17 Oct 2014

Best of the Week - 17 October 2014

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 17 October 2014

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 17 October. This week.....migrant workers complain of ill treatment in NZ workplaces; Julia Gillard's memoir of being Australia's first woman prime minister; finding new ways to combat antibiotic resistance; encouraging more Maori into becoming surgeons; fashion designers flourishing in Dunedin; taking advantage of the high-tech marijuana industry in the US; Mike McRoberts on reporting from warzones; chlorine bleach and Bubbles Week; remembering the Rural Education Activities Programme or REAP; in session with Grammy and Oscar winning songwriter Ryan Bingham and Kiwi songwriting legends Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan play favourites with Kim Hill.