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Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ New Zealand

Tune in for the week-nightly voyage of attitude, longitude and latitude... Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

Tune in for the week-nightly voyage of attitude, longitude and latitude... Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
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Location:

Wellington, United States

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Tune in for the week-nightly voyage of attitude, longitude and latitude... 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

Something for the Weekend

12/8/2017
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15 Year old Jowan Nute is a bit of a bright spark in the blacksmithing world. He'll be demonstrating his skills this Sunday at the Warkworth and District Museum

Duration: 00:17:10


Nights' Culture - Poetry

12/7/2017
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Nights' poetry expert James Brown looks to intrigue us tonight with some engaging contemporary poems from the likes of Kimmy Walters and Catherine Wing.

Duration: 00:19:46


Photosynthesis...in the Lab

12/7/2017
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A new catalyst created by University of Toronto researchers brings them one step closer to artificial photosynthesis - a system that, just like plants, would use renewable energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into stored chemical energy. Phil De Luna is currently a Materials Science Engineering (MSE) PhD candidate at the University of Toronto - he joins us to explain how it all works.

Duration: 00:20:52


Vietnam Report

12/6/2017
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Reporter for Bloomberg BNA, Lien Hoang reports from Vietnam.

Duration: 00:14:37


Water Kerfuffle

12/6/2017
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With droughts predicted and very real worries about New Zealand's water resilience, today saw the publication of the Havelock North Drinking Water Inquiry, we talk to the John Pfahlert, the Chief Executive of Water New Zealand about our nation's water supply.

Duration: 00:24:42


Philosophy

12/5/2017
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Nights' philosophy expert Ann Kerwin joins Bryan for our final philosophy talk of 2017. Tonight we learn about altruistic philosopher of the Scottish Enlightenment, Francis Hutcheson.

Duration: 00:17:26


On the right Tracks?

12/5/2017
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With the recent Ernst & Young study into the economic benefits of rail and talk of luxury train serivces from Auckland to Dunedin, we get an overview of railways in New Zealand with the editor of the blog Greater Auckland Matt Lowrie.

Duration: 00:19:10


Building the Aspirational Target

12/4/2017
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The government has set the aspirational target of building 100,000 affordable homesin New Zealand over the next 10 years. We talk to engineer Geoff Hunt and discuss the practicalities of this.

Duration: 00:20:25


Unpaid and Priceless

12/4/2017
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[image:134677:full] Tomorrow is International Volunteer Day - we talk to Michelle Kitney General Manager of Volunteering New Zealand to take a look at volunteering in New Zealand in 2017 and find our how things are changing and what's in store for the future.

Duration: 00:20:01


Something For The Weekend

12/1/2017
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Tonight we talk to Jody Hare (aka maDD Honor) from Swamp City Roller Derby ahead or their very special bout this weekend. The Next Breast Thing is a charity game to raise money for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ which sees The Itty Bitty Tittes skating against The Over Shoulder Boulders.

Duration: 00:21:49


Jazz Juice

11/30/2017
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Some people call him the Jazz Savant - some people, not everyone! Fergus Barrowman is here with the latest Jazz releases.

Duration: 00:25:22


The Pink Path Turns Two

11/30/2017
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Auckland's cycle and walk way, Te Ara i Whiti - which links Grafton Gully to Nelson Street - celebrates its second year around the block with a block party. One of the organisers, Jolisa Gracewood from Bike Auckland, joins us to talk about the path and the Light Path Festival.

Duration: 00:17:12


From Global Slump to Trump

11/29/2017
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The Canadian Professor, David McNally on the new left in the new world otherwise known as North America.

Duration: 00:18:12


Pop Scholars : Geoff Stahl

11/29/2017
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The intersection of pop music and politics with Geoff Stahl who's organising a gathering of pop music scholars in Wellington next week.

Duration: 00:24:29


Late Edition for 28 November 2017

11/28/2017
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Adopt a pohutakawa to stop myrtle rust. A Royal Wedding is on the agenda within the next six months and in Dateline Pacific - the Cooks Islands tackles stray dogs.

Duration: 00:42:01


Nights' Pundit - The rise and fall of the New Zealand weekend

11/28/2017
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Historian Peter Clayworth talks about how a weekly half-holiday eventually became Saturday off for most people - the birth of the weekend. Its 19th century origins in the Judeo-Christian Sabbath involved a three way struggle between Sabbatarians (who wanted nothing but worship to happen on a Sunday), business people (who wanted as much commerce as possible on the Sabbath) and those folk who just wanted to have fun.

Duration: 00:18:14


How Herbs changed the Kiwi music scene

11/28/2017
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Miles Buckingham began a series on Kiwi Reggae last week. Elizabeth Turner was listening. She recently completed a doctoral thesis on Herbs' first album, Whats Be' Happen? The album, that changed New Zealand music for ever (she reckons). Elizabeth Turner is a senior lecturer at the School of Language and Culture at Auckland University of Technology.

Duration: 00:23:00


Nights' Science - Geology

11/27/2017
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Hamish Campbell has just come back from Gondwana 16 in Bangkok - does that refer to the 16 countries that would have once been part of the continent? 'Course, we didn't have countries back then - or did we? Bryan is rather intrigued!

Duration: 00:19:49


Special Olympics

11/27/2017
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As fine weather stretches ahead, Wellington hosts the Special Olympics National Summer Games, Thousands of athletes, coaches, managers - converge on the city, in a celebration of sporting excellence for the intellectually disabled. Canterbury team manager Jeff Waters, athlete Andrew Oswin, and Kathy Gibson, chief executive officer of Special Olympics New Zealand join Bryan in the studio.

Duration: 00:18:24


Tattoo and Art Festival

11/24/2017
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now something the weekend - although they tend to last a lot longer than that. The New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival, billed as the biggest in Australasia, is on in New Plymouth this weekend. Brent tAYLOR - is one of the organisers

Duration: 00:17:00

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