Crap Music, AIDS Today and an Unsolved Murder Mystery
SATURDAY June 25
8:30: Astronomy with Grant Christie.
Here are the links to pictures and videos referred to by Grant this week.
Jupiter: Into the Unknown (NASA Juno Mission Trailer)
New images from Pluto This Covers an area roughly the size of the North Island
This enhanced colour view from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zooms in on the southeastern portion of Pluto's great ice plains, where at lower right the plains border rugged, dark highlands informally named Krun Macula.
click here to view
A nice graphic comparing the volume of water on Earth and on Europa - and Europa wins!
10:15:- Tomás Ford is the worst DJ in the world whose Crap Music Rave Party has sold out around Europe and Australia and is coming to New Zealand for a nationwide tour in June and July. Bad taste at its glorious best? I have no idea what his show is like but love a cringe fest and this sounds like one. Tickets $15-$17 from eventfinda
10:30:- ENVIRONEWS From the brink of just 160..our rarest Kiwi, the Rowi once ranged as far as Hawkes Bay and throughout the South Island but now only inhabits a small area around Okarito on the West Coast. Why, and what’s being done ensure their survival? Hugh Robertson of DoC explains
11:10:- Albums from 1976. Graeme and Grant Smithies re-spin and discuss the monster hit LP, The Eagles’ Hotel California.
SUNDAY June 26
9:15:- When New Zealand was a collection of fiercely independent states that are now just tiny provinces. Historian Andre Brett describes a time when local identity was much stronger, in his book “Acknowledge No Frontier” and on air with Graeme.
10:15:- What’s happened to AIDS? Not long ago it dominated media as an unfolding apocalypse but today it hardly gets a mention. Why? What’s happened? Mark Thomas of the ADHB, a specialist in the field explains.
10:30:- New Zealand International Film Festival preview with 30 year festival director Bill Gosden.
See the NZIFF schedule here
11:10:- Outsiders with Gerard Hindmarsh. The Lora Gorge Murder Mystery. In 1892 in a remote area of Southland a man had half his face shot off yet lived long enough to say who killed him, but the murder is still a mystery.