7:12 Economics and Parenting

Eric Crampton, chief economist at the New Zealand Initiative is returns as our first after dinner speaker of 2020.  Tonight we're looking at the economics of parenting. Can market forces help get the chores done?

Young children completing household tasks

Young children completing household tasks Photo: Photo12/Ann Ronan Picture Library

7:30 Essential New Zealand Albums

Goldenhorse reached number one in New Zealand with their first album - but not until two years after it was released. Nick Bollinger discusses this local classic, and speaks to Goldehorse founder Geoff Maddock, in Essential New Zealand Albums.

Goldenhorse Riverhead album cover

Photo: album cover

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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

Award-winning documentary-maker Cathy FitzGerald visits Katie Williams and meets coffin club members in Rotorua. 

The Kiwi Coffin Club.

The Kiwi Coffin Club. Photo: Supplied

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Imagine sitting in the lounge of your 3D printed home, or customising your dream shoes online and having them manufactured by a 3D printer at a store near you, cutting out the need for international shipping. Such convenience is just around the corner but how will our lives change with these technologies? And how will it affect more significant areas of life such as medical treatment?

Prof Olaf Diegel with part of his collection of 3D-printed guitars

Prof Olaf Diegel with part of his collection of 3D-printed guitars Photo: University of Auckland

This talk by Prof. Olaf Diegel delves into why 3D printing is such a remarkable tool for innovation. Recorded at the Raising the Bar night in partnership with the University of Auckland. 

10:17 Lately

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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 Worlds of Music

After 11 on Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie featuers an interview recorded in 2015 with Jeff Place from Smithsonian Folkways Records talking about the life and music of Huddie Leadbetter aka Lead Belly, a musical giant who came from poverty and went on to forge a global legacy that continues to endure. 

Huddie Leadbetter  aka Lead Belly

Huddie Leadbetter aka Lead Belly Photo: Smithsonian Folkways

Songs like Goodnight Irene, Midnight Special and In The Pines continue to influence contemporary music more than a century later. Jeff Place curated a definitive retrospective compilation called Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection.