Don White brings in a patriotic cover form the American Civil War dated 1863, a receipt from the US Treasury to a union paymaster and a cover commemorating the Riverton centenary in 1937/1938.
Lucy Rowe from the Otago Museum brings in a native New Zealand parrot, the kakapo.
Pete Ravenscroft is a fresh water ranger for the Department of Conservation and talks to Dougal about the 4 species of whitebait found in the South Island.
Dr Paul Tankard gives us meanings of words such as afterclap, bedpresser and to candify.
Scott Reeves of the Otago Museum shows us some delicate marine invertebrate glass models made by German glass craftsman.
David Agnew from the Department of Conservation gives us an update on the albatross breeding programme at Taiaroa Head.