Nights for Thursday 25 June 2020
7:12 Composition in Context - Schumann Piano Quintet in E Flat Major.
Rachel Church joins us once again to introduce us to Robert Shumann's Piano Quintet in E Flat Major.
7:35 Materials: Fact of Fiction - Flubber
Doctor Nathaniel Davis, MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator and Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at Victoria University of Wellington gives us his scientific take on Flubber - which looks like Silly Putty, but defies the laws of physics.
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
Public health leader Dr Tom Frieden reflects on the global pandemic.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week, on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance brings us part 5 of Voices from Antarctica. She's still out at Cape Crozier on Ross Island with the team of NIWA researchers and a couple of thousand Emperor penguins. They're waiting for some tagged birds to return. Meanwhile, an elderly radar system has been giving insights into one of the windiest parts of the atmosphere for nearly 40 years.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent -
Peggy Revell joins us once again from Medicine Hat, Alberta with the latest news and views from Canada.
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 Music 101 Pocket Edition, we pay tribute to local guitar heroes, Kemp Tuirirangi of Blerta and Weta, AHoriBuzz and Cairo Knife Fight frontman Aaron Tokona. Charlotte Ryan speaks with US indie darling Phoebe Bridgers, and NZSO's Hamish McKeich talks about our national orchestra's big gala concert.