5 episodes

Taking listeners behind the scenes of news stories to hear from the people at the centre of them, in their own words.

Made with support from NZ On Air.

Tell Me About It: Real Lives Behind the News Bird of Paradise Productions, Stuff

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 35 Ratings

Taking listeners behind the scenes of news stories to hear from the people at the centre of them, in their own words.

Made with support from NZ On Air.

    Entitlement

    Entitlement

    Since breaking up with her abusive ex, Sarah's struggled to survive. First the government intercepted her child support because she was on the benefit. Now he's stopped paying entirely. Why are the tax department asking single mums to help track down their abusers? Produced by Bird of Paradise for Stuff with support from NZ on Air.

    • 34 min
    The breadwinners

    The breadwinners

    Michelle grew up watching her Pasifika mum work twice as hard as her colleagues, for less pay. Now, her own workers are asking her for loans, so they can feed their kids in a pandemic. We look at sexism, racism and work. Produced by Bird of Paradise for Stuff with support from NZ on Air.

    • 34 min
    I am a mother. I have a child

    I am a mother. I have a child

    Sara's daughter Ratahi was a preschooler when her mum was diagnosed with preventable cervical cancer. In the slow world of women's health, will things improve for the next generation of wāhine Māori?" Produced by Bird of Paradise for Stuff with support from NZ on Air .

    • 33 min
    Ghost in the System

    Ghost in the System

    What's it like, going to court against your rapist, twice? We meet S, who went through two trials, and find out why survivors have to do their own paperwork to keep themselves safe afterwards. Produced by Bird of Paradise for Stuff with support from NZ on Air

    • 37 min
    Tell Me About It - Trailer

    Tell Me About It - Trailer

    A trailer for new podcast series Tell Me About It, taking you behind the news, to hear from the voices at the centre of the story, with Kirsty Johnston and Michelle Duff. Launches Friday, November 19th.

    Produced by Bird of Paradise for Stuff with support from NZ on Air.

    • 55 sec

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

highascandywine ,

Important work for modern life.

Easy to listen to, informative and eye watering truths. Give us more !

GB in pōneke ,

Can’t wait for the second ep!

Great start to the podcast, can’t wait for more

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