Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 23rd November 2008

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

Arts on Sunday

Whangarei Museum - Phillipa Tocker
Will it be the first of many regional arts and cultural institutions to bear the brunt of proposed rates cuts? [more]

Participant Productions - Chris Adams
Movie makers with two aims - to do well at the box office, and to do good. [more]

Young playwright - Paul Rothwell
Wellington based Paul Rothwell is the winner of the 2009 Bruce Mason Playwriting Award. [more]

John Drawbridge The Book - Tanya Ashken
John Drawridge's brilliance encompassed not only paint, but printmaking, large public murals and stained glass. [more]

Former Principal Viola Emmeritus for the NZSO
Vyvyan Yendoll has played for the NZSO for 46 years, and has recently stepped down as Principal Viola. [more]

The Enchanted Forest Exhibition
Lucy Orbell reports on The Enchanted Forest which opens this coming Staurday at the Dowse in Lower Hutt. [more]

Landfall Prize for 2008
Kirsten Warner and Alice Miller, share the prize for this year, while the Kathleen Grattan Award goes to Joanna Preston. [more]

Kapiti Coast based writer Linda Niccol
Her new book The Temperature of Water is published by Silver Owl Press. [more]

A history of dance in NZ
Tara Jahn-Werner has written, 'Dance: The Illustrated History of Dance in New Zealand', published by Random House. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 19 November 2008
Simon Morris reviews three comedies directed by their writers - New Zealand's Show Of Hands, Britain's In Bruges, and the American Ghost Town, starring Ricky Gervais. He also looks at the film version of Blake Morrison's award-winning memoir And When Did You Last See Your Father. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 23 November 2008
A helping hand for disability agencies, and winners of the inaugural mental health media grants get an airing. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 23 November 2008
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 23 November 2008
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 23 November 2008
A night-time visit to the famous Northland kauri Tane Mahuta. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook: Control
Maureen Garing asks three guests whether they consider God as being in control of their lives. [more]

Sunday Morning

Insight Sunday 23 November: Pacific Food Security
Sara Vui-Talitu explores the increasing pressures on food supplies in the Pacific. [more]

Ronald Inglehart
Ronald Inglehart is the director of the World Values Survey. [more]

Mediawatch for 23 November 2008
Journalists' judgement calls at election time; Michael Horton on owning papers; cliches and limericks. [more]

Wayne Brittendon
Wayne Brittendon talks about the good old days of the New Zealand picture theatre. [more]

The Sunday Group
The Sunday Group looks back at Helen Clark's political legacy. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 23 Whiringa-a-rangi (November) 2008
Justine Murray gets a guided tour of Nga hau e wha marae in Chch. [more]

News stories:

Christchurch flight grounded by latest technical problem
A Qantas flight bound for Christchurch had to be aborted minutes before takeoff on Saturday morning when wing damage was discovered at Sydney airport. [more]

Waitakere United too strong at home in O-League
Waitakere United have beaten Port Vila Sharks 3-0 in a Group A O-League football match in Auckland. United and Koloale FC both shot to the top of their respective O-League groups ... [more]

Kiwis stun Australia to win World Cup
New Zealand have won the Rugby League World Cup in the biggest upset in the tournament's history, stunning Australia 34-20 in Brisbane. Trailing 16-12 at the break, the Kiwis overpowered ... [more]

Pacific Islanders beat Italy 25-17
The touring Pacific Islander international rugby side have beaten Italy 25-17 at the Stadio Giglio in Reggio Emilia. Fijian winger Vilimoni Delasau scored two tries and his compatriot full-back Kameli ... [more]

Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe in second one-dayer
Zimbabwe have suffered a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka after being bowled out for just 67 in the second one day cricket international in Harare. The Sri Lankans disdainfully knocked ... [more]

Dragons take points in thriller
The New Zealand Breakers are second on points difference in Australia's National Basketball League behind South Dragons, after the Dragons beat the 36ers 106 - 100 in Adelaide. The Dragons were ... [more]

South Africa, Spain and Iraq in NZ's Confed Cup group
The New Zealand men's footballers will meet the hosts South Africa along with Spain and Iraq in their Confederations Cup group next year, after the draw for the 2009 FIFA ... [more]

South Africa beat Bangladesh in first Test
The South African cricket team's beaten Bangladesh by an innings and 129 runs on the fourth day of the first Test in Bloemfontein. A thunderstorm and steady rain held up the ... [more]

Northland fire deliberately lit - DOC
The Department of Conservation believes a fire which ripped through 150ha of land at Ngawha in Northland, threatening a power station, was deliberately lit. [more]

Freemasons have nothing to hide, says new Grand Master
The newly-installed head of the New Zealand Freemasons says the brotherhood is not a secret society. [more]

Brown moves up field in Hong Kong
The New Zealand golfer Mark Brown is nine shots off the lead after the third round of the Hong Kong Open. Brown's moved up from a share of 61st to ... [more]

Top wine awards go to Hawke's Bay
Two Hawke's Bay Syrahs have claimed the top awards at the 2008 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. [more]

Three from four as All Blacks romp home after the break
The All Blacks have beaten Wales 29 - 9 in Cardiff. Wales led 9 - 6 at half time and dominated possession, while the visitors only led the penalty count. But ... [more]

Ram-raid at Hawke's Bay winery
Two cash registers and some wine have been stolen during a ram-raid at a winery in Hawke's Bay. [more]

Student drinking survey sparks call for higher alcohol tax
A senior health professional is calling for the Government to raise the tax on alcohol, following a survey indicating a third of students questioned had blacked out after drinking in the previous month. [more]

Nonu try takes New Zealand to victory over Wales
All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu scored 10 minutes into the second half to put New Zealand on course for a 29-9 victory over Six Nations champions Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. [more]

Election officials investigate suspected double-voting
The Chief Electoral Office is investigating a number of cases where people may have voted more than once in the general election. [more]

Boks humiliate England at Twickenham
The Springboks beat England by a record score of 42 - 6 - England's worst losing margin at Twickenham. It was 20 - 6 at half-time. This defeat for England surpassed ... [more]

Put aside prejudices about Auckland, appeals Commission
Jafa jibes and gags about spotless SUVs could be a thing of the past if the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance gets its way. [more]

Overseas yachts sail into into Northland, defying downturn
The number of overseas yachts booking into Whangarei marinas is up this year, despite a downward trend in tourist numbers nationwide. [more]

Worst of financial crisis yet to come - IMF
The International Monetary Fund's chief economist is warning the global financial crisis is set to worsen and the situation will not improve until 2010, a report says. [more]

Kiwis' World Cup upset spurred us on, say All Blacks
The All Black blindside flanker Jerome Kaino says their victory over Wales was inspired by the New Zealand rugby league team's stunning 34-20 victory over Australia in the rugby league ... [more]

Doubles comeback puts Spain in sight of Cup win
Spain went 2-1 ahead in the Davis Cup tennis final against Argentina when Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez beat David Nalbandian and Agustin Calleri in a fiery doubles encounter. Nalbandian ... [more]

The Joneses are doing nicely
The Auckland tennis player G.D. Jones and his South African doubles partner Kevin Anderson have won a US 50-thousand dollar Challenger event in Knoxville. Jones and Anderson beat the top seeded ... [more]

Black Caps outside chance or no chance in Brisbane
The New Zealand cricketers need to bat as long as they can today if they're to have any chance of winning the first Test against Australia at the Gabba. One way ... [more]

New transport agency cost nearly $3m to set up
Establishing the New Zealand Transport Agency cost $2.8m, figures released to Radio New Zealand reveal. [more]

Black Caps lose opening cricket test to Australia
The Black Caps lost the opening cricket test against Australia by 149 runs in Brisbane on Sunday. [more]

Key urges quick resolution of stalled trade talks
Prime Minister John Key has called for further moves to liberalise trade, and urged leaders at the Asia-Pacific summit to do everything they can to promote a speedy resolution to stalled Doha trade talks. [more]

Australia wrap up first cricket test against Black Caps
It's taken Australia less than an hour on day four to wrap up the first cricket test against New Zealand in Brisbane. Resuming at 143 for six needing 327 to ... [more]

New Zealand Cricket apologises for 'It's All White here' campaign
New Zealand cricket has apologised to the West Indies who're about to embark on a tour here, expressing regret over a controversial test promotion. The 'It's All White here' campaign ... [more]

Stuart says Kiwis fully deserved win
The Australia rugby league coach Ricky Stuart has paid tribute to the world cup winning New Zealnd side saying they deserve their success after humbling the reigning champions 34-20 in ... [more]

China's premier invites Key to China
China's premier, Hu Jintao, has invited Prime Minister John Key to China after the two leaders met at the APEC summit in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Sunday. [more]

Intellectually disabled man missing in Wellington
Police in Wellington want to hear from anyone who has seen an intellectually disabled man who has been missing since Friday. [more]

Jailed killer Wickliffe likely to be released
Convicted killer Dean Wickcliffe may be released from prison in time to care for his dying partner. [more]

NZ Orion ends search for Taiwanese crew
The New Zealand Defence Force says it's difficult to know whether it would have found the 29 Taiwanese fishermen missing in the ocean off Kiribati if it had been asked to join the search earlier. [more]