Weekend Variety Wireless: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Variety Wireless 01/12/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill on Saturday 1st December, 2018.

Science Report 

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This week Graeme is joined by Physicist Shaun Hendy.

Astronomy with Grant Christie

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Another stunning success for a NASA led Mars mission. How it was done and what it’s going to do here.

A strange African meteorite from the distant past and a comet may come into view soon.

Movies with James Croot

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The life and works of Bernardo Bertolluci who died this week.

Words with Max Cryer

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Doppelganger, whipper-snapper, skerrick and dyke, as in lesbian. Why?

Human Statistics with Ipsos research director Jonathan Dodd

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Polls and opinions from here and around the world.

Entrepreneurial spirit gauged globally.


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The era of the great battles to save our native forests.

A huge new publication by one of the battlers, Paul Bensemann explains the times and the issues and how much we take for granted today in the wake of many successful campaigns.

Pohutukawa flowering

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Why do some flower right now and others just sit there and do nothing!

Great Lyrics Part 2, with music critic Grant Smithies

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Graeme & Grant Smithies line up their own exemplars and explain why, in part two of Great Lyrics.

Listen to the full interviews above.

Weekend Variety Wireless with Graeme Hill, 8pm - midnight Saturdays and Sundays, on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the Rova app on Android and iPhone.