Nights for Thursday 11 June 2020
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Planet Adolescent
We last spoke to Charlie Cuff just before lockdown - just as his vitrual schooling started. He's back tonight to tell us how it went and how he's finding being back at school properly.
7:35 Materials: Fact of Fiction - Neutronium
Associate Professor in Physics at the Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, JJ Eldridge gives us her scientific take on Neutronium - a material widely written about in fiction - including Star Wars, Star Trek and in the Marvel comics.
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
The BBC's Katy Brand explores the life of the toothbrush.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance brings us part 3 of Voices from Antarctica. While she waits at Scott Base she meets the people who keep New Zealand’s Antarctic station warm and well-lit no matter the weather outside, and she ventures to a special science laboratory to find out about a physics experiment that eavesdrops on messages to submarines.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Estonia
Silver Tambur joins us once again with the latest from Estonia.
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
In this week's Pocket Edition Charlotte Ryan and Tony Stamp discuss the musical highlights from the forthcoming International Documentary Edge Film Festival. We hear the winners of the 2020 APRA Best Jazz Composition Tui and we pay tribute to Bonnie Pointer from the Pointer Sisters