Radio New Zealand
The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly & Emile Donovan every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Made possible by RNZ & NZ On Air.
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A podcast on people from diverse global backgrounds living in New Zealand. From politics to society, to culture and art - these are stories about a quarter of Aotearoa's population. Produced by Kadambari Raghukumar
A science podcast for kids. Answering their burning questions and showing them the wonders of discovery. By RNZ & Nanogirl Labs Ltd. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
NEW! Voice of the Kākāpō - an audio adventure through the bumpy bumper 2019 breeding season of NZ's rare flightless parrot. Presented by Alison Ballance.
Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand stories about science, nature and the environment.
Four Muslim women widowed by the Christchurch mosque attacks share their journeys through grief and take steps towards a different life. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
A magazine programme hosted by Kim Hill, with long-form, in-depth feature interviews on current affairs, science, modern life, history, the arts and more.
Investment author and columnist Mary Holm talks to Jesse Mulligan every fortnight about her top tips for how to make your money work.
The story of New Zealand and its people from its geological origins to modern day, hosted by William Ray & Leigh-Marama McLachlan, with animation by Chris Maguren. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund
Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.
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Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...
A year on, how do Muslim New Zealanders make sense of the Christchurch mosque attacks? Journalist and poet Mohamed Hassan looks at the fractures left after March 15.
A series by Newsroom and RNZ, discussing the world of business in Aotearoa.
News, discussion, features and ideas until midday.
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A journey through the periodic table of elements with chemistry professor Allan Blackman, from AUT, and Alison Ballance
What it’s like to come face-to-face with history.
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 Channel 083. Hosted by Lisa Owen.
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Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament.
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The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.
Artist Joseph Michael and his team record the characters and sounds of icebergs in Antarctica. Winner of Best Creative Feature at 2018 NZ Radio Awards.
A weekly topical magazine about current film releases and film related topics.
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...
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A weekly analysis of significant political issues.
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Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life
Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
A monthly web-only feature, podcasting performances by New Zealand artists.
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Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.
The philosophy of Te Ahi Kaa is to reflect the diversity of Māori in the past, present and future. While bilingual in delivery, the programme incorporates Māori practices and values in its content, format and presentation.
The best new music, brought to you weekly by the RNZ Music team. Host Kirsten Johnstone and fellow music obsessives offer a handpicked selection of what's good from Aotearoa and abroad.
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2020 VOYAGER MEDIA AWARD WINNER. Kahu Kutia challenges the assumption that to be urban & Māori means to be disconnected from your culture. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
The latest business news from RNZ News.
Our commentators make sense of the week in politics
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Immigrant whānau across Aotearoa have frank conversations covering love, ancestry, home, food, expectation, and acceptance. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on RNZ National.
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A weekly investigative documentary exploring what is happening in New Zealand and to New Zealanders here and overseas. Best Factual Weekly Programme at the 2019 NZ Radio Awards
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Music interviews, live performances, behind the scenes, industry issues, profiles, back catalogue, undiscovered, greatest hits, tall tales and true... all from a New Zealand/Aotearoa perspective.
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New Zealand Parliament - live streaming audio from Parliament (during sitting times) and listen-again audio from Question Time. Go to the footer of this page to find the link and frequencies to listen live. When Parliament is not sitting, this frequency carries the Southern Star programme from...
A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
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Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
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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.
RNZ's review of news from the last 7 days.
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A guide to the worlds of rock, pop, country, folk and beyond, hosted by music critic William Dart.
Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with host David Morriss
The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.
The latest and greatest children's stories and songs from New Zealand. Ngā pūrākau me ngā waiata nā Aotearoa.
Using real stories told by real people, Melody Thomas leads a frank (but often entertaining) exploration of sex, sexuality and relationships.
It's Ken Oath, the voice of reason - cutting the crap with a heart of gold
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Designed to help you discover what to listen to next, host Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world.
Matangireia is a series of conversations examining the political legacies of Māori politicians. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment, pop culture, and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
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