Nights for Wednesday 14 June 2017
7:12 Breaking down asbestos with plants
Terri-Ann Berry is in our Auckland studio to talk about her research into breaking down toxic asbestos with plants, bacteria and fungi.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at the start of yet another movie universe - monster mash, The Mummy. He also looks at two rather smaller films - the French domestic comedy Rosalie Blum, and Cold War spy-thriller Despite the Falling Snow, starring Charles Dance.
8:12 Nights' Overseas - Taiwan
We'll be connecting to Edward White who's in Taiwan to chat human rights, allies, and same sex marriage.
8:30 Flying Solo
Flying Solo, is about true stories of what it takes to raise children on your own in New Zealand. In the first episode, Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets Jo Whiu, a grandmother to seven young mokopuna aged from 10 months to 12 years. CYFS placed all grandchildren in Jo's care because her daughter, Lisa, is a recovering P addict. Lisa has recently moved back home with Jo and the kids.
9:07 The Drama Hour
In Tumanbay - a sudden death at the Sultan's palace increases apprehension in Tumanbay while out in the desert, Heaven and her slave companion find themselves prisoners of a nomadic tribewhich is looking to sell them.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International,
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.