Nights for Wednesday 28 August 2019
7:12 Sofa Session - Bryn van Vliet
Wellington singer-songwriter Bryn van Vliet is live in the studio tonight,
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three trend-followers - Blinded by the light is yet another film inspired by a Seventies star - in this case, Bruce Springsteen. 2040 is another documentary driven by climate change. And Angel has fallen is the third movie featuring Gerard Butler as a heroic Presidential bodyguard.
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
Matthew Cobb, Professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester, explores the hidden world of prestige, profits and piracy that lurks behind scientific journals.
9:07 Book Reading - Plum by Maurice Gee
Part Eleven of Maurice Gee's novel "Plumb" read by Barry Empson.
9:30 Following The Recycling Bag
We've been looking into how New Zealand's waste and recycling is being dealt with over the last few weeks on Nights. Tonight we have a special interview with the Prime Minister's chief science advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard.
Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand is the project currently being run by her office.
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 plays tracks inspired by places around the world, including Cassandra Wilson with the Tennessee Waltz, Chick Corea's Spain, and Bill Charlap with Autumn in New York.