15 Aug 2014

Best of the Week - 15 August 2014

From Best Of The Week, 3:30 pm on 15 August 2014

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 15 August. This week......the battle for the education dollar; decriminilisation of marijuana - the States have done it, should we follow; visiting Mount Doom to study volcanoes; the Kiwi-Japanese drink Shochu made from kumara; The Naked Scientists and life on Mars; the mysterious and little known world seen by underwater photographer David Doubilet; the "Ten Pound Poms" experiencing a hardship in NZ they were supposedly leaving behind; Shihad reunites with an old producer for a new album; painter, sculptor and multimedia artist Michel Tuffery and being married but not being able to live together - Love in Limbo.