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Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

There's mounting evidence to suggest New Zealanders are subject to mass surveillance, despite government denials. Professor Robert Patman from the University of Otago is a leading expert on international relations, and he joins us to discuss the latest revelations. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Bokyong Mun

An Otago University student has just returned to Dunedin from the Abel Tasman National Park, where she took part in a conservation campaign. Bokyong Mun spent three days paddling a kayak made of recycled materials around the coastal reserve. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Lester Harvey

The removal of plants and shrubs from the Gladstone Road railway corridor has angered some Mosgiel residents. Lester Harvey has spent years co-ordinating beautification efforts in the area, and hopes a meeting with KiwiRail will lead to a positive outcome. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Josh Thomas

This year's Dunedin Fringe Festival has finished on a high, with awards handed out to several artists and volunteers. A dozen shows also sold out, and festival director Josh Thomas joins us to talk about the highlights. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Simone Montgomery

People working as caregivers in Dunedin are receiving recognition this week, through several events and activities. It's part of national Caregivers Week, and Simone Montgomery from the New Zealand Nurses Organisation joins us to talk about what's happening. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Paul Gourlie

It's believed Dunedin includes residents from about 90 different countries. And many are gathering at the city's peace pole on Otago Anniversary Day, to launch a special project. Organiser Paul Gourlie joins us to explain what it's all about. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: David Bilkey

It's all about brain research this week, as the Otago Museum hosts a series of presentations and activities for Brain Awareness Week. Professor David Bilkey is the director of the University of Otago's Brain Health Research Centre, and he joins us to talk about what's happening. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Stephen Packer

Public donations are being counted for the Otago Healthcare Chaplaincy Support Trust, following a street appeal. Trust chairman Stephen Packer joins us to discuss what the money will be used for. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dougal McGowan

A career change has seen the former deputy rector of Otago Boys' High School become the chief executive of the Otago Chamber of Commerce. Dougal McGowan has just started in his new role, and he joins us to talk about his views on the local economy. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Cath Irvine

The Dunedin City Council has joined a national campaign to encourage residents to reduce their food waste. The campaign's called Love Food Hate Waste, and council waste strategy officer Cath Irvine joins us to explain what it's all about. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Shelley Gorman

A reunion of past and present Plunket workers has been held in Karitane, the birthplace of the national organisation. Plunket community support co-ordinator Shelley Gorman was there, and she joins us to talk about how far the service has come. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dr Paula O'Kane

The future of work in Dunedin is becoming clearer, through a piece of research carried out by staff at the Otago Business School. They've canvassed local business and community leaders on their visions of the future of work in the city. Dr Paula O'Kane joins us to explain the results. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Paul Phelan

A new general manager has been appointed at Larnach Castle, to replace Andrew Husheer who's now working in Queenstown. Paul Phelan has stepped into the role and he joins us to talk about his ambitions for the tourist attraction. ›see story