Nights for Monday 5 November 2018
7:12 Eight Legged problems
An acrid-smelling chemical produced by female redback spiders to attract a mate could be key to controlling a trans-Tasman invader that is threatening some of New Zealand’s endangered native insects.
Dr. Cor Vink from Canterbury Museum joins us to tell us more.
Cynthia Morahan speaks with composer Gareth Farr who provided incidental music for a production of Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood" which is currently on at Wellington's Circa Theatre.
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
Giles Edwards travels to North Carolina to investigate whether new voting laws and partisan district maps could swing November's elections. Over the last two decades the controversy over voting laws has become increasingly bitter. President Trump regularly complains about unfair rules and illegal votes, and North Carolina has become a key location where these arguments play out.
9:10 Nights Sport
Our sports correspondent this evening is mountaineer, federated mountain club member, and tourism operator, Dave Bamford.
This week on Insight, 100 years after the great 'flu pandemic, Philippa Tolley explores how well prepared we are for the next one?
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 Nashville Babylon
On tonight's show Mark says "happy birthday" to Gram Parsons, Ryan Adams and Joni Mitchell, plays new music from Steve Gunn, previews Wreckless Eric's NZ tour and spins an eerie instrumental from the Ralfe Band.