Nights for Thursday 24 January 2019
6:30 After Work Swim
Tonight we talk to Allan Mundy from Surf Lifesaving about his favourite spot for a dip in Tauranga and find out exactly what to do if you get caught in a rip.
Then we're off to the mighty Waikato river and Hamilton local Kit Carter tells us about swimming there.
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Canada
Peggy Revell is on the line from Medicine Hat Alberta with the latest from the Canadian winter.
7:35 New Horizons
In New Horizons, William Dart gives us his tribute to the recently departed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
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
Food is a powerful narrative device in film and product placement is highly lucrative. Put the two together and show business becomes big business for the food industry. Emily Thomas finds out how the product placement of food in film has changed over time and where it's headed, as new technology makes it ever easier for audiences to avoid traditional forms of advertising.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance discovers that fish earbones are tiny treasure troves of information for biologists, and we catch up with the first month of breaking bird news from the Kakapo Files podcast.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
Richard Scott has been handpicking some of the best podcast shows from around the world. Tonight, an investigation into who planted a bomb on board a Canadian airliner decades ago and the podcast SAPIENS looks into the emerging discipline of space archaeology.
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 Tami Neilson Live at Auckland Town Hall
In support of her most recent album Sassafrass!, Tami Neilson with her band perform at the sold out Auckland Town Hall on August 4th, 2018.