Navigation for Sunday Morning

Jesse Mulligan is standing in for Wallace Chapman today.

7:08 Current affairs:  Labour Party labour relations spokesperson Andrew Little talks to Jesse about the Employment Relations Bill; Brent Toderain - a former chief planner of Vancouver – discusses the future of Auckland with Todd Niall; and we have reports on: Norfolk Island losing its self-governing status; illegal child immigrants in Arizona;  and, prisoners in Kenya.

8:12 Insight Turning Labour Around

The Labour Party is trying to work out what's going wrong. It's in the throes of a leadership race and conducting a review into its poor performance at the last election. Insight has been speaking to people in the electorates, former politicians, unionists and academics about what the party can do to reverse its decline in popularity over the last six years.
Produced by Philippa Tolley.

8:40 Armageddon - Bill Geradts

Armageddon Expo founder Bill Geradts talks to Jesse Mulligan about the annual event that attracts thousands of gamers, sci- fi fans and comic collectors.

9:06 Mediawatch

Mediawatch looks at media anguish over the Official Information Act and what a review of compliance might uncover; panic over property prices and rising rates in the big smoke; and, changes at our biggest radio and newspaper company.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

Wayne Brittenden

Wayne Brittenden Photo: Wayne Brittenden

9:40 Wayne Brittenden’s Counterpoint

Wayne ponders what’s happened to diplomacy and the role of the UN. Jesse follows up with Dr Sarah von Billerberg in the UK and Otago University Professor of Peace Studies Richard Jackson.

10:06 Influential Kiwis talk about their influences: Helen Kelly

CTU president Helen Kelly tells us about the individuals, books and events that have influenced her. A list that includes her parents, Pat and Cath Kelly, Helen Clark, the Vietnam War, and ‘The Freedom Train’ by Dorothy Sterling.

10:32 Influential Kiwis talk about their influences: Phil O'Reilly

Business New Zealand chief executive Phil O’Reilly tells us about individuals, books and events that have influenced him. A list that includes his parents, his first boss Peter Carroll of the Auckland Employers Association, the Wainui dispute, and ‘Alice in Wonderland’.

Earlier interview in the Influential Kiwis talk about their influences series.

11:05 SPQR cookbook - Chris Rupe

Auckland restaurant SPQR has just released a cookbook of its favourite menu items – we speak to Chris Rupe about his award-winning Ponsonby eatery.

11.29  Kerry-Anne Walsh

Australian political  correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh on former Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the passing of Gough Whitlam.

11:45 - Murray Thom - The Great New Zealand Cookbook

Murray Thom on how he managed to convince 80 of New Zealand’s top chefs to provide him with recipes for The Great New Zealand Cookbook.