4 Jul 2014

Best of the Week - 4 July 2014

From Best Of The Week, 4:00 pm on 4 July 2014

Highlights from Radio New Zealand National's programmes for the week ending Friday 4 July. This week......Japan's post earthquake reconstruction strikes problems; the Irish journalist abused by Rolf Harris; Gaylene Preston on making Hope and Wire; learning about spiders that share our homes; recalling Lorraine Downes' reign as Miss Universe; pure spring water in Petone; Mrs D is going without - Lotta Dann on giving up drinking; growing luxury truffles in NZ; the impacts of the "Asianisation" of Auckland; and the band Pulp's collaboration with NZ film maker Florian Harbicht. .