Nights for Thursday 12 December 2019
7:45 Cultural Ambassador - Mona-Lynn Courteau
Our Cultural Ambassador Mona-Lynn Courteau is back to introduce us to more Latin American music - tonight we'll be listening to some of the music animating the anti-government protests currently going on in Chile.
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
The BBC's Emily Thomas talks to award-winning chef, restaurateur and writer Marcus Samuelsson who describes his extraordinary culinary and personal journey from one of the world's poorest countries to Sweden and then to Harlem, New York.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Charlie Dreaver looks at the issue of apartments and earthquake strengthening in an Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund investigation, and we find out about the chemical element vanadium.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Vietnam
Lien Hoang joins us once again from Ho Chi Minh City with the latest news from Vietnam including the tragic case of the 39 Vietnamese who died whilst being smuggled to the UK, landmark changes in labour laws in the country and a visit from the Obamas.
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 Yadana Saw and Nick Bollinger pay tribute to kiwi music icon Rick Bryant who died last week, Charlotte Ryan talks to Nadia Reid about her new single and forthcoming album, and Kirsten Johnstone chats with American singer-songwriter Angel Olsen about her acclaimed album All Mirrors.