Nights for Thursday 22 November 2018
7:12 India correspondent Shoba Narayan
Indian journalist and commentator and journalist Shoba Narayan joins Bryan to discuss what's going on in her corner of the world. Tonight she looks at the impact of the #metoo movement in India.
7:35 New Horizons
Last month, Tauranga singer Ria Hall carried off the Maioha Award at the Silver Scrolls. In this week’s New Horizons, William Dart will the musical and political path that led to her new album Rules of Engagement.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
The Marshall islands sets ambitious new climate targets and urges others to follow suit, Papua new Guinea's treasurer is accused of putting together a deceitful budget, refugees on PNG's Manus Island say they 'feel abandoned' and an opposition leader in Fiji ridicules an international observer report on last week's election.
8:30 Window on the World
In the third part of a series assessing the state of the media, Tse Yin Lee travels to Hong Kong, where freedom of speech and publication remains protected by law, under the “one country two systems” policy. But mainland China’s influence is making itself felt more and more, which leads to increasing amounts of self-censorship, for fear of severe economic consequences, or worse.
9:07 Our Changing World
This week on Our Changing World, we're celebrating 70 years since the rediscovery of takahe in a hidden Fiordland valley.
9:30 The Podcast Hour
Los Angeles is the second biggest city in the US with 4 million people. And its importance as a major centre for film and TV production means that for ages people have been moving there, lured by the promise of better work, and the prospect of Hollywood fame. Among them is sound engineer David Weinberg and his girlfriend who upped-sticks and moved cross-country from St Louis a few years back.
We play some of Episode 2 called Paradise Motel from KCRW's 'Welcome to LA' produced and presented by David Weinberg.
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 Music 101 pocket edition
In this week's Pocket Edition, Jana Whitta gets in the Fanau Spa with Big Fat Raro and Brown Boy Magic; Kirsten Johnstone speaks with producers Sylvia Massy, Gil Norton and Clint Murphy about their work on some of our most beloved albums of the last two decades; and Yadana Saw pays a visit to Wellington's newest supergroup, Congress of Animals. In Nights with Yadana Saw after the 11 o’clock news