Radio New Zealand: Nights

This page lists items from RNZ that are identified as "Nights". 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.

14/02/2008: Web Accessibility
The Web Accessibility Initiative aims to improve web access for the disabled. [more]

21/02/2008: NZFIA: Lifeboat
Gill Robertson is the director of a play based on a World War 2 survival story. [more]

22/02/2008: Toni Huata
Toni Huata, one of the organisers of Tama Tu Tama Ora, on at the International Arts Festival in Wellington. [more]

25/02/2008: Religion
Paul Morris discusses Scientology. [more]

25/02/2008: UK Church Of The Jedi
Interview with Daniel Jones, otherwsie known as Master Morda Hehol. [more]

25/02/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

25/02/2008: Sport
With Joseph Romanos. [more]

25/02/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

26/02/2008: Pensioners Playground
Joan Fitzgerald from the Dam Head Residents Association, in the UK. [more]

26/02/2008: China
Jonathan Dow is our correspondent based in Beijing. [more]

26/02/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

26/02/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

27/02/2008: Morphed Entropy
Dr Tony Taylor, a membrane scientist has developed a new artisitc technique that assembles chaos into recognisable forms. [more]

27/02/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conumdrum clue number 5. [more]

27/02/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 6. [more]

28/02/2008: Borrowed Light
Tero Saarinen is a Finnish choreographer and he's bring his creation to the international arts festival in Wellington. [more]

28/02/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore joins us again from the Mount John observatory above lake Tekapo. [more]

28/02/2008: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

28/02/2008: Conundrum
Clue number eight. [more]

29/02/2008: Tha Day of the Frog
Interview with Jenny Holdway, secretary of the Queensland Frog Society. [more]

29/02/2008: Conundrum Answer
And the answer is........ [more]

03/03/2008: Husk Trilogy
Russel Kirkpatrick is one of this countries leading map makers and now a fantasy author. [more]

03/03/2008: Living Sustainably
Peter Salmon, a green entrepreneur from Moxie Design Group discusses sustainable transport. [more]

03/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

03/03/2008: Sport
Penny Miles and Daniel Smith talk sport including ice cricket. [more]

03/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

04/03/2008: Absolute Arabian Nights
Kristjan Jarvi is the conductor of the Absolute Ensemble and is bringing his sound to the NZ International Arts Festival. [more]

04/03/2008: Asia Correspondent
Mahtab Haider joins us from Bangladesh. [more]

04/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

04/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number five. [more]

05/03/2008: The Songs Of Kurt Weill
With composer, musician and producer David Long. [more]

05/03/2008: Jazz
Fergus Barrowman reviews some recent albums with connections to this years International Arts Festival. [more]

05/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

05/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

06/03/2008: Chameleon Colour Coordination
Dr Devi Stuart-Fox, animal behaviour scientist of the University of Melbourne. [more]

06/03/2008: Geology Rocks!
GNS Geologist Hamish Campbell is on a field trip at Mt Somers in Mid-Canterbury. [more]

06/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Thursday's clues are...... [more]

07/03/2008: Dealing With Dead Bodies
Andrew McKie from NZ Red Cross talks about dealing with death on a mass scale after a disaster. [more]

07/03/2008: Conundrum
The answer to this weeks conundrum is... [more]

10/03/2008: Us Elections
To explain the US elections we are joined by Jim Flynn, a Professor of political studies at Otago University. [more]

10/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

10/03/2008: Sport
With commentator Joseph Romanos. [more]

10/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

11/03/2008: Framed
John Payne is a conservator and author of 'Framing the Nineteenth Century: Picture Frames 1837-1935'. [more]

11/03/2008: Africa
Daniel Kalinaki is our correspondent, this week he's in Zanzibar. [more]

11/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

11/03/2008: Night Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

12/03/2008: Alexis Wright
Australian Aboriginal author in Wellington for Writers and Readers Week, latest book is Carpentaria [more]

12/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

12/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 - Sound [more]

13/03/2008: Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Molly Crabapple is an artist who's turned life drawing into a sort of burlesque show. [more]

13/03/2008: Body Parts
Prof. Jean Fleming, reproductive biologist and Professor of science communication, discusses the art of breathing. [more]

13/03/2008: Conundrum Clue 4
Tonight's clue is....... [more]

14/03/2008: Ohakea Air Show
A preview of the up coming Ohakea air show. [more]

17/03/2008: Smush!
Clues to our new word game. [more]

17/03/2008: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin from AUT talks Kant and consciousness. [more]

17/03/2008: Sport
Penny Miles on sport. [more]

17/03/2008: Smush!
Our new word game - answer. [more]

18/03/2008: Cloud Appreciation
Gavin Pretor Pinney is the founder and president of the The Cloud Appreciation Society, in Britain. [more]

18/03/2008: Mexico
Tara Fitzgerald is our correspondent in Mexico City, discussing new marriage laws and Monarch butterflies. [more]

18/03/2008: Smush!
Clues to our new word game. [more]

18/03/2008: Smush!
Our new word game - answer. [more]

19/03/2008: Liver Health
Paul and Simone talk about how to maintain your Liver [more]

19/03/2008: Smush
Tonights Smush clue [more]

19/03/2008: Smush Answer
Tonights Winners [more]

20/03/2008: Disaster Preparedness
Victoria Tattersfield an aid worker with New Zealand Red Cross talks about disaster preparedness [more]

20/03/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem talks to Paul about international and national weather conditions [more]

25/03/2008: Ice Shelf Collapse
Neil Glasser is a glaciologist talking about the future of Antarctica's ice sheet. [more]

25/03/2008: China And Tibet
Our Beijing correspondent sheds a light on the situation in China and Tibet. [more]

25/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number three. [more]

25/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

26/03/2008: Student Partnership Worldwide
A plan to get more young New Zealanders involved in overseas aid. [more]

26/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

26/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

27/03/2008: Nations , Diasporas , Identities
We hear from a historian who specialises in NZ's Scottish heritage. [more]

27/03/2008: Astronomy
Hear from our resident Star Gazer Alan Gilmour. [more]

27/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

27/03/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

28/03/2008: Operation Filmaker
Nina Davenport is the maker of a documentary about Americans helping Iraqis and when good intentions go wrong. [more]

28/03/2008: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

31/03/2008: Time Travel
Ronald Mallet is a Professor of Physics and author of"TheTime Travellor." [more]

31/03/2008: Religion
Paul Morris talks about religion and the United States Presidential elections. [more]

31/03/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

01/04/2008: Osakan Sun
Hamish Beaton talks about this 3 years in Japan and the book he's written about it. [more]

01/04/2008: Bangladesh
Bryan talks with Mahtab Haider. [more]

01/04/2008: Conundrum Clue 3
Nights conundrum number 3. It's a sound clue. [more]

01/04/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks Olympic prospects, wheelchair rugby and cricket. [more]

01/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

01/04/2008: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

01/04/2008: Conundrum clues
A wrap up of the clues so far. [more]

02/04/2008: Mormons Exposed
Chas Hardy the producer, and Jonathan Martin (Mr April) talk about the 2008 Mormon missionary calendar. [more]

02/04/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

02/04/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 6. [more]

03/04/2008: Sea Monster
Dr Jorn Hurum talks about one of the biggest reptiles to ever swim the ocean [more]

03/04/2008: Geology Rocks
Hamish Campbell brings us the latest on geological news [more]

03/04/2008: Nights Connundrum
Clue 7 [more]

03/04/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue 8 [more]

04/04/2008: Lindon Puffin,s Travel Diary part 1 of 4
Lindon Puffin gives us an account of his first world trip so far [more]

04/04/2008: Night,s Conundrum
And the answer is [more]

07/04/2008: Pole to Pole
Ross Maxwell talks about his impending race to the Magnetic north Pole [more]

07/04/2008: Living Sustainably
Peter Salmon discusses how we shouldn,t feel guilty about the pressure to lead a sustainable life [more]

07/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

07/04/2008: Sport
Penny Miles gives us the latest on sport from here and overseas [more]

07/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

08/04/2008: Kangaroo Meat
Peter Ampt discusses why Australians need to eat more kangaroos. [more]

08/04/2008: Africa Report
With our Ugandan correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

08/04/2008: Interview - Daniel Kalinaki
Bryan speaks with Daniel Kalinaki live from Kampala, Uganda about issues facing his continent. [more]

08/04/2008: Conundrum Clue Number 3
Conundrum Clue number 3. [more]

08/04/2008: Conundrum Clue Number 4
Conundrum Clue number 4. [more]

09/04/2008: Odd Jobs
Photographer Nancy Rica Schiff has put together a couple of picture books; Odd Jobs and Odder Jobs. [more]

09/04/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

09/04/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 6. [more]

10/04/2008: Transition Culture
Environmentalist Rob Hopkins discusses the concept of transition towns [more]

10/04/2008: Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming explains our lungs [more]

10/04/2008: Body Parts (Part 1)
Professor Jean Fleming from Otago University discusses the art of breathing (Part 1 of 2 -first broadcast last month). [more]

10/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

10/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

11/04/2008: History Of NZ Aid Workers
Marion Picken is doing a history of kiwis working for the Red Cross overseas. [more]

11/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
The Answer. [more]

13/04/2008: Terra Incognita
British film-maker Mike Newman and Kiwi composer Gareth Farr have collaborated on a new work about Antarctica. [more]

14/04/2008: World Champ
Hayden Godfrey is the current world champion of a cycling event called the Omnium. [more]

14/04/2008: Political Systems - Tonga
With Pacific correspondent Richard Pamatatau. [more]

14/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

14/04/2008: Sport
With Joesph Romanos. [more]

14/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

15/04/2008: The Henge
Ross Smith is building his own full scale Stonehenge in Western Australia, find out how and why. [more]

15/04/2008: Mexico Correspondent
Tara Fitzgerald is our correspondent in Central America, she talks to us tonight from Mexico City. [more]

15/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

15/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

16/04/2008: East Berlin Tunnel
Professor Bernd Stoever, from the University of Potsdam, reveals a story from the Cold War. [more]

16/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

16/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

17/04/2008: Chinese Spectacular
Vina Lee is the principal dancer in the Devine Performing Arts Chinese Spectacular on in Auckland tonight. [more]

17/04/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem from the metservice looks at world weather and the latest happenings in NZ. [more]

17/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

17/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

18/04/2008: Cosmic Communication
Yvan Dutil, an astrophysicist at the University of Quebec, says our messages to aliens are too boring to inspire reply. [more]

18/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
The answer to this weeks Conundrum. [more]

18/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

21/04/2008: Downshifting
Tracey Smith joins us from Somerset to talk about quitting the rat race and living a more simple life. [more]

21/04/2008: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, the philosopher in residence at AUT discusses Michel Foulcault. [more]

21/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

21/04/2008: Sport
Penny Miles from the Manawatu Standard talks sport. [more]

21/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

22/04/2008: Croatian Settlers
Stephen Jelicich has just written 'From Distant Villages' - an account of Croatian settlers in NZ. Published by Pharos. [more]

22/04/2008: China Report
With our correspondent Jonathon Dow, in Beijing. [more]

22/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue Number 3. [more]

22/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue Number 4. [more]

23/04/2008: Google Earth Meteor
Geologist Arthur Hickman talks about the crater he discovered using Google Earth [more]

23/04/2008: DVD Review
Miles Buckingham reviews 2 films by Lindsay Anderson,If and Britannia Hospital [more]

23/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

23/04/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

24/04/2008: World Tour Travel Diary Part 2 of 4
Musician and radio personality Lindon Puffin, joins us from London. [more]

24/04/2008: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

24/04/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore talks telescopes from the Mount John Observatory above lake Tekapo. [more]

28/04/2008: Aussie Opera
Tiffany Speight is a soprano performing in the NBR NZ Opera production of La Boheme. [more]

28/04/2008: Religion
Professor Paul Morris discusses Pope Benedict's recent visit to the USA. [more]

28/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

28/04/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks about the role of the home advantage. [more]

28/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

29/04/2008: Email Australia
We hear from the curator of an Australian museum who wants to preserve private emails. [more]

29/04/2008: Asia Correspondent: Mahtab Haider
Mathab Haider gives us the latest Asian news speaking from Bangladesh. [more]

29/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

29/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4: A sonic clue [more]

30/04/2008: Baby Loves Disco
Take the kids to the disco and dance the afternoon away. [more]

30/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue Number 5 [more]

30/04/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Clue Number 6 [more]

01/05/2008: A Picture Of A Geisha
Ogino Naoyuki is a photographer who has captured the spirit of the geisha community in Kyoto with his pictures. [more]

01/05/2008: Geology
Hamish Campbell from GNS Science talks about space rocks which are a bit closer to us than we'd like. [more]

01/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

01/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue number eight. [more]

02/05/2008: Puzzle Master
Chris Maslanka is the Guardian's puzzle maker. [more]

02/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

05/05/2008: Wild Food Forager
Fergus Drennan is a chef in Kent, England, in the midst of a 12 month wild food challenge. [more]

05/05/2008: Living Sustainably - High Density Living
With Peter Salmon from the Moxie Design Group. [more]

05/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

05/05/2008: Sport
Penny Miles sports reporter with the Manawatu Standard. [more]

05/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

06/05/2008: Presidents' Cousins
Genealogist Christopher Child talks about the famous relatives of the current crop of US presidential hopefuls. [more]

06/05/2008: Uganda and Africa
With our correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

06/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

06/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

07/05/2008: Mawson's Huts
David Jensen discusses the history of Australian explorer Douglas Mawson and his work in Antarctica [more]

07/05/2008: Conundrum clue
Clue 5 [more]

07/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

08/05/2008: Local Currencies
Miguel Hirota is an enthusiast of local currencies. [more]

08/05/2008: Body Parts
Tonight we are talking about the heart. [more]

08/05/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Listen to clue number 7. [more]

08/05/2008: Conundrum Clue 8
Listen to conundrum clue number 8. [more]

09/05/2008: Gurrumul
Michael Hohnen is the producer of the Album"Gurrumul"and he talks to Bryan about the album from Darwin. [more]

09/05/2008: Conundrum Answer
The Answer: J. Edgar. Hoover [more]

12/05/2008: Losing The Plot In Opera
Conductor and author Brian Castles-Onion discusses myths and secrets of the world's great operas. [more]

12/05/2008: Political Systems
Brian Roper senior lecturer talks about Athenian democracy. [more]

12/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

12/05/2008: Sport
The Latest in national and international sport. [more]

12/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

13/05/2008: Palliative Care - Hospice Appeal Week
Dr Ian Gywnne-Robson is senior medical officer at Te Omanga Hospice in Lower Hutt. [more]

13/05/2008: Mexico and Central America
With our correspondent Tara Fitzgerald. [more]

13/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

13/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

14/05/2008: Made In Australia Films
Mick Adams endeavours to explain why Australians aren't going to see their own movies. [more]

15/05/2008: Lindon Puffin
We talk to Kiwi musician Lindon Puffin currently in New York, on his long awaited O.E. [more]

15/05/2008: World Weather
Sever weather forecaster Erick Brenstrem joins Bryan to discuss all things weather related. [more]

15/05/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Listen to clue number 7. [more]

15/05/2008: Conundrum Clues
Get all 8 Conundrum clues. [more]

16/05/2008: Panic-Buy Carrots Day
Hear from the curator of the world carrot museum and a Ohakune carrot grower. [more]

16/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

19/05/2008: Jack Zipes - Translating Folklore
Professor of German at the University of Minnesota. He's specialised in translating fairy tales from German to English. [more]

19/05/2008: Philosophy - Alain de Botton
Ann Kerwin from AUT Philosophy Dept. discusses the works of the young writer and philosopher De Botton. [more]

19/05/2008: Conundrum - Clue 1
The first clue for this week. [more]

19/05/2008: Sports - Penny Miles
Manawatu sports report Penny Miles talks Netball, Tennis and more. [more]

19/05/2008: Conundrum - Clue 2
Take a listen to this second clue. [more]

20/05/2008: Vietnam Cycle Challenge
John Bowis and Dean Hemana from Save The Children discuss the issues of delivering aid to those in need [more]

20/05/2008: Beijing Report
Jonathan Dow updates us on issues in China focussing on the response to last week,s earthquake [more]

20/05/2008: Conumdrum Clue
Clue 3 [more]

20/05/2008: Conumdrum Clue
Clue 4 [more]

21/05/2008: 20th Century Sprawl
Owen Gutfreund talks about the issues of continuing urban sprawl in the United States [more]

21/05/2008: DVD Review
Miles Buckingham reviews Ten Canoes (2006) and Yeelen (1987) [more]

21/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

21/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

22/05/2008: Highlands Wildlife
Paul Lister wants to revive native animals on his Scottish Highland Estate. [more]

22/05/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore from the Mt. John Univeristy Observatory near Lake Tekapo joins Bryan for a chat about astronomy. [more]

23/05/2008: Underwater Rugby
From Massachusetts, Joseph Gomes informs us about the sport. [more]

23/05/2008: Nights Conundrum
This weeks answer is... [more]

26/05/2008: Muslim Sentiment
John Esposito is the director of the Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. [more]

26/05/2008: Religion
Paul Morris from Victoria University talks about Muslims in the Asia Pacific region. [more]

26/05/2008: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum clue number one. [more]

26/05/2008: Sport
Latest sports update with Joseph Romanos. [more]

26/05/2008: Conundrum Clue Number Two
Conundrum Clue number two. [more]

27/05/2008: Scottish Mince
Nigel Miller, the Vice-President of the Scottish National Farmers Union talks about new carcass hanging laws. [more]

27/05/2008: Bangladesh Report
Our Asia correspondent, Matab Haider, joins us from Bangladesh. [more]

27/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue number three. [more]

27/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

28/05/2008: Bert Simons
Dutch artist Bert Simons talks to Bryan about his work making paper busts. [more]

28/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

28/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

29/05/2008: Pagan In The City
Cassandra Eason is the author of 'Pagan in the city - How to live and work by natural cycles in the everyday world'. [more]

29/05/2008: Geology Rocks
With Hamish Campbell, Geologist. [more]

29/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

29/05/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

30/05/2008: Without Anasthetic
Hypno-Therapist and Psychotherapist Alex Lenkei talks to Bryan about how he had surgery on his arm without anasthetic. [more]

30/05/2008: Slices of Heaven Winner
The Sunday Boys, written by John Skudder. [more]

31/05/2008: Without Anasthetic
Hypno-Therapist and Psychotherapist Alex Lenkei talks to Bryan about how he had surgery on his arm without anasthetic. [more]

31/05/2008: Slices of Heaven Winner
The Sunday Boys, written by John Skudder. [more]

31/05/2008: Conundrum Answer
This weeks answer: Prince Tui Teka [more]

31/05/2008: Brass Monkey Rally
We hear from Mike in Otago there for this years Brass Monkey Motorcycle Rally. [more]

03/06/2008: English or Welsh?
The village of Audlem is holding a referendum on joining Wales. Campaign organiser Bob Cartwright explains why. [more]

03/06/2008: Africa Report
Ugandan correspondent Danial Kalinaki on the situation in Kenya. [more]

03/06/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

04/06/2008: Babylon - City of Wonder
Irving Finkel is Assistant Keeper, Middle East Department at The British Museum. [more]

04/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

04/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

05/06/2008: Nursing in the Sudan
Bryan talks with NZ Red Cross aid worker Wendy Hetrick. [more]

05/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum clue 5. [more]

05/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum clue 6. [more]

06/06/2008: World Tour Travel Diary ( part 4 of 4 )
Lindon Puffin, on the last leg of his great OE, talks to Brian from Rarotonga. [more]

09/06/2008: Brilliant Children
Bernadette Tynan is an educationalist and TV host and author 'Make you chid brilliant.' [more]

09/06/2008: Living Sustainably
Peter Salmon, a Green Entrepreneur from the Moxie Design Group, talks about greenie fatigue. [more]

09/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

09/06/2008: Sport
With Joseph Romanos. [more]

09/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

10/06/2008: Coconut Oil Coup
Coconut oil coup. [more]

10/06/2008: Mexico Report
Mexico report. [more]

10/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

10/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum clue 4 [more]

11/06/2008: Saved By Beavers
Glynnis Hood from the environmental studies department at Alberta University carried out a study on beavers. [more]

11/06/2008: Conundrum clue 5
Conundrum clue 5. [more]

11/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

12/06/2008: Refugee Radio Project
Isse Mohamud is a 24 year old VUW student and Somali refugee who is about to make a programme for Wellington Access Radio. [more]

12/06/2008: World Weather
With Erick Brenstrem, a severe weather forecaster from the Met Service. [more]

12/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

12/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number eight. [more]

13/06/2008: Scottish Boats and Superstitions
Roger Goodyear is chairman of The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, starting next week. [more]

13/06/2008: Conundrum
This weeks answer... [more]

16/06/2008: Dyslexia Awareness Week
Guy Pope-Mayell is Chair of Trustees for the Dyslexia Foundation. [more]

16/06/2008: Political Systems - Classical Rome
Brian Roper is Senior Lecturer, Political Studies Department at The University of Otago. [more]

16/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

16/06/2008: Sport
With Penny Miles, Sports Reporter, Evening Standard. [more]

16/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

17/06/2008: Wife's Surname
The story of a groom who tried to take his wife's name after they married. [more]

17/06/2008: Beijing China Report
Our Beijing correspondent talks about his experience of getting a pass for the Olympics. [more]

17/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue number 3. [more]

17/06/2008: Tuesday Documentary - Youth Justice
This documentary first aired on Sunday 15 June. [more]

17/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue number 4. [more]

18/06/2008: Smart Animals
With Professor Tad Kawecki from the Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne. [more]

18/06/2008: DVD Review
Miles Buckingham reviews re-released 1950s war movies - 'The Burmese Harp', and 'Ballad of a Soldier'. [more]

18/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

18/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

19/06/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore from Mt John Observatory and Eru Rerekura discuss Matariki. [more]

19/06/2008: Robert Louis Stevenson
Professor Robert Hoskins is author of 'Sophia Scarlet and Other Pacific Writings'. [more]

19/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

19/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

20/06/2008: Babbage Difference Engine
Doron Swade talks to Bryan about a project to realise a computer designed in 1822, but never built. [more]

20/06/2008: Conundrum Answer
This weeks answer is... [more]

23/06/2008: Indian Animal Rights
Animal Rights advocate from India [more]

23/06/2008: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin discusses the work of Frantz Fanon, a West Indian philosopher [more]

23/06/2008: Conumdrum
Clue 1 [more]

23/06/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks about the latest sports events [more]

23/06/2008: Conumdrum
Clue 2 [more]

24/06/2008: Soup-stirring Robot
Chris Melhuish from Bristol has been given a grant to create a robot that can work in a busy restaurant kitchen. [more]

24/06/2008: Asia Report
Our correspondent, Mahtab Haider, reports from Bangladesh. [more]

24/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number three. [more]

24/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

25/06/2008: Helen Medlyn
Helen talks to Bryan about her roles as Witch and Mother in the opera Hansel and Gretel. [more]

25/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

25/06/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

26/06/2008: Freecycle
Deron Beal is the founder of www.freecycle.org, a website dedicated to recycling peoples unwanted stuff. [more]

26/06/2008: Geology Rocks
Hamish Campbell from GNS science talks underwater volcanoes and titanic dinosaurs. [more]

26/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

26/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue number eight. [more]

27/06/2008: Peter Feeney : Self Helping
Actor Peter Feeney discusses his alter ego Beau Tyler,the self help guru. [more]

27/06/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Answer [more]

30/06/2008: Vatican Observatory
Brother Guy Consolmagno is a member of the Vatican Astronomy team. [more]

30/06/2008: Religion
With Professor Paul Morris from Victoria University of Wellington. [more]

30/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

30/06/2008: Sport - European Cup 2008
With Wynton Rufer. [more]

30/06/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

01/07/2008: Barbury Castle Crop Circle
Lucy Pringle researcher of crop circles. [more]

01/07/2008: Uganda Africa Report
Bryan talks to our correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

01/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue number 3. [more]

01/07/2008: Conundrum Clues
Conundrum clues. [more]

02/07/2008: Free Spirit Spheres
Tom Chudleigh, creator and builder, is the man behind spherical homes suspended in the forests of Canada. [more]

02/07/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue number 5 [more]

02/07/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue number 6 [more]

03/07/2008: Biosolid Boost
Dr Georgina Kelly from the NSW Dept of Primary Industries talks to Bryan about the use of human waste. [more]

03/07/2008: Jean Fleming - Body Parts
Tonight Jean talks to Bryan about Blood. [more]

03/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

03/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

04/07/2008: Bronze The Fonz
Dave Fantle talks to us about the unveiling in Milwaukee, USA, of a statue dedicated to one of America's favourite TV characters. [more]

04/07/2008: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum. [more]

07/07/2008: Australia - India Relations
Bryan talks to Rory Medcalf from the Lowy Institute about Australian - Indian relations. [more]

07/07/2008: Living Sustainably
Bryan talks to green entrepreneur Peter Salmon and 13 year old green minded student Danielle Stevens. [more]

07/07/2008: Sport with Joseph Romanos
Joseph Romanos talks with Bryan about the latest in sports news. [more]

08/07/2008: Man,Money and Machine
Mr Bollard is part of the team organising the Phillips curve's 50th birthday [more]

08/07/2008: Mexico Correspondent - Tara Fitzgerald
The latest in Latin American news, current events and machismo from south of the border, down Mexico way. [more]

08/07/2008: Conumdrum
Clue 3 [more]

08/07/2008: Conumdrum
Clue 4 [more]

09/07/2008: The Uno
Ben Gulak is a young inventor who has designed a motorised unicycle. [more]

09/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

09/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

10/07/2008: Ey! Iran
Mandana Mapar, curator of the Ey! Iran contemporary photography exhibition talks about the imagery of modern Persian life. [more]

10/07/2008: Erick Brenstrem, Severe Weather Forecaster
We take a look at the extremes in last month's weather and what to look at in the month ahead. [more]

10/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

11/07/2008: Stuart Miles Interview
stuart miles talks to bryan about the language NERDIC [more]

11/07/2008: Conundrum answer
This weeks answer is [more]

14/07/2008: World Consumption
Jared Diamond from the Geography Department at UCLA on what we consume as humans. Is our lifestyle sustainable? [more]

14/07/2008: Political Systems: French Revolution
To commemorate Bastile Day, Brian Roper from the University of Otago talks about the French Revolution. [more]

14/07/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

14/07/2008: Sports
Penny Miles talks netball, Olympic gymnastics and indoor bowls. [more]

14/07/2008: Conumdrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

15/07/2008: Huloo
Robin Greenberg talks about her documentary in the New Zealand Film Festival. [more]

15/07/2008: China Report
Correspondent Emma Moore reports from China. [more]

15/07/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

15/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

15/07/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

16/07/2008: Kurek Ashley
Peak performance and Success Coach and author of"How Would Love Respond"and firewalker [more]

16/07/2008: DVD Reviews
Miles Buckingham reviews"His Girl Friday"1940 and"I (Heart) Huckabees"2004 [more]

16/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

17/07/2008: Free Settler Ancestry
Brad Argent is partnership development manger for Ancestry Australia - www.ancestry.com.au [more]

17/07/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore is superintendent at Mt John University Observatory. [more]

17/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

17/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

18/07/2008: NZFF: The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins
Pietra Brettkelly's latest film The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins is doing the New Zealand Film Festival Circuit. [more]

21/07/2008: South Pacific Gloucestershire
Historian John Roberts outlines his quest to find out more about William Marsters from Palmerston Atoll. [more]

21/07/2008: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin from AUT is our philosopher in residence and she talks to Bryan about Camus. [more]

21/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

21/07/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks to Bryan about all things sport. [more]

21/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

22/07/2008: Intangible Cultural Heritage
Professor William Logan from Deakin University. [more]

22/07/2008: Bangladesh
Mahtab Haider, our correspondent in Bangladesh. [more]

22/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

22/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

23/07/2008: Indian Settlers
A study of Indian settlers in New Zealand. [more]

23/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

23/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

24/07/2008: NZFF: Clash of the Titans
Will Moore is director of the documentary 'Clash of the Titans' playing in the NZ Film Festival. [more]

24/07/2008: Geology Rocks
Geologist Hamish Campbell discusses basalt and earthquakes. [more]

24/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

24/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

25/07/2008: Whanau Means Family
Moira Wairama, the author of this weeks featured drama talks about her experience in learning Te Reo. [more]

25/07/2008: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks conumdrum is... [more]

28/07/2008: Matchstick Mastery
Pat Action talks of his passion for making models out of matchsticks. [more]

28/07/2008: Religion
Professor Paul Morris discusses the recent Papal Visit to Sydney. [more]

28/07/2008: Conundrum Clue Number 1
Conundrum Clue Number 1. [more]

28/07/2008: Sport
Penny Miles talks about netball and the olympics. [more]

28/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

29/07/2008: Cardboard Bike
Design student and inventor Phil Bridge has developed the first cardboard bike. [more]

29/07/2008: Uganda - Africa Report
With Correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

29/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

29/07/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

30/07/2008: International Dateline
Astronomical historian Robert Van Gent explains the history of what time is,where,and why. [more]

30/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

30/07/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

31/07/2008: Nordic Walking
Scotland's latest outdoor exercise is Nordic Walking - walking with poles. [more]

31/07/2008: Body Parts
Tonight's body parts are the kidneys. [more]

31/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum clue number 7. [more]

31/07/2008: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum clue number 8. [more]

01/08/2008: The Great Divide Race
Mountain biker, Simon Kennett has just completed a four thousand kilometre bike race from Canada to Mexico. [more]

01/08/2008: Conundrum Answer
The answers and the winners. [more]

04/08/2008: Ice-Free North Pole
Mark Serreze is the senior research scientist from the National Snow and Ice Data Centre in Colorado. [more]

04/08/2008: Living Sustainably
Peter Salmon a green entrepreneur believes we need to follow the ways of our elders to be sustainable. [more]

04/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

04/08/2008: Sport
With Joseph Romanos. [more]

04/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

05/08/2008: Aetherius society
Ray Nielsen talks about the history and philosophy of the Aetherius Society. [more]

05/08/2008: Mexico and Central America Report
Tara Fitzgerald talks olympic prospects for both Cuba and Mexico,as well as the Global youth Aids Conference [more]

05/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

05/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

06/08/2008: Evolving Aborigines
Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, Iain Davidson talks with Bryan about the age of Aboriginal culture. [more]

06/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

06/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

07/08/2008: The Gratitude Effect
Dr John DeMartini: postive thinker, motivational speaker and author. [more]

07/08/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem, Met Service severe weather forecaster discusses recent weather events both here and around the world. [more]

07/08/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue number 7 for the week. [more]

07/08/2008: Conundrum Clues (Part 2)
All 8 clues for the week. [more]

08/08/2008: Walkable Communities
Dan Burden is visiting New Zealand from the USA, helping us get back on our feet. [more]

08/08/2008: Conundrum
The answer to this weeks puzzle. [more]

11/08/2008: Olympic Political Symbolism
Kingsley Edney discusses the Olympics as a symbol of political power. [more]

11/08/2008: Political Systems In China
A discussion on the prospects for more freedom of expression in the people's republic of China. [more]

11/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

11/08/2008: Olympics Report
Sports Correspondents Joseph Romanos, in Beijing and Penny Miles on the homefront in Palmerston North. [more]

11/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

12/08/2008: Plant Families
Evolutionary Plant Biologist Susan Dudley talks with Bryan about plants and how they they know what family they belong to. [more]

12/08/2008: Beijing China Report
Jonathan Dow on all things Olympian [more]

12/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

12/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

13/08/2008: Gregory Clark
Author of A Farewell To Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World [more]

13/08/2008: DVD Review
Miles Buckingham reviews Chinese movies The World (Shije) 2004 and Hero (Ying Xiong) 2002 [more]

13/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

13/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

14/08/2008: Peak Oil Yet?
phil hart talks about the issues regarding the consumption of oil and when we might run out [more]

14/08/2008: China's Consumption
jian Yang discusses the impact of china's growing economic might [more]

14/08/2008: Conundrum
clue 7 [more]

14/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

15/08/2008: Olympic Report
With Joseph Romanos in Bejing and Penny Miles in Palmerston North. [more]

15/08/2008: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

19/08/2008: Hats Made From Cats
Robyn Eades from Kings Island, Tasmania is a cottage craftsperson who makes hats from feral cats. [more]

19/08/2008: Beijing Report
What non-olympian eyes are up to to in China's capital. [more]

19/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

19/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

20/08/2008: Biggest Family Tree
Roy Blackmore explains how he thinks his is one of the largest family trees around. [more]

20/08/2008: Sustainable Livelihoods Approach
Fujun Shen from the Environment, Society and Design department of Lincoln University talks to Chris about sustainable tourism. [more]

20/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

20/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

21/08/2008: Competitive Eaters
Dr David Metz is a gastroenterologist who studies competitive eaters in the United States. [more]

21/08/2008: Beijing Smog
Continuing the examination of China beyond the Olympics. [more]

21/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum clue number 7. [more]

21/08/2008: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum clue number 8. [more]

22/08/2008: Singing Made up Stuff - 'The Improvisors'
Ian Harcourt, Steve Wrigley, Deana Elvins and Robbie Ellis perform songs live in the studio made up to listeners requests. [more]

22/08/2008: Olympics Report
Penny Miles and Joseph Romanos sport correspondents. [more]

22/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

25/08/2008: Clever Crows
The ability of the New Caledonian Crow to use tools has intrigued Auckland University psychologist Prof Russell Gray. [more]

25/08/2008: Religion with Paul Morris
Professor Paul Morris looks at reilgious diversity and tolerance in NZ society. [more]

25/08/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

25/08/2008: Sport with Penny Miles
Penny Miles from the Manawatu Evening Standard talks about tennis and netball. [more]

25/08/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

26/08/2008: Face In A Million Dot Com
Mark Nayton has come up with a novel way of becoming a millionaire, he want's a dollar from a million people. [more]

26/08/2008: Asia Report - Bangladesh
Correspondent Mahtab Haider, Snr Assistant Editor of the New Age in Dhaka, Bangladesh. [more]

27/08/2008: Florida Everglades
Thomas Van Lent is a senior scientist with The Everglades Foundation. [more]

27/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

27/08/2008: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

28/08/2008: Use It Or Lose It
Michael Valenzuela endorses challenging your brain to keep it in tip top condition [more]

28/08/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore discusses The speed of light [more]

28/08/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

28/08/2008: Conundrum
Clues 1 to 8 [more]

29/08/2008: Road Trip Nation
Jeremy Zerbe and Priya Patel from Roadtrip Nation talk about their documentary making journey. Roadtripnation.com [more]

29/08/2008: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum. [more]

31/08/2008: Road Trip Nation
Jeremy Zerbe and Priya Patel from Roadtrip Nation talk about their documentary making journey. Roadtripnation.com [more]

01/09/2008: Fred Smith
Singing diplomat www.fredsmith.com.au [more]

01/09/2008: Sustainability: Emissions Trading Schemes Worldwide
with Assoc Prof Ralph Chapman, Dir of Graduate Programme in Environmental Studies, Victoria University [more]

01/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

01/09/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks Olympics, tennis, golf and rugby [more]

01/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

02/09/2008: Bloodline
Author Michael Green talks about his latest book. [more]

02/09/2008: Uganda and Africa Report
With correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

02/09/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

02/09/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

03/09/2008: Jenufa
Tom Randle, American Tenor. [more]

03/09/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

03/09/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

04/09/2008: Mighty Megalodons
Dr Stephen Wroe is research fellow at The University of New South Wales. Meg-al-o-don means 'big tooth'. It's a shark. [more]

04/09/2008: Geology Rocks
Geologist Hamish Campbell has the earthquake round up. [more]

04/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

04/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

05/09/2008: Eeling At Moondance
Frances Edmond,a kiwi writer who's screenplay on eels-Won her plaudits in the United States [more]

05/09/2008: Conundrum
This weeks answer [more]

08/09/2008: Worlds Smallest Snake
Professor Blair Hedges has positively identified the smallest snake on Earth. [more]

08/09/2008: Political Systems - English Revolution
Brian Roper, from the University of Otago, explains the political up heavel that occured during the English Revolution. [more]

08/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
The first clue for the week. [more]

08/09/2008: Sports - Penny Miles
Sports reporter Penny Miles of Palmerston North's Evening Standard. [more]

08/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Clue number two. [more]

09/09/2008: Patrick Durst eating insects
Patrick Durst discusses the positive aspects of eating insects for Protein [more]

09/09/2008: Mexico Report
Tara Fitzgerald discusses kidnapping, football and the upcoming tropical storm. [more]

09/09/2008: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3 [more]

09/09/2008: conundrum clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

10/09/2008: Peter Rees
Peter Rees author of the other anzacs: nurses at war 1914 - 18, here for the book launch in Christchurch [more]

10/09/2008: Miles Buckingham
Miles Buckingham looka at 1960s British films"It Happened Here"and"Culloden" [more]

10/09/2008: Conundrum clue 5
Conundrum clue 5 [more]

10/09/2008: conundrum clue 6
conundrum clue 6 [more]

11/09/2008: Famine Survivors
Cheryl Mongan is organising"Far from Famine"for descendents of survivors of the Irish Potato Famine [more]

11/09/2008: Spuds-Giant Spud
Lou Christian is the Mayor of Briggs City-home of the Big Spud [more]

11/09/2008: Local Grower
Wiremu Tawhai is a traditional Kumara farmer from Omaio in the Eastern Bay of Plenty [more]

11/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

11/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

12/09/2008: Continent On The Move
Editor,Dr Ian Graham,discusses a new book which explains how New Zealand ticks geologically [more]

12/09/2008: Conundrum
And the winner is... [more]

15/09/2008: Napoleon poisoned
Ben Weider believes he has proof that Napoleon was poisoned. [more]

15/09/2008: Philosophy
New philosophy on what makes us smile has come out of research into misery. [more]

15/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

15/09/2008: Sport
Sport with Joseph Romanos [more]

15/09/2008: Condundrum Clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

16/09/2008: Gene Detective
Prof. Vicky Cameron, hunting down the DNA that increases the risk of heart disease. [more]

16/09/2008: China Report
Emma Moore is our China correspondent. [more]

16/09/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

16/09/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

17/09/2008: Bolivia
Mayra Gomez, Bolivian Global Communities Coordinator, talks with Bryan about all things Bolivian. [more]

17/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

17/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

18/09/2008: Lord Howe Island Natives
It's a spectacular piece of rock rising up out of the Tasman Sea. Ian Hutton works there protecting native plants and animals. [more]

18/09/2008: Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming from Otago Medical School with more fascinating true stories about the human body. Tonight, the Liver. [more]

18/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

19/09/2008: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

19/09/2008: "Well Adjusted Dogs"
Nick Dodman corrects mistaken assumptions about dogs and outlines a plan for happy and healthy canines [more]

20/09/2008: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

22/09/2008: Doctor Edric Baker
Medical doctor and health centre founder. [more]

22/09/2008: Religion
Professor Paul Morris, religious studies at Victoria University. [more]

22/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

22/09/2008: Sport
Penny Miles, regional sports reporter. [more]

22/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

23/09/2008: Hair
Eva Max a german student Ph d student who is studing ,what makes hair goes bad [more]

23/09/2008: Bangladesh-Asia Report
Mahtab Haidder,our correspondent in Bangladesh,offers us his view on China's contaminated milk scandel [more]

23/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

23/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

24/09/2008: Settling Is Better - Civil Disputes
A study by a Californian legal analyst, Randy Kiser, suggests that those who persue a court battle - lose out. [more]

24/09/2008: Jazz
Fergus Barrowman introduces new music by The Roy Hargrove Quintet, Anat Cohen and Esperanza Spalding. [more]

24/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

24/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

25/09/2008: Hiding Viruses
Professor Bryan Cullen from North Carolina talks about the cold sore virus. [more]

25/09/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem, a severe weather forecaster, talks about hurricanes. [more]

25/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

25/09/2008: Conundrum
Clue number eight. [more]

26/09/2008: Roadkill Cookoff
David Cain from Marlington in Pocohontas County, West Virginia talks to Bryan about this years Road Kill Cook Off. [more]

26/09/2008: Conundrum Answer
Conundrum Answer. [more]

29/09/2008: One Geology
Ian Jackson is the project co-ordinator at the British Geological Society and he talks with Bryan about One Geology. [more]

29/09/2008: Sustainability
Prof. Ralpf Sims, Director of Centre for Energy Research at Massey University on sustainability. [more]

29/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

29/09/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks with Bryan about the latest in the sporting world. [more]

29/09/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

30/09/2008: Air-purifying concrete
A new type of concrete developed in the Netherlands has unique anti-pollutant properties. Professor Jos Brouwers explains how. [more]

30/09/2008: African Correspondent
Daniel Kalanaki talks about the legacy of Former South African President Thabo Mbeki. [more]

30/09/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

30/09/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

01/10/2008: London's Skeletons
James Peto is the curator of an exhibition of 26 skeletons dug up in London over the past 40 years. [more]

01/10/2008: Kate's Classics
Kate Mead from Radio New Zealand Concert has a selection of classical CD's. [more]

01/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number five. [more]

01/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number six. [more]

02/10/2008: Map Reading Boys
Tom Lowrie from The Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education at Charles Sturt University. [more]

02/10/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore is the Superintendent at Mt John Observatory, Lake Tekapo. [more]

02/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

02/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

03/10/2008: Living Oprah
Robyn Okrant is spending this entire year living on Oprah's word. Check out her blog: livingoprah.com. [more]

03/10/2008: Conundrum
And the answer is? ... [more]

06/10/2008: Healing Stones - Stonehenge
Professor Timothy Darvill and how Stonehenge may have been the world's biggest neolithic hospital. [more]

06/10/2008: Political Systems
Brian Roper from the University of Otago talks about the American Revolution. [more]

06/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Clue number one for this week. [more]

06/10/2008: Sports - Penny Miles
Penny talks National Champs netball and Suasan Devoy's return to squash, as a coach. [more]

06/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Clue number two. [more]

07/10/2008: Milking Buffalo
Geoff Arthur is a buffalo farmer from Humpty Doo in the Northern Territory of Australia. [more]

07/10/2008: Mexico And Central America Report
Tara Fitzgerald is at a film festival in the city of Morelia, near Mexico. [more]

07/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

07/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

08/10/2008: eBay Insect
Dr Richard Harrington found an extinct insect preserved in Amber on eBay and it has been named in his honour. [more]

08/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

08/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

09/10/2008: Early Bird
Prof Rebecca Kimball discusses birds and trees...not the trees they nest in,but the family trees they're desended from [more]

09/10/2008: Geology Rocks
Hamish Campbell from GNSscience talks about the geology of the seabed [more]

09/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

09/10/2008: Conundrum
Clues 1 to 8 [more]

10/10/2008: Franco-Nigerian Musique
Singer-Songwriter Asa talks about the release of her self titled debut cd [more]

10/10/2008: Conundrum
And the answer and winner is.... [more]

13/10/2008: Ripper Re-Investigated
Ex-Police Detective and Author. 'Jack the Ripper: The 21st Century Investigation'. [more]

13/10/2008: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, AUT Philosopher in Residence. www.annkerwin.com [more]

13/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

13/10/2008: Sport
With Joseph Romanos. [more]

13/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

14/10/2008: Warbirds Over Wanaka
Ian Brodie talks about his new book which chronicles the most recent southern air pageant. [more]

14/10/2008: Japan Report
Our regular China correspondent Emma Moore is on holiday in Japan so we talk to her from Hiroshima. [more]

14/10/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

14/10/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 4 [more]

15/10/2008: Days And Clouds
Silvio Soldini is the director of this new film touring the counrty with the Italian film festival. [more]

15/10/2008: DVD Review
Miles Buckingham reviews small box cinema. [more]

15/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number six. [more]

15/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number six. [more]

16/10/2008: AIDS Vaccine Research
Bryan talks to Ian Gust who is a professorial fellow at the Dept of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. [more]

16/10/2008: Body Parts
Proffesor Jean Flemming from the University of Otago talks with Bryan about 'Fat'. [more]

16/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

16/10/2008: Conundrum Clue 8
All Conundrum Clues including the final clue 8. [more]

17/10/2008: Mars Rover
Steve Squyers, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University with an update on what's happening on the Martian surface. [more]

17/10/2008: Conundrum
And the answer is... [more]

20/10/2008: Disabled Bikies
Sally Wenley talks about their Auckland to Christchurch (via Invercargill) trek. [more]

20/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

20/10/2008: Sport
An update on sporting matters with Penny Miles. [more]

20/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

21/10/2008: Swedish Princess
Her Royal Highness Princess Birgitta of Sweden is in NZ this week as Patron of 'Swedish Style New Zealand'. [more]

21/10/2008: Bangladesh Report
Mahtab Haider is our correspondent in Bangladesh. [more]

21/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

21/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

22/10/2008: Belgium Divided
Prof.Kris Deschouwer explains why Belgium is on the brink of political collapse [more]

22/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

22/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

23/10/2008: At Home With Snakes
Martin Smit is a snake and reptile curator who has recently set a world record for co-habitating with snakes. [more]

23/10/2008: World Weather
Eric Brenstrem - Servere Weather Forecaster with Met Service. [more]

23/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

23/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

24/10/2008: Jenny Scheinman - Musician
A world class fiddle player, Jenny has played along side Norah Jones, Madelaine Peroux and Lucinda Williams. jennyscheinman.com [more]

24/10/2008: Conundrum
The Answer to this weeks conundrum. [more]

28/10/2008: Religion
Professor Paul Morris is currently based in France giving a series of lectures. [more]

28/10/2008: Uganda Report
With correspondent Daniel Kalinaki. [more]

28/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

28/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

29/10/2008: Roman Leeks
Mark Lewis is curator at The National Roman Legion Museum. [more]

29/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

29/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

30/10/2008: No Rent Art Studios
Marcus Westbury is attempting to start a 'No Rent Art Studio scheme in Newcastle Australia [more]

30/10/2008: Astronomy
Alan Gilmore talks more about Black Holes [more]

30/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

30/10/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

31/10/2008: Marathon for Veterans
Louise Mullane is running the New York Marathon to raise money for New Zealand's Vietnam Veterans, including her Father. [more]

31/10/2008: Conundrum Answer
All the clues and this weeks answer, Dale Carnegie. [more]

03/11/2008: Near Death
Dr Sam Parnia talks about his research into near death experiences. [more]

03/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

03/11/2008: Sustainability:Self Sufficiency versus Globalisation
Ralph and Peter debate Self Sufficiency versus Globalisation [more]

03/11/2008: Sport
Joseph Romanos talks about this weeks sport [more]

03/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

04/11/2008: American Rural Folk
USA Professor, Al Cross, discusses the attitude of rural America to the US presidential candidates. [more]

04/11/2008: US Elections With Geoff Robinson
Geoff, from RNZ Morning Report, is in Washington DC. [more]

04/11/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue. [more]

04/11/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue. [more]

05/11/2008: USA Election 2008 Poll-Day Panel
US election panel with three American guests, two democatic and a conservative. [more]

05/11/2008: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue. [more]

06/11/2008: Jacob Vinter
Jakob Vinter explains how he worked out the colours of fossil feathers [more]

06/11/2008: Hamish Campbell
Hamish Campbell from GNS science talks rocks, especially the ones we share with Australia [more]

06/11/2008: Conundrum clue 7
Conundrum clue 7 [more]

06/11/2008: Conundrum clue 8
Conundrum clue 8 [more]

07/11/2008: Subtle Butt
Amber Zbierski the go to girl at Guarment Guard talks about their latest product [more]

07/11/2008: Conundrum answer
Conundrum Answer [more]

10/11/2008: Crime Writing
Michael Connelly, US Author. [more]

10/11/2008: Political Systems
Brian Roper, senior lecturer, political studies department. [more]

10/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

10/11/2008: Sport
Penny Miles, regional sports reporter. [more]

10/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

11/11/2008: Hardcore Troubadour
Musician and radio personality Steve Earle is touring NZ, and hopes to do a little fishing along the way. [more]

11/11/2008: Mexico Central America Report
Correspondent Tara Fitzgerald is back with news from Mexico, home of the humble axalotyl. [more]

11/11/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

11/11/2008: Conundrum
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

12/11/2008: Art of Change
Author and art teacher talks about his new book Go, the art of change. [more]

12/11/2008: DVD Review
This week Miles Buckingham looks at a couple of political movies, Bob Roberts and Rats in the Ranks. [more]

12/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

12/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

13/11/2008: Damaging Depression
Irish based professor Dr Thomas Frodl has found that people who suffer from prolonged depression suffer brain shrinkage. [more]

13/11/2008: Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming from Otago Medical School joins Bryan to talk about hormones. [more]

13/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

13/11/2008: Conundrum
clue number 8. [more]

14/11/2008: Autumn Leaves
Debbie Nicholls is a member of the Woodland Trust Nature's Calendar. [more]

14/11/2008: Conundrum Answer
This weeks answer is... [more]

17/11/2008: Beaked Whales
Evolutionary Biologist, Ted Cranford discusses the highly sonic world of the beaked whale. [more]

17/11/2008: Philosophy
Philosopher in Residence at AUT, Ann Kerwin talks today about Bertrum Russell. [more]

17/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Listen to the first clue. [more]

17/11/2008: Sports - Joseph Ramanos
The latest in sports including soccer, golf and cricket. [more]

17/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Have you got it yet, clue number two. [more]

18/11/2008: Walking House
Ion Soervin tells us about the Walking house-it's what happens when artists and builders mix [more]

18/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

18/11/2008: Beijing-China Report
Emma Moore talks about the extremes of the climate when living in Beijing [more]

18/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

19/11/2008: The Intervention
Julie Nimmo and her documentary about last year's claims that there was aboriginal child abuse in the Northern Territories [more]

19/11/2008: Conundrum
clue 5 [more]

19/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

20/11/2008: Bee Housekeepers
Prof of Apiculture Francis Ratnieks from the University of Sussex is breeding bee colonies that are more resistant to pests. [more]

20/11/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem severe weather forecaster from the met service gives us the latest from the world of weather. [more]

20/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

20/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

21/11/2008: Video games as literature bait
P J Haarsma's science fiction isn't just set inside computers, he uses computer games to sell his books. [more]

21/11/2008: Conundrum answer
This weeks answer is... [more]

24/11/2008: Laser Energy
Bryan talks to Prof. Mike Dunne from the Rutherford Appleton Lab in Oxfordshire about nuclear fusion. [more]

24/11/2008: Religion
Bryan talks to Prof. of religious studies at Victoria University, Paul Morris who is in France. [more]

24/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

24/11/2008: Sport
Talking all things sport with Penny Miles. [more]

24/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

25/11/2008: Global Entrepreneurship
Interview with Jonathan Ortsman, president of Global Entrepreneurship Week. [more]

25/11/2008: India Report
With correspondent Ranjan Gupta. [more]

25/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum clue 1 for 25 November. [more]

25/11/2008: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum clue 2 for 25 November. [more]

26/11/2008: Antarctic Plumber
James Millar is Personnel Officer with the British Antarctic Survey. [more]

26/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

26/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

27/11/2008: Hamilton films
Joe Citizen joins Bryan to talk films, he is the curator of"It came from the swamp"a festival of short films from Hamilton. [more]

27/11/2008: Astronomy
Astronomer Alan Gilmore talks with Bryan about the Milky Way. [more]

27/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

27/11/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

28/11/2008: Supersonic Car
Richard Noble,a man who lives life and drives cars with a passoin [more]

28/11/2008: Conundrum Winner
And the winner is..... [more]

01/12/2008: Professor Splash
Darren Taylor, daredevil diver. [more]

01/12/2008: Sustainability
Prof. Ralph Sims, director of the centre for energy research at Massey University. [more]

01/12/2008: Conundrum (correction)
Clue number 1. [more]

01/12/2008: Sport
With Joesph Romanos. [more]

01/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 2. It's a sonic clue, listen carefully. [more]

02/12/2008: Darwin's Mockingbirds
The British Natural History Museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Darwin's evolution theory. [more]

02/12/2008: Uganda-Africa Report
Daniel Kalinaki our Ugandan Correspondent. [more]

02/12/2008: Conundrum 2
Clue number 2. [more]

02/12/2008: Conundrum 3
Clue number 3. [more]

03/12/2008: Professor Ron McCallum
Australian law professor talking about disability issues. [more]

03/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

03/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

04/12/2008: Hull Hoover
It's all about cleaning the hulls of big ships. Professor Tony Roskilly from Newcastle University UK. [more]

04/12/2008: Geology Rocks
The significance of Kapiti Island with Hamish Campbell, Geologist, GNS Science and Te Papa. [more]

04/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

04/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

05/12/2008: Nights Conundrum
And the answer is......... [more]

08/12/2008: Diamond life
Geochronologist and Tectonics expert Alexander Nemchin joins the nights team to talk about the oldest diamonds in the world. [more]

08/12/2008: Political systems
Political history with senior lecturer of Political Studies at the University of Otago Brian Roper. [more]

08/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

08/12/2008: Sport
Palmerston North sports reporter Penny Miles give us the latest sport news from around New Zealand. [more]

08/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

09/12/2008: Economic Geographer
Henry Yeung, from Singapore University, has an interest in why some countries join the global economy and others don't. [more]

09/12/2008: Mexico Correspondent
Tara Fitzgerald reports on all things Latin American, from Mexico City. [more]

09/12/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue 3 [more]

09/12/2008: Conundrum Clue
Clue 4 [more]

10/12/2008: Finding Common Ground
Charon Maseka is a Year 12 student and winner of the Race Unity Speech Award 2008. [more]

10/12/2008: Human Rights Watch
Reed Brody is the European Press Director and Counsel, Human Rights Watch. [more]

10/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

10/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

11/12/2008: Snoring Boot Camp
Graham Carr Smith makes an anti-snoring remedy and recently ran a military style weekend to cure serious snorers of their ailment. [more]

11/12/2008: Body Parts - Male Hormones
Jean Fleming is a reproductive biologist and Professor of Science Communication at the University of Otago. [more]

11/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

11/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8 plus clues 1 - 7. [more]

12/12/2008: Ringers from the top end
Former Ringer and Facebook community convenor Simon Cheathan joins Bryan to talk about Ringers. [more]

12/12/2008: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

15/12/2008: Galapagos Wildlife
Julian Fitter is a wildlife advocate who is passionately involved in looking after the rare species on the Galapagos Islands. [more]

15/12/2008: Philosophy
Our resident philosopher Ann Kerwin talks about 'Spirituality for the Skeptic' a book by Robert Solomon. [more]

15/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

15/12/2008: Sports
Joseph Romanos talks cricket. [more]

15/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

16/12/2008: Richard Farrell - NZ Pianist
Chris talks to music historian Peter Mechen about the player's sometimes illustrious, but tragically short career. [more]

16/12/2008: China correspondent - Emma Moore
Chris speaks with Emma Moore in Beijing about the impact of the global economic crisis and more. [more]

16/12/2008: Conundrum - clue 3
Conundrum - clue 3. [more]

16/12/2008: Conundrum - clue 4
Conundrum - clue 4 [more]

17/12/2008: Purple Tomatoes
UK biotechnologist Cathie Martin, talks about the possible benefits of an eggplant-look-alike tomato. [more]

17/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

17/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

18/12/2008: Whale Talk
Dr Charlotte Epstein, International Relations Theorist, Australia. [more]

18/12/2008: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem, MetService Severe Weather Forecaster. Tonight, historic weather events. [more]

18/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/12/2008: Conundrum
Clue 8, plus clues 1 - 7. [more]

19/12/2008: Viking Ship Sea Stallion
Carsten Hvid is the skipper of a replica Viking era Long Boat. [more]

19/12/2008: Conundrum Answer
This weeks Conundrum answer. [more]

22/12/2008: Peter Oakley - Geriatric Vlogger
Somewhat of a senior celebrity, Peter talks about his near celebrity on the Interweb. [more]

22/12/2008: Religion with Paul Morris
Victoria University's Religious Studies Professor joins us from Europe to talk Christmas. [more]

22/12/2008: Religion with Paul Morris
Victoria University's Religious Studies Professor joins us from Europe to talk Christmas. [more]

23/12/2008: DVD Review - Miles Buckingham
Miles gives us the lowdown on the year's best and potentials for the Xmas stocking. [more]

23/12/2008: Bangladesh correspondent - Mahtab Haider
Mahtab talks about democratic reform, the impact of the global economic crisis and more. [more]

24/12/2008: Santa Update 1
Has Blitzen been shot? [more]

24/12/2008: Dylan Winter Rural Reporter
Visiting BBC Journalist and author discusses his travels in rural New Zealand. [more]

24/12/2008: Santa Update 2
Santa, a security risk? [more]

24/12/2008: Santa Update 3
A diplomatic incident. [more]

24/12/2008: Santa Update 4
Down and safe. [more]

26/12/2008: Talks with troops - Lance Corporal Aiga Mailata
Liam talks to Aiga on ice, well Antarctica that is. [more]

26/12/2008: Talks with troops - Private Adam Friend
Liam chats with Adam who's part of the NZ Defence Force stationed in Solomon Islands. [more]

26/12/2008: Talks with troops - Major Nigel Gattsche
Liam talks to Nigel who's stationed in South Korea near the DMZ in the north. [more]

26/12/2008: Talks with troops - Bombardier Stephen Hoskins
Liam speaks with one of our people stationed in the world's newst county, Timor L'Este. [more]

30/12/2008: Gaylene Preston
Director of the film"Home by Christmas". [more]

30/12/2008: Love Letter's 101
Abby Gaines has published 12 romance novels. [more]

01/01/2009: Vivienne Plumb
Viv Plumb, playwright, poet and author talks about turning books into plays, and reads some of her poetry. [more]

01/01/2009: How to break a world record
Alistair Galpin knows a thing or two about breaking world records. [more]

02/01/2009: Billy TK
Known as the Maori Jimi Hendrix. He has supported Black Sabbath, Split Enz, John Mayall, UB40, Joe Satriani and many many more. [more]

02/01/2009: Sunburn and Tomatoes
Mark Birch-Machin is a molecular dermatologist from Newcastle University. [more]

05/01/2009: Tim Shadbolt
The Mayor with the infectious smile talks summer times and tunes. [more]

05/01/2009: Love School
Madam Suki Tong teaches 'Love relations for life - a journey of romance, love and sexuality at Singapore Polytechnic. [more]

06/01/2009: Kate De Goldi
The Wellington author comes in to chat about her new book The 10pm Question, and selects her favourite summer song. [more]

06/01/2009: Lisa Tomlins
How to sing in Harmony with Wellington singer Lisa Tomlins. [more]

06/01/2009: Treasure Island - Chapter 7
Chapter 7 of 19. [more]

07/01/2009: Roger Shepherd
Roger Shepherd started Flying Nun Records in 1981. [more]

07/01/2009: Ghada Oliver
Ghada Oliver - architect, international aid worker, career woman and muslim. [more]

08/01/2009: Irene Van Dyke
New ZEalands most loved sporting celebrity selects her favourite summer anthem.n Dyuke [more]

08/01/2009: Ukelele Orchestra
Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra teach us how to play the ukelele. [more]

09/01/2009: Margaret Mahy
Liam Ryan interviews New Zealand poet and author Margaret Mahy, who reads a poem especially written for the interview. [more]

09/01/2009: 'Summer' by Margaret Mahy
An especially written poem by Margaret Mahy. [more]

09/01/2009: Seckou Keita Interview
Liam Ryan interviews Seckou Keita, currently touring the world as a much sort after musician. [more]

09/01/2009: Seckou Keita Interview
Liam Ryan interviews Seckou Keita, currently touring the world as a much sort after musician. [more]

12/01/2009: New Years Resolutions
Why do we bother with New Year's resolutions? Sara Chatwin is a psychologist. [more]

12/01/2009: Ross Ewing
Ross Ewing has been a pilot and medical doctor, he is a Vietnam War veteran and founded the NZ Warbirds Association. [more]

13/01/2009: Paul Horan
Chris talks to comedian and producer of the Rove TV show, Paul Horan. [more]

14/01/2009: Laurent Loudeac
Laurent Loudeac is head chef at the Museum Hotel. He has some gourmet recipes for the barbeque. [more]

15/01/2009: Joseph Romanos - Sport
Chris and Joseph talk about all the latest sports news. [more]

16/01/2009: Misha Marks
New Zealanders abroad, we catch up with flamenco guitarist Misha Marks in Mexico City. [more]

16/01/2009: Languages in Peril
Martin Paviour-Smith, has been studying the language of a tiny Aulua community in Vanuatu known as the Small Penis Wrappers. [more]

19/01/2009: Lindy Hop
Sally-Ann Mofatt is one of New Zealands finest exponents of the Lindy Hop. [more]

20/01/2009: Blokart
The Blokart is a three-wheeled cart powered by wind, designed by Papamoa father and son Paul and Matt Beckett. [more]

20/01/2009: The Comediettes
The Comediettes are the vixens of New Zealand comedy and they promise to tickle our funny bones in all the wrong places. [more]

21/01/2009: Animator Dylan Coburn
From his studio in Wellington, Coburn is working on a series of online motion comics for Warner Brothers. [more]

21/01/2009: Anna Coddington
Anna Coddington performs live on Summer Nights. [more]

22/01/2009: Professor Paul Morris
Professor Paul Morris shares his memories with us of his first Leonard Cohen concert. [more]

22/01/2009: Museum Hotel head chef Laurent Loudeac
Laurent Loudeac brings us fancy French recipes for the humble camping stove. [more]

22/01/2009: David Thomson
David Thomson's new book, Have You Seen? is a book of a thousand of Thomson's all time favourite and least favourite films. [more]

23/01/2009: The Famous Spiegeltent
The Famous Spiegeltent is coming to Auckland's AK09 festival, we speak to its owner David Bates. [more]

23/01/2009: The Sami Sisters
Madeleine, Anji, and Priya Sami are the Sami Sisters. Lovely songs and crazy chitter chatter. [more]

26/01/2009: Lightbox Art
An art exhibition based in Dublin of the Antarctic environmental conditions through light and visual imagery. [more]

26/01/2009: Dusty Way
Tourism Tamworth discuss naming a highway after the legendary country singer. [more]

26/01/2009: Sports - Penny Miles
The latest sports talk from Penny. [more]

26/01/2009: Conundrum Clue 1
Clue one. [more]

26/01/2009: Mexico Report
Tara Fitzgerald shares news and cultural insights from the United Mexican States. [more]

26/01/2009: Conundrum Clue 2
Clue two for you. [more]

27/01/2009: Jez Lowe Folk Musician
Jez Lowe's songs reflect his roots in the north east of England, singing of the hard times and the good times. [more]

27/01/2009: Philosophy with Ann Kerwin
Thoughts on life and happiness by William James, William is a philosopher who wrote a principles of Psychology textbook. [more]

27/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

27/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

28/01/2009: Noblesse Oblige
David Savage's research explores who survives in a life and death situation, social norms versus genetic instinct. [more]

28/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

28/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

29/01/2009: Deep Sea Fish Mystery
John Paxton is a Ichthyologist - a specialist in fish, at the Australian Museum in Sydney. [more]

29/01/2009: Body Parts
Jean Fleming, Professor of Science Communication, University of Otago discusses female hormones. [more]

29/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

29/01/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

30/01/2009: Bloody Brewery
Paddy Sweeney, Good Bastard and author, West Coast Brewery. [more]

30/01/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

02/02/2009: Sink or swim
Shelley Hanna, author of Sink or Swim, the story of a survivor. [more]

02/02/2009: The final whistle
With sports jounalist Joesph Romanos. [more]

02/02/2009: Ali Campbell
Former lead singer of UB40 now fronts his new band The Dep Band. [more]

03/02/2009: China Report
China correspondent Emma Moore with news and cultural insights from the People's Republic Of China. [more]

03/02/2009: The Administration,Political Systems
Political Historian Brian Roper explains how and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be. [more]

04/02/2009: Iconic Aussie Barbie
Don Henry explains how climate change could impact on the great aussie lifestyle [more]

05/02/2009: Street Art
Australian pavement artist Ulla discusses her art at the upcoming Auckland Buskers Festival [more]

05/02/2009: Barometer World Weather
Paul discusses climate change and weather with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrem [more]

09/02/2009: Jesus: A Short Life
Dr John Dickson, has penned an accessible account of Jesus' teachings, miracles, death and resurrection. [more]

09/02/2009: The Final Whistle (Sport: U.S.A.)
Helene Elliott, sports columnist for the L.A. Times with analysis of the state of play in U.S. sports. [more]

09/02/2009: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

09/02/2009: Bangladesh Report: Mahtab Haider
News and cultural insoghts from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

09/02/2009: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

10/02/2009: Lake Baikal
Marina Rikhvanova talks about her battle to preserve and protect the ecology of Lake Baikal [more]

10/02/2009: Prayers ( Religion)
Recent news from the religious world [more]

10/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

10/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

11/02/2009: African funk
Seun kuti comes to WOMAD with his father's,Fela Kuti's band Egypt '80. [more]

11/02/2009: Gallery ( Art )
Emma Bugden discusses definitions in art [more]

11/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

11/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

12/02/2009: Typographic Evangelist
Stephen Banham is guest speaker at the Type Shed 11 symposium,and explores the notions and voices of typography. [more]

12/02/2009: Astronomy
Astronomer Alan Gilmore discusses the Kaikoura UFO sightings. [more]

12/02/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

12/02/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

13/02/2009: Everest Test
Plans are underway for the highest Cricket game on record... at the Gorak Shep plateau in Nepal. [more]

13/02/2009: Conundrum
And the answer is... [more]

16/02/2009: The Weight of a Mustard Seed
Wendell Steavenson's book 'The Weight of a Mustard Seed' follows the rise and fall of Iraqi General Kamel Sachet. [more]

16/02/2009: The Final Whistle - Sport
Joseph Romanos contrasts the days of amateur sports with what defines todays professional sports player. [more]

16/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

16/02/2009: Romania Report
Andra Suciu is a freelance journalist based in Bucharest, Romania. [more]

16/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

17/02/2009: Going out in style
Nat Verdon is from LifeArt - a company that has produced something more environmentally friendly than the traditional coffin. [more]

17/02/2009: Ignition
Energy expert Prof Ralph Sims from Massey University and the International Energy Agency talks about gas. [more]

17/02/2009: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

17/02/2009: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

18/02/2009: World March for Peace
Montserrat Prieto, coordinator, World March for Peace and Non-Violence, and Alyn Ware, director of the NZ Peace Foundation. [more]

18/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

18/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

19/02/2009: Tongan Petroglyphs
Archaeologist Simon Fraser talks about ancient rock carvings found on Tonga's Foa island. [more]

19/02/2009: Salty water
Marine Physicist from NIWA Craig Stevens gives an insight into tidal energy and Cooks Strait. [more]

19/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

19/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

20/02/2009: How tough is tough?
Mr Mouse is the eccentric creator of the annual tough guy race in the United Kingdom. [more]

20/02/2009: Conundrum
And the answer is... [more]

23/02/2009: Atom Entanglement
Professor Christopher Monroe - Bice Sechi-Zorn Professor of Physics. [more]

23/02/2009: The Final Whistle
Joseph Romanos - sports journalist, The Wellingtonian. [more]

23/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

23/02/2009: Uganda Report
Daniel Kalinaki, correspondent - The East African. [more]

23/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

24/02/2009: Taxidermy and domestic dogs
Paul Kitching the curator of a refurbished exhibition of stuffed domestic dogs in Tring,England [more]

24/02/2009: Dollars and sense ( Economics )
Canterbury University's Neville Bennett,joins us to talk about the history of slumps [more]

24/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

24/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

25/02/2009: Scottish Inter-Faith
Dr Maureen Sier - Development Officer, Equality Unit, Scottish Government. [more]

25/02/2009: Small Screen Cinema - DVD Reviews
Film reviewer Miles Buckingham on 'Bringing Up Baby' (1938) and 'Palm Beach Story' (1942). [more]

25/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

25/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

26/02/2009: Joan Webster - Bushfire Specialist
Joan talks to Bryan about what went wrong and right recently in Victoria and what needs to be done for the future. [more]

26/02/2009: Geology with Hamish Campbell
Bryan talks with Hamish about three prominent P's in Zealandian geology - pinnacles, pancake rocks and pink terraces. [more]

26/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

26/02/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

27/02/2009: Music of resistance
Jason Breckenridge talks about his music series featuring people for whom music is a force for radical political change [more]

27/02/2009: Conundrum answer
And the winner is...... [more]

02/03/2009: Iceland: State of the Nation
Gunnar Sigurdsson is the spokesman for a community based grassroots organisation, Civil Action Association in Reykjavik. [more]

02/03/2009: Iceland Beer Day
Beer Day in Iceland marks the abolition of a 75 year long prohibition of beer. Dora Magnusdottir explains. [more]

02/03/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles keeps us up to date with sport including new Netball rules. [more]

02/03/2009: Conundrum clue 1
This weeks first clue. [more]

02/03/2009: Iceland Report
Lenka Vaiglova is a journalist with 'IceNews'. [more]

02/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

03/03/2009: Call for Chindogu
Ingenius or embarrassing inventions, Paul Smith from Dunedin Fringe Festival explains. [more]

03/03/2009: Philosophy - Ann Kerwin
Tonight AUT resident philosopher Ann Kerwin discusses Greek female philosopher Diotima. [more]

03/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Clue number 3. [more]

03/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

04/03/2009: Cricket in Wales
Cricket in Wales, and Wales as a tourism destination for all sporty people. [more]

04/03/2009: A Leaf of Words
Poet Chris Price of Victoria University discusses the joys of being mean in poetry. [more]

04/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Clue 5. [more]

04/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

05/03/2009: Mile High Motivation
Prof Greg Bamber, how the business of flying can be made more satisfying for all parties taking to the clouds. [more]

05/03/2009: Primarily numbers
Dr Dennis McCaughan joins Bryan for his first installment on the science and art of numbers. [more]

05/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

05/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
The final clue for this week. [more]

06/03/2009: Wasted Vigil
Nadeem Aslam is a Pakistan born, UK based author. He talks about his latest book, The Wasted Vigil. [more]

06/03/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer... [more]

09/03/2009: Leisureville
Author Andrew Blechman and America's reitirement utopias. [more]

09/03/2009: The Final Whistle - Sport UK
With Richard Fleming, UK sports jounalist. [more]

09/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

09/03/2009: South Africa report
Steven Lang, with news and cultural insights from South Africa. [more]

09/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

10/03/2009: Nina Tonga
Guest co-curator of Koloa Et Al, an exhibition that explores the role of Tongan women in the community, on at Fresh Gallery. [more]

10/03/2009: The Administration - Political Systems
Dr Brian Roper, political historian at the University of Otago discusses how the world's political institutions came to be. [more]

10/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3 for the week. [more]

10/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4 for the week. [more]

11/03/2009: Kia Ora khalid
Director Sara Brodie talks about Kia Ora Khalid,a show about migration to New Zealand from a kids point of view [more]

11/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

11/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

12/03/2009: Professor Richard Bentall
Richard Bentall discusses with Bryan whether child abuse and neglect are causes of mental health problems [more]

12/03/2009: Professor Jean Fleming
Bryans discusses the biology of the human body boiled down with Jean Fleming, tonight, the stomach [more]

13/03/2009: Venus and Adonis
Marion Potts is the director of a reworking of Shakespeare's classic, to have its premiere at the Auckland Festival. [more]

16/03/2009: Martin Fisher
Martin Fisher heads a group building sustainable growth and creating employment in Africa with Kickstart. [more]

16/03/2009: The Final Whistle
Sports journalist Joseph Romanos looks at cricket and the state of NZ athletics. [more]

16/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 1
Clue one for this week. [more]

16/03/2009: Canada Report
Ross Bragg gives us some cultural insight into Canada. [more]

16/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 2
Clue 2. [more]

17/03/2009: Understanding the Overweight
Paul James is a personal trainer on a mission to understand his overweight clients - he's put on 30kg so far . [more]

17/03/2009: Religion with Prof. Paul Morris
Prof. Paul Morris talks today about the Dalai Lama and the story of St Patrick. [more]

17/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
This weeks conundrum clue number 3 [more]

17/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
This weeks conundrum clue 4 [more]

18/03/2009: Montessori
Cheryl Ferreira talks about teaching children the Montessori way [more]

18/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

18/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

19/03/2009: Photosynthesis
Dr Ian Mercer is a physicist at University College in Dublin where he's part of a team taking photos of photosynthesis. [more]

19/03/2009: World Weather
Erick Brenstrem, severe weather forecaster from the Met Service. [more]

19/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number seven. [more]

19/03/2009: Conundrum
Final clue of the week plus a recap of the other clues. [more]

20/03/2009: Trade Me's 10th Birthday
New Zealand,s quite popular online shopping website celebrates a decade of letting kiwis do their own business [more]

20/03/2009: Grapes and Guinea Pigs
A guinea pigs experiment-are these the ideal little critters to graze under the vines [more]

20/03/2009: Conundrum
And the winner is... [more]

23/03/2009: Physio in Pakistan
A kiwi physiotherapist working in Pakistan for the New Zealand Red Cross. [more]

23/03/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles talks about new experimental netball rules. [more]

23/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

23/03/2009: Mexico report
Tara Fitzgerald has insight from the United Mexican states and North America. [more]

23/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

24/03/2009: Paxwax Returns - Phillip Mann
Phillip Mann is the author of the Paxwax science fiction series. [more]

24/03/2009: Ignition - energy
Prof. Ralph Sims is director of Centre for Energy Research at Massey university. [more]

24/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum clue 3 for this week. [more]

25/03/2009: Rowing For Prostate
Rowing across the Indian Ocean to raise awareness for the number one killer of NZ men, prostate cancer. [more]

25/03/2009: Gallery Art
Art Curator Emma Bugden on tagging,graffiti,and street art featuring British artist Banksy. [more]

25/03/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

25/03/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

26/03/2009: New greenhouse gases
Understanding the composition and sources of our atmosphere is essential for informing policies. addressing climate change. [more]

26/03/2009: Astronomy
Space is big. Really big. You won't believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big is is. [more]

26/03/2009: Conundrum clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

26/03/2009: Conundrum clue 8
Conundrum clue 8. [more]

27/03/2009: Soweto Symphonies
David Nalden is the brother of Rosemary Nalden, who is teaching music to youngsters in Soweto. David tells her story. [more]

27/03/2009: Conundrum Answer
This weeks conundrum answer. [more]

30/03/2009: Anders Ostergaard
The director of Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country, an award winning documentary about the fight for democracy in Burma. [more]

30/03/2009: The Final Whistle
Helene Elliot talks about the US economy and its impact on sport in the United States. [more]

30/03/2009: Solomon Island Report
News and cultural insights from the Solomon Islands in Melanesia. [more]

30/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

30/03/2009: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

31/03/2009: Film Maverick
On a passion for film-making and the 30th anniversary of David Blyth's film"Angel Mine" [more]

31/03/2009: Dollars and Cents
Dr Neville Bennett, Economic Historian at the University of Canterbury, on slumps, forecasts and quantitative easing. [more]

31/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

31/03/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

01/04/2009: Warm Oceans
Professor Gary Meyer, Director of the Integrated Marine Observing System, on ocean changes related to climate change. [more]

01/04/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5 [more]

01/04/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

02/04/2009: Folksters On Tour
Nancy Kerr, James Fagan and Kate Fagan are travelling and performing around NZ at the moment. [more]

02/04/2009: Salty Water - oceans
With Craig Stevens - oceanographer, NIWA. [more]

02/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

02/04/2009: Conundrum
Clues 1 - 8. [more]

03/04/2009: Edible Gardening
Get Growing - tips for those getting back into growing their own veggies. [more]

03/04/2009: Conundrum
This weeks conundrum answer [more]

06/04/2009: Old Jokes
Mary Beard has uncovered a third century book of gags from the Roman Empire that could be the world's oldest joke book. [more]

06/04/2009: The Final Whistle
Joseph Romanos brings you analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

06/04/2009: True or False
True or False question one. [more]

06/04/2009: China Report
This weeks international correspondent is Emma Wood. [more]

06/04/2009: True or False
Did you get it? [more]

07/04/2009: Korean Breakdancing
South Korean b-boy culture,battling and travelling the world [more]

07/04/2009: Philosophy
Musings on how,what and why we think what we do.....Jeremy Bentham-british philosopher,jurist and social reformer,1748-1832 [more]

07/04/2009: True or false
The question [more]

07/04/2009: True or false
The answer [more]

08/04/2009: Dinosaur hunter
A paleontologist passion has lead to a huge haul of remains at"Dinosaur Island"the cliffs of the Isle of Wight. [more]

08/04/2009: Small screen cinema
Miles Buckingham reviews two re-released New Zealand movies Ngati and Utu . [more]

09/04/2009: Stain removal with Shannon Lush
The fine art of removing stains simply and in a environmentally friendly manner with Shannon Lush. [more]

09/04/2009: Hot rocks (Geology)
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle, what came first, oceans or continents? [more]

14/04/2009: Youtube Orchestra
Classical music gets a global cyber transformation. [more]

14/04/2009: A nations administration (Political systems)
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be. [more]

14/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

14/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

15/04/2009: An Australian's Paris
Author Marion Halligan explores french experiences in her latest book,Valley Of Grace. [more]

15/04/2009: Poetry - A Leaf Of Words
Poet,Curator, and Artist Chris Price explains why a word here and there may imply more than what those words meant to mean. [more]

15/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

15/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

16/04/2009: Hip Hop DJ
Brad Ellis is one half of a british hip hop duo called The Nextmen. Coming to NZ this week. [more]

16/04/2009: Mathematics
Mathematician, Dr Dennis McCaughan from Otago University with a piece on Pi. [more]

16/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

16/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
All 6 clues for the week. [more]

17/04/2009: Generation why - Hayden Tee
Music and stage shows, and a current fascination with the demographic of people that he was born with. [more]

17/04/2009: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

20/04/2009: Kiwi Kendo
Alexander Bennett - editor, Kendo World journal. [more]

20/04/2009: The Final Whistle - Sport
Penny Miles - sports journalist with the Dominion Post discusses the ANZ Netball Championship. [more]

20/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

20/04/2009: Bangladesh Report
Mahtab Haider - correspondent, New Age Daily. [more]

20/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

21/04/2009: Her-Storical Dance
On Maria Dabrowska's new dance work"Carnival Hound", inspired by the experiences of a child refugee. [more]

21/04/2009: Prayers (Religion)
Paul Morris explains how Jerusalem came to be such a hotly contested piece of holy ground. [more]

21/04/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

21/04/2009: Conundrum Sound Clue
Conundrum Sound Clue. [more]

22/04/2009: Rebuilding an Island
An island in the Maldives, severely damaged during the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. [more]

22/04/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Clue No. 5. [more]

22/04/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Clue No. 6. [more]

23/04/2009: Evolving Snail Study
One of the largest evolutionary studies ever taken exploring how banded snails in the UK have adapted over the past 40 years. [more]

23/04/2009: Body Parts - The Stomach
Biology of the human body, continuing with the gut. [more]

23/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

23/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

24/04/2009: Deconstructed Drinks
Molecular Mixology [more]

24/04/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer [more]

27/04/2009: Tara Fitzgerald
Mexican Swine Flu [more]

27/04/2009: Richard Fleming
BBC Sports Journalist [more]

27/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

27/04/2009: Romania Report
Andra Suciu Freelance Correspondent [more]

27/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

28/04/2009: Kiwi Korean Poetry
Susanne Morning a Kiwi living in South Korea ,reflecting the blend of culture in her book of poetry titled Dogsoup and Donuts [more]

28/04/2009: Ignition (Energy)
Alternatives to internal combustion engines for private transport. [more]

28/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

28/04/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

29/04/2009: Magpie Cull
Rod Brammer discusses to what extent should magpies be culled throughout the UK for the benefit of native songbirds. [more]

29/04/2009: Conundrum Clues 5 and 6
Conundrum clues. [more]

30/04/2009: Sri Lanka Travels
Jim Scott on visiting family on a coconut plantation in the very idiosyncratic,troubled,beautiful country of Sri Lanka. [more]

30/04/2009: World Weather
Severe Weather Forecaster Erick Brenstrem with a full explaination of anticyclones. [more]

30/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

30/04/2009: Nights Conundrum
All 8 clues [more]

01/05/2009: Numismatics Society of Auckland
Jim Duncan is the President of the society, a club for coin, token, medal and banknote collectors. [more]

01/05/2009: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks clues. [more]

04/05/2009: The Final Whistle - Joseph Romanos
Joseph and Brian pick the best All Black team of the last 25 years. [more]

04/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

04/05/2009: Uganda Report
Daniel Kalinaki - correspondent, The East African. [more]

04/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

05/05/2009: Paul Newman's Own Foundation
Bryan speaks with Sue Home, the foundation's Australasian Administrator. [more]

05/05/2009: Tuesday thinker - Neville Bennett
Dr Bennett, economics editor for the NBR and former economic history lecturer talks economics. [more]

05/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

05/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

06/05/2009: Cyberformance - Helen Varley Jamison
Helen, from Creative Catalyst is developing live collaborative performances online. [more]

06/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Listen to this weeks 5th clue. [more]

06/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Clue number 6. [more]

07/05/2009: Acidic oceans
The fears for marine life as acidification continues to increase due to carbon dioxide emissions [more]

07/05/2009: Starry Starry Night ( Astronomy )
The revolution of the earth about the sun [more]

07/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

07/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

08/05/2009: Professor Paul Morris
Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

10/05/2009: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

11/05/2009: Whose Culture?
James Cuno from The Art Institute of Chicago explores themes of cultural heritage and in particular 'who' owns antiquities. [more]

11/05/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles, sports journalist with the Dominion Post discusses the trialthalon and netball. [more]

11/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

11/05/2009: South Africa Report
Christi van der Westhuizen is an award-winning political journalist, and author. She speaks to us from Capetown. [more]

11/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

12/05/2009: Mind Champion
Katie Prior is spokesperson for an organisation campaigning for those suffering mental illness in Britain. [more]

12/05/2009: Philosophy
The minds of the mysterians - a group of thinkers who have decided some things are unthinkable. [more]

12/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Clue 3. [more]

12/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Clue 4. [more]

13/05/2009: Musical mastermind
James Cundall has discovered a passion and a livelihood in producing internationally touring stage shows. [more]

13/05/2009: Art
Emma Bugden from Artspace with an introduction to the world of temporary art. [more]

13/05/2009: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

14/05/2009: Rat Heroes
Bart Weetjens breeds rats to detect landmines and to determine if people have tuberculosis. [more]

14/05/2009: Salty Water
Oceanographer Craig Stevens talks to Bryan about changes in the Arctic and how it differs with the oceans surrounding Antartica. [more]

14/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

14/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

15/05/2009: Polka
Jimmy Sturr musican, band leader and radio host. [more]

15/05/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

15/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

18/05/2009: Life in Sport
Brendan Telfer Sports broadcaster [more]

18/05/2009: Life in Sport
Brendan Telfer Sports broadcaster [more]

18/05/2009: Helene Elliott
Sports columnist with the LA Times [more]

18/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

18/05/2009: Ross Bragg
Canada Report [more]

18/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

19/05/2009: Deep Economy
Bill McKibben from 350.org discusses the chemical make-up of our atmosphere. [more]

19/05/2009: The Administration (Political Systems)
Political history this week focusses on Leon Trotsky. [more]

19/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3 [more]

19/05/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

20/05/2009: Fine wines
Bill Hardy is a fifth generation Australian winemaker who's NZ to judge the International Chardonnay Challenge in Gisborne. [more]

20/05/2009: DVD review with Miles Buckingham
Film reviewer Miles Buckingham reviews Solaris. [more]

20/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

20/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

21/05/2009: Lake Eyre basin management
Lake Eyre in South Australia, the world's largest salt lake, is once again bursting into life. [more]

21/05/2009: Salty Sailing
The recent flooding from Queensland has meant some hopefuls are planning a regatta. [more]

21/05/2009: Hot rocks
Our resident geologist, and friends, talk Lake Eyre and Uluru/Ayers rock. [more]

21/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

21/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

22/05/2009: Third World Coaching
Zoe Dryden from 'Second Base', a programme helping to develop leadership qualities through community based projects in Nepal. [more]

22/05/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

25/05/2009: Johnny Clegg
White Zulu [more]

25/05/2009: Joseph Romanos
The Final Whistle [more]

25/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

25/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

26/05/2009: Author of"Red Dust"Fleur Macdonald
Red Dust is a hot and heavy look at the Australian outback from a strong independent woman's point of view. [more]

26/05/2009: Religion with Paul Morris
Scientology, child abuse within the Irish Catholic church and Kate Moss becomes a Buddhist. [more]

26/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

26/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

27/05/2009: Public accountability in Samoa
Dr Iati Iati, researcher and lecturer, Comparative Politics in the Pacific, University of Canterbury. [more]

27/05/2009: A leaf of words - Poetry
Chris Price - poet, curator and artist discusses NZ poetry set to music. [more]

27/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

27/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

28/05/2009: Death of Dinosaurs
Were volcanoes from the Deccan plateau in India responsible for the mass extinction of the dinosaurs? [more]

28/05/2009: Primarily numbers - mathematics
From finite to infinity, it adds up to a lot more than cuisenaire rods. [more]

28/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

28/05/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

29/05/2009: Rhett Dashwood
Topographic Typography [more]

29/05/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

02/06/2009: Ethiopian Travels
Alicia Goss on experiencing the plight of children in Ethiopia from her recent travels there with Childfund. [more]

02/06/2009: Ralph Sims on Nuclear Energy
Ralph Sims, from the International Energy Agency, talks about Nuclear Power. [more]

02/06/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue 1 [more]

02/06/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue 2 [more]

03/06/2009: Born and Bred
Robert Wainwright and Paola Totaro investigate the family history of Bryant and explores the origins of violence and mental illness. [more]

03/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5 [more]

03/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

04/06/2009: U.S. Burma Policy
Former U.S. Charge d'Affairess in Burma Priscilla Clapp talks to Bryan about looking into a new approach for the U.S. to take aid to and improve the political situation for the people of Burma. [more]

04/06/2009: Body Parts - Human Biology
Professor Jean Flemming takes us through the biology of the human body, the lower intestine and the realities of flatulence. [more]

04/06/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

05/06/2009: Geoff Ostling
Bequeathing skin. [more]

05/06/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

08/06/2009: Dr Christopher Forth
Modern Men [more]

08/06/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles sports journalist, Dominion Post. [more]

08/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

08/06/2009: Dorothy Wickham
Solomon Islands Report. [more]

08/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

09/06/2009: Dollars and Sense
Dr. Neville Bennett is an economic historian at the University of Canterbury. [more]

09/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

09/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

10/06/2009: Apples to Books - Craig Silvey
In 2005 Silvey was named as one of The Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Novelists. He discusses his passion for writing and his latest novel 'Jasper Jones'. [more]

10/06/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

10/06/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

11/06/2009: Penguins from space
New emperor penguin breeding colonies have recently been discovered through the use of satellites images. Peter Fretwell is a geographer with the British Antarctic Survey. [more]

11/06/2009: Barometer - world weather
Erick Brenstrem - severe weather forecaster, Met Service. Tonight, the big snow of 1939. [more]

11/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

11/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

12/06/2009: Leslie Sebastian Charles
Billy Ocean, UK singer, currently on tour in New Zealand. [more]

12/06/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

15/06/2009: African stories
Uwen Akpan is the author of Say You're One Of Them, revealing Africa's pain, pity, joy and grace. This Nigerian born and Zimbabwe based teacher writes stories illustrating the plight of African children. [more]

15/06/2009: The final whistle
BBC sports journalist Richard Fleming with an analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities, including the FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa. [more]

15/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

15/06/2009: Bangladesh report
News and cultural insights from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

15/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

16/06/2009: Archaeology in the digital age
The launching of Archsite, New Zealand Archaeological Association's archaeological site recording scheme website. [more]

16/06/2009: Philosophy - Ann Kerwin
Friedrich Nietzsche a nineteenth century German philosopher and classical philologist. [more]

16/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

16/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

17/06/2009: American rust
Phillip Meyer, American author, talks of the inspiration behind his novel 'American Rust'. [more]

17/06/2009: Gallery - art
Emma Bugden has been at The Venice Biennale and a 'Baltic Biennale' in Poland. [more]

17/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

17/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

18/06/2009: What women want
How well do women know themselves? [more]

18/06/2009: Starry starry night - Astronomy
Space is big.Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. [more]

18/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/06/2009: Counudrum
Clue 8. [more]

19/06/2009: Gaia and snails
Oriole Parker-Rhodes, gardner and snail chef shares her passion for living sustainably and is an advocate for eating snails. [more]

19/06/2009: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks quiz. [more]

22/06/2009: Dr John Tebbutt
Balibo Five [more]

22/06/2009: Sport
Joseph Romanos. [more]

22/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

22/06/2009: Emma Moore
China and Japan correspondent. [more]

22/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

23/06/2009: Forensic fans
CSI experience UK budding forensic experts, learn the techniques, investigate and possibly solve a crime scene. [more]

23/06/2009: The administration
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be, women in democracy. [more]

23/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

23/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

24/06/2009: Greenhouse age
If Australia leads the new clean, industrial revolution, will economic opportunities appear? [more]

24/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

24/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

25/06/2009: Lingerie In Saudi Arabia
Reem Asaad, finance lecturer, Dar-al-Hikma Women's College and Naomi McGill, Australian lingerie specialist. [more]

25/06/2009: Craig Stevens
Oceanographer, NIWA. [more]

25/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

26/06/2009: Silent disco
How does incorporating"silent disco"into the Tate Liverpool's latest sculpture exhibition make art more accessible to youth? [more]

26/06/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

29/06/2009: Better Lives
James O'Loghlin, Australian author, comedian and broadcaster. [more]

29/06/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles,sports journalist, Dominion Post. [more]

29/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

29/06/2009: Andra Suciu
Romania Report. [more]

29/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

30/06/2009: Brachytherapy
Brachytherapy is a less invasive, but also less well-known treatment for prostate cancer. Barry Young, President of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand. [more]

30/06/2009: Prayers
Paul Morris, Religions Scholar at Victoria University in Wellington. [more]

30/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number three. [more]

30/06/2009: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

01/07/2009: The fall guy - Kerry Skarbakka
The art of falling. [more]

01/07/2009: Small screen cinema (DVD review)
Miles Buckingham film reviewer wading through the DVD swamp. Pandemic stricken westerns. [more]

01/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

01/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

02/07/2009: Lightning storms
How does lightning predict storm intensity, particularly in regions that lack hurricane-tracking technology. [more]

02/07/2009: Hot rocks - Geology
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle. [more]

02/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

02/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

03/07/2009: Beatlemania
Carsten Christians. [more]

03/07/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

06/07/2009: Age perfect
Dr Prem Fry talks about recent findings that show perfectionism in senior citizens increases the risk of death compared to more easy going people. [more]

06/07/2009: The final whistle
Sports journalist, Richard Fleming, takes us through the highlights of Wimbledon. [more]

06/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue one. [more]

06/07/2009: Uganda report
News and cultural insights from the Republic of Uganda. [more]

06/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

07/07/2009: Kylie Ngaropo
Community Archivist, Archives New Zealand. [more]

07/07/2009: Ralph Sims
Professor and director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University. [more]

07/07/2009: Conundrum clue
clue number three. [more]

08/07/2009: Grovers bones
Loren Coleman, cryptozoologist, The International Cryptozoology Museum. [more]

08/07/2009: A leaf of words
Chris Price, poet, curator and artist. [more]

08/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number five. [more]

09/07/2009: Baroon dollar
Dr Kate Crawford, spokesperson, The Australian Institute for Community Currencies Inc. [more]

09/07/2009: Primarily numbers - mathematics
Dr Dennis Mccaughan, mathematician, University of Otago talks about the golden ratio. [more]

09/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number seven. [more]

09/07/2009: Conundrum clue
clue number eight. [more]

09/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number six. [more]

10/07/2009: Camel cart
Kathan Kothari takes his mobile camel cart exhibition on Astronomy to visit villages, slums and local neighbourhoods. [more]

10/07/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

13/07/2009: Julie Czerdena interview
What is it about science ehat puts people off reading about it - can science be readable [more]

13/07/2009: The Final Whistle (Sport NZ)
Joseph and Bryan analyse the state of play from recent recreational activities, Tour de France and the return of Lance Armstrong [more]

13/07/2009: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum Clue One [more]

13/07/2009: South Africa Report
Our South African correspondent discusses news and cultural insights from the Republic of South Africa. [more]

13/07/2009: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two. [more]

14/07/2009: Bastille Day
Michel Legras, Ambassador of France in New Zealand, explains the history of France's national holiday. [more]

14/07/2009: Dollars And Sense - economics
Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury talks about China. [more]

14/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number three. [more]

14/07/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number four [more]

15/07/2009: Scottish Sins
Stuart Macbride,scottish crime writer and why he chooses to fictionally reveal the seedy underbelly of his home town of Aberdeen [more]

15/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

16/07/2009: Why Kids Kill
Peter Langman is the author of 'Why Kids Kill, Inside the Mind of School Shooters'. [more]

16/07/2009: Body Parts - Human Biology
Viral and bacterial infections with Endocrinologist Prof Jean Fleming of Otago University. [more]

16/07/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Clue number 6. [more]

16/07/2009: Conundrum Clues
Conundrum clues. [more]

17/07/2009: Rabbitscan
Jenny Quealy, project manager of Rabbitscan, an extensive mapping scheme which is the latest phase in Australia's war against rabbits. [more]

17/07/2009: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

20/07/2009: Beyond Belief
Tony Wright, human evolutionary neurological dysfunction theorist, joins the dots between existing data as evidence for a theory which offers a revolutionary view of human evolution. [more]

20/07/2009: The Final Whistle - Sport
Penny Miles, sports journalist, Dominion Post. This week; netball and cycling. [more]

20/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

20/07/2009: Canada Report
With Ross Bragg, freelance correspondent, discussing Facebook privacy, the Monarchy and the Polaris Music Award. [more]

20/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

21/07/2009: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, philosopher in residence, Auckland University of Technology This week - Nietzsche. [more]

21/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

21/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

22/07/2009: Future of California
Phil Trounstine, communications consultant, pollster and political writer. [more]

22/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

22/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

23/07/2009: Lethal Ladybirds
Dr Helen Roy is tracking the progress of unwanted immigrant in the UK- the Harlequin Ladybird. [more]

23/07/2009: The Barometer
Erick Brenstrem, Severe Weather Forecaster at the Met Service on lightning and why Antarctica is so windy. [more]

23/07/2009: Conundrum Clue
Clue number 7. [more]

23/07/2009: Conundrum Clue
Clue number 8. [more]

24/07/2009: Train Revival
David McGill is a social historian and author who has reissued his book 'The G'Day Country Redux'. [more]

24/07/2009: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks clues. [more]

27/07/2009: Sri Lanka Now
Amjad Mohamed-Saleem, Sri Lankan director, Muslim Aid. [more]

27/07/2009: The Final Whistle - Sport: USA
Helene Elliott, sports columnist, LA Times. Soccer in the USA. [more]

27/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

27/07/2009: Mexico Report
Tara Fitzgerald, freelance correspondent. News and cultural insights from the United Mexican States in southern North America. [more]

27/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

28/07/2009: Potemkin
Tom Woods, conductor, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. [more]

28/07/2009: The Administration - Political Systems
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be. With Brian Roper, political historian from The University of Otago. [more]

28/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

28/07/2009: Conundrum
clue number 4 [more]

29/07/2009: Love and Death
Professor Kathleen Higgins, philosopher, University of Texas. Is there a moral obligation to grieve people closely related to oneself? [more]

29/07/2009: Gallery - Art
Emma Bugden, art curator, Artspace. This week, painting. [more]

29/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

29/07/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

30/07/2009: Ranking Countries
Nic Marks is the founder of New Economics Foundation. A foundation set up to develop a new global measurement for progress, such as the HPI or Happy Planet Index, an alternative to GDP. [more]

30/07/2009: Starry Starry Nights
From the Mt John observatory, astronomer Alan Gilmore discusses, amongst other things, the size of galaxies. [more]

30/07/2009: Conundrum Clue 7
Clue 7. [more]

30/07/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Clue 8. [more]

31/07/2009: Taupo Fishery
John Ball has made a doco about the Lake Taupo Fishery which he has called 'The Anglers Paradise'. [more]

31/07/2009: Conundrum Answer
Chris reads out the answer aswell as the clues to this weeks conundrum. [more]

03/08/2009: Sottosuolo
Larry Ray, retired radio and TV broadcaster and historian shares his memorys of the city beneath the city of Naples. [more]

03/08/2009: The Final Whistle
Joseph Romanos, sports journalist. [more]

03/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

03/08/2009: Solomon Islands Report
Dorothy Wickham, freelance correspondent. [more]

03/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

04/08/2009: Kenyan Orphans
Phill Prendeville is a cameraman for Child Fund New Zealand. he speaks of his work in Kenya. [more]

04/08/2009: Religion - Prof. Paul Morris
Explorng the spiritual dimension of the human psyche and the Amish. [more]

04/08/2009: Conundrum clue 3
Clue number three. [more]

04/08/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Clue 4. [more]

05/08/2009: Conservation Fable
Heather Fable, Australian author and environmental advocate on her new novel 'The River Wife'. [more]

05/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

05/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6, and clue 5. [more]

06/08/2009: Nereus
Andy Bowen, project manager and principal developer of Nereus, a robot submarine that has reached the deepest-known part of the ocean. [more]

06/08/2009: Salty water - Tides
70.78% of our plant is covered by oceans. [more]

06/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

06/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

07/08/2009: Albert Belz - Playwright
Writing for theatre, inspirations, taking on and translating Witi Ihimaera's work, the challenges of touring New Zealand theatre and his latest play 'Whero's New Net'. [more]

07/08/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

10/08/2009: Ludicrous ideas
Steven Johnson is an ideas man and a unique designer. [more]

10/08/2009: The final whistle
Charlie King talks about recent events in Australian sport. [more]

10/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

10/08/2009: Indonesia report
News and cultural insights from The Republic of Indonesia. [more]

10/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

11/08/2009: Ignition Energy
Prof. Ralph Sims, Director of Centre for Energy Research at Massey University talks to Chris about the challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B. [more]

11/08/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

11/08/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

12/08/2009: Einstein the celebrity
DIANA KORMOS BUCHWALD Historian, Einstein Papers Project [more]

12/08/2009: SMALL SCREEN CINEMA [DVD REVIEWS)
MILES BUCKINGHAM Film reviewer [more]

12/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

12/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

13/08/2009: Dive bomber
Captain Ed Ellis - US Navy (retired) and director of PR at the Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola Florida - speaks to Chris about the recovery and restoration of a Battle of Midway gem, the Douglas Dauntless Dive Bomber. [more]

13/08/2009: Hot rocks
Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic, they're all around us. Geology with Hamish Campbell from GNS Science. [more]

13/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

13/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 and summary. [more]

17/08/2009: The Petrov Affair
Andrew Croome, Australian author, on how the Petrov affair became the inspiration for his debut novel, Document Z. [more]

17/08/2009: The Final Whistle
Richard Fleming, sports journalist with the BBC. [more]

17/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

17/08/2009: Bangladesh Report
Mahtab Haider, freelance correspondent and author. [more]

17/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

18/08/2009: Age Of Stupid
Lizzie Gillet is the co-producer of the New Zealand film 'The Age Of Stupid', a film about what will happen if we don't start to recognise what climate change is doing to our planet. [more]

18/08/2009: Dollars and Sence
Dr. Neville Bennett, economic historian from the University of Canterbury. [more]

18/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number three. [more]

18/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number four. [more]

19/08/2009: Tunnel music
John Morton is composing music for a tunnel just north of the Central Park Zoo in New York. [more]

19/08/2009: A leaf of words
"A word here and there may imply more than what those words meant to mean"- New Zealand Poet Laureate, Cilla McQueen. [more]

19/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

19/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

20/08/2009: Ancient tree hunt
The search is on to catalogue all the ancient trees of the United Kingdom, and why it is vital to effectively manage the habitats provided by these multi-centurions. [more]

20/08/2009: Primarily numbers
From finite to infinity, it adds up to a lot more than cuisenaire rods. Fibonacci numbers. [more]

20/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

20/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

21/08/2009: Original 1215 document
The four existing copies of the Magna Carta, one of which resides in the Salisbury Cathedral, have received 'Memory of the World' status from UNESCO. [more]

21/08/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

24/08/2009: LAWS OF WAR
60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions and their application today in times of war [more]

24/08/2009: THE FINAL WHISTLE [SPORT: NZ]
JOSEPH ROMANOS Sports Journalist, The Wellingtonian [more]

24/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

24/08/2009: UGANDA REPORT
DANIEL KALINAKI Correspondent, The East African [more]

24/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

25/08/2009: FAR-REACHING FAIRWAY
ALF CAPUTO Project Manager, Nullabor Links [more]

25/08/2009: PHILOSOPHY
ANN KERWIN Philosopher in Residence, Auckland University of Technology [more]

25/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

25/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

26/08/2009: Haggis History
Food historian Catherine Brown discusses the origins of the haggis and the revival in traditional Scottish cookery. [more]

26/08/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

26/08/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

27/08/2009: DNA for sale
Dr Luigi Palombi, Director of the Genetic Sequence Right Project, discusses the issues and implications of gene patenting, in light of the public hearings which have begun with the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs. [more]

27/08/2009: Body Parts - Human Biology
Professor Jean Fleming, Endocrinologist at the University of Otago, on the biology of the human body boiled down - immune defense system. [more]

27/08/2009: Conundrum clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

27/08/2009: Conundrum clue 8
Conundrum clue 8 [more]

28/08/2009: Bird beach
John Tasirin, Professor of Ecology and Conservation, Sam Ratulangi University. [more]

28/08/2009: Conundrum
The answer. [more]

31/08/2009: Same-Sex Marriage
How same-sex marriage is impacting not only gay couples themselves but also greater society. [more]

31/08/2009: Sport with Penny Miles
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

31/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

31/08/2009: Iran Report,with correspondent Baqer Moin
news and cultural insights from the Islamic Republic of Iran pop. 74,196,000 (2009 estimate)... post-election update [more]

31/08/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

01/09/2009: Boy Mummy
Michael Turner, senior curator, The Nicholson Museum. [more]

01/09/2009: Ignition
Professor Ralph Sims talks about biomass energys. [more]

01/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

01/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

02/09/2009: Hot Shot Cuban Cop
Irish born, Australian based author Adrian McKinty on the themes of American and Cuban immigration politics, which appear in his latest thriller 'Fifty Grand'. [more]

02/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

02/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

03/09/2009: Doctor of Skating
Dr. Diana Entwistle is a figure skating specialist. Diana's passion has led her to gain the UK's first doctorate in figure skating from the University of Essex. [more]

03/09/2009: The Barometer (World Weather)
Has spring sprung early? Severe Weather Forecaster, Erick Brenstom is here to tell us. [more]

03/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

03/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8 [more]

04/09/2009: The Improvisors
Some improvisational theatre using audience suggestions [more]

04/09/2009: Nights Conundrum
This weeks answer [more]

07/09/2009: Preserving Language
Professsor Tucker Childs on preserving endangered languages on the African continent. [more]

07/09/2009: The Final Whistle
US sports analysis with Helene Elliott from the LA Times. [more]

07/09/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum Clue number 1. [more]

07/09/2009: South Africa Report
Christi van der Westhuizen from Cape Town talks about Brandon Huntley, Caster Semenya and District 9. [more]

07/09/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

08/09/2009: Perfect Pearls
Prof. Dean Jerry is getting right down to the genes in creating the 'perfect' pearl. [more]

08/09/2009: Tuesday thinker - Prayers
Prof. Paul Morris is exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche, religion and the Fiji crisis. [more]

08/09/2009: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

08/09/2009: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

09/09/2009: Flying Car
Leader of the Skycar expedition from London toTombouctou - in the world's first bio-fuelled flying car [more]

09/09/2009: Gallery (Art)
What motivates one to become an artist [more]

09/09/2009: Online Art Festival
Aotearoa's participation in an international festival of art performed online [more]

09/09/2009: Conundrrum
Clue 5 [more]

09/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

10/09/2009: Wall St Sharks
Norb Vonnegut an American author talks about his debut novel,Top Producer [more]

10/09/2009: Starry Starry Night ( Astronomy )
Alan Gilmore talks about our very own star, The Sun . [more]

10/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

10/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

11/09/2009: Offkey Orchestra
The Friendly Orchestra. [more]

11/09/2009: Conundrum
The answer and the winner's chosen song. [more]

14/09/2009: Space life
Lewis Dartnell is an astrobiologist at the centre for mathematics and physics in the life sciences and experimental biology, University College, London. [more]

14/09/2009: The Final Whistle
With sports journalist from the Wellingtonian Joseph Romanos. [more]

14/09/2009: Conumdrum
Clue number 1. [more]

14/09/2009: Mexico Report
With freelance correspondent Tara Fitzgerald. [more]

14/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

15/09/2009: Chin Woo
Peter Yu is the chairman of Chin Woo NZ, and discusses the Chinese martial art of Chin Woo and how the New Zealand team is preparing for the 100th Chin Woo Anniversary World Tournament in Shanghai next year. [more]

15/09/2009: The Administration (Political Systems)
Brian Roper, Political Historian at the University of Otag discusses how and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be. [more]

15/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

16/09/2009: Safari Guide
Peter Allison, safari guide and author talks about his experiences in the African wilderness mixing tourists with large wild critters. [more]

16/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

16/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

17/09/2009: Viet Nam Now
Former Ambassador to Viet Nam, James Kember describes what the country is like today. [more]

18/09/2009: Chicago's green games
Why an environmentally consciuos cyclist from Dunedin is at a Chicago summit to help support this city in its bid to host the 2016 Olympics. [more]

18/09/2009: Salty Water (Oceans)
Craig Stevens, and oceanographer with NIWA explains the under the surface phenomenon of internal tides. [more]

18/09/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conumdrum clue number 7. [more]

18/09/2009: Conundrum Answer
Conundrum Answer. [more]

18/09/2009: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 8. [more]

21/09/2009: Ecological Restoration
Conversations on our moral obligations to the future of the planet [more]

21/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

21/09/2009: Solomon Islands report
News and cultural insights from the Solomon Islands [more]

21/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

22/09/2009: Flatback Turtles
Dr. Kellie Pendoley is a marine biology consultant. Dr. Penoley works with the flatback turtles of Barrow Island and the environmental threats to this Australian specie. [more]

22/09/2009: Dollars and Sense
Dr. Neville Bennett is an economic historian from the University of Canterbury. We took a look back to the financial lessons of 1890 in New Zealand. [more]

22/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

22/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

23/09/2009: Lightning Child
Tracy Chevalier is a US born, UK based author. Following on from the 'Girl with the Pearl Earring'. Her latest novel is 'Remarkable Creatures'. [more]

23/09/2009: Small screen cinema - DVD reviews
With film reviewer Miles Buckingham. [more]

23/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

23/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

24/09/2009: Raindrops Falling
Professor Emmanuel Villermaux speaks with Bryan about his research into the formation, shape and dynamism of the humble raindrop in its gravity drawn plunge towards Earth. At Aix-Marseille University, Professor Villermaux and his team have captured sensational images of a drop's evolutionary shapechanging during this journey. [more]

24/09/2009: Hot Rocks
Geologist Hamish Campbell from GNS Science joins Bryan to talk about speculation surrounding the potential mining of DoC land and what would possibly be found there; a discussion around New Zealand's mineral estate. And what's up with the recent seismic activity? A large one in Dusky Sound yet a reprieve for Wellington apparently. [more]

24/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

24/09/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

25/09/2009: Guinness 250
250 years ago, this rather popular dry stout was first brewed in Dublin by Arthur Guinness. [more]

25/09/2009: Conundrum
This week's answer is... [more]

28/09/2009: Wikipedia's Collaborative Culture
The history and the future of Wikipedia,is it more than just an online encyclopedia. [more]

28/09/2009: The Final Whistle : Sport UK
BBC Sports Journalist Richard Fleming on cheating in sport. [more]

28/09/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

28/09/2009: Indonesia Report
News and cultural insights from The Republic of Indonesia. [more]

28/09/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

29/09/2009: Electronic eyes
Prof. Babak Parviz, Electrical Engineering, at the University of Washington, is helping to createa biologically safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit which will allow viewers to see a display which would be superimposed on their normal vision. [more]

29/09/2009: Guinness 250
250 years ago, this rather popular dry stout was first brewed in Dublin by Arthur Guinness. [more]

29/09/2009: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, Philosopher in Residence at A.U.T. with musings on how, what and why we think what we do...why we just don't think as well as we think we do. [more]

29/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

29/09/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

30/09/2009: Leaving South Africa
Author Sandy Geyer on growing up and then leaving South Africa and on her new book My Long Flight From Freedom. [more]

30/09/2009: A Leaf Of Words
Poet, curator, and artist Chris Price on how to read a poem. [more]

30/09/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

30/09/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

01/10/2009: China's 60th Anniversary
The celebrations at China's 60th National Day parade [more]

01/10/2009: Primarily Numbers ( Mathmatics )
Counting systems based on ten or otherwise [more]

01/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

01/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

02/10/2009: George Turney
The Chair of New Zealand Asparagus Council. Ah... the green spears of spring. [more]

02/10/2009: Keith Holmes - dairy farmer
The cows have had their calves but it won't be mother's milk they drink. [more]

02/10/2009: Jim O'Gorman
Jim O'Gorman: Kakanui Vegetable grower aka The Dirt Doctor with the first potatoes of the season. [more]

02/10/2009: Asian report - Yum Cha
Chinese food by its very nature is made to be eaten with groups, so I took a bunch of friends out to a nearby Yum Cha establishment. [more]

02/10/2009: Spring lambing
Peter Owens: Southland freelance writer and rural broadcaster. Oh look at the frolicking little lambs, leaping and frolicking etc. [more]

02/10/2009: Sheila Manning
Sheila Manning: Strawberry farmer, The Strawberry Patch. Will the sun be out to speed up the start of the strawberry season? [more]

02/10/2009: Conundrum answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum. [more]

05/10/2009: Fallout zone
Prof. Tim Mousseau, Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina is going back to the fallout zone from the Soviet nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, which exploded in 1986, to see how the wildlife is faring in this radiation contaminated evnvironment. [more]

05/10/2009: Sport with Joseph Romanos
Talking sport with sports journalist Joseph Romanos. [more]

05/10/2009: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

05/10/2009: Bangladesh report
Freelance Correspondent and Author, Mahtab Haider brings us news and cultural insights from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

05/10/2009: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

06/10/2009: Plant specialist
Keith Pounder did the maintenance and development of Roald Dahl's garden at Gipsy House, in conjunction with his widow Felicity (Liccy) since Roald's passing in 1990. [more]

06/10/2009: Politics - History of the Labour Government
With political historian Brian Roper from the University of Otago. [more]

06/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

06/10/2009: Megan Collins
Ethnomusicologist who has worked in the Pedang area of Indonesia. [more]

06/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

07/10/2009: Night Shift
Beekeeper Tim Hansen joined Bryan Crump. [more]

07/10/2009: Country Ownership
The Millennium Challenge Corporation and how its cracking down on anti-corruption in order to tackle global poverty. [more]

07/10/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

07/10/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

08/10/2009: Deborah Grayson
Climate change campaigner. [more]

08/10/2009: Professor Jean Fleming
Bones [more]

08/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

08/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

09/10/2009: Fruit and Vege
Find out how crops have been holding up during the recent cold,wet weather. [more]

09/10/2009: Godwit Marathon
Learning about the migratory path of godwits since they were tagged and tracked. [more]

09/10/2009: This Weeks Conundrum
The Answer [more]

12/10/2009: Bush tucker
JENNY CLEARY Core Project Leader, Bush Products, Desert Knowledge CRC and amp; Rural Solutions SA strengthening the Australian bush products industry for desert people, especially Aboriginal people. [more]

12/10/2009: The final whistle
This weeks sports analysis is by Penny Miles from the Dominion Post. [more]

12/10/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number 1. [more]

12/10/2009: Uganda report
Daniel Kalinaki correspondent. [more]

12/10/2009: Missing toddlers body found
Police have found a body believed to be that of missing child Aisling Symes who went missing a week ago. [more]

12/10/2009: Conundrum clue
clue number 2. [more]

13/10/2009: Hagfish
Researcher Doug Fudge takes us into the slimey world of The Hagfish [more]

13/10/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number 3. [more]

13/10/2009: Blasphemy
PAUL MORRIS Religions Scholar, Victoria University exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

14/10/2009: John McCrystal
John McCrystal on the mysterious sounding world of the ghost writer. [more]

14/10/2009: Conundrum 1
Conundrum one [more]

14/10/2009: Conundrum 2
Conundrum two [more]

15/10/2009: Cold Antarctica
Putting romance on ice is one of the achievments of Robyn Mundy,who's managed to set a love story in Antarctica. [more]

15/10/2009: The Barometer : World Weather
Severe Weather Forecaster Erick Brenstrum discusses typhoons,floods,dust storms and unseasonal snow. [more]

15/10/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

15/10/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 and all previous clues. [more]

16/10/2009: The Vault - Against the Grain
For those in search of peace and happiness, this week's programme takes clips from the mid-seventies, and looks at why individuals have chosen to escape from it all. [more]

16/10/2009: Bala Thompson
Bala Thompson tells Bryan about the Hindu festival Diwali and life as a Tanzanian in 1960s Dunedin. [more]

16/10/2009: Conundrum answer
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

19/10/2009: Chemophobia
Why is there a general distrust and fear about chemistry and chemicals [more]

19/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

19/10/2009: Rutherford
On the anniversaryhday, we talk about Ernest Rutherford's contribution to chemisty [more]

19/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

20/10/2009: Astrochemistry
Tim Schmidt is an Astrochemist who uses spectroscopy and deep-space telescopes to identify molecules that exist in interstellar space. [more]

20/10/2009: Ignition (Coal)
Ralph Sims is the Director for Energy Research at Massey University. He tells us about that other controversial fuel: coal. [more]

20/10/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number 3. [more]

20/10/2009: Conundrum clue
Clue number 4. [more]

21/10/2009: Brain Chemistry
Dr Bruce Russell, School of Pharmacy, Auckland University. The chemical effects of drugs on the brain. [more]

21/10/2009: Gallery Art - Colour
Emma Bugden, curator, Artspace - discusses the use of colour in art. [more]

21/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

21/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

21/10/2009: Nightshift
Sarah works in a resthome caring for our elderly citizens through the wee hours. [more]

22/10/2009: Theoretical chemistry
Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, Massey University Auckland discusses the fundamental aspects of chemistry in relation to quantum physics. [more]

22/10/2009: Starry starry night - Astronomy
Talking stars and planets with astronomer, Alan Gilmore from Mt John University Observatory, Lake Tekapo. [more]

22/10/2009: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum clue number seven. [more]

22/10/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
The last clue for this week. [more]

23/10/2009: The Vault - Making Do
On this week's The Vault, producer Sonia Yee looks at stories of poverty. [more]

23/10/2009: Home experiments
Jan Wikaira is the Laboratory Manager for X-ray Crystallography Laboratory at the University of Canterbury. She has some chemistry experiments to try at home. [more]

23/10/2009: Conundrum answer
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

27/10/2009: Loot
David McPhail [more]

27/10/2009: Dollars And Sense
Dr Neville Bennett Economic Historian. [more]

27/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

27/10/2009: Nightshift
A series dedicated to those who work while the nation sleeps. [more]

28/10/2009: Child Survivors
Tamara Tutnjevic Gorman, child protection and safety officer, World Vision, and Cherry Marcello, child friendly space and child protection officer, World Vision. [more]

28/10/2009: Conundrum
clue number 5. [more]

28/10/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

29/10/2009: Real Men
Michael Flood, Research Fellow at La Trobe University Melbourne, discusses stopping domestic violence from a male perspective. [more]

29/10/2009: Salty Water (Oceans)
Oceanographer Craig Stevens explains how waves are made. [more]

29/10/2009: Conundrum clue 5
Conundrum clue 5. [more]

29/10/2009: Conundrum clue 6
Conundrum clue 6. [more]

30/10/2009: Local mischief makers
Bronwyn Sell, Writer: 'Law Breakers and Mischief Makers'. Interesting how there seems to be quite a long list of NZ troublemakers... [more]

30/10/2009: Conundrum answer
This weeks answer. [more]

02/11/2009: In exile
Violet Cho was born in Burma/Myanmar and works for Irrawaddy magazine, a publication based in Thailand for Burmese living in exile. She is currently studying in New Zealand. [more]

02/11/2009: The Final Whistle
Joseph Romanos, sports journalist, The Wellingtonian. Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

02/11/2009: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

02/11/2009: Iran and Afghanistan report
With Baqer Moin BBC Central Asia specialist. [more]

02/11/2009: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

03/11/2009: Raranga weaving
Ruth Port, artist and weaving tutor, discusses the art of weaving with flax. [more]

03/11/2009: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, Philosopher in Residence at Auckland University of Technology muses on how, what and why we think what we do... wondering about "nothing". [more]

03/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

03/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 4, plus clues 1 and 3. [more]

04/11/2009: Theosophical Australia
Dr Frank Bongiorno, historian, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London. [more]

04/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

04/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

04/11/2009: Nightshift
Leigh Matheson, weather forecaster for Metservice. [more]

05/11/2009: Seed bank
The importance of plant biodiversity and the milestone at Kew's own Millennium Seed Bank. [more]

05/11/2009: Hot rocks
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle, limestone and karst country. [more]

05/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

05/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

06/11/2009: Press Pass
Geoff Dale's photographs have defined numerous moments in New Zealand's history. [more]

06/11/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer is.... [more]

09/11/2009: Pain free meat
How about genetically modifying farm animals to not feel pain so that people who eat meat can feel less guilty? [more]

09/11/2009: The final whistle
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... Tour of Southland and gymnastics in eastern Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall. [more]

09/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

09/11/2009: Germany report
Life on the eastern side. 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. [more]

09/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

10/11/2009: Impossibility Challenger
How many world and Guinness records will be broken at this weekends Australasian First Impossibility Challenge. [more]

10/11/2009: The Administration - Political Systems
Political Historian Brian Roper talks socialisim and looks back on the formation of the 1935 NZ labour government. [more]

10/11/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

10/11/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

10/11/2009: Nightshift
This weeks shift worker is Pamela Mason, who takes the after hours phone calls for vet services in Stratford, Taranaki. [more]

11/11/2009: Poetry for Christmas
A word here and there may imply more than what those words meant to mean... poetry for Christmas. [more]

11/11/2009: Spider Silk
Lustrous golden silk cloth made from more than one million golden orb spiders [more]

11/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

11/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

12/11/2009: Professor Kieran Lim, forensic science researcher
Creating reagents which detect otherwise invisible fingerprints and revisualising serial numbers with assistance of the Australian Synchotron. [more]

12/11/2009: Primarily Numbers - mathematics
Dr Dennis McCaughan, mathematician, University of Otago, talks about maths in music. [more]

12/11/2009: Conundrum
clue number 7. [more]

12/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

13/11/2009: Zinefest
Bryce Galloway and Beth Dawson, zine aficionados [more]

16/11/2009: Tamil refugees
Australian based Catholic priest refugee resettlement and the current challenges of dealing with asylum seekers. [more]

16/11/2009: The final whistle
Soccer celebrations with the NZ All Whites now heading to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. [more]

16/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

16/11/2009: South Africa report
News and cultural insights from the Republic of South Africa. [more]

16/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

17/11/2009: Our Coolest Kiwis
Get on your bike and nominate the caring and sharing folks in your lives for the New Zealander of the year awards. [more]

17/11/2009: Prayers
Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. Freemansonry; What is it? [more]

17/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

17/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

17/11/2009: Nightshift
Murray Alcock; Taxi driver. Keeping you safe and driving you home. [more]

18/11/2009: Kenya Drought
Laura Patterson. Aid worker with Childfund. [more]

18/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

18/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

19/11/2009: Tom Bennion - Stop flying
Lawyer with an environmental conscience, Tom is an active proponent of reducing carbon emissions via choosing not to fly. Some would say he's advocating putting the tyranny back in distance but Tom may argue he's incentivising an expeditious transition to a carbon neutral long-haul travel alternative. [more]

19/11/2009: Science with Jean Fleming
She's an endocrinologist and professor at Otago University. Jean talks with Bryan about bone density, porosity and purpose among other aspects of biological science. [more]

19/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

19/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 8 and summary. [more]

20/11/2009: Mad Max museum
An enduring craze for these iconic Australian films has meant transplanting the family from Bradford, Yorkshire to the Aussie outback where the movies were shot. [more]

20/11/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

23/11/2009: American health
Dr Joe Pizzorno is a Natural Health researcher, author and campaigner. He discusses the proposed American public health system and the challenges in getting this nation to improve their health. [more]

23/11/2009: The final whistle
Richard Fleming talks about the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and Rugby. [more]

23/11/2009: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum clue one. [more]

23/11/2009: Uganda report
Daniel Kalinaki with news and cultural insights from the Republic of Uganda. [more]

23/11/2009: Conundrum clue two
Conundrum clue two. [more]

24/11/2009: Back to Wax
Tom Rodwell, blues musician, records music in the old style, by wax cyclinder. [more]

24/11/2009: Ignition - energy
Professor Ralph Sims, director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University. [more]

24/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

24/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

24/11/2009: Nightshift
Roxanne McKerras, clinical team co-ordinator, Christchurch Hospital. [more]

25/11/2009: Independence day
Today in 1947, New Zealand officially became independent from Great Britain. Should we be celebrating this history with a public holiday? [more]

25/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

25/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

26/11/2009: Malaria Microchip
Lisa Ranford-Cartwright, a Parasitologist at Glasgow University in Scotland has been part of team which has developed a micro-chip that will speed up the ability of field medics to spot people with the disease. [more]

26/11/2009: The Barometer - World Weather
Severe weather forecaster from the Met Service, Eric Brenstrem discusses climate change and the questions surrounding the changes. [more]

26/11/2009: Conundrum Clue 7
Clue number 7. [more]

26/11/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Clue 8. [more]

26/11/2009: Conundrum Clue 8
Clue 8. [more]

27/11/2009: Authentic organs
The Craft of re-creating traditional musical instruments. [more]

27/11/2009: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

30/11/2009: Nuclear Go- Ahead
What is the significance and impact of building ten new nuclear power stations throughout England and Wales? [more]

30/11/2009: The Final Whistle
Penny Miles - Sports Journalist, Dominion Post analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... [more]

30/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

30/11/2009: Mexico Report
Tara Fitzgerald - Freelance Correspondent, news and cultural insights from the United Mexican States in southern North America [more]

30/11/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

01/12/2009: Vikings in the Arctic
Did Vikings reach the Canadian Arctic, with evidence of a structure being found on southern Baffin Island? [more]

01/12/2009: Dollars and Sense (Economics)
Currency trade and the implication of a low United States dollar. [more]

01/12/2009: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

01/12/2009: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

02/12/2009: My first contact
Filming the Amazonian Ikpeng tribe, which had first contact with the outside world in 1964, and the joys and challenges of teaching Brazilian tribes to document their lives. [more]

02/12/2009: Gallery - Art
Gazing in wonder or wonderment at the produce of human creativity. Outdoor sculpture. [more]

02/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

02/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

03/12/2009: Two Ply Too Much
Allen Hershkowitz. [more]

03/12/2009: Starry Starry Night
Alan Gilmore, astronomer. [more]

03/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

03/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

04/12/2009: Harbour Crane Hotel
Hear about one of the most unusual and cosiest hotels in the world. [more]

04/12/2009: Nights Conundrum Answer
All four sound clues. [more]

07/12/2009: The Final Whistle
Joseph Romanos, sports journalist, The Wellingtonian [more]

07/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

07/12/2009: Solomon Islands Report
News and cultural insights from The Solomon Islands in Melanesia, east of Papua New Guinea [more]

07/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

08/12/2009: Really Big Trees
Bryan talks to Derek McIntosh who is hunting down Australia's biggest trees. [more]

08/12/2009: Philosophy - Ann Kerwin
Philosopher in Residence at A.U.T. Ann Kerwin, tonights subject is death. [more]

08/12/2009: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

08/12/2009: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

09/12/2009: Fiji Blogger - Dr Crosbie Walsh
Pacific political geographer and blogger, Dr Crosbie Walsh, on the challenges of maintaining a political blog about Fiji. [more]

09/12/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

09/12/2009: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

09/12/2009: Nightshift - Jayeta Valentine
This week's shift worker is Jayeta Valentine - an artist who paints coffins by night from her studio in New Plymouth [more]

10/12/2009: The other evolutionist
The development of species through natural selection isn't the only evolutionary path, history can evolve as well. This is the aim of Dr John van Whye who is outing the self-effacing scientist and co-father of the theory of evolution, Alfred Russel Wallace. Dr Whye intends to change the way we look at Charles Darwin's legacy and credit some of its work to the other evolutionist. [more]

10/12/2009: Antarctic oceania
NIWA oceanographer Craig Stevens, fresh from the the southern ice flows, joins Bryan to talk about the Antarctic semantics of sea-ice versus ice-shelves as well as important notions of climate change indicative in the southern ocean. [more]

10/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

10/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

11/12/2009: Painters and Dockers - Paul Stewart
Musician Paul (Paulie) Stewart on the life and times of the band Painters and Dockers, getting into the EG Hall Of Fame, doing the one and only reunion gig after nearly two decades, the live album, latest ensemble"The Dili Allstars"and an ongoing relationship with East Timor. [more]

11/12/2009: Nights Conundrum - The Answer
All eight clues. [more]

14/12/2009: Windsor wiles
Uncovering a historic plot to deny Queen Elizabeth II the crown by the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor. [more]

14/12/2009: The final whistle
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

14/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

14/12/2009: Indonesia report
News and cultural insights from The Republic of Indonesia. [more]

14/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

15/12/2009: City Sculptures
The sculptures in Western Park in Ponsonby, inspirations and the latest creative endeavours. [more]

15/12/2009: The administration - Political systems
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be, alienation. [more]

15/12/2009: Conundrum clue 3
Clue 3. [more]

15/12/2009: Conundrum clue 4
Clue 4. [more]

15/12/2009: Nightshift
When you're hustling in the aisles with your trolleys, spare a thought for those who made sure there was something on the shelves to be hustling for. [more]

16/12/2009: Nature inspired creativity
Janine Burke, art historian and author - 'Source: Nature Role in Art and Writing', uncovering the role nature has plaayed in the creativity and formation of great artists. [more]

16/12/2009: DVD review
With Miles Buckingham, film reviewer. [more]

16/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

16/12/2009: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

16/12/2009: Nightshift
When you're hustling in the aisles with your trolleys, spare a thought for those who made sure there was something on the shelves to be hustling for. [more]

16/12/2009: Nightshift
When you're hustling in the aisles with your trolleys, spare a thought for those who made sure there was something on the shelves to be hustling for. [more]

17/12/2009: The nature of energy - Dave McArthur
Dave McArthur is a student of human affaires specialising in the communication of the nature of energy in general and climate processes in particular. [more]

17/12/2009: Hot rocks - geology
Dr Hamish Campbell, geologist and GNS scientist, discusses the formation of the Canterbury plains. [more]

17/12/2009: Conundrum clue 7
Clue 7 for this week. [more]

17/12/2009: Conundrum clue 8
Clue 8. [more]

18/12/2009: Ian Badger
St Helena Island. [more]

18/12/2009: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

21/12/2009: A Soldiers Life - Darren Moore
Australian military researcher and amp; author: 'The Soldier: A History of Courage, Sacrifice and amp; Brotherhood on the politics, emotions and psychology of soldiering. [more]

21/12/2009: The final whistle - Penny Miles
Penny Miles brings us analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. Tonight, cycling and tennis. [more]

21/12/2009: X marks the spot - clue 1
X marks the spot - clue 1. [more]

21/12/2009: Bangladesh report
News and cultural insights from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

21/12/2009: X marks the spot - clue 2
X marks the spot - clue 2. [more]

21/12/2009: X marks the spot - clue 3
X marks the spot - clue 3. [more]

22/12/2009: Nana Knows
Robyn Patterson, self-sufficiency advocate and author Helping over-urbanised younger folk with Tips From Your Nana. [more]

22/12/2009: Prayers
Professor Paul Morris, religions scholar, Victoria University Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche... Destiny Church. [more]

22/12/2009: X marks the spot
Clue number 4 [more]

22/12/2009: The Giving Habit
Robyn Scott, executive director, Philanthropy NZ. Developing philanthropy across society, especially in light of the festive season. [more]

22/12/2009: X marks the spot
clue number 5 [more]

23/12/2009: Andrew Keen
Dumb Internet. [more]

23/12/2009: Chris Price
Poetry. [more]

23/12/2009: X Marks the spot
Clue number 6. [more]

23/12/2009: X Marks the spot
Clue number 7. [more]

23/12/2009: Nightshift
A series dedicated to those who work while the nation sleeps, and who make life a lot easier when we wake up. Featuring Sam and Te Makao from The Samaritans. [more]

24/12/2009: Santa update one
Hewitt Humphrey tracks Santa's progress. [more]

24/12/2009: Gnome convention
Small, bearded and wearing pointed, colourful, conical hats, commonly represented as garden stauettes, this folkloric community will gather en masse at the upcoming 6th Australian Gnome Convention on Australia Day in Glenbrook Park, New South Wales. [more]

24/12/2009: Santa update two
Hewitt Humprey reports on the progress of Ol' St. Nick. [more]

24/12/2009: Santa update three
Hewitt Humphrey with another Santa update. [more]

24/12/2009: Primarily Numbers - mathematics
Dr Dennis McCaughan, mathematician, University of Otago. From finite to infinity, it adds up to a lot more than cuisenaire rods... navigation by the stars. Also how do you connect maths and music? [more]

24/12/2009: X marks the spot
The answer to X marks the spot. [more]

24/12/2009: Santa update four
Radio New Zealand's Santa update. [more]

24/12/2009: Santa update five
Hewitt Humphrey's last Santa update this Christmas eve. [more]

24/12/2009: End credits
Bryan thanks the Nights team, and we hear a rendition of Silent Night from the Newsroom Choir. [more]

28/12/2009: Noel Murphy
Summer Reading. [more]

28/12/2009: Treasure Island - Chapter 1
Chapter 1 of 19 [more]

28/12/2009: X Marks the Spot
This weeks first 3 clues. [more]

29/12/2009: X marks the spot
The clues so far for our geography based quiz. [more]

29/12/2009: Collector Series - Stamps
Some of the most important pieces of correspondence depended on a small picture to get it round the world. [more]

29/12/2009: Treasure Island - Chapter 2
Chapter 2 of 19. [more]

30/12/2009: X marks the spot
All the clues for this week. [more]

30/12/2009: If it wasn't for the weather
Erick Brenstrem, Severe Weather Forecaster. Reasons not to invade Russia... [more]

30/12/2009: Treasure Island - Chapter 3
Chapter 3 of 19. [more]

01/01/2010: X Marks the Spot
The Answer. [more]

01/01/2010: Sport Talk
Game gossip and analysis. [more]

01/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 4
Chapter 4 of 19. [more]

04/01/2010: X Marks the Spot
This week's first and second clues. [more]

04/01/2010: Summer Reading
Rest your body and rouse your mind! [more]

04/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 5
Chapter 5 of 19. [more]

05/01/2010: X marks the spot
Tonights clues. [more]

05/01/2010: Collector Series
Telephones. [more]

05/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 6
Chapter 6 of 19. [more]

06/01/2010: X marks the spot
X marks the spot - clue 5 and 6 [more]

06/01/2010: If it wasn't for the weather
Severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrom with the tales of Amundsen and Scott and the sleet and snow as they raced to the pole of the ice continent. [more]

06/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 7
Chapter 7 of 19. [more]

07/01/2010: X marks the spot
X marks the spot - clues. [more]

07/01/2010: Collector series - Teddy bears
When one teddy bear isn't enough for a cuddle. [more]

07/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 8
Chapter 8 of 19. [more]

08/01/2010: X marks the spot
Answer. [more]

08/01/2010: Sport talk
Game gossip and analysis. [more]

08/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 9
Chapter 9 of 19. [more]

11/01/2010: X marks the spot
Clues 1 and 2. [more]

11/01/2010: Summer reading
Books this week are, What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell, Bad Science by Ben Goldacre and We Need to Talk About Kelvin by Marcus Chown. [more]

11/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 10
Chapter 10 of 19. [more]

12/01/2010: X marks the spot
Clues 3 and 4. [more]

12/01/2010: Cookbooks
The great and subtle differences of Australian recipes. [more]

12/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 11
Chapter 11 of 19. [more]

13/01/2010: X marks the spot
clue number 5 and 6 [more]

13/01/2010: If it wasn't for the weather
Erick Brenstrem - Severe Weather Forecaster - Knowledge of the Mediterranean weather gave crucial advantage in ancient Grecian battles. [more]

13/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 12
Chapter 12 of 19 [more]

14/01/2010: X marks the spot
Clues. [more]

14/01/2010: Collector series - Minerals
Naturally occuring through geologic processes and crystalline in nature, minerals also make up all the rocks in the world.Naturally occurring through geologic processes and crystalline in nature, minerals also make up all the rocks in the world. [more]

14/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 13
Chapter 13 of 19. [more]

15/01/2010: X marks the spot
answer. [more]

15/01/2010: Sport talk
Game gossip and analysis. [more]

15/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 14
Chapter 14 of 19. [more]

18/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 15
Chapter 15 of 19 [more]

18/01/2010: X Marks the Spot
Clues one and two. [more]

18/01/2010: Summer Reading
With Noel Murphy, chief executive of the New Zealand Book Council. [more]

19/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 16
Chapter 16 of 19 [more]

19/01/2010: X marks the spot
Clue's three and four. [more]

19/01/2010: Collector Series: Vintage Cars
Vintage car restorer Wallace McNair. [more]

20/01/2010: X marks the spot
Clues 5 and 6. [more]

20/01/2010: If it wasn't for the weather
It was raining on Monday June 5, 1944. [more]

20/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 17
Chapter 17 of 19. [more]

21/01/2010: X marks the spot
This weeks clues.. [more]

21/01/2010: Collector series - Salt and pepper shakers
The curious world of condiment holders. [more]

21/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 18
Chapter 18 of 19. [more]

22/01/2010: X marks the spot
Answer. [more]

22/01/2010: Sport talk
Game gossip and analysis. The upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver Canada 12-28 February 2010. [more]

22/01/2010: Treasure Island - Chapter 19
Chapter 19 of 19. [more]

25/01/2010: Higgs Boson Sabotage
Shaun Hendy - physicist, Industrial Research and Deputy Director, MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. Is the not yet discovered Higgs boson particle responsible for the delays with the Large Hadron Collider? [more]

25/01/2010: Thinkers: Economics
Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian at The University of Canterbury talks tarrifs. [more]

25/01/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

25/01/2010: South Pacific Report
Dr Crosbie Walsh - Pacific political geographer and amp; blogger. Tonight, news and cultural trends from across islands of the South Pacific, with a focus on Fiji. [more]

25/01/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

26/01/2010: Kiwi Australians
It's Australia Day 2010! Shrimps on the barbie, a New Zealand perspective on living across the ditch with Lyn Waaka, Tim Ratray and Murray McLaughlin. [more]

26/01/2010: Sport - Africa Cup of Nations
BBC Sports Correspondent, Richard Flemming, reports form Angola. [more]

26/01/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

26/01/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

27/01/2010: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

27/01/2010: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

28/01/2010: Antarctic Tourism
Olav Orheim was in NZ recently as part of an Antarctic Treaty meeting on ship-borne tourism to the great southern land. [more]

28/01/2010: Science: Energy Usage
Professor Ralph Sims - Director of the Centre for Energy Research, Massey University. The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B... post-COP15; the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen. [more]

28/01/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

28/01/2010: Conundrum
Clues 7 and 8. [more]

29/01/2010: ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Final
Tim Murdoch, Director of the New Zealand ICC Under 19 Cricket Tournament. Australia and Pakistan have made the final. [more]

29/01/2010: Conundrum
This weeks answer! [more]

01/02/2010: Nights' Symposium: Dairying - The Dosh or the Dirt
Introducing, Pippa Stevenson, Rural commentator, Doug Edmeades, Soil scientist with Agknowledge and John Hutchings, Environmental Standards at Fonterra. With guests, Dr. Jan Wright, parlimentary commissioner for the Environment and Jamie Tait-Jamieson, Organic dairy farmer with Biofarm Manawatu. [more]

01/02/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Dr. Prudence Stone, sociologist and Director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition. [more]

01/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

01/02/2010: Uganda report
With Daniel Kalinaki, African correspondent. [more]

01/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

02/02/2010: Frisbee Golf
An aussie view on the NZ Natonal Champs this weekend in Rotorua. [more]

02/02/2010: Sport - North America
Preview of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. [more]

02/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

02/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

03/02/2010: Creative Corner
Emma Bugden discusses the impact of the internet on art photography. [more]

03/02/2010: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

03/02/2010: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

04/02/2010: Knots of light
A team of physicists has achieved the amazing feat of tying light into knots. [more]

04/02/2010: Science - Astronomy
Exploring Mars even though NASA's spirit Rover has not found a way to become unstuck from the sand trap. [more]

04/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

04/02/2010: Conundrum
All clues. [more]

05/02/2010: Paul Wardell
He's our Chef de Mission to Vancouver for the NZ Winter Olympic Team to Vancouver. [more]

05/02/2010: Conundrum
A wrap up of the week's clues and we find out the answer plus, importantly, the winner. [more]

08/02/2010: Evolving English
What the next generation may do with the English Language [more]

08/02/2010: Thinkers: Philosophy
Musings on how, what and why we think what we do... [more]

08/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

08/02/2010: Indonesia Report
News and cultural trends from The Republic of Indonesia, pop. 240,271,522 (2009 estimate)... [more]

08/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

09/02/2010: Tasmanian Devil facial tumour update
With the Tasmanian Devils, status being updated from vulnerable to endangered, will the fatal condition which has been deforming and decimating the population of this carnivorous marsupial be bought under control. [more]

09/02/2010: Sport - Australia
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

09/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

09/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

10/02/2010: Poetry and humanity
The significance poetry can play within our lives as discussed in her latest book 'In the Company of Rilke'. [more]

10/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

10/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

11/02/2010: Hot Wires - Superconductors
Prof David Larbalestier discusses high temperature super conductors and how to make it a more effective material for broader use. [more]

11/02/2010: Science - The Brain
Professor Jean Fleming, endocrinologist from the University of Otago. Biology of the human body boiled down, starting with the brain. [more]

11/02/2010: Conundrum Clue 7
Clue number 7. [more]

11/02/2010: Conundrum clue 8
The last clue of the week. [more]

12/02/2010: NZ Society - Sailing Part 1
Amelia Nurse hangs out in the start box for a day of sailing on Wellington Harbour. [more]

12/02/2010: Yummy Brussel Sprouts
Deborah Kershaw and Rachel Peck are attempting to boost the popularity of brussel sprouts. [more]

12/02/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

15/02/2010: The big picture
The realities and options that science offers humanity in dealing with the environmental truths of this century. [more]

15/02/2010: Thinkers - Religion
Exploring the spiritual dimension of human psyche, religion in Samoa and Tonga. [more]

15/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

15/02/2010: Mexico report
News and cultural trends from the United Mexican States in southern North America. [more]

15/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

16/02/2010: Empire Strikes Back
Rebecca Wilson, associate director of Saatchi Gallery on the exhibition launch of 'The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today'. [more]

16/02/2010: Sport: History
Joseph Romanos, sports correspondent for The Wellingtonian. Joseph looks at New Zealand's history in the Winter Olympics. [more]

16/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

16/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

17/02/2010: Lure of Australia
Rosemary Baird is a History PhD student at the University of Canterbury. She's studying the real life experiences of New Zealand migrants and returning migrants who moved to and from Australia during the late 1960s to the early 1990s. [more]

17/02/2010: Arts: Poetry
Cliff Fell, poet and programme leader, Media and Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. Cliff introduces us to the world of beat poetry, in particular that of Jack Kerouac. [more]

17/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

17/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

18/02/2010: Homeless Sucker Fish
The rare Santa Ana sucker fish has been rescued but now their plight continues as there is seemingly no home ( or stream ) for them to go back to. [more]

18/02/2010: Science - Earth sciences
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle. [more]

18/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

19/02/2010: NZ Society - Sailing Part 2
Amelia Nurse gets on a keelboat and discovers it's not as easy as it looks. [more]

19/02/2010: Electric bike world tour
Guim Valls, Spanish adventurer. Will this spanish eco-adventurer be the first person to circumnavigate the world by electric bike? [more]

19/02/2010: Conundrum answer
This week's answer. [more]

22/02/2010: The Settler Revolution
Historian James Bellich explores the success of how english speaking people have spread around the world. [more]

22/02/2010: Political Systems
Brian Roper talks about the rise of new social movements from1968 to the late 1970s [more]

22/02/2010: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum clue one [more]

22/02/2010: Japan Report
Japan Report with Motoko Kakabayashi. [more]

22/02/2010: Conundrum clue two
Conundrum clue two [more]

23/02/2010: My World Competition
BBC World Service would like you to enter a short original film competition that features your world using any type of camera. [more]

23/02/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Richard Fleming BBC sports correspondent with analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

23/02/2010: Conundrum clue three
Conundrum clue three [more]

23/02/2010: Conundrum clue four
Conundrum clue four [more]

24/02/2010: Photos for others
A project providing photography to assist charities in India. [more]

24/02/2010: Conundrum
clue 5. [more]

24/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

25/02/2010: Faster forests
How do you assess forest changes to show that in some places they are growing faster now than two centuries ago. [more]

25/02/2010: World weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather. [more]

25/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

25/02/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

26/02/2010: Kevin Connolly - professional poet
Kevin Connolly is a Canadian poet with an acute sense of the absurd and a wonderful wit, who is going to be in Wellington for the NZIAF 2010 Readers and Writers Week. [more]

01/03/2010: Night symposium - Too late for tariffs?
Would the re-introduction of protective economic meaures like taiffs mean more jobs for New Zealanders? [more]

01/03/2010: Thinkers - Sociology
Why people do what we do. [more]

01/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

01/03/2010: South Africa report
News and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa. [more]

01/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

02/03/2010: NZIAF: Sutra
Wang Hui, Buddhist Monk of the Shaolin Temple and amp; Dancer (with Li Jing, translator). Sutra is a breathtaking sequence of movement and acrobatics. Sutra brings together one of Europe's most exciting choreographer-dancers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Turner Prize-winning artist Antony Gormley, and Buddhist monks from the original Shaolin Temple in China. [more]

02/03/2010: Sport: Winter Olympics
Helene Elliott, LA Times Sports Correspondant, recaps the Winter Olympics. [more]

02/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

02/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4 [more]

03/03/2010: Merlin Mysteries
Professor Stephen Knight,Celticist and Medieval Scholar, Cardiff University. Unravelling the literary legends that surround the Arthurian wizard Merlin and also Sherwood Forest's infamous outlaw, Robin Hood. [more]

03/03/2010: Arts: DVDs
Miles Buckingham looks at two foreign language vampire films; Let the Right One In, and Thirst. [more]

03/03/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

03/03/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

04/03/2010: Feature guest - Sarah Waters
This British Booker Prize short-listed writer is acclaimed for redefining historical fiction. Sarah speaks with Bryan about Tipping the Velvet and her impending appearance at the New Zealand International Arts Festival in Wellington as part of Writers and Readers Week. [more]

04/03/2010: Science with Dr Shaun Hendy
Physicist with Industrial Research Ltd and Deputy Director at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Shaun talks with Bryan about the advances in interactions between matter and energy. [more]

04/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

04/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

05/03/2010: Feature guest - Illija Trojanow
He's a travel author and novellist. Bulgarian born, German and African bred, he's also an authority on that other enigmatic African traveller and writer, Richard Burton. He speaks with Bryan and will be appearing at Readers and Writers Week at the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts. [more]

05/03/2010: Conundrum
A wrap up of the week's clues and we find out who's the winner. [more]

08/03/2010: Dreams and the brain
Dr Yuval Nir, Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison. [more]

08/03/2010: Thinkers: Politically Right
Deborah Coddington, political commentator. [more]

08/03/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

08/03/2010: Bangladesh Report
Mahtab Haider, freelance correspondent and author. [more]

08/03/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

09/03/2010: Inside out
A mind blowing journey with trapeze, clowning spectacular acrobatics, magic and illusion. [more]

09/03/2010: Sport - Australia
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

09/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

09/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

10/03/2010: New Old Time String Band
Ketch Secor, musician and founding member, Old Crow Medicine Show [more]

10/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

10/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

11/03/2010: Gay Troops
Currently the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law bans openly gay people being in the United States military [more]

11/03/2010: Science: Energy Usage
The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B... [more]

11/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

11/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

12/03/2010: Revolt Of The Mannequins
Street theatre transforming the idea of the mannequin... [more]

12/03/2010: Conundrum
And this weeks winner is ....... [more]

15/03/2010: Pluto Killer
Mike Brown planetary astronomer who is responsible for scientifically demoting Pluto to a dwarf planet [more]

15/03/2010: Thinkers: Reigion
Paul Morris Religious Scholar exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

15/03/2010: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum clue one [more]

15/03/2010: Russia Report
Neil McGowan talks to Bryan about news and cultural trends from the Russia Federation. [more]

15/03/2010: Conundrum clue two
Conundrum clue two [more]

16/03/2010: Armenian Abstraction - Matthew Gale
Matthew Gale head of displays at the Tate Gallery talking about the works of Arshile Gorky [more]

16/03/2010: Sport History
Joseph Romanos discussed the origins and history of one day cricket. [more]

16/03/2010: Conundrum clue three
Conundrum clue three [more]

16/03/2010: Conundrum audio clues 2 and 4
Conundrum audio clues 2 and 4 [more]

17/03/2010: NZIAF: Enter The Dragon
Indian Musician Karsh Kale delivering an original musical score to Bruce Lee's Enter The Dragon. [more]

17/03/2010: Conundrum clue five
Conundrum Clue five [more]

17/03/2010: Conundrum clue six
Conundrum clue six [more]

18/03/2010: Feature guest: Rupert Murray
Imagine a world without fish, the gastronomical implications alone are horrible enough let alone the disastrous ecological ones. Rupert has directed a film The End of the Line: Imagine a World without Fish which examines the idea and looks at how it's best averted - which could possibly be by people fishing less so the catch is worth more. [more]

18/03/2010: Astronomy with Alan Gilmore
It's the closest planet to our sun, one of temperature extremes when measured on the mercury. Alan and Bryan discuss the foibles and facts of this solar system's smallest planet. [more]

18/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

19/03/2010: The Irish psyche
Michael Glenn Murphy, actor from the Druid Theatre Company and star of a play that blends of madcap humour and the darker, deeper concerns pivotal to human existence - The Walworth Farce by multi-award-winning Irish playwright Enda Walsh. [more]

19/03/2010: Conundrum
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

22/03/2010: Chilean Earthquake
The experiences of a kiwi living in Santiago, Chile, when the 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit last month. [more]

22/03/2010: Thinkers - Philosophy
Musings on how, what and why we think what we do. [more]

22/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

22/03/2010: Iran report
News and cultural trends from the Islamic Republic of Iran. [more]

22/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

23/03/2010: Lake Eyre update
The current level status of South Australia's usually dry Lake Eyre and whether there may be a sailing regatta later this year. [more]

23/03/2010: Sport - UK and Europe
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

23/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

23/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

24/03/2010: Seduced By Saigon
Walter Mason, author, Destination Saigon and Spiritual Tourist. Many and varied experiences of Vietnam, as described in his book Destination Saigon. [more]

24/03/2010: Visual art - Charles Goldie
Roger Blackley, art historian, Victoria University of Wellington. [more]

24/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

24/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

25/03/2010: Dr Michel Boufadel
Why crude oil residue still remains on the beaches of Prince William Sound more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez spill. [more]

25/03/2010: Earth Sciences
Dr Hamish Campbell geologist/paleontologist, GNS Science. [more]

25/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

25/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

26/03/2010: Abbey Road Studios saved
Roland Heap is a petition coordinator for a campaign to save Abbey Road Studios from being sold. [more]

26/03/2010: Conundrum answer
The conundrum answer for this week is a person who takes their name from an American state. [more]

29/03/2010: The facts of reality
Prof. Anton Zeilinger, Scientific Director, Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information qualifying what 'reality' is and the implications of this on quantum mechanics research. [more]

29/03/2010: Thinkers: Economics
Economic Historian, Dr Neville Bennett from the University of Canterbury talks to Bryan about global debt and how the money goes round. [more]

29/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

29/03/2010: Brazil Report
Correspondent and Film Maker, Nick Story brings us news and cultural trnds from the Federative Republic or Brazil. [more]

29/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

30/03/2010: Kapoche Special Education
ChildFund worker Katherine Seaville on the social challenges Zambian children with disabilities face and how ChildFund NZ is raising funds to provide education that is tailored to their needs. [more]

30/03/2010: Sport: North America
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreatioal activities. This week, Ice Hockey. [more]

30/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

30/03/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

31/03/2010: Different kind of normal
Taking a new approach to life since being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. [more]

31/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

31/03/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

01/04/2010: Sand Marathon
We talk to Patrick Bauer, director of Marathon Des Sablesa, a 243km endurance race through the Sahara Desert in Morocco. [more]

01/04/2010: Science: Desert Water
Talking to Dr Ofer Dahan, an arid zone researcher with the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research. [more]

01/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

06/04/2010: The good karma project
An exhibition has resulted from the Good Karma project where two Kiwis went to share photographic knowledge with Burmese children in Thailand. [more]

06/04/2010: Sport: Australia
Paul Kennedy, sports presenter, ABC News. [more]

06/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 9. [more]

06/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 10. [more]

07/04/2010: Old School Obstetrics
Anthony Kenney, Museum Curator at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the contribution of Scottish physicians William Hunter and William Smellie to British obstetrics with a recent report suggesting they solicited the killing of women in the latter stages of pregnancy to further their own research. [more]

07/04/2010: Arts: Poetry
A word here and there may imply more than what those words are meant to mean as Cliff Fell, Poet and amp; Programme Leader, Media and amp; Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology explains. [more]

07/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 11
Conundrum Clue 11. [more]

07/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 12
Conundrum Clue 12. [more]

08/04/2010: Eskimo ancestry
Working with ancient DNA and discoveries from a 4000 year old Eskimo tuft of hair. [more]

08/04/2010: Science - Body parts
Biology of the human body boiled down, more on the brain. [more]

08/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

08/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

09/04/2010: Creepy Christchurch
Karen Healey is an author and gender researcher, whose latest book, a supernatural teen novel entitled"Guardian of the Dead", mixes Maori myths into contemporary fantasy. [more]

09/04/2010: Conundrum - this week's answer is ...
Bryan reveals this week's conundrum answer. [more]

12/04/2010: Nights Symposium - Aussies Seventh State
Max Bowden, editor of the Trans Tasman publication, Philippa Mein Smith, Director of NZ Australia Research Centre and Queensland Liberal MP, Peter Slipper join together in a discussion of the idea of New Zealand becoming the seventh state of Australia. [more]

12/04/2010: Thinkers - Sociology
Why people do what we do...the 'self' of a child. Dr Prudence Stone, sociologist and director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition discusses the issue. [more]

12/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

12/04/2010: South Pacific Report
We talk to Dr Crosbie Walsh, a political geographer and blogger on news and cultural trends in the South Pacific. [more]

12/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

13/04/2010: Tall Ship Sailing
Chris Gaye is the Scotish born skipper of the R Tucker a tall ship that operates as a sail training ship out of Northland, New Zealand. [more]

13/04/2010: Sports - History
Sports correspondent, Joseph Romanos discusses controversial calls by referees. [more]

13/04/2010: Conundrum clue 3
Clue 3 for this weeks conundrum. [more]

13/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Clue 4. [more]

14/04/2010: Saving craft skills
A campaign is launched to preserve the traditional skills and knowledge of british crafts. [more]

14/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

14/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

15/04/2010: Aquarium overfishing
Research scientist Dr Andy Rhyne discusses the collection of marine life for aquariums, and whether fishery management practises should change to protect ecosystems such as the reefs of the Florida Keys. [more]

15/04/2010: Science - World weather
We talk to Erick Brenstrem, severe weather forecaster at MetService. [more]

15/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

15/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8, plus a round-up of the whole week's clues. [more]

16/04/2010: Extreme kayaking
We talk to extreme kayaker Josh Neilson about assisting malaria clinics and making films about kayaking in crazy places. [more]

16/04/2010: Conundrum
Bryan reveals this week's answer. [more]

19/04/2010: The Hidden Brain
Shankar Vedantam, author of 'The Hidden Brain', discusses whether our consciousness can betray us, revealing biases that we may not be aware of in ourselves. [more]

19/04/2010: Political historian, Brian Roper
Brian Roper, political historian at the University of Otago, talks about freedom. [more]

19/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

19/04/2010: Uganda Report
We talk to Daniel Kalinaki in Kampala about news and cultural trends in the Republic of Uganda. [more]

19/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

20/04/2010: Squatter life
The start of a journey which will take David and his wife Maria to live and work within the slum communities of Manila in the Philippines. [more]

20/04/2010: Sport - UK and Europe
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

20/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

20/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

21/04/2010: Green Deserts
Frederic Hauge, Norwegian Environmental Activist and Founder of the Bellona Foundation, is part of a scheme called the Sahara Forest Project, a solar powered attempt to turn a little corner of the world's largest desert green. [more]

21/04/2010: Wisdom 2.0
The ways people can adapt to live with the food and confusion of emails, mobile phone texts and online social networks without becoming overwhelmed and stressed. [more]

21/04/2010: Arts - DVDs
Wading through the DVD swamp. [more]

21/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

21/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

22/04/2010: Science: Physics
Dr Shaun Hendy, Physicist at Industrial Research Ltd, and Deputy Director for the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology,discusses nanofluids. [more]

22/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

22/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

23/04/2010: Too Many Men: Dean Carson
Head of Population and Tourism Studies at Charles Darwin University, Dean Carson, discusses the manflood that is inundating Australia's Northern Territory. So many guys, so few women, and why the Northern Territory government cares. [more]

23/04/2010: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum clues. [more]

26/04/2010: Secret Navy
JameNelson explains how George Washington won the American Revolution by engaging a bunch of rascals [more]

26/04/2010: Thinkers: Religion
Paul Morris Religions Scholar explores the spiritual dimension of the human psych...ANZAC Day [more]

26/04/2010: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum Clue One [more]

26/04/2010: Inonesia Report
Rebecca Henschke editor of Asia Calling with news and cultural trends from the Republic of Indonesia. [more]

26/04/2010: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two [more]

27/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

27/04/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

28/04/2010: Marathon Des Sables
How thirsty do you get when you're running a race across the Sahara Desert? [more]

28/04/2010: Arts: Classical
Kate Mead with comtemporary and traditional classical music. [more]

28/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue number five. [more]

28/04/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

29/04/2010: Happy conversations
Talking to Professor Matthias Mehl, from the University of Arizona, on why people who open up about the deeper issues in their daily lives tend to be happier than those who don't. [more]

29/04/2010: Science: energy usage
We speak to Professor Ralph Sims, Director of the Centre for Energy Research at Massey University, on the challenges of staying warm, keeping cool, or just getting from point A to B. [more]

29/04/2010: Conundrum
Clues 7 and 8. [more]

30/04/2010: Colombia - peace and poets
Kiwi poet Ron Riddell talks about living and working in Colombia, and the 'Arts For Peace' initiative being set up for poets in our two nations. [more]

30/04/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

03/05/2010: Monday Symposium - British Elections 2010
With the ballot boxes coming out this Thursday, what are the concerns of youth in this UK general election? We speak to representatives from 3 political youth parties, Sophie Bertrand for the Liberals; Charlie Barrowcliff for the Conservatives; and David Chaplin for the Young Fabians. [more]

03/05/2010: Monday Thinker
Ann Kerwin is Philosopher in Residence at Auckland University of Technology, and talks to us about social contract theory. [more]

03/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

03/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

04/05/2010: Bryan Berg
Breaking his own Guinness World Record for the largest house of cards, a replica of The Venetian Macao. [more]

04/05/2010: Sport: Australia
Paul Kennedy, sport presenter, ABC News Breakfast. Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... [more]

04/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

04/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

05/05/2010: Nepalese Fair Trade
How fair trade practices are empowering the Nepalese people, in particular Nepalese women. [more]

05/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

05/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

06/05/2010: Drug-free children
We speak to Barbara Harris, founder and director of Project Prevention, about the challenge of reducing the number of substance-exposed births by paying addicts to become sterilised or take long-term birth control. [more]

06/05/2010: Science - Astronomy
Today's guest speaker is astronomer Alan Gilmore from the Mount John University Observatory. [more]

06/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

06/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

07/05/2010: Heartstopper
Mature women leap into a freezing cold pool to raise money for New Zealand kids with heart conditions. [more]

10/05/2010: The Climate Caper
Emeritus Professor Garth Paltridge, Atmospheric Physicist and Honorary Fellow, University of Tasmania. [more]

10/05/2010: Thinkers: Economics
Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury. [more]

10/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

10/05/2010: Japan Report
Motoko Kakubayashi, journalist and experimental physicist. [more]

10/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

11/05/2010: Pete Portal
He's a man with a mission and this is in Manenberg, an Apartheid satellite town on the outskirts of Capetown in South Africa. He's away from home, Britain, to help troubled youth in this less fortunate part of the republic. [more]

11/05/2010: Sport with Joseph Romanos
Bryan and Joseph talk sport, specifically rugby and how the advent of professionalism has changed the national game. [more]

11/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

11/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

12/05/2010: Killing with keystrokes
The internet is now the biggest threat to endangered species. [more]

12/05/2010: Visual Art
Gazing in wonder or wonderment at the produce of human creativity, interactive art. [more]

12/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

12/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

13/05/2010: Quoll School
Teaching the dangers of eating Cane Toads. [more]

13/05/2010: Earth Sciences
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle and how Eyjafjallajokul in Iceland became such an annoying volcano. [more]

13/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

13/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

14/05/2010: Waikato Tramps On
Many adventures of The Waikato Tramping Club will be remembered over the 60th anniversary campfire this weekend. [more]

14/05/2010: Conundrum
A recap of the clues and this weeks winner. [more]

17/05/2010: Changing climate change
Professor Robert Watson, the Chief Scientific Adviser for the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs speaks on Human-induced climate change, what happened with the IPCC at COP15, and the major challenges that need to be addressed before there will be a decrease in global greenhouse gas emissions. [more]

17/05/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Dr Prudence Stone is a sociologist and director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition. Prudence prepares for the upcoming Budget by looking at the sociology of economy, and political economy. [more]

17/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

17/05/2010: South Africa Report
Christi Van Der Westhuizen, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu Natal. Football World Cup fevers hits soccer-loving South Africans. [more]

17/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

18/05/2010: On the way up going downhill
Cameron Cole is a Kiwi downhill mountain bike racer currently campaigning for the 2010 World Cup, starting with the series in Slovenia. [more]

18/05/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Richard Fleming, BBC sports correspondent with analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities such as the FA Cup Final and the countdown to the Football World Cup. [more]

18/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

18/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

19/05/2010: Songwriting school
American pop music composer Jason Blume on what it takes to write a memorable pop song. [more]

19/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

19/05/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 6. [more]

20/05/2010: Kundalini Syndrome
We talk to psychologist Dr Ingo Lambrecht about the Kundalini Syndrome, a potential psychological side-effect of some Indian and Asian spiritual practices. [more]

20/05/2010: Science - body parts
Professor Jean Fleming from the University of Otago explains some of the differences in brain structure and function between the genders. [more]

20/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

20/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

21/05/2010: Roast kangaroo
John Kelly is Executive Officer of the Kangaroo Industry Association, and faces the challenge of encouraging Aussies and the rest of the world to consume what is now considered a healthy and ecologically friendly meat. [more]

21/05/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

24/05/2010: Responsible Genetics
As human biotechnology evolves so do the implications for legal and human rights. We hear from Professor Osagie Obasogie, a Bioethicist and Professor of law at the University of California. [more]

24/05/2010: Thinkers : Politically Right
Political Commentator Deborah Coddington celebrates the thinking of Frederic Bastiat, a french economist, statesman, and author of the book"The Law" [more]

24/05/2010: Nights Conundrum Clue
Clue 1 [more]

24/05/2010: Bangladesh Report
News and cultural trends from the People's Republic Of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

24/05/2010: Nights Conundrum Clue
Clue 2 [more]

25/05/2010: Sport - North America
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

25/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

25/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

26/05/2010: Female friendly Iceland
It's not that public nudity is frowned upon in Iceland - just the business of paying someone to remove their clothes for your enjoyment. [more]

26/05/2010: Arts: Poetry
Ezra Pound, American expat and major figure of the modernist movement in the first half of the 20th century. [more]

26/05/2010: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

26/05/2010: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

27/05/2010: Complexity and diversity
Michael Doebeli is a mathematician at the University of British Columbia, and he's developing a new model to explain the biological diversity within and between species. [more]

27/05/2010: Science - world weather
Erick Brenstrem, Sever Weather Forecaster at MetService, talking to us about record high sea surface temperatures and hurricane spawning grounds, amongst other things. [more]

27/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

27/05/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

28/05/2010: Modern Siberian art
Marcus Williams is Curator at the NZ Film Archive. He talks to us about Siberian collective 'The Blue Noses', a troupe of clowns who are considered the anti-establishment innovators of Russian art. [more]

28/05/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

31/05/2010: Black Smokers
Doug Connelly is a geochemist and Jon Copley a marine biologist at the University of Southampton who study Black smokers - hot springs on the ocean floor and their fascinating ecosystems. [more]

31/05/2010: Thinkers: Religion
Paul Morris from Victoria University of Wellington discusses religious perspectives on the recent scientific creation of new life. [more]

31/05/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

31/05/2010: Russia Report
Nights Moscow correspondent, Neil McGowan describes travel and summer holidays in Russia. [more]

31/05/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

01/06/2010: Orchestras Unite : Paul Robertson
Organist Paul Robertson on two orchestras from different countries and on playing the newly restored Auckland Town Hall Organ. [more]

01/06/2010: Sportstalk : Australia
ABC Sports Corespondent Paul Kennedy with his analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

01/06/2010: Nights Conundrum Clue
Clue 3 [more]

01/06/2010: Nights Conundrum Clue
Clue 4 [more]

02/06/2010: Kelly Vincent
Kelly Vincent at 21 is the youngest woman MP elected into the South Australian Parliament. As the party leader for Dignity for Disability she is also the first who needs wheelchair access. [more]

02/06/2010: Arts: Jazz
The needle drops on both local and overseas jazz releases. Albums from Keith Jarrett and the recently deceased Charlie Haden. [more]

02/06/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

02/06/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 6 [more]

03/06/2010: Cosmic Acceleration
Life, the universe and everything.... as seen by Dr. Tim Schrabback. [more]

03/06/2010: Science - Physics
Matter, energy and of interactions between the two with Dr. Shaun Hendy. [more]

03/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

03/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

04/06/2010: Cleanse your mind
Struggling with cognitive dissonance, try washing your hands. [more]

04/06/2010: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

08/06/2010: World History Board Game
Inventor Florence Hassall, inspired by ancient history and the London tube, created"Riches n Rascalls"a family friendly educational board game. [more]

08/06/2010: Sport : Football World Cup History
Sports Correspondent Joseph Romanos looks back at the history of the football world cup. [more]

08/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

08/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

09/06/2010: What If... Eugenics
Professor Clare Hanson, School of Humanities, The University of Southampton. [more]

09/06/2010: DVD review
Miles Buckingham, film reviewer shares some football releases in time for the World Cup. [more]

09/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

09/06/2010: Conundrum
clue number 6. [more]

10/06/2010: Waste to energy
The mounting issues of garbage management in the states and why there is resistance to constructing"clean"waste to energy plants. [more]

10/06/2010: Energy usage
The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B, biomass and bio-energy. [more]

10/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

10/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

11/06/2010: Spock beams home
We talk to Dayna Dickens, tourism coordinator for the town and county of Vulcan, about the joy of having Vulcan's most treasured son come home. [more]

11/06/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

14/06/2010: Revealing South East Asia
Responsibilities of the 'historian' and the effect of globalisation on the study of Southeast Asia. Professor Reid was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington. [more]

14/06/2010: Thinkers: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, Philosopher in Residence, Auckland University of Technology Musings on how, what and why we think what we do..."RELAX. Do, without stressing." [more]

14/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

14/06/2010: Iran Report
News and cultural trends from the Islamic Republic of Iran, pop. 66,429,284 (2009 estimate). [more]

14/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

15/06/2010: Slovakia In The Stadium
An honest opinion on the match between Slovakia and the All Whites at Rustenberg. [more]

15/06/2010: UK-EuroSport
The lowdown on things sporty... live from Port Elizabeth. [more]

15/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

15/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

15/06/2010: Kiwi Football Fans
Will Hine is at the pub watching NZ play Slovakia on the big screen. [more]

15/06/2010: The Slovak Republic
Petra Stefankova, London based Slovakian Illustrator foregoes the joys of football to relate some non-sporting things about Slovakia. [more]

16/06/2010: Butterfly Mosque: A Young Women's Journey to Love and Islam
G. Willow Wilson on her conversion to Islam, a move to Egypt and a romance which triumphs over cultural boundaries, as explored in her memoirs 'The Butterfly Mosque'. [more]

16/06/2010: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

16/06/2010: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

17/06/2010: Dr Sperm
We talk to reproductive specialist Dr Andrew Murray about topics relevant to Mens Health Week. [more]

17/06/2010: Science: astronomy
Alan Gilmore, astronomer at Mt John University observatory, talks about SETI. [more]

17/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

17/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

18/06/2010: David Rock
David Rock is a American motivational coach and author. He has written a book on how to overcome distraction, regain focus and work smarter. [more]

18/06/2010: Conundrum answer
This week's answer. [more]

21/06/2010: Cruising with Cassini
Robert (Bob) Mitchell Cassini Program Manager of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory talking about the Cassini space craft. [more]

21/06/2010: Economics
Dr. Neville Bennett Economic Historian discusses budget implications for the next five years. [more]

21/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

21/06/2010: Brazil Report
Correspondent Nick Story with news and cultural trends from Brazil. [more]

21/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

22/06/2010: A right to flee
Phil Orchard is a lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies and International Relations at the University of Queensland. He explains the rights people have to flee their country in times of conflict, and how other nations make choices to take in the displaced. [more]

22/06/2010: Sports: North America
We talk to LA Times sports correspondent Helene Elliott about recent sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup and the Lakers vs Celtics NBA game. [more]

22/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

22/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

23/06/2010: Tess Evans - Writer
Tess and Chris chat about the challenges of the first novel and in this case, just how well appreciated it's been by readers and critics alike. Her publisher's so confident its offering a money back guarantee with the book - Book of Lost Threads. [more]

23/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

23/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

24/06/2010: Donors and development
Understanding the uncomfortable relationship between foreign policy and development assistance. [more]

24/06/2010: Science - Earth Science
Drilling a core into the geologic cycle. The Raukumara Basin and asteroid rock. [more]

24/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

24/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

25/06/2010: The European Run
Sue Van Schrevan, director, Orphans Aid InternationalSue Van Schrevan, director, Orphans Aid International A fund-raising initiative encouraging Kiwis to take part in a road-trip from Germany to Russia and Romania. [more]

25/06/2010: Conundrum
And the winner is .... [more]

28/06/2010: Looting Matters: Dr David Gill
Swansea University Archaeologist Dr David Gill on an archaeology crusade to return relics back to their country of origin. [more]

28/06/2010: Sociology: Dr Prudence Stone
Sociologist and Director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition Dr Prudence Stone discusses how she feels Karl Marx influenced sociology. [more]

28/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

28/06/2010: Uganda Report
Correspondent of the newspaper, The East African, Daniel Kalinaki on the experience and performance of the African teams in the first Football World Cup held on the continent. [more]

28/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

29/06/2010: Florence Nightingale Museum
Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum Caroline Worthington on the contribution and significance of Florence Nightingale to nursing, and how this is now reflected in the newly redeveloped museum in London. [more]

29/06/2010: Sport: Australia
ABC News Breakfast presenter Paul Kennedy with his analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

29/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

29/06/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

30/06/2010: Policing The Pacific
Dr Charles Hawksley from the School of History and Politics, University of Wollongong, talks about the challenges of supporting Pacific nations. [more]

30/06/2010: Arts: Visual Art
Vera Mey, Media and Education, Artspace Performance art. [more]

30/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

30/06/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

01/07/2010: Naval heroes
Historian Gerry Wright, tells of the contribution of two New Zealanders who played key roles during a time of need in World War Two. [more]

01/07/2010: Science: Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming, endocrinologist, University of Otago. The brain and the differences between boys and girls. [more]

01/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

01/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

02/07/2010: Vanuatu
Professor Matthew Clarke, director, International and Community Development Program, Deakin University. [more]

02/07/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum answer. [more]

05/07/2010: Copernicus and the Truth
16th-century astronomer Copernicus and what it was like attending his second funeral,which came with the insistence and blessing of the Polish Catholic Church [more]

05/07/2010: Thinkers: Politically Left
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be [more]

05/07/2010: Conundum
Clue 1 [more]

05/07/2010: Indonesia Report
News and cultural trends from The Republic of Indonesia, sex scandals, sex education and political prisoners [more]

05/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

06/07/2010: Peacebuilding in the Pacific
The challenges of keeping the nations within the Pacific safe and secure, and the part women play within the policing and politics. [more]

06/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

06/07/2010: Sport: History
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities and great NZ cricket teams. [more]

06/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

07/07/2010: Does India Matter: Dr Ian Hall
Dr Ian Hall is a senior lecturer in International Relations at Griffith University Brisbane. He's emminently qualified to talk about international affairs and in particular whether India matters or not. [more]

07/07/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

07/07/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

08/07/2010: Statues in situ
Dr Colin Richards, archaeologist at the University of Manchester, discusses the significance of the placement of the iconic stone monoliths on Rapanui. [more]

08/07/2010: Science - world weather
Erick Brenstrem, severe weather forecaster at the MetService, talks about the history of Beaufort and his wind scale. [more]

08/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

08/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

09/07/2010: Child Of Choice
Charity Norman, Ugandan-born, UK-bred author How her early experiences offers insight to the difficult choices explored in her novel Freeing Grace. [more]

09/07/2010: Conundrum Answer
And the answer is..... [more]

12/07/2010: A Peace Still in Process
The delicate and difficult politics of modern day Northern Ireland. Dr Brian Feeny, author of A Pocket History of The Troubles [more]

12/07/2010: Thinkers: Religion
Professor Paul Morris, religions scholar, Victoria University Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

12/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

12/07/2010: Mexico Report
News and cultural trends from the united Mexican states in southern North America with Tara Fitzgerald. [more]

12/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

13/07/2010: Peter Viesnik - Glassblower
The craft of glassmaking and incorporating cremated ashes into works. [more]

13/07/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Richard Fleming, sports correspondent, BBC. [more]

13/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 3. [more]

13/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 4. [more]

14/07/2010: Moral panics
We talk to anthropologist Gilbert Herdt from San Francisco State University about the causes of moral panics. [more]

14/07/2010: Arts - poetry
Today's artist is poet Cliff Fell, programme leader of Media and Creative Writing at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. [more]

14/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

14/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

15/07/2010: Safer mines in China
Dave Feickert is a New Zealand based mine safety consultant. He discusses the challenges facing the improvement of safety standards for workers in China. [more]

15/07/2010: Science: Physics
Dr Shaun Hendy, Physicist, MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Industrial Research Ltd. Tonight's focus is silicon chips and transistors. [more]

15/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

15/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

16/07/2010: The Cyprus Secret
We talk to Jon Lilygreen and Sylvia Strand of musical collective 'Jon Lilygreen and the Islanders' about how they have come to be representing Cyprus in this year's Eurovision contest - even though they are British and Welsh. [more]

16/07/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

19/07/2010: Powering China
Professor Zha Daojiong from the Department of International Relations, Renmin University of China, Bejing, explores the politics and diplomacy needed to provide energy for a contemporary China. [more]

19/07/2010: Thinkers : Philosophy
Ann Kerwin - the Philosopher in Residence at AUT talks about the ancient Greek philosopher Plutarch. [more]

19/07/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 1. [more]

19/07/2010: Japan Report
Motoko Kakubayashi has the latest news and cultural trends from Japan - including a foot and mouth disease outbreak, guerilla rainstorms, and a sumo betting scandal. [more]

19/07/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 2. [more]

20/07/2010: Beating Bowel Cancer
Sarah Derrett is chairperson of 'Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa', a new charity set up by people affected by bowel cancer. It aims to reduce the impact of the disease through awareness, education and support. [more]

20/07/2010: Sport: North America
Helene Elliott is a sports correspondent with the LA Times. [more]

20/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

20/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

21/07/2010: Science of Art
With Ashok Roy, Director of Scientific Research, The National Gallery. The science behind determining the authenticity and origins of paintings. [more]

21/07/2010: Jazz
Fergus Barrowman, Jivester. The needle drops on both local and overseas jazz releases. [more]

21/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

21/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

22/07/2010: Jupiter's lost stripe
A passion for astronomy and the planets of our Solar System lead to discovering that Jupiter had lost a 'stripe'. [more]

22/07/2010: Science - Energy usage
The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B. [more]

22/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

22/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

23/07/2010: Boy Zero
We talk to Peter Millet, whose new illustrated children's book 'Boy Zero, Wannabe Hero - The Petrifying Plot of the Plummeting Pants' has recently been published in the UK. [more]

23/07/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

26/07/2010: Gravity with Dr. Erik Verlinde
Dr. Erik Verlinde from the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Amsterdam, on the origin of gravity and the laws of Newton. [more]

26/07/2010: Thinkers: Economics
Dr Neville Bennett, Economic Historian, University of Canterbury. How the money goes around. [more]

26/07/2010: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

26/07/2010: South Africa report
Christi Van Der Westhuizen, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Politics at the University of KwaZulu in Natal with news and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa. [more]

26/07/2010: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

27/07/2010: The Free China Junk
Robin Greenberg and Huloo are director and subject of a new film detailing the journey of five young fishermen who set off from Taiwan in 1955 to cross the Pacific in an old junk. 'The Free China Junk' is currently playing in The New Zealand International Film Festival. [more]

27/07/2010: Sport: Australia
Paul Kennedy is a sports presenter for ABC News Breakfast, he talks rugby ahead of this weekends Tri-Nations and Bledisloe Cup game between New Zealand and Australia. [more]

27/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

27/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

28/07/2010: Stuart Neal and Sharon Guest
Parents and authors of Jessie Mei Mei, who adopted their child from a Chinese orphanage only to discover she had a serious illness. [more]

28/07/2010: Arts: DVDs
Miles Buckingham, film reviewer, takes on a couple of classics featuring Humphrey Bogart - Petrified Forest (1936) directed by Archie Mayo, and Key Largo (1948) directed by John Ford. [more]

28/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

28/07/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

29/07/2010: Plato's Musical Message
Dr Jay Kennedy teaches philosophy and science at Manchester University in the UK. He reckons he's cracked a musical code in the writings of the classical Greek philosopher, Plato. [more]

29/07/2010: Astronomy
Our astronomer Alan Gilmore, talking gas giants - the big guys in the solar system - Jupiter and Saturn. [more]

29/07/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

29/07/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 and other audio clues [more]

30/07/2010: Deutsche Weine
Dr Rowald Hepp is the Managing Director and Winemaker at Schloss Vollrads, one of the oldest vineyards in the world. Rowald speaks to Bryan about the heritage of a 13th century vineyard and its place in the modern world. [more]

02/08/2010: Nights' Symposium: Fiji
Richard Pamatatau, Peni Moore and Croz Walsh discuss the prospects for peace and freedom in Fiji. [more]

02/08/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Why people do what we do. With Dr Prudence Stone, sociologist and amp; director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition [more]

02/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

02/08/2010: Bangladesh Report
News and cultural trends from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

02/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

03/08/2010: Street Art
Wellington-based street artist who has spent time in Israel, the Caribbean and the Marshall Islands. [more]

03/08/2010: Joseph Romanos Sports correspondent
The Wellingtonian analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. Tonight: What are well known sports people from yesteryear doing today? [more]

03/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum clue number 3. [more]

03/08/2010: Alan Gilmore
Alan Gilmour; the Superintendent of the Mt John Observatory above Lake Tekapo. [more]

03/08/2010: Conundrum clue
Conundrum clue number 4. [more]

04/08/2010: Monkey Fossils
Dr Alfred Rosenberger is associate professor of anthropology and archaeology, Brooklyn College, New York. Dr Rosenberger led the examination of the fossil of an extinct monkey retrieved from an underwater cave in the Dominican Republic. [more]

04/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

04/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

05/08/2010: NZ singing accent
Andy Gibson, musician and sociolinguist, Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication at the Auckland University of Technology,is the author of a thesis exploring the variety of singing accents in New Zealand music. [more]

05/08/2010: Science: Earth Sciences
Dr Hamish Campbell, geologist/paleontologist, GNS Science. [more]

05/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

05/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

06/08/2010: California Schemin'
Scottish musician who spent five years posing as an American rapper. [more]

06/08/2010: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

09/08/2010: Ageing Trends
Prof. Kaare Christensen, Director of the Danish Ageing Research Center on the global ageing trends and the likelihood of people living to the age of 100. [more]

09/08/2010: Marxism in the 21st Century
Prof. Mark Francis form the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Canterbury discusses whether or not Marxism has any relevance in the 21st century. [more]

09/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum Clue 1. [more]

09/08/2010: Russia Report
News and lifestyle correspondant and tourism operator, Neil McGowan brings us news and cultural trends from the Russia Federation. [more]

09/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 2
Conundrum Clue 2. [more]

10/08/2010: Pedestrian Values
The value of walking and the link between street design and economics. [more]

10/08/2010: Sport: United Kingdom
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

10/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

10/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

11/08/2010: Un-Leaning The Tower Of Pisa
Emeritus Professor John Burland is Senior Research Investigator for Imperial College, London. He discusses safeguarding the future of the Leaning Tower of Pisa through pioneering techniques. [more]

11/08/2010: Arts: NZ Music
Spinning old school Kiwi music, this week, Maori Showbands. [more]

11/08/2010: Conundrum
Clues 5 and 6. [more]

12/08/2010: Politics As Comedy
Dr Joe Atkinson, Senior Lecturer in Political Studies, University of Auckland. [more]

12/08/2010: Science: Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming Endocrinologist, University of Otago. [more]

12/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

12/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

13/08/2010: Endurance Riding
Alison Higgins is a member of the New Zealand Endurance Horse Riding team going to the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky in September 2010. [more]

13/08/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer to this week's Conundrum. [more]

16/08/2010: Under the Sea
Dr Mark Costello is the Associate Professor of Leigh Marine Laboratory. He is the Lead author of the Census of Marine Life, a 10 year global study into life in our oceans, which estimates there are more than 230,000 species. [more]

16/08/2010: Listener Feedback
Response to the Windows on the World series 'Useful Idiots', the first episode of which focused on the Soviet Union. [more]

16/08/2010: Thinkers: Religion
Paul Morris is the Religions Scholar at Victoria University. This time Paul looks at the various ways of viewing the world without religion. [more]

16/08/2010: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum clue number one. [more]

16/08/2010: Afghanistan Report
Baqer Moin is a BBC Correspondent and Central Asia specialist. [more]

16/08/2010: Conundrum clue two
Conundrum clue number two along with an explanation of how the conundrum works. [more]

17/08/2010: Chinese Ethnicity
Prof. Wenfang Tang from the Department of Political Science at the University of Iowa, on ethnicity and nationalism in China. [more]

17/08/2010: Sport: Australia
ABC News Breakfast Sport Presenter, Paul Kennedy talks with Bryan about all things sport in Australia. [more]

17/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

17/08/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

18/08/2010: Hole In The Sky
Adrienne Frater has written and published a new collection of short stories, 'Hole in the Sky', in aid of the Cancer Society. [more]

18/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

18/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

19/08/2010: Disability legislation
Disability and the Origins of American Immigration Law. [more]

19/08/2010: Science: World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather... [more]

19/08/2010: Conundrum clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

19/08/2010: Conundrum clue 8
Conundrum clue 8 [more]

20/08/2010: Get Happy!
Bluesman and leader of Auckland-based Jubilation Choir. [more]

20/08/2010: Conundrum
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

23/08/2010: US-China Relations
Visiting Professor of Asian Studies at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Robert Sutter on the key geo-political issues in the relationship between the US and China. [more]

23/08/2010: Thinkers: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin, Philosopher in Residence at A.U.T. with musings on how, what and why we think what we do. This week, the banality of evil. [more]

23/08/2010: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

23/08/2010: Brazil Report
Correspondent and film-maker Nick Story with news and cultural trends from the Federative Republic of Brazil. [more]

23/08/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

24/08/2010: Waka In Holland
Dr Takirirangi Smith is a master caver from Ngati Kahungunu. He's working on a waka shelter in the Netherlands for a ceremonial waka on permanent loan to Museum Volkenkunde. [more]

24/08/2010: Sport: North America
LA Times sports correspondent Helene Elliott with her analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities, including the US Tennis Open and the NBA vs the players. [more]

24/08/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

24/08/2010: Nights Conundrum
All four clues so far [more]

25/08/2010: The Art Of Balance
Eskil Ronningsbakken is a balancing artist. The Norwegian native travels the world performing extreme balancing acts. [more]

25/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

25/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

26/08/2010: Star Wars and the Roman Empire
The historian Ralph Covino, from the University of Tennessee in the USA, talks about Star Wars, and the Roman Empire, and why american popular culture seems to have it in for the classical Romans. [more]

26/08/2010: Science: Physics
Physicist Dr Shaun Hendy discusses matter and energy and of interactions between the two, auroras. [more]

26/08/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

26/08/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 and all other clues for the week. [more]

27/08/2010: Kiwi Heroes
Bronwyn Sell's new book 'Kiwi Heroes' brings together the tales of 50 of New Zealand's bravest people. [more]

27/08/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum. [more]

30/08/2010: Archivists and the call of justice
Professor Randall Jimerson - Director, Archives and Records Management, Western Washington University. [more]

30/08/2010: Thinkers: Economics
Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury. This week, a new western economic order; frugal is in. [more]

30/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

30/08/2010: Uganda report
Daniel Kalinaki, Correspondent, The East African. News and cultural trends from the Republic of Uganda. [more]

30/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

31/08/2010: Music Loving Detective
Suspense in the Yorkshire Dales with law enforcement DCI Alan Banks at its core. Bad Boy is the nineteenth book in the Inspector Banks series. [more]

31/08/2010: Football in the river
A game of footy where one's socks are guaranteed to get soggy. [more]

31/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

31/08/2010: Conundrum
Clue4. [more]

01/09/2010: Zombie Ants
David Hughes, entomologist at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology. A 48 million year old fungus has been discovered that has been transforming ants into zombie ants. [more]

01/09/2010: Arts: Poetry
Cliff Fell, poet and programme leader, Media and Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. Understanding the Sonnet. [more]

01/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

01/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

02/09/2010: Caring in Crisis - Mary Lou Carter
Disability rights advocate, Mary Lou talks about the challenges of supporting family members with disabilities in Australia. [more]

02/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

02/09/2010: Energy with Ralph Sims
Crude oil blues? How far through our finite fossil fuel source are we? [more]

02/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

03/09/2010: Walking with St James
Most Reverend John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington is on a pilgrimage following in the footsteps of St Paul through Turkey, Greece and Germany, and now of St James on the campino to Compostella in Spain. [more]

06/09/2010: Digging For Dinosaurs
Luis Chiappe of Los Angeles on the evolution of archosaurs, a group of dinosaurs and their descendants, the birds [more]

06/09/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Dr. Prudence Stone sociologist on why we do what we do, tonight. feminism. [more]

06/09/2010: Conundrum Clue one
Conundrum Clue one. [more]

06/09/2010: Indonesia Report
Rebecca Henschke editor of Asia Calling with news and cultural trends form Indonesia. [more]

06/09/2010: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two [more]

07/09/2010: Smart Garments
We talk to Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz, founders of CuteCircuit. CuteCircuit integrate technology into their garments to make clothes with some unique qualities. [more]

07/09/2010: Sport - History
Sports correspondent Joseph Romanos analyses great sporting scams. [more]

07/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

07/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

08/09/2010: Karate for life
8th Dan black belt from Japan who has taught karate in more than 40 countries and has been practicing this form of martial arts for over 60 years. [more]

08/09/2010: Arts - DVDs
Wading through the DVD swamp, the renaissance of 3D movies, Creature From the Black Lagoon and Up. [more]

08/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

08/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

09/09/2010: Operation Vietnam
Michael and Annabel Shackleton share memories of setting up a surgical unit in Vietnam during the war while accompanied by their young family. [more]

09/09/2010: Science: Astronomy
The Solar System's giant planets: Uranus and Neptune. [more]

09/09/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number seven. [more]

09/09/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number eight. [more]

10/09/2010: Ales well with the world
Sam Cagalione is founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, and host of Discovery Channel's 'Brewed' programme, which explores how beer is made in different countries. Sam was in New Zealand for Beervana 2010. [more]

10/09/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

13/09/2010: Dr Brian Annan
Transforming education systems to better meet the needs of the 21st century and how New Zealand can assist with this process at a global scale. [more]

13/09/2010: Brian Roper
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be. Global Democracy - is a more democratic world possible? [more]

13/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

13/09/2010: Mexico Report
With Susana Seijas, freelance journalist. [more]

13/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

14/09/2010: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

14/09/2010: Jazz in China
American saxophone musician and law school student talks of his experiences of teaching and playing jazz in Chengdu, China. [more]

14/09/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities: spot-fixing, selections by twitter and Wayne Rooney. [more]

14/09/2010: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

15/09/2010: History of Emotions
Dr Mark Seymour from the History Department at the University of Otago explores the relationships between private life, politics, and modernity in late 19th century Italy. [more]

15/09/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 5. [more]

15/09/2010: Conundrum Clue
Conundrum clue number 6. [more]

16/09/2010: Star Search
Bruce Allen the director of Observational Relativity and Cosmology at the Albert Einstein Institute tells us how the Einstein@Home volunteer computing project allowed three 'citizen scientists' to discover a pulsar. [more]

16/09/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 7. [more]

16/09/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number 8. [more]

17/09/2010: Ethical Design
Irish illustrator and author Chris Haughton, on how how the story of a drowsy owlet and a helpful squirrel has been the beginning of a global fair trade project. [more]

17/09/2010: Conundrum Answer
The answer to this weeks conundrum is... [more]

20/09/2010: Axing the Arts
A rallying call on the contribution of tertiary arts education to society. [more]

20/09/2010: Thinkers - Religion
Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

20/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

20/09/2010: Japan report
News and cultural trends from Japan. [more]

20/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

21/09/2010: Ted In NZ
Technology, Entertainment, Design - and it's getting a Kiwi twist. [more]

21/09/2010: Sport: North America
Football on the rise, Baseball on the wane.... and David Beckham is much better. [more]

21/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

21/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

21/09/2010: Southland Weather Update
Bad weather, sick ewes and lambs, it's rough being a Southland farmer. [more]

22/09/2010: Chancing upon Chaucer
Dr Simone Celine Marshall, from Otago University's English Department, has identified a previously unknown edition of works by the English medieval poet Geoffrey Chaucer. [more]

22/09/2010: Conundrum clue 5
Conundrum clue 5. [more]

22/09/2010: Conundrum clue 6
Conundrum clue 6. [more]

23/09/2010: Sleep Spindles
Professor Jeffrey Ellenbogen from the department of neurology at Harvard Medical School explains brain rhythms and how we may keep sleeping through noises in the night. [more]

23/09/2010: Science - body parts
Professor Jean Fleming from the University of Otago on the biology of sleeping and waking. [more]

23/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

23/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

24/09/2010: Clean Car Race
We talk with Andrew Dickson, leader of Team Trev, an Australian team competing in the Zero Emissions Race which challenges competitors to get around the world in 80 days with emission-free vehicles running on renewable energy sources. [more]

24/09/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

27/09/2010: True Contradictions
Professor Graham Priest, the Boyce Gibson Professor of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne explains how some contradictions are true. [more]

27/09/2010: Thinkers: Philosophy
Ann Kerwin is the Philosopher in Residence at the Auckland University of Technology. [more]

27/09/2010: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue number one. [more]

27/09/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue number two. [more]

28/09/2010: Tube Tunes
Wayne Myers is a London-based busker, writer and web-comic creator. He spoke to us about the challenges buskers face when trying to perform in London Underground stations. [more]

28/09/2010: Sport - Australia
ABC Sports presenter Paul Kennedy analyses the state of play from recent sports events, including the AFL grand final and the 15th anniversary of the Melbourne Cup. [more]

28/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

28/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

29/09/2010: Secrets of the Khmer Rouge
Rob Lemkin has made a documentary with Thet Sambath that quietly went to uncover the truths behind the killing fields of Cambodia, 'Enemies of the People'. [more]

29/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

29/09/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

30/09/2010: Painting the forth bridge - Jim Walker
Queensferry History Group member and retired engineer Jim Walker discusses the second longest cantilever bridge in the world as it nears the end of a 120 year long painting job. [more]

30/09/2010: Science: World Weather
Severe Weather Forecaster Erick Brenstrem with an explanation of our recent inclement spring weather, and locusts! [more]

30/09/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clues 6 and 7 [more]

30/09/2010: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 8 [more]

01/10/2010: Hells Bells - Tim Fisher, Curator, Powerhouse Museum
It's a long way to the top' putting on an exhibition celebrating one of the greatest rock'n'roll bands in the world, ACDC. [more]

01/10/2010: Conundrum answer
This week's conundrum answer. [more]

04/10/2010: Artificial Intelligence
Embodied artificial intelligence and the path to robots making their own choices. [more]

04/10/2010: Soul Searching
How is human intelligence guided by the soul as opposed to the mind? [more]

04/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

04/10/2010: Mind Mechanics
What is the mind and how does it differ to the brain? [more]

04/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

05/10/2010: Japanese Garages
Hear a Japanese perspective on the architecture of Auckland. [more]

05/10/2010: Commonwealth Games Report
Sports correspondent Joseph Romanos with his analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities, the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi India. [more]

05/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

05/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

06/10/2010: Arts: Visual Art
Gazing in wonder or wonderment at the produce of human creativity... collecting contemporary art. [more]

06/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

06/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

07/10/2010: South Africa Report
News and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa, pop. 49,052,489 (2009 estimate)... the Protection of Information Bill could send investigative journalists to jail for 25 years. [more]

07/10/2010: Science: Physics
Matter and energy and of interactions between the two... quantum computing. [more]

07/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

07/10/2010: Conundrum
Clues 4 and 8 [more]

08/10/2010: Commonwealth Games report
An India based perspective on Delhi being the host city of the 19th Commonwealth Games from Aarti Betigeri. [more]

08/10/2010: Conundrum answer
This week's answer. [more]

11/10/2010: Ode To An Ocean
"Until six months ago I was clinging to the idea that printed books would likely last for ever. Since the arrival of the iPad I am now wholly convinced otherwise." [more]

11/10/2010: Thinkers: Economics
How the money goes around... Inequality amongst humankind - rich vs poor. [more]

11/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

11/10/2010: Bangladesh Report
News and cultural trends from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia, pop. 156,050,883 (2009 estimate). [more]

11/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

12/10/2010: Science: plant goes it alone
Hear how a Northern Territory shrub, Erythroxylum, has evolved to clone itself in order to survive. [more]

12/10/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
BBC sports correspondent Richard Fleming with his analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities including the Ryder Cup and the 19th Commonwealth Games. [more]

12/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

12/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 4 [more]

13/10/2010: Rabbi Edward Feld - Mahzor Lev Shalem
Bryan speaks with the editor of the new edition of the Jewish faith's prayerbook, the Mahzor Lev Shalem. Copies of Rabbi Feld's contemporary translation (from the original Hebrew) have gone out to Synagogues worldwide. [more]

13/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

13/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

14/10/2010: Job Hunting Seniors
Sara Rix is a senior strategic policy adviser with AARP Public Policy Institute. She discusses the challenges unemployed Americans over the age of 50 are facing and how this impacts the economy and society. [more]

14/10/2010: Science: Energy Usage
Professor Ralph Sims, director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University. Tonight, breaking down your electricity bills. [more]

14/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

14/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

15/10/2010: Gold Medalist : Alison Shanks
Bryan chats to NZ Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Alison Shanks. Winner of the women's cycling individual persuit. [more]

15/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

18/10/2010: Justice of the Peace: Dr Phillip Harkness
Are the lay magistracy of NZ still important? Dr Harkness also discusses life as a senior student. [more]

18/10/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Dr. Prudence Stone, Sociologist and Director of NZ's Smokefree Coalition on why people do what they do and feminist theories. [more]

18/10/2010: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

18/10/2010: Russia report
Neil McGowan with news and cultural trends from the Russia Federation. [more]

18/10/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

19/10/2010: The cost of a cup of coffee
Coffee Bean grower, Will Valverde, from Coope Agri, on the changes Fair Trade has brought to a collective of coffee producers in Costa Rica. [more]

19/10/2010: Sport: North America
LA Times, Sports Correspondent, Helen Elliott brings us analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

19/10/2010: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

19/10/2010: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

20/10/2010: Medieval Treachery
A penchant for historical fantasy, his latest book is 'The Courier's Tale' . [more]

20/10/2010: Arts Poetry
A word here and there may imply more than what those words meant to mean - Federico Garcia Lorca. [more]

20/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

20/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

21/10/2010: Science : Astronomy
Our Nights Astronomer Alan Gilmore talks about local extra-terrestrial sightings. [more]

21/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

21/10/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

22/10/2010: Heading Ashore
Mike Scanlan is a master mariner who is now charting new waters by writing a homegrown tale, 'The Creekers'. [more]

22/10/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

26/10/2010: Dismal Denny
Urban Realm magazine's John Glenday is a judge and spokesperson for the Carbuncle Awards, and explains why the Stirlingshire town of Denny decided to claim the prize for most dismal town in Scotland. [more]

26/10/2010: Sport - Australia
ABC sports presenter Paul Kennedy analyses the state of play from recent recreational activities, including the Melbourne Cup carnival fever. [more]

26/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

26/10/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

27/10/2010: Schizophrenia Treatment
Why we need drugs to treat schizophrenia and why we need big pharmaceutical companies to make them. [more]

27/10/2010: The Hobbit stays in New Zealand
Brent Edwards at the press conference regarding the future of the filming of The Hobbit. [more]

28/10/2010: Whaikorero
Associate Professor Poia Rewi has explored the origin and history of Maori oratory in his book 'Whaikorero'. [more]

28/10/2010: Science: Earth Sciences
Dr Hamish Campbell is a geologist/palaeontologist for GNS Science. Todd energy and Exxon Mobile are pulling out of exploration of the sea floor off the coast of South Otago. [more]

28/10/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number five. [more]

28/10/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number six. [more]

29/10/2010: World Rowing Champs
The World Rowing Champs will soon start at Lake Karapiro. [more]

29/10/2010: Conundrum answer
The conundrum answer. [more]

01/11/2010: Peaceful pep talk
Australian based Author, David Michie on how a little bit of Buddhist compassion could make for a whole lot of everyday peace and calm. [more]

01/11/2010: Politically Right: Sir Keith Holyoake
Emeritus Professor of Political Studies at the University of Auckland, Prof. Barry Gustafson on the almost 50 years since Keith Holyoake took power (the second time) in what was to become the longest post-war tenure by a New Zealand Prime Minister to date. [more]

01/11/2010: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

01/11/2010: Brazil Report
Correspondent and Film-maker, Nick Story with news and cultural trends from the Federative Republic of Brazil. [more]

01/11/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

02/11/2010: Nightshift: Instrument Maker
Adrian Hamilton is an instrument maker for Ash Customworks and specialises in crafting six-string instruments for rock'n'roll. [more]

02/11/2010: Grandpa Knows
Robyn Paterson came up with 'Tips From Your Grandad' and 'Tips From Your Nana' books to give her generation the opportunity to learn how to do relatively simple things for themselves. [more]

02/11/2010: Sport: Indian tours
Joseph Romanos talks about past NZ cricket team tours of India and Pakistan. [more]

02/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number three. [more]

02/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number four. [more]

03/11/2010: Viola De Gamba
A Passion for early music and how he became interested in the Irish and Scottish repertoire represented on 'The Celtic Viol II' . [more]

03/11/2010: Arts - DVDs
Wading through the DVD swamp. Let's go surfing now. [more]

03/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

03/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

04/11/2010: Frozen Zoo : Oliver Ryder
Oliver Ryder is the director of Genetics at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. He runs the Frozen Zoo, a repository of DNA from animals around the world. [more]

04/11/2010: Science : Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming is a Endocrinologist at the Otago Medical School and she talks about our sense of touch. [more]

04/11/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

04/11/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

05/11/2010: Day of the Dead
Early in November, millions of people around the world, and especially in Latin America, celebrate the Day of the Dead. Among them are two Latin Americans currently in New Zealand, Mayra Gomez from Bolivia, and Jorje Herrera from Mexico. They explained the Day of the Dead for us. [more]

05/11/2010: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

08/11/2010: Symposium: Lasers, Climate Change and Mothers' Diet
Dr Cather Simpson, founding director, University of Auckland Photon Factory; Marc Tadaki Geography Honours Student; Dr Christine Jasoni, Biologist, Otago University. Three of New Zealand's best emerging researchers. [more]

08/11/2010: Thinkers: Religion
Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche... The American Academy of Religion. [more]

08/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

08/11/2010: Iran Report
News and cultural trends from the Islamic Republic of Iran, pop. 66,429,284 (2009 estimate). [more]

08/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

09/11/2010: Green Investing
The advantages and disadvantages of green"themed"funds, and if they're just a niche product for investors. [more]

09/11/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... FIFA votes scandal, England rugby, Ashes cricket, and security fears for the 2012 London Olympics in wake of Yemen scare. [more]

09/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

09/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

09/11/2010: Nightshift - Residential Carer
Being about for those who require additional care in our community. [more]

10/11/2010: A Jewish Life
This is the most widely known Jewish humanitarian and human rights organisation. [more]

10/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

10/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

10/11/2010: Nightshift: Residential Carer
IHC, being about for those who require additional care in our community [more]

11/11/2010: Food To Go
How the UK and Europe are eliminating food waste from heading to the landfill and why this benefits both the environment and economy. [more]

11/11/2010: Science - World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather. [more]

11/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

11/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

12/11/2010: NZSO Biggest Tour Ever
New Zealand's biggest band, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, is currently on tour in Europe, having just travelled through China. [more]

12/11/2010: Conundrum answer
Conundrum answer. [more]

15/11/2010: Women in Labcoats
Professor Julie Des Jardins has been studying the history of women in science in the United States, and the status of Marie Curie as a role model for other women seeking to emulate her. [more]

15/11/2010: Thinkers: Philosophy
Musings on how, what and why we think what we do. [more]

15/11/2010: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

15/11/2010: Uganda Report
The East African news and cultural trends from the Republic of Uganda. [more]

15/11/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

16/11/2010: Making Good Work Better
Kevin Haunui, general manager of the Funding Information Service, talks about the impact the service has had on New Zealand communities over the last twenty years. [more]

16/11/2010: Sport - North America
Helene Elliott, sports correspondent with the LA Times, analyses the state of play from recent recreational activities, from the slide of the Dallas Cowboys to the unbeatable LA Lakers. [more]

16/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

16/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

17/11/2010: Awesome Aircraft
A giant airship known as 'Skylifter' is being developed to lift and transport massive loads. [more]

17/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

17/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

18/11/2010: Indonesian Disasters
Chris Holm is a kiwi journalist based in Jakarta Indonesia. He's visited the disaster zone of the recent earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia. [more]

18/11/2010: Domesticated Camels
Lauren Brisbane is Chair of the Australian Camel Industry Association Inc. She talks to Bryan about feral camels in Australia, which are to the outback, what possums are to our bush. [more]

18/11/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

18/11/2010: Nights Conundrum
Clues 5, 3, 7 and clue 8 [more]

19/11/2010: Pike River explosion traps 27 miners
Nick Butcher with news about the explosion at the Pike River Coal Mine in Atarau. [more]

19/11/2010: Seaside Treasure
President of West Coast Sea Glass Mary Beth Beuke says there's a growing enthusiasm for the collecting of sea glass. [more]

19/11/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer to the conundrum. [more]

22/11/2010: Tax Cuts
Would Britain's economy benefit from the public's tax take being reduced? [more]

22/11/2010: Thinkers: Economics
How money goes around: global inequality with wealth and income. [more]

22/11/2010: Conundrum Clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

22/11/2010: South Africa Report
Christi Van Der Westhuizen discusses news and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa. [more]

22/11/2010: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2 [more]

23/11/2010: Summer Bugs
Suresh Mahalingham, Professor of Virology and ARC Future Fellow at the University of Canberra, discusses attempts to rid mosquitoes of the Ross River virus, thus reducing infection rates in humans. [more]

23/11/2010: Sport: Australia
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities. [more]

23/11/2010: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

23/11/2010: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

24/11/2010: Pike River Mine Update
Jane Patterson and Eric Frykberg join Bryan to give an update on the Pike River Mine disaster. [more]

24/11/2010: Arts - Visual Art
Gazing in wonder or wonderment at the produce of human creativity. [more]

24/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

24/11/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

25/11/2010: Other Schizophrenia Treatment
Does everyone who hears voices need to be on anti-psychotic medication. [more]

25/11/2010: Physics
Dr. Shaun Hendy, Physicist, explains the periodic table. [more]

25/11/2010: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum Clue one. [more]

25/11/2010: Conundrum clue two
Conundrum clue two. [more]

26/11/2010: Voting From Prison
After 140years, British prisoners will be allowed to vote in the next general elections. [more]

26/11/2010: Conundrum answer and winner
Conundrum answer and winner. [more]

29/11/2010: Mongolian Mummies
Bruno Frohlich is a anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institute. He was expecting lots of stimulating work when he went to Mongolia but not so many Mummies. [more]

29/11/2010: Thinkers: Sociology
Sociologist Dr Prudence Stone talks about Social Movement. But just what is it? [more]

29/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number one. [more]

29/11/2010: Mexico Report
Susana Seijas talks about a UN climate change conference, the 20-year-old police chief, and Madonna's gym. [more]

29/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number two. [more]

30/11/2010: Nightshift: Music To The Ears
A concert wouldn't be much fun if you couldn't hear the musicians.Aidan Mills is an audio engineer bringing music to your ears. [more]

30/11/2010: One Wheel Journeys
Tony Melton is an extreme unicyclist. [more]

30/11/2010: Sport: The Crump-Romanos Awards
Bryan Crump and Sports Correspondent for The Wellingtonian Joseph Romanos pick the best in New Zealand sport for 2010. [more]

30/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number three. [more]

30/11/2010: Running Hot Conference 2010: The Future of New Zealand Research
The government wants to sponsor research that will help grow the nation's economy. It's re-jigged the Ministry of Research Science and Technology to form the Ministry for Science and Innovation. Against this backdrop, some of New Zealand's best researchers and scientists gathered in Wellington for the Running Hot conference. [more]

30/11/2010: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number four. [more]

01/12/2010: Nearly Total Recall
Later this month, Wellington will host a conference on memory. The Contained Memory Conference will look not just at the science of how our brains store information but the way it shapes culture too. We talked to one of the speakers, British neuropsychologist Dr Paul Broks from the University of Plymouth. [more]

01/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

01/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

02/12/2010: Big Bush Cricket Balls
Evolutionary Ecologist James Gilbert on the Tuberous Bush Cricket and how evolution has endowed the male of the species with the largest known testes of any creature in relation to its body mass. [more]

02/12/2010: Science : Energy Usage
Director of Centre for Energy Research at Massey University, Ralph Sims with some advice on how to keep fuel consumption down in the car. [more]

02/12/2010: Nights Conundrum : Clue 7
Clue 7 [more]

02/12/2010: Nights Conundrum : Clue 8
Clue 8 [more]

03/12/2010: Underwater caves: Steve Bogaerts
Steve Bogaerts is a diving adventurer who is part of a team that has charted the world's longest under water river, under Mexico's Yocatan Peninsula. [more]

03/12/2010: Conundrum answer
Conundrum answer: Jackson Pollock. [more]

06/12/2010: Like Father, Like Son
The repeat of his father's feat of rowing across The Tasman Sea in a boat called 'Tasman Trespasser II'. [more]

06/12/2010: Thinkers: Politically Left
How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... austerity in response to recession. [more]

06/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

06/12/2010: Japan Report
News and cultural trends from Japan, pop. 127,470,000 (2010 estimate)... the jury system and the re-introduction of the death penalty, plus Japanese TV show about 'Kiwi husbands'. [more]

06/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

07/12/2010: One Hundred Years Of Life Saving
The Between the Flags exhibition is travelling the nation and offers highlights and achievements of the last 100 years of New Zealand Life Saving. [more]

07/12/2010: Sport: United Kingdom and Europe
Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities...The Ashes and why it matters where the next FIFA World Cup is. [more]

07/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

07/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

08/12/2010: The Queen's English
An unqualified but amiable Australian speech therapist, Lionel Logue, was called in to prepare a nervous and stammering Duke of York for role of king, and is credited for the survival of the House of Windsor. Chris Whitta spoke to his grandson, film-maker and author Mark Logue. [more]

08/12/2010: Arts - Poetry
Cliff Fell, poet and programme leader of media and creative writing at Marlborough Institute of Technology, explains the music of poetry, and how a word here and there may imply more than the words themselves mean. [more]

08/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

08/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

09/12/2010: Louise Sutherland, Wonder Woman
Louise Sutherland was an amazingly adventurous woman from Oamaru who loved to cycle all over the world. We talk to Bronwen Wall, who has finished writing Louise's biography. [more]

09/12/2010: Science - Astronomy
Astronomer Alan Gilmore from Mt John University Observatory talks about the upcoming lunar eclipse. [more]

09/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

09/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

10/12/2010: Blooming Desert
The stepping stone to the Australian Outback has become more like a flower garden due to the wet and warm weather, which has meant that filming for the next Mad Max film has had to be delayed. [more]

10/12/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer to the conundrum. [more]

13/12/2010: Islamic science
Professor Jim al-Khalili from the University of Surrey explains why Islamic science led the world in the ninth century. His recently published book is 'Pathfinders - The Golden Age of Arabic Science'. [more]

13/12/2010: Thinkers - Religion
Victoria University's Professor Paul Morris has been to the International Conference on Science, Education and Culture recently held in Indonesia, and he talked to us about the spiritual dimension of the human psyche. [more]

13/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

13/12/2010: Bangladesh Report
Mahtab Haider talks about new and cultural trends from the People's Republic of Bangladesh in SE Asia, including controversy over Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and efforts to save the Royal Bengal Tiger. [more]

13/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

14/12/2010: Toadwatch
John Heaser of Norwich in England is a Toad Warden, that is, he helps toads cross the road. He spoke to Bryan about why amphibian conservation is important in Norwich. [more]

14/12/2010: Sports - North America
Helene Elliott, sports editor for the LA Times, analyses the state of play in the US. [more]

14/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

14/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

14/12/2010: Nightshift - Making work spaces sparkle
Vaine Lavaka is a cleaner for Spotless, tidying up for tomorrow's customers at Sylvia Park mall. [more]

15/12/2010: Lost Language
With Dr Jeffery Quilter, archaeologist and deputy director of The Peabody Museum, Harvard University. A letter has been discovered in Northern Peru that shows an otherwise unknown language. [more]

15/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

15/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

16/12/2010: Origins of the Universe
Prof Geoff Taylor - Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics, helping the Large Hadron Collider investigate the origins of the universe from the other side of the world. [more]

16/12/2010: Earth Sciences
This week our Thursday scientist is the geologist Hamish Campbell, from GNS science. Hamish tells us about The Volcanic Plateau. [more]

16/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

16/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

17/12/2010: Atoll Adaption
How Pacific Islanders could adapt to survive on atolls, in response to the talk surrounding climate change and sea level rise. [more]

17/12/2010: Conundrum
And the winner is.... [more]

20/12/2010: Fabric of the human body
A life teaching anatomy and a twenty year translating Andreas Vesalius's Humani Corporis Fabrica, first published in 1543, from Latin into English. [more]

20/12/2010: Thinkers - Philosophy
Musings on how, what and why we think what we do. [more]

20/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

20/12/2010: Russia Report
News and cultural treads from the Russia Federation. [more]

20/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

21/12/2010: Longitude by moon
John Westfall, science editor for the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers - ALPO - collects timings made by the unaided eye to collate with historic data. [more]

21/12/2010: Sport - Australia
Sports presenter for ABC News Breakfast Paul Kennedy analyses the state of play from recent recreational activities, including the ups and downs of The Ashes. [more]

21/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

21/12/2010: conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

21/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

21/12/2010: Night Shiftworker
In the final in this season of"shift worker"interviews on Nights, Bryan asks Anthony Murdoch, a mail sorter at New Zealand Post's Petone depot in the Hutt Valley, about the Christmas rush, the wonders of sorting machines, mail for the north pole and letters to God. [more]

22/12/2010: Scotland report with Carla Gray
The disruptions caused by so much snow falling in Scotland has resulted in a transport manager being sacked. [more]

22/12/2010: Arts - DVDs
Wading through the DVD swamp, Mile's picks for 2010. [more]

22/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

22/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

23/12/2010: Campbell Island
It's two hundred years since a whaling and sealing boat discovered one of the most southerly bits of New Zealand - Campbell Island. [more]

23/12/2010: Body Parts
This week's thursday scientist is Jean Fleming from Otago Medical School joining us to discuss another wonder of the human body... Pleasure. [more]

23/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

23/12/2010: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

24/12/2010: Santa update one
Hewitt Humprey brings you the first Radio New Zealand National Santa update. [more]

24/12/2010: Santa update two
Hewitt Humphrey tracks Santa's progress. [more]

24/12/2010: Iowa City
Hinemoana Baker is a poet and musician who's recently returned from an exchange to the University of Iowa's International Writing Programme. [more]

24/12/2010: Conundrum answer
The answer and the winner's chosen song. [more]

24/12/2010: Santa update three
Hewitt Humphrey with another Santa update. [more]

24/12/2010: Nights 2010 Retrospective
Nights host Bryan Crump offers a retrospective on 2010. The highs and lows, the ups and downs are all covered. [more]

24/12/2010: Santa update 4
Hewitt Humprey reports on the progress of Ol' St. Nick. [more]

24/12/2010: Christmas weather
Erick Brenstrum from Metservice with a christmas weather forecast for around New Zealand and around the world. [more]

24/12/2010: Santa update 5
Hewitt Humphrey's last Santa update for this Christmas eve. [more]

24/12/2010: The end credits
Bryan thanks the Nights team, and we hear a rendition of 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' from the Radio New Zealand Festival Chorus. [more]

27/12/2010: Surfing pioneer and advocate Jonette Mead
Jonette 'Jonny' Mead is a pioneer and advocate of surfing who has worked for Surfing NZ for 20 years. She talked to fellow surfer Liam about the sport in New Zealand. [more]

27/12/2010: Dame Cath Tizard
Liam talked with Dame Cath Tizard, who was the first female mayor of Auckland, from 1983 to 1990, and then became our first female Governor General. [more]

27/12/2010: Kiwis abroad
Tonight we speak to Gary Schofield, once a Hamilton boy but now a TV producer and artist in Washington DC. [more]

27/12/2010: Stephen Levine
Professor Stephen Levine teaches political science at Victoria University, he's edited two counterfactual books about kiwi history, and Liam asked him what drove him to write a book about an alternate history where Aotearoa came under Nazi occupation. [more]

27/12/2010: David McGill
David McGill is the author of numerous books on kiwi slang, the first of which was published in the '80s, he talked to Liam about his work. [more]

27/12/2010: Song Talk
Song Talk is a Summer Nights feature where musicians discuss a favourite song - tonight we talk to Don McGlashan. [more]

28/12/2010: The Great NZ Singalong (Album)
Tom Sharplin and Simon Lynch say what they think makes a good singalong song with reference to their album"Let's Sing in the Sunshine". [more]

28/12/2010: Life at Scott Base.
Tracey Bean chats about life, living on the ice and the challanges and rewards for her and the 40-odd people who also live there. [more]

28/12/2010: Regional Visit: Hawkes Bay
What makes a Naturist? Barbara Speers bares all. [more]

29/12/2010: Jools Topp
The Topp Twins are a kiwi institution, Jools Topp talked to Liam about the Topp Twins' recent movie, touring and her recent battle with cancer. [more]

29/12/2010: Joan Druett
The Auckland Isles are a series of rocky outcrops south of Dunedin, on which two seperate groups shipwrecked in 1864. Historian, researcher and writer Joan Druett talked to us about the isles and the shipwrecks. [more]

29/12/2010: Kiwis Abroad
Greg Torode is chief Asia correspondent for the South China Morning Post, he explained the nature of his work for us. [more]

29/12/2010: Regional Visit
Tonight we talk to DoC worker Ieuan Davies, who's a ranger in the Harihari. [more]

29/12/2010: Film Talk
Film critics Peter Calder and Kate Larkindale talk about their favourites of the year. [more]

30/12/2010: Ray Avery
Ray Avery was born in 1947 in England to violent alcholic parents who neglected and abused him. His mother even tried to sell him at one point. Incredibly Ray Avery has risen to becoming the 2010 recipient of the Peter Blake medal for leadership, and he's the inaugural New Zealander of the Year. Mostly Ray is known for his work with Fred Hollows the Kiwi born Australian Eye Surgeon legend. [more]

30/12/2010: Oparau
Bill Roger runs Oparau Road House. In 2009 they were the Lotto store of the year. [more]

30/12/2010: Chris Morley Hall
Chris Morley Hall has previously run the Cuba St Carnival and the beloved Whopper Chopper Festivals. He's now been poached by the Supercity to become the creative producer for the redevelopment of the Auckland waterfront. [more]

30/12/2010: David Veart
David Veart is the author of 'First Catch Your Weka', which is the story of New Zealand cooking. [more]

03/01/2011: Kevin Milne
Kevin Milne was the host of Fair Go for three decades. He's now written his autobiography 'The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag'. [more]

03/01/2011: Propellor Records
Simon Grigg ran Propeller Records and had a hand in much of New Zealand's musical history. [more]

03/01/2011: Bob Gregory
What would have happened if New Zealand had lost the last test against the Springboks during the troubled tour of 1981? Bob Gregory, a professor of politics at Victoria University of Wellington, contributed to the book 'New Zealand As It Might Have Been'. [more]

03/01/2011: David McGill
The guardian of Kiwi slang talks about some of our choice phrases. [more]

04/01/2011: Peter Walker
The expatriate New Zealand novelist on his London New Year. He will be the New Zealand writer in residence at Randell Cottage in 2011. He has recieved acclaim for his book 'The Fox Boy'. [more]

04/01/2011: Maitai campsite
Kylie McDowell is a camp ranger working for DOC at the Maitai campsite. [more]

05/01/2011: Mike Fabulous
Michael August, aka Lord Echo and Mike Fabulous of The Black Seeds, talks about music and his recently released Lord Echo album. [more]

05/01/2011: Kiwis Abroad
We talk to Pete Dawson, now living in Orlando, Florida, and only a stone's throw away from the space shuttle launch site, Disneyworld, and Universal Studios. [more]

05/01/2011: Regional Visit
Tonight we talk to Ron Frew Jr, a Ruapehu district councillor who discusses the challenges and joys of living in Waiouru. [more]

05/01/2011: Film Talk
Liam is talking about movies, including new French love story Madamoiselle Chambon, with Helene Wong and Kate Larkindale. [more]

05/01/2011: Comedy
We talk to Billy T Award winner Jarrod Baker, who's picked some excellent comedy clips from Stewart Lee. [more]

06/01/2011: Regional Visit
Tonight we pay a visit to Tapanui, with guide Trish Downie. [more]

06/01/2011: Kiwiana cuisine
Liam discusses kiwi cuisine with food historian David Veart. [more]

07/01/2011: Kiwi art and kiwiana
Writer Richard Wolfe on New Zealand artist Dennis Knight Turner and the origins of Kiwiana. [more]

07/01/2011: South Africa correspondent
Richard Haslop is a lawyer and aficionado of music from the Southern States of America based in Durban, South Africa. [more]

07/01/2011: Sven Olsen's Brutal Canadian Love Saga
Nigel Beckford discusses the pizza box album 'Songs from the Bottom of a Hilltop'. [more]

07/01/2011: Regional visit
Mark Denize lives secluded from the rest of the country; on Arapawa Island. [more]

07/01/2011: Dunedin walking tours
Athol Parks gives guided tours of Dunedin covering a wide range of subjects and streets. [more]

07/01/2011: Christine Cole Catley
One of the first television reviewers in New Zealand discusses the early years of the broadcasting. [more]

10/01/2011: Waka Attewell
The pioneering New Zealand cinematographer talks of his work in movies, documentaries and advertisements, making the 'Tangata Whenua' TV series in the 1970s with Barry Barclay and Michael King, and the state of the local film industry. [more]

10/01/2011: Koro Dickinson
Born in Southland, Dickinson is a diplomat with the New Zealand High Commission in Ottawa, Canada. He speaks of minus 20 degree winters, ice skating and bilingual conversations. [more]

10/01/2011: Marianne Poszeluk
Life at the Hawke's Bay seaside village of Waimarama, according to the proprietor of Jack's Cafe. [more]

10/01/2011: Kate Hunter
What would have happened if New Zealand had become part of Australia in 1901? A historian at Victoria University speculates. [more]

10/01/2011: David McGill
The New Zealand slang collector answers listeners' queries about new turns of phrase. [more]

10/01/2011: Song Talk with Caitlin Smith
Leonard Cohen's song 'Famous Blue Raincoat' dissected by the Auckland singer, who performs it regularly. [more]

11/01/2011: Michael Woolf
A pioneering broadcaster - and a veteran magician and actor - looks back at a life of performance. [more]

11/01/2011: Brent Pope
Once a contender in top-level New Zealand rugby, now Dublin based and a leading commentator of the game and a writer of children's books. [more]

11/01/2011: Tony Teeling
Fighting and preventing fires, with the Department of Conservation's technical fire support officer in Canterbury. [more]

12/01/2011: Michael Vance
The Associate Editor (letters) with the Christchurch Press explains the rationale and difficulties of choosing a daily, balanced batch of letters from readers. [more]

12/01/2011: Film Fight
Liam discusses the film 'The King's Speech' with the Listener magazine's movie critic Helene Wong and the manager of the Paramount, Wellington, Kate Larkindale. [more]

12/01/2011: Duncan Sarkies
The playwright and screenwriter (Scarfies) talks about the filming of his debut novel 'Two Littles Boys', and chooses a favourite comedy recording: Tom Waits's 'Missing My Boy'. [more]

13/01/2011: Ricardo Palma
Te Papa's curator of entomology talks spiders, lice and other crawling creatures. [more]

13/01/2011: Helen Leach
Food historian Helen Leach has edited a book on New Zealand culinary traditions called 'From Kai to Kiwi Kitchen' (OUP). [more]

13/01/2011: Ben Howe
Ben Howe of Arch Hill Records joins us to talk about what it's like running an independent label in New Zealand. [more]

14/01/2011: Lars Von Minden
A New Zealand architect who went to Sri Lanka for the UN to help rebuild after the tsunami, and the found himself in the middle of a civil war. [more]

14/01/2011: Donald Kerr
Australian Pulp Fiction: the curator of a colourful on-line exhibition from the University of Otago's special collections library discusses the genre. View the Pulp Fiction online exhibition [more]

14/01/2011: Terence Hodgson
The seamy side of colonial Wellington, related by a local historian. [more]

14/01/2011: Mark Houlahan
A lecturer in Shakespeare discusses the famous parody of Julius Caesar, Wayne and Shuster's Rinse the Blood Off My Toga. [more]

17/01/2011: Elizabeth Pisani
A British epidemiologist who researches and writes HIV and AIDS in third world countries. Her website and book is called 'Wisdom of Whores'. [more]

17/01/2011: Te Vaka
Opetaia Foa'i, the songwriter and leader of Te Vaka, talks about the Pacific band's plans for 2011. [more]

17/01/2011: Ken Williams and Colin Morris
Two blues aficionados recall the influential visit of Muddy Waters to New Zealand in 1973. [more]

17/01/2011: John Wilson
Rewriting history to consider what would have happened if the Muldoon government's Think Big projects were more successful. [more]

17/01/2011: David McGill
The ventriloquist of the vernacular on new developments in New Zealand slang. [more]

18/01/2011: Professor Robert Hannah: time in antiquity
Professor Robert Hannah is honorary curator of Classical Collections at Otago Museum, and an Associate Dean of Research in the Division of Humanities. He recently received a grant to work on Time in Antiquity. [more]

18/01/2011: Peter Keen: oceanography and music
Peter Keen is in legendary Kiwi bands The Able Tasmans and Humphries and Keen, and is also a deep sea Oceanographer. [more]

18/01/2011: Don Paynter: on the hunt for pipes
Don Paynter of Opotiki is on the hunt for pipes to complete the restoration of a rare silent movie instrument, A Wurlitzer Style K Photo Player. [more]

19/01/2011: Lynda Topp
Lynda Topp on the Topp Twins' Summer Tour, and her favourite comedian, Lucille Ball. [more]

19/01/2011: Fraser Lewry
Fraser Lewry is a journalist and webmaster of the award winning magazine The Word. [more]

19/01/2011: Ricardo Palma
Entomologist Ricardo Palma is the curator of insects at Te Papa Tongarewa. Tonight he discusses lice. [more]

19/01/2011: Black Swan Review
Helene Wong and Kate Larkindale discuss Darren Aronofsky's new film Black Swan. [more]

20/01/2011: Captain John Brown
Captain John Brown first took to the seas nearly 45 years ago. He's crossed Cook Strait around 10,000 times, piloted great ships into harbour and sailed all round the world. He was one of the first people to get to the Wahine site. Captain John joined us in the Wellington studio to share some of his tales. [more]

20/01/2011: Helen Leach
Helen Leach is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Otago's Anthropology department. A Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, she's edited a book on NZ culinary traditions called 'From Kai to Kiwi Kitchens'. She joined us to talk about what we eat, and what we used to eat. [more]

20/01/2011: Song Talk
On tonight's Song Talk, we hear from Dr Kirsten Zemke, ethnomusicologist at the University of Auckland. She talks to us about Afrika Bambaataa and the beginnings of hiphop and rap. [more]

21/01/2011: Political Scientist : Nigel Roberts
Political scientist Nigel Roberts muses, what if New Zealand hadn't voted for the MMP system? [more]

21/01/2011: Filmmaker : David Blyth
Controversial New Zealand film-maker David Blyth on his provocative films such as Angel Mine, Death Warmed Up and his latest, Wound. [more]

21/01/2011: D.O.C Ranger : Polly Bulling
The Department of Conservation's ranger at the Awarua wetlands, Southland. [more]

21/01/2011: Steven Eldred-Grigg
Controversial historian and novelist Steven Eldred-Grigg with dark tales from Christchurch's past. [more]

21/01/2011: Arthur Baysting
Former screenwriter (Sleeping Dogs) and stand up comic (Neville Purvis)considers the career of comedian Peter Cook. [more]

24/01/2011: Syrian Bread
Professor Rami Zurayk from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences from the American University of Beirut. [more]

24/01/2011: Kiwis Love Cricket
Don Healy about the history of cricket of New Zealand. [more]

24/01/2011: Summer Is Not Over Yet
Heidi Dreyer is putting on a gig in the Turiwiri Prodice Packing Shed for the Sounds of Summer Kumara Tour, featuring Legendary Kiwi Bands Dragon and Herbs. [more]

24/01/2011: Mystery Sound
Number 1 of 4. [more]

25/01/2011: Kulimoe'anga 'Stone' Maka
Tongan artist, Kulimoe'anga 'Stone' Maka. His upcoming exihibiton is at Pataka Museum. Ngatu Tu 'Uli - The Past is Now. [more]

25/01/2011: Summer is Not Over Yet - Night Wind Surfing
Anton Bijlevens, vice-president of Auckland Windsurfing Association. Racing on the waves when there's a good breeze after work. [more]

25/01/2011: Mystery Sound
Number 2 of 4. [more]

25/01/2011: Summer is Not Over Yet - Cemetery Tour
Peter Wells, film maker and local historian. What's been discovered when one ventures upon the Napier Hill Cemetery Walking Tour? [more]

26/01/2011: Jade's Dream - Qiujing Wong
Qiujing Wong, filmmaker from Borderless Productions, talks with Bryan about Jade Bell's story. A Canadian man who aims to help other youth in need even though he has been severly disabled by drug use, featured in this year's Documentary Edge festival. [more]

26/01/2011: Apiti - 125th Jubilee
Bryan talks to the Chairperson of the organising committee, Hugh McIntyre, about the 125th Jubilee of Apiti and Districts, located in the central North Island, 4 - 6 Feburary 2011. [more]

26/01/2011: Mystery Sound 3
Mystery Sound 3. [more]

27/01/2011: Archive of Zenon
Mark Winfield of the British Institute of Technology and e-commerce talks with Bryan about studying the ancient papyri of Zenon from the first half of the third century BC - a government official in the early Ptolemaic period - and you thought business was tough today... [more]

27/01/2011: Summer is not over yet - Kapa Haka
Bryan talks to Sonny Alesana, Chair of the Whatukura Kapa Haka Club, about the Kapa Haka concerts: A Beginner's Guide, this Friday and Saturday at the Theatre Royal in Nelson. [more]

27/01/2011: Mystery sound 4
Mystery sound 4 aswell as the other 3 mystery sounds. [more]

28/01/2011: Pinot Celebration
Bryan talks to Winemaker Matthew Connell about the world-class Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration on this weekend, 27-29 January 2011. [more]

28/01/2011: Mystery Sound answer
Mystery Sound answer. [more]

31/01/2011: Those Romans : Christopher Smith
Professor Christopher Smith is the director of the British School at Rome and he discusses how attitudes to ancient Rome have changed. [more]

31/01/2011: Thinkers : Religion
Exploring religions practised in New Zealand with Professor Paul Morris from Victoria University. [more]

31/01/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

31/01/2011: Sport : History
Sports writer Joseph Romanos with his favorite sporting venues. [more]

31/01/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 2 [more]

01/02/2011: Danish Folk Music
We talk to Hannah Wiskari, vocalist and saxophonist for Danish-Swedish folk trio Habbadam, who are about to hit the road for their second tour of New Zealand. [more]

01/02/2011: The World At Night - Chile
Terri Anderson is our Kiwi-born correspondent living in Chile, she tells us about some of the local issues such as gas price protests, prison reform, and stray dogs. [more]

01/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

01/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

01/02/2011: Our Own Odysseys - London to Istanbul
Although not an avid cyclist, 27-year-old Tauranga man Tim Kirkpatrick cycled from London to Barcelona, and then headed 4,000km east until he reached Istanbul. [more]

02/02/2011: Your Partner and Your Prostate
Sex therapist and educator Dr Rosie King has advice for couples dealing with prostate cancer. [more]

02/02/2011: Arts - Classical Music
Kate Mead, cellist and host of Sound Lounge on Radio New Zealand Concert, raises her bow on both contemporary and classical music, plus recent releases on old Masters. [more]

02/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

02/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

03/02/2011: Gone Grizzly Gone
Dr. Bill Gaines talks about his attempts to carry out a Grizzly Bear census in the Cascade Mountains. [more]

03/02/2011: Every Day Physics
Dr. Shaun Hendy explains how the humble microwave oven does its thing.... and the results of trying to microwave metal! [more]

03/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

03/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

04/02/2011: Beyond The Darkside
Australian band leader Kevin Hunt on what it takes to present what is reputed to be the most authentic replication of Pink Floyd on tour. [more]

04/02/2011: Conundrum answer
The answer to this week's conundrum. [more]

07/02/2011: 2010 Was Hot
About the recently released WMO report stating that 2010 was one of the warmest years on record and how and if climate scientists now relate this information to recent extreme meteorological events. [more]

07/02/2011: Thinkers - Politically Right
In an uncertain world, why trust the market? [more]

07/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

07/02/2011: Sport - Australia
The 'average' Aussie cricket team, start of the SuperXV rugby and swimmer Ian Thorpe is coming out of retirement. [more]

07/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

08/02/2011: Pipe Band Battle
This weekend the Thames Valley town of Paeroa will host its 18th annual Paeroa Highland Games and Tatoo, which means sports, dance and bagpipes - lots of bagpipes. To get an idea of the health of pipe bands in the 21st century Bryan spoke to long-time pipe band performers Arthur and Hazel Mold. [more]

08/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

08/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

08/02/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Walk Across France
At 70 years of age, Aucklander Bryan Moore's birthday wish was to walk across France - his wish came true, and he told us all about it. [more]

09/02/2011: Oriental Carpets
Anna Williams regularly visits Turkey and the rural south of Iran to explore and learn traditional techniques of Persian rug making. [more]

09/02/2011: Arts - Video Games
Lots of princesses must be rescued, and the world must be repeatedly saved! Matt Maguire is a video game afficionado, and over the next few months he will be explaining to us the culture, the art, the technology, and even the philosophy of computer and online games. Tonight he talked to Bryan about the birth, and the earliest incarnations, of games. [more]

09/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

09/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

10/02/2011: Rid of Rinderpest
Dr Peter Roeder from Taurus Animal Health, about how scientists and veterinarians aided in the eradication of the deadly cattle virus Rinderpest. [more]

10/02/2011: Science : What's your poison
Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre, with an introduction to poisons and toxicology. [more]

10/02/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

10/02/2011: Nights Conundrum
All 8 clues for the week [more]

11/02/2011: Doug Caldwell and Rosa Shiels
Doug Cladwell, Christchurch jazz pianist. he's been part of his city's jazz sence for sixty years. Together with Rosa Shiels they have put together a book on Doug's career. [more]

11/02/2011: Conundrum
The answer. [more]

14/02/2011: Teddy the Pengwin
He may just be a regular British lad but Teddy Keen is about to compete in the world's toughest 200km ice race in Kuopio, Finland. [more]

14/02/2011: Thinkers - Philosophy
Ethics of care, how care and empathy ought to play a major role in our decisions about what is the right thing to do. [more]

14/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

14/02/2011: Sport - UK
Keeping an eye on the goal from behind the net is British sports journalist Richard Fleming. [more]

14/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

15/02/2011: Trudie Fraser - Faces of Power
Trudie Fraser from the Historical and Philosophical Studies department at the University of Melbourne talks about feminine faces of power: the coins of the Flavian, Trajanic and Hadrianic Augustae. [more]

15/02/2011: The World at Night - USA
Journalist, author and photographer Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell is living her dream life in a 480-square foot cabin within the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas, but near the Mississippi border... the winter has been harsh. [more]

15/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

15/02/2011: Conumdrum
Clue 4. [more]

15/02/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Tajikistan
After her second year of university, Kelly Ronayne spent three months volunteering in Tajikistan. [more]

16/02/2011: Early days after the revolution
Egyptian writer and social critic Ghada Abdel Aal discusses the recent revolutionary events in Egypt, and what they mean to both her and her country - politically, economically and socially. [more]

16/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

16/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

17/02/2011: The Answer is the Universe
Does the new super-computer have enough processing power to find out how our universe began, we talk with Dr David Bacon from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth [more]

17/02/2011: Science: Earth Sciences
Erosion to earthquakes with geologist and paleontologist Dr Hamish Campbell from GNS Sciences; naturally occurring aluminium silicate composed primarily of fine-grained minerals, commonly known as clay. [more]

17/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

17/02/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

18/02/2011: Kiwi Diggers First
Co-author of"Auckland Infantry"Peter Cooke outlines the achievements of those from the Auckland province who served in the last 165 years. [more]

18/02/2011: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

21/02/2011: The World at Night - Bangladesh
Reporting from the capital, Dhaka, is our correspondent Mahtab Haider. Hosting the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup (in conjuction with India and Sri Lanka), It's the biggest national event since Bangladesh declared independence from Pakistan 40 years ago. [more]

21/02/2011: Monday Thinkers - Neville Bennett
NBR columnist, Dr Neville Bennett with thoughts as to where our money is?, and are our monetary policies encouraging this recession to linger? [more]

21/02/2011: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

21/02/2011: Sport - South Africa
With an eye on the scrum, it's our South African writer Mike Greenaway. The Cricket World Cup, Super 15 Rugby and repercussions still come from the Castor Semnya drama. [more]

21/02/2011: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

24/02/2011: Kirsty Gillespie
Kirsty Gillespie is a former station manager of CTV [more]

24/02/2011: Tell Us You're OK
On Tuesday afternoon Diana Bidwell set up the Facebook page Tell Us You're OK. Now around 20,000 people are using it to find their friends and loved ones. [more]

24/02/2011: Aranui update
Roger from Aranui talking about how he has seen nothing but a water tank since the quake hit. [more]

24/02/2011: Richie Goodhall
Shirley resident Richie Goodhall says they still have no power in their area. [more]

24/02/2011: Edgeware power
Jo from the Edgeware area explains the power and phone lines situation in her area. [more]

24/02/2011: Regina from Malawi
Regina is from Malawi in Africa, she's only been in Christchurch for 3 years but has had to live through 2 major quakes. She hopes her family back home in Africa know she is well. [more]

24/02/2011: Sarah Kilduff
Sarah was at work when the quake struck, she explains how she got home and what state it was in when she got there. [more]

25/02/2011: Civil Defence Update
Civile Defence controller in Christchurch Jane Parfitt, updates the situation at 0145 [more]

25/02/2011: Metin Basoglu interview
Metin Basoglu is a Professor of Psychiatry and Head of Trauma Studies Kings College London [more]

25/02/2011: GNS Duty Seismologist Caroline Ashenden interview
Caroline Ashenden is the Duty Seismologist at GNS Sciences. [more]

25/02/2011: Christine Parker
From Aranui. Her son was directing traffic today. [more]

25/02/2011: Neville Bennett and Sandy Robertson
Neville Bennett and Sandy Robertson heard that there were survivors camping out in the rain on Tuesday evening. They had to help. [more]

25/02/2011: Dale Tapper - New Brighton resident
Dale has no water, no power and no intention of leaving. [more]

25/02/2011: Chris Wikaira
Talking about the response of Marae in Christchurch. [more]

25/02/2011: Kendra Williamson
Kendra is orginising a community BBQ tomorrow afternoon. [more]

25/02/2011: Josh Eyre
Josh is asking Dunedin residents to donate non-perishable food brown paper or zip up plastic bags. [more]

25/02/2011: Susanne from Aranui
Susanne has no water, no power and her phone line just started working again late this afternoon. [more]

25/02/2011: David from Mid Canterbury
David wants to encourage, especially seniors to take up offers of accomodation. [more]

25/02/2011: Jo Cherry
Joe has nothign but praise for the Burnside Triage Unit for helping her with her injuries from the earthquake. [more]

25/02/2011: John, Sue and Grandson Luke
Playing board games to pass the time. [more]

25/02/2011: Andrew in Central City
Andrew is in the central city, and needs help getting to Timaru to see his parents. [more]

26/02/2011: Purple Cake Day Fundraiser
Purple Cake Day Fundraiser will be held on the 1st of March. http://www.facebook.com/purplecakeday [more]

26/02/2011: Sarah Kilduff
A recap with Sarah. She was at work when the quake struck, she explains how she got home and what state it was in when she got there. [more]

28/02/2011: Professor Marie Connolly interview
Professor Marie Connolly from the University of Melbourne talks about the place of social work within our lives. [more]

28/02/2011: Monday Thinker NZ History
Key turning points that helped shape New Zealand with Te Ara editor and historian Jock Phillips [more]

28/02/2011: Sport Fundraiser Ben Sigmund
Different sport code players in Wellington are getting together to play basketball to fundraise for Christchurch [more]

28/02/2011: Sport Fundraiser Tony Rogers
Tony Rogers talks about the Nick Willis fundraising athletics meeting at Wellington Newtown Park [more]

28/02/2011: Farmy Army John Hartnell
John Hartnell of Federated Farmers about the response of the Farmy Army helping to clean up Christchurch [more]

01/03/2011: The World At Night
The Managing Editor of The MonitorNewspapaer in Uganda Daniel Kalinaki discusses African issues. [more]

01/03/2011: Baking For Christchurch
Ella Bogers and her friends Amanda and Katy Bergstrom are selling thier baking products to raise funds for Christchurch. [more]

02/03/2011: Auckland Arts Festival : Silver Stars
Co-director Gary Keegan from the Broken Talkers on the poignant and heartwarming songcycle performed by a chorus of gay men. [more]

02/03/2011: The Three Cities of Christchurch
Skeptic and managing editor of Scitech Daily, Vicki Hyde, offers an overview of the situation in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch. [more]

02/03/2011: Regina Smegley interview
Regina Smegley originally from Malawi talks to Bryan about her experience of the earthquake. [more]

02/03/2011: Quake affected resident
Burwood resident Michelle fears her suburb has been forgotten by authorities. [more]

03/03/2011: Ak Fest: The Four Winds (Nga Hau E Wha)
The artist, Leilani Kake, wants to challenge attitudes to nudity among fellow polynesian women - because shyness and modesty is killing many of them. [more]

03/03/2011: World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather, explanations and implications with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum... [more]

03/03/2011: Adam Marlatt
Adam Marlatt is a US soldier, but between tours of duty he works with a volunteer organisation in disaster zones. [more]

04/03/2011: Geraldine To The Rescue
Austin Guerin from Geraldine is helping his friend Debbie Stockman from Christchurch [more]

04/03/2011: Pet Day : Pet Food
Advice for looking after the Animals we love with Nick Cave [more]

04/03/2011: Back To Aranui
Rodger Jones and his wife are as happy as can be without power, water and toilets [more]

07/03/2011: Thinkers : Politically Left
Brian Roper, a political historian from the University Of Otago, explores what underpins our political institutions and why revolution is possible. [more]

07/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

07/03/2011: Sport : Jousting
It's not just a medieval competition, Callum Forbes explains what it means to be a person on a horse with a lance. [more]

07/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

08/03/2011: The Auckland Fesitval: The Heart of Everything
Tim Melville talks about a new exhibition of Aboriginal painting from Mornington and amp; Bentinck Islands that illustrate the intimate connection between their people and the land through their painting practices. [more]

08/03/2011: The World at Night - Gaza
Lana Shaheen speaks from Gaza, the largest Palestinian city in the Gaza Strip of the Palestinian Territories. [more]

08/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

08/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

08/03/2011: Our Own Odysseys - USA Roadtrip
Apparently it didn't look so far on a map when Gavin Schistand and friends took off in their '68 Ford V8 from Alaska to New York and then back to Alaska via New Orleans. [more]

09/03/2011: Arts: Poetry
Poet and teacher of Media and Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Cliff Fell investigates the impact and influence of the"classic"poems and poets. Homer, as seen through the words of Christopher Logue and David Beach. [more]

09/03/2011: Arts: Home Cinema
Exploring the joys of the smaller screen within the comforts of one's abode with Miles Buckingham; Rude Boy and Rockers. [more]

09/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

09/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

09/03/2011: Our Own Odysseys - USA Roadtrip
Apparently it didn't look so far on a map when Gavin Schistand and friends took off in their '68 Ford V8 from Alaska to New York and then back to Alaska via New Orleans. [more]

10/03/2011: Science of Chemistry
Lighting up the bunsen burner is senior scientist at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Nicola Gaston. 2011 is the Year of Chemistry. [more]

10/03/2011: Science: Astronomy
Superintendent of Mt John University Observatory, astronomer Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the planets and stars and beyond. Exo-planet discoveries by the Kepler mission and finding planets around other stars. [more]

10/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

10/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

11/03/2011: Paul Lewis
British composer Paul Lewis and providing scores for film and more especially television, and now a Maori myth. [more]

11/03/2011: Dr Chris Buckly
A Consulting geophysicist in Tutukaka. [more]

11/03/2011: Japan Correspondent
Motoko Kakubayashi on The earthquake in Japan. [more]

11/03/2011: Victoria Young
An ex-RNZ journalist reports from japan after the earthquake. [more]

14/03/2011: Unrest, upheaval, and oil
BBC Central Asia specialist Baqer Moin about the violent and dramatic revolutions happening now in North Africa and Middle Eastern countries. [more]

14/03/2011: Thinkers : Sociology
Dr Tracey McIntosh, Head of Sociology at The University Of Auckland, on why people do what they do. Death and the nation. [more]

14/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

14/03/2011: Sport : cricket history
Sports writer Joseph Romanos looks back on the history of cricket world cups. [more]

14/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

15/03/2011: Science to Sell
Innovation, also opportunities arising from Women in Science Entrepreneurship Award. [more]

15/03/2011: The World at Night - Austria
Abolishing the mandatory military service and internal resistance to continuing oil exploration in Libya. [more]

15/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

15/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

15/03/2011: Our Own Odyssey
In 2000, after four years in the UK, Kiwis Rob Tristram and his wife Carolyn left the UK for a fourteen month trip around the world, a journey that had them nearly lost in"Land of High Passes", rescued from a broken-down ferry in a busy shipping lane, and a meeting of minds over dessert with a group of Palestinian refugees. [more]

16/03/2011: Creole Choir of Cuba
We hear from the Creole Choir of Cuba who have just arrived in New Zealand, heading for this weekend's Womad Festival in New Plymouth. [more]

16/03/2011: Americana : country music
John Pilley takes us across the country music spectrum and is put on the spot as to whether Americana is country music made and enjoyed almost entirely by liberals. [more]

16/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

16/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 6 and 3 previous clues [more]

17/03/2011: Desktop Archaeology
Professor David Kennedy, from the University of Western Australia, has been using satellite images from Google Earth to find ancient sites in Saudi Arabia, and he's already found thougsands of potential sites to date. [more]

17/03/2011: Science - Conception
Endocrinologist and Otago University professor of science communication Jean Fleming takes us on a journey to explain why the human body is what it is. Today she explains the process of fertilisation. [more]

17/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

17/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

18/03/2011: Carolyn Mincham - Kiwis and their horses
Carolyn Mincham and the place of the majestic galloping four-legged animal within the lives of Kiwis, her recently published book is titled 'The Horse in New Zealand: Attitude and amp; Heart'. [more]

18/03/2011: Conundrum answer
Conundrum answer. [more]

21/03/2011: Shakespeare's swearing - Prof. John Kerrigan
The politics behind Shakespeare's plays with Professor John Kerrigan from the University of Cambridge. [more]

21/03/2011: Thinkers: Religion
Exploring religions practised in NZ with Prof. Paul Morris from Victoria University. This week, Hinduism. [more]

21/03/2011: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

21/03/2011: Sport: Australia
Our man keeping score across the ditch is ABC sports journalist Paul Kennedy. [more]

21/03/2011: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

22/03/2011: Ride out of the blue
Ride Out of the Blue organiser and cyclist Alison Blyth is cycling from Bluff to Cape Reinga in order to raise awareness for depression and the Mental Health Foundation for New Zealand. [more]

22/03/2011: The World at Night: Mexico
Reporting from the eleventh most populous country and the most populous Hispanophone country in the world is our correspondent Susana Seijas. [more]

22/03/2011: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

22/03/2011: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

22/03/2011: Our Own Odysseys: To Kilimanjaro
Nigel Roberts has long been a rambunctious lad - at the age of fifteen he hitch-hiked nearly six thousand miles from Johannesburg to Mount Kilimanjaro and back. [more]

23/03/2011: Free The Bears
Matt Hunt develops wildlife rescue centers, trains wildlife law enforcement teams and creates environmental education programmes to raise awareness of the issues that bears face in the wild in Asia. [more]

23/03/2011: Auckland Festival
Bryan talks to Douglas Wright, a dancer and choreographer from Taukau. [more]

23/03/2011: Arts - Visual Art
South East Asian Museums. [more]

23/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

23/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

24/03/2011: Amazing Motorcycle Adventure
Danny Pemberton rode from LA to Cape Horn and ended up in Argentina. [more]

24/03/2011: Science - Everyday Physics
Dr Shaun Hendy is taking it back to basics to explain how stuff works, nuclear power. [more]

24/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

24/03/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

25/03/2011: Neighbours Day Aotearoa
Knowing your neighbours is one of the best antidotes to many social concerns, especially the isolation being experienced by both young and older people in New Zealand. Inspiring Communities coordinator Leigh Strange discusses some of the events, particularly fundraisers for Christchurch, that are happening this weekend. [more]

25/03/2011: Hearing and deafness in animals
Professor Joe Mayhew from Massey's Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences explains the differences and problems animals can have in regards to their hearing. [more]

25/03/2011: Conundrum answer
The answer to this weeks Conundrum. [more]

28/03/2011: World of Music : Mark Coles
Mark Coles has been hosting World of Music. Now the BBC World Service have terminated this long running music show, he reflects on his time with the show. [more]

28/03/2011: Thinkers : Politically Right
Policy Analyst at the centre for Independent Studies, Luke Malpass, on what principles are going to be used to guide the Christchurch rebuild and is Japan's nuclear situation an example of market failure? [more]

28/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

28/03/2011: Sport : United Kingdom
Keeping an eye on the goal from behind the net is british sports journalist Richard Fleming. [more]

28/03/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 and audio clue 2 [more]

29/03/2011: Radio of the Century
To celebrate one hundred years of radio in New Zealand, Radio New Zealand's communication manager John Barr announces the 2011 model radio design competition and accordingly, the upcoming exhibition at the Auckland Art Gallery. [more]

29/03/2011: The World at Night - Israel
Liat Collins is the Editor of The International Jerusalem Post. [more]

29/03/2011: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue 3. [more]

29/03/2011: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue 4. [more]

29/03/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Gunbarrel Highway
Porirua historian Brian Mosen took a step outside his comfort zone and went on an adventure tackling an isolated track through Western Australian deserts, albeit with a bunch of Australians... [more]

30/03/2011: The Glass Harmonica - Dorothee Kocks
Dorothee and Bryan talk about this Utah author's historically based novel chronicling the first American sexual revolution in 'The Glass Harmonica: A Sensualist's Tale'. [more]

30/03/2011: Conundrum clue 5
Conundrum clue 5 [more]

30/03/2011: Conundrum clue 6
Conundrum clue 6. [more]

31/03/2011: Conundrum clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

31/03/2011: Science - Toxicology
Dr. Leo Schep from the National Poisons Centre talks with Chris Whitta about our poisonous spiders. [more]

01/04/2011: Life without limits
A preacher, a motivational speaker, and born with Tetra-amelia, (the absence of all four limbs) - Nick Vujicic is a 28 year old Australian who never sees an obstacle he can't tackle. His new book is titled 'Life Without Limits'. [more]

01/04/2011: Conundrum answer
The answer to the conundrum. [more]

04/04/2011: Greg Murphy
Greg Murphy is trans-Tasman motorsport for most New Zealand fans. His first big win was in 1994 when he won the NZ Grand Prix at Manfield in Reynard. Since then he's forged an amazing record here with five wins in the V8's at Pukekohe and across the Tasman where he has four Bathurst victories. His next foray is into the new world of Supertourers at Hampton Downs next year. [more]

04/04/2011: Thinkers: Philosophy
AUT Philosopher in Residence Ann Kerwin often muses on how, what and why we think what we do. She discusses the book Reverence, Renewing a Forgotton Virtue by Humanities Professor Paul Woodruff, published by Oxford University Press: New York, 2001. [more]

04/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

04/04/2011: Sport: South Africa
Our South African sports writer Mike Greenaway discusses how South Africans feel about fast bowler Alan Donald coaching the Black Caps. [more]

04/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

05/04/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Kayaking in Antarctica
Ross and Frances Bidmead have had many travels in their lifetime, so much so they've turned it into a career, but one of the most memorable was sailing and then kayaking in Antarctica. [more]

05/04/2011: The World At Night: Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi was raised in Palmerston North but now resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Cantre of Japan. She tells us how the Japanese are coping since the earthquake and tsunami of Friday 11 March 2011. [more]

05/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

05/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

06/04/2011: Egyptian Treasures
Significance of the damage and loss of ancient artifacts as a result of Egypts's recent revolution with lecturer in Ancient History, Jennifer Hellum from the University of Auckland. [more]

06/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

06/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

07/04/2011: SS United States
Susan Gibbs is president of the SS United States Conservancy, the body set up to protect and restore the SS United States, a triumph of naval architecture and design when it was conceived by Susan's grandfather, William Gibbs. It first launched in 1952. [more]

07/04/2011: Science - Earth Sciences
GNS Sciences seismologist Martin Reyners talks about the recent months' catastrophic activities related to the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates, particularly in the region known as the Pacific Rim Of Fire. [more]

07/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

07/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

08/04/2011: Heartland Rugby
Kiwi-born Canadian-based photographer Gregory Crow with his passion for rugby in his home country, as illustrated in his new book For The Love of the Game. [more]

08/04/2011: Conundrum
The answer and the winner's chosen song. [more]

11/04/2011: Surgical Robots : Catherine Mohr
Medical researcher and ex-pat Kiwi Catherine Mohr develops robots that makes surgery safer. [more]

11/04/2011: Monday thinker : Neville Bennett
Economics correspondent with the National Business Review, Neville Bennett, discusses the economics of disaster. [more]

11/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

11/04/2011: Sports Correspondent : Helene Elliot
Helene Elliot of the Los Angeles Times discusses labour disputes, involving two of the US's most watched sports; Gridiron and Basketball. [more]

11/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

12/04/2011: Glenn Jowett
Documentary photographer Glenn Jowett describes his journeys in the Pacific documenting the local architecture. [more]

12/04/2011: The World At Night - Russia
Neil McGowan talks about the muted celebrations in Moscow to commemorate the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's pioneering spaceflight which took place fifty years ago today. [more]

12/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

12/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

13/04/2011: It Starts Here
Ireland was hit hard by the 2008 global recession. Dylan Haskins, a 23 year old Dubliner, ran for parliament during Irland's February elections. [more]

13/04/2011: Arts: Video Gaming
This week's cultural ambassador is Matt McGuire joining Nights for his second chat about video games. [more]

13/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

13/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

14/04/2011: Chris Foot - Polar Pain
Over the summer Chris Foot attempted to become the first person to walk solo to the South Pole and back again - walking that is - from the edge of Antarctica. [more]

14/04/2011: Science: Chemistry
Lighting up the bunsen burner is senior scientist at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Nicola Green. [more]

14/04/2011: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum clue 7. [more]

14/04/2011: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum clue 8. [more]

15/04/2011: Conundrum
The answer and the winner's chosen song. [more]

18/04/2011: Kiwis caring in Kerala
Te Omanga Hospice education director Raelee Jensen, clinical nurse leader Michelle Gibbs, and home care nurse Chris Solly also use their expertise to help those needing palliative care in India. [more]

18/04/2011: Monday thinker : NZ History
Key turning points that helped to shape New Zealand with Te Ara editor and historian Jock Phillips, tonight Colonel William Malone. [more]

18/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 1 [more]

18/04/2011: Sport : Snooker champ
Current title holder of the Oceania Woman's Snooker championship is Aucklander Ramona Belmont. [more]

18/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 1 again [more]

19/04/2011: Our own Odysseys : Mini madness
The year was 1961 when James Wilson"more or less"drove a mini from London, round the Mediterranean, across the Sahara, avoiding the odd civil war, onwards to Capetown. [more]

19/04/2011: The World at Night : Guinea
Anthropologist and director of Africa Writes, Patrick Gorhan on the cultures and current issues of Guinea and other nations in West Africa. [more]

19/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 2 [more]

19/04/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 2 repeated [more]

20/04/2011: The Price of Bacon
Jeanette Aplin has penned how life on a island can unexpectedly revolve around rearing native pigs. [more]

20/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

21/04/2011: Sheep Shearing In Shanghai
Year 9 Shanghai Rego International School student Lauren Jones and her teacher Malcolm Greene successfully ran a rather odd fundraising campaign to help out Lauren's hometown, Christchurch. [more]

21/04/2011: Science - World Weather
Metservice severe weather forecaster Erik Brenstrem talks about cyclone season in the Pacific region and tornadoes in the United States. [more]

21/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

26/04/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Africa Walk For Peace
As a young idealistic overland traveller in 1979, Max Neumegen set out to walk the length of Africa for Peace. [more]

26/04/2011: The World At Night - Chile
Terri Anderson is our Kiwi-born correspondent living in rural Chile. The focus is on the socio-economic divide highlighted by an English test; and what to do with the many stray dogs. [more]

26/04/2011: Conundrum clue
A clue for the Conundrum. [more]

27/04/2011: Arts - Poetry
Cliff Fell recites the influence of the"classic"poems and poets. [more]

27/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

28/04/2011: Russian Oil or Whales
Wendy Elliott, species programme manger from WWF International explains how development of an oil and gas platform off Sakhalin Island in Russia poses a dramatic environmental risks to the critically endangered Western Grey Whale. [more]

28/04/2011: Science - Astronomy
Dark Nebulae, star forming Regions or Emission Nebulae, Supernovae Remnants and Planetary Nebulae. [more]

28/04/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

29/04/2011: Pet Day
What to do if you find injured wildlife - birds in particular - Nights' own radio vet Brett Gartrell explains. [more]

29/04/2011: Conundrum Answer
Bryan reveals all. [more]

29/04/2011: Wedding Report
Chris Bramwell reports from Trafalgar Square. [more]

02/05/2011: Sir Terry Pratchett
With a fascination for magic, philosophy, physics and turtles, we go beyond Discworld with the author himself. [more]

02/05/2011: Monday Thinker - Brian Roper
Brian and Brian discuss the possibility of a new Dark Age; the potential for global societal demise and what could bring it about. [more]

02/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

02/05/2011: Sport with Joseph Romanos
Joseph and Bryan discuss sporting stars that have represented more than one country in their respective sports code and the occasion of changeing both country and code. [more]

02/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

03/05/2011: Tornado update with Rowan Quinn
Radio NZ journalist Rowan Quinn is in Albany just north of Auckland taking a look at the damage visited upon the Northshore city. [more]

03/05/2011: Tornado weather with MetService's Andy Downs
Bryan and Andy talk about the combination of factors that contributed to the weather phenomenon that was Albany's fatal tornado. [more]

03/05/2011: Tornado coverage with Georgina Ball
Radio NZ journalist Georgina Ball speaks to Bryan from another tornado hit Auckland suburb. [more]

03/05/2011: Bangladesh correspondent - Mahtab Haider
Mahtab recounts a dark period of Bengali history when British WWII bureaucracy imposed a famine on the region. [more]

03/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

03/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

04/05/2011: Arts - Hip Hop
Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland explains the roots of the musical aspect of hip hop culture. [more]

04/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

04/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

05/05/2011: Multicultural Australia
Pino Migliorino, chairman of the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia and managing director of Cultural Perspectives, talks about why Australia grapples more with it's ethnic relationships, at least when compared with NZ. [more]

05/05/2011: Science - Body Parts
Professor Jean Fleming, endocrinologist and Professor of Science Communication at Otago University, explains what happens in the first week after conception during embryogenesis. [more]

05/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

06/05/2011: Twicket
How the cricket match John Popham organised at Wray village in Lancashire is part of a campaign for better rural broadband in Great Britain. [more]

06/05/2011: Conundrum
This weeks answer. [more]

09/05/2011: The future of Fannie and Freddie: Michael Lea
Michael Lea, director of the Corky McMillin Centre for Real Estate at San Diego State University on how the financial institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac became so important to Americans owning their own homes, and consequently, what the impact to society and the US economy might be if the federal government shuts them down. [more]

09/05/2011: Thinkers: Sociology
Dr. Tracey McIntosh from The University of Auckland with why people do what they do, the medicalisation of life, death and dying. [more]

09/05/2011: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue 1. [more]

09/05/2011: Sport: Australia
Our man keeping score across the ditch is ABC sports journalist Paul Kennedy. This week, R.I.P. Lionel Rose, who won the basketball and also protests to ban jump racing and the Australian Institute of Sport. [more]

09/05/2011: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue 2. [more]

10/05/2011: Our Own Odysseys : Saigon Orphanages
During the Vietnam war Peter Watson volunteered for two years in orphanages in Saigon. [more]

10/05/2011: The World at Night : Midwest America
Our overseas correspondent in Arkansas, Keri Fivecoat Campbell discusses tornadoes, earthquakes and a flooding Mississippi. [more]

10/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

10/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 4 [more]

11/05/2011: Globalisation vs Americanisation
Professor Jon Pierre from the University of Gothenburg explains how domestic governance and related reforms can be influenced by the agendas of other nations. [more]

11/05/2011: Arts - Home Cinema
Exploring the joys of the smaller screen within the comforts of one's own home with Miles Buckingham. Tonight he looks at a couple of alien flicks, and not your average alien flicks either - DVD releases of Brother From Another Planet and District 9. [more]

11/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

11/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

12/05/2011: Dry Water
University of Liverpool Material chemistry scientist Ben Carter talks about a substance coined 'dry water' - and its potential to clean up chemistry and possibly alleviate global warming by storing carbon dioxide. [more]

12/05/2011: Science: Everyday Physics
Physicist and deputy director f the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Shaun Hendy, is taking it back to basics: how a shiny piece of plastic called the compact disc works. [more]

12/05/2011: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number five. [more]

12/05/2011: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number six [more]

13/05/2011: Hullo Hillfort
Heather and Hillforts Community Participation Officer Erin Robinson talks about communicating like the Iron Age people did from their hilltop homes, 2500 years ago. [more]

13/05/2011: Conundrum answer
This weeks answer is... [more]

16/05/2011: Following On : Missing Bees
Dr Eric Mussen, extention apiculturist from the University of California, about where his research has progressed on bee colony health. [more]

16/05/2011: Thinkers : Religion
Exploring religions practised in New Zealand with Professor Paul Morris from Victoria University, the bringing together of many religions in the Christchurch memorial service, and whether there is a Sikh community in New Zealand. [more]

16/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

16/05/2011: Sport : United Kingdom
British sports journalist Richard Fleming on the FA cup, England's three cricket captains, and the bad boys of British rugby. [more]

16/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clues 1 and 2 [more]

17/05/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Around Australia
Nic Twaddle decided on a whim with his friend Luke Underwood to circumnavigate Australia last year. [more]

17/05/2011: The World at Night - Gaza
Director of the English News Department at the Palestine Broadcasting Corporation, Lana Shaheen speaks from Gaza, the largest Palestinian city in the Gaza Strip of the Palestinian Territories. [more]

17/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 3
Conundrum Clue 3. [more]

17/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 4
Conundrum Clue 4. [more]

18/05/2011: Irish Diaspora
Professor Bronwyn Walter from Anglia Ruskin University talks about what it's like to be Irish down under. [more]

18/05/2011: Americana
Radio New Zealand Music Programmes Manager John Pilley takes us across the range from folk to bluegrass, country, soul, gospel and rock, and is put on the spot as to whether 'Americana is country music made and enjoyed almost entirely by liberals.' [more]

18/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

18/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6 [more]

19/05/2011: Economics Of Happiness
Helena Norberg-Hodges directed the documentary 'The Economics of Happiness', which explores issues of "globalisation versus localisation". [more]

19/05/2011: Science: Toxicology (What's Your Poison?)
Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre about substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life... three native poisonous plants - onga onga, tutu and karaka berries. [more]

19/05/2011: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number five. [more]

19/05/2011: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number six. [more]

20/05/2011: Rickshaw Run
A charity and adventure event, roughly 70 rickshaws leave from Southern India's beach-side town of Kochin, and not-quite 70 rickshaws make it across 4500km of unforgiving terrain over 14 days to arrive in Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, a hill town in the north eastern part of India. Jonny Eagle and eight other Kiwis in a team called Rickshaw Relief secured three of those rickshaws and have just made it over the finish line. [more]

20/05/2011: Conundrum
And the answer is .... [more]

23/05/2011: Sam Hunt: Purple Balloon and Other Stories
Sam Hunt: Purple Balloon and Other Stories is a biographical documentary just released that explores how Sam reflects the New Zealand landscape, we chat with the man himself... [more]

23/05/2011: Thinkers: Politically Right
Liberal thinking in praise of the invisible hand with Luke Malpass, Policy Analyst at the Centre for Independent Studies. [more]

23/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue One [more]

23/05/2011: Sport: South Africa
With an eye on the scrum it's our South African sports writer Mike Greenaway: Springbok coach Peter de Villiers' says that Sonny Bill is no good. [more]

23/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue Two [more]

24/05/2011: Our Own Odysseys: American National Parks
Retired teacher of biology, Margaret Peace backpacked, mostly by public transport, to visit American national parks to observe and photograph wild landscapes, flora and fauna. [more]

24/05/2011: The World At Night - Uganda
Managing editor of The Monitor newspaper Daniel Kalinaki on Uganda and other nations in Southern Africa. [more]

24/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

24/05/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

25/05/2011: Serengeti Highway
Stephen Mariki from WWF Tanzania talks about a proposed two-lane highway across the Serengeti, where one of the most important wildlife migrations takes part annually. [more]

25/05/2011: Arts: Visual Art
Tuning our eyes to the objects of human creativity is Emma Bugden, Senior Curator from the Dowse. [more]

25/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

25/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

26/05/2011: Greece and Euroscepticism
Myrto Tsakatika is a lecturer in European Politics at the University of Glasgow. Tonight she discusses whether Greece should or shouldn't leave the European Union in order to better manage its economy and peace. [more]

26/05/2011: Radio Design Competition Winners
Radio Design Competition Winners. [more]

26/05/2011: Science: earth sciences
From erosion to earthquakes with geologist and paleontologist Dr Hamish Campbell from GNS Sciences. [more]

26/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

26/05/2011: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

27/05/2011: Pet Day: Lifestyle Blocks
Senior veterinarian Jenny Weston of the Massey Vet Teaching Hospital talks about what is handy to know for animal handling and vet emergencies if you have a lifestyle block. [more]

27/05/2011: Conundrum
And the winner is...... [more]

30/05/2011: Declan Hill - Faking The Win
Declan explains the ripple effect international sporting bodies since he released his expose on match fixing [more]

30/05/2011: Thinkers: Philosophy
AUT Philosopher in Residence Ann Kerwin discusses the medieval poet Christine de Pizan and her City of Ladies. [more]

30/05/2011: Conundrum clue one
Conundrum clue one [more]

30/05/2011: Helene Elliot
LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliot talks about the rise of hooliganism in the USA. [more]

30/05/2011: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two [more]

31/05/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Stuck to the ground
How Ewan Kingston travelled the globe without stepping into an airport. [more]

31/05/2011: The World At Night - Indonesia
Rebecca Henschke talks about a moratorium on logging with assistance from Norway plus, is Indonesia heading for a ban from FIFA. [more]

31/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

31/05/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 4 [more]

01/06/2011: The Dutch Touch
Celebrating the signing of the immigration agreement between New Zealand and The Netherlands 60 years ago, with works of art by those of Dutch heritage, the event is organised by Boyd Klap. [more]

01/06/2011: Arts: Jazz
Jivester, editor and publisher Fergus Barrowman reviews some jazzy beats. [more]

01/06/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

01/06/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

02/06/2011: Gaming For Better Mental Health
Maru Nihoniho from Metia Interactive about the World Summit Award winning 'SPARX' collaboration with Dr Sally Merry's team from the University of Auckland, developing a video game to assist young people to combat depression. [more]

02/06/2011: Science: Chemistry
Lighting up the bunsen burner is senior scientist at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Nicola Gaston. [more]

02/06/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

02/06/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

03/06/2011: NZ Radio Design Winners 2011
Standards were so high this year that two designs have been picked by the raft of judges (including Bryan Crump and Sir Richard Taylor from WETA) to be made into models: Matt Purcell, student at Whitecliffe School of Art Auckland, with 'Splitting the Atom'; and EIT Hawkes Bay student Amelia Haliday, with 'Gumboot'... [more]

03/06/2011: Conundrum
And the winner is..... [more]

07/06/2011: Sound Of New Zealand: Recording Sound
Marc Chesterman, composer and sound engineer offers advice to those who would like to capture their own 'sound of New Zealand'. [more]

07/06/2011: The World At Night - Austria
Journalist and musicologist Matthias Wurz reporting from the landlocked European nation of Austria. [more]

08/06/2011: Sound of New Zealand: 100 Years of Radio
In the first of a series looking at the history of radio in New Zealand, Jack Perkins discusses the fear and caution engendered by this new and powerful electronic medium, and also excitement during the pioneering days. [more]

08/06/2011: Arts: Classical
Kate Mead, who plays good cello and hosts Sound Lounge on Radio New Zealand Concert, raises her bow on both contemporary classical music plus recent releases of old masters. [more]

09/06/2011: Volunteers in Major Emergencies
Volunteering trainer, consultant and president of Energise Inc, Susan Ellis talks about how you take a bunch of keen and able people and transform them into a volunteer team which is greater than the sum of its parts, especially in times of high stress. [more]

09/06/2011: Science: World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather event. Severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum offers explanations and implications of some of the recent American wild weather, such as the terrible May tornadoes, and also the "Father of Waters" the mighty Mississippi. [more]

10/06/2011: Salt as Still Life
Ken and Julia Yonetani have developed 'Still Life' an exhibition of sculptures made out of groundwater salt. [more]

13/06/2011: Following on - Harmonious Society
Joan Buchanan a New Zealand Buddhist on how religions, and traditions within religions, need to learn to live in harmony with each other within what is now a predominantly secular society. [more]

13/06/2011: Thinkers - Economics
NBR columnist Dr Neville Bennett with thoughts as to where the money is. [more]

13/06/2011: RNZ sound example
RNZ sound example. [more]

13/06/2011: Snowboarding
Editor of NZ Snowboarding Magazine Ste'en Webster swapped his skateboard in the early days of snowboarding and now judges competitions at the Winter Olympics. [more]

14/06/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Mustang
Trekking in Mustang, Rita Evans and her experiences in a tiny isolated Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas. [more]

14/06/2011: The World at Night - Israel
Liat Collins reporting on the State of Israel. [more]

15/06/2011: One Hundred Years of Radio in New Zealand
We continue the commemoration of one hundred years of radio in New Zealand. Tonight Jack Perkins presents the radio retrospective on New Zealand's most popular pastime, sport. [more]

15/06/2011: Video Gaming
Game journalist Matt Maguire reports back to us about his recent trip to E3, the world's biggest video game expo, in Los Angeles. [more]

16/06/2011: Systems Art and MetaDesign
Manuel Abendroth, founder of LAb(au) about working within a 'collision of disciplines', MetaDesign and how modern urban environments benefit from the combination of art, technology and science. [more]

16/06/2011: Science: Astronomy
Superintendent of Mt John University Observatory, astronomer Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the planets and stars and beyond. [more]

17/06/2011: Turbanology
Exhibition director Jay Singh-Sohal about "Turbanology: Sikhs Unwrapped" a film and now an exhibition that reveals the true history of the turban and its significance for Sikhs. [more]

20/06/2011: Sri Lankan Society
How Sri Lanka has progressed from colonial times, through a protracted civil war to it's current independence. Insights on how the country can progress into the future with Emeritus Prof. Laksiri Jayasuriya from The University of Western Australia. [more]

20/06/2011: NZ History
Te Ara editor and historian Jock Phillips talks about the 1900s: Seddon, 1905 All Blacks tour, South African War, general affluence, the Christchurch exhibition, the Plunket Society, plus lots of splendid buildings and becoming a confident nationalistic place. [more]

20/06/2011: Sport: History
Joseph Romanos on winter sports and NZ's history in the Winter Olympics, which started in a rather piecemeal fashion in 1952. [more]

21/06/2011: Our Own Odysseys: The National Drink
Ben Clark and his wife travelled throughout Europe, Eastern Europe, onwards to Scandinavia and beyond. In each country they sampled the national drink. [more]

21/06/2011: The World At Night - Mexico
Reporting from the eleventh most populous country, and the most populous Hispanophone country in the world, is our correspodent Susana Seijas. [more]

22/06/2011: Sound of New Zealand - 100 Years of Radio
Spectrum's Jack Perkins recalls moments from the last century that have changed radio and also how radio has changed New Zealanders. [more]

23/06/2011: Tune Your Mind
Dr Yvonne Lagrosen Senior Lecturer in Quality Management from Sweden's University West about brain development research that shows a musician's brain tends to function better and calmer. [more]

23/06/2011: Science - Body Parts
Jean Fleming takes us on a journey to explain why the human body is what it is. [more]

24/06/2011: Pet Day: pet food
Advice for looking after the animals we love with Nick Cave from Massey University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This time the focus is on tackling dogs and cats with obesity. [more]

27/06/2011: Opportunity
Mars Exploration landing site scientist Dr Matthew Golombek studies rocks on Mars via the Opportunity rover, that is soon rolling into a known area of interest, perhaps months before the brand spanking new rover Curiosity does. [more]

27/06/2011: Thinkers - Politically Left
How effective are elections in enabling the majority of people to exert influence over government. [more]

27/06/2011: Sport - Australia
Horse jumping, Netball World Chamionships and The State of Origin. [more]

28/06/2011: Our Own Odysseys - 1950's Europe
Nurse Bette Win hitch-hiked with friends throughout Europe during the fascinating mid 1950s. [more]

28/06/2011: The World at Night - Japan
How the cleanup and recovery from the tsunami and earthquake is going up north. [more]

29/06/2011: Sound Of New Zealand: 100 Years Of Radio
Spectrum's Jack Perkins recalls moments from the last century that have changed radio and also how radio has changed New Zealand. Tonight: 'Politics and Progress'. [more]

29/06/2011: Arts: Poetry
Poet and teacher of Media and Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Cliff Fell discusses the influence of the "classic" poems and poets. Tonight - Sappho, and her influence on 20th century poetry, especially in the work of contemporary Canadian poet and essayist, Anne Carson. [more]

30/06/2011: Kiwi Anti-Cancer Drugs
Professor of Cellular Signalling from the University of Auckland Peter Shepherd, speaks of the challenges developing anti-cancer drugs here in New Zealand without the assistance of well-resourced drug companies. [more]

30/06/2011: Science: Everyday Physics
Physicist and deputy director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology, Dr Shaun Hendy, is taking it back to basics to explain how stuff works. Tonight, in light of our celebration of 100 years of radio trannsmission in New Zealand, how does "radio" work? [more]

01/07/2011: Community - Gardens
Scott Thiemann from CCS Disability Action talks about teaching people to be gardeners, or a better gardener, in order to build more sustainable communities. [more]

04/07/2011: Alexander Murphy - Dark Matter
Discerning dark matter with University of Edinburgh nyclear physicist Alexander Murphy. [more]

04/07/2011: Thinkers Dr. Tracey McIntosh
Dr. Tracey McIntosh from the University of Auckland defining noramative and deviant behaviour. [more]

04/07/2011: Sport - United Kingdom
Keeping an eye on British Sport is journalist Richard Fleming with a special look at Wimbledon. [more]

05/07/2011: Chico Mendes
Ross Doyle with an Amazonian adventure and encountering the legacy of enviromental campaigner Chico Mendes. [more]

05/07/2011: The World At Night. Aral Sea
The Aral Sea in Central Asia is now in its death throes. Examining the impact is our correspondent Tara Fitzgerald. [more]

06/07/2011: Sound Of New Zealand: 100 Years Of Radio
Spectrum's Jack Perkins discusses the history of controversy and censorship on New Zealand radio. [more]

06/07/2011: Arts - Hip Hop
Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland on the musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: rapping, DJing/scratching, sampling, and beatboxing. [more]

07/07/2011: Mice Time
Dr Grant Singleton, wildlife ecologist from the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines specialising in the biology and management of rodent pests. He talks about why conditions are ripe for another mouse plague in Australia, and how this outbreak compares with those throughout Asia and Africa. [more]

07/07/2011: Science: Toxicology (What's Your Poison?)
Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre about substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life... ongaonga and karaka. [more]

08/07/2011: 'Radio Of The Century' Design Winners
Matt Purcell, student at Whitecliffe School of Art Auckland, with Splitting the Atom, and EIT Hawkes Bay student Amelia Haliday, with Gumboot, and what it's like to see their freshly made models as part of the Radio New Zealand exhibition. [more]

08/07/2011: Fifteen NZ Made Radio Models On Display
Bryan Crump wanders about the Sounds like Us exhibition at the gallery and chats with guests including Nights regular: philosopher Ann Kerwin, sociologist [more]

08/07/2011: Community Radio In Auckland
Robert Kahn, general manager of Auckland's Radio Tarana, which caters to Auckland's Indian community. [more]

08/07/2011: NZ Radio: Now And Then
Historian and broadcaster Gordon McLauchlan reflects on how radio has changed in his lifetime. [more]

08/07/2011: Community Radio In Auckland
Yolande Ah Chong is Radio 531PI's breakfast host and broadcasts news and culture to Auckland's diverse Pacific community. [more]

08/07/2011: Community Radio In Auckland
NZART council vice-president Vaughan Henderson (Callsign ZL1TGC) about amateur radio, also affectionately known as "ham radio", the hobby of constructing, experimenting and communicating. In New Zealand hams are licensed by the Ministry of Economic Development (MED), Radio Spectrum Management (RSM). [more]

08/07/2011: Auckland Art Gallery Tour
A quick look around the nearly renovated gallery with director Chris Saines which will be re-opened to the public on Saturday 3 September. [more]

08/07/2011: Listening To The Fauna Of New Zealand
Bird sounds with Karen Baird from Forest the Bird and Karen's father John Kendrick, a fit and healthy 89-year-old who recorded many of the native birds that are heard on Radio New Zealand. [more]

08/07/2011: Sounds of New Zealand
Announcement of the favourite 'Sound Of New Zealand' as voted by you [more]

11/07/2011: A very northern Roman fort
Archaeologist Dr. Andrew Birley and his family's long involvement in excavating the history that surrounds the Roman fort of Vindolanda. [more]

11/07/2011: Conundrum clue 1
Conundrum clue number one. [more]

11/07/2011: Sport: South Africa
With an eye on the scrum it's our South African sports writer Mike Greenaway. [more]

11/07/2011: Conundrum clue 2
Conundrum clue number two. [more]

12/07/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Deserts Dangers
Helen Gilbert went an African adventure by truck from Kenya to Egypt in the late 1990s featuring skirmishes with local military. She even managed to gain a rare visa into Sudan. [more]

12/07/2011: The World At Night - Russia
Managing director of the Trans-Siberian Experience, Neil McGowan is our British-born Moscow-based expert on Russia and classical music. Are Russians getting enough vegetables, and has Scientology been banned? [more]

12/07/2011: Conundrum clue 3
Conundrum clue number three. [more]

12/07/2011: Conundrum clue 4
Conundrum clue number four. [more]

13/07/2011: Fly Fishing Fanatic
Polish born, Wanaka based travel writer Derek Grzelewski spent an entire year dedicated to fly fishing. His new book is called 'The Trout Diaries'. [more]

13/07/2011: Arts: Home Cinema
Nights explores the joys of the smaller screen within the comforts of one's abode with Miles Buckingham. Tonight children's stories brought to life: Fantastic Mr Fox (Roald Dahl) and Where the Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak). [more]

13/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

13/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

14/07/2011: Freeing the Bears
Katrina McLellan and Linda Cook from Wellington Zoo have just returned from Cambodia and Vietnam where they were assisting with projects run by Free the Bears. [more]

14/07/2011: Science: Earth Sciences
From erosion to earthquakes with geologist and paleontologist Dr Hamish Campbell from GNS Sciences. Tonight, how the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki were formed. [more]

14/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 7
Conundrum Clue 7. [more]

14/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 8
Conundrum Clue 8. [more]

15/07/2011: Supporting Sight
Ganesh Cherian probably didn't realise at the time he purchased John Key's arm cast that he would later visit Samoa to see how his funds were being used to pay for sight-restoring surgery. [more]

15/07/2011: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

18/07/2011: Nuclear Free Germany
Dr. Manfred Fischedick from the Wuppertal Institute talks about Germany deciding to phase out nuclear reactors [more]

18/07/2011: Thinkers: Politically Right
Liberal thinking in praise of the invisible hand with Luke Malpass. Policy Analyst at the Centre for Independence Studies. [more]

18/07/2011: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum Clue One. [more]

18/07/2011: Sport - USA
LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliot talking about why there is an NBA and NFL players lockout. [more]

18/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two [more]

19/07/2011: Our Own Odysseys. Roaming Romania
Suzanne Middleton and her partner John freedom camped throughout Europe in and old builders van. [more]

19/07/2011: The World At Night - Chile
The Puyehue volcano hasn't affected Chile at all but there is chronic smog in Santiago [more]

19/07/2011: Conundrum clue three
Conundrum clue three [more]

19/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Four
Conundrum Clue Four [more]

20/07/2011: Mountain Warrior - Shane Cameron
Bryan talks to Shane Cameron about life as a professional boxer and the significance of the fight with Australian Dominic Vea for the commonwealth Cruiser weight title. [more]

20/07/2011: Americana
John Pilley take us across the range from folk to bluegrass, country, soul, gospel, and rock and is put on the spot as to whether "Americana" is country music made and enjoyed almost entirely by liberals. [more]

20/07/2011: Conundrum clue five
Conundrum Clue Five [more]

21/07/2011: Abandoning An Island
There Once Was an Island director Briar March talks about the people of Takuu atoll and the impact that climate change is having on their home and way of life. [more]

21/07/2011: Science - Chemistry
Lighting up the bunsen burner is senior scientist at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Nicola Gaston... what is a chemical bond? [more]

21/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Seven
Conundrum Clue Seven [more]

21/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Eight
Conundrum Clue Eight [more]

22/07/2011: Brass Band Champs
Conductor of Christchurch's Woolston Brass Band Graham Hickman talks about the annual national brass competition being held in the North Shore, involving 28 bands and over 1500 individual musicians. [more]

22/07/2011: Conundrum
This week's answer and winner. [more]

25/07/2011: Thinkers. Ann Kerwin
AUT Philosopher in Residence Ann Kerwin muses on how, what, and why we think what we do; on kindness. [more]

25/07/2011: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum Clue One [more]

25/07/2011: Sport Badminton
Currently one of New Zealand's top badminton players, Waikato University student and Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar Oliver Leydon-Davis is set on securing a medal at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and World Championships. [more]

25/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum [more]

26/07/2011: Our Own Odysseys. Like a Cheshire
Susanne Ames and her husband David sailed to NZ from the UK via the Carribean, the Panama Canal and the Galapagos Islands, upon their yacht Cheshire. [more]

26/07/2011: The World At Night. BANGLADESH
Mahtab Haider reports from Dhaka, the capital of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in South East Asia. [more]

26/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Three
Conundrum Clue Three [more]

26/07/2011: Conundrum Clue Four
Conundrum Clue Four [more]

27/07/2011: Balance in Bolivia
University of South Carolina International MBA student and former Peace Corp worker Cooper Swanson talks about Bolivia passing the first law in the world that gives equal rights to both humans and nature. [more]

27/07/2011: Arts: Visual Art
Tuning our eyes to the objects of human creativity is Emma Bugden, Senior Curator from the Dowse. Tonight, the age-old debate between art and craft. [more]

27/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

27/07/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

28/07/2011: Aral Sea : The Uzbekistan Side
Once the world's fourth largest lake, the Aral sea in Central Asia is now in it's death throes. Examining the human and environmental toll with our correspondent Tara Fitzgerald. [more]

28/07/2011: Science : world weather
Explanations and implications with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum and tonight we hear how the weather helped save Queen Elizabeth from the Spanish in 1588. [more]

28/07/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

28/07/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

29/07/2011: Pet Day : dog and cat teeth
Nick Cave from Massey University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital on avoiding dental disease in cats and dogs. [more]

29/07/2011: Conundrum Answer
This week's answer [more]

01/08/2011: Organic Argentina
Australasian Computer Music conference speaker, Dr Gerardo Dirie from the Queensland Conservatorium of Griffith University, about contemporary electroacoustic music and how being Argentinian influences his compositions. [more]

01/08/2011: Economics
NBR Columnist Dr Neville Bennett with thoughts as to where the money is... (sovereign) debt. [more]

01/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

01/08/2011: Sport History
Turning back the clock on tests, triumphs and turnarounds with sports writer Joseph Romanos talks about when the game goes on regardless of snowstorm, hail, gales, hurricane. [more]

01/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

02/08/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Ambulance Overland
Last year Chris Abel and two fellow kiwis drove a de-commissioned ambulance from Dublin to Mongolia and then donated the ambulance to a children's charity. [more]

02/08/2011: The World at Night - USA
Mid-Estern politics and being in the midst of a devastating heatwave. [more]

02/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

02/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

03/08/2011: Welcome South Sudan
Major Seth le Leu from World Vision about the birth of a new nation South Sudan. [more]

03/08/2011: Arts - Jazz
Fergus Barrowman just goes giddy at a snazzy bebop beat. [more]

03/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

03/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

04/08/2011: Conundrum
Coundrum clue number eight. [more]

04/08/2011: Food Insecurity
Science journalist Julian Cribb on global food supply and what countries like Australia and New Zealand need to come to terms with to guarantee good diets for the future. [more]

04/08/2011: Science: Astronomy
Superintendent of Mt John University Observatory, astronomer Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the planets, stars and beyond. He talks about the Sun and it's unusually low activity, in fact, is our star heading towards another Maunder Minimum? [more]

04/08/2011: Conundrum
Conundrum clue number seven. [more]

04/08/2011: Conundrum clues
All of the week's clues. [more]

05/08/2011: Rowing To The Pole
Josh Wishart is a Scottish adventurer who's currently leading a rowing expedition to the North Pole. Bryan spoke to him a few days ago, just before Josh and his crew left Britain to head for their base camp in Canada. [more]

05/08/2011: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

08/08/2011: Good Without God
Yale professor of philosophical theology, John E Hare, about morality and the part it plays in our lives, especially with western culture moving away from traditional Christian values. [more]

08/08/2011: New Zealand History
1910 - 1919 the reign of 'Farmer Bill' Massey. [more]

08/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

08/08/2011: Sport - Australia
Our man keeping score across the ditch is ABC sports journalist Paul Kennedy. [more]

08/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

09/08/2011: Our Own Odysseys : India with children
Jessica Venning-Bryan recently travelled around India with her family, which included her two young daughters aged three and eighteen months. [more]

09/08/2011: The World At Night : Gaza, Palestine
Director of the English News Department at the Palestine Broadcasting Corporation, Lana Shaheen speaks from Gaza, the largest Palestinian city in the Gaza strip of the Palestinian Territories. [more]

09/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

09/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

10/08/2011: Ronald Stoferle - Gold
Bryan speaks with Austrian Commodity Analyst Ronald Stoferle about the history and future of gold. [more]

10/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

10/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

11/08/2011: Map Of The Universe
Dr Karen Masters from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth about the 2MASS Redshift Survey research that has lead to the unveiling of the most complete 3D map of the local universe. [more]

11/08/2011: Science: Body Parts
Endocrinologist and professor of Science Communication from the University of Otago, A. Prof Jean Fleming takes us on a journey to explain why the human body is what it is... early embryo development and the formation of the cells that will develop into all the tissues of the body. [more]

11/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7 [more]

11/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8 [more]

12/08/2011: Negotiation Ninja
Waikato University law graduates Andrew Cameron and Ben Gilbert recently held their own in the International Negotiation Competition in Copenhagen. [more]

12/08/2011: Conundrum
And the answer is....... [more]

15/08/2011: Erebus Glacier Tongue
Marine Physicist Craig Stevens reports on his latest oceanographic research. [more]

15/08/2011: Thinkers, Politically Left
Political Historian from the University of Otago, Brian Roper explores what underpins our political institutions. [more]

15/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue number one. [more]

15/08/2011: Sport, United Kingdom
Keeping an eye on the goal from behind the net is British sports jounalist Richard Fleming. [more]

15/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue number two. [more]

16/08/2011: Snow falling filmed in Cuba (Mall)
The charm of an unexpected snowfall in Wellington's Cuba Mall is caught on video by Rio Tierney and enchantingly presented with Debussy's Clair de Lune. [more]

16/08/2011: Our Own Odysseys: unicycling in China
Tony Melton and a band of other unicycling enthusiasts are journeying through Yunnan province in south west China. We catch up with Tony via telephone in the town of Shaxi while he's waiting for his dumpling lunch to cook. [more]

16/08/2011: Africa Correspondent - Daniel Kalinaki
Managing Editor for Kampala, Uganda's The Monitor newspaper, Daniel Kalinaki updates us on how the current economic woes in the US and Europe are affecting his country and others in Sub-Saharan Africa. We also hear about the problems facing Africa's newest state, South Sudan, and those plaguing the countries of Africa's Horn. [more]

16/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

16/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

17/08/2011: South Korean Curating
Assistant Director ST PAUL St Gallery Vera Mey is attending the 3rd Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course where the theme is criticism and analysis of the exhibition as communicative space. [more]

17/08/2011: Video Gaming
Joystick ninja Matt Maguire has had to rescue many princesses and save the Earth countless times in his almost three decades of gaming so far... Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) - using the real world as a platform for gameplaying. [more]

17/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

17/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

18/08/2011: Single again in Malta
Dr Jean Paul Baldacchino about the Maltese and why Malta has become the second to last country in the world to allow a couple to divorce. [more]

18/08/2011: Science - Everyday Physics
Dr Shaun Hendy is taking it back to basics to explain how stuff works. [more]

18/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

18/08/2011: conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

19/08/2011: When Money Is No Object
For three northern hemisphere summers in a row, Kiwi Lise Mackie co-ordinated vacations for a wealthy Saudi family. She told us all about her experiences. [more]

19/08/2011: Conundrum
This week's answer. [more]

21/08/2011: When Money Is No Object
For three northern hemisphere summers in a row, Kiwi Lise Mackie co-ordinated vacations for a wealthy Saudi family. She told us all about her experiences. [more]

22/08/2011: Europeans against Multiculturalism
Anthropologist John Bowen, Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St Louis in the United States, about why resistance to multiculturalism has surfaced in Europe, in light of Anders Breivik's terrible attacks in Norway on 22 July this year. [more]

22/08/2011: Thinkers : Sociology
Dr Tracey McIntosh from the University of Auckland on why people do what they do, why we punish, punishment agendas and regimes, types of punishment and what punishment says about us. [more]

22/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

22/08/2011: Sport : South Africa
With an eye on the scrum its our South African sports writer Mike Greenaway. [more]

22/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

23/08/2011: Our own Odysseys : Eye catching architecture
Diana Ranger has been all over the world and she's been enthralled by the variety of decorations on, and use of plants, with buildings and edifices. [more]

23/08/2011: The World at Night : Indonesia
Editor of Asia Calling, Rebecca Henschke from the world's fourth most populous nation with the largest population of Muslims, the Republic of Indonesia. Will an online explosion change the country for the better, also the fate of tigers. [more]

23/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

23/08/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

24/08/2011: Refugee Brothers
What led Caroline Brothers to write Hinterland, a novel which reflects the grim issues of child refugees existing throughout Europe. [more]

24/08/2011: Kiwi Pop History
Music historian and author of "Blue Smoke: The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918 - 1964", Chris Bourke puts the needle on long-forgotten locally produced 45s - gems on the LP of New Zealand television programme 'Radio Times'. [more]

24/08/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum Clue 5. [more]

24/08/2011: Conundrum Clue 6
Conundrum Clue 6. [more]

25/08/2011: Pakistan Floods: A Year On
At this time last year a large chunk of Pakistan was under water, the monsoon rains being too much for the Indus Basin to hold. The floods killed an estimated 1800 people and made millions homeless. Kristen Elsby is a New Zealander working for Unicef in Pakistan and talked to Bryan about the legacy of the 2010 monsoon. [more]

25/08/2011: Science: Toxicology
Dr Leo Schep, from the National Poisons Centre, on lead, a blessing and a curse that has been around since the birth of civilisation. [more]

25/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

25/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

26/08/2011: Pet Day - The Equine Athlete
How the racing horse evolved and why they may not get any faster. [more]

26/08/2011: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

29/08/2011: Chilly Cameraman Max Quinn
Over the last four decades Natural History New Zealand cameraman Max Quinn has roamed extreme environments to capture elusive wildlife, particularly the polar regions. [more]

29/08/2011: Thinkers: Religion
Exploring religions practised in New Zealand with Professor Paul Morris from Victoria University. [more]

29/08/2011: Conundrum Clue One
Conundrum Clue One [more]

29/08/2011: Sports: USA
LA Times sports journalist who has a penchant for men chasing a puck with sticks on ice... resolution of the National Football League labour dispute and increasing violence at local sports events. [more]

29/08/2011: Conundrum Clue Two
Conundrum Clue Two [more]

30/08/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Wrecked on Raoul
Nigel Heard with adventures and misadventures of sailing, storms, getting shipwrecked and finally rescued from Raoul Island in the Kermadecs during the mid seventies. [more]

30/08/2011: The World at Night - Austria
Journalist and musicologist Matthias Wurz reports from the landlocked European nation of Austria. Scandal erupts around Telekom Austria. [more]

30/08/2011: Conundrum Clue three
Conundrum clue three [more]

30/08/2011: Conundrum clue four
Conundrum clue four [more]

31/08/2011: Pleasing Gameplay
Aesthetics of video games that make it so enjoyable and somewhat addictive to play. [more]

31/08/2011: Arts - Poetry
Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "Classic" poems and poets. [more]

31/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

31/08/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

01/09/2011: Building Malaysian Hydro Power
Edward White was recently in Malaysia to view the construction of hydro power dams in Sarawak. [more]

01/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

01/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

02/09/2011: Erich Hicks - Buffalo Soldier
The history of America's Buffalo Soldiers and their contribution to making the Western Frontier safe, fictionalised by Erich Hicks in Rescue at Pine Ridge. [more]

02/09/2011: Conundrum
And the answer is... [more]

05/09/2011: Orphan Planets
Associate Professor Takahiro Sumi and Associate Profressor Philip Yock are part of an international team of astronomers that has recently discovered rogue planets in our galaxy, floating independently of solar systems. [more]

05/09/2011: Politically Right
Liberal thinking in praise of the invisible hand with Luke Malpass, Policy Analyst at the Centre for Independent Studies. what is competition and is there a correct level of it? [more]

05/09/2011: Nights Rugby World Cup pool
Choose which sound you think ranks at the top. A, B, C, D or E? [more]

05/09/2011: Sport - Jet boat river racing
Regan Williamson wipes water away from his brow long enough to rave about recreational racing on rivers in really fast jet boats. [more]

06/09/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Nigerian Water Works
What life was like in Nigeria for Kim Ollivier and his family when he went to work on water supply projects during the 1970s. [more]

06/09/2011: The World At Night - Mexico
Reporting from the eleventh most populous country and the most populous Hispanophone country in the world is our correspondent Susana Seijas. [more]

06/09/2011: Nights Rugby World Cup pool
Choose which sound you think ranks at the top. A, B, C, D or E? [more]

07/09/2011: Elderly Motherhood
Orange Prize for Fiction winner, Nashville author Ann Patchett's latest book State of Wonder sends a female scientist working in pharmaceuticals on a dangerous mission to uncover the secrets of an Amazonian tribe whose women remain fertile throughout their entire lives. [more]

07/09/2011: Arts - Hip Hop goes pop
Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland on the musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: rapping, DJing/scratching, sampling, and beatboxing, the phase of rap where it became "pop" in the mid 1980s. [more]

07/09/2011: Nights Rugby World Cup pool
Choose which sound you think ranks at the top. A, B, C, D or E? [more]

08/09/2011: Wildlife Crime
Dianne Gleeson from Ecogene provides DNA-based diagnostics services to aid biosecurity and conservation - she also recently won the inaugural Women in Science Entrepreneurship Award. [more]

08/09/2011: Science: Chemistry
Lighting up the bunsen burner is senior scientist at the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Nicola Gaston. Nicola looks at Chemical Bonding 2.0 - the exceptions to the rules. [more]

08/09/2011: Nights Rugby World Cup Pool
Choose which sound you think ranks at the top. A, B, C, D or E? No texts please except during the live show. [more]

09/09/2011: Love of the Game - Georgia
Peter King is a Wairarapa businessman who has "adopted" Georgia during the Rugby World Cup. [more]

09/09/2011: Love of the Game - Tonga
Sangster Saulala is the former head of the Tongan Rugby Union. [more]

09/09/2011: From The Cloud
Radio New Zealand Sound Engineer Colin Pearce reports from the The Cloud in Auckland's Party Central. [more]

09/09/2011: Love of the Game - Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi reports on Japan's reaction to being part of the Rugby World Cup. [more]

09/09/2011: Love of the Game - Namibia
We speak to broadcaster JJ Haemse, and Kees Lensing a former Captain of the Namibian Rugby Team. [more]

09/09/2011: Nights Rugby World Cup Pool Winner
Who won our audio pool? [more]

12/09/2011: Global Consciousness
Sponsored by the IONS Institute, Prof. Roger Nelson reflects discusses what has been gained from the examination of subtle correlations that reflect the presence and activity of consciousness in the world. [more]

12/09/2011: Sleep Deprivation Record Holder
British consciousness researcher and author of Left in the Dark Tony Wright gives a progress report on his theories which may help to "restore a more sane state of mind". [more]

12/09/2011: Thinkers: Philosophy
AUT Philosopher in Residence, Ann Kerwin often muses on how, what, and why we think what we do... the Graduation speech of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling at Harvard University in June 2008 about failure and imagination. [more]

12/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

12/09/2011: Sport: History
Turning back the clock on tests, triumphs and turnarounds with sports writer Joseph Romanos... Lancaster Park, Christchurch. [more]

12/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue2 [more]

13/09/2011: Our Own Odysseys: From Stone Age Scandinavia
In 2005 for about a year and a half Louise Evans took a 'Folk High School' course in the forests of Norrland, Sweden to learn about the progress of human technology from the stone age to the 1800s. [more]

13/09/2011: The World At Night - Israel
Editor of The International Jerusalem Post, Liat Collins reporting from on the State of Israel, pop. 7,473,052 (July 2010 est.)... the increasing price of an Israeli staple, cottage cheese; also the deteriorating relationship with Turkey. [more]

13/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3 [more]

13/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4 [more]

14/09/2011: History Of South African Rugby
South African sports writer Mike Greenaway on the history of South African rugby. [more]

14/09/2011: Arts - Americana
John Pilley take us across the range from folk to bluegrass, country, soul, gospel, and rock. [more]

14/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

14/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

15/09/2011: Keeping Organic Real
UK Soil Association director Helen Browning is campaigning to revitalise and re-establish the relevance of the organic movement. [more]

15/09/2011: Science - World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather, explanations and implications with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum... it's been the season for tropical storms. [more]

15/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 7. [more]

15/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 8. [more]

16/09/2011: Historical Kylie
Australia's National Film and Sound Archive senior curator of sound Matthew Davies about how and why Kylie Minogue (as well as nine other historical moments) made it onto the Sounds of Australia list. [more]

16/09/2011: Conundrum
This weeks winner is....... [more]

19/09/2011: Electing Aceh's Future
Professor Damien Kingsbury from the Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights at Deakin University talks about the Indonesian province of Aceh in Northern Sumatra, and it's hopes for the future as it heads towards local elections - a significant event as it marks the consolidation of democracy as a result of the 2005 Helsinki peace agreement. [more]

19/09/2011: Thinkers: Economics
NBR columnist Dr Neville Bennett talks about improving the lot of NZ children. [more]

19/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

19/09/2011: Sports: Australia
Our man keeping score across the ditch is ABC sports journalist Paul Kennedy, talking Australian tennis and athletics success, and that RWC game against Ireland. [more]

19/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

20/09/2011: The World At Night: Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi was raised in Palmerston North but now resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan, she gives us an update on life in northern Japan. [more]

20/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

20/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

21/09/2011: Beyond Jerry's Map
Gregory Whitmore is a photographer, cinematographer and media archivist for projects such as Kabul Transit and Biosphere 2, but then there is the story of Jerry Gretzinger and his map. [more]

21/09/2011: Arts: Home Cinema
Exploring the joys of the smaller screen within the comforts of one's abode with Miles Buckingham... it's Stephen King birthday so time to get a bit scary with 'The Shining' and 'Carrie'. [more]

21/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5. [more]

21/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6. [more]

22/09/2011: Michael Mobbs - sustainable suburbs
Michael Mobbs talks about his endeavours to produce as much food as possible in his central Sydney suburb of Chippendale, by utilising the roads' grass verges and even the lamp posts placed on them as garden space. [more]

22/09/2011: Astronomy with Allan Gilmour
Allan lifts our gaze to some other celestial travellers in the form of comets and he sheds some light on a planet made from crystalline carbon, yes it's a diamond. [more]

22/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

22/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

23/09/2011: Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Bagpipes with attitude, Kevin MacDonald on the modernising of Scottish musical performance and whats really like to be a Red Hot Chilli Piper. [more]

23/09/2011: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

23/09/2011: Conundrum clue 8 (sound clue 4)
Conundrum clue 8 - sound clue 4 [more]

26/09/2011: Superdense Aluminium
Prof. Saulius Juodkazis from Swinburne University of Technology about how nanophotonics has created a stronger and denser aluminum by simulating the conditions found at the centre of the Earth. [more]

26/09/2011: New Zealand History
Key turning points that help to shape New Zealand with Te Ara editor and historian Jock Phillips. [more]

26/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 1. [more]

26/09/2011: Sport - United Kingdom
Keeping an eye on the goal from behind the net is British sports journalist Richard Fleming. [more]

26/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 2. [more]

27/09/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Cunning Komodo
Kiwi Amos Chapple was on Rinca Island in Indonesia to photograph Komodo Dragons in the wild. [more]

27/09/2011: The World at Night - New York
Our Kiwi correspondent taking a bite of the Big Apple is Kate Orgias. [more]

27/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

27/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

28/09/2011: Unsunk by Titanic
British biographer Frances Wilson about the sad saga of J Bruce Ismay who survived the sinking of the Titanic but then was more or less branded a coward for the rest of his life. [more]

28/09/2011: Arts - Jazz with Fergus Barrowman
Jivester, editor and publisher Fergus Barrowman just goes giddy at a snazzy bebop beat. [more]

28/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 5. [more]

28/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 6. [more]

29/09/2011: Groundwater from space
Prof. Jay Famiglietti from the UC Center for Hydro Logic Modeling, detects groundwater levels from variations in the Earth's gravity via the twin GRACE satellites. [more]

29/09/2011: Science - Body Parts
Endocrinologist and professor of Science Communication from the University of Otago, A.Prof Jen Fleming takes us on a journey to explain why the human body is what it is. [more]

29/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

29/09/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

30/09/2011: Pet Day - Cancer In Your Pet
Advice for looking after the animals we love with vet Jonathan Bray from Massey University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It's been estimated that 1 in 4 dogs (and 1 in 6 cats) will develop a tumour during its lifetime, and almost 50 percent of dogs over 10 years old will die of a cancer-related problem. [more]

30/09/2011: Conundrum Answer
The weeks clues and answer. [more]

03/10/2011: Blackbeard's Ship
Curator of Nautical Archaeology at North Carolina Maritime Museum about the Queen Anne's Revenge, a shipwreck found off the coast of North Carolina that has been confirmed to have been the last known seafaring vessel of the notorious pirate Blackbeard. [more]

03/10/2011: Thinkers: Politically Left
A political historian from the University of Otago, Brian Roper explores what underpins our political institutions, the social history and cultural practices of Rugby League, the view from the left. [more]

03/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

03/10/2011: Sport: South Africa
South African sports writer, Mike Greenaway and the battle for the Rugby World Cup gets down to the business end. [more]

03/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 2 [more]

04/10/2011: Our Own Odysseys: Burmese Elections
Nick Heller was travelling through Burma in late 2010 during their general elections, which have since been declared fraudulent by the UN, and he talked to Bryan about his experience. [more]

04/10/2011: The World At Night - Russia
Managing director of the Trans-Siberian Experience, Neil McGowan is our British-born Moscow-based expert on Russia and it's classical music, social networks, free education and being happily nuclear-powered. [more]

04/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 3. [more]

04/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 4. [more]

05/10/2011: The Clown Doctor
Jean-Paul Bell is the key humorist therapist and trainer in the SMILE study and uses humour to manage agitation in patients with dementia, which is being shown to be as widely effective as antipsychotic drugs. [more]

05/10/2011: ARTS: Visual Arts
Emma Bugden, senior curator from the Dowse on the role that art has played in documenting, promoting and understanding religion. [more]

05/10/2011: Conundrum Clue 5
Conundrum clue 5 [more]

05/10/2011: Conundrum clue 6
Conundrum clue 6 [more]

06/10/2011: Cycling Around The World
Cycling Advocates Network project manager Patrick Morgan is making his way around the world to see how other cities manager their cycling culture. [more]

06/10/2011: Science - Everyday Physics
Physicist and deputy director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Dr Shaun Hendy, is taking it back to basics to explain how stuff works. [more]

06/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

06/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

07/10/2011: Plants For Productivity
University of Exeter psychology researcher Dr Craig Knight about how adding plants and art as opposed to keeping minimalist offices could encourage greater productivity with workers. [more]

07/10/2011: Conundrum
Answer. [more]

08/10/2011: Feedback
Bryan reads out cycling feedback from throughout the week. [more]

10/10/2011: Following on : the bane of bed bugs
As infestation increases across the American states, entymologist A.Prof Dini Miller from Virginia Tech reports from the recent Bed Bug conference on whether the bug busters can keep up with the bed bugs. [more]

10/10/2011: Thinkers : Sociology
Dr Tracey McIntosh from the University of Auckland with why people do what we do, tonight, conformity in society. [more]

10/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 [more]

10/10/2011: Sport : USA
LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott on the NBA's labour dispute and the issues of head injuries in ice hockey. [more]

10/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clue 1 and audio clue 2 [more]

11/10/2011: Our Own Odysseys : Tim's Antipode
Tim Jones decided to travel to his very own antipode, on the other side of the world from Christchurch to Foz, in Spain. [more]

11/10/2011: The World at Night : Chile
Terri Anderson is our kiwi born correspondent living in rural Chile, celebrating Independence Day and how the nation is dealing with massive power outages. [more]

11/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Audio clue 3 [more]

11/10/2011: Nights Conundrum
Clues 1 and 4 [more]

12/10/2011: Soap Finale: All My Children
The long-running and well-loved American television soap All My Children has been forced to come to an end, or can it survive online? with Roger Newcomb from We Love Soaps. [more]

12/10/2011: Arts: Classical
Robbie Ellis from Radio New Zealand Concert raises his baton on both contemporary classical music plus recent releases of old masters... Dave Lisik & Richard Nunns, The London Quartet. [more]

12/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 5 [more]

12/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 6 [more]

13/10/2011: Speedy Photosynthesis
Is the cycle of absorbtion and release of carbon dioxide by the ocean and land plants occurring 25% faster than previously thought? Lisa Welp-Smith from the Carbon Dioxide Research Group of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. [more]

13/10/2011: Science: Toxicology (What's Your Poison?)
Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre discusses substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life. Tonight, lead in petrol (tetraethyl lead) and its historical consequences. [more]

13/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 7. [more]

13/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue 8. [more]

14/10/2011: Frankfurt Book Fair
Victoria University Press publisher Fergus Barrowman is plying his trade at the world's largest trade fair for books. [more]

14/10/2011: Conundrum
The answer is... [more]

17/10/2011: Unlawful Talk
Jonathon Green, British lexicographer of slang and writer on the history of alternative cultures about his latest book Crooked Talk: Five Hundred Years of the Language of Crime. [more]

17/10/2011: Thinkers - Religion
Exploring religions practised in New Zealand with Professor Paul Morris from Victoria University... could one's dedication / faith / passion to rugby and or sport be considered a religion? [more]

17/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 1. [more]

17/10/2011: Sport - Triathlon
Andrea Hewitt is the first New Zealand athlete to be guaranteed a place at the London Olympics with her top ranking in the World Championship series. [more]

17/10/2011: Conundrum
Clue number 2. [more]

18/10/2011: Our Own Odysseys - Cruise For Woodturners
Rob Grant took a cruise along the coasts of Norway in search of Scandinavian woodturning. [more]

18/10/2011: The World At Night - Bangladesh
Reporting from the capital Dhaka of the People's Republic of Bangladesh