Nights for Thursday 14 September 2017
7:12 Building Bigger Houses
Are we building our houses too big? We speak to one of the authors of a report that says the size of New Zealand's houses are cancelling the benefits gained from better insulation.
7:35 New Horizons
William Dart takes a listen to a new album from the Auckland duo The Floral Clocks - musician Gabriel White and lyricist Richard Von Sturmer.
8:12 Nights' Culture - Dr. Kirsten Zemke
This week's cultural ambassador is Dr Kirsten Zemke, ethnomusicologist at Auckland University - back with more sonic adventures from the world of hip hop.
8:30 Window on the World
The Food chain goes in search of a Food Champion.
We hear about the four shortlisted projects hoping to be named The Food Chain Global Champion, including an insect-based cooking oil, a beekeeper empowering women in northern India, a maggot-based animal feed, and a global movement seeking to transform food and agriculture.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance reports back from New Zealand's biggest science event, the Queenstown Research Week.
9:30 This Way Up
Simon Morton brings us the highlights of This Way Up we meet a 93-year-old sand collector who has amassed samples of thousands of different sands from all over the globe and can compression clothing make you a better athlete?!
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 this week's Pocket Edition, we catch up with Wellington witches Hex, talk to ex-Vampire Weekend member Rostam about his debut solo album, and Christchurch band Best Bets introduce themselves.