Thursday, 25 April 2013
5:45 am ANZAC Day Dawn Service
The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from The Cenotaph, Wellington
7:12 am Bubbles, by Sandra Winton
A short story about how in a 'dry area' it was a good trick to label your home brew 'Ginger Beer' (RNZ)
7:40 am 2013 ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition
8:10 am ANZAC Morning with Richard Langston
A morning of reflection, conversation and entertainment, until midday, including:
8:10 am John Tonkin-Covell: Gallipoli - the places, the soldiers
New Zealand military historian who's writing a new book on one of the most celebrated battles of the Gallipoli campaign – Chunuk Bair.
8:45 am John Dow and Aussie Rules for Anzac Day
The first-ever premiership game of Australian Rules football is being played in Wellington on Anzac Day - why?
9:10 am Lewis Scott's dilemma
Lewis Scott, an African-American who came to New Zealand in 1976 to escape his past. He talks about the choice he had to make as a 22-year-old… to fight in the Vietnam War or go to jail.
10:10 am Sir Max Hastings
Veteran journalist and war historian, on the death of Margaret Thatcher, the Falklands War, and why he’s so mad with another British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.
11:10 am Anne Applebaum, Poland and Eastern Europe after WII
Pulitzer-prize winning author on life behind the Iron Curtain and New Zealands emotional ties with Poland.
11:45 am Marcus Birdman - Laughing in the Face of Death
British comic on his brush with mortality when he had a stroke aged 40.
Noon The World at Noon
Radio New Zealand news and sport
12:12 pm Matinee Idle
Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris present an idiosyncratic afternoon of music and entertainment
5:00 pm The World at Five
Radio New Zealand news and sport followed by the BBC's Global Business
5:12 pm Global Business
BBC's Peter Day visits the annual Skoll Forum for Social Entrepreneurship for a debate about disrupting big finance (BBCWS)
5:44 pm Polecats Nothing, by Allyson Caseley
The story of a young boy who identifies with an old soldier and marches with him to the Anzac memorial in their small town (RNZ)
6:06 pm Return of the Silent Years
Are the silent years for women in Afghanistan coming back? Marianne Elliott looks at the potential effects of troops withdrawal on the women of Afghanistan.
7:06 pm The Walk Home, by H.E. Lowe
The story of a chance encounter on the walk home which leaves Jeanie feeling uneasy (RNZ)
8:06 pm Windows on the World
International public radio features and documentaries
8:30 pm King and Country, by Dave Armstrong
A radio adaptation of the successful stage drama based on the personal accounts of New Zealanders during the Frist World War (RNZ)
9:06 pm Our Changing World
News and features from the world of science and the environment, with Alison Ballance, Ruth Baren and Veronika Meduna.
10:06 pm News and Late Edition
Radio New Zealand news, including Dateline Pacific and the day's best interviews from Radio New Zealand National
11:06 pm The Music Mix with Nick Atkinson
A contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from a wide range of New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events.