Nights for Tuesday 24 April 2018
7:12 Nights Pundit
Economist Brian Easton joins us in the studio. How will NZ's economy cope with the offshore oil and gas exploration ban and the transition to cleaner fuel? Is the coalition government right to stick to their own fiscal restraints?
7:30 The Sampler
In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger reviews the latest dispatch from 'part-wandering minstrel, part-salesman' Delaney Davidson, and an album that revives the golden age of mambo from Orquesta Akokan, while Tony Stamp gets his head around the latest from eclectic Afro-Scottish trio Young Fathers.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
In the half-destroyed city of Mosul, former stronghold of so-called Islamic State, a woman is on a mission to find and identify the thousands of children who went missing during the conflict - and reunite them with their families. It's a massive task - and deeply controversial - because she makes no distinction between children who are victims of IS - and those who belonged to IS families.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
Odebrecht was the largest construction firm in Latin America. But its success was built on a policy of colossal bribery. And the truth began to come out when, in 2014, when Brazilian prosecutors investigating the state-owned oil company, Petrobras, entered a plea-bargain agreement with Odebrecht executives. The BBC's Linda Pressly tells what happened in our feature Corruption Incorporated: The Odebrecht Story.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Worlds of Music
On Worlds of Music Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of trans global music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight features an exclusive interview with Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo and Gabriela who tell us their story of starting out in Mexican heavy metal bands before turning acoustic and relocating to Dublin where they were discovered busking on the streets. Touring constantly and developing a mega selling back catalogue, Rodrigo and Gabriella now play festival stages around the world, even the White House and they were the perfect closing act on the TSB stage at Womad 2018.