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with Emma Smith
Weekdays from Wednesday 26 December to Friday 20 January, 7pm to midnight
7:08 Mega-organisms and evolutionary genetics
Dr Anthony Poole of the University of Canterbury on the origin and development of our genes.
7:30 Kids' Favourite Things - Lawrence
Kids share their favourite summer activities - tonight it's Lawrence who likes to play zombies.
7:35 Nick Bollinger's 'Essential New Zealand Albums'
Episode 10 - Che Fu - Navigator
8:06 Summer Jam - Riki Gooch
8:15 BBC Windows on the World
8:40 Film with Dan Slevin
Dan Slevin reviews War Horse, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Dolphin Tale, plus an example of essential cinema, Die Hard. For more filmic goodness, check out Dan's podcast Cinematica.
9:06 Drama - The Brilliant Fassah
10:17 Late Edition
10:30 Museum Visit
We pay a virtual visit to one of New Zealand's museums. Tonight, the New Zealand Cartoon Archive with its founder Ian F. Grant.
10.40 Alice Miller - Antarctic Diary 8
Wellington writer Alice Miller's award-winning poetry, essays, and fiction have appeared in The Listener, Landfall, and Best New Zealand Poems. She recently visited Antarctica and recorded an audio diary for Summer Nights.
11:04 Round Midnight
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Dr Anthony Poole of the University of Canterbury on the origin and development of our genes. (17′14″)
Kids share their favourite summer activities - this time it's Lawrence who likes to play zombies. (3′47″)
Dan Slevin reviews 'War Horse', 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' and 'Dolphin Tale', plus an example of essential cinema, 'Die Hard'. For more filmic goodness, check out Dan's podcast Cinematica. (15′00″)
We pay a virtual visit to one of New Zealand's museums. Our guide around the New Zealand Cartoon Archive is its founder Ian F. Grant. (18′31″)
We thought we'd heard the last of writer Alice Miller's Antarctic diaries - but due to bad weather there was one more. (1′28″)
Produced by Sean McKenna
Curiosities for the inquisitive mind - from music, film and art, to science, geography and language. Features include Nick Bollinger’s Essential New Zealand Albums, visits to islands around the world, kids’ favourite things, live music sessions, solar cars, museums, Muppets and radioactive wolves.
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