Sunday Morning for Sunday 28 July 2019
7.11 Mike Hagen: Search continues for Canadian teen murder suspects
The manhunt for two Canadian teens suspected of killing three people in cold blood continues after the accused, Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky took authorities 2,000 miles across Canada's rural north. Globe & Mail reporter Mike Hagen joins the show with all the latest.
7.18 Myrddyn Phillips: Welsh claimed steepest street title fair and square
Cries of foul rang out of Dunedin earlier this month when Baldwin Street lost its title of the world's steepest street to Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech, Wales. However, mountain surveyor Myrrdyn Phillips, who was involved in the measuring of the Welsh gradient, insist s the new record in accurate and in accordance with Guinness World Record standards.
7.32 The House
Why does Simon Bridges ask the same question every question time and will a bill to combat loan sharking work? That's coming up on parliamentary programme The House, produced by Daniela Maoate-Cox and Phil Smith.
7.45 Calling Home: Ashley Evans in Ireland
It's been a while since Ashley Eves lived in New Zealand, but he still considers it home. He and his family have made their home for many years in the Northern Irish capital of Belfast. He talks about life in the city and why he headed there from his hometown of Hastings.
8:10 Insight Can NZ's mental health crisis be cured?
Each year close to a million New Zealanders are thought to experience mental illness or significant mental distress.The Government has devoted 2 billion dollars to the task. Karen Brown asks what's the plan, and how long will it take to redesign and build better services?
8:39 3MM: Dr Betty Ofe-Grant on weight bias in the clothing industry
Three Minutes Max: succinct opinions from a variety of New Zealanders on all sort of topics. Here's Dr Betty Ofe-Grant, a lecturer in management at AUT, on the subject of weight bias in the clothing industry.
8.42 Professor Leah Ruppanner: Men aren't judged badly for their mess
New research shows that men are not 'dirt-blind' as popular lore might suggest. They are simply viewed less harshly than women for making a mess or being untidy. Professor Leah Ruppanner co-authored the study and joins the show to help debunk the male dirt-blind myth.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:37 Mandy Len Catron: What You Lose When You Gain A Spouse
Writer Mandy Len Catron argues that marriage can actually weaken social ties and it has led her to question whether she and long-term partner Mark will ever tie the knot. Leaning heavily on a study published in The Journal of Personal and Social Relationships, she questions what is lost by making marriage the most central relationship in a culture.
10.04 Dr David Halpern: When nudging isn't enough anymore
Dr David Halpern, an experimental psychologist, was part of the original nudge unit put together by the British government to address policy challenges where human behaviour was a key component. He now heads The Behavioural Insights Team and has written several books. He explains why nudge economics in policy only work for so long.
10:45 Angelina Sanderson Bellamy: The history of bananas
Amidst fears that the world's most popular banana, the Cavendish, might not be around for much longer, Dr. Angelina Sanderson Bellamy, an ecologist and a research fellow at Cardiff University, offers a potted history of fruit and how we ended up with the Cavendish as our staple choice, despite the fact that there are more than 800 varieties available throughout the world.
11.04 Dr Ceri Evans: How to perform at your peak under pressure
Dr Ceri Evans' successful model to enable people to perform under extreme pressure has led to him being sought after by a variety of professions all over the world. Most notably he's helped the All Blacks but his clients range from doctors to lawyers to executive teams and both professional and amateur sportspeople. He's also published his book explaining the techniques he's developed called, Perform Under Pressure.
11:35 Dr. Adam Campigotto: Fat cats getting fatter
Ground-breaking new research out of the University of Guelph shows that cats, like humans, continue to put on weight as the y age, and their average weight is on the rise. Dr. Adam Campigotto is the study's lead author and joins the show to discuss its findings.
11:43 3MM: Professor Allan Blackman on the passing of Scott Walker
Three Minutes Max: succinct opinions from a variety of New Zealanders on all sort of topics. Here's AUT professor Allan Blackman on the recent death of musician Noel Scott Engel -- aka Scott Walker
11:49 Mark Smith on the Amsterdam heatwave
The Netherlands is in the middle of a blistering heatwave that has set new records for the hottest temperatures ever recorded. Journalist Mark Smith is on the ground in Amsterdam and joins the show with the latest.