Nights for Wednesday 15 March 2017
7:12 The Great Molasses Flood of 1919.
In 1919 a tank of the sticky sugar cane extract collapsed, spilling its contents onto the waterfront neighbourhood that surrounded it - killing 21 people.
Nicole Sharp is an engineer who studies fluid dynamics.
7:30 At The Movies
8:12 Nights' Overseas - Oh Canada !
It's the second-largest country by total area and the northernmost country of the North America continent, journalist for Medicine Hat News, Peggy Revell reports from Canada.
Peggy will discuss the Trump travel ban's implications on Canadians, and a new drug causing deaths it's called fentanyl.
WARNING: This episode contains sexual references and explores themes that some listeners may find offensive.
Tonight we are starting a new series that considers the distance and differences between us. It's called Fathom and in tonight's episode we hear from a woman who is studying towards a PHD while working in the sex industry and also about her unconventional approach to relationships.
9:07 The Drama Hour
It's The Classic Comedy Club in Auckland to hear a charity debate staged as part of the club's 20th anniversary celebrations. With a starry team of experienced and up-and coming New Zealand comedians, the event is moderated by Mike King.
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 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.