Radio New Zealand - Sunday, 16th November 2014

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This page features: Birds, Business News, Dateline Pacific, Midday Report, Morning Report, New Horizons, News in Pacific Languages, News Stories, Nine To Noon, One In Five, Radio New Zealand YouTube, Rural News, Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum, Sounds Historical, Spiritual Outlook, Standing Room Only, Te Ahi Kaa, Te Kupu o te Wiki, Te Manu Korihi, Upbeat, War Reports, William Shakespeare 450, World & Pacific News

Birds

Antipodean Albatross
Listen to the Antipodean Albatross [more]

Business News

Fonterra is confident of a rebound in demand from China
Fonterra is confident demand for dairy products in China will rebound sooner than later. [more]

Evolve plans to raise $132m to create itself through purchases
Evolve Education Group plans to use the more than $132 million it is raising from a share market float to buy a number of businesses that will create the company. [more]

Steel & Tube predicts a higher first-half net profit
Steel & Tube Holdings is expecting a higher first-half result than last year, mainly because the fall in the New Zealand dollar is offsetting subdued international steel prices resulting from too much capacity globally. [more]

Sydney Correspondent Jim Parker
Across the Tasman, and one of Australia's most prominent female business leaders is calling it a day. [more]

Results, annual meetings and latest dairy auction due this week
Company results, the tail end of the annual meeting season and Fonterra's latest global dairy trade auction take centre stage this week. [more]

Markets Update for 17 November 2014
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. [more]

Retail sales rise 1.5 percent in the September quarter
Retail sales volumes rose more strongly than expected in the September quarter, with food-related sales leading the way. [more]

Integration of 57 businesses is Evolve's biggest initial risk
One of the biggest initial risks facing Evolve Education Group will be how well it integrates the large number of businesses which will form the basis of the company. [more]

Services sector growth eased slightly in October
Growth in the services sector eased slightly in October but continues at a brisk pace. [more]

New Zealand's lack of R&D spend seen as a detriment to growth
New Zealand's lagging investment in research and development is seen as an impediment to its future export growth prospects. [more]

Midday Markets for 17 November 2014
For the latest from the markets we're joined by Don Lewthwaite at First NZ Capital. [more]

Business briefs
Wynyard Group says it has appointed Andrew France as its strategic advisor on intelligence. [more]

Dateline Pacific

Study into Samoan matai overseas gets major grant
A study into Samoan matai living overseas has received a major grant New Zealand's biggest science fund. [more]

UN Women woo women politicians with radio drama
UN Women has launched a radio drama as part of efforts to encourage more Pacific women to enter politics. [more]

Tonga's Ha'apai power network being rebuilt
Tonga Power has begun rebuilding Ha'apai's electricity network after 90 percent of it was destroyed by Cyclone Ian in January. [more]

Kili island in Marshalls benefits from solar plant
The Marshall Islands island of Kili is benefiting from a new solar and wind-powered water desalination plant. [more]

Leaky Cook Islands buildings set for repair
Three public buildings in the Cook Islands contructed by a Chinese firm within the last decade are needing repairs totalling US$600 000 due to leaks, rust and damage. [more]

Bougainville plans more bomb clearing work
Bougainville prepares to clear more bomb and ordinance left over from the Second World War. [more]

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 17 November 2014
Bougainville plans more bomb clearing work; Leaky Cook Islands buildings set for repair; Marshall Islands atoll benefits from solar and wind-powered plant; Tonga's Ha'apai power network being rebuilt; UN Women woo women politicians with radio drama; Study into Samoan matai overseas gets major grant. [more]

Midday Report

Midday News for 17 November 2014
One person is in hospital after a school bus crash in Thames and Crown lawyers accuse Kim Dotcom of breaching bail conditions and say he may be a flight risk. [more]

Midday Sports News for 17 November 2014
The New Zealand golfer, Danny Lee, has been unable to break through for a maiden victory on the PGA Tour, finishing tied for third in the OHL Classic in Mexico. [more]

Morning Report

Top Stories for Monday 17 November 2014
Smith's lawyer to suggest fugitive returns voluntarily, New beheading video appears to show killing of 5th Westerner, World leaders agree strategy to lift global growth, create jobs, Radio New Zealand's political editor discusses G20, Investigations into Hamilton house fire continue, Work has begun to remove wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight, Another criminal slips out of NZ undetected and Breakthrough with free trade negotiations with South Korea. [more]

Sports News for 17 November 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. [more]

Pacific News for 17 November 2014
The latest from the Pacific region. [more]

Smith's lawyer to suggest fugitive returns voluntarily
The New Zealand lawyer of the captured fugitive, Philip John Smith, plans to discuss with him today the possibility he return to New Zealand from Brazil voluntarily. [more]

Sports News for 17 November 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. [more]

New beheading video appears to show killing of 5th Westerner
Militant group Islamic State claims to have executed a fifth westener overnight. The group has released a video showing 26 year old Peter Kassig being beheaded. [more]

World leaders agree strategy to lift global growth, create jobs
The leaders of the world's biggest economies have agreed on a strategy to lift global growth by two trillion dollars and create more than 100 million new jobs. [more]

PM says
The Prime Minister was at the G20 as a guest of the Australian government. [more]

Radio New Zealand's political editor discusses G20
Joining us now is our political editor Brent Edwards, who is just back from the G20 meeting in Brisbane. [more]

Investigations into Hamilton house fire continue
Work is expected to begin today to determine the cause of the fire at a Hamilton house where three people died on Saturday. [more]

Work has begun to remove wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight
Work has begun to remove the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine. [more]

Another criminal slips out of NZ undetected
Another criminal has flouted his release conditions and slipped out of New Zealand. [more]

Kiwis upset Kangaroos to take out Four Nations title
The New Zealand rugby league team has upset the world champions, Australia, for the second time in a row to win the Four Nations title in Wellington. [more]

Breakthrough with free trade negotiations with South Korea
Exporters in the red meat, kiwi-fruit and wine industries are hailing the newly agreed free trade deal with South Korea. [more]

Government hikes up Housing NZ dividend almost 20 percent
The Government is increasing the dividend it demands from Housing New Zealand's dividend by almost 20%. [more]

Sports News for 17 November 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. [more]

US aid worker in Syria is reportedly beheaded by IS
Middle East researcher Charlie Winter from the counter-terrorism think tank Quilliam Foundation. [more]

House fire in Hamilton claims lives
Forensic investigators are preparing to enter a Hamilton villa which was gutted by fire in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a party. [more]

Insecure workers forgoing benefits, saying it's a hassle
Workers on low hour contracts are missing out on benefits they're entitled to because of the red tape they encounter if they earn extra money. [more]

Comet lander shuts down, succesful transmission of results
The Philae comet lander has shut down after radioing results of its first and possibly last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of a comet. [more]

PM not rushing to judgement on escaped prisoner
The Prime Minister won't rush to judgement on the handling of the case of escaped prisoner Phillip John Smith, and how he managed to flee to Brazil. [more]

Ewen MacDonald to face third Parole Board hearing this morning
Another high profile prisoner, the convicted arsonist Ewen Macdonald, has his third Parole Board hearing this morning. [more]

New Zealand expos on hunt for workers in Australia
The government is pouring almost three quarters of a million dollars into job fairs in Australia trying to convince people to join the workforce in New Zealand. [more]

Search for the missing big cat scaled back
French police have scaled back the hunt for a stray big cat in Paris after experts said the animal was probably little more than a large cat or a lynx. [more]

Phil Kafcaloudes with news from Australia
Melbourne correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes. [more]

New Horizons

New Horizons - 16 November 2014
William Dart wraps up the current series with a miscellany of tracks. Listen out for Nina Simone, Lucinda Williams, Beck, Loudon Wainwright III, Jack White, Barbra Streisand & Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga. [more]

News in Pacific Languages

News in Samoan for 17 November 2014
The latest news in Samoan language. [more]

News in Tongan for 17 November 2014
The latest news in Tongan language. [more]

News in French for 17 November 2014
The latest news in French language. [more]

Nine To Noon

Education Minister Hekia Parata on decile system
With the release of new decile ratings which determine funding for schools, is there a better way to work out funding formulas so disadvantaged students don't miss out? Hekia Parata the Education Minister discusses the system. [more]

Principal on his school's $70,000 loss in decile changes
With the release of new decile ratings which determine funding for schools, is there a better way to work out funding formulas so disadvantaged students don't miss out? Dave Appleyard is the principal of Rata Street School in Naenae which has gone from a decile 1 to a decile 2 ranking in the new calculations; with the loss of $70 000. [more]

The global clampdown on mutlinational companies that avoid paying tax
The OECD's tax director Pascal Saint-Amans is leading the charge to close the loopholes. [more]

Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearney
Our Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearney. [more]

New Zealand's Candidate for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the 2016 election - Robert Martin
Robert Martin is a disability advocate and New Zealand's Candidate for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the 2016 election. Robert Martin was born in New Zealand in 1957. He was a forceps baby and because of complications at his birth was left intellectually handicapped. He grew up largely in institutions and felt outside of society, but he has gone on to be an advocate for people with disabilities. A book has just been released about his life, Becoming a Person, The Biography of Robert Martin by John McRae. [more]

Book review: 'Maori Boy' by Witi Ihimaera
Reviewed by Paul Diamond. Published by Vintage RRP $39.99. [more]

Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
Our political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton. [more]

Chef Alan Brown on wood-fuelled oven building and recipes
AUT Senior Lecturer and chef Alan Brown is classically trained and has cooked for silver-service at the London Ritz. But he has also been drawn throughout his cooking career to food cooked in ovens fuelled by wood. He has written The Complete Kiwi Pizza Oven to celebrate the New Zealand love of cooking outdoors. It includes advice for building a pizza oven and advice for great pizza. He shares his favourite wood-fired recipes for meringues, splayed chook, and primavera pizza - and explains how to tailor them for a normal oven too. [more]

Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne
Kennedy Warne reports from Sydney, on the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress - an eight-day conference looking at the state of the world's protected areas. [more]

One In Five

One In Five for 16 November 2014 - I am an Artist
Vibrant posters have been appearing on street corners in main cities around the country as part of a national campaign to promote artists who happen to have a disability. The 'I am an Artist' campaign highlights the abilities of these artists, the impact being involved in art has made on their lives, and the value of the studios and organisations that support them. [more]

Radio New Zealand YouTube

Brooke Fraser - Kings and Queens
Brooke Fraser performs 'Kings and Queens' at Radio New Zealand, Auckland Studio Interview - Emma Smith Sound - Andre Upston Camera and Editing - Tony Nyberg You can hear Brooke talk about about her career and Brutal Romantic with Radio NZ's Kim Hill here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/20152156/brooke-fraser-new-directions [more]

Rural News

Morning Rural News for 17 November 2014
News from the rural and farming sector. [more]

Midday Rural News for 17 November 2014
News from the rural and farming sectors. [more]

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum

Smart Talk: Pacific Sound
Politics, history and immigrant experience are explored by Oscar Kightley with the "godfather" of New Zealand Hip Hop Danny "Brotha D" Leaosavai'i from Dawn Raid Entertainment, acclaimed singer Annie Crummer, and activist and reggae artist Tigilau Ness. [more]

Sounds Historical

Sounds Historical for Sunday 16 November 2014 ( Part 1 )
Stories of yesteryear from around New Zealand. [more]

Sounds Historical for Sunday 16 November 2014 ( Part 2 )
Stories of yesteryear from around New Zealand. [more]

Spiritual Outlook

Spiritual Outlook for 16 November 2014 - what’s in the mirror
He's an artist who seems to enjoy the macabre in his paintings, and it's won him a big prize. [more]

Spiritual Outlook for 16 November 2014
He's an artist who seems to enjoy the macabre in his paintings, and it's won him a big prize. [more]

Standing Room Only

Movie reviews
Movie blogger Kailey Carruthers fills in for Simon Morris. She reviews My Old Lady and reports on three North American film festivals. [more]

Orchestral surround - soundtracks
Radio New Zealand's recording engineer Graham Kennedy on all the technology and ingenuity that goes into recording the NZSO for blockbuster movies like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. [more]

Robotics and Music of the Future
What will music look and sound like in the future? At Victoria University in Wellington, PHD students who are part of an integrated engineering and music composition programme SELCT, (Sonic Engineering Lab for Creative Technology), are plugging away at creating robotics - systems which drive either existing or self-created and designed musical instruments. [more]

Just the job?
South Brighton artist Michael Springer is moving on from building temporary driftwood constructions on his local beach since earthquakes drove him out of the central city. Now he's advertising for his replacement. [more]

David Cohen’s Greatest Hits
Journalist David Cohen on how he selected a 'best-of' compilation from thousands of articles, reviews and columns he's written for publications including The Listener, the Guardian, and the New York Times. It's his Greatest Hits - so far, published by Ma-karo Press. [more]

Murray Edmond 'Then It Was Now Again'
Key moments in our history: a selection of Murray's reviews, eyewitness accounts, interviews and letters reflecting on New Zealand poetry and drama from the 1970s onwards. Then It Was Now Again is the title, published by Atuanui Press. [more]

2014 Portage Ceramic Awards
Grey Lynn artist Louise Rive took top honours at the 2014 Portage Ceramic Awards last week. Her figurative work The Space Between was praised by judge Takeshi Yasuda for being "emotionally compelling" and was one of several highly sculptural pieces of ceramic art in the finalist group. Justin Gregory spoke to Louise recently and asked her what ceramics are these days. [more]

Te Ahi Kaa

Whakatāuki mo 16 o Whiringa a Rangi (November) 2014
Whaia te iti Kahurangi, Ka tūohu koe me he maunga teitei. Pursue the noblest of intentions or goals, and if you bow your head let it be to a lofty mountain. This week's whakatāuki is explained by Moana Maniapoto nō Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa. [more]

Tim Wigmore - Precious Cargo
Precious Cargo is an exhibition that takes a traditional Māori tāonga and through its design, another interpretation of it's functionality is explored. Essentially Waka Huia were designed as intricate treasure boxes carved on the outside to equal its valuable contents on the inside. Waka Huia would house Rau (feathers), Hei Tiki or Heru, as an example. Weaver Veranoa Hetet, Carver Lyonel Grant, Jeweller Nga Waiata, Potter Chris Weaver and Woodturner Graeme Priddle worked with Tim. Justine Murray tours the space, and Designer Tim Wigmore explains how the project took shape. [more]

Julie Noanoa and Norm Heke - Māori Art
Māori Art for Kids is the new book released this week by artistic couple Julie Noanoa and Norm Heke. The book is the culmination of six months' of research for Julie, who concluded there was a lack of resources available for children that explained the various types of Māori designs, objects and tāonga pūoro. Photographer and Graphic designer Norm, was responsible for the images in the book. They explain the concept and the accessibility of Māori art. [more]

Caii-Michelle Baker
Ngāti Pōrou and Rongowhakaata singer Caii-Michelle Baker was plucked from her hometown Tolaga Bay and mentored by the late Prince Tui Teka, she was only 17 years old. Since that time, she's enjoyed a career that has spanned three decades performing around the world, and working with producer and composer Dr Benjamin Wright. Her first single from her new album is a re-working of the Beatles Classic Help, she talks with Justine about working with Dr Wright and the important lessons she's learned along the way. [more]

Te Kupu o te Wiki

Te Kupu o te Wiki: āporo - apple
The Māori word of the week is: āporo - apple. Tapatapahia ngā āporo. Slice the apples. [more]

Te Manu Korihi

Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi for 16 November 2014
Prison ban on greenstone and bone carved necklaces, Waikato region's Maori economy worth a billion dollars, and huge pohiri welcomes Hawaiian canoes to Bay of Islands. [more]

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 November 2014
The leader of a Ngai Tahu runaka - or runanga - says the South Island iwi has been 'caught napping' over the law that replaced the Foreshore and Seabed Act. A Ngati Hine leader, Pita Tipene, says a Waitangi Tribunal finding that Maori didn't conceed their sovereignty in the Treaty is validation that the Crown cannot bulldoze over hapu. While, a Tainui representative, Robin Whanga, who was at the Waitangi Marae to hear the Waitangi Tribunal's long awaited report, says the finding is important for the whole country because it shows the status quo isn't working. The formation of a pivotal modern Māori visual arts group 25 years ago has been celebrated in a new book that chronicles its development and the artists it nurtured. [more]

Te Manu Korihi News for 17 November 2014
A Ngati Hine leader, Pita Tipene, says a Waitangi Tribunal finding that Maori didn't conceed their sovereignty in the Treaty is validation that the Crown cannot bulldoze over hapu. Meanwhile, a Tainui representative, Robin Whanga, who was at the Waitangi Marae to hear about the Waitangi Tribunal's long awaited report, says the Tribunal finding is important for the whole country. The leader of a Ngai Tahu runaka - or runanga - says the South Island iwi has been 'caught napping' over the law that replaced the Foreshore and Seabed Act. The formation of a pivotal modern Maori visual arts group 25 years ago has been celebrated in a new book that chronicles its development and the artists it nurtured. [more]

Upbeat

Malia Johnson: Choreographer
The New Zealand School of Dance 2014 Graduation Season opens at Te Whaea in Wellington on Wednesday. Included in this year's lineup of works is local choreographer Malia Johnson's 'Trigger'. [more]

Peter Mechen: Orchestra Wellington review
Peter reviews Saturday's Orchestra Wellington performance of 'Carmina Burana'. [more]

War Reports

War Report - 16 November
Reports from the Otago Daily Times about anti-German feeling and wartinme stoies from newspapers in Tauranga and Blenheim. Captain Pitimi Tahiwi comments on Maori recruitment and Second World War Maori Battalion members sing a First World War recruiting song. Chris Puglsey comments on the early plans for a "white man's war". [more]

William Shakespeare 450

Sonnet No 110: Alas, 'tis true I have gone here and there
Read by Robyn Malcolm. Music details: Dowland: A Fancy (Fantasie No 5) (Naxos 8.557586) [more]

World & Pacific News

6am Pacific Regional and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latest Pacific regional and sports news. [more]

7am World, Pacific and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

8am World, Pacific and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

9am World, Pacific and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

10am World, Pacific and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latetest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

11am World, Pacific and Sports News for 17 November 2014
The latest world, Pacific and sports news. [more]

News stories:

Black Sticks women draw 1st Test
The Black Sticks women have drawn 2-2 with Australia in the opening match of their three-Test series at the National Hockey Stadium in Wellington. [more]

Geary shares NSW Open lead
New Zealand golfer Josh Geary shares a two-shot lead at the New South Wales Open heading into the final round in western Sydney. [more]

One killed in car crash in Manawatu
One person is dead after a car crash in Manawatu on Rongatea Road near Palmerston North at about 10.30pm last night. Police said two cars were involved. [more]

NZ to send volunteers to fight Ebola
New Zealand is planning to send volunteers to Sierra Leone to help contain the Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 5000 people in West Africa. [more]

Moa bone sales legal - Trade Me
Trade Me says it would stop the sale of moa bones if they were being illegally sold on its site, following a call by museum curators to stop the sale of looted bones. [more]

Samoa rugby strike averted
A player strike by Samoa seems to have been averted with the IRB and the Players' Association saying discussions are taking place and the Samoan concerns will be investigated. [more]

Man flown to hospital after assault
A man has been flown to Wellington Hospital in a serious condition after he was punched to the ground on King Street in Palmerston North. [more]

Kiwis crowned champions
The Kiwis are the new Four Nations rugby league champions after beating holders Australia 22-18 in the final in front of a crowd of 25,000 fans in Wellington. [more]

Risk to boaties from old Catlins bridge
Boaties in south Otago are being warned about travelling below the old wooden Hina Hina bridge across the Catlins River, south of Owaka. [more]

McLaughlin wins as Whincup takes V8s title
The New Zealand V8 Supercars driver Scott McLaughlin won the first race at the Phillip Island event from pole position, as Jamie Whincup claimed a sixth championship. [more]

Paddon 12th at Rally Wales
Geraldine driver Hayden Paddon set some front-running times and improved his overall position to 11th at the season-ending Rally of Wales after the second day. [more]

Ko up with the pace in Mexico
Teenage New Zealand golf star Lydia Ko remains three shots off the leader at the latest LPGA Tour event in Ochoa, Mexico in a share of third place, after a second round three under par 69. [more]

Smith had outside help with passport
The fugitive Phillip John Smith has revealed he received outside help to get the passport that allowed him to flee to Brazil. [more]

Baby's body exhumed in murder case
Counties Manukau Police are considering further charges after more information was gathered following the exhumation of a baby's body. [more]

Civil rights council slams law changes
The Auckland Council of Civil Liberties says there is no basis for law changes allowing increased surveillence and passport cancellations. [more]

South Africa beat England, Wales edge Fiji
South Africa have held off a fierce England fightback to triumph 31-28 at Twickenham and make it five defeats in a row for the host nation, 10 months out from the World Cup. [more]

Federer into final
Roger Federer saved four match points before winning a gripping semi-final in against fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to set up a dream ATP World Tour Final climax with Novak Djokovic. [more]

Wallabies beaten by France
The Wallabies have suffered their first defeat under new coach Michael Cheika with a 29-26 loss to a spirited France in Paris. [more]

Klitschko in 17th title defence
Wladimir Klitschko earned the 17th defence of his world heavyweight boxing crowns with a fifth-round knockout of Kubrat Pulev to secure the 53rd KO of his career. [more]

Harassment claim outcome due soon
Prime Minister John Key says the outcome of a sexual harassment claim against CERA chief executive Roger Sutton should be out very soon. [more]

Concern over measles vaccination rates
A New Zealand immunisation expert fears New Zealand could experience more measles outbreaks because many young adults and teenagers are not being vaccinated. [more]

New black mudfish population found
A new population of the rare black mudfish has been found north of Auckland. Auckland Council says fish enthusiasts discovered the population in the Te Arai wetlands. [more]

Key talks privatisation with Queensland Premier
Prime Minister John Key has told Queensland Premier Campbell Newman to slow down his privatisation agenda. Mr Newman held talks with John Key on the sidelines of G20. [more]

Business groups praise free trade deal
Business groups are praising a free trade agreement with Korea, saying it has saved New Zealand dairy and meat from being squeezed out of the market. The deal was announced at the G20 Summit. [more]

Man's body recovered from water
A man's body was recovered from the water off Kaitorete Spit, south of Banks Peninsula this afternoon. Police were told a man had fallen from a fishing boat. [more]

Bodies of house fire victims recovered
Three bodies were removed from a burnt out Hamilton house today, and work to determine the cause of the fire will be carried out tomorrow, along with post mortems on the victims. [more]

G20 communique 'will include climate change'
The G20 communique will include a passage on climate change, say EU officials. The US and other nations have overridden host Australia's attempts to keep the issue off the formal agenda. [more]