Sunday Morning for Sunday 1 September 2019
7:09 News and current affairs
7.32 The House :
This week The House examines how and why MPs spent much of the week going through the book ABOUT the books. And hear from a committee hearing submissions into smoking in cars containing children - where some of the submitters were the tamariki and another represented one of the biggest tobacco companies.
7.45 Calling Home: Patrick Emanuel in Lima, Peru
New Zealander Patrick Emanuel is a surfing pathologist who is a based in Lima, Peru. He was raised in Nelson and educated in another surfing city, Dunedin, where he studied medicine, before moving to New York where he qualified in pathology. He discusses life in Lima, how the surf breaks compare to those in NZ, and why Peru has the best seafood in the world.
8:10 Insight Written off: The true cost of road deaths
At least one person is dying every day on our roads on average and it's costing the country more than $5bn a year. Given that annual figure is more than we spend on transport infrastructure each year, Ben Strang investigates why we aren't doing more.
8:37 Hamimah Tuyan: 'Kiwis mustn't lose the feeling they had on March 15'
Hamimah Tuyan lost her husband, Zekeriya, in the Christchurch mosque attacks and is about to leave New Zealand with her children to return to life in Singapore. She joins Jim to discuss her views on Islam in New Zealand and Kiwis' attitudes towards the Muslim faith on the eve of her departure.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:45 Professor Penny Pexman: What's in a Name?
Research out of the University of Calgary shows that the sounds in a person's name lead people to create largely sweeping and often incorrect expectations about their personalities. Professor Penny Pexman was part of a team that conducted a series of studies looking at sound symbolism in names and the findings were fascinating.
10:04 Dr. Alex Pang: Getting more done by working less
Dr. Alex Pang is an advocate of people working less and getting more work done. He's written three books dedicated to how people should be working in order to achieve more. He says a six hour working day and four day working week would be a better way to get more work done. He explains how doing less mean getting more done.
10.35 Dr Xand Van Tulleken: Stopping men committing suicide
In a new documentary. Dr Xand Van Tulleken investigates why suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in the UK - causing more deaths in this group than car accidents, and even more than cancer. He joins the show to discuss Stopping Male Suicide and why his brother now calls him to ask if he's thinking about ending his life.
11:05 From sworn religious enemies to peacemakers in action
Former enemies Imam Dr Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor Dr James Wuye spent years as the leaders or violent militias fighting each other in Kenya, but an unlikely coming together saw their worlds come together in emphatic fashion and they are now best friends. The religious leaders have been in New Zealand to meet Muslim community and other community leaders in Christchurch and speak at events in Wellington and Auckland.
11.25 NZ Gardener magazine celebrates 75 years in circulation
In September 1944 the first issue of NZ Gardener magazine hit the newsstands. The publication has remained a firm favourite among the green fingered nation we are. Editor Jo McCarroll joins the show to talk about the magazine's longevity and our obsession with gardening.