Nights for Wednesday 3 July 2019
7:12 Sofa Session- Victoria Ferry
Wellington singer/songwriter Victoria Ferry joins us in the studio for a sofa session ahead of her EP Release at the Third Eye in Wellington this weekend.
7:30 At The Movies
On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews three new films in cinemas: The latest installment in the Toy Story saga, Toy Story 4, the romantic comedy Yesterday which imagines a world where there is no music by the Beatles and the Korean comic thriller Parasite.
8:05 Matariki Stories
We continue with our series of Matariki Stories which introduce us to a different star every night.
The stories have been developed by Maori Astronomer, Rangi Matamua, Professor at the University of Waikato and Spark and are narrated by Radio presenter, Stacey Morrison, Te Karere host, Scotty Morrison and tikanga expert, Rhonda Tibble.
Tonight we have the story of Pohutukawa : the star that connects the Matariki Family with the next life
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
Michael Collins was the third crew member of the Apollo 11 mission. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the lunar surface in their landing craft Eagle, Michael Collins remained on the mother ship, the command and service module, in lunar orbit.
9:07 RNZ Classic Book Reading - Plumb by Maurice Gee.
Maurice Gee's novel "Plumb" - and the trilogy that takes its name from the first book - is considered to be one of the major achievements in contemporary New Zealand literature.
Tonight we have part 3 of the book read by Barry Empson.
9:30 Real Men Wear Black Revisited.
Twenty-seven years ago, Trevor McKewen’s book about New Zealand rugby heroes celebrated a stoic, machismo national character. He recently wrote a piece for The Spinoff.
Tonight we are joined by Trevor and sport writer Jamie Wall for whom the book was hugely important as a child. Trevor and Jamie investigate how we we talk about masculinity in sport and how that has changed.
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
This week Nick Tipping checks out some rising stars of NZ jazz: Roger Manins and Callum Allardice, winners of the 2019 NZ Jazz Awards for Jazz Artist and Jazz Composition of the Year, and Myele Manzanza, whose latest album A Love Requited is out on First World Records.