Nights for Thursday 21 June 2018
7:12 Overseas Corespondent - Estonia
Silver Tambur, Editor in Chief of Estonian World joins us on the line from Tallinn. Tonight we find out about the parish using the cannabis leaf on their coat of arms and find out who takes the title of the biggest bookworms in the European Union.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart recalls some personal highlights of saxophone listening on the way to reviewing a new album from the Delta Saxophone Quartet playing arrangements of Berlin Years David Bowie.
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
Insects such as fruit flies provide important insights into human biology and medicine. But should we worry whether insects experience pain and suffering in scientists' hands? Entomologist Adam Hart explores the questions: should we give a second thought about the deaths of these creatures? Do insects have the capacity for pain and the experience of suffering?
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, the past, present and possible futures of Antarctica's ice sheets, and how knowing the genomes of introduced wasps will help control these pests.
9:30 This Way Up
After 600 shows over 13 years This Way Up is coming to an end, we celebrate with a selection of goodies from their archive.
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, Jon Toogood speaks about the inspiration behind his new album Haja, we learn about Finland’s quest to be the global capital of metal and The Chills’ Martin Phillips speaks with Simon Morris about the new Chills exhibition that has just opened in Dunedin.