Sunday: March 18
SUNDAY goes behind the scenes at rodeo’s biggest show of the year – and meets the cowboys, the animals and those trying to save them.
Is this hundred year tradition, once a cornerstone of country life, now past its use-by date. Is it cruel or is it just sport?
Reporter: Janet McIntyre
Producer: Dale Owens
Cameras: Martin Anderson
Editor: Paul Anderson
She’s a runner, a writer, a fighter, a scholar, a mother and a teacher.
She’s also New Zealand’s Poet Laureate.
Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh is a dynamic academic who wants to bust open people's ideas of poetry and where it belongs because - she says - poetry belongs everywhere.
Producer: Joanne Mitchell
Cameras: Gary Hopper, Martin Anderson
Editor: Gareth Pearce
WHAT DID DAN DO?
When Bree Robinson, a twenty-one-year-old Gold Coast cheerleader, fell eleven storeys to her death, her boyfriend – Dan Shearin - stood on the sidelines, calmly calling his lawyer.
He was the only person in the room with her that night.
Police eventually ruled the death a suicide, but Bree’s family was very suspicious. The story didn’t add up.
In this investigation, we speak to the key person who knows the answers – her boyfriend.
Channel 7 “SUNDAY NIGHT”