Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 19th February 2012

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

Arts on Sunday

Wallace Art Exhibition - 20 Paramount Award Winner Exhibition
Dr Peter Shand assesses the exhibition that brings together for the first time the first 20 winners of the country's longest running art award. [more]

New Zealand on Screen
As the debate over the future and quality of free-to-air TV, and the demise of TVNZ7 continues, Trisha Dunleavy assesses the New Zealand film and television industries, in terms of their creative and cultural impact. [more]

Listener's pick
A 1940s movie which Reg Turner describes as a love story that remains unequalled… see if you agree. [more]

Writer, director and curator Louise Tu'u about creating community-based work and bringing back her play about those who live on the streets. [more]

Musician Johnny Clegg
The "white Zulu" describes life for a mixed-race band in 1982 South Africa. [more]

Lima Dance
Contemporary dance is fairly foreign territory for those from the Pacific Island community, and remains largely outside of the vocabulary of PI youth. But with the help of Lima Dance in Auckland, and its founder Olivia Taouma, that's all starting to change. Sonia Sly was recently in Auckland and gets a lesson in Krump 101, and discovers there's a whole lot of talent about to be unleashed in Lima Dance's new production - Mixed Nuts 2: Underworld. [more]

Ice Blink
Anne Noble has just released a book of photographs taken during three trips to Antarctica. She's also about to open an exhibition, Bitch in Slippers, with fellow Antarctica visitor, author Lloyd Jones. [more]

Wild Bride
Audrey Brisson travelled the world as a child with Cirque Du Soleil, was directed by Clint Eastwood in the movie Hereafter, and is now heading to New Zealand to appear in a show based on a Grimms Fairy story about a child sold to the devil by her father. [more]


Mediawatch for 19 February 2012
Marking the upcoming earthquake anniversary in Christchurch; right of reply on The Panel; newspaper stories with overhyped headlines; a controversial contest backfies on radio - but not really. [more]

Nine To Noon

Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Adventures Great and Small and the Te Araroa Trail. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for 19 Feburary 2012 ( Part 1 )
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical for 19 Feburary 2012 ( Part 2 )
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 19 February 2012
Dennis (Rocky) Hall lives for the beach. Nearly 70, he is one of the country's longest serving surf lifesavers, volunteering his time at Gisborne's Midway Surf Life Saving Club for over half a century. Such is his passion for guarding the beaches, Rocky is now training the third generation of surf lifesavers in the club. Spectrum's Lisa Thompson travelled to Gisborne to meet the man affectionately known as the Godfather of Midway. [more]

Sunday Morning

Michael Hurst : To be or not to be, and other FAQ's
Actor Michael Hurst on his new play, Frequently Asked Questions, being performed at the NZ International Arts Festival in Wellington which runs from 2 - 11 March. [more]

Leah Armstrong : Australia's First Peoples
CEO of Reconciliation Australia Leah Armstrong looks at pressure for change on the Australian constitution. [more]

Michael Morpurgo : Unlocking Imagination
Michael Morpurgo, the author of Private Peaceful which has been adapted for the stage and screen, as has his hugely successful War Horse. [more]

Notes from the South with Dougal Stevenson
Marking 200 years since the birth of Charles Dickens, Dougal reveals Dicken's link to Dunedin. [more]

Ideas for 19 February 2012
In Ideas today we're taking a look at the privatization of war. Military contracting, or outsourcing, is a 100 billion dollar industry. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi kaa mo 19 o Hui Tanguru (February) 2012
Victoria law lecturer Carwyn Jones details what the impact of partial state asset sales will mean for Maori, Te Arawa kaumatua Ken Keneti explains the relevance of a conference on Ancient Traditions and Cultures and artist James Molnar plys his trade at Maori Market 2011. [more]

You Me... Now!

Episode 75: Mighty Magnus
Magnus wins but Alice is still being held by the weirdos at Eden's Way. [more]

News stories:

More charges laid against Megaupload accused
New charges of criminal copyright infringement and wire fraud have been laid against the seven people charged in the Megaupload internet piracy case. [more]

Wins for Adams and Lamb in Sydney
The New Zealand athletes Valerie Adams and Liz Lamb both came up with victories at the Sydney Track Classic on Saturday night. World and Olympic champion Adams easily won the... [more]

Warriors end pre-season unbeaten
The New Zealand Warriors rugby league side have finished their pre-season with a third straight win in Whangarei, thrashing the Queensland Cup side the Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles 68-10. The... [more]

Murph wins inaugural V8 SuperTourers race
The New Zealand motor racing legend Greg Murphy has won the first ever V8 SuperTourers race at Hampton Downs, near Auckland. A crowd of around 6,000 watched Murphy reel in... [more]

City win, United lose
The reigning Oceania League football champions Auckland City have given their title defence a boost with their comprehensive 7-3 victory over the Solomon Islands team Koloale at home at Kiwitea... [more]

Dangerous conditions hold Volvo Ocean Race back
The fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race to Auckland will be split into two stages for safety reasons, after forecasts of unsailable conditions in the South China Sea. The... [more]

Medal thief loses appeal over detention
A man jailed for the theft of medals from the Waiouru Army Museum has lost his Court of Appeal challenge to the validity of his imprisonment. [more]

Work life prolonged by necessity
Grey Power says some who work past retirement age do so out of necessity, as superannuation is not enough for them to live on. [more]

Annual deaths top 30,000 for first time
For the first time, more than 30,000 people have died in a calendar year in New Zealand. [more]

New NZ - Japan air services arrangements
New Zealand and Japan have negotiated new air services arrangements. [more]

Asset sale protest targets United Future leader
A Wellington group opposed to the Government's proposed partial sale of state assets says Ohariu MP Peter Dunne has the power to thwart the proposal. [more]

Lee misses the cut in California
The national number one golfer Danny Lee's missed the cut at the latest PGA Tour event in California. Lee was one over par with two holes to go in his... [more]

Pietersen ton helps England ease to series win over Pakistan
England's cricketers have beaten Pakistan by nine wickets in the third one-day international in Dubai to win the series. The victory came on the back of 111 not out from... [more]

Ko on top at NZ Open
The world amateur number one golfer Lydia Ko has the chance to win her second professional tournament in three weeks today. The 14-year-old Aucklander has a six-way share of a... [more]

More assets sought in Megaupload case
The US Department of Justice is seeking more assets from those charged over the Megaupload internet piracy case. [more]

Malaria drug passes first clinical test
A malaria treatment that being developed with the help of a New Zealand laboratory has passed its first pre-clinical study. [more]

No gold for Shanks at the London velodrome
The New Zealand cyclist Alison Shanks has had to settle for silver in the women's individual pursuit final at the World Cup Track meet in London. Shanks lost to British... [more]

Future still uncertain for many a year after quake
Many Christchurch residents and business owners still face huge uncertainty about their future, almost a year after the devastating 6.3 earthquake. [more]

Arsenal out of FA Cup, Chelsea held by Birmingham
Arsenal have completed a miserable week by being dumped out of the FA Cup by Sunderland in the fifth round. Four days after they were humbled 4-0 by AC Milan... [more]

Fed Express into Rotterdam final
The top seed Roger Federer will meet third seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the final of the World Indoor tennis tournament at Rotterdam. Federer beat unseeded Russian... [more]

Mariners beat Phoenix
The Wellington Phoenix have dropped down to fourth place in football's A-League after Saturday night's 2-0 loss to the table-topping Central Coast Mariners in Gosford. The defeat, their second in... [more]

High hopes for new ski pass
Promoters of a new ski field network estimate it could bring an additional $60 million in tourism revenue to the South Island. [more]

NZ summons Syria representaties for talks
The New Zealand Government has summoned representatives from the Syrian embassy in Canberra for talks as international concern grows over the violence in the country. [more]

Government should support armed forces bill, say Greens
The Green Party says the Government has changed its policy on the use of armed forces overseas and should now support the Greens' bill on the issue. [more]

House listings rise as would-be sellers gain confidence
The chief executive of a top property website predicts healthy property sales in recent months will spur house sales, which will help stabilise the market. [more]

Nationwide keruru count launched
Forest and Bird is asking for the public's help in recording sightings of the kereru, or New Zealand wood pigeon. [more]

Peter Sharp passes away
New Zealand Cricket has offered its condolences to the family and friends of Peter Sharp following his passing. In paying tribute, NZC President Dennis Currie recognised the enormous contribution Sharp... [more]

Rangers beaten by Kilmarnock
Just days after going into administration, the Scottish football club Rangers have lost their unbeaten run at home. Rangers were beaten 1-nil by Kilmarnock at Ibrox. Rangers are now 14... [more]

Daniel heading home with injury
Another injury setback for the Wellington Phoenix with midfielder Daniel suffering an ankle injury in their 2-nil loss to Central Coast Mariners last night. While his team-mates remain in Australia... [more]

Klischko retains WBC title
The Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko has comfortably retained his WBC heavyweight title with a unanimous points decision over British challenger Dereck Chisora in Munich. 40-year-old Klitschko, whose younger brother Vladimir... [more]

Ryan Nelsen may get a start for Tottenham
The All Whites skipper Ryan Nelsen could get his first start for Tottenham Hotspur in their 5th round FA Cup tie against third tier Stevenage tomorrow morning. Already with some... [more]

Sarah Walker dominates BMX again
The New Zealand BMX star Sarah Walker has completed a perfect weekend with a second overall victory in the UCI Olympic qualifying event in Cambridge. The 21 year old took... [more]

9 gold medals for young swimmer
The young Auckland swimmer Gina Galloway has bagged a record nine gold medals at the National Junior Swimming Championships in Wellington. Galloway, who competes in the 10 years and under... [more]

Auckland national softball champs
Auckland have won both titles at the National Fastpitch Softball Championships in the Hutt Valley. In the men's final Auckland beat Canterbury 5-2 and in the women's final Auckland beat... [more]

Australian wins NZ Open
The experienced Australian golfer Lindsey Wright made a four-metre birdie putt on the final hole to win the New Zealand Women's Open at Pegasus near Christchurch. She finished one shot... [more]

Couple escape injury in boat explosion
The Fire Service says two people on board a small boat that exploded in Half Moon Bay, east Auckland, this morning were lucky to escape without injury. [more]

Kiwi FM adds overseas sounds to the mix
Radio station Kiwi FM is diluting its 100% home-grown music content and adding overseas music, in a bid to attract more listeners. [more]

SPCA enlists animal welfare lawyer
The SPCA has enlisted the help of a top animal welfare lawyer to improve its prosecution services. [more]

Greek cabinet approves final set of cuts
Greece's cabinet has approved a final set of austerity measures sought by the EU and IMF. [more]

Tongario rescuers busy after three incidents
Rescuers in the Tongario National Park have been kept busy this weekend, responding to three separate incidents, despite poor weather. [more]

Poll shows National with commanding lead
The latest 3 News Reid Research poll still has National with a commanding lead over Labour. [more]

Protesters occupy Housing New Zealand property
A group of protesters who are occupying a Housing New Zealand property in Auckland, are spending their second night in the house despite a threat to use police to evict them. [more]

South Africa beat Black Caps
South Africa beat New Zealand convincingly to square their Twenty-20 cricket series at one-all, in Hamilton on Sunday night. [more]