6 Feb 2015

Best of the Week- 6 February 2015

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 6 February 2015

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 6th February. This week.....the strong reaction in the media to recent comments made by Booker prize-winning author Eleanor Catton, the pleasures and perils of ageing, film director Anthony McCarten on the film about physicist Stephen Hawking, tourists loading up on duty free liquor cause problems in Queenstown, a project to create a bi-lingual, bi-national, Hebrew-Arabic tribute to Lorde's music, a six-week voyage to Antarctica to study the top predators in the Southern Ocean, a landmark ruling in Germany to protect mens rights to urinate standing up, whats involved in photographing crime scenes, and the Lauder Ukelele Festival.