Nights for Wednesday 29 August 2018
7:12 Overseas Correspondent - India
Bangalore based author and journalist Shoba Narayan joins us from India...
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris welcomes the first batch of hits of the recent Internatiuonal Film Festival - from Argentina, Zama, and from the United States, Leave no trace starring Kiwi actress Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. Also on the show, shameless comedy The Happytime Murders.
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
When someone in Jamaica emigrates to the UK, it is said they have 'gone to foreign'. Over the past 70 years several hundred thousand Jamaicans have done this, following in the footsteps of the so-called 'Windrush generation' who first arrived in Britain in the late 1940s. But the spirit of adventure and optimism those early pioneers bought with them has changed over the years and a recent political scandal now finds some of them unwanted and rejected by Britain. Colin Grant travels to Jamaica to meet two men who, despite having lived in the UK for decades, working and paying taxes, find themselves in limbo, trapped and unable to return to the place they call home.
9:07 The Drama Hour
This week's Wednesday Drama is Stuart Hoar's far reaching comic drama 'THE BIG MELT' which explores aspects of the 2008 global financial meltdown, climate change and personal morality.
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 Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. This week Nick features Aretha Franklin, along with NZ bands Mukhlisa and The Jac.