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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Thursday Night on the Adventures of the CoffeeBar Kid - A tribute to Nelson Mandela. RE-BROADCAST 12 HOURS LATER!

Thursday night's show is a tribute to the 20th century's greatest man. Greatest, most humble and inspirational leader.  We look at the life of the man through a special documentary and also at New Zealand's greatest moment - or worst - the 1980 Springbok tour.  And we play jazz from Soweto and other music from that part of the world in dedication to Nelson.  See you then - from 7.30PM NZDST and now, if you missed it, re-broadcast 10 hours later at 7.30am NZDST on

Nelson Mandela
Former President of South Africa

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Born: July 18, 1918, Mvezo, South Africa

Spouse: Graça Machel (m. 1998–2013), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (m. 1958–1996), Evelyn Mase (m. 1944–1958)

Nobel Peace Prize, Bharat Ratna, Time's Person of the Year, Sakharov Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Gandhi Peace Prize, Philadelphia Liberty Medal, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, Lenin Peace Prize, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, Nishan-e-Pakistan, Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights, Ambassador of Conscience Award, International Simón Bolívar Prize, United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights, Order of the Nile, World Citizenship Award, U Thant Peace Award, Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize, Isitwalandwe Medal, Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony, Freedom of the City of Aberdeen, Bruno Kreisky Award, Carter–Menil Human Rights Prize, Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award, Giuseppe Motta Medal, Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding, W E B DuBois International Medal, Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, Harvard Business School Statesman of the Year Award.

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