Nights for Thursday 27 June 2019
7:12 Matariki Celebrations on the Water in Wellington
Rachael Rakena is one of the brains behind a Matariki multi-media event on Wellington's waterfront.
Mana Moana will involves musicians, artists, writers and choreographers, joining forces to produce a series of five, short art films fusing poetry, dance, song, painting, photography and animation.
And instead of putting it up on a big screen, they organisers will use Whairepo Lagoon on Wellington's waterfront as the canvas.
7:35 New Horizons
In New Horizons this week, fate brings together two men who both play fiddle and whistle. One, John Hartford, has a yen for bluegrass, the other, Andrew Bird, is drawn more to the art of soundscaping.
8:10 Seed Pods
Richard Scott of the Podcast Hour introduces us to a show where the well known author and more recently popular podcaster, Malcolm Gladwell reinterprets the past in 'Revisionist History'…including finding out why Elvis kept botching the lyrics of one of his most famous songs.
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
Do you have a family recipe that friends say you should bottle and sell? Simon Jack looks at how you can grow a food business from scratch, how to choose an investor wisely, and how to ready your kitchen-cooked product to sell to the masses.
9:07 Our Changing World
Freshwater fish swim for science
NIWA is putting native freshwater fish to the test in a swimming flume to find out what speed water they can cope with. Paul Franklin tells Alison Ballance that this information will be used to design better urban fish passages.
Indium - Queen of the touchscreen
If you use any kind of touch screen, whether smart phone or tablet, you have the element indium to thank, says Allan Blackman from AUT in the Elemental podcast.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent
Last year 257 attacks were recorded on hospitals, medical transportation, and healthcare workers in Syria, says the latest report from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. Although these attacks are illegal
under international law, they are becoming the new normal. We're joined by journalist Elisabeth Mahase from the British Medial Journal.
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 Tony Stamp talks to a jetlagged Louis Baker, and Trevor Reekie encounters cult Auckland act Hallelujah Picassos.