Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 11th July 2010

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

Arts on Sunday

60th anniversary of the Elam School of Fine Arts
We mark the 60th anniversary of the School of Fine Arts in Auckland by talking to lecturers and graduates, past and present. Contributors include writer Richard Wolfe, Jim Allan; one of the school's first teachers, gallery owner Anna Miles and artist Sara Hughes. [more]

Insatiable Moon
Unlikely filmmakers Mike Riddell and Judge Rosemary Riddell talk about the process of turning Mike's novel 'Insatiable Moon' into a film. [more]

John de Prez
The musical partner of Monty Python's Eric Idle, who's helped turn 'Holy Grail' into the 'Spamalot' musical and 'The Life of Brian' into an oratorio. [more]

Noel McKenna with Brendan and Gregory O'Brien
A conversation between brothers Gregory and Brendon O'Brien and their old mate, Aussie artist Noel McKenna, about their years working in the legendary Sydney jazz club, The Basement. [more]

Michael King Writers' Centre
Lucy Orbell meets some of the people making use of the Michael King Writers' Centre in Auckland. [more]

Chapter and Verse - Karen Zelas
Karen Zelas talks about setting her novel 'Past Perfect' in Akaroa and France in the 19th and 21st centuries. [more]

Chapter and Verse - Tina Makereti
Tina Makereti gives Maori legends a contemporary spin in her short story collection, 'Once Upon a Time in Aotearoa'. [more]

Knowing You Knowing Me
A chat to artist Jeremy Leatinu'u whose work involves performing acts of welcome to unknown visitors, and Jess Johnson whose line is in guerrilla advertising posters. They are two of the artists selected for Artspace's Knowing You Knowing Me group show. [more]


Ideas: The Battle for Heritage Buildings
Chris Bourke interviews lawyer and historian Peter Macky about his book on the demolition of 'Coolangatta'. Chris Laidlaw discusses the issues surrounding heritage architecture with architects Marshall Cook and Jeremy Salmond, while campaigner Allan Matson explains the legal issues that can help or hinder the preservation of historic buildings. [more]


Mediawatch for 11 July 2010
TVNZ's latest news shake-up; how the media handle suicide; the author who turned the drudgery of a newsroom into a best-seller; the price of sports punditry. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off the Beaten Track
Kennedy Warne, the outdoorsman and adventurer discusses community branding. [more]

One In Five

One in five for 11 July 2010
More tales from the trail; and the Lu'i Ola project challenges the Church to embrace Pacific disabled people. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 11 July 2010
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 11 July 2010
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 11 July 2010
Kwanzaa the African Shop in downtown Wellington is overflowing with figurines, batik and all kinds of decorative goods from 15 African countries. But even more interesting are the Africans who gather there. [more]

Sunday Morning

Maggie Hamilton - Boys under Pressure
Maggie Hamilton, author of 'What's Happening to our Boys' talks about the kind of world boys are growing up in, and what parents can do to help. [more]

Peter Drysdale - Asia Pacific Community
Peter Drysdale is head of the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research and Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Australian National University. He tells Chris Laidlaw about a new spirit of co-operation emerging amongst Asian countries - which includes New Zealand. [more]

Kelvin Day - The Taranaki Wars
Kelvin Day is Manager of Heritage Collections at Puke Ariki Museum and Art Gallery in New Plymouth. His book is 'Contested Ground: Te Whenua I Tohea, The Taranaki Wars 1860 - 1881'. [more]

What listeners have had to say on the ideas and issues that have appeared in the programme. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 11 o Hongongoi (July) 2010
Ranginui Walker talks about how he has never been seduced by the"chattels of office"and Justine Murray tours a marae in Blenheim. [more]

News stories:

New Zealand Davis Cup team to face tough third day
The New Zealand Davis Cup tennis team will have a mammoth task to win the Asia/Oceania Group two semifinal against Pakistan, after dropping the doubles match in straight sets at Hawera. ... [more]

Ropati at No.1 again for Warriors
Jerome Ropati will make his second straight start at fullback in an unchanged Warriors side to take on the table-topping Panthers in the National Rugby League at Penrith today. Ropati replaces ... [more]

Flu worries in the German football team
Germany's football team has been hit with flu worries ahead of their World Cup third place play-off against Uruguay today. The Germany coach, Joachim Loew, missed a pre-match press conference after ... [more]

All Blacks start Tri Nations with bonus point win
The All Blacks have started rugby's Tri Nations championship with a decisive 32-12 win over the defending champions South Africa. The Springboks won all three Tri Nations Tests last season but ... [more]

Rate rise by Bank of Korea
The Bank of Korea has raised interest rates for the first time since the onset of the global financial crisis, from 2% to 2.25%. [more]

Mickelson misses the cut at Loch Lomond
New Zealand golfer Michael Campbell's in good company in missing the cut at the Scottish Open with a six over par 77 - the world's number two Phil Mickelson's also sitting ... [more]

Steamers have easy pre-season rugby win over Turbos
The Bay of Plenty rugby team has made a good start to their 2010 campaign, defeating Manawatu 35-10 in their first warm-up match of the season in Reporoa. Leading 21-3 at ... [more]

Chavanel wins Tour de France seventh stage
The French rider Sylvain Chavanel has won the latest stage of the Tour de France, a 165.5-kilometre race from Tournus to Les Rousses. Rafael Valls was second and his fellow Spaniard ... [more]

Loeb looking good in Bulgaria
Citroën's Sébastien Loeb leads Rally Bulgaria at the end of the second day of the Rally of Bulgaria. The six-times World Champion leads team-mate Dani Sordo by 40.5 seconds, with Petter ... [more]

Vettel on pole for British Grand Prix
Germany's Sebastian Vettel took pole position alongside team-mate Mark Webber on an all-Red Bull front row at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Vettel's now taken five poles from the 10 ... [more]

Wins for Dogs, Raiders
The Bulldogs have posted their third consecutive National Rugby League win, beating the Melbourne Storm 20-18 at Adelaide Oval to continue their late charge up the ladder. Imposing centre Jamal Idris ... [more]

Phoenix beat Roar in pre-season game
The Wellington Phoenix footballers have beaten the visiting Brisbane Roar 2-1 in an A-League pre-season game in Hamilton. The Phoenix kick off their season proper at home to Gold Coast United ... [more]

Everton pip Sydney FC 1-0
Colourfully attired English Premier League football side Everton started their season in the pink by beating A-League champion Sydney FC 1-0 in a pre-season friendly in Sydney. A well taken goal ... [more]

Whincup too good in opening race in Townsville
Defending two-time V8 Supercar Champion Jamie Whincup has dominated the opening race of the Townsville 400. Whincup beat fellow Holden driver Garth Tander with Ford's Mark Winterbottom in third. Jason Richards ... [more]

Black Sticks lose opening match to the Dutch
The New Zealand women's hockey team has lost 3-1 to the Netherlands on the opening day of the Champions Trophy in Nottingham. Clarissa Eshuis opened the scoring with the Black Sticks' ... [more]

Historic win for Bangladesh over England
Bangladesh has beaten England by five runs at Bristol to level their one day cricket series at one-all. It's the first ever win for the Bangladeshis over England in any form ... [more]

Muliaina sparks All Blacks attack
The All Blacks have kept their 73-year unbeaten run at Eden Park against the Springboks intact with a 32-12 bonus point victory over the defending Tri-Nations champions at Eden Park. It ... [more]

New Zealand rowers set record
A new international record for New Zealand rowing with nine crews in finals at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne. Eight New Zealand crews secured places in A finals overnight, and ... [more]

Brown climbs leaderboard at Loch Lomond
A four under par 67 third round has seen Wellington golfer Mark Brown climb 33 places into a share of 17th at the Scottish Open. Brown's now 13 shots off the ... [more]

Extension of bond maturity date sought
PGG Wrightson wants to extend the maturity date on $100 million worth of bonds. Bondholders will vote on the extension on 28 July. [more]

Black ice warning on SH94
Drivers are advised to take extreme care on State Highway 94 from Mossburn to Te Anau because of black ice. [more]

Germany 3, Uruguay 2
Germany have beaten Uruguay 3-2 in the playoff for third place at the football World Cup in Pretoria. Sami Khadira headed the winner for the Germans with eight minutes remaining, after ... [more]

Springbok captain pays tribute
The Springbok captain John Smit thinks his side were poor in Saturday night's 32-12 opening Tri-Nations loss to the All Blacks in Auckland. Crunching defence kept the hosts' line intact at ... [more]

Surge in China's trade surplus
China has recorded a fresh surge in its trade surplus and exports. Exports for June were up 43.9% on the same month last year. [more]

English women pip White Ferns
The England women's cricketers have beaten New Zealand by one wicket in the first of five one day internationals at Chelmsford. The White Ferns elected to bat first and made 231 ... [more]

Ireland beats Scotland by six wickets
The Irish cricketers have beaten Scotland by six wickets in the World League Division One final in Amstelveen in the Netherlands. After being put in to bat, Scotland were all ... [more]

Dodds has top ten finish in Wiorld Cup triathlon
The New Zealand triathlete Tony Dodds has managed a top ten finish in sweltering conditions at the ITU World Cup in the Netherlands. Dodds came out of the 1.5 kilometre swim ... [more]

Botha suspended for nine weeks for head butt
The South African rugby lock Bakkies Botha has been suspended for nine weeks after he was cited for dangerous play during the Tri Nations Series opener against the All Blacks last ... [more]

East Coast families still cut off by flooding
At least six East Coast families remain cut off by flooding and slips from heavy rain last week. Civil Defence says locals are used to such events as they happen several times a year. [more]

Landfill costs tipped to rise by one-third under ETS
Local Government New Zealand says landfill costs could rise by more than a third under the Emissions Trading Scheme, increasing the risk of illegal dumping. [more]

Richard Kahui to have scan on injured shoulder
The All Blacks have three injury worries in the backs as they head for Wellington to start preparations for the second Tri Nations test after last night's unexpectedly comprehensive 32-12 win ... [more]

New Zealand Davis Cup tie to go to final match
The New Zealand Davis Cup tennis tie with Pakistan will go the full distance after New Zealand's Rubin Statham scored a straight set win over Pakistan's Aisam Qureshi. Statham was too ... [more]

Allen Johnson retires from sprint hurdles
The four-times world sprint hurdling champion, Allen Johnson, has called an end to his remarkable career, after years of defying his age in one of track's most demanding disciplines. The 39-year-old ... [more]

Stricker shoots PGA Tour record
The world number four golfer, Steve Stricker, has set the U.S. PGA Tour's 54-hole record, after firing a nine-under-par 62 at the John Deere Classic to have a six stroke lead. ... [more]

Whincup's team upset with decision on Courtney
A controversial decision not to penalise V8 Supercars series leader, James Courtney, for an incident with his Ford teammate in Townsville yesterday, has been dismissed as a joke by a Holden ... [more]

Farmers welcome proposal to axe "envy tax"
Federated Farmers has welcomed a Government proposal to axe gift duty, saying it will make it easier for farmers to hand their farms down to their children. [more]

Faster consents tipped for archaeology
Archaeologists wanting to dig up manmade relics may have their waiting time cut by two-thirds as the Government moves to make the consent process more efficient. [more]

Recall of Holden utes
Holden is recalling about 1000 of its utes in New Zealand so it can fix faulty tailgate latches. [more]

Police seek public's help in Feilding homicide inquiry
Police say they want to hear from anyone who saw suspicious behaviour in the Feilding area where a farmer was shot dead. [more]

PM suggests Victoria Park for World Cup party central
Prime Minister John Key is suggesting that Victoria Park, on the edge of Auckland's central business district, could be turned into a base for partying football fans at next year's Rugby World Cup. [more]

12,000 Auckland drivers breath-tested
Police in Auckland have tested more than 12,000 drivers for alcohol this weekend in a rehearsal for next year's Rugby World Cup. [more]

Armed raid on house in Otara
A house in Otara was invaded by three men - one of them armed with a sawn-off double barrelled shotgun - early on Sunday morning. Two people from the house were later taken to hospital. [more]

Umpires could be a factor in trans-tasman final
The umpires might be the deciding factor in this afteroon's trans-tasman championship netball final between the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and the Adelaide Thunderbirds in Australia. One umpire from each ... [more]

Henry says he's not surprised by Botha suspension
The South African rugby lock Bakkies Botha has been suspended for nine weeks for head butting New Zealand's half back Jimmy Cowan, during the Tri Nations series opener in Auckland last ... [more]

First African football World Cup will produce new winner
The first football World Cup in Africa will produce a new winner tomorrow morning, when the two greatest footballing nations never to have won the game's biggest prize meet at Soccer ... [more]

Massive Warriors casualty ward this year as a blessing in disguise
They've had a horror run this year with injuries, yet the Warriors sit inside the playoff places in eighth on the National Rugby League ladder - and they're just two points ... [more]

NZ wins David Cup tie 3-2
Austen Childs has secured the come-from-behind win for the New Zealand Davis Cup tennis team in the fifth match in the Asia/Oceania Group II semifinal against Pakistan, indoors in Hawera. Childs, ... [more]

Te Papa pays $2m for early painting of Polynesian woman
A senior lecturer in Pacific art says the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is showing its leadership by acquiring a portrait of one of the earliest Western images of a Polynesian woman. [more]

New wool selling season begins with price rises
The new wool selling season has had a positive start, with prices for most wool types lifting at this week's sale in Napier. [more]

Farm foresters disappointed at grant scheme cuts
Farm foresters are disappointed that the Government is cutting back funding for its Afforestation Grants Scheme and winding it up a year early. [more]

Irrigators want more water charge accountability
The national irrigation body wants more industry input into how money collected from a new Canterbury water charge is spent. [more]

China's appetite for timber behind forestry boom
The forestry industry is celebrating what it says has been its best year in decades, largely due to China's appetite for timber. [more]

Numeracy and literacy programme for seasonal workers
"Country Life" reports a programme being run in the Bay of Plenty to improve the numeracy and literacy of workers who have come to New Zealand on the recognised seasonal employment scheme has been most successful. [more]

Govt to launch awareness campaign on illegal timber
A move in Europe to stop the importation and sale of illegally logged timber has prompted an awareness campaign by the New Zealand Government. [more]

Bonspiel conditions perfect at Idaburn
The Bonspiel was held in perfect conditions of about -9 degrees Celcius on the Idaburn dam at Oturehua in Central Otago this week. Curlers from 33 clubs took part. [more]

Knights seal sloppy win against Sharks
The Newcastle Knights have moved within two points of the top eight in the National Rugby League competition, after a 21-10 home win in wet conditions against the Cronulla Sharks. But ... [more]

Winterbottom wins second race in Townsville
The V8 Supercars driver Mark Winterbottom has won the Sunday race of the Townsville 400. In what proved to be one of the toughest races of the year, Ford's Winterbottom beat ... [more]

Magic lose grand final to Thunderbirds
The Adelaide Thuderbirds have beaten the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 52-42 in netball's trans-tasman championship final in Australia. In front of a capacity crowd of 9,300, the Thunderbirds took the ... [more]

Warriors beat Panthers to move to 6th
The Warriors overcame some tough refereeing calls to secure their fourth straight National Rugby League win, defeating the second-placed Panthers 12-6 in Penrith. The Warriors dominated the early play, gaining plenty ... [more]

NZ netball team Magic lose grand final to Thunderbirds
The Adelaide Thunderbirds have beaten the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 52-42 in netball's trans-Tasman championship final in Australia. [more]

Debate over remains of Moko the dolphin
Different regions are laying claim to the remains of Moko, the bottlenosed dolphin whose body was found near Tauranga on Wednesday. [more]

Haden had to resign from rugby role - Key
Prime Minister John Key says if Andy Haden had not chosen to resign as a Rugby World Cup Ambassador, the Government would have had to choose for him. Haden stepped down on Saturday. [more]

Helicopter rescue in Tararuas
Two people were flown out of the Tararua Ranges in the lower North Island by rescue helicopter on Sunday after texting friends that they feared for their safety. [more]

Woman dies at party in Manurewa
A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of another woman at a party in South Auckland on Saturday night. [more]