13 May 2016

Best Of The Week - 13 May 2016

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 13 May 2016

Highlights from RNZ National's programmes for the week ending Friday 6 May. This week... Kim Hill with a British novelist who's latest book is a "cover version" of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Mark Weldon's departure from Mediaworks dissected, a Princeton-based NZ composer talks about sexism in the industry, Ghanaian hip-hop, and her newfound love of the mbira, the revival of taonga puoro or traditional Maori musical instruments, what can be done to get New Zealand businesses a better trade deal with China? the challenges facing Maori in the health system today, we hear about two rural awareness campaigns that could save lives, is social media ruining outdoor adventuring? we hear about Waikato Museum's current exhibition "Te Whaanau Maarama - The Heavenly Bodies", a royal albatross chick thats been getting a lot of attention lately and a Jazz pianist and vocalist talks about her new album and an anxiety disorder that prevented her from even touching a piano.

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