Navigation for Arts on Sunday

12:40 Art for Christmas

Lucy Orbell asks if Santa should consider putting artworks in people's stockings this Xmas.

12:50 Quarantine Island

We debrief some of the artists involved in a 24 hour sculpture project on Dunedin's Quarantine Island.

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris

1:30 The year in letters

We look back at the year in letters with a panel including VUP publisher Fergus Barrowman, online reviewer Jeremy Rose and avid book reader and Montana Book Award and Montana Poetry Day organizer, Laura Kroetsch.

1:50 Young Artists in Europe

We talk to Kylie Sanderson and curator Young Sun Han from Auckland's City Art Rooms gallery - they're back from promoting their young artists in Europe.

2:00 The Laugh Track

John Clark talks about the comedians who shaped his own long and illustrious career.

2:20 Classical Guitarist David Tenenbaum

Ahead of his appearance at Nelson's Adam Chamber Music Festival in January

2:30 Writer's Block

C K Stead on the publication of his Collected Poems 1951-2006 …and Martin Taylor explains why and how New Zealand writers and publishers are preparing to join the ebook revolution. For more information go to

3:00 Radio Drama: City of Hands by Stephen Bain and Deborah Tucker

Today's play has many similarities with the film 'They Shoot Horses Don't They?' and illustrates the lengths people will go to when they are desperate.