Nights for Thursday 3 August 2017
7:12 Teaching mindfulness in prisons
Naivasha GK Prison is Kenya’s largest maximum security prison. A couple of years ago Inma Adarves-Yorno started a mindfulness training programme. Mindfullness is about as Inma describes ' being present in the moment, and paying attention without judgement to what’s happening within and around you. Inma Adarves-Yorno is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership Studies, University of Exeter.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart reviews the new album from American songwriter Dan Auerbach. Waiting On A Song may have a title that seems to catch the anquishes of many a minstrel, but in sound it’s an album that very much reflects Auerbach’s current personal contentment
8:12 Nights' Culture - Latin American Music
The music of Latin America from Mona Lynn Courteau.
8:30 Window on the World
It's a food problem that can prove fatal - and we might be about to crack it. The first licensed medicines to treat peanut allergy are close to being approved by regulators. But we ask - why has it taken so long?
9:07 Our Changing World
On Our Changing World this week, Alison Ballance finds out about a citizen science project to collect information on electric cars, and investigates the mystery of the Kaikoura bubbles.
9:30 This Way Up
This Way Up highlights now, and the hugely profitable business of scientific publishing- selling academic institutions access to the research papers they write.
And tailored highs-how marijuana producers are trying to give consumers total control over how alert, active, and sociable they want to be.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
In the Music 101 Pocket Edition tonight, we take a field trip to Onehunga to visit SWIDT at their recording space, and go behind the scenes of the salacious new Head Like A Hole documentary.