The Feast of the Assumption of Mary on 15 August celebrates the Blessed Virgin Marys assumption into heaven. It is also the patron feast of the Catholic people in New Zealand. Fr Kevin Waldie explains more about this feast day and its origins.
Here’s a programme that showcases community activities that preserve and enhance the Auckland environment. With two harbours, volcanoes, islands and bush-clad ranges, Auckland is a beautiful city. But the pressure of population could spoil it. Hear about ideas and projects that help us all meet the challenge of clean water, a litter free landscape and becoming the world’s most liveable city.
Celebrate the underdogs of glamour-tinged rock, pop and electronica. Revel in the hasbeens, b-sides, album tracks and remixes neglected elsewhere on the airwaves. Hear tidbits, light banter and joie de vivre from the creatives of the then and now, now and then.
On Green Planet, Tim Lynch is networking knowledge and making connections with leading figures, internationally and nationally on a breadth of green topics. Hear Tim in discussion with the expert, the inspired and the experienced in green economics, politics, systems, solutions, sustainability. Select from the topics in the Green Planet archive and explore his website and blog.