How can we tell vital science stories in a world overrun with distractions? 

Recently awarded a QSM for his services to environmental journalism, Nelson writer and photographer Dave Hansford's latest book, Protecting Paradise: 1080 and the Fight to Save New Zealand’s Wildlife, continues to cause ructions wherever he goes. He's a frequent contributor to New Zealand Geographic magazine, newly helmed by award-winning journalist and editor Rebekah White. 

They discuss the health of New Zealand science media with science writer, editor and broadcaster Veronika Meduna.