Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:25:00 +1300Nick Cave performed for his many, many Wellington fans at the TSB arena last night. Music 101's Kirsten Johnstone was amongst the throng.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:15:00 +1300Jordan Carter Internet NZ on the lack of privacy on messaging apps
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:57:00 +1300Prison riots in Brazil have resulted in more than 30 deaths and dozens of escaped prisoners.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:56:00 +1300A heritage organisation and Maori are warning a Taranaki farmer who is touting a property steeped in New Zealand history as a potential Palm Springs-style golf resort to tread carefully.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:53:00 +1300Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says her country must make a "clean break" from the European Union if it is to prosper and trade freely across the globe.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300Auckland's mayor Phil Goff is confident he can persuade the government to bring in a regional fuel tax to help fund the city's transport needs.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:47:00 +1300A programme to reduce truck emissions by a third is running out of gas because not enough freight companies have signed up.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:44:00 +1300The search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has officially been called off
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:40:00 +1300Wellington's mayor is repeating the mantra of 'build more houses' as a solution to a recent spike in house prices in the capital.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:35:00 +1300Prime Minister Bill English has been in Europe for the last week meeting with foreign leaders and on the top of the agenda has been free trade.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:29:00 +1300An update from the business sector including a market report. Today, it's the second dairy auction of the year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:25:00 +1300It's not been the best summer, but it's set to get even more grim over the next few days.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:20:00 +1300For the first time, the Labour and Green Parties will be holding a joint State of the Nation speech.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:16:00 +1300A man who was supposed to be released on bail man spent two days alone in a court cell after the police forgot he was there.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:12:00 +1300A scrub fire in Whitianga has claimed four homes overnight as the fire service says the blaze is yet to be contained.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +1300The latest Pacific Regional News
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:30:00 +1300In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger revisits notable 2016 releases from William Tyler, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:06:00 +1300Science communication student Garrett Chin talks with doctors and a health economist about the challenges that Pharmac faces in buying drugs, and what happens when new but expensvie drugs become available.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:12:00 +1300RNZ's health correspondent, Karen Brown, talks to long-time health watchdogs and takes the pulse of the sector.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +1300On this week's show - Mark plays music from Joni Mitchell and Hank Thompson, a rare demo of CSN's Marrakesh Express, some Southern Soul from Razzy, new sounds from Auckland's Tweed and classic blues from Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +1300This week, a candid chat with The Naked And Famous, British producer Sohn, and Wellington band Draghound introduce themselves, plus new tunes from The Shins, Sampha, and David Bowie.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +13004pm Pacific Regional News.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:40:00 +1300John Clarke speaks to Simon Morris on Matinee Idle.
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:00:00 +1300Aporia AKA Mitchell James O'Sullivan and his new band-mates discuss making a living from music in Berlin.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:20:00 +1300It's been a hot dry summer on the East Coast, but Gerard Martin of Kings Seeds says there are 200 millilitres forecast for today.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:10:00 +1300If you have senior secondary school-aged children, today is likely to be quite a big day for your family, with NCEA results out this morning. It's also a big year in education for Whetu Cormick, formerly principal of Bathgate Park School in Dunedin, and for this year, the new president of the New Zealand Principal's Federation.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:45:00 +1300Have you heard of crafting resistance? To look at Arpillera (to use its Spanish name) you may not think it is anything but beautiful, colourful, patchwork art. But actually, it's a form of artistic resistance to injustice, torture, and terror by the state. To explain more about Arpillera we chat to Camila Larsen, who teaches this skill around Auckland.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:27:00 +1300Kauri dieback is a serious disease that kills Kauri trees. It's decimating kauri forests in northern New Zealand, and is partiucalrly severe in the popular Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland. The public is once again being called upon to help fight the spread of the disease, and getting those messages out is the task of Dr Nick Waipara, Principal Advisor for Biosecurity for Auckland Council.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:13:00 +1300Cosmetic products containing microbeads will be banned under a proposal announced by the Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith. Marine scientists have been advocating for a ban on the microplastics, which have been found to quickly enter waterways and harm marine life. Other countries have already moved to ban the products from cosmetics. Jesse talks to Dr Sally Gaw, a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Canterbury.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:30:00 +1300They were extinct in Wellington for around 100 years before Zealandia re-introduced them in 2002, but now kākā are making themselves at home again in the capital.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:20:00 +1300There are about 40,000 homeless people in the country - many of them are children and questions understandably remain about their chances of ever securing decent quality of life. The issue has become very political, but taking it out of the realm of social policy and making it about human rights might just be a way around the impasse. And that is exactly what a group of Auckland students are attempting to do.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:10:00 +1300Thirty percent of pedestrians - that's 104 - killed between 2006 and 2015 were aged 65 and over. That outnumbers the number of cyclists killed: 90 during the same period.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:56:00 +1300A new study reveals that a type of native birdsong, now lost in Britain, can still be heard here in New Zealand after being brought here 150 years ago.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300It was a rocky start for the Maori Party's Whanau Ora policy seven years ago but in the past two years the three commissioning agencies have reached and are engaging with 8,900 families.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:45:00 +1300A leading patient advocate is calling for more continuity of caregivers for those with a terminal illness.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:42:00 +1300With just four days to go before Donald Trump's inauguration, the US President-elect has lashed out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling her policies on admitting migrants a "very catastrophic mistake".
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:00 +1300A group of people who managed to save the life of a tourist by plucking him from incredibly cold water and starting his heart again have been praised by emergency services.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:33:00 +1300The family of a man killed nine years ago in a tragic hut fire have returned to New Zealand and visited the memorial erected in his memory.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:27:00 +1300The government is planning to ban products containing plastic microbeads such as facial scrubs, cleansers, and toothpastes.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:25:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:20:00 +1300Kaipara mayor Greg Gent joins us now.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:16:00 +1300Residents of a town north of Auckland are so desperate to fill their water tanks they're taking water from their fire reserves.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:12:00 +1300About three thousand junior doctors have walked off the job this morning with the union and health boards remaining at loggerheads.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +1300The latest Pacific Regional News
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:06:00 +1300Emma Hanisch, a student at the University of Otago, loves museums - and she wonders what needs to be done to keep them relevant and exciting.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +1300Brent Edwards chairs an Outspoken panel and questions whether significant changes to governments around the world pose a threat to democracy.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:16:00 +1300Julie offers suggestions for sweet corn, zucchini flower, and eggplant.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:07:00 +1300If you're looking for somewhere to meditate, or walk off the effects of too much Christmas indulgence, then why not try the Katikati Haiku Pathway? The Pathway has recently celebrated the addition of the 44th and 45th poems to what is now the world's largest collection of haiku poem boulders in English. It was founded as one the country's Millennium Projects on January 1st, 2000. Sandra Simpson, who is on the pathway committee, tells us more.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:05:00 +1300Simon Morris presents part five of the Brill Building story: "Neck in noose bye bye".
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:04:00 +1300Simon Morris presents part four of the Brill Building story: "Leader of the pack".
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:03:00 +1300Simon Morris presents part three of the Brill Building story: "Up on the Roof".
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:02:00 +1300Simon Morris presents part two of the Brill Building story: "Who put the bomp?"
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +1300Simon Morris presents part one of the Brill Building story: "Teenagers in Love".
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:50:00 +1300Auckland City Councillor Efeso Collins tells Jesse about one of his favourite recent reads.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:35:00 +1300Brian von Helzen is the US-based founder of the Climate Foundation which looks in depth at food security and carbon balance in soils and seas, and mitigating climate disruption in critical eco-systems around the world.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:25:00 +1300Te Matatini is the national Kapa Haka festival, and it's being held from February 22nd - 26th in Hastings. It's a giant feat of logistics: 47 performing teams, 35,000 people in attendance and a further two million following the coverage on TV, radio and online. Carl Ross, the executive director of Te Matatini, can tell us what it takes to make this event sing.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:10:00 +1300The University of Otago has received from a local family a very special Christmas gift - a property worth milions of dollars. Part of the Remarkables Station, it was founded during the days of the Otago goldrush and taken over by the Jardine family in 1922, who have now donated it to the University. Vice-chancellor of University of Otago, Professor Harlene Hayne, explains why they were given it and how they will use it.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:30:00 +1300Pollination makes the world go round, and plants in New Zealand have evolved clever strategies to get the pollination services they require.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:11:00 +1300Though the overall number of drownings is slightly down this summer, there has been a marked rise in one particular 'category' of drowning deaths: those in rivers. Jonty Mills from Water Safety NZ talks to us about the precautions people can take to avoid becoming part of the unfortunate stats.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:53:00 +1300Victoria University academics are worried that despite the introduction of MMP 20 years ago voter participation in elections is continuing to decline.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:52:00 +1300Climbing and tramping groups says tourist numbers in New Zealand are reaching a 'tipping point" and spoiling Kiwis' experience of the great outdoors.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:47:00 +1300The incoming Donald Trump administration is prompting fears about the future protection of marine areas in the Antarctic.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:41:00 +1300Ministers from 70 countries meeting in Paris say Israel and Palestine need to commit to a two-state solution, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the meeting was a waste of time.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:00 +1300Over Seventy six million dollars of taxpayer's money has been invested in foreign companies that make a large chunk of their profit from coal.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:29:00 +1300Australian autoparts company Bapcor eyes a smooth transition as it takes a majority stake in investment firm Hellaby Holdings.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:27:00 +1300Fire and police are searching for the person behind yet another deliberately lit fire in Blenheim over the weekened.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:22:00 +1300A major strike by about three thousand junior doctors appears certain to go ahead tomorrow amid a deepening dispute over rosters
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:16:00 +1300Joining us now is the Finance Minister Steven Joyce.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:12:00 +1300New Zealand's two richest men own more wealth than the poorest 30 per cent of the country.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:00:00 +1300The latest world, Pacific and sports news.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +1300Graves of Cook Islands soldiers who served in the First World War have fallen into disrepair on Rarotonga but volunteers are working to restore the sites at Nikao Cemetery.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:18:00 +1300From folk music to a Week of it to the Garden.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:31:00 +13004 questions in under 4 minutes.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +1300William Dart goes to Morocco, spurred on by some fascinating field recordings made by writer and composer Paul Bowles in 1959. As usual he provides his customary eclectic mix with tracks from Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, Crosby Stills and Nash, and The Rolling Stones.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:05:00 +1300In a lyrical and amusing lecture, the storytelling skills of the poet Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh are to the fore. Despite childhood and university reading which was very Anglocentric, she discovered the significance of writing about who you are and where you stand. The lecture takes the listener from the book corner of the Avondale Salvation Army shop, to Westminster Abbey where Tusitala Marsh performed a commissioned poem in front of the Queen. An epilogue explores her riposte to a faded member of the British aristocracy who refused to shake her hand at that event.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:30:00 +1300Mike Gourley critically examines the latest government foray into disability issues - The Enabling Good Lives initiative.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:50:00 +1300The Māori Side Steps are a musical comedy group that riffs off past bands like The Howard Morrison Quartet, but takes the genre in a new direction. They've got their own webseries and are playing the Gardens Magic concert series at Wellington Botanic Gardens.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:30:00 +1300For new migrants just getting a job is hard enough. But once they do, they also need to quickly get a grip on our metaphors, euphamisms, sayings and workplace culture. Lynn Freeman visited Victoria University's English Language Institute which runs a course on workplace language for skilled migrants.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:06:00 +1300The Weekend speaks to some young people who took the leap of faith and become entrepreneurs at a tender age.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:45:00 +1300What makes a spinoff good, bad, or just blah? Can you build something new and glorious around a fan favourite character or will they lose what makes them special, if they take a starring role?
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:30:00 +1300Over the summer on The Weekend we've been talking to recyclers and upcyclers, people who like the Wombles, are making good use of the things that they find, things that the everyday folks leave behind. This is true of Christchurch builder, artist and furniture maker, Tim McGurk. He says he works with whatever junk and materials he can find. Tim crafted several items from the materials salvaged from an earthquake damaged Christchurch house, as part of the Whole House Reuse project. He also made the news when he made a Star Wars inspired X-wing sculpture/lamp out of salvaged rimu.