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Voice Coaches Radio provides advice, motivation, professional perspective, honesty, and humor to aspiring and professional voice actors. Interviews, contests, examples, and insider info, mixed with realistic expert advice, Voice Coaches radio is an invaluable educational resource.
 
A podcast of the East Side Institute, an international center for social change efforts that reinitiate human and community development. We support, connect and partner with committed and creative activists, scholars, artists, helpers and healers all over the world. In 2003, Institute co-founders Lois Holzman and the late Fred Newman had a paper published with the title “All Power to the Developing.” This phrase captures how vital it is for all people—no matter their age, circumstance, statu ...
 
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
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French psych-rock duo Liminanas have just made an "imaginary road movie" album with techno DJ/ producer Laurent Garnier. Grant says it's good, but not as good as past work, so we hear a couple of their classic earlier tracks today, alongside a stone-cold roots reggae classic from The Royals and a mighty Africa-meets-Brooklyn collaboration between F…
 
Adam Alexander is on a mission to save rare vegetables and put them back on menus all over the world. Adam is a seed guardian at the UK's Organic Garden Heritage Seed Library, which has over 500 rare, endangered, local and heirloom vegetable varieties. He has saved over twenty endangered varieties himself, grows around seventy different vegetable v…
 
There is 2 days of lockdown for mass Covid vaccinations in Samoa, as Pasifika community vaccination events are underway in South Auckland and Wellington, and in Fiji and New Caledodna 15-17 year olds are being vaccinated. Also, at the UN General Assembly, Marshall Islands leader David Kabua speakes about geopolitical tension in the Pacific. Susana …
 
Despite prescriptions for Vitamin D supplements being on the rise, around 20 children each year are being hospitalised for rickets, a condition which affects bone development. Endocrinologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland, Dr Mark Bolland says the condition is easily preventable. His team has looked why there are…
 
Global Football organisation FIFA is considering a move to holding a men's World Cup Competition every two years, rather than every four. It is carrying out a feasibility study led by former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Over half of FIFA's 210 national associations have given their backing to the study into the idea but the move has brought conde…
 
The Health Minister Andrew Little talks with Kathryn Ryan about the pathway forward for mental health. He is due to release a stock-take into how much of the $1.9 billion for mental health in the 2019 budget has been spent , or allocated. This week he announced a new 10-year plan for mental wellbeing and the establishment of an external oversight g…
 
Chris Schulz joins Kathryn to talk about new Apple+ production The Foundation, based on the 1950s Isaac Asimov novel series that inspired many sci-fi movies - including Star Wars. He'll also look at new doco LulaRich on Amazon, which delves into the multi-level marketing company LulaRoe and finally The Beths documentary (YouTube), based on their po…
 
UK correspondent Harriet Line joins Kathryn to talk about the massive spike in gas prices which have seen power and CO2 suppliers go bust and how it's leading to fears of supermarket shortages - something the government concedes is likely. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the French to "get a grip" over the AUKUS alliance, but he's also downgr…
 
The horror of the September 11 attacks unfolded as Elias Kanaris was flying halfway across the Atlantic Ocean on his way from London to Chicago. Air space across the US was hurriedly shutdown - and his plane ended up being one of 38 that was diverted to Gander Airport, Newfoundland - in Canada. The tiny town suddenly found more than 6,600 passenger…
 
Australia correspondent Annika Smethurst joins Kathryn to talk about Prime Minister Scott Morrison's trip to Washington following the announcement of the AUKUS security alliance, how New South Wales and Victoria have a road map out lockdowns by Xmas, but with thousands likely to be hospitalised. Meanwhile the lockdowns are taking their toll, with r…
 
Magic Beans was set up five years ago by Anneliese Hough as a way people in the Hawkes Bay region could trade the food from their gardens, with no money involved. At the moment it's run via a very popular Facebook page, but Anneliese wants to make it bigger. So she and business partner Sarah Grant have sought to develop it as an app - which would a…
 
A leading engineering firm says New Zealand needs to get moving on creating a digital twin - and government should be considering it as part of a national digital strategy. A digital twin is a virtual model of something - say a building or a bridge - and takes real-world data to run simulations to see how it might perform. So what about a model of …
 
Auckland is now at alert level three, but just how much of our biggest city can actually get back to work? Finance Minister Grant Robertson says 85 to 90 percent of economic activity is still possible under level 3. But some in the sector question that, saying the numbers of businesses able to fully operate is much lower. Kathryn speaks with Brett …
 
Film maker Jade Jackson was thirty when she first learned of the Dawn Raids. For the Samoan - Palangi woman, it was confusing and upsetting to never have learned about such a significant and traumatic part of her community's history. But that motivated her to take action, and the recent film school graduate had the perfect outlet. She's now release…
 
Pattrick talks to Kathryn about the geopolitical and economic implications for NZ of the AUKUS defence treaty. He also looks at low user electricity tariffs finally being abolished and at the three water policy. Pattrick Smellie is the editor and co-founder of BusinessDesk and has reported on the New Zealand economy and business since 1983.…
 
There are some dishes that are ubiquitous around the globe. Every culture taking its own spin. Portland chef and activist Jenn Louis has spent several years exploring our relationship with chicken soup. She has collected dozens of recipes from all around the globe and put them in a beautiful tome titled The Chicken Soup Manifesto. Jenn still lives …
 
A federal panel has approved COVID-19 boosters for high-risk Americans, including those aged 65 and over, health care workers and the immunocompromised as Joe Biden heads to the UN General Assembly meeting and is expected to try to boost global vaccinations. Kelsey also discusses the ongoing fallout between the US and France over AUKUS. Kelsey Snel…
 
A New Zealand health-tech company is trialling technology that could help sufferers of chronic pain 'retrain' how their brain responds to nerve signals from the body. Exsurgo has developed a headset that uses electroencephalography (EEG) neurofeedback to monitor a patient's brain activity, feeding that data back to the patient in a way that reinfor…
 
Hong Kong-raised businessman, Desmond Shum's book Red Roulette is a no holds barred account of the life he lived as a wealthy businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist in China in the 1990's and early 2000's. He writes about the how the Chinese business system and the Communist Party works and the connection with wealthy individuals, corruption,…
 
Hot Topics Include: How to get customers to say “I’ll be Back”. Creating an emotional connection with customers. How technology has changed customer service….. If you want to learn the secrets behind exceptional customer service and how it can affect any business, this episode is CRITICAL for you!By Yitzchok Saftlas
 
Dr. Jennifer Joe, Whitney Family Professor of Accounting in the University of Delaware’s Accounting and Management Information Systems department, and Dr. Anu Sivaraman, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Delaware, join us to discuss their new course, Race in Business, why it matters for our students to develop an awareness of bi…
 
Bill McKay talks to Kathryn about the myth of lack of land. He says sprawl is a problem in big cities and small towns, whether it is new suburbs or big box commercial developments on the outskirts. Developers and some politicians regularly call on Councils to "free up" more land for development. The reason for this is that all Councils have city or…
 
Oat milk has become extremely popular in Aotearoa. At the start of this year cafe owners reported that they were running out of oat milk due to its popularity at barista counters across the country. The supply line is stretched, and it's not helped by the fact that a lot of oat milk has to be brought in from overseas. It's a problem that Morgan Maw…
 
Amid lockdown fatigue in Tamaki Makaurau, business pain and three Covid cases in Waikato all eyes are on today's big decision over Auckland's alert level. Ben, Shane and Kathryn also look at AUKUS, the security arrangement that New Zealand is not part of, and more rumblings about the National Party leadership. Shane Te Pou is a former candidate, ca…
 
Hone Smythe runs Horsemtrails from the small town of Owhango in the foothills of Ruapehu and Tongariro. He has ridden and trained horses for most of his life and knows the local region like the back of his hand. More recently, he's begun to explore the power of equine therapy for people struggling with their mental health. Hone is well aware of the…
 
AUKUS is causing anger & soul-searching in EU. Seamus says it's a diplomatic row that's unprecedented in modern times, with France recalling its ambassadors from the US and Australia. There's been angry reaction in Paris and Brussels after the announcement of a new trilateral security pact between the US, the UK and Australia took them by surprise,…
 
A New Zealand biotech company hopes results from a clinical trial it plans to run in Auckland could ultimately reduce the need for MIQ and limit vaccine wastage around the world. Auckland-based Pictor Limited is seeking 300 volunteers for a trial of its COVID-19 IgG antibody test, which can determine whether someone has a Covid spike protein, indic…
 
Concerns the boom in carbon farming will dictate the future of New Zealand's sheep, beef and production forestry, and questions over who has oversight over what one academic is calling "the biggest change in land use in New Zealand's modern history". Kathryn speaks with Professor of Farm Management and Agribusiness at Lincoln University Keith Woodf…
 
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