China's cold rush

Nicola Twilley of The Edible Geography blog has just been in China reporting on the country's refrigeration boom for The New York Times.

Shining cuckoo project

The shining cuckooThe pipiwharauroa or shining cuckoo should be sunning itself up in the South Pacific somewhere. But they will soon be getting ready to fly south to breed here in New Zealand. Dr Michael Anderson from Massey University needs your help; he wants us to listen out for the cuckoo and tell him when they arrive.


Report the Long-tailed Cuckoo spring migration form here
Shining Cuckoo spring migration form here
Facebook group
Twitter @cuckoomigration

Tech: smart screens and NZ space project

Peter Griffin on the smart screens that can work out how bad your eyesight is and adjust the picture accordingly! Also the first details of the content available on Telecom's new streaming video-on-demand service, Lightbox.

Science: schizophrenia genetics

Naked Science with Dr Chris Smith. This week a huge study explores the genetics of schizophrenia, and why seals like wind turbines.

Cybercrime discussion

A special show looking at what cybercrime is, who's affected, and what you can do to stay safe online. With Paul Ash, Maarten Kleintjes, Lee Chisholm and Adam Boileau.