Sunday Morning

Sunday 2 August 2015, with Wallace Chapman

Trade minister says NZ couldn't have signed a trade deal

7:11 AM. New Zealand's trade minister says there is no way New Zealand could have signed a trade deal at the TPP talks in Hawaii without a proper breakthrough on dairy. Tim Groser's remarks follow the failure by 12 nations representing 40% of the world's economy to reach agreement on a trade deal for a big chunk of the Pacific Rim - in spite of four days of talks and months of preparatory work. Negotiators insist there WAS progress at the talks, but say agreement stalled over intellectual property rights, auto parts and three big agricultural items including the dairy industry.

NZ trade envoy Mike Petersen on the TPP

7:15 AM. The TPP is the largest free trade agreement in history. Collectively the TPP economioes represent more than $27 trillion of GDP. It covers such diverse areas as investment rules, intellectual property protection and market access - for Mexico and Japans, the auto industry is imporant for us it is dairy. New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy, Mike Petersen, is on Maui.

Former US trade rep responds to TPP

7:20 AM. Clayton Yeutter, was the United States Trade Representative for the Reagan government and helped launch the Uruguay Round of global trade negotiations in the 1980s. He went on to serve as the US Agriculture Secretary and now works as an international trade adviser to the Washington DC firm Hogan Lovells, where his clients have included Fonterra.

Labour Leader responds to TPP latest

7:26 AM. Leader of the Labour Andrew Little says how Labour would have managed the TPP.

The Week in Parliament for 2 August 2015

7:30 AM. MPs celebrate Maori Language Week; Winston Peters ejected from chamber on Tuesday; Government faces questions about TPP negotiations; Health and Safety Reform Bill passes second reading; ACT's David Seymour goes AWOL on Wednesday night; NZ Flag Referendums Bill makes progress; Social Services Committee considers a petition on CYF care and the Justice and Electoral Committee continues its Inquiry into the 2014 Election.

Winston Peters on the TPP and the future of NZ First

7:50 AM. Winston Peters on the TPP and growing the New Zealand First party. He joins us from New Zealand First's annual conference in Rotorua.

Trade Minister Tim Groser on the TPP

8:40 AM. Trade Minister Tim Groser told our economics correspondent Patrick O'Meara that the failure to secure a decent deal for dairy should not obsure gains made for other agricultural goods.

TPP critic Jane Kelsey responds to latest

8:50 AM. Professor Jane Kelsey has been a critic of the TPP and talks to Wallace Chapman about the fine print.

Mediawatch for 2 August 2015

9:10 AM. How the media coped with TPP secrecy; new TV shows getting taxpayer backing, and some that aren't; a local TV channel coming out from under the radar; a rare fair go from a foreign quiz show .

Ezekiel Raui - From the Wharekura to the White House

9:40 AM. Ezekiel Raui - the head boy at Taipa Area School in Northland - attended the first ever Tribal Youth Gathering at the White House in Washington DC last month. He was one of four young Maori to attend the event and was surprised to discover that Native American tribes have more than 1,000 separate treaties with the US government.

Paul Moon - Remarkable New Zealanders

10:10 AM. Dr Paul Moon discusses his new book Face to Face - featuring conversations with 12 remarkable New Zealanders including Sir Bob Jones, Sir Richard Hadlee, Patricia Grace and Michael Houston.

David Slack - Bullrush

10:30 AM. You don't need a referee, you don't need a whistle, and you don't need a ball. It's dangerous, it's exciting, and often it's been banned - it's Bullrush. David Slack has written a book about this great New Zealand game.

Deon Swiggs - Locally-led Recovery

10:50 AM. Rebuild Christchurch founder, Deon Swiggs joins Wallace to talk about why many Christchurch residents want a locally-led recovery.

Rebecca Rasool - Intimates Interview

11:10 AM. Rebecca Rasool, 24, is the co-owner and designer of a fledgling lingerie label called Her Apparel Intimates. She's busy designing and sewing a collection in her flat in Brooklyn, Wellington, after a surprise invitation to show at NZ Fashion Week. She explains to Wallace the intricacies of lingerie - and why underwear is more important to women than it is to men.

Sarah Pressman - :)

11:30 AM. Researchers are finding that wearing a smile can slow down the heart and reduce stress. The work follows research that established that the act of smiling can make you feel happier. Sarah Pressman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology & Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on the interplay between positive emotions, social relationships, stress, and health.

Children’s Music Awards 2015

11:45 AM. The awards are announced on Sunday morning and Wallace talks to the winner of this year's best album.

7:08 Current affairs

Focus on the Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP, plus the New Zealand First annual conference in Rotorua and The Week in Parliament.

8:12 Insight Mediterranean Rescue

Hundreds of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, from overcrowded boats heading for Europe from Libya. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the dramatic rescue of 500 African migrants trying to cross the sea and then follows two of them as they make their way to Europe.

8:40 TPP

We continue our coverage of the latest on the Trans Pacific Partnership.

9:06 Mediawatch

How the media coped with the veil of secrecy over the TPP, and a local TV channel coming out from under the radar. Also: Some new TV shows backed by New Zealand on Air – and some that aren’t; and how foreign TV quiz shows don’t give local viewers a fair go.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

9:35 Ezekiel Raui - From the Wharekura to the White House

Ezekiel Raui – the head boy at Taipa Area School in Northland – attended the first ever Tribal Youth Gathering at the White House in Washington DC last month. He was one of four young Maori to attend the event and was surprised to discover that Native American tribes have more than 1,000 separate treaties with the US government.

9:45 Te Haumihiata Mason – New Words in Te Reo

Language is an ever evolving thing – and none more so than the Maori language which is continually updating and adding new words to its lexicon. Te Haumihiata Mason joins us to talk about how the Maori Language Commission comes up with the multitudes of new words in reo every year.

10:06 Paul Moon – Remarkable New Zealanders

Dr Paul Moon discusses his new book Face to Face – featuring conversations with 12 remarkable New Zealanders including Sir Bob Jones, Sir Richard Hadlee, Patricia Grace and Michael Houston.

10:30 David Slack – Bullrush

You don’t need a referee, you don’t need a whistle, and you don’t need a ball. It’s dangerous, it’s exciting, and often it’s been banned – it’s Bullrush. David Slack has written a book about this great New Zealand game.

10:50 Deon Swiggs – Locally-led Recovery

Rebuild Christchurch founder, Deon Swiggs joins Wallace to talk about why many Christchurch residents want a locally-led recovery.

11:05 Rebecca Rasool – Intimates Interview

Rebecca Rasool, 24, is the co-owner and designer of a fledgling lingerie label called Her Apparel Intimates. She’s busy designing and sewing a collection in her flat in Brooklyn, Wellington, after a surprise invitation to show at NZ Fashion Week. She explains to Wallace the intricacies of lingerie – and why underwear is more important to women than it is to men.

Rebecca Rasool right wearing some of her designer underwear
Rebecca Rasool (right) wearing some of her designer underwear.

11:20 Sarah Pressman – :)

Researchers are finding that wearing a smile can slow down the heart and reduce stress. The work follows research that established that the act of smiling can make you feel happier. Sarah Pressman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology & Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine.  Her research focuses on the interplay between positive emotions, social relationships, stress, and health.

Sarah Pressman happy screens

11:45 Children’s Music Awards 2015

The awards are announced on Sunday morning and Wallace talks to the winner of this year’s best album.