Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
In At The Movies Simon Morris looks at sci-fi thriller Lucy, starring Scarlett Johanssen, from Australia: 20,000 Days On Earth and Swedish The 100-Year-Old Man Who Jumped Out the Window and Disappeared
On Our Changing World, what sea lions can tell us about marine food webs, climate lessons from Antarctica, developing anti-addiction drugs, and using sound to help the visually impaired navigate
On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests will include John Lanchester, Michael Schmidt and Claire Murdoch.
Insight looks at how political party policies might affect Auckland
On Beale Street Caravan we have soul music icon Irma Thomas who started singing professionally since the age of 13
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- Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
- Prime Minister stands by minister and staff
- Election Issues debate: Economy
- Kim Dotcom denies any involvement in hacking of blogger's website
- Mediawatch for 24 August 2014
Pacific leaders talk about the times of change as they remember their journeys to independence and self government.
Keyboardist Murray Burns of the classic kiwi new wave/electro-pop band talks about their heyday, and why they're on the road again.
Author Alex Monro talks to Kim Hill about his proposition that paper is the world's greatest invention.
A round up of the most significant news interviews and stories of the day, available as a podcast
Kiwi audio drama and comedy including plays by Dean Parker, Pip Hall, Paul Rothwell, Elspeth Sandys, Sam Trubridge, Roger Hall, Gary Henderson and Joe Musaphia.
Arthur Tompkins, who has a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, talks with Kim Hill about Portrait of Wally by Egon Schiele.
A look at the first New Zealand military action in the First World War, the acquisition of German Samoa.
Music, talk, live sessions, and coverage of contemporary music and events.
Alwyn Owen explores the lighter side of New Zealand’s late 19th and early 20th century poetry of patriotism.
The voices of the men and women who were there to tell the story of New Zealand in the First World War.