Nights for Wednesday 4 September 2019
7:12 Composing for Video Games
Michael Trot is a Melbourne based composer who specialises in composition and sound design for video games.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three movies looking back half a century. Apollo 11 pays tribute to the first Moon landing, Danger Close is an account of a famous Anzac action during the Vietnam War, and The Kitchen is a tradtional Seventies gangster movie - with a switch. It's taken from the point of view of three wives.
8:10 Quiz Nights
Wednesday night is Quiz Night on RNZ National. We take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.
If you think you're tonight's quiz whizz, text us on 2101, or call us in the studio 0800 653 389
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
In a special BBC World Service series, Her Story Made History, Lyse Doucet presents in-depth interviews with remarkable women about the relationship between women and democracy. Tonight she speaks to the former Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet.
9:07 Book Reading - Plum by Maurice Gee
Part Twelve of Maurice Gee's novel "Plumb" read by Barry Empson.
George Plumb has left the South Island and moved with his family to a small town outside Auckland, to a house named Peace Haven.
9:30 Following the Recycle Bag.
Tonight we'vre come full circle. Wellington City Council: waste manager, Emily Taylor-Hall joins us in the studio to go through the contents of Bryan's latest recycling bag to find out what exactly you can and can't put in your recycling.
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 on Inside Out after 11, and Nick Tippping looks at some of the many jazz standards written by the dynamic duo of George and Ira Gershwin, including 'Oh, Lady e Good', 'I Got Rhythm', and 'A Foggy Day'.