Nights for Thursday 19 November 2020
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Science Fiction
Eleanor Tremeer, our sci-fi geek is back again. Tonight she's taking a look at Futurism - the futures we dreamed up, which predictions were accurate, which weren't, and how we represent the future now.
7:35 Conflict in Ethiopia
Sam Seba gives us an update on the unrest in Ethiopia,.
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
Why are Buddhist monks in Thailand more obese than the population at large?
9:07 Our Changing World
This week, Alison Ballance is off to Zealandia sanctuary in Wellington, where iwi representatives and conservationists are welcoming the return of New Zealand's most unusual plant: the mysterious parasitic flowering plant Dactylanthus or pua o te reinga - flower of the underworld.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Vietnam
Lien Hoang joins us once again from Ho Chi Minh city where global manufacturers are flocking to relocate. Is it ready?
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 the Music 101 Pocket Edition, Tony Stamp speaks with the students and teacher behind a Mount Maunganui College album that's a streaming success, and Yadana Saw takes us into the world of local music production and how it's the future of NZ music.