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The Conversation ends with a swansong at Auckland Zoo

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 4:56 pm | Face Television

After a seven-year run and 290 interviews, In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television comes to the end of production this week. It was not through lack of guests: the "Prospects" file is still healthy. It was not through lack of enthusiasm: both ... More >>

Indian Prince In Conversation

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 5:26 pm | Face Television

India is the world’s largest democracy and the largest member of the Commonwealth. Its constitution makes it a secular state in which all religious faiths are actively accommodated. More >>

Alzheimers and their carers

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 2:26 pm | Face Television

The guest this week In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television is the Executive Director of Alzheimers NZ, Catherine Hall. The World Alzheimer Report, released in September, predicts that the number of dependent older people worldwide will nearly ... More >>

Face TV Highlights

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:47 pm | Face Television

THE SEARCH FOR RICHARD III: When the bones of King Richard III were discovered in a council car park in Leicester in England this year, it was one of the most significant historical discoveries of recent times. Just how the body came to be found is the ... More >>

New NZ weather reports – straight from the source

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:13 pm | Face Television

Every Kiwi knows how changeable the weather can be in New Zealand during spring. To pack an umbrella or sunglasses – that is the question! More >>

Religious Literacy

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 7:47 pm | Face Television

The guest this week In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television is Dr Rachael Kohn. She produces and presents one of the finest radio programmes dealing with aspects of religious culture and practice. She has been doing so in Australia on the ABC’s ... More >>

A Fair Go for the 50-Plus

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 10:40 am | Face Television

There is not universal agreement that we have a wise and benevolent government who sees to it that older people get the level of social support that they need. Grey Power is a lobby organization which promotes the welfare and well-being of all citizens ... More >>

Face TV - This Week’s Highlight - The Conquest of Everest

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 11:42 am | Face Television

The vintage British documentary from 1953 by George Lowe on the first ascent of Everest my Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. More >>

Observation and Recommendation: the role of Think Tanks

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 12:27 pm | Face Television

The world that we live in is secular and democratic – and most of us seem to like it that way. We have governments which frame laws and courts of law that enforce them. But where does the government get its ideas from – other than from its own ... More >>

Islam and the West

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 4:56 pm | Face Television

Despite the three middle eastern paths of faith -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- sharing Abraham as a common founder, there is much dissension and only some inter-faith dialogue between these faith systems. The West accuses the Islamic faith of resisting ... More >>

A Living Wage Enables Dignity and Participation

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 12:42 pm | Face Television

The guest In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television this week is Annie Newman, a spokesperson for the The Living Wage Aotearoa NZ campaign. Because of the widespread interest in the idea that a living wage is an important part of a fair ... More >>

Syria: Worst Humanitarian Disaster Since End of the Cold War

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 2:45 pm | Face Television

The United Nations has officially declared the Syrian Crisis as “the worst humanitarian disaster since the end of the cold war.” For over 2 years a bloody civil war has left over 100,000 people dead and more than 6.5 million people homeless. More than ... More >>

What's Left To Be Done, National Council of Women

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 11:26 am | Face Television

The first meeting of the New Zealand National Council of Women took place three years after New Zealand led the world in giving women the vote. Much has happened in the 120 years since women’s suffrage but – according to Julie Fairey, the ... More >>

The Rise of Destiny Church - Face Television

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 12:43 pm | Face Television

This week's guest In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television discusses the Destiny Church against the background of the development … or decline … of general religious affiliation in New Zealand. More >>

Searching for the empty mailbox

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 6:51 pm | Face Television

Rather than investing in a new laptop, the guest In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television this week recommends that you take her advice as to how productivity can be improved with existing equipment. More >>

Rt. Hon Winston Peters In Conversation

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 10:48 am | Face Television

The Rt Honourable Winston Peters has been a New Zealand Member of Parliament – with two gaps – since 1978 and he is still the forceful, critical and – most will agree – creative Leader of The New Zealand First Party . Though he started ... More >>

New shows in August have prime time covered

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 3:41 pm | Face Television

New Zealand documentaries, gardening antics, high action combat sports and a Kiwi take on American football – Face Television has entertainment covered with brand new shows launching in August. More >>

Our country's unique blending of artistic traditions

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 12:39 pm | Face Television

Although the author Bill Manhire observed that “Ralph Hotere’s larger, public works are often full of urgency and anger and political grunt", the artist had many other styles: abstract and black, Maori motifs, Roman Catholic iconography and ... More >>

Face TV screening exclusive interview with Dalai Lama

Monday, 15 July 2013, 2:59 pm | Face Television

When the Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism, visited New Zealand recently he granted one formal television interview – to Face TV. The resulting 45 minute special, “The Meeting of the Minds” will screen on Face TV (Sky channel ... More >>

Face TV Screening Exclusive Interview with Dalai Lama

Monday, 15 July 2013, 2:43 pm | Face Television

When the Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism, visited New Zealand recently he granted one formal television interview – to Face TV. More >>

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