NIGHTS on RNZ National 
with skipper. Bryan Crump & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

On the show tonight (Wednesday)...

Elizabeth Beattie (top left) with her Nana, Marjorie, and family and friends

Elizabeth Beattie (top left) with her Nana, Marjorie, and family and friends Photo: Elizabeth Beattie

the experience of the family of Elizabeth Beattie to their Nana, Marjorie, as she dealt with New Zealand's mental health system throughout her life...

7:30 Spectrum - An Alcoholics Christmas
> New Zealand people and their stories

8:12 Windows on the World - A Cold War Dance
> international public radio documentaries

8:43 The Overseas Correspondents - ISRAEL
editor of The International Jerusalem Post and a Jerusalem Post columnist, Liat Collins reports from the State of Israel, pop. 8,238,300 (est. 2014)... the wave of Palestinian terror attacks that has swept the country in the last few months; and how the small Christian community in Israel celebrates Christmas...

Bethlehem, Israel

roster: Liat Collins (Jerusalem, Israel); Motoko Kakubayashi (Tokyo, Japan); Will Flockton (Brighton, England); Shoba Narayan (Bangalore, India); Silver Tambur (Tallinn, Estonia); Nida' Tuma (Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine); Eri Garuti (Saint-Genis-Laval, France & Italy); Pablo Pires Fernandes (Belo Horizonte, Brazil); Peggy Revell (Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada); Lien Hoang (Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam); & Tabu Butagira (Kampala, Uganda) Photo: Bethlehem Tours

8:59 conundrum clue 5

9:07 The Drama Hour - Bread of Heaven 

9:59 conundrum clue 6

10:17 Late Edition
> a round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 The Eleventh Hour - The Retro Cocktail Hour Xmas Party 
> jazzy jazz, loungey lounge, merry pohutakawa

... nights' time is the right time...