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.
Radio New Zealand listeners and staff share some of their favourite music, live sessions and interviews from the RNZ back catalogue.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
Clarissa Dunn and Hannah Sassman head behind the scenes at the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in celebration of their 60th birthday.
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.
Illustrated introductions to major pieces from the classical repertoire.
It’s the simplest of machines that connects us all.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Significant overseas musicians and their influence on New Zealand music. Photograph by James Perkins.
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.