Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 28th November 2010

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

Arts on Sunday

ART Ventures
We find out about Auckland's ART Venture with two of the project's new intake, Alex Lee and Beth Kayes. [more]

The Auckland Arts Festival
The outgoing director of the 5th Auckland Arts Festival, David Malacari, talks about how it's evolved, and why ticket sales are not the right way to measure a festival's success or otherwise. [more]

Artist Rangi Kipa
One of the Maori artists credited with the resurrection of taa moko - Rangi Kipa is a guest at the Tattoo and Art Festival in New Plymouth. [more]

Fantasy art
We explore the realm of fantasy art which has struggled to get the recognition it deserves, with the publication of White Cloud Worlds, an anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy artwork from New Zealand. Paul Tobin is the editor and an artist and we also talk to Christian Pearce who specialises in designing robots. [more]

Laura Kroetsch
Laura Kroetsch is one of the lynchpins of the New Zealand book industry and has a ridiculously large collection that extends to her larder. She is heading away to organise the Adelaide Writers and Readers Festival. [more]

Jewels for Christmas
An upcoming exhibition in Wellington 'Jewels for Christmas' is the inspiration behind Sonia Yee's look into professional jewellery making in New Zealand. [more]

Landfall editor David Eggleton
New 'Landfall' editor David Eggleton has just released a book of poetry called 'Time of the Icebergs'. [more]

The Radio Room
Cilla McQueen is New Zealand's poet laureate and winner of this year's Prime Minister Award for Literary Achievement in Poetry. Her eleventh collection is called 'The Radio Room'. [more]


Spiritual Outlook for 28 November 2010
Maureen Garing talks with Vaughan Milner, chief executive of Presbyterian Support in the upper South Island, about the Church's role in responding to community emergencies. The conversation deals particularly with the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquake and was recorded prior to the Pike River mine tragedy. [more]


Ideas for 28 November 2010: Colin Tukuitonga
Colin Tukuitonga was born on Niue - or 'the rock' as it's affectionately known. In his early teens he went to Fiji to further his education, eventually graduating as a medical doctor. His has been a stellar career: a former director of public health for the Ministry of Health, Colin Tukuitonga has held a senior position with the World Health Organisation in Geneva, was an associate professor of public health at the University of Auckland, and now he heads up the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs. Chris Laidlaw talks to Colin Tukuitonga about his life, and the challenges and opportunities facing Pacific Islanders both in New Zealand and the islands. From the Ideas collection: Influential Kiwis talk about their Influences [more]


Mediawatch for 28 November 2010
The efforts the media made during the Pike River coalmine crisis - and claims that some journalists in Greymouth gave their craft a bad name. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Kennedy discusses sea-kayaking and community-run bird sanctuaries. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sun 28 Nov
Te Papa to host the launch of a new strategy for inclusive dance. And an introduction to the new Health and Disability Commissioner. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical (part one) for 28 November 2010
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical (part two) for 28 November 2010
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for Sunday 28 November 2010
The Over the Moon Dairy in the south Waikato town of Putaruru is the brainchild of Sue Arthur, who had no idea her small retirement plan making artisan cheese with local produce, would wind up attracting national and international recognition. [more]

Sunday Morning

Dr Cornel de Ronde: Prime Minister's Science Prize Winner
Dr Cornel de Ronde, winner of the Media Communication Prize, talks to Chris Laidlaw about the prize and his work as a marine geologist studying submarine volcanoes. [more]

Maj Britt Theorin: Sweden and disarmament
The Swedish social democratic politician Maj Britt Theorin talks to Chris Laidlaw about Swedish attitudes to disarmament and the origins of those attitudes. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 28 o Whiringa aa rangi (Nov) 2010
Pig-dig training is proving to be financially lucrative for the Kauta whanau of Omaio - Torere. [more]

News stories:

Bars and liquor store caught selling to minor
Four bars and a liquor outlet in central Wellington were caught selling alcohol to a minor on Thursday night. [more]

Mine visit will help families move forward, says mayor
Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says Saturday's visit to the Pike River coal mine by the families of the 29 men who died there, will help them begin to slowly move forward. [more]

New Zealand 14-year-olds rate well on civics
A study has found that New Zealand 14-year-olds have an above-average understanding of civics, even though the topic is not taught in schools in this country. [more]

Cabinet 'still considering paper on Maori spectrum'
Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce says the Cabinet is still considering a paper on recognising Maori interest in the communications spectrum. [more]

Jet engine being targeted at mine's toxic gas
A jet engine capable of shifting toxic gases in the Pike River coal mine could be up and running soon. [more]

Landfill gas converted into vehicle fuel
An Auckland waste management company has converted methane gas from a landfill site into vehicle fuel. [more]

Westland boosting milk supplies
Westland dairy co-operative is buying milk from Fonterra this season for the first time. It's also bringing in milk each day from Canterbury to boost its own supply. [more]

World lamb shearing record bid abandoned
An attempt at Kahuranaki station in Hawke's Bay to break the nine-hour world lamb shearing record has been abandoned. [more]

Wool prices soften
Most wool prices softened at auction this week after a strong run in recent weeks, despite the New Zealand dollar easing a little. [more]

Centurions put Australia in control at the Gabba
Any hope the England cricketers had of breaking Australia's 22-year unbeaten record at the Gabba virtually disappeared on day three of the first Ashes Test. They need another 202 runs... [more]

Springboks bounce back to down England
The South African rugby team have maintained their four-year winning streak against England, the Springboks bouncing back from their shock loss against Scotland to score a 21-11 victory at Twickenham. [more]

Fear of another drought in north
Three months of dry weather have brought fears of another summer drought in Northland. [more]

Decision reserved on anti-frost machine noise
The Environment Court in Christchurch has reserved its decison on an appeal by winegrowers against a ruling by Hurunui District Council to limit the noise level of wind machines used for frost protection. [more]

Kiwifruit merger deferred
Kiwifruit packing firm Satara Co-operative has temporarily shelved a plan to merge with Eastpac because of the PSA bacterial disease. A new deal may be presented to shareholders for approval early next year. [more]

$2.2 million loss by Comvita
Health products manufacturer Comvita lost $2.2 million in the six months to September, compared to a profit of $1.6 million in the same period last year. [more]

PSA now found near Gisborne
Poverty Bay is the latest region to be identified as having a kiwifruit bacterial disease. Overall, 77 orchards now have PSA confirmed. [more]

Barker's boys take out America's Cup champs in Dubai final
Team New Zealand has taken the final of the Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai with a 2-0 victory in the final over America's Cup holders BMW Oracle. The win - the... [more]

No joy for NZ riders in Adelaide finale
The Commonwealth Games-medal winning Australian combinations were in compelling form on the final night of the Oceania Track cycling Championships in Adelaide, pipping the New Zealanders in the men's and... [more]

Red Devils irrestible over Rovers to top EPL
Manchester United have gone two points clear at the top of English football's Premier League with a 7-1 thrashing of visitors Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford. Dimitar Berbatov bagged five... [more]

Gold for Myanmar as Asian Games close
China's biggest sporting spectacle since the 2008 Olympics came to a close on Saturday with fireworks and a flotilla of light-encrusted boats giving thousands of Asian Games athletes a memorable... [more]

Homeboy Jackson delivers for Scotland
Youngster Ruaridh Jackson emerged as the home-town hero as the Scotland rugby team scored a dramatic 19-16 triumph over Samoa at Pittodrie in Aberdeen. The Samoans had looked set to... [more]

Sir Bob and Cambo inaugural golf Hall of Famers
Sir Bob Charles and Michael Campbell are the foundation members of New Zealand Golf's Hall of Fame, launched at the centenary dinner at Te Papa in Wellington on Saturday. Charles,... [more]

Kapiti residents determined to fight expressway
Residents affected by plans for a major roading development on the Kapiti Coast say they are determined to fight it. [more]

First local access network unveiled by consortium
The Maori-backed consortium bidding for a share of the Government's $300 million to build an ultra-fast rural broadband network has unveiled its first local access network. [more]

Move on Tauranga mortuary services welcomed
A group fighting for the re-establishment of mortuary services at Tauranga Hospital is welcoming a decision by the Ministry of Justice to call for expressions of interest from potential providers. [more]

All Blacks seal another Grand Slam
The All Blacks have sealed their third Grand Slam in five years, beating Wales 37-25 at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. Wales had their tails up after half-time when New Zealand led... [more]

Poulter on course for back-to-back European Tour wins
British golfer Ian Poulter kept up his bid for back-to-back victories by taking a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Dubai World Championship. Last week's Hong Kong Open... [more]

Oceania Football discusses Temarii
The Oceania Football Federation has met in Auckland to discuss the ban on its president Reynald Temarii and consequent loss of its vote in the elections to decide the 2018... [more]

All Blacks beat Wales 37-25 to wrap up Grand Slam
The All Blacks beat Wales 35-23 at Cardiff on Sunday morning (NZ time) to complete their fourth Grand Slam. [more]

Maori head to leave his post at Canterbury University
Historian Rawiri Taonui says heavy workloads and a desire to write have inspired him to leave his post as head of Maori and ethnic studies at Canterbury University. [more]

Wallabies stun France in Paris with record win
Australia's ended the rugby year with a record thumping of France in Paris. The Wallabies beat France 59-16 after the two teams were tied at 13-all at half-time in the... [more]

Romania crush Uruguay 39-12 to reach seventh World Cup
Romania has beaten Uruguay 39-12 in Bucharest to clinch the 20th and final place at the next year's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Romania scored five tries after holding... [more]

Eight penalties sees Italy home over Fiji
Mirco Bergamasco kicked eight penalties as Italy battled back from a woeful first half to beat Fiji 24-16 in their final November rugby Test at Modena. Fiji had lost to... [more]

How they'll be buried is up to the families
The Grey District Mayor says no decision has been made on how the 29 miners will be laid to rest once their bodies are recovered. [more]

Coking-coal supply chain certain to be affected
The Shippers' Council says the Pike River disaster will have an impact on those who transport the company's coking coal to market. [more]

Mayor welcomes Wairau hydro scheme
The mayor of the Marlborough district, where a major canal system is to be built on the Wairau River, says the project should help lift the local economy. [more]

National Librarian resigns early
National Librarian Penny Carnaby has resigned early, just before the library is absorbed by the Department of Internal Affairs. [more]

Ifill saves day for Phoenix
A superb late goal from Wellington Phoenix striker Paul Ifill's ensured his side shared the points in a 2-2 home draw against Melbourne Victory to keep them well within sight... [more]

Nadal vs Federer at World Tour finals
World tennis No.2 Roger Federer's set up the end of year final the fans wanted to see, booking a decider against world No.1 Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour... [more]

Celtic blow chance of top spot
Celtic blew a chance to top the Scottish Premier League as Inverness Caledonian Thistle came back to draw 2-2 at Glasgow's Celtic Park. It was the second successive weekend Celtic... [more]

Rain stops play in Colombo Test
The second cricket Test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies in Colombo has ended in a draw due to rain. The opening match of the three-Test series in Galle... [more]

Beale, Pocock up for rugby's top award
The Wallabies captain Rocky Elsom says it's no surprise young stars Kurtley Beale and David Pocock have been nominated for world rugby's most prestigious individual award. Fullback Beale, 21, and... [more]

Adelaide end Gold Coast's unbeaten streak
Captain Travis Dodd scored the match winner as the Adelaide United football club snapped Gold Coast's unbeaten A-League streak with a 2-1 triumph in Adelaide on Friday night. Dodd and... [more]

Footage shows extent of mine damage from second blast
Newly released video footage from inside the Pike River mine has revealed the extensive damage from the second blast on Wednesday, which extinguished all hope for the 29 trapped miners. [more]

Collection for NZ miners' families at Welsh Test
The All Blacks' management say it could be several days before it's known how much money was raised for the families of the Pike River 29 at the rugby Test against Wales. [more]

Ex-MP Field fails in appeal against conviction and sentence
The disgraced former MP Taito Phillip Field has failed in his appeal against his conviction and sentence for bribery and corruption. [more]

Owners of foreign vessels fined for fishing in NZ waters
The Taiwanese owners of two foreign fishing vessels have been fined $NZ220,000 each for illegally fishing in New Zealand waters in September last year. [more]

Inner-city Wellington's new bus route in business
Buses in Wellington begin using a newly completed inner-city route on Sunday. [more]

Assessment continues on ways to get into mine
Work to find a way of recovering the bodies of the 29 men at the Pike River coal mine is continuing, despite a third explosion on Friday. [more]

Third explosion at mine
A third explosion has occurred at the Pike River Coal mine near Greymouth. [more]

All Blacks to take break after completing grand slam
New Zealand's all time leading test rugby points scorer Dan Carter says the All Blacks are looking forward to a well deserved break after completing their third grand slam in... [more]

PM wants Royal Commission of Inquiry into disaster
The Prime Minister wants a Royal Commission of Inquiry to investigate the Pike River tragedy saying the future of underground coal mining in New Zealand rests on it. [more]

Police seek information on Christchurch sexual assault
Police in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses to a sexual assault in the city on Saturday night. [more]

Quake shakes lower North Island
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has been felt in the lower North Island on Sunday afternoon. [more]

Victoria Park diggers about to break through
A major roading project aimed at easing congestion on one of Auckland's busiest inner city routes is nearing a major milestone. [more]