Nights for Thursday 9 August 2018
7:12 Overseas Corespondent - Vietnam
Lien Hoang reports from the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam - and the launch of a new budget airline.
7:35 New Horizons
It's time for some local releases on New Horizons … William Dart takes a listen to new CDs from Model Train Wreck and Bernie Griffen.
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
Philip Ball tells the story of German chemist Friedrich Wöhler's creation of urea, an organic substance previously thought only to be produced by living creatures.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, Scion is finding out if an introduced parasitic wasp could be a biocontrol agent for a pest of eucalpytus trees, and GNS Science is investigating how fossil pollen can tell us about lost worlds.
9:30 Podcast Hour
'The Habitat' from Gimlet Media tells the story of some of the preparations for a crewed mission to Mars...with a team of volunteers living inside an isolation dome in Hawaii for a year.
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
On this week's Pocket Edition we talk to Michael Cathro from Dunedin band Ha The Unclear, and Ben and Johnny from Wellington's All Seeing Hand.