Nights for Wednesday 29 July 2020
7:12 Tupaia's Endeavour
We speak to director Lala Rolls who's documentary film, Tupaia's Endeavour which traces the journey of Tahitian high priest navigator Tupaia, who came to NZ in 1769 on board Cook's Endeavour.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at films starring favourites Julianne Moore and Elisabeth Moss. And he talks with the director of a documentary showing at the New Zealand International Film Festival about legendary film-maker Stanley Kubrick.
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 Elsbeth Hardie's book "The Passage of the Damned"
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 The Unthinkable
How do you carry on after you lose a child? We hear from Kate and Sam about the days and weeks after the death of their daughter, Wren and find out how western societal norms around death might just make a difficult situation even harder.
9:07 Apollo 13
"We were in deep, deep trouble." This is Mission Control like you've never heard it before. After the explosion, denial and disbelief turn to dread.
9:30 Confronting British Bullies
As we move into free trade talks between the UK, Australia and New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington maritime law expert Dr Bevan Marten talks us through a struggle over trading terms from 120 years ago between the UK and its colonies.
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 has music from Sonny Rollins, Charmaine Ford, and Christian McBride- plus a tenor battle between Gene Ammons and Dexter Gordon!