A collection of Our Changing World stories about Antarctica.
A collection of book readings, major dramas, drama series, children’s stories and other stuff available to listen to any time you want.
Chris Bramwell takes us behind the scenes at Parliament.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
A collection of book-based Our Changing World stories.
Clarissa Dunn and Hannah Sassman head behind the scenes at the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in celebration of their 60th birthday.
DIY cheese, history, cheesy questions, halloumi, paneer, and more, on This Way Up.
A selection of Kate De Goldi's reviews of children's books from the Saturday Morning archives.
The official memorial service for victims of the February 22 Christchurch earthquake held in Hagley Park on Friday 18 March 2011.
Live recordings from New Zealand performers including the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
An occasional series focusing on the history, politics and culture of a country or nationality.
Interviews with Neil Cross, Ian Rankin, Kate Atkinson, Peter Temple, Paddy Richardson, Paul Cleave and other writers of crime fiction.
Illustrated introductions to major pieces from the classical repertoire.
It’s the simplest of machines that connects us all.
Skinny dipper, former national vice-president of Free Beaches NZ and stalwart of the nudist community in New Zealand.
A collection of interviews and ephemera about movies.
Forager Johanna Knox takes us into the wild spaces of urban New Zealand on the hunt for tasty, nutritious, fun, free and fresh food.
A selection of highlights from Geoff Robinson's 44-year career with Radio New Zealand
Listen to the Māori greetings used on Radio New Zealand and read the English translations.
Roger Wilson reads the Grimm versions of some of the fairytales, which are kind, cruel, occasionally shocking and other times just absurd... but always entertaining! Enjoy!
A Pathway of Song: Richard Nunns plays many traditional Māori instruments in his collection.
New Zealand historian and natural science writer who has authored more than 30 books.
Take a virtual visit to landmarks and national parks, hear from residents and regional experts and explore the regions with our ever-curious journalists.
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton's novel The Luminaries has won the Man Booker prize for English language literature.
Prominent New Zealanders talk about the individuals, writers and thinkers who have shaped their outlook on the world.
John Kendrick, the conservationist, filmmaker and sound recordist who initiated and recorded the Morning Report bird calls.
Conversations on classic literature with poet Kate Camp and Kim Hill.
KiwiSaver with This Way Up.
From intimate acoustic sessions to epic, sold-out shows at Aotearoa’s best music venues, this is a collection of live contemporary music of all kinds.
A series of tutorials is for anyone interested in making audio documentaries.
Remembering children's author Margaret Mahy.
Radio New Zealand music reporters and sound engineers throw themselves into the fray, microphones at hand, to report back from mosh pits, lawns and terraced seating across the land.
Pacific leaders talk about the times of change as they remember their journeys to independence and self government.
Festival related news, reviews & interviews.
The great outdoors with outdoorsman, adventurer, travel journalist, photographer Kennedy Warne.
Simon Sweetman tells the stories behind classic Kiwi pop anthems.
The singer of one of New Zealand's best known songs, Blue Smoke.
The history of New Zealand place names with Peter Dowling.
Poetry with Night's arts ambassador Cliff Fell.
Ka puta Matariki, ka rere a Whānui. Ko te tohu tena o te tau e. Matariki re-appears, Whānui starts its flight. Being the sign of the new year!
Recipes on Radio New Zealand National.
An archive of lectures, interviews and discussions with this eminent New Zealand scientist.
An audio-visual collection of Royal Tours past.
Documentaries about the life of Sir Edmund Hillary and audio from the state funeral.
A touring exhibition of iconic Kiwi images presented as model radios.
Neville Chun teaches Simon how to make sourdough from home.
Spices on This Way Up with Alison Sandle.
Veronika Meduna joins scientists for the Spirit of Mawson expedition as they explore the subantarctic islands
A core farming activity which carries with it a rich history, ritual, characters, hard work and a strongly competitive element.
A collection of children's stories available to listen to online
The Rite of Spring is still provocative and disturbing a century after its première caused one of the most sensational scandals in artistic history.
Maori Language Week
Expanding the This Way Up Suburban Home Food Production Initiative (or TWUSHFPI for short).
Introducing Ludwig van Beethoven.
The words and music to New Zealand's national anthem.
Transforming a grassy clay bank in Simon's back garden into a productive veggie patch.
A brief overview of singer/songwriter Lorde's career-to-date.
In which Music 101 indulge their love of lists....
One of the most influential and genuinely scary bands to come out of New Zealand.
A collection of audio which explores the history of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Bloodsucking nightwalkers and cannibal corpses... the undead on Radio New Zealand.
Significant overseas musicians and their influence on New Zealand music.
A series exploring a range of themes about disaster awareness through an examination of the different natural disasters which have occurred in New Zealand’s history.
A brief history of women in New Zealand society, focusing on women’s rights, the battle for suffrage, and gender equality.
A selection of interviews about the World Wide Web, its inception and influence on our lives and society.
Information about submitting audio drama scripts, proposals or ideas, including tips about duration, format and style.