Nights for Wednesday 2 October 2019
7:12 Sofa Session - Lhasa
New Zealand-based indie folk duo, Lhasa, are the result of two completely different worlds colliding. One from a sleepy, small city in New Zealand, while the other grew up in one of the biggest cities in China. They're live in the studio.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three films inspired by other media - a children's TV show, a Young Adult book franchise, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
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
BBC newsreader Jane Hill's father and uncle both lived with Parkinson's. PD, a neurological condition, is increasing globally but how have diagnosis, treatment and attitudes changed?
9:07 Book Reading - When We Wake by Karen Healey
Today we begin a 12-part adaptation of 'When We Wake' , the award winning novel by Karen Healey read by Francesca Emms. It's the story of Tegan, a 16 year old girl who wakes up 100 years into the future.
9:30 NZ - A Lifeboat for Humanity?
We talk to Professor Nick Wilson from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, about research that has found New Zealand, Australia and Iceland could act as island refuges to save humanity from extinction in the event of a catastrophic global pandemic.
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.
This week Nick features trumpet player Clifford Brown and drummer Max Roach, as well as Dianne Reeves and Quatuor Ebène.