Nights for Thursday 30 April 2020
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Hip Hop Aotearoa
Continuing our journey through Hip-Hop Aotearoa, Brad Warington joins us once again. Tonight we're in the early 2000s. with the rise of the producer and the importance of the dj.
Dr Paul Hume, MacDiarmid Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington looks into the science behind Spiderman’s silk.
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific have temporarily suspended Dateline Pacific in it regular format so that they can concentrate their efforts on broadcasting to the Pacific. In the meantime, each weeknight we'll chat to one of their reporters for a daily update. Tonight Bryan Crump talks to Koroi Hawkins.
8:30 Window on the World
A British doctor, Professor John Wright, is helping Bradford Royal Infirmary to prepare for Covid-19.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance finds out about the bushfire dust that is still around, high up in the stratosphere, and she takes to the streets to meet a sociologist studying cyclists, bike lanes and e-scooters.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent
Shoba Naryan joins us from Bangalore with the latest news and stories from India.
- 10:20 Helping Homeless People Stay Safe in Tauranga
We speak to Tommy Kapai from Te Tuinga Whanau Trust in Tauranga who are working together with the RSA to provide shelter and food for homeless people during Level 4 and 3.
- 10:40 Music Down The Line with David Bremner.
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra have been going the extra mile to make sure New Zealander's have access to their music and talents. Keep an eye on their Facebook for the latest virtual recitals and concerts.
Tonight NZSO principal trombonist David Bremner treats us to some music down the line.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
On this week's Pocket Edition Charlotte Ryan speaks with Dr Fabio Morreale from the University of Auckland about the ways streaming platforms like Spotify influence our listening habits, Kirsten Johnstone gets on the line with Aussie musician Tash Sultana to talk about her new single ‘Pretty Lady’, and Auckland indie supergroup Thee Golden Geese introduce themselves.