The full length interviews selected from Radio New Zealand National's feature programmes during the week.
Displaying audio 1 - 15 of 122 in total
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
Sir Geoffrey Palmer: Reform ( 35′ 48″ )
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand who writes about his life in Reform: A Memoir.
From Saturday Morning on 23 Nov 2013
Cliff Whiting - the people's art ( 28′ 00″ )
Cliff Whiting, Te Wha-nau-a-Apanui, ONZ, is an artist, heritage advocate and teacher. His 50-year career includes restoring and building marae, meeting house decoration, and bringing modern techniques and material to traditional practice.
From Sunday Morning on 17 Nov 2013
Mandy Hager : youth, Vincent and Menton ( 27′ 23″ )
Author of eight novels for young adults, and 2013 winner of the Menton Fellowship to France.
From Saturday Morning on 09 Nov 2013
History and environment writer David Young on his new book on the importance of the country's rivers - how they shaped the country and its communities, the situation today, and the challenges of the future.
From Nine To Noon on 06 Nov 2013
Paul Ehrlich - Predicting Collapse ( 29′ 31″ )
Paul Ehrlich is Bing Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University and president of Stanford's Centre for Conservation Biology.
From Sunday Morning on 27 Oct 2013
Elizabeth Knox : horror and fantasy ( 28′ 20″ )
Writer of novels, autobiographical novellas and essays who has published two books this year : young adult fantasy novel Mortal Fire, and literary horror novel Wake.
From Saturday Morning on 26 Oct 2013
With Norman Hammond - Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at Boston University, Associate in Maya Archaeology at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University.
From Nine To Noon on 15 Oct 2013
Chair of the group of cardinals tasked with leading the reform of the Vatican curia by Pope Francis, and President of Caritas Internationalis.
From Saturday Morning on 12 Oct 2013
Dame Margaret Drabble: golden years ( 41′ 12″ )
Golden years English novelist, biographer and critic, who has just published her first novel in seven years, The Pure Gold Baby.
From Saturday Morning on 05 Oct 2013
Sir John Sulston: population and consumption ( 48′ 33″ )
Nobel Laureate who led the Royal Society of London's international working group People and the Planet, studying the links between global population and consumption.
From Saturday Morning on 05 Oct 2013
Spirituality in healthcare ( 16′ 15″ )
Dr Christina Puchalski, from the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health; and Dr Chris Perkins, director of the Selwyn Centre for Ageing and Spirituality in NZ.
From Nine To Noon on 03 Oct 2013
Bill Bryson: Summer, 1927 ( 41′ 54″ )
Non-fiction writer best known for his 2003 book, A Short History of Nearly Everything. His new book, One Summer; America 1927, examines the events of a season that changed the world forever.
From Saturday Morning on 28 Sep 2013