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Nights

RNZ New Zealand

Tune in to Nights every weekday from 8pm to midnight for a delectable buffet of creative ideas, open-minded conversations, music, musings and daily stimulation.

Location:

Wellington, United States

Description:

Tune in to Nights every weekday from 8pm to midnight for a delectable buffet of creative ideas, open-minded conversations, music, musings and daily stimulation.

Twitter:

@RNZNights

Language:

English

Contact:

+64 (0)4 474 1469


Episodes
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Australian cricketer Travis Head on the 2023 Ashes series

5/21/2024
Australia's men's cricket team's triumphant tear in 2023 has been captured in a new documentary series, The Test.

Duration:00:10:34

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Jobs for nature yields impressive outcomes for Ruapehu region

5/21/2024
Emile Donovan speaks to chief executive of Ngā Waihua o Paerangi Helen Leahy about the impact the project has had, with its long-term future uncertain.

Duration:00:08:00

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Not your typical lawyer: Legal advice in the social media age

5/21/2024
Tyrone-Jay Barugh advertises his services through videos on TikTok wearing a bright pink suit, answers big questions like 'is it legal to drink a beer while driving', and gets into protracted legal battles with giants like JetStar over promotional deals.

Duration:00:20:06

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One foot in front of the other: Nominations open for the Golden Foot awards

5/21/2024
Living Streets Aotearoa are calling on the public to put forward people or projects that make their community a better place for pedestrians.

Duration:00:06:40

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Politics by Night with Katie Scotcher

5/21/2024
RNZ political reporter Katie Scotcher joins Emile Donovan to discuss the scrapping of the First Home Grant.

Duration:00:12:23

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Shower Thoughts: Do we all see colour the same?

5/21/2024
Six percent of people are colour deficient. How can we tell whether the blue one person is seeing is the same as the next person?

Duration:00:15:18

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BBC World Lookahead with Pete Ross

5/20/2024
BBC World's Pete Ross joins Nights to talk about the latest on the situation in Iran, a decision expected on whether WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States and the trial set to begin in Germany of alleged ringleaders in a suspected far-right plot to overthrow the government.

Duration:00:14:42

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Sports with Kayla Hodge

5/20/2024
ODT sport reporter Kayla Hodge chats the all-female High Performance Sport NZ centre in Dunedin, a New Zealand paralympian shaping up well ahead of this years' Paralympics, and injuries mounting up in the ANZ premier league netball competition.

Duration:00:11:33

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Young New Zealander named in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list

5/20/2024
Podcaster and business journalist Madison Reidy is the only local name on the prestigious list of up-and-comers in the Asia region.

Duration:00:12:28

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Tapping into our noisy oceans

5/20/2024
The myth of the 'silent world' beneath the waves is something Professor Craig Radford is trying to correct by recording the noises fish and marine mammals make.

Duration:00:22:12

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Whakataukī of the Week with Benjamin Lau

5/20/2024
Head of music at Newlands College in Wellington and chair of Mātauranga a Puoro o Aotearoa of Benjamin Lau talks to Emile Donovan about workshops being run during New Zealand music month encouraging pupils and teachers to learn about taonga pūoro and tikanga.

Duration:00:07:30

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Out Lately with Finn Johansson

5/17/2024
Tonight, Finn has a selection of tracks from Los Angeles band 2070, UK psychedelic pop band duo Broadcast, and Tāmaki Makaurau anonymous avant-garde creative genius Donk Dobbo.

Duration:00:24:26

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Solving the human waste problem on our highest mountain

5/17/2024
University of Canterbury researchers have been working with the New Zealand Alpine Club and Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua to address the issue of how mountaineers dispose of their waste when on Aoraki Mount Cook.

Duration:00:15:46

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Short-Cuts with Dan Slevin

5/17/2024
Nights' resident film critic Dan Slevin takes a look at The Way, My Way an autobiographical film about a journey of discovery, walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, BlackBerry a comedy-drama based on the real life invention of the world's first "smart-phone" and Once a low-budget Irish movie about a broken-hearted busker.

Duration:00:16:53

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This Weekend: Southern Pro Wrestling

5/17/2024
Down south, eight of the very best wrestlers in New Zealand will collide in a one night only tournament for the Battlelines Cup.

Duration:00:07:37

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Decision to jail Australian whistleblower "chilling", supporter says

5/16/2024
David McBride has pleaded guilty to stealing and sharing military documents which he then leaked to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Professor of journalism at Macquarie University Peter Griste tells Nights about the likely fallout.

Duration:00:10:32

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Never too old: Dr Te Piere Warahi and his journey to obtaining a PhD at 73

5/16/2024
Dr Warahi (Ngāti Maniapoto) has just recently completed his studies at the University of Auckland on the experiences of Māori caregivers.

Duration:00:13:16

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Working with death: The Dunedin woman following the family profession

5/16/2024
Jodie Hope has just been named president of the New Zealand Embalmers Association, only the second woman to hold the position, and the first to lead an all-female executive.

Duration:00:13:31

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Paekākāriki fundraiser goes full steam ahead

5/16/2024
Two Paekākāriki locals want to bring a sauna to the local holiday park as a new community hub.

Duration:00:04:58

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The life and times of a Kiwi soldier

5/16/2024
Dario Nustrini has written a memoir on his six years in the New Zealand Army, including a stint in Iraq supporting the fight against terror group ISIS, before leaving it all behind in 2017.

Duration:00:23:09