Nights for Tuesday 5 September 2017
7:12 Lost Underground
Over 1200 items are lost on the London Tube every day.
New Zealander, Paul Cowan runs Transport for London's Lost Property Office at Baker Street and joins us to tell us about the myriad of items that are handed in.
In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger discusses the first album in 29 years from 'Dunedin sound' pioneers Sneaky Feelings, and the first in even longer from Wellington existential rockers The Spines, plus a solo set from a session guitar hero.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Brian Roper
Out left wing politics expert, Brian Roper takes a look at education with overview of the broad trends in higher education during the past three decades, focusing on the impact of neoliberal ideas about higher education and the associated policy prescriptions in the US and New Zealand
8:30 Window on the World
A young Somali refugee struggles to live the American dream in the USA's whitest state, during the rise of Donald Trump.
Is the dream still possible?
9:07 What The Election Means for Auckland.
What the election means for Auckland is discussed in a panel involving seven political parties. In front of an audience at the University of Auckland, candidates from the Opportunities Party, ACT and National are joined by their counterparts from New Zealand First, Labour, Greens and the Maori Party to explore the policies at play in this Election.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Worlds of Music
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight includes music from Palestine, Senegal, a recording by a Greek violinist recorded in 1926 once considered the holy grail of 78 rpm dusty grooves by avid record collectors - and a live RNZ recording and interview with Grammy Award winning Hindustani classical music instrumentalist, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, performing on his Mohan Veena, a guitar he customized himself to explore traditional Indian raga music.