Nights for Thursday 25 October 2018
7:12 Sofa Session - Bill Direen
Bill Direen popped into the studio for a tune on our virtual sofa.
7:35 New Horizons
In a world in which there are perhaps too few pleases and thank yous, the new album by Death Cab for Cutie bears a welcome title, Thank You For Today. William Dart is gratified by both sentiment and music.
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 what we can learn about the past and present from the painstaking reconstruction of old recipes. Four people who dedicate their lives to recreating historical dishes make their case.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Honey Landscape Maps could help beekeepers find flower-rich sites for their hives, and research into ways to detect myrtle rust and find out what its impact on native plants might be.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
First, Dispatch To A Friend involves these 2 real-life friends Gillian Bell and Annabelle Hickson reading out the letters they send to each other... and it's kind and it's warm and it's gentle and it's supportive, all those things you want a good friendship to be.
And Radio Atlas uses subtitles to bring non-English audio stories to a wider audience.
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, we celebrate the twentieth anniversary of 2B Spacific the debut album of Che Fu, Tony Stamp speaks with Thai New Zealander Phum Viphurit and we hear the latest tune from Tiny Ruins