Fighting the fossil miners
The Detail today looks at why an Australian/Malaysian company wants to turn 23 million year old fossils into animal food - and how far down the track its plans are.
No ordinary assignment
Young, Muslim, RNZ journalist Isra’a Emhail gives The Detail some special insight into what it was like covering the Christchurch mosque attacks - and seeing her own community torn apart.
Is Bishop Tamaki’s house built on sand?
The Detail today looks at why Bishop Brian Tamaki’s behaviour draws people to his pulpit - and why his appeal is by no means guaranteed to be long-lasting.
The dope on cannabis reform
The Detail today looks at next year’s cannabis referendum - and why experts aren’t throwing up their hands in despair at the thought of legally available dope.
Calling Christchurch from Paris
It’s unclear what Ardern and Macron will come up with at the Paris conference on social media dubbed the ‘Christchurch Call’.
Behind bizarre economic indicators
Nikki Mandow grabs a Big Mac and investigates some of our more unusual economic indicators.
Episode 10: Why your iPhone is a deflationary engine
Billions of iPhone users have changed the global economy by driving down prices and lowering inflation, says Bernard Hickey.
Episode 9: Pork prices about to go sky high
African Swine Fever has so far slipped under the radar in New Zealand, but it’s the reason pork prices have recently risen by 25 percent.