Nights for Thursday 12 March 2020
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - South Auckland
Artist and photographer, Ramyond Sagapolutele joins us once again with an eye on the life, art and culture of South Auckland.
7:35 Nights Science - Mad honey
Rhododendron and similar plants, contain toxic chemicals called grayanotoxins. These toxins can accumulate in honey, particularly around the Black Sea region of Turkey.
Leo Schepp from Toxinform joins us from a trip to the US to tell us more.
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 Widows of Shuhada
Widows of Shuhada, a new series following four women left widowed by the March 15, 2019 mosque shootings in Christchurch. Tonight, the women discuss gender roles in Islam - you might be surprised by their insights.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance is back again with two episodes of the Voice of the Kākāpō podcast, telling the story of last year's bumper kākāpō breeding season. A drone takes to the sky and chicks are hatching.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Sudan
Reem Abbas joins us once again from Sudan bringing us up to date on the assassination attempt on Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and it's global context.
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 Ria Hall talks Yadana Saw through her new album Manawa Wera track by track, and Estere - the Wellington-based musician who's just recorded her new album with Massive Attack producer Stew Jackson - speaks to Kirsten Johnstone about her Arts Festival shows, and performs a track live.