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Film icon. Nightly interview: Jason Shon Bennett

New Zealand health guru Jason Shon Bennett is in Dunedin, delivering his seminar 'The Secret to Exceptional Health'. He's travelling around the country telling Kiwis how they can get healthy, lose weight and prevent disease. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Paul Gillies

A Dunedin business has recently cleaned up at the Landscaping New Zealand distinction awards. Design and Garden Landscapes won the national landscape of the year award, as well as a host of other accolades. Acting manager and site foreman Paul Gillies joins us to talk about the honours. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Stephanie Rotarangi

This month a new rural fire authority has come into being, merging the six former authorities within Otago. It's the country's largest single rural fire authority, and it's being led by a Dunedin-based woman. That woman - Dr Stephanie Rotarangi - joins us to talk about the changes. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Ash Kapur

A University of Otago graduate is celebrating the success of her documentary about famous New Zealand kakapo Sirocco. Her film is one of three finalists in the newcomer section of one of the world's most prestigious wildlife and environmental film festivals. Documentary maker Ash Kapur joins us to talk about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Kim Calvert

The Dunedin-founded company Cottonsoft has just won a major environmental award for innovation. It was assessed by independent environmental scientists through the Government-owned ecolabel Environment Choice New Zealand. Cottonsoft country manager Kim Calvert is here to tell us all about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Angela Wanhalla

A University of Otago academic has just won Australia's leading award for history writing, joining an elite group of New Zealanders with the prize. History academic Dr Angela Wanhalla was named the winner of the Ernest Scott Prize on Friday. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Maureen Howard

The Dunedin City Council is helping residents become more sustainable, through free workshops. The council contracts sustainable living practitioner Dr Maureen Howard to run the workshops. She joins us to explain what it's all about. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

The case of a Malaysian diplomat facing criminal charges in New Zealand has become a political issue. Foreign Minister Murray McCully is being criticised for his handling of the situation, and the Government is taking heat for being slow to act. International Relations Professor Robert Patman joins us to shed light on the issue. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: John Broughton

Professor John Broughton, from the University of Otago, is the latest manawhenua representative to be elected on to the Otago Museum Trust Board. He's also in his 40th year at the university, where he works in the Dunedin School of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Natalie Clark

Dunedin dancers have been learning from the best in the business this week, as the Okareka Dance Company is in town for its latest production Mana Wahine. Dunedin's the only South Island location on the tour, and residents have also been treated to a dance company workshop. Rehearsal director Natalie Maria Clark joins us to explain. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Migoto Eria

Otago Museum has just appointed its first Curator Maori, as part of its move to strengthen collection-related staff. Migoto Eria was formally welcomed to Dunedin and to the museum during a recent ceremony. And she joins us to talk about the role and what she hopes to achieve. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Marc Doesburg

The Otago Polytechnic is involved in an exciting new project overseas, helping to establish a tertiary college in Bougainville. The institutional relationship started with a visit to Dunedin by the Bougainville Governor in March. Otago Polytechnic Internationalisation Director Marc Doesburg joins us to talk about what's next. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Helen Nicholson

A satellite office of the Confucius Institute is being officially launched at the University of Otago this week. About 100 distinguished guests are expected to attend, including the Chinese Ambassador and the Minister of Justice. Professor Helen Nicholson, International Pro-Vice Chancellor, is here to tell us all about it. ›see story