17 Aug 2012

Best of the Week - 17th August 2012

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 17 August 2012

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 17th of August This week.....Shotputter Valerie Adams is elevated to gold after her Belarussian rival failed a drug test......new ways of funding journalism ...an attempt at a new world speed record on the salt flats at Bonneville in Utah using a modified mini cooper...........Careful what you say around your plants as they can probably hear you.......a new collection of work by Central otago poet Brian Turner.....and the national country music awards.