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News Bulletin: Rāapa Wednesday 11th May

Wednesday 11th May 2022 | Eileen Corcoran | R1 News Manager |

Single Fin Mingle

Wednesday 11th May 2022 | Athina Koncke | R1 News Reporter |
Photo: Single Fin Mingle


The single Fin Mingle festival is on in Ōtautahi, Christchurch starting May 12th  until the 15th, this festival features a film festival, live music, an art exhibition, surfing competitions, and more.

Creature of the Week: Kākāpō

Tuesday 10th May 2022 | Seb Rice-Walsh | R1 News Reporter |
Image: Amy Doran

This week on Creature of the Week, Seb Rice-Walsh catches up with budding zoologist Andy Johnstone to chat about the dramatic history of the world's largest species of parrot - the kākāpō.

News Bulletin: Rātū Tuesday 10th May

Tuesday 10th May 2022 | Eileen Corcoran | R1 News Manager |

Critic Catch-Up: Art Week

Monday 9th May 2022 | Quintin Jane | R1 News Reporter |
Image: Critic Te Arohi


Quitin Jane spoke to Critic Te Arohi Editor Fox Meyer about this weeks issue.