Nights for Friday 25 May 2018
7:07 The Doppler Effect
The Doppler effect (or the Doppler shift) is the change in frequency or wavelength of a wave for an observer who is moving relative to the wave source. It is named after the Austrian physicist Christian Doppler, who described the phenomenon in 1842.
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.
Supporting his debut album "Layers" and his upcoming tour, Auckland-based musician Nick Dow is joined by a string trio to showcase his beautiful songs for a very special RNZ live session.
9:07 Country Life
This week Country Life meets Raquel Walker and her equestrian performance coach Jeanette Garrett, who has created a programme for the special needs rider to enable her to compete in Special Olympic events. Training is currently held every week at an equestrian ring in the middle of a Motueka kiwifruit orchard that was badly damaged by Cyclone Gita.
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 The Mixtape
For the latest series of The Mixtape, RNZ Music invites guests to compile a C60 of local sounds, and talk us through their selections.
On the Mixtape this week Trevor Reekie talks to Rick Bryant. Bryant has been the vocalist and bandleader in a variety of New Zealand bands like Original Sin, Mammal, Blerta, Rick Bryant and the Jive Bombers, The Jubilation Gospel Choir and the Windy City Strugglers.