Nights for Tuesday 4 May 2021
7:12 Places, Names & Identity in the Landscape
Nights Geographer Louise Richards is back with us again. She's invited Professor Robin Kearns from the School of Environment at The University of Auckland to talk about the significance of place names.
7:30 The Sampler
Tony Stamp absorbs a posthumous release from Auckland musician Reuben Winter (performing here as Milk), the first solo album by Dianne Swann (also in The Bads, and formerly of When The Cats Away and The Julie Dolphin), and a collection of laidback Los Angeles beats assembled by ex-pat UK artist Somni, and designed for the early hours of the morning.
8:15 Pacific Waves
Koroi Hawkins presents a daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.
8:30 Window on The World
We continue our global, topical weekly show examining climate change and finding the best ways to respond to it and as more companies are rolling out carbon dioxide emission labels on products to help us make greener choices. Our Climate Question tonight :Is carbon the new calorie?
9:07 Smart Talk
Pip Adam discusses her novel Nothing to See - one of the most talked-about books of 2020 - with Carl Shuker in this highlight of the 2020 Word Christchurch Spring Festival.
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. Tonight featuring Mose John Allison Jr. - an American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and songwriter.