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Marty Duda's Artist of the Week is English songwriter and eccentric, Robyn Hitchcock, who began his musical career in the punk era as leader of the band The Soft Boys
On Our Changing World, we find out how geodesy is the science of knowing where you are, we recreate some Canterbury coastline in the Water Lab, and we're taking part in NZ IceFest in Christchurch
We meet Raukumara Red Wild Venison on Country Life, who recently trialled exporting wild venison to Hong Kong and visit the only surviving water-powered flourmill in New Zealand
On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests will include Brooke Fraser and Stefan Collini
Insight explores the racing industry and the changes that some regard as critical for the industry's survival
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- Mediawatch for 28 September 2014
- Former Deputy PM gives his views on Labour's problems
A Kapiti Coast council has cut its greenhouse gas emissions by half, in just three years, and saved money along the way.
Local soul sister Tyra Hammond meets the First Lady of the modern-day soul and funk revivalist movement, Sharon Jones.
Kim Hill chairs discussions exploring the nature of big data and how it may serve as a tool in facing the future.
Exploring the influence children have on their parents when they are shopping at the supermarket.
Dinner Lab turns the culinary arts on its head, with the concept being driven by the crowd rather than the chefs.
North Otago farmer turned artist Burns Pollock has been collecting local objects of interest for most of his life. Now, with paintbrush in hand, he's putting them in the limelight.
Magical multi-national performances recorded by RNZ at WOMAD Taranaki 2014. On-air and online for the first time.
Turning it up to 11, with local and international musical happenings from a New Zealand perspective.
Rock historian Simon Grigg talks about the online noisy library of New Zealand music.