Reviews
Since when did the people of New Zealand agree to change it’s name ? Apart from that it’s a mostly balanced and realistic account of our history - although there is a subtle anti White New Zealander bias. But it isn’t as bad as some of the rewriting of NZ history which goes on these days. The...Read full review »
mark6111988 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 08/26/21
It’s a good start. Now we need more.
dion7685 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 08/24/21
Maori were tolerant of gay and trans?? Lol rnz is so woke it’s an actual joke. Where was this written down? Oh wait it wasn’t that was just made up like most the other tales myths and legends you might as well have put the Maui and the sun story in there.
jcthnn via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 08/23/21
I’m a 30 year old Kiwi, who before listening to this really didn’t have a clear over view of our history. It’s very well out together, concise, interesting and really enjoyable. I think everyone should listen to this, and maybe even a further series developed that goes into even more depth on...Read full review »
Mac Mylo via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 07/06/21
Save yourself hours and hours of research. They have pulled together many different sources on NZ history to bring you a brilliant balanced and concise summary of our history. This is one of the best and most useful podcasts I have listened to. Very highly recommended.
JaneEMP via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 04/19/21
Great story telling of the history of New Zealand, told in such an interesting way that really draws you in! Glad to have stumbled across this and would recommend to anyone.
HAB317 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/09/21
LOL...Read full review »
1wedfs4345 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 04/06/21
An insightful podcast on our history with a fresh, young approach. Honest truths and moments people need to hear and learn so that NZ can move forward in unity. 5 stars!
Vaislsb via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 03/03/21
A refreshing way to deliver a podcast. Love the sound effects, humour and pace. Highly recommended!
allabouteve via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/13/21
Great delivery and super insightful! The presenters have a great tone. Awesome range of content. Props to the sound engineer, definitely enhances the listening experience! Would highly recommend :)
Mel Dooley via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/04/21
Love this podcast, would love to have more episodes :)
Hoojo via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 12/06/20
Fantastic, really interesting from the Maori perspective on which elaborated on way more than I learnt back in my schooling days in NZ in the 70s & 80s
Ipodnano5thgeneration via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/14/20
I grew up right next to Gate Pa and I leaned almost none of this! It was quite emotional to finally learn about the history of my home.
Kaileigh97 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/22/20
Thank you so much for making this series. I was born in the 80’s and cannot remember learning much of our country’s history at school which is really sad. This series has helped me understand more about my place in NZ and about where the systemic racism that is still with us has come from. Every...Read full review »
Emma Pitney via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 06/07/20
Loved to us series. I actually enjoyed it more on YouTube. Hosts did a great job. Writing superb. There's not enough of this sort of easily accessible NZ history content around. I hope they do more, maybe a 10 min run down of each administration since the war?Read full review »
mclarke1989 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 06/04/20
A well produced and researched podcast. Really enjoyable and informative. Well done!
smudgy71 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/31/20
An incredibly informative yet easy listening voyage through the past. It taught me so much about the decisions and actions of our Pakeha and Maori ancestors, which consequently led us to where we are today. It’s also helped me understand my place in Aotearoa; one with a fascinating amount of...Read full review »
mccullagh.sj via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/26/20
My husband and I absolutely loved listening to this podcast. Everyone involved did an amazing job at capturing pertinent points in our history and breaking it down so it was easy to understand and with just the right amount of Kiwi humour! Every New Zealander should listen to it and make each...Read full review »
nomiS PapNZ via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/24/20
I absolutely loved listening to it. I think you have done an excellent job of filtering core information. Critical info for all New Zealanders.
LinKS55 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 04/01/20
Not sure why, but the order is back to front. That is, the first one is at the bottom of the list and so forth. Good effort on everything else
neike310 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 03/29/20
Absolutely fantastic Thank you
Kāore via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 03/11/20
In Australia, we don’t learn anything about New Zealand history in school, which given our close ties seems like a serious missed opportunity. I sought to educate myself on kiwi history, and this is a brilliant, informative journey through the very beginning of NZ history to right now, presented...Read full review »
Hetajeta via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/07/20
Get up to speed on NZ history quickly
superspikey via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 02/21/20
A brilliant summary, easy to listen to, perfect for someone like me who knew not much when I started listening.
Kent Parkstreet via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 02/21/20
Really enjoyed listening to this podcast. The storytelling and flow of each episode was very compelling. I wish there was more to listen to with more detail on certain topics! Thank you very much!
protectpapatuanuku via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 02/13/20
Well told & relatable. Good work team.
gemma nz via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 02/09/20
Yay so excited to have William Ray back in my ear holes, after enjoying his RNZ Black Sheep podcast so much. Much aroha for your continued story telling!
Gemopal2 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 02/08/20
Found this by chance, and so glad I did. This is really well presented and written, in bitesize chunks and it's so interesting for anyone interested in Geography, Anthropology or just entertaining podcasts. Would be a great accompaniment to anyone travelling to Aotearoa.Read full review »
Anniephylaxis via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/07/20
Makes NZ history really interesting and makes you realise what you don’t know! Very easy to listen to and just the right amount of detail. We really enjoyed.
GJWW1 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 02/06/20
I started listening to this podcast to see if my kids would like it-I’m sure they will, and I’m hooked myself now. My 8-year old will enjoy watching it on YouTube while I’m enjoying g the audio version. Thanks RNZ!
Snugbugs76 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/23/20
This is an awesome source of information about the origin of New Zealand and should be mandatory to every immigrant like myself! Good work, guys!
francogalactic via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/21/20
We downloaded this podcast for our trip around the South Island. It gave us great historical context as well as a new appreciation for the country around us. It was beautifully presented and very upbeat making it an easy listen.
Jodz27492&295 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/15/20
Fantastic - charming and accessible while being deep and interesting. Love the presenters.
sirvoice via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/13/20
Loved it, great resource for nz classrooms.
fioO0Oo via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/12/20
Really well presented and easy to listen to. This history is exactly what needs to be taught in schools.
bmince via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/09/20
I honestly recommend that people take this with the light hearted educational value it was made in. It’s not about teaching you anything in detail, it’s about giving you a taste test so you go find out more detail. The Musket Wars / NZ Wars / Maori Wars - I had no idea and now I am going to go...Read full review »
Gingernauticua via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/07/20
A must listen for all New Zealanders!
Digitalpunkass via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/07/20
I really enjoyed this overview of NZ history. It’s interesting and easy listening.
Mwindeyer via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/05/20
I am not born in NZ and I was surprised to discover that black hole of NZ history: the 1000 years between the first arrival of maori and the europeans. I understand Maori did not have writting, but Archeologists can make stones to talk. Otherwise great podcast
Lovise72 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/05/20
Just found this -well scripted and a pleasure to listen to.
Peter McIlroy via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 12/30/19
This podcast has good content, and is accessible but I’m not sure who their target audience is meant to be: it can be a little down played in places, making it very Kiwi-like and understated.
dr_ch via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/29/19
Made me miss home, kids enjoyed it too.
K.Redwood via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/28/19
Really enjoying this podcast.
MAFS is not news via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 12/18/19
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