Film and TV correspondent Laumata Lauano joins Kathryn to look at Netflix's Bridgerton spin-off Queen Charlotte, the new season of Pacific drama Brutal Lives and a quirky Kiwi comedy, Millie Lies Low, that's coming to Neon.
Parenting: Inside the dyslexic mind
There's nothing wrong with dyslexic people, they just need help to navigate a world wired for language processors rather than visual thinkers, says retired psychologist Laughton King. He says parents and teachers need to focus on helping dyslexic kids rather than sabotaging their learning.
Around the motu: Kirsty Pickett in Te Anau
The hunting season is well underway in Southland/Fiordland. Kirsty talks to Kathryn about duck shooting, muttonbirds and the Wapiti ballot. Also Fiordland has featured prominently at the New Zealand Search and Rescue Awards. And the impending closure of the H&J Smith department store in Invercargill.
More university cuts as Victoria Uni announces up to 250 jobs at risk
Some universities are facing tough times with falling enrollments and job cuts looming. Kathryn speaks to Chris Whelan the Executive director of Universities New Zealand and Dr Julie Douglas president of the Tertiary Education Union about what's happening in the university sector.
How AI falls short of the wonders of the human brain
"The False Promise of ChatGPT" was the headline of a recent New York Times op-ed, penned by three leading thinkers in the field of artificial intelligence. Kathryn speaks to one of the authors, Dr Jeffrey Watumull who is a director of artificial intelligence at the science and technology company Oceanit.
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