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The cost of obesity - Professor Boyd Swinburn

Friday, 24 October 2014, 3:30 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Boyd Swinburn Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health University of Auckland More >>

Liam Butler interviews David Downs

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 3:22 pm | ElderNet

David Downs strong interest in innovative companies, and his pride in New Zealand, lead him to work at government agency New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, where he helps local businesses grow internationally More >>

Liam Butler interviews Nelson’s Iron Lady

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 2:10 pm | ElderNet

Gail, you are known in Nelson for your tireless community service and astute governance. You are also a big fan of Irons. Tell me more... More >>

Oamaru: New Zealand's living Victorian town

Friday, 10 October 2014, 4:26 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Paul Sorrell author of Oamaru: New Zealand's living Victorian town More >>

Frances Denz MNZM author of Hope and Rehabilitation

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 5:26 pm | ElderNet

In Hope and Rehabilitation $19.95 www.stellaris.co.nz Frances Denz MNZM graphically demonstrates the power of hope and work. Although Frances had cancer for thirty years, she established and ran four businesses in that period. Today Frances is a professional ... More >>

Fiona Eadie, author of 100 best Native Plants for NZ Gardens

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:39 pm | ElderNet

For the past 12 years Fiona Eadie has been head gardener at Larnach Castle, whose gardens are internationally renowned. Her book ' 100 best Native Plants for New Zealand Gardens' $45 www.randomhouse.co.nz features inspirational and practical advice on ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews author of Teddy One-Eye

Friday, 3 October 2014, 4:17 pm | ElderNet

Scary, funny, heart-warming and magical, this story of love and loss by one of our best-loved writers and illustrators for children is written with great fondness for the delights of childhood. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Jill Brewis

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:14 pm | ElderNet

Fresh Produce from the Garden to the Table $30 www.calicopublishing.co.nz/book/the-growers-cookbook More >>

The Power and the Peril of Oil author Firooz Eftekhar Zadeh

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:49 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Firooz Eftekhar Zadeh author of 'The Power and the Peril of Oil More >>

Dr Chris Perkins, Selwyn Cetre for Ageing and Spirituality

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:58 pm | ElderNet

Dr Chris Perkins, MB ChB (Otago) FRANZCP, Diploma of Professional Ethics (Auckland) leads The Selwyn Centre for Ageing and Spirituality. She has been a psychiatrist for older people since 1992, and currently works as a locum in addition to her role ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Erik Olssen

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:28 am | ElderNet

Erik Olssen is the author of Working Lives c.1900: A photographic essay which gives a rare and fascinating view into working class life and the nature of work in New Zealand's first industrial suburbs. More >>

Liam Butler Interviews Alan Clarke

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:50 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler Interviews Alan Clarke, Author of 'The Great NZ Work, Money and Retirement puzzle'. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Rosamund Vallings

Monday, 8 September 2014, 11:53 am | ElderNet

Dr Rosamund Vallings MNZM, MB BS has been working hard for many years to help lift the stigma surrounding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME). More >>

Maryan Street on issues of importance to older people

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:48 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Hon Maryan Street MP on issues of importance to older New Zealanders More >>

John Collyns on taking the heat out of the housing crisis

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:15 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews John Collyns, RVA Executive Director on taking the heat out of the housing crisis. More >>

Interview With Professor Tanya Bryon

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:21 pm | ElderNet

The Skeleton Cupboard $34.99 www.macmillan.co.nz is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the eyes of her naive and inexperienced ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Professor Robin Fraser

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:25 pm | ElderNet

Emeritus Professor Robin Fraser ONZM, BSc, MB BS(Syd), PhD(ANU), MD(Otago), FRCPA keeps his interest in the liver sieve as visiting professor to the University of Sydney. This work is directed by Prof. David Le Couteur (Centre for Education and ... More >>

PM Key on benefits of a ‘rock star economy' to older people

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:55 pm | ElderNet

The ‘rock star economy' title was one person's view and, while flattering, is certainly not how I would categorise it. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Hon David Cunliffe

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:43 pm | ElderNet

With older Kiwis comprising a growing proportion of New Zealand's population we all need to recognise the significant contribution they make to society - not only as taxpayers and consumers, but as employers, paid workers and volunteers. More >>

Interview: Geoff Chapple, Founding CEO of the Te Araroa Trust

Monday, 28 July 2014, 4:21 pm | ElderNet

This year Geoff has again updated his guidebook of Te Araroa Trail: The Long Pathway to include route changes. It is the official guide to New Zealand's greatest walk. Random House NZ $49.99 www.randomhouse.co.nz More >>



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