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Seymour Library is our community's hub of learning and discovery. Our podcast, We Need to Talk About Books, is our way of sharing what we're reading, what we're looking forward to reading, news about the library and more!
 
A unique look at the artists that bring our favorite beers to life through their artwork, labels and design. This beer agnostic project will feature a new artist each week and explore their process, how they teamed up with the brewery and learn a little bit more about their story. Join us on this unique adventure into the Craft Beer industry.
 
Diving In is a conversation you will want to be part of - Louise and Virginia have been best friends since university - they share a passion for story telling and read loads of good books. Make yourself a cup of tea and listen in as they share the books they’ve been loving, and also the films, TV series, podcasts and articles they’ve enjoyed.
 
What does it look like to be who God created you to be no matter what? No matter your past, no matter your current circumstances, your relationship status, your career journey, no matter what life throws at you. Hanna Seymour and friends have vulnerable and life-giving conversations about what that actually looks like-- to be who God created you to be no matter what.
 
Follow the explorations of a comical pair of bears from the Wild West of America as they roam over Europe. All ages will laugh and enjoy the antics told in lively rhyme. (If you haven't yet made the acquaintance of these big, delightful bears, check out the first book in the series: "The Roosevelt Bears - Their Travels and Adventures." ( HannahMary)
 
Toying with the distinctions between reader and narrator, author and character, imagination and perception, Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole's The Golden Scarecrow, in nine chapters, presents nine stories of nine children, united by location, more or less. A tenth story of a tenth life, divided into Prologue and Epilogue, provides a different sort of unity. These gentle and horrible tales of the weird may seem suitable for young readers, then again, they may not. (Summary by Cynthia Moyer)
 
Join Travel Advisors and Disney Destination Experts Ryan Hedstrom and Shayne Seymour as they share travel tips, travel ideas, and travel experiences to help you become a Travel- Planning Superhero. Maximize enjoyment of your travel with the Must-DOs, avoid stress and misery with the Must-Do-NOTs, or dream along as Ryan, Shayne, and their guests regale their travel stories. You’ll enjoy travel tips, ideas, and stories so that you can experience the magic of amazing travel destinations like Di ...
 
Director John Slattery (Mad Men) discusses his latest film. God’s Pocket is a darkly comic crime drama starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and an ensemble cast made up of some of independent film’s finest character actors, including Richard Jenkins (Jack Reacher, The Visitor), Christina Hendricks, John Turturro (Transformers, Fading Gigolo) and Eddie Marsan (Filth, Tyrannosaur). Hosted by Charles Gant at the Apple store, Regent Street in London.
 
Experience the wonder and excitement of watching wild birds! Suzy shares her observations, interviews and bird walks with guests, and stories from listeners around the world. Featured birds are primarily from the UK, Europe and North America. Subscribe to the show! Join us in the Facebook Group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB on Twitter @CasualBirderPod or on Instagram @CasualBirderPodcast
 
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It's the return of the Mid-month episode of P.S. I Still Love Hoffman. Find out who won our rewatch poll between Cold Mountain and Happiness. Also, Kyle and Brian break down the casting of Philip Seymour Hoffman's son Cooper in the new Paul Thomas Anderson film.By Brian Rodriguez and Kyle Reinfried
 
In this episode Daniel brings back Dave Seymour from A&E’s “Flipping Boston” and Kevin Tuttle, who spent over 20 years in the hedge fund space and real estate investing to discuss the current housing market and looming economic crisis. Dave & Kevin provide some very valuable insight and information in regards to the housing market, US economy, and …
 
Did God punish Jesus in our place on the cross? William Lane Craig’s new book ‘Atonement and the Death of Christ’ is a major new defence of Penal Substitutionary Atonement. He discusses the doctrine of atonement with Greg Boyd who has been a critic of PSA and an advocate of the Christus Victor view of the cross. Atonement and the Death of Christ: h…
 
He's not your usual Sunday morning visitor, but a cheeky kea has managed to let himself into a Nelson living room as part of his new routine of calling in on houses in a suburban neighbourhood. While backyard tui and weka are common in Glenduan, Ken the kea is a new addition - and he's making himself quite at home. Ken has been taunting pets, teari…
 
The West Coast was a campaign battleground yesterday - with both the National and Labour leader there trying to woo voters. Judith Collins had a packed schedule visiting local businesses and mingling with the public - while Jacinda Ardern's visit was more low key, focused on health facilities rather than public events. RNZ political reporter Yvette…
 
Hercules Investments’ CEO James McDonald joins the desk with a dire warning about where the market is heading, and a shocking prediction about how soon it could happen. Plus a bold call on a beaten down sector and the cloud ETF that soared this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Alexis Mersel of Instant Pot cookbook fame ("Everyday Instant Pot"; "Healthy Instant Pot"; "Instant Pot Soups") grew up “fueled for fashion.” After studying in Paris, she landed dream jobs at Elle, Harper's Bazaar, In Style and Mirabella. When the digital boom hit, she abandoned print and jumped in, working for fashionmall.com and later Martha Stew…
 
This week’s featured artist is S.Y. Espinal. We came to learn of her creativity and calling through the label collaboration with Bronx Brewery. When breweries promote and celebrate art and people it creates a positive experience that resonates with me and makes me want to learn more about all parties.We caught SYE on an IG Live with the brewery and…
 
Cricket and netball are the latest sports to be given the green light to host international tours and tests in New Zealand. It was confirmed that the West Indies and Pakistan cricket teams will tour New Zealand this summer, with the Silver Ferns to host England in a three-test series starting next month. It comes after the Wallabies were given the …
 
The continued rise of New Zealand MMA reaches a new high point on Sunday. Four fighters from Auckland's City kickboxing gym will compete at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi, headlined by world champion Israel Adesanya defending his title. The reigning New Zealand Sportsman of the Year will be challenged by another undefeated fighter - Brazil's Paulo Costa. But…
 
A renters advocacy group says tenants around the country are looking at rent increases of up to 30 percent as a freeze comes to an end. The government put a stop to rent increases from the start of the Covid-19 lockdown in March until today. On Parliament's lawn today, Renters United asked politicians to commit to supporting fairer rents and soluti…
 
Today marks six months since the country entered full lockdown. At 11.59 on March 25, the country moved into Covid-19 Alert Level 4, introducing some of the strictest public health measures seen anywhere in the world. Now, half a year on, how do New Zealanders remember that time, what do they make of the past six months, and what impact has it had …
 
Some of Christchurch's earthquake damaged red-zone land is another step closer to having some long term decisions made about its future. Today the Minister of Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Megan Woods, formally handed over ownership of 70 hectares of land to the Christchurch City Council. The land gifted to the council is in the coastal suburb…
 
Winston Peters says New Zealand's border will re-open sooner than people think and mass immigration should be consigned to the past. With foreign arrivals flat-lining, we asked the main political parties what the future of immigration should look like. Labour says there will be a new normal while National wants to introduce a tech visa, ushering in…
 
Officials have identified 35 close contacts of the three community covid-19 cases who travelled to Taupo. Eight have returned negative test results, while the rest have been or are in the process of being tested and are self-isolating. It's as businesses in Taupo say they're disappointed and shocked the family visited recently. Most have reopened f…
 
The Silver Ferns and the Black Caps will resume international play next month with both sports being given the all clear to host international teams. The Silver Ferns will host England in a three-test series in Hamilton, with the first test on Wednesday October 28. New Zeland Cricket has also confirmed today that the West Indies and Pakistan will p…
 
Aucklanders fleeing the city for the school holidays are being urged to be patient as they hit the road out of town, with damage to the Harbour Bridge still causing some delays. Two of the bridge's eight lanes are out of action while repairs are done - that work is adding to the usual Friday night congestion. There have also been two crashes on the…
 
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says a "dangerous settlement" at Ihumātao is just around the corner and only his party will stop it. During a speech at Orewa to around 100 people today, Mr Peters said any deal over the disputed land would trigger a landslide of treaty claims at enormous taxpayer expense. He then went on to deny race-baiting…
 
With rising coronavirus cases and workers fleeing the cities and working from home, is commercial real estate about to face some serious pain? Jonathan Litt, founder of LANDandBUILDINGS joins us with some answers. Plus former FDIC chair Sheila Bair tells us why she’s surprised by the performance of the big banks. Learn more about your ad choices. V…
 
In episode 77, I share my thoughts on the Virtual Birdfair, give an update on my garden birds, and tell you about my summer bird walks. Plus, there’s exciting news about a group eBird account for The Casual Birder Podcast and I invite you to participate in the upcoming Global Bird Weekend Time stamps: 00:00:54 Virtual Birdfair 00:04:53 Group eBird …
 
What happens when you spend three years working to create a virtual world for international audiences - only for a pandemic to disrupt it all? A Miramar creative duo took their own personal and painful experience and created a short film entirely in virtual reality. Checkpoint caught up with them two years ago when they were part-way through the pr…
 
A man has given a harrowing account of the consequences to his life after going into state care in the 1970s. Earl White, which is a pseudonym, has given evidence to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission sitting in Auckland. Mr White was physically abused by his father and step-father before going to the Epuni Boys Home and Hokio Beach School. RNZ rep…
 
New Zealand Rugby has been left blindsided and angry after SANZAR released the draw for the end of year Rugby Championship forcing the All Blacks to spend Christmas in quarantine. The draw sees the All Blacks playing their final test against Australia on the 12th of December in Sydney, ending a week later than the team had initially anticipated. Th…
 
Turning youthful aggression into a constructive career is behind a mentorship programme set-up by one of the biggest names in New Zealand's thriving mixed martial arts scene. Dan Hooker is ranked fifth in the UFC's lightweight division - just one spot behind Irish megastar Conor McGregor. But the fighter known as "The Hangman" - isn't content with …
 
The national body of kura kaupapa is accusing the Ministry of Education of institutional racism in the way it prioritises total immersion Māori schools for repairs and rebuilds. A Christchurch kura has been riddled with mould and leaking buildings for the past ten years. It says the Ministry of Education initially told them the school would be rebu…
 
Work will get underway on an access road to a popular Fiordland track soon, after it was partly wiped out by floodwaters. Locals have been calling for the road into the popular Hollyford track to be opened by summer for walkers. Today, the Southland District Council and Waka Kotahi met with other stakeholders to discuss what to do with the road and…
 
Auckland Council has chosen to slightly ease water restrictions, but the region's water woes are far from over. Restrictions on commercial users will be eased first - but loosening of restrictions on residential users is yet to be decided. The continuing water crisis still weights heavy on councillors minds, with the city's dams currently just 67 p…
 
A Christchurch hospital dentist says people are coming close to death in order to manage the pain of untreated dental disease themselves. Within the last two months, at least one person a week is being admitted to ICU at Christchurch hospital over untreated dental infection. Eleisha Foon spoke with dental care specialist Juliet Gray, who says peopl…
 
Judith Collins has been out on the campaign trail with a bold call today - claiming Jacinda Ardern hates farmers. It's part of National's fierce attempt to put agriculture back on the agenda - accusing Labour of taking farmers for granted. National is promising to unwind much of Labour's reform this term. It unveiled its plan in Gisborne while Jaci…
 
The Imam of the Al Noor mosque is calling for a reform of the country's hate speech laws to include religion. Jacinda Ardern unveiled a plaque at the mosque today to honour the 51 worshippers killed in the March 15 terror attacks. She later promised to include religion in the country's hate speech laws - a move National's Judith Collins has ruled o…
 
It's been revealed an Auckland family infected with Covid-19 holidayed in Taupo and broke alert level rules by gathering in large groups before they knew they were infected. The cases are linked to a man who tested positive five days after completing managed isolation in Christchurch after flying in from India via Fiji on 26 August. The man flew ho…
 
The All Blacks are facing Christmas in quarantine - unless their demand for a Rugby Championship schedule change is met. SANZAAR today announced the All Blacks final match is set for the December 12 in Sydney - meaning they will need to isolate until at least Boxing Day on their return. New Zealand had been hoping the tournament involving Australia…
 
Get psyched for Halloween with the 2nd part of our paranormal investigation conversation with NTParanormal's lead investigator, Ashton Rogers. The Truth About Paranormal Investigation Topics covered today: Heightened awareness vs. a meditative state and Paranormal Investigation Has anything happened in an investigation that has affected you? Ghost …
 
The Dow erased early gains to close near the day’s lows, while the Nasdaq dropped more than 3%. This as the White House meets with state AGs to rein in protections for the tech sector. The traders break down whether the day’s action was a warning shot for investors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The power of sound for transformation has been long documented. I spent several years working with music for healing and for the exploration of consciousness. Then there is the sound of the human voice. My guest today has spent decades researching and developing ground-breaking ways of accessing the power of voice for profound change. Bonus: Listen…
 
A new, previously unknown case of covid has emerged as likely being the country's first. The Ministry of Health says it has uncovered the find after a Waikato man returned a weak positive test this week that was, in fact an old infection. And it has revealed three more current cases - not connected to the Auckland cluster - that effectively means t…
 
Our travel wings have been clipped with the borders closed for the foreseeable future but there may be some hope on the horizon. Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions wants to operate 'bubble expeditions' offering New Zealanders the chance to cruise our own country and perhaps Australia in the future. The boutique luxury cruise company, which is alr…
 
Today marks one year since the discovery of the body of Mason Pendrous in his room at his Canterbury University accommodation. The 19-year-old lay dead for between two and four weeks at the Sonoda Building before he was found by a friend. Since then the university and Campus Living, the private company that operates the halls, have rung the changes…
 
Two years after medicinal cannabis was made legal in Britain, many doctors are still not prescribing it. And although it's early days, with only one medical cannabis product approved for use in New Zealand, our GPs appear to be in the same camp. British psychiatrist David Nutt is the author of new research on prescription trends of cannabis-based p…
 
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