Drama on Radio New Zealand National
For copyright reasons not all audio is available online.
Adaptations of fiction and non-fiction books as well as short stories. Weekdays at 10:45 am.
Drama and comedy in the form of major plays, short plays and mini-episode series along with interviews from producers, writers and performers of audio drama. 3pm on Sundays.
Where does the real power in New Zealand lie? That’s right, with a bunch of bureaucrats, underlings, officials, and lowly-ranked list MPs that you and I have never heard of. Whether it’s in sport, politics, commerce, education or the arts, the only way to find out what’s really going on in this country... 11:05am on Sundays.
New Zealand stories for children. 6:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays.
More drama, readings & stories available to listen to on-line
Stories and readings.
Kiwi audio drama and comedy.
Audio versions of solo performances written and performed for the stage by graduating students at Toi Whakaari.
Short plays by emerging writers and writers new to audio drama.
Children's stories to download.
A crash course in love: our online urban soap about a bunch of young people.
The drama department commissions new writing from New Zealand's best writers and from emerging writers. Each year, we produce up to 30 hours of new drama and comedy, more than 300 book reading or short story episodes, and over 50 new children's stories.