Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 22nd March 2009

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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

Miranda Jones
Canadian blacksmith and painter Miranda Jones, in Whangarei for an international gathering of artists. [more]

Patricia Wright
Patricia Wright is an art history specialist and was involved in rebuilding London's bombed office blocks. [more]

Viggo Mortensen
Simon Morris interviewed Viggo Mortensen about his new film, 'Good'. Full interview in a month or so. [more]

Lewis McCallum
Lewis McCallum has a new album out, 'Wake', and is a member of countless other groups and bands. [more]

Artist Studio's
Lucy Orbell asks if it's harder to get an inner-city studio in these times of recession. [more]

NZSO Review
Murray Khouri reviews the NZSO's latest tour with violinist Cho-Liang Lin. [more]

Daniel Unverricht
The seedy side of our cities as seen through the canvas of painter Daniel Unverricht. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Two new collections from Victoria University Press, one from Stephanie de Montalk and the other from Lynn Davidson. [more]

Elizabeth Walsh
Artistic director of Tasmania's Arts Festival, which will be seeing a lot of Kiwi work this year. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 18 March 2009
Simon Morris looks at women's movies -The Women, Confessions of a Shopaholic and The Wackness. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for 22 March 2009
Different takes on choosing disability. Also, being a disabled black woman in South Africa - past and present. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 22 March 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions,all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 22 March 2009
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 22 March 2009
Amelia Nurse considers the making of the humble biscuit with former Griffins employees and doco photographer Alan Knowles. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 22 March
David Hines talks with Maureen Garing about the internet church he has recently established. [more]

Sunday Morning

Dexter Filkins
The New York Times foreign correspondent and author of 'The Forever War', talks about covering war in Afghanistan and Iraq. [more]

Mediawatch for 22 March 2009
"Beating up bullying; broadcasters square off over ethics; revisiting recent issues". [more]

Peter Askin
The director of the film 'Trumbo' talks about Dalton Trumbo, one of the "Hollywood 10" blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee. [more]

Notes from the South
Dougal Stevenson soars above Dunedin. [more]

What the listeners have to say. [more]

Ideas for 22 March 2009
New Zealanders Policing the Pacific. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 22 Poutu-te-rangi (March) 2009
In a recording from the 1970's, Graham Latimer was talking about the Maori economic situation. [more]

News stories:

India win first Test in 33 years in New Zealand
The Indian cricketers have easily wrapped up the first Test in Hamilton to record their first Test victory in New Zealand since 1976. After dismissing New Zealand for 279 runs ... [more]

Highlanders up the pace, Crusaders win in Sydney
The All Blacks flanker Adam Thomson scored two tries as the Highlanders won a bonus-point 32-8 victory over South Africa's Cheetahs in their Super 14 rugby match in Dunedin. The ... [more]

Third title in KL in a month for Kitchen
New Zealand squash number one Shelley Kitchen has won her third straight WISPA World Tour title in Kuala Lumpur. But the 15th win of the Aucklander's career only came after a ... [more]

South Africa continue to dominate in Cape Town
Australia ended the third day of the third cricket Test on 102 for two, still trailing South Africa by 340 runs with eight wickets remaining in Cape Town. Australia, who ... [more]

Sivivatu magic sparks Chiefs to Blues rout
The All Blacks winger Sitiveni Sivivatu scored four tries as the Chiefs thrashed the Blues 63-34 in their Super 14 rugby match in Hamilton. The Chiefs ran in nine tries ... [more]

Scientists plan to drill into alpine fault line
A plan to drill into one of New Zealand's major active fault lines is being developed by a group of international scientists. [more]

Shortage of on-call doctors on Kapiti Coast
A coroner has criticised a lack of on-call doctors on the Kapiti Coast, north of Wellington, after the death of an elderly man at a rest home in 2007. [more]

US Treasury has three-part plan for toxic assets
The US government is expected to unveil a plan this week to try to get rid of toxic assets weighing down the country's financial system. [more]

China plans to boost vehicle industry
China wants to boost its automobile industry by reducing the number of companies in the sector through mergers and promoting two or three carmakers to become the dominant players. [more]

White Ferns feeling confident ahead of world cup showdown
The New Zealand women's cricket team have the momentum of back to back wins as they prepare to face England in the one day world cup final in Sydney today. ... [more]

Vettori not happy after thrashing in first Test
The New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori says they were outplayed by India in all three facets of the first Test in Hamilton. The Black Caps lost by 10 wickets ... [more]

El Magic pulls rabbit out of hat for Bulldogs
The Bulldogs have beaten Penrith 28-26 with Hazem El Masri's last-gasp conversion sealing a dramatic National Rugby League encounter in Sydney. El Masri converted Ben Roberts' 78th-minute try eight metres ... [more]

Debut win for Cougars, Auckland and Harbour also win
The Cougars scored their debut National Basketball League win with a narrow one-point 77-76 victory over the Nelson Giants in Christchurch. Auckland recorded their first win of the season, beating ... [more]

Certainty wanted to end erosion of confidence in forestry
Farm foresters have warned the Government that continuing uncertainty over climate change policy and emissions trading will further erode an already diminished forestry sector. [more]

Commission says airline trying to delay price fixing case
The Commerce Commission says Air New Zealand is trying to delay proceedings that will look at whether the company was party to an international price fixing arrangement. [more]

New Zealander released by Pakistan
New Zealander Mark Taylor, who was detained in Pakistan on suspicion of having links with militants, has been released and deported. [more]

GM bondholders appeal to break impasse in talks
Advisers representing General Motors Corp bondholders on Friday issued an appeal to the automaker and US officials to break an impasse in a crucial round of debt restructuring talks. [more]

US regulator probing Ponzi schemes
Hundreds of people in the United States are under investigation for financial scams, many involving Ponzi schemes. [more]

O'Gara drop goal gives Ireland first Grand Slam since 1948
Ireland have won the Six Nations rugby tournament, beating Wales 17 - 15 in Cardiff. The win completes the Grand Slam for the Irish, their first in 61 years. Irish ... [more]

Double heartbreak for Young All Whites
The New Zealand under-17 football team will play off for 15th place the Sanix Cup tournament in Fukuoka, Japan, after losing one game to a late goal and another in ... [more]

Rangers throw away chance to go top
Rangers lost the chance to go top of the Scottish Premier League football competition as they threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Hearts at Ibrox. With Celtic ... [more]

Champions humbled for first time in 45 years at Fulham
The English Premier League football title race has opened up after the champions Manchester United were beaten 2-0 by Fulham in London. United imploded when Paul Scholes was sent off ... [more]

Cavendish wins Milan-San Remo Classic at first attempt
The British sprinter Mark Cavendish has won the Milan-San Remo cycling race at his first attempt as Lance Armstrong finished well off the pace. The 23-year-old Brit outpowered German Heinrich ... [more]

Govt cautious on UN call to increase Pacific aid
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says the Government has to be careful not to go beyond what it thinks New Zealanders will tolerate in the amount of aid it sends to poorer nations. [more]

Rotorua woman claims Cook Strait record
A Rotorua woman has swum Cook Strait in nine hours 23 minutes, despite swimming in a circle for the last 800 metres because she was cold and disoriented. Pam Dickson, 55, became the oldest person to complete the swim. [more]

Quake of 5.7 magnitude in Bay of Plenty
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was been recorded in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday morning. [more]

Treasury opposes bailing out private companies
Treasury has been advising the government against direct support for struggling major private companies. The Prime Minister says bailing out companies would remain a last resort. [more]

Rugby World Cup losses 'not likely to climb'
The head of the company responsible for running the 2011 Rugby World Cup is dismissing speculation that losses from the event could climb as high as $90 million. [more]

Nuplex stocks suffer as share offer announced
Nuplex has ditched plans to raise $110 million from institutions and will instead attempt to raise even more cash from its existing shareholders. Its share price fell by more than half on Friday. [more]

Hamilton schoolboy wins spelling bee
A Hamilton Boys' High student has won the title of New Zealand's best speller, in the Vegemite Spelling Bee. [more]

New aviation rules considered after recent crashes
A recent run of fatalities in recreational flying has prompted the Civil Aviation Authority to consider new regulations for the sector. [more]

New Zealand all out for 166 in World Cup final
The New Zealand women cricketers have been bowled out for 166 in 47 overs batting first against England in the World Cup final being played in Sydney. Wellington's Lucy Doolan ... [more]

Cattle truck overturns on SH6
Police say cattle may have to be put down after a truck transporting them north of Nelson overturned on State Highway 6 at Delaware Bay. [more]

First oral health survey in 20 years to take place
The first oral health survey in more than 20 years is underway to measure the state of nation's teeth. [more]

Runanga denies it's trying to override tribunal process
The Ngapuhi runanga is dismissing suggestions it is trying to sidestep the Waitangi Tribunal claims process and enter direct settlement negotiations with the Crown. [more]

Nadal to play Murray in Indian Wells final
World number one Rafael Nadal will have to reverse a two-match losing streak against Britain's Andy Murray if he is to clinch his 12th Masters Series title. Although the Spanish ... [more]

Two teenagers injured in police pursuit recovering
Two teenagers injured when the car they were in fled from the police early on Friday morning are recovering well in Auckland Hospital. [more]

Warriors beat Manly
Stacey Jones has inspired the Warriors to a comeback 26-24 over Manly in a NRL game before 16,000 in Sydney. The win puts the Warriors at the top of the ... [more]

England win women's World Cup cricket
England have beaten New Zealand by four wickets to win the women's cricket World Cup in Sydney. The England victory was set up by Sarah Taylor (39) and Caroline Atkins ... [more]

Girl in serious condition after quad bike fall
A 12-year-old girl was taken to Starship Hospital in Auckland after she fell off the back of a quad bike at Puketotara, near Mt Pirongia on Sunday morning. [more]

Escaped kidnap-accused still on the run
Police interviews with friends and associates of a prisoner who escaped from the Manukau District Court have failed to lead to his recapture. [more]

One dead, three injured after Kerikeri crash
A person has died after a car rolled in Kerikeri on Sunday afternoon. [more]

Hawke's Bay farm fined $20,000 for polluting creek
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is hoping the dairy industry's tougher line on effluent discharge breaches will reduce its need to prosecute non-compliant dairy farmers. [more]

New draft strategy for dairy farming
The levy-funded body, Dairy NZ, is taking a different approach in developing a new strategy for New Zealand dairy farming. [more]

Elders raises more than $70,000 for bushfire victims
The rural servicing company Elders has raised more than $70,000 to help the victims of the Victorian bushfires, through a holding a series of what it calls "bushfire sales" at stockyards over the last month. [more]