9 Apr 2014

The Panel with Rosemary McLeod and Cas Carter (Part 2)

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 4:34 pm on 9 April 2014

Topics - Among violinists, the instruments built in the 1600s and 1700s by the Stradivari and Guarneri families are legendary. But a new study suggests the reputation of these old violins owes more to myth than truth. Yesterday we discussed personal hygiene, and two of the comments that came in afterwards made us wonder if we should seek further advice. NZ First's leader Winston Peters has added his voice to concerns about the timing of the royal visit, saying the "misuse of the royal family'' is "disdainful''. Earlier, Labour leader David Cunliffe took a swipe at the Prime Minister John Key over the level of his involvement in the royal tour and said any visit to the White House in an election year would be "pre-election PR from the Prime Minister."

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