Nights for Tuesday 11 August 2020
7:12 Rethinking New Zealand's Role in The World
Nights' International Relations expert Nina Hall asks that we fundamentally rethink Aotearoa's role in the world and looks at practical ideas to do so in her new book Beyond These Shores
7:30 Song Crush
Tony Stamp is joined by Church (one half of Silver Scroll-nominated hip hop duo Church & AP), and RNZ Studio Operator and music fan Jana Te Nahu Owen. Together they discuss new tunes from locals Troy Kingi, Vayne and Girl Friday, plus some dancefloor bangers
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'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
The Prison Voicemail app connects inmates and their families, helping them stay in touch throughout a sentence.
9:07 Smart Talk
An informal talk from University of Auckland professor Darl Kolb about the experience of working from home, recorded during this year's online version of the university's Raising the Bar series.
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 Worlds of Music
On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with Chinese Musician Wu Man recorded in march 2013 at the Radio NZ Auckland studios.
Wu Man is an extraordinary virtuoso of the Pipa, a four stringed Chinese lute that dates back two thousand years and echoes ancient Chinese musical traditions. As The Boston Globe once wrote: "Wu Man is one of the rare musicians who has changed the history of the instrument she plays - the Pipa"