ANZAC Day

Friday 25 April 2014, with Richard Langston

Friday, 25 April 2014

Audio from Friday 25 April 2014

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service ( 38′ 12″ )

    05:45 The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from The Cenotaph, Wellington presented by Warwick Burke.

  • RSA Cyril Basset VC Competition 2014 winner ( 9′ 24″ )

    06:37 16-year-old Jack Potaka from Rotorua Boys' High School gives a speech about the first fully qualified Maori pilot in the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

  • Photographer Laurence Aberhart ( 22′ 00″ )

    08:10 Internationally-recognised photographer Laurence Aberhart discusses the inspiration behind his new book Anzac, which documents war memorials from New Zealand and Australia.

  • US poet Brian Turner ( 22′ 52″ )

    08:35 Brian Turner served time on the front line in Iraq and Bosnia. He shares his stories and poems about modern wartime.

  • Professor Kevin Clements ( 30′ 52″ )

    09:09 Kevin Clements grew up in the household of a pacifist and conscientious objector. We find out how that has influenced his life and how he is encouraging peace around the world.

  • Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish ( 19′ 58″ )

    09:40 Izzeldin Abuelaish is a man who has every reason to seek revenge but chooses not to. Three of his daughters were killed by Israeli mortar in 2009. He tells us why peace, not revenge, is worth fighting for.

  • Land Girls ( 35′ 07″ )

    10:11 Dianne Bardsley, author of 'The Land Girls: In a Man's World, 1939-1946' discusses the vital role women played on home soil while the men were on the front line. Glenburn station had two land girls during World War II. Current owner Helen Mcfazean tells us the story of those who rolled up their sleeves and did their bit for the war effort at an isolated Wairarapa station.

  • Navy Sailor of the Year Lou Thyne ( 13′ 07″ )

    10:40 Twenty-year-old Lou Thyne was recently given the title of the Royal New Zealand Navy's Sailor of the Year. She's the lead physical training instructor on HMNZS Te Mana and is charge of ensuring 180 sailors are fit and ready to serve their country.

  • Music critic and travel writer Graham Reid ( 35′ 02″ )

    11:10 Graham Reid takes us on a musical journey during war time in Vietnam. We also hear why he jumped on a plane and went to Saigon in 1969 in his civvies.

  • RNZAF fighter pilot Iggy Woods ( 19′ 57″ )

    11:40 He's a rare breed - a New Zealand Air Force fighter pilot. Iggy Woods tells us about the stories from his adventures, and his new book 'Iggy's Air Force Tales'.

5:45 ANZAC Day Dawn Service

The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from The Cenotaph, Wellington presented by Warwick Burke.

Eight till Noon with Richard Langston including:

8:10 Photographer Laurence Aberhart

Internationally-recognised photographer Laurence Aberhart discusses the inspiration behind his new book Anzac, which documents war memorials from New Zealand and Australia.

8:40 US poet Brian Turner

Brian Turner served time on the front line in Iraq and Bosnia. He shares his stories and poems about modern wartime.

9:10 Professor Kevin Clements

Kevin Clements grew up in the household of a pacifist and conscientious objector. We find out how that has influenced his life and how he is encouraging peace around the world.

9:40 Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish

Izzeldin Abuelaish is a man who has every reason to seek revenge but chooses not to. Three of his daughters were killed by Israeli mortar in 2009. He tells us why peace, not revenge, is worth fighting for.

10:10 Writer Dr Dianne Bardsley

Dianne Bardsley, author of The Land Girls: In a Man's World, 1939-1946 discusses the vital role women played on home soil while the men were on the front line.

10:30 Land girls - Helen Mcfazean

Glenburn station had two land girls during World War II. Current owner Helen Mcfazean tell us the story of Judy and Joan who rolled up their sleeves and did their bit for the war effort on an isolated Wairarapa station.

10:45 RNZ Navy's Sailor of the Year Lou Thyne

Twenty-five-year-old Lou Thyne was recently given the title of the Royal New Zealand Navy's Sailor of the Year. She's the lead physical training instructor on Te Mana and is charge of ensuring 180 sailors are fit and ready to serve their country. 

11:10 Music critic and travel writer Graham Reid

Graham Reid takes us on a musical journey during war time in Vietnam. We also hear why he jumped on a plane and went to Saigon in 1969 in his civvies.

11:40 RNZAF fighter pilot Iggy Woods

He's a rare breed – a New Zealand Air Force fighter pilot. Iggy Woods tells us about the stories from his adventures, and his new book Iggy's Air Force Tales.

12:12 Matinee Idle

Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris present an idiosyncratic afternoon of music and entertainment.

5:00 The World at 5

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:12 Global Business (BBC)

7:06 Brubeck Goes to War

American Jazz great Dave Brubeck talks about his journey during World War II, from Normandy to Berlin.

8:20 Windows on the World:

International public radio features and documentaries .

9:06 Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural NZ.

10:00 The World at 10

A roundup of today's news and sport.

10:30 What's the Word

Epic War Heroes (NPR)

11:06 Noise: A Human History - Sounds of the Spirit and of Satan

Drawing largely on the medieval world to explore sound as a battleground between Good and Evil - and as a hidden aspect of our daily struggle to achieve the 'life well-lived'. Sound wasn't ever just about communication - the theme of the previous five programmes; it was also about the social and moral organisation of the world (3 of 6, BBC)