Nights for Thursday 29 August 2019
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Science Fiction
We have a Cultural Ambassador debut tonight - Eleanor Tremeer joins us from London to talk all things sci-fi. Tonight we're looking at utopia versus dystopia.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart sizes up two local releases: Miniatures 1 by SJD and Spaces by Eyreton Hall.
8:10 Chinese Blockbusters and Kiwi Moviegoers
The rise of "made in China" blockbusters has piqued the curiosity of Dr Ian Huffer a Massey University media studies expert who wants to know what Chinese films Kiwis are watching.
You can take part in his survey here. Massey survey: Chinese films
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
Pubs have been the cornerstone of UK communities for centuries, but around a quarter of them have closed in the last decade. But that's not putting off people in their twenties and thirties from taking them on.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Sonia Sly finds out about some of the challenges that women face when they leave an abusive relationship, and the Elemental podcast is finding out about oxygen and why it is friendly.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent
We check back in with out Overseas Corespondent in Berlin, Sandra Sarala.
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
After 11 on Music 101 Pocket Edition, Jana Whitta talks to Corin Tucker of Sleater Kinney about the band's new album and Elliott Childs talks comedy and music with Portlandia star Fred Armisen.