Nights for Tuesday 7 August 2018
7:12 Night Pundit - Eric Crampton
Nights' Pundit and Chief Economist at The New Zealand Initiative, Dr Eric Crampton joined us in the studio to take a look at localism and subsidiarity. Local Government New Zealand has suggested a renewed localist approach. Does any of it make sense?
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews the synth-soaked debut of L.A.-based expat Chelsea Jade; hook-filled songs of romantic defeat from The Beths; and the internal geography and emotional meteorology of Mali Mali.
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 a three part series Catherine Carr uncovers people's stories by asking them one simple question: "Where Are You Going?" For this series she travels to the Korean Peninsula and begins her snapshot into people's lives in downtown Tokyo.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
Is all fair in love and war?
In the fourth of her 2018 BBC Reith lectures, Historian Margaret MacMillan assesses how the law and international agreements have attempted to address conflict. Can war really be managed? Speaking in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Professor MacMillan uses Irish and British examples as she outlines how both states and people have sought to justify warfare - from self-defence to civil war.
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 Worlds of Music features an interview with the Malian Kora virtuoso Toumani Diabates, a Griot who comes from over 71 generations of Kora players.