Trump to TPP: the week's best reads

12:48 pm on 16 August 2015

From Trump to China to TPP - we open the lid on some of best reads on radionz.co.nz this week.

In the first of a series radionz.co.nz's two Tobys came up Trumps and asked 'What is it that attracts people to The Donald?'

When Rachel Smalley took umbrage at Radio New Zealand hiring John Campbell, saying women were underrepresented in the media, supporters and detractors lined up to comment.

Meanwhile, back on TV3, Campbell Live's successor made its debut - with "short, sharp" stories, said Colin Peacock of Mediawatch.

Nervous moments during the Netball World Cup final? Take ten to look up our quiz while you calm down.

Shedding some light on the slowing economy as worries rumble on over dairy payouts and business confidence, we asked how low it would go.

RNZ's Insight met the Queensland-based company interested in the planned sell-off or lease of thousands of state houses in New Zealand.

We captured the mood of yesterdays' anti-TPP rallies in cities across the country in live coverage

As new Kiwi flag designs are shortlisted, you took up our challenge to see whether your knowledge of flags was flying high, or hanging at half-mast.

And Brent Edwards looked at New Zealand's spy bosses - and how much more information the heads of the Security Intelligence Service and Government Communications Security Bureau think could be made public.