Nights for Tuesday 3 December 2019
7:12 The Toxicity of Tear Gas
Toxicologist Leo Schep from Toxiform joins us once again to discuss the toxicity of the tear gas (o-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile -commonly known as CS) used in recent hot spots including Hong Kong.
7:30 Song Crush
Art-pop from Moses Sumney and FKA Twigs, a techno soundtrack from Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, an afrobeat banger, some sad-boy-soul, and some Scottish minimalist dream-pop feature on Song Crush this week.
Host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by RNZ Music's Tony Stamp and Yadana Saw, and RNZ producer Rob Kelly.
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
It's the world's most consumed vegetable oil, used for everything from frying food to making it last longer - but can palm oil be produced in a way that doesn't wreak enormous environmental and human damage?
9:07 White Silence
Episode 4 of White Silence, the RNZ/Stuff podcast about the 1979 Erebus disaster.
Tonight - 'An orchestrated litany of lies'
That was the famous catch phrase from Justice Peter Mahon after he oversaw an inquiry into the 1979 DC10 crash on Mt Erebus in Antarctica.
He didn't have to put it quite like that but - as it turned out - those words would prove both the making of him - and the ruin.
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
After 11 On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with authors Grant Gillanders & Robyn Welsh talking about their excellent newly published book called "Wired For Sound - The Stebbing History of New Zealand Music".