RNZ: Our Changing World

RNZ: Our Changing World

Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand stories about science, nature and the environment. With Alison Ballance.

Episodes

May 9, 2021 27 min
Loss looks at the devastating effect introduced mammals have had on New Zealand's unique wildlife.
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Alison Ballance revisits a favourite story from the archives: southern island sanctuary for rare birds.
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May 6, 2021 32 min
In her final trawl through the audio archives, Alison Ballance heads to Putauhinu Island, a southern sanctuary for rare birds.
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Alison Ballance revisits a 2013 feature on kauri dieback disease and talks to Nick Waipara to find out how the northern kauri forests are coping with the disease in 2021.
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April 29, 2021 30 min
Alison Ballance revisits a 2013 story about kauri dieback disease and gets an update of the disease's impact in 2021.
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Alison Ballance's foray into the vaults finds a feature on ocean acidification, The Acid Test and adds a 2021 update.
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April 22, 2021 45 min
In this week's retrospective, Alison Ballance revisits an ocean acidification special feature called The Acid Test.
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There are some familiar names as well as some new faces among the winners of the 2020 Prime Minister's Science Prizes.
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April 15, 2021 31 min
2020 Prime Minister's Science Prize winners talk about their research and teaching.
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Alison Ballance digs into Our Changing World's Antarctic treasure chest and finds part 2 of Voice of the Iceberg.
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April 8, 2021 26 min
Alison Ballance digs into the Our Changing World archives for an Antarctic blast from the past with Voice of the Iceberg 2: Revelation.
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Alsion Ballance revisits a story looking at the complexity of the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake.
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April 1, 2021 31 min
In this week's retrospective, Alison Ballance looks at the 'big ones': a big earthquake in Kaikōura in 2016 and a big science effort to understand it.
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With more than a thousand conservation stories under her waterproof parka, science journalist Alison Ballance is retiring from RNZ's Our Changing World programme. 
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Alison Ballance looks back at the 1,000+ stories she has made, and revisits stone-eating spotted shags and urban eagle rays
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March 25, 2021 30 min
Alison Ballance plays favourites from the archives - stone-eating spotted shags and urban eagle rays.
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March 18, 2021 26 min
The story of a seabird translocation to Mana Island, involving fluffy white-faced storm petrel chicks, artificial burrows and sardine smoothies.
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March 18, 2021 27 min
Seabird species are being reintroduced to Mana Island to help restore the ecology of the island.
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March 11, 2021 30 min
The Far Out Ocean Research Collective has been surveying for whales and dolphins in the seas off Northland.
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March 11, 2021 30 min
Rare dolphins and whales were among the discoveries when the Far Out Ocean Research Collective surveyed the seas off Northland.
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