Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 12th July 2009

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

Arts on Sunday

The Clinic
Love You Approximately. [more]

Luit Bieringa
The man in the hat - Peter McLeavy. [more]

Theatre review
Lucky Numbers. [more]

Cirque du Soleil. [more]

Pacific Underground. [more]

Mark Lynds
Art in prison. [more]

Chapter and Verse
A panel of New Zealand Sci Fi writers. [more]

Naomi Ferguson
'Songs my mother taught me' [more]

The Great Gatsby
We find out about the stage version of the literary classic The Great Gatsby in Christchurch. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 12 July 2009
A critical eye cast over media reporting on the Christchurch shooter; and an insight into whatÂ's called 'suicide by cop'. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical hour one - 12 July 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical hour two - 12 July 2009
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 12 July: Half way home
Christchurch's Battered Women's Trust brings hope and helps rebuild shattered lives. [more]

Sunday Morning

Feature Interview: Climate Change and Migration in the Pacific
Philippe Boncour is from the International Organisation for Migration. [more]

Mediawatch for 12 July 2009
Bain breaks his silence; business journalism thinning out; RIP King of Pop. [more]

Feature Interview: Holding Power in Indonesia
Professor Jeffrey Winters from Northwestern University in the US has been watching closely the Indonesian presidential elections this week. [more]

The Sunday Group: Lange's Legacy
It's 25 years since David Lange was elected Prime Minister. Matt McCarten, Fran Wilde and Colin James discuss his legacy. [more]

Ideas: Pacific Leadership
We explore some of the bigger issues facing the region with former Niue Premier Young Vivian and Tonga Prime Minister Dr Feleti Sevele. [more]

Education Minister Anne Tolley responds to listener feedback on adult community education. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 12 Hongongoi (July) 2009
Evelyn Kawiti explains the meaning of her art exhibition 'Lost Voices', ink and water colours depicting Maori Children in the 1800's. [more]

News stories:

Australia in charge in Ashes test
Australia are in a dominant position in the first Ashes test against England in Cardiff. They declared at 674 for six, 239 runs in front. Wghen rain stopped play early ... [more]

Italian holds on to Tour de France lead
Little-known Italian Rinaldo Nocentini battled to retain the Tour de France yellow jersey after the eighth stage on Saturday won by Spaniard Luis Leon Sanchez. Paris-Nice champion Sanchez proved ... [more]

Greece play US in final of under 19 basketball
Greece will play the United States in the final of the FIBA U-19 World Championship in Auckland. Greece made the final after beating Australia 84-69, while the United States ... [more]

US win doubles to keep Davis Cup tie alive
The world's top-ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan kept the USA alive in their Davis Cup quarter-final against Croatia with a 6-3 6-1 6-3 win over Roko Karanusic ... [more]

Israel win in Davis Cup
Israel have reached the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time, defeating 2002 and 2006 champions Russia in their quarter-final. Doubles pair Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram clinched the crucial ... [more]

Webber gets pole for German Grand Prix
Australian Mark Webber has a chance for a breakthrough first Formula One victory in Germany after finally securing pole position at the 130th attempt. The Red Bull driver made ... [more]

Grant wins as NZ crews have good day at Lucerne
Duncan Grant became the first New Zealand winner at the third World Cup regatta in Lucerne with a start to finsih win in the Men's Lightweight single sculls. The Wairau ... [more]

Gemmell ninth in Austria
Young British star Alistair Brownlee won his third ITU World Championship Series triathlon at Kitzbuhel in Austria and in the process moved to the top of the world rankings while ... [more]

House fire fatal for man, 21
Foul play has been ruled out in the case of a fatal house fire in New Plymouth on Friday night. [more]

Investors' group urges eviction of gang families
A property investors' group says it hopes the Wellington Tenancy Tribunal makes the right decision and evicts families of Mongrel Mob members from their homes in Lower Hutt. [more]

Wool price prospects seen as bleak
Any immediate prospects of a lift in wool prices look bleak. The first sale of the new season at Napier on Thursday saw a further slide in prices for most types. [more]

Starlight reserve group seeks world heritage listing
A South Island group working to create a 'starlight reserve' in the Tekapo region says it needs help from the Government. [more]

Canada in to Rugby World Cup
Canada have advanced to the 2011 Rugby World Cup with a 41-18 rout of the United States, winning a two-match qualifying series between the North American rivals. The Americans won ... [more]

Whincup wins in V8 race in Townsville
V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup created his own piece of history when he won the opening race at the inaugural Dunlop Townsville 400 in North Queensland. The Team Vodafone driver ... [more]

Franchetti takes pole in Toronto
Scotsman Dario Franchitti won pole position for the Toronto Indy car race with the fastest lap in time trials around the 2.82km street course. Franchitti completed the 11-turn circuit in ... [more]

Bangladesh close in on West Indies lead
Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes have steered Bangladesh to 0-26 in their second innings, and a deficit of 43 runs, at stumps against the West Indies on the third day ... [more]

Labour wants provocation removed as defence
The Labour Party is vowing to fight to abolish the defence of provocation in murder trials. [more]

Lee misses cut in Illinois
Teenage golfer Danny Lee has missed the cut at the $7 million John Deere tournament in Illinois. Lee bogeyed the last two holes of his second round and missed the ... [more]

Australian government not ruling out banking inquiry
The Australian government has not ruled out a review of whether a "people's bank" is needed to provide more competition. [more]

New proposal for tackling illegal downloads to be revealed
The Government is this week expected to outline its proposal for a new version of a law that would crack down on the illegal downloading of films and music on the Internet. [more]

Air Force happy with pilot training at Air NZ
Five months into a trial training two Air Force pilots on Air New Zealand planes, the Air Force says it is happy with the results. [more]

Six vaccinated against measles still got it: why?
Medical authorities in Christchurch say it could take weeks to find out whether a measles vaccine has been ineffective. Six people who'd been fully vaccinated are among 15 confirmed cases in a local outbreak. [more]