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Sunday Morning with Jim Mora

2019-06-17T19:40:18
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Country: New Zealand

Written in: English; English

Source: RNZ

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capital: en:Mora, Sweden
political party: en:Lawyer
language: en:Music
academic discipline: en:Law
title of honor: en:Professor
territory: en:New Zealand

A fresh attitude on current affairs, the news behind the news, in-depth documentaries, sport from the outfield, politics from the insiders, plus Mediawatch, 'The House' and music7:35 The Houselegislation, issues and insights from Parliament (RNZ)8:10 InsightAn award-winning documentary programme providing comprehensive coverage of national and international current affairs (RNZ)9:06 MediawatchCritical examination and analysis of recent performance and trends in New Zealand's news media (RNZ)

Sunday Morning News, discussion, features and ideas until midday. Sunday, 7am - Midday Matt Vickers: Death with dignity is at the core of the End of Life Choice Bill 16 Jun 2019 Matt Vickers is continuing the work started by his late wife, Lecretia Seales, to change the laws to enable the terminally ill to choose how their lives end. Audio Lord Alex Carlile: Why he supports NZ lawyers against the End of Life Choice Bill 16 Jun 2019 Lord Carlile of Berriew QC is supporting New Zealand lawyers who're opposed to the End of Life Choice Bill before parliament. Audio life and society music 16 Jun 2019 In the 1980s research pointed to heavy metal music listeners being at risk of poor developmental outcomes later in life. Professor Tasha Howe, a former heavy… Audio 16 Jun 2019  AUT's Dr Simon Walters looks at what's behind the latest ACC figures on children's sporting injuries. Audio health 16 Jun 2019 Canadian researcher, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, says they used Otago University's falls prevention exercises in a study on elderly patients. Audio Dr Neil Thorpe: Speed camera impact on saving lives often overstated 7.11  Dr Neil Thorpe: Speed camera impact on saving lives often overstated The Government is currently taking advice on road safety, with one suggestion to follow the example of Sweden, where speed cameras are clearly sign-posted, and widely used. A study of  the impact of speed cameras found that cameras saving lives is often overstated. Newcastle University Lecturer in Transport studies Dr Neil Thorpe explains. Digital speed camera at Ngauranga Gorge, Wellington. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson 7:20 Teresa Liu-Ambrose: Exercises to prevent elderly falls Teresa Liu-Ambrose Photo: supplied Canadian researcher, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, says they used Otago University's falls prevention exercises in a study on elderly patients who had already experiences falls. She explains that the exercises not only helped prevent more falling incidents but their confidence to go out and socialise was also bolstered. You can find the exercises here . A weekly digest of the events in Parliament with Daniela Maoate-Cox and Phil Smith. 7.45 Calling Home: Kate Brown in Washington D.C. Kate Brown Photo: supplied This week's Calling Home guest is Kate Brown who's living in Washington D.C. She talks about how she has spent the past 30 years living away from home and her job as executive director of the Global Island Partnership. 8:10  Insight: Christchurch Attacks: Are Intelligence agencies watching the right people? The Christchurch mosque attacks have prompted claims the security agencies have wielded their powers in skewed and unfair ways. Have resources been wasted surveilling  Muslims and virtually ignoring possible alt-right extremists?   In this second part of a two-part investigation, Phil Pennington asks what the agencies have been doing to keep New Zealanders safe. Photo: RNZ / Luke McPake 8.38 Troy Campbell: Passionate workers are more likely to be exploited Professor Troy Campbell Photo: supplied Passion for work may well lead to employee satisfaction, but a new study in the paper in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology shows those particular workers are also more likely to be exploited by their employer. Study co-author Professor Troy Campbell from the University of Oregon explains what they've uncovered. Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose. 9:37 Dr Roger Tyers: The no-fly return trip from Beijing to Southampton Climate researcher Roger Tyers is back on the road after completing his investigations into how Chinese people think and behave regarding environmental issues and climate change. He joins the show from Irkutsk in Russia for an update on his findings and his 6,000 mile fly-free trip home to Southampton. Dr Roger Tyers en route overland to China Photo: supplied 9:50 Adam Shapley: 'More Kiwis are less happy in their current jobs'  A new report shows New Zealanders are a nation of job-hoppers, with a third of professionals surveyed planning to look for new jobs in the next 12 months. Hays New Zealand Managing Director Adam Shapley joins Jim to dissect the report's findings. Photo: Pixabay 10.04 Dr Simon Walters: Children in sport just want to have fun A report out from ACC this week shows more children than ever are suffering injuries usually only seen in professional athletes while at the same time participation rates are down. AUT's Dr Simon Walters has researched children in sport and has some insight about what is happening and why too much pressure on them will just drive them away from sporting activities. Photo: 123RF 10.25 Lord Alex Carlile: Why he supports NZ lawyers against the End of Life Choice Bill Lord Alex Carlile Photo: supplied Lord Carlile of Berriew QC has been involved in parliamentary activity in the UK for several years now, opposing euthanasia bills that have been presented, due to concerns over various safeguards. He explains why he opposes New Zealand's End of Life Choice Bill from a "secular, ethical dimension".  10.45 Matt Vickers: Death with dignity is at the core of the End of Life Choice Bill   Matt Vickers Photo: RNZ Death with dignity advocate Matt Vickers is continue the work started by his late wife, Lecretia Seales who  sought a legal means to end her life after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. He says the End of Life Bill currently before parliament is about letting people have some dignity in death by having a choice about how they die. 11.04 Prof. Tasha Howe: Heavy metal fans are happier, more well-adjusted adults than others In the 1980s research pointed to heavy metal music listeners being at risk of poor developmental outcomes later in life. Professor Tasha Howe, a former heavy metal groupie, conducted a study which found they actually turned out to be more happy and well-adjusted adults than other comparison groups. She explores theories about why they grew into content adults. Professor Tasha Howe Photo: supplied 11.35  Sir Michael Morpurgo: War Horse on stage in New Zealand for the first time Sir Michael Morpurgo's best known book, War Horse, comes to life on the stage for the first time in New Zealand this month. Millions have seen the award winning production overseas. Sir Michael explains to Jim the themes involved in the book and why a lack of perspective about past atrocities is one of the biggest threats the world faces. Author Michael Morpurgo, pictured with the goose puppet from the London stage production of War Horse. Photo: National Theatre  


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