Nights for Monday 27 January 2020
7:12 A Local's Guide to Wuhan
Sebastian Xu has made hs home in Wellington but hails from the city of Wuhan in China where most of his family still live. He's here to give us a local's guide to the city.
7:35 NZSO Kick off 2020
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams this Friday, 31 January. This is the first NZSO concert for 2020 and also the first under Hamish McKeich's new title "NZSO Principal Conductor in Residence" after several years as NZSO Associate Conductor - we talk to Hamish about the concert and his new role.
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
Former British politician Douglas Alexander talks to people with personal tales about how we might all raise our game and disagree better, among them a relationship counsellor, an ex-soldier, a peace broker and a foster mother.
9:10 Nights Sport
RNZ Pacific's Vinnie Wylie joins us for the first time as our Monday sportscaster.
government's school donation scheme gets underway this year, but already schools have been looking for ways to push its rules to the limit. John Gerritsen investigates how far they will go to give students the best education they can.
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
on Nashville Babylon, Mark Rogers has birthday tunes for Elmore James, Lucinda Williams, and Peter Bruntnell. There's also a classic duet between Townes Van Zandt and Willie Nelson plus classic Honky Tonk courtesy of Wayne Hancock.