There is something for everyone in the wee small hours of a brand new day, every day, on our All Night Programme, a live-hosted programme of features, music, news and weather.
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
Insight examines whether the country's public servants being politicised
Ngā mihi! Hear some of the greetings in te reo Māori we use on Radio New Zealand and read the English translations. Kia ora mai.
The Great Barrier Reef, according to Sydney University historian Iain McCalman, is so vast the only people able to fully grasp its scale are astronauts.
RNZ quizzes arrive via courier pigeon each Friday. Enjoy!
Last year the World Health Organisation warned that the world was heading towards a "...post-antibiotic era". Professor Richard James is hoping that bacteriocins will help us win the war against infection.
Why do so many of us get scared and anxious about flying in planes?
Since incorporation into Indonesia in 1969, outside access to West Papua - the western half of New Guinea, has been tightly restricted amid a simmering separatist conflict.