Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 2nd November 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

Peter Kirby
An American filmmaker is re-telling the story of threee New Zealanders serving in France and Egypt during World War 1. [more]

Peter Robinson
Winner of the Walter's Art Prize 2008. [more]

Kohai Grace
Weaver Kohai Grace has just returned from San Francisco where she was artist in residence at the de Young Fine Arts Museum. [more]

Kids in Art
Lucy Orbell looks at a new book aimed at getting Kiwi kids interested in art, and asks the target market what they think of it. [more]

Dance Review - Don Quixote
Lyne Pringle reviews the Royal NZ Ballet's production of Don Quixote. [more]

Justin Morgan
The Wellington artist talks about his recent time in Slovenia at the 'Arhipelag' International Contemporary Arts Festival. [more]

Writer's Block - Sonata for Miriam
Linda Olsson describes her novel, Sonata for Miriam, which follows her internationally acclaimed collection of short stories. [more]

Writer's Block - Second Violins
Marco Sonzogni and Catherine Chidgey discuss a new collection based on unfinished Katherine Mansfield stories. [more]

NZ Sculpture OnShore
Curator Rob Garrett looks ahead to the NZ Sculpture OnShore festival overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. [more]

At The Movies

At the Movies for 29 October 2008
Simon Morris reviews two English films about ambition - Brideshead Revisited and How To Lose Friends and Alienate People. And Israeli director Eran Kolirin talks about his award-winning film The Band's Visit. [more]

One In Five

One In Five for 2 November 2008
Inclusive education advocate debates National's policy on special education with the Party's education spokesperson. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 2 November 2008
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 2 November 2008
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 2 November 2008
Annette Beaney's theatrical wigs for many New Zealand produced operas and big musicals. [more]

Sunday Morning

Professor Nigel Roberts
Tells us what parliamentary architecture reveals about a country. [more]

Mediawatch for 2 November 2008
Politicians at home, flip-flopping on polls and election innovations online. [more]

Grahame Sydney
Talks about the pains and the pleasures of photographing Antarctica. [more]

The Sunday Group
This week looks at how to survive the turmoil of the world financial crisis. [more]

Ideas for 2 November 2008 - Campaign '68 (Part 1)
We go back 40 years to the 1968 American presidential campaign and ask; was this the start of divisive political tactics? [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 2 Whiringa-a-rangi (November) 2008
In 2005 remnants of a Pa from the 1800's were discovered metres from mainstreet Wellington, Maraea investigates. [more]

News stories:

All Blacks take series with 19-14 win over Australia
The All Blacks came from behind to beat Australia 19-14 in their Bledisloe Cup test in Hong Kong to complete a 3-1 series victory. [more]

Saha ends goal drought to sink Fulham
Louis Saha finally ended his Everton goal drought to clinch a 1-0 victory over his former club Fulham in Ebnglish football's premier league. Saha had gone eight games without a goal ... [more]

Ingram continues hot form
The New Zealand swimmer Melissa Ingram has continued her hot form in Singapore with another win and a second placing on the first night of finals in the fourth round ... [more]

Sellers accused of withholding information about leaky homes
An organisation targeting leaky home syndrome says some real estate agents and vendors failed to tell prospective buyers about leaks. [more]

Group gains global support in bid to save Capital's pigeons
A newly-established pressure group has gained international support, as it tries to persuade civic leaders not to shoot Wellington's pigeons. [more]

Liverpool off top as Spurs' Redknapp revival continues
A stoppage time winner has knocked Liverpool off top spot in English football's Premier League as Tottenham's unbeaten run under Harry Redknapp continued with a 2-1 victory at White Hart Lane. ... [more]

Westwood shines in the rain at Valderrama
Lee Westwood has set up a tense climax to the European Order of Merit title race after climbing into second place behind Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen at the weather-hit Volvo Masters in ... [more]

High number of police callouts despite bad weather
The police say they attended an unusually high number of incidents around the country on Saturday night and Sunday morning. [more]

New forest investment will boost NZ transport says research institute
Scientific development in producing ethanol has led to calls for a major investment in new forests to provide future fuel needs. [more]

Better education could have prevented horror accident
An organiser of Saturday's Coromandel Peninsula K2 cycle race in which a man received head and spinal injuries in a pile up says better education is needed to avoid accidents of this kind. [more]

Horomia now leading Fox in Ikaroa-Rawhiti - poll
The latest Marae-DigiPoll shows a turnaround in the seat of Ikaroa-Rawhiti, with Labour Party candidate Parekura Horomia taking the lead from the Maori Party's Derek Fox. [more]

Strong winds batter Wellington
Heavy winds with gusts of up to 150km/h disrupted flights, lifted roofs and cut power in Wellington on Saturday. The clean up continued on Sunday. [more]

Buyer mystified as house seller 'vanishes'
The buyer of a house on Auckland's North Shore that was auctioned with a $1 reserve believes the vendor has gone into hiding. [more]

Keeping ACC intact bottom line for Peters
New Zealand First has added the retention of the Accident Compensation Scheme in its current form to its list of bottom lines. [more]

Young Football Ferns out of World Cup
Denmark have ended New Zealand's hopes of winning the under-17 women's football World Cup, beating the hosts 2-1 in Auckland. The Young Football Ferns opened the scoring through a lovely ... [more]

Breakers beat Crocs
The New Zealand Breakers have claimed a hard fought 106-97 Australian National Basketball League win in Townsville. Backing up from a come from behind home win over Perth on Thursday, the ... [more]

Kiwis fly against PNG
The Kiwis have broken their rugby league World cup duck with a 48-6 win over Papua New Guinea on the Gold Coast. The nine tries to one win all but ... [more]

MotoGP champion to test with Ferrari F1 team
Ferrari is to give Valentino Rossi another Formula One test to celebrate his MotoGP title. The Italian team says it's a nice way to celebrate his world championship and fantastic career. ... [more]

Gemmell fourth at Noosa triathlon
New Zealand triathlete Kris Gemmell has just missed out on a podium finish at the Noosa Tri Festival on Australia's Sunshine Coast. Gemmell ran strongly to move up the field ... [more]

All Blacks come from behind to beat Wallabies
The All Blacks have come from behind to beat Australia 19-14 in their Bledisloe Cup rugby Test in Hong Kong to complete a 3-1 series victory. But the win came at ... [more]

Del Potro qualifies for Masters Cup
Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro has qualified for tennis's season-ending Masters Cup without hitting a ball. Del Potro benefited from the Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's victory against American James Blake in ... [more]

England bomb out, lose massive prize pool
The Stanford Superstars have won the richest-ever cricket match in Antigua, beating England by 10 wickets in the winner-takes-all Twenty20 format -- and making a cool 1 million US dollars ... [more]

More staff to tackle gastroenteritis outbreak on campus
Extra staff are on campus at Palmerston North's Massey University over the weekend to manage an outbreak of gastroenteritis. [more]

Hearing into electricity transmission upgrade ends
A marathon resource consent hearing into a large-scale electricity transmission upgrade for the upper North Island wrapped up in Hamilton on Friday. [more]

Loeb closes in on fifth world title in Japan
Citroen's Sebastien Loeb is closing in on a record fifth straight world title after taking a firm grip on third place in the Japan Rally. The Frenchman will win his fifth ... [more]

DOC seeks public help to protect Northland's kauri trees
The Department of Conservation is asking the public to help protect Northland's giant kauri trees from a killer fungus. [more]

Normandy veterans vow to keep meeting
New Zealand war veterans from the Normandy landings say they will keep meeting despite their parent body closing down. [more]

Massa on pole for Brazil title decider
Felipe Massa will start from pole in the Brazil Grand Prix with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton qualifying fourth fastest at Interlagos. Jarno Trulli was second fastest for Toyota ahead of Kimi Raikkonen ... [more]

Brazil join New Zealand in early World Cup exit
The Republic of Korea has beaten Brazil 2 - 1 in the under-17 women's football World Cup in Wellington, so the Latin American giants join hosts New Zealand in being eliminated ... [more]

Loeb makes it five straight
The Citroen driver Sebastien Loeb has rewritten the record books, winning an unprecedented fifth successive World Rally Drivers' title by finishing third in the Rally of Japan. Two other drivers - ... [more]

Japan goes to top of their pool in under-17 World Cup
Japan has thrashed France 7 - 1 in the under-17 women's football World Cup in Hamilton to go top of their pool. [more]

Pearce's yo-yo Malaysian tournament continues
The Dunedin golfer Mahal Pearce is in a share of 15th on the leaderboard near the end of the fourth round of the Johor Open in Malaysia. Pearce is one ... [more]

Clarke sniffs miracle after century
India are 140 for 4 at drinks in their second innings, leading Australia by 176 runs on the final day of the third Test at New Delhi. It looks headed for ... [more]

One Test apiece means Silver Ferns just edge it
Australia has won the last netball Test of the year in Brisbane, beating New Zealand by 43 points to 41. But New Zealand win the series on goal difference, thanks ... [more]

US flower trade set to bloom once again
The Flower Exporters' Association says it's relieved that the United States is letting New Zealand grown flowers back in, because further delays could have cost the industry substantially. [more]

Fireworks on sale for four days
Fireworks go on sale from Sunday until Wednesday as tough new rules on their use enter their second year. [more]

Debris from missing helicopter found
Debris from a missing helicopter has been found in the south-eastern end of Lake Wanaka. [more]

Toddler dies after being run over in drive way
A two-year-old Northland boy has died after being run over in a drive way. [more]

Otago farmers relieved at High Court decision
A High Court ruling has brought huge relief to a group of high country farmers in Otago who have been facing the prospect of losing their summer grazing land. [more]

Draft welfare code for sheep and beef cattle released
The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee has released a new draft code of welfare for sheep and beef cattle. [more]