Nights for Wednesday 14 October 2020
Writer and photographer Kelly Lynch joins us to talk about her new book dedicated to the bird on our $5 note.
7:30 Sould Music
Crazy - People of all ages reflect on their love of this simple song, made famous by Patsy Cline, and why it still brings out strong emotions.
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 City at The Centre: A History of Palmerston North.
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 do fat people experience so much hatred?
Leading up to the US presidential election, three specialists in US politics, history and media from the University of Auckland, all from the USA but currently happily living here in New Zealand - will take us through the systems, the history and the precedents, and try to explain why things might be happening the way they are.
Dr Maria Armoudian, Associate Professor Jennifer Frost and Dr Tim Fadgen from The University of Auckland are joined this week by two journalists from PBS Newshour, Lisa Desjardins and Dan Bush. Tonight they're looking at the media in the Unites States and it's place in US Politics.
9:30 Linguistics and our love of Ashley Bloomfield
If anyone can explain why Dr Ashley Bloomfield became a national heart-throb, it's a linguistics expert - right? A new podcast series aims to help us understand what lies behind all the words, sentences, signs and slogans that surround us every day. We're joined by one of it's creators Dr Julia de Bres from Massey University.
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 Jazz from the Balkans, NZ and beyond- plus a star turn from Aretha Franklin.