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The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on Radio New Zealand National.

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  • Gaynor Leeper talks to Nine to Noon about quitting her city job and life in London to become a husky trainer in remote Northern Sweden.

  • On Our Changing World, in search of yellow octopuses, an Ecoblitz in the Waikato, preventing Alzheimer's disease and a possible observation of space ripples as predicted by Einstein.

  • Harvard social psychologist, Amy Cuddy talks to Lynn Freeman on Nine to Noon about body language and non-verbal behaviour.

  • Insight investigates how good new-generation cancer drugs - such as the anti melanoma treatment, Keytruda - really  are and explores the debate over whether or not NZ should fund them.

  • Coming up on Sunday Nights with Grant Walker from 8pm - Meda McKenzie talks about her famous Cook Strait swim in our feature year of 1978 – Keith Quinn recalls the AB’s Grand Slam tour that year - Tina Cross remembers touring with Clive Dunn – and Evita is our feature musical.