The full length interviews selected from Radio New Zealand National's feature programmes during the week.
Displaying audio 1 - 15 of 143 in total
Spencer Wells: analysing human genomes ( 48′ 32″ )
Head of the Genographic Project at National Geographic, a study that has involved the DNA sampling of more than 650,000 people in 130 countries around the world.
From Saturday Morning on 22 Feb 2014
Search for the South Island kokako ( 13′ 32″ )
With Rhys Buckingham and Ron Nilsson.
From Nine To Noon on 18 Feb 2014
Stuart McNaughton : reading ( 38′ 22″ )
Reading and literacy Director of the Woolf Fisher Research Centre at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education, who is about to be inducted into the International Reading Association's Reading Hall of Fame.
From Saturday Morning on 15 Feb 2014
Coastal scientist Jim Dahm ( 27′ 38″ )
Jim Dahm is a coastal scientist who helps advise councils on where to draw coastal hazard lines.
From Nine To Noon on 10 Feb 2014
Riley Elliot: saving sharks ( 32′ 49″ )
Shark scientist, spear-fisherman, surfer and scuba diver who has studied sharks in South Africa and New Zealand.
From Saturday Morning on 08 Feb 2014
Chris Hadfield: in space and on earth ( 48′ 33″ )
Canadian astronaut who retired recently as Commander of the International Space Station, and author of 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth'.
From Saturday Morning on 01 Feb 2014
Roy Stuart - surfboard maker ( 21′ 15″ )
Putaruru man Roy Stuart is a surfboard maker of two decades experience, who is among the first in the world using 3d printing technology to help create a new wave of surfboards.
From Nine To Noon on 28 Jan 2014
Willard Wigan: micro art ( 41′ 26″ )
British artist who creates micro-sculptures visible only through a microscope.
From Saturday Morning on 25 Jan 2014
Baroness Caroline Cox - Modern Slavery ( 26′ 42″ )
News last month that three women had been held as slaves in London for 30 years reminded many of us that slavery has not gone away. Baroness Caroline Cox knows this - she's a campaigner against slavery and has controversially bought slaves - in order to free them. In the latest edition of her book, This Immoral Trade, Baroness Cox and other contributors report on the different forms of contemporary slavery. This Immoral Trade, by Baroness Caroline Cox and others, is published by Lion Hudson: Monarch. Caroline Cox is director of the humanitarian agency HART.
From Sunday Morning on 15 Dec 2013
Harold Hillman: leadership ( 28′ 56″ )
Clinical psychologist, and leadership expert at Sigmoid Curve Consulting Group, who writes about his life and leadership in The Impostor Syndrome.
From Saturday Morning on 14 Dec 2013
Big Year interview - Dean Barker ( 30′ 48″ )
Dean Barker was the skipper of Team NZ, which this year suffered a gut-wrenching 8-9 loss to Oracle Team USA, skippered by Jimmy Spithill, in the longest running America's Cup ever in San Francisco.
From Nine To Noon on 10 Dec 2013
Ann Dowsett-Johnston: women and alcohol ( 35′ 28″ )
Canadian writer, editor, and co-chair of advocacy group the National Roundtable on Girls, Women and Alcohol. Her latest book is Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol.
From Saturday Morning on 07 Dec 2013
Minnie Baragwanath - accessibility advocate ( 31′ 11″ )
Minnie Baragwanath is the chief executive and founder of the Be. Institute, a New Zealand based social change initiative that aims to make New Zealand the world leader in accessibility.
From Nine To Noon on 03 Dec 2013
Steve Rolles - regulating cannabis ( 31′ 51″ )
Head of Productions and Senior Policy Analyst at Transform Drug Policy Foundation, an international, charitable think tank with staff in the UK and Mexico.
From Saturday Morning on 30 Nov 2013
High flying NZ stocks like accounting software firm Xero and biotech company Pacific Edge, have fueled talk of a tech-boom and attracted the interest of US investors. How are the emerging companies fairing?
From Nine To Noon on 28 Nov 2013