Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 28th September 2008

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, At The Movies, News Stories, One In Five, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa

Arts on Sunday

Schubert's Death
Shirley Horrocks has made a documentary on the emergence of the New Dance Group in the 1940's. [more]

On-line Auctioning
How safe is on-line art dealing? Lucy Orbell investigates. [more]

Film and TV designer Barbara Drake talks about the TV series 'The Pretender'. [more]

Who does the current copyright law actually benefit - artists or those who buy their work? [more]

Daddy's home
Jackie Clarke reviews 'Daddy's Home', which is on at the Basement in Auckland. [more]

Palliative Care
Palliative Care by Emily Duncan premieres at Dunedin's Globe Theatre this week. [more]

Writers Block: Philip Norman
Philip Norman has won an award which means he can write a companion book to his biography of composer Douglas Lilburn. [more]

Writers Block: Helen Rickerby
Helen Rickerby is editor, co-founder and co-managing director of JAAM magazine, and runs Seraph Press. [more]

Parliamentary Library
Library historian John Martin has written about the history of the Parliamentary Library. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 24 September 2008
Simon Morris reviews Wall-E, The Rain of the Children and the comedy Stepbrothers. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for 28 September 2008
More information and ideas from Rehab International's world congress in Quebec. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 28 September 2008
8pm tp 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 28 September 2008
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions,all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 28 September 2008
Ken Kendall reminisces on sculpture, Kiwis and God on his 80th birthday in rural Wairarapa. [more]

Sunday Morning

Seeking Asylum in Australia
Susie Latham talks to Chris Laidlaw about Australia's track record on its treatment of asylum seekers. [more]

Mediawatch for 28 September 2008
This week a departing MP takes her parting shot at the press, and coverage of the milk contamination crisis in China. [more]

What would Jesus do?
A quest to live the ultimate biblical life, and to follow every single rule in the Bible-as literally as possible. [more]

The Sunday Group : Managing Fisheries
NZ is said to have one of the most sustainable fish management systems in the world but it's still not without its problems. [more]

Ideas for 28 September 2008
As the world changes around it, how can Samoa adapt, thrive, and yet still remain Samoan. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 28 Mahuru (September) 2008
According to Kero Opai transliterations the sexist nature of the english language is damaging the integrity of Te Reo Maori. [more]

News stories:

Brown and Smail will represent NZ at World Cup
The New Zealand golfers Mark Brown and David Smail will represent New Zealand at the 2008 World Cup at the Mission Hills Golf Club in China in November. Brown, the highest ... [more]

Cycling's governing body throws doubt on Armstrong's comeback
The International Cycling Union has raised doubts over whether Lance Armstrong will be legally allowed to compete at January's Tour Down Under in Australia. The seven-time Tour de France winner has ... [more]

Stoner frustrated by insect
The Australian MotoGP defending world champion Casey Stoner has blamed an insect for costing him pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix as he tries to close on points leader Valentino ... [more]

Extended daylight saving applauded
A survey has found that while most New Zealanders support the extension to daylight saving, many dairy farmers are against it. [more]

Arsenal stunned by promoted Hull City
Chelsea and Liverpool maintained their unbeaten starts to the English premier League football season while early pace setter Arsenal has tumbled to fourth after being upset 2-1 by Hull City. Chelsea ... [more]

Durham win English County championship
Durham has become England's County cricket champions for the first time after dismissing Kent before lunch in their four day game and then seeing Nottinghamshire lose to Hampshire at Trent Bridge. ... [more]

Future of 250cc class to be decided
Manufacturers of Grand Prix racing motorcycles have proposed to abolish the 250cc class in 2011 to make way for a new 600cc engine category. The sport's governing body, the International Motorcycling ... [more]

Roddick and Jankovic reach finals in Beijing
The American tennis player Andy Roddick has overcome German Bjorn Phau 6-2 6-7 6-1 to reach the final of the China Open. Roddick, who is in the hunt for four remaining ... [more]

Gun fired during domestic dispute
A man was expected to appear in court on Friday following an incident in which the Armed Offenders Squad was deployed in Gisborne on Thursday night. Police say it appears to have been a domestic-related incident. [more]

Wellington bus services back to normal
Bus services in Wellington were back to normal on Friday after bus drivers and the bus company agreed to return to negotiations over pay. [more]

Markets down amid wrangling over US bailout
Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were lower on Friday, as political wrangling over a proposed plan to bail out troubled American financial systems kept investors cautious. [more]

European shares fall
The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares ended 1.8% lower on Friday night. [more]

Kiesanowski eighth in Italy
The New Zealand cyclist Joanne Kiesanowski has finished eighth in the women's elite road race at the UCI World Championships in Italy. The Team Tibco professional was prominent in the sprint ... [more]

Vaughan to miss England's tour of India
The former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan will be left out of England's Test squad to tour India. Vaughan, who resigned during his side's recent series defeat against South Africa, will ... [more]

Woman killed in two car collision
An elderly woman died in a two-car accident at Whakamarama in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday morning. [more]

Meat workers may be exposed to contagious disease
A Massey University study has found that meat workers could be exposed to the contagious disease leptospirosis when handling sheep carcasses. [more]

Milford Road reopens
Life is getting back to normal in Milford Sound with tourists starting to return to the town after it was cut off for five days. [more]

Penguin trust wins international conservation award
The Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust has become the first New Zealand organisation to win a prestigious international award for innovative conservation. [more]

Drink-driving blitz nabs 74 West Aucklanders
The police say a weekend drink-driving blitz in West Auckland found 74 motorists driving with excess breath alcohol. [more]

Man trapped for 10 hours "in reasonably good spirits"
A man at the centre of a rescue operation on Sunday morning was in reasonably good spirits when emergency services reached him, despite being trapped in a truck for ten hours. [more]

Plea for Asian community to work more closely with police
The Asian Council on Reducing Crime says the Asian community needs to work more closely with the police. [more]

Fisheries officers need batons and pepper spray - union
The union representing fisheries officers says it is disappointing they do not have access to pepper spray and batons. [more]

Midlands win national hockey league
Midlands won the national hockey league for the first time on Sunday, beating Auckland 4-2 in the final. [more]

Wellington retains Ranfurly Shield
Wellington have retained rugby's Ranfurly Shield, eventually winning 26-20 after a spirited challenge by Tasman at Westpac Stadium in the capital on Saturday. [more]

A quarter of young voters not enrolled
The Electoral Commission says a quarter of younger voters still have not enrolled to take part in this year's general election. [more]

Poll puts National 13% ahead of Labour
The gap between the Labour Party and the National Party has widened slightly in a poll released on Sunday. [more]

Police say possible "sinister motive" in attempted abduction
Police say a motive more sinister than abduction may have been behind an attack in Lower Hutt on Saturday night. [more]

Wellington Phoenix upset Sydney in A-league soccer
The Phoenix have belied their lowly position on the A-League soccer ladder to upset competition heavyweights Sydney 2-1 in Sunday's round six in Wellington. [more]