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New Zealand's most listened to morning news show, featuring
comprehensive coverage of local and world events from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on RNZ National.

    Tokyo olympics: How much further can performance be pushed?

    Tokyo olympics: How much further can performance be pushed?

    Faster, higher, stronger. The Olympic motto will no doubt be getting a good run in Tokyo. But how much faster and higher can athletes go before humankind hits its peak performance? Former British international athlete and current Teesside University sport and exercise lecturer Jonny Taylor spoke to Morning Report.

    • 5 min
    Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

    Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

    It's Friday so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.

    • 4 min
    West African drumming can mimic sounds of language

    West African drumming can mimic sounds of language

    Research has shed light on how the Dùndún style of West African drumming played by a group in Ifesowapo can mimic the sounds of a locally spoken language.
    Skilled drummers can manipulate hourglass-shaped drums to mimic the frequency and timing pattern of the Yorùbá language.
    Susie Ferguson spoke to researcher and musicologist at Arizona State University Cecilia Durojaye.

    • 3 min
    Third Tairawhiti art festival set to start

    Third Tairawhiti art festival set to start

    The third annual Tairawhiti arts festival featuring Aotearoa's top artists and performers is set to spark the east coast alight.
    The festival has been growing in numbers and performers since it began in 2019 - where it launched alongside Tuia 250.
    This year - will include the return of the light path - Te Ara i Whiti - theatre and dance productions, exhibitions and concerts.
    Reporter Te Aorewa Rolleston spoke to the festival director Tama Waipara about the line up - which was announced at an event last night in Turanganui-a-kiwa last night.

    • 2 min
    Aucklanders flock to pancake shop for last days open in the central city

    Aucklanders flock to pancake shop for last days open in the central city

    Aucklanders have been turning out in droves to support a Korean pancake store that's about to move from the central city after nearly two decades.

    • 2 min
    Covid-19: Mass vaccination event opens in Auckland

    Covid-19: Mass vaccination event opens in Auckland

    The country's first mass vaccination is on in Auckland.
    More than 16,000 people are booked, with the event running throughout the weekend.
    Reporter Sarah Robson spoke to Corin Dann from Manukau.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

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64 Ratings

dcjmartin ,

The best journalism in NZ

RNZ still remains the benchmark

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Too Short

Definitely need to make a full podcast length for easier download and listen

abbywhite_x ,

Why not one longer episode?

Why are there so many 4 minute episodes instead of one longer one? It makes it really hard to download and listen to.

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