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Science commentator Simon Pollard on bacteria and...08/20/14
While human generation is usually 20 to 30 years, bacteria can have a generation time of 15-20 minutes. Such a short time span is ideal for showing how evolution works, and the impact of natural selection on a tiny tweak on a single gene. A recent...
The public law issues arising from Dirty Politics
Dean Knight is a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University's School of Law, and specialises in public law.
Marty Duda's artist of the week is Kristin Hersh
Kristin Hersh started her musical career as the chief singer and songwriter in Throwing Muses back in the 1980s. Like The Pixies, The Muses were based in the American Northeast and the group seemed to cover similar musical territory to The Pixies;...
Book review: Want You Dead by Peter James
Want You Dead by Peter James, published by Macmillan, RRP$37.99.
Wallace J. Nichols on the calming influence of wild water
American marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the calming influence of wild water.
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
With the latest news from Australia.
When healthy eating becomes a dangerous obsession
In the space of a year, 23 year old Jordan Younger had become a social media star and had one of the most popular vegan blogs on the internet. She'd built a successful brand - all off the back of her seemingly-healthy, vegan lifestyle catalogued on...
Auckland correspondent on implications of property value rises
With Todd Niall.
Auckland property values up 33 percent in 3 years
With Jonno Ingerson - Director of Research - for the property information and analytics company, CoreLogic, which provides market analysis for Quotable Value.
Media with Gavin Ellis
Looks at new elements of election coverage.
Poet Michele Leggott on exploring light and darkness
Michele Leggott, who was the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate, is a finalist in the poetry section of this year's New Zealand Post Book Awards for her collection, Heartland.
Business with Rod Oram
Business commentator Rod Oram discusses Meridian and Contact's results.
Book Review - Fighting for Empire
Harry Ricketts reviews 'Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War of 1914 - 1918 by Christopher Pugsley published by Bateman
Mark Tucker's memoir on raising two teenage daughters
Single Father Better Dad – Mark Tucker's memoir on raising two teenage daughters, and rebuilding his life after his marriage ended suddenly.
US correspondent Luiza Savage
Today's topics include shooting of American teenager in Ferguson and Iraq.
Migrants advised to speak English in the home
Linguistics expert is slamming an internal affairs report which suggests migrants should speak English in the home to better integrate into society.
Public servants' union calls for Judith Collins to resign
Glenn Barclay is the acting National Secretary for the Public Service Association.
Latest on protest in Ferguson
Brittany Packnett is the Executive Director of Teach For America St. Louis, and most nights has been out with the protests in Ferguson. Brittany is also part of the coalition organising in-person and online protests such as the Don't Shoot campaign.
Remembering Martha - Kennedy Warne
Kennedy Warne with a cautionary tale about extinct birds.
Food: T2 Teas with Kitty Hart
Recipes for Chai, Lamington and Kitty's Ginger Crunch teas.
- Wellington, New Zealand