9 Dec 2011

Best of the Week - 9 December 2011

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 9 December 2011

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 9 December. This week .... on the 10th anniversary of Sir Peter Blake's death his widow Pippa releases a book, robots adding to the wellbeing of the retired, adventurers showing us the world - a long way from the likes of Jacques Cousteau, the Christchurch students and their invention of a sustainable energy based emergency power generator, using glow-in-the-dark technology in science, the school kids nabbing speeding drivers, is there a difference between self raising flour and adding baking powder to plain flour and two well known NZ writers share readings from Wanaka's Festival of Colour.