Nights for Monday 23 September 2019
7:12 The Keys Are In The Margarine
Writer and actor Cindy Diver is getting ready to tout the country with "The Keys are in the Margarine", a verbatim play about dementia.
7:30 Is the Chinese NZ Herald Under Chinese State Control?
Laura Walters is a senior political reporter for the Newsroom website - Chinese media experts say the Chinese NZ Herald's permits and structure means it must adhere to the censorship regime of the Chinese Communist Party, in what Foreign Minister Winston Peters says is a flagrant breach of media freedom.
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
Alex Krotoski's dad and step mum worked at the US's last leper home, the National Hansen's Disease Centre in Carville Louisiana. Today she makes a return journey to find out if the stigma of leprosy still exists and how the disease is being treated.
9:10 Nights Sport
Tonight's sportscaster Dana Johnansen takes a look at how things are shaping up - both on an off the field - at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
This week on Insight, solo mums on the benefit are still struggling to make ends meet, with some going hungry to feed their kids. Sarah Robson asks what happened to the Coalition government's promise to overhaul the welfare system and lift families out of poverty?
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
Mark Rogers says happy birthday to Bruce Springsteen and Ray Charles, plays brand new music from Van Morrison and Hiss Golden Messenger and a long forgotten blues classic courtesy of Clifton Chenier.