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Film icon. Nightly interview: Geoffrey Miller

Election campaigning has come a long way over the decades, from billboards and placards to Twitter and Facebook. And the use of social media and modern technology is at an all-time high among candidates. University of Otago political analyst Geoffrey Miller joins us to talk about the effect that's having. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Tim Stokes

A leading British doctor has taken up residence in Dunedin, as the Elaine Gurr Chair of General Practice at the University of Otago. Professor Tim Stokes comes from the University of Birmingham, where he was the senior clinical lecturer in primary care. He joins us to talk about the move to Dunedin and his new job. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Michael Sutton

A Dunedin man has been awarded the title of Amateur Landscape Photographer of the Year. The award was part of New Zealand's largest annual competition for amateur photographers. Winner Michael Sutton joins us to talk about his accolade. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dene Mackenzie

The September elections are drawing closer and political leaders are making their push to be re-elected. And with politics comes controversy, so we're here to catch up with ODT political editor Dene Mackenzie to see who's polling well, and who might struggle leading up to September. ›see story

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