Nights for Wednesday 18 November 2020
7:12 Sh*t Moments in New Zealand Sport
The Sh*t Towns of New Zealand writers turn their sharp minds to our most embarrassing sporting moments. This bitingly funny collection looks at the worst 50 moments in our sporting history. We're joined by one of the authors, Geoff Rissole.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris reviews Rams, an Australian remake of a popular Icelandic comedy, starring Sam Neill, as well as A Son, a drama from Tunisia, and Freaky - a bizarre mashup between Disney comedy Freaky Friday and horror classic Friday the 13th.
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 our earlier guest, Geoff Rissole's book Sh*t Moments in New Zealand Sport
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 BBC's Science in Action programme takes look at efforts to pinpoint the source of covid-19 and asks about the huge range of economic and practical issues faced in rolling out any vaccinne.
We continue our exploration of Black Music in Europe - tonight Clarke Peters looks at the war years.
9:40 Parenting Lessons Learned During Lockdown
A University of Canterbury study has found that one in 10 parents experienced severe burnout in lockdown, we talk to Dr Cara Swit, Lecturer in Educational and Developmental Psychology at the University of Canterbury.
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 checks out the Christian McBride Big Band's new album "For Jimmy, Wes, and Oliver", which also features organist Joey DeFrancesco and guitarist Mark Whitfield.