Nights for Wednesday 23 January 2019
6:30 After Work Swim
This evening's guest is Felicity Fozard, competitive swimmer, mother and Information and Research Advisor with Water Safety New Zealand.
7:12 Sea Temperatures
Ben Noll from NIWA has been monitoring sea temperatures over the summer.
7:30 At The Movies
Dan Slevin is in for Simon Morris this week
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 East Africa momentum is building over the idea of drone delivery in hard to reach places. In the island of Juma near Mwanza, one of hundreds of remote inhabited islands in the vast expanse of Lake Victoria, an ambitious new drone project called the Lake Victoria Challenge (backed by international organisations like The World Bank and the private sector) is taking place. Technology reporter Jane Wakefield visits Juma to see first-hand how the concept could work and asks are they going to be a lifeline for Africa's neglected rural communities?
9:07 The Drama Hour
It was in the early quarter of the 21st century that NASA sent a trio of Australian and New Zealand astronauts on a space shuttle into deep space to retrieve a three billion dollar satellite and investigate the possible presence of life-forms.
Both parts of the mission are tested when the three land on the planet
Triton 9 and have close encounters of the alien kind.
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 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.
This week Nick explores the songs of the great Harold Arlen.