Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 5th July 2009

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

Arts on Sunday

Hits of 74
Centrepoint theatre in Palmerston North turns 35. [more]

Film Fund
Simon Morris is back at the Film Fund which is being wound up. [more]

Arts Funding
Lucy Orbell has tips for any artist struggling to fill out the necessary forms for grants from potential funders. [more]

Young and Hungry
A Wellington theatrical institution takes on Auckland for the first time. [more]

The Mystery of the Orchid. [more]

Matt Kenyon
Pop culture, new media, mass media and big corporates. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Dorothy Fowler. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Monica Taylor. [more]

Matt Palmer. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 1 July 2009
Simon Morris and International Film Festival director Bill Gosden look over the 2009 selection. This year includes Jane Campion's Bright Star, two retrospectives on New Zealand directors Len Lye and Barry Barclay - not to mention the Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne
The outdoorsman, travel journalist and photographer goes wren wrangling. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for 5 July 2009
Doing the rounds at Wanganui's annual Mayday health and disability expo. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 5 July 2009
8pm to 9pm.Due to copyright restrictions all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 5 July 2009
9pm to 10pm.Due to copyright restrictions,all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 5 July: City Safari
Orienteering exchanges the backblocks for the Capitals public transport system. [more]

Sunday Morning

Tony Jarvis
An Episcopal priest who teaches at Yale University talks about the spiritual needs of boys. [more]

Mediawatch for 5 July 2009
TVNZ and Sky sharing sport and channels, TV tennis tension and press probing of family affairs. [more]

Colin Keating
Former New Zealand ambassador to the UN and the founding Executive Director of the Security Council Report. [more]

The Sunday Group
This week looks at the impact of the recession on immigration. [more]

Your views on some of the issues raised in our programme. [more]

Ideas for 5 July 2009
This week looks at the impact of funding cuts on Adult and Community Education. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa for 5 Hongongoi (July) 2009
Founder and Director of the Wairoa Film Festival Leo Koziol gives the lowdown on this years festival and the line up of Movies screened over the four day film fest. [more]

News stories:

Car sales predicted to remain low
The Motor Industry Association predicts car sales this year will remain about a third lower than last year, despite a rise in registrations last month. [more]

Treelord assets formally handed to iwi
The paramount chief of Ngati Tuwharetoa says the eight iwi who now own 90% of central North Island forest land will set up their own forestry company. More than $500 million worth or forestry assets have been formally handed over. [more]

Rat population explosion threatens native birds
The Department of Conservation is significantly increasing its pest control measures in the lower South Island because of an expected explosion in rat numbers. The department says native bird and bat populations are at risk. [more]

Southern saltmarsh mosquito eradicated - MAF
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand believes it has eradicated a potentially dangerous Australian insect, the southern saltmarsh mosquito, at a cost of $75 million. [more]

Guidelines needed for theme park rides, says coroner
A coroner has urged the Rainbow's End theme park in south Auckland to review operational guidelines for its rides, following the death of a worker last year. [more]

Burger says he's no thug
The Springbok loose forward Schalk Burger has reacted to the outcry over his role in the incident that overshadowed last week's second Test against the British and Irish Lions by insisting ... [more]

Mountain stages could well determine Tour de France
The New Zealand cyclist Julian Dean believes a winner is unlikely to emerge until late in this year's Tour de France. Dean will ride his fifth Tour, the most by ... [more]

Boonen gets shock 11th hour Tour reprieve
Belgian cycling star Tom Boonen has been granted a shock eleventh hour reprieve to compete in the Tour de France. Quick Step's former world road race champion had been barred ... [more]

Flutey named to play for Lions in third test
Riki Flutey became the first New Zealand-born player for 101 years to feature in a British & Irish Lions rugby Test team when he made his debut against the Springboks ... [more]

Eaton and Gear rejoin All Blacks
Richie McCaw has been passed fit to lead the injury-plagued All Blacks in this season's Tri-Nations series. Vice-captain Rodney So'oialo and wing Sitiveni Sivivatu are also recalled from injury to ... [more]

Black Sticks women lose to Argentina
Argentina's beaten New Zealand 4-1 in the second women's hockey Test in Whangarei after leading 2-0 at half-time. The world's second ranked side converted three of the seven corners awarded and ... [more]

Vixens thrash Pulse and Steel beat Swifts
The Melbourne Vixen have thrashed the Central Pulse 80-39 in Melbourne in a ruthless effort to boost their goal percentage and prospects of a home semi-final in netball's trans-Tasman championship. ... [more]

Owen shocked at Sir Alex's offer
The striker Michael Owen's revealed he was surprised and pleased to be asked to sign for the English football champions Manchester United. The Red Devils' manager Sir Alex Ferguson was ... [more]

Australia draw with England Lions
Australia have drawn their four-day cricket match with England Lions in Worcester, ahead of the Ashes series. Set 445 for victory in two sessions, the Lions were 162 for two ... [more]

Storm hang on, Cowboys win, Tigers maul Souths
The Storm have hung onto their top four position in the National Rugby League by their fingertips after scrambling to a gutsy 18-14 win over Newcastle at Melbourne's Olympic Park. ... [more]

First blood on Tour to Cancellara
The Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara has won the first stage of the Tour de France, a 15 and a half kilometre time trial around Monaco. Cancellara clocked 19 minutes 32.14 ... [more]

Cold final quaerter sees NZ bow out to Kazakhs
A fourth quarter slump has sunk the Junior Tall Blacks out of the FIBA under 19 world basketball championships in Auckland. New Zealand led by seven points with a quarter ... [more]

Lions thump Springboks 28-9 to avoid series whitewash
The British and Irish Lions avoided a second successive series whitewash when they produced a spirited display of attacking rugby to beat South Africa 28-9 in the third and final ... [more]

Bowlers dominate first day of Galle Test
The bowlers dominated the opening day of the first cricket Test at Galle, with Pakistan slumping to 15 for two after the hosts Sri Lanka were bowled out for 292. ... [more]

Serena Williams wins Wimbledon title
Serena Williams has clinched her third Wimbledon tennis title and 11th Grand Slam crown with a straight sets victory in the final over her sister Venus, the defending champion. Serena ... [more]

NZ rowers start an unprecedented six finals at Henley
New Zealand crews have reached an unprecedented six finals at the Henley Royal rowing regatta on the Thames near London. The women's quadruple scull, the men's double of Nathan Cohen and ... [more]

China bank chief warns of risks in stimulus push
China's massive economic stimulus plan has launched some projects that are wasteful, possibly making it hard for investors involved to repay bank loans, China's central bank chief has warnd. [more]

First home grants boost NSW housing market
First home buyer grants are continuing to boost the housing market in the Australian state of New South Wales. [more]

Ashburton tenor among world's top 10
Ashburton-born singer Simon O'Neill has been named in a new list of the world's top 10 tenors. An influential London radio station ranks O'Neill alongside Placido Domingo, Juan Diego Florez and Jonas Kaufman. [more]

Peters refuses to be drawn on political future
Former New Zealand First MP Winston Peters has avoided answering questions about his political future in his first major political interview since his party failed to return to Parliament following last year's election. [more]

'Tornado' damage in Kaitaia could take weeks to repair
It could take weeks to clean up damage in the Northland town of Kaitaia caused by high winds and heavy rain, the Fire Service says. Some residents have described the sudden storm as a tornado. [more]

Fonterra appeals against milk supply ruling
Dairy co-operative Fonterra is challenging a Commerce Commission ruling that requires it to supply raw milk to two independent processors. [more]

Diabetes health services vary widely, study finds
Specialist health services for the 170,000 New Zealanders with diabetes vary widely according to where people live, according to a study by the national advisory body for diabetes. [more]

Meeuws returning to New Zealand
The former All Black prop Kees Meeuws is considering retiring from rugby after leaving the Llanelli Scarlets after just one season. Meeuws joined the Scarlets from Castres Olympique on a ... [more]

NUPE questions ministry's funding deal with union
The National Union of Public Employees is urging the Ministry of Social Development to cut back on a partnership agreement with another union, in order to save jobs. But the ministry says it spends $470,000 a year on the agreement which is good value for [more]

Father of crash victim rejects boy-racer label
The father of one of the teenagers killed in a car crash in Invercargill is rejecting any suggestion the four were boy racers. [more]

Three NZ swine flu-related deaths confirmed
The country's first swine flu-related deaths have been confirmed. Three people - a 19-year-old man from Waikato, a 42-year old man from Christchurch and a young girl from Wellington - are the first fatalities of the H1N1 virus. [more]

Magic now second in trans-Tasman netball standings
The Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic are now second in the trans-Tasman netball standings after losing 54-35 to the Thunderbirds in Adelaide on Sunday. [more]

Man charged with murder after woman's body found
A 47-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after a woman was found dead at a West Coast settlement 50 kilometres north of Greymouth. [more]

Snow warning for South Island motorists
MetService is warning motorists in the South Island to check whether mountain passes are open before travelling. [more]