Summer Report for Thursday 27 December 2012
07:25 Newspapers from the main centres
07:30 News features
07:45 Summer food and drink
Bernd Lippmann, executive chef at Te Papa cooks up his favourite summer dish.
07:55 Place Names
Peter Dowling on the most interesting place name changes of the past year.
Can we expect an economic recovery this year? We’re debating this on Outspoken tonight.
Doug Young on the best spots to surf in this year.
08:40 Maori Batallion
Andrew McRae has dinner with the surviving members of the Maori Batallion.
08:55 Summer Birds
This summer Lynn is monitoring a Little Spotted kiwi called Bryan who’s carrying an electronic tag as part of a three year research project by Helen Taylor. Lynn learns what’s involved with fellow volunteer, Judi Briggs.