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At the Movies talks to the new head of the New Zealand Film Commission, Dave Gibson about where New Zealand films should be heading and how the Commission can help
In Windows on the World Mounira Chaieb of the BBC examines what Sultan Qaboos’ “benevolent dictatorship” has done for the Oman’s climate of exceptional religious tolerance
Our Changing World goes on a rowi egg rescue with the Department of Conservation, learns about the phenomenon known as childhood amnesia and visits the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust's propagation nursery
Matinee Idle looks back at the making of the first fully recorded and processed New Zealand gramophone recording of the song Blue Smoke sung by Pixie Williams
Part 3 of BBC series Noise: A Human History explores the sounds of the Spirit and of Satan. Written and presented by Professor David Hendy and produced in collaboration with the British Library Sound Archive
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