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Every week Alice Fraser, chronic thinker, comedian, ex lawyer and cambridge graduate drinks tea and solves the world. With a rotating cast of bright and brilliant guests.
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The Coaches Network Podcast, hosted by CoachYas, a Football Coach & Coach Developer by trade but also a husband, father and someone who is passionately curious about Personal Development. Twice a week Yas hosts conversation in the hopes of inspiring others to grow, and become the best versions of themselves. Every Friday your host CoachYas sits down with industry experts including the likes of Shaquille O’Neal, Jack Wilshere & Sol Campbell just to name a few. Guests join CoachYas to discuss ...
Dr Richard Nunns contribution to the art form of tāonga pūoro has left an indelible mark on Aotearoa music. From playing music inside steep caves in Takaka to travelling the world alongside musician Moana Maniapoto, Te Ahi Kaa dedicates this week's show to the legacy of Ethnomusicologist Dr Nunns.
Since the 1950s researchers have known psychedelic drugs could have medical applications, but what of research today? Associate Professor Suresh Muthukumaraswamy talks at Raising the Bar 2021.
Can young readers deal with complex themes, issues and feelings? The judges for the 2021 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults say yes, and writers are crediting their readers with what they call "emotional intelligence".
Sam Duckor-Jones takes on God and politics in his new poetry collection, Party Legend. Sam, who's also a sculptor, won the Biggs Poetry Prize from Victoria University of Wellington in 2017.
The Wairarapa just north of Wellington has applied to become the country's latest Dark Sky Reserve. And a new exhibition is encouraging people to look up at the night sky and soak up the darkness. But as many of us will have realised after trying to photograph the recent blood super moon, it's not easy to capture a crystal-clear, close-up shot.…
From set decoration, making props, models and costumes and art direction to cinematography and special effects, Philip Sharpe's film CV makes for impressive reading. He's worked on major motion pictures like Batman Begins, several James Bonds, District 9, The Hobbit and Avatar. Then there's his previous life as a wildlife cameraman that took him ar…
Survival and now growth - that's how the Government is selling its $374 million, Covid-recovery investment in the arts. Overseeing this unprecedented spending in a sector that's often been neglected in the past is the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni. She took over the portfolio from the Prime Minister after last year's elec…
This time 20 years ago - virtually to the day - marked the launch of Radio New Zealand's brand new daily arts show, What's Going On. Since then it's gone weekly, changed its name a couple of times but it's maintained its fierce enthusiasm for creative New Zealand. And also its personnel. Lynn Freeman has always presented it and edited it, Simon Mor…
Socialite Jasmine Hartin has been charged with manslaughter by negligence after, she says, accidentally shooting police superintendent Henry Jemmott in Belize. Journalist Tom Leonard recently travelled to Belize to cover the story.
Mana Tangata: People of Action by historian Dr Stephen Clarke sheds light on Rotary Club's stellar record of community service in New Zealand over the past century. Dr Clarke joins the show to discuss the project and the two new major projects for Rotary.
We have known for decades that mothers' bodies and brains are transformed by pregnancy and childbirth, but new research is showing that men are also biologically transformed by the experience of becoming an involved father.
In 1971, leaders from the biggest names in commerce put their differences aside and came together to transform the global economy by introducing the barcode.Dr Peter Stevens joins the show to look back at 50 years of bardcodes.
Men's Health Week ambassador Greg Murphy is calling on New Zealand men to take care of their health and "find the time" to get regular medical check-ups, as a part of the build-up to this year's campaign from June 14-20.
When the Climate Change Commission released its first blueprint for cutting our carbon emissions earlier this year, there were plenty of spurious stories about the end of gas-fired barbies and private cars - and a slump in meat and dairy production. But there was a lot less of that when the Commission's final advice to the government was made publi…
The big budget for a new non-car harbour bridge in Auckland sparked a big 'bike-lash' in the media last week - and how we build and use our roads has become a huge wedge issue all around the country. Mediawatch asks a journalist dedicated to covering transport: do the deep divisions and inflamed opinions make it hard to report all this effectively?…
Climate message cutting through; too much heat makes transport fraught; wrong numbers dial up anxiety over vaccine supplies.
Against a backdrop of news reports about shortages and anger over delayed Covid-19 vaccinations, a Herald opinion piece this week claimed our supply would run dry within days. But swift fact-checking elsewhere established it was based on the wrong numbers.
Joining us on the Weekend Panel today are Lavina Good, and Richard Harman They look at the movie being made about the CHCH mosque shootings, the vaccine rollout, and Auckland being crowned as the world's most liveable city.
Sam Schoeller is based near Klosters in Switzerland. He initially arrived in Switzerland 40 years ago in what was meant to be a short excursion to learn more about the country his father came from, but has remained there ever since.
Playing host to helminth parasitic worms could hold the key to living longer and staying free of chronic disease, according to a new article published in the eLife journal. Gastroenterologist Dr Tom Mules joins the show to explain.
Non-government bills changing laws around mobility device seizures, the wording of verdicts for insane offenders, and waka-jumping MPs have been worked on at Parliament.
There is a mass movement afoot among young people in China protesting not just their bleak personal economic prospects, but also the whole ethos of work hours that leave them exhausted. Nathan van der Klippe explains.
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Taonga puoro practitioner Rob Thorne (Ngati Tumutumu) is known for creating transcendent soundscapes by combining modern looping technology with traditional instruments made from stone, bone, shell and wood.
Anastasia Woolmer is a two times Australian Memory Champion. But she wasn't always blessed with a memory like a steel trap.
Rachel Taulelei is a strong advocate for the unrestricted trade of vaccines and essential medical supplies, as barriers around the import and export of vaccines has been a key issue preventing wide-spread immunisation in developing countries.
We humans have been evolving for millions of years, so why do we still have dodgy knees, crooked teeth and need glasses? Alex Bezzerides looks to answer those questions with his debut book.
Was there a link between the brutal attacks on Sir Peter Blake and Captain Pete Bethune in Brazil? In his new documentary, The Garden of Evil, Larry Keating investigates
When Canadian blockchain whiz Gerald Cotten died under mysterious circumstances while on honeymoon in India, the $215 million on his cryptocurrency exchange, Quadriga, also disappeared. For his new podcast, Exit Scam, cryptocurrency aficionado Aaron Lammer (Longform Podcast, CoinTalk) spent two years investigating the puzzling circumstances around …
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Tame Malcolm has always been captivated by te ngahere - the forest. Now, Malcolm advocates using customary Maori methods to get rid of pests and is the operations manager at Te Tira Whakamataki - a not-for-profit Maori biodiversity network.
The Wuhan lab-leak theory is back in the limelight, and US President Biden has ordered an investigation into the origins of Covid-19.
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Former Black Ferns captain Farah Palmer (Ngati Maniapoto, Waikato Tainui) was appointed as the deputy chair of Rugby NZ last month, making history as the first person to ever hold such a role within the organisation.
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The Papua New Guinea Government believes it is winning the battle to control Covid-19 despite soaring infection figures; The Fiji government's Covid-19 response strategy has changed from containment to mitigation;The New Zealand human rights commission throws its support behind the call for an official apology from the government for the "Dawn Raid…
The Papua New Guinea Government believes it is winning the battle to control Covid-19 despite soaring infection figures.
The Fiji government's Covid-19 response strategy has changed from containment to mitigation.
Those wanting an official apology for the dawn raids of the 1970s have been helped along, with the human rights commission throwing its support behind the call.
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TimeOut has named the coolest streets in the world and Melbourne's Smith Street has taken the top prize. Karyn crosses to a bar on Smith Street as the city comes out of lockdown for it's first night on the town in weeks.
A sprinkling of fresh snow welcomed record numbers of visitors to Mt Hutt in the South Island for it's first day of the season. Karyn speaks with ski area manager James McKenzie about who showed up and what to expect for the weekend.
Hi Full Disclosure fans – we have a new True Crime podcast we think you’ll enjoy called ‘If It Bleeds It Leads’ Could you be a criminal? What separates the way you think, from the criminal mind? Join the world’s leading professor of criminology, Prof. David Wilson and star of Silent Witness Emilia Fox as they discover what’s really going on behind …
Nightcaps residents are pleased newcomers are moving in to town and are renovating old homes. The population has fallen to about 350 but every day 120 people start work in the Southland town.
The winter crop of vegetables growing at Dominique Schacherer and Logan Kerr's market garden has turned 25 hectares of fertile earth into a sea of leafy greens.
Massey University is looking at the costs and benefits of farmers moving out of the wool business and into farming fleece-shedding Wiltshire sheep.
Some sizable apple developments are going in around Waipawa in Hawke's Bay, but labour is limiting investor enthusiasm, while in the South Island, south Otago farms are dry underfoot and feed utitlisation is good.