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Nights

RNZ New Zealand

Tune in to Nights every weekday from 7pm 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 7pm 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

Ten thousand years of history from a sex worker's perspective

2/21/2024
New York-based comedian and sex worker advocate Kaytlin Bailey is in Wellington with a one-woman show about the world's oldest profession.

Duration:00:13:29

Empty lots and makeshift public spaces: Why Christchurch's regeneration is still underway

2/21/2024
February 22 marks 13 years since Christchurch's devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake, and the urban recovery is still in progress.

Duration:00:13:15

Fa'anānā Efeso Collins remembered as a mentor

2/21/2024
Samoan creative Hana Schmidt says Fa'anānā Efeso Collins always supported her work and was there as a soundboard for her ideas.

Duration:00:07:50

Midweek Mediawatch

2/21/2024
Hayden Donnell joins Emile Donovan to debrief the week in media, including a recent flurry of political polling and National's benefit system reset.

Duration:00:25:49

Cock-a-doodle-don't: Waikato asks for feedback on animal nuisance

2/21/2024
Noisy roosters and smelly pigs in Waikato's urban area are up for discussion with the drafting of a new Keeping of Animals Bylaw.

Duration:00:05:38

Saveloys and waterbeds: How the CPI is calculated

2/21/2024
What gets included in - and excluded from - the basket of goods and services that make up the CPI?

Duration:00:11:37

Musician touring on foot from Puketapu to Wellington

2/20/2024
Kicking off in late February, Samuel R. Saffery will walk over 300 kilometres with his guitar, playing as many shows as he can.

Duration:00:06:05

Mayan tourist train: A 'megaproject of death' or a lifeline?

2/20/2024
The $28 billion Tren Maya will cover 1500 kilometres and funnel cash into struggling Mexican villages. But protesters say the project is exploitative and environmentally destructive.

Duration:00:15:54

Dunedin flat initiations: From daft to dangerous

2/20/2024
Hazing rituals ranging from being pelted with eggs, given creative buzzcuts and vomiting on each other are a Dunedin tradition dating back decades.

Duration:00:15:29

World's first genetically-modified banana approved in Australia

2/20/2024
A disease-resistant Cavendish banana will soon be grown in Queensland, with the hope that this will open the door to more future-proofing of the banana industry.

Duration:00:22:01

Shower Thoughts: Why are phone lines still so scratchy?

2/20/2024
Ella in Queenstown asks: with all the power of modern technology, why don't phone calls sound much better than they did 30 years ago?

Duration:00:13:19

BBC World lookahead with Rich Preston

2/19/2024
The Netherlands challenge Israel at the International Court of Justice and the world reacts to the sudden death of Alexei Nalvany, one of Russian president Vladimir Putin's greatest domestic critics.

Duration:00:09:44

Sports with Bryan Waddle

2/19/2024
Recapping the biggest moments in sport, including Kane Williamson's record-breaking century, and the triumphant return of NRL star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Duration:00:14:14

New Zealand birth rate lowest since WWII

2/19/2024
Statistics released this morning showed there were 19,071 more births than deaths in 2023. Back in 1943, there were 17,562 more births than death.

Duration:00:13:47

Bar-tailed godwits' habitats at risk across the globe

2/19/2024
A new UN report highlights unique challenges the bird faces along its famous 13,000 kilometre migration path.

Duration:00:16:08

Student radio station tower destroyed in Port Hills blaze

2/19/2024
Alternative radio station RDU had its transmission tower on Marley's Hill burnt to a crisp in the 650-hectare fire.

Duration:00:08:56

Whakataukī of the Week with Moana Maniapoto

2/19/2024
"A man who has only one plan may not succeed" is part of legendary journalist Moana Maniapoto's chosen whakataukī.

Duration:00:08:19

Out Lately with Finn Johansson

2/16/2024
Featuring new music from Dunedin-based singer-songwriter Maxine Funke, Japanese folklore-pop fusion Chiyomi Yamada, and a classic from heavy metal band Danzig.

Duration:00:29:02

When grown-up kids move out

2/16/2024
With university kicking off for the year, parents are bound to have complex feelings about their children taking their first steps into independence, psychologist Gloria Fraser tells Nights.

Duration:00:08:19

Port Hills blaze: Day three recap

2/16/2024
RNZ reporter Anna Sargent updates Emile Donovan with the latest on the fire in Christchurch's Port Hills.

Duration:00:03:21