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Host: Mark Easterbrook - Producer: Olivia Kember - Co Producer: Chris Garland - Executive Producer: Renee Mundy

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Today on The Wire

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  • Ngatahi - Know the Link is a 'rapumentary' produced by Dean Hapeta, aka Te Kupu. It combines footage and music from all round the world, that looks at survival, struggle against colonisation, and corruption. The premiere is this Friday night at the Auckland City Art Gallery..we hear all about the making of it today from Dean
  • Andy Bichlbaum is a Yes Men man. He's over here from France, for the Cultural Provocation conference this weekend. The Yes Men are a group of "imposters', they call themselves, who have represented the WTO around the world. They set up a website, www.gatt.org, and started receiving invitations from organisations who thought they were the real WTO, to come and speak. So they did. Last year they announced to an astonished Sydney audience that they were disbanding the WTO, because it wasn't working very well - and for a while they were believed.....
  • The Woolf Fisher Scholarship. For those who just missed out on a Rhodes scholarship, you now get another chance. It's from the estate of THAT Fisher, Fisher & Paykel Fisher. He wants to send 3 lucky students to Oxford. Or Cambridge, if they'd prefer. We'll find out whether, to win a fisher, you have to have those all round alpha qualities they expect from a Rhodes Scholar, or whether you can get away with being just really, really smart. Dr Nigel Evans, secretary of the Woolf Fisher Trust joins us...
  • And finally, Monica Dwyer with the Magazine Review.
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