12:15 PM.For This Way Up's last shows, presenter Simon Morton and longtime producer Richard Scott have trawled through the archives of 600 shows recorded over the past (nearly) 13 years. This week, they mark… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.With This Way Up's last show on Saturday 7 July, presenter Simon Morton and longtime producer Richard Scott have trawled through the archives of 600 shows recorded over the past (nearly) 13 years… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.This Way Up is finishing up on 7 July. This week, presenter Simon Morton and producer Richard Scott look back at some of the fascinating people they've met, including a scam-baiter, a roadkill-counter… Read moreAudio, Gallery
12:40 PM.The battle between the makers of 'natural' wines (which are ethically produced and preservative-free) and the $250 billion-dollar global wine industry is the "biggest conflict in the world of wine for… Read moreAudio
12:30 PM.Critics worry a big reform of European privacy laws could have a chilling effect on free speech on the internet; the new technology we'll see in this year's FIFA World Cup; and a review of YouTube… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.Why has China stopped taking many of our recycled plastics? We ask Bloomberg journalist Adam Minter – a man obsesed with rubbish, junkyards and the huge economies that underpin the recycling industry.
12:30 PM.This week, The New York Times reported Facebook has allowed dozens of phone handset makers (including Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Apple) to access personal information about its users. Peter Griffin has… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.When you next go for a walk or a tramp, it might pay to pick up the pace a bit! A study of just over 50,000 walkers living in Britain has shown the health benefits of walking at a higher speed… Read moreAudio
12:35 PM.Do our eyebrows exist to stop sweat from getting in our eyes or is there something else going on? Penny Spikins and her colleagues at York University in England have been investigating. Read moreAudio
12:40 PM.Cash-strapped people all around the world are doing online jobs that pay well under the minimum wage. Alana Semuels gives us the lowdown on the flourishing – and largely unregulated – digital… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.Polystyrene is the protective packaging material that encases many parts of our consumer lives. Packed safely and soundly within it, everything from TVs, ovens, computers and even meat arrive safely… Read moreAudio
12:45 PM.New Zealand has one of the highest rates of colorectal cancer in the world. Now a University of Otago team are developing a blood test for detecting it, using genetic information produced by tumours.
12:35 PM.We head to the Manawatu to see how the latest DNA technology, based on similar tools used by forensic scientists to catch criminals, is being used to detect spawning trout in rivers. The BioRanger… Read moreAudio
12:15 PM.Bits+Bytes with Peter Griffin and Emily Wang of Datacom. This week, YouTube wants a bigger slice of the streaming music pie and is taking on Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal. Plus Google and Facebook… Read moreAudio
12:45 PM.Peter Griffin beams in from Google's developer festival I/O 2018 to tell us what the tech company have got in the development pipeline. [Peter Griffin travelled to California with the assistance of… Read moreAudio