Nights for Thursday 28 May 2020
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - South Auckland
Photographer Raymond Sagapolutele is back with the latest community and cultural news from South Auckland
7:35 Materials: Fact or Fiction - Feminum
MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director and Principal Investigator and Auckland University Associate Professor Nicola Gaston gives us her scientific take on Feminum, the indestructible bulletproof metal of which Wonder Woman’s bracelets are made.
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
An inmate’s first-hand account of creating a book club on Death Row in Alabama.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance brings us the first part of a new podcast series, Voices from Antarctica. Part one is all about going south to the frozen continent.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Scotland
Andrew Learmonth from Scotland's The National newspaper join us once again with the latest news and views from Scotland.
- 10:20 Budgeting Services Gearing Up for Covid Fallout
We're joined by Shirley McCombe from Tauranga Budget Advisory Service as services like theirs around the country are bracing for the tsunami of requests for help as a result of Covid-19.
- 10:30 Asking Questions about the Pacific Labour Market.
With current Pacific temporary migrant workers unable to leave New Zealand and their replacements unable to enter, Angie Enoka, a Massey University Pasifika doctoral researcher is calling for the pause to be seen as an opportunity to ask questions about the Pacific labour market.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
On this week's Pocket Edition Charlotte Ryan talks to Benee’s manager Paul McKessar about the impact an app called Tik Tok has had on her success, and the music industry in general. Plus Charlotte catches up with Christchurch musician Ryan Fisherman about his first solo album after leaving the band Doprah, Auckland producer Amamelia introduces herself, and we play new music from locals Princess Chelsea and Mild Orange.