Navigation for Arts on Sunday

12:40 Auckland's Wynyard Quarter

Auckland's newly revamped Wynyard Quarter is being suggested as the home of a new Maori and Pacific cultural centre. We talk to three backers of the KIWA project, which has been 10 years in the making.

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris

Disaster movie Contagion, featuring Jude Law as a muck-raking journalist.

Mallabone Guy1:30 Fund Development

Canadian Guy Mallabone (left) is an expert on getting private citizens to donate money to the arts has some tips for our arts leaders, including their own need to invest in fundraising.

1:50 Exploring Interiors @ esdesign

Sonia Sly finds herself in design heaven when she heads to esdesign. She gets the low down on the state of the interior design industry and meets young designers Sean Dunne and Nikki Burnet, plus owner Eleanor Steel reveals her passion for nurturing local creative talent and keeping it in New Zealand.

Upholstered chairs by esdesign
Upholstered chairs by esdesign.

Dai Henwood2:00 The Laugh Track

Comedien Dai Henwood (right) shares his favourite comedy tracks.

Dai's picks include Lenny Bruce, Carl Barron and Zach Galifianakis.

2:20 A Shortcut to Happiness

Terry MacTavish reviews Roger Hall's new play at Dunedin's Fortune Theatre.

2:24 Landfall

The latest edition of Landfall has two significant features – a centenary tribute to Allen Curnow, we speak to his son Tim, who announces the winner of its annual essay competition.

2:40 Chapter & Verse

Novelist Paula Morris whose latest work is her most personal yet, the story of her forebear, Ngati Wai chief Paratene Te Manu, who spent a year being toured around England with other Maori. Rangatira is published by Penguin.

Paul Morris Rangatira

Mary Cornish Headshot colour2:50 A foretaste of the upcoming New Zealand Ukulele Festival, with Ukulele Trust Chair Mary Cornish (right)

3:05 A History of the World in 100 Objects

The landmark BBC series in which the director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, explores two million years of human history through one hundred objects at the Museum.