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Sunday for 20 July 2008

8:12 Insight: New Zealand Athletes at the Olympics

Should athletes at the upcoming Olympics in Beijing take the opportunity to speak out about China's human rights record. Does the Olympic charter allow for such protest and will any New Zealand participants take a position?

8:40 Feature interview: Afghanistan

Chris Heffelfinger from the Combating Terrorism Centre talks about the insurgency war in Afghanistan.

9:05 Mediawatch

This week reports on how the career of broadcaster Tony Veitch ended in and also examines the response to the National Party's recently released policy on broadcasting.

Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

9:30 Feature interview: The IRB

Bernard Lapasset, Chairman of the International Rugby Board

9:55 Notes from the South

Dougal Stevenson in Dunedin, with an anecdotal viewpoint.

10:06 The Sunday Group - Is There A Recession?

Economists and analysts look at the current trends….are we in a recession?

10:30 Hidden Treasures

Each week Trevor Reekie takes you on a trip that seeks out musical gems from niche markets around the globe.

10:45 Feedback

What the listeners have to say.

11:05 Ideas - The Chinese Economy and its Influence.

Will China's economic example and their willingness to invest see them eclipse the influence of the West in developing nations?
Produced by Justin Gregory