Sunday Morning for Sunday 27 April 2014
7:06 Politics, news, current affairs and sport
8:12 Insight: Closing the Education Gap
Hundreds of delegates from 25 nations gathered at The International Summit on the Teaching Profession, to discuss how to improve their education systems and how to narrow the education gap between rich and poor children. Produced by Philippa Tolley.
8:40 New Zealand Principals' Federation national president Philip Harding
Philip Harding attended The International Summit on the Teaching Profession. He talks about how New Zealand can achieve better educational outcomes.
Mediawatch asks if the media coverage of controversial legal highs is sorting the facts from the fiction – or leaving us all dazed and confused. Also: how a political policy on burglary got stolen; and some pitfalls for radio hosts.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Wayne Brittenden’s Counterpoint
Wayne takes a timely look at the impact of Gallipoli on our national psyche and comes up with some challenging perspectives. Wallace follows up with psychology professor Tony Taylor.
10:06 Professor of History at the University of Auckland, Linda Bryder
Linda Bryder talks about her new book, The rise and fall of National Women's Hospital
10:30 Todd Niall reports on Auckland’s new suburban rail system.
10:38 Author Lucy Hughes Hallett
Lucy Hughes Hallett’s first book is a biography of a late 19th century writer and artist Gabrielle D’Annunzio, whose ultra-right nationalist principles directly inspired Italian fascism. The Pike: Gabriele D Annunzio, poet, seducer and preacher of war won the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction in 2013.
11:05 Down the List
Written by Dave Armstrong and produced by Adam Macaulay and Duncan Smith from the RNZ Drama Department.
11:12 What’s the best way to deal with exceptional children?
Writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology Andrew Solomon talks about his latest book Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, which won the National Book Critics Circle award for nonfiction, and was chosen as one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of 2012.
11:50 How should we commemorate ANZAC day in the 21st century?
Nicky Hager discusses his most recent book Other Peoples Wars: New Zealand in Afghanistan, Iraq and the war on terror.