Gavin Bishop in conversation with Bridget Mahy to illuminate the kind of New Zealand Gavin has hoped to capture for young and old readers alike in his beautiful book Aotearoa, The New Zealand Story.
Scotty and Stacey Morrison’s best-selling language books have been an easy and accessible entry point to te reo Māori for many. Guyon Espiner leads them in a discussion on their books, the resurgence of te reo learning, and the language pioneers who went before.
As we incorporate artificial intelligence, automation and robotics into our lives and even our bodies, we continue to wrestle with what it all means for us as humans. Helen Heath and Dr Jo Cribb are joined by Vincent Heeringa to discuss these issues.
Paula Morris is joined by essay collection editors Susanna Andrew and Simon Wilson, and essayist and economist Shamubeel Eaqub to discuss creative nonfiction and investigative journalism.
Freshly-minted novelists Annaleese Jochems and Dominic Hoey, and recently published poet Michael Steven, join interviewer Sonya Wilson to tell tales of their first time and the highs and lows of putting their words out into the world.