Sunday Morning for Sunday 25 August 2013
8:12 Insight Solomon Islands after RAMSI
Insight travels to Solomon Islands to consider its future after the scaling down of the regional assistance mission brought in after ethnic conflict that left 200 people dead
Written and presented by Annell Husband and produced by Philippa Tolley.
8:40 Professor Jane Francis
The Director of the British Antarctic Survey, geologist Jane Francis talks to Chris Laidlaw about the use of fossil plants in identifying how climates have changed.
Were the media up to speed on the on the controversial GCSB legislation passed in Parliament this week?; the BBC's top world news correspondent; and new moves from publishers to help companies get their message across to the public.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Peter Newman
Professor Peter Newman is a lead author for transport on the Inter-governmental Panel for Climate Change. He is a professor of sustainability at Curtin University in Perth.
10:06 Ideas Indigenous Reparations
The long history of African Americans seeking some form of redress for slavery. A look at reparations made to Maori to date and New Zealand’s efforts placed in an international context.
Produced by Jeremy Rose.
10:55 Today’s Track
'Sound the Alarm' – Booker T and the MG’s. This is the title track from Booker T’s latest release which features a number of his own compositions and contributions from several leading US musicians.
11:05 Down the List
Down the List is written by Dave Armstrong and produced by Adam Macaulay and Duncan Smith from the RNZ Drama Department.
11:12 The Great Escaper
This is the title of a book by Simon Pearson about the brains behind the escape from Stalag Luft Three. Roger Bushell single-handedly masterminded the biggest allied POW escape of the Second World War.
11:40 Wayne Brittenden’s Counterpoint
New revelations of massive leaks of radioactively contaminated water around the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant heighten the concerns of international scientists.