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.
In At The Movies Simon Morris looks at Sylvester Stallone’s eighties flashback The Expendables 3, the foodie, feelgood movie The 100-Foot Journey and Roman Polanski's Venus In Fur
In Our Changing World, mind-control and robots, the pros and cons of older dads, Antarctic time travel and sugar: desirable but bad
Country Life has a musical theme – Charlie McCaig went from selling records to running a dairy farm, and Adrian Mann built a grand piano in a Timaru farm shed
On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests will include Steve and Riley Hathaway, Helen Garner and Lucy Sargisson.
Great Encounters explores the fascinating history of the invention of paper with Alex Monro and delves into themes of light and gathering darkness in Michele Leggott's collection of poetry
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A round up of the most significant news interviews and stories of the day, available as a podcast
Around 200 Kiwi artists are in Scotland’s capital city to perform in an array of festivals. Producer Charlotte Graham is there on a mission to attend anything and everything she can.
Political party disability spokespeople discuss the action they’d like to see taken to improve the lives of people living with a disability.
Reporters and sound engineers throw themselves into the fray to report back from mosh pits, lawns and terraced seating across the land.
New Zealand novels and stories adapted for radio including writing by Fiona Farrell, Brian Turner, Owen Marshall, CK Stead and Steve Braunias.
A ten part series tracing the history of radio in New Zealand from its beginnings in 1921 to 1996.
Music critic Nick Bollinger presents a selection of essential New Zealand albums
Listen to This Way Up’s Simon Morton and the BBC’s Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith showcasing the best of New Zealand science and technology to the world.
A look at the first New Zealand military action in the First World War, the acquisition of German Samoa.
Australian philosopher and author Damon Young takes a philosophical approach to the question of why we should exercise.