Radio New Zealand - Saturday, 15th September 2007

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This page features: Musical Chairs, News Stories, Sunday Morning

Musical Chairs

Mother Goose on Musical Chairs
Mother Goose formed in Dunedin in 1975. Right from the beginning the band had a unique approach to music and the performance of it. They soon moved to Australia and shot to stardom. After 25 year apart, Mother Goose reformed in 2007 to play the headline spot at Re:Sound, a concert celebrating Dunedin heritage. [more]

Sunday Morning

Insight Sunday 16 September: Family Violence
What are some of the obstacles that prevent people from reporting domestic violence? [more]

News stories:

Life expectancy of Guam dump could be doubled
Guam's Department of Public Works says it can double the remaining life expectancy of its main Ordot dump by limiting the trash being hauled in. The Pacific Daily News reports... [more]

Manu Samoa calls Sailosi Tagicakibau for replacement
The Manu Samoa rugby team has called Fiji's Sailosi Tagicakibau to replace injured Anetele'a Tuilagi, who was ruled out after serious injuries obtained during a warm-up game before the opening... [more]

NZ officials will monitor Tokelau referendum next month
New Zealand officials will head to the Pacific territory of Tokelau next month to monitor a referendum on its future. The people of Tokelau will decide whether it should become... [more]

Fiji's Public Service Commission suspends another civil servant
Fiji's Public Service Commission has suspended another civil servant - the second in two weeks - for blogging on an anti-government website. The Fiji Sun reports that last week the... [more]

Fiji High Court directs lawyers to agree on contentious issues in Qarase challenge
The Suva High Court has directed lawyers for the deposed Fiji prime minister and the state to agree on the contentious issues they want to court to decide on before... [more]

New radio service for Yahukimo district in Papua
People in the Yahukimo district of Indonesia's Papua region have welcomed the launch of a new radio station, Pikonane, in their area. The Jakarta Post reports that the station was... [more]

Indonesians contribute radio sets to remote Papua area
Indonesians have donated hundreds of radio sets for people in the Yahukimo district of Papua region where a new radio station has been launched. Indonesia's only independent radio news agency,... [more]

PNG government has concerns over Australian officials under ECP
The Papua New Guinea government says it is concerned about the placement of Australian officials in PNG government departments under the Enhanced Cooperation Program. The Australian government has welcomed plans... [more]

Greenpeace has no position regarding exports of live dolphins
Greenpeace says it has no position regarding the export of live dolphins. The Solomons Islands government has taken up the export of live dolphin recently despite a ban introduced in... [more]

Solomons opposition says govt threat over RIPEL could frighten foreign investors
The Solomon Islands opposition says the government threatens to frighten away foreign investors if it tries to nationalise the troubled Russell Islands Plantations Limited. RIPEL, whose workers have been on... [more]

NZ development agency welcomes SPREP meetings
The New Zealand Agency for International Development says the Pacific Regional Environment Programme meetings are a good way to see how funding has been used in the Pacific. The SPREP... [more]

New SPREP programmes underway in Kiribati
The New Zealand representative at the 16th Pacific Regional Environment Programme currently underway in Samoa has given details of new projects underway in Kiribati. Andrew Bignell from New Zealand's Conservation... [more]

NZ Conservation department welcomes MOU signed at SPREP meeting
New Zealand's Andrew Bignall from the Conservation Department has welcomed the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the World Conservation Union or IUCN and SPREP. The MOU was signed at the... [more]