Nights for Thursday 20 December 2018
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi joins us for a final look at the stories making it big in Japan.
7:35 New Horizons
Inevitably, William Dart reaches the end of the year and there are a number of tracks that he couldn't include in previous programmes. Now's the time to make amends and he features songs by Bobby Vee, fleaBITE, Wendyhouse, and Alastair Galbraith & Jackson Harry.
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 BBC gains rare access to a region of China where Uighur Muslims are being held without trial. Using detailed satellite analysis and reporting from a part of the country where journalists are routinely detained and harassed; China correspondent John Sudworth offers his in-depth report on China's Hidden Camps.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance finds a plankton expert to give her the lowdown on salps, and Sonia Sly meets some intrepid researchers experimenting on themselves with the native stinging nettle, ongaonga.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
Handpicking some of the best shows from around the world now with Richard Scott of The Podcast Hour.
'Unspooled' is a show dissecting the greatest films ever made and "The Ratline' is a BBC series that tries to uncover the truth about a senior Nazi who disappeared after the Second World War.
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, Alex Behan speaks with Phil Hartnoll one half of sibling duo Orbital, we meet with Wellington's Corduroy and Drax Project takes Yadana Saw on a tour of their rehearsal space at Avalon Studios