In Conversation with Noel Cheer

 

Mondays at 8:30pm on Stratos & Wednesdays at 7pm on Triangle

Wellington-based Noel Cheer has delivered more than 80 half-hour thought-provoking interviews. This month on In Conversation he will meet Ngahiraka Mason, Indigenous Curator for Auckland Art Gallery, Manying Ip, Professor at Auckland University in Asian Studies, Carole Beu from The Women’s Bookshop and Professor Brian Carpenter from Auckland University.

 

IN CONVERSATION WITH NOEL CHEER

Mondays at 8:30pm on Stratos & Wednesdays at 7pm on Triangle

From terrorism to wetlands, euthanasia to education and linguistics to libertarianism, Wellington-based Noel Cheer has delivered more than 80 half-hour thought-provoking interviews. Guests in July will include Trevor Grice, founder of the Life Education Trust who will talk about the Trust’s 43 mobile classrooms around the country on July 26 and Dr John Robinson, who will discuss how to deal with threats and NZ’s climate change on August 2.

Wednesdays at 7:30pm on Triangle and Thursdays at 9pm on Stratos

Wellington-based Noel Cheer’s business background makes it easy for him to talk to newsmakers and serve up  thought-provoking interviews. He has delivered more than 80 half-hour interviews on topics ranging from terrorism to wetlands, to euthanasia and libertarianism. Guests in April will include Tom Law, an organiser of the first Citizens’ and Ratepayers’ Conference on April 1, Dr Ghani from the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand on the life of Muslims in New Zealand on April 8 and  Dr Jan Pryor of the Families Commission on April 22nd.

On March31/April 1 the programme features Tom Law, an organiser of the first Citizens’ and Ratepayers’ Conference due to be held in Wellington on April 10th.

Dr Ghani from the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand discusses the life of Muslims in New Zealand on April 7/8.

The Chief Ombudsman, Beverley Wakem, is the guest on April 14/15.

She is followed a week later by Dr. Jan Pryor of the Families Commission on April 21/22. 

The April lineup ends on the 28/29th with Alasdair Finnie, the CEO of a government office whose mission is to help those who help others — the Office for the Community and Volunteer Sector.

Triangle TV Wednesdays 7.30pm; Stratos TV Thursdays 9pm

July editions of ‘In Conversation with Noel Cheer’ feature diplomacy and history .

Each week this programme brings intelligent and non-confrontational discourse to the public of New Zealand. In the month of July it features two diplomats and two historians.

On July 7 and 9, the British High Commissioner, George Fergusson, will discuss NZ/UK relations. He will be remembered affectionately by many as ‘Geordie’ during his father’s term as Governor General.

On July 14 and 16 we are privileged to present a Conversation with the Cuban Ambassador, José Luis Robaina Garcia.

The acclaimed New Zealand historian Prof. James Belich is the guest on July 21 and 23. He talks of themes behind his latest book, “Replenishing The Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of The Angloworld 1780-1930”.

Not truly an historian but a writer of part of the history of Fletcher Construction, former Managing Director Jack Smith discusses his written history of Fletcher Construction in this its centennial year. This is the Conversation for July 28 and 30.

‘In Conversation with Noel Cheer’ is broadcast on Tuesday evenings on TelstraSaturn Cable (Channel 50) in Wellington, Kapiti and Christchurch at 8:00pm. Triangle Television Auckland broadcast time is 8:30pm Tuesdays. ‘In Conversation’ is also broadcast nationally on Stratos at 9:30pm on Thursdays on the satellite platforms Freeview (Channel 21) and Sky Digital (Channel 89).

Continuing its style of bringing intelligent discourse to the public of New Zealand, the June lineup on Triangle’s ‘In Conversation’ contains an unparalled diversity of subject matter.

The Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Rosslyn Noonan, features on Tuesday June 2nd and Thursday June 4th.

The next guest is the veteran publisher Hugh Price of the publishing house Price Milburn. In following weeks viewers may hear a visiting Presbyterian minister from the US, Jim Symons, describing the sinister intrusion of fundamentalist politics into that country’s domestic and foreign policy. The fourth offering is Jarrod Coburn of the the New Zealand Resilience Trust. The month rounds out with Michael Nyein describing the Buddhist Monastery in Stokes Valley, near Wellington. ‘In Conversation with Noel Cheer’ is broadcast on Tuesday evenings on TelstraSaturn Cable (Channel 50) in Wellington, Kapiti and Christchurch at 8:00pm. Triangle Television Auckland broadcast time is 8:30pm Tuesdays. “In Conversation” is also broadcast nationally on Stratos at 9:30pm on Thursdays on the satellite platforms Freeview (Channel 21) and Sky Digital (Channel 89).

The April lineup of guests on “In Conversation” contains the diversity of subject matter and the quality of interviewed guests that the programme has come to be known for.

The guest on March 31 is Greg O’Connor of the Police Association. In following weeks viewers may see Assoc. Prof. Judith Davey warning us that “The Baby Boomers are Coming”; the recently-retired head of the Salvation Army in NZ, Garth McKenzie and Lyn Bavin, one of the enthusiasts behind the new meditational labyrinth at Hutt Hospital.

Triangle TV Tuesdays at 8.30pm; Stratos TV Thursdays at 9.30pm