Nights for Thursday 2 November 2017
7:12 Raise Our Men
This year's annual White Ribbon campaign starts this month with the theme of Raise Our Sons and focuses on what fathers can do to develop their sons' respectful behaviour.
White Ribbon Researcher Garth Baker joins us to tell us more.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart catches up with a couple of Flying Nun favourites: Look Blue Go Purple and the re-release of their early EPs, and Sneaky Feelings with a brand new album, the first for 30 years.
8:12 Goose Bumps
Ahead of Michael Keegan-Dolan's work Swan Lake/Loch na h-eala at this years NZ Festival, Nights' dance doyen Chris Jannides takes a look at the ballet Swan Lake - its history and its many reincarnations over the years.
8:30 Window on the World
In 1918, towards the end of World War One, thousands of foreign troops, Americans and British among them, were ordered to Russia in what became known as the Allied Intervention. Winston Churchill saw the foreign troops as anti-Communists, on a crusade to strangle the Bolshevik State at birth. In the second part of her examination of what happened, Lucy Ash today tells the story of a notorious prison they ran on the White Sea.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week Our Changing World talks to the winners of the Hill Tinsley and Marsden medals from the New Zealand Association of Scientists, and gets an engineer's take on blood splatter.
9:30 This Way Up
Simon Morton delves into the science of cigarette filters and a new gene-editing technique that could be used to treat thousands of diseases.
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 this week's Pocket Edition we visit Ria Hall's turangawaewae to find out more about the kaupapa of her new album, Nick Bollinger helps dissect the legacy of Fats Domino, and we have Pt 2 of our series on female beat-makers, she will move you.