BI-WEEKLY. Rowdier than the debating chamber at question time, Party People places a Māori lens on politics, politicians and their parties. Public Interest Journalism funded through NZOA.
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. Produced by Newsroom. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.
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Over a quarter of people who call New Zealand home were born overseas. So how do culture, identity and equity shape the New Zealand experience beyond confines of the 'diversity' checkbox? Produced and host by Kadambari Raghukumar.
Voice of the Kākāpō - an audio adventure through the bumpy bumper 2019 breeding season of NZ's rare flightless parrot. Presented by Alison Ballance.
Stories about science and nature from out in the field and inside the labs across Aotearoa New Zealand.
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.
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 series by Newsroom and RNZ, discussing the world of business in Aotearoa.
News, discussion, features and ideas until midday.
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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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2021 VOYAGER AWARDS WINNER - BEST EPISODIC PODCAST. The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.
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 topical magazine about current film releases and film related topics.
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.
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. He hōtaka tēnei i roto i nga reo e rua, ko te reo Māori me te reo ingarangi. Nau mai ki nga kōrero o te ao Māori.
The latest business news from RNZ News.
Our commentators make sense of the week in politics
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2x SEASONS. Immigrant whānau across Aotearoa have frank conversations covering love, ancestry, home, food, expectation & acceptance. Made with the support of NZ On Air.
RNZ's morning news show, featuring comprehensive coverage of local and world events from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday.
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A daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.
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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...
Jesse Mulligan talks with investigators, journalists and others about major crimes in New Zealand
The latest and greatest children's stories and songs from New Zealand. Ngā pūrākau me ngā waiata nā Aotearoa.
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.
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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BEST PASIFIKA PROGRAMME, NZTV AWARDS 2022. A dynamic and often provocative account of NZ's relationship with the Pacific. Made possible by the RNZ/NZOA Innovation Fund.
A daily podcast on the Covid-19 Coronavirus hosted by RNZ's Indira Stewart.
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The story of New Zealand and its people from its geological origins to modern day, hosted by William Ray, Māni Dunlop & Leigh-Marama McLachlan, with animation by Chris Maguren.
A monthly web-only feature, podcasting performances by New Zealand artists.
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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.
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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Award-winning singer and songwriter Jan Hellriegel's new podcast series is a celebration of life and its foibles as well as its perfect imperfection. It represents the journey, not the destination, and tells a tale of grit and never giving up.
2x SEASONS. Exploring stories that are firmly rooted in our past to magically dream about the futures we want to create for ourselves. Made with the support of NZ On Air.
Geoff Houtman was part of the team that created the worst sitcom ever made. It's haunted him for 25 years. Now he's on a quest to find out what went wrong and to see what lessons we can learn about failure in general.
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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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GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2017. A 4-part series looking at the growing Muslim communities in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and how elections, counter-terrorism policies, war and xenophobia have changed lives.