New Zealand has one of the highest reported rates of domestic violence in the developed world. The government has just put tougher laws in place to …
Six months on from the mosque attacks in Christchurch, Ahmed Jahangir is still in pain after being shot, his restaurant is still closed and his chef …
Solo mums say benefits just aren't enough to raise a family and food banks say they're seeing unprecedented demand from parents. Sarah Robson …
At least one person is dying every day on our roads on average, and it's costing the country more than $5bn a year. Given that annual figure is more than we spend on transport infrastructure each year, Ben Strang …
Dairy's huge role earning export dollars for New Zealand is facing a threat some say could bring it to its knees. Lab-grown milk protein is now …
More than 100,000 Chinese students have studied in New Zealand in the past 20 years. What impact do those graduates have on the China-New Zealand relationship and is New Zealand making the most of their goodwill? John …
After the attacks on the mosques in Christchurch there were pleas for unity and love in the face of evil and a huge outpouring of grief and support for the Muslim community. But did New Zealanders just pat themselves on …
Tuvalu is the poster boy for small island countries suffering from climate change and its very existence and that of its people is under threat. Despite the gloomy outlook, Tuvalu has big plans for its future and its …
New Zealand's mental health system is on the brink of a major overhaul, Health Correspondent Karen Brown examines the pressure points and asks what's …
Are too many Māori babies being taken into care? Māori news correspondent, Leigh Marama McLachlan investigates whether Oranga Tamariki is getting the balance right between keeping children safe and keeping families …
Under the 1955 Adoption Act, thousands of Māori babies were adopted into Pākehā families. Te Aniwa Hurihanganui investigates the impact on Māori who grew up desperate to re-connect.
Volunteering is facing a crisis. Teresa Cowie investigates how essential services can survive as more and more people decide they can't make on going …
In this award winning documentary, Insight's reporter Teresa Cowie heads inside prison to find out more about the impact of New Zealand's meth epidemic.
The Christchurch mosque attacks have prompted claims the security agencies have wielded their powers in skewed and unfair ways. Have resources been wasted surveilling Muslims and virtually ignoring possible alt-right …
Insight - The Christchurch terror attack happened apparently without any indication of danger being flagged. So who is supposed to be keeping New Zealand safe? In this first part of a two part investigation, Phil …
Exnteded interviews with Chris Finlayson and Janet Reitman
Taranaki is wrestling with it's economic future after the government banned new offshore oil exploration. Robin Martin asks if alternative fuels …
Insight - The Defence Force is working to improve its support for the LBGTQI community, but as Jonathan Mitchell discovered there are calls for investigations of sex abuse in the past.
Live Australian election Insight special hosted by Philippa Tolley
Insight - What if your beloved has dementia and doesn't know who you are anymore? Is it all right to start a new relationship with someone else? Teresa Cowie explores the tangle of emotions, family reaction and legal …
Insight - The internet has helped those wanting to spread extremism and in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks anonymous forums have come under scrutiny. Max Towle investigates whether closer surveillance is …
Insight - As the government looks to build international action to counter hate speech and extremism on social media, far-right political groups and …
Insight - With $3bn heading to 6 regions under the Provincial Growth Fund, questions have been asked about how it's being spent and by whom? Lois …
Insight - As legislation to ban most types of semi-automatic and military-style guns, after the atrocity of the mosque attacks, works its way through …
Rheumatic fever rates are on the rise. Philippa Tolley talks to those living with this heart-damaging auto-immune disease and to those left behind.
Insight - With a cannabis referendum on the horizon Teresa Cowie talks to NZ's businesses gearing up for a possible law change
After last year's stream of strike action, political reporter Gia Garrick explores what this means for the relationship between Labour and the unions …
Insight - As the battle against the Tasman fires continues, Alex Ashton reflects on the emergency response and questions whether New Zealand is ready …
Insight - Four teenagers connected with the Hastings suburb of Flaxmere have been convicted of violent murders in just over a year. Anneke Smith …
Insight - Eric Frykberg explores whether the regions can still thrive without irrigation certainty
Insight - Rural GPs and nurses are thin on the ground and the pressure on those trying to provide life saving emergency help is even more evident over the summer. Tess Brunton explores if they can continue as demand …
Insight - Philippa Tolley investigates how well youth justice residences are doing at turning offending around.
With four out of the five whitebait species under threat or in decline, Insight's Teresa Cowie heads to the West Coast to find out if we have to give up on our springtime whitebait treat.
The road freight industry is already estimated to be 2500 drivers short and that number will grow to 28,000 in a couple of decades. Tracy Neal investigates if the driver shortage is threatening the safety of trucking …
Should New Zealand be looking again at the use of genetic modification for agriculture?
Classrooms have changed radically in the past decade to become future focused. But John Gerritsen investigates if they are equipping children well or leaving them short on essential knowledge.
100 years after the last great 'flu pandemic, Philippa Tolley explores how well prepared we are for the next one.
Johnny Blades looks at Papua New Guinea's road to hosting the APEC leaders' summit as it teeters on the verge of social breakdown.
Insight's senior specialist reporter, Teresa Cowie visits New Zealand's Drug Court to find out how it works and if it's worth the money to keep it going.
Nearly a third of former prisoners go back to jail within their first year after release. Leigh-Marama McLachlan explores why so many Māori prisoners end up back inside.
3.7 million tourists visited NZ last year, many heading to National Parks and camping grounds. South Island Bureau Chief, Belinda McCammon, explores whether DOC can manage growing tourist numbers and its responsibility …
RNZ Pacific’s Sports Editor Vinnie Wylie asks if a Pacific based rugby team will ever get off the ground and why the New Zealand government is …
Our plastic is becoming Malaysia's problem - Nita Blake-Persen investigates what really happens to the waste we're shipping overseas to be recycled.
RNZs Immigration Reporter Gill Bonnett talks to the grandparents stuck in visa limbo who are awaiting news of whether they can join their families in New Zealand.
Will the latest nursing pay and staffing deals ease the pressure? Karen Brown heads into a ward in one of the country's busiest hospitals to find out.
Teresa Cowie explores whether mobile phones should be banned in schools.
Visitor numbers are increasing but how much public access should trampers, hunters and tourists be given or expect over farm land? Maja Burry has …
It's thought there could be several thousand New Zealand babies born every year with brains damaged in the womb by alcohol after their mother's drank …
RNZs Local Government reporter Laura Dooney takes a closer look at the huge financial pressures facing local councils trying to keep our water safe and clean.
RNZs Maori News Correspondent Leigh-Marama Mclachlan asks, could compulsory te reo Māori in schools reduce racism?
New anti-money laundering regulations have come into effect. But some question if they will make any difference. Jeremy Rose investigates money …
With the UK having recently appointed a Minister of loneliness, Sally Round takes a look what can be done in New Zealand to address the problem, …
Teresa Cowie takes a look at New Zealand’s growing competitive video game industry.
Otago reporter Timothy Brown heads to Queenstown to find out what unintended consequences of the foreign buyer ban might lie ahead for the resort town.
Nearly every aspect of the school system is under review. RNZ's Education Correspondent, John Gerritsen examines the hard questions being asked about …
Mycoplasma bovis is now this country's most expensive biosecurity breach. Conan Young asks whether eradication is even possible and what impact it will have on the way NZ farms.
As more New Zealanders are initiated into gangs, Philippa Tolley asks, what future lies ahead for those in them and those dealing with the fall out.
Anusha Bradley takes a look at a new approach to policing family violence.
If New Zealand is to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, agriculture will have to reinvent itself. Veronika Meduna looks at new options for farmers to …
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's partner, Clarke Gayford will be the primary caregiver of their first child. But what is known about stay-at-home …
Craig McCulloch returns from London and a Commonwealth heads of government meeting to explore whether a trade agreement across all 53 countries could …
Insight's reporter Teresa Cowie heads inside prison to find out more about the impact of New Zealand's meth epidemic.
Patrick O'Meara looks at what settlements have achieved and whether the benefit is filtering down to all iwi members
After years of being lured by the promise of low rates, Aucklanders are now being asked to fork out to finally fix the city's long-running and escalating problems. Todd Niall asks if residents are ready to pay-up.
Are plans to build thousands of new homes going to cater for large and multi-generational Māori and Pasifika families?
Shannon Haunui-Thompson explores whether a day to mark the New Zealand Wars will ever truly become a national event.
The warnings about automation and artificial intelligence changing our lives are evey increasing. Philippa Tolley asks are employers and employees a …
Childcare is booming, but cracks are starting to show. John Gerritsen talks to teachers about how tight funding and corner-cutting is making some centres dangerous for children.
Around 2.2m tourists headed to Iceland last year putting pressure on the environment and infrastructure, as tourism does in NZ. Lynn Freeman travelled to Iceland to ask if both nations can learn valuable lessons from …
The number of young people not in work or training has remained virtually unchanged, despite improving financial times. Emile Donovan explores how New Zealand can engage these young people, who now number more than …
A building boom in Auckland, open plan offices and classrooms and urban intensification - Teresa Cowie has been out onto the streets and into homes asking about noise levels and what all that racket is doing to our …
The Insight team look back over a year of programmes and revisit some to see if anything has changed.
Fifteen years since Timor-Leste proclaimed independence, a new generation tries to move on from its traumatic past. Sally Round investigates how the country's faring.
Under NZ's MMP system, the highest polling party is not leading government. Former RNZ political editor Brent Edwards investigates if MMP is still …
The fight to save the kauri and protect the noble trees against kauri dieback disease.
More than seven years after Trans Pacific Partnership discussions began in earnest, the eleven nations still involved continue to haggle over the …
After years of safety improvements, law changes and public campaigns, the death toll on the roads is trending upwards again. Philippa Tolley asks if …
While tourism is booming, research into employment paints a less than rosy picture, Belinda McCammon investigates government plans to tighten-up migrant worker visas will have on businesses, and how or if the local …
After a wet winter, and in some places a drenched summer before that, Teresa Cowie asks if it’s possible to design cities that can cope with the increasing extreme weather being driven by climate change.
With voluntary euthanasia due to be debated in the next parliamentary session, Alex Perrottet speaks to supporters and those opposed to the End of …
The vision of the Ministry of Social Development is to help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. But many beneficiaries are taking to social media to talk about what they see as poor …
Nearly a year after the Kaikōura quake, Maja Burry has toured around North Canterbury as the lambing season gets underway and the tourist season cranks up, to see how the region is rebuilding.
There is no shortage of applicants for New Zealand's Pacific Quota immigration scheme, which is drawn by ballot every year. RNZ Pacific reporter, Sara Vui-Talitu looks into the quota system and whether it's living up to …
Recent figures indicate the gender wage gap has narrowed, but does that mean employers are valuing women more? The settlement that gave 55,000 care and support workers pay increases may be a springboard to address the …
NZ's mental health system is groaning under the weight of growing demand. Catherine Hutton asks how well the service is coping and what needs to change.
NZers are sending more waste to the dump. Teresa Cowie asks why and explores whether there are bigger,undetected issues
New Zealand is entering the biggest construction boom in its history. Phil Pennington investigates if it is possible to avoid a cycle that has led to chronic and sometimes acute building failure.
As warnings over threats to drinking water supplies continue to grow, Philippa Tolley asks what the final answer might be, how willing communities …
Tracy Neal explores how the West Coast is planning to re-invent its economy.
After 14 years and $3 billion in support from Australia, New Zealand and other partners, do the Solomon Islands have a shot at lasting peace? RNZ …
Social media and big data companies are harvesting and vast amounts of information from users' online profiles to increase the effectiveness of …
Mountain biking is experiencing a boom in New Zealand. Chris Bramwell takes to the trails to find out why.
The America's Cup celebration parades have come to an end, but the planning for the next race has only just started. Todd Niall considers where and what form the next America’s Cup challenge will take.
With the Trump administration withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement and some US states and companies stepping up to fill the gap, is there now pressure for more or less action over climate change in New Zealand? …
The opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal focused on jobs, questions over economic benefit and possible threats to sovereignty. But …
The government is working on plans to get community providers to hand over clients' names and details in order to improve systems, but Teresa Cowie …
Is immigration - particularly by those who identify as Asian - changing the sporting landscape in New Zealand? Bridget Tunnicliffe explores how major …
Schools in New Zealand have faced huge change since 2008. RNZ Education Correspondent John Gerritsen investigates what impact nine years of National …
Is traditional high country farming under threat? RNZ Rural reporter, Alexa Cook works on a cattle muster and explores why, and if, New Zealand …
The rise in methamphetamine use in New Zealand is breaking up families, piling the pressure on schools, mental health workers, police and …
Methamphetamine is cheaper and easier to get hold of than ever before. Our police reporter, Carla Penman, asks authorities and gang members about who …
The state of the country's waterways is almost constantly in the headlines. Now a definitive landmark report from the Ministry for the Environment has confirmed what many already suspected, that there are serious …
Demand for medical cannabis is growing, Teresa Cowie investigates how patients are coping with living in an 'illegal limbo'
Alarm is growing in Central Otago as the region's 150-year-old water licence system is overhauled. Ian Telfer explores if the permits from the gold …
New Zealand has been tied together by a rail system that has been unfolding across the country since the late 19th century. Today up to 18 million …
Robin Martin explores if tensions over Taranaki's history are on the way to being resolved.
Online porn presents a minefield to young people and parents. Tim Graham explores what help is on hand to help navigate the way ahead.
Seasonal workers from abroad are now an essential part of getting crops to market. A decade on from the introduction of the seasonal workers scheme, …
The number of Pākehā students in low-decile schools has plummeted over the past 15 years. In this Insight RNZs Education Correspondent John Gerritsen …
Conan Young looks at what is and isn't being done to reduce fish dumping in our waters
About 500,000 people can't afford to see a GP, patient fees are high and still climbing, and doctors themselves are burnt-out and angry. RNZ Health Correspondent Karen Brown investigates what's gone wrong with primary …
What would you do if your child constantly told you they'd been born in the wrong body? Insight's reporter Teresa Cowie talks to parents about the …
There's plenty of talk about transforming South Auckland, and there is some action, but Auckland Correspondent, Todd Niall asks whether enough is being done to make it thrive.
Philippa Tolley checks out if enough is being done to clean-up the country’s lakes and rivers.
A cruel form of entertainment, or a community event showcasing farming skills? Reporter Paloma Migone visits some of the country's rodeos to find out how they tick.
Insight's presenter, Philippa Tolley heads to the shops to find out why bricks and mortar stores are doing so well, despite bleak predictions of an …
2016 has been a tough year for Northland police. Seven homicides, the biggest meth haul in New Zealand history, a growing pile of child abuse files, …
RNZs police reporter Carla Penman asks, are protection orders are worth the paper they are written on?
Phil Pennington and Tim Graham share the stories and events from the first days of the 7.8 earthquake that ripped the land apart, caused massive slips, cut off Kaikoura and towns nearby and severely damaged homes and …
Teresa Cowie heads inside two of New Zealand's prisons to find out more about rehabilitation programmes and whether they are working.
Robin Martin asks what response is being planned for the effects of climate change on homes and who is likely to foot any bills?
Philippa Tolley and visual journalist Rebekah Parsons-King investigate the current state of the sex industry more than a decade after it was …
Lynn Freeman returns from India and looks at efforts to quell conflict between people and wildlife.
Andrew McRae travels to the centenary commemorations of the Battle of the Somme and asks whether the thousands of lives sacrificed by New Zealand on the battlefield count when it come to trade relationships with Europe …
What went right and wrong in the Auckland election with our panel; RNZ's expert in all things Auckland ,Todd Niall, PR consultant and former …
With Professor Brownwn Hayward, Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Canterbury
Cantabrians have voted for their regional council for the first time in nine years, Conan Young reports.
Hawke's Bay reporter Peter Fowler on the Hawke's Bay Regional Council.
Ash Holwell ran a less than 200-dollar campaign to run for Whangarei's top job got 834 votes, while in Auckland, mayoral hopeful Chloe Swarbrick went …
Two term incumbent Dave Cull returns as mayor of Dunedin, he speaks with Wallace Chapman.
Wellington Mayor Justin Lester speaks with Philippa Tolley.
Lianne Dalziel joins the show from Christchurch.
New mayor of Auckland city Phil Goff speaks to Wallace Chapman.
Insight's presenter Philippa Tolley and Sunday's Wallace Chapman bring you a one hour local body election special - The winners, the losers and the …
RNZ Political Editor Jane Patterson travels to the United Nations in New York, to examine New Zealand's work on the Security Council as its tenure …
Catherine Hutton looks at the Family Court and talks to some who say recent changes to improve it are actually causing delays, distress and heartache.
RNZ defence reporter Kate Pereyra Garcia talks to war veterans about PTSD and what they say is a lack of help to deal with it when they get home.
Teresa Cowie delves into the complicated world of cleaning franchises amid accusations that wages are being driven down, workers are losing their jobs, clients are confused and some franchisees are losing out.
Sharon Brettkelly looks at Te Puea Marae's experience as an emergency housing provider.
Edward Gay explores controversial undercover police techniques.
Todd Niall explores what solutions are on offer for Auckland in the upcoming local elections and if many people will bother to vote.
Teresa Cowie explores the expanding labour hire sector amid accusations that some workers are being exploited.
RNZ's regional reporter for Nelson and Marlborough, Tracy Neal, explores the future for marine farming in the Marlborough Sounds as hundreds of consents come up for renewal.
New Zealand's suicide rates remain stubbornly high. Philippa Tolley explores what else can be done to turn them around.
Chris Bramwell visits nations in the Pacific facing an uncertain future due to sea level rise.
Insight - John Gerritsen investigates reports of fraud among study applications from India. Are authorities over-reacting or is New Zealand's international education market being rorted?
Barry Guy and Matt Chatterton explore the benefits of golf and rugby sevens being included in the Rio Olympics.
Karen Brown gauges progress in post-quake Canterbury, mid-way through what is expected to be a decade-long recovery - and discovers many are still struggling with stress and depression.
Ian Telfer explores whether efforts to clean-up the toxic legacies of New Zealand's industrial past have stalled.
Eric Frykberg goes to Germany to find out how technology might be able to both support people's lifestyles and preserve the environment.
Joanna Mackenzie investigates what New Zealand needs to do to prepare for a future of jobs that don't even exist yet.
Teresa Cowie asks can New Zealand cope with rapidly growing tourism and the negative side effects it brings?
Lois Williams investigates tensions in Northland over the closing down of rail and increasing numbers of trucks on the region's rundown roads.
Philippa Tolley asks if employers are doing enough to embrace what's been called a "tidal wave of demographic change" as the age profile of the …
Demelza Leslie heads to China to examine New Zealand's already out of date free trade agreement with the country and what can be done to get New Zealand businesses a better deal.
Kate Gudsell investigates exactly what the government's planned social bonds are, the risks, and asks who would want to invest in them?
Sally Round reports from Fiji on the efforts to rebuild people's lives after the devastating impact of Cyclone Winston.
RNZs Education Correspondent John Gerritsen, investigates what's working and what's not in special education, as it faces unprecedented scrutiny from parents, teachers and the government.
Graeme Acton asks if the lives of Myanmar's Rohingya people will improve now Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is in power.
Peter Newport continues his Insight exploration into some of the country's serious air accidents investigations.
In the first part of a two-part investigation, Insight explores concerns over the robustness of the some of the country’s most serious air accidents investigations.
Insight travels to Myanmar to find out how democracy is unfolding after decades of harsh military rule.
Insight explores New Zealand's increasing focus on doing business with the Asia-Pacific region and where that leaves trade with Europe.
RNZ's Political Editor, Jane Patterson, travels to the US and finds widespread anger at Washington politicians and big money impacting on the …
Alexa Cook explores the dairy goat and sheep industry to find out why more people are keen to get involved.
Karen Brown investigates how good the new-generation cancer drugs, such the melanoma treatment Keytruda, really are and if NZ should fund them.
Working families with young children and babies are being left homeless and sleeping in cars in Auckland. Lauren Baker investigates for Insight.
Belinda McCammon tracks progress in Christchurch 5 years after the earthquake that killed 185 people
Philippa Tolley explores if more needs to be done to safeguard public access to the great outdoors
Elizabeth Brown weighs up the pros and cons of extra payments to make up for high living costs in Auckland
Brent Edwards examines whether the country's public servants are being politicised
Sharon Brettkelly asks what is being done to halt the obesity crisis
It's been two decades since New Zealand signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Philippa Tolley asks how well the country is …
Chris Bramwell explores the upcoming Climate Change talks in Paris and the attempt to achieve a binding and universal agreement
Andrew McRae investigates the prevalence of guns in New Zealand and asks if the firearms law needs examining.
As the population ages, Teresa Cowie investigates the funeral industry as it prepares for a boom.
Insight in Iraq. Radio New Zealand's political editor Jane Patterson travels to Taji Camp for a first-hand view of the training operations being …
John Gerritsen, looks at the state of our school buildings
Todd Niall asks does New Zealand have the systems in place to successfully turn out enough reasonably priced homes.
Philippa Tolley asks if it is possible to tax online purchases effectively.
Catherine Hutton has the inside story on the sudden demise of Relationships Aotearoa.
Eric Fryberg explores what future lies ahead for fossil fuels.
Gareth Thomas investigates how efforts to turn around a poor health & safety record in NZ can be sustained
Insight investigates how Phoenix companies are leaving workers and creditors "high and dry"
Philippa Tolley travels to Queensland to find out how housing providers interested in NZ operate at home
In a rare opportunity to explore signs of change in West Papua, RNZI journalists Johnny Blades and Koroi Hawkins report from Indonesia's isolated …
Alex Ashton considers if same-sex marriage has changed what it is to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans in NZ
Cushla Norman reports from Japan on the reopening of nuclear power plants 2 years after the Fukushima meltdown post the tsunami
John Gerritsen explores why the government's flagship scheme to improve education is dividing schools.
Philippa Tolley explores how debt, the housing market and the slump in dairy is affecting New Zealand's financial stability.
Kate Newton explores what changes might be needed to support long term renting.
Conan Young explores democracy, water rights and the future of Environment Canterbury
Teresa Cowie explores profiling for potential child harm
Anusha Bradley explores how NZ will pay for superannuation in the future and the impact on generations to come.
Insight investigates whether it is in the national interest for Auckland to be the focus for investment, jobs and immigrants.
Koroi Hawkins looks at the tussle over aid relief in the wake of Cyclone Pam
Lois Williams explores what Northland expects after electing Winston Peters as its MP.
Max Towle explores whether the Black Caps Cricket World Cup success can re-invigorate the sport
Philippa Tolley investigates the scale of the burden caused by NZ's neglected foetal alcohol problem
Philippa Tolley follows the days events in Gallipoli and assesses their impact.
Brent Edwards explores the terrorist threat to NZ and asks if it's being overplayed.
Jane Patterson delves into the trade agreement with South Korea and asks if it's a good deal for NZ?
Karen Brown explores the demand and continuing unmet need for elective surgery
Johnny Blades travels to Samoa to listen to and analyse talks about China's interest in the Pacific
John Gerritsen investigates the rise in overseas student numbers and the opportunities and risks.
Todd Niall explores if Auckland needs extra support from government.
Kim Vinnell explores how targetting journalists is affecting reporting in the Middle East
Robin Martin looks at whether Maori council wards will provoke partnership or separatism.
Philippa Tolley looks at whether progress is being made on dealing with New Zealand's shocking domestic violence statistics.
As the fourth anniversary of the earthquake which devastated Christchurch approaches, the slow pace of the rebuild has surprised many. But how quickly have other earthquake hit cities returned to their former glory? …
Steve Wilde explores whether alcohol is Queenstown's lifeblood or a slow poison?
Andrew McRae explores the prevalence of guns in NZ and whether law changes are needed
RNZ regional reporters speak to those struggling to get by about what would make a difference to their lives
Philippa Tolley explores how NZ Muslims are being affected by the focus on ISIS and possible threat here
Teresa Cowie explores whether the government's sell off of state housing will lead to better homes for the poor
William Ray explores what threats from cyberwarfare NZ faces in the virtual world
Patrick O'Meara examines the new labour laws and what they mean for firms and workers
Tom Larkin, former diplomat & WW2 sailor talks about the view of WW1 in the 1930s
Gael Woods asks how much memories of WW1 have slipped into the realms of myth
John Gerritsen explores why NZ school students have slumped in maths and science
Catherine Hutton speaks to voters and others to discover what Labour needs to do to attract support
Lynda Chanwai-Earle explores what more needs to be done to counter culturally sanctioned crime in NZ.
Ian Telfer explores what is happening with dairy workers and migrant employees.
Andrew McRae explores the horse racing industry and what it needs to survive
Philippa Tolley explores what lies ahead for Fiji after the first elections in 8 years.
Philippa Tolley reports from Fiji on the urgent need to protect some of the tuna stocks in the Pacific
Megan Whelan and Elle Hunt explore the campaigns to get out the youth vote.
RNZ Auckland correspondents explore what political party policies might mean for NZ's biggest and most diverse city
Radio New Zealand's Education, Health and Economics correspondents consider election policies and inequality
Philippa Tolley explores whether more distance is needed between politicians and some immigration decisions
John Gerritsen explores the system of funding tertiary education institutions and its impact
Benedict Collins investigates future food developments in Asia as supplies there and in NZ are threatened by climate change
Anusha Bradley speaks to six families involved in a long term study as the latest report explores what makes a child vulnerable.
Conan Young explores the future of the West Coast in the face of declining mining activities.
Alex Coogan-Reeves considers whether the Commonwealth Games is still viable in a crowded sporting marketplace
Insight travels to Washington to explore how NZ can balance relationship between US and China
Cushla Norman reports from Japan on progress in the massive post tsunami rebuild
Philippa Tolley revisits Christchurch to see how people are coping more than 3 years on
Kate Newton asks Lieutenant General Keating about the challenges ahead for the Defence Force
Kate Newton explores whether NZ will need the same sort of Defence Force in the future.
Steve Wilde considers tourism industry plans to almost double visitor value in under a decade.
In this week's Insight Graeme Acton travels to the heart of the South Island High Country, where farmers and environmentalists are locked in a battle pitting farming intensification against those who want preserve what …
Lois Williams explains the divisions in Ngapuhi as efforts are made to decide who should negotiate a settlement
Leigh McLachlan asks whether only allowing men to speak on the Marae is sexism or upholding ancestral teachings?
Lauren Baker asks does therapy for sex abusers work and does it warrant extra funding?
Philippa Tolley explores whether the tax system needs a revamp to meet the challenges of the future.
Education reporter, John Gerritsen talks to world leaders in education to find out what makes a top school systems so good.
Alison Hossain explores whether NZ's marine reserves are world leading protection or tokenism.
Demelza Leslie explores if bold trade targets with China are achievable.
Peter Fowler explores the push to build irrigation dams.
Todd Niall explores if Auckland's housing market is on the verge of change.
Megan Whelan explores access to mental health serivces in the face of a suicide rate that is resistant to change
Karen Brown explores the drive to give GP's patients the health equivalent of online banking.
Veronika Meduna follows the aftermath of an Antarctic expedition getting stuck in the ice over Christmas
Our Pacific Issues correspondent, Karen Mangnall, visits schools in Auckland that are bucking their low-decile status to raise Pasifika achievement, …
Philippa Tolley inivestigates the public service and whether its democratic role is being undermined
John Gerritsen considers the political spotlight on education and asks if it can do all that's being asked of it?
Penny Mackay investigates whether a big income gap really matters.
Benedict Collins investigates growing fracking exploration and fears in the rural comunity.
Erina O'Donohue investigates the challenges women face, including violence and equal pay, 120 years after winning the vote.
In this Insight Highlight, John Gerritsen looks at National Standards 4 years on
In this Insight Highlight, Philippa Tolley explores immigrant exploitation
In this Insight Highlight, Juliet Larkin looks at Paritutu tragedy and the lessons learnt.
In this Insight Highlight, Karen Brown looks at rising tide of diabetes
Olivia Wix considers moves to protect the Ross Sea and asks if a sanctuary will ever be agreed on
Jane Patterson returns from Sri Lanka and asks if NZ was right to attend the Commonwealth Heads meeting.
Patrick O'Meara investigates the pluses and pitfalls of the planned Trans Pacific Partnership.
Alison Hossain returns to Seddon to find out how the area is recovering in the run up to Christmas
New analysis that shows the US is very isolated in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks. There is also a surprising lack of solidarity between …
Philippa Tolley investigates what the changes in the way DoC operates mean for the future
Megan Whelan explores whether young people are getting the education about sexuality they need.
Brent Edwards explores the motives for NZ's UN Security Council bid.
Rowan Quinn investigates how the Fonterra botulism scare was handled and what needs to be done to repair the damage.
William Ray looks at tertiary students' job prospects and what can be done to match output of graduates with needs of industry.
Cushla Norman considers the challenges posed by the new requirements to strengthen earthquake prone buildings
Philippa Tolley and the Insight team present edited highlights of the 2013 Local Elections.
Professor Jackie Cumming explains how much real authority DHBs have in deciding health priorities for their area.
Tim Shadbolt is about to start his ninth term as Mayor, having been re-elected in invercargill for the seventh time.
Six new woman mayors have been elected - with many beating male incumbents to take the top job.
The makeup of the Hawke's Bay Regional Council remains uncertain with one key result to be decided on special votes.
Dr Andy Asquith is the director of the public management group at Massey University and a specialist in local government
Our Northland reporter Lois Williams looks at the results from Whangarei and the Far North.
Our Auckland correspondent Todd Niall looks at Len Browns reelection.
Dunedin's re-elected mayor Dave Cull easily held off his eight challengers.
Anti-fluoride campaigners are promising to continue to fight against fluoridation in Hamilton.
The new Mayor of Christchurch Lianne Dalziel says she wants to hit the ground running on Monday.
In Wellington, incumbent Mayor Celia Wade-Brown comfortably beats her main challenger.
The Auckland Mayor Len Brown and his supporters celebrated his win at a bar in the inner city suburb of Kingsland.
A quick roundup of local election results.
In a live Insight Special Philippa Tolley speaks to winning mayors and experts about the polling outcome and some of the issues facing local …
Fiji has promised elections in 2014 and Sally Round considers if it's new diplomatic ties will endure.
Lorna Perry investigates the state of the main snapper fishery as the new fishing year approaches.
Health Correspondent, Karen Brown, looks at organ donation, primarily regarding kidneys, and transplantation.
John Gerritsen investigates the impact of National Standards 4 years on
Nick Butcher considers the funding and future of NZs five orchestrasf N
As the Australian elections loom, Philippa Tolley looks at what's influencing voters.
Annell Husband travels to the Solomons to consider stability as the regional security force sent in after conflict withdraws
Lois Williams investigates the aftermath of James Parker's 14 years of abuse in Northland
Sir Michael Cullen is the chair of the New Zealand Post Group. As the then Minister of Finance he oversaw the introduction of Kiwibank in 2002, which …
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