Dunedin Television|On Demand - Freeview|HD Channel 39 - Friday, December 19th, 2014


Dunedin Television | Interview

Film icon. Nightly interview: Senior Sergeant Matt Scoles

While Christmas is predominantly a happy time for families, the rate of domestic violence typically increases. Senior Sergeant Matt Scoles is the manager of victims and family violence for the southern police district. And he's here to talk about what people can do to look after each other during the holiday period. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Sam Clutterbuck

Surf life saving clubs across the city are gearing up for a busy summer. Sam Clutterbuck is the local club development officer for Surf Life Saving New Zealand. He's here to discuss his role, and how residents can stay safe in the surf. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

It's the time of year when thousands of local university students graduate, but not before a last word of advice from their superiors. Professor Robert Patman has just given a graduation address, about the transformative power of education. And he joins us to explore that subject further. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Colin Gavaghan

A report by University of Otago researchers is casting doubt over the judicial system. In particular, it raises serious concerns about a new law around preventative detention. Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan is one of the authors of the report, and he's here to explain. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Stan Rodger

More than $50,000 has just been allocated to local charities. The money has been distributed by the Dunedin Casinos Charitable Trust, and chairman Stan Rodger is here to tell us all about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Grant Hardy

Dunedin residents won't be left alone this Christmas, with the continuation of the community dinner. The long-time hosts retired last year, but the event has been picked up by the Acts of Kindness Charitable Trust. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Bob King

A new research scholarship has just been launched and awarded in Dunedin. It's been established by Emerson's Brewery, and it's all about beer. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Baz Macdonald

A local youth theatre company is preparing its final show of the year. The play, titled ''Grimey Times'' has been written by a local playwright and will soon premiere in Dunedin. Baz Macdonald is involved, and he's here to talk about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Rosie Howells

A classic road trip with a twist, involving Mary and Joseph, is about to take centre stage in Dunedin. The modern nativity play is being performed by a local comedy group with ties to the University of Otago. Rosie Howells is the head writer, and she joins us to talk about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Nicola Taylor

A Dunedin woman is among the latest recipients of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship. Nicola Taylor will head overseas to do her research, and she joins us to explain what that will entail. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: David Clark

Dunedin North MP David Clark has just been promoted in the latest Labour Party caucus reshuffle. He's number 10 on the caucus list, which is his highest position to date. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Maureen Viggo

Rose societies appear to be dwindling throughout the country, but the Otago club remains strong. Its members are preparing their best buds and blooms to showcase at their annual show this weekend. Society president Maureen Viggo joins us to talk about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Jim Reid

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the fourth leading cause of death in New Zealand. It's more commonly referred to as COPD, but many Kiwis aren't even aware of it. So Associate Professor Jim Reid, from the Dunedin School of Medicine, is here to tell us all about it. ›see story