Nights for Tuesday 27 October 2020
7:12 How do we Measure the Health of our Rivers?
Louise Richards Vice President of the New Zealand Geographical Society joins us once again. Tonight she will be joined by Dr Brendon Blue. They will be discussing rivers and in particular, the research Brendon has been involved in with defining and measuring "Healthiness".
7:30 Song Crush
Song Crush host Tony Stamp is joined by RNZ Pacific Koroi Hawkins and RNZ social media manager Leilani Momoisea, to discuss new songs from locals Gino October and Yasamin, Warrior Recordz in the Solomon Islands, and more.
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 second part of the BBC's "Climate Wars" series looking at how drought is fuelling conflict in Pakistan and India.
9:07 The Arts Hour
This week on The Arts Hour from the BBC World Service with Nikki Bedi, a special that celebrates the 64th annual BFI London Film Festival with conversations with some of the most exciting filmmakers from across the globe.
Playwright Kemp Powers talks about turning his award winning play One Night in Miami into a movie and working on Disney Pixar's latest animated feature Soul.
Oscar winning director Steve McQueen and actor Letitia Wright whose film Mangrove opened the festival, discuss the importance of telling the stories of those who have fought against discrimination.
Filmmaker Harry MacQueen reveals the inspiration behind Supernova, his tender British road movie, starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth....and more
Plus we'll also be hearing how the organisers of this year's London Film Festival have been adapting their screenings, premieres and events to go ahead during the global pandemic.
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
After 11, on Worlds of Music Trevor Reekie features an interview Lewis Robinson who in 2010 founded the Mais Um Discos London-based independent record label that specialises in releasing contemporary Brazilian music that includes Elza Soares, Dona Onete, Lucas Santtana, Metá Metá, Bixiga 70, Orquestra Imperial and Rodrigo Amarante amongst others.
The label has received coverage in newspapers such as the Guardian, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Le Monde as well as support from various BBC radio DJs such as Gilles Peterson and Cerys Matthews. It's a label that has been described as "changing the whole perception of what Brazilian music is in the UK"