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In The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews new local albums from Canadian import and honky-tonk queen Tami Neilson, and one-man funk machine Bryce International Airways; plus an epic study of New Zealand’s underbelly by Sven Olsen’s Brutal Canadian Love Saga
In a BBC World Service on Windows on the World we hear about gardening grandmother Ruth Brooks, the BBC's Amateur Scientist of the Year in 2010 for her study that despite throwing her snails over the garden fence they would always return
Insight explores the new initiative, patient portals, a medical system similar to on line banking.
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A selection of hisorical interviews, features and documentaries about women, the vote and equality over the decades.
Music, talk, live sessions, and coverage of contemporary music and events.
Theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
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Colin Peacock looks critically at television, radio, newspapers, magazines and the electronic media.
Coverage of boutique indie festival Camp A Low Hum.
A weekly review of Radio New Zealand's news stories, available as a podcast.
Katrina Batten presents a selection of special interest programmes.
Geoff Robinson and Simon Mercep bring you the most comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio.
The essence of New Zealand through stories, landscape and people.
Days after the city of Christchurch was devastated by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, Simon Morton traversed the city using the Avon River as his route.
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