This Way Up is a weekly two-hour show that explores the things we use and consume.
We go from cell research with Dr Justin O'Sullivan to the literary achievements of the online encyclopedia Te Ara with Jock Phillips on Great Encounters
Insight explores the reasons behind the slide in support for the Labour Party over the last 3 elections
Devonport’s Torpedo Bay has seen moa hunting and been a launch site for floating mines. In Spectrum Justin Gregory signs on for a sail through Torpedo Bay’s history
Lisa Thompson speaks with Massey University doctoral student Diane Koti about her research into end-of-life care for terminally ill Maori patients and their whānau, on Spiritual Outlook
Children with Down Syndrome can be princes and princesses too – Katy Gosset meets the woman behind a petition that calls for Disney to make an animated film with disabled characters, on One in Five
Popular audio items
- Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
- The Piketty Phenomenon
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- Energy with David Haywood: solar photovoltaic
- Brian Eno: Eno 101 (Part 1 of 6)
An historian and photographer with a shared interest in outdoor themes show some of the photos from their book Tramping: A New Zealand History.
Gardener Hannah Zwartz is working on ways to create sustainable edible education programmes in schools and communities.
A week-by-week audio picture of how the First World War changed the lives of a generation.
Reflections on the philosophy, science, economics and psychology of what it means to be happy.
Turning it up to 11, with local and international musical happenings from a New Zealand perspective.
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From his new vantage point as a wheelchair user, Mike Gourley revisits the issue of access to the built environment.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music. Listen to Radio NZ National at 11pm Friday, or online anytime.
Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard talks about her ascent to the top job, her experience of sexism, and what she feels she’s achieved
Simon Morton talks to a goldfish collector who's got 600 aquariums throughout the country!
A collection of conversations with poets about poetry, including some poems.