Questions over armed police patrols
Armed patrols in Auckland, Waikato and Canterbury are a fundamental change in policing - but is there any evidence they will help keep anyone safe?
10 Nov 2019
Shooting the messenger - when journalists raise drugs in sport
When an Irish journalist raised the possibility of a drug culture in South African rugby he was attacked by fans for wrecking a good news story. But reporters who raise this subject are usually right.
24 Nov 2019
There's growing understanding of what it means to be autistic, with famous faces talking openly about it and supermarkets like Countdown having a quiet hour.
3 Nov 2019
Believe the hype - Japan has adopted rugby
Should we believe the Rugby World Cup's claims that the sport has taken over Japan?
14 Oct 2019
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The confusing picture of television services in NZ
The TV landscape has changed beyond recognition - but there's a confusing picture over where your screen entertainment will be coming from in the future.
25 Nov 2019
Erebus and the aftermath - the fallout continues
Two years ago Stuff journalist Michael Wright started thinking about marking the 40th anniversary of the Erebus tragedy. The result is the six-part podcast White Silence, exploring the extraordinary events after the crash.
26 Nov 2019
Stats NZ mines your cellphone data - should you be worried?
Stats NZ has upped the ante when it comes to data collection - should we be worried?
13 Oct 2019
How attempted censorship by Trump troops backfired
Author Rick Reilly has found himself the target of library activists who are hiding his book about how Donald Trump cheats at golf. But their censorship efforts have backfired.
18 Dec 2019
The beauty and the menace of Whakaari
When news of Monday's explosion on Whakaari/White Island broke on Monday, The Detail's Sharon Brettkelly called home.
12 Dec 2019
Salvaging the SkyCity convention centre
It's taken days to put the SkyCity International Convention Centre fire out - but the salvage and repair job will take much, much longer.
24 Oct 2019
Forestry companies buying vast amounts of New Zealand's land
Journalist, Kate Newton breaks down her investigation into land ownership in Aotearoa.
6 Oct 2019
How spitting into a tube can change your life
It's getting harder to keep secrets in our society - especially when a bit of saliva in a tube can reveal through DNA that your world is not what you thought it was.
12 Nov 2019
Where in the world is our defence force?
Our Defence Force may be small but our troops are spread all over the world, sometimes in conflict zones that have left the headlines, and some places that are unexpected.
17 Dec 2019
Our Top 10 of The Detail this year
For our last podcast of 2019, we've chosen our Top 10 episodes and talk about why they made an impact
19 Dec 2019
How New Zealand is adjusting to its ageing population
Is New Zealand keeping up with its ageing population; as the population grows older, how will we provide for them?
3 Oct 2019
The anger behind the OK Boomer viral meme
Chloe Swarbrick's 'OK Boomer' aside went viral, but there's a serious message to the older generation from millennials - we are sick of what you're doing to us, and to the planet.
14 Nov 2019
How to argue with your climate denier relatives this Christmas
Food, festivity ... and arguments with Uncle Trevor the climate change denier. Here's how to argue back this Christmas.
15 Dec 2019
Three years in, how realistic is our Predator-Free 2050 goal?
All over the country New Zealanders are making efforts towards the country's Predator-Free 2050 goal. We meet a couple bringing back kiwi through their trapping.
11 Nov 2019
NZ's low unemployment rate is hiding huge inequity
New Zealand's low unemployment rate hides the fact that over half the people on a benefit are disabled or have health conditions, or are caring for someone in that situation.
22 Oct 2019
What happened in Wuhan, the coronavirus ground zero?
How did an animal virus find such a deadly home in humans ... and what is life in coronavirus lockdown like?
6 Feb 2020