Wellington, 1859, and a young German immigrant by the name of Friedrich August Krull writes a series of letters home to his mother.
Intended to help improve understanding of what it means to be a writer in New Zealand, the Janet Frame Memorial Lectures deliver an overview of the state of the nation’s literature from the point of view of one of its most active authors.
A four part New Zealand Society feature series looking at the role of the literary translator and the role of translations in society.
Children reviewing New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards finalists.
A magazine programme with feature interviews on current affairs, science, literature, music and more.
New Zealand stories for children.
Readings of New Zealand novels, short stories and short dramas, adapted for radio by Radio New Zealand.
A four-part documentary series on American author Mark Twain’s 1895 lecture tour of New Zealand.
Music, sport, media, travel and the people and places around us.
Panel discussions exploring the literature associated with the First World War.
Coverage of New Zealand Writers' Festivals.
Stories and readings available to listen to online.
A collection of book-based Our Changing World stories.
Books by writers interviewed on the Saturday Morning with Kim Hill, or books discussed by Kim and a guest.
Books reviewed during Nine To Noon, weekdays at approximately 10:35am.
A selection of Kate De Goldi's reviews of children's books from the Saturday Morning archives.
Interviews with Neil Cross, Ian Rankin, Kate Atkinson, Peter Temple, Paddy Richardson, Paul Cleave and other writers of crime fiction.
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!
New Zealand author Eleanor Catton's novel The Luminaries has won the Man Booker prize for English language literature.
Conversations on classic literature with poet Kate Camp and Kim Hill.
Kim Hill interviews with Man Booker Prize 2013 Shortlist authors.
Remembering children's author Margaret Mahy.
Audio adaptations of New Zealand novels for young adults and young-at-heart adults.
New Zealand Festival guests on Nine to Noon
Interview with the finalists in this year's awards.
New Zealand readings during Afternoons with Simon Mercep
A collection of children's stories available to listen to online
Around the World in 200 Books by Jim Flynn.
A roundup of Radio New Zealand contributors giving their 'best ofs' for 2014.
Information about submitting audio drama scripts, proposals or ideas, including tips about duration, format and style.