Phil talks to Dr. Harvey about a Royal Society discussion paper for promoting a focused national policy on the learning of language in Aotearoa/NZ. This could address our responsibilities to preserve the languages and culture s of the Pacific Islands. Dr Harvey, Head of the School of Language and Culture at AUT also the benefits of the languages of new migrants in our trade and business engagements globally. First bcast 21 April 2013
In 2017 Planet FM turned 30 years old. Planet FM’s history reflects the life of the region we represent and the communities who have chosen to make media in support of established and new communities in up to 52 languages. Among the rich array of programming there are cultural reflections, special needs and interests, colourful music selections and a great array of community conversations. We celebrate not only our 30 years but our role in reflecting Aucklanders in all our diversity.
Here’s an exciting show from those in the know. Three serious and not-so-serious librarians from Auckland Libraries explore the world of books with guest authors, recommended reads, news and reviews, poetry and gems from the Central Library basement and Special Collections. There are Book Club briefs with tips and connections. For book lovers, this is the listen of the week!
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