Nights for Wednesday 15 July 2020
7:12 The 5 Month Journey Home to New Zealand
Merja Myllylahti, co-director of AUT's Centre for Journalism, Media, and Democracy joins us to talk about her recent 5 month journey home to New Zealand as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold of the world.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris finds himself missing the once sneered-at blockbusters, and consoles himself with three smaller movies: Endings Beginnings, God of the Piano and A Bump Along the Way.
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 Paula Green's book Wild Honey: Reading New Zealand Women's Poetry.
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
Why did world leaders fail to work together to prevent the spread of Covid-19?
The final episode of this BBC World Service podcast tells the story of 15 September, 1940 - a day that changed the course of World War Two.
9:30 How has the World changed for LGBTQ+ People?
We talk to South African author, Mark Gevisser about his latest book The Pink Line: The World’s Queer Frontiers which documents how LGBTQ+ Rights have become one of the world's new human rights frontiers.
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 Wellington drummer John Rae's new album, in which John explores his Scottish roots through a mix of traditional tunes and originals.