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.
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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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.
A Stuff/RNZ podcast about the Erebus Disaster. Produced by Michael Wright and Katy Gosset.
Immigrant whānau across Aotearoa have frank conversations covering love, ancestry, home, food, expectation, and acceptance. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
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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.
A journey through the periodic table of elements with chemistry professor Allan Blackman, from AUT, and Alison Ballance
Investment author and columnist Mary Holm talks to Jesse Mulligan every fortnight about her top tips for how to make your money work.
RNZ’s online guide to what’s playing on our screens — with Dan Slevin.
Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life
A science podcast for kids. Answering their burning questions and showing them the wonders of discovery. By RNZ & Nanogirl Labs Ltd.
Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
What it’s like to come face-to-face with history.
Our commentators make sense of the week in politics
Matangireia is a series of conversations examining the political legacies of Māori politicians. Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.
Children's stories and songs from New Zealand.
Ngā pūrākau me ngā waiata nā Aotearoa
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.
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.
From spirituality and dancing to pottery and rowing, hear from a group of New Zealanders as they share what makes them happy.
A documentary series that tells the stories of white New Zealanders who are confronting our colonial past and present, 250 years after Cook’s arrival. Made with the support of NZ On Air.
Short documentaries created by students at tertiary institutions
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.
How far would you go to get to the truth even if everyone else has already found it? Does true crime have to be true?
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…
Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...
A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns with Robyn Jaquiery
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.
Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with host David Morriss
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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.