Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 13th July 2008

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, At The Movies, News Stories, Nine To Noon, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa

Arts on Sunday

Festival of Pacific Arts: Tanya Muagutiti'a
Lynn talks to Pacific Underground mainstay and Christchurch based musician Tanya Muagutiti'a about the upcoming Festival. [more]

Festival of Pacific Arts: Maaka Pohatu
Lynn talks to actor Maaka Pohatu about his part in the play 'Strange Resting Places'. [more]

NZSO in Beijing
Lynn talks to NZSO Chief Executive Peter Walls about thier part in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. [more]

Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Lynn talks to Amy Hollingsworth and Cameron McMillan who are performing in Romeo and Juliet for the RNZBC. [more]

Montana Poetry Day
Lucy Orbell previews some of the events around the regions. [more]

Black Hibiscus: Louise Stevenson
Richard Parmatatau talks to artist Louise Stevenson about her exhibition in Otara. [more]

Gith: Chris Else
Wellington author Chris Else talk to Lynn about his latest book Gith. [more]

Typography
Lynn talks to three leading type designers to see what exactly typography covers. [more]

Belfast Touring Poets Group
For tour details go to: www.myspace.com/screambluemurmur [more]

At The Movies

At the Movies for 9 July 2008
Simon Morris reviews Hancock and Journey From The Fall, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead. [more]

Nine To Noon

Feature Guest - Gary Marcus
Leading psychologist Gary Marcus talks us through the un-holy trinity of office life: boredom, worry and procrastination. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 13th July 2008
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 13th July 2008
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Spectrum

Spectrum for 13 July 2008
The Christchurch Truancy Service in action. [more]

Sunday Morning

Robert Frank - Richistan
A new book explores the lives and lifestyles of a new breed of millionaires. [more]

Mediawatch for 13 July 2008
Overdoing the drama of recent protests; helping hacks handle science; a broadcaster's fall from grace. [more]

Media and Public Opinion
Professor Maxwell McCombs examines the role of media in shaping public opinion. [more]

The Sunday Group - An Unchartered Course?
Irene Gardiner, Ian Johnstone, Paul Norris and Phil Wallington ponder the future for TVNZ. [more]

Ideas for 13 July 2008
Ideas looks this week at advertising. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo13 Hongongoi (July) 2008
Will holding science wananga on marae increase Maori enrolments at universities? [more]

News stories:

Former rest home worker charged with assault
Six residents have been moved out of their Auckland rest home after the district health board terminated its contract. [more]

Nelson flooding causes sewage spill
A ban on collecting shellfish and swimming in an area of Nelson is in place because of a sewage spill caused by Friday's flooding. [more]

Officer died doing what he loved, say family
The family of a Porirua policeman killed in the line of duty say they have lost a committed brother, son and police officer who died doing a job he loved. [more]

Quake at Hanmer Springs
An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the richter scale was recorded near Hanmer Springs on Sunday morning. It was at a depth of 15km. [more]

Latest NZ deployment to leave for Solomons
More New Zealand Defence Force personnel are to leave from Ohakea Air Base on Monday for a tour of duty in Solomon Islands to support. They are the seventh deployment to the RAMSI forces there. [more]

Dairy product prices to increase again
The Meadow Fresh and Tararua brands of dairy products are to increase in price by 2.6% - 4.9% from 21 July. [more]

Back-up needed for police in South Auckland
An experienced police officer says the deployment of more police in South Auckland will be futile, if it is not backed by the courts and social agencies. [more]

Arrest warrant issued for fraud suspect
An arrest warrant has been issued in the North Shore District Court for a suspected fraudster, believed to be using several identities. [more]

US mortgage lender goes bust
One of the largest mortgage lenders in the United States, the IndyMac Bank, has collapsed due to a liquidity crisis. It is reportedly the second-largest financial institution to fail in US history. [more]

Missing schoolgirl doesn't want to be found - police
Police in Tauranga say a schoolgirl who disappeared with a man nine days ago, does not want to be found. [more]

KiwiSaver change not needed - Employers Assn
The Employers and Manufacturers Association is critical of Government moves to allow employees to make a personal grievance claim if they're getting a bad deal under KiwiSaver. [more]

Veitch still has to confront what he did - lobby group
An anti-violence group says Tony Veitch's first interview since he admitted assaulting his former partner, shows he still has to confront what he did. [more]

Magic meets Swifts in trans tasman netball playoffs
Playoffs in netball's trans tasman championship begin on Sunday afternoon, when the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic meet the NSW Swifts. [more]

Minister of Broadcasting expects TVNZ report over Veitch
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when they knew it. [more]

Domestic power users paying too much - lobby group
An energy lobby group says an independent inquiry is needed to ensure electricity prices are being set at a fair rate for domestic consumers. [more]

Big house price drops for some regions
Several regions have shown large drops in house prices, with Manawatu, Wanganui and Wellington and Southland having the biggest falls in June. [more]

Talks over 'unwarranted' Jakarta beef ban
Trade Minister Phil Goff will meet Indonesian diplomats early next week over their temporary ban on New Zealand beef imports, which the Government says is unwarranted and unacceptable. [more]

Minister expects report from TVNZ over Veitch
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when they knew it. [more]

Hearing sought on Kahawai fisheries ruling
A hearing is being sought in the Supreme Court following a recent Court of Appeal judgement on Kahawai fisheries. [more]

Minister expects report from TVNZ over Veitch assault
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when they knew it. [more]

Tougher penalties for those in police chases - association
The Police Association wants tougher penalties introduced for fugitives who flee police by car. It wants vehicle confiscation and the action to be regarded as an aggravating factor when sentencing on any crime which involved a police chase. [more]

Foodbank numbers expected to rise
The Auckland City Mission expects the number of people using its foodbank will increase when prices of dairy products go up again. [more]

Bell wins third gold at swimming's world junior championship
Waitakere swimmer Daniel Bell continued his remarkable run with a third gold medal at the FINA World Junior Championships in Mexico. [more]

Swifts beat Magic in netball trans Tasman champs
The New South Wales Swifts have upset the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 57-56 in the trans Tasman netball competition's major semi-final in Hamilton on Sunday night. [more]

Falling rock poses danger at Shotover River
Several large pieces of a massive slab of rock hanging over the Shotover River in Queenstown have broken away and fallen down the hill toward the river. [more]

Swifts beat Magic in trans Tasman netball champs
The New South Wales Swifts have upset the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 57-56 in the trans Tasman netball competition's major semi final in Hamilton on Sunday night. [more]

National Young Farmer of the Year title announced
A Manawatu stay at home dad, David Skiffington, won the National Young Farmer of the Year title in Ashburton on Saturday. [more]

Less wood will be available on the West Coast - report
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry predictions show the amount of forest available for harvest on the South Island's West Coast will more than halve in the next seven years, but overall the South Island's wood availability will increase. [more]

Falling rock potentially dangerous at Shotover River
Several large pieces of a massive slab of rock hanging over the Shotover River in Queenstown have broken away and fallen down the hill toward the river. [more]

Minister expects report on TVNZ and Veitch assault
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when. [more]

Minister expects report on what TVNZ knew of Veitch assault
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when. [more]

Minister wants report on what TVNZ knew of Veitch assault
The Minister of Broadcasting says he expects to receive a report on who at Television New Zealand knew about Tony Veitch's assault on his former partner, and when. [more]