Nights for Monday 19 November 2018
7:12 Race Across The World
In 1968, ninety-eight competitors stormed out of London on the world's greatest automotive adventure, the London to Sydney Marathon, the most ambitious and epic car race ever staged.
John Smailes was a young journalist at the time, covering the race for the Sydney Daily Telegraph. 50 years later, he's written a book about it an joins us from Sydney to tell us all about it.
The ICC World T20 in the West Indies has come to an end for the White Ferns… but Not Your Average Cricket Show is still hitting traditional cricket commentary for six.
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 1904 the Herero people of South West Africa made their final stand against German Colonial troops in today's Namibia. The battle marked the beginning of what has been called the first genocide of the 20th Century as tens of thousands were killed, driven into the desert to die and thousands more held in concentration camps. The Nama, another indigenous group suffered the same fate soon after, and the bones of many of them were sent to Germany in a a bizarre and gruesome trade in body parts.
9:10 Nights Sport
RNZ's sports reporter, Ravinder Hunia is casting her eye on the weekend's sport. There will probably be some mention of the All Blacks...
This week on Insight, should New Zealand be looking again at genetic modification?
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
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues. On this week's show Mark spins tracks from T Bone Walker, Doug Sahm, Willie Williams and Bob Dylan.