Nights for Tuesday 16 April 2019
7:12 Brian Roper on the Rise of the Far Right
Marxist historian, Brian Roper joins us with a look at the international revival of the far right.
7:30 Song Crush
This week on Song Crush the team warm up for the release of Cuz I Love You, the third album from booty-shaking self-loving flute-tooting star Lizzo, get tantric with Rosie Lowe, swept away by the charms of Argentinian trio Fémina, and bewitched by folk-rockers Big Thief.
Host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by RNZ's Tony Stamp, Meghan Whelan and Elliot Childs
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
At a time when religious extremism and honour killings have been dominating the political and social discourse, we take a look at the issues surrounding marriages between inter-faith and inter-caste couples. Divya Arya, the BBC's Women's Affairs journalist in India, tells the story of couples who have fled their homes and communities in fear of their lives in the name of love.
Sex Positivity is the idea that all sex, provided it's healthy and explicitly consensual, is good. But what happens when a complicated theoretical idea like sex positivity gets packaged up for the mainstream? And which voices are missing from the conversation?
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 Worlds of Music
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight, music from Iraq, Mali, Senegal and later in the program is an interview with an American music journalist, Michael Corcoran talking about Washington Phillips, one of the most overlooked founding fathers of American Gospel. Washington Phillips' entire recorded output consists of only 18 songs recorded between 1927-1929 and were assembled on an album called Washington Phillips and his Manzarene Dreams.