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Taonga pūoro player Alistair Fraser features in Michael Norris's work 'Mātauranga (Rerenga)' - commissioned by the NZSO to mark 250 years since the arrival of Captain Cook in Aotearoa.
Analysis - An Engineering New Zealand investigation prompted by poor building designs has found system-wide problems and that basic mistakes are slipping through, writes Phil Pennington.
Part mixtape, part love-letter. Real people tell us a story about the classical track that means the most to them.
The rare native bird, whose population was once in serious decline, is on the gain thanks to a decade of predator-trapping by a dedicated community group. Audio
This entertaining and upbeat set by members of Trinity Roots, Fly My Pretties, Wellington Ukulele Orchestra, and Flight Of The Conchords offered a fabulous finale to another wonderful WOMAD weekend. Audio
Health professor Hassan Vally has written a checklist to help people make their own assessments. Audio
What links Hōne Heke, Harley-Davidson, the Boston Tea Party, soybeans, Levis jeans, China and Donald Trump? Those seemingly boring taxes known as tariffs. Audio
The Cook Islands' biggest cultural festival has been held in New Zealand for the first time since its inception more than 50 years ago.
Opinion - Teams of police roving the streets eager to find work could be a recipe for disaster, writes Tim McKinnel.
Mediawatch - Broadcasting company MediaWorks intends to sell off its television operations. Colin Peacock looks at the move and asks a former insider what might happen next. Audio
Taylor Banks was just 17 when she ended up living on the street, escaping family trouble. She tells Kathryn Ryan what it was like being a 'streetie'. Video, Audio
More than half a century before 'Man of La Mancha', French composer Jules Massenet brought Cervantes’ universally beloved dreamer Don Quixote to the operatic stage. Listen on RNZ Concert from 6pm.
Descendants of the Tahitian navigator Tupaia want to set the record set straight about his travels with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour.
William Dart puts Wellington singer Louis Baker in the spotlight following the release of his debut album of remarkably taut and tight soul. Video, Audio
Sizzling buttery haloumi is hard to resist, but how do you stop it sticking to the pan? Julie Biuso shares tips and a delicious recipe. Audio
Auckland teenager Cruz Erdmann won the international award for his night-time image of an bigfin reef squid. Audio
Joe Gillard has written a handy guide to words of the past that deserve a comeback. Think honeyfuggle (to flatter someone), ninnyhammer (fool) and collywobbles (nervous anxiety). Audio
Week in Politics - Two polls show support for Labour sliding, the Greens' refusal to back a bill forces the party to rely on National and the government is accused of breaking another promise.
A new theatre piece is challenging the common beliefs that New Zealanders avoid face-to-face confrontation and strongly dislike public singing. Audio
When children lack motivation and drive, their parents can be lost as to how to help them regain direction. Joseph Driessen offers some advice. Audio
Listen here, and daily at 10am on RNZ Concert
Robyn Jaquiery introduces hymns by St Francis of Assisi, Isaac Watts and Charles Wesley. Audio
The anarchic 76-year-old Scottish comedian, writer, producer – and now artist – speaks to Kim Hill from Florida. Video, Audio
Tami Neilson is joined by her brother and longtime collaborator on a special acoustic tour of the country right now. The siblings share some stories and tunes with Jesse Mulligan. Video, Audio