Nights for Thursday 9 March 2017
7:12 Kim Bergh: Ballet
Kimbrian has 24 years professional experience as a ballet dancer in South Africa reaching principal status as a dancer. He has danced in Denmark, UK, France, Chile, Australia and across South Africa, and has won several awards for dancing excellence in South Africa.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart's subject in New Horizons is Dr John. The recording of a 2014 tribute concert to him in New Orleans has just been released and William uses it as an excuse to sample some tracks from the Dr's back-catalogue
8:12 Nights' Culture - Paul Berrington
Moritz Von Oswald and Mark Ernestus were two Berlin-based electronic musicians who'd been around the scene for a while, and had began making music together in the early 90s. Paul Berrington divulges the goods on this duo & plays some tracks.
In this four-part audio adventure, a team of film-makers set out to record the unique character and sounds of icebergs in Antarctica. A small iceberg that fizzes and crackles like a soda drink. The dramatic demise of a soaring ice arch. The varied sights and sounds of Antarctic icebergs begin to reveal themselves to a watching team of film-makers.
9:07 Our Changing World
Our Changing World discovers how a theory developed by physicists in Otago was confirmed in a German experiment, and investigates some of the uses drones might be put to in the future.
9:30 This Way Up
The very best of This Way Up now....this week how Russian gangs are hacking the world's pokie machines and winning big on the slots.
First though, a crazy sounding plan to restore ice to the Arctic. Here's Simon Morton.
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
In the Music 101 Pocket Edition, Melody Thomas invites Tom Scott back into the studio, Tony Stamp investigates Songhubs, and Yadana Saw meets some junior critics ahead of the 2017 Children's Music Awards. In Nights with…after the 11 o'clock news