From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
Dr Dilip Joesph tells us his story on Afternoons, of being kidnapped by the Taliban two years ago and later rescued by the US military, which he has now written about
Annette Culpan from Philanthropy New Zealand talks on Nights about her recent visit India to enquire about the growing commitment to a social enterprise culture
In The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews a defining double live set by Texas bluesman Gary Clark Jr., and talks to Australian minstrel C.W. Stoneking about his unique fusion of jazz, gospel and calypso
In a BBC special on Windows on the World Professor Andrea Sella takes a look at pharmaceuticals entering our water supplies and asks if our water treatment techniques are good enough to cope with the task of removing them
The New Jazz Archive explores the long and colourful history of jazz on the radio
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Trevor Reekie meets up with Bernie Griffen and his newly assembled band The Thin Men to discuss salvation.
The purple one has released two albums. Nick Bollinger, Wallace Chapman, Coco Solid and Victoria Kelly discuss the new music.
A group of cantankerous, opinionated and erudite gold card-holding literary-type males meet for coffee over a period of four years in this play by Roger Hall.
Radio New Zealand is recording four lectures by Dame Anne Salmond exploring different areas of our national life. All lectures are free and open to the public.
A rare glimpse of how Rutherford's Den and Christchurch's iconic Arts Centre are being restored after the earthquakes.
A collection of conversations with poets about poetry, including some poems.
Television journalist and news reader Mike McRoberts talks about reporting from the front line in some of the world's most troubled regions.
Combining official sources and eye-witness accounts, hear a reconstruction of New Zealand's most famous manhunt, which ended on 20 October, 1941.
Bay of Islands GP Dr Chris Reid has photographed virtually every patient that walked into his surgery during the past two years.
Former roller derby skater and filmmaker Corinna Hunziker talks about the sport and why it is gaining popularity amongst Māori women.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music. Listen to Radio NZ National at 11pm Friday, or online anytime.