Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:30:00 +1300Nick Bollinger convenes a Sampler Summit to discuss Leonard Cohen's You Want It Darker with Hollie Fullbrook, Steve Abel and Kim Hill.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +1300Fonterra has launched an internal review after people in China were arrested for on-selling milk powder that was past its Best By date and should have been destroyed.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:58:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:50:00 +1300New Zealand Post has launched a national trial using a mobile workforce app, developed by GeoOp, as part of a stepped up effort to innovate and give customers what they really want.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:49:00 +1300Angel fund investment has rebounded 17 percent in the first half this year, after a dip from the highs of 2013 and 2014.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:48:00 +1300Australia's online gambling companies are consolidating in a bid to stave off the competition.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:47:00 +1300The casino operator, Sky City Entertaiment, is expecting revenue to pick up over the rest of the year, despite ongoing weakness in the high roller business.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:44:00 +1300To many, Labour Day means just a long weekend rather than its original intent of marking the right to work just 8 hours a day. But with recent struggles to secure minimum working hours for fast-food workers, and junior doctors striking over long working weeks, Eva Corlett asks: Is the 8-hour working day redundant?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:41:00 +1300Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman says the country's first three way kidney exchange is a huge success. He spoke to our health correspondent Karen Brown.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:38:00 +1300Fonterra is working to trace how almost three hundred tonnes of expired milk powder that was repackaged and sold illegally in China. Police in China arrested 19 people over the weekend in relation to the scam by the company Jiang Di International Trade.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:22:00 +1300News from the rural and farming sector.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:20:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:18:00 +1300The Australian Senate Inquiry into allegations of abuse, self-harm and neglect of asylum seekers has heard that many Australians are deeply ashamed of how their government treats asylum seekers.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:15:00 +1300The latest news in French language.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:08:00 +1300Fonterra is reviewing its rules for milk powder resellers in China, after 19 people were arrested for on-selling milk powder that should have been thrown out. David Mahon, the chief executive at Mahon China, says Fonterra's whole milk powder is the gold standard in China, where it's the best quality and price, which makes it vulnerable to counterfeit.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:05:00 +1300A social agency says Australians are deeply ashamed of the govts treatment of asylum seekers; There is a push against phosphate mining in French Polynesia; Questions are being raised about the legality of the Fiji National Fire Authority's in-house union; There are calls for an investigation into the leadership of the resigned head of Fiji Sugar; And a Tokelauan leaders says survival of a language starts in the home.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:04:00 +1300Many Australians are deeply ashamed of how their government treats asylum seekers, according to a social agency.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:03:00 +1300A petition has been launched to stop an Australian company from restarting phosphate mining on French Polynesia's Makatea atoll.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300The home and church are being promoted as places to help the endangered Tokelauan language survive.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:06:00 +1300Coastal weather report.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:00:00 +1300This week on Nashville Babylon Mark features tracks from Bob Dylan, birthday boy Chuck Berry, The Hanging Stars, Patsy Cline and Peter Bruntnell. Plus he drops classics from Muddy Waters and Little Walter to mark the passing of Chess Records founder Phil Chess.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:00:00 +1300According to Statistics NZ, women from our Pacifika communities will earn the least in our country, on average only 67% of what a Pakeha male might earn. Gender inequity is a global issue but how does inequity specifically affect our M & M's (Minorities within the Minorities) - women from our ethnic communities in New Zealand? At the National Gender Equality Conference in Wellington Lynda Chanwai-Earle hears from outspoken community leaders on issues ranging from pay inequity to domestic violence and pornography.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:00:00 +1300The latest regional Pacific news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:05:00 +1300A refugee advocate says a secrecy exemption should extend to Nauru teachers; Questions over the Fiji National Fire Authority's in-house union; Call for Fiji Sugar head to face investigation; A 'Youth Bulge' described as a threat to stability in the Pacfic; And the Cook Islands tries to entice workers to fill a labour shortage.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:03:00 +1300The Fiji Public Service Association says firefighters have been coerced into joining an "in-house" union by the National Fire Authority; and that the Registrar of Trade Unions has been hampering their attempts to hold the NFA to account on the matter.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:00 +1300An opposition politician in Fiji wants the resigning head of the sugar corporation to face an investigation into his management practices.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +1300The latest regional Pacific news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +1300The latest regional Pacific news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:45:00 +1300Is a love of music passed down through the family?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:30:00 +1300Figaro, Figaro, Figaro - introducing children to opera
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:08:00 +1300Discovering Music Through Dance
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:01:00 +1300What makes a child persevere with an instrument?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +1300Cynthia Morahan and Clarissa Dunn look at some of the ways children experience classical music in Aotearoa.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:40:00 +1300The latest news in Tongan language.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:40:00 +1300The latest news in Samoan language.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:05:00 +1300A refugee advocate says a secrecy exemption should extend to Nauru teachers; Calls to address a 'youth bulge' to avoid future unrest; The Cook Islands tries to entice workers to fill a labour shortage; A new restaurant hopes to change negative stereotypes about Pacific cuisine; And, two organisations combine resources to help coconut farmers.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:04:00 +1300Doctors are now exempt from prosecution should they speak publicly about Nauru and Manus but teachers are still under threat.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:03:00 +1300Civil unrest could grip the Pacific unrest unless more is done to occupy the region's growing youth population.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:02:00 +1300The Cook Islands Government brings in permits to entice New Zealand building labourers to consider six months of work there.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:01:00 +1300A new pacific business venture hopes to change negative stereotypes around traditional pacific dishes often seen as unhealthy.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300The latest Pacific regional news.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300Efforts are being made to improve the productivity of small coconut producers around the Pacific.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:06:00 +1300"There’s got to be something special about that person that they can find that space amongst our people” - Te Ururoa Flavell on historian, linguist and master carver Jock McEwen, who died in 2010.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:00:00 +1300William Dart surveys the recording career of Freakwater, the alt-country band from Louisville, Kentucky fronted by Janet Bean and Catherine Irwin, including their recent release Scheherazade.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:55:00 +1300Irene Gradiner is along for another selection of Screen Gems, today her theme is "Miscarriages of Justice"
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:50:00 +1300Fijian Kiwi family lawyer and writer Gina Cole writes about the impact on Fijians of military dictatorship, life for child sweatshop workers and a man lost on a glacier, in her debut short story collection Black Ice Matter. She reads for us and explains the story behind the story.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:40:00 +1300For generations ropemakers used to walk for kilometres, up and down a long, low, narrow factory in Dunedin, overseeing machines producing long ropes for tugs and other boats. The Donneghies rope factory opened in 1876. Karen Elliot is on the show to discuss the history and heritage of ropemaking.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +1300John Drummond explores critical moments in the history of Western music when things might well have turned out differently. When Mozart arrived in London at the age of eight he needed someone to teach him composition. How did JC Bach happen to be there, ready to provide exactly what was needed?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:50:00 +1300We catch up with Jeremy Myall after playing nine hours of concert music with Kent Macpherson and Yotam Levy. 'To Sleep' is the second longest piece of music in history.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:33:00 +1300For 50 years, the University of Otago has offered artists a chance to concentrate on their work for a year, by offering a stipend, gallery and accommodation. Former Frances fellows Marte Szirmay, Denis O'Connor and Seraphine Pick join Lynn Freeman.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:50:00 +1300Rob Sarkies directed Into the Blue about the Aramoana tragedy, the telemovie The Louise Nicholas Story about a woman fighting for justice, and most recently Jean - a biopic about the aviatrix Jean Batten.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:30:00 +1300Leslie Lewis worked on both the Bastion Point documentary and the restoration of the second oldest surviving film in New Zealand The First Lady Mayor, which was filmed in 1900. She had to do a lot of detective work on The First Lady Mayor, as well as working with a very fragile master copy.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:30:00 +1300The 1980 documentary no broadcaster dared to screen and the police once tried to confiscate is about to be screened publicly for the first time.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +1300Kingi Snelgar is a world champion bison chip (that's poo to you and me) thrower. He's also a lawyer and Harvard University graduate. He's just back from Standing Rock, North Dakota, in the US where Native Americans have gathered in their thousands to try and stop an oil pipeline being built.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:06:00 +1300On Waitangi Day this year Matiki Mai Aotearoa - the independent working group on constitutional transformation - launched its report: He Whakaaro Here Whakaumu Mo Aotearoa. It is the culmination of years of work and more than 250 hui involving literally thousands of people. Its recommendations are far reaching and radical. Moana Jackson is the report's convenor.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:42:00 +1300Kiwi group The Mockers are set to reunite for a 30 year anniversary tour next year. Frontman Andrew Fagan joins Wallace to talk about the band's success in the '80s and what we can expect next year - three decades on from its heyday.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:07:00 +1300Lucy Desoto, a self-described rock chick, has put together a colourful and detailed book on the history of Australian rock music - Australia Rocks! She goes back to the origins of rock in music halls of the 1950s through to the massive beer hall extravaganzas of recent times.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:40:00 +1300Sharon Murdoch is the first woman to have a regular cartooning spot in a New Zealand newspaper and this year became Cartoonist of the Year at the 2016 media awards. You can see her work in the Sunday Star Times and The Press and you also might be familiar with Munro the crossword cat who runs in the Fairfax daily papers. Sharon has just released a book of her work with commentary from art historian Melinda Johnston – Murdoch.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:11:00 +1300The Tribal Huk gang's promise to drive the drug P out of Ngaruawahia caught the imagination of the media and won praise from pundits. But did they know what they were actually applauding?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:10:00 +1300Huk justice backed by hacks without facts; local papers asks for directions; doing business on the BBC in the digital age; need for speed trumps environment
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:09:00 +1300The Marlborough Express has warned that it can’t go on as a daily paper forever and it is considering new ideas, including reporting sponsored by readers and printing on fewer days of the week. Could other local papers with sagging sales go the same way?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:08:00 +1300Shows devoted to business news vanished from our TV screens years ago - because people can get it online anytime and because it's often boring. Mediawatch asks BBC business frontman Ben Thompson if business broadcasting has a future.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:07:00 +1300Reports of a "surge in support" for a higher speed limit cropped up in the news this week, backed by a big name broadcaster. But the environmental impact and the cost to the public went unmentioned.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +1300The Oldest Profession: A 3 part podcast series peeking inside the sex industry.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:40:00 +1300Jim agrees with Wallace's love for Disgrace, by South African writer J.M. Coetzee - though Jim says Coetzee's "not brilliant". He describes the Cairo trilogy by Egyptian Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz as "a landmark work". Jim recommends Somalian writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali "for an unparalleled insight into what Islam means for those who interpret the Koran literally". She was subjected to female circumcision at the age of five and over the years turned away from Islam. Jim tells Wallace about the value of entering another culture in a novel: "You only know what human nature is capable of if you read what's happened to it in a variety of societies."
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:12:00 +1300Lynn Freeman returns from India and looks at efforts to quell conflict between people and wildlife.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:47:00 +1300Green MP Denise Roche has drafted a bill to introduce a levy on single use plastic bags in a bid to reduce the number of bags which are discarded each year. It's part of her war on waste. But ACT Party leader David Seymour says her bill, though well intended, is actually going to cause more harm than good.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1300House marks the deaths of trade union leader Helen Kelly and King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; Winston Peters fields questions on his Land Transfer (Foreign Ownership of Land Register) Amendment Bill; Chris Bishop's Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill passes its second reading reading unopposed; Papawai and Kaikokirikiri Trusts Amendment Bill - a private bill in the name of National's Alastair Scott - completes its committee stage; Debate on Chris Hipkins' Education (Charter Schools Abolition) Amendment Bill interrupted - but not before ACT's David Seymour voices his opposition to it; Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill passes first reading and is sent off to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee; Steven Joyce fields questions about the economy on the Finance Minister's behalf; Winston Peters tries to find out why the Government shunned two pro-democracy movement leaders from Hong Kong; Annette King continues her battle with Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, who runs into trouble with the Speaker; ACT leader David Seymour meanwhile runs into trouble with the Assistant Speaker, Trevor Mallard; Health Select Committee is briefed on developments in monitoring and treating prostate cancer; Primary Production Committee hears submissions on the Food Safety Law Reform Bill - including one from the Soil & Health Association; Labour's Grant Robertson congratulates his party colleague Chris Hipkins on the birth of his first child.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +1300Auckland University's Professor Ian Reid was one of those behind ground-breaking studies that revealed vitamin supplements are largely ineffective when it comes to restoring bone density. Now he's warning of an upcoming "fracture tsunami" as New Zealand's population ages.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:00:00 +1300Singer-songwriter Mel Parsons makes a mixtape of favourites, and talks about her roots in the shearing sheds of Westport.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:05:00 +1300Lesiure, the once mysterious Auckland five-piece that didn't aim to be a band, are now a live band. Yadana Saw speaks with Jaden Parkes and Josh Fountain about the release of the debut, self-titled album.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:30:00 +1300Hugo Jay introduces his track 'Spent'.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:55:00 +1300Naked Science news with Dr Chris Smith. This week Japanese researchers produce eggs capable of being fertilised and able to produce healthy baby mice in a culture dish using stem cells for the very first time. Also patients with knee injuries get treated using cartilage grown from their own noses.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:45:00 +1300Researchers in Germany studied nearly 10,000 cinema goers have detected changes in the chemical composition of the movie theatre air which mirrored the audience's reactions to particular scenes.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:35:00 +1300A buyer's guide to lawnmowers with George Block of consumer.org.nz. And for the first time in 55 years an electric rechargeable mower tops the list, but it will cost you an arm and a leg!
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:25:00 +1300Tech correspondent Peter Griffin with an update on local broadband services, with changes and offers announced this week that could affect you.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:15:00 +1300Brianne West of Ethique is trying to take some of the water out of your bathroom, by dehydrating cosmetics, toiletries and beauty products.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:01:00 +1300Taking the water out of beauty products, broadband update and latest offers, the best lawnmowers, breath testing for emotion and science news (eggs from stem cells and knee cartilage repair).
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:55:00 +1300Kim Hill reads messages from listeners to the Saturday Morning programme of 22 October 2016.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to Wellington writer Kate De Goldi, whose most recent novel, From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle won the junior fiction category at the 2016 Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, and Susan Paris, who has written more than forty chapter books for the educational market, and has edited the School Journal for ten years. Together, they are editors of Annual, a miscellany of commissioned New Zealand writing for children aged nine to twelve.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:05:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to Auckland singer and songwriter Anna Coddington, who has been nominated for the APRA Silver Scroll four times since 2010, and is a regular collaborator on the Fly My Pretties projects. Her just-released third album, Luck/Time, took her four years to complete, and she is going on tour with her four-piece band to play shows in Auckland, Mount Maunganui, Christchurch and Wellington.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:40:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. She discusses the role of serendipity when travelling, discussing a selection of chance encounters with buildings and artworks, old and new, while researching in Europe recently.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:06:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to British comedian and musician Bill Bailey, whose new show, Larks in Transit, is a compendium of tales from his twenty years as a travelling entertainer. He is visiting New Zealand for shows in Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Wellington, and Auckland.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +1300The latest Pacific regional news.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:10:00 +1300Research indicates about 15% of mothers suffer from this serious health issue, but it often go undetected and untreated, says investigative journalist Alison McCulloch. She's just published a large multimedia investigation into post-natal depression In collaboration with and scoop.co.nz.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:44:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to Nicky Dunne, manager of Heywood Hill, an independent bookstore in London that is marking its 80th anniversary with the world's first lifetime literary prize. The Library of a Lifetime Prize Raffle closes at midnight on Monday 31 October 2016, with the winner receiving a new hardback book every month for the rest of their life.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:11:00 +1300Kim Hill talks to Dr Ian Gawler, one of Australia's most experienced authorities on mind-body medicine and meditation. He and his wife, Dr Ruth Gawler, are visiting New Zealand to run a meditation course in the Coromandel and a residential programme in Wanaka for people affected by cancer.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 +1300A survey backs calls for New Zealand to speak up over Nauru human rights concerns; Fiji's DPP says no charges for prominent people arrested and detained; The Cook Islands are rocked by a multiple shooting; Pacific people lead the push for Papuan decolonisation; The EU and the Cooks formalise a controversial fishing deal; PNG struggles to change a sorcery mindset; PNG struggles to change sorcery mindset; Norfolk Islands finds a champion in Pauline Hanson; Niueans work to revive dying language.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:52:00 +1300The latest news in Niuean language.