11:25 A man has been charged with arson following a protest that caused a security lockdown at parliament on budget day.

10:58 Sentencing is about to get underway for the Ashburton WINZ shooter, Russell Tully.

10:27 The NZX has launched a "NZ Milk Futures contract " to allow large and small dairy farmers to risk manage milk-price movements and volatility.

10:26 John Key's chief science advisor has spoken to the World Health Organisation about how to solve a "global epidemic" of obesity.

10:24 An angry outburst from the family of slain Christchurch woman Renee Duckmanton saw the district court cleared this morning.

Sun, 10 Jun 2012

Christopher Kemp, Author "Floating Gold" The search for Ambergris

What the hell is Ambergris? Don’t rely on what you’ve heard so far. Hear microbiologist Christopher Kemp who’s written Floating Gold, the search for Ambergris, a natural substance whose story just gets more and more bizarre at every turn.

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