Podcasts

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All RNZ

All RNZ
A feed of all RNZ's daily and weekly programmes.
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Radio Programme Podcasts

These programmes have new content each day or week. Only recent audio is available in the feeds - for older episodes visit the programme pages.

  • Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

    Jesse hosts an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time.

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  • At The Movies

    A weekly topical magazine about current film releases and film related topics.

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  • Business News

    The latest business news from RNZ News.

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  • Champions of the Pacific

    A weekly sports show exploring the triumphs, struggles and passions of the Pasifika athlete. Wednesdays at 9:40pm or via shortwave and digital broadcast from early Wednesday on RNZ Pacific.

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  • Checkpoint

    Checkpoint is RNZ’s weekday drive-time news programme. Our multi-media show broadcasts on 101FM, and you can also watch it live on our website, Freeview Channel 50 and Face TV on Sky Channel 083. Hosted by Lisa Owen.

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  • Country Life

    Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...

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  • Enzology

    The story of New Zealand's most iconic band - Split Enz

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  • First Up

    News and current affairs with Nathan Rarere, weekdays at 5am.

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  • First Up Podcast

    The best of each day's First Up, with Nathan Rarere. If listening at 5am is too early, then check out our favourite stories of the morning at a time that suits you.

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  • Focus on Politics

    A weekly analysis of significant political issues.

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  • Good Friday

    A special programme for Easter.

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  • In Parliament

    In Parliament concluded in December 2016. See footer for links to other parliamentary coverage.

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  • Insight

    A weekly investigative documentary exploring what is happening in New Zealand and to New Zealanders here and overseas. Best Factual Weekly Programme at the 2020 NZ Radio Awards

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  • Karyn Hay Presents...

    Karyn Hay presents a mix of music, interviews and reviews.

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  • Labour Day

    Colin Peacock hosts a morning of conversation, diversion, music and reflection on the world of work for people enjoying their day off -- and to help those at work get through the day.

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  • Late Edition

    The most significant news stories, news interviews and packages of the day.

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  • Lately

    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.

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  • Mediawatch

    Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.

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  • Midday Report

    Māni Dunlop hosts Te Pūrongo o te Poutūtanga - RNZ's midday current affairs programme, including RNZ News, business, rural and sports news, plus the long-range weather forecast and Worldwatch.

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  • Morning Report

    RNZ's morning news show, featuring comprehensive coverage of local and world events from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday.

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  • New Year's Eve

    An evening of requests, nostalgia and musical memories.

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  • News in Pacific Languages

    Pacific language news bulletins in Tongan, Samoan, Pidgin, French, Cook Islands Maori and Niuean.

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  • Nights

    Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

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  • Nine To Noon

    From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.

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  • Our Changing World

    Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand stories about science, nature and the environment.

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  • Pacific Waves

    A daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.

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  • Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time

    New Zealand Parliament - live streaming audio from Parliament (during sitting times) and listen-again audio from Question Time. Go to the footer of this page to find the link and frequencies to listen live. When Parliament is not sitting, this frequency carries the Southern Star programme from the Radio Rhema Broadcast Group. To discover when Parliament is and is not sitting, visit the Parliamentary website (www.parliament.nz/en/watch-parliament/).

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  • Podcast Classics

    A monthly web-only feature, podcasting performances by New Zealand artists.

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  • Rural News

    Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.

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  • Saturday Morning

    A magazine programme hosted by Kim Hill, with long-form, in-depth feature interviews on current affairs, science, modern life, history, the arts and more.

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  • Smart Talk

    A wide variety of conversations recorded in front of audiences round Aotearoa

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  • Standing Room Only

    Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment, pop culture, and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.

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  • Summer Times 2020/2021

    Emile Donovan talks to interesting people around New Zealand and the world. Summertimes@rnz.co.nz

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  • Sunday Morning

    News, discussion, features and ideas until midday.

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  • Sunday Night

    An evening of nostalgia with your host Phil O'Brien

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  • Tagata o te Moana

    A weekly Pacific magazine programme features New Zealand and regional Pacific news, issues, information and music. This programme is also simulcast domestically on RNZ National.

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  • Te Ahi Kaa

    The philosophy of Te Ahi Kaa is to reflect the diversity of Māori in the past, present and future. While bilingual in delivery, the programme incorporates Māori practices and values in its content, format and presentation.

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  • Te Manu Korihi

    Providing news on Māori issues, Te Manu Korihi features four times each weekday, in Radio New Zealand National's leading news programmes Morning Report and Checkpoint. A longer weekly edition, Te Waonui, is broadcast on Sunday evenings.

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  • The House

    Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.

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  • The Panel

    The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

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  • The Podcast Hour

    Designed to help you discover what to listen to next, host Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world.

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  • The Week In Review

    RNZ's review of news from the last 7 days.

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  • This Way Up

    Winner Best Daily or Weekly Feature 2018 NZ Radio Awards

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  • Voices

    A podcast on people from diverse global backgrounds living in New Zealand. These are stories spanning politics, society, identity, art and culture. Produced by Kadambari Raghukumar

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  • William Shakespeare Sonnets

    The complete Shakespeare sonnets, read by New Zealanders.

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  • World & Pacific News

    A bulletin of Pacific News and a sports report.

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Series Podcasts

These are occasional series that are short-run or not broadcast on-air. These can also be found on our Series & Podcast page.

  • Party People

    NEW SEASON. Rowdier than the debating chamber at question time, Party People places a Māori lens on politics, politicians and their parties. Public Interest Journalism funded through NZOA.

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  • Let's be TRANSparent

    Joseph Stockhausen hosts this podcast about navigating the ups and downs of gender transition, with the help of experts, others with lived experience and his Mum.

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  • The Detail

    The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly & Emile Donovan every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Made possible by RNZ & NZ On Air. Produced by Newsroom. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.

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  • Assignment

    Short documentaries created by students at tertiary institutions

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  • On the Farm

    A roundup of farming conditions all around New Zealand

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  • Breaking Silence

    NEW SEASON. This compelling series about domestic abuse in New Zealand will change the way you think about violence towards women. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Nine To Noon Politics

    Our commentators make sense of the week in politics

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  • Your Money With Mary Holm

    Investment author and columnist Mary Holm talks to Jesse Mulligan every fortnight about her top tips for how to make your money work.

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  • Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower

    Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.

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  • NZ Hip Hop Stand Up

    2x SEASONS. Unearthing the stories behind some of the most influential tracks in Aotearoa hip hop. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Crimes NZ

    Jesse Mulligan talks with investigators, journalists and others about major crimes in New Zealand

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  • It Takes A Village

    Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life

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  • Widescreen

    RNZ’s online guide to what’s playing on our screens — with Dan Slevin.

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  • Kororā: Little Blue Penguin

    In 2020, a Banks Peninsula family works to protect and survey the Indigenous population of white-flippered penguins, through predator trapping and citizen science.

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  • Eyewitness

    What it’s like to come face-to-face with history.

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  • Someday Stories 5 (2021)

    A series of sustainability-focused short films by emerging young filmmakers. Made with the support of NZOA, TMP & the NZFC.

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  • Loading Docs 2021 (Season 8)

    A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts. Chasing hope of growth, change and justice in the lands of Aotearoa.

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  • re_covering

    Media chaplain and broadcaster Rev Frank Ritchie sits down with top New Zealand journalists to unpack that one story that most impacted them, personally and professionally. Made by Media Chaplaincy New Zealand.

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  • He Kākano Ahau

    Wawatatia. Exploring stories that are firmly rooted in our past to magically dream about the futures we want to create for ourselves. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Matangireia

    Matangireia is a series of conversations examining the political legacies of Māori politicians. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Ake Ake Ake

    The story of SOUL & the land occupation at Ihumātao through the voices of the Cousins intimately involved in the actions that took place. Made with the support of TMP & NZ On Air.

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  • Red Line

    Can we walk the thin line between what some see as an evil empire and others as our greatest economic opportunity? A four-part series investigating China's growing influence in New Zealand.

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  • Inside Outside

    A video blog allowing disabled kiwi youth to share about their condition, what it means to them and how it affects their lives. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Generation Next

    Generation Next | Southside is a series of videos profiling four talented young people who call South Auckland home – a music producer, weightlifter, comedian and TV writer. Premiering 3 June, 2021.

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  • Generation Covid

    Generation Covid is a podcast series that asks what it’s like to start your adult life during the worst pandemic in a century. Made by members of Generation Covid. 

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  • Untold Pacific History

    A dynamic and often provocative account of New Zealand’s relationship with the Pacific. Video & Podcast Series. Made possible by the RNZ/NZOA Innovation Fund.

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  • Extra Time

    A review of the week in sport.

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  • Fight for the Wild

    AIB AWARD WINNER 2021. Documentary film & podcast series exploring the notion of a Predator Free 2050 in Aotearoa. Made possible by the RNZ/NZOA Innovation Fund.

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  • Bob Dylan's New Zealand

    Bob Dylan’s New Zealand marks the great songwriter’s 80th Birthday with a narrative exploring his connections with New Zealand, an examination of his musical roots, some great music and a whole lot more.

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  • Black Sheep

    2021 VOYAGER AWARDS WINNER - BEST EPISODIC PODCAST. The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.

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  • Conversations With My Immigrant Parents

    Immigrant whānau across Aotearoa have frank conversations covering love, ancestry, home, food, expectation, and acceptance. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • The Collective

    An eight-part video series following six young musicians on a powerful journey of self-discovery. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Healthy or Hoax

    Stacey Morrison looks at the latest food & fitness trends to discover what's good for you and what's gobbledygook. In short: Do they work?

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  • Kei Roto i te Miru: Inside the Bubble

    Life in lockdown: Nine oral historians head (digitally) inside 25 unique New Zealand bubbles to capture your Aotearoa as you made history. Produced by Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage and Auckland Libraries with the support of the communities of Aotearoa.

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  • Short Story Stack

    A growing stack of short stories by independent and published writers from all over New Zealand.

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  • Fragments

    Fragments is a six-part podcast and video series about the day of the 2011 earthquake and what's happened in the decade since. Produced and hosted by Katy Gosset using interviews originally recorded in 2011 by Julie Hutton and Sandra Close.

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  • NZ Wars: Stories of Tainui

    Video & Podcast. The third epic chapter in the award-winning NZ Wars series. Presented by Mihingaarangi Forbes. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • John Bluck writes

    Essays on a variety of themes by John Bluck

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  • HERE WE ARE

    Living with mental distress as a trans, gender diverse or non-binary person in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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  • NZ Wars: Stories of Waitara

    NZTV AWARD WINNER | AIB FINALIST. The second epic chapter in the award winning NZ Wars Series. Presented by Mihingaarangi Forbes. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Someday Stories 4 (2020)

    A series of sustainability-focused short films by emerging young film-makers. Made with the support of NZOA, TMP, NZFC & The Vista Foundation.

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  • The Outliers

    The Outliers is a look at inspirational youth from minority communities that are bucking the trends and standing out from their peers. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • House Talk

    How do we solve NZ’s housing crisis? Experts, politicians, councillors & developers all have their say. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • The Service

    FINALIST, ASSN FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING AWARDS 2020. The day John Daniell turned 10, his mum told him she had been a spy. Now, he and Guyon Espiner are investigating a family story that could reveal New Zealand's biggest Cold War secret.

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  • Caucus

    Guyon Espiner, Lisa Owen, Tim Watkin and Scott Campbell guide you through the maze of politics to Election 2020, with frank and forthright discussion.

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  • The Citizen's Handbook: Election Special

    Everything you need to know about the upcoming NZ General Election and two referendums, from the team behind The Citizen's Handbook. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • The Story of Te Awe

    Since 2013, an Auckland Museum team have led Te Awe, a project designed to enrich, conserve and improve the care of the Museum’s taonga Māori.

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  • Are We There Yet?

    The pleasures, pratfalls & practical lessons of parenting in the modern world.

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  • Loading Docs 2020 (Season 7)

    A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts. A turning point for humanity. The revolution is here.

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  • Only Human

    There are events in our lives that either transform us or tear us apart - Only Human is a podcast of unexpected and sometimes surprising personal portraits.

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  • ALICE SNEDDEN'S BAD NEWS

    Docu-comedy series that wrestles with some of the most confusing & contentious political & social issues confronting Aotearoa in 2020. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Widows of Shuhada

    Four Muslim women widowed by the Christchurch mosque attacks share their journeys through grief and take steps towards a different life. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • This Is Us

    A series of digital films showcasing the diversity of Muslim New Zealanders' experiences as they reveal what they love the most. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Getting Better - A Year in the Life of a Māori Medical Student

    2021 VOYAGER AWARDS WINNER - BEST SERIAL PODCAST. What’s it like to work in a system that doesn’t do right by your own people? Trainee doctor Emma Espiner is about to find out. Made Possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Two Cents' Worth

    Stories that make sense of business and the economy... and how they affect your back pocket. Made by RNZ & Newsroom. Hosted by Bernard Hickey, Nikki Mandow and Peter Griffin.

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  • Coronavirus Podcast

    A daily podcast on the Covid-19 Coronavirus hosted by RNZ's Indira Stewart.

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  • Game Change

    INTERACTIVE. An interactive documentary exploring New Zealand’s burgeoning video game industry – using video games to tell the story. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • The Unthinkable

    A five-part podcast hosted by Susie Ferguson, covering an issue most of us find hard to think about, let alone discuss - the loss of a baby.

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  • Coastwatchers - Operation Pacific

    The untold stories of WWII Native Wireless Operators. Video Documentary with accompanying Podcast. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • Loading Docs 2019 (Season 6)

    A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts. Unlikely characters become the heroes in a powerful mix of realities. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • After the Virus

    After the Virus is a 6-part podcast and video series exploring how the Covid-19 pandemic will change the world in the long-term. Hosted by Guyon Espiner.

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  • Land of the Long White Cloud

    A documentary series that tells the stories of white New Zealanders who are confronting our colonial past and present, 250 years after Cook’s arrival. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • NZ Wars: The Stories of Ruapekapeka

    AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY. Highlighting Northland's most infamous armed conflict. Hosted by Mihingaarangi Forbes. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    Stories about getting older in a world that wants us to stay young.

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  • Sa’ili Mālō - Seeking a Better Life

    Stories in the Samoan language told by early settlers who came to Aotearoa to seek opportunities & a better life for their families. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Best of Storytime RNZ

    The latest and greatest children's stories and songs from New Zealand. Ngā pūrākau me ngā waiata nā Aotearoa.

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  • Whitiki

    Video documentary that tells the stories of three Māori Pioneers who went to battle in WWI through the eyes of their descendants. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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  • The Citizen's Handbook

    Become a better New Zealand citizen! A comedy Video and Podcast civics series that tackles NZ history & issues. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures

    A science podcast for kids. Answering their burning questions and showing them the wonders of discovery. By RNZ & Nanogirl Labs Ltd. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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  • Kākāpō Files

    Voice of the Kākāpō - an audio adventure through the bumpy bumper 2019 breeding season of NZ's rare flightless parrot. Presented by Alison Ballance.

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  • The Guest House

    A year on, how do Muslim New Zealanders make sense of the Christchurch mosque attacks? Journalist and poet Mohamed Hassan looks at the fractures left after March 15.

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  • Voice of the Iceberg

    Artist Joseph Michael and his team record the characters and sounds of icebergs in Antarctica. Winner of Best Creative Feature at 2018 NZ Radio Awards.

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  • Elemental

    A journey through the periodic table of elements with chemistry professor Allan Blackman, from AUT, and Alison Ballance

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  • White Silence

    GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2020. A Stuff/RNZ podcast about the Erebus Disaster and what happened next. Produced by Michael Wright and Katy Gosset.

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  • Fair Play

    Zoë George and a roster of athletic co-hosts shine the spotlight on women in sport. – from results and athletes to current affairs and issues.

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  • The Aotearoa History Show

    The story of New Zealand and its people from its geological origins to modern day, hosted by William Ray & Leigh-Marama McLachlan, with animation by Chris Maguren. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund

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  • THE JOY PROJECT

    From spirituality and dancing to pottery and rowing, hear from a group of New Zealanders as they share what makes them happy.

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  • KILLJOY

    How far would you go to get to the truth even if everyone else has already found it? Does true crime have to be true?

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  • Literary lectures

    A series of reflections by leading authors on the state of writing in Aotearoa

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  • Gone Fishing

    GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2019. BEST PODCAST, NEW ZEALAND RADIO AWARDS 2019. A true crime podcast series from Stuff and RNZ. Produced by Amy Maas and Adam Dudding.

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  • Go Ahead Caller

    It's Ken Oath, the voice of reason - cutting the crap with a heart of gold

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  • Contemporary Feminism

    A series of panel discussions at the City Gallery Wellington

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  • Not Your Average Cricket Show

    Action, analysis and insight from the 2019 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.

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  • Editing our genes

    Kim Hill explores the ethics, practice and implications of gene editing

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  • Christchurch Dilemmas

    Films and conversations about rebuilding the city.

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  • My Heels Are Killing Me

    New Zealand's foremost fashion podcast where Sonia Sly goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to find out what exists beyond its glamorous façade.

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  • Sportsman of the Year - A Suburban Philosophy

    Award-winning singer and songwriter Jan Hellriegel's new podcast series is a celebration of life and its foibles as well as its perfect imperfection. It represents the journey, not the destination, and tells a tale of grit and never giving up.

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  • The Worst Sitcom Ever Made

    Geoff Houtman was part of the team that created the worst sitcom ever made. It's haunted him for 25 years. Now he's on a quest to find out what went wrong and to see what lessons we can learn about failure in general.

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  • BANG!

    Using real stories told by real people, Melody Thomas leads a frank (but often entertaining) exploration of sex, sexuality and relationships.

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  • Spectrum

    An iconic documentary series which captured the essence of New Zealand from 1972 to 2016.

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  • Pop! Culture

    Melody Thomas (Bang!) and Tony Stamp (Music101) explore the themes and iconic characters of popular culture.

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  • Kīwaha - Give it a go!

    Kīwaha/Give it a go …a chance to learn a few super simple sayings in te reo Maori that you can use in your everyday conversations

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  • Beyond Kate

    GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2019: Exploring 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand, and the challenges that women face in a society where the rules continue to shift.

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  • Squeaky Bum Time: A Football World Cup Podcast

    A football podcast covering the latest games and breaking stories during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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  • The Lost

    GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2018. The true stories of New Zealand's missing people. Paloma Migone digs into the cold cases of those who never came home.

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  • Ours: Treasures from Te Papa

    Noelle McCarthy and 20 taonga from Te Papa that have helped shape our nation's identity

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  • Bits+Bytes

    Peter Griffin and Simon Morton explore the tech world

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  • The Long Way Home

    Bruce Hopkins takes his father and brother's ashes back home to Stewart Island. But he’s taking the long way there; walking the length of New Zealand on Te Araroa trail.

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  • Pants on Fire

    Lies pervade our lives - in business, personal relationships, cyber-space, courting, kids, politics and more…

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  • Great Ideas

    A series about the ideas that shape the world we live in, recorded in collaboration with New Zealand universities.

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  • The 9th Floor

    What does leadership look like from the 9th Floor of the Beehive?

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  • The Science Of…

    The science of everyday things that you’ve always wondered about, with Alison Ballance and Simon Morton. Winner of Best Programme (This Way Up) at 2018 NZ Radio Awards

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  • Just One Thing

    Candid conversations about the precious objects in our lives and the stories behind them.

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  • Slice of Heaven

    With record migration and a fast growing population, New Zealand is changing fast. Who is coming? Does it matter? What benefits will we see and where are the flash points? Will we all get our Slice of Heaven?

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  • Is this the Brighter Future?

    National promised a 'Brighter Future' back in 2008 when it took power, so has it shaped our lives for better or worse? RNZ journalists investigate.

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  • Flying Solo

    True stories of what it takes to raise children on your own in New Zealand.

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  • Water Fools?

    Who is really kidding themselves in the debate surrounding our rivers and lakes? The public, the farmers or the government?

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  • Fathom

    Stories that explore the distance and the difference between us.

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  • My NZ

    Different New Zealanders share how they see Aotearoa in 2017.

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  • Public Enemy

    GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2017. A 4-part series looking at the growing Muslim communities in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and how elections, counter-terrorism policies, war and xenophobia have changed lives.

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  • FROM ZERO

    Russell Brown uncovers the way drugs have become a part of nearly all our lives, from over the counter opium to energy drinks and designer drugs.

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  • The NEW Torchlight List

    Professor Jim Flynn talks with Wallace Chapman about his controversial list of the best modern books.

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  • The Oldest Profession

    Philippa Tolley and Rebekah Parsons-King hear the stories of life in the sex industry.

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  • New Zealand Society

    Short-form documentaries about life in Aotearoa.

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  • First Person

    First Person is a podcast featuring the voices of New Zealanders living through big issues, news events or changes. They are the stories we don’t normally get to hear. Join John Campbell as he talks to them about their lives.

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  • RNZ Music Presents: Inside Splore

    In this mini-documentary series, we meet five local acts as they take centre stage at Splore Festival.

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