Nights for Wednesday 24 July 2019
7:07 A Little Piece of Heaven at 7:07
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7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Canada
Peggy Revell joins us once again from Medicine Hat in Alberta, Canada with the latest news and views including gay conversion "therapy" and Canada's latest success in the NBA.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at a documentary about the most opinionated - and some say the greatest - film critic ever, the late Pauline Kael. He also checks out two films Kael would have turned her nose up at - the new Lion King, and the tear-jerking Rory's Way.
8:10 Laying Peter Cape to Rest
The ashes of folk singer Peter Cape, known for his song Taumarunui on the Main Trunk Line, have been buried in his hometown 40 years after his death. We speak to his son, Christopher Cape.
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
The Moon rush is back on. And this time it's a global race. The USA has promised boots on the lunar surface by 2024. But China already has a rover exploring the farside. India is on the point of sending one too. Europe and Russia are cooperating to deliver more robots. And that's not to mention the private companies also getting into the competition. Roland Pease looks at the prospects and challenges for all the participants.
9:07 Book Reading - Plum by Maurice Gee
Barry Empson reads part six of "Plumb" by Maurice Gee.
George Plumb is a Presbyterian Minister at St. Andrews in Thorpe.
His preaching is causing a cause of concern to some members of his congregation.
9:15 Follow The Bag
In this special report, Bryan has been looking into how we deal with recycling in Aotearoa New Zealand. He follows the trail from the recycling bag at his garden gate to the recycling plants and beyond to find out where it ends up.
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
Tonight Nick Tipping features his pick of the best NZ jazz of the last 12 months, including Anita Schwabe, Sumo Jazz with Heather Webb, Brad Kang, Umar Zakaria, and Dog.