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Age no barrier to successful weight loss, study shows
A new study from the University of Warwick has concluded that lifestyle changes to manage weight loss are effective in reducing obesity regardless of age. Lead author Dr Thomas Barber of Warwick Medical School is with us to discuss.
Lifting the lid on the rise and rise of organised crime in NZ
In his new book, Gangland, investigative reporter Jared Savage explores the country's growing underbelly of organised crime and violent gangs, paying particular attention to the constantly-growing methamphetamine trade.
The secret to living to well into your 90s (or older)
Dr Claudia Kawas is searching for the secrets to living a longer and healthier life. Kawas and her team have been running a major study of ageing California residents for more than two decades. She joins the show to discuss the study.
Great white shark 'sent chill up spine' during filming - Gayford
The global lockdown caused by Covid-19 has quietened the oceans and is luring some of New Zealand's biggest great whites out of hiding. Marine filmmaker Clarke Gayford and shark expert Kina Scollay went in search of those sharks.
New travel magazine set to showcase our own backyard
Newly-launched magazine Scout is set to showcase the beauty and brilliance of Aotearoa, and at the helm is editor Sarah-Kate Lynch - who was the travel editor for NZ Woman's Day before Bauer shut it down earlier this year.
Alan Brady on Neil Diamond's Cracklin' Rosie
Fifty years ago, Neil Diamond's 'Cracklin' Rosie' was on top of the NZ music charts. 'Crackling Rose' was an inexpensive sparkling wine. The founding father of Central Otago wine, Alan Brady remembers the type of wine and the song.