Nights for Wednesday 3 July 2013
7:10 Flamboyant Fitness Chinese-style
The closely monitored public spaces of Shanghai and Beijing are where Chinese senior citizens let off steam. Filmmaker Peter O’Donoghue documents their vigorous group calisthenics and sharp dance moves in the new documentary Happy Every Day: Park Life In China
Happy Every Day is screening at the 2013 NZ International Film Festival
Gallery: Happy Every Day
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 - Video Games
Joystick ninja Matt Maguire rescues princesses and saves the earth countless times via a myriad of gaming platforms. He gives us the low-down on this year's new consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and one of the biggest back-pedals in gaming history.
The story of the warrior who became the first Maori King, adapted from King Potatau: An Account of the Life of Potatau Te Wherowhero the First Maori King by Pei Te Hurinui and read by Selwyn Muru and Rangi Chadwick.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz-O-Rama - Django Reinhardt
Joe Bev hosts an hour of remastered 78 RPM records from jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt, the pioneering virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer. He is often regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time and regarded as the first important European jazz musician who made major contributions to the development of the idiom.