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Broadcasting minister Willie Jackson tells Mediawatch how New Zealand's new public media entity will work. Audio
New Zealand children's author Emma Wood had no idea her children's book Tulip and Doug was being presented to Prince William.
Two retired Auckland University lecturers argue New Zealand's indigenous trees can help us reduce carbon emissions. Audio
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The managing director of Microsoft NZ chats to Jesse Mulligan about inclusivity, leadership and her favourite podcasts to walk with. Video, Audio
The very best in Americana, alt country and blues music, hosted by Mark Rogers.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
Stories about science and nature from out in the field and inside the labs across Aotearoa New Zealand.
A four-part journey through 45 years of student radio in New Zealand.
Long-time US women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred is probably the most famous attorney in the United States. Having represented Jane Roe (Norma McCorvey) in the 1980s, last week she watched the… Audio
The bicycle has been at the centre of the culture wars for more than 200 years, says author and bike enthusiast Jody Rosen. Audio
It's the first day of Health NZ, now named Te Whatu Ora, the new body replacing the country's 20 district health boards.
Those working in health hope it will end the huge disparities in treatment and… Audio
Hairy MacLary creator Dame Lynley Dodd shares her creative process in the upcoming short documentary Lynley Dodd: Writing the Pictures, Painting the Words. In her 34 books, the beloved children's… Video, Audio
Neale, Brigitte and Kathryn discuss a range of issues on the political agenda, including Jacinda Ardern's business trip to Australia this week straight off the back of her northern hemisphere visit… Audio
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Military Historian Damien Fenton joins us once again in the Wellington studio taking a look at the 80th anniversary of the First Battle of El Alamein happening this month. Audio
The governor general has honoured several people who showed extreme bravery during the terror attack in Christchurch.
Among those recognised were members of the public who rushed at the gunman to try… Video, Audio
Have you been feeling down since the Covid-19 pandemic hit? Stats New Zealand data show more New Zealanders are feeling lonely and mental wellbeing is down.
On the other hand, people are more… Audio
Residents in Banks Peninsula's Goughs Bay believe community leaders deserted them when they needed urgent support.
Torrential rain in December caused widespread damage - cutting the small isolated… Audio
It seems curiosity could be killing kea at an alarming rate. A number of the young endangered parrots have been squashed on the roads near Arthur Pass National Park.
And encounters with humans could… Video, Audio
Police in Chicago have arrested a suspect following a mass shooting during an independence day parade.
Six people are dead, and dozens more were injured when a sniper on top of high-rise building… Audio
A top banking executive says New Zealand's immigration settings are hampering businesses trying to bounce back post-pandemic.
The comments were made to journalists during a business breakfast at… Video, Audio
News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
The clock is running down for anyone wanting to have their say on whether the proposed Christchurch stadium should go ahead or not.
The city council kicked the hefty decision back to ratepayers for… Video, Audio
The new Immigration Minister has signalled he is open to putting migrant nurses on the fast-track to residency - but only if the government's current approach doesn't work.
The government's new… Audio
A landmark deal has been struck to ensure New Zealand's professional women's cricketers receive the same match fees as the men.
The five year deal will mean the White Ferns and domestic women's… Audio
"Third world" is how one Northland principal is describing the state of dental hygiene in children in his region.
There are calls for urgent change to dental care in the country - after a report… Audio
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