Nights for Thursday 4 August 2016
7:12 Central Auckland Walking Tour (Part 2)
Historian Edward Bennett takes Bryan on a Central Auckland Heritage Tour.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart revisits Kate and Anna McGarrigle's third album, Pronto Monto, first released in 1978 but never available on CD before now.
8:12 Nights' Culture - Electronic Music
Paul Berrington aka DJ B-Lo on the Sound of Belgium - 1991-1993.
8:30 Window on the World
Secret Library - Away from the sound of bombs and bullets, in the basement of a crumbling house in the besieged Syrian town of Daraya, is a secret library. It is home to thousands of books rescued from bombed-out buildings by local volunteers, who daily brave snipers and shells to fill its shelves. In a town gripped by hunger and death after three years without food aid, Mike Thomson reveals how this literary sanctuary is proving a lifeline to a community shattered by war.
9:07 Our Changing World
Two American designers have been collaborating with the Dunedin community on Climate Kit, a short exhibition that opens at Otago Museum on Friday; and Our Changing World convenes a conservation summit on Predator Free NZ.
9:30 This Way Up
Foley - Amy Barber and Jonathan Bruce work as Foley mixers, editors and artists in Auckland and you'll have seen (or more likely heard) their work on Taika Waititi's recent film The Hunt For the Wilderpeople and also on TV shows like Ash vs Evil Dead, Spartacus and Shameless. They take us behind the scenes to show us how good Foley is made at their studios, Bespoke Post in Ellerslie in Auckland.
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 Music 101 pocket edition
In the Music 101 Pocket Edition tonight, Sydney-siders Tiger town make it a family affair, PNC pays tribute to his mum, his missus and a few sporting legends and dynamic indie-rock duo The Kills explain their rock'n'roll lineage