Nine to Noon
Arts commentator Jennifer Buckley10/06/15
Jennifer is the former and founding Director of the Auckland Art Fair. She is currently working with the Institute of Architects on taking New Zealand's exhibition, Future Islands, to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
Bringing tips & tricks from Silicon Valley to NZ
Larry Lieberman is a founder and COO of Dynamite Labs, a New York-based developer of social media platforms. Before that he was CMO of ooVoo mobile video chat. He is in New Zealand along with sixteen other creative business entrepreneurs, for a...
Marty Duda features The Zombies
Formed in 1961, The Zombies were one of the more interesting bands to emerge in the wake of The Beatles' success thanks to Rod Argent's jazzy keyboard playing and singer Colin Blunstone's breathy vocals. The band scored two hits early in their career...
Book Review: The Nazi Hunters by Damien Lewis
Reviewed by Rae McGregor, published by Headline.
Simon Winchester - The Pacific Ocean
Best-selling author Simon Winchester talks about his latest book Pacific - an epic journey through the history of the Pacific Ocean, from the Bering Strait to Cape Horn, the Yangtze River to the Panama Canal, and to the many small islands that lie in...
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
The shock continues after the recent shooting of a police employee.
What a waste!
Every year 2.5 million tonnes of waste goes into landfills, and individually we generate, on average, 400 kilograms per year. Our output is double what it was 50 years ago, and quadruple, a generation before that. University of Waikato Law Professor...
Copyright worries in TPPA
Copyright extensions included in the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement are worrying librarians and universities. Under the current law copyright lasts for a maximum of 50 years but under the TPP that would have to be extended to 70 years. The...
Quarter of ECE teachers don't want their child at their...
Child Forum, a non-profit organisation focussed on early childhood education and research, surveyed 600 teachers nationwide about their workplaces. A quarter of them said would not be happy to have their own child enrolled where they work, with one...
Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on email@example.com
Small House Living with Catherine Foster
Living in smaller spaces without compromising design or comfort.Smart, space-efficient houses are becoming the way of the future. Catherine Foster's book Small House Living showcases a collection of homes measuring less than 90m2 from around New...
Business commentator Rod Oram
The TPPA, the Government's new science investment strategy and banking arrangements.
Book Review: Maggie Smith by Michael Coveney
Reviewed by Leah McFall, published by Orion.
How to discover a planet from your sofa
Chris Lintott is an astrophysics professor from the University of Oxford and presenter of The Sky at Night TV programme. He is in New Zealand to talk about, galaxy evolution, the discovery of new planets and ask whether aliens are out there somewhere....
US correspondent Susan Milligan
The killing of nine people at a community college in Oregon reignites the battle over gun control
Is our tax system opening the doors to corruption?
There's a fine line between a bribe and a facilitation payment. A fine, but significant line. And yet when the intent of either is to influence a foreign public official acting in their official capacity to obtain an advantage, only one is illegal in...
The trade pact TPP - what will it mean for NZ?
It's been called the most sweeping trade pact in a generation, and will affect 40 percent of the world economy. The Trans-Pacific Partnership was finally signed overnight in Atlanta. It will cut trade barriers and set common standards for 12...
Tommy Honey - Gentrification
Gentrification is a relatively young word that describes making new spaces in old areas.
What to do with Tamarillos
Robin Nitschke is a Northland tamarillo grower. He says the fruit is versatile for both savoury and sweet dishes. He will run through a couple of recipes, including one for tamarillo chutney. Robin is also the Manager and Chairman of the Tamarillo...
Politics with Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
The expected conclusion in the US of the TPP agreement. Political differences between New Zealand and Australia over deportations from Australia. Russian military action in Syria.
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