Nights for Thursday 10 November 2016
7:12 Our Own Odysseys - Kazakhstan
Chloe Phillips-Harris has just returned from six months in Kazakhstan. Her adventures included spending a day in detention due to mistaken identity, helping to set up an Angus beef farm high in the mountains, and adopting an injured hunting eagle and a dog she found living under a ex-soviet tank.
7:35 New Horizons
Spurred on by a new release from the North Carolina band Mandolin Orange, William Dart explores a number of other choice slices of plucking heaven featuring Bill Monroe, David Grisman and Chris Thile among others.
8:12 Nights' Culture - Jamaican Music
DJ and toaster Miles Buckingham with the roots music of Jamaica, the nyahbingi sounds of Rastafari.
Part 3: From the Street - The image of a woman soliciting from the streets is frequently used as the face of prostitution. In reality it's the smallest part of the industry. But why would someone choose a cold pavement over a warm brothel? In the last of a three part series, Philippa Tolley heads to the streets and find out why.
9:07 Our Changing World
The first episode in a new podcast series called 'The Science Of...'. Tonight, 'The Science Of … meth houses' asks how safe are meth houses really? And what's it like to go inside one? Katy Gosset and Alison Ballance take the plunge and ask how much meth is too much when it comes to setting a national standard?
9:30 This Way Up
This Way Up's Richard Scott visits a doll hospital in Palmerston North on a mission of mercy after a valuable doll got broken at a sleepover.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
Alex Behan delves into local drum and bass artists Tali and Shapeshifter. Kiran Dass meets with Flying Nun artist Bill Direen.