I was the Athens correspondent for Radio New Zealand of Wellington, New Zealand from 1995 to 2010.
The Morning Report of the radio network used the bulk of my reports including:
September 8, 1999 - Athens earthquake December 24, 1999 - Greek Christmas July 12, 2000 - Wildfires-hot weather July 4, 2002 - Greek police arrest suspect from “17 November” organization July 19, 2002 - Police in Greece have made a major breakthrough August 7, 2002 - Greek security have discovered a stockpile of weapons and explosives near Athens stadium October 24, 2002 - Greece’s capital Athens has elected its first woman mayor April 17, 2003 - Violent clashes close to a key European Union summit in Athens June 23, 2003 - Explosives laden ship seized off Greece December 19, 2002 - The mastermind of a Greek guerrilla group has been given the longest sentence in the country’s legal history March 17, 2004 - Can the Athens Olympics be ready in 150 days? April 29, 2004 - For the first time organizers of the Olympics have taken out insurance against the event not going ahead May 6, 2004 - Bomb attack on Athens police station has intensified fears that the Olympic Games could be targeted May 13, 2004 - Athens Olympics-Greeks still have plenty of issues on their plate July 5, 2004 - Greece were crowned European champions for the first time when they beat Portugal 1-0 in final July 6, 2004 - Greeks welcome country’s victorious soccer team at airport July 15, 2004 - Greeks are being asked to pick up the slack and buy unsold Olympic Games tickets to avoid greeting the world with empty stadiums in a month’s time August 7, 2004 - Contribution for Kim Hill Show August 8, 2004 - Closing ceremony Athens Olympics December 16, 2004 - Six hostages remain on board hijacked but in Athens August 15, 2005 - Plane crashes north of Athens August 16, 2005 - Plane disaster in Greece October 19, 2005 - H5N1 strain of bird flu may have reached EU January 23, 2007 - Ancient Greek religious rites revived July 26, 2007 - Heatwave sweeping south Eastern Europe August 27, 2007 - Raging forest fires on the outskirts of ancient Olympia stopped March 25, 2008 - Pro-Tibet demonstrators have disrupted the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic torch in Greece June 9, 2008 - Earthquake in Greece December 8, 2008 - Rioting in Greece sparked by fatal shooting of a teenage boy December 10, 2008 - Greece is bracing itself for more violence August 24, 2009 - Fires strike the suburbs of Athens August 25, 2009 - Fires die down in Athens February 11, 2010 - 24 hour strike by public sector working in Greece May 6, 2010 - Three die in Athens riots
Radio New Zealand-January 17, 1996-Morning Report-Ailing Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou resigns, race on for succession.
Radio New Zealand-January 31, 1996-Morning Report-Eastern Aegean tensions between Greece and Turkey over uninhabited island.
Radio New Zealand-July 29, 1996-Morning Report-New Zealand woman arrested for importing heroin to Greece from Turkey.
Radio New Zealand-December 6, 1996-Morning Report-Farmers block roads and on strike, dock workers also strike against austerity measures.
Radio New Zealand-October 30, 1997-Morning Report-Divers to search shipwreck of Britannic which sunk in 1916.
Radio New Zealand-February 3, 1998-Morning Report-Strikes by civil servants and farmers against austerity measures.
Radio New Zealand-December 16, 1998-Morning Report-General strike throughout Greece against austerity measures.
Radio New Zealand-February 19, 1999-Morning Report-Political fallout in Greece over arrest of Kurdish separatist leader Abdullah Ocalan.
Radio New Zealand-March 29, 1999-Morning Report-Public outcry as thousands protest NATO air strikes in Kosovo.
Radio New Zealand-April 11, 2000-Morning Report-Governing socialist PASOK party remains in power after close general elections.