Nights for Thursday 19 April 2018
7:12 Dance all Night
Nights' dance cultural ambassador Chirs Jannides joins Bryan in the studio in Wellington to talk about the Greek choreographer, Dimitris Papaioannou.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart explores a number of story-telling songs from Joni Mitchell, Chris Thile, and Jim White.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Regina Lepping travels around her homeland, the Solomons, a country at the front line of climate change. She talks to a group of surfer activists about their project to motivate locals to engage with this complex issue. She meets young people who have had to relocate from their remote villages because of sea level rise and hears about the positive action they are taking to preserve a future in the Soloman Islands for the next generation.
9:07 Our Changing World
Myrtle rust is an introduced fungus, with super powers that give it the ability to kill its host plants. It has been spreading around the world, and after arriving in Australia eight years ago, it blew across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand just over a year ago. Alison Ballance is on a mission to find out about its ecological impacts on native plants and ecosystems in Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand.
9:30 This Way Up
Could a new version of football, developed here in New Zealand and played in what looks like a circular bouncy castle conquer the globe?!
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
In this week's Pocket Edition we talk to Melbourne punk trio Camp Cope, and host a performance from Tom Cunliffe.