Nights for Monday 29 July 2019
7:12 Sofa Session - Jan Preston Trio
We're bringing a bit of boogie-woogie to your Monday evening as we're joined in the studio by pianist and singer Jan Preston and her trio.
Michelle Dickinson, AKA Nanogirl, talks to host James Nokise about being a scientific misfit, finding her own learning style, and why introverts make the best public speakers.
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
Anti-obesity campaigners in Mexico, human rights advocates in London, and friends of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi all claim they've been targeted by surveillance software normally used by law enforcement to track drug-dealers and terrorists. Assignment reveals compelling evidence that software is being used to track the work of journalists, activists and lawyers around the world.
Paul Kenyon investigates the multi-billion pound "lawful surveillance" industry. Sophisticated software can allow hackers to remotely install spyware on their targets' phones. This gives them access to everything on the devices - including encrypted messages - and even allows them to control the microphone and camera. So what are the options for those who are targeted and is there any way to control the development and use of commercially available software?
9:10 Nights Sport
Dana Johannsen joins us tonight.. In her sight tonight she's talking World Cup players returning straight to Super Netball, Lewis Claeburt and the All Blacks mediocre start to the Rugby Championship.
Mental health services are in line for the biggest shake-up they've had in half a century. It's needed to arrest the country's shameful suicide rates and to deal with growing distress among up to a million New Zealanders. Health Correspondent Karen Brown explores the pressure points and whether real change will happen.
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 Nashville Babylon
On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers pays tribute to New Orleans funk legend, the late Art Neville. There's also new music from Ohtis, previously unreleased material courtesy of Irish blues hero Rory Gallagher, a bluegrass-tinged cover of a Richard Thompson classic and some old school country from Fiddlin' Doc Roberts.