Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 4th March 2012

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

Arts on Sunday

Crowd Funding
The biggest challenge facing an independent film is raising the finance, but a new funding model relies on the trendy new expression "the wisdom of crowds". Simon Morris talks to film producers Lizzie Gillett and Sumner Burstyn about crowd funding. [more]

Auckland Theatre Company
A campaign's been launched in the Auckland Theatre Company's last ditch effort to secure the money it for its own home on the waterfront, but time may be running out for the project with Council support apparantly waning. We hear from Chief Executive of the ATC, Lestor McGrath. [more]

Listener's Pick
John Harrison choosese a classic sci-fi movie from the 1950s - The Forbidden Planet. [more]

The thorny issue of copyright
Will tightening the infringement laws ultimately help or hinder artists? Artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith is in no doubt it will be a hinderance. To get people thinking, she's producing and selling 3D miniature copies of other artists sculptures. [more]

From Degas to Dali
We meet Dr Simon Groom, who's accompanied priceless artworks on loan to New Zealand from Scotland's galleries. [more]

Productive Bodies
Productive Bodies is the name of a new performance art work by director Mark Harvey who's exploring the notion that unemployed bodies are just as productive as employed ones. [more]

Chapter and Verse
Aleksandra Lane moved to New Zealand from war-torn Serbia as a teenager in the mid 1990s. Her poetry talks about her life there, the realities of war on communities, and adjusting to life in a new and very different country. [more]

NYC Review
Raewyn White's along to review the first ballet chosen for the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company by its new high profile artistic director, Ethan Steifel. [more]

Summer Shakespeare
Playwright Dr Angie Farrow whose theatre and radio plays have been a hit here and overseas, on the 10th anniversary of Palmerston North's Summer Shakespeare, which she set up and has continued to champion. [more]

Janet Frame Memorial Lectures

2012 Janet Frame Lecture by Marilyn Duckworth
Acclaimed New Zealand author Marilyn Duckworth reflects on her own career and the change in the literary scene in New Zealand since she became a published writer. She is introduced by Jenny Pattrick. [more]

Nine To Noon

A conversation with Marianne Elliot
Marianne Elliott is a writer, human and environmental rights advocate, and international yoga instructor. Trained as a lawyer, Marianne led the creation of the Action Plan for Human Rights in New Zealand, she spent two years working in human rights in the Gaza Strip prior to her time with the UN in Afghanistan. [more]

Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Paper wasps and the 'King of Sting'. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical (part one) for 4 March 2012
d8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical (part two) for 4 March 2012
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 4 March 2012
Deborah Nation visits a sound garden workshop in Okuti Valley on Banks Peninsula which inspires participants to free the voice within. [more]

Sunday Morning

Pat Kelly
Pat Kelly. His book, Scotland's Radical Exports. [more]

Mediawatch for 4 March 2012
Emotional coverage of a law and order campaign; the Fiji regime's hired help; anguish over Wellington's 'spy car'; The Muppets trump welfare reform on TV; the backlash from taking the mickey out of Te Kuiti; rugby's literally got problems. [more]

New Zealand English: It's Creative Edge
Dr. Dianna Bardsley, Director of the New Zealand Dictionary Centre at Victoria University of Wellington. [more]

Julian Lloyd Webber
Julian Lloyd Webber, younger brother of Andrew Lloyd Webber, has a new album called Evening Songs. [more]

Dougal Stevenson
Dougal Stevenson in Dunedin, where he's lamenting the desperate plight of the Otago Rugby Union. [more]

Ideas for 4 March 2012
Plenty of fish in the sea? [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa for 4 March 2012
Muturangi Hauora is doing their bit for their community in Moera, by running a weekly foodbank at its offices, Justine Murray is there with the volunteers. Patrica Graces Novel TU is featured as part of this years International Arst Festival Maraea Rakuraku is with the Cast, and in the series Nga Marae o te motu Bruce Aranga explains the history of Te Mangungu Marae, Naenae in Lower Hutt. [more]

You Me... Now!

Episode 81: Not What You Claim
Anya is on the loose and turns up univited to take Sam. [more]

News stories:

Killer could return to prison for taking TV chopper ride
TVNZ will apologise to prison authorities, after possibly breaching a convicted double-murderer's parole conditions by flying him over the scene of his crime. [more]

Demonstrators support port strikers
Demonstrations have been held at ports in Tauranga and Wellington in support of Auckland port workers. [more]

Metro magazine founder critical in hospital
The founder of Metro magazine, Warwick Roger, remains in North Shore hospital after nearly drowning at Cheltenham Beach in Devonport on Thursday afternoon. [more]

Stabbed man in hospital
A male was taken to Tauranga hospital with stab wounds to his chest just before 3am on Sunday. [more]

Tramper commended for staying put
Police in Wanaka have commended a tramper from Canada for carrying a beacon and staying put once he realised he was lost in the upper Waiatoto Valley area. [more]

Greek credit rating cut again
Moody's has cut Greece's credit rating again, citing a risk of default despite a recent debt write-off deal. [more]

South Africa sweep New Zealand ODI series
Paceman Marchant de Lange picked up four wickets on his one-day international debut as South Africa completed a 3-nil clean sweep against New Zealand with a five-wicket victory in the... [more]

Brother stabbed
A man was stabbed in Favona, South Auckland, on Sunday morning, in a fight between two brothers. [more]

Health hubs planned
Hubs offering a range of health services are being planned around Canterbury as a response to the spread of the population since the earthquakes. [more]

Durante believes Gold Coast problems make them a tougher assignment
The Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante believes the problems which have plagued Gold Coast United will only galvinse the side ahead of their A League football match in Wellington today. [more]

NZ canoers qualify two more seats for the London Olympics
Teneale Hatton and Ben Fouhy have secured two places for the New Zealand Canoe team for the London Olympics after success in yesterday's Oceania Canoe Sprint Championships in Sydney. Hatton... [more]

Melbourne beat Raiders, Slater on report
A brilliant late try from Billy Slater gave Melbourne Storm a hard-fought 24-19 national rugby league win over Canberra but the star fullback faces a nervous wait after going on... [more]

Federer beats Murray for fifth Dubai title
Roger Federer claimed his fifth Dubai ATP title this morning with a 7-5 6-4 win over an in-form Andy Murray, who had to defeat world number one tennis player Novak... [more]

Arsenal lead race for Premier League fourth spot
Arsenal took pole position in the race for fourth spot in the English Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Liverpool this morning. Robin van Persie, who had equalised in... [more]

Auckland City book place in O-League final
Defending champions Auckland City have earned the chance to retain their O-League football title after a thrilling 1-all away draw against Papua New Guinea outfit Hekari United. It looked like... [more]

Man City extend lead at top of Premier Leage
Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the English Premier League with a 2-nil victory over Bolton Wanderers this morning. An own goal from Gretar Steinsson and a... [more]

White Ferns suffer heavy loss to England
The England women's cricket team have beaten the White Ferns by 60 runs in the second One Day International at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln to secure an unassailable two... [more]

Highlanders flummox Crusaders in Dunedin
The Highlanders celebrated the first Super Rugby match at their new Dunedin stadium with an impressive 27-24 victory over the Canterbury Crusaders last night to follow up their opening week... [more]

Mariners deny Sydney FC A-League win
An injury-time goal to substitute Troy Hearfield rescued A-League football leaders Central Coast Mariners and dealt a massive blow to Sydney's finals campaign, with the New South Wales derby finishing... [more]

'Green Growth' recommendations issued
A Government advisory group has issued a Green Growth report, which makes 26 recommendations in the mining, biodiversity, tourism and food and beverage sectors. [more]

Ko well placed for amateur title at World Ladies Championship in China
World number one amateur golfer Lydia Ko has shown her quality again with two under par rounds at the World Ladies Championship in China to lead the amateur honours heading... [more]

Kenyan Kiwi best on track in Melbourne
Elizabeth Lamb maintained her unbeaten record on both sides of the Tasman this summer, winning the women's High Jump on the second day of the IAAF World Challenge in Melbourne... [more]

Breakers take on second placed Perth tonight
A place on the top of the Australian National Basketball League table is up for grabs when the New Zealand Breakers take on the Wildcats in Perth tonight. The Breakers... [more]

Firebirds win pre-season netball tournament
The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic turned on the firepower to beat fellow New Zealand side the Northern Mystics 51-36 and seal third place in the ANZ Championship pre-season netball tournament... [more]

Belgian and American claim New Zealand ironman title
Belgian athlete Marino Vanhoenacker has claimed the New Zealand ironman title in Taupo, dashing local hopes of a fairytale 11th title for local hope Cameron Brown. Brown, who's dominated the... [more]

Ceremony gives Carterton chance to grieve - mayor
The mayor of Carterton, Ron Mark, says a civic ceremony on Sunday to commemorate January's ballooning tragedy has been a chance for the whole community to grieve. [more]

Missing man turns up at home
A man who'd been missing form Lower Hutt for five days has turned up at his home - safe and well. [more]

McIlroy closes on on number one ranking
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has moved within one round of seizing golf's world number one ranking after taking a two-shot lead at the US PGA Tour's Honda Classic. The 22-year-old... [more]

Gordon breaks leg in Panthers loss
The luckless Penrith winger Michael Gordon is expected to undergo surgery in the next few days after confirmation he suffered a broken leg in Saturday night's 22-14 National Rugby League... [more]

Stand-off AFFCO
The Meatworkers Union says it appears AFFCO does not want to settle an industrial dispute with two-thirds of its workforce. AFFCO says it has a fundamental right to manage its plants as it sees fit. [more]

Police hunt driver involved in fatal hit and run
Police in Auckland are looking for the driver of a grey-coloured vehicle involved in a hit and run on Saturday which killed a woman. [more]

Warriors lose tense affair at Eden Park
The Warriors opened their National Rugby League campaign with a 26-20 loss to defending champions Manly in a thrilling contest at Eden Park. In the rematch of last year's Grand... [more]

Tauranga Hospital shifts emergency dept after fire
Tauranga Hospital has shifted its emergency department to another part of the hospital following after a fire on Sunday afternoon. [more]