The story of New Zealand and its people from its geological origins to modern day, hosted by William Ray & Leigh-Marama McLachlan, with animation by Chris Maguren.
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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.
The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly and Alex Ashton every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and top experts.
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How far would you go to get to the truth even if everyone else has already found it? This is about the true in the making of true crime.
Matangireia is a series of conversations examining the political legacies of Māori politicians. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
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The second epic chapter in the award winning NZ Wars Series. Presented by Mihingarangi Forbes. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
Our commentators make sense of the week in politics
A journey through the periodic table of elements with chemistry professor Allan Blackman, from AUT, and Alison Ballance
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 Aotearoa and abroad.
A roundup of farming conditions all around New Zealand
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.
RNZ’s online guide to what’s playing on our screens — with Dan Slevin.
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
In this Podcast Series, host Kahu Kutia challenges the assumption that to be urban and Māori means to be disconnected from your culture. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.
A series of reflections by leading authors on the state of writing in Aotearoa
GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2019
BEST PODCAST, NEW ZEALAND RADIO AWARDS 2019
Finalist AIB Awards 2019 (Winner announced November 6 20219)
A true crime podcast series from…
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.
Breaking news from one of the world's favourite birds - New Zealand's rare flightless parrot, the kākāpō.
Presented by Alison Ballance.
A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts. Homegrown and original, discover stories unified by the theme of power.
Depressed alcoholic comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his mental health safe space for a finger-licking chat about headspace and happiness.
It's Ken Oath, the voice of reason - cutting the crap with a heart of gold
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.
Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
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…
Jesse hosts an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time.
RNZ News followed by business, rural and sports news, plus the long-range weather forecast and Worldwatch.
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to…
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Head of the RNZ podcast unit, Tim Watkin, takes the mystery out of listening to a podcast with this 'How To' guide.