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Insight considers if deadlines can be meet as negotiations for the Pacific-wide trade deal are come down to the wire
On Sunday Morning, Oliver Sutherland discusses his father Ivan, social activist and a man ahead of his time, and Chris talks to CS Lewis authority, Colin Duriez.
Chris Laidlaw talks to Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully, and in Counterpoint Wayne Brittenden looks at the demise of mass protests, on Sunday Morning.
New Zealand’s answer to America’s singing cowboys, Johnny Granger was dubbed ‘The Yodelling Drover’ as he toured Australasia in the 1940s. Find out more in Spectrum
Guests on Arts On Sunday include fashion photographer David Bailey, harpist Natalia Mann, editor of the literary journal Sport Fergus Barrowman and singer Martyn Jacques
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