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Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

Location:

Wellington, United States

Description:

Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

Twitter:

@RNZNights

Language:

English

Contact:

+64 (0)4 474 1469


Episodes

Overseas Correspondent

5/13/2021
We speak to our Overseas Correspondent in Sudan, Reem Abbas in Khartoum.

Duration:00:17:50

Materials: Fact of Fiction - The Force

5/13/2021
Geoffrey Weal, PhD student at the University of Otago in the lab of MacDiarmid researcher Anna Garden gives us his scientific take on The Force From Star Wars.

Duration:00:26:46

Fresh Stand-up Talent at the NZ Comedy Fest

5/12/2021
Ahead of her show Cardigan Faget (it's pronounced fah-jay!) at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Jadwiga Green joins is to talk and her life and her comedy.

Duration:00:17:41

Getting A Vaccine To The World

5/11/2021
Eric Crampton, Chief Economist at the New Zealand Initiative joins us once again. Tonight he's asking if the idea to void vaccine patents will improve worldwide access to a covid vaccine in reality, or are the bottlenecks elsewhere in the system?

Duration:00:19:11

Nights Sport

5/10/2021
Zoe George, Senior Sports Journalist at Stuff is our sportscaster tonight.

Duration:00:18:36

Silent Disco Citywalk

5/10/2021
I'm joined by Yana Kirakovskaya, the brains behind the Silent Disco Citywalk, an award-winning interactive community walk - with a themed playlist.

Duration:00:20:03

Overseas Correspondent - Taiwan

5/6/2021
We chat to our Overseas Correspondent in Taiwan, William Yang in Taipei.

Duration:00:12:26

World Weather

5/6/2021
We talk world weather with meteorologist Erick Brenstrum - one of his topics tonight is the weather associated with grounding of the container ship Ever Given in the Suez canal.

Duration:00:17:49

Hookworms to Heal

5/5/2021
Dr. Tom Mules, a clinician working with the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research joins us to discuss how hookworms can be an effective way to control diseases such as coeliac, asthma, allergies and bowel problems.

Duration:00:18:03

Places, Names & Identity in the Landscape

5/4/2021
Nights Geographer Louise Richards is back with us again. She's invited Professor Robin Kearns from the School of Environment at The University of Auckland to talk about the significance of place names.

Duration:00:19:02

Nights Sport

5/3/2021
Our Sportscaster tonight is Helene Elliot of the LA Times.

Duration:00:15:12

Poetry and Film Combine for the Going West Festival

5/3/2021
We're joined by poet Grace Iwashita-Taylor and director Ursula Grace to talk about a special project for the Going West Festival which puts poetry to film.

Duration:00:18:44

Nights Philosophy - Stoicism

4/27/2021
Nights' Philosopher Ann Kerwin takes a look at Donald Robertson's book "How To Think like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius"

Duration:00:18:30

Overseas Correspondent - India

4/22/2021
Our Overseas Correspondent from India, Shoba Naryan is on the line from Bangalore.

Duration:00:15:03

Auckland Urban Walking Festival

4/22/2021
From 22 April to 16 May, some of Auckland's most enthusiastic city-lovers will be celebrating their place with free walking tours throughout our city's neighbourhoods for the Urban Walking Festival 2021 - we speak to Festival Director, Mellissa Laing .

Duration:00:10:58

1080 and The Forest

4/22/2021
Our Forest expert Dean Baigient-Mercer joins us once again to talk about turning around the collapse on native forests and the use of 1080.

Duration:00:22:32

Our First Foreign War

4/21/2021
We're joined by author Nigel Robsonn who, his new book, Our First Foreign War, looks at the social impacts of the often overlooked South African war, particularly on NZ's blossoming national identity. He even makes the assertion that it was here, rather than the battlefields of World War I that the Anzac spirit had its genesis.

Duration:00:24:37

Geodesic - Taking A Round Trip

4/20/2021
Mathematician Dilon Mayhew is taking a round trip - looking into the shortest path between two points on a surface, such as the surface of a sphere.

Duration:00:19:09

Nights Sport

4/19/2021
Tonight's sportscaster Shannon Byrne is on the line from Darwin.

Duration:00:20:15

Cultural Ambassador - Dance

4/19/2021
Our Cultural Ambassador from the world of contemporary dance, director and choreographer Malia Johnston joins us once again. Tonight we catch her during the "pack-in" at the Repertory House in Invercargil for a performance of Meremere. Appropriately, the topic she has chosen tonight is the role of staging, lights and audio visual technology in choreography.

Duration:00:22:27