7:12 Interview - Ghost Fishing

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Photo: By Tim Sheerman-Chase [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Abandoned fishing nets and pots, trap, maim, and kill hundreds of marine animals daily.

Viewed from below, nets appear as veil walls lightly dancing in the currents like ghosts.

Rob Wilson and Dr Serena Cox from Ghostfishing New Zealand join Bryan in the studio to talk about their work in removing it from our oceans.

7:35 New Horizons - Richard Thompson

William Dart listens to British folk legend Richard Thompson new releases of acoustic performances.

Richard Thompson

Photo: richardthompson-music.com

8:12 Iconic Record Label On U Sound

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Miles Buckingham introduces us to the gateway to Reggae and Dubstep for many - iconic English record label On U Sound.  Founded in 1981 by Adrian Sherwood the labels key artists have included Dub Syndicate, African Head Charge and New Age Steppers.

 

 

8:30 Window on the World

Sandor Katz Fermentation class in Brisbane

Sandor Katz Fermentation class in Brisbane Photo: [www.flickr.com/photos/haynes/12561692255 Flickr/Charles Haynes]

For 20 years Sandor Katz has been fascinated by fermentation - the breaking down of food and drink by microbes. Through his books and workshops he has helped thousands of people begin to experiment with flavours, fruits, vegetables, spices... and microorganisms. Dan Saladino travels to Sandor's forest home in rural Tennessee to meet Sandor, hear his story, and discover for himself the transformative potential of this culinary process.

9:07 Our Changing World

Kohurangi seedlings ready for planting.

Kohurangi seedlings ready for planting. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

Bringing Kirk's tree daisy back to Wellington.

There are more than 3000 threatened species in New Zealand - and some of them are plants so rare that almost every individual is known. Kohurangi, or Kirk's tree daisy, is one such shrub, with a handful of bushes known from three locations in the wild in the Wellington region.

But the tide may be about to turn, as 100 members of this daisy family have just been planted out at Zealandia Sanctuary and Otari Wilton's Bush.

Alison Ballance heads out to meet the botanists who taken on the challenge of bringing kohurangi back to the city.

9:30 This Way Up

Street lights

Street lights Photo: (Hamish Clark via unsplash.com)

This Way Up asks if brighter street lighting could be harming our health and a man who's raised 70 million dollars to build the world's first theme park targeted at people with disabilities.

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

Inside Family Jewels Records

Photo: Courtesy of Grant Smithies

In tonight's Music 101 Pocket Edition, occasional RNZ music critic Grant Smithies speaks with Alex Behan about his record store, Tony Stamp looks into the uncertain future of Soundcloud and metal rockers Devilskin are about to hit the road.

Devilskin

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly