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Tue Feb 1: Surfcam; Xeno; Nude Olympics
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Story One - Surf Cam

Bryan Seymour visits Mt Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty and discovers that a day at the beach could mean letting the world know what you are wearing while you're there. A surfcam mounted on a discreet camera pole beams images around the world of those on the beach: images that can be controlled by the websurfer - and funnily enough not many people choosing to view it look at the ocean. There's so much more to see. Is this an invasion of privacy?

Story Two - Xeno Transplantation

Connie Buchanan looks at the issue of performing transplants on humans using animal body parts. New Zealand scientists are on the verge of perfecting a treatment for treating diabetes using pig cells, but what of the ethical concerns in what is known as xeno transplantation?

Story Three - Nude Olympics

Hadyn Jones gets a rare invite to nude amateur Olympics day and enters into the spirit of the occasion by taking part in a race.


Last night we brought you an interview with tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who surprised everyone by being able to rattle off the name of the town with the longest place name in the world. But where is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu? We take you there...

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