Nights for Wednesday 7 August 2019
7:12 Living to 100 with Health and Happiness.
It's said that life begins at 40 - but that number is constantly revised upwards as we live longer and longer.
We're heading to Italy to talk to the author of a book about ageing well and reaching a century with health and happiness - called Breakfast with the Centenarians,
Dr Daniela Mari, is a professor of Geriatrics at the University of Milan who was also, until recently, the doctor for Emma Morano - the world's oldest living woman who passed away at 117 in April 2017.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to the star-studded action film Hobbs and Shaw, a remake of a half-forgotten children's cartoon from the Sixties Here comes the Grump, and an attractive indie film set in a roadside diner, Support the girls.
8:10 The Life of Alan Aberhart
Nicole Skews-Poole, recently learned that she is related to Alan Aberhart, the drapery store manager from Blenhiem who was murdered in 1964 in a homophobic attack in Hagley Park in Christchurch. Nicole wants to find out more about Alan's 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
How the German band Kraftwerk's classic album Computer World has changed people's lives.
9:07 Book Reading - Plumb by Maurice Gee
We continue with Part Eight of Maurice Gee's novel "Plumb"
The Reverend George Plumb has been called before the Presbyterian Session on the charge of heresy.
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.
Tonight Nick features organist Larry Goldings, alongside Joshua Redman and Kiwi singer Tessa Quayle.