Sunday Morning for Sunday 7 March 2010
8:12 Insight : Savings
Insight this morning/tonight looks at how the recession has affected savers and explores the different options for savers in the current economic situation.
Written and presented by Karen Gregory-Hunt
Produced by Sue Ingram
8:40 Lourdes Aranda
Lourdes Aranda, Mexican Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs talks to Chris Laidlaw about the political and economic landscape of Mexico.
Mediawatch looks at how the threat of a tsunami was taken seriously last weekend, unlike last time round, when the media and the authorities weren't on the same page at all. Mediawatch also looks whether efforts to jazz up coverage of rugby are really necessary; the tragic but little-reported tale emerging from Tonga following last year's ferry disaster; and while the spotlight on what some MP's are spending is intense right now, is the same true of what some of them are saying?
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:45 Laurie Bauer
Professor Laurie Bauer, Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University, speaks about the death of language.
10:06 Theresa Gattung
Former CEO of Telecom Theresa Gattung talks to Chris Laidlaw.
10.40 Notes from the South with Dougal Stevenson
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 Trevor digs out a classic track from John Mayall who's touring NZ in April and unveils a new release from spoken word legend Gil Scott Heron.
Produced by Trevor Reekie
11:05 Ideas: Evolution of Evolutionary Ideas
Ideas looks at the evolution of evolutionary ideas on disciplines other than biology. University of Auckland Professor Brian Boyd on his recent book 'On the Origins of Stories'. Plus author of Darwin's Cathedral, David Sloan Wilson, about the evolution of religion, culture and the findings from his field study in his home town of Binghamton, New York.
Presented by Chris Laidlaw
Produced by Jeremy Rose
What you, the listeners, say on the ideas and issues that have appeared in the programme.