Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.
The Football Match That Kicked off a War
Our Military Historian Damien Fenton takes a look at the 1969 'Football War' between Honduras and El Salvador.
Tonight's sportscaster is Helene Elliot from the LA Times
The Mad King Reimagined
New Zealand Opera are set to reimagine Eight Songs for a Mad King, the monodrama by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, at Turanga in Christchurch this week. We're joined by director, Thomas de Mallet Burgess and baritone Robert Tucker in our Christchurch Studio.
Overseas Correspondent - India
Shoba Naryan joins us from Bangalore, India
Composing for Contemporary Dance.
A little while ago when Meody Thomas was sitting in for me on Nights, she spoke to our cultural ambassador from the world of contemporary dance, Malia Johnstone about composing music for Dance. She was joined on that occasion by my next guest, the composer Anita Clark who has written a soundtrack for a contemporary dance film called "Let Fall" which is premiering at Melbourne Fringe Fest this Thursday.
Materials: Fact or Fiction - Mandalorian Iron
Dr Catherine Whitby, Senior Chemistry Lecturer at Massey University, and MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator, talking about the Star Wars material Mandalorian, super light and super strong, and its equivalent in this galaxy, Kevler.