Nine to Noon
Media commentator Gavin Ellis09/29/14
Gavin Ellis touches on coverage of the Labour leadership story, and over the top reporting of George Clooney's nuptials.
30 years of fishing stories from angler Dave Witherow
South Island Angler Dave Witherow with fishing stories drawn from over 30 years with a rod in his hand in pursuit of elusive trout. He's spent the best part of his life fishing the rivers of New Zealand.
Business commentator Rod Oram
Rod Oram takes a look at the falling dollar and Fonterra's results.
Book Review: Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
Gina Rogers reviews Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett, published by Macmillan RRP$49.99
4-tour Iraqi war veteran, burn survivor, comedian
Bobby Henline is an Iraq War veteran and burn survivor who's become a comedian, incorporating his horrific injuries into his stand-up routine. Bobby was serving in his fourth tour in Iraq in 2007 when his humvee was hit by a roadside bomb just north...
US correspondent Luiza Savage
Luiza Savage discusses US politics including the US involvement in IS airstrikes.
Decision on Wellington super-city due
The Local Government Commission is expected to release its decision soon on whether the Wellington region's 8 councils should be amalgamated and to what extent.
Young journalists in Hong Kong on Occupy protests
It's being called the umbrella revolution - extraordinary scenes on the streets of Hong Kong, as young pro-democracy demonstrators face off against riot police armed with teargas and pepper spray. Tens of thousands of people have occupied part of the...
Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne
Writer Kennedy Warne along with photographer Arno Gasteiger embarked on a road trip documenting State Highway One through heartland New Zealand. Their journey has resulted in a large hardback book called View from the Road. It contains stories and...
Old-fashioned milk and cookies from a young entrepreneur
Deanna Yang didn't have a cooking or business background when she graduated from university and decided to enact her childhood dream of opening her own cookie shop. Auckland's Moustache Milk & Cookie Bar has been a runaway success since its opening in...
Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
On Labour's future leadership.
Book review: 'Fallout' by Paul Thomas
Reviewed by Harry Ricketts, published by Upstart Press, RRP$34.99.
Philosopher Matthew Dentith on why we love conspiracy theories
Philosopher Matthew Dentith wrote a PhD thesis titled, "In defence of conspiracy theorists", which he has turned into a forthcoming book, "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories". In it, he explores why some people believe in conspiracy theories, why...
Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearny
The UK joining the coalition against ISIS and Catalonia's possible referendum.
New Zealanders struggle to get treatment for allergies
There are claims that people are still suffering unnecessarily from allergies because New Zealand lacks specialists and has insufficient training for GPs - despite a warning issued more than six years ago. Mark Dixon from the charity Allergy New...
The charity taking on the IRD in the High Court
The National Council of Women is taking Inland Revenue to the High Court, over income tax arrears it says are wrongfully being pursued. The case goes back to 2010 by the then Charities Commission which removed the charitable status of dozens of...
The week that was
With comedians Te Radar and Michele A'Court
Sports commentator Barry Guy
The naming of the All Black team to play Argentina. And the US NFL team, the Baltimore Ravens is under fire for their handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
New Music with Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor checks out new releases from Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, prolific alt-country stalwart Ryan Adams, and the second album from Swedish world-psych combo "Goat".
Book review - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Tilly Lloyd reviews 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' by Yuval Noah Harari, Harvill trade paperback.
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