Nights for Tuesday 26 May 2020
7:12 Transition Engineering post Covid-19
Transition Engineering expert Susan Krumdiek joins us to share some of her ideas on how we can transition to a low carbon economy in light of the global pandemic.
7:30 The Gathering
Twenty years ago, at the turn of the millennium, around 15,000 people gathered to dance at the top of the Takaka Hill. Kirsten Johnstone was there to tell the tale…
8:10 Bedtime Stories
We delve into the RNZ storytime website to bring you a little bedtime story every Tuesday just after 8.
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 presented tonight by Jamie Tahana.
8:30 Window on the World
SOS from the Mediterranean.
Ports in Italy and Malta are closed to migrants due to Covid 19 - but boatloads of people keep crossing from Libya.
9:07 Smart Talk
Cardiac surgeon Samer Nashef talks with Carl Shuker about risk, mistakes and how heart surgery has changed in this highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Festival Writers' programme.
- Possible $2 billion tourism surge from trans-Tasman “bubble”.
We speak to Kevin McHugh from the global comparison site FINDER about their research into the ecomonic benefits for tourism of a trans-tasman bubble.
11:07 Worlds of Music
On Worlds of Music this week, Here’s Trevor Reekie features an exclusive interview with David Harrington, a classically trained violinist who founded the Kronos Quartet in 1973, talking about this extraordinary album called Ladilikan recorded with Trio Da Kali, 3 supremely talented Griots from Mali.
It’s an album that has been credited with giving a new voice to timeless sounds Trio Da Kali recently appeared at Womad 2020 held in the glorious Brooklands Park in New Plymouth.