18 Oct 2013

Best of the Week - 18 October 2013

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 18 October 2013

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 18 October. This week ..... we celebrate the win of Man Booker Prize recipient Eleanor Catton; can Mark Lundy get a fair trial; getting a pollen forecast for hayfever sufferers; what's in a surname; four Maori wahine singers collaborate for a new album; making cycling more acceptable and safer in cities; behind the scenes and sequins at the Royal NZ Ballet; dressing for success; memories of the freezing works - we tour around the Longburn plant; feeding the people of NZ - a lifetimes work for a couple in their 80s and Dave Dobbyn on songwriting