Nights for Wednesday 16 October 2019
7:12 Sofa Session - Shooglenifty
Acid-Croft, Hypno-folkadelic, Ambient Trad Band from Scotland... Shooglenifty are in the studio for a Sofa Session ahead of their Aotearoa Tour.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at two different methods of correcting the sins of Wall Street tycoons - a New Zealand documentary based on the best selling Capital in the Twenty-First Century, and the real-life Hustlers, a gang of strippers who robbed their clientele. Also, two Will Smiths in the thriller Gemini Man, directed by Ang Lee.
8:10 The Hump!
Helping you get over Hump Day, 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.
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
Part 3 of the BBC World Service's "The Truth About Parkinson's" series Tonight we look at the search to find a cure for Parkinson's. Early diagnosis, repurposing drugs and genetics all hold promise but Jane Hill asks would people prefer better treatments now?
9:07 Book Reading - Plum by Maurice Gee
Episode three of When We Wake by Karen Healey, read by Francesca Emms.
Tegan, not at all pleased about being locked up, goes on a hunger strike but Dawson, the military supervisor, strikes a deal with her: as long as she eats and submits to questioning and testing, she can live outside the facility with Dr Maria Carmen, and can go to school.
9:30 Rebuilding the Kainga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri
Jade Kake joins us to discuss a how taking Maori approach may give us a workable solution to affordable housing.
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
Inside Out, Nick Tipping celebrates the great Ornette Coleman's album "The Shape of Jazz to Come" - still shaping jazz 60 years after its release.