Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 14th June 2009

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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

Isobel Crombie
Australia's national curator of photography. [more]

Gordon Adam
Film distributor Gordon Adam looks at the changing faces of New Zealand cinemas. [more]

Hamish Coney
Hamish Coney from Auckland's art auction house Art+Object, offers us an insider's guide to the New Zealand art market, with its 50-million-dollar-a- year turnover. Collecting art, he says, is just as popular as ever. [more]

Starlight Express
Lucy Orbell meets the roller skating stars of the Starlight Express. [more]

Review - The Blackening
Uther Dean reviews the latest play from Bruce Mason Playwright Award winning writer, Paul Rothwell. [more]

Chris Szekely
Chief Librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library, on the future of the country's precious archives. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Pliny's Warning, an explosive novel set partly on White Island and largely around Mt Vesuvius, written by expat ABC arts-journalist Anne Maria Nicholson. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Beside the Dark Pool, the sequel to Fiona Kidman's memoir At the End of Darwin Road. [more]

Review - Bryn Terfel
Elizabeth O'Connor reviews the concert by opera star Bryn Terfel, who's touring the main centres. [more]

Preview - Carol Nev
A preview of the new NZ play Carol and Nev, in which Nev is trapped in a campervan with the ghost of his dead wife, Carol, as he rushes to get to their daughter's wedding. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 10 June 2009
Simon Morris finds out if Terminator Salvation is worth the wait. Canadian film Fugitive Pieces revisits the suddenly fashionable Holocaust story. And a little British B-movie, The Escapist, is more than meets the eye. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 14 June 2009
An extended interview with German film director, Niko von Glasow about his award winning filmÂ'NobodyÂ's Perfect'. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 14 June 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 14 June 2009
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 14 June 2009
A fabric fair invites fabric-a-holics to clear out their sewing cupboards. [more]

Sunday Morning

Feature interview: Journalism and Trauma
US photojournalist Jim MacMillan has covered more than 200 combat missions in Iraq for the Associated Press. He teaches a course on journalism and trauma talks to Chris Laidlaw about how the two are linked. [more]

Mediawatch for 14 June 2009
Pushing boundaries on Bain; outing Worth's accuser; covering the world's conflicts [more]

What the world food crisis means for NZ
The University of OtagoÂ's Foreign Policy school is holding a major conference on the world food crisis at the end of this month. Associate Professor Hugh Campbell is one of the schoolÂ's directors. [more]

The Sunday Group: Environmental Reform
The Government is planning to rewrite the convoluted structure of our environmental management system. How do we get a system that achieves prosperity and protects the environment? [more]

Ideas for 14 June 2009: Homelessness
Last week saw a record number of the capital's citizens seeking a bed at the city's Night Shelter. Jeremy Rose spoke to Willie Matangi, a homeless man who first hit the streets 30 years ago and Darren - who 15 months ago swapped a prison cell for a cell-sized room in a Wellington hostel. Chris Laidlaw speaks to Lifewise General Manager of Community Services John McCarthy. [more]

Listeners have their say on the ideas and issues that have appeared in the programme. Today, the Bain trial. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 14 Pipiri (June) 2009
Would you trade your prized Harley Davidson bike for a 16 seater bus? That's what Doug Tamaki did to kickstart Tamaki Tours. [more]

News stories:

Call for pornography to be harder to access in hotels
A Wanganui father is calling for pornography to be made harder to access in motels and hotels after his young son accidentally viewed some. [more]

Karlsson out of US Open
Swede Robert Karlsson, the 2008 European number one, has withdrawn from next week's US Open because of an eye infection. Karlsson, who tied for fourth in last year's U.S. Open ... [more]

Tactix beat Firebirds in trans-tasman netball
The Canterbury Tactix have beaten the Queensland Firebirds 53-46 in their trans-Tasman netball clash in Christchurch. The scored was tied up at 24-all at half time, but the Tactix put ... [more]

Junior AB's score first up win
The Junior All Blacks have beaten Samoa 17-16 in their opening Pacific Nations Cup match in Apia. The Juniors led 14-0 at half time through tries to Hosea Gear and ... [more]

Murray into first grass court final, Roddick in injury setback
Andy Murray will face the American James Blake in the final of the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London. Murray moved within one match of winning his first grass court ... [more]

Wilkinson misses cut
The New Zealand golfer Tim Wilkinson has missed the halfway cut at the latest US PGA event, the St Jude Classic in Tennessee. Wilkinson missed out by a shot after ... [more]

Lions suffer big scare against Western Province
The British and Irish Lions have survived the biggest scare of their South African rugby tour to beat Western Province 26-23 at Newlands in Cape Town. The Lions had to ... [more]

O'Connor scores hat-trick as Australia beat Italy
Teenage Wallabies fullback James O'Connor celebrated his first full Test rugby appearance with a hat-trick of tries in Australia's 31-8 win over Italy on Saturday. The 18-year-old made a dream ... [more]

Storm steal points against Rabbitohs
Melbourne have surged to third on the National Rugby League table with a 28-22 victory over South Sydney in Perth. The Rabbitohs raced out to a 10-0 lead early in ... [more]

Lorenzo pips Rossi for Catalan MotoGP pole
The Spanish motorcycle racer Jorge Lorenzo has produced a storming late qualifying lap to pip Yamaha team mate Valentino Rossi to pole position for the Catalan MotoGP. In sweltering conditions ... [more]

Saints and Jets win as Dynamos post season-long losing streak
The Saints have beaten North Harbour 84-80 in their National Basketball League game in Wellington, while Manawatu beat Taranaki 110-90 in Palmerston North. Taranaki's loss leaves the Dynamos without a ... [more]

Loeb crashes out of Acropolis Rally
The world champion driver Sebastien Loeb has crashed out of the Acropolis Rally in Greece, spinning off the road during Saturday's first stage. Neither the Frenchman nor his co-driver Daniel ... [more]

NZ too strong in Japan
The New Zealand under-20 rugby team will face Australia in the first Junior World Championship semi-final in Tokyo next week after beating Argentina 48-9 in Nagoya. Defending champions New Zealand overturned ... [more]

Thirty five arrests in Dunedin following All Blacks' loss
Police arrested 35 people in Dunedin overnight on Sunday, after the All Blacks lost their opening test of the year, 27-22, to France at Carisbrook. [more]

Annual humpback whale survey begins
An annual survey of humpback whales in Cook Strait has begun, with former whalers and the Department of Conservation on watch in the Marlborough Sounds. [more]

Black Caps must beat Sri Lanka after hiding from Pakistan
The New Zealand cricketers must now beat Sri Lanka next week to have any chance of making the semi finals of the Twenty20 World Cup, after Pakistan beat the Black ... [more]

Injuries continue to plague All Blacks
The injury-riddled All Blacks have even more concerns than the 27-22 loss to France in Dunedin on Saturday night. New Zealand flanker Adam Thomson suffered a suspected broken hand in the ... [more]

Expert calls for attitudinal change to family violence
An expert in trying to reduce family violence says there has to be a major attitudinal change to the issue. [more]

Iwi opposes council's plan to enforce rates regulation
A central Bay of Plenty iwi is opposing a local council's plan to charge landowners higher rates if they have more than one home on their site. [more]

Holders lose Chatham Cup shootout
East Coast Bays' defence of the Chatham Cup is over after losing a dramatic penalty shootout 7-6 to Manurewa in the third round of the football competition. Goalkeeper Albon Houston ... [more]

Thomson out, Hore dodgy, two more called up
The All Blacks flanker Adam Thomson has a broken hand and will be out for six weeks. Thomson suffered the injury in the 27-22 loss to France in Dunedin last ... [more]

Team NZ still on top
Team New Zealand has consolidated its lead at the Marseille MedCup regatta after the fourth race day with a sixth and a first in the two races. Team leader Grant ... [more]

Joy for Juniors at hockey World Cup
The junior New Zealand men's hockey team have progressed to the medal round of the Junior World Cup in Singapore with a 2 -2 draw with the Netherlands. The Junior ... [more]

French beat injury plagued All Blacks 27-22
A strong French team has defeated a largely inexperienced All Blacks side 27-22 at Carisbrook in Dunedin. All Blacks Adam Thomson and Andrew Hore both suffered injuries. [more]

NZ Tamil community seeks cricket boycott
The Tamil community in New Zealand is urging the Black Caps cricket team to boycott their tour of Sri Lanka. [more]

Wanaka phones and internet restored
Eight hundred homes and businesses in Wanaka which were without phone, internet and eftpos services after two separate arson attacks have had their services restored. [more]

Schools need to do more to engage truant students: expert
A Massey University senior lecturer in education says schools need to do more to better engage students who prefer to play truant than learn. [more]

Christchurch students tested for swine flu
More than 60 pre-school and secondary students are in isolation after two Christchurch children tested positive for swine flu. [more]

More injury worries for All Blacks
The already injury-plagued All Blacks have suffered a further setback following their 27-22 Test loss to France with at least one more player added to the growing injury list. Flanker ... [more]

All Whites confident against Spain
The New Zealand men's football coach Ricki Herbert says their close loss to world champions Italy in a warmup match has certainly lifted confidence in the side ahead of their ... [more]

Hansen says experience counted against them
The All Black assistant coach Steve Hansen says a lack of experience by some players certainly counted against them in their 27-22 loss to France in the first test in ... [more]

Vettori questions Gul's reverse swing
The New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has raised Pakistani eyebrows by saying he was surprised how seamer Umar Gul managed to reverse swing the ball in Twenty20 cricket. Gul became ... [more]

Djokovic into Halle final
World men's tennis number 4 Novak Djokovic has booked his place in the final of Halle's ATP grasscourt tournament in Germany with an error-strewn 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 win over qualifier ... [more]

Sharapova beaten in Birmingham
Maria Sharapova's Wimbledon build-up suffered a setback when she was knocked out of the Birmingham grasscourt tennis tournament 6-4 6-4 by China's Li Na. Sharapova, the champion at Birmingham in ... [more]

Cahill not drunk at nightclub
Football Federation Australia says reports that Socceroo Tim Cahill was ejected from a Sydney nightclub for being drunk are untrue. The FFA says it has spoken to Cahill and other ... [more]

Mowbray closer to Celtic job
West Bromich Albion have given Celtic permission to talk to manager Tony Mowbray about the Parkhead vacancy after agreeing a 5 million dollar compensation package in principle. Celtic will also ... [more]

United set to make bid for Valencia
English football champions Manchester United appear poised to make a formal offer for Wigan Athletic winger Antonio Valencia. United, who are set to sell forward Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid ... [more]

Argentina beat England in second rugby test
Argentina have beaten England 24-22 in the second rugby test in Salta to level their series. The result means Argentina will regain fifth place in the next world ... [more]