Nights for Monday 16 July 2018
7:12 The Korean War.
Nights' Military historian, Damien Fenton joins us once again. Tonight, just as it may be coming to an end, we take a look back at the Korean War.
The Wallace International Piano Festival began last week in Auckland with a recital from Canadian pianist Avan Yu. Avan was the youngest ever winner of Canada's Chopin Competition at the age of 17, but achieved international recognition when he gained First Prize at the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition.
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
We meet the pioneering, opinionated and inscrutable Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial figures in modern American cuisine. Emily Thomas hears about his extraordinary childhood in grand hotels and on ocean liners with only haute cuisine for company; how he helped bring about a food revolution in Berkeley, California that would become the 'New American cuisine'; and why after years of celebrity in San Francisco, he mysteriously disappeared from the culinary scene for over a decade.
9:10 Nights Sport
Tonight Peter Lampp is looking at Wimbledon, The World Cup and Manawatu Club Rugby.
This week on Insight… With the UK having recently appointed a Minister of loneliness, Sally Round takes a look what can be done in New Zealand to address the problem which will likely balloon as the population ages.
Bryan Crump is in for Karyn Hay tonight on Lately.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues…
On this week's show Mark spins tracks from blues king Magic Sam, Cajun and Country classics from Nathan Abshire, Lyle Lovett and Merle Haggard plus a birthday tune for reggae legend Desmond Dekker.