Sunday Morning for Sunday 14 August 2011
8:12 Insight: Exams in Christchurch
As end-of-year assessments for both school and tertiary students loom, Insight investigates how they are coping in Christchurch.
Written, presented and produced by Philippa Tolley
8:40 Bogda Koczwara – Caring for Cancer Survivors
Professor Bogda Koczwara is an Australian-based cancer specialist here next week to lecture on caring for those who survive the disease. She says that as doctors get better and better at curing some cancers, there’s a greater need for proper after-care for their patients.
Professor Koczawa is Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide and Director of Cancer Services for the Southern Adelaide Health Service. For information about her public lectures in Wellington, Nelson, Masterton, and Blenheim, ring 04 3989421.
Mediawatch investigates how the media moved on the price of milk and the cost of All Black jerseys, and TV3’s John Campbell is quizzed about confrontational and campaigning TV journalism. Mediawatch also talks to the former editor of one of the world’s foremost business newspapers; and looks at a terrible-but-true tale that had our papers coming over all tabloid.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Jack Richards – Art and Language
Professor Jack Richards is an applied linguist and educator with a distinguished international reputation, both as a scholar and as a patron of the arts. He is the author of many widely used textbooks for English language students and talks to Chris about his life’s passions.
Professor Richards is the visiting Ian Gordon Fellow at Victoria University.
10:06 Ian Mune – Billy T: Te Legend
Chris talks to Ian Mune, co-writer and director of Billy T: Te Movie – celebrating the life and work of the legendary musician, comedian, actor, and writer, Billy T James. The film tells of Billy’s meteoric rise to fame and his tragic downfall into ill-health and financial collapse.
Billy T: Te Movie, opens on Thursday.
10:45 Hidden Treasures
This week on Hidden treasures Trevor Reekie digs up an incendiary fusion of flamenco and Indian-classical traditions; plus a rare and exotic pseudo-Japanese pop classic from Yamasuki.
Produced by Trevor Reekie
11.05 Ideas: Burma Bill – the life and ideas of Bill Maung
Bill Maung, who died on May 31, filled many roles in his 93 years of life. He was an active participant in Burma’s struggle for independence, an inmate of a Japanese concentration camp, a judge, a governor of the International Labour Organisation, a member of James K Baxter’s Jerusalem community and Black Power’s political advisor. Ideas explores the life and ideas of Burma Bill.
Produced and presented by Jeremy Rose
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