ANZAC Day

Thursday 25 April 2013, with Richard Langston

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Show notes

5:45 am ANZAC Day Dawn Service

The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from The Cenotaph, Wellington

7:12 am Bubbles, by Sandra Winton

A short story about how in a 'dry area' it was a good trick to label your home brew 'Ginger Beer' (RNZ)

7:40 am 2013 ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition

The winning speech by Rachel Boyd of Whangarei Girls’ High School (YouTube)

8:10 am ANZAC Morning with Richard Langston

A morning of reflection, conversation and entertainment, until midday, including:

8:10 am John Tonkin-Covell: Gallipoli - the places, the soldiers

New Zealand military historian who's writing a new book on one of the most celebrated battles of the Gallipoli campaign – Chunuk Bair.

8:45 am John Dow and Aussie Rules for Anzac Day

The first-ever premiership game of Australian Rules football is being played in Wellington on Anzac Day - why?

9:10 am Lewis Scott's dilemma

Lewis Scott, an African-American who came to New Zealand in 1976 to escape his past. He talks about the choice he had to make as a 22-year-old… to fight in the Vietnam War or go to jail.

10:10 am Sir Max Hastings

Veteran journalist and war historian, on the death of Margaret Thatcher, the Falklands War, and why he’s so mad with another British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.

11:10 am Anne Applebaum, Poland and Eastern Europe after WII

Pulitzer-prize winning author on life behind the Iron Curtain and New Zealands emotional ties with Poland.

11:45 am Marcus Birdman - Laughing in the Face of Death

British comic on his brush with mortality when he had a stroke aged 40.

Noon The World at Noon

Radio New Zealand news and sport

12:12 pm Matinee Idle

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

5:00 pm The World at Five

Radio New Zealand news and sport followed by the BBC's Global Business

5:12 pm Global Business

BBC's Peter Day visits the annual Skoll Forum for Social Entrepreneurship for a debate about disrupting big finance  (BBCWS)

See the BBC website for this programme

5:44 pm Polecats Nothing, by Allyson Caseley

The story of a young boy who identifies with an old soldier and marches with him to the Anzac memorial in their small town (RNZ)

6:06 pm Return of the Silent Years

Are the silent years for women in Afghanistan coming back? Marianne Elliott looks at the potential effects of troops withdrawal on the women of Afghanistan.

7:06 pm The Walk Home, by H.E. Lowe

The story of a chance encounter on the walk home which leaves Jeanie feeling uneasy (RNZ)

7:30 pm At the Movies with Simon Morris (RNZ)

8:06 pm Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

8:30 pm King and Country, by Dave Armstrong

A radio adaptation of the successful stage drama based on the personal accounts of New Zealanders during the Frist World War (RNZ)

9:06 pm Our Changing World

News and features from the world of science and the environment, with Alison Ballance, Ruth Baren and Veronika Meduna.

10:06 pm News and Late Edition

Radio New Zealand news, including Dateline Pacific and the day's best interviews from Radio New Zealand National

11:06 pm The Music Mix with Nick Atkinson

A contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from a wide range of New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events.

Audio

Audio from Thursday 25 April 2013

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service ( 37′ 55″ )

    05:46 The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from The Cenotaph, Wellington.

  • John Tonkin-Covell: Gallipoli - the places, the soldiers ( 27′ 9″ )

    08:10 New Zealand military historian who's writing a new book on one of the most celebrated battles of the Gallipoli campaign, Chunuk Bair.

  • John Dow and Aussie Rules for Anzac Day ( 13′ 2″ )

    08:45 The first-ever premiership game of Australian Rules football is being played in Wellington on Anzac Day - why?

  • Lewis Scott's dilemma ( 34′ 43″ )

    09:06 Lewis Scott is an African-American who came to New Zealand in 1976 to escape his past. He talks about the choice he had to make as a 22-year-old: to fight in the Vietnam War or go to jail.

  • Sir Max Hastings ( 31′ 59″ )

    10:12 Veteran journalist and war historian on the death of Margaret Thatcher, the Falklands War, and why he's so mad with another British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.

  • Anne Applebaum ( 29′ 10″ )

    11:10 Pulitzer-prize winning author on life behind the Iron Curtain and New Zealand's emotional ties with Poland.

  • Marcus Birdman - Laughing in the Face of Death ( 13′ 2″ )

    11:45 British comic on his brush with mortality when he had a stroke aged 40.