24 Jun 2016

Best of the Week - 24 June 2016

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 24 June 2016

Highlights from RNZ National's programmes for the week ending Friday 24 June. This week..... a leading campaigner for voluntary euthanasia shares his story of how watching his father die led him to his views, the campaign to boost the number of refugees to this country, the clean up of thousands of toxic waste sites is dropped as a priority by the government, plans by Sky TV to merge with giant telco Vodafone, media Entrepreneur and founder of the Huffington Post on the value of a good nights sleep as a key to success, the photographer who is an activist against denigration of fat people, we go to Kapiti Island to look for the endangered North Island Kokako, the annual Garden Bird Survey turns ten this year, a dance company that performs amazing vertical routines on sky scrapers, a mystery novel set in Wellington's bohemian Aro Valley,and the much loved song Poi E is the subject of a new film.

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