Nights for Thursday 15 July 2021
7:12 World Weather
Erick Brenstrum joins us once again. Tonight he's taking a look at the record breaking heat in North America - but also looking back to the great London fog of 1952 - when visibility fell to just a metre.
7:35 Tooth & Claw
We continue the BBC documentary series in which Adam Hart explores our complex relationship with Earth's greatest predators. Tonight Adam explores our complex relationship with bears; Black, Brown and Grizzly usually avoid humans but attacks on people, still rare, have been increasing.
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
Dutch friends Evelien and Roel are part of a group sharing their social networks and local knowledge with Laila, a Syrian refugee, and her family. They're taking part in a pilot project in the Netherlands called Samen Hier (Salmon here), which matches locals and newcomers. The idea is to help people who live nearby get to know one another and encourage integration.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World - breaking down bird song.
Claire talks to researchers in Massey University about their studies on how songbirds learn their song, and about their recent research findings about female bellbird song.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Sudan
Our Overseas Correspondent from Sudan, Reem Abbas joins us from Khartoum.
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
After 11, in this week's Pocket Edition, a new dating app that finds connections through music, Trevor Reekie speaks with Graham Daniels about his Orchestra of Samples and Veronica McLaughlin on being the inaugural winner of the Music Photography Award.