Nights for Wednesday 21 October 2020
7:12 Sofa Session - Upper Hutt Brass Band
Upper Hutt Brass Band join us for a Sofa Session ahead of their 100 year anniversary celebrations this weekend.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Robert Kelly looks at three films dealing with friendship and family relationships, from Texas to the north of England and even the hill climbs favoured by french cyclists. Miss Juneteenth, The More you Ignore Me and The Climb.
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 Kelly Lynch's book "Golden Eyes" about the Hoiho/Yellow Eyed Penguin.
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
Stella Sabin looks at the continuing impact of dyslexia in adult life.
9:07 The Americans: US Election 2020 - Episode 4
From The University of Auckland, Dr Maria Armoudian, Associate Professor Jennifer Frost and Dr Tim Fadgen were joined this week by Professor Nancy Eisenberg from Louisiana State University.
Tonight they're looking at how class and identity politics are shapiong today's elections.
9:30 New Biography of Freyberg explores his unseen private life.
Numerous streets, public spaces and landmarks around Aotearoa bear the name Freyberg in honour of one of the great 20th-century New Zealanders, who undoubtedly ranks as the country's greatest military leader. But many of our younger generation are less familiar with Bernard Fryberg, and certainly don't know much about the man beyond his military accomplishments.
Historian and prolific author Matthew Wright joins is to tell us more.
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
This week Nick Tipping features Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, along with Lena Horne, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Sidney Bechet.