Nights for Thursday 7 March 2019
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - India
Bangalore based author and journalist Shoba Narayan joins us once again with the latest from India.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart investigates the unexpected coming together of two musical forces: alternative rockers Mercury Rev and the reclusive Mississippi-born songwriter Bobbie Gentry.
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
Why do some fruits and vegetables achieve superstar status, appearing on T-shirts worn by celebrities, or in tattoos adorning some of the biggest names in music? Emily Thomas explores whether fruit and vegetables should play the fame game: Is putting a single food on a pedestal good for consumers, producers, or the planet?
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance is off to the beach for Seaweek to find out what the genetics of kelp can tell us about earlier earthquake uplift. And in the Kakapo Files, we meet some of the kakapo helpers volunteering their time to help out in a variety of ways.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
This week Richard Scott picks out a show featuring hours of original interviews with a famous boxer accused in one of America's most divisive murder trials.
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 talk to Jason Williamson from acerbic Brit duo Sleaford Mods, Tiny Ruins' Hollie Fullbrook, and Neko Case.