Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 1st November 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

Donald Kerr
Curator of the exhibition Heresy, Sedition, Obscenity - the Book Challenged. On show at the De Beer Gallery at the University of Otago. [more]

Early Maori cloaks found in the US
Dr. Patricia Te Arapo Wallace from the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies in Christchurch. [more]

Chapter and Verse: Len Lye
The extraordinary works of film-maker, sculptor, painter and poet - Len Lye [more]

Bevin Linkhorn
To get involved with Mash Pit Comedy simply go to the website; [more]

Crows Feet
Crows feet, the affectionate name given to a Wellington dance emsemble. Lucy Orbell went to see what keeps there feet moving. [more]

Michael Smither and Tony Hiles
An unique collaboration between an artist and a video director, that allows a rare examination of the whole creative process. [more]

Stand Up and be Counted
TJ McDonald, Benjamin Crellin and Jim Stanton face off in the grand final next week. [more]

NZSO Review
Murray Khouri reviews the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's premiere of Leif Segerstam's 191st Symphony. [more]

Chris Welsby
Artist Chris Welsby literally lets the natural forces if time and weather direct his films. His exhibition is on at the MIC Toi Rerehiko Gallery in Auckland. [more]

Backstage - Review
A new play by British playwright Roy Smiles got its world premiere at Christchurch's Court Theatre this weekend. Reviewer Alan Scott went for a look. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 28 October 2009
Simon Morris looks at what's happened to food in America. Julie and Julia is a tribute to cooking legend Julia Child - starring acting legend Meryl Streep. Food Inc. shows that farming today is more like an industrial production line. And Surrogates portrays a world in which everyone does everything online. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off The Beaten Track
Lake Manapouri. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 1 November 2009
Helping people tell their own troubling stories - creatively and safely. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 01 November 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 01 November 2009
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 1 November 2009
Dr Joanne Drayton is Associate Professor of Visual Arts, but at night she carves bones fresh from the butcher. [more]

Sunday Morning

Alex Fergusson
Alex Fergusson is the presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament. [more]

Mediawatch for 1 November 2009
TVNZ promo poses political problems; taking offence at what's in the news; the difficulties of sending up sensitive issues; 3D returns to TV, Hollywood . . . and Stratford. [more]

Joe Van Belleghem
Joe Van Belleghem discusses environmentally sustainable approaches to building. [more]

Professor Robert Wade
Professor Robert Wade from the London School of Economics takes an eagle's eye view of the world economy. [more]

Ideas for 1 Novenber 2009: American Kiwis
This week Ideas looks at Americans who have chosen to call New Zealand home. A poet, a blueberry farmer and the founder of a community newspaper tell us about their experiences both here and in America. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 01 o Whiringa a rangi (November) 2009
Husband and wife, Tai and Kaaterina Kerekere hold their first joint art exhibition aptly name Fried Bread and Golden Syrup inspired by childhood memories of eating Fried Bread with Golden Syrup with whanau. [more]

News stories:

Govt 'unlikely' to go whole hog on ACC bike levies
ACC minister Nick Smith has reiterated that the Government is unlikely to increase levies for motorbikes to the scale proposed. Hundreds of bikers around the country protested against the proposed levy hikes on Saturday. [more]

Cold hits North Island farms
Cold weather has been affecting farm production in parts of the North Island. However, a "dream spring" continued this week in Canterbury. [more]

Myer to list on Australian market on Monday
Australia's largest department store chain, Myer, is to float on the Australian sharemarket on Monday, with an expected market value of $A2.4 billion. It will be the country's biggest IPO in two years. [more]

Man in court after Armed Offenders Squad call-out
A man appeared in the Whangarei District Court on Saturday on charges including injuring with intent, assault with a weapon and breach of a Protection Order. [more]

Late start to summer predicted
Summer is not expected to begin until January. NIWA says temperatures will be average until then in the North Island, Nelson and Marlborough. Temperatures in the rest of the South Island will be below average. [more]

Police arrest final suspect in Murupara teen's death
Police say they have arrested the sixth and last person sought in connection with the death of a teenager in the Bay of Plenty settlement of Murupara nearly a month ago. [more]

Weather hampers return of rare floating crane
Bad weather has delayed the return of a rare floating crane to Wellington Harbour. [more]

Vineyards warned to reduce noise from frost fans
The Marlborough District Council has issued noise abatement notices to two properties, amid complaints about the sound made by fans used to ward off frost. [more]

All Blacks beat Wallabies in Tokyo
The All Blacks beat the Wallabies 32-19 in the Bledisloe Cup match in Tokyo on Saturday night. [more]

Track cleared to reach stranded Hawera residents
Roadworkers have cleared a track through a massive slip near Hawera in Taranaki, giving emergency access to stranded residents. [more]

Camp hosts sought for Auckland parks
The Auckland Regional Council is to offer a summer holiday with a difference for Aucklanders keen to act as hosts at popular campgrounds. [more]

Tauranga plan to toughen rules on tall buildings
Planned rule changes on high rise development in Mt Maunganui will make it harder for large new buildings to be constructed, the Tauranga City Council says. [more]

Resource consent review too late, says mayor
Far North mayor Wayne Brown believes a Government review of his council's consent process is too late to be of any use. [more]

Arsenal, Chelsea turn on the style as Liverpool lose again
A quick-fire double set Arsenal on their way to a comfortable 3-0 Premier League victory over north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. A close first half was transformed minutes before the ... [more]

All-Williams final at WTA Championships
Defending champion Venus Williams and sister Serena will clash for the 23rd time in their careers in the final of the season-ending WTA Championships. The world Number 7 defeated Serbia's ... [more]

Henry insists win isn't personal
The All Blacks coach Graham Henry says despite sweeping old foes Robbie Deans and Australia 4-nil in 2009, it's nothing personal. New Zealand won the first ever Bledisole Cup match ... [more]

Kiwis trounce French in Four Nations rugby league
New Zealand's trounced France 62-12 in their Four Nations rugby league match in Toulouse this morning. Captain Benji Marshall began the scoring glut for the Kiwis with a try in ... [more]

Council not impressed with Queens Wharf designs
A competition to redesign Auckland's Queens Wharf for the 2011 Rugby World Cup has so far attracted underwhelming and lacklustre entries, according to the head of the regional council. [more]

All Whites stick with same squad for world cup qualifier
The All Whites coach Ricki Herbert has opted not to make any changes to his squad for next month's football world cup qualifier against Bahrain in Wellington. Herbert's stuck with ... [more]

Wallabies look to move forward after loss
The Wallabies have shifted their focus to a rare grand slam attempt in the British Isles after opening their spring tour with a 32-19 Bledisloe Cup loss to the All ... [more]

India grab series lead against Australia
Yuvraj Singh top-scored with 78 and shared a big partnership with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to power India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day cricket international ... [more]

Chelsea stay top, Liverpool fall further behind
Manchester United kept pace with Premier League leaders Chelsea with a 2-0 win over Blackburn Rovers on Sunday morning. Second-half strikes from Dimitar Berbatov and Wayne Rooney secured United's victory ... [more]

Woollen sheets low on itch factor, say scientists
Light-weight woollen sheets are being produced in New Zealand as the result of 25 years of scientific research. [more]

Labour leader to visit tsunami-hit Pacific
Labour Party leader Phil Goff leaves for Samoa and Tonga on Monday to assess the recovery and rehabilitation needs following the Pacific tsunami. [more]

Lee out of Aussie tour of India with elbow injury
The Australian strike bowler Brett Lee will miss the remainder of Australia's one-day cricket series against India because of an elbow injury. Lee was unable to complete his 10-over spell ... [more]

Cadel Evans breaks from Silence
Australia's road race world champion Cadel Evans is to leave the Silence cycling team. The 32-year-old has been with the team for five years but has decided to look for pastures ... [more]

Allenby and Kim to square off in World Match play semis
The Australian golfer Robert Allenby will meet American Anthony Kim in the semi-finals of the Volvo World Match Play Championship in a rematch of their controversial Presidents Cup tie. Kim ... [more]

Mid Canterbury and North Otago take out Heartland silverware
Wanganui are the Heartland amateur rugby champions again after beating Mid Canterbury 34-13 in the Meads Cup final at Christchurch's Rugby Park. Mid Canterbury led 13-0 at half-time but Wanganui ... [more]

Wellington to play Canterbury in repeat of last year's final
Wellington will face Canterbury in the Air New Zealand Cup final for the second straight year, after holding off a spirited challenge from Southland to progress to the title match ... [more]

Sivivatu, Woodcock get one-match bans
All Blacks Sitiveni Sivivatu and Tony Woodcock have each been suspended for one week after being cited for separate offences in Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup win over Australia in Tokyo. ... [more]

All Blacks sweep Wallabies, Bledisloe four-nil
The All Blacks have started their Northern tour in emphatic fashion, beating Australia 32-19 in Tokyo to sweep the Bledisloe Cup series four-nil . Sitiveni Sivivatu and Conrad Smith scored ... [more]

PGA Tour forced to cancel tournament due to rain
US PGA Tour golf officials cancelled the rain-flooded Viking Classic after overnight showers swamped an already-saturated course. There will be no makeup date for the $US3.6 million event, which was ... [more]

Agassi admits mane was a wig
Former tennis star Andre Agassi has admitted the lion mane-style hairstyle he sported during the 1990s was actually a wig. In extracts from his autobiography published in British newspapers Agassi ... [more]

Young All Whites qualify for historic play-off round
A stunning strike in stoppage time has sent New Zealand through to the second round of the Under 17 men's football world cup in Nigeria. Engin Bekdemir put Turkey ahead ... [more]

Small airports work to improve security
The New Zealand Government is pressing ahead with plans to improve security at small airports. [more]

Float plane ditches over Lake Taupo
A float plane with four people on board has been forced to ditch over Lake Taupo after blowing its engine. [more]

Pedestrian hit by truck dies
A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a truck in Rotorua. [more]

Fatal crash near Christchurch closes road
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving two cars near Christchurch. [more]

Three teens still in hospital after fatal Napier crash
Three of the five teenagers who survived a fatal head on collision in Hawke's Bay have now been discharged from hospital. [more]

Woman found dead in Benneydale
A homicide inquiry has been launched after a woman was found dead at a house in the Waikato settlement of Benneydale. [more]

Spearman-Burn drops down leaderboard
The New Zealand golfer Peter Spearman-Burn is four shots off the lead going into the final round of the Asian Amateur golf Championships in China. The Wellingtonian shot a third ... [more]

Win means more than record: McCaw
The All Blacks are on a plane to Wales after their 32-19 defeat of the Wallabies in Tokyo set them up nicely for their final five matches of the year. ... [more]

Schoolgirl signs for Magic
The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic have completed their playing roster for the 2010 trans-Tasman netball competition by signing up a 17-year-old schoolgirl. Defender Amy Christophers, a seventh former at Mt ... [more]

Blue Bulls follow Super 14 side to championship win
Springboks Morne Steyn and Fourie du Preez played crucial roles as the Blue Bulls held off a fiery Free State Cheetahs comeback to win the Currie Cup final 36-24. First-five ... [more]

Deans fumes at negative tactics
The Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is fuming at the penalty count in his side's loss to the All Blacks in Tokyo. Deans says his side can take some positives, but ... [more]

Lee well back in Singapore
Rotorua's Danny Lee has shot a second straight one over par 72 at the Singapore Open to lie in a group well down the field. Britain's Ian Poulter leads by ... [more]

Yankees lead World Series
The New York Yankees have gone ahead by two games to one in baseball's World Series, beating the Phillies 8-5 in game three in Philadelphia. Game four of the best-of-seven ... [more]

One change to Kiwis line-up
There is just one change to the Kiwis rugby league team's line-up to take on France in their Four Nations match in Toulouse on Sunday morning. First-choice second rower Bronson ... [more]

NZFC fully underway
All the teams in the New Zealand Football Championship have now played their opening games of the 2008 season. YoungHeart Manawatu thrashed Team Wellington 4-0 in the capital with all four ... [more]