Nights for Tuesday 21 August 2018
7:12 Kai-A Miro with Leigh Marama McLaughlan
RNZ's Maori News Corresponent, Lee Marama McLaclan joins us for a catch up on the big Maori stories of the moment.
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger discusses songs of a scientific bent from Dunedin guitar band Ha The Unclear; the post-hip-hop soul of L.A.'s The Internet; and a topical set from alt-country Canadians, Cowboy Junkies.
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
Catherine Carr travels to the South Korean city of Seoul and invites passers-by to stop for a moment and answer one question - Where are you going?
She meets a Korean-American who regrets her decision to move to Seoul - a place her parents call 'Hell City' . . . . . .
And a wannabe author with a dark past.. . . . .
She talks to a political refugee stuck in a passport-less limbo. . . . . .
And a couple in love, who simply cannot live together.
These fleeting moments of intimacy are mixed with the sounds of the city to create an unpredictable audio portrait of Seoul.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
The ways in Pacific communities and cultures are changing New Zealand is explored by Damon Salesa, an associate professor of Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland. Discussing ideas set out in his book Island Time which was published recently by Bridget Williams Books, Salesa charts the innovations in business and culture which are currently in development, while offering some sobering information about the divided nature of Auckland, which is often described as the "largest Polynesian city in the world.
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 interview and live performance of the Colombian born, New York based harp virtuoso, Edmar Castaneda recorded when he played Womad in 2016.