Nights for Tuesday 9 February 2021
7:12 Untangling Knot Theory
Dillon Mayhew, Associate Professor from the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Te Heranga Waka/Victoria University of Wellington joins us once again. Tonight he'll be helping us untangle knot theory.
With the help of door people, security guards, musicians and gig lovers - Melody Thomas explores The Secret Life of Gig Etiquette.
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
Over the last few months the race has been on to create and test a vaccine for Covid -19. Over 200 are in development and some are now licensed and given to protect some of the most vulnerable in society and those caring for them. Winifred Robinson has been alongside medical teams at a UK hospital recording as events unfold. She tracks vaccine development through the trial stages and examines what happens when it comes to eventual distribution.
In a powerful address tracing his own experience of growing up as a borstal kid, but one who hungered for words, and found solace in reading, Ben Brown explores the impact of deprivation and cultural estrangement on generations of our young men and boys, especially Māori. He reflects on his own experience of conducting a writing workshop at a youth justice residence just outside Christchurch.
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 Worlds of Music
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots.