Nights for Wednesday 24 April 2019
7:12 Motherhood of Man
In 1953 New Zealand was rocked by an enormous scandal. A group called the Motherhood of Man Movement had been caught running a baby farming scheme.
The scandal led directly to the foundation of New Zealand's modern adoption laws.
7:30 At The Movies
On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews Judi Dench as a retired physicist accused of spying for the Russians in RED JOAN, the voice of Hugh Jackman as a Victorian explorer who meets a Sasquatch in MISSING LINK, and a documentary about the New Zealand-led peacekeeping effort in Bougainville, SOLDIERS WITHOUT GUNS.
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
A life coach invites couples in Nairobi to talk honestly about their finances and their relationship.
Geoff Houtman takes a look at another part of what could have made the 90's TV sitcom Melody Rules such a failure.
9:30 Fall of The Shah
Ayatollah Khomeini returns from his fifteen-year exile to a country where millions are gathering in the streets
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 features pianist Alan Pasqua, plus King Curtis, Mary Lou Williams, and Ahmad Jamal's version of Autumn Leaves.