Radio features from different parts of the world looking at subjects not often discussed at length in the media. These programmes are provided by overseas broadcasters so audio is not usually available on the RNZ website for copyright reasons.
Originally broadcast 2012 - 2014.
6.06pm Thursday 26 December 2013: The Reith lectures 2013: Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery
Grayson Perry analyses the complex process of judging quality in contemporary art. In the first of his four BBC Reith lectures, recorded in front of an audience at Tate Modern in London, the artist Grayson Perry reflects on the idea of quality and examines who and what defines what we see and value as art. (Part one of four)
6.06pm Friday 27 December 2013: Appetite for Change
Simon Morton brings together three specialists to talk about food: How we grow it, produce it, cook it and eat it – and the way it's influenced and changing due to technology. The panellists are Martin Bosley – chef and restaurateur; Torben Sorensen – food technologist and Director of Sorensen Laboratories; Jacqueline Rowarth – agribusiness professor at the University of Waikato; and Laura Vincent – café reviewer, author and food blogger.