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23 May - 12:02 am NZ
with Lynn Freeman
Sunday, Midday - 4pm
12:40 Documenting climate change
Photographers Rodney Dekker from Australia and Kiwi Peter Evans on documenting our changing landscapes and trying to change the world.
Peter Evans "in his favourite landscape" and Rodney Dekker.
12:50 Schools of Music back on the drawing board
Wellington and Christchurch's planned new Schools of Music are now both back on the drawing board, what will this mean for our music students and industry?
1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris
Paper Heart - yet another small, semi-ironic quirky comedy…
1:30 When the Rain Stops Falling
Australian playwright and screenwriter Andrew Bovell - the man behind the movies Strictly Ballroom and Lantana - on his epic and multi-award winning stage play When the Rain Stops Falling.
1:40 Dame Pat Evison
Dame Pat Evison, who died yesterday, talks in 2002 about her early years in television.
1:53 Actor and director Ross Girven
Ross Girven talks about appearing in the landmark New Zealand film Ngati, acting and directing the Queen musical We Will Rock You, and his latest role as the demon barber, Sweeny Todd.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Actor, writer, musician and Lonesome Buckwhip Gareth Williams (below), ahead of the premiere of his latest incarnation as a John Farnham obsessed man in the play Faux Real.
2:25 Another Green World
Pacific Island writer and artist John Pule on a book and exhibition documenting his paintings, and how words and images go hand in hand for him.
Another green world, by John Pule 2006.
John Pule in his studio. Photo Gil Hanly.
2:37 Chapter and Verse
Our featured writer is Lee Gutkind, dubbed the Godfather of Creative Non Fiction, a genre plagued by writers who lie about telling the truth.
2:50 Maori modernism
We take you back to 1950s Northland and an educational experiment which lead to an entire Maori art movement. You'll hear from young men who owe much of their achievements to the project leader Gordon Tovey….one of his first handpicked teachers, Bishop Muru Walters, and one of the first students to benefit from the scheme, Selwyn Muru.
3:05 The Sunday Drama
The omnibus version of Nine To Noon's daily play. Skin Writing follows the lives the customers of the Underworld Tattoo Studio.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Australian Rodney Dekker and Auckland's Peter Evens are among the photographers taking part in the Auckland Festival of Photography. (7′27″)
Plans for Wellington's new school of music are in limbo after the government withdrew a promised contribution of $11 million. Composer Robin Maconie and the head of the Wellington School of Music, Elizabeth Hudson comment. (16′13″)
The acclaimed scriptwriter for Strictly Ballrom and Lantana talks about his new play set largely in a future where fish fall from the sky and snow falls in the desert. (10′50″)
Dame Pat Evison, who died yesterday, talks in 2002 about her early years in television. (10′09″)
Actor Ross Girven talks about his new role as the notorious demon barber, Sweeny Todd. (11′43″)
Poet, novelist and painter John Pule,"possibly the most important living contemporary Pacific artist"on his new retrospective at Wellington's City Gallery. (11′42″)
The author and editor of several books talks about the rise of the creative nonfiction genre. (12′28″)
Bishop Muru Walters and Selwyn Muru discuss the contemporary Maori art movement that began in Northland in the 1950s. (10′42″)
Produced by Simon Morris and Lynn Freeman
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