Nights for Thursday 23 August 2018
7:12 Kororāreka - The Ballad of Maggie Flynn
Following its highly successful premiere season in Auckland last year, the reworked production of Kororāreka - The Ballad of Maggie Flynn tours to Napier, Wellington, Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton and Whangarei. Writer Paolo Rotondo joins Paul Brennan in the studio.
7:35 New Horizons
It's been an eight-year wait for Dudley Benson's new album Zealandia. In New Horizons, William Dart will be sharing its very special revelations.
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
The story of 'Hypatia: The Murdered Mathematician' was a BBC World Service Documentary. It was presented by Naomi Alderman for the Series 'Science Stories'.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, we hear about ageing muscles - what happens to them as we get older and how a little bit of exercise could make all the difference, and we are putting cardboard boxes to the test.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
In the 2 years since it was set up, The New York Times' audio unit has had some big successes.
Just look at 'The Daily'- a 20-odd minute weekday news show, where host Michael Barbaro interviews some of the Times' best journalists about the big stories of the day.
In no time at all it's become one of the most popular podcasts on the planet with 5 million monthly listeners, and annual advertising revenue reported to be worth more than 10 million US dollars.
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, Tony Stamp is on location at St Mary's College where Chelsea Jade is filming and recording with an all-female choir. We meet Christchurch rapper Valle and Alex Behan hosts a live session with Emily Fairlight.