Sunday 4 'til 8

Audio from Sunday 19 April 2015

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Welcome Everyone - The Accessibility of Parliament ( 24′ 16″ )

    19:06 A report into the accessibility of parliament has found many areas wanting. Now an action plan has been put into place to make the buildings and grounds and information about parliament accessible to everyone.

  • Ngataiharuru Taepa ( 13′ 19″ )

    18:40 Ngataiharuru Taepa, whose work is to be part of World War 1 Remembered: A Light and Sound Show, talks about his tupuna (ancestors) who fought in the Land Wars, the First World War and World War II.

  • Māori Men of World War 1 - Puawai Cairns ( 24′ 06″ )

    18:16 Justine Murray visits Te Papa curator Puawai Cairns at her home and over a cup of tea, she shares a couple of photos from her research, she unravels the story of Lieutenant George Gardiner, who not only fought for his country, but made a name for himself as a rugby league player and a wrestler who went under the moniker Hori Tiki.

  • The Road to The Rock - Piimio Mei ( 8′ 01″ )

    18:08 Piimio Mei was turned down twice to attend The New Zealand School of Dance in Wellington, but that didn't deter the 17 year old from pursuing her dream of becoming a Ballerina. A late starter to Ballet at 12 years old, Piimio was taught a few techniques from her mother and then moved into formal lessons at Kapiti Dance Centre with Alison Pond. It was after watching the movie First Position that she learned about The Rock, a dance school in Philadelphia, United States. Piimio, who practises on the hard wooden floor of the kitchen at her home in Wellington, decided to send in an audition tape to attend their summer school Ballet Intensive programme, she learned in March she was accepted. Aside from studying engineering at Weltech, she is busy fundraising for the school fees, travel and accommodation costs. A Marae in Newlands, Wellington is hosting a hangi fundraiser this weekend.

  • Whakatauāki mo 19 o Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2015 ( 2′ 33″ )

    18:06 Ruia taitea, Ruia Taitea, Kia Tu ko Taikaha anake. Strip away the Taitea, the Sap. The heart is Taikaha. This week's whakatauaki is explained by Ngataiharuru Taepa no Te AtiAwa, Te Arawa.

  • Making Sense of Carnage ( 24′ 31″ )

    17:00 In 1915 the British and French allies wanted to seize the Dardanelle Straits to allow their navies to get to Constantinople and defeat the Turks. Their attempt was a disaster.

4:07 The Sunday Feature: Steam Ahead    

A panel discussion about creativity recorded at the Auckland Art Gallery. Those contributing are Professor Bruce Sheridan, the New Zealand-born academic who is the chair of the film and video department at Chicago's Columbia College, and Julie Maxton, Executive Director of the Royal Society in the United Kingdom. Noelle McCarthy is in this chair

5:00 The 5 O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport.

5:12 Spiritual Outlook

Exploring different spiritual, moral and ethical issues and topics (RNZ)

5:40 Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi

Maori news and interviews from throughout the motu (RNZ)

6:06 Te Ahi Kaa

Exploring issues and events from a tangata whenua perspective (RNZ)

7:06 One In Five

The issues and experience of disability (RNZ)

7:35 Voices

A weekly programme that highlights Asians, Africans, indigenous Americans and more in New Zealand, aimed at promoting a greater understanding of our ethnic minority communities (RNZ)