8:15 Andrew Beaujon

Andrew Beaujon reports on the media for Poynter Online. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper, and is the author of the 2006 book Body Piercing Saved My Life, about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

8:30 Derek Grzelewski

Derek Grzelewski is a writer, filmmaker, former professional fly-fishing guide and founder of the Wanaka Flyfishing Academy. He is a regular contributor to New Zealand Geographic, Australian Geographic, Smithsonian, Flylife and Midcurrent, hosts the popular Trout Diaries podcast, and is the author of 2011 book The Trout Diaries, and new book The Trout Bohemia: Fly-fishing Travels in New Zealand (Bateman, ISBN: 978-1-86953-824-78).

9:05 Lou Sanson

Lou Sanson has been the Chief Executive of Antarctica New Zealand for the past 11 years, and finishes with the organisation on 13 September. He will take on the Chief Executive role at the Department of Conservation on 16 September.

9:45 Ollie Hughes, Jared Lee and Lily Mason Mackay

Oliver Hughes and Jared Lee are students at Onslow College in Wellington, and Lily Mason Mackay is a student at Wellington High School. They were part of a team of five New Zealand students at the week-long International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Taipei, where they competed against teams from 26 countries, presenting and debating their own research in a series of physics problems and challenges. The team finished sixth, and Jared Lee won the premier trophy for Best Review of a challenge.

10:05 Playing Favourites with Dominic Kelly

Dominic Kelly is the owner of cult beer bar Hashigo Zake, and a distributor for a range of local craft beers. He will speak at a seminar (Where To from Beer?), at the annual Beervana event in Wellington (9-10 August, Westpac Stadium).

11:05 Quinn Berentson

Quinn Berentson is a writer, documentary film maker and photographer. He made children’s educational television, before moving to Natural History New Zealand, where he wrote, directed and produced documentaries, as well as writing projects. His book Moa: the Life and Death of New Zealand’s Legendary Bird (Craig Potton, ISBN: 9781877517846) won the award for the 2013 New Zealand Post Best First Book Non Fiction, and the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize.

Music played during the programme

Details of tracks and artists will be listed on the Playlist section of this page shortly following broadcast.

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Christchurch engineer: Andrew Collins
Dunedin engineer: Martin Balch

Music played in this show


Brook Benton: Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright
From the 2013 compilation album: How Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan
Played at around 9:45

Playing Favourites with Dominic Kelly

Cornelius: Drop
From the 2002 album: Point
Played at around 10:15

That Petrol Emotion: Chemicrazy
From the 2000 album: Final Flame - Live at the Grand and the Tivoli Ballroom 1994
Played at around 10:30

Paul Kelly: I'd Rather Go Blind
From the 1998 album: Words and Music
Played at around 10:45

Dengue Fever: Tiger Phone Card
From the 2008 album: Venus on Earth
(Real World)
Played at around 10:55