8 May 2015

Best of the Week - 8 May 2015

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 8 May 2015

We go for a ride in Steve West's Tesla Model S electric car, one of only six in the country, Mediawatch reports on the backlash against dissent and disrespect on ANZAC day, Kim Hill talks with the leader of the team who were the first in the world to scan the brains of volunteers under the influence of LSD, Dunedin's Kane Strang presents his official debut collection of heavy hearted psychedelic pop songs from Music 101, our Voices programme talks with infamous rags to riches property magnates and brothel owners The Chow Brothers, British comedian Nish Kumar talks stand up and plays some of his favourite comedians on The Laugh Track, Dilbert comic strip creator Scott Adams from Nine to Noon, we hear from a rock icon complete with gothic makeup, guillotine and hangman's noose from Sunday Morning, Nights talks to a scientist compelled to prove the moon innocent of anything odd that happens to humans, Spectrum re visits an Auckland home bought in 1972 by a group of radical feminists espousing women's rights, Our Changing World meets Tasmanian Devils at Wellington Zoo and an Air Force work horse is about to be silenced as the RNZAF says goodbye to the last of it's Iroquois helicopters.