Nights for Tuesday 28 April 2020
7:12 Pandemic and the Economy
Economist Brian Easton joins us to apply his know-how to give us some idea of the economics of Covid-19 both here in Aotearoa and worldwide, but as he says himself,
"If you confidently know the answers to any of these questions, you have not been following closely enough."
7:30 Song Crush
The Song Crush team this week have a listen to Fiona Apple banging on pots and pans, Chelsea Jade with another great song about being awkward, bass virtuoso Thundercat and more.
Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Music 101 producer Tony Stamp and Bang! host Melody Thomas.
8:10 Bedtime Stories
We delve into the RNZ storytime website to bring you a little bedtime story every Tuesday just after 8.
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific have temporarily suspended Dateline Pacific in it regular format so that they can concentrate their efforts on broadcasting to the Pacific. In the meantime, each weeknight we'll chat to one of their reporters for a daily update. Tonight Bryan Crump talks to Walter Zweifel.
8:30 Window on the World
Death by coronavirus or hunger? That's the tough question being faced by many in developing countries.
9:07 Smart Talk
Jokha Alharthi, the Omani author of Celestial Bodies, talks about her literary world and what winning the Booker International prize has meant for Arabic literature and for herself. A highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Arts Festival writers' programme.
- 10:20 Back To School for some.
Across the country today some schools have had a teacher only day, preparing for tomorrow when some of their students will return to the class room with the change to Level 3. We speak to the principal of Rowandale School in Manurewa, Karl Vasau.
- 10:40 Virtual Car Racing
We get an insight into the world of virtual car racing with racer Shane von Ginsbergen.
- 10:50 A Daily Lockdown Acrostic Poem
Every day during level 4, Russell Garret has been emailing us his thoughts, feelings and observations of lockdown in the form of an acrostic poem.
11:07 Worlds of Music
On Worlds of Music Trevor has devoted the hour entirely to the music and business of the tireless World Circuit label who have been in business since the mid 80’s and have a catalogue that includes some of the most iconic musicians in trans global music.
The program features an interview with producer and the owner of World Circuit - Nick Gold. A man who’s passion and instincts have seen him grow a label that is renowned for it’s quality and integrity.