Radio New Zealand National. 2015-12-30. 00:00-23:59.

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A 24-hour recording of Radio New Zealand National. The following rundown is sourced from the broadcaster’s website. Note some overseas/copyright restricted items may not appear in the supplied rundown:

30 December 2015

===12:04 AM. | All Night Programme===
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Including: 12:06 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Insight (RNZ); 1:15 Primary People (RNZ); 2:05 The Forum (BBC); 3:05 Poor Butterfly, by Steve Danby, read by Tim Gordon (RNZ); 3:30 Kate's Classics (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

===6:00 AM. | None (National)===
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An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts

===7:00 AM. | Summer Report===
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Teresa Cowie and Ian Telfer present two hours of summer news and information, including interviews with the newsmakers, plus sport, business, weather and features

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07:00
Top Stories for Wednesday 30 December 2015
BODY:
Today's top story is the big dry as the reservoir at Hanmer Springs hits empty and also on Summer Report today - the US says air strikes have killed 10 Islamic state leaders, including some of those linked to the terror attacks in Paris.
Topics:
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Duration: 21'30"

07:09
Drought conditions hit farmers hard
BODY:
Today's lead story is the Big Dry - with farmers in Marlborough and North Canterbury bracing for a long hot summer.
Topics: weather
Regions: Canterbury
Tags: drought
Duration: 3'25"

07:12
Hurunui District Mayor on drought conditions
BODY:
The Hurunui District Council yesterday put out a notice that due to peak demand the Hanmer Springs water reservoir had run dry.
Topics: weather
Regions: Canterbury
Tags: drought
Duration: 3'21"

07:17
US air strikes kill IS leaders
BODY:
The United States says air strikes have killed 10 Islamic State leaders in the past month, including some of those linked to the terrorist attacks on Paris.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: US, IS
Duration: 4'11"

07:21
Cyber security identified as major and growing threat to NZ
BODY:
Cyber attacks are being seen as an increasingly significant threat by government ministers and New Zealand's intelligence agencies.
Topics: crime, security
Regions:
Tags: cyber attacks
Duration: 3'50"

07:25
NZ's weekly home loan approvals breaking records
BODY:
Hundreds of millions of dollars of new home loans have been approved across New Zealand this month.
Topics: business, economy, housing
Regions:
Tags: home loans
Duration: 2'56"

07:34
NZ dollar not expected to bottom out in 2016
BODY:
Market analysts are putting a positive spin on reports the New Zealand dollar is set to tumble next year.
Topics: economy
Regions:
Tags: New Zealand dollar
Duration: 3'27"

07:38
Two Aussie ministers quit
BODY:
The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's holiday season has been interrupted by the resignation of two of his ministers.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Australia
Duration: 5'51"

07:44
Notorious criminal on his turn in the art world
BODY:
Simon Kerr was once one of New Zealand's most notorious career criminals.
Topics: arts
Regions: Northland
Tags: Simon Kerr
Duration: 9'49"

07:55
More book ideas
BODY:
If you didn't do so well on the book front this Christmas, we've got a few ideas for you on Summer Report today.
Topics: books
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 6'01"

08:07
Sports News for 30 December 2015
BODY:
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 3'41"

08:13
Drought threatens Marlborough region
BODY:
In North Canterbury and Marlborough, farmers are bracing for a record-breaking drought if rain doesn't fall soon.
Topics: weather
Regions: Canterbury, Marlborough
Tags: drought
Duration: 4'24"

08:17
Terror suspects arrested in Brussels
BODY:
The Belgium police have arrested two people suspected of plotting New Year's Eve attacks in Brussels.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Belgium, terrorism
Duration: 2'16"

08:19
Oil in abundance, prices low
BODY:
The world is awash with oil - so much so that it's running out of places to store it.
Topics: energy
Regions:
Tags: oil
Duration: 3'39"

08:23
Group pushes for fair treatment accreditation scheme
BODY:
Only a few months after Auckland restaurant owners were sentenced for exploitation of their workers, an industry group has revealed plans for a fair treatment accreditation scheme.
Topics: business, law
Regions:
Tags: restaurant owners
Duration: 4'45"

08:28
Markets Update for 30 December 2015
BODY:
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Topics: business, economy
Regions:
Tags: markets
Duration: 1'09"

08:34
Regional bonding scheme for migrants prompts surge in migration
BODY:
The regions appear to be enticing record numbers of immigrants.
Topics: refugees and migrants
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 5'08"

08:38
160,000 displaced in South American floods
BODY:
More than 150,000 people have been evacuated after severe flooding in several Latin American countries.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Duration: 2'45"

08:41
More NZers released from Australian detention centres
BODY:
It was one of the best Christmas presents two New Zealand detainees in Australia could've received - a release back into the community.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Australia
Duration: 4'14"

08:45
Professor Robert Patman on ISIS
BODY:
We've enlisted Professor Robert Patman, head of international relations at Otago University, to try to help us understand what is going on in the world. Today, we are looking at Islamic State, or ISIS the terror group behind many of the headlines which dominated much of the global and local news in 2015.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Islamic State, ISIS
Duration: 8'12"

08:53
NZ Olympic canoeing champion Lisa Carrington
BODY:
New Zealand's Olympic canoeing champion Lisa Carrington created history in 2015, as she easily defended her K1 200 metre title at the World Champs in Milan.
Topics: sport
Regions:
Tags: canoeing
Duration: 5'44"

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===9:06 AM. | Summer Noelle===
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A holiday season of interviews, features, music and stories from all over New Zealand and around the world, with your host Noelle McCarthy

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09:08
Larissa McFarquhar
BODY:
Strangers Drowning: Voyages to the Brink of Moral Extremity is a new book by MacFarquar that asks, in a world of strangers drowning in need, how much should we help, and how much can we help?
EXTENDED BODY:
Sinners are supposed to be much more interesting than saints.
Not to longtime writer for The New Yorker, Larissa MacFarquhar. She finds the kind of people who adopt 20 children or turn their backs on family wealth to set up a leper colony in India or open their doors to the homeless endlessly fascinating. Some of us are skeptical and uncomfortable with acts of extreme generosity.
Strangers Drowning: Voyages to the Brink of Moral Extremity is a new book by MacFarquar that asks, in a world of strangers drowning in need, how much should we help, and how much can we help?
We spoke to Larissa McFarqhar in New York and asked her what it was that drew her to the stories of people who've pushed themselves to moral extremes.
Topics: author interview
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 27'42"

09:40
Movie Reviewer Dom Corry
BODY:
From LA talking about the latest releases. Today he's giving us his thoughts on French dramedy The Bélier Family, the latest Jennifer Lawrence film, Joy and the Point Break remake.
Topics: arts
Regions:
Tags: films
Duration: 13'30"

10:08
'Lecretia's Choice' blogger Matt Vickers
BODY:
Tell you What 2016 is a new collection of NZ non-fiction, featuring writing by some of our best journalists, essayists, and bloggers. Among the entries is apiece by Matt Vickers.
EXTENDED BODY:
Tell you What 2016 is a new collection of New Zealand non-fiction from some of our best journalists, essayists and bloggers. Among the entries is a piece by Matt Vickers – the husband of Lecretia Seales, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011, and who went to the High Court in 2015 to fight for the right not to be subjected to the unnecessary suffering of a long and painful death. She died on the 5th of June this year, on the same day the High Court ruled that even though her wishes were rational and reasonable, only Parliament could change the law around assisted death.
Matt Vickers talks with Noelle McCarthy about his blog and how it all started for him.
Topics: author interview
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 22'27"

10:34
Road of the Day with Sir Jon Trimmer
BODY:
One of our great ballet dancers shares his favourite road with Noelle.
EXTENDED BODY:
One of our great ballet dancers shares his favourite road with Noelle.
Topics: transport
Regions:
Tags: roads
Duration: 6'27"

10:39
Poets reading Poems.
BODY:
Today Vincent O'Sullivan reads Robert Graves and tells us why "Counting the Beats" is such a fantastic piece.
Topics: arts
Regions:
Tags: poems
Duration: 9'13"

10:50
Evolving Cities.
BODY:
Editor of Home Magazine Jeremy Hansen has been in Houston Texas and shares his thoughts on the rapid growth that city is experiencing.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags: Houston, USA
Duration: 10'34"

11:08
AUT Student Documentary.
BODY:
Today we have a piece by Mikayla Hall who's done some investigating into the virtues of adopting a dog rather than buying one.
Topics: life and society
Regions: Auckland Region
Tags: dogs
Duration: 10'28"

11:18
Songs of My Life.
BODY:
Well known Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn is telling us about the songs which mark occasions in his lifetime.
Topics: music
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 24'42"

11:44
Classic Film Club.
BODY:
Journalist and writer Steve Braunias joins Noelle to talk about his all-time favourite movie.
Topics: arts
Regions:
Tags: films
Duration: 13'51"

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9.07 Author Larissa McFarquhar on her book Strangers Drowning: Voyages to the Brink of Moral Extremity
Sinners are supposed to be much more interesting than saints. Not to longtime writer for New Yorker Magazine, Larissa MacFarquhar.
She finds the kind of people who adopt 20 children or turn their backs on family wealth to set up a leper colony in India or open their doors to the homeless endlessly fascinating. Some of us are skeptical and uncomfortable with acts of extreme generosity.
Strangers Drowning: Voyages to the Brink of Moral Extremity is a new book by MacFarquar that asks, In a world of strangers drowning in need, how much should we help, and how much can we help? We spoke to Larissa McFarqhar in New York and asked her what it was that drew her to the stories of people who’ve pushed themselves to moral extremes.
9:43 Movie Reviewer Dom Corry
Dom Corry is on the line from LA talking about the latest releases. Today he’s giving us his thoughts on French dramedy The Bélier Family, the latest Jennifer Lawrence film, Joy and the Point Break remake.
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10:10 - 'Lecretia's Choice' blogger Matt Vickers
Tell you What 2016 is a new collection of NZ Non-Fiction, featuring writing by some of our best journalists, essayists, and bloggers.
Among the entries is a piece by Matt Vickers, the husband of Lecretia Seales who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011, and who went to the High Court in 2015 to fight for the right not to be subjected to the unnecessary suffering of a long and painful death.
She died on the 5th of June this year, on the same day the High Court ruled that even though her wishes were rational and reasonable, only Parliament could change the law around assisted death.
Matt Vickers talks to Noelle about his blog and how it all started for him.
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10:25 Road of the Day with Sir John Trimmer
Today one of our great ballet dancers shares his favourite road with Noelle.
10:43 Poets reading Poems
Today Vincent O’Sullivan reads Robert Graves and tells us why “Counting the Beats” is such a fantastic piece.
10:50 Evolving Cities
Editor of Home magazine Jeremy Hansen has been in Houston, Texas and shares his thoughts on the rapid growth the city is experiencing.
11:07 AUT Student Documentary
Today we have a piece by Mikayla Hall who’s done some investigating into the virtues of adopting a dog rather than buying one.
11:17 Songs of My Life
Today well-known Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn is telling us about the songs which mark occasions in his lifetime.
11:50 Classic Film Club
Journalist and writer Steve Braunias joins Noelle to talk about his all-time favourite movie.

PLAYLIST
ARTIST: Beck
TITLE: Heart is a drum
COMP: Hansen
ALBUM: Morning Phase
LABEL: Capitol
ARTIST: Ozzy Osbourne
TITLE: Mama I'm Comin' Home
COMP: Kilmister, Osbourne, Wylde
ALBUM: Ozzy Osbourne: The Ozzman Cometh (Compilation)
LABEL: Epic
ARTIST: The National
TITLE: Fireproof
COMP: Dessner, Devendorf, Dessner, Devendorf
ALBUM: Trouble Will Find Me
LABEL: 4AD
ARTIST: Left Banke
TITLE: Just walk away Renee
COMP: Left Banke
ALBUM: Hard To Find 45's On CD: Volume 6 More Sixties Classics
LABEL: ERIC
ARTIST: Lobo
TITLE: Me and you and a dog named boo
COMP: LaVoie
ALBUM: Lobo: The Best Of (Compilation)
LABEL: Rhino
ARTIST: Passenger
TITLE: Let Her Go
COMP: Rosenberg
ALBUM: All The Little Lights
LABEL: Inertia
ARTIST: The La's
TITLE: There She Goes
COMP: Mavers
ALBUM: The La's
LABEL: Go!

===Noon | Midday Report===
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A round-up of today's news and sports, including: 12:12 Worldwatch

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12:00
Midday News for 30 December 2015
BODY:
Mortgage approvals hit a record high.
Topics:
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 8'05"

12:09
Midday Sports News for 30 December 2015
BODY:
This morning's scoreless home draw with Manchester City has put Leicester City back on top of English football's Premier League table, level with Arsenal on points.
Topics: sport
Regions:
Tags:
Duration: 2'18"

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===12:30 PM. | Matinee Idle===
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Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris present an afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

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December 30, 2015

12 - 1 pm
12:38
Artist: Flight of the Conchords
Title: Pencils in the Wind
Composer: Flight of the Conchords
Album: Folk the World
Label: Flight of the Conchords
12:41
Artist: Blondie
Title: Hanging on the Telephone
Composer: Jack Lee
Album: Parallel Lines
Label: Chrysalis
12:44
Artist: Corinne Bailey Rae
Title: Put Your Records On
Composer: Rae, Beck, Chrisanthou
Album: Corinne Bailey Rae
Label: EMI
12:49
Artist: The Kinks
Title: Suzanna's Still Alive
Composer: Dave Davies
Album: Something Else by The Kinks
Label: Sanctuary
12:53
Artist: Abba
Title: Thank You for the Music (Doris Day Version)
Composer: Andersson, Ulvaeus
Album: Thank You for the Music
Label: Polygram
12:58
Artist: Tami Neilson
Title: Wooh-Hoo
Composer: Neilson
Album: Dynamite
Label: Neilson Records

1 - 2 pm
1:06
Artist: Clark Terry
Title: Mumbles
Composer: Clark Terry
Album: Mumbles
Label: Mainstream
1:13
Artist: The Olympics
Title: Western Movies
Composer: Goldsmith, Smith
Album: The Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 3
Label: Ace
1:18
Artist: Big Daddy
Title: Try to Remember
Composer: Jones, Schmidt
Album: Smashing Songs of Stage and Screen
Label: Mash King / Rockbeat
1:24
Artist: Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Title: Sand
Composer: Lee Hazlewood
Album: Fairy Tales and Fantasies
Label: Rhino
1:28
Artist: Lee Hazlewood
Title: Who is Lee Hazlewood
Composer: Lee Hazlewood
Album: Trouble is a Lonesome Town
Label: Light in the Attic
1:33
Artist: Mary Wells
Title: My Guy
Composer: Smokey Robinson
Album: 22 Greatest Hits
Label: Motown
1:36
Artist: The Guess Who
Title: No Time
Composer: Bachman, Cummings
Album: Canned Wheat
Label: RCA
1:44
Artist: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Title: Asshole
Composer: Beck Campbell (Hansen)
Album: She's the One OST
Label: Warner Bros.
1:48
Artist: Pink Turtle
Title: You Really Got Me
Composer: Ray Davies
Album: A la Mode
Label: Frémeaux & Associés
1:53
Artist: The Beach Boys
Title: Forever
Composer: Dennis Wilson, Jakobson
Album: Sunflower
Label: Brother/Reprise
1:56
Artist: Vintage Trouble
Title: Blues Hand Me Down
Composer: Vintage Trouble
Album: The Bobm Shelter Sessions
Label: Vintage Trouble

2 - 3 pm
2:06
Artist: The Pointer Sisters & Clint Black
Title: Chain of Fools / How Long (Betcha' Got a Chick on the Side)
Composer: Don Covay, Anita Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, Rubinson
Album: Rhythm Country and Blues
Label: MCA
2:15
Artist: 10CC
Title: Clockwork Creep
Composer: Godley, Creme
Album: Sheet Music
Label: Cherry Red
2:18
Artist: The Monkees
Title: Goin' Down
Composer: Dolenz, Jones, Tork, Hilderbrand, Nesmith
Album: Pisces Aquarius Capricorn & Jones, Ltd.
Label: Colgems
2:25
Artist: The Monotones
Title: The Book of Love
Composer: Davis, Malone, Patrick
Album: Book of Love
Label: EP2
2:29
Artist: Serge Gainsbourg ft. Catherine Deneuve
Title: Dieu Fumeur De Havanes
Composer: Serge Gainsbourg
Album: The Ultimate Best Of
Label: Universal
2:34
Artist: T. Rex
Title: Telegram Sam
Composer: Marc Bolan
Album: The Slider
Label: Ariola
2:41
Artist: Sam Cooke
Title: Having a Party
Composer: Sam Cooke
Album: Portrait of a Legend
Label: Abko
2:45
Artist: Charlie Dore
Title: Mr Williams
Composer: Charlie Dore
Album: Cuckoo Hill
Label: Black Ink
2:52
Artist: Motorhead
Title: Ace of Spades
Composer: Clarke, Kilmister, Taylor
Album: Ace of Spades
Label: Bronze
2:56
Artist: Katie Costello
Title: Cassette Tape
Composer: Katie Costello
Album: Lamplight
Label: Tiny Tiny

3 - 4 pm
(3pm Feature: The Phoenix Foundation Live at the Powerstation)
3:34
Artist: Martin White
Title: Mystery Fax Machine Girl
Composer: Martin White
Album: Mystery Fax Machine Girl
Label: Martin White
3:38
Artist: Hayley Mills
Title: Cobbler Cobbler
Composer: Sherman, Sherman
Album: 1961 British Hit Parade - Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 10: The B Sides
Label: Acrobat
3:43
Artist: Leroy Anderson
Title: The Typewriter Song
Composer: Leroy Anderson
Album: The Typewriter - Leroy Anderson Favourites
Label: Dance Street
3:46
Artist: Slim Gaillard
Title: Jumpin' at the Record Shop
Composer: Slim Gaillard
Album: Cement Mixer, Putti Putti
Label: President
3:50
Artist: The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Title: Give My Compliments to the Chef
Composer: Harvey, McKenna, Cleminson
Album: Tomorrow Belongs to Me
Label: Mercury
3:55
Artist: Texas Tornados
Title: Rosalita
Composer: Chris Wallisch
Album: 4 Aces
Label: Reprise

4 - 5 pm
4:07
Artist: The Jolly Boys
Title: Rehab
Composer: Amy Winehouse
Album: Great Expectation
Label: Wall of Sound
4:12
Artist: Doris Day
Title: Move Over Darling
Composer: Kanter, Lubin, Melcher
Album: The Jack Nitzche Story - Hearing is Believing
Label: Ace
4:16
Artist: Yellow Dog
Title: Just One More Night
Composer: Kenny Young
Album: Beware of the Dog
Label: Virgin
4:21
Artist: Rose Royce
Title: Love Don't Live Here Anymore
Composer: Miles Gregory
Album: Rediscover - How 'Bout Us
Label: Old Gold
4:27
Artist: Splodgenessabounds
Title: Two Pints of Lager
Composer: Max Splodge
Album: Punk & Nasty
Label: Emporio
4:30
Artist: ABC
Title: Poison Arrow
Composer: Fry, Lickley, Palmer, Singleton, White
Album: The Best of ABC - The Millenium Collection
Label: Island/Def Jam
4:36
Artist: Sean Nicholas Savage
Title: Suburban Nights
Composer: Sean Nicholas Savage
Album: Other Death
Label: Arbutus
4:42
Artist: James Ray
Title: I've Got My Mind Set on You
Composer: Rudy Clark
Album: Golden Classics
Label: Collectables
4:48
Artist: Hawkwind
Title: Motorhead
Composer: Kilmister
Album: Epocheclipse
Label: EMI
4:51
Artist: The Specials
Title: A Message to You Rudy
Composer: Dandy Livingstone
Album: The Specials
Label: Ariola
4:55
Artist: R.B. Greaves
Title: Take a Letter Maria
Composer: R.B. Greaves
Album: Hard to Find 45s, Vol. 5 - Sixties Pop Classics
Label: Eric
4:58
Artist: Tommy Emmanuel
Title: Sukiyaki
Composer: Rokusuke Ei, Hachidai Hakamura
Album: Center Stage
Label: Favoured Nations Acoustic

===5:00 PM. | None (National)===
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A round-up of today's news and sports, including: 5:12 Worldwatch 5:30 News headlines

===5:32 PM. | Outspoken===
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A half hour of current affairs presented by some of RNZ's most experienced presenters and correspondents

===6:06 PM. | Great Encounters===
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Memorable exchanges with RNZ guests during the past year (RNZ)

===7:06 PM. | TED Radio Hour===
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8:06 Windows on the World: International public radio features and documentaries

===9:06 PM. | Our Changing World===
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===10:00 PM. | None (National)===
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===10:15 PM. | Late Edition===
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The day's best interviews from RNZ National

===10:30 PM. | None (National)===
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Justin Rowlatt takes a close look at how the global economy works from the perspective of the chemical elements, the basic building blocks of block the universe (BBC)

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

An hour of music that's "shaken, not stirred" every week from the Underground Martini Bunker at Kansas Public Radio (2 of 4, KPR)

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Year 2015

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Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits Radio New Zealand National, Broadcaster

Duration 24:00:00

Date 30 Dec 2015