Nights for Monday 15 October 2018
7:12 Bravo Kiwi New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan and the Battle of Baghak
The men and women of Bravo and Kiwi Companies arrived at Romero Base, Bamyan Province, Afghanistan, in 2012 as the security situation worsened and culminated in the battle at Baghak and its aftermath. Major Craig Wilson was there and joins us to tell us more.
7:35 National Anaesthesia Day
Dr Nigel Robertson - specialist anaesthetists at Auckland City Hospital joins Paul in the studio to talk about ANZCA National Anaesthesia Day being held tomorrow. It's estimated that more than four million anaesthetics are administered each year across New Zealand and Australia. Increasing people's understanding about anaesthesia is the focus of this years events.
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 Uganda and Kenya Alan Kasujja explores the impact of philanthropy on healthcare and disease reduction. He visits the site of the biggest ever malaria vaccine trial and meets pregnant and new mothers who are being connected to healthcare centres via mobile technology with the help of philanthropy. But not everyone is happy about Africa's reliance on big international donors and some believe philanthropists have too much influence on health priorities.
9:10 Nights Sport
RNZ's sports reporter Ravinder Hunia is taking a look at the weekends sporting news tonight. Some bad news for Cycling NZ, good news for The Silver Ferns and the All Blacks name their squad for the end of year tour.
This week on Insight, Leigh-Marama McLachlan explores why so many Maori prisoners fail to thrive when they have finished their prison sentence and end up back inside.
Bryan Crump hosts lately one more time before Karyn returns tomorrow.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues. Tonight Mark has new music from Alejandro Escovedo, Mel Parsons, Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile and Harry Lyon plus classics from Guy Clark and Elvis Costello and some deep soul courtesy of Dave Hamilton.