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The Detail


Join The Detail team every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Produced by Newsroom for RNZ, and made possible by NZ on Air. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.


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    I love the variety of topics and the knowledge of guests. A great way to get a more detailed understanding of current events. And it highlights issues that I wasn’t even aware of.

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  • Great journalism, always interesting

    I love this in-depth look into aspects of Aotearoa New Zealand with a mix of news, & contemporary stories. I never know what topic I’m going to learn a little about each day on The Detail, but it’s always current, always interesting & very enjoyable.

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    Exceptional podcast. Informative, succinct and relevant. Couldn’t ask for anything else.

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