Kim Hill talks to Sam Crofskey, the owner of C1 Espresso in the Christchurch CBD, which reopened in 2012 after the Canterbury earthquakes and will celebrate its twentieth anniversary this year. He spoke on the WORD Christchurch panel, How Are We Doing, Christchurch?, and this week launched Let’s Take a Walk, a pop-up book for children about the quakes that he created with his wife Fleur and illustrator Hannah Beehre. He is joined by Joseph Hullen (Ngai Tuahuriri, Ngai Tahu), a hunter gatherer, fisherman, explorer, kaitiaki and storyteller who has spent a lifetime gathering traditional kai and listening to stories about his hapu. He is a whakapapa researcher for Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, and is leading three sold-out walking tours during WORD Christchurch along the banks of the Otakaro (Avon River), uncovering the city’s history.
WikiHouse: construction by the people for the people | Saturday Morning, 8:40 am on 15 October 2016 | Radio New Zealand
Kim Hill talks to Martin Luff and Danny Squires, co-founders and directors of Space Craft Systems, a social enterprise based in Christchurch that has developed the WikiHouseNZ system to revolutionise the way built environments are created. They will host two Open Day sessions at their WikiLab, the first dedicated WikiHouse development space in the world, during the Festival of Transitional Architecture in Christchurch during Labour Weekend.
Has the world of commerce encroached irrevocably on our civic spaces, and how much do we care? How much is civic exclusion growing because of what participation demands or expects of us? Civic Radio is on the road, seeking out the people and organisations that are exploring these topics in different ways.Today we met with Adam Greenfield @agpublic , a writer and urbanist.
Tearepa Kahi, of Ngati Paoa and Tainui descent, is a filmmaker best known for his 2013 feature, Mt Zion. His new film, Poi E: The Story of Our Song is his new documentary and in it he tells how Dalvanius Prime co-wrote ‘Poi E’ with Ngoingoi Pewhairangi and persuaded the Patea Maori Club to perform it - the song topped the NZ charts and was the country’s biggest-selling single in 1984. NZ International Film Festival screens the World Premiere screening of Poi E: The Story of Our Song at the Civic Theatre in Auckland on 14 July. The film has also been confirmed for NZIFF Opening Night in Wellington on Friday 22 July, Christchurch on Thursday 28 July and Dunedin on Thursday 4 August.
Shiao Yin is an entrepreneur who built a series of ventures on all things good in sunny Singapore. Together with two partners, she runs School of Thought, a civic education and umbrella venture to a group of social enterprises called The Thought Collective, and Food for Thought, a socially ethical restaurant. With just the right mix of idealism, creativity and business skills, Yin proves that today’s entrepreneurs are indeed making the world a better place.
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Duncan Grieve and Barnaby Bennett: publishing and journalism | Saturday Morning, 11:22 am on 27 August 2016 | Radio New Zealand
Kim Hill talks to Duncan Grieve, the founder and editor of The Spinoff, an Auckland-based online magazine and custom content creator. He appears at three WORD Christchurch events: The Spinoff After Dark, The Sunday Fringe - How to Start a Magazine, and Reimagining Journalism Later in the interview he is joined by Barnaby Bennett, co-founder of Freerange Press, and teacher of architectural theory and design at universities in Australia and New Zealand. He is co-editor of the essay collection Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, which will be launched at WORD Christchurch.
Natalie Wynn aka ContraPoints, is a youtube video essayist and political philosopher who seeks to examine, counter and play with internet culture. Her videos, which have gathered over 8 million views, use comedy, camp and a parade of personas to communicate her analysis of hot button internet topics such as the rise of the alt-right, white nationalism, gender, incels and Jordan Peterson.
Unceasing Afghan War, Janet Yellen Speaking Fees, & M4A Strategy w Natalie Shure | Weekends (1/2/21)
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The guest today is Natalie Shure. Natalie is a TV producer and writer whose work has appeared in the Atlantic, Slate, Pacific Standard, and Jacobin.
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Bringing back power to the people. Can civic duty ever be sexy? | Nine To Noon, 10:08 am on 24 September 2015 | Radio New Zealand
What does it mean to be a good citizen and why does it matter? Eric Liu is the Founder of Citizen University an organisation that promotes and teaches good citizenship. He wants to re-imagine civics as the teaching of power, and help communities re-frame what’s possible in politics. Eric Liu comes to New Zealand on October 3rd and will be a speaker at TEDx Christchurch.
Saturday Supercade is an animated television series produced for Saturday mornings by Ruby-Spears Productions. It ran for two seasons on CBS beginning in 1983. Each episode is composed of several shorter segments featuring video game characters from the golden age of video arcade games.
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