28 Aug 2015

Best of the Week - 28 August 2015

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 28 August 2015

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 28th August. This week........ Former Prime Minister Helen Clark on global efforts to eradicate extreme poverty, the rise in abuse of phoenix company law, is too much exposure to digital technology bad for young people, concerns about the safety of female viagra, publication of the complete prose of James K Baxter, blackcurrants could be the new wonder food for the brain, the political satire of John Clarke, redevelopment of Auckland's heritage toilet facilities, what it takes to complete the longest and toughest horse race in the world, and "How Bizarre" - the story behind one of our most successful recordings.

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