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Sunday 13 July 2008

8:12InsightCrime in Counties/Manakau

The mass protest against crime in south Auckland last weekend touched such a nerve that ten thousand people took part. The demonstration was organised by the Asian Anti-Crime Group after three Asians died violently in the last month. Richard Pamatatau investigates the increasing demands on local police. Produced by Sue Ingram.

8:40 Feature interview - The New Breed of Millionaires

Author Robert Frank talks to Chris Laidlaw about his book Richistan which explores the lives and lifestyles of a new breed of millionaires.


Mediawatch this week looks at some recent reporting of high-profile public protests, which ramped up the drama but left out important information. We hear from the man in charge of a new state-funded outfit promising to jazz up media coverage of science - and we look at how the media handled the startling fall from grace of sports broadcaster Tony Veitch. Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

9:30 Feature interview: Media/Public Opinion

Professor Maxwell McCombs from the University of Texas, Austin, talks to Chris Laidlaw about the role of the media in shaping public opinion.

10:06 The Sunday Group

TVNZ - An Unchartered Course?

Chris Laidlaw chairs a panel that includes: Irene Gardner, former TVNZ executive, veteran broadcaster Ian Johsntone, Phil Wallington - media commentator and TV Producer and Paul Norris former Head of News and Current Affairs TVNZ.

10:30Hidden Treasures

Each week Trevor Reekie takes you on a trip that seeks out musical gems from niche markets around the globe, the latest re-releases and interesting sounds from the shallow end of the bit stream. This week - new releases from one of New Zealand's longest running musical institutions and brand new sounds from the man who put the Buena Vista Social Club on the map .

10:45 Feedback..

What the listeners have to say.


Ideas looks at the cause and effect of advertising - can advertisers really make us buy stuff we don't want and don't need? Produced by Justin Gregory.