Radio New Zealand - Saturday, 7th July 2007

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This page features: Access All Areas, News Stories, Our Changing World

Access All Areas

Access All Areas: The Reunion Epidemic
Trevor Reekie looks at the phenomena of bands getting back together again. Tim Stewart of the recently reformed and rejuvenated Supergroove talks to Trevor about the reunion epidemic. [more]

Our Changing World

Adelie Penguins
Research zoologist Kerry Barton spends her summers at one of the noisiest penguin colonies in Antarctica. [more]

Whale Survey
Justin Gregory joins DOC's annual whale survey in Cook Strait. [more]

TB Researcher
Kylie Quinn is an award winning PhD student working on a new vaccine to tackle TB. [more]

News stories:

Pacific church leaders condemn ignorance of climate change
A panel of Pacific church leaders who in the past week have listened to the plight of the countries most affected by climate change have come out strongly against those... [more]

More violence reported during PNG election
Reports are coming in from Papua New Guinea's Highlands of alleged violent clashes between police and MPs in Enga, a week into the country's general election. The reports say police... [more]

New secretary for Cook's Manihiki Island
The Cook Islands MP for Manihiki Island says a dispute over the appointment of the island's secretary has been resolved. Cabinet has approved Arthur Neale as Manihiki's island secretary over... [more]

American Samoa trainee doctors lose funding
The LBJ Hospital in American Samoa is no longer providing financial assistance for doctors who have not passed the United States Medical Licensure Examination to prepare for and sit the... [more]

Government funding for Tongan youth deferred till next year
The Tongan government's proposed fund for trade and technical training has been deferred until next year. The government's proposal was to collect a one percent levy on Income Tax that... [more]

Fiji landowners get ancestral land back
An indigenous Fijian landowning unit which has been fighting for the return of their ancestral land for 40 years have had their wishes fulfilled by the interim administration. Radio Legend... [more]

Low response to Marshall's micro-loan programme
The Bank of Marshall Islands is to change loan policies for it's Taiwan-funded 'micro-loans' programme and step-up isolated community outreach programmes following a drop in the number of loans issued. [more]

Senior Fiji police officers to be sent on leave during investigations
Senior officers in the Fiji Police Force are expected to be sent on leave due to pending internal investigations. The Fijilive website reports the newly appointed police commissioner, Captain Esala... [more]

Fiji rugby legend resigns coaching role
Waisele Serevi, the man who mesmerized the rugby sevens world for almost 20 years with his extraordinary skill and talent, has resigned as coach of the Fiji national 7s side. [more]

Fiji interim PM says he won't be bullied into general election
Fiji's interim prime minister says general elections will not be held just to please the international community. Commodore Frank Bainimarama has told Radio Legend that the interim administration can only... [more]