Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 5th December 2010

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, Ideas, Insight, Mediawatch, News Stories, One In Five, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Spiritual Outlook, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa

Arts on Sunday

Photographer : Laurence Aberhart
Photographer Laurence Aberhart talking about his visit to the once prosperous, now abandoned home of film, Kodak. [more]

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra : Peter Walls
Lynn chats to the CEO of the NZSO Peter Walls on the orchestra's future, with the government refusing to up its funding and concern also for some of the regional orchestras. [more]

Justin Gregory finds out what the criteria are for an extra on the Tangiwai film set. Set in the 1950's. [more]

Hawkes Bay Art Gallery - on the move
A catch up with the big shift out of the art deco Hawkes Bay Art Gallery and Museum ahead of its multi million dollar redevelopment. [more]

Piano Tuners
Nick Butcher chats to a couple of the country's most in demand piano tuners. [more]

A Century of Library Life in Aotearoa
Julia Millen's investigation into 100 years of this country's Library Association which aimed to put the existing libraries in order. [more]

Kinetic Art - Automata
Sonia Yee meets Blair Somerville, who makes automata. Though his kinetic creations speak for themselves. [more]


Ideas for 05 December 2010 - Islam
This week the team looks at the Muslim faith in its New Zealand context, how it's thriving in this small secular state, and examines its origin and evolution in the global arena. [more]


Insight, Sunday 5 December: Mine Safety
Ian Telfer assesses the possible causes of the Pike River coal mine disaster and the implications it has for the industry. [more]


Mediawatch for 5 December 2010
TV3 news boss Mark Jennings on the coverage of the Pike River coalmine disaster; how a troubled youth ended up in the TV spotlight; publishing under pressure in Nepal; the US response to the latest Wikileaks revelations. [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 5 December 2010
Disability issues are front of mind thanks to the annual international day of disabled people. But does it get enough attention? And is there reason to celebrate? [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 5 December 2010
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 5 December 2010
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 5 December 2010
Volunteers care for Wellington's Bolton St cemetery which dates from 1840. Its closure 50 years later should have ensured that this hill near parliament would remain undisturbed. But erosion and a motorway's intrusion have given it an unquiet history. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 5 December 2010
Maureen Garing talks with Jane Brook about the work of the Family Works Centre. [more]

Sunday Morning

Ellen Ellis - Teachers for South Africa
Ellen talks to Chris about the Boer War, or the Anglo-Boer War, and the New Zealand participation in it. Her new book 'Teachers for South Africa' looks at the mission of 20 teachers sent from this country to look after Afrikaner women and children interred in camps for the war's duration. [more]

Dr Diane Bardsley - language
We hear of the origins of idiosyncratic sayings and words peculiar to this part of the world. [more]

Dr Muthiah Alagappa - Asia-Pacific regional stability
Dr Alagappa speaks with Chris about the shifting complexities of allegiance and deterrence in a vast region comprising four distinct arenas. [more]

Dougal Stevenson - Notes from the South
Dougal's increasing the astore of memory in a house already full with the presence of the past. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa mo 5 o Hakihea (December) 2010
Marama Pala represents the growing demographic of heterosexual Maori women living with the HIV virus. [more]

News stories:

Afganistan wins ICC Intercontinental Cup
Afganistan have won the ICC Intercontinental Cup cricket tournament in Dubai by defeating holders Scotland in the final. The Scots were bowled out for 82 on the third day of... [more]

Qatar may change World Cup dates
The 2022 football World Cup in Qatar could take place in January or February to avoid the scorching temperatures of the summer months in the desert state. FIFA Executive Committee... [more]

Spending on gambling down 5%
The Department of Internal Affairs says difficult economic conditions are responsible for a fall of 5% in spending on gambling. [more]

Cooler weather on the way - MetService
After a hot Saturday for most of New Zealand, MetService predicts cooler weather and showers ahead. [more]

England wins Dubai sevens tournament
England have won the opening round of the new IRB rugby sevens season, beating defending series champions Samoa in Dubai. England came from behind to win 29-21. Earlier England beat... [more]

Baabaas beat Springboks
An under-strength South Africa rugby side rounded off their northern hemisphere tour with a 26-20 defeat to an impressive Barbarians side at Twickenham. Australian Drew Mitchell scored two tries and... [more]

Rising price of oil
The price of oil is its highest level since the financial crisis began: $US91.58 per barrel in Europe and $US89.35p/b for West Texas Intermediate. However, prices are still 40% below their peak in July 2008. [more]

Trade deal with Sth Korea hailed by Obama
President Barack Obama has welcomed a new Free Trade Agreement between the United States and South Korea as a major boost to the US economy and vital for ensuring security on the peninsula. [more]

Locusts moving out of NSW
Swarms of locusts are making their way into Victoria from New South Wales. Some are reported to be up to 25km wide. [more]

More now using fake names - credit check agency
A credit checking company says increasing numbers of people in New Zealand are using fake names for fraudulent purposes. [more]

Pike River mine boss takes day off
Pike River Coal chief executive Peter Whittall is having his first day off work since the mine disaster began on 19 November. [more]

Mine machine shut down
Parts of the machine being used to put out the fire in the Pike River Mine have failed, causing it to be temporarily shut down. [more]

$25 million Treaty settlement signed in Marlborough
The Government has signed a Treaty of Waitangi settlement worth $25 million with Rangitane o Wairau iwi in Marlborough. [more]

Arsenal go top in England
Arsenal have surged to the top of the English football Premier League with Samir Nasri scoring twice in their 2-1 win over Fulham as Chelsea's dire run continued with a... [more]

Anger at Fury's tough schedule
North Queensland coach Franz Straka has slammed the A-League's scheduling after the Fury's third football game in six days culminated in a 2-0 loss to the Newcastle Jets. The Fury... [more]

Wenger thinks Gunners can improve
Arsenal football manager Arsene Wenger believes his London side's capable of showing even better form, but admits every match is like a cup final this season. Arsenal are aiming to... [more]

Indian cricketers thump New Zealand
The Indian cricketers have won the third one day international against New Zealand by nine wickets in Baroda to seal the series Gautam Gambhir hit his second successive century as... [more]

Seremone all the way
Ike Unsworth and Seremone jumped two superb clear rounds to take out the third in the New Zealand World Cup series on the final day of the two day three... [more]

Barca thought Osasuna game postponed due to strike
Even confusion over a transport strike and a mad dash to make a match they thought had been postponed wasn't enough to stop the champions Barcelona from winning again to... [more]

Berbatov may end his career at Man U
The Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov would be happy to stay with English football club Manchester United until the end of his career according to his agent. Berbatov, whose contract with... [more]

Courtney says he'll go all out in final V8 race
The Ford driver James Courtney will go all out in today's final 250km race of the V8 Supercar season despite needing to finish just 23rd or better to secure the... [more]

Furyk wins Player of the Year award
The American golfer Jim Furyk, who won three titles and the FedEx Cup playoff title, has been named the US PGA Tour Player of the Year for 2010. Tour commissioner... [more]

Waitakere and Auckland City both draw in O-League
New Zealand football sides Waitakere United and Auckland City both missed good opportunities to take the outright lead in Group B of the O-League when they could only post 1-1... [more]

Westwood still leads in Sun City
The world gold number one Lee Westwood of England has stretched his lead to five strokes after three rounds of the Sun City Challenge in South Africa. The 37-year-old who... [more]

North Harbour wins women's golf title
North Harbour has won the Women's Interprovincial golf title at the Miramar Club in Wellington. Harbour made amends for extra-hole loss to Auckland in last year's final in beating Waikato... [more]

Rain continues to hit Kandy Test
The persistent rain which has dogged the third and final cricket Test continued to thwart Sri Lanka's attempts to bowl West Indies out in their first innings in Kandy as... [more]

Roulston and Cheatley win in Christchurch
Pro Tour rider Hayden Roulston sprinted his way to the Festival of Cycling road race honours in Christchurch. Roulston closed out Jo Cooper in the sprint finish to claim the... [more]

NZ finishes fourth at World Teams Squash Champs
New Zealand has finished fourth at the Women's World Team Squash Championships in Palmerston North. The fifth seeded New Zealanders lost the third place playoff 2-1 to fourth seed Malaysia. [more]

Dhoni signs another endorsement deal
The Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni has signed another endorsement deal which is likely to keep him as the highest earning cricketer in the world. Dhoni has agreed to a... [more]

England will only select players based in England
The England Rugby Union plans to only select players for the England team who play for domestic clubs following the 2011 World Cup. Three members of the England squad -... [more]

Jeter satying in the Bronx
The American baseball giants, the New York Yankees, and Derek Jeter have agreed a three-year deal worth about $22 million a year to ensure the All-Star will be Major League... [more]

Liverpool progress in Europa League
Liverpool, Paris St Germain and Besiktas reached the knockout stages of the Europa League football competition in contrasting fashions. Freezing temperatures continued across Europe but the hardy souls who braved... [more]

Disgraced NRL star signs with brother's Super League club
The Warrington Super League club have won the race for the signature of disgraced Canberra Raiders centre Joel Monaghan. The 28-year-old former Kangaroo, who resigned from the NRL's Raiders to... [more]

New Caledonia's Jacques Lafleur dies aged 78
New Caledonia's veteran politician, Jacques Lafleur, has died at the age of 78. Mr Lafleur, who had been in poor health, died in hospital in Australia after suffering a heart... [more]

Woman killed in farm accident
A woman has been killed in a farming accident near Gore. [more]

Drink spiking incident suspected in Napier
Four people have been hospitalised after a suspected drink spiking incident in Napier. [more]

Survey shows division over national standards
A survey suggests opposition to the national standards in reading, writing and maths is strongest among people who know more about them. [more]

Aces skittled for 74, Knights get first HRV Cup points
Northern Districts are on the board in the domestic Twenty20 cricket competition after easily beating Auckland by eight wickets in their clash at Colin Maiden Park. The Knights rolled the... [more]

Otago beat Manawatu, Canterbury draws with Waikato
Otago United have kept YoungHeart Manawatu rooted to the bottom of the national football Premiership with a 2-1 away win in Palmerston North. The visitors led 1-0 at half-time. At... [more]

Tiger tracking down first tournament win for 2010
Tiger Woods is poised to end a turbulent year on a high note after maintaining a four-shot lead in the third round of the Chevron World Challenge. In pursuit of... [more]

Double ton for Pietersen
The English cricketers have built a formidable total on day three of the second Ashes cricket Test in Adelaide. England were 551 for four at the teabreak, a first-innings lead... [more]

Ogilvy wins at The Lakes
Geoff Ogilvy has won the Australian golf Open, beating fellow local Matt Jones by four strokes at The Lakes in New South Wales. Ogilvy shot a final round three under... [more]

Full strength beer banned at some Eden Park events
Only low or mid-strength beer can be bought during cricket internationals this summer at Eden Park in Auckland. [more]