The Oceania Football Confederation has found the Solomon Islands Football Federation breached regulations during a 2018 tournament and has effectively thrown the country out of this year's Under-17 World Cup.
Old timey blues via Aussie musician C.W. Stoneking tells about working with Jack White and Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, falling into the blues and reinventing himself throughout his career.Audio
William Dart looks at the splendid new album celebrating the Christchurch songwriter, Al Park … featuring cover versions by Jordan Luck, Marlon Williams, Delaney Davidson, Anthea Struthers and others. Video, Audio
A sultry and soulful storyteller; Dianne Reeves's unique jazz stylings reflect a pure and heart-felt love of music. Enjoy some soul time with one of the most-awarded female jazz vocalists of the times. Audio
Six hundred years ago, the great Polynesian waka Tākitimu landed on barren, windswept Waikawa (Portland Island). Today its main visitors are DOC staff checking on the critically endangered shore plover. Audio
The RNZ Music team reflect on the Grammy Awards, country/pop artist Jamie McDell talks about Kacey Musgraves winning album of the year, and new music from Jessica Pratt, Nakhane and local beatmaker Whyfisucks. Video, Audio
Open your ears to Laurie Anderson & Kronos's Grammy-winning 'Landfall'; Psathas's 'Three Psalms', NZ experimental electronic music by Emi Pogoni and Flo Wilson; and an interview with Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.