Nights for Monday 26 August 2019
7:12 Unlocking the mysteries of the Plain of Jars in Laos
The mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks in part to work done by University of Otago palaeopathologist.Associate Professor Sian Halcrow who has described the chance to work on such a significant, mysterious and globally-treasured site was "an incredible privilege".
Comedian James Nokise invites comedian Cori Gonzalez-Macuer into his safe space to talk health, happiness and headspace.
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
Sahar Zand is in Kabul for the finals of Afghan Star, a TV talent show that is on the front line of the fight to keep music alive in Afghanistan.
9:10 Nights Sport
Dana Johannsen is our sportscaster tonight she gives us her take on the speculation around the All Black squad for the Rugby World Cup, Kiwi Lisa Carrington continues to carve up on the canoe sprint circuit and The Silver Ferns are honoured at a reception at Parliament today.
Teresa Cowie asks how much of a threat lab and plant based products pose to our dairy industry.
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
On Nashville Babylon after 11, Mark Rogers previews Randy Newman's tour of New Zealand, plays new music from Jo Meares and Geraint Watkins, spins classic blues courtesy of Mad Dog Sheffield, a live track from Tom Petty and a birthday tune for Leon Redbone.