Nights for Monday 20 May 2019
7:12 Doctors Dealing with Death
Doctors learn to break bad news, the prognosis of terminal conditions, and the importance of palliative care, but Salil Patel, a research fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford thinks more needs to be done to improve their personal responses to death.
7:35 After March 15
Bariz Shah, President of the University of Canterbury's Muslim Student Association, MP Duncan Webb, and All Right? Campaign Manager Sue Turner share experiences and expertise about the continuing recovery from the tragedy.
8:10 Bedtime Stories
Last week RNZ launched its new online Storytime site for little kids, kids and bigger kids.
This is a new online home for all or RNZ's stories for children which is easy to navigate and searchable.
You can search by subject and writer and story title and genre and age appropriateness. The layout is so logical and easy to use. Even a child can do it!
Just for this week on Nights, we've decided to run a few bedtime stories from Storytime. Tonight, Acushla-Tara Sutton reads The Seven Kites of Matariki by Calico McClintock.
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
It is over two years since the authorities in France closed down the Jungle, the large migrant camp in Calais on the French coast. At its height more than 9,000 people from around the world lived in the camp while attempting to make it across to the UK, often hiding in the back of lorries or packed into small boats. It was hoped the camp's closure would stem the number of people risking their lives to try to get to Britain. At least 100 migrants have tried to cross the English Channel to the UK in dinghies this year - Paul kenyon investigates who is helping them.
9:10 Nights Sport
Zoe George is this week's sportscaster.
South America's second poorest nation is about to get very rich - but will the prosperity be shared? A series of oil discoveries in Guyanese waters has revealed almost unimaginable riches beneath the seabed; enough oil to catapult Guyana to the top of the continent's rich list. Next year, the oil - and cash - is due to start flowing. The major new industry could help solve two of Guyana's big problems: high youth unemployment and the emigration of most of its graduates. But as young Guyanese prepare for a future in oil and dream of lives transformed, some fear the so-called oil curse will see a corrupt elite squander and steal the country's newfound wealth.
Emile Donovan is keeping you up to date if you're up late.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
On tonight's show Mark Rogers has new music from Peter Bruntnell and the Felice Brothers, old school RnB courtesy of King Curtis, soulful Doo-Wop from the Impressions plus Kiwiana from Barry Saunders and Delaney Davidson.