Nights for Monday 17 August 2020
7:12 Dark Empire
Katherine Mansfield created some of literature's most chilling characters, not least Harry Kember and his wife in her short story At The Bay.
Author and historian John Horrocks' new novel Dark Empire jumps 20 years into the future to wartime Wellington continue Harry Kember's story where he controls the city's criminal underworld.
7:35 The Sampler
This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger discusses the country soul of Auckland singer-songwriter Milly Tabak and her band The Milltones; a compilation of local garage rock from vinyl indie label 1 To 12; and two recent releases from the normally sparing Gillian Welch.
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
Implanted devices can predict when something is about to go wrong with a patient's heart.
9:10 Nights Sport
Peter Lampp joins us once again with the latest sports news.
Host James Nokise invites radio star Jono Pryor into his safe space to talk about being there for your mates.
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 Nashville Babylon
After 11, on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers has a Cajun classic from Vin Bruce, solid rhythm 'n' blues courtesy of Dr Feelgood, tracks from the cream of Solomon Burke's releases on the Atlantic label plus Harry Nilsson, Colorama and Gene Wilder.