Navigation for Nights

7:12 Does the internet know how you're feeling? 

Lewis Mitchell from Adelaide University is on the show to discuss how Facebook knows your emotions better than you do. 

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7:35 Upbeat

Annelies is a choral piece that tells Anne Frank's brave journey of hiding from the Nazis. The work had its New Zealand premiere on Saturday from the Auckland Youth Choir. British composer James Whitbourn discusses how less is more when you create music to reflect the emotional trajectory of a story as tragic as that of Anne Frank.

8:12 Nights' Science - Weather

From floods Peru triggered by Sea Surface temperatures 3 C above average. Also, floods landslides in Colombia. It's weather with Erick Brenstrum.

8:30 Window on the World


When it comes to aspects of cultural life being shared, adopted or borrowed in an increasingly globalised world - where more so than food? But should a culture be able to claim ownership of a cuisine, and should you profit from food that isn't culturally your own?  The BBC's Emily Thomas explores the cultural appropriation of food starting in Ottawa Canada where a group of New Zealanders are objecting to the marketing of an energy drink. From there we go to Tennessee in the US where Rachel Martin, a food historian tells us how Hot Chicken has become Nashville's favourite dish, and why she's a little uncomfortable about how this happened

9:30 Insight

This week on Insight, reporting for the BBC, Tim Samuels spends 24 hours immersed in an extraordinary medical scene - Israeli doctors tending to Syrians who have been smuggled over the border for life-saving treatment into a country Syria is technically still at war with.

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 Nashville Babylon

On this week's show - On tonight's show there's a classic mix of country, LA-soul and blues featuring music from Bo Diddley, the Blazers and Hank Snow. There's also tracks from Dr John, Herbie Hancock and Townes Van Zandt and new releases from Andrew Combs and current Nashville Babylon favourite John Moreland.