Nights for Wednesday 18 April 2012
7:10 Labor's Loss
Political blogger Michael Moore from Cairns offers his views on why the Labor party in Queensland lost so conclusively in the recent state election.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:00 News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts: Hip Hop
Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland on the musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: rapping, DJing/scratching, sampling, and beatboxing... political protagonists.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Michael James Manaia by John Broughton
A radio adaptation of John Broughton’s Michael James Manaia starring Jim Moriarty. This one-man show enjoyed a successful revival earlier this year during the New Zealand International Arts Festival with Te Kohe Tuhaka in Taki Rua's production under the direction of Nathaniel Lees.
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 Jazz Live
Live performances from a diverse range of European jazz artists and groups.