Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 13th March 2011

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

Arts on Sunday

Christchurch Creatives - Tim Chesney
Christchurch's pro-active creatives are putting out a call to the rest of the country for work. [more]

Nitin Sawhney
Nitin Sawhney has written scores for more than 40 films and countless TV series and ads, he's produced eight albums, is in demand as a DJ and for writing music for high grossing video games. [more]

Michelle Ang
Simon talks to Michelle about new film 'My Wedding and Other Secrets' which opens nationwide this week. [more]

Clare Mora - Urbis Designday
Auckland designers are about to open their studio doors to the public for the Urbis Designday. [more]

Hear to See
In 'Hear to See', a young lad is obsessed by computer games to the point where they can't get him out of his room. [more]

Bernard Beckett - August
Wellington novelist Bernard Beckett turns the lives of his two protagonists upside down...literally. [more]

Sue Orr - From Under the Overcoat
Auckland based writer Sue Orr has used some of the world's best known short stories as a spring board for her own collection. [more]

Expressions Art and Entertainment
Expressions Art and Entertainment Centre is determined to provide opportunities for NZ's best and brightest emerging musicians, in collaboration with the NZ School of Music. [more]


Te Ahi Kaa mo 13 o Poutu te Rangi (March) 2011
Te Ahi Kaa check out the relief effort following the Christchurch earthquake on February 22, 2011. [more]


Sunday, 13 March 2011: Community-owned power
Ideas talks to people involved in a number of community-owned power projects throughout the country. [more]


Mediawatch for 13 March 2011
Grassroots efforts to get news-you-can-use to people in Christchurch's stricken suburbs; TVNZ 6 is gone, TVNZ 7's in doubt - but more channels for pay TV. Is the is the writing on the wall for public service TV at TVNZ? [more]

Mediawatch for 13 March 2011
Grassroots efforts to get news-you-can-use to people in Christchurch's stricken suburbs; TVNZ 6 is gone, TVNZ 7's in doubt - but more channels for pay TV. Is the writing on the wall for public service TV at TVNZ? [more]

One In Five

One in Five for Sunday 13 March 2011
Sport and disability in New Zealand - the second of three documentaries looking at how we're doing in the aftermath of the No Exceptions Strategy. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for 13 March 2011 (part 1)
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical for 13 March 2011 (part 2)
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions some music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 13 March 2011
A hundred years ago it was known as 'the Red Rattler', but Wellington's city- to-Kelburn cable car now rides smooth as silk. Jack Perkins climbs aboard the cable car to look at its technology and history. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 13 March
The centuries-old Camino walk in northern Spain may be a popular pilgrimage for thousands each year. But why go all that way from New Zealand? Two recent walkers compare notes on contrasting motivations. [more]

Sunday Morning

Gertrude Fester
Marking International Women's Day earlier this week, writer, academic and former MP for the ANC, Dr Gertrude Fester talks about imprisonment under the apartheid regime in South Africa, race relations today and her hopes and fears for her country. [more]

Bruce Stirling - Wairarapa Moana
Historian Bruce Stirling discusses the rich and turbulent history of Lake Wairarapa. [more]

Richard Boast - More Treaties than Waitangi
Legal historian Professor Richard Boast describes how there were many more treaties in colonial New Zealand than just the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. He says that an examination of these treaties and a debate on their significance is needed. [more]

News stories:

Boaties defend racing during tsunami alert
The Offshore Power Boat Association is defending its decision to race power boats while a marine warning was in place for New Zealand because of the tsunami risk triggered by a powerful earthquake in Japan. [more]

Review of ETS calls for submissions
Critics of New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme are getting their chance to say what they believe is wrong with it. [more]

Earthquake recorded in Fiordland
A 4.1-magnitude earthquake has been recorded near Te Anau. [more]

Thousands of Christchurch buildings assessed
More than 70,000 buildings have been assessed in the wake of last month's earthquake in Christchurch. Half the heritage buildings looked at have received red stickers. [more]

Hurricanes pip Chiefs
The Hurricanes have reignited their season with a cliffhanger 29-26 win over the Chiefs in an error-strewn Super 15 match in Wellington. After playing 122 matches for the Hurricanes Tana... [more]

Bergamasco kicks Italy to upset win over France
Lowly Italy has upset last season's grand slam winners France 22-21 in the Six Nations rugby championship in Rome, thanks to 17 points from Mirco Bergamasco. The Stadio Flaminio erupted... [more]

Warriors lose and also lose Vatuvei to major knee injury
The Warriors have lost their first NRL rugby league game of the season, Parramatta winning 24-18 at Eden Park in Auckland. There was possibly a bigger loss for the home... [more]

NFL formally announces lockout of players
America's National Football League has officially announced a lockout of players by team owners following the move by the players' union to dissolve themselves and pursue action against the league... [more]

Breakers lose to Crocs, Hawks and Taipans also win
The Breakers have lost to the Crocodiles in the Australian basketball league, going down 100-92 in Townsville. The Crocodiles slashed a double-digit lead to run away with the game at... [more]

Whitcoulls, Borders advertised for sale
Moves to sell the country's largest book retailers step up a gear on Saturday, with advertisements appearing in newspapers in New Zealand and overseas. [more]

Early childhood groups warn of two-tier system
Early childhood education leaders say the Government's funding cuts could create a two-tier early childhood system. [more]

United knock Gunners out, Bolton end Birmingham's Cup dream
Manchester United have knocked Arsenal out of English football's FA Cup. United kept their treble dreams alive by beating the Gunners 2-0 in their quarter-final clash at Old Trafford with... [more]

South Africa beat India in Cup thriller
South Africa have handed India their first loss at the cricket World Cup, the Proteas winning their group game against the co-hosts India at Nagpur by three wickets. Set 297... [more]

Leaders urge emergency budget for Japan
Japanese leaders pushed for an emergency budget to counter economic damage from a powerful earthquake and tsunami that killed hundreds and caused widespread destruction. [more]

Big Ali on his way back up the mountain
The Blues coach Pat Lam believes former All Black lock Ali Williams is definitely on the way back to his best. Williams started his fourth straight Super Rugby game for... [more]

Survey finds lack of confidence in Govt economic plans
Many New Zealanders are not confident the Government has adequate plans to reduce unemployment and achieve economic growth, a survey suggests. [more]

Erakovic into quarterfinals in Mexico
The New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has continued her good form of late with a quarterfinal victory in the US$25,000 ($NZ 33,674) Irapuato Challenger in Mexico. Erakovic the world... [more]

Willers, Walker dominate Oceania Continental BMX finals
New Zealand BMX stars Sarah Walker and Marc Willers made it a double-double celebration after winning the finals of the international meet at Pukekohe today. After winning the finals of... [more]

Civil Defence to follow up warning removal
Civil Defence wants to know why New Zealand was removed from an international tsunami warning list when officials in this country maintain the tsunami threat following Japan's earthquake had continued. [more]

Officials work to contact NZers in quake zone
Between 10 and 20 New Zealanders are unaccounted for in the provinces of Japan affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami, New Zealand officials say. [more]

Auckland festival-goers remember quake dead
A minute's silence has been observed at a Japanese festival in Auckland in memory of the lives lost in Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. [more]

Cars being removed from central city
Police are beginning the process of returning up to 4000 cars that have been stuck inside the cordoned-off centre of Christchurch since last month's earthquake. [more]

Thousands expected to return to Christchurch
Civil Defence is making preparations for the return of thousands of people to Christchurch over the next few weeks, following last month's major aftershock. [more]