bob Dylan (16-24 February, in Palmerston North, Devonport, Auckland City, Waiheke Island, Titirangi, Christchurch and Dunedin), before traveling to Australia for WOMADELAIDE (8-12 March).


11:05 Kathryn Werntz

Kathryn M. Werntz is a writer, sustainable agriculture specialist and the producer of Sahel Calling, a documentary film project being made in Mali and the Sahel region. She lives between Berlin, Germany and Dakar, Senegal, where she has previously worked for UNICEF and Fairtrade International.


11:40 Brian Patrick

Brian Patrick is a lepidopterist based in the South Island. He has co-authored several books including Wild Dunedin, Wild Central, Wild Fiordland, Butterflies and Moths of New Zealand and Butterflies of the South Pacific, and worked at the Department of Conservation, Otago Museum and as director of the Alexandra Museum. He will be speaking at the Monarch NZ Butterfly Trust conference in Auckland in March.


Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Damon Taylor
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell

Music played in this show


Tinariwen: Chert Boghassa
From the 2004 album: Amassakoul
(World Village)
Played at around 11:05

Ali Farka Toure  & Toumani Diabate: Gomni
From the 2004 album: In the Heart of the Moon
(World Circuit)
Played at around 11:35

Playing Favourites with Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones: It's All Over Now Baby Blue
Live in the Wellington studio of Radio New Zealand
Played at around 10:05

Bob Dylan: Corrina Corinna
From the 1963 album: The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
Played at around 10:15

John Mayall: Broken Wings
From the 1967 album: The Blues Alone
Played at around 10:30

Jimi Hendrix: Machine Gun
From the 1970 album: Band of Gypsys
Played at around 10:45

Dame Janet Baker (mezzo) with the Halle Choir and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers, and Halle Orchestra conducted by  Sir John Barbirolli: Softly and Gently Dearly Ransomed Soul
From the 1965 album: Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38
Played at around 10:55