Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 8th November 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

Rachael and Jonathan King
Rachael and Jonathan King are creative siblings who have taken different paths into their respective worlds of books and film. [more]

Live Panel Discussion
Eva Radich, Lyne Pringle and Simon Sweetman assess the 2010 New Zealand International Arts Festival programme. [more]

Julian Robertson
The Julian and Josie Robertson"Promised Gift: An Exclusive Preview"has just opened at the Auckland Art Gallery. [more]

Neil Pardington
Neil Pardington's latest exhibition is entitled"The Vault". [more]

Pip Hall
Pip Hall is the 2009 winner of the Bruce Mason playwriting Award. [more]

Stand up and be Counted: 4
The Grand Final of the comedy-competition series"Stand up and be counted". [more]

Dreamlife of Elephants
"Death and the Dreamlife of Elephants"is a new play on soon at Bats Theatre. [more]

Chapter and Verse: Patricia Grace
An extended interview with novelist and short story writer Patricia Grace. [more]

Keith Clancy
Keith Clancy's solo show opens at The Lane Gallery in Auckland this week. [more]

At The Movies

At The Movies for 4 November 2009
Simon Morris previews some highlights of the first German Film Festival, and talks to Australian director Sarah Watt about her endearing family comedy My Year Without Sex. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for 8 November 2009
A new advance in helping Blind peoplesÂ'mobility; campaigning against violence. And challenging the power of indifference. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 08 November 2009
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 08 November 2009
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 8 November 2009
Trash Palace offers an Aladdin's cave of recyclable treasures. [more]

Sunday Morning

Michael Zuern: the fall of the wall
Chris speaks with the Director of the Social Science Research Centre in Berlin about the demise of his city's infamous wall back in 1989. What were the consequences for the two Germanies, Europe and the world order? [more]

Mediawatch for 8 November 2009
This week the Mediawatch team look at: assisted passage - companies encouraging media coverage by covering reporters' expenses; television news leaving little to the imagination and; the quest to get words right in the era of blogging, spellcheck and texting. [more]

Paul Gough: iconography of commemoration
He's a professor of creative arts at the University of Western England in Bristol and an eminent artist specialising in military landscapes. Professor Paul Gough is here in Aotearoa ~ New Zealand for Blow '09, Massey University's creative art festival and he speaks with Chris. [more]

Gareth Evans: nuclear weapons
Chris speaks with this former Australian Foreign Affairs Minister about his post-political career and prominence in international nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. [more]

Notes from the South with Dougal Stevenson
Heresy, sedition, obsentiy... Dougal gives us a peak from Dunedin. [more]

Ideas for 08 November 2009: The 10:10 Campaign
This week Ideas takes a look at a popular, bottom-up approach to combatting climate change in the UK; it's called the 10:10 Campaign. A 10% reduction in carbon footprint by 2010 is the target for over 1,500 businesses and 40,000 individuals which includes Britain's PM, Cabinet and a few hundred MP's. We also look at how onerous a task it would be to achieve in this country and what steps are being made towards it. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 08 o Whiringa-a- rangi (November) 2009
How many Maori know they partly own the 2 degrees cellphone network? Maraea Rakuraku investigates [more]

Chief Judge Wilson Isaac Interview
Maraea Rakuraku profiles Ngati Porou, Ngati Kahungunu, Tuhoe Wilson Isaac the newly appointed Chief Judge of the Maori Land Court and Chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal. [more]

News stories:

Govt moves to restrict 'new generation' party pills
The Government is moving to put restrictions on so-called new generation party pills. [more]

Canterbury claim Air New Zealand Cup title with spirited defence
Canterbury claimed their fifth national rugby title last night, beating Wellington 28-20 in Christchurch and the assistant coach Tabai Matson says it was traditional Canterbury defence that got his side ... [more]

Kobe becomes youngest player to reach 24,000 points
Kobe Bryant became the youngest NBA player to reach 24,000 points after the Lakers' guard scored 41 to lead injury-hit Los Angeles to a 114-98 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. ... [more]

Wallabies come from behind to beat England
The Wallabies scored a desperately-tense 18-9 victory over a gallant England at Twickenham this morning. In a gripping encounter, Australia trailed until the hour mark before fullback Adam Ashley-Cooper clinched ... [more]

Mickelson in charge at HSBC Champions
Phil Mickelson leads into the final round of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, and the world number two will play alongside the world number one Tiger Woods. Mickelson's 14 under par, ... [more]

England and Kiwi's to wear one off jerseys
The New Zealand and England rugby league teams will both wear one-off jerseys featuring poppies to mark Remembrance Day for their Four Nations clash in Huddersfield this morning. The Kiwi ... [more]

Stoner claims pole at Valencia MotoGP
The Ducati rider Casey Stoner maintained his excellent end of season form to clinch pole position for the Valencia Grand Prix. The Australian, who missed three races with a mystery ... [more]

Fed cup tennis wrap
Italy has stormed into a 2-nil lead over the United States in the Fed Cup tennis final after Francesca Schiavone outfoxed Melanie Oudin 7-6 6-2 in Italy. World number 11 ... [more]

Maori group to appeal mill wastewater decision
A right to discharge used factory water into a Bay of Plenty river is to go to the Environment Court. [more]

'Ill-feeling' among bus drivers after union breaks ranks
The union representing the majority of bus drivers in Auckland says another union's decision to take up a new pay offer is causing drivers to turn against each other. [more]

Attorney-General to attend crime talks in London
New Zealand's Attorney-General is travelling to Britain for talks on issues including organised crime, terrorism and money laundering. [more]

Man thrown from car bonnet before being run over
A man is in Waikato Hospital with serious injuries after being thrown from the bonnet of a speeding car before being run over, police say. [more]

NZ gives $4m extra tsunami aid to Samoa
The New Zealand Government is providing Samoa with a further $4 million for tourism reconstruction as the country begins a multi-million dollar rebuilding programme following the recent devastating tsunami. [more]

Kiwi's knocked out of Four Nations tournament
A heavyweight England floored world champions New Zealand 20-12 in Huddersfield, knocking the Kiwi's out of the Four nations rugby league tournament and setting up a final with Australia. Two ... [more]

Arsenal leap-frog Man U into second place in premiership
The Arsenal football club romped to a 4-1 victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers to move into second place in the English Premier League while Manchester City's hopes of threatening the top ... [more]

All Blacks continue dominance over Welsh
The All Blacks have extended their domination of Wales with a 19-12 victory at the Millennium Stadium taking their tally to 21 successive victories against them since 1953. There was little ... [more]

English Premier League football wrap
Manchester City had to settle for a fifth consecutive Premier League draw, finishing 3-all with Burnley after having battled back from a two-goal deficit to lead with three minutes remaining. ... [more]

All Blacks fend off Wales for win
The All Blacks extended their domination of Wales with a 19-12 victory at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. [more]

'Business as usual' for NZ arm of education provider
An Auckland-based company linked to a collapsed private education provider in Australia says it is business as usual for its New Zealand operations. [more]

Dispute between Telecom, lines engineers resolved
Telecom says a contract dispute between its contractor Visionstream and line engineers in Northland is over. [more]

PM gives leaky home victims a guarantee
A proposed deal to tackle the leaky homes issue would guarantee homeowners access to funds to fix their houses, Prime Minister John Key says. [more]

BlackCaps will have a coach by the end of the year
New Zealand Cricket is confident a new BLACKCAPS coach will be named by the end of the year - and in place in time for the Bangladesh home series starting ... [more]

Haye wins WBA crown
The British boxer David Haye has won the WBA heavyweight championship by surprising Nikolai Valuev on a majority decision in Nuremberg. The brash British boxer used his superior quickness over ... [more]

Wallabies beat England
The Wallabies have beaten England 18-9 in their rugby international at Twickenham. To mark the 25th anniversary of the clean sweep achieved by Nick Farr-Jones's team, arguably the greatest Wallaby ... [more]

Gloomy outlook persists for export-led recovery
There are fears a slump in sales for the year to September will mean an export-led economic recovery is even more unlikely. [more]

High price of skin cancer revealed
Skin cancer is costing New Zealand more than $120 million a year, a report for the Cancer Society reveals. [more]

NZRU plays down franchise sale reports
The New Zealand Rugby Union is playing down reports it plans to sell off Super rugby franchises to the highest bidder. [more]

Black Sticks step closer to World Cup
The New Zealand men's hockey team has scored their second straight win at the World Cup qualifying tournament in Invercargill, beating Scotland 8-nil. [more]

Rock climber killed near Queenstown named
Police have named the rock climber killed near Queenstown on Friday. [more]

Ski fields attract record numbers this winter
The New Zealand ski industry has passed a major milestone this winter, with more than 1.5 million people taking to the slopes across the country. [more]

Another big win for Black Sticks
The New Zealand men's hockey team has scored their second straight win at the World Cup qualifying tournament in Invercargil, beating Scotland 8-nil. The Black Sticks led 3-nil at half ... [more]

Whitebaiter rescued 1km out to sea
Police say a whitebaiter swept out to sea near Christchurch on Sunday would have drowned if he had not been wearing a life jacket. [more]

Memorial service for tsunami victims in Auckland
About 400 people attended a national memorial service for those who lost their lives in the South Pacific Tsunami in Auckland on Sunday. [more]

Pilot has lucky escape
The pilot of a light plane walked away uninjured after engine trouble forced him to crash in a reserve at Bucklands Beach in east Auckland. [more]