Nights for Wednesday 6 June 2018
7:12 The Frozen Road
We Talk to Filmmaker Ben Page about his film The Frozen Road which charts his winter journey into the Canadian Arctic. The Frozen Road is an honest reflection on my solo trip; of the wonder, terror and frustration I experienced when riding through the unforgiving emptiness of one of the world's 'last great wilderness.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to Upgrade, a low-budget horror thriller from the producers of Saw, and a Chinese-American animated co-production called Duck Duck Goose. He also enjoys Tea with the Dames, where four of England's most distinguished actresses look back on their eventful careers.
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
Plant scientists from around the world are coming up with mind-blowing findings, and claiming that plants cannot just sense, but communicate, learn and remember. Botanist James Wong explores these findings and asks whether, if plants can do all these things, and if, as one scientist says, they are a "who" and not a "what", then is it wrong to eat them?
Melody Thomas leads a frank and often-entertaining exploration into sex, sexuality and intimacy. In the second episode of season two, Melody speaks with three people in their 30s and 40s about dating.
9:30 Post Bang! Discussion
Bryan Crump, joined in the studio by Melody Thomas and relationship specialist Margo Regan talk further about some of the issues raised in this episode.
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 Inside Out
Nick carries on in a swinging frame of mind, with Oscar Peterson, Geri Allen, and Joey DeFrancesco- plus more from the Rodger Fox Big Band's new album.