There is something for everyone in the wee small hours of a brand new day, every day, on our All Night Programme, a live-hosted programme of features, music, news and weather.
At the Movies looks three contrasting films – new Young Adult franchise, Divergent, a Japanese family drama about two children separated at birth – Like Father Like Son and Grand Budapest Hotel from cult director Wes Anderson
On Our Changing World flying unmanned aerial vehicles to collect ecological data, Marcus Chown and the big stuff, chemicals that mimic estrogen, and insecticides that target genes
Band Of Hope is a retrospective look at the famous children's temperance movement of the 1890s
Part 2 of BBC series Noise: A Human History looks at the age of oratory. Written and presented by Professor David Hendy and produced in collaboration with the British Library Sound Archive
Insight explores whether the record number of marine reserves announced this year is a genuine step forward for conservation or a token gesture.
Popular audio items
- Don Brash: luck and consequences
- Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
- Susan Krumdieck
- Catherine DeAngelis
- Art Crime with Arthur Tompkins
Colin Peacock looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers, magazines and electronic media.
It’s the simplest of machines that connects us all.
The colourful, dramatic, and often remarkable events and people of New Zealand's past.
The story of the warrior who became the first Maori King.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
How are our school children with learning disabilities doing within our education system?
Local and international musical happenings from a New Zealand perspective.
New Zealand has set ambitious new targets for its trade relationship with China. But are they achievable given the fallout from the Fonterra botulism scare?
The great outdoors with outdoorsman, adventurer, travel journalist, photographer Kennedy Warne.
Make a virtual visit to landmarks and national parks, hear from residents and regional experts and explore the regions with our ever-curious journalists.
Remember that song? Weekly nostalgia and musical memories with Peter Fry.
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