Nights for Wednesday 19 August 2020
7:12 Public Spaces and The Lockdown
Rebecca Kiddle from Victoria University's School of Architecture talk about how parks and public spaces helped us get through lockdown.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three timeless movie ideas - 23 Walks is about two people brought together by their dogs... Romantic Road sends a couple back on the hippie trail, 50 years later... and Kiwi comedy Lowdown Dirty Criminals revisits the classic "crime goes wrong" plot.
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 MOPHEAD - by Former New Zealand Poet Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh's first book for children which was judged the supreme winner at the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults last week.
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
Tonight's Window on the World explores the unique conditions that have led to coronavirus outbreaks at meat processing plants.
9:07 Apollo 13
In episode 5, the three man crew of Apollo 13 face yet more dangers as they begin their journey back to Earth but they are saved by the most extraordinary on-the-fly engineering fixes of the entire mission.
9:30 Catch Up With KiwiDream Yacht
If technology allows, we'll have another catch-up with Alan Forrest and the crew of KiwiDream who are now in Gambier.
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 at Maria Schneider's new double album Data Lords which is part protest, part warning about the insidious reach of Big Data into our lives.