Monday 30 November 2015, with Bryan Crump

Nights on RNZ National 
with skipper. Bryan Crump & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

On the show tonight (Monday)...

Edward White in Taipei

Edward White in Taipei

Photo: Edward White

freelance journalist Edward White spent a fair amount of this year living in Taiwan, primarily to learn the Chinese language of Mandarin...

7:35 Upbeat - Phil Broadhurst
> feature interviews from RNZ Concert with Eva Radich

8:12 Windows on the World - Future of Biodiversity
> international public radio documentaries

8:43 The Scientists - TOXICOLOGY
what's your poison? toxicologist Dr. Leo Schep tests for substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life... what's happening neurologically when you take methamphetamine...

roster: Alan Gilmore (Astronomy); Leo Schep (Toxicology); Bec Stanley (Botany); Mark Apperley (Computer Science); Don Otter (Food Technology); Erick Brenstrum (World Weather); Jean Fleming (Body Parts); Pierre Roudier (Soil Science); Shaun Hendy (Physics); & Stella McQueen (Native Fish Ecology)

8:59 conundrum clue 1

One Eye Open

One Eye Open

Photo: Michael Kelly

how does one go about discovering whether or not a saltwater crocodile sleeps with one half of their brain at a time - with Michael Kelly, researcher at La Trobe University's School of Life Sciences...

9:25 Insight - The Obesity Crisis
> in-depth topical analysis from RNZ News

9:55 Mini Drama - Old News pt 2 of 5

9:59 conundrum clue 2

10:17 Late Edition
> a round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 The Eleventh Hour - Folk Alley
> music from the American continent

... nights' time is the right time...