Sunday Morning for Sunday 11 September 2011
8:12 Insight: Rail Tunnel for Auckland
Insight looks at the Auckland City Council’s push for a commuter rail tunnel that it says will make the city truly international.
Written and presented by Todd Niall
Produced by Philippa Tolley.
8:40 Hone Kouka – George Nepia
Internationally acclaimed Maori playwright Hone Kouka’s new work, ‘I, George Nepia’ tells the life story of the legendary All Black fullback. Born in Hawke’s Bay, Nepia was part of the victorious All Black team known as The Invincibles which toured the UK in 1924. Hone talks to Chris about Nepia’s story.
‘I, George Nepia’ is on at Circa Theatre in Wellington.
Mediawatch talks to a New Zealand journalist who was high up at the British newspaper at the heart of the phone-hacking scandal. Did he see hacks hacking phones at the News of The World? And is the media better off now without that toxic tabloid? Also – the response to a book which says the military spun the media on NZ’s role in the War on Terror; and how two veteran journalists revived past controversies this week: the Erebus disaster and the Springbok Tour.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Simon Reid-Henry – Extremism in Europe
Simon Reid-Henry says Norway’s calm response to extremism is an example the rest of the world would do well to follow. He talks to Chris about right-wing extremists gaining ground in European main-stream politics, and the environment in which Anders Breivik found support for his ideas.
Simon Reid-Henry is from Queen Mary, University of London and the Peace Research Institute, Oslo
10:06 Richard Jackson – Defining Terrorism
Professor Richard Jackson is an expert in the relatively new discipline of Critical Terrorism Studies which seeks to understand what drives people to take terrorist action – and with this understanding, aims to prevent it.
Richard Jackson is Professor of International Relations at the University of Aberystwith in Wales and this weekend gives a keynote address at an International Conference on Terrorism at the University of Glasgow, on 9/11 – 10 years after. In February he takes up the role of deputy director of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, at the University of Otago.
10.35 Andrea Kannapell - New York Remembers
Journalist Andrea Kannapell recalls the events of 10 years ago during the 9/11 attacks on the US. She remembers cycling towards the World Trade Centre as smoke poured from the building; and she tells Chris about the mood in New York a decade later.
10:45 Hidden Treasures
This week on Hidden Treasures Trevor Reekie selects new music from Chicago’s hip horn playing brothers, the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble; and features some fine southern soul courtesy of perennial tunesmiths, Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham.
Produced by Trevor Reekie
11.05 Ideas: The Other September 11
Jorge Sandoval recalls the events of September 11, 1973 which saw him arrested, tortured and locked up in a Chilean concentration camp. And Victoria University Professor of Geography Warwick Murray talks about the legacy of General Augusto Pinochet, and the student protests, dubbed the Chilean Winter, which are currently sweeping the country.
Presented by Chris Laidlaw
Produced by Jeremy Rose
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