Nights for Thursday 11 October 2018
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Canada
Our overseas correspondent Peggy Revell joins us from Medicine Hat in Alberta, with the latest from Canada.
7:35 New Horizons
Guitarist Marc Ribot is one of the world's great guitarists that you've possibly never heard of. As a session musician he's played with just about everybody. He's just released a new album of his own - a fiercely political collection of Songs of Resistance.
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
In the first of two episodes to explore the rising prevalence of eating disorders outside of the western world, Emily Thomas speaks to women with the illness in China and Hong Kong, who explain how hard it is to access support for binge-eating disorder, bulimia and anorexia, because of attitudes to food and weight, taboos around mental health, and a lack of treatment options. They describe the pressure on women to be 'small' and 'diminutive', but still take part in the country's deeply entrenched eating culture.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week, Our Changing World's Alison Ballance joins the youngest campaign manager for the Bird of the Year competition to find out about banded dotterels. And she visits the Food Sciences Department, at the University of Otago, to find out how her senses influence what she eats.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
Richard Scott is back with his highlights of The Podcast Hour. This week's podcasts include a mini-series from the popular design podcast 99% Invisible that tells stories about fashion and the clothes we wear and also 'Meat', an award-winning podcast telling stories about how our bodies can shape our lives- starting with its host's who is a little on the tubby side but couldn't care less.
Bryan Crump has the latest news and views from at home and abroad.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
In this week's Pocket Edition we talk to British pop institution Lily Allen, Australian doom-metallers divide & dissolve, and Christchurch violin player Motte.