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Musical Chair: Bridget Davis

7/20/2019
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This week's guest in the Musical Chair is renowned chef Bridget Davis who's just won the award for the Best Breakfast Cookbook at the prestigious World Gourmand Cookbook Awards in Macau.

Duration:00:30:08

Toby Stoff: Bladwin Street is still the world's steepest

7/20/2019
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Dunedin surveyor Toby Stoff reckons the Welsh have bent the rules and have no claim to the steepest street in the world title because they have just cherry-picked a particularly steep section. He explains why Baldwin Street is still number one.

Duration:00:07:25

Gavin Trethewey: Kiwi pilot who delivered moon landing to NZ

7/20/2019
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It was 50 years ago today that man first walked on the moon, and another record was broken soon after that when Kiwi pilot Gavin Trethewey flew the video tape of the landing back to New Zealand - in an unofficial trans-Tasman flight record time.

Duration:00:08:11

Marc Wilson: Understanding moon landing conspiracists

7/20/2019
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On the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Victoria University psychology professor Marc Wilson explains why some people continue to insist the whole thing was a fraud.

Duration:00:06:52

Manish Mehrotra: Honest truths from India's No 1-ranked chef

7/20/2019
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For top Indian chef Manish Mehrotra, honesty means everything. Honest food, honest ingredients and, when the occasion calls for it, honest appraisals. He joins the show to discuss his food philosophy.

Duration:00:12:44

AC Grayling: The History of Philosophy

7/20/2019
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Professor AC Grayling joins the show to discuss his latest offering, The History of Philosophy, which covers more than two millennia of philosophical ideas.

Duration:00:39:42

Nancy Atkinson: The story behind the Apollo programme

7/20/2019
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Writer Nancy Atkinson talks to Jim about her latest book, Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions, which features the untold stories of engineers and scientists behind the Apollo programme.

Duration:00:22:03

Mediawatch for 21 July 2019

7/20/2019
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Coverage of chaotic cricket that needed some explaining; a prime-time probe into racism that didn't go deep; prospective politicians playing the media.

Duration:00:41:25

Anthony Phillipson: 8 Days To The Moon and Back

7/20/2019
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Bafta-winning television director Anthony Phillipson has brought the Apollo 11 moon landing to life with a new feature-length drama documentary 8 Days: To The Moon and Back.

Duration:00:20:25

Babies in Oranga Tamariki care - safe or seized?

7/20/2019
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Are too many Māori babies being taken into care? Māori news correspondent, Leigh Marama McLachlan investigates whether Oranga Tamariki is getting the balance right between keeping children safe and keeping families together.

Duration:00:27:37

Calling Home: Lisa Yarwood in Paris

7/20/2019
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This week, hard on the heels of Bastille Day, Calling Home's guest is in Paris. Lisa Yarwood and her French husband have made the capital of France their home. She talks about the realities of raising a family in the City of Light.

Duration:00:15:19

The mightier pen, that (didn’t) cause WW2

7/20/2019
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There is in fact a lot of war at Parliament, and not just at question time. Somewhere there’s probably a sword, after-all there’s a mace and a mighty pen.

Duration:00:12:48

Emma James: French marijuana decision could set dangerous precedent

7/20/2019
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Emma James joins the show from Paris to discuss the shocking case of Kobili Traore, who murdered his neighbour but might not be held criminally responsible because he smoked cannabis beforehand.

Duration:00:07:15

Alan McGuinness: The battle for the Tory leadership

7/20/2019
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SKY News political reporter Alan McGuinness joins the show to offer a final analysis as the battle between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to replace Theresa May reaches its conclusion.

Duration:00:09:15

Theodore Gioia: The Instagram food photography explosion

7/13/2019
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Critic Theodore Gioia, who is currently writing a book on California's evolving food culture, examines the Instagram phenomenon that sees us reach for our phones before our forks.

Duration:00:13:04

Steve Holmes: Historic New Zealand Racing Cars

7/13/2019
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Author Steve Holmes' latest offering, Historic New Zealand Racing Cars, reveals the fascinating histories of eighteen cars whose stories are intertwined with our motoring history.

Duration:00:19:16

Professor Lora Heisler: Key to solving obesity lies in the brain

7/13/2019
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Newly-released research has revealed a way to harness the target of the brain chemical serotonin to combat the obesity (and related diabetes) epidemic Professor Lora Heisler joins the show to discuss this breakthrough.

Duration:00:18:37

Ellen Jovin: On the road with Grammar Table

7/13/2019
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Professional 'grammar nerd' Ellen Jovin returns to the show to answer a selection of Radio New Zealand listener questions about grammar.

Duration:00:21:13

3MM: Rajorshi Chakraborti on the Cricket World Cup final

7/13/2019
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Rajorshi Chakraborti has drawn a parallel between the Black Caps' progression in 2019 and that of Pakistan at the 1992 CWC, which could ultimately see Kane Williamson become NZ Prime Minister...

Duration:00:03:32

Michael McKean: 'This is Spinal Tap' celebrates 35 years

7/13/2019
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Legendary This is Spinal Tap actor Michael McKean recently reunited with other original cast members of the cult classic to perform a rare accoustic gig at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Duration:00:20:44