Nights for Tuesday 5 June 2018
7:12 Nights Science - Eric Brenstrum
Metservice Meteorologist Eric Brenstrum is back for another look at world weather. Tonight we take a look at the impact the weather had on the D-Day Landings.
7:30 The Sampler
In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger reviews the solo debut of sometime New Zealand-based soul singer Deva Mahal; the hard road song-tales of Bernie Griffen; and the rhythms and rants of Mr Sterile.
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
Three years ago, Wellington Jighere, a 34-year-old from Nigeria, became the first African to win the World Scrabble Championship. Wellington now has bold dreams of how the board game can transform other's lives in the way it did his own - and even help to remedy the nation's developmental problems.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
Nicola Clase, Swedish Ambassador to the UK for six years until 2016, is fascinated by the British mindset and, unusually for a diplomat, goes out to meet ordinary people in an attempt to understand it better. She casts a diplomat's eye over British culture, searching for a sense of British identity as the country begins to plan for a new future outside the European Union.
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
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight features an interview with English musician Dave Randall who has played guitar with the UK based band Faithless as well as collaborating and touring with Dido, Sinead O Connor and many others.
Randall has also just published a book called "Sound System - The political power of Music" an interesting and relevant book that was It was reviewed - by the hugely influential Q Magazine as an "Adventurous and spellbinding work that fuses traditional and contemporary, political and poetic." The book has also just been short listed for the 'Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2018', an award celebrating excellence in the field of political non-fiction.