Will Jackson is hiding out, a city boy reluctantly staying with his uncle in small town New Zealand. He finds young abandoned orca and his life is further thrown into chaos, when he rallies to help protect it against hostile, threatening interests.
Nine new writers show the diversity of their ideas and styles in this great collection of new works. The writers are all from last years MA in creative writing at the International Institute of Modern Letters, VUW
A fun story about a very, very nice witch who sets out to find a perfect furry friend to help her with her witchy work. A new story from the Treasure Chest told purrrrrrrfectly by the fabulous Francesca Emms.
James Elliott and Pinky Agnew look at the lighter side of life, including why marriage proposals during the New York marathon may not be a good idea, and the British 90 year old who has made hundreds… Audio
Contemporary politics is a rare subject for New Zealand plays - until now maybe. Auckland playwright Sam Brooks is about to unleash his second political drama in less than a year. A few months ago the… Audio
Irene Pink and Elisabeth Easther look at the lighter side of the headlines in the week that was, including Amethyst Realm's unusual love life involving ghosts, and the backlash over a British magazine… Audio
The week that was - Radar and Michele A'Court look at some of the stranger stories, including whether you can post a goldfish. Live fish are among the unusual mail items NZ Post has dealt with. Other… Audio
Jay Laga'aia is an Auckland-born Samoan actor who kicked off his career in musical theatre and since then has done everything from present Playschool and Spot On to appear in Star Wars. He had the… Audio, Gallery
Australian comedian Greg Fleet's best-known for his stand-up and sketch work, but this week he's here to launch his novel The Good Son, and to talk about his dealings with addiction for Atawhai mental… Audio
The week that was, Radar and Irene Pink have a laugh at some of the lighter headlines of the week, the ongoing fallout from the students' bong-gate, University of Otago proctor admits he was wrong… Audio
Mediawatch Midweek is a weekly catch-up between Mediawatch and Lately's Karyn Hay. This week: 1080 blow-back, avocado aggro taken seriously - and not; "Harry Potter's lonely uncle" on the future of… Video, Audio
The theatrical production of War Horse is coming to New Zealand next year, from the original 1982 children's book by Sir Michael Morpurgo. The stage show's been seen by 7 million people and next June… Audio, Gallery
Taking stock with the week that was, James Elliott and Justine Smith run through how to open an OXO cube, and the astounding story of the airline company which couldn't spell its name right. Let's be… Audio