Ideas. 2010-02-14. 11:00-12:00, Jeanette Fitzsimons : the people, writers and philosophies that inspire her.

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The recording begins with the 11am news bulletin read by Stuart Keith. Host Chris Laidlaw then interviews retiring Green co-leader, Jeanette Fitzsimons in the "Ideas" segment of his programme.

Jeanette Fitzsimons retired from Parliament this week after 13 years – as an Alliance and then Green MP.
Despite having never sat on the Government benches there would be few if any commentators who would question Jeanette Fitzsimons profound impact on New Zealand politics.
As the co-leader of the Green Party from 1995 to 2005 she was instrumental in raising the environment towards the top of the political agenda.
Today in "Ideas" we hear about the people, writers and thinkers who have influenced Jeanette Fitzsimons. They include: economist Herman Daly, Ghandi, the founding editor of the ecologist magazine Teddy Goldsmith, charismatic German Green leader Petra Kelly, and her father.

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Year 2010

Reference number 147686

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Keith, Stuart, Newsreader
Laidlaw, Chris, 1943-, Host
Fitzsimons, Jeanette, 1945-, Interviewee, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand
Radio New Zealand National, Broadcaster

Duration 00:57:25

Date 14 Feb 2010

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