Nights for Wednesday 20 February 2019
7:12 The Revolution of Man
Sydney-based Kiwi journalist Phil Barker has a column for Fairfax Australia where he writes about being a man in these interesting times.
Over the years of investigating suicide, domestic violence, porn, fatherhood, male friendships and how men treat women, Phil has found himself seeing what it is to ‘be a man’ in a completely new light.
He joins us from Sydney to tell us about his new book, THE REVOLUTION OF MAN: Rethinking what it means to be a man.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three films based on real life: the early life of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the basis of sex… the story of Senator Gary Hart's doomed bid to be President, The Front Runner… and how Colette became one of the best-known writers in France.
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
Australian science journalist Belinda Smith visits a team that is hoping to preserve a palaeontological prize uncovered by the past year's Australian floods. In a dry creek bed in the middle of the outback are 95-million-year-old footprints stamped in a sandstone slab by three species of dinosaur.
9:07 The Drama Hour
In this comedy drama, set in an impoverished South African township, the story of Mercy and her "house of pleasure" is seen from the point of view of a mattress.
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
In honour of Blue Note Records' 80th birthday, Nick presents a highlights reel of the best in 1950s and 60s Blue Note jazz.