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RNZ New Zealand

A weekly in-depth current affairs programme of national and international interest.

A weekly in-depth current affairs programme of national and international interest.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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A weekly in-depth current affairs programme of national and international interest.

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@rnz_insight

Language:

English


Episodes

Learning revolution or pathway to ignorance?

11/10/2018
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Classrooms have changed radically in the past decade to become future focused. But John Gerritsen investigates if they are equipping children well or leaving them short on essential knowledge.

Duration:00:27:57

The next pandemic - are we ready?

11/3/2018
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100 years after the last great 'flu pandemic, Philippa Tolley explores how well prepared we are for the next one.

Duration:00:27:53

PNG to host APEC - but is it leaders before locals?

10/27/2018
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Johnny Blades looks at Papua New Guinea's road to hosting the APEC leaders' summit as it teeters on the verge of social breakdown.

Duration:00:27:29

The drug courts on trial

10/20/2018
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Insight's senior specialist reporter, Teresa Cowie visits New Zealand's Drug Court to find out how it works and if it's worth the money to keep it going.

Duration:00:28:22

On the outside: the problem with life after prison

10/13/2018
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Nearly a third of former prisoners go back to jail within their first year after release. Leigh-Marama McLachlan explores why so many Māori prisoners end up back inside.

Duration:00:28:00

Protect and promote: Can DOC really do both?

10/6/2018
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3.7 million tourists visited NZ last year, many heading to National Parks and camping grounds. South Island Bureau Chief, Belinda McCammon, explores whether DOC can manage growing tourist numbers and its responsibility as the guardian of public land.

Duration:00:27:47

Rugby - Tackling Soft Diplomacy in the Pacific

9/29/2018
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RNZ Pacific’s Sports Editor Vinnie Wylie asks if a Pacific based rugby team will ever get off the ground and why the New Zealand government is getting involved?

Duration:00:27:49

NZ's role in the Malaysian plastics dumping ground

9/22/2018
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Our plastic is becoming Malaysia's problem - Nita Blake-Persen investigates what really happens to the waste we're shipping overseas to be recycled.

Duration:00:27:39

The grandparents in immigration limbo

9/15/2018
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RNZs Immigration Reporter Gill Bonnett talks to the grandparents stuck in visa limbo who are awaiting news of whether they can join their families in New Zealand.

Duration:00:27:38

Nurses' pay and staffing deal - hospital crisis averted?

9/8/2018
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Will the latest nursing pay and staffing deals ease the pressure? Karen Brown heads into a ward in one of the country's busiest hospitals to find out.

Duration:00:27:50

Insight: Should NZ Schools Ban Mobile Phones?

9/1/2018
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Teresa Cowie explores whether mobile phones should be banned in schools.

Duration:00:27:58

Insight: Farmland - not so free to roam

8/25/2018
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Visitor numbers are increasing but how much public access should trampers, hunters and tourists be given or expect over farm land? Maja Burry has visited High Country Stations in the South Island to hear farmers' thoughts, as well as those fighting to keep the farmgate open

Duration:00:27:31

Insight: Foetal Alcohol - Damaging Baby Brains

8/18/2018
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It's thought there could be several thousand New Zealand babies born every year with brains damaged in the womb by alcohol after their mother's drank while pregnant. Philippa Tolley investigates what is being done for those coping with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Duration:00:28:20

Insight: Water - Who Pays?

8/4/2018
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RNZs Local Government reporter Laura Dooney takes a closer look at the huge financial pressures facing local councils trying to keep our water safe and clean.

Duration:00:27:40

Insight: Should te reo Māori be compulsory in school?

7/28/2018
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RNZs Maori News Correspondent Leigh-Marama Mclachlan asks, could compulsory te reo Māori in schools reduce racism?

Duration:00:26:37

Insight: Money Laundering in NZ

7/21/2018
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New anti-money laundering regulations have come into effect. But some question if they will make any difference. Jeremy Rose investigates money laundering in New Zealand and the attempts to counter it.

Duration:00:28:00

Insight: Facing down loneliness for NZ's ageing population

7/14/2018
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With the UK having recently appointed a Minister of loneliness, Sally Round takes a look what can be done in New Zealand to address the problem, which will likely balloon as the population ages.

Duration:00:26:49

Insight: Goldrush - The Rise of the eSports Industry

7/4/2018
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Teresa Cowie takes a look at the rise of New Zealand’s competitive video game industry.

Duration:00:27:24

Insight: The Cost of the Foreign Buyer Ban

6/30/2018
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Otago reporter Timothy Brown heads to Queenstown to find out what unintended consequences of the foreign buyer ban might lie ahead for the resort town.

Duration:00:27:16

Insight: Examining Tomorrow's Schools

6/23/2018
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Nearly every aspect of the school system is under review. RNZ's Education Correspondent, John Gerritsen examines the hard questions being asked about deciles, zones and school boards.

Duration:00:27:25