Nights for Thursday 27 July 2017
7:12 How to travel with a difference
Or more specifically - how to travel GOOD. Lots of people go travelling, and come back home with stories of self discovery, and a new appreciation for life. But what about the impact we have on the places we visit, do we owe them anything? and if so what should we do for them ? Eliza Raymond is the founder of GOOD Travel and she's on the show to explain how to travel - GOOD.
7:35 New Horizons
Taking his lead from the Jackson Browne song "Take It Easy", William Dart explores a couple of discs sounding nothing like Jackson Browne, but having a somewhat relaxed vibe. Ambient you might say.
8:12 Nights' Culture - Electronic
We've already looked at ambient music in some of the earlier shows, but tonight's focus in on the idea of chill out zones or rooms, a trend that took off in the 90s as tempos in the clubs got higher, the music became more intense. Paul Berrington is with us to impart his knowledge.
8:30 Window on the World
Scientists spend time with an east African tribe of hunter gatherers who could be the last remaining link to our ancient food past. We join them as they hunt and forage, all in the quest to discover the ideal human diet.
9:07 Our Changing World
On Our Changing World this week, Alison Balance finds out about soft robots and bioengineering that imitates nature, while Sonia Sly is having her perceptions about reality challenged, being reminded that the ability to 'focus' on a task is the key to success.
9:30 This Way Up
This Way Up highlights now, and the hugely profitable business of scientific publishing- selling academic institutions access to the research papers they write.
And tailored highs-how marijuana producers are trying to give consumers total control over how alert, active, and sociable they want to be.
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 Music 101 pocket edition
In the Music 101 Pocket Edition, Alex Behan speaks with Eden and Jol Mulholland, two brothers who are independently using the month of July to get their music out, and Wellington soul crooner Louis Baker is in for a live session. In Nights with Yadana Saw after the 11 o'clock news