Nights for Thursday 20 June 2019
7:12 Crisp as an apple: Matthew Herbert
Our man with the electronica expertise, Paul Berrington is back with us in the studio. Tonight we have some tracks from a relatively underground figure, Matthew Herbert, who's worked with the likes of Björk, REM, John Cale, Roisin Murphy, Yoko Ono and Serge Gainsbourg.
The 46 year-old UK born and bred producer is also a classically trained pianist, but first turned heads in the mid 90s with a sampler and a bag of crisps.
7:35 New Horizons
Jan Hellriegel's new album, autobiography, and podcast come with the eyebrow-raising title, Sportsman of the Year. William Dart looks into the mystery.
8:10 Seed Pods
Richard Scott of The Podcast Hour introduces us to a podcast from New Zealand exploring the loss of a loved one.
'Death: a podcast about love, grief and hope' is presented by Mark Longley and produced by Maggie Wicks for Newshub.
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
Germany has a reputation for good infrastructure,high quality transport systems and precision engineering and excellent planning. But Berlin's new airport is none of those. Our Window on the World tonight joins BBC Global Business reporter Chris Bowlby as he asks what's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport? Seven years after its planned opening, the airport is still being rebuilt. It's billions over budget, and not a single plane has landed there.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance chairs a panel discussion on whether making New Zealand predator-free by 2050 is a dream or a reality.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent
Tonight we have another debut Overseas Correspondent. Sudanese journalist, writer and award-winning blogger Reem Abbas joins us with the news and views from her corner of the world.
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
On this week's Pocket Edition we meet American outsider artist Lonnie Holley, and learn about Girls Rock Camp Wellington.