Nights for Wednesday 14 August 2019
7:12 Keeping Cancer Care Human.
Edmond Ang is the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ Clinical Trials Fellow at Auckland City Hospital is talking to us about how remembering the human element in his work makes all the difference.
7:30 At The Movies
On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews a film about the reunion of some Australian baby boomers, Palm Beach, a TV chat show host rediscovering her mojo in Late Night and a documentary about arguably the greatest football player who ever lived, Diego Maradona.
8:10 Exploring Memory in the DNA of Fish.
We are all familiar with the common myth that fish have poor memory, but it turns that their DNA has the capacity to hold much more memory than that of humans. Dr Tim Hore, research team leader and Senior Lecturer, at Otago's Department of Anatomy joins us with the details.
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
Seren Jones explores whether maintaining 'good' hair really is the leading factor behind why black women don't take part in competitive swimming…. And what, if anything, is being done about it.
9:07 Book Reading - Plumb by Maurice Gee
We continue our book reading tonight with part nine of Maurice Gee's novel "Plumb" read by Barry Empson.
Tonight, George Plumb has tendered his resignation and withdrawn from the ministry of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
9:30 Unearthing Monster Penguins
A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 metres tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. Paul Scofield, Senior Curator Natural History, Canterbury Museum joins us.
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
Jazz after 11 and on Inside Out tonight, Nick Tipping features Wes Montgomery, alongside the Maria Schneider Orchestra and alto player Kenny Garrett.