Nights for Monday 25 January 2021
7:12 Investigating the Death of Nordic Noir
We chat to Harvard PhD Candidate Charlie Tyson about his recent article on the Scandinavian crime genre.
7:35 The Covid Tracer App
Dr Andrew Chen, Research Fellow, Koi Tū - Centre for Informed Futures, University of Auckland, talks us through the Covid Tracer App.
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
After collecting data for more than twelve years the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) announced it may have detected new kinds of gravitational waves caused by colliding supermassive black holes.... we find out why this is such an exciting discovery.
9:10 Nights Sport
Our sportscaster tonight is Stuff's Senior Sports Journalist, Zoe George.
9:30 Getting Here
Tonight we start an excellent new series made by Plains FM in Canterbury called Getting Here which focuses on migration stories from Kiwi refugees. In this episode, we hear from Mehdi Azhizi, who was rescued from a sinking boat as a teenager after fleeing Afghanistan. Mehdi was one of the Tampa boys who was given asylum by Helen Clark in 2001.
10:17 Late Edition
After the long news bulletin at 10, we take a look back at the big news stories and the best interviews of the day.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark has birthday tunes for Sam Cooke and Lucinda Williams plus tracks from the Front Lawn, Dave Alvin, Nina Simone and Esther Phillips.