A magazine programme hosted by Kim Hill, with long-form, in-depth feature interviews on current affairs, science, modern life, history, the arts and more.
Listener feedback for 18 September 2021
Listener feedback for 18 September 2021.
Tanea Heke: Cousins star ushering in new wave of storytellers
It's been a big year for actor Tanea Heke with roles in critically acclaimed feature films Cousins and The Justice of Bunny King. On top of that, Heke also appears in He Takatapui Ahau - a short film that centres on the experience of a young non-binary person returning to their marae despite the homophobia and transphobia they've witnessed in the past.
Michael Blencowe: searching for what remains of the world's extinct species
For his new book, Gone, Sussex-based naturalist Michael Blencowe decided to embark on a journey in search for what remains of the world's extinct creatures.
Playing Favourites with Wellington musician Luke Buda
It's been a long time between drinks, but Te Whanganui-a-Tara artist Luke Buda is gearing up to release his first solo album in 12 years. Luke joins the show to play a few favourites and discuss the new album, as well as his nationwide tour which kicks off next month.
Dr Jenny Clarke: Croquet and the Large Hadron Collider
Christchurch’s Jenny Clarke has been ranked the number one women’s croquet player in the world for most of the last 15 years. Dr Clarke is a senior lecturer in sports science at the University of Canterbury, where her work has included ground-breaking research using motion capture technology to assess wrist injury risk in the croquet swing,
Andrew Cockburn: how the American War Machine is all about money
In his book The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine British journalist and Washington editor for Harpers magazine Andrew Cockburn gets behind the motivations behind the America military being stationed in more than 800 locations worldwide.
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