Geoff Houtman was part of the team that created the worst sitcom ever made. It's haunted him for 25 years. Now he's on a quest to find out what went wrong and to see what lessons we can…
Using real stories told by real people, Melody Thomas leads a frank (but often entertaining) exploration of sex, sexuality and relationships.
A journey through the periodic table of elements with chemistry professor Allan Blackman, from AUT, and Alison Ballance
Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand
stories about science, nature and the environment.
From breaking news and larger than life characters to everyday events, we tell the stories that matter to the quarter of all New Zealanders born outside the country.
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Stories that make sense of business and the economy... and how they affect your back pocket. Made by RNZ & Newsroom
A review of the week in sport.
A roundup of farming conditions all around New Zealand
Award-winning singer and songwriter Jan Hellriegel's new podcast series is a celebration of life and its foibles as well as its perfect imperfection. It represents the journey, not the…
Our commentators make sense of the week in politics
RNZ’s online guide to what’s playing on our screens — with Dan Slevin.
New Zealand's foremost fashion podcast where Sonia Sly goes behind the scenes of the fashion industry to find out what exists beyond its glamorous façade.
The best new music, brought to you weekly by the RNZ Music team. Host Kirsten Johnstone and fellow music obsessives offer a handpicked selection of what's good from Aoteraoa and abroad.
Investment author and columnist Mary Holm talks to Jesse Mulligan every fortnight about her top tips for how to make your money work.
Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life
The pleasures, pratfalls & practical lessons of parenting in the modern world.
Breaking news from one of the world's favourite birds - New Zealand's rare flightless parrot, the kākāpō.
Presented by Alison Ballance.
Films and conversations about rebuilding the city.
Zoë George and a roster of athletic co-hosts shine the spotlight on women in sport. – from results and athletes to current affairs and issues.
What it’s like to come face-to-face with history.
The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.
Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.
An iconic documentary series which captured the essence of New Zealand from 1972 to 2016.
Melody Thomas (Bang!) and Tony Stamp (Music101) explore the themes and iconic characters of popular culture.
It's Ken Oath, the voice of reason - cutting the crap with a heart of gold
A series of panel discussions at the City Gallery Wellington
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...
Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
A weekly analysis of significant political issues.
Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.
Checkpoint is RNZ’s weekday drive-time news programme.
Our multi-media show broadcasts on 101FM, and you can also watch it live on our website, Freeview Channel 50 and Face TV on Sky…
RNZ podcasts are available free in Apple Podcasts.
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Learn more about how to manage RNZ podcasts.
Head of the RNZ podcast unit, Tim Watkin, takes the mystery out of listening to a podcast with this 'How To' guide.