Nights for Monday 28 January 2019
7:12 New Zealand's indigenous lichens
Dr Peter de Lange from Unitec's Environmental and Animal Sciences team was instrumental in the Department of Conservation's recent assessment of the conservation status of New Zealand's indigenous lichens.
He joins us tonight from our Auckland studio.
Portal fest is a new contemporary music festival taking place over two weekends in Wellington, the weekend just gone and this coming weekend.
It's an initiative which looks to take contemporary music out of the concert hall and into new locations.
Nick Tipping spoke to Portal Fest Artistic Director, composer Reuben Jelleyman, about the new festival.
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
Uganda is a country that has seen massive growth in the number of 'orphanages' providing homes to children, despite the number of orphans there decreasing. It is believed 80% of children now living in orphanages have at least one living parent. The majority of the hundreds of orphanages operating in Uganda are illegal, unregistered and now are in a fight with the government trying to shut them down.
9:10 Nights Sport
Dana Johannsen joins Bryan to take a look at the weekend's sport.
This week on Insight, can the rural medical emergency service cope as demand increases?
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
Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues…
On this week's show Mark says happy birthday to Lucinda Williams and Peter Bruntnell, spins blues from William Bell, Americana from Andrew Combs, yodelling from the Rhythm Wreckers and a long-requested slice of jazz history courtesy of Benny Goodman.