Tag: RNZ National

“Historic churches at risk” Nine To Noon RNZ National Podcast

Radionznational"Churches around the country are shutting their doors as congregations and funds dwindle, and ageing buildings need seismic strengthening. St David's Presbyterian church in Khyber Pass, Auckland, closed last December, and faces possible demolition. Founder of the Friends of St David's Trust www.saintdavidsfriends.org.nz , Paul Baragwanath and the Chief Executive of Heritage New Zealand Bruce Chapman discuss the plight of many churches and the innovative ways some communities are going about saving them."
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201757017/historic-churches-at-risk

“Dame Ngaio Marsh heritage house reopened” Checkpoint (RNZ National)

RNZ: "Dame Ngaio Marsh heritage house reopened" : A room where critically acclaimed crime writer Dame Ngaio Marsh worked was reopened this morning after being flooded last month.
(Originally aired on Checkpoint, Wednesday 20 May 2015)
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/201755171/dame-ngaio-marsh-heritage-house-reopened

Sunday Morning @ RNZ National : “Oamaru – New Zealand’s Victorian Living Room” Author Paul Sorell Interview

"Victorian stone buildings are ubiquitous in this North Otago town, a contrast to the tide of timber found elsewhere. Author, Paul Sorrell on his new book, Oamaru - New Zealand's Victorian Living Room." (RNZ National Website)
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sun/sun-20140928-1040-paul_sorrell_-_oamaru-048.mp3

RNZ National’s Country Life features the Historic “Totara Estate”

Radionznational"New Zealand's first export shipment of mutton was slaughtered at Totara Estate and sent to Britain from Port Chalmers in 1882. "
RNZ National's Country Life podcast on Totara Estate. (A Heritage New Zealand Property)
Link to Podcast: http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/clife/clife-20140829-2129-totara_estate-048.mp3

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“Govt delays RMA changes, makes them an election issue” Checkpoint (RNZ National) Reporting

Checkpoint (RNZ National) has the podcast of the following news item:
"The Government has shelved changes to the Resource Management Act until after the election having failed to get the backing of United Future and the Maori Party."
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ckpt/ckpt-20140519-1734-govt_delays_rma_changes_makes_them_an_election_issue-048.mp3
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