Nine to Noon
Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
The death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Lydia Ko's recent golf wins.
Grant Smithies reviews new music
Featuring Dudley Benson, Neil Young and Mary J Blige.
John McIntyre reviews new children's books
'Maori Art For Kids' by Julie Noanoa, illustrated by Norm Heke, Craig Potton Publishing. 'Motiti Blue and the Oil Spill: A Story from the Rena Disaster' by Debbie McCauley, Mauao Publishing. 'Under the Ocean - Explore and discover New Zealand's Sea...
The importance of oxytocin as the brain's "moral molecule"
Paul J. Zak is a neuroeconomist who was the first to identify that the brain chemical oxytocin allows us to determine who to trust. His current research has shown that oxytocin is responsible for virtuous behaviors, working as the brain's "moral...
Pacific correspondent Mike Field
World leaders visit Fiji. Tonga's pro-democracy movement.
Teenage girls pressured by peers to sext
Research shows that while young people are increasingly privacy savvy around "stranger danger" while navigating their online lives, teenagers - especially girls - are coming under more pressure from their peers to share sexually explicit pictures of...
Privacy concerns about terror laws
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards discusses his submission to a parliamentary select committee.
Glenn Inquiry into Family Violence - Blueprint for action
The Glenn Inquiry releases its final report for addressing NZ's appalling domestic violence issue - it wants a new court to deal with family violence and a new stand-alone agency focussed on the issue. Heather Henare is on the board of the inquiry and...
TV with Hadyn Green
Netflix arrives in New Zealand in March next year.
Parenting: Sibling rivalry and how to deal with it
John Cowan is an Auckland based parenting commentator and author. He has 20 years experience working with youth and their families, has co-authored with Ian Grant the New Zealand best seller Parenting Teenagers: The White Water Rafting Years; and is a...
New Technology with Erika Pearson
Car manufacturers enter the privacy debate, building better batteries and printing lights.
Fatal stabbing in Albany, 3 schools in lockdown
Reporter Lauren Baker live.
Book review - The Silk Thief
Written by Deborah Challinor, reviewed by Rae McGregor and published by HarperCollins.
US Forensic Pathologist Dr Judy Melinek on what a body reveals
Dr Judy Melinek is a San Francisco based forensic pathologist and contract pathologist at the Alemeida County Coroners Office. She provides an insight into the world of forensic pathology in her book Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the...
UK correspondent - Paul Osborne
The UK is about to introduce new anti-terror laws.
Expert says NZ needs to focus on quantity not just quality
Professor Gary Jones is a senior water scientist and Chief Executive of eWater, a not-for-profit water management and modelling organisation based in Canberra, Australia. He is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Canberra and a Visiting...
Ebola burial workers in Sierra Leone dump bodies in protest
Bodies of Ebola victims have been dumped outside a hospital in Sierra Leone by burial workers, who are protesting at the failure of authorities to pay them bonuses for their hazardous work. Chatu Yapa is a New Zealand doctor working in Monrovia with...
John Key's links with Cameron Slater
After telling reporters, and then parliament he had NOT had any contact with blogger Cameron Slater this week, John Key had to return to parliament to change his earlier answer and concede he had a text exchange with Whaleoil blogger the night before...
Science with Siouxsie Wiles
The controversial US bill that will stop independent scientists from advising the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Wellington, New Zealand