Nights for Thursday 27 September 2018
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi joins us from Tokyo with a look at what's making the news there.
7:35 New Horizons
In New Horizons, William Dart reviews the new album by the band Christine and the Queens simply titled Chris, and takes a little look at some classic standards performed in a gender-switched way.
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
Emily Thomas asks whether we're on a slow but steady path to abandoning our pervasive, long-standing, and arguably slightly peculiar habit of drinking milk from cows. In many European countries and the US, alternative plant-based milks are growing in popularity, and cow's milk sales are declining.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week Our Changing World's Alison Ballance is in a biomechanics lab at the University of Otago finding out about concussion in rugby players, and is also hearing about the risk to our globe-trotting seabirds from fisheries across the Pacific.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
This week looks at a podcast that that revolves around going to 11 different cities across the world and asking strangers just one question.
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 celebrates the life of Darcy Clay, 20 years after the death of the 'Jesus I Was Evil'singer. Yadana Saw and Kirsten Johnstone speak with Troy Kingi and The Beths' Elizabeth Stokes to dissect Silver Scroll nominated songs. And Estere introduces us to the demon in her new collaboration.