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The full length interviews selected from Radio New Zealand National's feature programmes during the week.
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Gerald Hensley has written a book telling the insider story of the collapse of the ANZUS military alliance. Gerald, who was involved in events at the time, has since interviewed key protagonists, who have spoken to him frankly about what was going on behind the scenes - what Bob Hawke and George Schultz really thought of David Lange; the internal machinations within the Labour Party; and the cultural loyalties, strategic objectives, and personal relationships that led to the collapse. (29′20″)
Doctor Joe Dunn is a Sydney psychiatrist who founded 'Psychs on Bikes' - a group of mental health professionals who undertake huge motorcyle trips around regional Australia to raise awareness of the serious mental health issues that impact rural communities. (27′38″)
Journalist in New Zealand and the United States for more than twenty years; her new book is Fighting to Choose: the Abortion Rights Struggle in New Zealand. (52′05″)
Tuhoe chief Treaty negotiator Tamati Kruger discusses the Tuhoe Treaty settlement. The $170 million settlement for grievances – one of the biggest in New Zealand's history – has been initialled by negotiators and gone back to Tuhoe for ratification. He talks to Chris about plans for how the money will be used to benefit his iwi in Te Urewera – a nation within a nation. (29′36″)
Writer, editor, journalist and broadcaster, whose latest book is By the Book: A Reader's Guide To Life. (35′30″)
Emily Tow Jackson leads her family's philanthropic foundation in Connecticut on the US East Coast which focuses primarily on reform of the youth justice system. She's in the country to speak to the Philanthropy New Zealand Conference. (25′53″)
British barrister and author of the new book, The Prince, the Princess and the Perfect Murder : the First Great Love of Edward VIII's life, the Sensational Consequences and the Establishment Cover-up. (30′51″)
With Fiona Oliver - the published collections curator at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington. (16′04″)
Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology and the State Geologist of Texas, who interviewed over 50 international leaders about energy for the documentary, Switch. (43′08″)
Otago researchers whose unprecedented access to, arguably, this country's most important archaeological site has helped them learn more about the first New Zealanders. (26′07″)
Arturo Arias is a Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of Texas, a critical theorist and novelist. He is delivering a public lecture, Oxlajuj B'aqtun: Not the End but a New Beginning for Maya, Indigenous Peoples and the Earth, at the University of Auckland on 12 March, dispelling myths surrounding the Mayan Calendar, and addressing wider issues for indigenous cultures. (26′43″)
An artist who has a new twist on thinking outside-the-box. This Los Angeles based visual artist wants people to think outside-the-bag instead - namely plastic bags. (24′49″)
Conservation biologist who has played a key role in bringing the tuatara back from the brink of extinction, and expert on pest management. (26′06″)
Amanda Morrall is the former personal finance editor for the website interest.co.nz and she firmly believes that you can't get your finances sorted until you know just what you want from your life. In her book, 'Money Matters' she gives advice on prioritising your financial goals, and delves into the issues that can mess with your money, including dealing with what she calls "financial vampires". (18′15″)
Co-founder and editor of the London Review of Books who worked closely with New Zealand illustrator and designer Peter Campbell, whose work features in an exhibition at the City Gallery Wellington. (36′00″)
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