Nights for Wednesday 19 February 2020
7:12 Sofa Session - Rachel Hair and Ron Jappy
Scottish harpist Rachel Hair, joins us in the studio accompanied by Ron Jappy on guitar.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at Richard Jewell, a real-life story directed by the 89-year-old Clint Eastwood, and an adaptation of Jame Austen's Emma by New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton. And he talks to Ant Timpson, the prime mover of the 48 Hour Film Challenge, about his directorial debut, Come to Daddy.
8:10 The Hump
The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where 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.
Tonight's prize is a treat for any poetry lovers out there - 'The Friday Poem: 100 New Zealand Poems" Edited and Introduced by Steve Braunias
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
How the chef Nobu Matsuhisa went from considering suicide to running a restaurant empire with Robert De Niro.
9:07 Book Reading - The Vintner's Luck by Elizabeth Knox
Jacob Rajan read Episode five of "The Vintner's Luck", Elizabeth Knox's award-winning story of love, life, wine and angels stretching out from Burgundy at the beginning of the 19th century.
9:30 A Beginner's Guide to Korean Cinema
Following the Success of the Korean film "Parasite" we chat to David Oxenbridge, one of the organisers of the Korean Cinerama Trust to get his guide to the best in Korean cinema.
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
After 11, On Inside Out, Nick Tipping checks out a new album from all-female Cuban band Maqueque, tracks from Jann Rutherford and Kirsten McKenzie, one from bass player Drew Gress, and violinist Regina Carter with pianist Kenny Barron.