Thursday 18 December 2014, with Paul Brennan

Audio from Thursday 18 December 2014

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

  • Best song ever written - Let It Be ( 14′ 56″ )

    13:09 John Stokes from Wellington has chosen 'Let It Be' by the Beatles.

  • New Zealand A to Z - Onetangi ( 35′ 58″ )

    13:24 We are heading off shore for the last edition of New Zealand A to Z for 2014. This place is described, at least by locals, as the jewel in the crown of Waiheke Island. It's the location of the largest beach on all the Hauraki Gulf Islands - two and a half kilometres of golden sand at the edge of generally calm waters.

  • Christmas Village ( 11′ 14″ )

    14:09 About this time last year we met Steve Flaunty, the creator of a grand display on a miniature scale. One whole room of his Lower Hutt house is transformed every year into a Christmas village complete with miniature houses and people, trees, snow, lights, a train and even a Bavarian Brewery. This year, Steve's miniature Christmas village is more ambitious

  • Hundertwasser Makeover ( 10′ 40″ )

    14:19 Two Northland artists have admitted giving some Whangarei District Council bollards a sneaky Hundertwasser-style makeover. But the guilty parties are unrepentent, after H-bombing six bollards in the Town Basin. Glenda Ferguson and Heather Carthew also admit to being "geri-rebels". They says their senior citizen status hasn't stopped them having a great time giving the bollards outside The Bach an unauthorised makeover.

1:10 Best song ever written

1:20 Simon's A to Z

2:10 Feature stories

2:30 NZ Reading

2:45 Feature album

3:10 Feature stories

3:20 Science and environment stories

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show