9:00am to Midday with Andrew Urquhart, also included are the daily lifestyle segments which feature new topics every day.
A University student is putting books in the hands of Afghan children through the virtual world and distributing to villages in Afghanistan as part of his PhD project. Tariq Harbibyar has a goal of seeing five million Afghan children having access to his book by 2020 and talks with Andrew.
Professor Stephen Hoadley comments on the deal between Iran and Israel that will see Iran neutralize it’s highly-enriched uranium stockpile in exchange for billions of dollars’ worth of sanctions relief.
London-born Jozy Pollock shouldn’t be alive today. She should have been at Sharon Tate's home on that warm summer night of August 8th, 1969, when a terrible murder took place. It was a migraine headache delayed her plans and she consequently escaped a horrible nightmare inflicted on the national psyche by Charles Manson and his followers. She has since been a prison chaplain.
Voting papers are arriving in letterboxes for the citizens initiated referendum on asset sales. Eligible voters are being asked whether they support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Energy, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand, Dr Bryce Edwards from Otago Uni chats with Andrew.
You may be surprised to learn that there are 200 Christian chaplains serving in State schools across New Zealand, a small number considering there are over 2500 primary and secondary schools but that may be about to change. State school chaplaincy has been rebranded and reorganised and is ready to raise its profile and numbers. Simon Greening the Chief Executive of Lifewalk Trust is in studio and chats with Andrew.
Gunmen who said they intended to kill a Christian in Mogadishu, Somalia for spreading his faith shot him to death last month, the victim's neighbor said.
It’s been quite a year for Vance and Jasmine McPhee with a facebook page numbering 65,000 likes and a book on the way. Now the couple have won a scholarship from AMP to kickstart their business of providing low-cost groceries to low-income families. Vance McPhee chats with Andrew.