Nights for Wednesday 22 June 2016
The second part in our series on still birth. The loss of a child affects hundreds of families around New Zealand each year. In this episode Katy Gosset talks to South Island parents about how they coped with this most difficult of grief.
8:12 Nights' Overseas - Vietnam
The mass death of fish in central Vietnam has sparked rare and weekly protests against the Government's inaction on industrial water pollution. Our correspondent Lien Hoang reports in from Ho Chi Minh City.
8:30 Window on the World
Fast Food - As the Olympic torch edges closer to Rio, The Food Chain explores how food can make you a better athlete. Starting in Brazil with the man responsible for feeding the best athletes on the planet - from a kitchen the size of three football fields. There's a look at the science of nutrigenomics and whether you can give athletes an edge by designing their diets around their DNA, and Olympians past and present talk about their food.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Weed - Our comedy about two Taranaki farmers who turn to an alternative (and rather illegal) high-revenue cash-crop when sheep farming fails to shield them from an economic downturn.
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 At the Eleventh Hour
Tonight's A Short History of Jazz looks at The 1960s - from bossa nova, through modal, jazz rock fusion, free jazz and soul jazz - with session host and bandleader Norman Meehan