Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman
The Week In Parliament Sunday 5 July07/04/15
A good week for Port Chalmers Bowling Club; PM faces questions on Housing; There's also questions for John Key about NZ's UN Security Council presidency; Harmful Digital Communications Bill passes final reading, with some Green MPs crossing the floor...
Bunny McDiarmid - Life and Influences
Bunny McDiarmid is the outgoing head of Greenpeace New Zealand. Her life as an environmental activist began in earnest with her joining the crew of the anti-nuclear protest ship The Fri in the early 1980s. She later crewed on the Rainbow Warrior -...
Tearepa Kahi - Romeo raua ko Hurieta
Actor, and director of Mt Zion Tearepa Kahi, is about to stage William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in te reo, to mark Matariki. He joins Wallace to talk about the challenges of translating the Bard's work into Maori and just what audiences might...
Craig Horrocks - World Press Photo Exhibition
Craig Horrocks speaks to Wallace about the World Press Photo Exhibition - an annual exhibition showcasing the best of the world's photojournalism. We talk about the striking and confronting images, and how the rise of smart-phones is making...
Dudley Benson - Love Record to Our land
Dunedin musician Dudley Benson is working on finishing his third album, Zealandia, which he describes as "a passionate love record to our land". It features a full symphony orchestra, 50-person choir, and beats made from rocks and fossils. It's been a...
Mediawatch for 5 July 2015
Media freedom advocates say the new cyber-bullying law could cramp their style; controversial questions aired on Native Affairs; angst over bad ads on Maori TV; on-demand viewers ever more demanding; a startling stat from struggling Greece.
The Greek Referendum
Miranda Manasiadis is a Wellington actor and theatre director currently in Athens, and Maria Verivaki is a Wellington-born Greek who returned to her parents' home island of Crete 24 years ago. As the clock clicks down to midnight in Greece, the pair...
Insight for 5 July 2015 - Getting Real About Renting
Kate Newton explores what changes might be needed to support long term renting
Dave Luddy from Wimbledon
Dave updates us on what's happening at Wimbledon 2015.
The Super Rugby final
Radio NZ sports reporter Barry Guy reviews last night's final between the Hurricanes and the Highlanders.
The Week In Parliament for 5 July 2015
Good news for the Port Chalmers bowls club, and a standing ovation for the Clerk of the House following 28 years of service.
Tongans celebrate coronation of King Tupou VI
Tonga is celebrating the official crowning of King Tupou VI, which is taking place in Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa - It's a huge event for the nation and Tonga's diaspora. The ceremony was attended by heads of state, dignitaries, and royal guests from...
What can the USA learn from the Pacific about gun control?
After the killings at the Emanuel Church in South Carolina, we again have people calling for action, and others arguing that it's not a gun issue, it's a mental health issue. But what can the Pacific teach us about gun control and reduction ? Philip...
Indigenous and Pacific Experiences in the First World War
Wallace hosts a panel to explore the experiences of indigenous and Pacific soldiers in the First World War: how and why they got involved in the war; their experience of conflict overseas, and; how Maori, Pacific, and Aboriginal servicemen were...
Habiba Sarabi - Hope for Afghanistan
Dr Habiba Sarabi is hanging on to hope for her country's future despite this week's Taliban attack on Afghanistan's parliament which left a woman and child dead and 40 others seriously injured. Dr Sarabi is the Afghanistan Government's Advisor for...
Candace Bushnell - New York and Sex in the City
Candace Bushnell is best known for creating the HBO series Sex and the City - which was, at one time, the biggest show on the planet. She is also the author of seven novels including The Carrie Diaries and the Lipstick Jungle. Her latest book is...
Karl Iremonger - Brain Research
Dr Karl Iremonger talks to Wallace about his discovery of a new cell structure and communication system within the human brain and what it may mean for conditions such as Alzheimer's and Chronic Pain Syndrome.
Ben Gleisner - Conscious Consumers
Ben Gleisner is the co-founder and national director of Conscious Consumers, a social enterprise that connects consumers with businesses who care about looking after the planet and being a good employer. Hundreds of New Zealand businesses are...
Rob Fenwick - Good Business
Rob Fenwick is a businessman and environmentalist, who has worked hard for the conservation of natural and human heritage in New Zealand and Antarctica. He has a long list of achievements which have taken him from ice to forest, marine reserve to...
Colin Craig's crisis sparks a media feeding frenzy
The Conservative Party imploded after an interview in a sauna which had screened two weeks earlier. But in spite of wall-to-wall coverage, that didn't cause the Conservatives' collapse.
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