Christmas Day for Monday 25 December 2017

Christmas Morning with Paul Brennan

Join Paul Brennan for  a mix of inspirational ‘Kiwi’ classics and we’ll hear from some of the artists who created them, we’ll remember John Clark, hear Christmas messages and more.


Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan Photo: RNZ


06:08 Christmas Storytime

A Night at Sam's Place, by Faith Walker, told by Duncan Smith;Slinki Malinki's Christmas Crackers, by Lynley Dodd, told by Miranda Harcourt;Donkey's Revenge, by Elizabeth Pulford, told by Cameron Douglas; Beach Christmas, by Philippa Werry, told by Vivienne Bell (RNZ)

06:50 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of 50 inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world. Today: The Lightbulb (BBC)

07:10 Christmas Church service

A Christmas Church Service from Te Atatu EFKS - Samoan Congregationalist church in Auckland. Minister: Rev. Lucky Slade (RNZ)

08:06 The Compass

08:20 The Selfish Giant

Spot the real farmer

Spot the real farmer Photo: Spot the real farmer

09:35 The 1974 Fred Dagg Country Calendar Christmas Special revisited 
Fred Dagg introduces 'The Trevs' in the 1974 Country Calendar Christmas Special, we talk to the director and producer of this classic, Murray Reece and hear some of the genius of John Clark as Fred Dagg.

10:05 Black Sheep:

Epidemic: the story of Robert Logan (RNZ)

11:05 A Fragile Peace by Lindsay Wood told by Patrick Davies

Classic story of the first Christmas in the trenches in 1914 (RNZ)