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This Way Up is a weekly two-hour show that explores the things we use and consume.

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  • We go from cell research with Dr Justin O'Sullivan to the literary achievements of the online encyclopedia Te Ara with Jock Phillips on Great Encounters

  • Insight explores the reasons behind the slide in support for the Labour Party over the last 3 elections

  • Devonport’s Torpedo Bay has seen moa hunting and been a launch site for floating mines. In Spectrum Justin Gregory signs on for a sail through Torpedo Bay’s history

  • Lisa Thompson speaks with Massey University doctoral student Diane Koti about her research into end-of-life care for terminally ill Maori patients and their whānau, on Spiritual Outlook

  • Children with Down Syndrome can be princes and princesses too – Katy Gosset meets the woman behind a petition that calls for Disney to make an animated film with disabled characters, on One in Five