Nights for Monday 29 October 2018
7:12 Naming the Ocean Floor
Kevin McKay specialises in studying the ocean floor for Niwa - and he's a member of the international group that decides on what to name it. The Sub Committee of Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) has just been meeting in Wellington.
7:35 Overseas Correspondent - Vietnam
Lien Hoang joins us once again with the latest from Vietnam.
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
With the rise of a wealthy class of high net worth individuals in Africa, home-grown philanthropy is on the rise. We meet some of these rich givers to find out what motivates them. The concept of philanthropy among communities is not new here, but as the economic landscape changes Alan Kasujja looks at what impact Africa's new wealth might have, the impact of social media on how people donate, and what the future might hold for the concept of philanthropy in Africa.
9:10 Nights Sport
Peter Lampp is back. Tonight amongst other things...Brendon Hartley and Formula 1 latest.
This week on Insight, RNZ Pacific's Johnny Blades looks at Papua New Guinea's road to hosting the APEC leaders' summit as it struggles to provide basic services for its people.
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 Nashville Babylon
On tonight's show Mark pays tribute to the late and forever great Tony Joe White. There'll also be Northern soul courtesy of Ace Records, solid blues from the likes of Lightnin' Hopkins and Big Maybelle, Sally Timms covering the Handsome Family plus an old favourite from Captain Beefheart.