NZ De-extinction and Iggy Pop KO’d
BELOW ARE UNIQUE FEATURES TO THIS WEEKEND’S SHOWS
REGULAR FEATURES ARE OUTLINED OVER THERE ON THE RIGHTPeter Elliott guest hosts on Sunday!
SATURDAY October 22
10:15:- Former Green Party MP Kevin Hague has left politics to head our most prestigious conservation organisation, Forest & Bird. Will it politicise their work and how will he bring those of contrary political leanings along with the conservation mission?
10:30:- De-extinction, the New Zealand angle.Last week US Geneticist Beth Shapiro discussed the possibilities and challenges of bringing back extinct ice age fauna
This week Prof. Phil Seddon (Otago) discusses the New Zealand possibilities. Huia anybody?
11:10:- Albums From The Class of ’76 with Grant Smithies. This week the shearing live recording of the Stooges last 2 gigs, Metallic KO. A biker gang threatened to kill Iggy Pop if they played. The electricity at the gig is clear and the audience pelts the band who battle on ferociously.
WARNING... very strong language and adult themes, but bleeping it would be far more criminal.SUNDAY October 23
Graeme is co-hosting Sunday Sport (2pm-6pm)
Peter Elliott is your guest host from 8pm on Sunday night!
At 905 I interview Albi Whale, a man who wants to slice poverty in the world. His companies give all profits to charity in approved environments.. it's a fantastic idea and growing fast.
At 10 Chris Priestley, legendary Barista, musician and founder of Real Groovy plays his songs and the stories behind them from a collection spawned by eccentric early kiwis.
At 11 we talk with Gerard Hindmarsh, starting with some near fatal incidents we experienced together and leading onto other waterborne exploits.