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From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
U.S. pop sensation Billie Eilish performs in Auckland tonight. Yadana Saw delves beneath her staunch exterior in a conversation about horseriding, clothing as armour, fanhood and skin maladies. Video, Audio
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This year’s finalists for Best Children's Music Song, Best Children's Music Artist, and Best Children's Music Video have just been announced.
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Starting on Prime TV this Sunday, Anthems: New Zealand’s Iconic Hits tells the story of our music through some of NZ's biggest songs, featuring Lorde, Dave Dobbyn, Bic Runga, Neil Finn, Anika Moa and more.
The Song Crush squad gets swept away by Weyes Blood, celebrates staying home with Hybrid Rose and Fanfickk, and samples Meer's aural cuisine. Video, Audio
Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...
Checkpoint is RNZ’s weekday drive-time news programme.
Our multi-media show broadcasts on 101FM, and you can also watch it live on our website, Freeview Channel 50 and Face TV on Sky…
The very best in Americana, alt country and blues music, hosted by Mark Rogers.
A kete full of our favourite Te Ahi Kaa stories from 2014 for you to share.
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Twenty-three year old Cambridge jockey Maija Vance was heading for the last but one jump at Rotorua when her horse, Zedsational took off too early. It was a few seconds that changed her life forever… Audio
Music commentator Yadana Saw gets nostalgic, taking a look at Prime TV documentary series 'Anthems' before exploring the music of doom pop sensation Bill Eilish, who plays Spark arena tomorrow night.
Louise O'Brien from quarterly review periodical New Zealand Review of Books Pukapuka Aotearoa reviews One Single Thing by Tina Clough. This book is published by Lightpool Publishing. Audio
New Zealand-born Nancy Wake was the allies' most decorated secret agent during World War 2 and her story was used as inspiration for the Black Ferns ahead of their successful World Cup Campaign in… Audio, Gallery
Hollie Smith and Finn Andrews among artist to play free at Auckland Museum
To celebrate NZ Music Month, Auckland Museum is holding a series of free concerts throughout May. Video
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton reports on the Easter truce by political leaders, the effect the campaign is having on the polls and the entry of former MP and mining magnate Clive Palmer. Audio
Once a remote archipelago known primarily for their unique species the Galapagos Islands have become a magnet for an increasing number of tourists - and the 30,000 residents who support the booming… Audio
In a world first a 3-D printer has been used to create an entire heart made with actual human biological material. While the current state of the primitive organ can be compared to the heart of an… Audio
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced New Zealand and France are seeking to bring together other countries and the heads of social media giants to try to bring an end to the use of social media… Audio
The president of Sri Lanka, has said he will make sweeping changes to the military and the security services following the coordinated bombings of churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. Meanwhile Sri… Audio
Long-time radio broadcaster Philip Liner has died at the age of 93. Philip Liner's cheery voice was heard regularly on National Radio for decades, and he presented Roundabout on National Radio for… Audio
A Royal Visit is usually cause for screaming fans, clambering crowds and speculation about where the best places are to catch a glimpse. However the visit of Prince William is expected to take a more… Audio
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This week’s schedule
RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:
6:20 and 6:50 Business News
6:26 Rural News
6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers
Current affairs and topics of interest, including:
10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance
RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:
12:16 Business News
12:34 Rural News
An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)
An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)
RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme
6:30 PM. Trending Now
Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line
RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information
A weekly topical magazine about current film releases and film related topics (RNZ)
8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific
A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)
International public radio features and documentaries
9:06 PM. The Worst Sitcom in the World: an anatomy of failure
Around 25 years ago New Zealand television embarked on a scheme to produce the best Kiwi sitcom ever. The show was called Melody Rules and was a tremendous flop. Why? It had everything going for it when the process began (7 of 8, Down Low Concept/RNZ)
9:30 PM. Fall of the Shah
'The Collapse' - February 14th 1979. With two governments declaring sovereignty, and an army at breaking point, the American Embassy finds itself surrounded (8 of 9, BBC)
10:00 PM. News at Ten
A roundup of today's news and sport
A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)
11:06 PM. Inside Out with Nick Tipping
Nick Tipping brings you classic recordings and modern masterpieces from the world of jazz (RNZ)