Nights for Monday 25 May 2020
7:12 Early Warning for Earthquakes
A team of Massey University researchers is to take a design and science approach to explore the development of an earthquake early warning system. We're joined by the team members Dr Raj Prasanna and Dr. Julia Becker.
7:35 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger discusses another concept album about intimacy from Perfume Genius; story-songs with deep Balkan roots from Damir Imamovic; and the Afro-futurist jazz of Shabaka and the Ancestors.
8:05 Song for The Road - Nicole Gaston
We're talking to some night time drivers about the music that keeps them trucking.
If you're on the road in the dark and there's a particular piece of music you'd like to share with us, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
8:15 Dateline Pacific
Things are slowly returning to normal here at RNZ – and Dateline Pacific is back and better with all the stories, interviews and breaking news from across the Pacific.Tonight Jamie Tahana
8:30 Window on the World
The BBC’s Zeinab Badawe talks to doctors from developing countries fighting covid-19 in the developed world.
9:10 Nights Sport
Keeping an eye on all the sports stories tonight, Rikkki Swannell.
9:30 Nights Gone By
We delve into the Nights archive for another chance to listen to an interview from 10 years ago - when Iceland made strip clibs illegal.
It's not that public nudity is frowned upon in Iceland - just the business of paying someone to remove their clothes for your enjoyment.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark celebrates the birthday of Bob Dylan with a selection of some of his favourite cover versions of his songs including tracks by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Yo La Tengo and the Byrds.