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Preview: Radio New Zealand - Afternoons with Jim Mora

RNZ: Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm



Jesse hosts an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time.



 



The Panel pre-show for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:52:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20170123-1552-the_panel_pre-show_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:47:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20170123-1547-one_quick_question_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




Busting the bamboo ceiling!

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +1300

Current Statistics New Zealand figures clearly demonstrate that wealth differs by ethnicity. Is there institutionalised racism within the public & private sectors? What kind of experiences have leaders from our ethnic communities faced when seeking to further their career? Does a bamboo ceiling exist? If it does, there are a group of Asian leaders working to bust it down. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is at Mai Chen's recent Superdiversity Leadership Training programme in Wellington to learn more.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/voices/voices-20170123-1530-busting_the_bamboo_ceiling-128.mp3




Women we love to hate, mock and fear

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:07:00 +1300

There is something about a wreck we find irresistible. But our culture reserves the most intense fascination for women who are are what writer and blogger Sady Doyle describes as "trainwrecks". She contemplates why we admire women for accomplishments, but then judge them in a way men are not judged.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1507-women_we_love_to_hate_mock_and_fear-128.mp3




Turning around NZ's alarming melanoma rates

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:35:00 +1300

New Zealand is unfortunately now recorded as having the highest melanoma rates in the world - overtaking Australia. Tony Reeder is associate professor and co-director of Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Unit at Otago University.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1435-turning_around_nzs_alarming_melanoma_rates-128.mp3




Creating a city of love

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:17:00 +1300

Creating a city of love, is the aim of Singaporean architect and urban planner, Lee Siang Tai. He's the chair of the World Green Building Council, and the author of the book Cities of Love: A Roadmap for Sustaining Future Cities. And he thinks that citizens should get more involved in making their cities more liveable


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1417-creating_a_city_of_love-128.mp3




Television Critic, Alex Casey

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:07:00 +1300

Alex reviews her summer viewing including commentary on the Netflix documentary charting the rise of the women's movement in the 1960s. "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" features slivers from 60s popular culture in America: Miss America and late night TV hosts interviewing noted feminists.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1407-television_critic_alex_casey-128.mp3




Favourite album: Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:45:00 +1300

RNZ's Phil O'Brien chooses his favourite album, The River in Reverse, by Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1345-favourite_album_elvis_costello_and_allen_toussaint-128.mp3




Decoding business jargon

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +1300

Office jargon seems to be seeping into the fabric of the English language, more and more. It can be annoying, confusing, pretentious and down-right useless at times. Amanda Woodard is the editor of HRM online in Sydney and she's a contributor to ABC Radio National's Best Practice show, where she deconstructs business jargon.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1330-decoding_business_jargon-128.mp3




Inauguration crowds vs protest crowds

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:24:00 +1300

Sophia Duckor-Jones is a kiwi living in Washington DC and was at both the Inauguration ceremony and protest marches. We speak to her about the contrast of the two crowds and the headcount.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1324-inauguration_crowds_vs_protest_crowds-128.mp3




Trump vs the Media

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:13:00 +1300

Just three days into his presidency, Donald Trump and his team have ratcheted up their war with the media.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20170123-1313-trump_vs_the_media-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 23 December 2016

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161223-1545-the_panel_pre-show_for_23_december_2016-128.mp3




Film review with Richard Swainson

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:29:00 +1300

Film reviewer Richard Swainson is with us to look back on the best films of hte year, in his view.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1529-film_review_with_richard_swainson-128.mp3




Food: perfect roast turkey

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

Chef Lesley Christensen-Yule talks turkey.. and has a recipe for Roast turkey with orange and macadamia nut stuffing.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1508-food_perfect_roast_turkey-128.mp3




Favourite album: Sweetback Sisters

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:50:00 +1300

Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Sing-along Spectacular. Chosen by Ian Merrylees.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1350-favourite_album_sweetback_sisters-128.mp3




Critter of the Week: the Puriri Moth

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:42:00 +1300

 Of the more than 1500 different moths in New Zealand, the biggest and most spectacular is the Puriri or ghost moth of the North Island. Its pale velvety green markings give it a very ghost-like appearance.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1342-critter_of_the_week_the_puriri_moth-128.mp3




Canadians should get a white Christmas this year

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:33:00 +1300

Climatologist, David Phillips of Environment Canada says its a balmy 2 degrees in Ontario right now, and there is plenty of snow around for Christmas


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1333-canadians_should_get_a_white_christmas_this_year-128.mp3




How to avoid Christmas Conflict

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:18:00 +1300

Virginia Goldblatt is the Director of the Massey University's Mediation Service. She has some tips to keep calm and carry on without world war 3 breaking out around the Christmas lunch table.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1318-how_to_avoid_christmas_conflict-128.mp3




A tribute to those musicians we lost this year

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:09:00 +1300

It has been the year of famous deaths. We lost people would have been famous in any generation, they weren't just a succession of minor actors from 1970s soaps. Most notable perhaps were David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen. All considered true musical artists, with decades of incredible work behind them.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161223-1309-a_tribute_to_those_musicians_we_lost_this_year-128.mp3




Uplifted - marine life on the Kaikōura coast after the quake

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:16:00 +1300

The Kaikōura Peninsula was uplifted 1 metre during the magnitude 7.8 earthquake - and marine life on the rocky shore was left high and dry.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20161222-2016-uplifted_-_marine_life_on_the_kaikoura_coast_after_the_quake-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 22 December 2016

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:53:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161222-1553-the_panel_pre-show_for_22_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 22 December 2016

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161222-1550-one_quick_question_for_22_december_2016-128.mp3




This Way Up: Helping kids see

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:34:00 +1300

This Way Up meets a couple who wants every child in New Zealand to have the best possible eyesight. Mr Foureyes sells prescription glasses, and for every pair the opticians sell, a free pair of specs is given to a child who needs them.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1534-this_way_up_helping_kids_see-128.mp3




The Expats: the New York fashion blogger

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:23:00 +1300

Isaac Hindin-Miller was the first New Zealander to ever be fired for writing a blog post, back in 2008. As it turned out, his story was correct and he won a payout, which he used to travel to New York.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1523-the_expats_nyc_fashion_blogger_isaac_hindin-miller-128.mp3




Masterpieces: James Everett of the NZ Game Developers Assn

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

The New Zealand game development industry is one of our fastest growing. In the year to March it grew 13 percent to earn almost 90 million dollars. Our guest on Masterpieces today is the chair of the New Zealand Game Developers Association, James Everett.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1508-masterpieces_james_everett_of_the_nz_game_developers_assn-128.mp3




Money with Mary Holm

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:20:00 +1300

Personal Finance Expert Mary Holm continues her talk about Kiwisaver and why some people have still not joined. She also answers more questions from listeners.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1420-money_with_mary_holm-128.mp3




Theatre Critic John Smythe

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:07:00 +1300

John Smythe looks back at 2016 in NZ theatre.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1407-theatre_critic_john_smythe-128.mp3







The Real Santas of New Zealand

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:32:00 +1300

The team at The Wireless got together to share stories of the Real Santas of New Zealand. People who make the effort to do good stuff all year round. Reporter, Susan Strongman, shares her stories.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1332-the_real_santas_of_new_zealand-128.mp3




Community wants to buy home for local family

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:21:00 +1300

Locals in Paekakariki are throwing their support behind a special family.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1321-community_wants_to_buy_home_for_local_family-128.mp3




Embracing nature on the alternate route to Christchurch

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:12:00 +1300

The Department of Conservation wants Christmas holiday travellers to take their time and enjoy the sights on the alternate route between Picton and Christchurch.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161222-1312-embracing_nature_on_the_alternate_route_to_christchurch-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 21 December 2016

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:51:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161221-1551-the_panel_pre-show_for_21_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 21 December 2016

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:46:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161221-1546-one_quick_question_for_21_december_2016-128.mp3




How to be a sharp dressed man

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

A sharp dressed man in New Zealand used to mean long socks, wide ties and whatever was on special at Farmers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1508-david_coggins_a_sharply_dressed_man-128.mp3




Bookmarks with Kirsten Matthew

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:31:00 +1300

Our final Bookmarks guest for 2016 is an editor, journalist, author and digital marketing guru who formed her own brand strategy and management agency upon returning home after ten years in New York. She has won numerous awards for writing and has contributed to literally hundreds of publications, including The New York Times, New York Post, nymag.com, and many other foreign magazines and newspapers. Kirsten Matthew chats to Jesse about her favourite Books, Movies TV shows and Music


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1431-bookmarks_with_kirsten_matthew-128.mp3




Colin Morris picks his best albums of the year

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:09:00 +1300

On-line music dealer and regular Afternoon's critic Colin Morris picks his top 10 albums of 2016 and plays two of his favourite tracks.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1409-music_critic_colin_morris-128.mp3







Sound Archives: Christmas 1942

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:40:00 +1300

Today in our weekly visit to the sound archives of Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, we are going back to Christmas 1942, with Sarah Johnston.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1340-sound_archives_christmas_1942-128.mp3




Wine tasting in Church

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:28:00 +1300

St Mathew-in-the-city might expect to have more worshippers than usual in February. It's hosting a wine tasting event hosted by a woman who has a PHD in theology and grew up on winery in Germany.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1328-wine_tasting_in_church-128.mp3




Giant ping pong tables and human sized joysticks

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:17:00 +1300

Christchurch is the place to be if you're into super sized fun these holidays.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161221-1317-giant_ping_pong_tables_and_human_sized_joysticks-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 20 December 2016

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161220-1550-the_panel_pre-show_for_20_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 20 December 2016

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:47:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161220-1547-one_quick_question_for_20_december_2016-128.mp3




The Hidden Life of Trees

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:06:00 +1300

Trees are people too. Or at least they can act like them says German forrester Peter Wohlleben.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1506-the_hidden_life_of_trees-128.mp3




When The Chills were running hot

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:27:00 +1300

“My parents had separated briefly, the dog had died, my girlfriend had left me and Flying Nun was nearly going bankrupt.”: Martin Phillips on the recording of the classic Submarine Bells.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1427-the_great_new_zealand_album_submarine_bells_by_the_chills-128.mp3




Book Critic: Steph Soper

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:17:00 +1300

Steph talks about the best books she's read in 2016


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1417-book_critic_steph_soper-128.mp3




The Art of Paper Marbling

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:09:00 +1300

Meg Prebble, aka Dora Papers, specialises in the decorative patterns used on inner book covers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1409-the_art_of_paper_marbling-128.mp3







Dan Slevin's on Classic Christmas Movies

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:37:00 +1300

Last week our movie guy, Dan Slevin from RNZ Widescreen, gave us some suggestions for grown-up yuletide movies and for horror-themed Christmas films. This week, he'll tell us about some Christmas classics.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1337-dan_slevins_on_classic_christmas_movies-128.mp3




Terrorism, International Security and The Future of the human race

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:15:00 +1300

Overnight, Russia's ambassador to Turkey was assassinated by a police officer. And, in Germany, nine people are dead, and at least 50 are injured, after a truck ploughed into a crowd close to a Christmas market, in what is suspected to be a deliberate attack. US national security expert, Jamie Metzl, is a senior fellow of the Atlantic Council. He's served on the US National Security Council, State Department, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as executive vice president of the Asia Society and with the United Nations in Cambodia. Jamie is also an author, commentator on international affairs, genetics, virtual reality and is a former US presidential advisor.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161220-1315-terrorism_international_security_and_the_future-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 19 December 2016

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:51:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161219-1551-the_panel_pre-show_for_19_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 19 December 2016

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:48:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161219-1548-one_quick_question_for_19_december_2016-128.mp3




Asian men are hot too!

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +1300

On Voices this week, young actors says roles for Asian people on stage and screen in NZ are just too few and far between. They want 'more Asians in people's faces!'


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/voices/voices-20161219-1530-asian_men_are_hot_too-128.mp3




The empire of George Lucas

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

Peter Jackson calls George Lucas "the Thomas Edison of the movie industry", an innovator above all else. Lucas was a nerd before nerds were cool.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1508-brian_jay_jones_the_empire_of_george_lucas-128.mp3




Snapping turtles

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:30:00 +1300

Conservation Biologist, Professor Doug Armstrong of Massey University has been involved in a long running project studying snapping turtles in Canada. Turtles are fascinating to biologists because of how long they live, and the fact that they don't appear to age. We look at why this is, and what is so special about these ancient creatures.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1430-snapping_turtles-128.mp3




Television Critic: Linda Burgess

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:16:00 +1300

Linda has the what, why, were and when questions of TV Programming in 2016


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1416-television_critic_linda_burgess-128.mp3




Neighbourhood Support Stamping Out Poaching

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:09:00 +1300

Community groups are getting together to rid the coastline of poachers on the East Coast. 


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1409-neighbourhood_support_stamping_out_poaching-128.mp3







Community Wiping Out Wasps

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:35:00 +1300

A community-ed wasp control project was launched today, aimed at significantly reducing German and common wasp populations in the Nelson-Tasman region this summer. The Nelson mail has worked with wasp experts to identify the problem and work out what can be done. Victoria University insect ecologist Professor Phil Lester explains.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1335-community_wiping_out_wasps-128.mp3




Secret Santa

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:24:00 +1300

Twitter has been alive with excitement as around New Zealand hundreds of people open up their secret santa gifts. The nationwide Secret Santa project has been going for a few years and it now has the support of New Zealand Post.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1324-secret_santa-128.mp3




Green Light for Quakers to resume prison deliveries

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:15:00 +1300

The Quakers have delivered flowers to inmates at Mt Eden Prison since the Frist World War. But this year's delivery was cast into doubt, due to security concerns from the Department of Corrections. Linley Gregory is a member of the Quakers in Auckland, and she's just found out the delivery can go ahead this year.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161219-1315-green_light_for_quakers_to_resume_prison_deliveries-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 16 December 2016

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:53:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161216-1553-the_panel_pre-show_for_16_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 16 December 2016

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:49:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161216-1549-one_quick_question_for_16_december_2016-128.mp3




Alex Behan talks music

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:32:00 +1300

A best of 2016 list for artists and their albums.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1532-alex_behan_talks_music-128.mp3




Wine: Christmas bubbles with Joelle Thomson

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:21:00 +1300

Wine writer Joelle Thomson has suggestions for well priced champagnes and other wines for Christmas day.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1521-wine_christmas_bubbles_with_joelle_thomson-128.mp3




Food with Sid Sahrawat

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:07:00 +1300

Auckland Chef Sid Sahrawat of Sidart in Ponsonby talks Christmas desserts and has a recipe for Passionfruit Custard with Raspberry plum and lemon verbena.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1507-food_with_sid_sahrawat-128.mp3




Film Review with Richard Swainson

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:08:00 +1300

Richard reviews the new Star Wars film, Rogue One, and also Dancer.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1408-film_review_with_richard_swainson-128.mp3







Critter of the Week: The Chesterfield Skink

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:37:00 +1300

The critically endangered Chesterfield skink is found in just one place... on a tiny narrow strip of beach that is weedy and full of marram and rank grass, just north of Hokitika.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1337-critter_of_the_week_the_chesterfield_skink-128.mp3




Too many roads carving up the planet

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:27:00 +1300

A new international study has looked at the world's roading systems, and how carving into the land, could cause massive environmental problems.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1327-too_many_roads_carving_up_the_planet-128.mp3




The Political Shuffle

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:19:00 +1300

Government ministers will find out their fate over the weekend, as the Prime Minister Bill English finalises the details of his Cabinet reshuffle.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1319-the_political_shuffle-128.mp3




First song: The River, by Ladyhawk

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:10:00 +1300

On the Panel last night our panellists were discussing whether Air NZ SafetyVideos are still actually safety videos. The new one features a number of nostalgic beach scenes, full of the usual celebrity cameos and one of those cameos is Ladyhawke, who also sings the soundtrack to the video. She joins us to introduce it as our first song.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161216-1310-first_song_the_river_by_ladyhawk-128.mp3




Go Ahead Caller - Ser 3, Ep 4 by Lee Baker

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +1300

Ken Fends off a couple of callers. Then the news features a de-catting initiative and Steve Hansen defending his player's off- field, in-convenience pursuits.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/goahead/goahead-20161216-0900-go_ahead_caller_-_ser_3_ep_4_by_lee_baker-192.mp3




From wine waste to safer food packaging

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 21:05:00 +1300

University of Auckland researchers are using tannin-rich wine waste to create safer food packaging that has antibacterial properties.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20161215-2105-from_wine_waste_to_safer_food_packaging-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 15 December 2016

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:47:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161215-1647-the_panel_pre-show_for_15_december_2016-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 15 December 2016

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:47:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161215-1647-the_panel_pre-show_for_15_december_2016-128.mp3




The Panel pre-show for 15 December 2016

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:54:00 +1300

Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161215-1554-the_panel_pre-show_for_15_december_2016-128.mp3




One Quick Question for 15 December 2016

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:46:00 +1300

We find the answers to any queries you can think up.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/preshow/preshow-20161215-1546-one_quick_question_for_15_december_2016-128.mp3




Masterpieces with Hazel Phillips

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

Tramper and writer Hazel Phillips chooses her favourite New Zealand walk - she calls it "poor man's Milford Track".


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1508-masterpieces_with_hazel_phillips-128.mp3




Masterpieces with Hazel Phillips

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:08:00 +1300

Tramper and writer Hazel Phillips chooses her favourite New Zealand walk - she calls it "poor man's Milford Track".


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1508-masterpieces_with_hazel_phillips-128.mp3




The history of the office Christmas party

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:32:00 +1300

Today our historian Grant Morris of Victoria University looks at the history of office Christmas parties in New Zealand. When did we start having them, what were the old ones like and how have they changed over time? He says its a story that sheds light on NZ's changing culture.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1432-the_history_of_the_office_christmas_party-128.mp3




Economics with Shamubeel Eaqub

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:22:00 +1300

Economist, Shamubeel Eaqub looks at Australian plans to fight tax fraud by ditching the $100 note. It sounds good in theory but things have not gone well with a similar plan to outlaw certain banknotes in India.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1422-economics_with_shamubeel_eaqub-128.mp3




Podcast Critic: Katy Atkin

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:08:00 +1300

Katy explores the world of podcasts to bring us her recommendation for two new ones.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1408-podcast_critic_katy_atkin-128.mp3







Weird and wonderful Australian wildlife

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:38:00 +1300

Auckland Zoo opens its cool new $3.2m Aussie development (Strangely beautiful Australia) to showcase some of the more unusual Australian wildlife, including lizards and poisonous spiders. Auckland Zoo's Ectotherms & Birds curator, Richard Gibson talks about the new area.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1338-weird_and_wonderful_australian_wildlife-128.mp3




99 reasons 2016 was a good year

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:26:00 +1300

Political economist Angus Hervey wants to break us out of the "negative feedback loop" with the fortnightly good news newsletter published by his Melbourne company,


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1326-why_2016_was_a_brilliant_year-128.mp3




Why 2016 was a terrible year

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:18:00 +1300

2016 has been quite a year... from major political surprises to the death of cultural icons. Toby Manhire is here to round up the year, from the perspective of Toby and Toby.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/aft/aft-20161215-1318-why_2016_was_a_terrible_year-128.mp3