Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 9th October 2011

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, News Stories, Nine To Noon, One In Five, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Spiritual Outlook, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa, You Me... Now!

Arts on Sunday

The Master of Light
Bill Culbert talks about being selected to represent New Zealand at the 2013 Venice Biennale. [more]

A reprieve, of sorts, for Waikato Museum
Hamilton City Councillors shy away from a half million dollar budget cut. [more]

Art and music collide
The band Fly My Pretties collaborates with a street artist called Flox for their national tour. [more]

On Your Bike
Dunedin artist Scott Eady reveals 50 bikes, trikes and scooters reclaimed from recyling depots and turned into mini art works for kids to ride around an art gallery. [more]

Seed of Bird of Soul of Man
Bird poo looks strikingly beautiful under the microscopic lens of Shane Hammond. [more]

The Art of Cake Decorating
Sonia Sly investigates the art of cake decorating and just like the movies, it's going 3D. [more]

Chapter & Verse
Our featured writers are two historical fiction novelists. David Young, who's turned from non fiction to fiction but all with an environmental theme, and Witi Ihimaera whose 12th novel is set during and just after the Parihaka invasion. [more]

Arohanui spectacular
David Armstrong reviews one of the big non-rugby Real New Zealand Festival events. [more]

Potter Len Castle
A tribute to the hugely respected potter who died recently after six decades creating captivating ceramics. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
The seas around Astrolabe reef and the role of a ship's chart plotter. [more]

One In Five

One In Five for 9 October 2011
A film documenting the lives and loves of blind and developmentally disabled adults who live in a hostel in Manhattan. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for 9 October 2011
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical for 9 October 2011 (Part 1)
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical for 9 October 2011 (Part 2)
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 9 October 2011
With the aim of getting families involved, Wellington's Thorndon Farmers' Market runs its first ever Kids' Market. As well as fun for the whole family, the young stall-holders learn the ins and outs of planning and running their stalls. With the aim of getting families involved, Wellington's Thorndon Farmers' Market runs its first ever Kids' Market. As well as fun for the whole family, the young stall-holders learn the ins and outs of planning and running their stalls. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 9 October 2011 - The Food of Love
Sonia Sly finds out the secret ingredient in Hare Krishna cooking, she meets a man who turned away from his Catholic roots and is celebrating 25 years within the Hare Krishna faith, and a woman who left a 'typical Kiwi lifestyle' of partying to join a faith where she can satisfy her need to please others, [more]

Sunday Morning

Barry Coates - Dadaab Refugee Camp
Oxfam NZ's executive director Barry Coates has been visiting the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Dadaab is the largest refugee camp in the world, with a population of 450,000 people, mostly from nearby Somalia, who have fled war, drought and famine in their homeland. Barry talks to Chris about what he saw at Dadaab, as well as about Oxfam's work in the region. [more]

Mediawatch for 9 October 2011
The groin strain that gutted a nation; Parliament punishes the Herald; and the fallout from the PM playing DJ. [more]

Steve Walsh - Global Risks
Insurance broker and risk advisor Steve Walsh talks about the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2011, how the world is increasingly unable to deal with risks such as food supply and financial insecurity, and the need for long-term thinking. [more]

Gary Hermansson - Sports-Minded
Sports psychologist Gary Hermansson tells Chris Laidlaw that success on the field is all in the mind - and describes why some sportspeople choke under pressure. Gary has been team psychologist for NZ at Commonwealth and Olympic Games, for the NZ Equestrian Team at the World Equestrian Games, and with the Black Caps. [more]

Ideas for 9 October 2011
Sir Brian Lochore, the only All Black coach to have successfully guided the team to victory at a Rugby World Cup, talks to Chris Laidlaw about his formative experiences, farming, some of those who influenced him, and, of course, rugby. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa 9 o Whiringa a Nuku (October) 2011
How important is the health of your feet? For a small group of Maori in Pakipaki their six weekly visits to Taraia Marae to see the podiatrist, its very important. Maraea talks to the whanau there and podiatrist Neville Crockett. Justine Murray is with Photographer and Digital artist Norm Heke at this exhibition OMG: Maori Gods in the 21st century. [more]

You Me... Now!

Episode 47: Bust Up
Jarrod disowns seedy Joel and the big wedding is called off. [more]

News stories:

Black Caviar wins again
Top Australian sprinter Black Caviar has won her 14th consecutive race with victory in the Schillaci Stakes at Melbourne's Caulfield race course to match the 80-year-old record of iconic thoroughbred... [more]

France beat England to book Wales semi-final
France will meet Wales in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup after beating England and Ireland respectively in their quarter-final matches. At Eden Park France beat England 19-12... [more]

Whanganui wins Meads Cup again
The Whanganui provincial rugby team's beaten East Coast 30-10 at home to win their third Meads Cup in four years. Captain Rua Tipoki was one of three East Coast players... [more]

Black Sticks draw second Oceania Cup Tests
The New Zealand men's and women's hockey teams have both drawn 3-3 with Australia in their second Tests of the Oceania Cup in Hobart. The Black Sticks men now lead... [more]

Government should take control of spill - Greens
The Green Party is calling for the Government to take over full legal responsibility for the salvage of the container ship grounded off Tauranga and the clean up of its oil spill. [more]

Sky TV employee dies after assault
Sky Television has paid tribute to a 34-year-old employee who died after being attacked outside an Auckland nightclub. [more]

Blaze forces Auckland apartment building evacuation
An overnight fire forced more than 100 people out of their high-rise apartment building in inner-city Auckland. [more]

Treasury to strengthen corporate gifts guidelines
The Treasury is to strengthen official guidelines on accepting corporate hospitality following a review by an independent auditor. [more]

Quake rattles Bay of Plenty
A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Bay of Plenty on Sunday. [more]

70,000 expected in capital for rugby weekend
The Wellington City Council expects up to 70,000 people a night in the downtown area during the quarter-final phase of the Rugby World Cup this weekend. [more]

Wales beat Ireland in RWC quarter-finals
Wales has beaten Ireland 22-10 in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Wellington. The Welsh scored three tries to one and led 10-3 at half-time. Winger Shane Williams scored a... [more]

Young Football Ferns clinch trans-Tasman series win
The New Zealand under-17 women's football team sealed a 2-0 series win over their Australian counterparts with a come from behind 3-1 victory at North Harbour Stadium on Friday night. [more]

Nadal vs Murray in Japan ATP final, Berdych vs Cilic in China
The defending champion Rafael Nadal has set up a hotly anticipated tennis final against Andy Murray at the Japan Open with a clinical 7-5 6-1 victory over American Mardy Fish. [more]

Drawn series for New Zealand Residents
The New Zealand Residents 18s side's had to settle for a drawn series after losing the second match against the Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League 40-16 at Auckland's Bruce Pulman... [more]

Perth smash Adelaide, Cairns beat Townsville
A best-on-court comeback from Shawn Redhage allowed Perth to smash Adelaide 102-69 in their National Basketball League clash at Adelaide Arena on Saturday. Perth led by 14 points at half... [more]

Roar keep winning, deadlock at Etihad, Jets beat Heart
The Australian A-League football champions Brisbane Roar extended their record unbeaten run with a 1-0 win over Central Coast in the grand final re-match at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night. [more]

Malinga lifts Mumbai into T20 CL final
The Mumbai Indians beat Somerset by 10 runs in Chennai to book their Twenty20 Champions League cricket final against Dan Vettori's Bangalore Royal Challengers, also in Chennai on Monday. Sri... [more]

Scotland win in Liechtenstein to lift Euro hopes
The Scotland football team has beaten Liechtenstein 1-0 to leapfrog Czech Republic into second place in Euro 2012 Group I qualifying and move within range of the playoffs. Striker Craig... [more]

Rhinos continue Saints' grand final misery
Former Warriors fullback Brent Webb kickstarted a run of three tries in nine second-half minutes as Leeds inflicted a fourth grand final defeat over St Helens in five years. The... [more]

Wellywood sign submissions close
Submissions on the controversial Wellywood sign proposed for Wellington Airport close on Sunday [more]

Southern hemisphere sides in action
Southern hemisphere teams take centre stage on Sunday with Australia tackling defending champions South Africa and the All Blacks taking on Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals. [more]

More police in Auckland for rest of World Cup
Extra police officers are being sent to Auckland from other parts of the country during the final stages of the Rugby World Cup. [more]

Health warning against eating contaminated seafood
The Bay of Plenty Medical Officer of Health is warning people not to collect seafood from water contaminated with oil from the Rena grounding. [more]

Consent changes needed over other hazards - minster
Environment Minister Nick Smith says changes to the Resource Management Act will be needed to prevent homes being built in areas prone to a wide range of hazards - not just liquefaction. [more]

Recruitment firm says windfarm good for trade jobs
A recruitment company says a proposed Wairarapa wind farm, which would be one of biggest in the southern hemisphere, would provide jobs for tradespeople prior to the rebuilding of Christchurch. [more]

Slade calm about the job ahead
The All Black first five Colin Slade says he's feeling good about taking on Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals at Eden Park tonight. Slade is now the man... [more]

New Zealanders struggle at Ironman World Champs
It proved a record-setting day for Australians but a tough day at the office for the New Zealanders at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. Craig Alexander grabbed his third... [more]

Steady and stable Phoenix ready for A League season
Describing your side as steady and stable may not sound like a ringing endorsement ahead of its A League football season opener but Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert's making no... [more]

Argentina not giving up to NZ
The Southern Hemisphere takes centre stage tonight as the last two World Cup semi-finals places go up for grabs. South Africa takes on Australia in a torrid encounter in the... [more]

Hubbard's daughter says he was hit by "perfect storm"
One of Allan Hubbard's daughters has told his memorial service her father was hit by a perfect storm which lead to his financial difficulties. [more]

Tougher rules on parliamentary urgency on the way
The Speaker of the House says there is significant concern the public is being increasingly shut out of the law-making process, and the rules for holding debates under urgency are being changed. [more]

Black Sticks women defend Oceania Cup title
The New Zealand women's hockey team have defended their Oceania Cup title with a dramatic 4-2 victory over Australia in the final match of the three test series in Hobart. [more]

Council grouping will boost productivity - Auckland Mayor
Auckland Mayor Len Brown says an alliance among seven North Island councils will boost productivity. [more]

Oil-soaked birds may take weeks to recover
Wildlife specialists say oil-coated birds found on Tauranga beaches might not be released for up to six weeks. [more]

Two fatal car crashes
A person has died in a crash involving two cars on State Highway Three just northwest of Whanganui on Sunday afternoon. [more]

France to play Wales in semis after beating England
A mesmerising French team beat England 19-12 at Eden Park on Saturday night to reach the Rugby World Cup semi-finals and an appointment with Wales. [more]

Australia into semi-finals
Australia have beaten South Africa 11-9 in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Wellington. The defending champion Springboks dominated territory and possession, but couldn't turn that into enough points. The... [more]

Tander wins Bathurst
Holden's Garth Tander has won his third Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercar endurance race despite a big challenge by defending champion Craig Lowndes. Tander, whose co-driver Nick Percat wins the race... [more]

Another rally for Christchurch red zone residents
Christchurch residents re-iterated their call for action to be taken on insurance companies and the Government undervaluing their earthquake-damaged homes. [more]

Auckland and Wellington rugby crowds well behaved
Police in Wellington say they evicted six people from Sunday night's game but say the overall crowd behaviour was very good. [more]

5.5 Christchurch quake but no damage reported
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook Christchurch on Sunday night but there have been no reports of damage. [more]

Tidal power project to continue despite funding loss
The Crest Energy Kaipara Harbour project will continue, despite the withdrawal of funding by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority. [more]

Wallabies scrape into semi-final with 11-9 win
In a titanic struggle, Australia has beaten South Africa 11-9 to scrape through to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals. The Springboks dominated territory and possession, but couldn't turn that into enough points. [more]

Some Rena oil can't be stopped from reaching shore
The salvage operation to remove tonnes of fuel oil from the stricken container ship Rena is under way. Maritime New Zealand says however that oil already spilled can't be stopped from reaching the shore. [more]

Greens welcome SSC's backing of gift complaint
The Green Party has welcomed the State Services Commissioner's backing for its complaint the Treasury has been engaged in an excessive and unacceptable culture of receiving corporate gifts. [more]

All Blacks labour to put Argentina away
The All Blacks won their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina as expected on Sunday night, but looked none too convincing in doing it. Piri Weepu's boot saw them through: they scored two tries but only in the last 15 minutes. [more]