Jesse hosts an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time.
Ellie Jay's podcast picks
Critic Ellie Jay reviews four titles - The Orange Tree, Changes, I Secretly Recorded My Boyfriend and The Baron of Botox.
Afternoons Quiz answers - Robert Kelly
NZ producer and onetime bookseller Robert Kelly presents the answers to his weekly quiz.
Ngā Taonga Sound Archives: Compulsory Military Training
While we wait for referendum results, Nga Taonga goes back to an earlier referendum: the 1949 vote which introduced Compulsory Military Training. Sarah Johnston takes us back in time.
Vet shortage a complex issue for the profession
Parnell vet, Dr Megan Alderson talks to Jesse about the shortage of vets around the country and why so many choose to leave the profession.
Pink salt found to contain high levels harmful heavy metals
Australian researchers have found that pink salt does not have the health benefits claimed and contains high levels of harmful heavy metals. Jesse speaks to Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore the CEO of NRAUS which did the research.
Ministry of Health COVID update
There are 25 new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, 23 are cases at the border and two are related to the port worker reported on Sunday.
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