Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests include Nigel French on food and environmental pathogens, Nick Tyler on people in cities, and composer John Luther Adams
Insight the obesity crisis, which is predicted to next year takeover smoking as New Zealand’s biggest health problem
On Nine to Noon, web comic author Randall Munroe will be answering some questions about the world of science. The former NASA roboticist and programmer has a cult following. He is the creator of the webcomic xkcd.com,
which aims to explain the law of science with cartoons. The 31 year old is the bestselling author of What If? In latest his book ThingsExplainer the focus is on explaining complicated stuff in simple words.
On Nine to Noon, British author and journalist and former lawyer Rob Penn found, 40 different uses for the wood from a single ash tree. The products range from a desk, tools, bowls and bats. His book The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees, chronicles how wood from the ash tree has been used throughout history.
On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests include Shakespearean actor Tim Crouch, Graeme Downes of the Verlaines, and Martin Phillips of the Chills
On Saturday 18 July, Neil Finn trod the boards at the Auckland Town Hall, presenting a solo career retrospective backed by a full string section, arranged by Kiwi composer, Victoria Kelly.
John Cowan gives tips for talking to children about terrorism and war.
A collection exploring whaikōrero, one of the most important traditions of the marae.
In an era when traditional media is changing rapidly, what is the future for quality journalism?
Sarah Houbolt – partially sighted and only 144cm tall – brings a legendary 'freak show' performer with a rare skeletal growth disorder back to the stage.
Derek Andrews has been up Mount Taranaki nearly 700 times collecting rubbish and making sure it's clean and tidy.