Nights for Wednesday 3 May 2017
7:12 Marrying a conman
Lee Mackenzie married Kenner Jones who has more than 60 criminal conviction. Lee Mackenzie didn't know she was marrying a sociopath fraud. Kenner Jones is still on the run, and Lee Mackenzie has written about her experience, and her life after living with a liar.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris reviews the second episode of Marvel Comics' gigantic Guardians of the Galaxy, and an appealing little Irish film about school, rugby and homophobia. Harder to categorise is Colossal - both a monster movie and a comedy-drama starring Anne Hathaway.
8:12 Nights' Overseas - Estonia
Sliver Tambur will be joining us to talk about a project called “An Instrument for Every Child” will upgrade the instrument collections of institutions that offer music education to children and young people all over Estonia. As well as The United Nations has announced it is partnering with Estonia's e-residency to empower entrepreneurs in developing countries to make starting a company easier.
8:30 Window on the World
The wild bluefin tuna is being eaten to extinction, but this hasn't curbed the global appetite for this valuable fish in Japan and across the globe. In the last 70 years the fish has changed from a waste fish used for cat-food to become a staple of high-end sushi restaurants and celebratory meals. An individual fish can sell for up to hundreds of thousands of dollars. The BBC's Edwin Lane visits Japan to find out why there has been such a change in value.
9:07 The Drama Hour
And tonight the drama is a brand new play just recorded live just last week at BATS theatre in Wellington. It’s actually the final major play from the 2016/17 Live on Stage Partnership between RNZ and BATS. It’s No Science to Goodbye – a theatrical poem by Annabel Wilson set against the backdrop of the Southern Alps.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline 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.