Society

The weapons expo is a marketplace for misery

This week's NZ Defence Industry Association Forum is a chance for the weapons industry to woo politicians and entice officials to spend more on the military. But are fancier killing machines really the best use of our taxpayer dollars, asks peace activist Jessie Anne Dennis.

Abortionist: The story of Annie Aves

Black Sheep is a Radio NZ series about the shady, controversial and sometimes downright villainous characters of New Zealand history, presented by William Ray. Here he introduces the story of Isabel "Annie' Aves, the backstreet abortionist whose life ended in violence.