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This Way Up's Simon Morton goes shopping with bitcoins, talks to calligrapher and design professor Ewan Clayton, and cooks ups some Nepalese festive dumplings
From snake charmers to bagpipes, pan pipes to concert halls, woodwind has caused controversy for over 35,000 years, as we discover in the Secret Life of the Orchestra: Woodwind
Hear Nick Bollinger's international picks from 2013, Canadian power trio Metz, agit-rap outfit Dead Prez, Israeli guitarist Arli Liberman, and local acts T54 and Black Minnaloushe during Music 101
Kim Hill's interview with writer Ann Dowsett Johnson on women and alcohol and Lynn Freeman's interview with Dean Barker are this week's Great Encounters
Insight considers the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Sri Lanka that was dominated by debate about human rights and asks if John Key was right to attend.
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