Friday 25 April 2014, with Richard Langston
Friday, 25 April 2014
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-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.
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)