Nights for Tuesday 12 November 2019
7:12 Night Science - Mathematics
Nights' friendly mathematician, Dillon Mayhew is back in the studio. Tonight he's talking about quantum computing.
7:30 Song Crush
Doom folk, te reo Maori electronica, sample-based soul and Jeff Goldblum's lounge album are some of the things discussed in Song Crush this week, but beware of tangents everywhere.
Host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Melody Thomas, Tony Stamp, and Nick Tipping.
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
On banana plantations on four continents, a deadly fungus is creeping through the soil and destroying the plants. We meet the farmers, scientists and gene technologists trying to find a way to save the fruit.
9:07 White Silence
White Silence is the newest podcast collaboration from RNZ and Stuff. 40 years on from New Zealand's worst air disaster on Mount Erebus in Antarctica. It takes a close look at how flight TE901 - and the truth - went so badly off course.
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 Worlds of Music
On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features a Womad orientated line up of music from some of the artists who will be coming to Womad NZ on the 13 - 15 March 2020, as well as music from musicians who have appeared at Womad in the previous 16 years that New Plymouth has hosted the Festival. The episode also features an interview with Emere Wano, Womad NZ Event Director and Programme Manager talking about curating the Womad festival which features an incredible array of music that is always different, sometimes challenging, but forever rewarding.