Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 13th September 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, Spiritual Outlook, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa, The Galileo Lectures

Arts on Sunday

La Fine del Mondo
Photographer Edith Amituana'i documents the story of immigrants who make a new life at the end of the world. [more]

World Press Photo Exhibition
Colin Peacock from Mediawatch surveys 200 examples of photojournalism currently on display in Wellington. [more]

Kristen Darragh
An up and coming mezzo-soprano describes her progression from appearing in television advertisements as a child to the rarefied world of opera. [more]

Stephen A'Court - Body
Stephen A'Court has documented his love of dance in a new exhibition for the Dance Your Socks Off festival. [more]

The Bird Wife
Textile artist Jane Siddall has created a series of intricate minature embroideries depicting an old folk tale. [more]

The Box Woman
A travelling Brazillian theatre troup presents the tale of a mystical woman with a magical box for a head. [more]

Joanna Orwin
Collision is a novel that recounts the clash of cultures that occurs when a French expedition washes up in the Bay of Islands in 1772. [more]

Charlotte Trevella
At only 17 Charlotte is one of the world's top young poets who has a newly published collection entitled 'Because Paradise'. [more]

The Girl with No Words
Lucy Orbell previews a new multi-media performance due to open in Wanaka next week. It is the story of a young woman whose inability to express herself verbally leads to self-harm. [more]

At The Movies

At the Movies for 9 September 2009
Simon Morris looks at two American filmsÂ-Taking Woodstock and The Soloist - and the latest New Zealand feature, The Strength of Water, based on a script by Briar Grace-Smith. [more]

Nine To Noon

Kennedy Warne
Outdoorsman and adventurer Kennedy Warne with albatrosses on Pyramid Island. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for 13 September 2009
An interview with Californian Creative Growth Art Centre Director, Tom di Maria. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One-13 Sept 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions.all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two-13 Sept 2009
9pm to 10pm.Due to copyright restrictions. all music has been removed [more]


Spectrum for 13 September 2009
A house on wheels is becoming increasingly attractive to a growing number of New Zealanders. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 13 September 2009
The Sea of Faith is an international network in which members discuss the deeper meaning of life. In Spiritual Outlook Maureen Garing talks to Noel Cheer, a life member of this network. [more]

Sunday Morning

Feature interview: Richard Guilliatt
Author of 'The Wolf', the story of a German WWI submarine raider that terrorised the southern ocean. [more]

Mediawatch for 13 September 2009
This week the Mediawatch team look at: TV on the net - the broadband challenge for broadcasters; surprising sponsors for a Cook Strait crossing and; TV awards which fell somewhat flat. [more]

Feature interview: Richard Broinowski
Former Australian diplomat, car enthusiast and now author, Richard speaks about his new book Driven. [more]

The Sunday Group: Treating the Health System
Discussions around the recently released Horn Report entitled 'Meeting the Challenge'. [more]

Ideas for 13 September 2009: Papua in Focus: Human Rights
Ideas takes a comprehensive look at Indonesia's Melanesian territory of Papua on the 40th anniversary of its annexation. The people of the province, formerly known as West Irian, have all the while been subjected to a lack of self determination, no ability to voice their concerns and no equal share in the proceeds from mineral wealth generated in the region. And all the while, the world seemingly ignores their plight. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 13 o Mahuru (September) 2009
Protecting resources for the future is behind the Wairewa Runaka and their mission to look after Te Roto o Wairewa. [more]

The Galileo Lectures

Lecture 1 - Galileo's Telescope
Associate Professor Ruth Barton, The University of Auckland When Galileo turned his telescope to the stars he saw spots on the sun, mountains on the moon, and moons about Jupiter. The moons of Jupiter, he wrote, proved the glory of the Medici name (and this gained him the position of mathematician and philosopher at the Medici court), but did they prove the Copernican theory that the Earth moved in circles around the Sun as Galileo claimed? Recorded in Hamilton. [more]

News stories:

Land swap worked out for sinking marae
Agreement has been reached on a land swap to relocate the Ohaaki marae from sinking land on the banks of the Waikato River. The matter will now go before the Maori Land Court for confirmation. [more]

Pay gap issue again raised by union
The union for primary school teachers, the NZEI, says the issue of poor pay for special education support workers won't go away simply because the Government refuses to recognise it. [more]

Manchester City gain 'big four" credentials
Manchester City passed the first big test of their "big four" credentials with flying colours as, with a another goal by Emmanuel Adebayor, they beat Arsenal 4-2 to make it four ... [more]

Nadal in semis at US Open
Spanish third seed Rafael Nadal, trying to complete a career Grand Slam, advanced to the US Open semi-finals on Saturday by defeating Chilean 11th seed Fernando Gonzalez 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2) ... [more]

International Wire Story
bc-Motor-Prix 12-09 0489 Mot: Hamilton on pole for Italian Grand Prix Motor Prix 2nd Wrap By Tim Collings MONZA, Italy, Sept 12 AFP - Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton grabbed the ... [more]

Sri Lanka easy winners over India
Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya and Thilina Kandamby hammered India's bowlers to give Sri Lanka a morale-boosting victory by 139 runs in the tri-series. Jayasuriya returned to form with 98 off 79 ... [more]

Lee destroys England batting
A five-wicket haul by Brett Lee handed Australia a 4-0 victory in their one-day cricket series against England. Lee claimed 5-49 off nine overs at Lord's on Saturday to restrict ... [more]

Bulldogs one win away from grand final
The Bulldogs are one win away from a grand final berth after coming from behind to beat Newcastle 26-12 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. The home side booked a preliminary final ... [more]

James beats Mehrtens in French rugby kicking duel
Brock James trumped Andrew Mehrtens in the battle of the Antipodean kickers as Clermont defeated Racing-Metro 30-22 to ascend to the Top 14 summit and consign their promoted opponents to ... [more]

Lewis gets pole for Italian Grand Prix
McLaren's Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the Italian Grand Prix from Force India's Adrian Sutil on Saturday. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen will line up in third place ... [more]

Big gas field found off Venezuela
Spanish energy company Repsol has found a massive field of gas in the Gulf of Venezuela. It is estimated at 7-8 trillion cubic feet, about five times what Spain uses in a year. [more]

South Africa win Tri Nations
South Africa won their first Tri-Nations title since 2004 with a 32-29 victory over New Zealand in Hamilton. South Africa fullback Frans Steyn slotted three long-range penalties, while flyhalf Morne ... [more]

Gay wins 100m at World Athletics Finals
World silver medallist Tyson Gay overhauled former world record holder Asafa Powell to win the men's 100 metres at the World Athletics Final. Gay, the second fastest man ever behind Olympic ... [more]

Islands declared free of predators
The Department of Conservation has declared the Adele, Fisherman and Tonga islands in Abel Tasman National Park to be free of predators: endangered native birds can now be re-introduced. [more]

Red Sox pitcher returns from injury layoff
The Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is scheduled to make his first Major League start in nearly three months next week as he returns from injury. Matsuzaka, who has ... [more]

Premier League football wrap
The Manchester City premier league football club passed their first major test of the season by beating Arsenal 4-2 in a heated clash at Eastlands, with Emmanuel Adebayor the centre ... [more]

La Liga wrap up
Christiano Ronaldo came off the bench to seal a 3-nil win for Real Madrid away to Espanyol in the La Liga, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspired a 2-nil win for Barcelona ... [more]

Sivivatu out for final Tri-Nations clash
The All Blacks winger Sitiveni Sivivatu will miss the final Tri-nations rugby test against Australia after being injured in Saturday night's loss to South Africa in Hamilton. Sivivatu, who scored ... [more]

Tiger takes commanding lead at BMW Championship
Tiger Woods stumbled out of the gate but then roared to a course record nine-under 62 to take a commanding seven-shot lead into the final round of the BMW Golf ... [more]

Tomic through to US Tennis Open junior boys' final
Australian teenage tennis star Bernard Tomic has stormed into the US Open junior boys' final with back-to-back straight-sets victories in New York. With rain washing out play on Friday and ... [more]

Ottawa Senators trade Heatley
The Ottawa Senators NHL team have traded disgruntled forward Dany Heatley to the San Jose Sharks for Jonathan Cheechoo and power forward Milan Michalek. With NHL training camps set to ... [more]

PSV move to top of Ducth football league
PSV Eindhoven have brushed aside Roda JC Kerkrade 3-nil to edge clear at the top of the Dutch football league. Hungarian Balazs Dzsudzsak put PSV on track after six minutes ... [more]

Springbok centre suspended for dangerous tackle
The Springbok centre Jaque Fourie has been suspended for four weeks for a dangerous tackle on Ma'a Nonu during the All Blacks loss to South Africa at Waikato Stadium. Fourie ... [more]

Researchers hope to target breast cancer tumours
Medical researchers at the Malaghan Institute in Wellington are hoping to develop a vaccine that can target the tumours found in breast cancer. [more]

Nelson school groups win cellphone tower battle
Some parents in Nelson are claiming victory in a two year fight to stop Telecom building a mobile phone tower within metres of a playcentre. [more]

More luxury cars being auctioned
There's been a rise in the number of luxury cars being sold by the vehicle auctioneers Turners. [more]

Wozniacki sets up US Open final showdown with Clijsters
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has beaten error-prone Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-3 6-3 to reach the women's final of the U.S. Open against former champion Kim Clijsters. The Ninth-seeded Wozniacki won ... [more]

Clijsters ousts Serena to advance to grand slam final
Belgium's Kim Clijsters has advanced to the U.S. Open final by beating defending champion Serena Williams 6-4 7-5. However the match ended in controversy when the American was called for ... [more]

CTU says workers bullied by 90-day law
Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly says the 90-day probationary period for new workers has led to bullying and unfairness. [more]