Sunday Morning for Sunday 5 March 2017
7:10 The future of manufacturing: a panel discussion
The recent announcement that Cadbury is closing its Dunedin factory is just the latest in a long-line of industries moving their manufacturing off-shore. But locally manufactured goods still account for almost 50 percent of the country's exports and manufacturers employ 12 percent of the workforce. So what is the future of manufacturing in New Zealand? Dieter Adam, the CEO of the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Rick Smith of Sutton Tools (NZ) and Les Kendall, CEO Temperzone Group, join Wallace to discuss just that.
7:25 Laura Wayman - Ethical hunters and collectors
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have sent a letter to the members of the band Hunters & Collectors urging them to consider an animal-friendly namelift. Laura Wayman Jones is PETA's campaign director.
7:30 News headlines
7:32 The House
A weekly digest of the events in Parliament.
Produced and presented by Daniela Maoate-Cox and Phil Smith
7:45 First time candidates: Geoff Simmons
In the fourth of our series of interviews with first time candidates in this year's general election we speak to Geoff Simmons - a former Treasury economist who is standing for The Opportunities Party.
- Earlier interviews in the series: Tim van de Molen - National; Jan Tinetti - Labour; Golriz Ghahraman- Greens
8:12 Insight: NZ's GP service in "critical condition"
Half a million people can't afford to see a GP, patient fees are high and set to go higher, and doctors themselves are burnt out and angry. They're tired of waiting for action to tackle deep financial problems in the vital sector, and about what the consequences of that will be. RNZ's Health Correspondent, Karen Brown, investigates what's gone wrong with primary healthcare and why
8:40 Pete Holmes - Crashing comedy
Comedian Pete Holmes talks to Wallace about his new HBO show, Crashing, which is co-written by Judd Apatow.
Pundits pile on to expat ex-AB's who let the side down; PM puts his anecdote on the line on drugs; taxing Facebook and Google to boost the flagging fortunes of national news media.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.
9:40 Neil Pasricha - On happiness
Neil Pasricha is the founder of the Institute for Global Happiness. He talks to Wallace about how he managed to make his life happy and how he believes he can make other people's lives happy too.
10:06 Sean Larkins - Talking to the people
As many people become increasingly switched off and alienated from those in power, London-based Sean Larkins helps governments and other public organisations to engage with their citizens. Sean Larkins is director of consulting and capability for consultants WPP, and was in Aotearoa to visit Auckland City Council. WPP has recently released The Leaders' Report, the first global study into the future of government communications.
10:35 Leni Sinclair - Photographing rock stars
When it comes to photographing rock stars, Leni SInclair is right up there with the best. The East German-born, American photographer talks to Wallace about her work photographing musicians from Iggy Pop to Prince to BB King.
11:05 Dan Bora - Philip Glass Orchestra
New York sound engineer Dan Bora has worked with Philip Glass for decades. He's in New Zealand ahead of a live performance of Glass's work Koyaanisqatsi in Melbourne next week. Dan talks to Wallace about this sensory and cinematic masterpiece, and also about his time working with performance artist Marina Abramovic.
11:35 The Backbone Collective: violence against women
Deborah Mackenzie, Tania Domett and Ruth Herbert are the co-founders of The Backbone Collective which aims to help identify the gaps in helping women escape violence and abuse. They join Wallace to talk about how the Collective will challenge government agencies to improve the system that responds to women when they experience violence and abuse.
Music played in this show
Artist:: Flaming Lips
Composer: Flaming Lips
Album: Oczy Mlody
Label: Warmer Music
Broadcast Time: 10:35