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The philosophy of Te Ahi Kaa is to reflect the diversity of Māori in the past, present and future. While bilingual in delivery, the programme incorporates Māori practices and values in its content, format and presentation.

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  • Simon Mercep talks to Earl Charles Spencer, historian, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales on Afternoons about his book on the execution of his distant relative, Charles I

  • Kathryn Ryan talks to award-winning Australian documentary filmmaker, Anna Broinowski in Nine to Noon about propaganda filmmaking in North Korea

  • Kathryn Ryan will be speaking to Dame Joan Metge on Nine to Noon about what communication and cultural understanding between Maori and Pakeha

  • In The Sampler Jim Pinckney reviews Rickie Lee Jones’ first new songs, the soundtrack to A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and Carnation from Daughn Gibson


  • Paediatric psychologist Mark Bowers talks to Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon about raising 'quirky kids', those children who have difficulty fitting in and connecting with others