Radio New Zealand: Afternoons

This page lists items from RNZ that are identified as "Afternoons". RNZ didn't start regularly putting both its audio and news content online until 2008. From 2002-2007 written news items (particularly from RNZ International) were placed online. You can access these items, plus the vast audio collecton from the mid-2000s onwards by using the day schedule pages. You can access items prior to 2002 on the historic page.

01/11/2005: Feature interview with Joe Cocker
Jim Mora's Joe Cocker Special. [more]

25/07/2007: Ma Tatou 3
Talking with Hinewehi Mohi, producer of Mouteatea and Maumahara on Maori Television. [more]

26/07/2007: Ma Tatou 4
Jim talks with TV presenter and educator Te Hamua Nikora on the renaissance of te reo with children. [more]

27/07/2007: Ma Tatou 5
Commentating sports events in Maori must be one of the more difficult jobs to do in broadcasting. [more]

14/08/2007: Asian Report for 14 August 2007
Suzanne Schokman visits the newly finished 'Prayer Room' for Muslims at the University of Auckland. [more]

04/09/2007: Asian Report for 4 September 2007
Last week Indian communities in NZ and elsewhere observed a day singled out for brothers and sisters - "Raksha Bandan". [more]

17/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With Deborah Hill-Cone and Chris Trotter. [more]

17/12/2007: The Panel (Part 2)
Deborah Hill-Cone and Chris Trotter are today's panelists. [more]

18/12/2007: Jim's Essay
Thoughts on christmas cards and gifts. [more]

18/12/2007: Best Song Ever Written
From Palmerston North, Joan Wiltshire has chosen 'My Little Town' by Simon and Garfunkel. [more]

18/12/2007: Fire Warnings For Southland
Tinder-dry conditions are worrying rural fire officers. Tony Teeling is the region's senior fire control officer for DOC. [more]

18/12/2007: Home Energy Ratings
The government has launched a new scheme that will enable people to gauge their home's 'green-ness'. [more]

18/12/2007: Feature Album - 'Phoenix'
Today we remember American singer/songwriter Dan Fegelberg who died yesterday at his home in Maine, after a long illness. [more]

18/12/2007: Tune Your Engine
Harvard Professor of Psychology, Ellen J Langer discusses the psychology of gift-giving. [more]

18/12/2007: Science Report
Veronika Meduna surveys the state of the environment in Bali. [more]

18/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With guests Graham Bell and Michael Deaker. [more]

18/12/2007: The Panel (Part 2)
With guests Graham Bell and Michael Deaker. [more]

19/12/2007: Jim's Essay
Jim's thoughts on internet spam. [more]

19/12/2007: The Best Song Ever Written
Matthias Wichtrup from Paraparaumu chooses"The Calling"from the YES album"Talk". [more]

19/12/2007: Link 3
A Super Duper major CD prize today -"Nature's Best"- New Zealand's Top 30 songs of alltime. [more]

19/12/2007: Life In Morocco
When Suzanna Clarke and her husband bought a dilapidated house in the city of Fez, their friends thought they were mad. [more]

19/12/2007: Feature Album - 'Nightclubbing'
Todays feature Album was performed by famous Jamaican born Model Grace Jones. [more]

19/12/2007: Virtual World
Mr IT, Hamish MacEwan joins us for his take on 2007 and the highlights of the IT year that was. [more]

19/12/2007: Auckland Story - 'First Night'
First Night at The Edge and Aotea Centre is a free, safe and family-focused event that has been going on for some years. [more]

19/12/2007: Environment Report
The Polaris II is the University of Otago's new marine research vessel. It recently completed its first major expedition. [more]

19/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests, Brian Edwards and Joanne Black. [more]

19/12/2007: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests, Brian Edwards and Joanne Black. [more]

20/12/2007: Wayne's Essay
A new elf academy opens in Finland. [more]

20/12/2007: The Best Song Ever Written
Justin Ferguson of Island Bay chooses Auto Pilot by The Queens of the Stone Age. [more]

20/12/2007: Your Place - Kaiteriteri
Today Kaiteriteri - a dream destination for many holiday makers, who make it there home away from home for 2 or 3 weeks year. [more]

20/12/2007: Children Leaving Primary School
Connor Walsh went to meet some of those year 8s, in Wellington's Te Aro School, on the day of their prize-giving. [more]

20/12/2007: The Problem With Sunscreens
Sunscreens advertised as offering all day protection have been exposed as frauds following an investigation. [more]

20/12/2007: Feature Album - 'Here's Little Richard'
Richard Wayne Penniman, 'The originator, the innovator, the emancipator, the architect of rock and roll'. [more]

20/12/2007: Arts Report - With Lynn Freeman
Documentary maker Leanne Pooley talks about her latest work and the late Len Lye is stirring up some local emotions. [more]

20/12/2007: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Here's a glimpse into the Society for Creative Anachronism. [more]

20/12/2007: Environment with Amelia Nurse
Charissa Snijders is an Auckland architect who's taking sustainability to new levels. [more]

20/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With Nicky Pellegrino and Michael Moynahan. [more]

20/12/2007: The panel (Part 2)
With Michael Moynihan and Nicky Pelligrino. [more]

21/12/2007: Best Song Ever Written
From Deborah Mcrae it's 'Summer Breeze' by Seals and Croft. [more]

21/12/2007: Howard Hudson
Adventurer Howard Hudson and his family have been on a marathon voyage that's taken in 15 countries over the past five years. [more]

21/12/2007: What's On
What's coming up in your region this weekend. [more]

21/12/2007: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt with the Weekend Weather. [more]

21/12/2007: Fresh Fast Food
Alison Holst brings us festive stuffings for poultry. [more]

21/12/2007: 2007 Sports Retrospective
Barry Guy, Stephen Hewson and Todd Niall present a comprehensive round up of this years sporting events. [more]

21/12/2007: Health Matters
Using diet and exercise to help beat global warming. [more]

21/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With guests Michelle Boag and Barry Corbett. [more]

21/12/2007: The Panel (Part 2)
With guests Michelle Boag and Barry Corbett. [more]

24/12/2007: Eight Months to Mars - Santa
Today's guest could, in fact, act as advisor to the space science world! [more]

24/12/2007: This Way Up Christmas Feature
Long live the Christmas mince pie! - A story from Simon Morton. [more]

24/12/2007: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Penny Ashton and John Bishop. [more]

24/12/2007: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Penny Ashton and John Bishop. [more]

21/01/2008: Jim's Intro
The topic is new year emails. [more]

21/01/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Tom Scott
A journalist, cartoonist, playwright, author and raconteur. [more]

21/01/2008: Sir Edmund Hillary
Sir Edmund Hillary is now lying in state at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell. [more]

21/01/2008: Young Bowlers
It's a precision art and a summer sport which has been traced back as far as the 13th century. [more]

21/01/2008: The Vault
Deb Nation gets nostalgic with Jennie from Christchurch vintage clothing shop Gertie's about what she listened to on the radio, growing up in rural New Zealand in the 1960s and 70s. [more]

21/01/2008: This Way Up Feature - Shop Lifting
More than $2,000,000 of product gets lifted a day from retailers around the country. [more]

21/01/2008: Science Report
We present the first of a series about memory and learning in the brain. [more]

21/01/2008: The Panel (Part 1 )
With today's guests Mike Williams and Graham Bell. [more]

21/01/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Mike Williams and Graham Bell. [more]

22/01/2008: Asian Report
Suzanne Schokman is back for her first report in 2008, about Asian communities in NZ. Today, the Nepalese. [more]

22/01/2008: Jim's Essay
A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary. [more]

22/01/2008: Feature Album
Featuring 60s British folk rock group - Pentangle, and their 1969 album"Basket of Light." [more]

22/01/2008: Tune Your Engine
help is at hand for those of us who lack weight-loss follow through with what Andrew Cate calls an all-new approach. [more]

22/01/2008: Science Story
We find out what goes on when a giant sea slug 'learns'. [more]

22/01/2008: The Panel
A special edition on the day of Sir Edmund Hillary's funeral.; [more]

22/01/2008: The Panel Continues
With Joanne Black and Richard Griffin. [more]

23/01/2008: Jim's Essay
Many of us are back at work this week, 2008 has begun in earnest...sigh...and what does it hold for us? [more]

23/01/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Susan Vuilleumier from Rotorua chooses 'Fat Cat Keeps Getting Fatter' by the Squirrel Nut Zippers. [more]

23/01/2008: Link 3
Today, the link is in the song titles, which you will quickly discern, but for the correct answer what do all the titles do? [more]

23/01/2008: 'E' Cigarettes
Researchers trialling the world's first electronic cigarette have been inundated by Auckland smokers wanting to take part. [more]

23/01/2008: Nudist Market
Marlborough naturist Kay Hannam is no shrinking violet, especially when extolling the naked delights on offer in her backyard. [more]

23/01/2008: Feature Album
Today's album 'My Aim is True' by Elvis Costello. [more]

23/01/2008: Hamish MacEwan
Hamish Macewan returns for another season - looking today at the 'big themes for 2008'. [more]

23/01/2008: Mangrove Marjorie
Mangroves. For many years considered to be, well, basically rubbish and then recognised as important natives, to be preserved. [more]

23/01/2008: Science Story
The third part of our science programme on the brain and memory. [more]

23/01/2008: The Panel
With Rosemary Mcleod and Peter Elliot. [more]

23/01/2008: The Panel Continues
With Rosemary Mcleod and Peter Elliot. [more]

24/01/2008: Jim's Essay
Are you liberal or conservative? You'd think you'd know, you probably do, but you may not. [more]

24/01/2008: Your Place
Welcome to Tuakau, situated on flat land in the Lower Waikato Valley. [more]

24/01/2008: Westlake Scheme
A scheme at Ak's Westlake Boys High School could see students being held back a year if they fail to display the right attitude. [more]

24/01/2008: Kickback Tours
Retailers in South Island tourism hot spots are crying foul over an increase in kickback schemes. [more]

24/01/2008: He Rourou for 24 January 2008
Ranea talks with Ana Tapiata about the three warning indicators described by the church founder, T W Ratana. [more]

24/01/2008: Feature Album
Today's album is 'Music from the Big Pink' by The Band. [more]

24/01/2008: Arts Report
Lynn Freeman hosts a panel discussion called"Pictures of War"recorded at last year's Tauranga Arts Festival. [more]

24/01/2008: Katy Gosset
To our Canterbury story now and today we head to one of the first A and P shows of the year at Little River on Banks Peninsula. [more]

24/01/2008: Science Report
The first of three programmes on Re-writing Heredity: Environment and the Genome. [more]

24/01/2008: The Panel
With Sue Wells and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

24/01/2008: The Panel Continues
With Sue Wells and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

25/01/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Joe Murray-Cullen chooses the epic song Kashmir by Led Zeppelin. [more]

25/01/2008: NZ Live
Christine White a singer, songwriter and student of music from Paekakariki. [more]

25/01/2008: He Rourou for 25 January 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Ranea Aperehama, who's father was the secretary of the Ratana church for 41 years. [more]

25/01/2008: What's On
What's on in your region this weekend. [more]

25/01/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt from the Metservice gives us a weather update. [more]

25/01/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Gastronome Alison Holst shares her recipe for"Roasted, Stuffed Red Peppers". [more]

25/01/2008: Sports Story
Barry Guy covers the week in sport including the Australian Open. [more]

25/01/2008: Science Story - The DNA Files
The Pimas Indians of Arizona have one of the highest rates of obesity and diabetes in the world. [more]

25/01/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With panelists Tony Doe and Noelle McCarthy. [more]

25/01/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With panelists Tony Doe and Noelle McCarthy. [more]

28/01/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Dave Dobbyn and Hayley Westenra
Two of New Zealands favourite entertainers. [more]

28/01/2008: Auckland Anniversary Day
It's Anniversary Day in Auckland - in fact it's the long anniversary weekend. [more]

28/01/2008: Rororua Boom
Is the city ready for what many are tipping to be the most anticipated shakeup in New Zealand tourism. [more]

28/01/2008: Author Feature - Emmanuel Makarios
His book is titled - 'New Zealand Martime Images - The Golden Years'. [more]

28/01/2008: This Way Up Feature - Pictionary
Richard Scott talks to Tim Walsh, the author of"Timeless Toys". [more]

28/01/2008: Science Report
The DNA Files (Part 3)- 'Genes and the Environment'. [more]

28/01/2008: The Panel (Part 1 )
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Amanda Millar. [more]

28/01/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Amanda Millar. [more]

29/01/2008: Jim's Essay
The secret words people use that only they and an exclusive few can understand. [more]

29/01/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Athol Campbell from Gisborne has chosen 'Home by the sea' by Genesis. [more]

29/01/2008: Story 1 - 250-metre Orbiting Rock
Rod Austin from the Astronomical Society, New Plymouth tells the extraordinary tale of a huge asteroid. [more]

29/01/2008: Story 2- Life Without Cheese
Franica Yovich an Auckland dietician tells us how eating well in curtailing times can be done. [more]

29/01/2008: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Nawaia Watene about attending school in Beijing, even on Christmas day. [more]

29/01/2008: Tune Your Engine
Anne Kreamer gives her reaction to her 2007 book Going Gray, and other new projects. [more]

29/01/2008: The DNA Files
An American National Public Radio series that explores the world of genes and genetic science, part 3, beyond human. [more]

29/01/2008: The Panel - (part one)
With Ian Wishart and Jon Bridges. [more]

29/01/2008: The Panel - (part two)
With Ian Wishart and Jon Bridges. [more]

30/01/2008: Jim's Essay
What is the oldest book you own? [more]

30/01/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Nigel Cairns from the Kapiti Coast chooses 'Tutti Fruity' by Little Richard. [more]

30/01/2008: Link 3
The music quiz with an interesting link. Very good guess work might help put together a tale of 'tangled Love'. [more]

30/01/2008: Prostate Cancer
The news the Govt's expected to fund a vaccine against cervical cancer has prompted an email from listener Graham Peat... [more]

30/01/2008: Cheating Partners
Private investigators say the lead-up to Valentine's Day is the ideal time to catch out cheating partners! [more]

30/01/2008: Feature Album
'Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake' was an early, ambitious and successful concept album by the English rock band 'Small Faces'. [more]

30/01/2008: Virtual World
With Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media. [more]

30/01/2008: Opening of the Helensville Railway Link
Helensville commuter-residents out west of Ak are to be reconnected to rail passenger services from the middle of this year. [more]

30/01/2008: DNA Files
Part two of "Beyond Human". Introduced by John Hockenberry. [more]

30/01/2008: The Panel
With Emily Perkins and Kevin Milne. [more]

30/01/2008: The Panel Continues...
With Kevin Milne and Emily Perkins.\ [more]

31/01/2008: Jim's Essay
We've talked many a time on Afternoons about the pace of modern life...the rapidly accelerating culture. [more]

31/01/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Robert Crawford in Auckland chooses 'What the World Needs Now' by Tom Clay. [more]

31/01/2008: Your Place
Today we visit Marlborough's second largest centre, Picton. [more]

31/01/2008: Arts College
Department heads are in shock at Canterbury University after learning major programmes and courses are to be axed. [more]

31/01/2008: GeeCeeEsss Special
A piece of New Zealand motor racing history is marking a special milestone this year. [more]

31/01/2008: Feature Album
The Electric Light Orchestra's 'A New World Record' recorded in 1976. [more]

31/01/2008: The Arts Report
This week a rare interview with arts patron and collector James Wallace. [more]

31/01/2008: Katy Gosset
To Christchurch and, as the city enjoys a long hot summer, the work continues for local lifeguards. [more]

31/01/2008: Science Story
The final part in the series of"Beyond Human'. [more]

31/01/2008: The Panel
With Garry McCormick and Michele A'Court. [more]

31/01/2008: The Panel Continues
With Michele A'Court and Garry McCormick. [more]

01/02/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Today's song is 'My Happiness' by Powderfinger - chosen by Chris Slater from Auckland. [more]

01/02/2008: Ratty Insurance Policies
A Palmerston North woman returned from holiday recently only to find her rodents had taken over her house. [more]

01/02/2008: A Story To Bring Tears To Your Eyes
New Zealand agricultural scientists, working with their Japanese counterparts, have developed a tearless onion. [more]

01/02/2008: What's On
What's going on in your region this weekend. [more]

01/02/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt from the Metservice gives us a weekend weather preview. [more]

01/02/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Chef Lois Daish shares recipes for Blueberry scones and fresh summer vegetables. [more]

01/02/2008: Sports Story - Barry Guy
Live throw to the International Sevens at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. [more]

01/02/2008: The DNA Files
Our DNA Files today begins a three part series looking at food in the age of biotechnology. [more]

01/02/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With our panellists Richard Langston Paul Casserly. [more]

01/02/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With our panellists Richard Langston Paul Casserly. [more]

04/02/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Kerry Prendergast
She's a former midwife in her third term as the civic leader of our nations capital. [more]

04/02/2008: Giant Crabs
Fetching up to $57 a kilogram on the international market, the giant king crab is in the sights of Crab-Co. [more]

04/02/2008: New Map
Eight years of work by a team of geologists has come to fruition with the publication of a new geological map. [more]

04/02/2008: Feature Story - Cook Strait Ferries
Dodgy food, wildcat strikes, breakdowns and speedy 'vomit comets' are all part of the Cook Strait ferry story. [more]

04/02/2008: This Way Up Feature - Rye Bread
This week, Richard Scott looks at rye - which makes a bread that's heavy, filling and stores well. [more]

04/02/2008: The DNA files - Part 2 - 'Designing the Garden'
Our science feature from American National Public Radio, looking at genetically modified food. [more]

04/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Penny Ashton and Gordon McLaughlan. [more]

04/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Penny Ashton and Gordon McLaughlan. [more]

05/02/2008: Noelle's Introduction
In praise of wildlife documentarian David Attenborough. [more]

05/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Artist Mike Glover of Springston South has chosen 'Eugene' by Greg Brown. [more]

05/02/2008: Reeling in the Years
Looking back 34 years to the top 20 as presented by Keith Richardson on February 6th 1974. [more]

05/02/2008: Anti-thug March in New Plymouth
Two local men launch an initiative to reclaim the city's streets for the general public. [more]

05/02/2008: Is Graffiti Art?
Auckland graffiti artist, Askew shares his comments on the debate. [more]

05/02/2008: Feature Album - Nebraska
Today's album is Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen from 1982. [more]

05/02/2008: Tune Your Engine
Britain's best known animal healer, Margarit Coates. Can horses offer healing and guidance to us? [more]

05/02/2008: DNA Files - Part 3
Part 3 in the series 'Designing the Garden' looking at genetically modified food. [more]

05/02/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Today with Simon Pound and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

05/02/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Simon Pound and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

06/02/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Today Noelle McCarthy gets to choose - 'Landslide' by Fleetwood Mac. [more]

06/02/2008: Link 3
A music quiz to find the link between some great songs. [more]

06/02/2008: Coast to Coast
Robin Judkins is the race organiser who says the future of the Coast to Coast multisport event is under threat. [more]

06/02/2008: Jellyfish Influx
Auckland Regional Public Health Service has received 26 reports of swimmers developing rashes from stings. [more]

06/02/2008: Feature Album
From Dunedin in 1986 came 'Straitjacket Fits' by 'Straitjacket Fits'. [more]

06/02/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan talks search engines, 'portals', speech recognition and Ringo Star's new album. [more]

06/02/2008: Auckland Story
David Steemson talks to new Akld museum director, Vanda Vitali to get an educated,"new arrival", perspective on Waitangi Day. [more]

06/02/2008: The Panel
With John Bishop and Andrew Clay. [more]

06/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With John Bishop and Andrew Clay. [more]

07/02/2008: Noelle' s Introduction
What makes American's happy? [more]

07/02/2008: Your Place - Opotiki
opotiki, 'Gateway to Eastland', with it's beaches in the sunny Bay of Plenty. [more]

07/02/2008: Seismogenesis and Earthquake Symposium
The symposium's organiser and Victoria University Associate Professor Martha Savage comments. [more]

07/02/2008: Queenstown Airport's New Safety Requirements
Queenstown Airport could lose international flights unless it complies with Civil Aviation rule changes. [more]

07/02/2008: Feature Album - 'For Your Pleasure'
Roxy Music's second album from 1973. [more]

07/02/2008: The Arts Report
Lucy Orbell and Melody Thomas find out what it's like to be an extra in a music video. [more]

07/02/2008: Christchurch Story With Katy Gosset
Katy Gosset, is at the A-town gym to meet some of the country's rising boxing stars, based in Aranui, Christchurch. [more]

07/02/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Matt Nippert and Michael Deaker. [more]

07/02/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Matt Nippert and Michael Deaker. [more]

08/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Song for Guy'
Bill Harris from Feilding has chosen 'Song for Guy' by Elton John. [more]

08/02/2008: Rebranding Campaign for Hastings
A rebranding campaign, costing Hastings ratepayers $39,000 has been dumped by the Hasting's District Council. [more]

08/02/2008: Paua Detection Dogs
Comments from Dean Baignet, national manager, surveillance services, Ministry of Fisheries. [more]

08/02/2008: Wots On
This weekend around New Zealand. [more]

08/02/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
A forecast of what is ahead of us from Met Service's Bob McDavitt. [more]

08/02/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Today chef Chris Fortune shares some seafood recipes. [more]

08/02/2008: Sports Story
Talking with RNZ Sports reporter Barry Guy. [more]

08/02/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Joel Tobeck and Chris Trotter. [more]

08/02/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Joel Tobeck and Chris Trotter. [more]

11/02/2008: Treasure Chase
The mystery of the sinking of the General Grant off the Auckland Islands continues. [more]

11/02/2008: Flu Jab
A single jab that could give lifelong protection against all types of flu. [more]

11/02/2008: Author Slot - Eric Dorfman - Inside NZ's National Parks
Wildlife ecologist, Eric Dorfman has put together a book on our 14 national parks. [more]

11/02/2008: This Way Up Feature - Pets
New Zealand has one of the highest pet ownership rates in the world. [more]

11/02/2008: Science Report - The Tangaroa
John Mitchell invited Amelia Nurse on board for a tour of the ship. [more]

11/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1 )
With today's guests Stephen Franks and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

11/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Stephen Franks and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

12/02/2008: Asian Report
On a busy Auckland afternoon, Suzanne Schokman finds respite in the Chinese tea ceremony. [more]

12/02/2008: Jim's Essay
Super foods [more]

12/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Allison Beaumont from Lumsden in the south island chooses Classical Gas by Mason Williams. [more]

12/02/2008: Reeling In The Years
the Top 10 Countdown from 1951 [more]

12/02/2008: Replica Weapons
Tony O'Neill from southland police explains the dangers of inexpensive but convincing replicas. [more]

12/02/2008: Daredevil Supergran
Wilma Wilson celebrated her 80th birthday this month with a 192-metre bungy jump from Auckland's Sky Tower. [more]

12/02/2008: Feature Album - Between the Lines
is the seventh album from New York City based singer-songwriter Janis Ian, released in 1975. [more]

12/02/2008: Tune Your Engine - Steve Miller
is the author of"Get Off Your Arse and Lose Weight."his no-nonsense, brutally direct new book. [more]

12/02/2008: Environment Story
Exploring the balance between conservation and development in the biodiversity hotspots of Vietnam. [more]

12/02/2008: The Panel (part 1)
Today with Joanne Black and Fiona Rae. [more]

12/02/2008: The Panel (part 2)
Today with Joanne Black and Fiona Rae. [more]

13/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Richard Wernham picks 'Gutter Black' by Hello Sailor. [more]

13/02/2008: 8 Months To Mars
Bill Frindall is a British cricket scorer and statistician who is familiar to cricket followers from his appearances on the BBC. [more]

13/02/2008: Fair Trade Flowers
The new buzz word as shoppers seek ethically grown products that allow them to give with a clear conscience. [more]

13/02/2008: Feature Album - 'Here You Come Again'
Dolly Parton's 1977 album earned her a Grammy. It also included her first big crossover hit on the US pop charts. [more]

13/02/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter talk about 'Safer Internet Day'. [more]

13/02/2008: Auckland Story
Sapna Samant with a story about how the Vietnamese community celebrates its new year. [more]

13/02/2008: Environment Story
Amelia Nurse gets up close and personal with some eels at Pukaha Mount Bruce. [more]

13/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Garry Moore and Richard Griffin. [more]

13/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Garry Moore and Richard Griffin. [more]

14/02/2008: Jim's Essay
Valentine's Day. [more]

14/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Danny Allen from Eastbourne chose My Girl by The Temptations. [more]

14/02/2008: Your Place - Winton
This week we head off to a town with a diverse economic base, great community spirit and new developing local industries. [more]

14/02/2008: Mavis Staples
In a career spanning more than 50 years, Mavis Staples is recognized as a soul and gospel legend. [more]

14/02/2008: The Arts Report
Lucy Orbell looks back on 10 years of Te Papa Tongarewa - Our Place. [more]

14/02/2008: Christchurch Story
In Valentine's spirit, our Chch correspondent meets some of the city's older residents and learns about their lives and loves. [more]

14/02/2008: Environment Story
Exploring the balance between conservation and development in the biodiversity hotspots of Vietnam. [more]

14/02/2008: The Panel - (part one)
With Mike Ponder and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

14/02/2008: The Panel - (part two)
With Mike Ponder and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

15/02/2008: Noelle's Introduction
Travel Tips [more]

15/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Trees'
Mildred Turley from Masterton has chosen 'Trees' by Paul Roberson as the best song ever written. [more]

15/02/2008: NZ Live
Wellington duo, Pearl are back with an update of their exciting musical adventures over the past 2 years [more]

15/02/2008: Clive Geddes
Mayor of the Queenstown talks about recent issues in property development. [more]

15/02/2008: Mike Leach
Botony Downs School Principal Mike Leach talks about the shortage of classrooms and available space facing the school. [more]

15/02/2008: Whats On
This weekend around New Zealand. [more]

15/02/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
A forecast of what is ahead of us from Met Service's Bob McDavitt. [more]

15/02/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Al Brown
Roasted Monkfish with Citrus Lentils and Mandarin Mayonnaise Oil - and Crispy Skate Wing with Ponzu Dipping Sauce. [more]

15/02/2008: Sports Story
Talking with RNZ Sports reporter Murray Williams on Cricket and Rugby. [more]

15/02/2008: The Wreck of the Penguin
New Zealand's worst shipwreck, was not the Wahine but something older and much less well remembered. [more]

15/02/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Michelle Boag and Paul Smith [more]

15/02/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Michelle Boag and Paul Smith. [more]

18/02/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Martin Bosley
He's a chef. No ordinary chef though! [more]

18/02/2008: New Treatments for Mental Illness
Dr David Nutt has recently colloborated in a report for the UK government. [more]

18/02/2008: Surgical Holidays
New Zealanders are among the thousands of holidaymakers regularly heading to Asian countries for a spot of surgery. [more]

18/02/2008: Organic Future
The Soil and Health Association says it's got the answer to what it calls New Zealand's 'dirty record' in agriculture. [more]

18/02/2008: This Way Up Feature - Jenga
Jenga - a game invented in Africa where you stack up wooden blocks till they fall over. [more]

18/02/2008: Environment Report - Potato Plates
Richard Williams tells Amelia Nurse how he's making plates out of starch from waste potato water. [more]

18/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Amanda Miller. [more]

18/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Amanda Miller. [more]

19/02/2008: Jim's Essay
Jim melifluously talks etymology and his favourite words. [more]

19/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Robert Roach of Dunedin chooses"Low Sparks of High Heel Boys"from the album by Traffic. [more]

19/02/2008: Reeling In The Years
Jim talks about this day in history, 19 February 1978. [more]

19/02/2008: Peter Neilson
CEO New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development talks about being green in the workplace. [more]

19/02/2008: Alex Dyer
The creator of"A Very Silent Night", a song which has high-frequency beeps and clicks only dogs can hear. [more]

19/02/2008: Feature Album - Definitely Maybe
Oasis's 1994 album Definitely Maybe came number one according to a survey by Q magazine and retailer HMV. [more]

19/02/2008: Tune Your Engine - Sally Squires
Nationally Syndicated Lean Plate Club Columnist, Nutrition and Health Writer from The Washington Post. [more]

19/02/2008: Science Story
Exploring the balance between conservation and development in a marine biodiversity hotspot in the Philippines. [more]

19/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Today with Irene Gardiner and Peter Elliot. [more]

19/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Today with Peter Elliot and Irene Gardiner. [more]

20/02/2008: Jim's Essay
The benefits of eating cheese before you go to sleep. [more]

20/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Robert Petry it's 'Young Folks' by Peter, Bjorn and John. [more]

20/02/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

20/02/2008: Larry Killip
The Lynfield musician, who has just recorded his third album, has scored a number one hit on an American internet music chart. [more]

20/02/2008: Campervans
How do rental van Operators feel about a sticker system indicating a certificate of fitness requirement for campervans? [more]

20/02/2008: Feature Album - 'Revolver'
By The Beatles, a classic often rated above Abbey Road or Sgt. Pepper's. [more]

20/02/2008: Virtual World
With Hamish MacEwan on navigation systems and HDTV, amongst other things. [more]

20/02/2008: Auckland Story
The first in the series of talks with new mayors in the region - first up Northshore City's Andrew Williams. [more]

20/02/2008: Environment Report
Amelia Nurse talks to physicist Roger Reeves about how something as simple as a new type of semiconductor can have huge effects. [more]

20/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Barry Corbett and David Slack. [more]

20/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Barry Corbett and David Slack. [more]

21/02/2008: Jim's Essay
Wisdom from military manuals [more]

21/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Justy Scott from The Marlborough Sounds has chosen 'A Tribute to the Best Song in the World"by Tenacious D. [more]

21/02/2008: Your Place - Winton
Today Your Place is a town in the southern Wairarapa, just north of the Rimutaka Tunnel. [more]

21/02/2008: Student Culture
Otago University's orientation week is notorious for bringing out the sort of 'revelry' southern students are known for. [more]

21/02/2008: Feature Album - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You by Aretha Franklin was a top seller from it's first release. [more]

21/02/2008: The Arts Report
The story of Scotland's National Theatre Company and the recreation of Helen Hitching's art gallery in Wellington. [more]

21/02/2008: Christchurch Story
Katy Gosset views her city from a different perspective. [more]

21/02/2008: Environment Story
Exploring the balance between conservation and development in the biodiversity hotspots of the Philippines. [more]

21/02/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Lynley Boniface and Tony Doe [more]

21/02/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Lynley Boniface and Tony Doe. [more]

22/02/2008: Welcome To The Hokianga
Today Wayne is hosting the show from the winterless north. [more]

22/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Remember The Mountain Bed
Harmen Hielkema chooses a Woody Guthrie song written in 1944 and performed by Billy Bragg and Wilco. [more]

22/02/2008: NZ Live
Today Hokianga locals Maude Morunga and Harmen Hielkema play. [more]

22/02/2008: Shane Lloyd and Koro Carmen
Wayne talks to Hokianga locals about the effects of tourism and the future for the area. [more]

22/02/2008: Owen Whaley and John Klaricich
Wayne talks to locals about recent Hokianga history, and the history of Maori settlement in the area. [more]

22/02/2008: Rawene
Wayne explores the Hokiangi region further with Kerry on the ferry. [more]

22/02/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
A forecast of what is ahead of us from Met Service's Bob McDavitt. [more]

22/02/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Craig Joiner
Craig Joiner, chef at The Boatshed cafe in Rawene, shares his recipie for The Boatshed flounder. [more]

22/02/2008: Pauline Evans and Sally McCauley
Pauline Evans and Sally McCauley talk on living, working and being a part of the Hokianga region. [more]

22/02/2008: The Vault
Deb Nation gets nostalgic with Jennie from a Christchurch vintage clothing shop. [more]

22/02/2008: The Panel - Part One
With Michelle A'Court and David McPhail. [more]

22/02/2008: The Panel - Part Two
With Michelle A'Court and David McPhail. [more]

25/02/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Georgie Fame
He is an International Star with an enviable list of achievements in a wide variety of musical genres. [more]

25/02/2008: Self Publishing
A new website set up to assist authors. [more]

25/02/2008: Oscars
Joining us from the red carpet in Hollywood From LA is correspondent Oliver Barnett. [more]

25/02/2008: Feature Interview - Simon Phillips
One of the worlds most renowned and respected drummers. [more]

25/02/2008: This Way Up Feature - Motion Sickenss
Richard Scott from our This Way Up consumer team with a story about motion sickness. [more]

25/02/2008: Environment Feature on Bio-Diversity
In the series Balancing Nature the ABC Science Show's Lynne Malcolm is exploring bio-diversity. [more]

25/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Michael Moynahan and Anthony Wilson. [more]

25/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Michael Moynahan and Anthony Wilson. [more]

26/02/2008: Jim's Essay
Fairy tales, fact or fiction. [more]

26/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Diamond and Rust'
Richard Wood of Taranaki has chosen 'Diamond and Rust' by Joan Baez. [more]

26/02/2008: Reeling In The Years
This Week in 1964. [more]

26/02/2008: Brain Fitness
How to improve your brain with professor Richard Faull. [more]

26/02/2008: Bucking Broncos
Cowboys will be queueing up to ride bulls at this weekend's New Zealand National Rodeo at the Urenui Festival. [more]

26/02/2008: Environment Report
Amelia Nurse talks to Barrie Leay of Aquaflow Bionomics Corporation who are making biofuel from algae growing on waste water. [more]

26/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With todays guests Ali Aikram and Emily Perkins. [more]

26/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Ali Aikram and Emily Perkins. [more]

27/02/2008: Jim Essay
The future is free. [more]

27/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Girl with Far Away Eyes
Today Michael Easton has chosen Girl with Far Away Eyes by The Rolling Stones. [more]

27/02/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

27/02/2008: MindFood - Smart Thinking
Michael McHugh publisher of a new magazine MindFood - smart thinking. [more]

27/02/2008: Virtual World
Virtual World technology discussions with Helen and Chelfyn Baxter of Mohawk Media. [more]

27/02/2008: Auckland Story
24 endangered native Pateke or Brown teal ducks have been released behind the predator fence at Tawharanui Regional Park. [more]

27/02/2008: Science Story
In the series Balancing Nature the ABC Science Show's Lynne Malcolm has explored bio-diversity hotspots around the world. [more]

27/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Jock Anderson and Sue Wells. [more]

27/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Jock Anderson and Sue Wells. [more]

28/02/2008: Thought For The Day
Questions you just can't answer. [more]

28/02/2008: Best Song Ever Written"See You In My Drums"
Today John Cochrane has chosen"See you in my drums"-The Shadows [more]

28/02/2008: Your Place Kaikoura
Today Your Place is a town on the east coast of the south island 2 1\2 hours north of Chch. [more]

28/02/2008: Ukulele Orchestra
George Hinchcliffe, Hester Goodman and Jonte Banks from the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain. [more]

28/02/2008: The Arts Report
In our Arts Feature today Lynn Freeman explores the world of Taiko drumming and meets three drummers. [more]

28/02/2008: Compulsive Overeating.
A glimpse into the troubled world of compulsive overeating. [more]

28/02/2008: Environment Report
Barrie Leay takes Amelia Nurse to the waste water ponds in Blenheim where he's harvesting algae to make biofuel. [more]

28/02/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Graham Bell and Julia Hartley-Moore. [more]

28/02/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Graham Bell and Julia Hartley-Moore. [more]

29/02/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Today's song is"Anything Could Happen"by Dunedin heavyweights, The Clean. Chosen by Mark Field, from Alexandria. [more]

29/02/2008: NZ Live
Today's artists are Rosy Tin Teacaddy live in the Wellington studio. [more]

29/02/2008: Waikato Air Show Postponed
The promoter of a Waikato air show has gone to ground as anxious sponsors and ticket holders demand answers. [more]

29/02/2008: Weekend Weather
A glimpse of what is in store for us around the country with Bob McDavitt from The Metservice. [more]

29/02/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso
Julie Biuso from Taste magazine shares recipes for Spaghetti alla Norma and Roasted Fijian Eggplants. [more]

29/02/2008: Sports Story - Murray Williams
The sports bag's a bit mixed this weekend - rowing, cricket and rugby. The New Zealand Ironman in Taupo, and tennis. [more]

29/02/2008: The Vault
On the Vault today, Deb Nation asks bookseller Philip King to remember what he listened to on his crystal set. [more]

29/02/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With today's guests Noelle McCarthy and Mike Loder. [more]

29/02/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With today's guests Noelle McCarthy and Mike Loder. [more]

03/03/2008: This Way Up Feature - Pets
Richard Scott from This Way Up is back with the next part of his series on cats. [more]

03/03/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Tina Grenville
She was a top model and our very first morning TV presenter. [more]

03/03/2008: Wild Foods Row
A Christchurch bar and its big-brewery backer are accused of 'ambushing' Hokitika's Wildfoods Festival. [more]

03/03/2008: Author Slot - Catriona MacLennan
Her Book - 'How to become a kitchen table Millionaire. [more]

03/03/2008: Health Story - Neuro-Transmitter Drug
With over 1400 scientific papers to his name Professor Geoffrey Burnstock has been the most cited scientist in pharmacology. [more]

03/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jon Bridges and Joanne Black. [more]

03/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jon Bridges and Joanne Black. [more]

04/03/2008: Jim Essay
Can words change the world? [more]

04/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
'Fools In Love' by Joe Jackson. [more]

04/03/2008: Reeling in the Years
This week in 1967 [more]

04/03/2008: Native falcons
Hit squads of native falcons are set to be unleashed on a multi-millon dollar pest problem in Canterbury. [more]

04/03/2008: Tipping Rules
Why New Zealanders don't tip. [more]

04/03/2008: Tune Your Engine - Living With Bipolar
Living with Bipolar - A guide to understanding and managing the disorder. [more]

04/03/2008: Science Story
Jeremy Rose talks to microbiologist Matthew Stott about gathering micro-organisms. [more]

04/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Ruth Harley and Michael Deaker [more]

04/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Ruth Harly and Michael Decker. [more]

05/03/2008: Jim Essay
Wine tasting. [more]

05/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
'I Can See Clearly Now' - Johnny Nash. [more]

05/03/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

05/03/2008: Michael Keegan-Dolan
Irish choreographer and founder of 'The Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre', in NZ for International Arts Festival. [more]

05/03/2008: GPS Devices - Friend Or Foe ?
We ask motoring writer Dave Moore for his opinions on driver distractions, are these satellite navigation systems dangerous? [more]

05/03/2008: Death Star
A warning today from a Sydney University astronomer that Earth maybe destroyed when an unstable neighbouring star explodes. [more]

05/03/2008: Virtual World
Netscape's demise, The Firefox browser has been downloaded nearly 500 million times. [more]

05/03/2008: Auckland Story
The almost one hundred year old Newmarket Station building is on the move. [more]

05/03/2008: Environment Story
Captive breeding ranger Darren Page tells Amelia Nurse about the trials and tribulations of raising stitch birds. [more]

05/03/2008: The Panel(Part 1)
With Richard Griffin and John Bishop. [more]

05/03/2008: The Panel( Part 2)
With Richard Griffin and John Bishop. [more]

06/03/2008: Jim's Essay
What do you want to be when you grow up? [more]

06/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Mike Shennan, principal at Mt Maunganui Primary School, nominates 'Another Great Divide' by Split Enz (1977). [more]

06/03/2008: Your Place - Bunnythorpe
Between Feilding and Palmerston Nth, this small town is the birthplace of Glaxo and the Saker racecar. [more]

06/03/2008: Martinborough Vintage 2008
Palliser Estate wine-maker, viticulturalist and oneologist Alan Johnson talks about the prospects of the coming harvest. [more]

06/03/2008: Endless Summer
Patrick Curtis has avoided winter for the past 10 years and at 81 journeys between his home in Woodage, England and Rotorua. [more]

06/03/2008: The Arts Report
Film schools at Canterbury and Victoria Universities face big changes if proposals are implemented. [more]

06/03/2008: King Cycle and Model Supplies
Katy talks to Barry King, the owner of a Christchurch institution that is closing its doors after 60 years. [more]

06/03/2008: Environment Report
A perspective on the debate around amending NZ's laws on industrial hemp production. [more]

06/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Jim, Michael Hurst and Rosemary McLeod talk politics and the school yard. [more]

06/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
The Panel discusses the recent 'body snatcher' incident. [more]

06/03/2008: The Panel (Part 3)
The Panel wraps up with issues close to their respective hearts. [more]

07/03/2008: Noelle's Essay
Would you work if you didn't have to? [more]

07/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
James Littlewood of Titirangi gives Ian Curtiss and Joy Division the nod with Transmission. [more]

07/03/2008: Feature Story - Terrorism
Kelly R Damphousse has been researching these domestic extremists in the U.S. and what leads them to commit violence there. [more]

07/03/2008: Afternoon Festival Review for 07 March 2008
Minimalism in the festival, Absolute Arabian Nights, The Dentist's Chair. [more]

07/03/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Alison Holst
How home cooking can help you beat the rising prices of dairy foods on your supermarket bill. [more]

07/03/2008: Sports Story - Steven Hewson
An update of the weeke and the weekend to come with Olympic Soccer and Rowing qualifying and Test Cricket. [more]

07/03/2008: New Zealand Society - Growing Older
David Steemson speaks to some of our elder states folk. [more]

07/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Matt Nippert and Richard Langston. [more]

07/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Matt Nippert and Richard Langston. [more]

10/03/2008: Noelle's Intro
What will the cities of the future be like? [more]

10/03/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Johnny Barker
He's a musician, actor, documentary maker and New Zealand's best known serial killer. [more]

10/03/2008: Bio-Security
There is a"gap in the law"regarding defouling ships in New Zealand waters. [more]

10/03/2008: Author Slot - Debbie Mayo-Smith
Marketing in today's wired world. [more]

10/03/2008: This Way Up Feature - Price Hikes
Predictions our grocery bills will go up 20% this year! [more]

10/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Anjum Rahman and Jane Clifton. [more]

10/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Anjum Rahman and Jane Clifton. [more]

11/03/2008: Jim Essay
Power of the brain. [more]

11/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Fields of Gold - Sting. [more]

11/03/2008: Reeling In The Years
This week in 1981. [more]

11/03/2008: Stewart Island
Rats, wild cats and possums could be eradicated from Stewart Island. [more]

11/03/2008: Womad
The show WILL go on at Womad this weekend, Neil Finn stepping into the breach. [more]

11/03/2008: Tune Your Engine
Over 600-thousand Kiwis experience asthma symptoms (one in 6 adults-one in 4 children). [more]

11/03/2008: Environment Report [Part 1]
The Hurunui River in North Canterbury is the region's sixth largest river by volume. [more]

11/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Duncan Webb and Paul Casserly. [more]

11/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Duncan Webb and Paul Casserly [more]

12/03/2008: Jim's Essay
What if... you didn't check your emails... or answer the phone... this afternoon? [more]

12/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Clark Nicholson of Christchurch it's 'Whiter Shade of Pale' by Procol Harum. [more]

12/03/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

12/03/2008: Silver Stripe
The Wellington software company will run the Democratic National Convention website in the lead-up to the US elections. [more]

12/03/2008: Internet Shopping
With Belinda Allan, Consumer New Zealand's research manager. [more]

12/03/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media.This week Facebook, Co-working and Book Mooch. [more]

12/03/2008: David Steemson
David talks to Helen Crosby and Jan Halliday from the Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society and to artist Barry Lett. [more]

12/03/2008: Environment Story
Amelia Nurse goes down the Hurunui river in something called a cata-raft. [more]

12/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Garry Moore and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

12/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Garry Moore and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

13/03/2008: Jim Essay
Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. [more]

13/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
"Disney Girls sung by Malcolm McNeill. [more]

13/03/2008: Your Place - Duntroon
In the Waitaki Valley, the physical borderland of South Canterbury and North Otago. [more]

13/03/2008: Mobile Phones
The debate over the use of cellphones in cars. [more]

13/03/2008: Arts Report
Now Lynn Freeman joins us for our weekly look at the arts. [more]

13/03/2008: Mountain Buggy World Championships
Christchurch reporter, Katy Gosset is back with another adventure. [more]

13/03/2008: Environment Report
Amelia Nurse and Chris Todd go to the Hurunui river. [more]

13/03/2008: The Panel (Part1)
The Panel with Bomber B and John Bishop. [more]

13/03/2008: The Panel (Part2)
The Panel with Bomber B and John Bishop. [more]

14/03/2008: Noelle Essay
Why is it first thing to fall by the wayside in the career path of most artists are the tunes. [more]

14/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Rock Around The Clock, by Bill Haley and the Comets. [more]

14/03/2008: NZ Live
Luke Thompson joins Noelle McCarthy for NZ live. [more]

14/03/2008: Spider City
White tail spiders are on the rampage in south Canterbury. [more]

14/03/2008: Flu Jab
Kiwis are being advised to 'Kung-Fu' the flu with a free flu jab. [more]

14/03/2008: Festival Review
The final critical panel discussing the New Zealand International Arts Festival, with Paul Bushnell. [more]

14/03/2008: Weekend Weather Report
Metservice weather ambassador, Bob McDavitt joins us with the weekend's weather, and hopefully a sneak peak at Easter Weekend. [more]

14/03/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Fresh Fast Food today with Marlborough's Chris Fortune. [more]

14/03/2008: Sports Story
Stephen Hewson brings us the lastest sports news. [more]

14/03/2008: NZ Society
"From Age to Age"David Steemson talks to people about growing older. [more]

14/03/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Kevin Milne and Simon Pound. [more]

14/03/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Kevin Milne and Simon Pound. [more]

17/03/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic is Saint Patricks Day. [more]

17/03/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Jon Trimmer
Travelling to Mars with New Zealand Ballet supremo Sir Jon Trimmer. [more]

17/03/2008: Undersea Risk
Evidence of a massive undersea landslide, that has dislodged a billion cubic metres of rock has been found. [more]

17/03/2008: Historic Cruiser Found
Almost 70 years after the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, searchers have discovered the wreck. [more]

17/03/2008: Author Slot - Bee Dawson - author of"Hobsonville"
Portrait of a Seaplane Station. [more]

17/03/2008: This Way Up Feature - Tea
Simon Morton gives us a potted history of Tea both here in NZ and overseas. [more]

17/03/2008: Health Feature - Stopping Tumour Growth
Fundamental questions about how cancer emerges and grows in the body are still awaiting answers. [more]

17/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Joanne Black and Ian Wishart. [more]

17/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Joanne Black and Ian Wishart. [more]

18/03/2008: Jim Essay
Forget burnout! Boreout is the new office disease. [more]

18/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Darrin Chubb of Glenbrook, Auckland has chosen 'Walking to New Orleans' by Fats Domino. [more]

18/03/2008: Reeling In The Years
Counting down the biggest hits in NZ for March 18th 1970, including talking to Phil Hope, originally from the Kal-Q-Lated Risk. [more]

18/03/2008: Stadium Gets Go-Ahead - But Who Pays
A new $188 million stadium for Dunedin has crossed a major hurdle in securing promises of funding from the city council. [more]

18/03/2008: Rental Bikes
Cycles and cellphones are the unlikely partners in an inititative to broaden public transport options. [more]

18/03/2008: He Rourou for 18 March 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Wharehoka Wano, the organiser of the Maori activities of the New Zealand Arts Festival [more]

18/03/2008: Feature Album - Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Yellow Submarine was the 10th album released by The Beatles, and was the soundtrack to the animated film of the same name. [more]

18/03/2008: Tune Your Engine - Paternal Post-Natal Depression
A new study shows up to 10% of first-time fathers experience postnatal depression, but most cases are not treated. [more]

18/03/2008: Asian Report For 18 March 2008
Suzanne Schokman reports on the recent International Mother Language Day celebrations in Auckland. [more]

18/03/2008: Science Report - Kakapo Conservation in New Zealand
Lynne Malcolm talks with Ron Moorehouse about efforts to save the big green booming parrot oddity that is the Kakapo. [more]

18/03/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Richard Griffin and Jeremy Ellwood [more]

18/03/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Richard Griffin and Jeremy Ellwood [more]

19/03/2008: Jim's Essay
What's in a name? [more]

19/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Today Simon Kennedy from Sunshine Bay chooses Intruder by Van halen. [more]

19/03/2008: Link 3
Our music quiz where 3 or more songs have something in common. [more]

19/03/2008: Amy Walker
Aspiring actress Amy Walker became an instant You Tube star with a video of herself performing 21 different accents. [more]

19/03/2008: Virtual World
With Technology Correspondent Hamish MacEwan. [more]

19/03/2008: Auckland Story with Sapna Samanat
Ron Brownson, senior curator, Auckland Art Gallery and Kirsty Glengarry talk about the 'Likeness and Character' exhibition. [more]

19/03/2008: Environment Story
Today in Environment - efforts to save the big green booming parrot oddity that is the Kakapo. [more]

19/03/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Gary McCormick and Graham Bell. [more]

19/03/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Gary McCormick and Graham Bell. [more]

20/03/2008: Jim's Essay
Chocolate, bunnies, fertility and all things Easter. [more]

20/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Today, John Brown from Wellington extols the virtues of Australian band The Church and their song 'Disappear'. [more]

20/03/2008: Your Place - Ngatea
The Hub of the Hauraki Plains, Ngatea's a dairying centre with a pension for city chic. [more]

20/03/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Fresh Fast Food today with an Easter theme from renowned chef and food writer Lois Daish. [more]

20/03/2008: Wots On
This Easter long-weekend around New Zealand. [more]

20/03/2008: Arts Report
Lynn Freeman joins us for our weekly look at the arts; visual arts this week. [more]

20/03/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy takes us on the Eighth Annual Art Trek. [more]

20/03/2008: Science Story - Aquaculture
We visit a shellfish-breeding centre and hear how NZ aquaculture researchers are helping the industry conquer deeper waters. [more]

20/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The Panel talk about the issues and intrigue of the week that was. [more]

20/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
The Panel give us the left and the right on the news and intrigue from the week that was. [more]

25/03/2008: Jim's Essay
Onomastics and the chance of winning the presidential race through the power and rhythm of a candidate's name. [more]

25/03/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Greg Thorne of Dunedin has chosen 'Gino' by Dexy's Midnight Runners. [more]

25/03/2008: Reeling In The Years
Counting down the biggest hits for this period in 1985 - a time of a riot in Queen St and a rebel All Blacks' tour of South Africa. [more]

25/03/2008: The Peaceful Warrior Experience
Dan Millman - former world champion gymnast, university coach, martial arts sensei and college professor turned self-help guru. [more]

25/03/2008: He Rourou for 25 March 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Wharehoka Wano, the organiser of Maori activities of the New Zealand Arts festival. [more]

25/03/2008: Feature Album - Split Enz - Mental Notes
This 1975 album achieved moderate commercial success but strong critical acclaim with its Mervyn Peake derived inspiration. [more]

25/03/2008: Tune Your Engine - Red Puppy Appeal
Massey University Statistics lecturer, Jonathan Godfrey talks about being blind and the importance of Seeing Eye Dogs. [more]

25/03/2008: Health Report - Fainting
Why do we faint? Are some episodes of fainting being misdiagnosed as epilepsy - and what to do if you feel faint after exercise? [more]

25/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Michelle A'Court and Fiona Rae give their perspective on today's issues. [more]

25/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Michelle and Fiona bring their pet gripes to The Panel and media commentator Nigel Keats joins us. [more]

26/03/2008: Jim's Essay
Today Jim talks about credit companies targeting the weak and vunerable for high interest loans. [more]

26/03/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Emily Dobson from Hawkes Bay, chooses"For all we Know"by Billie Holiday. [more]

26/03/2008: Link 3
Our music quiz where 3 or more songs have something in common. [more]

26/03/2008: Friends of Natureland
The fate of Nelson's Natureland Zoo is decided tomorrow night. [more]

26/03/2008: Hawera's Drought Party
With much of New Zealand facing drought farmers of South Taranaki have decided to party their way out of it. [more]

26/03/2008: Vitual World
with Helen and Chelfyn Baxter [more]

26/03/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
Ana Tapiata talks to Kimo Winiata, one of the many Maori performers at the recent International Arts Festival. [more]

26/03/2008: Science With Amelia Nurse
Brain researcher Andrew Matus talks about his life's work exploring the question: can molecules explain the mind? [more]

26/03/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Sue Wells and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

26/03/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Sue Wells and Bomber Bradbury [more]

27/03/2008: Jim's Essay
'Closing Doors' can have behavioural science behind the thought, notion and action. [more]

27/03/2008: Best Song Ever Written
James Redwood from Tauranga selects Arctic Monkeys 'I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor' as the Best Song Ever Written. [more]

27/03/2008: Your Place - Middlemarch
Today we are on state highway 87 in the middle of the Strath Taieri valley. Welcome to Middlemarch. [more]

27/03/2008: Wills, Dependants and the Public Trust
Neglecting to update your will, when children enter the picture, can cause unforeseen yet not uncommon headaches. [more]

27/03/2008: Fundraising for Rescue Coastguard Organisations
Adventures and Fundraising stories from Andrew Flanagan as a longtime member of the UK's Royal National Lifeboat Institution. [more]

27/03/2008: The Arts Report
Lynn Freeman takes us for a tour around Johannesburg's extraordinary Apartheid Museum with its deputy director Wade Davy. [more]

27/03/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy Gosset meets some thrill seeking octogenarians who still have plenty of adventures on their agenda. [more]

27/03/2008: Environment Report - The Tangaroa Returns
Amelia Nurse finds out how the Tangaroa, and the 26 scientists on board fared on their 51 day voyage to the Ross Sea. [more]

27/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Joel Tobeck and Emily Perkins. [more]

27/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Joel Tobeck and Emily Perkins. [more]

28/03/2008: Noelle's Essay
Contemporary art in the work place. [more]

28/03/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Hold On by Yes from their 90125 album. [more]

28/03/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt talks about the weather for your weekend. [more]

28/03/2008: Fresh Fast Food
With Lauraine Jacobs - Food Editor for Cuisine [more]

28/03/2008: Fresh Fast Food
With Lauraine Jacobs - Food Editor for Cuisine [more]

28/03/2008: Gearing up for Beijing
A number of sports are taking part in trials, national and world championships, preparing themselves for the Olympics. [more]

28/03/2008: New Zealand Society
Featuring celebrated potter and sculptor Barry Brickell. [more]

28/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1 )
With today's guests Mike Loder and Linley Boniface. [more]

28/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Mike Loder. [more]

31/03/2008: Noelle's Intro
Todays topic is Monday mornings. [more]

31/03/2008: Eight Months to Mars - George Henare
He's a much loved star of stage and screen, about to celebrate 43 years in his chosen field. [more]

31/03/2008: Diabetes
When talk of an international diabetes epidemic first surfaced 30 years ago it was met with scepticism. [more]

31/03/2008: Must - Do Weekends
The Automobile Association has come up with a list of 101 Must-Do Weekends. [more]

31/03/2008: Author Slot - Andrew King
His book is ' How To Survive and Prosper in a Falling Property Market'. [more]

31/03/2008: This Way Up Feature - Freeview
Freeview HD and a consumers guide to all the boxes and aerials with Technology correspondent, Peter Griffin. [more]

31/03/2008: Environment Feature - Sharks
The Draft National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks is currently in its analysis stage. [more]

31/03/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Paul Smith and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

31/03/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Paul Smith and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

01/04/2008: Jim's Essay
The way we smell - that subtle yet significant olfactory signifier. [more]

01/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
James Gale of Wellington has chosen 'IV Toto' by the Fans of Toto. [more]

01/04/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1968
It was the time of the Wahine Disaster, a war in Vietnam., kids were watching Thunderbirds and Star Trek on the box. [more]

01/04/2008: Tourists Ill Prepared for Adventure
Philip Melchior, Land Search and Rescue board director says overseas visitors accounted for more than one-third of callouts. [more]

01/04/2008: High Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients
John Chalmers is an expert in the study of heart pressure drugs and their impact on stroke and heart failure. [more]

01/04/2008: Feature Album
Christchurch band, Ragamuffin Children's new album 'Werecat Lullabies'. [more]

01/04/2008: Tune Your Engine - SAD
Professor Ken Kirkby from the University of Hobart in Australia talks about Seasonal Affective Disorder. [more]

01/04/2008: Environment Story
NIWA's Malcolm Francis and Michael Manning take Amelia Nurse to the lab where they've defrosted a selection of sharks. [more]

01/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Joanne Black and David McPhail join us for a round up of the things that rankle. [more]

01/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Joanne Black and David McPhail join Jim. [more]

02/04/2008: Jims Essay
Discussing teen vernacular. [more]

02/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Rosie Kaplan has chosen Pie Jesu from Andrew Loyd Webber's Requiem. [more]

02/04/2008: Link 3
Our weekly musical quiz - did you guess the link? [more]

02/04/2008: Secrets Of Cigarette Manufacturers
Dr Nigel Gray says manufacturers have increased the carcinogen content of smokes to boost flavour. [more]

02/04/2008: Eggstraordinary Feat
Joseph Herscher has created an amazing cream-egg smashing machine on two walls of his flat. [more]

02/04/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan (Mr I.T) tells us whats hot in the virtual world. [more]

02/04/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
New Rodney District Mayor Penny Webster says she believes local authorities need to look at ways to finance their councils. [more]

02/04/2008: Environment Story With Dacia Herbulock
Researchers at the University of Otago talk about how tourists may be putting the Yellow-Eyed penguin at risk. [more]

02/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Brian Edwards and Wena Harawira. [more]

02/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Brian Edwards and Wena Harawira. [more]

03/04/2008: Gluten Free Guesthouse
Visit an Italian guesthouse that caters for people with coeliac disease - an autoimmune condition that is triggered by Gluten. [more]

03/04/2008: Jim's Essay
'Higher Thought', the 'Brotherhood of Man', the poetry of Yeats, the Kabala. Words of wisdom or pearls before swine? [more]

03/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Roger Venz nominated The Swingin' Shepherd Blues by The Mo Koffman Quartet. [more]

03/04/2008: Your Place - Ngaruawahia
Situated at the fertile confluence of the Waikato and Waipa rivers, the town's name literally means 'break open the food pits'. [more]

03/04/2008: Noah's Ark
Two Auckland men have got themselves involved in a mission to track down Noah's Ark. [more]

03/04/2008: He Rourou for 03 April 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to one of the organisers of the 63rd Hui Aranga, the annual Easter Festival of the Maori Catholic church. [more]

03/04/2008: Feature Album
Horses by Patti Smith, the American rock and roll legend is our Feature Album. [more]

03/04/2008: Arts Report - Jack Lovelock
In our arts segment this week - a new play about to open in Wellington about the man Jack Lovelock couldn't beat - Tommy Morehu. [more]

03/04/2008: The Arts Report - Pietari Inkinen
In our arts segment this week - Lynn Freeman talks with the new music director of the NZSO, Pietari Inkinen. [more]

03/04/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
We meet the passionate and prolific letter to the editor writer Bruce Grimwood, [more]

03/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Richard Griffin and David Slack. [more]

03/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Richard Griffin and David Slack. [more]

03/04/2008: Science with Dacia Herbulock
Today we continue our look at the impact of tourism on endangered yellow-eyed penguins on the Otago Peninsula. [more]

04/04/2008: Noelle's Essay
36th international exhibition of inventions. [more]

04/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
The Swingin' Shepherd Blues by The Moe Koffman Quartette. [more]

04/04/2008: NZ Live
Fiddle player extraordinaire Marian Burns and from Christchurch, tinkling the ivories, Ben Mcdonald. [more]

04/04/2008: Twizel and Maadi Cup
Maadi Cup, the bi-annual event sees Twizel and nearby Ruataniwha overrun by around 6,000 competitors. [more]

04/04/2008: He Rourou 1867 for 4 Apr 2008
Whilst Maori catholics accepted the Christian faith, they weren't so quick to accept the French idea of God. [more]

04/04/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt talks about the weather for your weekend. [more]

04/04/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Our special guest today on Fresh Fast Food is Masterchef Peter Thornley. [more]

04/04/2008: Sports Story
Murray Williams join Noelle to talk sports. [more]

04/04/2008: From Age to Age
Barry Brickell is a celebrated potter, and sculptor of wonderfully eccentric pieces of art. [more]

04/04/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Chris Trotter and Jon Bridges join Noelle McCarthy on the panel. [more]

04/04/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Chris Trotter and John Bridges join Noelle McCarthy on the panel. [more]

07/04/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic today is newspapers. [more]

07/04/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Greg Newbold
Our guest is an author who writes about, and speaks regularly on crime and justice matters. [more]

07/04/2008: Parent Role Models
A Rotorua GP is taking a controversial stand on youth drinking, blaming dead-beat parents for teens getting drunk. [more]

07/04/2008: Storm Chasers
Extreme Tornado Tours is just one of the dozens of operators from Texas to the Dakotas. [more]

07/04/2008: He Rourou for 7 April 2008
Henare Ngaia says the idea of a Maori god does not need to conflict with the idea of a Catholic god. [more]

07/04/2008: Author Slot - Dr Ian Brooks on"Quick Tips"
Dr Ian Brooks has been hailed as New Zealand's leading expert on customer care. [more]

07/04/2008: This Way Up Feature - Food Production
A possible solution to the food price rises? [more]

07/04/2008: Environmental Story - Uses for Industrial Waste
Ever wondered what to do with the zillions of those plastic pots from the garden centre? [more]

07/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jeremy Elwood and Josie McNaught. [more]

07/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jeremy Elwood and Josie McNaught. [more]

08/04/2008: Asian Report for 8 April 2008
Holi - the "festival of colour" celebrated in India, and by Indian communities worldwide, New Zealand included. [more]

08/04/2008: Jim's Essay
"Welcome to Your Brain; Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive." [more]

08/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
The Band - King Harvest [more]

08/04/2008: Reeling in the Years
This is the top 10 countdown for April 8th 1977 based on the record industry weekly sales chart. [more]

08/04/2008: Land Rover
Wayne Mowat joins a Four-Wheel Drive expedition down an old pioneering route on the West Coast. [more]

08/04/2008: Feature Album
Matchbox Twenty -"Yourself or Someone Like You". [more]

08/04/2008: Black Dogg
Living with a Black Dog, by Matthew and Ainsley Johnstone. [more]

08/04/2008: Science Story
Exercise Ruaumoko, last month's national disaster preparedness test run. [more]

08/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Irene Gardiner and Jock Anderson Join Jim Mora on the panel. [more]

08/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Irene Gardiner and Jock Anderson Join Jim Mora on the panel. [more]

09/04/2008: Jim's Essay
Another burst of"obfuspeak", the word coined on Afternoons to describe the contemporary mangling of the English language. [more]

09/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
David Woodcock of Masterton has selected "Like A Hurricane" by Neil Young as the Best Song Ever Written. [more]

09/04/2008: Link 3
Our weekly musical quiz - did you guess the link? [more]

09/04/2008: Anxious Times in the Vines
Marlborough winegrowers are working around the clock to harvest a bumper crop before the rot sets in. [more]

09/04/2008: The Central Region's Drought Shout
Today, over 2000 farmers from parched areas of the North Island will gather in the Wairarapa for a"drought shout". [more]

09/04/2008: He Rourou for 09 April 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Maraea Riddell, at the recent Catholic festival, the Hui Aranga. [more]

09/04/2008: He Rourou for 8 April 2008
Henare Ngaia says annual festivals like the Hui Aranga allow young people to watch and learn. [more]

09/04/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter, from Mohawk Media, redefine the word 'geek' and let us know that geeks run the world now. [more]

09/04/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
Recently elected Mayor of Manukau City predicts a new south Auckland city will amalgamate Franklin, Papakura and Manukau. [more]

09/04/2008: Environment Story with Dacia Herbulock
This week Dacia makes a nocturnal visit to Karori's Wildlife Sanctuary, where Maud Island frogs are breeding successfully. [more]

09/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Michelle A'Court and Barry Corbett. [more]

09/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Michelle A'Court and Barry Corbett. [more]

10/04/2008: Noelle's Essay
A question of comedy. A recent article in Vanity Fair posed the question; why aren't women as funny as men? [more]

10/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Anne Barrett from the Marlborough Sounds has selected 'And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda' by The Pogues. [more]

10/04/2008: Your Place - Glenorchy
As the gateway to many of NZ's renowned tracks, Glenorchy is known for its splendid scenery and plethora of outdoor pursuits. [more]

10/04/2008: Michael Campbell
As golf fans put their lives on hold for the Masters tomorrow, they're asking the question, what's happened to Cambo? [more]

10/04/2008: Stewart Island
Residents of Stewart Island are about to get a rare injection of high culture in the form of The Royal New Zealand Ballet. [more]

10/04/2008: He Rourou for 10 April 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Maraea Riddell, at the recent Catholic festival, the Hui Aranga. [more]

10/04/2008: Feature Album - Strange Days by The Doors
Strange Days, released in 1967, was the second album by the classic American rock band, The Doors. [more]

10/04/2008: Arts Report - NZ Theatre Scene
Lynn Freeman takes the pulse of the country's theatre scene following a two day forum held in Wellington last week. [more]

10/04/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy meets Sue Dwan who runs 'DIY Devotees' - a local business aimed at giving practical skills to women. [more]

10/04/2008: Environment Story - Butterflies
Amelia Nurse talks to butterfly expert George Gibbs about which came first - the caterpillar of the butterfly. [more]

10/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Stephen Franks and Ali Akram [more]

10/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Stephen Franks and Ali Akram. [more]

11/04/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Alison Holst talks up the humble potato and her new book "Popular Potatoes - 100 Easy and delicious Recipes". [more]

11/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Auckland's John Caldwell has nominated Joni Mitchell's For Free [more]

11/04/2008: NZ Live
Wayne Mason and the Fallen Angels perform 3 tracks off their new album 'Sense got out'. [more]

11/04/2008: Oh What a Pretty Colour
UK food safety watchdog is calling for a ban on 6 artificial food colourings, after finding a link with child-hyperactivity. [more]

11/04/2008: Red Tape on Mt Taranaki
Climbers on Mt Taranaki/Egmont are concerned at DoC's afforts to regulate and permit climbs. [more]

11/04/2008: He Rourou for 11 April 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Maraea Riddell, at the recent Catholic festival, the Hui Aranga. [more]

11/04/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt talks about your weekend's weather prospects. [more]

11/04/2008: Sports Story
Talking Beijing Olympics facilities (not torch), Highlanders rugby and Shane Cameron boxing. [more]

11/04/2008: From Age to Age
Today David Steemson talks with born-again motorbikers John and Kath Carpenter. [more]

11/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Kevin Milne and Anthony Wilson talk with Jim about the week that was plus the issues that were and are. [more]

11/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Kevin Milne and Anthony Wilson talk with Jim about the week that was plus the issues that were and are. [more]

14/04/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic is 'deadly sins'. [more]

14/04/2008: 8 Months to Mars
Anthony Timpson who among many other achievements, runs the"48HOURS - Furious Film making competition". [more]

14/04/2008: Fastest Cook Strait Swimmer
21-year old Casey Glover has become the fastest person to swim Cook Strait. [more]

14/04/2008: Hamilton V8's
A guide to tall the racing action in Hamilton this weekend. [more]

14/04/2008: He Rourou for 14th April 2008
76 year old Maori kuia Maraea Riddell has many stories about her childhood and today she tells a few of them to Ana Tapiata. [more]

14/04/2008: Author Interview: David Michie
The tale of the outwardly successful but overly dissatisfied modern professional. [more]

14/04/2008: This Way Up
Simon Morton from This Way Up, and find out how his pursuit of a gun license is going for the duck season. [more]

14/04/2008: Environment Story
In our environment story today part 2 of our look at butterflies. [more]

14/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Amanda Miller and Jane Clifton. [more]

14/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Amanda Miller and Jane Clifton. [more]

15/04/2008: Jim's Essay
We are more productive alone or in an office? [more]

15/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Superman's Song - Crash Test Dummies. [more]

15/04/2008: Reeling In The Years
The year we visit today is 1989. [more]

15/04/2008: OZ Streets
The figures show 3.1million people, have endured alcohol-related violence or know a friend or relative who has. [more]

15/04/2008: Tuatara Boom
The new arrivals mark the first time second-generation captive punctatus tuatara have been successfully bred. [more]

15/04/2008: He Rourou for 15 April 2008
Ana Tapiata was in the archives of the iwi radio station in Wellington when she uncovered this interview from 1991. [more]

15/04/2008: Feature Album
Madonna - Like a Virgin [more]

15/04/2008: Supersize Me
It's a world of convenience - and according to some nutrinists - it's wreaking havoc on the health of our children. [more]

15/04/2008: Asian Report for 15 April 2008
The"MEDANZ Fest"takes place next weekend (the 25th -27th of April) in Auckland. [more]

15/04/2008: Environment Report
Our Changing World. [more]

15/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The Panel with Peter Elliot and Joanne Black. [more]

15/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
The Panel with guests Peter Elliot and Joanne Black. [more]

16/04/2008: Jim's Essay
Google Ganging. Your name and what it means to you. [more]

16/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Janice Greaterx from Palmerston North has Chosen 'Do the Alligator' by Bill Duren and the Builders. [more]

16/04/2008: Link 3
Our weekly music quiz. Did you guess the link? [more]

16/04/2008: Colossal Musuem Opened in the US
Just a stones throw from the white house, the towering doors first opened last weekend. [more]

16/04/2008: He Rourou for 16 April 2008
1991 interview where Miriama Simpson sings the praises of good teachers to Iwi radio interviewer Pitipi Walker. [more]

16/04/2008: Feature Album for 16 April 2008
Fifth Dimension by The Byrds, releaseed in the summer of 1966 it was the american band's 3rd album. [more]

16/04/2008: The Digital World with Mr. I T
Can the Cellphone end global poverty? [more]

16/04/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
The Methodist Church has been looking after Auckland's homeless for more than 150 years; Life Wires is what its now known as. [more]

16/04/2008: Science with Jeremy Rose
The Royal Society of NZ advised the countries scientists that it's considering merging seven leading NZ scientific journals. [more]

16/04/2008: The Panel (part1)
With John Bishop and Duncan Webb [more]

16/04/2008: The Panel (part2)
With John Bishop and Duncan Webb [more]

17/04/2008: Jim's Essay
In this attention-deficit age of option paralysis, edutainment and in-depth headlines rather than investigative journalism, Jim talks JOLT culture and digestible morsel sized snippets. [more]

17/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Bob Renshaw of the Kapiti coast nominated Lady Godiva by Peter and Gordon. [more]

17/04/2008: Your Place - Pahiatua
Situated in the north Wairarapa, Pahiatua was home to Sir Keith Holyoake. Visitors will notice the WWII Harvard aeroplane converted to a children's slide. Also, from WWII, the town is home to many Polish refugees and their descendants. [more]

17/04/2008: Feature Guest - Mike Chunn
Former Split Enz and Citizen Band member, Mike is the brains behind Play it Strange, the charitable trust intent on getting music (and ukulele) into schools. A protégée and songwriter, Anna McDonald joins him. [more]

17/04/2008: He Rourou for 17 April 2008
Today there's an interview with the late Miria Simpson, a staunch Maori language advocate, historian, writer and editor. [more]

17/04/2008: The Arts Report
Kiwi film producer Tim Sanders talks low-budget horror while Gareth Farr and Mike Newman extol Antarctic inspiration. [more]

17/04/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Tony Greig's arrested Sid Vicious and pursued Rwandan war criminals. Now, as a Christchurch barrister, he talks to Katy Gosset. [more]

17/04/2008: Environment Story - Karori Wetas
Amelia Nurse goes weta tracking at the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary with Raewyn Empson and Matu Booth. [more]

17/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Rosemary McLeod and Richard Griffin talk with Jim about the week that is and the issues that were and are. [more]

17/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Richard Griffin and Rosemary McLeod talk with Jim about our issues. [more]

18/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'My Ever Changing Moods'
Stephanie Guigou from Karori has chosen 'My Ever Changing Moods' by the Style Council. [more]

18/04/2008: V8 Supercar Racing in Hamilton
160,000 petrol heads hanging out for the grunt and growl of V8 Supercar racing this weekend. [more]

18/04/2008: Funeral Directors Skill Shortage
Neil Little and other funeral directors are concerned that Baby Boomers may soon have to wait in the queue to be buried. [more]

18/04/2008: He Rourou for 18 April 2008
An interview with the late Miria Simpson, a staunch Maori language advocate, historian, writer and editor. [more]

18/04/2008: Weekend Weather
Met Service ambassador Bob McDavitt wth weekend weather. [more]

18/04/2008: Wots On
A round up of coming events around the country this weekend. [more]

18/04/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Lois Daish shares her recipes. Leg of lamb braised in a bag and passionfruit posset. [more]

18/04/2008: Sports Story
Murray Williams gives us a review of sports stories including the V8 races in Hamilton this weekend. [more]

18/04/2008: From Age to Age
The second part of David Steemson's story of born-again bikers John and Kath Carpenter. [more]

18/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Simon Pound and Tony Doe. [more]

18/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Simon Pound and Tony Doe. [more]

21/04/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Gordon McLauchlan
He is also well known as a media personality who has very ably fronted television programmes. [more]

21/04/2008: Happy Shopping
It's long been a belief that women go shopping to make themselves happy, but does research support this idea? [more]

21/04/2008: Modern Pirates
Acts of ocean piracy are on the increase, rising 20 percent in the first quarter of this year. [more]

21/04/2008: He Rourou for 21 April 2008
Todays topic is the recent launch of the new Maori Education strategy, Ka Hikitia. [more]

21/04/2008: Author Slot - Peter Ewer"Forgotten Anzacs"
Forgotten Anzacs, is especially timely, telling the story of the 1941 campaign. [more]

21/04/2008: This Way Up Feature - Cats
At the cattery with vet Dr Natalie Lloyd about why cats get sick and how to tell when to take a cat to the vet. [more]

21/04/2008: Health Report
Amelia Nurse talks to American diabetes psychologist Bill Polonsky about what makes diabetes such a difficult disease. [more]

21/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Michael Deaker and Sue Wells. [more]

21/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Michael Deaker and Sue Wells. [more]

22/04/2008: Asian Report for 22 April 2008
Today's Asian Report focuses on cricket's new Twenty 20 league and its impact on NZ's south Asian community of Sri Lankans - and sees how it brings communities together. [more]

22/04/2008: Noelle's Essay
Autumn migration, and Noelle's not talking about the shift over the Tasman. [more]

22/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Radiohead's 'Just' as nominated by Jooles Clements of the Auckland Philharmonia. [more]

22/04/2008: Reeling in the Years
1967, we were at war in Vietnam, Rolling Stone magazine emerged, Greece's king deposed, but what music were we listening to? [more]

22/04/2008: Code Brown
"Brown Alert"- avoiding faecal contamination in swimming pools these school holidays. [more]

22/04/2008: The Baby Whisperer
Noelle talks to Charlene Poole about her upcoming DVD for new parents. [more]

22/04/2008: He Rourou for 22 April 2008
Ana Tapiata talks about the Maori education strategy with Parekura Horomia and Tuhoe on their plans. [more]

22/04/2008: Feature Album
Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra - More Friends. [more]

22/04/2008: Tuning Your Engine
Adrian Webster - motivator and author of 'Polar Bear Pirates and their Quest to Reach Fat City'. [more]

22/04/2008: Environment Report
Dacia Herbulock goes on the hunt for the wily Tieke (or Saddleback) at the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary in Wellington. [more]

22/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Emily Perkins and Paul Casserly join Noelle to discuss the issues of the week. [more]

22/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Paul Casserly and Emily Perkins join Noelle to discuss the week's issues. [more]

23/04/2008: Jim's Essay
Life is unfortunately not always about loving and giving but also haggling and taking. [more]

23/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Graphic Designer from Wanaka chooses Redemption Song by Bob Marley. This version by Jonny Cash and Joe Strummer from the Clash. [more]

23/04/2008: Link 3 - The Music Quiz
Did you get the Link? [more]

23/04/2008: Principal Family Court Judge Peter Boshier
Judge Peter Boshier wants to formalize court proceedings - and says he'll jail parents who don't respect the law. [more]

23/04/2008: Lap Belts in Cars - A Disaster Waiting to Happen?
Doctors who deal with horrific car crash injuries inflicted by lap belts are calling for the restraints to be banned. [more]

23/04/2008: He Rourou for 23 April 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Tuhoe educationalist Haromi Williams about the new Maori education strategy. [more]

23/04/2008: Feature Album - Wish You Were Here
By Pink Floyd. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in 1975. [more]

23/04/2008: Virtual World
With virtual guests Helen and Chelfyn Baxter. [more]

23/04/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
Dr Susan Flint-Hartle, a Senior Lecturer in Property Studies at Massey University talks about our property market. [more]

23/04/2008: Searching for Maui's Dolphins
A WWF Survey released showed that 83% of New Zealanders support the banning of set nets and trawl nets. [more]

23/04/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Graham Bell and Penny Ashton. [more]

23/04/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Graham Bell and Penny Ashton. [more]

24/04/2008: Jims Essay
Jim waxes lyrical on a range of subjects. [more]

24/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Wally Hicks from Kohu Kohu cooses Shona Laing's"Banned". [more]

24/04/2008: Your Place: Governor's Bay
Governors Bay on the shores of Lyttleton Harbour, that's where we are for"Your Place"this afternoon. [more]

24/04/2008: Feature Interview - Peter Arnett
Veteran war correspondent, Professor of Journalism, ONZM, talks about his life,career and what's brought him home this weekend. [more]

24/04/2008: Arts Report
In our arts segment today Lynn Freeman talks to two men: Australian director Patrick Nolan and comic man Marv Wolfman [more]

24/04/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gossett
We meet a couple who have vowed to go for a whole year without creating any household waste for the local landfill. [more]

24/04/2008: Science Story with Dacia Herbulock
Chaos theory and contributions of its founder Edward Lorenz (died Thurs 17 Apr). [more]

24/04/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
The Panel with Chris trotter and Deborah Hill Cone. [more]

24/04/2008: The Panel ( Part 2 )
The Panel with Chris trotter and Deborah Hill Cone. [more]

28/04/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Helen Kedgley
Today, she's Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at Pataka museum and art gallery in Porirua near Wellington. [more]

28/04/2008: Tidal Power
Two New Zealanders are hopeful that it won't be long before New Zealand can harnesses some of the underwater energy. [more]

28/04/2008: Dancing Boys
Just recently Auditions for the two lead roles for the Sydney Stage Phenomenon Billy Elliot were held in Auckland. [more]

28/04/2008: He Rourou for 28 April 2008
The voice of young people was a significant part of the launch of the recent Maori education strategy, Ka Hikitia. [more]

28/04/2008: Family O.E.
A couple of years ago Luke and Karen Williamson decided to take their kids with them on an overseas adventure. [more]

28/04/2008: This Way Up - Simon Morton's Funky Chicken Farm
Simon Morton has"hatched' a plan to fight back against higher food prices. [more]

28/04/2008: Environment - Science Story
Four kiwi killed by a ferret last week at Pukaha Mount Bruce have highlighted the threat mustelids pose to our native species. [more]

28/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jeremy Elwood and Gordon McLoughlin. [more]

28/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jeremy Elwood and Gordon McLoughlin. [more]

29/04/2008: Asian Report for 29 April 2008
Auckland poet Renee Liang shares how influences from her Chinese heritage have influenced her poetry. [more]

29/04/2008: Jim's Essay
Astrology - your stars for 2008. [more]

29/04/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Nick Cave's"The Ship Song", nominated by Annie McGrath. [more]

29/04/2008: Reeling In The Years
Revisiting songs from 1972 with Stewart McPherson. [more]

29/04/2008: Dealer Auction - Christopher McKearney
Christopher McKearney is auctioning more than 800 antiques from his father's estate. [more]

29/04/2008: Un-Seasonal Workers
A large influx of winter labour has descended on Queenstown and Wanaka but job agencies say the arrivals are a month too early. [more]

29/04/2008: He Rourou for 29 April 2008
Robin Hapi of the Maori fishing companies Sealord and Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd, talks about the NZ - China trade agreement. [more]

29/04/2008: Feature Album
Prince's "Sign O' The Times". [more]

29/04/2008: Tune Your Engine
The Pros and Cons of Caffeine with Terry Graham from The University of Guelph, Canada. [more]

29/04/2008: Environment Report
Part 2 of our tracking trip to Karori Sanctuary with a DOC ranger and his mustelid detecting dog. [more]

29/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Kevin List and Neil Millar. [more]

29/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Kevin List and Neil Millar. [more]

30/04/2008: Jim's Essay
How hard do you work? Apparently a lot harder than a feudal serf of the Ancien Regime. [more]

30/04/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Mark Webster of Auckland nominates Captain Beefheart's 'Tropical Hot Dog Night'. [more]

30/04/2008: Link 3 - The Music Quiz
The competition where we play you three songs and in return you tell us the link between them. [more]

30/04/2008: Anti-Psychotic Drugs and the Elderly
There is growing concern that elderly patients in rest homes are being prescribed these drugs unnecessarily. [more]

30/04/2008: William Rhodes-Moorehouse Doco
Actor and filmmaker Julian Arahanga is trying to find the Maori roots of this pioneering WWI pilot and war hero. [more]

30/04/2008: He Rourou for 30 April 2008
Father Philip Cody talks with Ana Tapiata about the cooperation, bonding and friendship that happens at the Hui Aranga. [more]

30/04/2008: Feature Album
Eva Cassidy's 'Eva By Heart'. [more]

30/04/2008: Mr IT - Hamish MacEwan
What's DRM and why does it suck? And other important geek speak. [more]

30/04/2008: Auckland Story with Sapna Samant
Giving destiny a hand in the search for love - Speed Dating and Internet introductions. [more]

30/04/2008: Science with Dacia Herbulock
A colossal squid caught last year - the largest of its kind ever found - is being examined at Te Papa. [more]

30/04/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Today, Bomber Bradbury and Julia Hartley-Moore join Jim to discuss issues and gripes, trials and tribulations. [more]

30/04/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Julia Hartley-Moore and Bomber Bradbury discuss issues including the recent pro (Communist) China rally in Aotea Square. [more]

01/05/2008: Jim's Essay
The wonderful world of your brain and how it works. [more]

01/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Derek Milne of Nelson it's 'Road to Peace' by Tom Waits. [more]

01/05/2008: Your Place - Helensville
With Wynne Haysmith, Duncan McNab and Alan Pengelly. [more]

01/05/2008: Feature Story - Methamphetamine
Mike Sabin is Director of the Methamphetamine education provider, Methcon Group. [more]

01/05/2008: Opotiki - Mayor John Forbes
Various groups are working towards transforming 3,800 hectares of open sea into a viable business venture. [more]

01/05/2008: He Rourou for 1 May 2008
Ana Tapiata continues her talk with Father Piripi Cody, about the Maori Catholic festival known as the Hui Aranga. [more]

01/05/2008: Feature Album - Superfly
Curtis Mayfield's 1972 soundtrack album for the blaxploitation film of the same name. [more]

01/05/2008: Arts Report
Featuring army artist Matt Gauldie and Wellington's Toi Poneke art centre. [more]

01/05/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy Gosset pays a visit to the city's Jigsaw Puzzle Library. [more]

01/05/2008: Science Story with Dacia Herbulock
Scientists have now finished their examination of the world's largest known colossal squid at Te Papa. [more]

01/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Matt Lawrey and Michelle Boag. [more]

01/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Matt Lawrey and Michelle Boag. [more]

02/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Palmy PhD student Jackson Green, it's Rolph Harris singing 'Two Little Boys'. [more]

02/05/2008: New Zealand Live
From Auckland's west coast - Jimmy, Robby and Jeff - The Calico Brothers play new music including their single, God Left Town. In celebration of New Zealand Music and New Zealand Music Month. [more]

02/05/2008: Prospective Queenstown Crooks Beware
Queenstown policeman, Constable Sean Drader calls for mandatory criminal record checks for all new residents. [more]

02/05/2008: Pokie Gambling Down
The Problem Gambling Foundation says there's been an 11% reduction in the use of Pokie machines. [more]

02/05/2008: He Rourou for 02 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Debra Jensen from the Maori Language Commission about funding Maori language development in the community. [more]

02/05/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Lois Daish talks persimmons, nashi, feeding houseguests and ... pavlova. Details on our Recipes page. [more]

02/05/2008: Sports Story
Stephen Hewson and Jim discuss the week and sport and the upcoming events for the weekend. [more]

02/05/2008: New Zealand Society
Meet Jason and Karmyn Wynyard, the world's fastest on the crosscut saw. And Jason's also a world champion ax man. [more]

02/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Richard Langston and Nicky Pelligrino join Jim to discuss that week that was and what's coming up. [more]

02/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
'Sweetened Fat of Snow Toad with Dates and Lotus Seed' and other lyric waxings mooted. [more]

05/05/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Margaret Mahy
Her children and youth related books have been translated into at least 15 languages! [more]

05/05/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Margaret Mahy
One of our national literary treasures, whose children and youth related books have been translated into at least 15 languages! [more]

05/05/2008: Digital Cinemas
Digital projection has been picked as the future of cinema. [more]

05/05/2008: Dirty Keyboards
New research from the UK shows some computer keyboards carry more harmful bacteria than the seat of an average loo. [more]

05/05/2008: He Rourou for 5 May 2008
The Maori Language Commission is still hoping for a flood of applications this week. [more]

05/05/2008: Author Slot - Jane Bennett
Book Title"The Pill: Are you sure it's for you?" [more]

05/05/2008: This Way Up Feature - Chickens
We're off to the Funky Chicken Farm! [more]

05/05/2008: Science Story - 2008 Youth Environment Forum
Students from all over the country have been in Wellington for the 2008 Youth Environment Forum. [more]

05/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Sarah Chatwin and Jock Anderson. [more]

05/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Sarah Chatwin and Jock Anderson. [more]

06/05/2008: Asian Report - Suzanne Schokman
Suzanne Schokman gets reacquainted with Indonesian traditional wear at the 'Heritage of Indonesia' world tour. [more]

06/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Jim comments on misspelling and mistakes of the English language. [more]

06/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Nights In White Satin
Paul Muir from Christchurch has chosen 'Nights In White Satin' by the Moody Blues. [more]

06/05/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1961 with Father Des Britton
Looking at the year 1961 with Jim's guest Father Des Britton. [more]

06/05/2008: Relax, Don't Diet
University of Otago's Department of human nutrition senior lecturer Dr Caroline Horwath has some good advice on dieting. [more]

06/05/2008: Le Cordon Bleu School Out of Wairarapa
$67 million a year could be pumped into Wgtn's economy after the shock decision to pull Le Cordon Bleu School out of Wairarapa. [more]

06/05/2008: He Rourou for 6 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Debra Jensen from the Maori Language Commission. [more]

06/05/2008: Feature Album - In Swings the Tide
The new album from New Zealand's own, Anika Moa. [more]

06/05/2008: Tune Your Engine - The Umbilical Brothers
David Collins and Shane Dundas, the Australian comedy duo with their take on why a laugh is good for you. [more]

06/05/2008: Science - Electric Fishing
Dacia Herbulock reports on Electric fishing with trout scientist John Hayes. [more]

06/05/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Today with Michael Hurst and Graeme Thorne. [more]

06/05/2008: The Panel - Part 2
Michael Hurst and Graeme Thorne. [more]

07/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Why beautiful women marry less attractive men. [more]

07/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Russell Morris - Rachel [more]

07/05/2008: Link 3
Link 3, the music quiz. [more]

07/05/2008: Robbie Ellis
Keyboardist from International Comedy Festival production of 'Improv - The Rock Opera'. [more]

07/05/2008: Rail Revival
Chch Mayor Bob Parker says he's wants the return of commuter rail services to Chch. [more]

07/05/2008: School Food
The Green Party's annual survey into school tuck shops shows fewer schools are providing students with junk food. [more]

07/05/2008: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Debra Jensen about some of the reasons that that families do not apply to Ma Te Reo. [more]

07/05/2008: Feature Album
Che Fu's solo - 2 b S.Pacific. [more]

07/05/2008: Virtual World
What are EMI up to? [more]

07/05/2008: Rugby World Cup Benefits
Economist Brent Wheeler talking to David Steemson about benefits of holding the world cup in NZ. [more]

07/05/2008: The Panel (part1)
The Panel part 1. [more]

07/05/2008: The Panel (part2)
The panel part 2. [more]

08/05/2008: Jim's Essay
How do you see yourself? How do you tell your story? [more]

08/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Danielle Gemmel it is Chris Knox's "Not given lightly". [more]

08/05/2008: Your Place - Oxford
That's Oxford Canterbury, 50km northwest of Christchurch. With Gavin Inch, Jo Seagar and John Manuel. [more]

08/05/2008: iPhone
When can you get your hands on one? Jan Birkeland from PC World. [more]

08/05/2008: Hair Colour
New research shows a cocktail of chemicals in some popular hair dye products. With Belinda Allan, Consumer NZ Research manager. [more]

08/05/2008: He Rourou for 8 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Debra Jensen about the two million dollar community language fund known as Ma Te Reo. [more]

08/05/2008: Feature Album - Running Free
Released in 1977 by kiwi rock legends Dragon. [more]

08/05/2008: The Arts Report
Percussion ensemble Strike are about to premiere a new work at the Lake Taupo Arts Festival. [more]

08/05/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
The city's cathedral is in need of fresh blood in its Bell-Ringing Society. [more]

08/05/2008: Environment Story
Amelia Nurse talks to engineer Andrew Campbell about the future of the car. [more]

08/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Michelle A'Court and Richard Griffin. [more]

08/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Michelle A'Court and Richard Griffin. [more]

09/05/2008: Noelle's Essay
Health science. Are we slaves to our own bodies? [more]

09/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Bridal designer Emily Brice has choose Britney Spears' 2004 Track 'Toxic.' [more]

09/05/2008: Blood Red Skies in Chile
The after effects of an eruption where ash was seen from as far as the Atlantic. [more]

09/05/2008: Massive Ski Season On the Way
With the start of the ski season just weeks away, the word's out it's going be the biggest one yet in the South Island. [more]

09/05/2008: He Rourou for 9 May 2008
The hit Movie Whale Rider out this small east coast town on the map. [more]

09/05/2008: A Look at the Weekends Weather
Bob McDavit gives you the happenings this weekend. [more]

09/05/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Marlborough celeb chef, Chris Fortune. Pumpkin and Fennel Soup and Rhubarb compote. Click the recipe link to find out more. [more]

09/05/2008: Sports Story with Barry Guy
Centenary Rugby league test match build up, Super 14, ANZ Netball Champs. [more]

09/05/2008: NZ Society for 9 May 2008
David Steemson talks to Betty Ransom who grew up in small town America. In her adult life she lived in Asia. [more]

09/05/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Simon Pound and Gary McCormick [more]

09/05/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Simon Pound and Gary McCormick. [more]

12/05/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic is books that people aren't hugely proud to love. [more]

12/05/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Tim Beveridge
We've heard him on record, seen him on TV, and he's produced a number of very memorable stage shows. [more]

12/05/2008: Manakau Train
A proposed rail line connecting Manukau and Auckland Cities is being described as a huge waste of public money. [more]

12/05/2008: Baby Names
Editor of Little Treasures magazine, Rosemary Barraclough joins the programme to discuss this topic. [more]

12/05/2008: He Rourou for 12 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to the Maori archivist Ope Maxwell about the range of information contained within Nga Taonga Korero. [more]

12/05/2008: Feature Story - Composer Alfred Hill
An Australian-born, New Zealand raised composer who published his first work in 1886 when he was 17 years of age. [more]

12/05/2008: This Way Up Feature - 'Funky Chicken Farm'
We're off now to checkout This Way Up's Funky Chicken Farm with Simon Morton and his chicken mentor, Darcy Philp. [more]

12/05/2008: Environmental Story - Electric Cars
Mike Duke is has a long history with cars - building solar racing cars to be more precise. [more]

12/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Anthony Wilson and Colin Mc Coll. [more]

12/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Anthony Wilson and Colin Mc Coll. [more]

13/05/2008: Asian Report
Suzanne Schokman recently spent some time in Christchurch, meeting with Asian NZers and finding out about their lives there. [more]

13/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Crossed arms during a conversation indicates what? Jim talks about body language. [more]

13/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Jokerman
Graeme Carle from Auckland has chosen Bob Dylan's track 'Jokerman' from his 1983 album Infidels. [more]

13/05/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1970
Guest DJ George Balani recalls the top tunes from the hit parade of 1970. [more]

13/05/2008: PPCS Meat Processing Plant to Close
It's a huge blow for the town of Oringi. Tararua District mayor, Maureen Reynolds comments. [more]

13/05/2008: Public Picks for the Best and Worst Buildings in Auckland
Design writer and director of Hawkes Bay Museum and Art Gallery, Douglas Lloyd Jenkins discusses results of the online voting. [more]

13/05/2008: He Rourou for 13 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ope Maxwell, the researcher from Nga Taonga Korero, the Maori division of Radio NZ's Achive team. [more]

13/05/2008: Tune Your Engine - Alcoholism Knows No Boundaries
Nicola Barry's autobiography 'Mother's Ruin' has just been released on our shores and she's here in NZ. [more]

13/05/2008: Environment Report - Khosla Ventures
Today Amelia Nurse considers the future of fuel with the chief scientific officer of a US venture capital firm, Doug Cameron. [more]

13/05/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Guest Ben Thomas and Paul Smith discuss Emissions Trading Scheme legislation, Taggers and more. [more]

13/05/2008: The Panel - Part 2
Ben Thomas and Paul Smith discuss Auckland's highs and lows in architecture and a report from Rakiura. [more]

14/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Is this the end of the world as we know it? The English-speaking world at least. [more]

14/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Tower Of Power - Only So Much Oil In The Ground. [more]

14/05/2008: Link 3
The Link3 music game, where we ask you to ascertain the connection between three songs we play. [more]

14/05/2008: Second Hand Wedding
Second Hand Wedding, is the directorial debut of Wellington filmaker Paul Murphy. [more]

14/05/2008: He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to spokesperson Ope Maxwell about the requests that she receives from around the country. [more]

14/05/2008: Feature Album
Our Feature Album today was the second LP from Wellington band, the Avengers - called Medallion. [more]

14/05/2008: Virtual World
Mr IT, Hamish MacEwan joins us for his highly informed chronicling of the rapidly accelerating culture of digital doings. [more]

14/05/2008: Auckland Story
The Auckland Writers And Readers Festival is back. [more]

14/05/2008: Enironment Report
More efficient engines. Clean coal technology. Thermal solar turbines. [more]

14/05/2008: The Panel (part1)
The Panel Part 1. [more]

14/05/2008: The Panel ( Part 2)
The Panel part 2. [more]

15/05/2008: Jim's Essay
How happy are you? [more]

15/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Sigur Ros' Hoppipolla [more]

15/05/2008: Your Place
Into South Waikato we good, to Tirau. [more]

15/05/2008: Auckland Museum
The Auckland Museum Board is seeking structural change within the senior management staff. [more]

15/05/2008: Travel Industry
Major changes to the face of long haul travel. [more]

15/05/2008: He Rourou for 15 May 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Ope Maxwell, the researcher from Nga Taonga Korero, the Maori section of Radio NZ Archives. [more]

15/05/2008: Feature Album for 15 May 2008
Squire for Hire by Nathan Haines. [more]

15/05/2008: Arts Report with Lynn Freeman
Young theatre director Lara Macgregor and Lucy Orbell goes on a tour of the new Auckland Art Gallery. [more]

15/05/2008: Christchurch Story with Katie Gossett
Penny Lane is a second hand music shop where international DJ's rub shoulders with the locals; it's where we begin our story. [more]

15/05/2008: Science Story for 15 May 2008
In our science story Veronika Meduna discusses the future of the Antarctic ice sheet. [more]

15/05/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Don Donovan and Rosemary McLeod [more]

15/05/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Don Donovan and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

16/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Neil Frances of Masterton, it's the rock flute sound of Jethro Tull's 'Reasons for Waiting'. [more]

16/05/2008: Feature Guest - Derek Hansen
Born in England, raised in New Zealand, resident in Australia - Jim speaks to this best selling author. [more]

16/05/2008: He Rourou for 16 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ope Maxwell, the researcher from Nga Taonga Korero, the Maori section of Radio NZ Archives. [more]

16/05/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt with weekend weather. [more]

16/05/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Veteran Auckland restaurateur Judith Tabron shares some incites experiences and recipes. [more]

16/05/2008: Sports Story - Murray Williams
A wrap up of the week in sport and what the weekend has instore. [more]

16/05/2008: NZ Society for 16 May 2008
David Steemson talks with Betty Ransom about growing older. [more]

16/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
David McPhail and Barry Corbett join Jim. [more]

16/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
David McPhail and Barry Corbett join Jim. [more]

19/05/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Dame Susan Devoy
Taking the flight of fancy with us today is one of our best known, and most admired sporting celebrities. [more]

19/05/2008: Hagley Park
Damage and debris, wrought by vandals and hoons are making Christchurch's iconic Hagley Park too dangerous to visit. [more]

19/05/2008: Competition Winners
Auckland University's Business School can confidently stake a claim to being home to some of the world's top problem solvers. [more]

19/05/2008: He Rourou for 19 May 2008
Maori film makers and artists were celebrated as part of a fundraiser for the Maori party recently. [more]

19/05/2008: Author Slot - Joe Bennett
On his latest book"Where Underpants Come From". [more]

19/05/2008: This Way Up Feature - 'Dogs'
We're down at the kennels with our resident pet expert Dr Natalie Lloyd to check out the most popular breeds of dogs. [more]

19/05/2008: Science Report
Veronika Meduna finds out about a voyage to the deep ocean to explore Brittlestar City and the Macquarie Ridge. [more]

19/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Ian Wishart. [more]

19/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Ian Wishart. [more]

20/05/2008: Asian Report
Today, Suzanne Schokman gets an insight into the deer velvet industry, meeting with a processor in Christchurch. [more]

20/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Forever Young - Bob Dylan off Planet Waves. [more]

20/05/2008: Tune Your Engine
Ed Timmings on healthy living. [more]

20/05/2008: Reeling in the Years
Heather Eggleton has today's selection. [more]

20/05/2008: Napier's Marlineland Closure
The writing's on the wall for Napier's Marineland, which is set to close after failing in an attempt to acquire more dolphins [more]

20/05/2008: Luxury Rail Service?
The Government's rail buyback has reignited interest in plans for a luxury rail service to replace the troubled Overlander. [more]

20/05/2008: He Rourou for 20 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Monte Ohia, who's the Maori party candidate for the Southern Maori seat in the coming election [more]

20/05/2008: Science Report
Jan Lauwereyns, a neuro-psychologist at Vic Uni is particularly interested in how particular chemical signals work in the brain. [more]

20/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The panel with todays guests, Tony Doe and Graeme Bell. [more]

20/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Part 2 of the Panel. [more]

21/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Jim's topic today: Lies. [more]

21/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
The Knobz -"Culture"chosen by Shane Hubbard of North Canterbury. [more]

21/05/2008: Link 3
Link all three songs to get the answer. [more]

21/05/2008: Sky TV Dominance
TVNZ is calling upon the Government to wade into the debate over Sky TV's growing dominance over free-to air broadcasters. [more]

21/05/2008: Bluff's Oyster Festival
A special presence at the formalities will be oyster industry pioneer and third generation oyster fisherman, Jim Roderique. [more]

21/05/2008: He Rourou for 21 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks with Monte Ohia about some of the things he learned that will help him with his election strategy this year. [more]

21/05/2008: Virtual World
The Virtual World of Helen and Chelfyn Baxter. [more]

21/05/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
Auckland's Stardome Planetarium has gone digitalto the tune of almost two million dollars. [more]

21/05/2008: Science with Dacia Herbulock or Amelia Nurse
In Science today - using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on frozen kiwi brains. [more]

21/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With todays guests Deborah Hill Cone and Sue Wells. [more]

21/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Part 2 of todays Panel with Deborah Hill Cone and Sue Wells. [more]

22/05/2008: Jim's Essay
Why it is that a lot of people get fat - and why it's hard to do much about it. [more]

22/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Peter Thomas of Nelson it's"Pusherman"- a soul-filled funxplosion from the legendary Curtis Mayfield. [more]

22/05/2008: Your Place - Mossburn
Today we're in Southland on the main road to New Zealand's tourism hot spots. [more]

22/05/2008: Arts Report
A story of how art can turn around the life of young people heading for trouble. [more]

22/05/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Moana Tipa works with inmates at prisons and has just been recognised for her contribution with a national art award. [more]

22/05/2008: Health
Elizabeth Connor attended a nanotechnology conference in Oxford to canvass views about the risks associated with nano-particles. [more]

22/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Kevin Milne and John Bishop. [more]

22/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Kevin Milne and John Bishop. [more]

23/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Try a Little Tenderness - Otis Redding [more]

23/05/2008: Tim Costley
The strutting, singing, air guitar playing star of Jet Pilot - the music video that became a You Tube sensation. [more]

23/05/2008: A New Chapter in Mars Exploration
Next week [Monday NZ time] NASA will launch a mission to discover if Mars' arctic circle could ever support life. [more]

23/05/2008: He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Monte Ohia, Maori party candidate for the Southern Maori seat in the coming election. [more]

23/05/2008: Whats On?
Everything to keep you entertained this weekend. [more]

23/05/2008: Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

23/05/2008: Fresh Fast Food
With Julie Biuso. Click on the Recipe Link. [more]

23/05/2008: Sports Story
With Stephen Hewson [more]

23/05/2008: NZ Society
David Steemson talks to Anne Barry and her husband"JB"who have been together, at work and play since they were youngsters [more]

23/05/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Richard Griffin and Sukhi Turne. [more]

23/05/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Richard Griffin and Sukhi Turne. [more]

26/05/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic is favourite books. [more]

26/05/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Peter Urlich
Today, a dude who once fronted one of our most enduring rock bands. [more]

26/05/2008: Girl's Violence
Violent girls are increasingly making the headlines, with new ways of bullying, fighting and peer group pressure. [more]

26/05/2008: He Rourou for 26 May 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Tama Coker talks about his memories of the main marae of Ngati Toa Ranga Tera. [more]

26/05/2008: This Way Up Feature
Simon Morton from This Way Up is back to give us another update on his Funky Chicken Farm. [more]

26/05/2008: Science Report
Physicist Ben Ruck works with experimental materials that he grows in his laboratory. [more]

26/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Rosemary McLeod and Jock Anderson. [more]

26/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Rosemary McLeod and Jock Anderson. [more]

27/05/2008: Asian Report
Suzanne Schokman joins the children and mothers at 'Hiyoko-dunburi', a Japanese playgroup in Christchurch. [more]

27/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Halo Fading'
Cameron Greig in Auckland has chosen 'Halo Fading' by the Chills. [more]

27/05/2008: Reeling In The Years: 1975
Broadcasters Murray Inglis introduces the hits and shares his memories of 1975. [more]

27/05/2008: On-Line Lotto
Dr Peter Adams, Associate professor of Addiction at Auckland University discusses the issue. [more]

27/05/2008: 'Time Capsule' of Maori Life 200 Years Ago Found
The remains have lain hidden on the Poor Knights' northern island, Tawhiti Rahi, since 1823. [more]

27/05/2008: He Rourou for 27 May 2008
Tama Coker grew up in Porirua city on the marae of Takapuwahia and in He Rourou today, he talks about those younger times. [more]

27/05/2008: Tune Your Engine - Eating at Work with Carolyn Gibson
How healthy are you eating at work? Some workplaces make it easier to eat during the day than others. [more]

27/05/2008: Science Story
Veronika Meduna discusses the brain's reward system with neuro-psychologist Jan Lauwereyns. [more]

27/05/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Chris Trotter joins Jim on the panel. [more]

27/05/2008: The Panel - Part 2
Chris Trotter is todays panelist. [more]

28/05/2008: Jim's Essay - The Ageing Brain
Jim tries to remember his thought for today. [more]

28/05/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Machine Gun'
Jonny Bowman in Ashburton has chosen Machine Gun by the legendary Jimi Hendrix. [more]

28/05/2008: Link 3 Music Quiz
What do this three tracks have in common? [more]

28/05/2008: Unhappy Campus
Simon Wilson, President Otago Uni Student Association talks about Campus Watch. [more]

28/05/2008: Soft Toys and Infection Control
Pat Mead of Counties Manakau DHB Infection Control Team discusses the issue. [more]

28/05/2008: He Rourou for Wednesday 28 May 2008
Tama Coker talks about growing up on the marae of Takapuwahia in Porirua city. [more]

28/05/2008: Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan
Telecom sets date for local peering service; i-Box adds new dimension to GPS and more from the Virtual World. [more]

28/05/2008: David Steemson Story
David visits a new service centre for Auckland's cyclist population. [more]

28/05/2008: Environment Story - Biennial Zonta Science Awards
Veronika Meduna talks with award winners science PhD student Wendy Saunders and geographer Deirdre Hart. [more]

28/05/2008: The Panel - Part 1
David Slack and Penny Ashton are todays guests. [more]

28/05/2008: The Panel - Part 2
More from todays panelists David Slack and Penny Ashton. [more]

29/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Martin Goldfinch of Auckland chooses todays song, Sweet Surrender by Tim Buckley. [more]

29/05/2008: Your Place: Sanson
Noelle talks to Dave Pickles. [more]

29/05/2008: Your Place: Sanson
Noelle talks to Del Parker. [more]

29/05/2008: Your Place: Sanson
Noelle talks to Richard McAlister. [more]

29/05/2008: Best Beers
Head judge Geoff Griggs was faced with the challenge of sampling over 130 beers! [more]

29/05/2008: Flyers Museum
What started as an empty hanger, and a handful of ancient aircraft, in just 3 years taken off. [more]

29/05/2008: He Rourou for 29 May 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks with Tama about his ideas around handing down of traditional Maori knowledge. [more]

29/05/2008: Feature Album
Luxury Length - Blam Blam Blam (1982). [more]

29/05/2008: Arts Report
Time now to join Lynn Freeman for our weekly look at what's happening in the arts. [more]

29/05/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
This week we're out for dinner at what might just be the country's most short-lived restaurant. [more]

29/05/2008: Environment story with Dacia Herbulock
What makes an invasive species successful? Why do some introduced plants die away, while others spread rapidly and take over? [more]

29/05/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Part 1 of todays panel with Bomber Bradbury and Julia Hartley Moore. [more]

29/05/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Part 2 of todays panel with Bomber Bradbury and Julia Hartley Moore. [more]

30/05/2008: Vietnam War correspondent Chris Turver
Chris Turver was the first New Zealand war correspondent to be dispatched to Vietnam. [more]

30/05/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Paul Qualtrough From Auckland has chosen the uplifting anthem 'Heroes' by David Bowie. [more]

30/05/2008: He Rourou for 30 May 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Maori tourism operator Tama Coker. [more]

30/05/2008: Wots On
Everything you need to know for your long weekend [more]

30/05/2008: The Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

30/05/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Kate Fraser
Kate Fraser's book called 'Cooking Times', described as a"culinary journey through Kiwi kitchens from the 1930's to today". [more]

30/05/2008: Super 14 Rugby Final Build Up
Scott Dixon's success at the Indianapolis 500, and the New Zealand Cricket team's demise at Old Trafford against England. [more]

30/05/2008: New Zealand Society
"JB"and his wife Annie Barry became firefighters in the early 1980's and Anne's written a book about those experiences. [more]

30/05/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Jane Clifton and Mike Loder. [more]

30/05/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Jane Clifton and Mike Loder. [more]

03/06/2008: Asian Report
Suzanne Schokman visits the Filipino community in Christchurch, and finds out more about their love for music and entertainment. [more]

03/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Gordon Halsey from Wellington has chosen Peter Gabriel's and Kate Bush's 'Don't Give Up'. [more]

03/06/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1964
The Lyttelton road tunnel was opened and NZ's last commuter tram made its final run from Thorndon to Newtown in Wellington. Special Guest Lindsey Yeo. [more]

03/06/2008: A Future Without Farmers
New Zealand will lose its farmers unless their contributions to the country are valued more, says Director of Agriculture at Massey University, Professor Jacqueline Rowarth. [more]

03/06/2008: A New Film Based in Bluff Called"Delicate"
Writer and director Brent Roderique discusses his project and the reasons that motivated him to make it. [more]

03/06/2008: He Rourou for 3 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Mauriora Kingi, a Judge at the senior Maori section of the Wellington secondary school speech competitions. [more]

03/06/2008: Feature Album - Leftism by Leftfield
1995 award winning album. Leftfield were the first to incorporate dub and reggae into house beats. [more]

03/06/2008: Surviving Breast Cancer
This year in New Zealand an estimated 2500 cases are expected to be diagnosed and 700 people are expected to die from this disease. [more]

03/06/2008: Environment Report
Veronika Meduna visits Mana Island, off Wellington's west coast, to find out about its restoration. [more]

03/06/2008: The Panel (part 1)
Ali Akram and Neil Miller join Jim on the panel. [more]

03/06/2008: The Panel (part 2)
Ali Akram and Neil Miller join Jim on the panel. [more]

04/06/2008: Jim's Essay
New Smoking Research. [more]

04/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Justine Summers has provided today's nomination from Nelson. [more]

04/06/2008: Link 3
Link3, our music quiz, where we strip away the meaning of music and reduce it to convenient componentry in a parlour game. [more]

04/06/2008: Transition Towns
Ed Kiddles from Nelson explains the initiative. [more]

04/06/2008: Plain English
Call it gobbledygook, a lack of plain English is the bane of many who rely on the written word for communication. [more]

04/06/2008: He Rourou for 4 May 2008
Te Arawa elder Hiko Hohepa was recently recognised for his contribution to Maori language in Horowhenua. [more]

04/06/2008: Virtual World
A games Special on the Virtual World of Chelfyn Baxter today and special guest, Noah Falstein, President of The Inspiracy. [more]

04/06/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
After more than 100-years the whiteheads , North Island robins and stitch birds are back singing in the Waitakere Ranges. [more]

04/06/2008: Environment Story with Veronica Meduna
RK Pachauri, chair of IPCC, speaks about the global challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. [more]

04/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The Panel with today's guests Jeremy Ellwood and Graeme Bell. [more]

04/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Part 2 of today's Panel. [more]

05/06/2008: Jim's Essay
New research out of the Netherlands says a lack of power has a profound effect on our mental skills. [more]

05/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Kriz Van der Merwe from Horokiwi has chosen 'Dignity' by Bob Dylan. [more]

05/06/2008: Your Place - Ross
20 minutes south of Hokitika. Set amid rain forest, rugged mountains, and wild beaches. [more]

05/06/2008: Quake Advice
Vince Cholewa from the Ministry of Civil Defence. [more]

05/06/2008: Fastest Indian
From the ironsands of Muriwai to the saltflats of Utah, motorcyclist Corey Bertlesen is hoping to roar into the record books. [more]

05/06/2008: He Rourou for 5 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Whatarangi Winiata about the tribe's decision to set up a permanent radio station, Reo FM. [more]

05/06/2008: Feature Album - The Slider
By T-Rex, released in 1972, it became their most popular album in the US, even without a successful single. [more]

05/06/2008: Arts Report
We join Lynn Freeman for our weekly look at what's happening in the arts. [more]

05/06/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
A Lyttelton local, Mike Dickison, is the force behind the port town's Ukulele Jam. [more]

05/06/2008: Environment Story
'Moving Towards a Balanced Earth: Kick the Carbon Habit' opens today and will be showing at Te Papa for the rest of the year. [more]

05/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Gordon McLaughlin and Tony Doe. [more]

05/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Gordon McLaughlin and Tony Doe. [more]

06/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group chooses 'Keep on Running' by the Spencer Davis Group! [more]

06/06/2008: Red Wine - the Healthy Tipple?
The health properties of red wine may be much more potent than previously thought. [more]

06/06/2008: Award Winning Pest Buster
We catch up with one of New Zealand's top pest busters, south Taranaki's Bob Walkington. [more]

06/06/2008: He Rourou for 06 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to long time advocate of Maori broadcasting, Whatarangi Winiata. [more]

06/06/2008: Wots On
Everything you need to know for the weekend! [more]

06/06/2008: The Weekend Weather
Met Service weather ambassador Bob McDavitt gives us the weekend's meteorological rundown. [more]

06/06/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Lois Daish
Lois Daish excites our taste buds with a refreshingly new take on some old-fashioned fare. [more]

06/06/2008: Sports Story - Barry Guy
The Ireland All Blacks Wellington test and the National Basketball League are on the agenda. [more]

06/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Richards, Langston and Griffin, join Jim to discuss and dissect the week that was and the weekend that will be. [more]

06/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Richards, Langston and Griffin, join Jim to discuss and dissect the week that was and the weekend that will be. [more]

09/06/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Sukhinder Turner
As a civic leader she achieved many firsts, but after nine years, she stood aside and opted for a quiter. rural life. [more]

09/06/2008: Child Research
Education experts are at loggerheads over new research on the effects of daycare on young children. [more]

09/06/2008: Rural Crime
Is the Urban drift causing an increase in rural crime? [more]

09/06/2008: He Rourou for 9 June 2008
It took seven years for Tessa Bailey-Lont to get her Bachelor of Design from Massey University. [more]

09/06/2008: Author Slot - Jill Mitchell
Jill Mitchell's Frog Books are a international publishing success, with more than 385,000 copies sold. [more]

09/06/2008: This Way Up Feature - Funky Chickens
We meet the judges, breeders and chicken-fanciers at the national pigeon and poultry championships. [more]

09/06/2008: Science Report - The Origins of Matariki
Matariki has begun, marking the traditional beginning of the new year in Aotearoa. [more]

09/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Irene Gardiner. [more]

09/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Irene Gardiner. [more]

10/06/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Declan O'Neill of Hamilton has chosen 'Somewhere over the Rainbow' as sung by Eva Cassidy. [more]

10/06/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1980
Barry Corbett helps Jim countdown the Official New Zealand Top 10 from June 8th 1980. [more]

10/06/2008: Shiralee Sands - Kids on Tour Limited
Quit her job, mortgaged her home and launched Kids on Tour Ltd - an outfit dedicated to bringing outdoor experiences to kids. [more]

10/06/2008: Invercargill Couple Holiday With Richard Branson
Mark Grieve and Jane Cameron won the week long indulgence on Branson's luxury Necker Island. [more]

10/06/2008: He Rourou for 10 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ahu Rei, the MC for Massey University's Maori graduation. [more]

10/06/2008: Feature Album - 'Paul Simon'
Paul Simon's first solo album released in 1972 after splitting with Art Garfunkel. [more]

10/06/2008: Tune Your Engine - Rosie Belton
Rosie Belton tells her story of rehabilitation after a major brain injury. She has written a book, 'Just a Bang on the Head'. [more]

10/06/2008: Asian Report - Suzanne Schokman
Suzanne Schokman speaks with the musicians Ben Kemp and Uminari about the launch of their first album together. [more]

10/06/2008: Environment Story - Greytown Greentown
Greytown becomes Greentown. Dacia Herbulock heads over to see how the town's getting ready. [more]

10/06/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With guests John Bishop and Liz Bowen Clewley. [more]

10/06/2008: The Panel - Part 2
John Bishop and Liz Bowen Clewley discuss Climate Change Deniers and School Boycotts. [more]

11/06/2008: Jim's Essay
As the brain gets older being social goes a long way. [more]

11/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Mountains of Mourn - Don Mclean [more]

11/06/2008: Link 3
Did you get the link? This weeks prize Phoenix Foundations CD 'Happy Ending". [more]

11/06/2008: Virtual World
"Nerdic"is the fastest growing language in Europe. [more]

11/06/2008: Shellfish Warning
Medical officer of health Dr Jonathan Jarman says shellfish gathering is increasing as food and petrol prices climb. [more]

11/06/2008: The Unlikely Lads
One's a bearded, heavy metal-loving bogan, the other a clean cut accounts manager. [more]

11/06/2008: He Rourou for 11 June 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ahu Rei, the MC for Massey University's Maori graduation ceremony in Wellington. [more]

11/06/2008: Feature Album for 11 June 2008
The Notorious Byrd Brothers - the Byrds (1968). [more]

11/06/2008: Can Auckland Be a Major Cultrual Centre in Five Years?
Robbie Macrae, programme director, performing arts at The Edge in Auckland about their International Arts Season. [more]

11/06/2008: Science Story
Veronika Meduna gets a taste of the power of the ocean. [more]

11/06/2008: The Panel (part 1)
Joanne Black and Deborah Hill-Cone join Jim Mora on the panel. [more]

11/06/2008: The Panel (part 2)
Joanne Black and Deborah Hill-Cone join Jim Mora on the panel. [more]

12/06/2008: Jim's Essay
Words that should be given time out. Or retired. [more]

12/06/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Sorrow in the Wind, from Emmylou Harris's 1979 album Blue Kentucky Girl. [more]

12/06/2008: Your Place
National Park Village [more]

12/06/2008: Gray Nicol
New Zealand video art pioneer performs at the film archive tonight, 'Duck Calling'. [more]

12/06/2008: Crossways Community Centre
Residents of Mt Victoria in Wellington are refusing to concede defeat in their fight to save the Crossways Community Centre. [more]

12/06/2008: Killer Jandals
American medical researchers have put the toe into wearing jandals, claiming the rubber footwear is bad for the health. [more]

12/06/2008: He Rourou
Over the past 20 years, the number of students participating in Massey University's Maori graduation has increased eight fold. [more]

12/06/2008: Feature Album
South Pacific Soundtrack - 1959 - 115 weeks at number one on the album charts. [more]

12/06/2008: Arts Report
Lynn Freeman gets to the bottom of Downstage theatre's future. [more]

12/06/2008: Christchurch Story
Maria Dorothea has the unlikely title of Clutter Coach and her services are called upon more often than you might think. [more]

12/06/2008: Science Report
In our science story today - rat bones pinpoint the arrival of people in New Zealand. [more]

12/06/2008: The Panel (part1)
The Panel (part1) [more]

12/06/2008: The Panel (part 2)
The Panel (part 2) [more]

13/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Doug Stevens of Nelson, it's Leonard Cohen's Bird On A Wire. [more]

13/06/2008: Rainfall and the South Island Hydro Lakes
Further rain has helped replenish critical hydro catchments that have been standing at less than half average levels. [more]

13/06/2008: Ecotours of Great White Variety
Two Dunedin men are confident tourists will bite at the chance to cage dive in Foveaux Strait with Great Whites. [more]

13/06/2008: He Rourou for 13 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ahu Rei, the MC for Massey University's Maori graduation ceremony in Wellington. [more]

13/06/2008: Wots On
Things you need to know for the weekend! [more]

13/06/2008: Weekend Weather
Met Service weather ambassador Bob McDavitt gives us the weekend's meteorological rundown from Mystery Creek. [more]

13/06/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Allyson Gofton
Things Your Grandma Did Not Tell You - today In Season, Baking and Roasting Tips. [more]

13/06/2008: Sports Story - Murray Williams
The All Blacks England test and Wallabies new coach Robbie Deans are on the agenda. [more]

13/06/2008: NZ Society - the Kawiti Glow-Worm Cave
Jenny Macintyre takes us underground into a cave world that's thriving on global warming and rain. [more]

13/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Paul Smith and Simon Pound join Jim to dissect the week that was and the weekend that will be. [more]

13/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
More dissection of the week that was and the weekend that will be. [more]

16/06/2008: Hybrid Cats
What do you get when you cross a humble domestic moggy with an African wild cat? [more]

16/06/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Pip Hall
After trying her hand at law, she ended up traversing similar terrain to her famous father. [more]

16/06/2008: Astronaut Families
Asian mothers and children living in New Zealand while fathers remain in their home country. [more]

16/06/2008: He Rourou for 16 June 2008
Te Ahu Rei talks to Ana Tapiata about how Massey is trying to lift it's retention and success rates for Maori students. [more]

16/06/2008: Author Slot - Bronwen King
Ttitle"Prepare for Disasters: The New Zealand Guide". [more]

16/06/2008: This Way Up Feature - Funky Chickens
Simon Morton is back from This Way Up with another funky Chicken Farm update. [more]

16/06/2008: Environmental Story - Earthquakes
Geologists Russ Van Dissen and Rob Langridge of GNS Science are working on a major seismological and engineering project. [more]

16/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Barry Corbett and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

16/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Barry Corbett and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

17/06/2008: Asian Story
"The Multicultural Workplace". [more]

17/06/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Salmonella Dub's 'For the Love of it' from their Killervision album. [more]

17/06/2008: Reeling in The Years
We roam back to 1972 on Reeling In The Years. [more]

17/06/2008: Age Quake
Canterbury is being warned to prepare for social change of seismic proportions. [more]

17/06/2008: Endangered Club
A decade of planning has borne precious fruit with the birth of an endangered Sumatran tiger cub at Auckland Zoo. [more]

17/06/2008: He Rourou for Tue 17 Jun
The National Kohanga Reo movement has a new strategic plan, looking towards development over the next 25 years. [more]

17/06/2008: Feature Album
Broken English is a 1979 album by singer Marianne Faithful. [more]

17/06/2008: Anxiety Busting
Anxiety, with claims over half our population is affected by it. [more]

17/06/2008: Science Story
In our science story today - neurosexism. [more]

17/06/2008: The Panel (Part1)
The Panel (Part1) [more]

17/06/2008: The Panel (Part2)
The Panel (Part2) [more]

18/06/2008: Moriori Cultural Revival
The Government's injected $6 million into kick-starting a cultural revival of the Chatham Islands' Moriori. [more]

18/06/2008: Jim's Essay
If time is money and you're rich, do you therefore have more time? [more]

18/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Yvonne-Marie Lorkin, it's This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) by The Talking Heads. [more]

18/06/2008: Link 3
The game where you have to name the link between the three songs to win. And today's CD prize winner is Jane Quinn of Ngaio, Wellington. [more]

18/06/2008: Honey Bees in Danger
British beekeepers call for urgent Government intervention to stop potential economic and ecological disaster. [more]

18/06/2008: He Rourou for 18 June 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Erima Henare, the chair of the Maori Language Comission [more]

18/06/2008: Feature Album for 18 June 2008
Fulfillingness' First Finale - Stevie Wonder 1974. [more]

18/06/2008: Virtual World - the Baxters
The death of email, the best online language tools for word nerds and saving relationships, virtually. [more]

18/06/2008: Auckland Story with Sapna Samant
Explore tea culture - in this episode, Victorian High Tea at the Cornwall Park Restaurant. [more]

18/06/2008: Health Story with Dacia Herbulock
A cross-disciplinary effort to improve cancer detection. [more]

18/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Our first ever Panellists, Brian Edwards and Michelle Boag are back together with Jim. [more]

18/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Michelle's lost confidence in the Police while Brian's a little agitated by prescription charges and Telecom's broadband. [more]

19/06/2008: Jim's Essay
Language that people around the world detest. [more]

19/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers. [more]

19/06/2008: Your Place
Takaka, Golden Bay. [more]

19/06/2008: Office Gossip
Whether you call it harmless chatter or a fact of daily life, office gossip could become a sacking offence. [more]

19/06/2008: He Rourou
In He Rourou today, we hear Bishop Walters blessing of Te Ara Tuapae. [more]

19/06/2008: Feature Album
Kick is an album by one of the Australia's best ever bands INXS, led by the late Michael Hutchence. [more]

19/06/2008: Arts Story
Time now to join Lynn Freemen with our weekly look at the arts. [more]

19/06/2008: Christchurch Story
A freshly-formed opera group says there's a growing market for the genre often seen as high art. [more]

19/06/2008: Science Story
Planet hunting. [more]

19/06/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
The Panel ( Part1) [more]

19/06/2008: The Panel ( Part2)
The Panel ( Part 2) [more]

20/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
"Soul Meets Body"by Death Cab for Cutie [more]

20/06/2008: Plastic Soup
Discovered by Captain Charles Moore, an American oceanographer and founder of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation. [more]

20/06/2008: He Rourou
Titoki Black tells Ana Tapiata that there was great unhappiness at the direction of the early childhood movement. [more]

20/06/2008: Weather
Cold blast is set to hit New Zealand for the next week. [more]

20/06/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Winter solstice. [more]

20/06/2008: Sports Story
Sports news. [more]

20/06/2008: New Zealand Society
Hunting and gathering. [more]

20/06/2008: The Panel ( Part1)
The Panel (Part1) [more]

20/06/2008: The Panel (Part2)
The Panel (Part2) [more]

23/06/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Kate Sylvester
A woman who's name appears on the labels in some of the world's most prestigious and expensive fashion stores. [more]

23/06/2008: Get Smart
The 1960's spy sitcom, Get Smart hit the big screen in the U.S at the weekend. [more]

23/06/2008: He Rourou for 23 June 2008
In He Rourou today, Timoti Karetu outlines the content in the plan known as Te Ara Tuapae. [more]

23/06/2008: Author Slot - Jan Yager
Her book is"When Friendship Hurts". How to Deal with Friends who betray, abandon or wound you. [more]

23/06/2008: This Way Up Feature
Simon Morton from our This Way Up consumer feature has some more tips about choosing a dog. [more]

23/06/2008: Science Report - Aging
Veronika Meduna discusses ageing processes with Jilly Evans. [more]

23/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Nicky Pelligrino. [more]

23/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Nicky Pelligrino. [more]

24/06/2008: Asian Report for 24 June 2008
The Multicultural Workplace. [more]

24/06/2008: Noelle's Essay
Noelle's Essay [more]

24/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
'The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down' by The Band, with Levon Helm singing. [more]

24/06/2008: Reeling in the Years
Reeling In The Years today features the music and memories of 1976 with Colin Lehmann. [more]

24/06/2008: Transmission Gully
The Transmission Gully route along Wellington's coastal commuter belt is back on the table after a Government green light. [more]

24/06/2008: Mt Ruapehu
Each winter an estimated 100,000 people visit the slopes of Mt Ruapehu yet only just over half of them are aware of the Danger. [more]

24/06/2008: He Rourou
Many Maori families have not had the opportunity to learn good parenting skills. [more]

24/06/2008: Feature Album
In Dreams is a Roy Orbison album from 1963 recorded at their studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee. [more]

24/06/2008: Tune Your Engine
How to get your MOJO back. [more]

24/06/2008: Science Story
Mini fauna. [more]

24/06/2008: The Panel (Part1)
The Panel (Part1) [more]

24/06/2008: The Panel (Part2)
The Panel (Part2) [more]

25/06/2008: Noelle's Essay
Noelle's Essay. [more]

25/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Seventeen by Janis Ian. [more]

25/06/2008: Link 3
Where we play the songs and you tell us what they all have in common. [more]

25/06/2008: Rural Broadband
Our rural sector is crying out for broadband access, saying they need it more than any townies. [more]

25/06/2008: Youth Mentors
Project K is New Zealand's biggest youth mentoring programme. [more]

25/06/2008: He Rourou
It is critical to encourage more kaumatua to become involved in the kohanga reo early childhood movement. [more]

25/06/2008: Feature Album
'Funeral"by Arcade Fire. [more]

25/06/2008: Virtual World
Virtual World with Hamish MacEwan. [more]

25/06/2008: Auckland Story
Exploring the tea culture of Auckland. [more]

25/06/2008: Environment Story
Our changing world. [more]

25/06/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
The Panel (Part1) [more]

25/06/2008: The Panel ( Part2)
Ther Panel (Part2) [more]

26/06/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Delerious Love: Neil Diamond as chosen by Dale Wright. [more]

26/06/2008: Your Place
Toady we visit Inglewood in the Taranaki. [more]

26/06/2008: Flying Solo Round the World
Jim's trying to complete a lifelong dream of flying around the world in a light aircraft. [more]

26/06/2008: Orang-Utan Study
A Taupo Honours Student is about get close up and personal with Borneo's Orang-utans. [more]

26/06/2008: He Rourou for 26 June 2008
In He Rourou today Iritana tells Ana Tapiata that kohanga is not just an early childhood movement. [more]

26/06/2008: Feature Album
Today's feature album is by the kings of 80s Mancunian misery, the Smiths 'Hatful of Hollow' . [more]

26/06/2008: Arts Report
Lynn talks with visiting dialect specialist David Nevell, but we begin with a fairytale. [more]

26/06/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
To Christchurch and though Volunteers Week is over - it seems rising fuel costs may be making it harder for some to contribute. [more]

26/06/2008: Environment Report
In our environment story today, Amelia Nurse's takes a look at Canada's environmental track record. [more]

26/06/2008: The Panel ( Part 1 )
The Panel with todays guests Garry Moore and Galumalemaha Hunkin. [more]

26/06/2008: The Panel ( Part 2 )
The Panel with todays guests Garry Moore and Galumalemaha Hunkin. [more]

27/06/2008: Noelle's Essay
Hangover cures the world over. [more]

27/06/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Harry Hill from Raglan has chosen 'For the Dancer' by Jackson Browne. [more]

27/06/2008: Relaxed Golf
Chch's most exclusive golf clubs will relax their dress codes as part of a drive to attract new members. [more]

27/06/2008: Worlds Fastest Omelette
Howard Helmer is the world's fastest omelette maker. [more]

27/06/2008: He Rourou for 27 June 2008
Hera Gibson is pleased to see the Kohanga Reo National trust returning back to basics. [more]

27/06/2008: Wotzon And Weather
A look at what's on this weekend and the weather forecast with Bob McDavitt. [more]

27/06/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Award winning food writer Julie Biuso has some warm winter favourites. [more]

27/06/2008: Sports Story
Murray Williams talks about Wimbledon, the European football championships and of course the cricket. [more]

27/06/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Mary McCallum and Chris Trotter. [more]

27/06/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Mary McCallum and Chris Trotter. [more]

30/06/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Helen Moulder
With us today, a person for whom flights of fancy are a regular occurrence. [more]

30/06/2008: Hunchbacks
Is the weight of education turning our young people into a generation of hunchbacks? [more]

30/06/2008: Do it Yourself Power
Imagine life without a power bill. [more]

30/06/2008: He Rourou for 30 June 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ataakura Pewhairangi from a winning kapa haka team, Palmerston North's Te Piringa. [more]

30/06/2008: Author Slot - Nick Turzynski
His Book title is"How To Eat A Huhu Grub". [more]

30/06/2008: This Way Up Feature - The Pub Round
Simon Morton from This Way Up and the origin of that social contract the pub round. [more]

30/06/2008: Science Report - A Register of all Marine Species
An international team aims to complete the World Register of Marine Species. [more]

30/06/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Joanne Black and Tony Doe. [more]

30/06/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Joanne Black and Tony Doe. [more]

01/07/2008: Asian Report
We'll learn very practical guidelines on working with people of different cultures and that includes, you and I. [more]

01/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Glenn Knight of the Awhitu Peninsula chooses todays song,"The Stranger Song"by Leonard Cohen. [more]

01/07/2008: Reeling in the Years
He's a former pirate, an actor and one of our most recognisable voice over artists. Reeling In The Years with Mark Perry. [more]

01/07/2008: Home Instead
Lisa Yeates talks about her business Home Instead Senior Care. [more]

01/07/2008: KiwiRail
Bob Stott, former editor of Rail Magazine talks to Jim about the new state-run railway system. [more]

01/07/2008: He Rourou for 1 july 2008
We hear from a recent Kapa Haka competition. [more]

01/07/2008: Tune Your Engine
Recent studies suggest that a significant proportion of the New Zealand population has a definable food allergy. [more]

01/07/2008: Environment Story
The second in a series of programmes Amelia Nurse recorded in Canada. [more]

01/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Today's guests: Timothy O'Brien and David Slack. [more]

01/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Today's Guest: Timothy O'Brienand David Slack. [more]

02/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Why life speeds up as you get older. [more]

02/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Richard Smith of Wellington it is Tom Waits, "Road to Peace". [more]

02/07/2008: Link 3
Our musical quiz where the songs or artists you hear will have something important in common. [more]

02/07/2008: Mt Everest Clean Up
A huge task for environmental teams charged by China with cleaning up what's become the world's highest rubbish dump. [more]

02/07/2008: Monday Morning Blues
Monday morning blues are a figment of the imagination, according to new research. [more]

02/07/2008: He Rourou for 2 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Puti Mackey, one of the organisers of last months national secondary school Kapa Haka competitions. [more]

02/07/2008: Feature Album - American Fool
By John Mellencamp, who plays in Auckland in December. [more]

02/07/2008: Virtual World
Today, backing up your mind online .. Snail mail, brought to you by real snails .. and DIY TV. [more]

02/07/2008: Auckland Story - Tea Culture
Sapna Samant explores the tea culture of Auckland. Today she sits in at a Korean tea ceremony. [more]

02/07/2008: Health Story - Health Hazards of Plastics
Dacia Herbulock speaks with toxicologist Ian Shaw about the potential health hazards of plastics used in food packaging. [more]

02/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Sue Wells and Martin 'Bomber' Bradbury. [more]

02/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Sue Wells and Martin 'Bomber' Bradbury. [more]

03/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Names. [more]

03/07/2008: Beat Song Ever Written
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins [more]

03/07/2008: Your Place
Rakaia, Mid Canterbury. [more]

03/07/2008: Miracle Diet
The Mediterranean diet. [more]

03/07/2008: He Rourou 3 July
Language improving. [more]

03/07/2008: Feature Album
Reputation - Dusty Springfield. [more]

03/07/2008: Arts Report
Arts Report. [more]

03/07/2008: Christchurch Story
Christchurch Story. [more]

03/07/2008: Science Story
Science story. [more]

03/07/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
The Panel (Part1) [more]

03/07/2008: The Panel (Part2)
The Panel (Part2) [more]

04/07/2008: Oyster Recovery
Stocks of Bluff oysters have bounced back to give the industry a bumper season. [more]

04/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Praying For Time- George Micheal [more]

04/07/2008: New Zealand Live
Paul Ubana-Jones. [more]

04/07/2008: Ricky the Monkey
Ricky suffered brain damage after being attacked by his brother, when he was a baby. [more]

04/07/2008: He Rourou for Fri 4 July
For the Maori language to thrive, there needs a teacher training programme set up. [more]

04/07/2008: Weekend Weather
Weekend weather. [more]

04/07/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Black Pudding, Pear and Fennel Tart and Rack of Pork in Hay. [more]

04/07/2008: Sports Story
Sport news and current affairs. [more]

04/07/2008: The Vault - a musical weather report and early radio listening
Deb Nation gets biblical about the weather, and recalls early radio listening with journalist Amanda Cropp. [more]

04/07/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
The Panel ( Part 1) [more]

04/07/2008: The Panel ( Part 2)
The Panel ( Part 2) [more]

07/07/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Peter Hawes
He became a Television presenter and director before turning his attention to the stage. [more]

07/07/2008: Confused Orca
Aucklanders are being enjoined to help the rehabilitation of a confused killer whale by keeping an eye out on her whereabouts. [more]

07/07/2008: He Rourou for 7 July 2008
It'll be a year before the Bay of Plenty tribe of Tuhoe expect to receive anything from their treaty settlement. [more]

07/07/2008: Author Slot - Sherry Sjolander
Her Book title is"How to win Competitions". [more]

07/07/2008: This Way Up Feature - Fruit and Veggie
What exactly is a pumpkin - a fruit or a vegetable? [more]

07/07/2008: Science Story - Seamounts
Seamounts - or underwater mountains - are prominent features on the ocean floor. [more]

07/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests John Bishop and Jane Clifton. [more]

07/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests John Bishop and Jane Clifton. [more]

08/07/2008: Asian Report
In Part 4, we look at retaining staff in a multicultural work place. [more]

08/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Find out what John Green from Richmond chose. [more]

08/07/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1963
With Keith Richardson in Palmerston North. [more]

08/07/2008: Hot Theft Goods
Is your car an easy target for car thieves? [more]

08/07/2008: History of the TSS Earnslaw
Radio New Zealand National thought they'd checkout a Kiwi maritime icon, which this October will be 96 years old. [more]

08/07/2008: He Rourou for 8 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Tuhoe spokesperson, Tamati Kruger, at the recent signing Treelords settlement agreement. [more]

08/07/2008: Feature Album - Bad Girls
The 1979 album from Donna Summer. [more]

08/07/2008: Tune Your Engine
In our Health slot today from the BBC's Health Check we find out about new World Health Organisation guidelines for surgeons. [more]

08/07/2008: Environment Story
With Amelia Nurse. [more]

08/07/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Sukhi Turner and Jock Anderson. [more]

08/07/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Sukhi Turner and Jock Anderson. [more]

09/07/2008: Noelle's Essay
Some seemingly "new"political cliches may be older than we think. [more]

09/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Andrew Barber of Auckland has chosen "Crazy" by Patsy Cline. He's also asking someone to marry him. [more]

09/07/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

09/07/2008: Motueka's Winter Festival
The Festival Of Lights has caused a rift between festival organizers, and environmentalists and birdwatchers. [more]

09/07/2008: He Rourou for 9 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ani Hare about the work that lead up to the signing of the Treelords treaty settlement last month. [more]

09/07/2008: Feature Album
'Whatever People say I am, that's what I'm not' is the 2006 debut album from The Artic Monkeys. [more]

09/07/2008: Virtual World
With Hamish MacEwan on the release of the iPhone. [more]

09/07/2008: Auckland Story - Tea Culture
Sapna Samant and her tea expert, Tao, go to Healtheries - manufacturer and marketer of herbal tea in NZ. [more]

09/07/2008: Our Changing World - Science
The Moniac is an analogue computer created in 1949 by notable New Zealand economist Bill Phillips. [more]

09/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With John Bishop and Joanne Black. [more]

09/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With John Bishop and Joanne Black. [more]

10/07/2008: Noelle's Essay
Is Google making us Stupid? [more]

10/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
"Werewolves of London"by Warren Zevon. Chosen by Ken Smith from Invercargill. [more]

10/07/2008: Your Place - Murapara
Once a booming town in the 1970's. Murapara is slowly getting back on it's feet again. [more]

10/07/2008: Upper Residents Angry at Safari Park Proposal
Upper Hutt residents fear they could be in the firing line if a safari park catering for novice hunters gets the go ahead. [more]

10/07/2008: Smoke Free Paradise
The South Pacific island of Niue believes it can set an example by becoming the first country in the world to go smoke-free. [more]

10/07/2008: He Rourou 10 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Tuhoe elder Ani Hare, who has supported her iwi involvement in the Treelord negotiations. [more]

10/07/2008: Feature Album
Fables of Reconstruction by REM. [more]

10/07/2008: The Arts Report
Simon Morris meets a man with an eye for incredibly strange films. [more]

10/07/2008: Christchurch Story
Katy Gosset attended the latest round of the National Cup Series which drew up and coming climbers from around the country. [more]

10/07/2008: Environment Story
The Department of Conservation gears up its stoat trapping operation in Fiordland to protect the last surviving takahe. [more]

10/07/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Dick Griffin and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

10/07/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Dick Griffin and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

11/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Graceland - Paul Simon chosen by Adrian Myers of Nelson. [more]

11/07/2008: New Zealand Live
Windy City Strugglers. Direct from the launch party for"Shine on"their 5th album [more]

11/07/2008: The Southern Line
It used to be that riding the rail was the most popular way to get to a big rugby match at Carisbrook Park. [more]

11/07/2008: Sports Story with Stephen Hewson
Talking points this weekend: The rugby test against the Springboks and netball's trans Tasman cup semi finals. [more]

11/07/2008: He Rourou 11 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Rangitiriata Hodges, who went to Parliament to sign the Treelords settlement agreement. [more]

11/07/2008: Wots On
What to do this weekend. [more]

11/07/2008: Weekend Weather
With Peter Kreft, Manager for Public Weather Services. [more]

11/07/2008: Fresh Fast Food
With Palmerston North chef, Hester Guy. [more]

11/07/2008: When The Siren Goes
The first episode of a major six-part series on civil defence. [more]

11/07/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Peter Elliot and Barry Corbett. [more]

11/07/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Peter Elliot and Barry Corbett. [more]

14/07/2008: Noelle's Intro
The topic is"sleeping on the problem". [more]

14/07/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Denis O'Reilly
A patched gang member, he has a consultancy, contracting to agencies such as the Department of health and Te Puni Kokiri. [more]

14/07/2008: Warm Woolies
Cheap synthetics which are replacing old fashioned woollen baby clothes have Manuawatu midwives worried. [more]

14/07/2008: Roller Derby
Athleticism, aggression and philanthropy is being combined at great speed and fury in this new, all girl sport. [more]

14/07/2008: He Rourou for 14 July 2008
The Bay of Plenty group Te Poomahtanga o Te Arawa can mark off another milestone in their battle for restitution. [more]

14/07/2008: Author Slot - Malcolm Knox
Malcolm has just released a book about P, an investigation into the escalating crystal methamphetamine crisis in Australia. [more]

14/07/2008: This Way Up Feature - Hula Hoop
When it it hit the market the hula hoop became the biggest toy craze in history. [more]

14/07/2008: Environment Story - Wind Power
North America's first proposed offshore wind development. [more]

14/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Julia Hartley-Moore and Michael Deaker. [more]

14/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Julia Hartley-Moore and Michael Deaker. [more]

15/07/2008: Asian Report for 15 July
Tahmima Anam, a young woman writing about the war of independence in Bangladesh. [more]

15/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Quiet heroism. [more]

15/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Blam Blam Blam
Greg Purcell from Tauranga has chosen 'Don't fight it Marsha it's bigger than both of us' by Blam Blam Blam. [more]

15/07/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1982
Grant Walker co-hosts the top 10 countdown of the hits of 82. [more]

15/07/2008: Diabetes - Dr Duncan Adams
Of the more than 150 000 people in New Zealand suffering from diabetes, about 10 percent have type-one of the condition. [more]

15/07/2008: He Rourou for 15 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Poroa Malcolm of Te Arawa, who was at Parliament for the signing of the Treelords settlement agreement. [more]

15/07/2008: Tune Your Engine - Kids Behaving Bravely
Kim Stephenson is the author of 'Kids Behaving Bravely: Raising a Resilient Child' co-written with Tania Roxborogh. [more]

15/07/2008: Health Story - Gout
Dacia Herbulock visits a medical lab to learn more research into gout. [more]

15/07/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Today with Rosemary McLeod and Graeme Bell. [more]

15/07/2008: The Panel - Part 2
More comments from the panelists, Rosemary McLeod and Graeme Bell. [more]

16/07/2008: Jim's Essay
How brains remember things. [more]

16/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Shane Harvey of Dunedin it's 'Army Dreamers' by Kate Bush. [more]

16/07/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

16/07/2008: Peanut Butter off the Menu
New research suggests that babies whose mothers eat nut products while pregnant are at more than 50% risk of developing asthma. [more]

16/07/2008: Restaurants are Flat
Winter's traditionally a quiet time in hospitality, but regional restaurants say they're facing their toughest season in years. [more]

16/07/2008: He Rourou for 16 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit, who played for the Southern Steel netball team in the ANZ championship. [more]

16/07/2008: Feature Album - Centerfield
By John Fogerty, released in 1985. [more]

16/07/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan delves into Gmail, Oyster card cracks and iPhone apps. [more]

16/07/2008: Auckland Story - Tea Culture
Sapna Samant continues her series exploring the tea culture of Auckland. In this episode she makes masala chai in her kitchen. [more]

16/07/2008: Science Story - Survival Strategies in Antarctica
Melianie Raymond studies Antarctic nematodes, and chairs the NZ Youth Steering Committee for the International Polar Year. [more]

16/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Reg Boorman and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

16/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Reg Boorman and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

17/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Can one's own mortality stimulate the appetite? [more]

17/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written
And for Bill Frey-McLean of Otara, Southland, it's the live version of U2's 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'. [more]

17/07/2008: Your Place - Mangakino
Situated in the heart of the Waikato, Mangakino borders the western shores of Lake Maraetai on the Waikato River. [more]

17/07/2008: Real Estate Guru
Stefan Swanepoel's described as one of the leading gurus of US real estate. [more]

17/07/2008: Guitar Hero
Gilby Clarke was in Guns N' Roses. He also played guitar for the MC5 , Nancy Sinatra, Heart and Rockstar: Supernova. [more]

17/07/2008: He Rourou for 17 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit, who played for the Southern Steel netball team in the ANZ championship. [more]

17/07/2008: Feature Album
9 to 5 and Odd Jobs was an album released by Dolly Parton in December 1980. [more]

17/07/2008: The Arts Report
The stars of the Royal NZ Ballet's Romeo and Juliet; and some troubled time poetry from the Belfast Touring Poets Group. [more]

17/07/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Our correspondent visits the Thar Show where local marksmen and women have been scoping out the latest trends in the sport. [more]

17/07/2008: Science Story with Veronika Meduna
Joe Trodahl, a principal investigator at the MacDiarmid Institute talks Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. [more]

17/07/2008: Tha Panel (Part 1)
Emily Perkins and Irene Gardiner join Jim with licence to opine and rant. [more]

17/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Irene Gardiner and Emily Perkins join Jim and get their teeth into some pithy subjects. [more]

18/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
'One tree Hill'. Off the Joshua Tree album by U2 chosen by Andrew Curtis. [more]

18/07/2008: Where's My Gallatone Guitar
A country music legend is singing the blues after his much-loved guitar was seized for an unpaid fine. [more]

18/07/2008: Sports Story with Steven Hewson
Shane Warne Musical- Dare we say more, we do. [more]

18/07/2008: He Rourou 18 July 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Southern Steel netballer, Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit. [more]

18/07/2008: Weekend Weather
The weekend outlook. [more]

18/07/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Slow-roast pork with sauteed potatoes, roast fennel + wilted greens. [more]

18/07/2008: What's On
What to do around New Zealand this weekend. [more]

18/07/2008: When the Siren Goes - Episode 2 - Earthquakes
This episode in Radio New Zealand's major civil defence series focuses on what many Wellingtonians worry about. [more]

18/07/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Neil Miller and Richard Langston. [more]

18/07/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Neil Miller and Richard Langston. [more]

21/07/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Steve Wrigley
He is this years winner of the Billy T James award for comedy. [more]

21/07/2008: Level Crossings
Level crossings in the South Island have been rated as some of the worst in New Zealand. [more]

21/07/2008: Maori Language Week
Matai Smith joins us for our 'Ma Tatou' segment helping to celebrate Maori Language week. [more]

21/07/2008: He Rourou for 21 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Huinga Reo about playing the tall Jamaican goal shoot Romelda Aitkin. [more]

21/07/2008: Feature Author - Al Lester
His new book is called"Off the Track". [more]

21/07/2008: This Way Up Feature - Oats
Everything you've always wanted to know about Oats. [more]

21/07/2008: Science Story
The plight of Hector's dolphins. [more]

21/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Don Donovan. [more]

21/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Don Donovan. [more]

22/07/2008: Asian Report 22 July 2008
Jason Moon has a homegrown Asian comedy story about Film Director Roseanne Liang, and her latest work, Take 3. [more]

22/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Are there too many signs on the roads? [more]

22/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Annies Song by John Denver. [more]

22/07/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1967
Was This The Best Top 10 Ever? [more]

22/07/2008: Great Green Globs
Dr Tina Summerfield is on a mission. [more]

22/07/2008: Ma Tatou - Matai Smith
Maori language week. [more]

22/07/2008: He Rourou 22 July 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Southern Steel netballer, Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit. [more]

22/07/2008: Feature Album - HIStory - Michael Jackson
It is the best-selling multiple-disc album of all-time, with eighteen million copies (36 million units) sold worldwide. [more]

22/07/2008: Tune Your Engine - Professor Bob Williamson
What science is still learning about umbilical cord blood indicates its potential could be enormous. [more]

22/07/2008: Environment Story
Natural history writer Alison Ballance revisits Campbell Island. [more]

22/07/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Linley Boniface and John Barnett. [more]

22/07/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Linley Boniface and John Barnett. [more]

23/07/2008: Jim's Essay
Send us your jokes. [more]

23/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Matthew Whittington it is 'The Rain the Park and other Things' by The Cowsills. [more]

23/07/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

23/07/2008: Attention Deficit Disorder
Parents in the United States are being warned to limit their children's exposure to background television, after research showing the negative effect it has on young childrens' development. [more]

23/07/2008: Maori Language Week
Matai Smith joins us for our 'Ma Tatou' segment, celebrating Maori Language week. [more]

23/07/2008: He Rourou for 23 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to renowned Maori musician Ruia Abraham. [more]

23/07/2008: Feature Album - Surfing with the Alien
Joe Satriani's second album, was released in 1987 and reinforced his reputation as a top rock guitarist. [more]

23/07/2008: Virtual World
With Simon and Marie Young from iJump.co.nz [more]

23/07/2008: Auckland Story - Tea Culture
Sapna Samant explores the tea culture of Auckland. In the final episode she visits Tea Culture on K'Rd in Auckland. [more]

23/07/2008: Science Story
Dacia Herbulock talks to researchers trying to uncover the causes of allergies by taking a closer look at carbohydrates. [more]

23/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Michelle Boag and David Slack. [more]

23/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Michelle Boag and David Slack. [more]

24/07/2008: Jim's Essay
It has become fashionable to mock Chinese engagement with English. [more]

24/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Tom Greaves the best song ever written is Soldier Blue by Buffy Sainte Marie. [more]

24/07/2008: Your Place
Today we head down to a vibrant town that captivates all who enter its portals, Clyde in Central Otago. [more]

24/07/2008: Cricket Animation
One of the biggest changes in cricket could be coming thanks to technology devised by a Dunedin animation company. [more]

24/07/2008: Ma Tatou
We continue our 'Maori Language Week' celebrations 'Ma Tatou' and welcome back Maori broadcaster Matai Smith. [more]

24/07/2008: He Rourou for Thu 24 Jul
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Ruia Aperehama about deserting his staunch Christian upbringing. [more]

24/07/2008: Feature Album
A Northern Soul was the second album by English rock band, The Verve. [more]

24/07/2008: Arts Report
When is art pornography? In this week's arts segment with Lynn Freeman - she sets out to answer that question. [more]

24/07/2008: Christchurch Story
Katy Gosset finds out that the sight of SUVs and station wagons may be giving way to transport of the two-wheeled type. [more]

24/07/2008: Environment Report
Amelia Nurse talks to Gemma McGratha about Music for Mauis, it's a CD aimed at raising awareness about Mauis dolphins. [more]

24/07/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Kevin Milne and Jon Bridges join Jim to discuss the hot topics of the day. [more]

24/07/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Kevin Milne and Jon Bridges join Jim to get their teeth into some current issues. [more]

25/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Emma White the best song ever written is 'Wake Up' by Arcade Fire off the album Funeral. [more]

25/07/2008: New Zealand Live
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tama Waipara Joins Jim for New Zealand Live. [more]

25/07/2008: Dinosaur Extinction
Did asteroids really wipe out the dinosaurs? Or was a super volcano, or a gamma ray to blame? Jim asks geologist Shanan Peters. [more]

25/07/2008: Sports Story
Murray Williams Gives a run down of this weekends sporting action, including the All Blacks test, Champions Trophy and Olympics. [more]

25/07/2008: He Rourou for Fri 25 July 2008
Singer Ruia Aperehama says in his time of need, Pakeha helped him, not Maori. [more]

25/07/2008: Weekend Weather
The Metservice is officially described the weekend weather as a rapidly intensifying sub tropical depression. [more]

25/07/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Allyson Gofton will help you recycle bits and pieces in and around the kitchen and she has great ideas for leftovers in winter. [more]

25/07/2008: Ma Tatou
The final day for our 'Maori Language Week' celebrations with our 'Ma Tatou' segment joining us is Matai Smith. [more]

25/07/2008: When the Siren Goes
Jerome Cvitanovich brings us the third episode in our major series about civil defence. [more]

25/07/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Jeremy Elwood and Nicky Pellegrino join Jim on the panel to talk about the pressing issues of the day. [more]

25/07/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Jeremy Elwood and Nicky Pellegrino join Jim to discuss the important issues. [more]

28/07/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Richard Hall
A man whose life has revolved around the planets and a study of the heavens. [more]

28/07/2008: Cyber Bullying
Hannah Lobb has just returned from England, where she attended the UN's International Youth Advisory Congress. [more]

28/07/2008: Viking Outrage
A sculpture of a ten-metre tall Viking, is being challenged on the grounds it's not a Viking at all! [more]

28/07/2008: He Rourou for 28 July 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to reknowned Maori musician Ruia Abraham. [more]

28/07/2008: Author Slot - Scott Bainbridge
His new book,"Still Missing"is a follow up to his book"Without Trace". [more]

28/07/2008: This Way Up Feature - Handbags
Today the history of the handbag. [more]

28/07/2008: Science Report
A new wound-healing gel made from squid. [more]

28/07/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Ian Wishart and Tony Doe. [more]

28/07/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Ian Wishart and Tony Doe. [more]

29/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Malcolm Pollock chooses todays best song, Ballerina from Van Morrison. [more]

29/07/2008: Reeling in the Years
Today on Reeling in the Years is New Zealand radio veteran Peter Macillwaine. [more]

29/07/2008: Northland Flooding
MetService forecasters say the 15 hours from 3pm today to 6am tomorrow will see heavy sustained rain falls. [more]

29/07/2008: Edible Gardens
Rising food costs and a desire for a simpler way of life are said to be behind the advent of edible gardens. [more]

29/07/2008: He Rourou for 29 July
In He Rourou today Ruia tells Ana Tapiata, whether it's beating an addiction or chasing a dream, don't give up. [more]

29/07/2008: Tune Your Engine
Health Writer Ray Moynihan talks to Jim about his new book ,"10 Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor". [more]

29/07/2008: Science Story
And now, in our science story - chemical finger printing. [more]

29/07/2008: The Panel ( Part 1 )
Todays panelist is Richard Griffin. [more]

29/07/2008: The Panel ( Part 2 )
Todays Panelist is Richard Griffin. [more]

30/07/2008: Jims Essay
How advertising can change even the biggest habits. [more]

30/07/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Peter Bersani has choosen"Ripple"from"American Beauty by The Grateful Dead. [more]

30/07/2008: Link 3 for 30 July 2008
Did you guess the link? [more]

30/07/2008: Alzheimer's Sufferers Given Hope
By the age of 85, one in four people will have a form of dementia. [more]

30/07/2008: Smashing Weather
Households on the East Cape and in northern Hawke's Bay have lost power as a result of the storm which is battering the region. [more]

30/07/2008: He Rourou 30 July 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Erima Henare at the recent launch of the first Maori-to-Maori Dictionary. [more]

30/07/2008: Feature Album - Play by Moby (1999)
Richard Melville Hall, also known as Moby is an American DJ , singer-songwriter and musician. [more]

30/07/2008: Virtual World - Debbie Mayo-Smith
New Zealand's email and Internet marketing queen. Can the iphone really help you? [more]

30/07/2008: David Steemson Story
Auckland's National Maritime Museum, is polishing up its profile. [more]

30/07/2008: Health - Dacia Herbulock
In our Health Story today - why is cancer so difficult to cure? [more]

30/07/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Chris Trotter and Joanne Black. [more]

30/07/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Chris Trotter and Joanne Black. [more]

31/07/2008: Jim's Essay
The advice of the ages and the sages. [more]

31/07/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Duncan McMillan of Akaroa it is"Nobody Knows You When You Are Down And Out"performed by the Chad Mitchell Trio. [more]

31/07/2008: Your Place - Warkworth
Today we visit Warkworth, centre of the fast growing Rodney district and just 60 kilometres north of our largest urban area. [more]

31/07/2008: Hastings Mayor - Lawrence Yule
Lawrence Yule has just been named president of Local Government New Zealand. [more]

31/07/2008: Stormy Weather - Environment Canterbury
Environment Canterbury civil defence team spokesman James Thompson. [more]

31/07/2008: He Rourou for 31 July 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ripowai Higgins at the recent launch of the first Maori-to-Maori online dictionary. [more]

31/07/2008: Feature Album - West Side Story
A West End revival began its season last week at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London. [more]

31/07/2008: Arts Report
American film director Ira Sachs, and a new play 'Black Tuesday', currently at Wellington's Bats Theatre. [more]

31/07/2008: Christchurch Story - National Doll and Bear Show
Katy Gosset finds herself surrounded by porcelain body parts and well dressed teddy bears. [more]

31/07/2008: Environment story - Natural Hazards Management Conference
Amelia Nurse talks to two scientists about developments in forecasting severe weather and floods. [more]

31/07/2008: The Panel ( Part1)
Gary McCormick and Bomber Bradbury join Jim on the panel today to discuss the pressing issues. [more]

31/07/2008: The Panel ( Part2)
Gary McCormick and Bomber Bradbury join Jim on the panel today to dissect some of today's hot topics . [more]

01/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
The best song ever written for Alex Shemansky is"Miserere"- composed by Gregorio Allegri. [more]

01/08/2008: New Zealand Live
Kiwi expat Jan Preston the"Queen of Boogie Woogie Piano"Joins Jim for New Zealand Live today. [more]

01/08/2008: China Internet
Despite assurances of media freedom at the Beijing Olympics, blocks remain in place on Internet sites. [more]

01/08/2008: Sports Story
Stephen Hewson and Murray Williams give the weekend sports run down including the All Blacks test and Beijing Olympics. [more]

01/08/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt joins Jim to give us the weather out look for this weekend. [more]

01/08/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Award winning food writer and broadcaster, Julie Biuso joins Jim on Fresh Fast Food - Fish Parcels, Steamed John Dory. [more]

01/08/2008: When the Siren Goes
Jerome Cvitanovich bring us the fourth episode in our major series about civil defence. [more]

01/08/2008: The Panel ( Part1)
Deborah Hill Cone and Simon Pound Join Jim on the panel and they get to the center of some pressing issues. [more]

01/08/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Deborah Hill Cone and Simon Pound join Jim on the panel today as they get their teeth into some important subjects. [more]

04/08/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Ali Harper
An accomplished musician with her own five piece Jazz Band, a singer, dancer and an Actress. [more]

04/08/2008: K2 Disaster in Pakistan
At least 11 people have perished in what's being described as the worst day in mountineering, after an avalanche on K2. [more]

04/08/2008: Nature Knowledge
A new survey in the UK shows children there have lost touch with the natural world. [more]

04/08/2008: He Rourou for 4 August 2008
In He Rourou today Pou Temara tells Ana Tapiata that everything has genesis from the gods. [more]

04/08/2008: Author Slot - Peta Matthias
Her book"Can we help it if we're fabulous?" [more]

04/08/2008: This Way Up Feature - Rubik's Cube
Simon Morton from This Way Up with a story on that amazing 80's puzzle - the Rubik's Cube. [more]

04/08/2008: Science Story - Water Dimers
About one in every thousand water vapor molecules bonds with another creating a new complex. [more]

04/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Rosemary McLeod and Jock Anderson. [more]

04/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Rosemary McLeod and Jock Anderson. [more]

05/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Norman Sellen of West Auckland the best song ever written is '4 Strong Winds' - Neil Young. [more]

05/08/2008: Reeling in the Years
We go back 27 years to August 1981, co hosting the countdown with Jim is former Radio With Pictures host - Karyn Hay. [more]

05/08/2008: Mental Health
NZ welfare agencies are being urged to embrace innovative sports and arts programmes for improving mental health. [more]

05/08/2008: The Lakes - Power Crisis
The official power saving campaign ended last weekend, but levels in south Canterbury's key hydro lakes remain low. [more]

05/08/2008: He Rourou for 5 August 2008
Pou Temara tells Ana Tapiata that it's a very good sign that Maori language can be used to explain the Maori language. [more]

05/08/2008: Feature Album
All Together Now is the 1972 album from British band Argent - founded by keyboardist Rod Argent, formerly of The Zombies. [more]

05/08/2008: Tune Your Engine
Natural Remedies - fact or fiction - who should we believe? Joining Jim is Dr Shaun Holt - who's a NZ medical doctor\researcher. [more]

05/08/2008: Science Story
We hear from a group of sports scientists whose focus is on extreme performance and endurance. [more]

05/08/2008: The Panel (Part1)
John Bishop and Ali Ikram join Jim on the panel today, they talk nut oil and the F-word. [more]

05/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
John Bishop and Ali Ikram join Jim on the panel today to dissect subjects of great importance. [more]

06/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Norman Sellen of West Auckland the best song ever written is '4 Strong Winds' - Neil Young. [more]

06/08/2008: The Great Link 3 Music Quiz
We are looking for a connection between performers today, a commonality between the people singing the songs. [more]

06/08/2008: Reeling in the Years
We go back 27 years to August 1981, co hosting the countdown with Jim is former Radio With Pictures host - Karyn Hay. [more]

06/08/2008: Mental Health
NZ welfare agencies are being urged to embrace innovative sports and arts programmes for improving mental health. [more]

06/08/2008: Early Pakeha Scull Investigated
Speculation a Pakeha woman wandered the Wairarapa decades before Captain Cook discovered NZ has been rejected by experts. [more]

06/08/2008: The Brain Bee Challenge
16 year old Stephen Mackereth has been named New Zealand's brightest Brain Bee at the Queensland Brain Institute. [more]

06/08/2008: He Rourou for 6 August 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks with Te Taka Keegan, a long time advocate of Maori language in technology. [more]

06/08/2008: Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan
Free Parking Information; Scrabulous game back on Facebook; Bits and Bobs; Site of the Week: knol.google.com. [more]

06/08/2008: Auckland Story - David Steemson
Auckland Zoo is backing the breeding of Anatolian Sheep dogs in South Africa to stop the demise of cheetahs there. [more]

06/08/2008: Environment Story with Dacia Herbulock
Stormwater - we trace one urban catchment from bush-clad stream to concrete spillway. [more]

06/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Tim O'Brien and Graham Bell. [more]

06/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Tim O'Brien and Graham Bell. [more]

07/08/2008: Jims Essay
How well do you think you think? [more]

07/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Sam Robinson has chosen As Long As I Can See The Light- Creedence Clearwater Revival. [more]

07/08/2008: Your Place - Balclutha
Your Place is where we take you to the depths of New Zealand. Today, the river town. [more]

07/08/2008: Sports Story
The battle between Sonny Bill Williams and his former Bulldogs bosses is expected to ratchet up a notch or two tonight. [more]

07/08/2008: He Rourou 7 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Hana O'Regan, a Maori language commissioner, Ngai Tahu language advocate and mother of two. [more]

07/08/2008: Feature Album 7 August 2008
The Nightfly - Donald Fagan (1982) [more]

07/08/2008: The Arts Report 7 August 2008
Simon Morris wonders why our award winning short films are so hard to find at home. [more]

07/08/2008: Katy Gosset Story 7 August 2008
Robin Judkins, best known for creating the Coast to Coast Endurance Race has embarked on a new career as an artist. [more]

07/08/2008: Health Story 7 August 2008
Amelia Nurse talks to Lois Easton from the housing research consortium Beacon Pathway. [more]

07/08/2008: The Panel - Part 1
Today with, Gordon McLaughlin and Barry Corbett. [more]

07/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
Today with, Gordon McLaughlin and Barry Corbett. [more]

08/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Kevin Bateman has chosen Peter Cape's Down the Hall on a Saturday Night. [more]

08/08/2008: Could the Recession be Good for the Environment?
Governments are hurriedly ditching environmental policies like carbon-trading schemes and fuel and congestion taxes. [more]

08/08/2008: Sports Story - Live from Bejing
Countdown to the Bejing Olympics - 08-08-08. [more]

08/08/2008: He Rourou for 8 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Harata Williams, at the recent signing of the Terms of Negotiations between Ngai Tuhoe and the Crown. [more]

08/08/2008: Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

08/08/2008: What's On - Part 1
Jim Mora lets you know...What's On. [more]

08/08/2008: What's On - Part 2
Jim Mora lets you know...What's On. [more]

08/08/2008: Fresh Fast Food with Lois Daish
Small producers v small retailers. [more]

08/08/2008: When The Siren Goes - Part 5
When The Siren Goes - focusing on the massive snowstorm of 2006 which felled power lines and cut communication in Canterbury. [more]

08/08/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Jeremy Wells and Jane Clifton [more]

08/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Jeremy Wells and Jane Clifton. [more]

11/08/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Suzie MonCrieff
She turned a simple promotion for a Nelson Art Gallery into one of our biggest cultural and fashion experiences. [more]

11/08/2008: Peter Yealands
Local Marlborough legend Peter Yealands on his new 'green' vineyard. [more]

11/08/2008: Olympic Update
A snapshot on Kiwis in action today at the Olympic Games today. [more]

11/08/2008: He Rourou for 11 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks with Tuhoe elder Pou Temara about being over the moon about a memorable event. [more]

11/08/2008: Author Slot - Ted Simon
He penned the classic Jupiter's Travels, described as the best motorcycle travel book every written. [more]

11/08/2008: This Way Up Feature - Funky Chicken Farm Finale
This Way Up's final episode of the Funky Chicken Farm. [more]

11/08/2008: Science Story - ADHD
Dione Healey's research focuses on developing brain training exercises to help children with ADHD. [more]

11/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests David Farrar and Julia Hartley Moore. [more]

11/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests David Farrar and Julia Hartley Moore. [more]

12/08/2008: Jason Moon's Asian Report
Olympics Games Watch. [more]

12/08/2008: Asian Report - Olympic Opener
Our Asian Affairs Producer Jason Moon celebrated the Olympic Opening with the local community at the Northcote Shopping Centre. [more]

12/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
`Welcome to my World', by John Grennell. [more]

12/08/2008: Reeling In The Years: Jonny Douglas - 1963
The birth of 'popular' music on the radio - The Sunset Show. [more]

12/08/2008: Paua Industry Loosing Millions
The latest bust by Fisheries officiers has uncovered an alleged family-run paua poaching ring. [more]

12/08/2008: He Rourou 12 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Pou Temara at the recent signing of the Terms of Negotiations agreement between Ngai Tuhoe and the Crown. [more]

12/08/2008: Feature Album - Roxy Music by Roxy Music (1972)
Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry is to be named a BMI Icon at the US performing rights organisation's annual London Awards. [more]

12/08/2008: Tune Your Engine 12 August 2008
Household crowding and the rise of close-contact infectious diseases. [more]

12/08/2008: Science Story 12 August 2008
Understanding memory loss in Alzheimer's Disease. [more]

12/08/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Josie McNaught and Joel Tobeck. [more]

12/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Josie McNaught and Joel Tobeck. [more]

13/08/2008: Jim's Essay
From Science Codex online, some new research about how to win a general election. [more]

13/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Norrie Knight from Christchurch the best song ever written is The Hollies 'He Aint Heavy He's My Brother'. [more]

13/08/2008: Link3
In our music quiz Today, All three song titles mention Olympic sports - Stars Of Track And Field, Boxers and Sailing. [more]

13/08/2008: Lakes Warning - Toxic Timebombs
An international water quality expert is warning our lakes are at risk of turning into toxic time bombs. [more]

13/08/2008: He Rourou for Wed 13 August
Ana Tapiata talks to him about the great occasion talks with Tame Iti about the Crown-Tuhoe Terms of Negotiation. [more]

13/08/2008: Feature Album
Today's Feature album is Brothers and Sisters, a 1973 album by The Allman Brothers Band. [more]

13/08/2008: Virtual World - E-Hatred
ee Strikes and Your Out- download material from copyright infringes at your peril and E-hatred. [more]

13/08/2008: Auckland Story - 'Our Street'
'Our Street' a community theatre performance, funded by Auckland City Council and stars many ethnic performers. [more]

13/08/2008: Science Story - Naturally Occurring Emulsions
Kate McGrath takes a look at the way molecules in naturally occurring emulsions organize themselves. [more]

13/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Irene Gardiner and Neil Miller join Jim on The Panel to address the pressing issues of the day. [more]

13/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Irene Gardiner and Neil Miller join Jim on The Panel today, drink limits, Olympic Image and Smokers are the subjects. [more]

14/08/2008: Jim's Essay
Should we just give up on the most common spelling eras? [more]

14/08/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Wendy Hawkey nominates 'Beds are Burning' by Midnight Oil. [more]

14/08/2008: Your Place - Frasertown
Our hosts today are Paul Wells, from the Frasertown Tavern, Lasina Bestford and Chrissy Hollanby. [more]

14/08/2008: Burglaries on the Rise
Christchurch's Inspector Gary Knowles says daylight robberies make up the majority of break-ins. [more]

14/08/2008: He Rourou for 14 August 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks to Tame Iti about the fighting staff that he gave to Michael Cullen. [more]

14/08/2008: The Arts Report
Simon Morris talks to TV and film producer Rachel Gardner, and Lynn Freeman talks with composer Ross Harris. [more]

14/08/2008: Katy Gosset Story 14 August 2008
Christchurch inventor Graeme Boddy created a new vessel to improve the old river tubing concept. [more]

14/08/2008: Science Story
Dacia Herbulock talks to one of the finalists for the MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year Award, Rebecca McLeod. [more]

14/08/2008: The Panel (part 1)
Today's panel guests are Chris Trotter and Sue Wells. [more]

14/08/2008: The Panel (part 2)
The second part of today's panel show with Chris Trotter and Sue Wells. [more]

15/08/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Carey Hablous with his choice Cucurrucucu Paloma. (Music removed for copyright) [more]

15/08/2008: NZ Live - Hammond Gamble
An encore performance from one of NZ's most respected blues vocalists and guitarists. [more]

15/08/2008: From North Africa To The Arakan
Alan McGregor Peart, Distinguished Flying Cross. His memoir will be launched this weekend."From North Africa To The Arakan". [more]

15/08/2008: Sports Story - Bejing Olympics
Stephen Hewson looks ahead to Super Saturday and talks with Cyclist Greg Henderson. [more]

15/08/2008: He Rourou for 15 August
Tuhoe elder, Te Uru McGarvey, at the recent signing of the Terms of Negotiations agreement between Ngai Tuhoe and the Crown. [more]

15/08/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
A look ahead at what to expect from the heavens over the weekend. [more]

15/08/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Martin Bosley
Grilled Pork Chop with White Beans, Fennel and Spicy Sausage; Parmesan Crusted Pilchards on toast. [more]

15/08/2008: When The Siren Goes - Part 6
Of all the natural hazards affecting the country, floods have had the most impact on the biggest number of people. [more]

15/08/2008: Wots On
A quick look at events going on around our fair land this weekend. [more]

15/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With guests Jeremy Ellwood and Joanne Black. [more]

15/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With guests Jeremy Ellwood and Joanne Black. [more]

18/08/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Julie Christie
She has grown into New Zealand's largest producer of Entertainment television. [more]

18/08/2008: Oz Super
Billions of dollars, locked up in Australian retirement funds are set to be released to Kiwis. [more]

18/08/2008: Natalie Crimp - Inventor
The science of how things work and why has always fascinated Natalie. And it's taking her places! [more]

18/08/2008: He Rourou for 18 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Whare/kohua Turuwhenua about the Maori prophet Rua Kenana. [more]

18/08/2008: Author Slot - Nicola McCloy
Her latest book, Made in New Zealand, is a pocket-sized page turner! [more]

18/08/2008: This Way Up Feature - Sharpening Scissors
Simon Morton from This Way Up finds a shortcut round the streets with a mobile scissor sharpener. [more]

18/08/2008: Environment Story - Albatrosses
Wildlife photographers Tui de Roy and Mark Jones have spent the past few years traveling the oceans in search of albatrosses. [more]

18/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Simon Pound and Amanda Millar. [more]

18/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Simon Pound and Amanda Millar. [more]

19/08/2008: Asian Report - NZ Kowiana Association
Today, Jason Moon explores the issues of Korean identity in Aotearoa. [more]

19/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Alan Rosling has chosen 'I Care' by John Hanlon. [more]

19/08/2008: Reeling In The Years: Phil Gifford - 1956
Phil Gifford was only 9 years old in 1956, but he still remembers the impact of Elvis clearly. [more]

19/08/2008: Schools Name and Shame Campaign
A new campaign to put the squeeze on parents who can't or won't cough up extra funds for their children's education. [more]

19/08/2008: Enid Blyton First in New Poll
Enid Blyton has been voted Britain's best-loved author in a new survey. [more]

19/08/2008: He Rourou for 19 August 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Kara Puketapu about the role of government servants in advancing Maori development. [more]

19/08/2008: Feature Album - The Healer by John Lee Hooker (1989)
A Grammy Award winning album also featuring Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt and Van Morrison. [more]

19/08/2008: Tune Your Engine 19 August 2008
Investigative reporter Ben Hills, shares the secrets of long life he found out about on the Mediterranean Island of Sardinia. [more]

19/08/2008: Science Story 19 August 2008
Geology in Paintings. Wellington artist Bob Kerr and Simon Lamb about Harold Wellman's life. [more]

19/08/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Graham Bell. [more]

19/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Graham Bell. [more]

20/08/2008: Jim's Essay
Jim scrabbles words and asks for some of your most attractive anagrams. [more]

20/08/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Pauline Wetton from Auckland has chosen"Je ne regrette rein"by Edith Piaf. [more]

20/08/2008: The Lost Ship the Centaur
After 65 years in an unmarked grave, there are calls for an official search to be launched for the hospital ship. [more]

20/08/2008: He Rourou for 20 August
Ana Tapiata talks to Tony Waho, about the impact of changes at kohanga reo level on total immersion primary schools. [more]

20/08/2008: Virtual World
Debbie Mayo-Smith with more great IT applications for your computing. [more]

20/08/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
David talks to Drag artists Buffy and Bimbo who appear in a cookery book called Cooking Doesn't have to be a Drag. [more]

20/08/2008: Science with Amelia Nurse
Looking at a new robotic kiwifruit picker. [more]

20/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Garry Moore and Richard Griffin. [more]

20/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Garry Moore and Richard Griffin. [more]

21/08/2008: Jims Essay
Are you short of time? [more]

21/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Shaun Fleet has chosen - I'm Leaving Now by Johnny Cash and Mearle Haggard. [more]

21/08/2008: Your Place - Darfield
Your weekly look into small town New Zealand. [more]

21/08/2008: How Much Do You Earn?
That pereniallly fascinating question is at the heart of a new website that's turning around the traditional taboo over salary. [more]

21/08/2008: Kiwis Ride For Gold At the Games
NZ BMX riders Sarah Walker and Marc Willers progressed comfortably through the opening stages of their competitions today. [more]

21/08/2008: He Rourou 21 August 2008
Te Oraiti Calcott, one of the women who helped start the kohanga reo early childhood education initiative. [more]

21/08/2008: Feature Album - Beatles White Album
One of the biggest albums of all time. [more]

21/08/2008: The Arts Report 21 August 2008
Lynn Freeman presents the story of a woman who faked her own death to join the man she loved in New Zealand. [more]

21/08/2008: Katy Gosset Story
We head to Christchurch to meet one of the world's top hotel receptionists. [more]

21/08/2008: Environment Story - Dacia Herblock
We meet a pair of tireless native plant enthusiasts who've spent almost a decade restoring a small patch of coast. [more]

21/08/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Brian Edwards and David Slack. [more]

21/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Brian Edwards and David Slack. [more]

22/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written -"Boots of Spanish Leather"
For Rob Dryfhout the best song ever written is Bob Dylan"Boots of Spanish Leather". [more]

22/08/2008: New Zealand Live - Leon Wharekura
Versatile singer Leon Wharekura showcases his musical talent this week on New Zealand Live. [more]

22/08/2008: Feature Story - Chinese Trail
The backers of a planned Otago-wide Chinese heritage trail are preparing to travel across the region this spring. [more]

22/08/2008: Feature Story 2 - Racism Reporting
A website has been launched today that will allow Canterbury students to lodge complaints of racial harassment. [more]

22/08/2008: He Rourou for Friday 22 August
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks with Te Oraiti Calcott about the need for young Maori graduates to be supported. [more]

22/08/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
A look ahead at what to expect from the heavens over the weekend. [more]

22/08/2008: Fresh Fast Food With Sean Marshall
Award winning chef Sean Marshall from the very a la mode Capital City destination, Mattahorn joins Jim for Fresh Fast Food. [more]

22/08/2008: Sports Story Live From Beijing
Moniqie Devereux and Stephen Hewson join Jim live from Beijing to give us the highlights of New Zealanders competing. [more]

22/08/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
David McPhail and Rosemary McLeod join Jim on the panel today to wax lyrical about pressing issues. [more]

22/08/2008: The Panel ( Part 2)
Rosemary McLeod and David McPhail join Jim on the panel to discuss the burning topics of the week. [more]

25/08/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Ian Hughes
He's featured in Lord of The Rings and made the obligatory appearance on Shortland Street. [more]

25/08/2008: Danny Lee
At just 18-years old, New Zealander Danny Lee has become the youngest person to win the US Amateur Open. [more]

25/08/2008: PD Pies
Taranaki PD workers are putting their weight behind a petition demanding that pies be taken off their daily menu. [more]

25/08/2008: He Rourou for 25 August 2008
Ana Tapiata caught up with Parihaka elder Te Whero o te Rangi Bailey just after she had put her signature to a document. [more]

25/08/2008: Author Slot - Kevin Biggar
His book is titled"The Oarsome Adventures Of A Fat Boy Rower". [more]

25/08/2008: This Way Up Feature - Preserving Video
Saving your old VHS treasures. [more]

25/08/2008: Science Story - Winemaking
Matthew Goddard tells Veronika Meduna that wine is the result of microbial evolution and competition for nutrients. [more]

25/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Anjum Rahman and Stephen Franks. [more]

25/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Anjum Rahman and Stephen Franks. [more]

26/08/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Angie'
Joanne Griffiths from Rotorua has chosen the Rollings Stones 'Angie'. [more]

26/08/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1985
Radio DJ James Daniels introduces the top hits from the year 1985. [more]

26/08/2008: Dave Gerrard
Former Olympic selector, Associate Prof David Gerrard says the New Zealand Olympic team in Beijing was too big. [more]

26/08/2008: Peter Leitch - The Mad Butcher on the Sav
The Mad Butcher on the history of the Sav in NZ - and why is it disappearing from our Kiwiana menus. [more]

26/08/2008: He Rourou for 26 August 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Mark Te One, one of the Ati Awa negotiators for Taranaki Whanui. [more]

26/08/2008: Feature Album - Crime of the Century
Crime of the Century is the third album by the progressive rock band Supertramp, released in 1974. [more]

26/08/2008: Tune Your Engine - Deborah Colson
Co-author of 'Optimum Nutrition for Your Child: Maximise Your Child's Potential'. [more]

26/08/2008: Asian Report - NZ Film 'Apron Strings'
Jason Moon talks to three women involved with the New Zealand feature film Apron Strings. [more]

26/08/2008: Science Story - Conservation Ecologist Mick Clout
Mick Clout, a conservation ecologist at the University of Auckland and how science can help the efforts to save kakapo. [more]

26/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Michelle Boag and Bomber Bradbury discuss internet suppression, transport cost and other topics of the day. [more]

26/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
More from todays panelists Michelle Boag and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

27/08/2008: Thought For The Day
If you want to con someone, what you need is a face people instantly trust. [more]

27/08/2008: Link3 - The Great Weekly Music Quiz
We're seeking similarities between our first three songs. [more]

27/08/2008: 1969 Jennifer Beard Murder Case
New evidence gives suspect a surname in 25 year old Jennifer Beard's murder case. [more]

27/08/2008: Miner's Pie a Gold Mine
With a bit of enterprise, pie sales can take an up turn - despite an economic downturn. [more]

27/08/2008: He Rourou for 27 August 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks with Parihaka elder Rihari McLeod. [more]

27/08/2008: Virtual World - Paul Reynolds
One Laptop per child project in Niue; Aotearoa Peoples Network; Kiva. [more]

27/08/2008: Auckland Story with David Steemson
There are high expectations for the breeding season amongst the native stitch birds repatriated to Auckland's Waitakere ranges. [more]

27/08/2008: Science Story for 27 August 2008
Amelia Nurse checks out the Wellington Regional Science Fair. [more]

27/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With guests Jeremy Hansen and Paul Smith. [more]

27/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With guests Jeremy Hansen and Paul Smith. [more]

28/08/2008: Jim's Essay
The words in English that are used most. [more]

28/08/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Ross Macdonald of Waipawa has chosen 'Sink the Bismark' by Johnny Horton. [more]

28/08/2008: Your Place - Patea
This afternoon we make a whistle-stop tour of a famous coastal community in Southern Taranaki. [more]

28/08/2008: Northland Teeth
Northland District Health Board's oral health adviser Neil Croucher. [more]

28/08/2008: Driver Survey
The question of whether men or women are the better drivers has been answered in a survey by the Automobile Association. [more]

28/08/2008: He Rourou for 28 August 2008
In a first for the Treaty settlement process, the iwi of Taranaki have issued a statement of forgiveness for the Crown's wrongdoing. Ana Tapiata talks with Parihaka elder Rihari McLeod about his thoughts on the very innovative step. [more]

28/08/2008: Feature Album - 'Parklife'
Parklife is an album by English alternative rock band Blur, and came out in 1994. [more]

28/08/2008: Arts Report
A new home-grown comic and we head to Rockquest. [more]

28/08/2008: Christchurch Story
A visit to one of the city's police stations which is rich in history but short on space. [more]

28/08/2008: Science Story - Sex Life of Possums
Jenny Martin of the University of Melbourne studies the sex life of possums. [more]

28/08/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Josie McNaught and Niki Pelligrino. [more]

28/08/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Josie McNaught and Niki Pelligrino. [more]

29/08/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
'Jersusalem' from Last Night at the Proms. [more]

29/08/2008: The Wedding Planner
Some couples still pledge to love, honour and obey, for richer and for poorer. [more]

29/08/2008: Politics and Prayers
Alderman Greg Jarvis is keen to scrap the reciting of the Lord's Prayer. [more]

29/08/2008: He Rourou mo 29 Hereturikoka (August) 2008
In He Rourou today, the Agreement for the settlement of all historical treaty claims of Taranaki Whanui in Wellington. [more]

29/08/2008: Whats On
Whats On - where YOU are. [more]

29/08/2008: Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

29/08/2008: Fresh Fast Food
With Wellington food writer Lois Daish. [more]

29/08/2008: Sports Story - Murray Williams
Murray Williams with everything sporting a good old cheer. [more]

29/08/2008: NZ Society - The Vault
The Vault today features conversations about one of New Zealands most famous artists. [more]

29/08/2008: Panel - Part 1
With Wena Harawera and Jon Bridges. [more]

29/08/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Wena Harawera and Jon Bridges. [more]

01/09/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Geraldine Brophy
One of our most accomplished actors on stage and screen. [more]

01/09/2008: School Funds
Increasingly, government funding is falling short of basic school operating budgets. [more]

01/09/2008: Map Skills
Are online maps wiping out history? [more]

01/09/2008: He Rourou for 1 September 2008
Today, we hear part of the formal speech by Taranaki elder Rocky Hudson, who urged the people not to forget the past. [more]

01/09/2008: Author Slot - Lisa Dudson and Andrew King
Their book is"Create Wealth:The Complete Guide to Residential property investment in New Zealand." [more]

01/09/2008: This Way Up Feature - Dogs
Simon Morton with a This Way Up look at getting your dog to behave. [more]

01/09/2008: Environment Story - Eliminating Waste
What if instead of minimising waste, consumers and companies set out to eliminate the whole concept of waste? [more]

01/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests John Bishop and Michael Hurst. [more]

01/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests John Bishop and Michael Hurst. [more]

02/09/2008: Asian Report - Goodwill Games
Jason Moon talks with the Wellington Chinese Basketball community, at last month's Goodwill Games. [more]

02/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written - Paris, Texas
For Josee McClure the best song ever written is Paris, Texas by Gotan Project from the Lunatico CD. [more]

02/09/2008: Reeling in The Years 1958
Michael Woolfe is Reeling In The Years with his top picks from 1958. [more]

02/09/2008: Letter Lottery - Fight Against Spam
A study by a British computer scientist, suggests how much Spam you get may depend on the first letter in your e-mail address. [more]

02/09/2008: P House Testing
Unsuspecting homeowners and landlords risk costly clean up bills for properties contaminated by methamphetamine. [more]

02/09/2008: He Rourou for 2 September 2008
In He Rourou today, we hear some of Tiki Raumati's speech about love, war and brown pakehas. [more]

02/09/2008: Feature Album - Neil Young's Harvest
Today's feature album was the most eagerly awaited album of the year in 1972, Neil Young's - 'Harvest'. [more]

02/09/2008: Tune Your Engine - Real Weight Loss
Trimming Your Waistline today on Tune Your Engine with Doug Sellman, a Christchurch psychiatrist and expert in P addiction. [more]

02/09/2008: Science Story - Futuristic Robots
For the last decade or so, there's been growing interest in developing robots that can do service tasks. [more]

02/09/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Ali Ikram and Linley Boniface join Jim on the panel today. [more]

02/09/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Ali Ikram and Linley Boniface join Jim on the panel today. [more]

03/09/2008: Jim's Essay
A sample of what is on Jim's mind today. [more]

03/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Who Knows Where the Time Goes'
Peter McConnell of Auckland has chosen this track by Sandy Denny and Fairport Convention. [more]

03/09/2008: Link 3 - The Weekly Music Quiz
What is the thread running through these pieces of music. [more]

03/09/2008: Silent Epidemic
New figures show the number of New Zealanders claiming for work place hearing loss continue to soar. [more]

03/09/2008: All Blacks vs Samoa in Taranaki Tonight
Graeme Thorne comments on the big game to be played in New Plymouth. [more]

03/09/2008: He Rourou for 3 September 2008
Treaty Negotiations Associate Minister Shane Jones at the signing of the agreement to settle treaty claims of Taranaki Whanui . [more]

03/09/2008: Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan
New Google browser (Chrome), University of Sth California's 'Print-a-house' construction technology. [more]

03/09/2008: Auckland Story With David Steemson
The long legal battle over the future development of land near Long Bay Regional Park on the Northshore, may be over. [more]

03/09/2008: Environment Story - No Tillage Systems
To till or not to till? Definitely not, says John Baker, who's researched no tillage systems for 30 years at Massey. [more]

03/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Bomber Bradbury and Richard Griffin discuss poor loans and disruptive kids. [more]

03/09/2008: The Panel (Part2)
More from our panelists Bomber Bradbury and Richard Griffin on UFO's and is Google making us shallow? [more]

04/09/2008: Jim's Essay - Conscientiousness
Apparently the conscientious mind ages more slowly. Can mental acuity stave-off the ravages of nature's countdown? [more]

04/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Marion Egglestone of Kaiapoi, it's Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer sung by Dame Kiri te Kanawa. [more]

04/09/2008: Your Place - Balfour
Between the Hokonui Hills and Mataura River on the Waimea Plains, Balfour's having an economic renaissance with the dairy boom. [more]

04/09/2008: Emails and Texts
Some of what you've had to say. [more]

04/09/2008: Zoning Cheats
What would you do to get your kids into the right school and what are they prepared to do to stop you? [more]

04/09/2008: NZ Music Award Nominations
Sam Wicks, host of Radio NZ's The Music Mix, talks with Jim about the nominees and their music. [more]

04/09/2008: He Rourou for 04 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to two Taranaki elders at the signing of the agreement to settle all historical Whanganui-a-Tara Treaty of Waitangi claims by ancestors of Taranaki Whanui. [more]

04/09/2008: Feature Album - Fleet Foxes
By Fleet Foxes and a current global rave therefore presumably one to watch (or listen to). [more]

04/09/2008: Emails and Texts
Some of what you've had to say. [more]

04/09/2008: The Arts Report
Meet Laurence Olivier's son Richard who too loves the theatre and hear of a new play based on the short stories of Witi Ihimaera. [more]

04/09/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
We all know taxi drivers have the best tales of the city and Katy talks to the one with the most; after all, he's the eldest. [more]

04/09/2008: Science Story - Writing About Science
Bernard Beckett talks about his latest novel, Acid Song, and other books with a science theme. [more]

04/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
If it's au courant, it's fair game for David Farrar and Emily Perkins on The Panel. [more]

04/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Emily Perkins and David Farrar get to soap-box their gripes on The Panel. [more]

05/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Joe Hill - Paul Robeson
For France Cherry the Best Song Ever Written is Joe Hill - Paul Robeson. [more]

05/09/2008: New Zealand Live - The Shenanigans
A unique blend of Celtic/Irish music and traditional songs, we are pleased to welcome The Shenanigans to New Zealand Live. [more]

05/09/2008: Phoenix and Ferrymead
The Phoenix and the Ferrymead are returning to the railways, revitalised for a new generation of Wellington rail commuters. [more]

05/09/2008: Merry Xmas
Christmas is 111 sleeps away but already retailers are unveiling their ranges of yuletide fare. [more]

05/09/2008: He Rourou for Friday 5 September
Ana Tapiata talks with some of the children who traveled to Wellington for historical treaty claims. [more]

05/09/2008: Weekend Weather - Bob McDavitt
Weekend Weather with Metservice Weather ambassador, Bob McDavitt. [more]

05/09/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Sticky Pork Belly
Fresh Fast Food - with Palmerston North chef, Hester Guy..Today Sticky Pork Belly. [more]

05/09/2008: Sport Talk With Barry Guy
Barry gives us a sports run down including New Zealand's highest profile and highest paid international athletes. [more]

05/09/2008: New Zealand Society - Living and Working in Antarctica
In our NZ society slot, we're playing a seasonal documentary about the NZ experience of working in Antarctica. [more]

05/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Michelle Boag and Gordon McLaughan join Jim on the panel to wax lyrical over the pressing issues of the moment. [more]

05/09/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Michelle Boag and Gordon McLaughan join Jim on the panel to wax lyrical over the pressing issues of the moment. [more]

08/09/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Rebecca Caughey
She regularly works 12 hour days in what she freely admits is a labour of love. [more]

08/09/2008: Andrea Cochrane
Continuing Education Manager discusses the arts initiatives which form part of Adult Learners' Week. [more]

08/09/2008: The Superbug
A drug-resistant superbug that attacks healthy teenagers is ringing alarm bells for experts across the Tasman. [more]

08/09/2008: He Rourou for 8 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to chair of the Matatini organising committee Selwyn Parata. [more]

08/09/2008: Author Slot - Graham Hutchins
The book title is"Great New Zealand Railway Journeys". [more]

08/09/2008: This Way Up Feature - Re-corking Wine
South Australian company, Penfolds use the re-corking system to check how that treasured red is going and when to drink it. [more]

08/09/2008: Environment Story - A Marine Reserve
The 854 hectare Wellington reserve stretches from the old quarry to Houghton Bay. [more]

08/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Noelle McCarthy and Jock Anderson. [more]

08/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Noelle McCarthy and Jock Anderson. [more]

09/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Star Dust'
Delphine Parker from Sanson has chosen 'Star Dust' sung by Nat King Cole. [more]

09/09/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1974
Roger Gascoigne helps re-play the hits from September1974. [more]

09/09/2008: Auckland Bag Snatchers
Detective Senior Sergeant Stan Brown, head of Waitakere police CIB comments on a large number of these crimes in the city. [more]

09/09/2008: Kaka Reek Havoc on Nesting Boxes
Teenage Kaka parrots have been doing a lot of damage at the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary. [more]

09/09/2008: He Rourou for 9 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Selwyn Parata about next year's national Maori Performing Arts festival. [more]

09/09/2008: Tune Your Engine - Live-Donor Transplants
A discussion on kidney transplants with a man who has had a transplant and his donor. [more]

09/09/2008: Science Report - Peripatus
Scientist Dianne Gleeson spent months combing all parts of NZ as part of a major survey and genetic study of peripatus. [more]

09/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Chris Trotter and Neville Gibson. [more]

09/09/2008: The Panel - (Part 2)
More from todays panel, Chris Trotter and Neville Gibson. [more]

10/09/2008: Jim's Essay
We ask you for your favourite words and least-favourite expressions. [more]

10/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Bob McLellan of Upper Hutt it's The Beatles 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'. [more]

10/09/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

10/09/2008: Katie Wolfe
Director of the short film 'This Is Her', selected for the upcoming New York Film Festival. [more]

10/09/2008: Fight Against Graffiti
Community group 'Friends of Kirks Bush' are fighting back, any way they can. Nadene Bold joins us. [more]

10/09/2008: He Rourou for 10 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ngapo Wehi and Derek Lardelli about the changes to the national kapa haka competition. [more]

10/09/2008: Feature Album - I'll Be Lightning
I'll Be Lightning is the 2007 solo debut album by Liam Finn, a finalist for the NZ Album of the Year. [more]

10/09/2008: Virtual World
With Simon and Marie Young from iJump.co.nz. [more]

10/09/2008: Auckland Story
David Steemson tells us about the newly created five new suburbs on Auckland's North Shore. [more]

10/09/2008: Environment Story
Native bird numbers are on the rise in Wellington, and a number of species that haven't been seen for years are returning. [more]

10/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Joanne Black and Amanda Millar. [more]

10/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Joanne Black and Amanda Millar. [more]

11/09/2008: Thought For The Day
Should mis-spellings be tolerated for simplicity's sake? [more]

11/09/2008: Your Place for 11 September 2008
Doubtless Bay, Far North. We talk to locals Judith Garrett, Jenny Tombelson, and Kaye Dragicevich. [more]

11/09/2008: Has The Milk Bubble Burst?
An update on the state of the dairy industry with North Canterbury Federated Farmers President, Robert Borst. [more]

11/09/2008: Mystery Bodies Discovered In Hawkes Bay
Maori Seers (or Matakite) in Hawkes Bay sensed the presence of a number of buried bodies in the path of a proposed expressway. [more]

11/09/2008: He Rourou for 11 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks with Kaaterina Daniels, an elder from Rotorua who received the Kingi Ihaka award. [more]

11/09/2008: Arts Report for 11 September 2008
This week Lynn Freeman is in Christchurch for that city's writers festival. [more]

11/09/2008: Auckland's Classic Theatre
Noelle McCarthy visited The Classic recently to experience New Zealand comedy first hand. [more]

11/09/2008: Science Report for 11 September 2008
Veronika Meduna takes us on a guided tour of NIWA's taxonomic collection with researcher Shane Ahyong. [more]

11/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With guests Deborah Hill Cone and Tony Doe. [more]

11/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With guests Deborah Hill Cone and Tony Doe. [more]

12/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Today's nominator of the"Best Song Ever Written"is Min Sarginson of Min Sarginson Real Estate on Banks Peninsula. [more]

12/09/2008: NZ Live: Dave Dobbyn
Dave Dobbyn plays songs from his new album 'Anotherland'. [more]

12/09/2008: Stabproof Fabric
Agresearch in Lincoln have come up with a new wool based fabric that is stab and fireproof. [more]

12/09/2008: Dolphins
Napier Councillor Harry Lawson discusses Napiers Marineland and the death of Kelly the dolphin. [more]

12/09/2008: He Rourou for 12 September
Kaaterina Daniels is one of the winners at the annual Waka Toi Maori Creative Arts awards night. [more]

12/09/2008: Weekend Weather
A look at the weekends' weather prospects. [more]

12/09/2008: Wot's On
A roundup of events over the coming weekend. [more]

12/09/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Allyson Gofton with handy tips on how to make the most of leftovers. [more]

12/09/2008: Sports Story
The All Blacks are playing the Wallabies in Brisbane in the tri nations decider. That and other stories with Stephen Hewson. [more]

12/09/2008: NZ Society
Tim Graham's documentary on last years international tour of the Tower New Zealand Youth Choir. [more]

12/09/2008: The Panel (Part One)
Todays guests on the panel are Kevin Milne and Simon Pound. [more]

12/09/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
More from todays guests; Kevin Milne and Simon Pound. [more]

15/09/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Shane Cortese
He's a star himself, of stage and screen and is now touring the country with his own musical extravaganza. [more]

15/09/2008: Texting Parents
Students with cellphones are causing headaches for teachers whose lessons are being disrupted by parents calling or texting. [more]

15/09/2008: Sheep Shearers
New Zealand's sheep shearers are being encouraged to flock to Britain. [more]

15/09/2008: He Rourou for 15 September 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata caught up with Merimeri Penfold just after she had received her Creative N Z Waka Toi award. [more]

15/09/2008: Author Slot - Andrea Needham
Her book title is 'Courage at the Top - Igniting the leadrship fire'. [more]

15/09/2008: This Way Up Feature - Timeless Toys
Simon Morton from This Way Up with some Timeless Toys like the Etch-O-Sketch. [more]

15/09/2008: Science Report
Who will use the Large Hadron Collider? [more]

15/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Michael Deaker. [more]

15/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Michael Deaker. [more]

16/09/2008: Asian Report for 16 September 2008
Jason Moon our Asian Affairs Producers talks to the winner of the mens section at this year's Pasifika Fashion show. [more]

16/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
John McNeil joins us from Christchurch with his best song, amazing Grace performed by Judy Collins. [more]

16/09/2008: Reeling in the Years
Today's guest is former Radio D.J. Alan Ferris and the year is 1969. [more]

16/09/2008: O.J.Simpson Trial
Thirteen years after he was acquitted of murder, OJ Simpson is back in court defending himself against a possible life sentence. [more]

16/09/2008: He Rourou for 16 September 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Rangiteremauri Tari at the recent Waka Toi awards night to celebrate Maori arts. [more]

16/09/2008: Tune Your Engine - Elena Keith
High profile Auckland mother and career woman, whose life changed and was transformed after she became deaf at age 28. [more]

16/09/2008: Science with Veronica Meduna
In our science story - the first collection of writings by New Zealand's scientists. [more]

16/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The Panel with today's guests, Michelle A'Court and Neil Miller. [more]

16/09/2008: The Panel - (Part 2)
The Panel with today's guests, Michelle A'Court and Neil Miller. [more]

17/09/2008: Jim's Essay
How does music genre define it's listeners? [more]

17/09/2008: Driving Songs
What you listen to may effect your driving. [more]

17/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
David Southwick of Hamilton chooses Isa lei by Melenau Lynno. [more]

17/09/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more songs have something in common. [more]

17/09/2008: Link 3 (Part 2)
Part two of the quiz where 3 or more songs have something in common. [more]

17/09/2008: Freedom Camping
Peter Gordon of the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association explains the problems surrounding Freedom Camping. [more]

17/09/2008: International Wedding
Gan and Chen will be married in Hastings this weekend for an all-expenses-paid wedding to be televised to an audience of 330. [more]

17/09/2008: He Rourou for 17 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Dr Ngahuia Te Awekotuku and Ria Hall from the Maori board of Creative NZ, Te Waka Toi. [more]

17/09/2008: Feature Album - Diamond Life
Diamond Life is the debut album by the English group Sade, released in 1984. [more]

17/09/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan with the latest IT news including a laptop with a battery that could deliver all-day computing. [more]

17/09/2008: Auckland Story
Sapna Samanat on the Auckland Heritage Festival, which opens September 19. [more]

17/09/2008: Environment Story
We discovered long ago that honey is useful in helping wounds heal. Manuka seems to be more effective than any other honey. [more]

17/09/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Kevin List and Barry Corbett. [more]

17/09/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Kevin List and Barry Corbett. [more]

18/09/2008: Jim's Essay
Jim's Essay. [more]

18/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Tascha McLellan joins us from North Canterbury with the best song,"Eclipse"from Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd. [more]

18/09/2008: Your Place: Fox Glacier
Todays Your Place is Fox Glacier with our guides John Sullivan, Mike Browne and Kate Hodges. [more]

18/09/2008: Liquid Gold
A Christchurch Solvent company and an Invercargill engineering firm have got together to produce Liquid gold from human waste. [more]

18/09/2008: Wahine Auction
A flag washed ashore from the shipwrecked Wahine is up for auction tonight in Auckland, but not every-ones that happy about it. [more]

18/09/2008: He Rourou for 18 September 2008
Maori artists should be celebrated, according to musician Ruia Aperehama. [more]

18/09/2008: Feature Album: Chicago III
Chicago III was the third album by American rock band Chicago, released in 1971. [more]

18/09/2008: Arts Report with Lynn Freeman
This week Lynn Freeman talks with four members of Polynation ahead of tomorrow's Going West Festival in Auckland. [more]

18/09/2008: Fashion Week
Fashion Week organisers estimate that between 30 and 40 thousand people will pass through their Halsey St. HQ. [more]

18/09/2008: Science Story with Irene Quaile
And now, we take you north to Alaska, we're going north; the rush is on. An ice rush. [more]

18/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Today's guests are Richard Griffin and Sue Wells. [more]

18/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Today's guests are Richard Griffin and Sue Wells. [more]

19/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Wendy Helyer from the Bay of Plenty chooses David Gray's 'This Year's Love'. [more]

19/09/2008: NZ Live
Samoan born musician Natasha Urale Baker performs songs from her debut album 'Across an Ocean'. [more]

19/09/2008: Asthma and Paracetamol
A worrying link has been identified between asthma and the use of Paracetamol in children, according to a study released today. [more]

19/09/2008: Ozone Hole
The ozone hole over Antarctica is bigger this year than ever. Some fear it will expose us to dangerous levels of radiation [more]

19/09/2008: He Rourou for 19 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks with musician Ruia Aperehama about balancing pride with humility [more]

19/09/2008: Weekend Weather
A look at the weekends' weather prospects with Bob McDavitt. [more]

19/09/2008: Wot's On
A roundup of events over the coming weekend. [more]

19/09/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Recipes for the Spring season with Lois Daish. [more]

19/09/2008: Sports Story
The sporting calendar is crammed this weekend thanks to the Warriors hosting the Sydney Roosters tonight in an NRL playoff. [more]

19/09/2008: NZ Society
Jenny Macintyre goes into the Waipoua Forest at night, to see the giant kauri Tane Mahuta. [more]

19/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Richard Langston and Reg Boorman. [more]

19/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Richard Langston and Reg Boorman. [more]

22/09/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Elizabeth Whiting
Elizabeth has been designing and making costumes for dance, theatre and opera in New Zealand for the last twenty years. [more]

22/09/2008: Chocolate Secrets
The mysterious allure of choclolate is about to become less baffling. [more]

22/09/2008: He Rourou for 22 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Akuira Te Moana about a youth programme run in the heart of Tuhoe country. [more]

22/09/2008: Author Feature - Alan Sefton
The Book title is"The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake". [more]

22/09/2008: This Way Up Feature - Dolls
Dolls have been around for ages, they're one of our most popular and enduring kids toys. [more]

22/09/2008: Science Report
Veronika Meduna speaks to Phil Butler, a physicist at the University of Canterbury. [more]

22/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests John Bishop and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

22/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests John Bishop and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

23/09/2008: Asian Report for 23 September 2008
Jason Moon has just been down to Dunedin for the official opening of the 6.5 million dollar Chinese Garden. [more]

23/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Judith Baxter it is 'I Hope You Dance' sung by Leanne Womack. [more]

23/09/2008: Reeling In The Years
Today we travel back 42 years and take in the musical highlights and the memories of 1966 with Neil Collins. [more]

23/09/2008: L and P
World Famous in New Zealand was the catchphrase that put Paeroa on the map, but it's also landed local accountant Tony Coombe with a legal battle he'd rather not have. [more]

23/09/2008: Moa Study
Jamie Wood is part of a team that's won funding to research the Moa. [more]

23/09/2008: He Rourou for 23 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks with Keepa Munro about the Ngati Hine Health trust podiatry programme. [more]

23/09/2008: Feature Album - Genius Loves Company
2004 album by Ray Charles, the last album he completed before his death. Duets between Charles and a firmament of stars. [more]

23/09/2008: Tune Your Engine - Schizophrenia
We hear from a man who wrote about his personal experience of the condition, and we catch up on some research in Iceland. [more]

23/09/2008: Science Story
We go punting on the River Cam to meet some of the brightest minds at Cambridge University. [more]

23/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Peter Elliot and Janet Wilson. [more]

23/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Peter Elliot and Janet Wilson. [more]

24/09/2008: Noelles Essay
Spring time is here! [more]

24/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
"My Big Nurse"by Byrne and Eno off"Everything That Happens Happens Today". [more]

24/09/2008: Link 3
CD prize - The Black Seeds CD,"Into The Dojo". [more]

24/09/2008: Nocturnal Chirping Tree Frogs
The nocturnal chirping of tree frogs is causing consternation amongst residents of the Dunedin suburb of Waakeri. [more]

24/09/2008: Anorexia
Traditionally considered to be a"women's disease"is dramatically increasing in males. [more]

24/09/2008: He Rourou for 24 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Lisa McNabb, from Te Hauora o Te Hiku o Te ika Trust in Kaitaia, for Hauora Tane One Heart Many Lives. [more]

24/09/2008: Feature Album for 24 September 2008
18 - by Moby. [more]

24/09/2008: Virtual World with Paul Reynolds
One of the best cyber talkers around, Paul Reynolds, joins Noelle. [more]

24/09/2008: David Steemson Story
Auckland Museum is revealing what goes one behind the scenes with its"Secrets Revealed"exhibition. [more]

24/09/2008: Environment Story
In New Zealand, honey bees are responsible for pollinating crops ranging from kiwifruit to capsicums to tomatoes. [more]

24/09/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With David Slack and Irene Gardiner. [more]

24/09/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With David Slack and Irene Gardiner. [more]

25/09/2008: Noelle's Essay
what have you learned from the world of the cinema? [more]

25/09/2008: The Best Song Ever Written -"She's a Jar"- Wilco
For Stuart Hill the best song ever written is"She's a Jar"- Wilco's album"Summerteeth". [more]

25/09/2008: Your Place - Matakana
This week we are heading North of Auckland to the village of Matakana in The Rodney district. [more]

25/09/2008: Rotorua Rail
A renaissance in train travel has raised hopes of reinstating passenger services to tracks between Auckland and Rotorua. [more]

25/09/2008: Top Ten Movies of All Time
Filmmakers, critics and moviegoers have named The Godfather the greatest movie of all time, in a poll by Empire Magazine. [more]

25/09/2008: He Rourou For Thursday 25 September
Ana Tapiata talks with Lisa McNabb from Te Hoh-ora o Te Heeku o Te Eka about the"One heart - Many Lives"Mens programme. [more]

25/09/2008: Feature Album - Mazzy Star"She Hangs Brightly"
She Hangs Brightly was the first album by pop band Mazzy Star, released in 1990 after the demise of the original Opal. [more]

25/09/2008: Arts Report - Lynn Freeman
Lynn Freeman talks to a couple behind a new photography magazine, full of authentic, unmanipulated photos. [more]

25/09/2008: Christchurch Story - Katy Gosset
We drop in on the historic Wednesday J life drawing class, which has been running for 20 years. [more]

25/09/2008: Science Story - Richard Blaikie
In our science story Richard Blaikie finds out how to"see"things that are smaller than the wavelength of visible light. [more]

25/09/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
Michelle Boag and Brian Edwards join Noelle on the panel today to discuss all the hot topics of the day. [more]

25/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Michelle Boag and Brian Edwards join Noelle on the second half of the panel. [more]

26/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Mike Feeney from Upper Kaipara Harbour chooses Sinead O'Connor's 'Thank You For Hearing Me'. [more]

26/09/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Jacob Brown of Boulcott Street Bistro has a chat and shares some 'cooking-on-the-bone' recipes. [more]

26/09/2008: NZ Live
The truly international, New Zealand based Jews Brothers Band perform live. [more]

26/09/2008: The Republic of New Zealand
Departing MP Steve Maharey makes the case for New Zealand to look at becoming a Republic. [more]

26/09/2008: Gnarly National Parks
The Department of Conservation has proposed that six surf breaks become protected surfing reserves. [more]

26/09/2008: He Rourou for 26 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Lisa McNabb, from Te Hauora o Te Hiku o Te ika Trust in Kaitaia. [more]

26/09/2008: Wot's On
Find out about some of the events of the coming weekend. [more]

26/09/2008: Weekend Weather
A look at this weekend's weather prospects with Bob McDavitt. [more]

26/09/2008: Sports Story
Richard Wain goes through what's interesting in the sphere of sport. [more]

26/09/2008: NZ Society
Join off-shore oil industry workers at a Taranaki course in underwater helicopter escape techniques. [more]

26/09/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With David McPhail and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

26/09/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With David McPhail and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

29/09/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Theresa Gattung
Forbes Magazine listed her in 2006 at number 49 among the world's most powerful women. [more]

29/09/2008: Aspiring Air
After 40 years flying visitors into Milford Sound, Wanaka-based Aspiring Air has lost its landing rights. [more]

29/09/2008: E Day
About 1000 tonnes of toxic waste are expected to be diverted from landfills during a day dedicated to recycling old computers. [more]

29/09/2008: He Rourou for 29 September 2008
Ana Tapiata caught up with lactation consultant Ngaron/oa Kimura about their work in south Auckland. [more]

29/09/2008: Author Slot - Brian Edwards
The title is"Daddy Was A German Spy, And Other Scandals". [more]

29/09/2008: Science Report
Phil Burrows, a professor of accelerator physics at Oxford University, is a visiting Oxford fellow. [more]

29/09/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Richard Griffin and Ali Ikram. [more]

29/09/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Richard Griffin and Ali Ikram. [more]

30/09/2008: Asian Report for 30 September 2008
Jason Moon finds about the features of the new Dunedin Chinese Garden. [more]

30/09/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Long May You Run by Neil Young. [more]

30/09/2008: Reeling in the Years
Lloyd Scott takes you through the top ten of 1971. [more]

30/09/2008: John Denver is not Dead
Bevan Gardiner is the young man who is bringing John Denvers music back to life. [more]

30/09/2008: Professional Sumo - Busted Open
President of the Oceania Sumo Association, Martin Stirling explains. [more]

30/09/2008: He Rourou mo 30 September 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Kapareira Fred Holloway, from Te Kotuku ki te Rangi trust in Waitakere city. [more]

30/09/2008: Feature Album - Only By The Night
By US rock group Kings of Leon, they have claimed pole position in the UK's singles and albums charts. [more]

30/09/2008: Tune Your Engine - Dr Chris Perkins
Dementia - A New Zealand Guide - Learn about dementia, find out how to get help, and understand the role of the caregiver. [more]

30/09/2008: Science
And in our science story - schizophrenia and galactic expansion. [more]

30/09/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Chris Trotter and Jeremy Wells. [more]

30/09/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Chris Trotter and Jeremy Wells. [more]

01/10/2008: Jims Essay
The Times of London has weighed in on the debates about ditching the apostrophe from the English language. [more]

01/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Ruth McLean from Chrischurch nominates 'Silverdale' on Auckland artist Edmund Cake's 2004 CD 'Downtown Puff'. [more]

01/10/2008: Link 3
A sentimental hour on Link3 today, time-honoured songs, a gentle jukebox of some of the most popular music of the 20th century. [more]

01/10/2008: Croc Attack
A 62-year old Vietnam vet is missing , presumed dead after what's believed to be an attack by monster croc Charlie. [more]

01/10/2008: Foxton Fun
The de Molen Foxton Windmill is transformed into a giant joy ride,. [more]

01/10/2008: He Rourou for 01 Oct 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Sheridan Waitai from the Maori health service Whakawhiti Ora Pai. [more]

01/10/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media. [more]

01/10/2008: David Steemson's Auckland Story: Walking with Andy Smith
The Chairman of Walk Auckland Andy Smith walking with and talking to David Steemson. [more]

01/10/2008: Science Story with Veronica Meduna
Veronika Meduna talks to George Gibbs, an entomologist at Victoria University and the author of Ghosts of Gondwana. [more]

01/10/2008: The Panel part 1
Todays guests are Penny Ashton and Graham Bell. [more]

01/10/2008: The Panel part 2
Todays guests are Penny Ashton and Grham Bell. [more]

02/10/2008: Jim's Essay
"Disorder In The American Courts" [more]

02/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written - Good Vibrations
For David Reid the best song ever written is Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys. [more]

02/10/2008: Your Place - Hawea
Today we visit Hawea,15 kilometers east of Wanaka and still a largely undiscovered, untouched piece of NZ. [more]

02/10/2008: Asian Health
Eating disorders, sexual health and addiction have been highlighted as major problems affecting Christchurch's Asian population. [more]

02/10/2008: Lotto - What's it like to win?
In 2006, Geoff and Helen Henderson won $18 million with a ticket purchased in Kaeo, and their world was turned upside down. [more]

02/10/2008: He Rourou for Thursday 2 October
Ana Tapiata talks with Kapareira, about working for a social service agency that supports tangata whaiora to find housing. [more]

02/10/2008: Feature Album - Welcome Interstate Managers
Fountains of Wayne formed in 1996 and are best known for tracks like "Radiation Vibe" and "Stacy's Mom". [more]

02/10/2008: Arts Report - Lynn Freeman
We meet designer Barbara Drake and find the connection between an online jumble sale and contemporary New Zealand art. [more]

02/10/2008: Christchurch Story - Katy Gosset
It is the city's 20th Anniversary Model Train Show and some ten thousand hobbyists are expected. [more]

02/10/2008: Environment Story - E Day
"E-Day"is a nation-wide initiative to caution people about the dangers of e-waste and recycle old computers. [more]

02/10/2008: The Panel ( Part 1 )
Tony Doe and David Farrar join Jim on the panel today. [more]

02/10/2008: The Panel ( Part 2)
David Farrar and Tony Doe are the guest on the panel today. [more]

03/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Francis Mills of the Kapiti Coast singles out Delgirl's 'Ride' as the Best Song Ever Written. [more]

03/10/2008: NZ Live
Nathan King formerly of Zed, plays songs from his debut solo record 'The Crowd'. [more]

03/10/2008: David Kennedy
David Kennedy recalls 10 years at the helm of Destination Queenstown and looks forward to his future with Ngai Tahu Tourism. [more]

03/10/2008: Endosulphan
Endosulphan use by local bodies attracts criticism by the Greens. [more]

03/10/2008: He Rourou for 3 October 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Hohi Porima, one of the long-time staff of the Rotorua whanau health city, Tipuora. [more]

03/10/2008: Weekend Weather
A look at the weekend's weather prospects with Bob McDavitt. [more]

03/10/2008: Wot's On
Find out about some of the events of the coming weekend. [more]

03/10/2008: Fresh Fast Food
This week with Chris Fortune. [more]

03/10/2008: Sports Story
The NPC rugby quarterfinals, the NRL Grand Final and cricket umpire Billy Bowden who will officiate in India. [more]

03/10/2008: NZ Society
The Vault returns this week as Deb Nation descends the stairs down into the sound archive to pluck out moments from the past. [more]

03/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Gordon McLaughlin and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

03/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Gordon McLaughlin and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

06/10/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Tim Hawkey and Hazel Swanson
Who recently attended the United Space School in Houston Texas. [more]

06/10/2008: Peanut Power
Are schools going nutty over nuts? [more]

06/10/2008: Coal Rush
Pike River Coal hopes to have its mine in the Paparoa Range, north of Greymouth, at full production next year. [more]

06/10/2008: This Way Up Feature - Matchbox Cars
Those sturdy die-cast models that ended up in the attics and sandpits of many post-war childhoods. [more]

06/10/2008: Science Report - BioGro
Today, BioGro is New Zealand's leading organic certifier. [more]

06/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Josie McNaught and Jane Clifton. [more]

06/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Josie McNaught and Jane Clifton. [more]

07/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'The Teddy Bears Picnic'
Peter Lyford from Te Puke has chosen 'The Teddy Bears Picnic'. [more]

07/10/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1965
Chas Drader helps to count down the hits of October 1965. [more]

07/10/2008: PocketSmith - New Budgeting Software
PocketSmith - budgeting software from three young Dunedin entrepeneurs. [more]

07/10/2008: Straightjacket Fits to be Honoured
The iconic kiwi band will be, tomorrow night, inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame. [more]

07/10/2008: Tune Your Engine - Eating Disorders
Eating Difficulties Education Network (EDEN) coordinator Maree Burns. [more]

07/10/2008: Asian Report for 7 October 2008
Jason Moon attends the New Zealand Sri Lanka society's 10th Anniversary celebrations. [more]

07/10/2008: Science - Veronika Meduna
University of Otago's Mark Richards discusses hormones that protect the heart. [more]

07/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Todays guests are Michelle A'Court and Emily Perkins. [more]

07/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
More from the guests Michelle A'Court and Emily Perkins. [more]

08/10/2008: Jim's Essay
Are your opinions formed, or are you born with them? [more]

08/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Barry Read of Warkworth it's 'When You Walk in the Room' by the Searchers. [more]

08/10/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more famous songs have something in common. [more]

08/10/2008: Aftershock
Dave Neru has co-produced 'Aftershock', a tele-feature screening tonight detailing the very real risks of a natural disaster. [more]

08/10/2008: Man Drought
The Kapiti Coast is officially the man drought capital of New Zealand, but Statistics NZ is at a loss to explain why. [more]

08/10/2008: Feature Album - 'Rapture'
Rapture was the breakout 1986 album for rhythm and blues singer Anita Baker earning her two Grammy Awards in 1987. [more]

08/10/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan discusses how bloggers make money, and the Google mobile phone. [more]

08/10/2008: Auckland Story
David Steemson explores Auckland's dance festival Tempo '08 - 40 different dance groups with shows across half a dozen venues. [more]

08/10/2008: Environment Story
The Department of Conservation's John Sawyer visits Amelia Nurse's garden and sees weeds where they should not be. [more]

08/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Don Donovan and Deborah Hill-Cone. [more]

08/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Don Donovan and Deborah Hill-Cone. [more]

09/10/2008: Jim's Essay
The metronome of metropolitan life has sped up. [more]

09/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Geoff Canham nominates the Patti Smith version of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by Nirvana. [more]

09/10/2008: Your Place - Waihi
Welcome to Waihi, home to the open cast Martha Gold Mine, still producing gold 130 years on from it's first discovery. [more]

09/10/2008: Food Standards Australia New Zealand
FSANZ awaits overseas tests to see what levels of melamine, if any, have been found in fruit and vegetables imported from China. [more]

09/10/2008: Kaikoura Lights
The events of December 30th, 1978 continue to baffle UFO believers and sceptics. The unexplained 'lights' followed a freight plane as it made it's way along the Kaikoura coast. [more]

09/10/2008: Feature Album - 'Knee Deep in the Hoopla'
1985 saw the first album by Starship, the successor band to Jefferson Airplane and later to become Jefferson Starship. [more]

09/10/2008: Arts Report
Amy Howden-Chapman's one day sculpture creation, and Daniel Belton, whose dance films are in demand across Europe. [more]

09/10/2008: Christchurch Story - Top Barista
Cantabrians can count themselves lucky to have the country's top barista serving them - Luciano Marcoleno. [more]

09/10/2008: Science Story - The Underground Life of Plants
Veronika Meduna met microbiologist Simon Bulman and soil scientist Trish Fraser in the glasshouse at Crop and Food Research in Lincoln. [more]

09/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Kevin Milne and Joanne Black. [more]

09/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Kevin Milne and Joanne Black. [more]

10/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Mike Bradstock from Christchurch chooses Jimi Hendrix's 'Little Wing' as the Best Song Ever Written. [more]

10/10/2008: NZ Live - Greg Johnson
Greg Johnson plays a set including songs from his latest album 'Seven Day Cure'. [more]

10/10/2008: Transmission Gully
The Wellington City Council is threatening to pull support for Transmission Gully. [more]

10/10/2008: Christmas Spending
Young New Zealanders and those on middle incomes are already being warned to curb their Christmas spending. [more]

10/10/2008: Weekend Weather
A look at the weekend's weather prospects with Bob McDavitt. [more]

10/10/2008: Wot's On
Find out about some of the events of the coming weekend. [more]

10/10/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Alison Holst shares travel stories and her favorite recipe of all time. [more]

10/10/2008: Sports Story
The latest in sport discussed in detail with Murray Williams. [more]

10/10/2008: NZ Society - The Vault
In the Vault Deb Nation discovers a 1950s dramatisation full of very worthy notions. [more]

10/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Simon Pound and Gordon Campbell. [more]

10/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Simon Pound and Gordon Campbell. [more]

13/10/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Carolyn McLaughlin
Who possesses an unusual skill in that she is our preeminent foley artist. [more]

13/10/2008: Need a Budget?
If you don't have a budget, now more than ever is probably a good time to start thinking about one. [more]

13/10/2008: Ghostbusters
When home is the old Napier Prison, you can expect to hear a few things going bump in the night. [more]

13/10/2008: Author Slot - Bryan Gould
The book title is"Rescuing The New Zealand Economy - what went wrong and how we can fix it". [more]

13/10/2008: This Way Up Feature - Pesto
The manfacture of Pesto sauce. [more]

13/10/2008: Science Report
Unravelling the climate history stored in the world's glaciers. [more]

13/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Mary McCallum and Amanda Millar. [more]

13/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Mary McCallum and Amanda Millar. [more]

14/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Wrtten
Cry Me a River by Julie London, chosen by Tom Randles. [more]

14/10/2008: Reeling In the Years for 14 October 2008
Des Wilson takes you through the top ten in 1957. [more]

14/10/2008: Banking History in the Deep South
The Southland Building Society has been awarded a banking license, 139 years after it was set up in Invercargill. [more]

14/10/2008: Doe A Deer by Sarah MacDonald
Bushshirts, singlets, shorts and pants fitted and refined for the female form. [more]

14/10/2008: Feature Album -"No Other"By Gene Clark
Now a lost masterpiece, the album was dismissed upon its release as being overly indulgent. [more]

14/10/2008: Tune Your Engine - Back Pain
Acute lower back pain is a major health issue, it's one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. [more]

14/10/2008: Asian Report for 14 October 2008
Jason Moon our Asian Affairs producer finds out what's brewing, at a historic Indian corner dairy. [more]

14/10/2008: Science Story for 14 October 2008
And in our science story - the impact of a changing climate on people living in tropical mountain ranges. [more]

14/10/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With John Bishop and Richard Griffin. [more]

14/10/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With John Bishop and Richard Griffin. [more]

15/10/2008: Jim's Essay
Recession as a blessing. [more]

15/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Les Newman of Tawa chooses 'Telegraph Road' by Dire Straits. [more]

15/10/2008: Link 3
Our quiz where 3 or more songs have something in common. [more]

15/10/2008: Otago's New Stadium
Bev Butler says the Carisbrook Stadium Trust has misread the mood of the public. [more]

15/10/2008: Pigeon Problems
Squawks of protest have been the response to City Council plans to shoot pigeons in downtown Wellington. [more]

15/10/2008: Feature Album - Child is Father to the Man
'Child is Father to the Man' is the debut album by Blood, Sweat and Tears and was released in February of 1968. [more]

15/10/2008: Virtual World with Paul Reynolds
Paul Reynolds takes us through Political Party websites, the Internet's role in politics and the latest in piracy news. [more]

15/10/2008: David Steemson Story
Urgent research is being carried out on a pathogen discovered to be killing Kauri trees in Auckland's Waitakere Ranges. [more]

15/10/2008: Environment Story with Amelia Nurse
Carnivorous plants. www.radionz.co.nz/ourchangingworld [more]

15/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Chris Trotter and Ben Thomas. [more]

15/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Chris Trotter and Ben Thomas. [more]

16/10/2008: Jim's Essay
Why is one's trousers a pair when one's bra is not? Who made this maverick choice? [more]

16/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
And for Kara Scally-Irvine of Newtown, Wellington, back from her OE, it's Shihad's Home Again. [more]

16/10/2008: Your Place - Waikanae
Not just a hit with the locals but named Best Small Town by North and South magazine. [more]

16/10/2008: The Phantom of the Opera
Noelle McCarthy goes backstage in search of The Phantom at Auckland's Civic Theatre while cast and crew prepare for tomorrow's opening night. The phantom of the opera is there, inside your mind. [more]

16/10/2008: Google a Baby Name
Jason, a Google engineer and wife Ann have set up a poll on his blog to name their first child. And so far, over 4,500 nominations including silver screen favourites Gandalf and Darth. [more]

16/10/2008: Feature Album - Come Away With Me
The debut album of pianist and singer-songwriter Norah Jones, released February 26, 2002 on Blue Note Records. The album topped many critics' choices for album of the year while accumulating serious accolades and gongs including eight Grammy Awards in 2003. [more]

16/10/2008: The Arts Report
Simon Morris talks to outgoing Film Commission CEO, Ruth Harley and to Philippa Campbell as she moves from Film to Theatre. [more]

16/10/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy visits the Super Shed on its 8th birthday to find out why this massive warehouse is such a popular shopping destination. [more]

16/10/2008: Science Story - The Perfect Apricot
On a warm spring day in Central Otago, Alison Ballance catches up with Arlene Bradley on a quest for the perfect apricot. [more]

16/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Today's Panel of one comprises former UK journalist, now Sunday News editor, Chris Baldock. [more]

16/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Chris Baldock gets to opine and observe giving subjects what he feels they deserve. [more]

17/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Dan Sparks of Whangarei tells Paul Brennan that his Best Song Ever Written is 'If You Go Away' performed by Nina Simone [more]

17/10/2008: NZ Live - Forbidden Joe
Forbidden Joe are playing at next weekend's Wellington Folk Festival and have a debut CD out in November. [more]

17/10/2008: Australian Lotto
If you're in a syndicate for tomorrow's 30 million dollar Lotto draw you will want to listen to this Australian lotto story. [more]

17/10/2008: Tupare Garden
New Plymouth's Tupare garden have been refurbished. [more]

17/10/2008: Wot's On
Find out about some of the events of the coming weekend. [more]

17/10/2008: Weekend Weather
Weekend weather with Bob McDavitt. [more]

17/10/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Daniel Palmqvist
Visiting Swedish chef Daniel Palmqvist. Today the Recipe is for a Vodka and Dill Cured Salmon. [more]

17/10/2008: Sports Story
Looks at the rugby semi-finals, cricket test starts between New Zealand and Bangladesh, and talking netball with Wai Taumanu. [more]

17/10/2008: NZ Society
Taranaki City Councilor Lance Girling Butcher who is also blind says he manages to do his well through being a technology geek. [more]

17/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Richard Langston and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

17/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Richard Langston and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

20/10/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Campbell Smith
A man who says he can't sing a note, yet he is one of the New Zealand music industries leaders. [more]

20/10/2008: Dengue Fever
There's a health alert in the Pacific as Dengue Fever appears to be on the rampage through the Pacific Islands. [more]

20/10/2008: Bomber Memorial
Two years of hard work and fundraising for a bronze memorial sculpture for the Auckland War memorial Museum. [more]

20/10/2008: He Rourou for 20 October 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks to Justice Williams about his thoughts on the day and for the future. [more]

20/10/2008: Author Slot - Duncan Petrie
The book title is"A Coming of Age - 30 years of New Zealand film". [more]

20/10/2008: This Way Up Feature - Today he goes foraging for free food
He meets Johanna Knox, who's an urban food forager who finds free food within metres of her front door. [more]

20/10/2008: Science Story
Stirring up a strange and ultra-cold superfluid in search of spontaneous whirlpools. [more]

20/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Joanne Black. [more]

20/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Joanne Black. [more]

21/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Mike Thomas of Auckland, it's Pink Floyd's Shine On You Crazy Diamond. [more]

21/10/2008: Reeling in the Years - 1980
A confused post-punk, post disco, new-wave extravaganza of everything goes - perhaps the start of modern diversity in music. [more]

21/10/2008: Emails and Texts
Some of what you've had to say about what we've had to say! [more]

21/10/2008: Trans-Tasman Skin Cancer Guidelines
For the first time, identification and treatment guidelines have been jointly developed between Australia and New Zealand. [more]

21/10/2008: Save Real Groovy!
After announcements of receivership, Dunedin student Nick Randal vowed to save the music company, starting a campaign. [more]

21/10/2008: Emails and Texts
Saome of what you've had to say about what we've had to say. [more]

21/10/2008: He Rourou for 21 October 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ngati Pukenga elder Toko Renata about the swearing in of an Iwi member as high court judge. [more]

21/10/2008: Feature Album - Joan Baez
Joan Baez's 1960 self-titled album. [more]

21/10/2008: Emails and Texts
Some of what you've had to say about what we've had to say. [more]

21/10/2008: Asian Report for 21 October 2008
Jason Moon investigates the Miss India New Zealand competition and finds out what it could mean to win. [more]

21/10/2008: Science Story - Easter Island
What was it that brought destruction to the once great eastern Polynesian civilization of Rapa Nui? [more]

21/10/2008: Tha Panel (Part 1)
Graham Bell and David Slack join Jim on The Panel today. [more]

21/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Graham Bell has a new tell-all book out. Will he tell us? David Slack joins him. [more]

22/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Soon' from 'Gates of Delirium'
Peter Atkins of Waikanae has chosen a track by English group Yes. [more]

22/10/2008: Link Three - Music Quiz
The link? Hey, these are all Oscar winning tunes. [more]

22/10/2008: Childcare - a womans job and a mans hobby?
Social researcher Lyn Craig from the University of NSW Social Policy Research Centre is presenting a new paper. [more]

22/10/2008: He Rourou for 22 October 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Wharehuia Milroy at the ascension of Justice Joe Williams, to the bench of the High Court. [more]

22/10/2008: Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan
Hamish looks at the latest goings-on in cyber space. [more]

22/10/2008: David Steemson Story
Its countdown to the electrification work of Auckland's rail system. [more]

22/10/2008: Environment Story - All At Sea
A group of high school students discover the realities of research on an oceanographic cruise. [more]

22/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Sue Wells and Jeremy Elwood discuss the unemployed and Lockwood Smith. [more]

22/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
More discussions with Sue Wells and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

23/10/2008: Noelle's Essay - The Starbuck's Theory
Is there a link between the presence of the Seattle coffee house in various global cities and the town's financial ill health? [more]

23/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
And for Fiona Lovett of Auckland, it's Willie de Ville's Angels Don't Lie. [more]

23/10/2008: Your Place - Roxburgh
On the banks of the Clutha, Roxburgh is one of the main towns on the important route linking Central Otago with Dunedin. [more]

23/10/2008: DoC Story - The Kokako
Noelle talks to DoC ranger, Megan Willans about catching Kokako in the King Country for resettlement in Fjordland. [more]

23/10/2008: Stressed? Unhappy? Have a Drink.
The latest Australian Unity Wellbeing Index has found people who drink alcohol every day are happier than those who don't. [more]

23/10/2008: He Rourou for 23 October 2008
Waitangi tribunal member Wharehuia Milroy says he's worried for the Tribunal and the Maori Land Court. [more]

23/10/2008: Feature Album - 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of...
The debut album from Atlanta's Arrested Development. [more]

23/10/2008: The Arts Report
A weekly roundup of the performing arts scene. [more]

23/10/2008: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Katy talks to a top roller skater who is preparing to glide her way to success at next month's World Champs in Taipei. [more]

23/10/2008: Environment Story - Biomass
Amelia Nurse investigates potential applications for what is essentially a form of solar energy stored in green plants through photosynthesis. [more]

23/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
David Farrar and Irene Gardiner join Noelle for a look at current events and things of interest including interest rates. [more]

23/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
David and Irene get to Soap Box what's been getting on their respective goats and further opine on things news worthy. [more]

24/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Sheila Byrne from Auckland chooses Miles Davis' So What. [more]

24/10/2008: No Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd have stopped coming to New Zealand. [more]

24/10/2008: Man's Best Friend... The Pig
A New Plymouth man has been attracting attention because of his daily walks with his pet pig. [more]

24/10/2008: He Rourou for 24 October 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Te Wharehuia Milroy about the newly appointed High Court judge Justice Joe Williams. [more]

24/10/2008: What's On
Find out about some of the events of the coming weekend. [more]

24/10/2008: Weekend Weather
This long weekend's weather with Bob McDavitt. [more]

24/10/2008: What's On (Part Two)
More of the events of the coming long weekend. [more]

24/10/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso
Julie Biuso with some hot plate tips, her favourite Big Burger and Asparagus and Mint Prosciutto Wraps. [more]

24/10/2008: Sports Story
Murray Williams with an overview of New Zealand Sport. [more]

24/10/2008: NZ Society
One kiwi calling to its mate has changed the lives of the farming community in Taranaki's heartland. [more]

24/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Neil Miller and Jock Anderson. [more]

24/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Neil Miller and Jock Anderson. [more]

28/10/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Handel's Alleluia Chorus. Chosen by Ron Aylan-Parker [more]

28/10/2008: Reeling in the Years for 28 October 2008
Former Hawkes Bay radio personality DJ Dave Pipe in 1982. [more]

28/10/2008: More Sick People Head To Pharmacy Rather Than Doctor
It's not so much about the cost of visiting a doctor, but about being able to get in to see one. [more]

28/10/2008: As The Global Economic Downturn Deepens...
Consumers are pushing what money they have deeper into their pockets, and retailers are feeling the pinch. [more]

28/10/2008: He Rourou for 28 October 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Haami Piripi at the recent symposium to recognise the works of Sir Graham and Lady Emily Latimer. [more]

28/10/2008: Feature Album - ACDC
Back in Black is the 7th studio album by Australian hard rock band ACDC, released on July 25, 1980. [more]

28/10/2008: Author Interview - Graham Bell
Graham Bell was one of our best-known police officers, and solved several of our best-known murder enquiries. [more]

28/10/2008: Asian Report for 28 October 2008
On this week's Asian Report, Jason Moon ask the locals, what Diwilai's all about. [more]

28/10/2008: Science - Veronika Meduna
Launching a rocket into space from New Zealand. [more]

28/10/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Lynley Boniface and Bryan Gould. [more]

28/10/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Lynley Boniface and Bryan Gould. [more]

29/10/2008: Jims Essay
Alt News is todays subject. [more]

29/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Jane Wells from Blackball on the West Coast with I Saw her Standing There - The Beatles. [more]

29/10/2008: Link 3
Link3, the music game where we ask you to identify what three songs we play have in common. [more]

29/10/2008: "Show Of Hands"
What's predicted to be the next homegrown movie hit has its premiere in New Plymouth next Tuesday! [more]

29/10/2008: Film Taranaki
Show Of Hands is another triumph for Film Venture Taranaki after the success of the Tom Cruise epic"The Last Samurai". [more]

29/10/2008: He Rourou for 29 Oct 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Haami Piripi about the fact that Sir Graham's national focus has come at a cost to his people of the North. [more]

29/10/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter are with us again on Virtual World for their second sojourn. [more]

29/10/2008: Auckland Story with Sapna Samant
And now in our Auckland Story Sapna Samant checks out the ever morphing Karangahape Road. [more]

29/10/2008: Environment with Alison Ballance
A man with a passion for ducks - and in particular, small flightless ducks from New Zealand's subantarctic. [more]

29/10/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
The Panel - Tim Watkin and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

29/10/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
The Panel - Tim Watkin and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

30/10/2008: Jim's Essay
Here's more alt news, the stories that conventional media fail to bring you. [more]

30/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
For Sam Blackman the best song ever written is"Down to the Waterline"- Dire Straits. [more]

30/10/2008: Your Place - Whanagamata
Whangamata is rich in sculpture, painting, weaving and pottery and home to the idyllic Kiwi summer lifestyle. [more]

30/10/2008: Positive Kiwis
One in 10 kiwis are pretending the economic crisis isn't happening and is burying his or her head in the sand. [more]

30/10/2008: Classroom Kai
It's called"green bread"and it's the brainchild of a group of year 13 Wellington High School students. [more]

30/10/2008: He Rourou for Thursday 30 October 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Sonny Tau about the legacy of Sir Graham, from a home perspective. [more]

30/10/2008: Feature Album -"Elevator Musiq"Nesian Mystik
New Zealand Hip-Hop/R and B group, Nesian Mystik released their 3rd album this week -"ELEVATOR MUSIQ". [more]

30/10/2008: Arts Report - Lynn Freeman
Lynn Freeman takes a look at Dunedin shop fronts and shopkeepers, through the lens and microphone of Chris Gable. [more]

30/10/2008: Christchurch Story - Katy Gosset
The garden city is now home to Xocolatl, a boutique chocolate shop named after the Aztec word for our favourite fix. [more]

30/10/2008: Science Story - The legacy of Ernest Rutherford
Ernest Rutherford was New Zealand's most eminent scientist, perhaps best known for his discovery of the atomic nucleus. [more]

30/10/2008: The Panel ( Part1)
Tony Doe and Gordon Mclauchlan join Jim on the panel today. [more]

30/10/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Tony Doe and Gordon Mclauchlan join Jim on the panel today. [more]

31/10/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Brigid Dervan of Auckland chooses 'The Sound of the Suburbs' by The Members. [more]

31/10/2008: NZ Live - Fiona Pears
Violinist Fiona Pears is in New Zealand to launch her new album 'Fire and Light'. [more]

31/10/2008: Jet Black
A young Wellington man is on the road to building a jet-car he hopes will break all Australasian land speed records. [more]

31/10/2008: Top Topdressing
An aerial topdressing company in Southland is celebrating 40 years in the industry this year. [more]

31/10/2008: He Rourou for 31 October 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Iritana Tawhiwhirangi at the recent symposium to recognise the works of Sir Graham and Lady Emily Latimer. [more]

31/10/2008: Weekend Weather
The weekend weather with Bob McDavitt. [more]

31/10/2008: Wot's On
Find out about the events of the coming weekend. [more]

31/10/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Lois Daish
Wellington food writer, Lois Daish is back with some election night food ideas for next week (a living room picnic). [more]

31/10/2008: Sports Story
Stephen Hewson with an overview of New Zealand Sport. [more]

31/10/2008: NZ Society
Recycling engineer Michael Lawley heads a global enterprise converting old washing machine motors into power generators. [more]

31/10/2008: The Panel (Part One)
With Simon Pound and Richard Griffin. [more]

31/10/2008: The Panel (Part Two)
With Simon Pound and Richard Griffin. [more]

03/11/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Gareth Morgan
He's an economist, newspaper columnist, a former reserve bank and Governmental advisor. [more]

03/11/2008: Lyttelton
The port town of Lyttelton is to become the first in New Zealand officially recognised as an historic area. [more]

03/11/2008: He Rourou for 3 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Iritana Tafeefee-Rangi about the leadership challenges faced by Sir Graham Latimer and indeed many others. [more]

03/11/2008: Author Slot - Sarah Ell
Her book is called "A New Zealand Christmas". [more]

03/11/2008: This Way Up Feature - Bees
With Simon Morton, whose been positively buzzing about this week's story for some reason. [more]

03/11/2008: Science Story - Weddell Seals
Weddell seals live further south than any other mammal. They are usually found on pack ice or under the sea ice. [more]

03/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Ali Ikram and Penny Ashton. [more]

03/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Ali Ikram and Penny Ashton. [more]

04/11/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Wayne Pantel of Mosgiel it's 'Strangers in the Night' by Frank Sinatra. [more]

04/11/2008: Reeling In The Years
Tracking the hits of 1962 with our first TV Network news reader, Dougal Stevenson. [more]

04/11/2008: Environment Story - QMAP
Alison Ballance talks with Mark Rattenbury and Julie Lee, geologists from GNS Science, about the QMAP project. [more]

04/11/2008: Rob Mills - Wicked
Rob Mills, Australian Idol finalist and Wicked show performer, live from Flemington racetrack. [more]

04/11/2008: Andre Klein - Gallop South
Andre Klein is CEO of Gallop South. [more]

04/11/2008: Kevin Payne - Race Caller
Kevin Payne is race-caller for Trackside TV. [more]

04/11/2008: Thad Taylor
Thad Taylor is the TAB racing bookmaker. [more]

04/11/2008: Hec Anderton
Hec Anderton talks about his professional career as a jockey and also his time racing in Australia. [more]

04/11/2008: Ryan Van Haarlen
Ryan Van Haarlen is an ABC Radio reporter at Flemington Racecourse. [more]

04/11/2008: Clerk of the Course
Mark Issacs and Graham Meed, Clerks of the course at Wingitui. [more]

04/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With John Bishop and Tim Calder. [more]

04/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With John Bishop and Tim Calder. [more]

05/11/2008: Year of the Potato
Alyson Gofton has a book called Potato Favourites. David went out to dig up some potatoes with her and to talk spuds. [more]

05/11/2008: Jims Essay
When will my husband become a romantic? Answer, age 53. [more]

05/11/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Dougal Sutherland has chosen today's song, which is Billy Bragg's Greetings to the New Brunette. [more]

05/11/2008: Link 3
Link 3, the music game where we ask you to identify the link between the songs. [more]

05/11/2008: US Voter
Stuart Vidanage from Silicon Valley, California, has cast his vote. [more]

05/11/2008: Tunneling Technology
A $10 million dollar boring machine is about to be lowered underground at Mairangi Bay, on Ak's Nth Shore. [more]

05/11/2008: He Rourou for 5 November 2008
The time of the pan-tribal organization, the NZ Maori Council, is over according to Ngati Porou elder Apirana Mahuika. [more]

05/11/2008: Virtual World
Mr IT, is back in the chair with all the latest IT goss. [more]

05/11/2008: Environment Story with Alison Ballance
With a notebook and ladder, John Flux has been running one of the longest running ecological studies in the world. [more]

05/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Michele A'Court and Barry Corbett. [more]

05/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Michele A'Court and Barry Corbett. [more]

06/11/2008: Jim's Essay
The Times of London has been investigating productivity surveys, which claim to show how and why workers waste time. [more]

06/11/2008: The Best Song Ever Written - Julia
For Stephanie McKenzie the best song ever written is Julia by The Beatles, off the White Album. [more]

06/11/2008: Your Place - Otaki
Today we take state highway one north from Wellington, to a point midway between the Capital and Palmerston North. [more]

06/11/2008: No Television
A childhood expert says the more time a baby spends in front of the TV, the less chance it has to develop social skills. [more]

06/11/2008: Manaw Gorge
The Tararua District Council has been frustrated in its attempts to have the Pahiatua Track rated as a main thoroughfare. [more]

06/11/2008: He Rourou for 6 November 2008
Sir Graham Latimer may be recognised as one of the most significant figures of Maoridom in the last forty years. [more]

06/11/2008: Feature Album -"Against The Grain" Phoebe Snow
Phoebe Snow sings jazz, pop, rock, soul, gospel and her album 'Against The Grain' is today's feature. [more]

06/11/2008: Arts Report - Lynn Freeman
Today we hear about a new book aimed at getting Kiwi kids interested in art. [more]

06/11/2008: Christchurch Story - Katy Gosset
Last weekend, as part of a fundraising campaign, the Christchurch Arts Centre took a step back in time. [more]

06/11/2008: Science Story - Auckland Volcanoes
Within a radius of about twenty kilometres of the city centre, there are almost 50 discrete volcanoes. [more]

06/11/2008: The Panel ( Part 1)
Today's panel guests are Lisa Glass and Jeremy Wells. [more]

06/11/2008: The Panel ( Part 2)
Today's panel guests are Lisa Glass and Jeremy Wells. [more]

07/11/2008: Best Song Ever Written
Ian Blackman has chosen 'Eternal Caravan of Reincarnation' the first track from Santana's album Caravansarai. [more]

07/11/2008: Queenstown District Draft Arts and Events Strategy
Directors of a range of festivals and events warn the proposed discretionary fund in next year's long-term council community plan is "inadequate". [more]

07/11/2008: He Rourou for 7 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ngahiwi Apanui, the chairman of the Maori music subcommittee of Te Waka Toi, the Maori Arts Council. [more]

07/11/2008: Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt of MetService. [more]

07/11/2008: Wots On
Happenings around the country this weekend. [more]

07/11/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Julie Biuso's back to helpout a listener who wants to know more about artichokes - and how to prepare them. [more]

07/11/2008: Sport
Murray Williams talks motor racing, the FIFA Under 17 World Cup and cricket. [more]

07/11/2008: NZ Society
Imagine fencing the entire coastline of NZ. That's the magnitude of the challenge Taranaki Regional Council have set for themselves in their riparian "clean streams" venture. [more]

07/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Rosemary McLeod and Kevin Milne. [more]

07/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Rosemary McLeod and Kevin Milne. [more]

10/11/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Leonie Barlow
Editor of the Australian Woman's Weekly . [more]

10/11/2008: Tourism Warnings
With Indonesia on high alert for terrorist attacks, Kiwis are being warned to steer clear of the islands. [more]

10/11/2008: Walking Tracks
A six year, million dollar labour of love came to fruition at the weekend. [more]

10/11/2008: He Rourou for 10 November 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks to Ngahiwi Apanui about three of the up and coming Reo Maori music industry stars. [more]

10/11/2008: This Way Up Feature - Bees
Simon Morton's turning his hand to bee-keeping. [more]

10/11/2008: Science Story - Anaesthesia and Honey Bees.
Medical researchers and neurobiologists are now hoping to work out what happens during anaesthesia by using honey bees. [more]

10/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Don Donovan and Brian Edwards. [more]

10/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Don Donovan and Brian Edwards. [more]

11/11/2008: The best song ever written
Philip Lynch chose"The Three Bells"sung by the Companions of Song. [more]

11/11/2008: Reeling in the years
It's 1986. And taking us there is former DJ and breakfast personality Mark Roughton. [more]

11/11/2008: Christchurch's cup and show week
The core events of Cup and Show Week have been going about as long as Christchurch itself. [more]

11/11/2008: Heel heights
The statement shoe of the summer has been elevated to dizzier new heights. [more]

11/11/2008: He Rourou for 11 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Ngahiwi Apanui, the chairman of the Maori music subcommittee of Te Waka Toi, the Maori Arts Council. [more]

11/11/2008: Feature Album - Back To Bedlam by James Blunt
Back To Bedlam is the debut album from British singer-songwriter James Blunt, released by Custard Records in 2004. [more]

11/11/2008: Tune Your Engine
This week Jim is joined by Ed Timings. [more]

11/11/2008: Asian Report for 11 November 2008
This weeks Asian Report discusses what Independence means if your roots are from the Indian subcontinent. [more]

11/11/2008: Environment Story for 11 November 2008
Find out why scientists are warning that acidic oceans are the world's next environmental catastrophe. [more]

11/11/2008: The Panel - Part 1
With Wena Harawira and Gary McCormick. [more]

11/11/2008: The Panel - Part 2
With Wena Harawira and Gary McCormick. [more]

12/11/2008: Jim's Essay
War poetry. [more]

12/11/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
Chris Mannion from the Waikato chooses Richard Thompson's '1952 Vincent Black Lightning'. [more]

12/11/2008: Link 3
Link 3 the music game where we ask you to identify the link between the songs. [more]

12/11/2008: Internet addict
China has become the first country to classify internet addiction as a clinical disorder. [more]

12/11/2008: Performing piggies
Twenty Captain Cook pigs are headed for Hollywood to appear in a big budget movie about the life of Jesus Christ. [more]

12/11/2008: He Rourou for 12 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Whirimako Black one of the artists at recent Maori music concert Paopaopao. [more]

12/11/2008: Feature Album - Lady Sings the Blues
Soundtrack by Diana Ross - Her only #1 Top 40 Billboard album. [more]

12/11/2008: Virtual World with the Baxters
www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/baxters [more]

12/11/2008: David Steemson Story
At least 17,000 people are expected at this year's 'Sculpture Onshore' overlooking the sea on Auckland's Northshore. [more]

12/11/2008: Science Story with Veronika Meduna
Biophysicist David Parry has been awarded the Rutherford Medal. [more]

12/11/2008: The Panel (part 1)
With Julia Hartley-Moore and Peter Elliot. [more]

12/11/2008: The Panel (part 2)
With Julia Hartley-Moore and Peter Elliot. [more]

13/11/2008: White tailed spider
The spider is waking from its winter sleep and making its presence felt in households up and down the country. [more]

13/11/2008: Jim's essay - alt news
Not the usual broadcast media news fodder and some may call it trivia, but what would Ammon Shea term it? [more]

13/11/2008: Best song ever written
And for Ben Sinnock of Birkenhead, it's Split Enz's Message to my Girl. [more]

13/11/2008: Your place - Blackball
Blackball has a significant place in our political history, it's considered a cradle of the Trade Union movement. [more]

13/11/2008: Takitimu festival
The Festival's brought together thousands of descendants from the Takitimu Canoe. [more]

13/11/2008: He Rourou for 13 November 2008
Mata Tiore talks about her role as a tutor on Maori Counselling programme at Waikato University. [more]

13/11/2008: Feature album - Smiley Smile
The cult Beach Boys' classic from 1967. [more]

13/11/2008: The Arts Report
Our weekly arts report with Lynn Freeman. [more]

13/11/2008: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
This week, Katy investigates new student newspaper Veritas for it must surely speak the truth. [more]

13/11/2008: Environment story - the Rig shark
You may not have heard of it, but you've probably eaten it which may seem like poetic justice to some. [more]

13/11/2008: The Panel (part 1)
The Panel lets loose on anything that's fair game and in the media or public eye. [more]

13/11/2008: The Panel (part 2)
The Panel gets to talk about modern day phallus worship as well as doctors and nurses. [more]

14/11/2008: NZ Live for 14 November 2008
This week one of NZ's most acclaimed jazz musicians Nathan Haines, with guests Oliver Holland and Kevin Field. [more]

14/11/2008: There's a cold wind a'blowin'
A team from Antarctica NZ and Meridian Energy are laying foundations for a three-turbine wind farm at Ross Island, Antarctica. [more]

14/11/2008: The gift that keeps on giving
Looking for the perfect Christmas present for the snowsports fan in your life? Why not try a skifield? [more]

14/11/2008: He Rourou for 14 November 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks about supporting domestic violence workers with longtime counsellor, Paraire Huata. [more]

14/11/2008: Wot's On
A round up of gigs and events happening across the country this weekend. [more]

14/11/2008: Weekend Weather
With Metservice ambassador and weekend warrior, Bob McDavitt. [more]

14/11/2008: Fresh Fast Food
Jacob Brown from the Boulcott Street Bistro in Wellington joins us today with some great ideas to devour strawberries. [more]

14/11/2008: Sports Story - Barry Guy
This week we discuss the Munster/All Blacks game 30 years on with AB's captain on that tour in 1978 Graham Mourie. [more]

14/11/2008: NZ Society for 14 November 2008
Preparations are underway for a special celebration for the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. [more]

14/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests John Barnett and Richard Langston. [more]

14/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests John Barnett and Richard Langston. [more]

17/11/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Rodney Wayne
A businessman and entrepreneur who has built a multi-million dollar hairdressing empire and has become a household name. [more]

17/11/2008: Debt Man Walking
Bruce Brammall is an australian author who believes generation x'ers may have a lot to gain from getting further into debt. [more]

17/11/2008: Nasa DIY Mission
About 11am this morning, the NASA space shuttle Endeavour finally docked at the International Space Station. [more]

17/11/2008: He Rourou for 17 November 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks about the recent election to iwi radio commentator Henare Kingi. [more]

17/11/2008: Author Slot - Yvonne Martin
Fiordland - it's New Zealand's largest and most stunning National Park. [more]

17/11/2008: This Way Up Feature
Simon Morton is off to capture a swarm of 10,000 bees for his backyard beehive. [more]

17/11/2008: Environment Story
A project which aims to find out how the albatrosses overlap with the seasonal squid fishery. [more]

17/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Linley Boniface. [more]

17/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Linley Boniface. [more]

18/11/2008: The best song ever written - The Mariners Revenge Song
Sam Harwood in Dunedin has chosen 'The Mariners Revenge Song' by the Decemberists. [more]

18/11/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1983
Today Steve Parr reels in the top hits from1983. [more]

18/11/2008: Storms hit Brisbane - ABC's Meg Purcell
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has described storm-ravaged Brisbane as a war zone. [more]

18/11/2008: Great White Shark migration study
NIWA's principal scientist, Dr Malcolm Francis discusses the collected data. [more]

18/11/2008: He Rourou for 18 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to long time iwi radio broadcaster Henare Kingi, about his thoughts on the National Party. [more]

18/11/2008: Tune Your Engine - Employed but not Engaged
Michael Smyth has written, 'Employed but Not Engaged' - how to break up with your employees and hold onto the ring. [more]

18/11/2008: Asian Report for 18 November 2008
The Yoshida Brothers bring their style of music to the Festival of Japan on this week's Asian Report. [more]

18/11/2008: Science Report
Find out more about how algae and seaweeds deal with rising levels of carbon dioxide. [more]

18/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Todays guests are Jock Anderson and Gordon Campbell. [more]

18/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Jock Anderson and Gordon Campbell. [more]

19/11/2008: The best song ever written - Motorcycle Song
For Lindis Capper-Starr the best song ever written is Motorcycle Song by Arlo Guthrie. [more]

19/11/2008: Link 3
Link 3 the music game where we ask you to identify the link between the songs. [more]

19/11/2008: Jonestown massacre
Its 30 years to the day since the Jonestown massacre, the images of the hundreds of dead, bloated bodies continue to shock. [more]

19/11/2008: Star Gazing
A dream to protect the night skies above Tekapo is set to become reality, with the area soon to be a World Heritage site. [more]

19/11/2008: He Rourou for 19 November 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks with Henare Kingi about the Labour party and the number of Maori MPs in Parliament. [more]

19/11/2008: Feature Album - Silent Alarm
The feature album today is Silent Alarm by english rock band Bloc Party. Released in 2005, it eventually went to #3 in the UK. [more]

19/11/2008: Virtual World with Hamish MacEwan
Today Hamish MacEwan tells us about Google's mobile search application for Apple's iPhone. [more]

19/11/2008: Auckland Story"Volcanoes Jan Lindsay"
A group of scientists has set out to determine if there's any discernible pattern to past eruptions in Auckland. [more]

19/11/2008: Environment Story
Liekens come in all shapes, sizes and colours and there are 1,700 different varieties that grow in New Zealand alone. [more]

19/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Guests David Slack and Richard Griffin join the panel today. [more]

19/11/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Guests David Slack and Richard Griffin join the panel today. [more]

20/11/2008: Jim's essay
Jim has some interesting explorations of space. [more]

20/11/2008: Best song ever written
Virginia Hutchison has chosen Angelitos Negros by Roberta Flack. [more]

20/11/2008: Your place - Kingston
Today we head to south to a settlement at the end of our longest lake, on the boarder of Central Otago and Southland. [more]

20/11/2008: Scientists find a previously unknown species of penguin
Jim talks to Phil Seddon, from Otago University's department of Zoology. [more]

20/11/2008: Online drug driving survey
Kiwis are being encouraged to take part in a survey to gauge attitudes towards drugs and driving. [more]

20/11/2008: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to long time iwi radio broadcaster Henare Kingi about the role of maori in the elections. [more]

20/11/2008: The arts report
Lynn talks to two people researching for a book about New Zealand's fashion designers. [more]

20/11/2008: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
We're in Christchurch at the city's Free Shop - a concept set up by local ideas man, Baz Hailes. [more]

20/11/2008: Health story
What is it that makes some species more likely to become extinct? [more]

20/11/2008: The panel (part 1)
With Irene Gardiner and Joanne Black. [more]

20/11/2008: The panel (part 2)
With Irene Gardiner and Joanne Black. [more]

21/11/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Chris Stevens of Christchurch it is 'Travelling Soldier' by The Dixie Chicks. [more]

21/11/2008: Olfactory cells could repair spinal injuries
Dr Jim Faed is research director and acting head of department at Otago University's school of pathology. [more]

21/11/2008: He Rourou for 21 November 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to long time iwi radio broadcaster Henare Kingi about why we should let Tariana Turia retire gracefully. [more]

21/11/2008: Wots On
A round up of gigs and events happening across the country this weekend. [more]

21/11/2008: Weekend Weather
With Metservice ambassador Bob McDavitt. [more]

21/11/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Alison Holst
From 'Let's talk Kiwi Favourites: New Zealand's most Popular Recipes' by Simon and Alison Holst. [more]

21/11/2008: Sport with Murray Williams
The rugby league World Cup, the All Blacks vs. Wales this weekend, the Black Caps, and the Under 20 women's football World Cup. [more]

21/11/2008: NZ Society
How to produce, prepare and eat particular kinds of food for better health and satisfaction. . . for the good of the country. [more]

21/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With David Farrar and Sarah-Kate Lynch. [more]

21/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With David Farrar and Sarah-Kate Lynch. [more]

24/11/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Ilona Rodgers
An English born actress who made New Zealand her home in the 1970s. [more]

24/11/2008: Missing Oldies
The disappearance of elderly people was one of the items on the agenda when Land Search and Rescue volunteers met. [more]

24/11/2008: Pigs Gone Wild
Pig hunters in Kaitaia are posing a serious threat to endangered kiwi and to the native bush. [more]

24/11/2008: He Rourou for 24 November 2008
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talked to Pita Sharples just minutes after he had been sworn into Cabinet. [more]

24/11/2008: Author Slot - Gaye Miller
"Where Shall We Take The Kids?"is a guide to family-friendly destinations and activities throughout New Zealand. [more]

24/11/2008: This Way Up Feature - Bee Hives
This week, Simon's building a bee-hive to put in his back garden in the city. [more]

24/11/2008: Science Story - The Polynesian Iconoclasm
In the first half of the 19th century, people in Hawaii, Rarotonga, Tahiti - destroyed their marae and temples. [more]

24/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Ian Wishart and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

24/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Ian Wishart and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

25/11/2008: The best song ever written - Old Man River
For Anne Glogowski the best song ever written is Old Man River by Paul Robeson. [more]

25/11/2008: Reeling in the years with Kevin White
Kevin White is reeling in the years today with the top ten from 1979. [more]

25/11/2008: Drink Drivers
Drink drivers up for sentencing in the Oamaru will be forced to watch DVD footage of the suffering caused by their behaviour. [more]

25/11/2008: Snoring children
An estimated 10 % of preschoolers snore, and the most common causes are thought to be obesity, or enlarged adenoids or tonsils. [more]

25/11/2008: He Rourou
In He Rourou, we hear the late Kakapai Waho Tibble explaining whakapapa. [more]

25/11/2008: Feature Album - The Pixies"Dolittle"
The second studio album from alternative rock band The Pixies,"Dolittle"was released in April 1989 on the 4AD label. [more]

25/11/2008: Tune your engine
BBC health correspondent, Claudia Hammond will look at some of the recent news items on the health watch. [more]

25/11/2008: Asian Report for 25 November 2008
Jason heads to Going West, the 13th Book and Writers festival put on by the Waitakere City Council. [more]

25/11/2008: Science story
Last night saw the launch of a book celebrating the achievements of one of NZ's great men of science - Sir James Hector. [more]

25/11/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Jeremy Elwood and Michelle Boag join Noelle on the panel today. [more]

25/11/2008: The Panel (Part2)
Jeremy Elwood and Michelle Boag join Noelle on the panel today. [more]

26/11/2008: Words
Jim talks about Dr James Pennebaker's work with words. [more]

26/11/2008: The best song ever written - Olivers Army
Brendon Monaghan of Invercargill chooses Oliver's Army by Elvis Costello [more]

26/11/2008: Link 3
Link 3 the music game where we ask you to identify the link between the songs. [more]

26/11/2008: Skateboarding around the world
Rob Thomson set a Guinness World Record for an epic cross-continent journey by skateboard. [more]

26/11/2008: Fair trade project
Students at the STAR One Day School in Alexandra have been pitching the FairTrade concept to local retailers and businesses. [more]

26/11/2008: He Rourou for 26 November 2008
The late Waho Tibble remembers his childhood when whakapapa exponents would share their knowledge all day and all night. [more]

26/11/2008: Feature Album - Buffalo Springfield Again
1967's 'Buffalo Springfield Again' by Buffalo Springfield is considered by some to be one of the best rock albums of all-time. [more]

26/11/2008: Virtual World with Helen and Chelfyn Baxter
Custom made bones, internet beats cars and free book digitizing. [more]

26/11/2008: Auckland Story - Latin American music
Sapna Samant talks with Gerardo Torres and Grace Kim about Latin American music in Auckland. [more]

26/11/2008: Environment Story - Penguins
The hoiho is a relative newcomer to the mainland and it replaced a previously unknown penguin species. [more]

26/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Ali Akram and Gordon McLaughlin [more]

26/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Ali Akram and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

27/11/2008: Jim's essay
Romantics vs cynics and sexy women make everyone feel bad. [more]

27/11/2008: Best song ever written
Sidwell from Auckland chooses Driving Home for Christmas by Chris Rea. [more]

27/11/2008: Your place - Kinloch
Today we visit a small but inviting township on the shores of our largest lake, just 20 minutes north west of Taupo. [more]

27/11/2008: Students given wrong exam
Students at Taieri College are having to resit NCEA exams after the school ordered the wrong examination papers. [more]

27/11/2008: Re-branding Hastings
There are plans to re-brand Hastings, the city formerly known as the Fruit Bowl of New Zealand. [more]

27/11/2008: He Rourou for 27 November
In this programme from the iwi radio archives, Waho Tibble explains why colleagues are so important. [more]

27/11/2008: Feature album - Unhalfbricking
Unhalfbricking was the third album by British folk rock band Fairport Convention, released in 1969. [more]

27/11/2008: The arts report
Today, Enchanted Forest at The Dowse in Lower Hutt and the story of Participant Productions. [more]

27/11/2008: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
A local man has just been installed as the new Grand Master of the New Zealand Freemasons. [more]

27/11/2008: Environment story
Tiritiri Matangi Island, north of Auckland, is one of New Zealand's leading island restoration projects. [more]

27/11/2008: The panel (part 1)
Tony Doe and Deborah Hill Cone. [more]

27/11/2008: The panel (part 2)
With Tony Doe and Deborah Hill Cone. [more]

28/11/2008: Best Song Ever Written - 'Misty Mountain Hop'
Louise Rodie in Wellington has chosen 'Misty Mountain Hop' by Led Zeppelin. [more]

28/11/2008: Fox Glacier Guides
Access to one of this country's iconic tourism attractions remains impossible, 3 days after a flash flood on the West Coast. [more]

28/11/2008: Keeping Safe on our beaches
CEO of Surf Lifesaving New Zealand, Geoff Barry talks about safety on our beaches. [more]

28/11/2008: He rourou for 28 November 2008
The late Waho Tibble talks about the geneological tribal connection between Ngati Porou and Ngati Kahungunu. [more]

28/11/2008: Wot's On
Listen to a run down of events going on in and around NZ this weekend. [more]

28/11/2008: Weekend weather
Bob McDavitt from the Met service up dates the latest weather forecast. [more]

28/11/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso
Award winning food writer, Julie Buiso kicksoff our Xmas food coverage today . [more]

28/11/2008: Sports Story - Stephen Hewson
Talking test cricket, grand slam rugby and football. [more]

28/11/2008: NZ Society
Jason Moon spends a day with a Refugee Services Volunteer and her client family. [more]

28/11/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Wayne's panelists are Bomber Bradbury and Paul Smith. [more]

28/11/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Bomber Bradbury and Paul Smith. [more]

01/12/2008: Eight Months to Mars -"Ladi6"
Ladi 6, New Zealand's premier female vocalist and MC, is with us on Eight Months to Mars today. [more]

01/12/2008: Bird Flu
The risks of a global influenza pandemic are still very real. [more]

01/12/2008: Mechatronics.
An international meeting in Auckland of some of the brightest brains in Mechatronics. [more]

01/12/2008: He Rourou for 1 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Dr Hone Kaa, a guest speaker at a White Ribbon day breakfast for 120 men in Wellington. [more]

01/12/2008: Author Slot - Ian Batchelor
The Title of his book is"Coastal Kitchen". [more]

01/12/2008: This Way Up Feature - Backyard Bees
Today moving the bees into the hive they've built and painted, and meeting the new queen. [more]

01/12/2008: Science Story - Unearthing Life's History.
A shallow crater inland from Dunedin is one of the Southern Hemisphere's richest fossil beds. [more]

01/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Tim Watkin. [more]

01/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Tim Watkin. [more]

02/12/2008: The best song ever written
Morning has broken by Cat Stevens. [more]

02/12/2008: Reeling in the years -1966
With Ross Goodwin. [more]

02/12/2008: You might think twice about your takeaways
A new study into takeaway food shows alarming figures. [more]

02/12/2008: Google's StreetView launched in NZ
The free software lets Internet users"walk"down city streets and view the scene from any angle on their computer screens. [more]

02/12/2008: He Rourou for 2 December 2008
Ana Tapiata discusses the reasons why with Dr Hone Kaa set up a charitable trust to target child abuse. [more]

02/12/2008: Feature album - For Once in My Life
The 1968 album by Motown singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. He was 18 at the time. [more]

02/12/2008: Do you have the creative edge?
Kiwi raised, Brent Taylor is a Melbourne based professional researcher - he has an honours degree in psychology. [more]

02/12/2008: Asian Report for 2 December 2008
Asian comedy is the theme of today's story, kiwi actor/comedian Tarun Mohanbhai, is known for being that Indian guy! [more]

02/12/2008: Environment story - Going bush
Veronika Meduna took Kirstie Ross to a spot of urban bush above Wellington to find out New Zealanders' perception of nature. [more]

02/12/2008: The Panel - part 1
With Mary McCullum and Richard Langston. [more]

02/12/2008: The panel - part 2
With Mary McCullum and Richard Langston. [more]

03/12/2008: Jim's Essay
Homepaddock's shaky similes. [more]

03/12/2008: The best song ever written
Elaine Scoble from Takapuna has chosen O Holy Night, sung by Pavarotti. [more]

03/12/2008: Link 3 for 3 December 2008
Link3, the music game. It's about the musicians this week, not their music. [more]

03/12/2008: Tsunami Nightmare
What happens if a tsunami off New Zealand hits without warning in the middle of the night? [more]

03/12/2008: A nation of non-swimmers
How come our children aren't learning to swim? [more]

03/12/2008: He Rourou for 3 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Dr Kaa about the potential role of extended whanau to stop child abuse. [more]

03/12/2008: Feature Album - September of My Years
By Frank Sinatra. [more]

03/12/2008: Mr. I.T - Hamish MacEwan
A demand, maybe, for home geek services..? [more]

03/12/2008: Auckland Story
With David Steemson. [more]

03/12/2008: Environment story
Mention corals and I think of a colourful reef somewhere in the warm tropics. [more]

03/12/2008: The panel - part 1
With Geraldine Johns and Graeme Bell. [more]

03/12/2008: The panel - part 2
With Geraldine Johns and Graeme Bell. [more]

04/12/2008: Jim's Essay
Today Jim looks at wise sayings to get us throgh hard times. [more]

04/12/2008: The best song ever written
Today, I want to know what love is by Foreigner, live version. Chosen by kerry challinor in Auckland. [more]

04/12/2008: Your Place - Clinton
A township close to the Otago Southland boarder and about half way between Dunedin and Invercargill. [more]

04/12/2008: New fossil species discovered
Amateur fossil hunter Dave Allen has been recognised with an award for his yet-to-be-identified discoveries. [more]

04/12/2008: Southland tourism destination
Pacific, Travel and Leisure Magazine has named Southland as an emerging travel destination. [more]

04/12/2008: He Rourou for 4 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to the trust chair Dr Hone Kaa about anti child abuse trust Te Kaahui Mana Ririki. [more]

04/12/2008: Feature album - Scarecrow
By John Mellancamp. Focuses on the plight of the farmer, small-town life, and the state of the nation. [more]

04/12/2008: The arts report
The winner of the national Drawing Award John Ward Knox, then Lucy Orbell discovers some movie magic. [more]

04/12/2008: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
Tim Bell, the creator of Computer Science Unplugged - a school programme that's now taught around the world. [more]

04/12/2008: Environment story
We check up on hihi nests on Tiritiri Matangi Island. [more]

04/12/2008: The panel (part 1)
With Christine Rankin and Simon Pound. [more]

04/12/2008: The panel (part 2)
With Christine Rankin and Simon Pound. [more]

05/12/2008: The Best Song Ever Written
Robin Pierce from Marton chooses 'When you come to the end of a perfect day"sung by Paul Robeson. [more]

05/12/2008: Ye olde pubbe
A little-known tavern on the edge of the Hokianga Harbour has entered the scramble to be recognised as the country's oldest pub. [more]

05/12/2008: Tram time
Auckland is considering proposals by campaigners for Trams to be included as a feature in the proposed Tank Farm development. [more]

05/12/2008: He Rourou for 5 December 2008
Dr Hone Kaa leads Te Kaahui Mana Ririki; a charitable trust set up to fight the high rates of Maori child abuse. [more]

05/12/2008: Wot's On
A run down of events around New Zealand this weekend. [more]

05/12/2008: Weekend weather
Bob McDavitt with the latest weekend weather forecasts. [more]

05/12/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Jacob Brown
Jacob Brown with thomson's turkey and pickled radishes. [more]

05/12/2008: Sports Story
We hear from Graham Henry as well as rower Nathan Cohen who is taking part in the Billy Webb Centennial Challenge. [more]

05/12/2008: NZ Society
Jason Moon talks to JJ Yang about her experiences working and volunteering at World Vision. [more]

05/12/2008: The Panel (part one)
With Neville Gibson and Wena Harawira. [more]

05/12/2008: The Panel (part two)
With Neville Gibson and Wena Harawira. [more]

08/12/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Colyn Devereux
Adventure is nothing new to her, because she has set up two successful businesses. [more]

08/12/2008: Uniform Stoush
The Commission says it has received numerous complaints about the limited uniform supplier choice. [more]

08/12/2008: The Dog and Lemon Guide
From Alfa Romeos to Austins, Chryslers to Kias, the Dog and Lemon guide pulls no punches. [more]

08/12/2008: Author Slot - Muriel and Frank Newman
The Book title is"Living off the Smell of an Oily Rag". [more]

08/12/2008: This Way Up Feature - Fridges
If you're investing in a new fridge to store all of your Christmas supplies, you may be wondering what exactly to look for. [more]

08/12/2008: Environmental Feature - Chatham Islands
This week Canterbury University Press launches a revised edition of the book 'Chatham Islands: heritage and conservation'. [more]

08/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Lisa Glass and Gordon Campbell. [more]

08/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Lisa Glass and Gordon Campbell. [more]

09/12/2008: The best song ever written - Sonny 'Mary Black'
For Gilbert van Reenen the best song ever written is Sonny - Mary Black. [more]

09/12/2008: Reeling in the years - 1988
Radio DJ Phil Darkins is reeling in the years to 1988. [more]

09/12/2008: Milton's 400th
English poet John Milton was the greatest poet who ever lived and today we celebrate his 400th birthday. [more]

09/12/2008: Marineland (Part2)
The show will go on at Marineland this summer, after the Napier City Council agreed to reopen the attraction. [more]

09/12/2008: He Rourou for Tuesday 9 December
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks to the chair of the organising committee of the National Maori performing arts competition. [more]

09/12/2008: Feature album - Stacked Deck
The Amazing Rhythm Aces album Stacked Deck is today's feature album. [more]

09/12/2008: Tune Your Engine with Dr. Neal Barnard
Dr. Neal Barnard is an American physician, author, clinical researcher, low-fat vegan diet advocate and animal rights activist. [more]

09/12/2008: Asian Report
This week's Asian report we're in the Deep South where two exhibitions featuring China and are currently on display. [more]

09/12/2008: Science story - Ernest Rutherford
Veronika Meduna looks at Ernest Rutherford's childhood near Nelson and his early years as a student. [more]

09/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
John Bishop and Matt Nippert join Jim on the panel today. [more]

09/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
John Bishop and Matt Nippert join Jim on the panel today. [more]

10/12/2008: Jim's Essay
Procrastination, it's the thief of time. [more]

10/12/2008: The best song ever written - Any Dream Will Do
For Paul Canham the best song ever written is Any Dream Will Do by Andrew Lloyd Webber, preferably sung by Jason Donovan. [more]

10/12/2008: Link 3 for 10 December 2008
Link3, the music game where you find the link between the songs. [more]

10/12/2008: Tobacco award
One of the first shops to go smoke free in Northland has been recognised with an award by The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation. [more]

10/12/2008: Tony Adams - Tap dance record holder
It's official - Guiness World Records has confirmed that the world's fastest feet are right here in New Zealand. [more]

10/12/2008: He Rourou for Wednesday 10 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Selwyn Parata about the judging criteria and the fact that debate over judging has gone on for years. [more]

10/12/2008: Feature album - The Bends
The Feature Album today is The Bends by the UK alternative rock band Radiohead. [more]

10/12/2008: Virtual World
Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media join Jim in the Virtual World. [more]

10/12/2008: Auckland story"Tuatara Cuvier"
Tuatara have all been bred at Auckland Zoo from six original Cuvier residents captured and sent to the zoo in the early 1990's. [more]

10/12/2008: Science report
The second part of a programme about Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand's first Nobel laureate. [more]

10/12/2008: The Panel (Part1)
Chris Trotter and Julia Hartley Moore join Jim on the panel today. [more]

10/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Chris Trotter and Julia Hartley Moore join Jim on the panel today. [more]

11/12/2008: Jim's essay
Outdoor kindergartens. [more]

11/12/2008: Best song ever written
Kaaren Cleary chooses The Rebel Jesus, by Jackson Browne. [more]

11/12/2008: Your place
The Jewel of the Kapiti coast - Paekakariki. [more]

11/12/2008: Black holes
There is new evidence that there is a giant black hole at the center of our galaxy. [more]

11/12/2008: Bats for christmas
Purdue University, in Indiana has come up with a novel stocking stuffer. [more]

11/12/2008: He Rourou for 11 December 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks with Selwyn Parata about the Maori language and Maori performing arts. [more]

11/12/2008: Feature album
Paul Weller's 9th solo studio album, 22 Dreams. [more]

11/12/2008: The arts report
This week Lynn Freeman calls on some experts to review the visual arts scene over the past year. [more]

11/12/2008: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
This week we're at the Dread Shed - where an increasing number of the city's dreadlocks are being created. [more]

11/12/2008: Environment story
Alison Ballance joins Massey University researcher Barbara Egli in the bush of Tiritiri Matangi Island. [more]

11/12/2008: The panel (part 1)
With Peter Elliott and Joanne Black. [more]

11/12/2008: The panel (part 2)
With Peter Elliott and Joanne Black. [more]

12/12/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Where Ravens Feed
Wilf Hale of Christchurch chooses 'Where Ravens Feed' written by Graeme Miles and performed by Martyn Wyndham-Read. [more]

12/12/2008: NZ Live - Elizabeth Marvelly
Pop-opera singer Elizabeth Marvelly on NZ Live. [more]

12/12/2008: Early childhood services
UNICEF says an international report on childcare highlights serious deficiencies in New Zealand's early childhood services. [more]

12/12/2008: Christmas album
What started out as a small fundraiser for the Salvation Army looks set to become the festive season's best seller. [more]

12/12/2008: He Rourou for 12 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Selwyn Parata, about interest in the"Olympic games"of Maori performing arts. [more]

12/12/2008: Wots On
Some of the events going on around New Zealand this weekend. [more]

12/12/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt with the weekend weather forecast. [more]

12/12/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Alison Holst
Alison Holst with a recipe for 'Spicy Salmon Salad'. [more]

12/12/2008: Sports Story
Stephen Hewson covers rugby, basketball, golf, and 'Shane Warne the Musical'. [more]

12/12/2008: NZ Society
It's more than just;"a Lion Dance"for Peter Low on this week's New Zealand Society. [more]

12/12/2008: The Panel (part one)
With Neil Miller and Simon Pound. [more]

12/12/2008: The Panel (part two)
With Neil Miller and Simon Pound. [more]

15/12/2008: Eight Months to Mars - Jennifer Ward Lealand
She's and expert in her field, which is the field of entertainment. [more]

15/12/2008: Dodgy Festive Season Deals.
Consumer New Zealand has come up with some top tips to help harried shoppers avoid rip-offs. [more]

15/12/2008: A Kiwi Movie
The true story of a wartime marriage, racked by secrets, heartbreak and terrible adventures. [more]

15/12/2008: He Rourou for 15 December 2008
An historical recording of a Te Awamutu man - Raureti Te Huia - who was born in 1885. [more]

15/12/2008: Environmental Story - Fairy Tern
New Zealand's smallest tern and it's getting a well-deserved helping hand from a number of quarters. [more]

15/12/2008: This Way Up feature - Bits and Bytes
Simon Morton of This Way Up visits an electronics store to check out the major technology hits of 2008. [more]

15/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Jon Bridges. [more]

15/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Jon Bridges. [more]

16/12/2008: Best Song Ever Written
For Jeannette Glynn of Hamilton it is Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue'. [more]

16/12/2008: Reeling In The Years - 1967
Reeling in the Hits of 1967 this week with Erin Sinclair. [more]

16/12/2008: Scrabble Birthday
When the Great Depression left Alfred Butts out of work, he came up with a game that 60 years later is still a winner. [more]

16/12/2008: Dance the Hokey Tokey
During 25 years at Havelock North Intermediate John Fullwood has made dance an important part of his students' physical education. [more]

16/12/2008: He Rourou for 16 December 2008
In 1912, a very significant gathering of Maori chiefs was held to record important historical information. Today we hear the secretary of that hui, Raureti Te Huia as he talks about being part of the organising committee. [more]

16/12/2008: Science Story - Mice
The humble house mouse and how it arrived in New Zealand. [more]

16/12/2008: Feature Album - 'Road Food'
The Guess Who were the first Canadian band to have a No. 1 hit on the US charts. Road Food was released in 1974. [more]

16/12/2008: Tune Your Engine - Triple P Parenting
Matthew Sanders is the director of the Parenting and Family Support Centre at the University of Queensland. [more]

16/12/2008: Asian Report for 16 December 2008
Burmese couple Khon Aungr Lanan and Na La-Mon are actively involved in the local Burmese community, Khon Aungr's been busy organising the performance for a special Christmas function and Na La-Mon helps with the catering. [more]

16/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
With Gary McCormick and David Farrar. [more]

16/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
With Gary McCormick and David Farrar. [more]

17/12/2008: The best song ever written - 'Ten Storey Love Song'
For Darren Tatom the best song ever written is 'Ten Storey Love Song' by The Stone Roses. [more]

17/12/2008: Link 3 for 17 December 2008
Link3, the music game where you find the link between the songs. [more]

17/12/2008: Sir Ernest Shackleton
Of all the explorers who vied to be the first to reach the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton was the most persistent. [more]

17/12/2008: He Rourou for Wednesday 17 December 2008
Ngati Maniapoto elder talks about some of the different houses of learning in Maori culture. [more]

17/12/2008: Feature album -"Rush Of Blood To The Head"
The Feature Album today is the second album made by the British Alternative Rock Band Cold Play -"Rush Of Blood To The Head". [more]

17/12/2008: Virtual World
Hamish MacEwan joins the afternoons team in the Virtual World. [more]

17/12/2008: Auckland Story -"Alberton Christmas"
A musical Christmas concert called"Deck the Halls"at one of Auckland's oldest grand homes"Alberton"in Mount Albert. [more]

17/12/2008: Environment Story
In our environment segment, another story from Tiritiri Matangi Island. [more]

17/12/2008: The Panel (Part 1)
Richard Griffin and Rosemary McLeod join Wayne on the panel today. [more]

17/12/2008: The Panel (Part 2)
Richard Griffin and Rosemary McLeod join Wayne on the panel today. [more]

18/12/2008: Jim's essay
10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy. [more]

18/12/2008: Best song ever written
Keriata Stuart from Wellington chooses Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. [more]

18/12/2008: Your place
Wanaka, gateway to the Mount Aspiring National park, situated at the southern end of our 4th largest lake. [more]

18/12/2008: Wine zapping
Chinese scientists claim to have developed a technique which turns undrinkable wine into a nice glass of plonk. [more]

18/12/2008: Wildlife centre
A massive $1.4 million redevelopment at Pukaha Mount Bruce, the National Wildlife Centre. [more]

18/12/2008: He rourou
with Raureti Te Huia, the Ngati Maniapoto elder, who talks about astronomy Maori style. [more]

18/12/2008: Feature album - The Fame
By Lady Gaga, An American singer songwriter and musician. Her real name is Stefani Joanne Germanotta. [more]

18/12/2008: Arts report
The spotlight this week is on theatre. [more]

18/12/2008: Christchurch story
Our correspondent, Katy Gosset, has uncovered a small group of people who are living in the past. [more]

18/12/2008: Science story
Kokako are beautiful songsters, but birds from different locations sing in very distinct dialects. [more]

18/12/2008: The panel (part 1)
With Emily Perkins and Ali Ikram. [more]

18/12/2008: The panel (part 2)
With Emily Perkins and Ali Ikram. [more]

19/12/2008: Best Song Ever Written - True Love
Phil O'Brien of summer show; Matinee Idle chooses Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby singing 'True Love '. [more]

19/12/2008: NZ Live - Rosa Shiels with Graham Wardrop
Rosa Shiels has had a long and varied career. Now she's emphasizing her musical side. [more]

19/12/2008: Does It Have To Be All Doom and Gloom in 2009?
Kiwi business motivator, Mike Handcock says there will be opportunities out there. [more]

19/12/2008: He Rourou for 19 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks to Iritana Tawhiwhirangi about her thoughts around Christmas time. [more]

19/12/2008: Wots On
Some of the events going on around New Zealand this weekend. [more]

19/12/2008: Weekend Weather
Bob McDavitt with a long range weather forecast. [more]

19/12/2008: Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso
Meringue mountain with strawberries, Quick mince pies, Mini chocolate mince pies and Mini dundee cakes. [more]

19/12/2008: Sports Story - Murray Williams
New Zealand sporting stories. [more]

19/12/2008: The Vault - singing sheep and a sound effects library
Deb Nation traverses the vault and brings back such curiosities as singing sheep and a one-man sound effects library. [more]

19/12/2008: The Panel (part one)
With Michelle Boag and David Slack. [more]

19/12/2008: The Panel (part two)
With Michelle Boag and David Slack. [more]

22/12/2008: Best song ever written
Ben Lang has chosen Unfinished Sympathy by Massive Attack. [more]

22/12/2008: Eight months to Mars - Angela Bloomfield
It is forty years ago this week since the first humans left planet Earth. [more]

22/12/2008: Worth a detour: A travel guide by Peter Janssen
Peter Janssen has travelled just about every road, and visited every town and hamlet in New Zealand in search of the unusual. [more]

22/12/2008: He Rourou for 22 December 2008
Looking after children and whanau is the theme of the two interviews coming up in He Rourou today. [more]

22/12/2008: Feature Album - Vesuvius by Luke Buda
Luke Buda has been with the New Zealand band The Phoenix Foundation for nearly 10 years. [more]

22/12/2008: Bruce Ansley
Up until 2006, Bruce was a staff writer for the NZ Listener, he wrote for newspapers, and television shows. [more]

22/12/2008: Simon Morton from This Way Up
Today he checks up on his bees before the Christmas break. [more]

22/12/2008: Science story
The summer season has started and this week, we introduce you to some of the places you may want to visit with your family. [more]

22/12/2008: The Panel
With Penny Ashton and Jock Anderson [more]

23/12/2008: Best song ever written - Don't Cry My lady Love
By Quick Silver Messenger Service and chosen by Chris Skellett from Dunedin [more]

23/12/2008: TV Google
One outfit which seems to have gone from strength to strength in 2008 is Maori Television. [more]

23/12/2008: Whale Shark
The BBC sent reporter Tim Healey to join a team of scientists in Madagascar a few days ago. [more]

23/12/2008: He Rourou for 23 December 2008
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Christmas with Maori leaders, Sonny Tau, Selwyn Parata and Apirana Mahuika. [more]

23/12/2008: Feature Album - Reach Out - Four Tops (1967)
Motown legends The Four Tops are to receive a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement. [more]

23/12/2008: Tune your engine
Jodie Hedley-Ward argues in her new book,"You Sexy Mother", that motherhood should be reinvented in our post-modern society. [more]

23/12/2008: Asian Report for 23 December 2008
With Christmas just around the corner it's a very holy time of the year for some. [more]

23/12/2008: Enviroment Story
A behind the scenes look at Auckland Zoo's Centre for Conservation Medicine. [more]

23/12/2008: The Panel
With Bomber Bradbury and Gordon McLachlan. [more]

24/12/2008: Best Song Ever Written - Gimme Some Lovin'
Simon Morris of Matinee Idle (starts Boxing Day) and At the Movies chooses 'Gimme Some Lovin'' by the Spencer Davis Group. [more]

24/12/2008: The Best Song Ever Written Top 10 Countdown 2008
Our most requested songs of 2008 (music removed for copyright reasons). [more]

24/12/2008: Link 3
A Christmas bumper edition of Link 3 our celebrated music game. [more]

24/12/2008: He Rourou for 24 December 2008
Ana Tapiata talks Christmas with singer Whirimako Black. [more]

24/12/2008: Virtual World - Helen and Chelfyn Baxter
Venture into the Virtual World with Helen and Chelfyn Baxter of Mohawk Media. [more]

24/12/2008: David Steemson Story
Seventy members of the Methodist Church of Mangere in Auckland have been rehearsing for Christmas services. [more]

24/12/2008: Environment Strory - Nocturnal Birds
Over the last few weeks at various times of the day Alison Ballance has been out and about on Tiritiri Matangi Island. [more]

24/12/2008: The Panel (part one)
With Michelle A'Court, Brian Edwards and other regular panelists. The year in review. [more]

24/12/2008: The Panel (part two)
With Michelle A'Court, Brian Edwards and other regular panelists. The year in review part two. [more]

26/01/2009: Jim's Intro
What of 2009? What does it hold? [more]

26/01/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Michael Woolf
He's back to tell us more of his interesting life as a broadcaster, actor, puppeteer and magician. [more]

26/01/2009: Ancient Hangi Pit
A hangi pit, used to cook moa more than 700 years ago is making headlines. [more]

26/01/2009: Frog Feasts
New reasearch shows humans are eating the world's frog population into extinction! [more]

26/01/2009: Featured Authors - Julie Mulcahy and Debbie Knowles
Their book is"What You Need to Know Before Your Child Starts Secondary School". [more]

26/01/2009: This Way Up Feature - Curry
Fancy a curry? You're not alone - the curry, or Kari as it was known has been a popular dish for centuries. [more]

26/01/2009: Environment Report - Kakapo
Kakapo, the night parrot, is one of New Zealand's most wonderful, yet most threatened birds. [more]

26/01/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Richard Griffin and Matt Nippert. [more]

26/01/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Richard Griffin and Matt Nippert. [more]

27/01/2009: Best Song Ever Written - 'Bengawan Solo'
Andre Mendes da Costa from the Wairarapa has chosen 'Bengawan Solo' played by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. [more]

27/01/2009: Reeling in the Years - 1978
Tineka Bouchier helps count down the hits of 1978. [more]

27/01/2009: Red fire ants alert
Exotic ants have bio-security on alert in Napier. [more]

27/01/2009: Remembering Gerry Merito
A member of Howard Morrison's quartet Gerry Merito passed away at the age of 70. [more]

27/01/2009: He Rourou for Tuesday 27 January 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Hekenuimai Busby, the old man of traditional sea voyaging in New Zealand. [more]

27/01/2009: Environment Story
What's big, brown and thrives in the surf zone on rocky shores in the south of New Zealand? Giant bull kelp. [more]

27/01/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
Today with panelists Jane Clifton and Jock Anderson. [more]

27/01/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Jane Clifton and Jock Anderson. [more]

28/01/2009: Jim's Essay
The Obama Buzzword that has caught on... this may interest the word-fanciers among you. [more]

28/01/2009: The best song ever written
Steve Olley from the Hawke's Bay with todays selection. [more]

28/01/2009: Link 3
Our first link3 game of the year, and it's an easy one too! [more]

28/01/2009: Spam Attack
2009 is shaping up to be the Year of the Spammer not the Ox. [more]

28/01/2009: WW2 Relic
The plug's been pulled on a war story which for decades has been part of Taranaki's folklore. [more]

28/01/2009: He Rourou for 28-01-09
Hekenukumai Busby tells Ana Tapiata that there is a growing interest in building and sailing ocean-going waka. [more]

28/01/2009: Technology
Hamish McKewen is in to discuss the latest in technology and I.T. [more]

28/01/2009: Auckland Story with David Steemson
"Jessie Logan", one of Auckland's oldest yachts, has just raced in Auckland Harbour for the first time in years. [more]

28/01/2009: Science with Veronica Meduna
Veronika Meduna asks GNS Science palaeontologist, Chris Hollis what New Zealand looked like 50 million years ago. [more]

28/01/2009: The Panel ( Part 1 )
Today's guests are Joanne Black and Barry Corbett. [more]

28/01/2009: The Panel ( Part 2 )
Today's guests are Joanne Black and Barry Corbett. [more]

29/01/2009: Jim's essay
Methods of saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. [more]

29/01/2009: The best song ever written -"And It Stoned Me"
For Phil Gifford the best song ever written is"And It Stoned me"by Van Morrison. [more]

29/01/2009: Your place - Waimarama
We take you to the small coastal community in Hawkes Bay that achieved notoriety during the 70's, as a hippy haven, Waimarama. [more]

29/01/2009: Surf reef
The country's first artificial surf reef has not only failed to impress the critics, it's been virtually ignored by surfers. [more]

29/01/2009: Virtual regatta
18 years ago, Kiwi know how and a can do attitude combined to change the face of live sports television broadcast. [more]

29/01/2009: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks water safety with Kiaro Nuku, who spent the last couple of months sailing around the North Island. [more]

29/01/2009: Feature album - 'Tunnel of Love'
Tunnel of Love was Bruce Springsteen 8th album, released in 1987. [more]

29/01/2009: Arts Report with Lynn Freeman
Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the first major show to open at a Wellington art gallery. [more]

29/01/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
This month has marked 35 years since the city hosted perhaps its biggest sporting event, the Commonwealth Games. [more]

29/01/2009: Health story with Veronika Meduna
In today's health story we hear about research that could lead to a new weapon against melanoma. [more]

29/01/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
Today's guests are John Bishop and Tony Doe. [more]

29/01/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
Today's guests are John Bishop and Tony Doe. [more]

30/01/2009: New Zealand Flag
As Waitangi Day approaches, it's timely that talk has turned to the flag. [more]

30/01/2009: The beat song ever written - ' Cruise'n '
For Sarah McCarthy the best song ever written is Cruise'n by Robert Michael Nesmith. [more]

30/01/2009: New Zealand Live - Darcy Perry Band
The Darcy Perry Band joins Afternoons for the first New Zealand Live of 2009. [more]

30/01/2009: Minnie Dean
Winton locals are scratching their heads over a mysterious headstone, which has appeared at the grave of Minnie Dean. [more]

30/01/2009: He Rourou
In He Rourou Ana Tapiata talks with Brian Wiki a longtime sailor about the ups and downs of life on the water. [more]

30/01/2009: Weekend weather with Bob McDavitt
Met Service weather ambassador Bob McDavitt tells us about this weekend's weather. [more]

30/01/2009: Fresh Fast Food - Phillip Kraal
Phillip Kraal from Le Bon Bolli Catering and The Crumpet Club Chef patron joins Afternoons for fresh fast food. [more]

30/01/2009: Sports story with Barry Guy
Barry Guy takes us through the weekends sport action including the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series and the Australian Open. [more]

30/01/2009: NZ Society with David Steemson
There are over twenty regional parks in the Auckland region, owned by the Auckland Regional Council. [more]

30/01/2009: The panel (part 1)
Today guests on the panel are Irene Gardiner and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

30/01/2009: The panel (part 2)
Today guests on the panel are Irene Gardiner and Bomber Bradbury. [more]

02/02/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Te Radar
Today we welcome a reluctant comedian to this hour. He's made two recent TV shows that have attracted large audiences. [more]

02/02/2009: Acne Clinics
The widening of prescription rights to a powerful acne treatment has drawn attention to the ongoing debate around it. [more]

02/02/2009: Code Brown
Little people are peeing in our pools, and experts say its the fault of parents. [more]

02/02/2009: He Rourou for 2 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ripowai Higgins who decided to organise an inauguration day breakfast for Maori in Wellington. [more]

02/02/2009: Author Slot - Diana Balham
She's put out a book called Undiscovered Auckland. [more]

02/02/2009: Thjs Way Up Feature - Back Yard Bees
Simon Morton from This Way Up with the latest from the Backyard Bee Team. [more]

02/02/2009: Science Report - Plants and Human Migration
A team at the University of Waikato in Hamilton working on population and conservation genetics of endemic Pacific plants. [more]

02/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Don Donovan and Brian Edwards. [more]

02/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Don Donovan and Brian Edwards. [more]

03/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written
For Chris Angus-McKay of Auckland it is Let it Grow by Eric Clapton. [more]

03/02/2009: Reeling In The Years - 1971
Dave Luther, from Hogsnort Rupert, joins us to remember the music and events of 1971. [more]

03/02/2009: Busking Bagpiper
A busking bagpiper has been told to pack up his pipes after being served an infringement notice by noise control in Dunedin. [more]

03/02/2009: Ocean in Google Earth
Google is now offering internet users a fish eye look at the ocean. [more]

03/02/2009: He Rourou for 3 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Te Ripowai Higgins about the new president of the United States. [more]

03/02/2009: Feature Album - Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens was the only studio album released by Ritchie Valens. It was released on Del-Fi Records in 1959. [more]

03/02/2009: Tune Your Engine
UK journalist John Naish has authored a book called 'Enough' - about how most of us have enough but still want more. [more]

03/02/2009: Asian Report for 3 February 2009
Self-confessed 'Banana', Wellingtonian, Mayme Chanwai is a 69-year-old artist and musician. [more]

03/02/2009: Environment Story
Alison Ballance heads to Mana Island with Colin Miskelly from the Department of Conservation. [more]

03/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Peter Elliot and Kevin Milne. [more]

03/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Peter Elliot and Kevin Milne. [more]

04/02/2009: Jim's Essay
Puns. [more]

04/02/2009: The best song ever written - Baker Street
Gary Sweetman thinks the best song ever written is 'Baker Street' by Gerry Rafferty. [more]

04/02/2009: Link 3
Our music quiz. [more]

04/02/2009: Naming rights - Sir Edmund Hillary
A central Otago man is enjoining others to engage in the debate over what to call New Zealand's highest unnamed mountain peak. [more]

04/02/2009: Minnie Dean marker
Minnie Dean has finally gotten her marker. Well the official one after the installation of a headstone on her grave. [more]

04/02/2009: He Rourou for 4 Febuary 2009
Te Ripowai Higgins believes Maori have much to celebrate over the inauguration of Barrack Obama. [more]

04/02/2009: Feature album - The Rise and Fall
The Rise and Fall is the fourth album by the British group Madness. [more]

04/02/2009: Virtual World - the Baxters
From the Virtual World, Helen and Chelfyn Baxter talk robots, advances in robotics. [more]

04/02/2009: Auckland Story - Auckland Botanic Gardens
Sapna Samant takes us on a full on guided tour of the Auckland Botanic Gardens. [more]

04/02/2009: Environment Story
Yesterday we heard about seabird reintroductions on Mana Island, off the Wellington coast. That story continues today. [more]

04/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Rosemary McLeod and Neil Miller. [more]

04/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Rosemary McLeod and Neil Miller. [more]

05/02/2009: The best song ever written
And for Mark Hossteede of Lower Hutt (when he remembers), it's Still Crazy After All These Years by Paul Simon. [more]

05/02/2009: Your place - Piha
With black sand beach and verdant bush, you can look out to sea, towards the setting sun over Lion Rock, this can only be Piha. [more]

05/02/2009: Emails and texts
Some of what you've had to say about what we have today. [more]

05/02/2009: Struth it's hot!
The lucky country's not feeling quite so right now as a record heatwave continues to seer their already scorched red earth. [more]

05/02/2009: Comedy King turns Treaty emissary
Mike King talks about presenting Maori TV's new series Lost in Translation, chronicling the history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. [more]

05/02/2009: He Rourou for 05 February 2009
Ana Tapiata speaks with Wellington Kuia, Pai Ruha about the many changes she's witnessed in her time including the advent of a black man in the White House. [more]

05/02/2009: Emails and texts
Some more of what you've had to say about what's been said on the show today. [more]

05/02/2009: The Arts Report
The life's work of artist Ted Dutch, plus ballet dancer turned educator and filmmaker, Nicholas Rowe talks about his latest film. [more]

05/02/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
Katy meets a couple who've just gone a year without rubbish. [more]

05/02/2009: Science story - Harry Kroto
Nobel laureate Harry Kroto discusses advances in nanotechnology. [more]

05/02/2009: Tha Panel (part 1)
Josie McNaught and Gordon Campbell join Noelle McCarthy to opine and entertain. [more]

05/02/2009: The Panel (part 2)
We hear the Panellists get to gripe and opine about the week that was and perhaps more. [more]

09/02/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Gary McCormick
Our guest traveller today is primarily a poet in the minds of some. At least that what he started as. [more]

09/02/2009: Bush Fires
Victoria is still attempting to come to terms with the worst wildfires in Australia's history. [more]

09/02/2009: Jock Anderson
He joins us as a representative of the Hurinui Bummers, Liars and Cheats Club. [more]

09/02/2009: He Rourou for 9 February
Ana Tapiata talks to Levi Bristowe about some of the major issues for gay, lesbian and transgender youth. [more]

09/02/2009: Author Slot - Tony Trimingham
Tony has just authored"Not My Family, Never My Child"- What to do if someone you love is a drug user. [more]

09/02/2009: This Way Up Feature - With the Backyard Bee team
Simon Morton from This Way Up joins us to see what happened to his Queen Bee. [more]

09/02/2009: This Way Up Feature - With the Backyard Bee team
Simon Morton from This Way Up joins us to see what happened to his Queen Bee. [more]

09/02/2009: Science Story - Kakapo
Alison Ballance finds out about the kakapo equivalent of viagra: a tiny fruit called Rimu. [more]

09/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Sarah-Kate Lynch and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

09/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Sarah-Kate Lynch and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

10/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written
Barbara Menzies from Auckland chooses Ella's Song by Sweet Honey and The Rock. [more]

10/02/2009: Reeling In The Years
Denis O'Brian from Slow Boat Records, remembers 1969. The year of peace, love and the first moon landing. [more]

10/02/2009: 40th anniversary of the Boeing 747
Forty years ago today the biggest and most luxurious passenger jet ever created took to the sky. [more]

10/02/2009: The Taranaki Terror Returns
A rash of reports have been received from boaties and yachties in recent days of sightings of a great white shark. [more]

10/02/2009: He Rourou for 10 February 2009
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Levi Bristowe, one of the supporters at KAHA, this year's hui for queer youth. [more]

10/02/2009: Feature Album - 19 by Adele
Adele is an English singer, who won the Grammy for Best New Artist and for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance yesterday in L.A. [more]

10/02/2009: Tune Your Engine
Sarah Buckley is the author of"Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering" [more]

10/02/2009: Asian Report for 10 February 2009
Jason Moon gets a tour personal tour of Parliament with minister Pansy Wong. [more]

10/02/2009: Science Story
Evolutionary biologists explain the circumstances that allowed Darwin to pursue his ideas about natural selection. [more]

10/02/2009: The Panel (part 1)
Today with Linda Clark and Tim Watkin. [more]

10/02/2009: The Panel (part 2)
Today with Linda Clark and Tim Watkin. [more]

11/02/2009: The best song ever written - 'Step into my world'
For Roman Travers the best song ever written is 'Step into my world' by English band 'Hurricane #1'. [more]

11/02/2009: Link 3 music quiz
Our music quiz where you find the links between the songs we play. [more]

11/02/2009: Dogs in cars
The SPCA is warning of the harm the heat can do to pets, in particular dogs, who are left locked in their owners' cars. [more]

11/02/2009: Les Miserables
Les Miserables, also known as Les Miz is the musical based on the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo. [more]

11/02/2009: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Levi Bristowe who refers to the legend and its relevance to the recent Queer Youth Hui in Wellington. [more]

11/02/2009: Feature Album - 'Pink Moon'
Pink Moon is the 3rd and final album from British singer songwriter Nick Drake. [more]

11/02/2009: Mr I.T. Hamish MacEwan
Hamish is back with the latest techno stories, Google Latitude, Hitachi highlights gesture-controlled HD TV. [more]

11/02/2009: Auckland Story -"Graffiti Busters"
Removing graffiti is a million dollar business these days, particularly on Auckland extensive motorway system. [more]

11/02/2009: Science story - Charles Darwin
Veronika Meduna, discusses one of the more frequent criticisms of evolution - that it is just a theory. [more]

11/02/2009: The panel (part 1)
Sue Wells and Julia Hartley Moore join Noelle on the panel today. [more]

11/02/2009: The panel (part 2)
Sue Wells and Julia Hartley Moore join Noelle on the panel today. [more]

12/02/2009: Jim's essay
Common misconceptions. [more]

12/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written
In My Place performed by Coldplay and chosen by Mike Ponting. [more]

12/02/2009: Your place
Today we travel to Culverden in the south island. [more]

12/02/2009: Flood warnings
Wanganui prepares for floods as heavy rainfall is predicted. [more]

12/02/2009: Council tries to gag piper
Bagpipe noise complaint compromise reached in Dunedin. [more]

12/02/2009: He Rourou for 12 February 2009
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Levi Bristowe, one of the presenters of gay lesbian and transgender series, Takataapui. [more]

12/02/2009: Feature Album
Elton John by Elton John. His second album from 1970. [more]

12/02/2009: The Arts Report
Charles Darwin is recreated on stage to celebrate his 200th birthday and Renee Liang, blogger, writer and playwright. [more]

12/02/2009: Christchurch story
A local man says he wants to save the planet using his electricity powered runabout. [more]

12/02/2009: Science Story
Evolutionists discuss why Darwin took so long to publish his ideas on evolution and what it all means for the descent of humans. [more]

12/02/2009: The Panel (part 1)
With Wena Harawera and Chris Trotter. [more]

12/02/2009: The Panel (part 2)
With Wena Harawera and Chris Trotter. [more]

13/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written - Alabama
Rob Tuwhare chooses Neil Young's 'Alabama'. [more]

13/02/2009: Honk 'n' Plonk
Christchurch jazzers Roger Whyte and Tom Donaldson are Honk 'n' Plonk. [more]

13/02/2009: Shell in New Zealand
After 98 years in New Zealand, the Shell Oil Company is reviewing its entire operation here. [more]

13/02/2009: Virtual monarchy
The Queen has relaunched her website at a Buckingham Palace reception. [more]

13/02/2009: He Rourou for 13 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Wi Keelan about the late Dr. John McLeod. [more]

13/02/2009: Wots On
Things to do for you. [more]

13/02/2009: Fresh Fast Food - Alison Holst
Go to the Afternoons recipe page for details. [more]

13/02/2009: Weekend Weather
Summer's been out the window for many parts of the country, while Aucklanders sweltered yesterday in the heat and humidity. [more]

13/02/2009: Sports Story
Summer means Sport is everywhere so Murray Williams has a lot to talk about. [more]

13/02/2009: NZ Society -Duder regional farm Park
Thousands of Aucklanders use Parks every year but very few people visit some of them. [more]

13/02/2009: The Panel (part one)
With Liz Bowen-Clewley and John Bishop. [more]

13/02/2009: The Panel (part two)
With Liz Bowen-Clewley and John Bishop. [more]

16/02/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Tim Spite
He has starred in more than seventy stage shows and has won 13 Awards, including Best Designer and Best New Director. [more]

16/02/2009: Online Shopping
Studies in the United States show recession shoppers are helping online retailers and discounters ring in healthy earnings. [more]

16/02/2009: Talking Cars
Cars that talk to each other and direct their drivers away from danger are set to be unleashed on the roads as early as 2012. [more]

16/02/2009: He Rourou for 16 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Ministry advisor Wi Keelan about the Ngati Raukawa scholar, who's currently studying medicine. [more]

16/02/2009: This Way Up Feature - The Yoyo
Simon Morton with a story about the yoyo toy, which as your about to find out, has an amazing history. [more]

16/02/2009: Environment Story - Tuna Tagging
In an effort to find out where these huge fish travel to, Auckland University PhD student Tim Sippell has been out tagging. [more]

16/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Garry Moore and David Farrar. [more]

16/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Garry Moore and David Farrar. [more]

17/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written - You Don't Have To Cry
Neil Turner chooses 'You Don't Have To Cry' by Crosby, Stills, Nash but not Young. [more]

17/02/2009: Reeling In The Years - Shade Smith
Shade Smith, the song writing talent from the Rumour is with us on Reeling In The Years for 1972. [more]

17/02/2009: Lex Mellink
Lex Mellink is the former Head of Research and Development for Netherlands police. He travels lecturing on community policing. [more]

17/02/2009: He Rourou for 17 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Wi Keelan at the presentation of the John McLeod scholarships for Maori health professionals. [more]

17/02/2009: Feature Album - The Band
The Feature Album was released in 1969 and is 'The Band' by The Band. [more]

17/02/2009: Tune Your Engine - Call me Dad
Scott Lancaster got together with a couple of Wellington mates to launch a website on something they had in common: fatherhood. [more]

17/02/2009: Asian Report for 17 February 2009
We met actor Gary Young from 'Asian Tales' a new set of short plays currently on in Auckland. [more]

17/02/2009: Environment Story - frozen frogs
Phil Bishop discovered that a small species of introduced frog was capable of surviving after being completely frozen. [more]

17/02/2009: The Panel (part 1)
With Richard Griffin and Joanne Black. [more]

17/02/2009: The Panel (part 2)
With Richard Griffin and Joanne Black. [more]

18/02/2009: Jim's essay
the Collins dictionary have decided that their volumes are too voluminous with obscure words. [more]

18/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written - Unforgettable
Winston West chooses 'Unforgettable' by Nat King Cole. [more]

18/02/2009: Link 3
The music quiz. [more]

18/02/2009: E cigarettes
E cigarettes are proving popular among smokers wanting to quit the habit. [more]

18/02/2009: Aussie wedding
The average cost of getting hitched in Australia has risen 25% in the past 3 years. [more]

18/02/2009: The Virtual World with Helen and Chelfyn Baxter
New Zealand copyright law is due to change in a major way. [more]

18/02/2009: Auckland Story with David Steemson - Supercity
Auckland's governance may change. Today, views from Manukau city. [more]

18/02/2009: Environment Story - Bird nest
If you're the mum or dad of a brood and you've just arrived back with some food whom are you going to feed? [more]

18/02/2009: The Panel (part one)
With Sapna Samant and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

18/02/2009: The Panel (part two)
With Sapna Samant and Gordon McLaughlin. [more]

19/02/2009: Jim's Essay
More of Jim's thoughts about the battle for the apostrophe. [more]

19/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written
Lyall McFarlane chose Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin. [more]

19/02/2009: Your Place
This week we visit a town designed with weekend holidays in mind, Pauanui. [more]

19/02/2009: The best job in the world
More than 20,000 applicants have applied to be caretaker of Great Barrier's Hamilton Island. [more]

19/02/2009: He Rourou for 19 February
Ana Tapiata talks to Ministry of Health spokesperson Wi Keelan. [more]

19/02/2009: The Arts Report
Lynn Freeman looks at the intensely personal relationship that develops between a moko artist and the recipient. [more]

19/02/2009: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Ninety eight year old Jesse Rosier once worked in the kitchen of Michael Joseph Savage. [more]

19/02/2009: Science Story with Veronika Meduna
Whitebaiters complain of decline in catch so ecologists are monitoring the recruitment of whitebait in rivers throughout NZ. [more]

19/02/2009: The panel (part 1)
With Graeme Bell and Michelle Boag. [more]

19/02/2009: The panel (part 2)
With Graeme Bell and Michelle Boag. [more]

20/02/2009: The best song ever written
And for Toni Adams of Blenheim, it's Life Is A Minestrone by 10cc. [more]

20/02/2009: NZ Live - Dave Feehan
This week's live performance is by Wellington based musician, Dave Feehan. [more]

20/02/2009: Beckham debacle
The losses are mounting for the failed Auckland event and questions are being asked as well as fingers being pointed. [more]

20/02/2009: Animal trainer to the stars
Mark Vette was au fait with teaching quadrupeds to perform on command, then he had to teach humans to behave like animals. [more]

20/02/2009: He Rourou for 20 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Maia Melbourne-Wilcox about winning the Ministry of Health's most prestigious Maori scholarship. [more]

20/02/2009: Wots on
Things to do over the weekend for you. [more]

20/02/2009: Weather with Bob McDavitt
Bob gives us the lowdown on the highs and lows heading our way over the weekend. [more]

20/02/2009: Fresh fast food
And this week's guest is Christchurch chef Phillip Kraal of the Crumpet Club and Bon Bolli Catering. [more]

20/02/2009: Sport story with Stephen Hewson
Stephen updates us on the latest news from court and crease, pitch and paddock. [more]

20/02/2009: NZ Society
David Steemson discovers the beauty of Tawhitokino Park, on the coast south of Auckland city. [more]

20/02/2009: The panel (part 1)
Ali Ikram and Penny Ashton join Noelle to opine, pontificate, posture, and ponder and possibly more things beginning with p. [more]

20/02/2009: The panel (part 2)
Ali Ikram and Penny Ashton join Noelle to opine, pontificate, posture, and ponder and possibly more things beginning with p. [more]

23/02/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Judith Tabron
Our guest today has been in the hospitality industry for 20 years. [more]

23/02/2009: Musician Jackson Brown
We talk to him about his new album, time the conqueror, and life and the universe and everything. [more]

23/02/2009: He Rourou for 23 February 2009
Ana Tapiata talks with East coaster Cassidy Tangaere who was one of the thousands enjoying Waitangi Day this year. [more]

23/02/2009: Featured Author - Martin Hawes
One of our top financial writers and investment advisors. [more]

23/02/2009: This Way Up Feature - Powershop
A story on Powershop - which may or may not save you a few dollars on yor energy bill. [more]

23/02/2009: Environment Story - The Kakapo Sperm Team.
Alison Ballance joins the Sperm Team, as they've become known, on an historic day for kakapo management. [more]

23/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Bomber Bradbury and Duncan Webb. [more]

23/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Bomber Bradbury and Duncan Webb. [more]

24/02/2009: Best song ever written
Rob Simpson chose American Pie by Don McLean. [more]

24/02/2009: Reeling in the years
Today we wind back the clock to 1965 when our guest, music reviewer and musician Nick Bollinger, was only 7 years old. [more]

24/02/2009: Restricting the advertising of unhealthy foods
30% of children in New Zealand are overweight but new research shows senselessness in the promotion of healthy eating. [more]

24/02/2009: New Zealanders fear they may lose their jobs
According to a new survey one in five Kiwis fear they'll lose their jobs this year in the face of the recession. [more]

24/02/2009: He Rourou
Cassidy Tangaere tells Ana Tapiata that he's pleased to see Maori appearing in all areas of society. [more]

24/02/2009: Asian Report for 24 February 2009
Continued fighting in Sri Lanka dampens Independence Day Celebrations, for Sri Lankan communities living in New Zealand. [more]

24/02/2009: Science Story
For many years, it was not clear how baleen whales evolved. Recently, the fossil record has provided many insights. [more]

24/02/2009: The Panel - (part one)
With Gary McCormick and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

24/02/2009: The Panel - (part two)
With Gary McCormick and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

25/02/2009: Jim's Essay
Listen to Jim's thought for the day. [more]

25/02/2009: The best song ever written
'Green' by Florence Hartigan + Peter Martin arranged by Don McGlashan for Sophie Foster of Mairangi Bay. [more]

25/02/2009: Link 3
The Link3 hour, music with a common theme, and we ask you identify the thematic resemblance between the first three songs. [more]

25/02/2009: Scamwatch
If you have access to a telephone, a letter box or the internet, chances are that you've been the target of a scam. [more]

25/02/2009: Motorcycles
Maureen Bull has a lifelong fixation with motorcycles. [more]

25/02/2009: He Rourou for 25th Feb 2009
Ana Tapiata talks with Hine Poa from Orongomai marae, which simply opened its doors to its neighbours. [more]

25/02/2009: Virtual World
Online networking 'harms health' ,Twitter fast growing beyond its messaging roots and the internet copyright law is delayed. [more]

25/02/2009: Auckland Story with David Steemson
"North Shore Supercity"what do Aucklanders think and will it work? [more]

25/02/2009: Science with Veronica Meduna
In our science story - the complete catalogue of life as we know it. [more]

25/02/2009: The Panel ( Part 1 )
Part 1 of the Panel with today's guests Barry Corbett and Matt Nippert. [more]

25/02/2009: The Panel ( Part 2 )
Part 2 of The Panel with Barry Corbett and Matt Nippert. [more]

26/02/2009: Best Song Ever Written
Brian Mackie from the Hawkes Bay has chosen 'Seven Seconds' by Yassou N'Dour. [more]

26/02/2009: Your Place: Leeston
Colin Patterson shares poetry and thoughts on living in Leeston (Canterbury) with us today. [more]

26/02/2009: Sitting at a Desk all Day
Dr Genevieve Healy on why the simple act of sitting has just become dangerous. [more]

26/02/2009: AmeriCARna Festival
The 3rd annual AmeriCARna Festival has transformed the Taranaki region into a celebration of everything American. [more]

26/02/2009: He Rourou for 26 February 2009
On Waitangi Day this year the Orongomai marae in Upper Hutt held a workshop on stopping abuse. [more]

26/02/2009: Feature Album - 'Highway 61 Revisited'
Highway 61 Revisited, named for the road that led from Bob Dylan's homeplace - Minnesota, to the bayous of New Orleans. [more]

26/02/2009: Arts Report
This week, Tutu's on Tour and the Documentary Film Festival opening today in Auckland ahead of a tour of the main centres. [more]

26/02/2009: Christchurch Story - Festival of Flowers
Christchurch - the Garden City. The next few weeks see enthusiasts coax the city into bloom for a series of events. [more]

26/02/2009: Environment Story - Ulva Island
Ian Jamieson has led a study into a number of threatened bird species - Saddlebacks, Yellowheads, Takahe and Robins. [more]

26/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Tony Doe and Kevin Milne. [more]

26/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Tony Doe and Kevin Milne. [more]

27/02/2009: NZ's oldest bookstore to close
Budden's Book Shop in Motueka will ring up its final sales at the end of March. [more]

27/02/2009: The Lonely Dog Legends
A new canine hero, hailing from the foothills of Coronet Peak is set to make his mark on Hollywood. [more]

27/02/2009: He Rourou for 27 Febuary 2009
Tamati Kaiwai talks about the Upper Hutt marae working hard to foster understanding and goodwill amongst its community. [more]

27/02/2009: Wots On?
We cast our eye over the nation's coming events for this weekend. [more]

27/02/2009: Weekend weather
With Metservice ambassador Bob McDavitt. [more]

27/02/2009: Fresh Fast Food
Leading food writer, Julie Biuso joins us. Today she is taking advantage of the summer garden. [more]

27/02/2009: Sport with Murray Williams
The calendar's crammed with no shortage of matches to listen to while the rain rules out beaching, barbecuing or gardening. [more]

27/02/2009: NZ Society for 27 Febuary 2009
There are over twenty regional parks in the Auckland Region, and hundreds of thousands of Aucklanders use them every year. [more]

27/02/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Brian Edwards. [more]

27/02/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Brian Edwards and Jane Clifton. [more]

02/03/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Kevin Milne
Today's guest has been a regular face on our TV screens for a long and illustrious time now. [more]

02/03/2009: Seabed Volcanoes
The mysteries of some of the world's most spectacular undersea volcanoes are to be the focus of a research expedition. [more]

02/03/2009: English Measles Outbreak
An outbreak in Otago has been traced back to an unvaccinated family which brought the virus back from Vietnam in January. [more]

02/03/2009: He Rourou for 2 March 2009
The title of best 'kapa haka' this year has gone to Auckland-based troupe Te Waka Huia. [more]

02/03/2009: Author Slot - Angela Atkins
She's written Management Bites, a self-study guide with real-life examples of what went right and how to fix what's gone wrong. [more]

02/03/2009: This Way Up Feature -"Bees"
Simon Morton from This Way Up is back on the bees case. [more]

02/03/2009: Science Story - Antarctic Sea Ice
The world's biggest annual change that only a handful of people ever get to see. [more]

02/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Michele Acourt. [more]

02/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Linley Boniface and Michele Acourt. [more]

03/03/2009: Bluff Oysters
Lovers of Bluff oysters can expect to pay $40 per dozen for the delicacy when they land on restaurant dining tables this week. [more]

03/03/2009: Best Song Ever Written
Margaret Swift has chosen a song by Cat Stevens, 'The Boy with the Moon and Star on His Head'. [more]

03/03/2009: Reeling In The Years
Singer and entertainer Kim Willoughby brings back the good times as we reel in the year 1983. [more]

03/03/2009: He Rourou for 3 March 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Darylene Rogers and Kereama Wright about the recent national Maori performing arts competition in Tauranga. [more]

03/03/2009: Feature Album - 'Leon Russell'
Released in 1970, the debut solo LP from singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist, Leon Russell. [more]

03/03/2009: Tune Your Engine - Liz Tuccillo
Liz Tuccillo is the co-author of 'He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys'. [more]

03/03/2009: Asian Report for 3 March 2009
Seaview Takeaways is about food, family and fish, all under the one roof in Lyall Bay, Wellington. [more]

03/03/2009: Environment Story - The Deep Sea
PhD student Matthew Jones has peered into the guts of more than 2700 deep sea fish. How do they live? What do they eat? [more]

03/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Jock Anderson and Amanda Miller. [more]

03/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Jock Anderson and Amanda Miller. [more]

04/03/2009: Jim's essay
Jim discusses the use of"I"and"me"in a sentence, plus handwriting. [more]

04/03/2009: The best song ever written
Sarah Park has chosen Keb Mo's song"More than one way home"off the album Just Like You, 1996. [more]

04/03/2009: Link 3
Today the link has something to do with Motown. [more]

04/03/2009: Story 1: Preparing for seasonal influenza
Several new strains of the flu virus, including the deadly 'Brisbane strain', are expected to affect NZ this winter. [more]

04/03/2009: Story 2: White tailed spiders
A recent study found no link between the spiders and injuries suffered by people who claimed they had been bitten. [more]

04/03/2009: He Rourou for 4 March 2009
Organisers of the national traditional Maori performing arts competition say things went well. [more]

04/03/2009: Virtual World
Today; doodling good, powerpoint bad and powerpointless savant for a day. [more]

04/03/2009: Auckland Story: Red Square at the Auckland Festival
The Auckland Festival 2009 starts tomorrow. [more]

04/03/2009: Science Story: Marking Seaweek
To mark Seaweek, we take you to a spot on Wgtn's rugged south coast. [more]

04/03/2009: The Panel (part 1)
Today Jim's guests are Wena Harawira and Peter Elliott. [more]

04/03/2009: The Panel (part 2)
Today Jim's guests are Wena Harawira and Peter Elliott. [more]

05/03/2009: Jim's Essay
We confidently use aphorisms and wisdoms and phrases all the time that are wrong. [more]

05/03/2009: The best song ever written
"Death and the maiden"by the Verlaines is today's song chosen by Justin Barry-Walsh from Wellington. [more]

05/03/2009: The shoe phone
Forty years after being hung up by secret agent Maxwell Smart, the SHOEPHONE is back and reception's never been better. [more]

05/03/2009: Your place
Today's journey takes us to Puhoi, a Bohemian community north of Auckland. [more]

05/03/2009: Bootes-3 telescope
For the next six years, the Bootes-3 telescope will live amongst at winemaker Bill Allen's Vintage Lane Observatory. [more]

05/03/2009: He Rou Rou for 5 March 2009
The completion of the 2009 national kapa haka competitions recently marks a new beginning for the event. [more]

05/03/2009: Arts Report with Simon Morris
A look at the arts world with Simon Morris. [more]

05/03/2009: Christchurch Story with Katy Gosset
Today we visit a school that has dared to deviate from the traditional path of after-school homework. [more]

05/03/2009: Environment Story with Alison Ballance
Snapper is New Zealand's largest recreational fishery, and one of the country's largest commercial coastal fisheries. [more]

05/03/2009: The Panel (part 1)
The Panel with today's guests Neil Miller and Jon Bridges. [more]

05/03/2009: The Panel (part 2)
The Panel with today's guests Neil Miller and Jon Bridges. [more]

06/03/2009: The best song ever written
Today's Best Song is nominated by John The Plantman aka John Whittaker. [more]

06/03/2009: Pay TV in New Zealand
A war could be brewing amongst television broadcasters for a slice of the pay TV market. [more]

06/03/2009: Master of Beatles Studies
A university in Liverpool will now offer a master's degree on the life and legacy of The Beatles. [more]

06/03/2009: Festival review with Paul Bushnell
The first of a series of Festival Review segments, we take a look at the Auckland Arts Festival, which began last night. [more]

06/03/2009: Weekend weather
With Met Service ambassador Bob McDavitt. [more]

06/03/2009: Fresh fast food - with Jacob Brown
Jacob Brown is the chef at Wellington's Boulcott Street Bistro. Today the topic of discussion is preserving. [more]

06/03/2009: Sports Story
Experts Stephen Hewson and Murray Williams are along to talk sport. [more]

06/03/2009: The Vault - Here Comes Trouble
Producer Sonia Yee takes us into the world of the Bodgie and the arrival of the teenager in the late 1950's. [more]

06/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Neville Gibson and Sarah Chatwin. [more]

06/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Sarah Chatwin and Neville Gibson. [more]

09/03/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Nick Willis
At last year's olympic games in Beijing he won the 1500 metre bronze medal. [more]

09/03/2009: Cyclone Hamish
Queenslanders facing the wrath of Cyclone Hamish remain on high alert despite the cyclone showing signs of easing. [more]

09/03/2009: History of the Golden Shears
Doug Laing's book traces the first fifty years of the Golder Shears competition. [more]

09/03/2009: Auckland Festival Review
Paul Bushnell is one of our busy panel of reviewers. [more]

09/03/2009: He Rourou for 9 March 2009
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks with Ngati Ranginui elder Hauata Palmer about his thoughts on Maori radio. [more]

09/03/2009: Author Slot - Allison Tait
Her book is"Credit Card Stress Busters: Slash Your Credit Card Debt in 90 Days". [more]

09/03/2009: This Way Up Feature - Photo Sharing
Imagine somewhere you could go and get photos from the worlds museums and libraries and then use them however you want. [more]

09/03/2009: Environmental Story - Kakapo Part 4
Alison Ballance is out with the National Kakapo Team on Codfish Island again. [more]

09/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Janet Wilson and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

09/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Janet Wilson and Jeremy Elwood. [more]

10/03/2009: Asian report
Daemang or Joshua Jang is one of a four Asian's artists in "People in your Neighbourhood". [more]

10/03/2009: Best song ever written
Paula Hucklesby has chosen Middle Class White Boy Blues' by Andrew London. [more]

10/03/2009: Reeling in the years - March 8th 1956
Today we take you back to the year Dunedin's Mary Hill cable car ended Its 71 year run. [more]

10/03/2009: Big Clock
Scientists at the University of Queensland have found offspring of older men are more likely to have lower IQs. [more]

10/03/2009: Water safety
Statistics show that eight people drowned last month, bringing the death toll for the 2008/2009 summer to 39. [more]

10/03/2009: Festival review
Visual art, including exhibitions by Yinka Shonibare and Terry Urbahn. [more]

10/03/2009: He Rourou for 10 March 2009
When it comes to supporters at the national haka competitions, there's no such thing as geographical boundaries. [more]

10/03/2009: Tune your engine
Communication tips - how to be more memorable and persuasive. [more]

10/03/2009: Asian Report for 10 March 2009
Daemang or Joshua Jang is one of a four Asian's artists in "People in your Neighbourhood". [more]

10/03/2009: Enviroment story
Veronika Meduna talks to University of Auckland anthropologist Lisa Matisoo-Smith. [more]

10/03/2009: The Panel
With Joanne Black and Linda Clark. [more]

11/03/2009: Jim's notes
Altered words and meanings. [more]

11/03/2009: Best Song Ever Written - 'Tom Bowling'
Former broadcaster Keith Hambleton chooses 'Tom Bowling' by Charles Dibdin. [more]

11/03/2009: Link 3
The Afternoons' music quiz. [more]

11/03/2009: Walkways and cycleways
The Prime Minister has taken over the reins for plans to create a 3000 kilometre national cycleway. [more]

11/03/2009: Geese in the Gardens
A growing gaggle of grumpy geese is outstaying its welcome at Auckland's Botanical Gardens. [more]

11/03/2009: Festival Review - Auckland Arts Festival
Is Auckland is a good place for a festival of this kind? Also the major New Zealand dance commission and concerts. [more]

11/03/2009: He Rourou for 11 March 2009
Estimates put the crowd numbers at the national kapa haka festival, at about 30,000 over the four days of competition. [more]

11/03/2009: Virtual World with Hamish MacEwan
The Kindle, the Chavez Phone and other technology news. [more]

11/03/2009: Auckland Story - The Neighbourhood
Sapna Samanton is in Auckland finding out about British funded music project 'People In Your Neighbourhood'. [more]

11/03/2009: Science Story - Realise the Dream
Twenty nine secondary school students gathered at Te Papa earlier this week for the finals in a nationwide science competition. [more]

11/03/2009: The Panel (part one)
With Don Donovan and Tim Watkin. [more]

11/03/2009: The Panel (part two)
With Don Donovan and Tim Watkin. [more]

12/03/2009: The best song ever written
And for Mike Smith of Te Aroha, it's Woodie Herman's Third Herd. [more]

12/03/2009: Your place - Havelock
We mussel on in to the charming hamlet at the inner most point of Pelorus in the Marlborough Sounds. [more]

12/03/2009: Historic plane wreck
Parts of the plane, thought to have been stolen from the Tararuas have turned up at an aviation museum in Masterton. [more]

12/03/2009: Wandering horseman
Keith Roberts is following his childhood dream to travel the country by horseback. [more]

12/03/2009: AK09 Festival Review
Paul Bushnell appraises some of the highs and lows from this week. [more]

12/03/2009: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Nanny Laurie who travelled from Australia to support the Brisbane Kapa Haka group. [more]

12/03/2009: The Arts Report
Passchendaele: the Belgians Have Not Forgotten and AK09 feature this week. [more]

12/03/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
Katy talks to a Lyttleton grafitti/guerilla/stensil artist that some may describe as a vandal. [more]

12/03/2009: Environment story - the Tuatara
They're endemic to NZ and not a lizard. Their closest relatives died out 60-million years ago. Find out more. [more]

12/03/2009: The Panel (part 1)
Environmental laws and Conflict of Interest are covered. [more]

12/03/2009: The Panel (part 2)
Teen gunmen, arms dealers go Bolliwood and hair loss is exposed this second half. [more]

13/03/2009: Best Song Ever Written - 'Perfect Day'
Mark Nicholson nominates 'Perfect Day' by Lou Reed. [more]

13/03/2009: Feature Story - Male Menopause
Jed Diamond on Male Menopause and The Irritable Male Syndrome. [more]

13/03/2009: Wot's On
Events roundup. [more]

13/03/2009: Auckland Arts Festival - Final festival review
As well as individual reviews the critics pronounce their verdict on the festival so far. [more]

13/03/2009: Weekend Weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

13/03/2009: Fresh Fast Food - Shaun Clouston
Baked Vanilla Custards, Cherry Compote and Sable Biscuits. [more]

13/03/2009: Sports Story
Golf and cricket with Gary Ahern and Murray Williams. [more]

13/03/2009: NZ Society - Indians in Nelson
The Nelson area has increasingly become a multicultural community welcoming new residents from all over the world. [more]

13/03/2009: The Panel (part one)
With Michael Deaker and Simon Pound. [more]

13/03/2009: The Panel (part two)
With Michael Deaker and Simon Pound. [more]

16/03/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Bob Kerridge
Author, broadcaster and columnist and a self confessed animal nut. [more]

16/03/2009: Apple Pickers
Hawkes Bay's fruit growers face a major shortage of workers to help harvest the region's bumper apple crops [more]

16/03/2009: Tunnelling Reunion
A little known slice of New Zealand wartime history is being rediscovered in Waihi. [more]

16/03/2009: He Rourou for 16 March 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Mereana Selby, the Chief Executive of Te Wananga o Raukawa, the Maori university based in Otaki. [more]

16/03/2009: Author Slot - Sullivan McLeod
Author of"Tunnel Vision: The true story of my probably insane quest to become a professional surfer". [more]

16/03/2009: This Way Up Feature - Virtual Gold Mining
The industry's worth 2 billion dollars a year and there are nearly half a million workers based mainly in China. [more]

16/03/2009: Science Story - Language Evolution
New research into language evolution suggests most Pacific populations originated in Taiwan. [more]

16/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

16/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Jane Clifton and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

17/03/2009: Asian Report fo 17 March 2009
Jason Moon talks to Californian-Cambodian band, Dengue Fever who recently played at WOMAD. [more]

17/03/2009: Best song ever written
Alison Fletcher from Waikawa bay chose 'With a little help from my friends' by Joe Cocker. [more]

17/03/2009: Reeling in the years
Today we are playing the music from the Official New Zealand top 20 for March 17th 1966. [more]

17/03/2009: WOMAD success
Not surprisingly other regions want a slice of the action. [more]

17/03/2009: Conchords to help save Makoura College
Jemaine Clement, a former student of Makoura College, has offered to do a one off charity concert to save the school. [more]

17/03/2009: He Rourou
Mereana Selby, the Chief Executive of Te Wananga o Raukawa, the Maori university based in Otaki. [more]

17/03/2009: Tune your engine - The Art Of Conversation
An innovative card game designed to get people talking that has just been launched in NZ. [more]

17/03/2009: Environment Story - Alison Ballance
The amazing 'tail' of the jewelled gecko. [more]

17/03/2009: The Panel - Part 1
With Michelle Boag and Ali Ikram. [more]

17/03/2009: The Panel - Part 2
With Michelle Boag and Ali Ikram. [more]

18/03/2009: Jim's essay
There are 92,000 voluntary organisations in New Zealand. So how come we have any social problems? [more]

18/03/2009: The best song ever written - Move On Up by Curtis Mayfield
Today from Mark Graham in Auckland. [more]

18/03/2009: Link 3
What do the performers have in common, and which song is the odd one out, and why? Did you get the link? [more]

18/03/2009: Xenox Booming
State of the art bottling, incorporating world first technology will soon be exporting its way from Palmerston North to Brazil. [more]

18/03/2009: He Rourou for 18 March 2009
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata caught up with Geoff at the Matatini Kapa haka festival. [more]

18/03/2009: Feature Album - Parachutes by Coldplay
Their 2000 debut album. Coldplay play at Vector Arena tonight after glowing reviews form across the Tasman. [more]

18/03/2009: Virtual World
With Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media. [more]

18/03/2009: David Steemson's Auckland Story
Today's topic: Brent Wheeler Supercity. [more]

18/03/2009: Environment story
New Zealand's a world leader in many areas of conservation, and in particular in using islands as sanctuaries for rare species. [more]

18/03/2009: The Panel - part 1
With Chris Trotter and Irene Gardiner. Topics include, police testing and home loans. [more]

18/03/2009: The Panel - part 2
Second half includes, what's on the panels minds and a most unusual court case. [more]

19/03/2009: Jim's Essay
It's homily week. [more]

19/03/2009: Best Song Ever Written
For Joy Lauchlan of Tauranga it is 'Amazing Grace' sung by Judy Collins. [more]

19/03/2009: Your Place - Nightcaps
One of those places with an intriguing name but it is so far from any of our main highways that it gets few visitors. [more]

19/03/2009: Rat Revolt
Donna Lee is Manager of the Hunters Corner Business Association. [more]

19/03/2009: Best Job In The World
Hamish Johnston is one of 50 finalists in line for the job of caretaker of the Great Barrier Reef's islands. [more]

19/03/2009: He Rourou for 19 March 2009
Rotorua-based tribe Ngati Rangiwewehi recently had a youth stand at the Matatini Kapa Haka festival in Tauranga. [more]

19/03/2009: Feature Album - 'Tommy'
The classic rock opera 'Tommy' by The Who, who play a one off greatest hits concert at North Harbour Stadium this weekend. [more]

19/03/2009: The Arts Report
Theatre director Trevor Schmidt on taking New Zealand plays to Canada. Simon Morris talks to Film Festival Director Bill Gosden. [more]

19/03/2009: Christchurch Story - 'Funket'
People who look after children have the right to party but not always the opportunity, one man has set about making it happen. [more]

19/03/2009: Science Story - Andrill Project
Scientists and engineers have drilled deep into the seafloor near Scott Base to study Antarctica's climate history. [more]

19/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Josie McNaught and Gary McCormick. [more]

19/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Josie McNaught and Gary McCormick. [more]

20/03/2009: The best song ever written as chosen by Brian Stewart
Brian from Paraparaumu chose Robert Johnson's Walkin' Blues performed by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. [more]

20/03/2009: Space, the final frontier
NASA space shuttle pilot, Colonel Eric Boe joins us from our Hamilton studio. [more]

20/03/2009: He Rourou for 20 March 2009
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Terina Warren, one of the Maori industry liaison officers at Massey university. [more]

20/03/2009: Weekend weather
Met Service weather ambassador Bob McDavitt tells us what to expect this weekend. [more]

20/03/2009: Fresh fast food
Chef Mark Dronjak talks fresh fast Kai Moana. [more]

20/03/2009: Sport with Barry Guy
We hear about the sporting week that was and the weekend to come. [more]

20/03/2009: NZ Society
Jason Moon speaks with Arvind Pujji, the first Indian from India to live in Nelson. [more]

20/03/2009: The panel (part 1)
Lisa Glass and Colin McColl are today's panellists. They talk smacking children and striking adults out. [more]

20/03/2009: The panel (part 2)
For Lisa Glass and Colin McColl, PSA blood tests, newspaper popularity and the nation's health are all fair game. [more]

23/03/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Gerry Marsden
He's enjoyed a long career that has seen him acting on the west end stage and continuing to write great songs. [more]

23/03/2009: Medical Tourism
Medical tourism could be the new growth area for New Zealand hospitals. [more]

23/03/2009: Monday to Friday Post
New Zealand Post becomes the latest institution to succumb to the global recession. [more]

23/03/2009: He Rourou for 23 March 2009
Ana Tapiata talks with Terina Warren, one of the liaison officers for Massey University. [more]

23/03/2009: Author Slot - Donn Anderson
His book is"Mini Down Under (50 years of the Mini in New Zealand)". [more]

23/03/2009: This Way Up Feature - HDMI Cables
If you've bought a new High def. telly then you'll also need an HDMI cable to get that sharp crisp picture to the screen. [more]

23/03/2009: Environmental Story - Bird Gardening
How to attract birds and other wildlife to your garden. [more]

23/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With today's guests Barry Corbett and John Bishop. [more]

23/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With today's guests Barry Corbett and John Bishop. [more]

24/03/2009: Asian Report for 24 March 2009
Sport, culture and Islam, we talk about it all with the rugby playing Slaimankehel cousins. [more]

24/03/2009: Best Song Ever Written
Hamzah Munif from the UK and now Wellington chooses"My Girl"by Otis Redding. [more]

24/03/2009: Reeling in the years
Another entertainer helps us remember the 60's. Former recording starlet Rochelle Vinson is our guest on reeling in the years. [more]

24/03/2009: Taxpayers missing out on refunds
The rise in popularity of tax websites means getting some payback from the IRD could be just a mouse click away. [more]

24/03/2009: Kiwi hatched in Okarito
A forest near the Franz Josef Glacier has produced the latest in the long line of kiwi battlers-literally. [more]

24/03/2009: He Rourou for 24 March 2009
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Mark Haimona, who until recently was the Maori officer for NZ Water Safety. [more]

24/03/2009: Tune your engine - cosmetic dentistry
With Dr Brian Joffe, Cosmetic Dentist - what's hot and what's not. [more]

24/03/2009: Environment Story - Alison Balance
Find out more about how science and evolutionary theory is helping save kakapo. [more]

24/03/2009: The panel (part 1)
With Brian Edwards and Peter Elliot. [more]

24/03/2009: The panel (part 2)
With Brian Edwards and Peter Elliot. [more]

25/03/2009: World watch
Global news and current affairs. [more]

25/03/2009: Auckland story with David Steemson
What Aucklanders think of the 'Super City' idea. [more]

25/03/2009: Jim's essay
The most ridiculous complaints made by holidaymakers to their travel agent. [more]

25/03/2009: The best song ever written
Terry McDonald joins us from just out of Christchurch with today's choice"need your love so bad"by the original FleetwoodMac. [more]

25/03/2009: Link 3
Try and guess the link between these three songs. [more]

25/03/2009: Sir Ed footage discovered in a loft
A chance find in a loft in Palmerston North has unearthed a historical treasure beyond compare. [more]

25/03/2009: Gold claim
The countrys largest mineral explorer is cutting the little guys out of the gold rush. [more]

25/03/2009: He rourou for 25 March 2009
Learning water literacy will help reduce drowning rates according to Mark Waihape Haimona of NZ Water Safety. [more]

25/03/2009: Virtual World
Commentator and thinker on information access and technological change in New Zealand, Paul Reynolds is today's guest. [more]

25/03/2009: Science story with Elizabeth Connor
And now, in our science story - Elizabeth Connor is on her way to watch a fight - A Physics Fight! [more]

25/03/2009: The Panel (part 1)
Today's guests are Sapna Samant and Gordon Campbell. [more]

25/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
Today's guests are Sapna Samant and Gordon Campbell. [more]

26/03/2009: Jim's essay
The Local Government Association in Britain has published a list of 200 jargon terms that councils should avoid. [more]

26/03/2009: The best song ever written - 'By Thee With Bliss'
For Heather Rogers the best song ever written is 'By Thee With Bliss' the Adam and Eve Duet and Chorus. [more]

26/03/2009: Your Place - Kerikeri
This afternoon we visit Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, an hour north of our northern most city, Whangarei. [more]

26/03/2009: Mum's Site
An ongoing battle with parental angst has lead to an Internet success story for one Brisbane mother. [more]

26/03/2009: Asian Burials
Have you ever thought about New Zealand as a great place to be buried in? [more]

26/03/2009: He Rourou
Respected elder Te Poroa Malcolm talks about the discovery of Lake Rotorua and the little lake it feeds into, Lake Rotoiti. [more]

26/03/2009: Feature album - 'True'
'True' is the third studio album release by British band Spandau Ballet. [more]

26/03/2009: Arts report with Lynn Freeman
Lynn talks with writer and art historian Patricia Wright who helped rebuild the city of London after the second world war. [more]

26/03/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
Our Christchurch correspondent, Katy Gosset, has been visiting a true gentlemen's barbershop - one of the oldest in the city. [more]

26/03/2009: Environment story with Alison Ballance
An updated threat classification ranks well over a third of our native species as threatened. [more]

26/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
Today's Guests are Nicky Pelligrino and Matt Nippert. [more]

26/03/2009: The Panel ( Part 2)
Today's Guests are Nicky Pelligrino and Matt Nippert. [more]

27/03/2009: Best song ever written
And for Conor Roberts of the super city, it's I See a Darkness by Bonnie Prince Billy. [more]

27/03/2009: Homelessness
Philip Mangano, visiting American expert on the Homeless talks to Noelle. [more]

27/03/2009: He Rourou for 27 March 2009
Ana talks with Te Poroa Malcolm about the 14 lakes in the centre of the North Island. [more]

27/03/2009: Weekend weather with Bob McDavitt
The lowdown on the meteorological highs and lows you can expect this weekend. [more]

27/03/2009: Fresh fast food with Julie Biuso
Fresh fast feijoas are the order of the day, possibly even the fruit du jour. [more]

27/03/2009: Friday sport with Barry Guy
A week's wrap-up including of course Jesse Ryder's double century and a look at the weekend to come. [more]

27/03/2009: NZ Society with Jason Moon
Jason talks to one of the few policement in New Zealand you'll ever get to see in an official issue turban. [more]

27/03/2009: The panel (part 1)
Kevin Milne and Bomber Bradbury talk about a super city (could it be Auckland?) and the crackdown on bonuses. [more]

27/03/2009: The panel (part 2)
Panelists Kevin Milne and Bomber Bradbury opine, foment, disagree and occasionally concur. [more]

30/03/2009: Eight months to Mars
A Wellington based actress who needs little introduction to Radio New Zealand audiences. [more]

30/03/2009: Islamic togs
A group of refugee women have come up with designs for Islamic bathing costumes. [more]

30/03/2009: He Rourou for 30 March 2009
In He Rourou today, local elder Te Poroa Malcolm talks about some of the legends of Lake Rotoma. [more]

30/03/2009: Author slot - Justin Herald
His book is called"Forget The Elephant, Watch Out for the Fleas". [more]

30/03/2009: This Way Up Feature -"Car navigation gadgets"
Come for a ride in a car armed with no less than 3 GPS units. [more]

30/03/2009: Environment story - Fossils
A fossil site near St Bathans, in inland Otago, is proving to be a rich source of animal fossils. [more]

30/03/2009: The panel (part 1)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Michelle Ay-Court. [more]

30/03/2009: The panel (part 2)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Michelle Ay-Court. [more]

31/03/2009: Best song ever written
Jane Quinn of Wellington has chosen "Waterloo Sunset" by the Kinks. [more]

31/03/2009: Reeling in the years - 1973
Greg Christensen recalls the hits of 1973, he was not only there at the time, he was an award winning vocalist with the group 'Creation'. [more]

31/03/2009: End of the track for Woodville driver
Woodville train driver Alan Brabender has driven his last engine after nearly half a century of living his life on the tracks. [more]

31/03/2009: He Rourou for 31 March 2009
From iwi radio recordings, Kepa Ehau talks about the chiefly lineage of the legendary maiden Hinemoa. [more]

31/03/2009: Feature album - 'Ladies of the Canyon'
Ladies of the Canyon was Joni Mitchell's third album - it includes 'Big Yellow Taxi', 'Woodstock' and 'The Circle Game'. [more]

31/03/2009: Tune your engine - teenage depression
Leanne Rowe was recently awarded a doctor of medicine degree on the topic of youth depression. [more]

31/03/2009: Asian Report for 31 March 2009
Jason Moon speaks with activist and New Zealand Chinese Queer Youth worker Hannah Ho. [more]

31/03/2009: Science story - genetic testing
Should we have a choice to avoid or eliminate certain genetic conditions? [more]

31/03/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With Graeme Bell and Tony Doe. [more]

31/03/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With Graeme Bell and Tony Doe. [more]

01/04/2009: Jim's essay
Things That Don't Make Sense - The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks. [more]

01/04/2009: Link 3
The music quiz where the fun is never at a loss. [more]

01/04/2009: The Complete Kiwi Saver - everything you need to know
From today, the government's changes to Kiwi Saver make the scheme more flexible and accessible to more people. [more]

01/04/2009: He Rourou for 1 April 2009
For more than half a century, one of the best bilingual orators in New Zealand was Rotorua elder Kepa Ehau. [more]

01/04/2009: Feature Album - Get it Together by Sola Rosa
Sola Rosa is the brainchild of Aucklander Andrew Spraggon, and its beginnings were pretty simple. [more]

01/04/2009: The virtual world
With Helen and Chelfyn Baxter. [more]

01/04/2009: City mission money cut
Spoken features producer, David Steemson with the details. [more]

01/04/2009: Environment story
How many young people head out on their big OE never to return? It's estimated that around 1 in 5 New Zealanders live overseas. [more]

01/04/2009: The panel - part 1
With Duncan Webb and Don Donovan. Today; Power price hike and teachers want more breaks. [more]

01/04/2009: The panel - part 2
With Duncan Webb and Don Donovan. Today; eating disorders and is it the end for speed cameras? [more]

02/04/2009: The best song ever written - 'Green green grass of home'
For Bill Perry the best song ever written is Green green grass of home by Tom Jones. [more]

02/04/2009: Your place - Hunterville
Hunterville is a modern town that straddles State Highway One in the foothills of the North Island's Central Plateau. [more]

02/04/2009: Young pianist - Jaroslav Novak
Today we meet the first New Zealander to be awarded the Fellowship Diploma of The St Cecilia School Of Music. [more]

02/04/2009: SMART - 'Students managing Alcohol responsibly Together'
SMART is group of Massey students who have formed an organisation to promote healthy drinking habits amongst their peers. [more]

02/04/2009: He Rourou
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks Te Ati Awa elder Sam Jackson about his thoughts on Shelley Bay buy back. [more]

02/04/2009: Feature album - The Stone Roses
It's the first album from Manchester outfit The Stone Roses and no discography of the late 80s would be complete without it. [more]

02/04/2009: Arts report with Lynn Freeman
The debate that's not going to go away - which New Zealand city can claim to be the cultural capital? [more]

02/04/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
The city's central RSA has invited war gamers to re-enact their battles in a setting steeped in military history. [more]

02/04/2009: Environment story - South Island robins
Robins are pretty much confined to areas such as National Parks, although one remnant population survives near Dunedin. [more]

02/04/2009: The panel ( Part 1 )
Today's guests are Emily Perkins and Jock Anderson. [more]

02/04/2009: The panel ( Part 2 )
Today's guests are Emily Perkins and Jock Anderson. [more]

03/04/2009: The best song ever written - Imagine by Eva Cassidy
For Catherine O'Sullivan the best song ever written is Imagine by Eva Cassidy. [more]

03/04/2009: New Zealand live - Rosy Tin Teacaddy
Making a return visit to the New Zealand Live studio is a Wellington-based, art-folk ensemble - Rosy Tin Teacaddy. [more]

03/04/2009: Simmonds Brothers
Wayne Mowat went to The Kapiti Coast to see what the locals call "the centre of the Universe". [more]

03/04/2009: He Rourou
In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks with Sam Jackson about some of the issues Maori leaders of today have to consider. [more]

03/04/2009: Weekend weather
Weekend Weather with Met Service weather ambassador, Bob McDavitt. [more]

03/04/2009: Fresh Fast Food
Joining Afternoons on Fresh Fast Food is food writer and TV cooking personality, Allyson Gofton. [more]

03/04/2009: Sports story
Stephen Hewson is at the Basin Reserve in Wellington for the third and final cricket test between New Zealand and India. [more]

03/04/2009: New Zealand society
Jason Moon continues his visit to the Indian community at the top of the South Island. [more]

03/04/2009: The panel ( part 1 )
Today's guests are John Bishop and Gordon Mc Laughlan. [more]

03/04/2009: The panel ( Part 2 )
Today's guests are John Bishop and Gordon Mc Laughlan. [more]

06/04/2009: Best song ever written - World Before Columbus
By Suzanne Vega, chosen by Marcus Gower from Kihikihi. [more]

06/04/2009: Eight months to Mars - Paul Reynolds
Chief Executive of our largest company, with more than 20 years' senior management experience in telecommunications. [more]

06/04/2009: Weather records
The aim is to have weather records from every day from 1891 to the present available on the internet. [more]

06/04/2009: Net death
At a time when online activity is peaking, it would seem just as many internet fads are dying off. [more]

06/04/2009: He Rourou for 6 April 2009
In He Rourou today Ana Tapiata talks to kaumatua Sam Jackson about his thoughts on a new relationship between old foes. [more]

06/04/2009: Author slot - Julia Bickerstaff
She has just released a book 'How To Bake A Business"- recipes to turn your bright idea into a successful enterprise. [more]

06/04/2009: Author slot - Julia Bickerstaff
She has just released a book 'How To Bake A Business' - recipes to turn your bright idea into a successful enterprise. [more]

06/04/2009: This Way Up feature - Wasabi
Fenton Wood of Coppersfolly wasabi - talking with Simon Morton. [more]

06/04/2009: Environmental story - Snow Tussocks
Terry Chapin is professor of botany at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Fairbanks. [more]

06/04/2009: The panel (part 1)
With today's guests Liz Bowen Clewley and Penny Ashton. [more]

06/04/2009: The panel (part 2)
With today's guests Liz Bowen Clewley and Penny Ashton. [more]

07/04/2009: Asian Report for 7 April 2009
Montessori believed that children are born with a unique potential for learning. [more]

07/04/2009: The best song ever written
Sandy Powis has chosen John Williams' The Deer Hunter. [more]

07/04/2009: Reeling in the years - 1970
Record producer, Mike LePetit takes you back to 1970. Featuring, Frankie Stevens, The Beatles and more. [more]

07/04/2009: Native Police
A Waikato-based group of volunteer police risk a run-in with the law unless it scales back its operations. [more]

07/04/2009: Night Sky
The dark night sky above Tekapo is another step closer to being named a world heritage site. [more]

07/04/2009: He Rourou for 7 April 2009
The Maori history of Wellington harbour brought forward. [more]

07/04/2009: Feature album - Lily Allen's It's Not Me, It's You
Lily Allen opened a MySpace account in 2005, posted demos and her life stories and quickly had hundreds of thousands of friends. [more]

07/04/2009: Fit and fabulous for life after babies
In tune your engine this week; the busiest job of all. [more]

07/04/2009: Science story for 7 April 2009
The collapse of a major ice bridge in Antarctica has been in the headlines this week. [more]

07/04/2009: The Panel for 7 April 2009
With David Farrar and Linda Clarke. Today's topics; Auckland the Super City and earthquake prediction. [more]

08/04/2009: Jim's essay - Parrots
The African Grey parrot is said by experts to have the cognitive ability of a six-year-old. [more]

08/04/2009: The best song ever written
David Potter brings an Easter flavour to the Best Song today. [more]

08/04/2009: Jumbo problem
A jumbo-sized accommodation problem has been solved in Dunedin. [more]

08/04/2009: Kiwi cowboy
Kiwi cowboy philosopher Wilson Dixon being tipped for big things on the international comedy circuit. [more]

08/04/2009: Feature album - The Beatles' A Hard Days Night
The Beatles are finally joining the online music revolution, after digitally remastering their original recordings. [more]

08/04/2009: Virtual world for 8 April 2009
Mr IT, Hamish MacEwan is back with us in full technicolour after a period of unwellness. [more]

08/04/2009: David Steemson's Auckland story
There's a pilot programme that's been running in Counties-Manukau Police District. [more]

08/04/2009: Environment story for 8 April 2009
An average Wellingtonian is responsible for emitting approximately 8 tonnes of green house gas a year. [more]

08/04/2009: The panel for 8 April 2009
With Amanda Miller and Jeremy Elwood. On the agenda today; More gloomy news from the NZIER today, as it's quarterly survey of business opinion shows confidence has gone from bad to worse. And the education minister Anne Tolley has been criticized today for what the Labour Party calls a helicopter 'joyride' over Auckland city. [more]

09/04/2009: Jim's essay
Are we all hypocrites, in some shape or form? [more]

09/04/2009: Best song ever written
For Patricia White of Kihikihi it is 'Roads To Moscow', by Al Stewart. [more]

09/04/2009: Your place - Waikouaiti
Today's journey takes us to Otago, to a coastal settlement just 40 kilometres north east of Dunedin. [more]

09/04/2009: Chef - Adam Newell
Michelin-star chef Adam Newell - lancashire hotpot and spiced whole pork belly with crispy courgette and orange salad. [more]

09/04/2009: He Rourou for 9 April 2009
Ana Tapiata talks with Mahara Okeroa about the return of Shelley Bay airforce base to iwi. [more]

09/04/2009: Feature album - 'Ocean Rain'
The fourth album by english post-punkers, Echo and The Bunnymen. [more]

09/04/2009: The arts report
Simon Morris talks to actress Rebecca Hall; and Lucy Orbell looks into the labour of love that goes into patchwork quilting. [more]

09/04/2009: Christchurch story - Harry Taylor
87 year old Harry Taylor is still playing table tennis at a national level, he shares his tips on the game. [more]

09/04/2009: Environment story - Kakapo Recovery Programme
Bruce Robertson and Ian Jamieson talk with Alison Ballance about Kakapo genetics. [more]

09/04/2009: The Panel (Part 1)
With John Bishop and Jon Bridges. [more]

09/04/2009: The Panel (Part 2)
With John Bishop and Jon Bridges. [more]

14/04/2009: Best song ever written
Troy Michie in Hamilton has chosen The Ink Spots 'I don't want to set the world on fire'. [more]

14/04/2009: Reeling in the years - 1968
The year that Time magazine said"shaped a generation". Judy Donaldson from the Chicks helps in the countdown. [more]

14/04/2009: Record producer Phil Spector found guilty of murder
L.A. correspondent Peter Bowes reports on the news that Phil Spector has been found guilty of second-degree murder. [more]

14/04/2009: Australia's car manufactoring industry faces tough times
Clive Matthew Wilson comments on the fall of the mighty Holden. [more]

14/04/2009: He Rourou for 14 April 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Mahara Okeroa, the former Southern Maori MP and Cabinet Minister. [more]

14/04/2009: Asian report for 14 April 2009
Appo Hocton is one of a group of Chinese Settlers documented in a book called"Before Gold - Early Chinese Settlers in NZ". [more]

14/04/2009: Science story for 14 April 2009
When a fish biologist and a geologist put their heads together the result was much more than either expected. [more]

14/04/2009: The Panel - Part 1
With Richard Griffin and Neil Miller. [more]

14/04/2009: The Panel - Part 2
With Richard Griffin and Neil Miller. [more]

15/04/2009: Jim's Essay
The meek shall not inherit the earth, or at least that part of the Earth that is corporatised. [more]

15/04/2009: The best song ever written
Colin Hogg has chosen from The Bats"Mastery". [more]

15/04/2009: Link 3 for 15 April 2009
Songs that people in the older age bracket will recognise to start off Link3 with today. [more]

15/04/2009: False Bullying
As the job market grows ever tighter, workers take refuge in false bullying claims. [more]

15/04/2009: Burial Fees
The cost of living may be on the rise, but there's no reason why the cost of dying should be going up as well. [more]

15/04/2009: He Rourou for 15 April 2009
Maori language just became a whole lot more accessable to school students. [more]

15/04/2009: Feature Album - Lost Souls by Doves
Our Feature album is from English indie rock band, Doves. Formerly named Sub Sub. [more]

15/04/2009: Virtual World for 15 April 2009
With Helen and Chelfyn Baxter from Mohawk Media. [more]

15/04/2009: David Steemson's Auckland story
Concern today about the future of creative economy education in the face of global recession. [more]

15/04/2009: Science story for 15 April 2009
New research that hopes to resolve a debate about New Zealand's distant past. [more]

15/04/2009: The Panel - part 1 for 15 April 2009
With Ali Ikram and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

15/04/2009: The Panel - part 2 for 15 April 2009
With Ali Ikram and Rosemary McLeod. [more]

16/04/2009: Jim's essay
How satisfied are you in your workplace? Fin out whose is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! [more]

16/04/2009: The best song ever written
And for Julia Millen of Wellington, it's Linn Lorkin's At the Beach. [more]

16/04/2009: Your place - Kihikihi
Maori for Cicada, Kihikihi is a small Waikato town famous for equestrian eventing. [more]

16/04/2009: Cookie's hit the big time
Giant cookies are putting the bite back into a local Canterbury business via TradeMe. [more]

16/04/2009: Dave Gallaher park
Former All Black captain Dave Gallaher will live on in the tiny Irish village of Ramelton. [more]

16/04/2009: The Arts Report
The latest report into how New Zealanders feel about the arts and a tour of Te Papa's art collection. [more]

16/04/2009: Christchurch story with Katy Gosset
Katy takes us round the Biennial Meccano Exhibition and all its metal marvels. [more]

16/04/2009: Environment story - Sub-Antarctic New Zealand
Alison Ballance visits muddy DoC and Navy staff on Campbell Island. [more]

16/04/2009: The panel (part 1)
John Bishop and Barry Corbett discuss Tony Veitch's liberty and the water banks creating cash and commotion in Hawkes Bay. [more]

16/04/2009: The panel (part 2)
John talks Maori representation in Mega-City council and Barry introduces Susan Boyle; plus cars, jobs and parenting. [more]

17/04/2009: The Best Song Ever Written - Come Rain or Come Shine
Kate Turner chooses 'Come Rain or Come Shine' performed by Joe Williams singing with Count Basie and his band. [more]

17/04/2009: Birdlife survival
New research has highlighted the ongoing struggle for survival faced by some of New Zealand's most iconic birdlife. [more]

17/04/2009: Rejected cubs
Faced with the prospect of Cheetah cubs either starving or freezing Orana Park staff made the unusual decision to intervene. [more]

17/04/2009: He Rourou for 17 April 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Tame Kuka, a longtime advisor to schools regarding the Maori language. [more]

17/04/2009: What's on
Events expected to occur this weekend. [more]

17/04/2009: Weekend weather
With Bob McDavitt. [more]

17/04/2009: Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso
Award winning food writer Julie Biuso on Fresh Fast Food with some great weekend treats. [more]

17/04/2009: Sports Story
The latest in sport with Murray Williams [more]

17/04/2009: NZ Society - The Vault
Telling Tales: stories of Charlie Hovell, a man who has seen it all. [more]

17/04/2009: The Panel (part one)
With Bomber Bradbury and Richard Langston. [more]

17/04/2009: The Panel (part two)
With Bomber Bradbury and Richard Langston. [more]

20/04/2009: Eight Months to Mars - Mark Inglis
Todays guest is a mountaineer, researcher, winemaker and motivational speaker. [more]

20/04/2009: Relaxing International Luggage Checks
Cost-saving changes to the way luggage coming into New Zealand is screened have raised alarm in some industries. [more]

20/04/2009: Sheep Stress
Sheep farmers are being reassured they won't have to part with their canine companions, following bad press. [more]

20/04/2009: He Rourou for 20 April 2009
Rangitihi Pene is delighted to see the new Maori language curriculum. [more]

20/04/2009: Author Slot - Ken Scadden
He has co-written a book about our most famous ship wreck - The General Grant story. [more]

20/04/2009: Environment Story - Southern Royal Albatross
We're back on subantarctic Campbell Island, which is the main breeding ground for the southern royal albatross. [more]

20/04/2009: The panel (part 1)
With today's guests Wena Hara-wira and Chris Trotter. [more]

20/04/2009: The panel (part 2)
With today's guests Wena Hara-wira and Chris Trotter. [more]

21/04/2009: Asian Report for 21 April 2009
This week on the Asian report we meet Danny Lee and Ken Chan, two local born Chinese who served during the Second World War. [more]

21/04/2009: Best song ever witten - 'The Greatest Love of All'
Peggy Anne Wood from Palmerston North has chosen this huge hit, with the big message from Whitney Houston. [more]

21/04/2009: Reeling in the Years - Jersey Boys
Four special guest from 'Jersey Boys', the Melbourne production of the career of the The Four Seasons. [more]

21/04/2009: Methadone program - Doctors Steffan Lippert
Free methadone programmes to help wean heroin-users off the drug, actually encourage people to start the habit - Massey Uni. [more]

21/04/2009: Restoration of the FE.2b bomber - Gene de Marco
A winged wonder, last seen in the skies more than 90 years ago, is set to climb to new heights above Wairarapa this Anzac Day. [more]

21/04/2009: He Rourou for Tuesday 21 April 2009
Arapeta Tahana, a former teacher and polytechnic CEO talks about the new Maori language curriculum for English medium schools. [more]

21/04/2009: Tune your engine - Debbie Mayo Smith
The 'Queen of Productivity', Debbie Mayo-Smith is back with tips on how to keep your small business afloat in a downturn. [more]

21/04/2009: Science Story - Moa study
Palaeo-biologists have studied the largest collections of moa bones to pinpoint the cause and timing of the moa's extinction. [more]

21/04/2009: The Panel - Part 1
Todays guest Linley Boniface and Julia Hartley Moore. [more]

21/04/2009: The Panel - Part 2
Linley Boniface and Julia Hartley Moore are todays panelists. [more]

22/04/2009: Jim's essay
Weather, music and mood. [more]

22/04/2009: The best song ever written - McArthur Park
Ashley Clarke chooses 'McArthur Park' as performed by Richard Harris. [more]

22/04/2009: Link 3
The music quiz. [more]

22/04/2009: Solar super storm
A catastrophic"solar super storm"killing hundreds of thousands of people could happen within three years. [more]

22/04/2009: Brain disorders
There is now a national applied neurosciences research center. [more]

22/04/2009: He Rourou
Ana Tapiata talks to Rotorua Boys high student, Aperehama Hurihanganui about the new Maori language curriculum for his school. [more]

22/04/2009: Feature album - Awakening
The feature album is 'Awakening' by Monique Rhodes. [more]

22/04/2009: Virtual World
With Hamish MacEwan. [more]

22/04/2009: Auckland Story - Krump
Sapna Samant meets a group of young krumpers watchs them go through their paces. [more]

22/04/2009: Science Story - Evolution and penguins
Antarctic Adelie penguins have proved to be an ideal species for evolutionary studies. [more]

22/04/2009: The panel (Part 1)
With Nicky Pelligrino and Tim Watkin. [more]

22/04/2009: The panel (Part 2)
With Nicky Pelligrino and Tim Watkin. [more]

23/04/2009: Jim's essay
Diet betting. [more]

23/04/2009: The best song ever written - Down by the Riverside
Carol Gunn chooses 'Down by the Riverside'. [more]

23/04/2009: Your Place - Kurow
We speak to Steve Hotton, Karen Cossens and Tony Greene about their home; Kurow in North Otago. [more]

23/04/2009: William Stewart
After more than 10 weeks on the run, police believe the net's slowly but surely closing in on Canterbury's most wanted. [more]

23/04/2009: Lentil as Anything
Melbourne's 'Lentil as Anything' restaurants have a policy where diners pay only what they can afford. [more]

23/04/2009: He Rourou for 23 April 2009
Ana Tapiata talks to Rotorua Lakes high student, Matariki Cribb about the new Maori language curriculum for her school. [more]

23/04/2009: Feature Album - Tapestry
The Feature Album is Carole King's 1971 LP 'Tapestry'. [more]

23/04/2009: The Arts Report for 23 April 2009
Michael Galvin's new play is based on the life of conscientious objector Archibald Baxter plus musical theatre and young actors. [more]

23/04/2009: Christchurch Story for Thursday 23 April 2009
Katy Gosset paid a visit to the RSA to find out how they keep the doors open for those who need it most. [more]

23/04/2009: Environment Story for 23 April 2009
Looking after kakapo is a more than full-time job for a whole team of people on Codfish Island. [more]

23/04/2009: The Panel part 1
The Panel with today's guests Kevin Milne and Matt Nippert. Part 1. [more]

23/04/2009: The Panel part 2
Part 2 of The Panel with today's guests Kevin Milne and Matt Nippert. [more]

24/04/2009: Best song ever written - Hickory Wind
Colin Simpson chooses 'Hickory Wind' by Gram Parsons. [more]

24/04/2009: Canada geese
The gloves have come off in a stoush between farmers and the Fish and Game Council over the management of Canada Geese. [more]

24/04/2009: Comedy course
Topher Straus who originally hails from Colorado, has set up shop in Wanaka to teach locals comedy. [more]

24/04/2009: He Rourou for 24 April 2009
Spokesperson and judge of the Pikihuia Maori writers biennial competition Brian Morris with last minute advice to writers. [more]

24/04/2009: Wots on
Anzac related events and websites. [more]

24/04/2009: Weekend weather
Bob McDavitt joins us with weekend weather expectations and especially for Anzac day tomorrow. [more]

24/04/2009: Fresh fast food - Jacob Brown
Jacob Brown has started building a wood fired oven in the backyard so we're smoking bacon and duck. [more]

24/04/2009: Sports story
Stephen Hewson on why so many rugby players are getting in trouble with the law, and an America's Cup update. [more]

24/04/2009: NZ society - The vault - Tracing Katherine
'Tracing Katherine' looks at the journey of one of New Zealand's most celebrated writers as told by the people who knew her. [more]

24/04/2009: The panel (part one)
With Brian Edwards and Simon Pound. [more]

24/04/2009: The panel (part two)
With Brian Edwards and Simon Pound. [more]

27/04/2009: Eight months to Mars - Peter Bethune
Today's guest has some experience of long distant travel, with the vessel"Earthrace". [more]

27/04/2009: Diabetes Hope
A chance discovery in a Melbourne laboratory could lead to a new treatment for type 2 diabetes sufferers. [more]

27/04/2009: Fan promos
Today marks the launch of Posse.com, an Australian peer-to peer ticketing website. [more]

27/04/2009: He Rourou for 27 April 2009
After 14 years, the Pikihuia Maori writers competition is a regular fixture on the writing calendar. [more]

27/04/2009: Author Slot - Peter Plowman
He's just written a book about the Wanganella and other Trans Tasman liners. [more]

27/04/2009: This Way Up story - Tofu
In this item, Simon Morton finds out how Tofu is manufactured. [more]

27/04/2009: Environment Story - Enderby Island
Peter McClelland from DOC explains to Alison Ballance, many of the introduced species have now been eradicated. [more]

27/04/2009: The panel (part 1)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Garry Moore. [more]

27/04/2009: The panel (part 2)
With today's guests Neil Miller and Garry Moore. [more]