Nights for Thursday 22 March 2018
Photographer Raymond Sagapolutele is our South Auckland cultural ambassador tonight. He's here to talk Polyfest, the Pacifica gender gap, gentrification and the Warriors chances in this year's league competition.
7:35 New Horizons
In New Horizons, William Dart spends the first half of the programme on a digression about Burt Bacharach's "Walk On By", before getting around to looking at the musician called Kramer and his new album of Brill Building covers.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Trade secrets are abundant in the food industry and becoming ever more important. The Food Chain is on a mission to find out why. We meet a so-called 'food hacker' who'll recreate one of the world's most iconic secret recipes for us, and we have a nose around a chocolate factory and try to unearth what goes into a good truffle.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, raising the profile of 'good' parasitoid wasps, and the smart harbour buoy in Wellington harbour could be a boon to local boaties as well as scientists interested in the way muddy water from the Hutt River disperses in the harbour.
9:30 This Way Up
Simon Morton looks at archaeology with a difference- recreating ancient bread recipes as a way of gathering insights about what life was really like 2,000 years ago and the latest doping claims to dog professional cycling...what do the revelations involving Team Sky mean for the sport, and for some of the high profile individuals involved?
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Music 101 pocket edition
In this week's Pocket Edition we have interviews with jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, who just performed at Womad and Auckland Arts Festival, and Kim Deal, the veteran bass player, singer, guitarist and front-person for The Pixies and The Breeders.