Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 30th September 2012

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, News Stories, One In Five, Our Changing World, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa

Arts on Sunday

The Space Between Words
Christchurch photographer Guy Frederick, who's worked with locals on an exhibition looking at the long term psychological effects of the quake. The Space Between Words is on at Christchurch's Central Library Tuam from 8-23 October. [more]

Zine Culture
What's the difference between a zine and a magazine? In the case of artist Kerry Ann Lee's Permanent Vacation it's hard to tell because its professionally printed, and looks more like an art publication. Sonia Sly finds out about what makes a good zine, how the formats are endless and how obsessions and questions can lead down a zine-making path. Wellington zine creator Hannah Salmon talks interchangeable demonic faces and creative activism with her award-winning zine Daily Secretions, and Auckland based Sam Orchard shares his transgender 101 experience with Boy in a Big City. [more]

The Sapphires
Australian director Wayne Blair makes a flying visit after seeing The Sapphires make its debut at the Cannes Film Festival. [more]

John Keats
You'd think his story had been told a million times over, but Nicholas Roe offers some fresh insights into John Keats in a new biography, published by Yale University Press. Nicholas' Keats is more robust and earthy than the pale fragile young man the Victorian's portrayed. [more]

A Man Runs Into A Woman
Kiwi writer Sarah Jane Barnett, whose poems include the last words of executed murders in her debut collection, A Man Runs Into A Woman. It's also the debut book by Hue & Cry publishers. [more]

Choreographer Lyne Pringle
One of our early contemporary dancers, now also an in demand choreographer, Lyne Pringle, who talks about her current environmental trilogy and why she's hanging out with trees in Auckland for the next few months. [more]

One In Five

One In Five for 30 September 2012
Demolition crews have levelled the old Homai College for the Blind in Manurewa and now a brand new, purpose built building has gone up in its place. BLENNZ principal Jane Wells tells us about the organisation and takes Carol Stiles on a tour of the state-of-the-art facility. [more]

Our Changing World

Antarctic Yarn: High Oceans
Antarctic Yarn - sailors and scientists share their stories from voyaging across the Southern Ocean [more]

UC Celebrate: International Collaboration
UC Celebrate - a discussion about the Antarctic Treaty, collaborative science and international diplomacy [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical Hour One - 30 September 2012
8pm to 9pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical Hour Two - 30 September 2012
9pm to 10pm. Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 30 September 2012
English doctor Angus Priddy 's love of sailing brought him across the globe to New Zealand and to Invercargill hospital. 'It's the bottom of the world' he admitted, but at least I have the Pacific as my playground'. Last year he spent 5 months as medical officer for a fleet of ocean-going wakas. Spectrum's Deborah Nation briefly caught up with Dr Priddy during the voyage of the waka fleet and also back in New Zealand. [more]

Sunday Morning

Jon Johansson - RIP, the Romney Campaign
Comparative Politics lecturer at Victoria University, Dr Jon Johansson, talks US politics and what he predicts is the inevitable failure of the current Republican Campaign for the White House. [more]

Mediawatch for 30 September 2012
This week the Mediawatch team looks at: the controversial publication of National Standards stats; an overseas investigation unreported here; TVNZ cuts another current affairs show; Paul Henry hassled by critics and; a paper hits a bum note. [more]

Neville Peat - Whisky and Ice
Author Neville Peat was captivated by the 2007 discovery of three cases of Scotch whisky embedded in ice under Shackleton's hut in Antarctica. It inspired his latest book - Shackleton's Whisky. [more]

New Flags Flying - Vanuatu
The winds of political change had swept across the Pacific from Samoa and the people of the New Hebrides were politely beginning to assert their own self-determination. [more]

Down the List for 30 September 2012
What a mess the whole Kim Dotcom spying affair is. Who knew what when and who knew nothing? Who told what to whom and when? Why weren't key people told? It's a can of worms. [more]

Wayne Brittenden's Counterpoint: Heroes
Wayne Brittenden counterpoints the notion of heroism. Some of our best known and most celebrated heroes also displayed some most unappealing attributes seldom associated with heroism. Hamish Keith and Dr Alex Lickerman join Chris Laidlaw to discuss. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa for 30 September 2012
Over two thousand Maori in New Zealand identify as Maori-Indian, fitting then the first Maori Indian gathering at Tangatarua Marae, Rotorua (October 05-07, 2012) organised by the Hindu Council is about making connections to the Indian culture. Maraea Rakuraku talks with Raewyn Bhana about her dual heritage. It was a combination of anxiety and excitement for a handful of Maori girls taking part in the Miss Aotearoa 2012 beauty pageant. Justine Murray is there taking it all in and in an archival recording from 1973, the president of the Maori Womens Welfare League, Miraka Szaszy (1921-2001) is interviewed by Selwyn Muru. [more]

News stories:

Meat industry rebuffs union call for ban
The Meat Industry Association says a moratorium on new meat processing plants called for by the Meatworkers Union would not avert future closures. [more]

China manufacturing continues to contract
China's manufacturing activity has shrunk for an 11th straight month, adding to pressure on Beijing to provide fresh stimulus to boost the world's second largest economy. [more]

Most Australians struggle to save - survey
The majority of Australians are struggling to save, with more than half of all households not having any cash left over at the end of the month, a survey has suggested. [more]

Commander welcomes lifting of US ban
The commander of a Navy ship that has taken part in major naval exercises says the end of the ban on New Zealand vessels visiting US ports is a huge positive. [more]

Balclutha pool finally opens, council to review delays
A South Otago council says it will do a full review of what went wrong with the upgrading of a town swimming pool. [more]

Chelsea extend lead at the top
Premier League leaders Chelsea beat London rivals Arsenal 2-1 with goals from Spaniards Fernando Torres and Juan Mata to maintain their unbeaten start to the season while handing Arsenal their... [more]

United States dominant in Ryder Cup
The United States have a commanding lead in the 39th Ryder Cup taking the second session of foursomes 3-1 for an overall lead of 8-4. It could have been even... [more]

Jorge Lorenzo takes pole
MotoGP leader Jorge Lorenzo took pole for Sunday's Aragon Grand Prix by edging out rival and Spanish compatriot Dani Pedrosa in a close-fought battle. Yamaha's Lorenzo set a fastest... [more]

Sydney Swans wrap up AFL grand final against Hawthorn
The Sydney Swans upset Hawthorn in an Australian Football League grand final thriller last night winning 91-81 in front of 99, 683 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Valiant Hawthorn... [more]

Phoenix thrash Manawatu side in final pre season hit out
The Wellington Phoenix completed their pre-season with a 7-1 rout of Young Heart Manawatu in Palmerston North yesterday with striker Jeremy Brockie netting a first half hat trick. Brockie's hat... [more]

New Zealand A cricketers in hard fought draw with India A
The New Zealand A cricketers have had an entertaining draw with India A at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln. The game ended with India just two wickets short of... [more]

Brad Shilton wins South Pacific Golf Open Championship
New Zealand's Brad Shilton has won the 2012 South Pacific Golf Open Championship by one stroke. Shooting an even par final round, for a tournament total of 13-under par 271,... [more]

Melbourne trio will start NRL grand final
The Melbourne Storm trio of Billy Slater, Will Chambers and Sisa Waqa all completed their final training run today and will line up for tomorrow night's NRL grand final... [more]

Black Caps lose Super Eight tie with England
The England cricketers proved too strong for New Zealand in last night's super eight encounter at the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka. Having been set 149 to win by... [more]

Bowel cancer screening pilot starts to show results
A trial that will help decide whether national bowel cancer screening is feasible has detected more than 20 cancers in its first nine months of full operation. [more]

Wallabies outclassed by South Africa at Loftus-Versefeld
A Bryan Habana hat-trick has ended any hope of Australia grabbing a first win at the Springboks' strong-hold Loftus Versfeld ground in the Rugby Championship this morning. The Springboks also... [more]

Black Caps on verge of going out at T20 world cup
The Black Caps are on the verge of being knocked out of the Twenty20 cricket World Cup after losing their second super eights match against England last night. Having been... [more]

Wellington go to top of ITM Cup Premiership with home win
A bonus-point win lifted Wellington to the top of rugby's ITM Cup Premiership standings after beating cellar-dwellers North Harbour in an exciting 34-28 win. The Lions openside Ardie Savea starred... [more]

Sri Lanka dominate against West Indies at T20 world cup
The Sri Lankan cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten 65 to lead his side to a nine-wicket victory over West Indies in their World Twenty20 Super Eight match at... [more]

England cricket team fined for slow over rate
The England cricketers were fined for a slow over rate during their six-wicket win over New Zealand in their Super Eights encounter at the Twenty20 world cup. In accordance with... [more]

Bayern Munich leave it late
In fooball's German Bundesliga, leaders Bayern Munich left it late to beat Werder Bremen 2-0 with goals from Luiz Gustavo and Mario Mandzukic as they extended their perfect start to... [more]

Lydia Ko helps New Zealand amateurs to second place
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko is continuing her fine run of form at the Espirito Santo world amateur teams championship in Turkey. The 15-year-old's second-round score of 69 helped New... [more]

Villa helps Barca to win over Sevilla
Substitute David Villa scored a superb last-gasp winner and Cesc Fabregas netted twice as leaders Barcelona came from two goals down to stun 10-man Sevilla 3-2 and extend their... [more]

Big win for All Blacks in Argentina
The All Blacks have won the inaugural Rugby Championship title after beating Argentina 54-15 at La Plata near Buenos Aires. The All Blacks scored 7 tries to 2 with Cory... [more]

UN inaction over Syria threatens reputation - McCully
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has criticised what he calls the failure of the United Nations over Syria, in a speech to the world body in New York. [more]

Body confirmed as Rae Portman
Police have confirmed a body found at a South Auckland farm is that of a missing Hamilton woman. [more]

New Zealander attacked in Fiji
Fiji authorities are talking to three men about an attack on a New Zealander in his Nadi hotel room. [more]

Pilot worried about plane during emergency landing
The pilot of a replica Spitfire that made an emergency landing at Whanganui Airport says he was more worried about damage to his plane than hurting himself. [more]

Mangawhai rates rebels urge rest of Kaipara to join
The leaders of a rates rebellion in Kaipara say the entire district is now being asked to pay for Mangawhai's bungled sewerage scheme. [more]

Man who died in suspicious circumstances named
Hasting police have named the 40-year-old man who died in suspicious circumstances in the suburb of Flaxmere on Saturday. [more]

Laser light shone at Cruden
New Zealand's rout of Argentina has been tarnished by a local fan flashing a laser in the face of All Blacks goalkicker Aaron Cruden. The All Blacks beat the Pumas 54-15 to take the inaugural Rugby Championship title. [more]

Claimants to sue over 'derisory' ACC offer
About 100 sexual abuse victims whose privacy was breached when their ACC files were sent to another claimant are planning to sue the corporation. [more]

Hunger striker sets up fund for families in need
A Kaikohe man who is on a hunger strike after Work and Income refused him an emergency food grant has set up a fund to help families who have also been turned down. [more]