This Way Up for Saturday 27 March 2010
We crack open the coconut with Alison Sandle.
We visit Ian Godfrey and some of the other rockhounds at a local rock and mineral club.
The Kitchen Sisters and NPR explore a strange and potentially dangerous Jamaican dieting trend. To get more curvy, women are taking nutritional supplements normally used by farmers to grow bigger chickens!
Bill Thompson beams in with the latest tech news and this week Google versus China. Plus global anti-counterfeiting talks come to New Zealand next month.
Listener Heather want to know more about our milk- what goes into it, what gets taken out, and can humans drink rat milk?! Dairy expert Dr Alistair Carr from Massey University has the answers.
Vinny Kumar's leading a team of local inventors who've come up with a neat way to distribute information wirelessly using existing FM and AM radio networks.
Jason Burke lives in Delhi in India where city authorities are trying to take the capital's 80,000 auto-rickshaws off the streets. Plus what social changes and the arrival of the big coffee chains are meaning for the local coffee house scene.