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Feedback from Sunday Morning 20 May

5/19/2018
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Wallace Chapman reads listeners' feedback from this morning's show.

Duration:00:03:51

Matt Lamason: fat-fuelled future

5/19/2018
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In June the Kapiti Bio-Diesel Co-operative will start supplying a small group of members with bio-diesel recycled from used oil from local fish and chip outlets. The scheme is the brain-child of People's Coffee founder Matt Lamason who says the bio-diesel will be both cheaper and more environmentally friendly than mineral diesel bought at the pump.

Duration:00:14:26

Lucky sung at RNZ by Amina Edris and Pene Pati

5/19/2018
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Pene Pati and Amina Edris sing Lucky (Jason Mraz/Colbie Caillat) for Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman. Audio: Andre Upston [image:152019:full]

Duration:00:02:53

Pene Pati and Amina Edris: opera stars living The Elixir of Love

5/19/2018
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Pene Pati is one third of the smash-hit pop opera family group Sol3 Mio. Pene, his brother Amitai and cousin Moses Mackay have taken a break from Sol3 to further their operatic studies. But he's home with his soprano wife Amina Edris, and the two are starring in NZ Opera's production of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love starting on May 31.

Duration:00:38:06

Michael Bolton: 'I didn't know it would take 18 years'

5/19/2018
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Powerhouse vocalist Michael Bolton's success was a long time coming - despite writing hits for the likes of Lady Gaga and Kiss, it took nine albums and 18 years before he had his own hit. He's playing one night at The Civic with the Auckland Philharmonia on 19 June.

Duration:00:18:32

Paul Moon: the history of the Waikato River.

5/19/2018
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Paul Moon is a professor of history at AUT who has published 25 books. His latest is The Waikato - A History of New Zealand's Greatest River. At 425 kilometres long The Waikato is the longest river in New Zealand and traces its path, uncovering settlements that have disappeared and stories that have taken place along the river.

Duration:00:22:57

Amos Chapple: reporting the Armenian revolution

5/19/2018
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Recent weeks have seen hundreds of thousands take to the streets of Armenia in what's being described as a velvet revolution. NZ photojournalist Amos Chapple has been covering the protests and was the first journalist to report soldiers had joined the protests which precipitated the resignation of prime minister Serzh Sargsyan.

Duration:00:18:02

Mediawatch for 20 May 2018

5/19/2018
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Questions over Budget boost for broadcasting; media report of the rise of AI; putting NZ journalism in the global loop; over-egging the royal wedding.

Duration:00:35:10

Bilal Sarwary: the Aghanistan he knows

5/19/2018
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Afghani journalist Bilal Sarwary shows the world another side of war-torn Afghanistan with his photography - revealing a beautiful country. His hashtag #AfghanistanYouNeverSee on Twitter and Instagram have built up big followings.

Duration:00:19:13

Insight: Farming and the Fight Against Climate Change

5/19/2018
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If New Zealand is to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, agriculture will have to reinvent itself. Veronika Meduna looks at new options for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Duration:00:27:02

Dancer for Money: What MPs Earn and Own

5/19/2018
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More than just the Health and Education budgets were revealed this week. MPs also revealed what they personally own and earn - outside of politics. Why?

Duration:00:14:10

Royalty winning new young fans in NZ

5/19/2018
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Alice O'Connell is the editor of the New Zealand Woman's Weekly. It's been around now for 86 years and although times have changed royalty is still a constant favourite among readers.

Duration:00:05:29

Dickie Arbiter on the Royal Wedding

5/19/2018
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Dickie Arbiter is a former Palace press secretary and has been royal commentator for decades. He's seen a few royal weddings in his time and gives his view on the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Duration:00:09:44

Parliament’s to do list: Budget, budget, and more budget

5/15/2018
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Each sitting day in the House MPs work their way through business which is set out on the order paper. Here's what they plan to get through this week.

Duration:00:08:05

O'Brien: 'My mother went into denial about me being a tranny'

5/12/2018
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It's 45 years since the now cult Rocky Horror Picture show opened on West End. The man behind the show, Richard O'Brien, is living the quiet life in the Bay of Plenty but is taking to the stage again to MC An Evening with Patti Boyd on 19 May. There are also plans for the 76-year-old to head back to the UK for a special Rocky Horror Picture Show reunion.

Duration:00:24:57

Billy Apple: creativity at his core

5/12/2018
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This week distinguished New Zealand visual artist Billy Apple was honoured with the Arts Foundation's highest honour, the Icon Award. Billy Apple is regarded as perhaps this country's most significant conceptual artist.

Duration:00:19:10

The Chappaquiddick incident: Ted Kennedy's decisions explored

5/12/2018
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The new historical drama Chappaquiddick about former US Senator Ted Kennedy and events in July 1969 is dividing opinion in the US. The film's director John Curran wants to open people's eyes and minds as to what actually happened 50 years ago to an aspiring US president.

Duration:00:13:45

How many children should we have for the country?

5/12/2018
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New Zealand's population is growing quickly but some economists and environmentalists say population growth comes at a cost. Dr Suzi Kerr from Victoria University and Professor Paul Spoonley from Massey University discuss the economic and environmental impact of population growth, and ask how many children should we have to protect the environment and grow the economy.

Duration:00:25:58

Michael Reddell: productivity and poverty

5/12/2018
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Economist Michael Reddell has says New Zealand's productivity growth - or lack of it - needs to be addressed before we can tackle the issue of children in poverty.

Duration:00:19:34

Mediawatch for 13 May 2018

5/12/2018
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Fear and clothing; apps fill gaps in local news; unusual award winner; you can't be serious - satire, parody and copyright.

Duration:00:30:46

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