Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 3rd February 2013

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This page features: Arts on Sunday, Missing Something, News Stories, One In Five, Sounds Historical, Spectrum, Sunday Morning, Te Ahi Kaa, The Treaty Debates

Arts on Sunday

Christchurch-based photographer and music teacher David Sutton
David Sutton talks about testing and comparing film and digital cameras in the harsh climate of the Antarctic, and about the history of photography. [more]

Performance artist Dr Mark Harvey
Dr Mark Harvey is heading to the 55th Biennale in Venice later this year where he's been invited to perform in the first Maldives pavilion at the arts extravaganza. Mark's a senior lecturer in Dance at the University of Auckland and explains how he came to be invited by the Maldives. [more]

Film Reviews with Dan Slevin
Once again Dan Slevin takes centre-screen while Simon Morris enjoys the golden summer, Dan looks at new releases including Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty and The Impossible. [more]

Actress Antonia Prebble
Antonia was just 12 when she started her professional acting career in 1997. She managed both study and filming while still at school and has been in demand on stage and screen ever since. Best-known for her portrayal of Loretta West in the long running TV series 'Outrageous Fortune', she's now back in a very different role in a murder-mystery-comedy called 'The Blue Rose'. [more]

Amanimal - choreographer Malia Johnston
Lateral-thinking artists like choreographer Malia Johnston and theatre director Emma Willis are at the forefront of dismantling the old 'dyed in the wool' definitions of dance and drama. They're about to stage their third collaborative work, Amanimal, and Malia joins Lynn to talk about that show and how she fits everything into an incredibly busy schedule. [more]

Auckland arts advocates The Creative Coalition
Good arts policy should come out of accurate information and strong data. Who better to provide that than the sector itself? Auckland arts advocates the Creative Coalition have mapped what they call the creative ecology of our biggest city so as to inform central and local government's arts and culture planning. Elise Sterback led the project and tells Justin Gregory just what a "creative ecology" is. [more]

Actor, Presenter and writer Robert Llewellyn
He's the fastidious mechanoid Kryten to his fans, but there's much more to him than a chisled rubber face with a predilection for housework. Robert Llewellyn is coming to New Zealand for a Red Dwarf Convention in Auckland. [more]

Actor, Presenter and writer Robert Llewellyn
He's the fastidious mechanoid Kryten to his fans, but there's much more to him than a chisled rubber face with a predilection for housework. Robert Llewellyn is coming to New Zealand for a Red Dwarf Convention in Auckland. [more]

The music of the Cook Islands
Amelia Nurse discovers that Cook Islands music is alive and well in New Zealand. Fairoa Aporo offers 'The beginners guide to strumming' and plays some tunes on his eight stringed ukulele. [more]

The New Zealand Guitar Quartet
We bring together three members of the New Zealand Guitar Quartet, which is among the homegrown acts performing at the Nelson Chamber Music Festival, to talk about chemistry, repertoire and why sometimes one guitar just isn't enough. [more]

Missing Something

Missing Something: Colour Blindness
Colour blindness is a misleading term because people who have it are not blind to all colours, just certain ones. Amelia Nurse visits an art gallery with colour challenged Richard Hulse and chats to optometrist Renee Edgar about just what colour blind people can see, and why. [more]

One In Five

One In Five for 3 February 2013
Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, is one of the world's top wheelchair stuntmen. He's currently touring New Zealand with the circus, and spoke to Katy Gosset ahead of the Christchurch gig. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for 3 Februrary 2013 ( Part 1 )
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]

Sounds Historical for 3 February 2013 ( Part 2 )
Due to copyright restrictions, all music has been removed. [more]


Spectrum for 3 February 2013
Like-minded folk who travel the north island in housetrucks, vans and buses cluster on a playing field at the back of Waitara central school, north of New Plymouth. Their stalls offer a variety of wares which helps them eke out a living. But as Spectrum's Jack Perkins discovers, it's love of the life-style which keeps the Gypsy Travellers on the road. [more]

Sunday Morning

Insight for 3 February 2013 - Teenage Self-harm
Sally Round investigates if more needs to be done to help self harming teenagers [more]

Gordon Tietjens - Going for Gold
Of all the rugby formats Gordon Tietjens has been New Zealand's most successful coach. He speaks about that record of success and the road to Rio where 7's will make their Olympic debut. [more]

Mediawatch for 3 February 2013
The media's long goodbye to Sir Paul Holmes and the thoughts of a former colleague; Gareth Morgan on copping flak from cat lovers and football fans - and how he gets issues into the media and; knock-backs for news in Auckland. [more]

Mark Costello - Naming New Species
Associate Professor from the University of Auckland, Mark Costello talks about the discovering and naming the various species on Earth in order to stop them from going extinct. [more]

Ideas for 3 February 2013 - Idle No More
Ideas this week talks to Marama Davidson, David Geary and Clayton Thomas-Muller about the Idle No More movement which deals with the rights and identity of First Nations people, starting in Canada with a predominantly female lead. [more]

Dr Lockwood Smith
Former Speaker of House and soon to be New Zealand's High Commissioner to the Court of St James, Dr Smith speaks about his career in the media, as an academic, with the NZ Dairy Board and in New Zealand's Parliament. [more]

Down the List for 3 February 2013
Labour List MP Carmen Hack is concerned about David Shearer's affordable homes promise but comes up with an idea that might just keep building costs down. [more]

The subject of this week's segment was shaped by The Enlightenment and has been described as the English Voltaire. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Te Ahi Kaa for 3 February 2013
Maraea Rakuraku visits Whanganui Regional Museum and talks with Awhina Twomey no Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Raukawa ki te tonga who provides an insight into her role as Kaitiaki Taonga Maori, and the responsibility that entails that includes explaining etiquette to patrons when around Taonga Maori. Justine Murray samples some of the home baking at Kaumafia Kafe a newly set up business run by Whakapai Hauora Charitable Trust in Palmerston North. [more]

The Treaty Debates

Treaty Debate 2 (2013): The Constitutional Review
Kim Hill chairs a panel of young people who answer the question: What issues in the constitutional review do you care about? Recorded at Te Papa 31 January 2013. [more]

News stories:

Concerned about missing child and woman
Police are concerned for the safety of a woman and a two-year-old girl missing in the lower South Island. [more]

Man dead after rural stabbing
Three men have been arrested over the fatal stabbing of a man near the Horowhenua town of Levin. [more]

Sauber unveil new F1 car
Sauber have unveiled a new-look car with slimmer sidepods and two new drivers but declined to say whether they could improve on last year's sixth place in the Formula One... [more]

Dozen fire calls
The Fire Service in Christchurch was busy with a dozen calls on Saturday evening. [more]

Iran rial at all-time dollar low
Iran's currency, the rial, is at an all-time low, after falling by more than 21% in two weeks against the US dollar. [more]

Eradication of wild cats supported
The Veterinary Association supports the eradication of feral and stray cats. [more]

Council asked to waive $12,000 claim for costs
Green MP Eugenie Sage wants Taranaki Regional Council to stop pursuing $12,000 in costs from a group involved in preventing pollution of the Waitara river and coastline. [more]

Record profit posted by Rosneft
Rosneft posted a record profit of $US11.4 billion in 2012. Output by the Russian oil company is expected to double in 2013 due to the acquisition of a domestic joint venture with BP. [more]

Conglomerate head sentenced to prison
SK Group chairman Chey Tae-won has been sentenced to four years in prison in South Korea for embezzling company funds. [more]

Danish brewer in joint venture in Myanmar
Carlsberg has signed a joint venture to brew and market its beers in Myanmar (Burma), as the Danish brewer looks to Asia for sales growth in order to offset weak trade in Europe. [more]

Police pleased with 7s crowd behaviour
Police are pleased with the behaviour of fans at the final of the Wellington Sevens rugby tournament on Saturday night. [more]

First charter school expected next year
The head of a group advising the Government on charter schools is confident the first one will open next year as planned. Thirty one parties have expressed interest. [more]

Many benefits seen in work for children
A study by Otago University has found children's paid work provides many benefits such as independence, experience and building a strong work ethic. [more]

Breakers beat Perth in ANBL
The defending champion New Zealand Breakers have scored an emphatic 98-81 victory over the second placed Perth Wildcats in their ANBL basketball clash in Auckland. The home side extended their... [more]

South Africa out of Africa Cup of Nations
Hosts South Africa have been knocked out of the African Nations Cup football tournament after losing a penalty shootout 3-1 to Mali after their quarter-final ended in a 1-1 draw... [more]

Long match in Davis Cup tie
The Czech Republic and Switzerland played the longest ever Davis Cup tennis match when their doubles rubber lasted more than seven hours before the Czech's won 24-22 in the 5th... [more]

Phoenix score a win
The Wellington Phoenix are off the bottom of the A-League football table after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Perth Glory at Eden Park. Jeremy Brockie scored just before half-time. It... [more]

Proteas rip through another side
The South African bowling attack has ripped through another side, dismissing Pakistan for just 49 in their first innings in the opening cricket test in Johannesburg. Dale Steyn took six... [more]

Van Velthooven wins keiren
Simon Van Velthooven charged through a world class field to win the keirin final at the national track cycling championships in Invercargill. The London Olympic bronze medallist showed his fighting... [more]

Blues beaten in Queensland
The Blues have been beaten 41-35 by the Queensland Reds in their Super Rugby pre-season match in Toowoomba. The Reds scored seven tries to five, but it was a promising... [more]

Ireland beat Wales in Six Nations
Ireland have inflicted an eighth successive defeat on last season's Six Nations rugby champions and grand slam winners Wales, whose fall from grace continued with a 30-22 loss in the... [more]

England beat Scotland in Six Nations
England started their Six Nations rugby campaign with a 38-18 Calcutta Cup win as Scotland's 30-year wait for a Twickenham triumph was extended yet again. Scotland's first match under Australian... [more]

CD remain top in Plunket Shield
Central Districts remain at the top of the Plunket Shield cricket standings after beating Auckland by 191 runs at Eden Park. Second-placed Otago beat Northern Districts by eight wickets in... [more]

Rangers knocked out of Scottish FA Cup
Johnny Russell scored a double as Dundee United outclassed nine-man Rangers to knock the fallen Glasgow football giants out of the Scottish Cup at the fifth-round stage with a 3-0... [more]

United stretch lead in Premiership
Manchester United stretched their lead at the top of the English Premier League to 10 points as Wayne Rooney scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory at Fulham. United,... [more]

Taylor returns to Black Caps
The former New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor has returned to the Black Caps, being named in the Twenty20 and one day squads to play England. Taylor withdrew from the... [more]

Cory Jane out for Super Rugby season
All Black Cory Jane's Super Rugby season appears to be over even before it started after suffering a knee injury at training on Friday. The Hurricanes winger will require surgery... [more]

NZ women cricketers thrash South Africa
The New Zealand women's cricket team has scored a 150-run victory over South Africa in their opening match at the World Cup in India. Captain Suzie Bates scored 72 and... [more]

Cambo misses the cut in Dubai
The Wellington golfer Michael Campbell has failed to make the halfway cut at the Dubai Desert Classic. Campbell, who started the year well, fired a second one over par 73... [more]

Australian cricketers thump Windies
The Australian cricketers have beaten the West Indies by nine wickets with 40 overs to spare in the opening one day international in Perth. Mitchell Starc took five for 20... [more]

Louis Luyt dies in South Africa
The former South African rugby kingpin, business magnate and politician Louis Luyt has died in a Durban hospital aged 80. Luyt was best known as the outspoken boss of South... [more]

Erakovic beaten in singles in Thailand
The New Zealand women's tennis number one Marina Erakovic has been beaten in the singles quarter-finals of the WTA Pattaya tournament in Thailand. Erakovic was beaten in three sets by... [more]

Ferrari unveil new F1 car
Ferrari have unveiled their Formula One car they hope will unseat Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel as world champion this year. The Ferrari F138 was launched at the team's works in... [more]

Maradona free to return to Italy
Football great Diego Maradona has won a 30-year battle over tax evasion charges in Italy and will soon return to Naples, the scene of some of his greatest sporting triumphs. [more]

Sir Alex faces ban
The Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson faces a Football Association hearing and a possible touchline ban after denying a charge of misconduct. Ferguson was this week charged for comments he... [more]

Mickelson in control in Arizona
Phil Mickelson maintained a four-stroke lead at the Phoenix Open golf event, despite denting an otherwise strong second round with a double bogey at the 18th hole. Mickelson, who missed... [more]

Fire at general store now out
The Fire Service says a fire at the Pauatahanui general store north of Wellington is now out. No one was injured. [more]

Quake anniversary details
Christchurch City Council has issued details about how the second anniversary of the earthquakes will be commemorated on 22 February. [more]

Nursery shed fire
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze in a shed at a garden nursery in Masterton. [more]

Legal action against DHB considered
Presbyterian Support Otago is considering taking legal action against Southern District Health Board following the axing of its home support services in the region. [more]

England win Wellington sevens
England produced their best performance of the season to win the Wellington leg of the IRB sevens series, while New Zealand extended their overall lead. England beat suprise finalists Kenya... [more]

Smith double helps Ipswich as Cardiff stay on course for EPL
The All Whites defender Tommy Smith has scored twice for Ipswich Town in their 4-0 home rout of sixth placed Middlesbrough in the English football Championship. The victory moves Ipswich... [more]

Deer velvet controversies highlights lack of drug testing in golf
The head of the New Zealand PGA Duncan Simpson says the deer velvet controversy that has hit golf highlights the lack of a drug testing policy for the sport. Fijian... [more]

Woman drowns at Mt Maunganui beach
A woman has drowned after getting into difficulties in the surf at Mount Maunganui. [more]

New Zealand Davis Cup team thrashes Lebanon
The New Zealand Davis Cup tennis team has wrapped up its Asia/Oceania first round tie versus Lebanon with a record for the least number of games conceded overall in a... [more]

Driver's legal status to be considered in Kenya crash
The head of an inquiry into a fatal crash in Kenya says the legal driving status of the person driving the vehicle will be investigated. [more]

Czechs set Davis Cup record
Holders Czech Republic showed how tenaciously they will fight to retain the Davis Cup as Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol won a record-breaking doubles match against Swiss duo Marco Chiudinelli... [more]

Ministry says Novopay more at fault than schools
The Ministry of Education says Novopay is more at fault than schools in the ongoing saga over workers' pay. [more]

NZ women's sevens still lead World Series
The New Zealand women's sevens team remains in the lead in the IRB World Series after two rounds, despite only finishing fourth at the second leg in Houston. Australia beat... [more]

Ronaldo own-goal condemns Madrid to defeat
Real Madrid's dismal Spanish football season went from bad to worse when Cristiano Ronaldo scored an own-goal to hand relegation-threatened Granada a shock 1-0 win in La Liga. Real... [more]

Wins for Hawke's Bay, Wellington and Canterbury
Hawke's Bay United beat Otago United 3-1 at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium despite a late red card to claim second place in the national football Premiership above Auckland City. Auckland... [more]

Political diary for week starting 4 February
The political diary is compiled by Radio New Zealand's political reporters and sets outs the schedule of political events, speeches, debates, select committee hearings and other parliamentary business expected in the week beginning Monday 4 Febru [more]

Forbes, Baker ruled out of Las Vegas trip
The All Blacks Sevens captain DJ Forbes will miss next weekend's IRB World Series round in Las Vegas with a knee injury suffered during this weekend's Wellington tournament, while wing... [more]

Dead man's car located
Police in Auckland have found the car of a man who burnt to death in scrub in Kingseat on Thursday morning. It was outside an industrial premises in Papatoetoe. [more]

Port Waikato fire under control
A large fire in Port Waikato is now under control. [more]

Dunedin grandmother arrested for abduction
A Dunedin grandmother has been arrested and charged with abducting her two-year-old granddaughter. [more]

Police investigate sexual assault on girl
Police are investigating the sexual assault of an eight-year-old girl at Oreti beach near Invercargill. [more]

Two wharves open for new Auckland ferry service
Two new wharves costing more than $5 million have been opened in Auckland for a new ferry service due to begin on Monday. [more]

Economic benefits of tournament
Wellington City Council events portfolio leader John Morrison says economic benefits from the Rugby Sevens tournament will extend well beyond this weekend. [more]

Ousting Titewhai at Waitangi no easy task
Ngapuhi trustees are trying to oust Titewhai Harawira from her self-appointed role as the kuia who escorts dignitaries onto the lower marae at Waitangi. But they are very concerned at how she will take this decision. [more]

Police say online comments hampering investigation
Police investigating the death of a Levin man, say online comments about how he died are slowing down their investigation. [more]