Nights for Tuesday 23 October 2018
7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Latin American Music
Nights' Cultural Ambassador, Mona-Lynn Courteau's topic this week is la Nueva Canción Chilena, or Chilean New Song. This was a musical movement in Chile that went from the mid-1960s until the military coup against Salvador Allende in 1973, after which it went underground.
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger discusses the bittersweet fairytales of Princess Chelsea, homegrown exotica of Orchestra of Spheres, Kentucky vignettes of Tyler Childers and a second pass at a major album from St. Vincent.
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
Welsh singer-songwriter, Charlotte Church, travels to Kutaisi in Georgia on the border of Europe and Asia, to learn about Georgian polyphonic singing, a genre of music she's fascinated by. Charlotte collaborates with a polyphonic choir in Kutaisi to create a new recording.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
The opioid epidemic has become a major problem in America and especially in Kentucky - one of the first states to be hit hard by a problem which started with over-prescribing of prescription drugs. Our Tuesday feature explore its impact, on people in one city, Louisville, - looking at how it is affecting schools and colleges, as well as health care, law and order and prisons.
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.