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RNZ: Great Ideas

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A series about the ideas that shape the world we live in, recorded in collaboration with New Zealand universities.

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A series about the ideas that shape the world we live in, recorded in collaboration with New Zealand universities.

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RNZ: Great Ideas

Latest release on Oct 31, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Great Ideas - Part 4 'The Reformation'

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The Reformation has had a major influence on thought and ideas far and above its religious beginnings. Megan Whelan talks with Dr Geoff Troughton, Professor Kathryn Walls and Dr Derek Woodard-Lehman.

Jan 21 2017

48mins

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Rank #2: Great Ideas - Part 3: 'Art Fashion and Literature'

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Megan Whelan look at how revolutions shape – and are shaped by – fashion, literature and the visual arts, with Dr David Maskill, Dr Margaret Medlyn and Dr James Meffan.

Jan 14 2017

50mins

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Rank #3: Great Ideas - Part 12: 'We have eggs don't we?'

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In the final episode of this series, three experts discuss the future of food - whether we will all be eating crickets, what is a balanced meal anyway, and will turmeric save us all?

Oct 31 2017

33mins

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Rank #4: Great Ideas - Part 10: 'As if born to'

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Great Ideas looks at the future of families - with more single people, more multi-generational families, and a more multi-cultural New Zealand, what happens to our family law?

Oct 17 2017

33mins

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Rank #5: Great Ideas - Part 9: 'The really big leap'

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This week, Great Ideas looks at the future of communication - how we'll be chatting, and what language we'll be doing it in. And could your fridge teach you te reo?

Oct 10 2017

32mins

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