Kiwi Podcasts

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Creation Date January 20th, 2019
Updated Date Updated March 31st, 2021
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  1. In this “unashamedly homegrown” podcast we tell the story of our islands from the time before people arrived all the way up to the year 2000.
  2. ? Our podcast ?is about human centred led people/companies - we will be hosting ? kiwis ?(plus some international guests) from all industries, like business, design, customer experience, sales, tech etc. To tell us about their process, experiences and what does human centre means to them ? Each of us has the knowledge and experiences they accumulated through life. ✨ Learning from the experience of others is one of the things that accelerate the progress of work and the understanding of how to evolve and innovate ↗️↗️↗️ ? You are invited to join us on this fascinating journey and dive into the mind of curious and exceptional people ? We are ? Steven Male - Founder of Inbound NZ ? & ? Avi Shenkin - Founder of EndUser ?
  3. Verbal Highs is a long-form interview podcast with people who create & innovate in their chosen art form, vocation, back shed, main stage, peer group, or shower cubicle. Based in Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand, Lewis Tennant explores the lives & thoughts of the likes of musicians, writers, film makers, actors, and comedians... as well as hosting those that make things happen side of stage, below the line, and under the radar. Please like Dr Tennant's Verbal Highs on Facebook, follow @verbalhighs on Twitter, comment, share, subscribe & enjoy.
  4. The EPIC Podcast is a tech focused podcast produced by Canterbury Tech, New Zealand's most active tech cluster group. Each episode will feature an interview with a tech leader, either discussing their or their company's journey, lessons they've learnt along the way or delving into a particular area of speciality. Along with the interview content, we will include a community focus section, news, highlights and discuss upcoming events.
  5. Start your day with Jaslyn, your morning toast, as she helps you get up with ten more minutes of entertainment.
  6. Join Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A'Court to look at, laugh at and question the state of women in pop culture, news and the world.Sign up to The Spinoff's newsletter Rec Room for weekly recommendations along with all our latest videos and podcasts.
  7. A podcast about dark & grim tabletop RPGs
  8. Morgan Davie (@mr_orgue on twitter) reads his tweets out loud, so you can hear them read out loud.
  9. Comedians, improvisers and game designers bring tabletop games like Dungeons & Dragons to the stage! Enjoy sold-out Diceratops live shows, along with behind-the-scenes moments and other special features. Diceratops is based in Wellington, New Zealand. Our shows are for everyone and every show stands alone, so jump in anywhere!
  10. We run the risk of ruining our childhoods by revisiting fondly remembered films. Hosted by Robert Johnson and Christopher Webb.
  11. In depth interviews with people who are living with purpose and having a positive impact in our world. We listen as host Steven Moe asks about their life journeys and what has shaped them into who they are today.
  12. Steve, Dan and Jamie talk about roleplaying, social psychology, things we've learned, social contracts and consent in tabletop gaming. (Some LARP mentions, some profanity.)
  13. Join acclaimed environmental advocate Waveney Warth and award-winning comedian Tim Batt as they explore better ways to a better future. It’s sustainability, the kiwi way: Upbeat. Informed. Simple.
  14. Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand. Seen as the home of fantasy, rugby and sheep, I'm keen to tell you more about who we are. Jewels from NZ is a weekly podcast talking NZ news, history, culture and myths. Along the way you'll hear about all about me and my crazy life. So who am I? I'm Julz: singer🎶, RPG podcaster⚔, whiskey drinker🥃, comedian😂 and HUGE fan of Aotearoa New Zealand 🥝. Kiwi's are known for our easy-going, can-do attitude. So I'm learning as I go but 'She'll be right. Sweet As!' Thanks for listening 💖 Aroha nui!
  15. Te Waananga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers. We offer a comprehensive range of qualifications to New Zealanders from all walks of life.
  16. Inspired by many well-known storytelling events and podcasts held worldwide (The Moth, This American Life), The Watercooler is a platform for people from all walks to tell stories both true and imagined. Storytellers are given a simple brief to share a story inspired by the month’s theme, whether based on real-life experiences or entirely fictional. Recorded live Basement Theatre (Auckland). Want to share your story? Register your interest to speak at a future event by emailing the organiser:
  17. Kiwi sketch comedy legends Frickin Dangerous Bro serve up news, pop culture and social commentary with a large helping of laughs. Starring Jamaine Ross, James Roque and Pax Assadi.
  18. If movies and TV mattered, we’d be talking about the issues that matter.Home of Film Franchise Fortnights, our podcast where we watch and discuss a randomly chosen film franchise every two weeks! LIKE US ON FACEBOOK ► FOLLOW US ON TWITTER ► SUBSCRIBE TO US ON YOUTUBE ► SUBSCRIBE TO US ON ITUNES ► EMAIL US AT ► cultpopturemedia@gmail.comFOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM ► VISIT THE WEBSITE ►
  19. The shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray.
  20. SH People’s Politburo is a podcast hosted by three New Zealand-based socialists, Emmy, Ti, and Justine. People’s Politburo is a fortnightly podcast that digs deep into the dungheap of New Zealand and international politics, giving you a steaming socialist perspective on current affairs. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your podcatcher of choice so you don’t miss out on any episodes. Please consider supporting our Patreon so we can continue to trash talk about New Zealand’s ruling class and its absurdities. Here’s a link:
  21. The N.Z Music Show brings you quality music from very talented Independent and Unsigned musicians/artists from ALL genres across New Zealand & the World!!
  22. Strange, eccentric tales from History by musician, academic and former Mastermind contestant Simone T Whitlow
  23. A podcast series chronicling New Zealander Guy Montgomery efforts in hosting prospective friend and Australian man, Carlo Ritchie in his house for one week. Each day they chart their experiences and feelings for your listening pleasure.
  24. Comedians Guy Montgomery and Tim Batt review a movie once a week, every week, for a year. Year one: Grown Ups 2. Year two: Sex and The City 2. Year Three: We Are Your Friends. A podcast host by two boiz who have more commitment than talent.
  25. A podcast where Andy and Rajeev talk about movies. All movies discussed (so far) have some sort of connection to that hobbit filled paradise: New Zealand.
  26. Rose Matafeo and Alice Snedden are three things: Female, funny and friends. This podcast is an exploration of two comedians' unlikely celebrity crushes (including Rick Moranis and Danny DeVito) and all the divergent personal stories which may explain why these gals turned out how they did. Rose's globe-trotting, TV-starring comedy chops come up against Alice's hilarious improv-honed brain and abandoned (though completed) law degree.
  27. The Fate of Isen is a fun and loose actual-play podcast recorded in Wellington, New Zealand. Join the quest as incredibly unlikely heroes fumble their way through saving the world of Isen. There are empires, gods, demons, giant kiwi, and so much more!
  28. A fortnightly podcast with interviews from the iOS indie community. Developers share their stories so far, and tell us more about their apps. Hosted by David Gary Wood ✨
  29. Welcome to the Wolf of Queen Street hosted by Lawrence Lotze. Lawrence interviews real world entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the world and gets them to give away their key secrets of success. This is a place to be inspired.
  30. The leaky homes debacle has caused untold misery and stress for literally thousands of New Zealand homeowners. Class Act tells the story of one of the biggest class action lawsuits in New Zealand legal history brought by ordinary Kiwis alleging that a building product manufacturer’s products are defective, substandard and have ruined their lives.
  31. Electric Racing Podcast. Deano & Chris will cover news, previews, race reviews, and more. Series covered: Formula E, Moto E, Extreme E, Roborace & Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy.
  32. 🎙️ Behind the scenes of #tech, #media, and #startups #podcast🤗 Hosts of @WellyTechNZ🎧 Find us on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify and your podcast app
  33. High Expectations is a podcast by New Zealand women about relationships, pop culture, friendship, films, books, sex positivity, music, and whatever we feel like talking about!
  34. Smile and Pod is a podcast hosted by Jess Smith. It features guests who have succeeded in their chosen fields, both well known and new names, and focuses on how they got to where they are now, challenges they overcame and any advice they can pass on to listeners. Prepare to be inspired! - Host and Producer Jess Smith. Executive Producer Tony Russell.
  35. Obscure '60s garage punk, garage rock, proto-punk, freak beat and psychedelia. Your regular toe-tapping trip down memory lane this ain't! 1960s US and Canadian rarities, UK, French and Italian freakbeat, 'Yugobeat', 'Group Sounds' and way cool 60s garage sounds from all parts of the planet! Back episodes available via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio and all good podcast apps. We have a list at and you can find us on Facebook and Insta. This is a weekly show hosted by Phil Grey and first broadcast on Free FM [Hamilton, New Zealand], a Community Access radio station proudly supported by NZ on Air, with repeat airings across New Zealand and selected Canadian community and campus stations.
  36. Interviews and discussions with musicians and music industry professionals. Stories and live performances.
  37. Legal Podcast about the law in New Zealand. Learn about the law in NZ.
  38. Hosted by Zaryd Wilson in the Old Chronicle building, Whanganui, New Zealand.
  39. If you want to understand how social scientists’ study human behaviour, how industry innovates or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join our hosts as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance industry, scholarship and/or larger societal goals. Whether you are a professional working in business and/or academia, still doing your studies or just simply interested in this topic, thank you for being here, and we hope you enjoy it!
  40. A podcast for creators and consumers of speculative fiction in New Zealand.
  41. A brilliantly entertaining podcast hosted by Dr Michelle Dickinson that brings together top comedians and scientists in a show for grown-ups.
  42. Monthly Top 10 New Zealand indie/alt music tracks as chosen by Free FM side-project The Hum 106.7FM and Hamilton Underground Press
  43. Field Officer 60302 Gwen Ortiz is a glass-mender in charge of investigating the shattering incident, an event where every piece of glass within a five mile radius was blown to smithereens. During her investigation, she becomes entangled in an old friendship, one that drags her into the underbelly of [Redacted] City.
  44. In-depth conversations with writers, artists, actors, musicians - I talk to creative people about what they do, why they do it and how they manage their work, hobbies and life.
  45. Each episode, Paul Spain and guests discuss what's happening in the world of technology, gadgets and telecommunications around the world and in New Zealand.
  46. Electric Vehicle / EV news, interviews and discussions - keeping audiences informed about the latest on electric cars - plus broader discussion around electric bikes, boats, planes and sustainability.
  47. Weekly football show with Chris Chang, focussing on the Premier League, NZ football and the game worldwide.
  48. Join Patrick, Frostie, Cam, Dave and Ella as they discuss Wellington Phoenix FC's plight in the Hyundai A-League, as well as everything in New Zealand football. Support us on Patreon and receive exclusive bonus discussions at
  49. Trials and tribulations of building a rare breeds farm on a shoestring budget. This podcast in part is a reading of my book Canterbury Tails by Chris Gilberd and also antics and new stories from a host of delightful creatures on the farm.
  50. Don’t Give Up Your Day Job is a podcast series from kiwi musicians Bobby Kennedy and Danny McCrum.The idea of this podcast is to give people an insight into the real workings of the careers of creative professionals. The fact is creative professionals are fascinating characters who have had to work very hard and overcome many personal and professional obstacles. They are dedicated, multi-talented people who make great sacrifices and take great risks and we think this is worth celebrating.So join us as we chat to musicians, producers, actors, artists, engineers and others about their professional and personal stories.
  51. The World's Number One Rated NSFW Comedy Dinosaur Podcast hosted by a New Zealander. Sometimes you've got to be specific to be on top!
  52. A would you rather podcast that looks at the hard questions pie or cake... Vegemite or Marmite. Each episode brings a new topic and new mayhem!
  53. Randomness, Technology and Life
  54. We promote the positive side and positive people of Maoridom! This podcast's aim is to provide everyone, Maori and non-Maori alike to experience our beautiful culture and people as it is, not as it has been stigmatised to be in the past. Hosted by Scott and Daz, we're bringing you onboard with us to listen to some amazing Maori people absolutely crushing it in modern society and challenging all of the norms. Fuuuee Whanau - lets get our ears excited!
  55. Welcome to New Zealand's fighting game community, including special appearances from international players & guests. We learn the origin story, what interests them & what inspires them to participate, either competitively or casually. Grudge matches, lasting friendships, partner troubles, even dodging the police; it's all here.
  56. Guardians of the Gygaxy; the story of several groups of adventurers as they deal with the conflicts which arise in Faerûn.Season 1 (The Known Gygaxy) Our Homebrew story... How we learnt to PodcastSeason 2 Tyranny of DragonsOur current story. We take a shot at the first released module by Wizards of the Coast. Will our adventurers be able to stop the Cult of the Dragon Queen or will the world be devoured by The Chromatic Dragon; Tiamat.Lay Rennie - Dungeon MasterRichard Thomas - Rak the Bugbear PaladinKarl Ushaw - Zabrik/ Sir Daniel the Tiefling BardAtaria Gibbons - Ernst the Ikwiikwii RogueMichael Sharpe - Dorian An Gof the Human Fighter/Cleric
  57. A NZ based true crime podcast , where we talk crimes that shocked the nation, as well as unsolved mysteries.
  58. The home of NZ social media, web, tech and gaming podcasts!
  59. Hello and welcome to Soul Sisterhood. Lucia and Katie are two women in their 20's ready to talk about the real stuff. Passionate about sharing their stories and opinions, reflecting on the world and bringing everyone into the sisterhood. Grab a cup of tea and join in on the conversation about the struggles and spontaneity of life. Love K & L xxxx
  60. What happens when you take a popular movie, and ask 20 funny, poignant, or just plain weird questions about it? This.
  61. Podcast weblog for seminars presented at Manatū Taonga - the Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  62. Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.
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    The Nerd Degree is a monthly comedy panel show performed live at Orange Studios in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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    Guests from all over New Zealand and internationally talk about their particular fields of expertise. From nutritionists to actors, rappers to politicians every podcast will be different
  65. A Wargaming News Podcast focusing on wargaming news, exploring new games and covering the topics the Wargamers want to know about!
  66. Listen in as beer writer and award winning homebrewer, John Oszajca, interviews some of New Zealand's most celebrated professional brewers, as they share brewing tips, recipes, and industry insight for home brewers and pro-brewers alike.
  67. Getting Dicey is an actual play Dungeons and Dragons podcast recorded in Wellington, New Zealand. While Getting Dicey is a comedy podcast, you will find yourself on the edge of your seat when things start to get serious. With a big bad always looming from the shadows, it looks like things are Getting Dicey. Watch us live at, join in the chat on Discord, and support us on Patreon! Links to everything on Twitter.
  68. A podcast recording my journey in discovering the principles behind how human beings learn and my adventures in applying these to my life.
  69. From the island of Tongatapu to the big city of Auckland, tune into our Polynesian stories and conversations where we discuss Politics, Education, Culture, Mental Health and everything in-between. "Harvesting perspective through conversations" Follow me on instagram, facebook and youtube @thoughtplantationpodcast
  70. From Downtown to our hometown suburb of Ranui, Auckland New Zealand, take a cruise at back of the 135 bus with these two Kiwi born Samoans Cam and Isaiah from the WesWes Network as they learn from talking to their guests about careers, culture, trends and journeys in life all from a Polynesian perspective and interests.
  71. A New Zealand music industry podcast.
  72. The Leading through challenge show explores how we can improve our ability to lead during adversity.
  73. "So where's home then?" It's a question that so many of us struggle to answer. Yet the dilemmas and complexities of identity and belonging are things we're talking about more and more. Standing Places is a digital campfire for sharing stories and reflections about the eternal question of 'home'. Hosted by traveller, writer and storyteller, Ivor Wells.
  74. The 'hugh cares?' Podcast (formerly the R2S Sustainability Podcast) is a podcast about our world and what people are doing to improve it. Join Hugh as he talks to Scientists and Business people about how they are making the world more sustainable. From Pesticides to Nuclear Power, join us and learn how to make the world more sustainable.