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Fri, 19 Apr 2019 5:36:00 EDT
Olia Alpatskaya is from the Ural Mountains in Russia and trained as a mining engineer. She came to New Zealand for a better life with her children and to escape biting minus 30 winter temperatures. She lives in the hills above Ohope in the sunny eastern Bay of Plenty and now her outlook is White Island which she says, on a clear day, seems like it's swimming towards you. These days Olia makes fragrances and natural cosmetics on an organic orchard where she grows olives, figs and old varieties of apples with her partner Greg Reid. [audio/mpeg - 15.98MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 5:22:00 EDT
South Otago farmer Stephen Jack is working on a sheep breeding project that grows meat, but also has finer wool which can be sold for profit. He has developed a 23 to 25 micron dual purpose animal which is half-Dohne, quarter-Finn and quarter-Texel. He's called the sheep a Glenflora Hillender. The wool is contracted to NZ Merino to supply Smartwool who manufacture and market high quality socks. [audio/mpeg - 14.20MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 5:12:00 EDT
The remote, rural Colville community is digging deep trying to fund a new wellbeing and education centre for its 700 strong population. The purpose-built complex would house medical and social services and provide training opportunities for rural doctors, carers and allied health professionals. It would also include housing for over 65s. The local doctor Kate Armstrong believes the Colville model could be a pilot for other rural communities. [audio/mpeg - 9.82MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 5:07:00 EDT
It's been a marvellous week for harvesting kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty. On Marlborough hill farms calf weaning has finished and ewes are on a fast rotation while the ram is out. [audio/mpeg - 5.58MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 5:03:00 EDT
Fruit, Flowers and Fragrances, The Colville Project, Micron Matters and the Regional Wrap. [audio/mpeg - 48.65MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 3:30:00 EDT
Will Disney's proposed streaming service 'Disney +' knock off other players like Netflix? Disney's back catalogue of content from Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Pixar certainly makes it an intimidating competitor. So will Disney+ knock off some of the less content rich players? Also this week, inside 15 months of fresh hell at Facebook. [audio/mpeg - 27.23MB]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 0:01:00 EDT
Original broadcast date: July 29, 2016. Failure can be devastating, but it can also make us stronger and smarter. This week, TED speakers explore how failure clears the way for success, in our everyday work, and our innermost lives. Guests include entrepreneur Astro Teller, economist Tim Harford, author Casey Gerald, and writer Lidia Yuknavitch. [audio/mpeg - 50.15MB]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:55:00 EDT
Die Deutschen und der Stau | Leben ohne Serien | Pressesprecher der katholischen Kirche | Der Energie-Wendler | Lautsprecher gegen Adler Klimaaktivistin - Christian Ehring zeigt den Irrsinn der Woche. [video/mp4 - 0.00MB]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:31:00 EDT
Das beste Anno ever? In Games Aktuell Podcast 558 beantwortet Anno 1800-Tester Matthias Dammes diese Frage. Gemeinsam mit Alexander Grassmé und Host Andreas Szedlak gibt er zudem seine Einschätzung zu den ersten Fakten ab, die zur PS5 veröffentlicht wurden. Weiteres Thema: Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order. [audio/mpeg - 48.05MB]

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:00:10 EDT
This week we have been upgrading disk drives (again) and playing Elite Dangerous. We discuss Mark’s homebrew Raspberry Pi based streaming box, bring you some command line love and go over your feedback. It’s Season 12 Episode 02 of the
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