Nights for Monday 9 April 2018
7:12 Hot, Hot Summer
Dr Sam Dean NIWA's Chief Scientist for Climate, Atmosphere and Hazards joins us to talk about the science of our long hot summer.
The New Zealand School of Dance had its fiftieth birthday last year, and in January its director Garry Trinder chalked up twenty years at the helm. He speaks with Eva Radich.
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
What happens if you give every adult in a village $22 a month, no strings attached, for 12 years? In rural Kenya, researchers are trying to find out. They're conducting the world's largest study of 'universal basic income' - giving 'free money' to nearly 200 villages, to see whether this could kick-start development and bring people out of poverty.
9:10 Nights Sport
Peter Lampp us for a look at the Commonwealth Games, New Zealand netball and childhood obesity.
Are the plans to build thousands of new homes going to cater for large and multi-generational Maori and Pasifika families?
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 Nashville Babylon
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues. On this week's show Mark spins a classic gunfighter ballad from Marty Robbins, blues from Little Willie John, ska from Prince Buster and alt.country from Son Volt. There's also a soul cut from PP Arnold and tracks from the latest albums from Marlon Williams, Kim Richey and Bennett, Wilson, Poole.