Nights for Wednesday 22 February 2017
7:12 The science of flames: Grant Pearce
Grant Pearce is one of New Zealand's leading specialists in wildfire behaviour.
7:30 At The Movies
Simon Morris looks at three films, all in one way or another about cultural misunderstanding. The Great Wall sees two European adventurers facing monsters in 12th century China. Martin Scorcese's Silence concerns religious prejudice in 17th century Japan. And the award-winning German film Toni Erdmann tests the culture of modern multi-national business.
8:12 Nights' Overseas - The Pacific with Johnny Blades
Johnny Blades expands on what's happening in the Pacific from Nauru to Papua New Guinea.
8:30 Window on the World
Media headlines often fuel fear about refugees and amongst refugees. But what happens when refugees pick up the microphones and tell their own stories?
9:07 The Drama Hour
Our Drama this week features the second of the two winning plays in the of 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition, run by the BBC World Service in conjunction with the British Council.
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 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.