Sunday Morning for Sunday 30 June 2013
Steve Wilde looks at the potential for new oil exploration, the difficulties involved and asks whether it is really worth it.
Produced by Philippa Tolley.
8:40 Erica Crawford – Back in Business
Erica Crawford tells Chris about selling Kim Crawford wines, the passion she and her husband hold for wine-making, and their new venture in organic wine-growing, Loveblock Wines.
Mediawatch asks if Sky’s setback with soccer really changes the game for sport on our screens - or is it still business as usual for the big beast of pay TV? We also hear about a new channel screening sport on free-to-air TV that’s just around the corner. Also: How the health of Nelson Mandela has loomed large in the media - and the media’s obsession with political ‘kingmakers’.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Mahamane Toure – Peace in Mali
Ambassador Mahamane Toure of Mali talks to Chris about his country’s fascinating history, dealing with the rise of militants and the imminent arrival of UN peacekeepers.
10:06 Ideas: Lived Philosophies – Organics
In the latest of our occasional Lived Philosophies series we take a look at the organics movement. Former Catholic priest and co-owner of Wellington’s Commonsense Organics, Jim Kebble, tells us about his road to organics experience; and Wairarapa farmers Jeremy Howden of Te Manaia Organics and Frank van Steensil of Wairarapa Eco Farms tell us about the challenges of growing food organically.
Produced by Jeremy Rose.
10:55 Today’s Track
Today’s track is by singer Bobby Blue Bland who died this week aged 83. He was a pioneer of the modern soul-blues sound. The track is ‘Turn On Your Love Light’ from 1962.
11:05 Down the List
National is desperately courting Peter Dunne and Winston Peters to push through the GCSB bill.
Down the List is written by Dave Armstrong and produced by Adam Macaulay and Duncan Smith from the RNZ Drama Department.
11:12 Sitiveni Rabuka – Reflecting on Fiji
Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka discusses Fiji’s shaky political history following the coups he lead in 1987 which he admits effectively destroyed democracy in the Pacific state. He reflects on his actions, his regrets, and his hope for a restoration of democratic rule in his home country.
Major-General Rabuka is in New Zealand this week for the Otago University annual Foreign Policy School.
11:40 Wayne Brittenden’s Counterpoint
As the world reflects on the ailing Nelson Mandela’s colossal achievements, Wayne looks at the present state of the ruling ANC, and the economic divides in post-apartheid South Africa. Chris follows up with a guest.