Nancy interviews Rob Elliott who has written eight books since his retirement as CEO of Honda NZ for many years. Rob went to Japan for over 100 visits and on one of his early visits met Reiko Hayakawa a very talented artist and entertainer. Eventually the pair married and Reiko came to live in NZ, bringing her two sons with her. The book "Don't come back" tells of the couple's life back in NZ up to her death at an early age from leukaemia. It's both a love tale and a very informative story of life in Japan and NZ in the early 60 - 70s...
Will Auckland ever be the world’s most liveable city? Auckland Greens explore some of our options for a better city and a richer future through conversations with change-makers, innovators and activists. Listen for community and political issues from a green perspective.
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.