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03 February 2015

===12:04 AM. | All Night Programme===
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Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Spectrum (RNZ); 1:05 From the World (RNZ); 2:05 The New Jazz Archive: Jazz On The Radio (1 of 9); 3:05 Stage Fright, by Shirley Eng (RNZ); 3:30 An Author's View (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

===6:00 AM. | Morning Report===
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Radio New Zealand's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including: 6:18 Pacific News 6:22 Rural News 6:27 and 8:45 Te Manu Korihi News 6:44 and 7:41 NZ Newspapers 6:47 Business News 7:42 and 8:34 Sports News 6:46 and 7:24 Traffic

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06:00
Top Stories for Tuesday 3 February 2015
BODY:
Abbott says he is determined to stay PM; Sea Shepherd intercepts poaching vessels in Australian waters; Labour leader Andrew Little on the Northland by-election; Otago farmers reject drought ban as unfair punishment; Auckland councillors' involvement transport agency questioned; Man rips open pool to save his Christchurch home; Indonesia confirms Australian drug smugglers will be executed; Obama delivers budget plan.
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Duration: 33'47"

06:06
Sports News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Tags:
Duration: 1'47"

06:16
Pacific News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
The latest from the Pacific region.
Topics: Pacific
Regions:
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Duration: 2'32"

06:22
Morning Rural News for 3 February 2015
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News from the rural and farming sector.
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Duration: 3'53"

06:27
Te Manu Korihi News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
The Māori Law Society says there is a trend of Māori lawyers leaving the profession early on in their career, particularly wahine; People of Ngati Kuia are being asked to reduce the size of photographs of tupuna in one of their Marlborough meeting houses; A Tauranga Te Reo campaigner says the Tauranga City Council isn't working hard enough to promote the area's Māori identity; An Auckland Council's Selection Body is appealing against a High Court decision on the grounds it was wrong in ruling there was inadequate information during an appointment process.
Topics: te ao Māori
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Duration: 3'34"

06:42
Otago farmers reject irrigation ban as unfair punishment
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A group of farmers in Otago's Maniototo say a total irrigation ban being brought in because of a growing drought crisis is an unfair punishment on the area.
Topics: farming
Regions: Otago
Tags: irrigation
Duration: 2'50"

06:48
Kathmandu isn't alone in suffering holiday season sales slump
BODY:
An Australian-based analyst says Kathamandu isn't the only retailer to suffer from a slump in holiday sales in Australia, as others have also experienced a difficult season.
Topics: business
Regions:
Tags: retail
Duration: 1'54"

06:50
Briscoe's Rod Duke: consumer behaviour has changed dramatically
BODY:
Briscoe Group's managing director says there's been a dramatic change in consumer behaviour since the global financial crisis.
Topics: economy
Regions:
Tags: retail, consumer behaviour
Duration: 1'40"

06:54
Rod Drury: Xero achieving milestones needed for Nasdaq listing
BODY:
Xero's founder and chief executive says the company is close to achieving the milestones needed before listing on the Nasdaq exchange in the United States in the next 12 months.
Topics: business
Regions:
Tags: Xero
Duration: 1'34"

06:55
Abano says DHBs are putting pathology services at risk
BODY:
Abano Healthcare says the three district health boards in the lower North Island are putting pathology services in the area at risk.
Topics: business, health
Regions: Wellington Region
Tags: laboratory services
Duration: 3'13"

06:56
Business NZ says costs should also be reviewed by local govt
BODY:
Local Government New Zealand has released a discussion document looking at ways communities and regions can raise funds and other supports necessary to achieve development goals.
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Tags: local government
Duration: 1'38"

06:59
Markets Update for 3 February 2015
BODY:
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Topics: business, economy
Regions:
Tags: markets
Duration: 54"

07:06
Sports News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Duration: 1'58"

07:08
Abbott says he is determined to stay PM
BODY:
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott heads into a two day cabinet meeting today saying he is determined to stay on despite rumblings that he's a liability to his party. The Liberal National coalition is grappling with a crushing loss in the Queensland state election and opinion polls that show the Prime Minister's popularity is continuing to fall.
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Tags: Australia, Tony Abbott
Duration: 4'29"

07:20
Sea Shepherd intercepts poaching vessels in Australian waters
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Sea Shepherd says its vessel the Sam Simon came within metres of being rammed by poachers in the Southern Ocean last night. The Sam Simon intercepted two illegally-flagged ships fishing for toothfish west of the Ross Sea.
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Tags: illegal fishing, Sea Shepherd, Southern Ocean
Duration: 4'35"

07:26
Labour leader Andrew Little on the Northland by-election
BODY:
The by-election in Northland in the wake of Mike Sabin's sudden resignation will be held on Saturday March the 28th. Andrew Little has already conceded his party's chances of taking Northland from National in next month's byelection are slim. But the Labour leader says the contest will give his party the opportunity to take the fight to the Government on big issues for the region and the entire country.
Topics: politics
Regions: Northland
Tags:
Duration: 6'46"

07:36
Otago farmers reject drought ban as unfair punishment
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Farmers in inland Otago say they are being punished with an irrigation ban in a time of growing drought. The Otago regional council is stopping any farmers from taking water in the catchment area of the Taieri River from noon tomorrow (Wednesday) to protect the river.
Topics: farming
Regions: Otago
Tags: irrigation
Duration: 3'38"

07:40
Auckland councillors' involvement transport agency questioned
BODY:
Two Auckland councillors could be dumped from the board of Auckland transport. Councillors have filled two seats on its board since its formation four years ago. But now there is a move to completely remove local body politicians from any involvement in Council owned companies.
Topics: transport
Regions: Auckland Region
Tags: Auckland Council
Duration: 2'44"

07:46
Man rips open pool to save his Christchurch home
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A Christchurch man had to rip open his plastic para pool during frantic efforts to hold off a large fire which came within two metres of the family home yesterday. The blaze, which took hold on the side of State Highway One just before the settlement of Rolleston, burned through 15 hectares of farmland and threatened two homes.
Topics:
Regions: Canterbury
Tags: Christchurch, fires
Duration: 2'58"

07:49
Indonesia confirms Australian drug smugglers will be executed
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Indonesia has confirmed two convicted Australian drug smugglers will be among the next to face a firing squad. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have exhausted all legal avenues to overturn their 2006 death sentences for heroin smuggling.
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Tags: Indonesia, Australia
Duration: 3'20"

07:52
Obama delivers budget plan
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The American President, Barack Obama, has released his Budget plan. His 4-trillion-US-dollar proposal includes boosting taxes on higher income Americans and corporations and giving tax relief to the middle class. He also wants to close a tax loophole that currently allows American companies to avoid paying taxes on profits kept overseas.
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Tags: USA
Duration: 4'38"

07:57
Men charged over gamblng fraud
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Four men accused of fraud involving millions of dollars of poker machine money will be back in court next month. Charges have been laid the men including the former Chairman of Harness Racing New Zealand, after a multi-agency investigation into what's been described as the largest criminal case of its kind in the gambling sector.
Topics: crime
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Tags: gambling, fraud
Duration: 2'41"

08:09
Sports News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Duration: 1'53"

08:12
Crunch time for Abbott at Canberra cabinet meeting
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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will face up to his cabinet today as criticism of his leadership grows within his Liberal Coalition party. Senior ministers Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull are rumoured to be discussing potential moves against Mr Abbott.
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Tags: Australia, Tony Abbott
Duration: 4'39"

08:16
Councils consider ways to get more money out of ratepayers
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Councils are looking at how to get more money out of ratepayers. Local Government New Zealand published a list of ideas about how to do it yesterday. As well as the usual water metering and other user charges - the suggestions include a poll tax, local income taxes and regional fuel taxes.
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Tags: local government, rates
Duration: 5'21"

08:26
Situation worsening for Otago farmers
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The Otago Regional Council is banning farmers from taking water from the catchment area of the Taieri River from noon tomorrow. Rain is still failing to fall where it's needed and some farmers are continuing to call for a state of drought to be declared.
Topics: farming, weather
Regions: Otago
Tags:
Duration: 5'58"

08:28
Pacific-wide trade deal close as time starts runnning out
BODY:
Talks to establish a Pacific-wide trade deal done could be wrapped up soon. America's top trade official says a successful Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP, pact is close. But formidable hurdles remain that could dash the hopes of its supporters once again.
Topics: business
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Tags: trade, TPPA
Duration: 3'09"

08:29
Markets Update for 3 February 2015
BODY:
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Topics: business, economy
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Tags:
Duration: 1'10"

08:38
Charter school enrolments rise
BODY:
Charter school enrolments have not been hurt by ongoing criticism, with some reporting significant roll increases. Last year about 360 students attended the first five of the publicly funded private schools and most had fewer students than the government was funding them for.
Topics: education
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Tags: charter schools
Duration: 2'47"

08:40
Privacy of amorous couple not breached
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The Privacy Commissioner says people who have sex in full view of the public have little chance of success if they complain their privacy's been breached. Footage of an amorous Christchurch couple taken by patrons at a nearby pub has made its way on to social media.
Topics: law
Regions:
Tags: privacy
Duration: 3'04"

08:43
Auckland councillors at loggerheads over Westgate inquiry
BODY:
In Auckland, councillors are at loggerheads over an independent inquiry into a major development project in the west of the city. The Auditor-General is finalising the terms of reference for the inquiry into the council's management of the Westgate project, which it has already committed 200-million dollars of funding to.
Topics:
Regions: Auckland Region
Tags: Auckland, Auckland Council, Westgate
Duration: 3'05"

08:48
Te Manu Korihi News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
The Māori Law Society says there is a trend of Māori lawyers leaving the profession early on in their career, particularly wahine; A Tauranga Te Reo campaigner says the Tauranga City Council isn't working hard enough to promote the area's Māori identity; People of Ngati Kuia are being asked to reduce the size of photographs of tupuna in one of their Marlborough meeting houses; An Auckland Council's Selection Body is appealing against a High Court decision on the grounds it was wrong in ruling there was inadequate information during an appointment process.
Topics: te ao Māori
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Duration: 3'27"

08:52
Indonesia leads explosive new wave of fisheries protection
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Indonesia's new government is taking a hardline approach to illegal fishing by foreign vessels in its waters. Since October when President Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, came to office, Indonesia has begun detaining foreign crews caught illegally fishing and, in some cases, exploding and sinking their boats.
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Tags: Indonesia, illegal fishing
Duration: 3'11"

08:54
Passengers join protest to stop removal of asylum seeker
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Passengers on an Australian domestic jet moving a Tamil asylum seeker yesterday joined in with a protest against the man's forced deportation. Their refusal to sit down and do up their seat belts delayed the flight by almost an hour.
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Tags: Australia
Duration: 2'54"

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===9:06 AM. | Nine To Noon===
=DESCRIPTION=

Current affairs and topics of interest, including: 10:45 The Reading: This Way of Life, by Sumner Burstyn, told by Miriama McDowell (F, RNZ)

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09:08
Otago and Canterbury facing worst drought in decades
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Nine to Noon speaks with David Hewson, chair of the South Canterbury Rural Support Trust, and David McAtamney, a North Otago farmer and chairperson of Kyeburn Catchment Limited.
Topics: rural, farming, weather
Regions: Otago, Canterbury
Tags: drought
Duration: 16'10"

09:25
Jérôme Champagne on being shut out of FIFA presidency
BODY:
Former French diplomat and former Fifa executive Jérôme Champagne was among the men vying to oust Sepp Blatter from the FIFA presidency. The 78 year old Mr. Blatter is running for a fifth term, against earlier assurances that he would not. Mr. Champagne, who was nominated by three international football associations, has fallen victim to a change since the last election that raised the number of nominations needed for a candidacy from one, to five. He says institutions have shut down the only independent candidate, and talks about what it means for FIFA's reputation.
Topics: sport
Regions:
Tags: Football World Cup, Sepp Blatter, Qatar, FIFA, soccer, football
Duration: 21'28"

09:50
US correspondent - Luiza Savage
BODY:
Reports on the controversial approval of energy pipeline from Canada.
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Tags: USA
Duration: 8'00"

10:05
The pleasures and perils of ageing
BODY:
Psychology Professor Lynne Segal reflects on the pleasures and perils of ageing. Lynne Segel is an author, activist and socialist feminist academic. Her latest book is Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing.
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Why is it so hard for people of a certain age, particularly women, to say how old they are?
University of London Psychology Professor Lynn Segal’s new book Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing, explores what it is like to grow old.
Why do older people sometimes feel invisible?
Why do we feel younger than the stranger staring back at us in the mirror?
Must the old always be in conflict with the young?
Professor Segal looks back on her own life and argues that it is possible to accept physical changes and growing fragility, the sorrows and losses of life, building on the experiences of the past, to live fully in the present. She joins Kathryn Ryan.
Topics: life and society
Regions:
Tags: aging, feminism, psychology
Duration: 34'55"

10:41
Book Review: The Final Minute
BODY:
Written by Simon Kernick, published by Random House and reviewed by Harry Broad.
Topics: books
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Duration: 3'01"

11:05
Business commentator Rod Oram
BODY:
The Reserve Bank's latest view on interest rates; overseas trade; and some interesting news from a couple of companies.
Topics: business
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 13'02"

11:30
Latest research on the brain's ability to change
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Michael Merzenich - Emeritus Professor from the University of California and pioneer in research on brain plasticity. He is currently visiting New Zealand to speak at a brain plasticity symposium at the University of Auckland, where experts will share the latest developments in the field, including how it can help in treatments for brain diseases and other conditions. Dr. Merzenich was on the team that invented the cochlear implant in the 1980's. More recently he's focused on brain plasticity-based training programmes, which have helped millions of children overcome learning disabilities. In addition to the symposium this week, Dr Merzenich is giving a public lecture at Auckland's Grafton campus on at 5.30pm tonight, "Brain Plasticity based therapeutics".
EXTENDED BODY:

Brain showing the four major cerebral lobes. Enhanced version of an illustration from Manuel de L'anatomiste, by Charles Morel and Mathias Duval, published in 1883. CC BY 3.0 Camazine.
Michael Merzenich is an Emeritus Professor from the University of California and pioneer in research on brain plasticity - that is the brain's ability to change throughout life.
He is currently visiting New Zealand to speak at a brain plasticity symposium at the University of Auckland, where experts will share the latest developments in the field, including how it can help in treatments for brain diseases and other conditions.
Dr. Merzenich was on the team that invented the cochlear implant in the 1980's. More recently he's focused on brain plasticity-based training programmes, which have helped millions of children overcome learning disabilities.
Kathryn Ryan talks to Dr. Merzenich.
Topics: science
Regions:
Tags: brain plasticity, the brain
Duration: 22'55"

11:45
Media commentator Gavin Ellis
BODY:
Media reaction to Eleanor Catton's comments, TV3 takes over production of Prime News, and the ethics of photographing children.\
Topics: media
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Duration: 11'46"

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09:05 Otago and Canterbury facing worst drought in decades
David Hewson is chair of the South Canterbury Rural Support Trust.
09:20 Otago and Canterbury facing worst drought in decades
David McAtamney is a North Otago farmer, and chairperson of Kyeburn Catchment Limited.
09:25 Jérôme Champagne on being shut out of FIFA presidency
Former French diplomat and former Fifa executive Jérôme Champagne was among the men vying to oust Sepp Blatter from the FIFA presidency. The 78 year old Mr. Blatter is running for a fifth term, against earlier assurances that he would not. Mr. Champagne, who was nominated by three international football associations, has fallen victim to a change since the last election that raised the number of nominations needed for a candidacy from one, to five. He says institutions have shut down the only independent candidate, and talks about what it means for FIFA's reputation.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
Reports on the controversial approval of energy pipeline from Canada.
10:05 The pleasures and perils of ageing
Why is it so hard for people of a certain age, particularly women, to say how old they are? University of London Psychology Professor Lynn Segal’s new book Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing, explores what it is like to grow old. Why do older people sometimes feel invisible? Why do we feel younger than the stranger staring back at us in the mirror? Must the old always be in conflict with the young? Professor Segal looks back on her own life and argues that it is possible to accept physical changes and growing fragility, the sorrows and losses of life, building on the experiences of the past, to live fully in the present.

10:30 Book review: 'The Final Minute' by Simon Kernick
Reviewed by Harry Broad. Published by Random House .
10:45 The Reading: 'This Way of Life', by Sumner Burstyn
In an isolated and rural New Zealand, Peter and Colleen raise their kids on the thin edge between freedom and disaster. Told by Miriama McDowell (7 of 7, RNZ)
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The Reserve Bank's latest view on interest rates, overseas trade and some interesting news from a couple of companies.
11:30 Latest research on the brain's ability to change
Michael Merzenich is Emeritus Professor from the University of California and pioneer in research on brain plasticity. He is currently visiting New Zealand to speak at a brain plasticity symposium at the University of Auckland, where experts will share the latest developments in the field, including how it can help in treatments for brain diseases and other conditions. Dr Merzenich was on the team that invented the cochlear implant in the 1980s. More recently he's focused on brain plasticity-based training programmes, which have helped millions of children overcome learning disabilities. In addition to the symposium this week, Dr Merzenich is giving a public lecture at Auckland's Grafton campus on at 5.30pm tonight, titled 'Brain plasticity-based therapeutics'.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The media reaction to Eleanor Catton's comments, TV3 takes over production of Prime News, and the ethics of photographing children.

=PLAYLIST=

Artist: Forbidden Joe
Song: Boser Girls
Composer: Hutchings
Album: In Mourning! For the Pride of Petravore
Label: Forbidden
Time: 09:20
Artist: Nancy Sinatra
Song: Bang Bang
Composer: Bono
Album: -
Label: Maverick
Time: 09:45
Artist: Alt-J
Song: Something Good
Composer: Newman, Unger, Hamilton, Sainsbury, Green
Album: An Awesome Wave
Label: Infectious
Time: 11:20
Artist: Perfume Genius
Song: Hood
Composer: Perfume Genius
Album: Put Your Back N 2 It
Label: Matador
Time: 11:45

===Noon | Midday Report===
=DESCRIPTION=

Radio New Zealand news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including: 12:16 Business News 12:26 Sport 12:34 Rural News 12:43 Worldwatch

=AUDIO=

12:00
Midday News for 3 February 2015
BODY:
Police tell the family of an Otago prisoner who died they will not be laying charges, and a state of drought declaration could be imminent for Otago and South Canterbury
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Duration: 15'40"

12:13
January's vehicle sales strongest ever
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The Motor Industry Association says January's record vehicle sales have exceeded the industry's expectations. Last month's vehicle sales were the strongest ever for any January, with more than 11-thousand new vehicle registrations, an increase of 10% over January 2014.
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Tags: cars
Duration: 1'21"

12:20
Intueri buys another vocational education business for $1.2m
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Intueri Education Group has bought its third vocational education business since listing on the NZX, in May last year. Intueri will pay $1.2 million for the Auckland-based Information Technology Training Institute.
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Duration: 1'06"

12:21
NZ's summer season retail sales results may disappoint some
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An analyst says there are indications that some of New Zealand's listed retailers have experienced difficult trading conditions over the holiday season.
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Duration: 1'07"

12:24
Midday markets
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Belinda Stanley at Craigs Investment Partners with the Midday Markets.
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Duration: 2'37"

12:26
Midday Sports News for 3 February 2015
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Black Caps set to change bowling lineup again.
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Duration: 2'19"

12:35
Midday Rural News for 3 February 2015
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News from the rural and farming sectors.
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Duration: 8'08"

=SHOW NOTES=

===1:06 PM. | Afternoons===
=DESCRIPTION=

Information and debate, people and places around NZ

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13:10
Your Song - Danny Boy
BODY:
Danny Boy as performed by Margaret Sheridan is chosen by Emily McDonald of Auckland.
Topics:
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Duration: 12'49"

13:23
TV review - Phil Wallington
BODY:
Phil Wallington talks about standards on television.
Topics: arts
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Tags: broadcasting standards, television
Duration: 12'37"

13:35
Book review with Mary McCallum
BODY:
Mary McCallum reviews 'How Does It Hurt?, Stephanie de Montalk's memoir looking at her chronic pain.
Topics: arts
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Tags: books
Duration: 9'10"

13:44
Music review with Martyn Pepperell
BODY:
Martyn Pepperell brings in music from Kadhja Bonet and Groeni .
Topics: arts
Regions:
Tags: music
Duration: 12'40"

13:56
Web with Ben Gracewood
BODY:
Snapchat branches out with Discover and web series.
Topics: technology
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Tags:
Duration: 3'37"

14:08
Marlborough's dry spell
BODY:
The hot, dry weather in Marlborough continues and water supplies to vineyards in the area hang on a knife-edge. Class B water restrictions have taken place in the Wairau Valley.
Topics: rural, farming
Regions: Marlborough
Tags:
Duration: 8'36"

14:20
Voices of Faith - Steve Cournane and Rocio Figueroa
BODY:
There will be a significant New Zealand presence at an international gathering in the Vatican focusing on the role of women in the Catholic church. The event is called Voices of Faith. A song called Voices of Faith will be performed in Rome by Wayne Mason and singer Laura Collins. The songwriter is New Zealander Steve Cournane, and his wife Rocio Figueroa is second in charge of organising the event.
Topics: music, spiritual practices
Regions:
Tags: Catholicism
Duration: 14'37"

14:45
Feature album - Teenage Dream
BODY:
American singer Katy Perry put on a spectacular halftime show at the Super Bowl, but it's been somewhat overshadowed by her unusual choice in backing dancers. Two dancers dressed in shark costumes have won their own league of fans online after their awkward moves and depressed expressions went viral.
Topics: music
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Tags: Super Bowl
Duration: 13'41"

15:10
Abdelkader Benali
BODY:
The attacks on the offices of French Magazine Charlie Hebdo have highlighted the anger and alienation felt by some young Muslims in Europe. Moroccan-Dutch novelist Abdelkader Benali knows what it's like to feel isolated, different, unaccepted. He grew up in Rotterdam in the late 1980s. He says there is a lack of courage to embrace the Muslims of Europe as genuinely European - as citizens like everyone else. He's written about the issues facing Muslims in Europe for the New York Times.
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Duration: 22'39"

15:45
The Panel pre-show for 3 February 2015
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Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.
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Duration: 15'44"

=SHOW NOTES=

1:10 Your Song
Danny Boy - Margaret Sheridan. Chosen by Emily McDonald of Auckland
1:20 The Critics
1. TV review – Phil Wallington
2. Books – Mary McCallum
3. Music – Martyn Pepperell
4. Web – Ben Gracewood
2:10 Marlborough's Dry Spell - David Babich
The hot, dry weather in Marlborough continues and water supply to vineyards in the area hangs on a knife-edge. Class B water restrictions took place in the Wairau Valley yesterday. A pulse of rain has seen the supply kick back in today, but a Marlborough District Council spokesperson warns the supply will be off again by the weekend. And warns Class A restrictions could take place in Waihopai within the next week. David Babich is the General Manager of Babich Wines. The company grows 80 per cent of its grapes in Marlborough.
2:20 Voices Of Faith - Steve Cournane and Rocio Figueroa
There will be a significant New Zealand presence at an international gathering in the Vatican next month, focusing on the role of women in the Catholic church. The event is called Voices of Faith. It's in its second year and grew out of comments from Pope Francis that "It is necessary to broaden the space within the church for a more incisive feminine presence". A song called Voices of Faith will be sung in Rome by Wellington blues singer Laura Collins. She'll be accompanied on piano by Wayne Mason, the acclaimed writer of hit songs like Nature. The song writer is New Zealander, Steve Cournane, and his wife Rocio Figueroa is second in charge of organising the event.
2:30 NZ Reading - The Thrill Of Falling #2
Koro continues his storytelling about Tupaea, determined that his mauri is in Little -Tu, despite puberty and bad behaviour kicking in. His parents build him a home gym where he works out with his father who then decides to join his brothers driving buses in Wellington. Koro and Nan are very upset at Little -Tu's leaving and Koro gives him a red feather to protect him
2:45 Feature album
Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
3:10 Abdelkader Benali
The attacks on the offices of French Magazine Charlie Hebdo have highlighted the anger and alienation felt by some young Muslims in Europe. Moroccan-Dutch novelist Abdelkader Benali knows what it's like to feel isolated, different, unaccepted. He grew up in Rotterdam in the late 1980s. He says there is a lack of courage to embrace the Muslims of Europe as genuinely European - as citizens like everyone else.He's written about the issues facing Muslims in Europe for the New York Times.
3:35 Our Changing World
In the winter of 2016 the Department of Conservation and the Million Dollar Mouse project are planning to eradicate mice from Antipodes Island. At the end of last year, as part of the lead-up to the eradication, Alison Ballance joined an expedition to this remote and seldom-visited subantarctic island. What she discovered was an 'island of strange noises'
Stories from Our Changing World.
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show
With Jim Mora, Julie Moffett, Nevil Gibson and Steve McCabe

===4:06 PM. | The Panel===
=DESCRIPTION=

An hour of discussion featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum (RNZ)

=AUDIO=

15:45
The Panel pre-show for 3 February 2015
BODY:
Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.
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Tags:
Duration: 15'44"

16:06
The Panel with Nevil Gibson and Steve McCabe (Part 1)
BODY:
It's when, not if, for New Zealand troop deployment against Isis, and the employment and wage data is out soon.
Topics: politics
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Tags: employment, Islamic State
Duration: 23'48"

16:33
The Panel with Nevil Gibson and Steve McCabe (Part 2)
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The Cadbury big bars are being downsized by one row, but are staying the same price. Pam Corkery has provided an alternative to the general tenor of coverage of the office sex romp in Christchurch.
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Duration: 26'56"

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===5:00 PM. | Checkpoint===
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Radio New Zealand's two-hour news and current affairs programme

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17:00
Checkpoint Top Stories for Tuesday 3 February 2015
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Key's knowledge of Sabin appears to change, Police shoot dog, Charity investigated over claim it's a front for men's sex club, Mother says Worksafe must do better for grieving families, Pressure mounts on Tony Abbott in Canberra, Firefighters save a fox terrier from the depths of a drain, and Cadbury downsizes its family blocks of Chocolate.
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Duration: 21'53"

17:09
British Foreign secretary urging NZ to train Iraq troops
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The British Foreign Secretary is urging New Zealand to commit troops to help train the Iraqi army to fight Islamic State. Philip Hammond met the Prime Minister, John Key, and Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, today with their talks covering the threat posed by IS.
Topics: politics
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Tags: Islamic State
Duration: 2'48"

17:12
Key's knowledge of Sabin appears to change
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The Prime Minister now says he found out about personal issues that would lead to the resignation of National MP Mike Sabin a week earlier than he'd previously said. Mr Sabin, who'd been under a cloud for some months, announced last Friday he was quitting Parliament, citing 'personal issues', necessitating a by-election in the Northland seat.
Topics: politics
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Tags: Mike Sabin
Duration: 3'26"

17:15
Police shoot dog
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Police in New Plymouth have shot dead a pitbull terrior while it was attacking its owner in her backyard. The 41 year old woman is now in Taranaki hospital with serious injuries.
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Regions: Taranaki
Tags: police, New Plymouth
Duration: 1'37"

17:17
Charity investigated over claim it's a front for men's sex club
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A Christchurch youth centre is being investigated over suspicions it's a front for a men's sex club but the trust's chair denies it's doing anything wrong.
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Regions: Canterbury
Tags: Christchurch
Duration: 3'45"

17:21
Mother says Worksafe must do better for grieving families
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The family of a young forestry worker who was crushed by a tree have told a Coroner they found out about his death from a text message.
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Regions: Bay of Plenty
Tags: forestry
Duration: 3'38"

17:25
Pressure mounts on Tony Abbott in Canberra
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An Australian liberal back bencher has pleaded with his collegues to unite behind the Prime Minister as speculation mounts about Tony Abbott's future.
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Tags: Australia
Duration: 4'23"

17:30
Firefighters save a fox terrier from the depths of a drain
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Firefighters had to use a hose, rakes and shovels to free a fox terrier trapped deep inside a storm water drain in Taupo.
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Regions: Waikato
Tags: Taupo
Duration: 2'41"

17:36
Market update for 3 February 2015
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News from the business sector.
Topics: business, economy
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Tags: markets
Duration: 2'45"

17:39
Mother says more prisoners will die because of no prosecution
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The police have decided ultimately to lay no charges over the death of an Otago prisoner, a decision his mother says means more prisoners will die. The police told Victoria Davis today there'll be no change from last year's call not to prosecute, because a Crown Law review has found there's not enough evidence, and because the failures were systemic.
Topics: crime
Regions: Otago
Tags: Jai Davis, Corrections
Duration: 2'58"

17:42
Springhill rioter in court
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One of the Springhill prison rioters, jailed after putting a shotgun in the mouth of the mother of his children, has had more than two years added to his sentence. Samuel Junior George Rasmussen was sentenced at the High Court in Auckland for causing riotous damage and two charges of assault on prison guards.
Topics: crime
Regions: Auckland Region
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Duration: 3'15"

17:45
Filming to get more costly in Auckland
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Moviemakers are warning their budgets are already tight, amid moves to push up the fees to film in Auckland. The council wants to bring in the same fees everywhere and in the most extreme case, Waitakere, that will mean producers paying $1600 dollars a day to film instead of just $300.
Topics: arts
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Tags: film, Auckland
Duration: 3'00"

17:52
Warning doesn't deter carving apprentices
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Some Māori wood carving students say they aren't worried by a lack of work prospects, despite warnings from skilled kaiwhakairo in the profession. It follows an Auckland-based carver saying the trade's under threat.
Topics: te ao Māori, arts
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Tags: toi, carving, whakairo
Duration: 3'06"

17:55
Cadbury downsizes its family blocks of Chocolate
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Cadbury announced on facebook this morning it's slicing a row off family blocks to save money.
Topics: business
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Tags: chocolate, Cadbury
Duration: 2'01"

17:57
Record setting heat/dry weather has farmers worrying
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The hot, dry weather over the past few weeks is expected to make the history books. Most areas had temperatures 1.5 degrees above normal, and had their third or fourth driest January since records began.
Topics: farming, rural, weather
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Duration: 2'38"

18:08
Sports News for 3 February 2015
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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Duration: 3'05"

18:12
US rethinks sending weapons to Ukraine
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The United States is reconsidering whether to send weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. The policy u-turn comes amid a surge of new fighting in eastern Ukraine.
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Tags: Ukraine, USA
Duration: 5'13"

18:17
Jump in scammers using aliases
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The number of people trying to scam the system by using false names has shot up in the last five years to 216,000, according to the country's largest credit bureau.
Topics: crime
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Tags: fraud, scams
Duration: 3'06"

18:21
Poi E on screens in August
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It was a genuine anthem of the times, and now the story of the 1984 song, Poi E, is being turned into a movie. Staring Maaka Pohatu as Dalvanius Prime, 'POI E: 'The Story Behind Our Song' tells of the ground-breaking fusion between 1980s pop and traditional Māori music, performed by the Patea Māori Club. Jim Mora talks to writer/director Teareta Kahi.
Topics: arts, te ao Māori, music
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Tags: film, Poi E, Patea
Duration: 4'40"

18:35
Davis complainant going back to police
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The man who laid the first complaints over prisoner Jai Davis's death is promising to keep up the pressure despite police saying today they won't prosecute anyone.
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Regions: Otago
Tags: Jai Davis
Duration: 5'01"

18:41
Art gallery to open with no pictures on the walls
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Ashburton's new art gallery will open shortly without any pictures on its walls despite the mayor's last-ditch bid to prevent that happening. The gallery is $4 million overspent but even so its air conditioning isn't good enough for hanging art, after the district council of the time botched the whole building of it.
Topics: arts
Regions: Canterbury
Tags: Ashburton, art galleries
Duration: 4'54"

18:49
Te Manu Korihi News for 3 February 2015
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The Māori Law Society says it is only consulted on an ad hoc basis when it comes to providing suitable tangata whenua as candidates to be judges; Whanau of students at a bilingual unit at an Auckland school are calling for the resignation of its principle, which they say has undermined them; Some Māori wood carving students aren't fazed by a lack of work despite warnings from skilled kaiwhakairo in the profession.
Topics: te ao Māori
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Duration: 3'14"

18:53
Scientists try to teach robot how to stack a dishwasher
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If you think you have a hard time teaching your family how to stack the dishwasher - just be greatful they're not robots. Scientists at Birmingham University are trying to teach their robot Boris how to do the job, and it's going to take a long time.
Topics: technology
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Tags: robots
Duration: 4'46"

18:58
Cadbury says growing costs force smaller bars
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Cadbury is slicing a row off family blocks of chocolate to save money.
Topics: business
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Tags: chocolate, Cadbury
Duration: 2'08"

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===7:06 PM. | Nights===
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Entertainment and information, including: 7:30 The Sampler 8:13 Windows on the World: International public radio features and documentaries

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19:10
Ukuleles Down South
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The growing popularity of the Lauder Ukulele Festival with organisers Barry 'Baz' Bemrose and Bruce McDonald.
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Duration: 19'10"

20:40
Pundit : military history
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Damien Fenton on the wherewithal of war, it's the 100th anniversary of the first time the New Zealanders saw combat in World War One.
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Ottoman camel corps at Beersheba, 1915. PD BY Library of Congress.
Historian and author of New Zealand and the First World War 1914-1919, Damien Fenton talks to Bryan Crump about the first time New Zealanders saw combat and the first New Zealander killed in battle in World War One,100 years ago this week.
Topics: history, politics
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Tags: NZ Expeditionary Force, RSA, Suez Canal, Ottoman Turks, WW1
Duration: 15'08"

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7:10 Ukuleles down south
The growing popularity of the Lauder Ukulele Festival with organiser Barry 'Baz' Bemrose.
7:30 The Sampler

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12:00
The Sampler for 3 February 2015
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This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews a stately new set by grand dame Marianne Faithfull; the 21st century blues of hip-hopper-turned soul man Son Little; and country music with a metaphysical twist from Sturgill Simpson. [participants] Nick Bollinger
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Son Little. Photo supplied.
This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews a stately new set by Marianne Faithfull; the 21st century blues of hip-hopper-turned soul man Son Little; and country music with a metaphysical twist from Sturgill Simpson.
Music Details:
Artist: Marianne Faithfull
Songs: Late Victorian Holocaust, Give My Love To London, Falling Back,
True Lies, Sparrows Will Sing, I Get Along Without You Very Well
Album: Give My Love To London
Label: Naive

Artist: Son Little
Songs: The River, Your Love Will Blow Me Away, Joy, Alice, Cross My Heart
Album: Things I Forgot
Label: Anti-

Artist: Sturgill Simposn
Songs: Living The Dream, Life Of Sin, Long White Line, Voices, Turtles All The Way Down
Album: Metamodern Sounds In Country Music
Label: High Top Mountain

Topics: music
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Tags: music review, Marianne Faithfull, Son Little, Sturgill Simpson
Duration: 28'38"

7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Military history
Historian and author of New Zealand and the First World War 1914-1919, Damien Fenton on the wherewithal of war. It's the 100th anniversary of the first time the New Zealanders saw combat in World War One.

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Treaty Debates
2015 - Healing the Past, Building a Future
10:00 Late Edition
A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.
11:06 The Shed
Award-winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (6 of 13, MCM).

===9:06 PM. | None (National)===
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(RNZ)

===10:00 PM. | Late Edition===
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Radio New Zealand news, including Dateline Pacific and the day's best interviews from Radio New Zealand National

===11:06 PM. | None (National)===
=DESCRIPTION=

Award winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (6 of 13, MCM)

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Duration 19:00:00

Date 03 Feb 2015

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