Nights for Thursday 22 August 2019
7:12 Planet Adolescent - Charlie Cuff
Our tame teenager, Charlie Cuff join us once again with the news from Planet adolescent with news of his latest project, a podcast where he talks to war Veterans.
7:35 New Horizons
The Bird and The Bee's new album in their Intepreting the Masters series reveals that Greg Kurstin and Inara George are closet fans of . . . Van Halen. But how do they manage with Eddie van Halen's raunchy guitar solos? Tune into New Horizons to find out.
8:10 Looking Ahead to the Nelson Arts Festival
The 25th Nelson Arts Festival - sees shows coming all the way from such far-flung places as Germany, Scotland, the USA and even Nelson! We talk to festival director, Charlie Unwin to find out how preparations are coming along.
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
Dr Erica McAlister, of London's Natural History Museum, talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the beautiful world of flies and the 2.5 million specimens for which she is jointly responsible.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance find out if playing sound to fermenting yeast results in a better beer, and discovers osmium is the heavyweight champion of the chemical elements.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Taiwan
William Yang joins us once again from Taipei with the latest news from Taiwan. William has an update on the frontrunners for Taiwan's presidential election and how the protest in Hong Kong is being viewed in Taiwan.
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 host a live session with Sons of Zion, celebrate 50 years since Woodstock, and chat with outlaw country artist Justin Townes Earl.