Nights for Wednesday 2 December 2020
7:12 The Scent of a Story
We speak to Francesco van Eerd of Fragrifert Parfumeur who, For the centenary of the publication Katherine Mansfield's third collection of short stories, has created a special new 'literary scent' inspired by the story 'Bliss' and Mansfield's own favourite perfume.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at two contrasting music films featuring Six60 and Talking Heads' David Byrne. He also checks out the latest Baby Boomer bait - The Comeback Trail, starring Riobert De Niro and Morgan Freeman, and Let Him Go, starring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane.
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 Robert Mads Anderson's book "Nine Lives"
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
Alan Dein connects with strangers across the world via social media, exploring the things that unite people across cultures and borders.
9:07 Black Music in Europe
Clarke Peters continues his series revealing the unexplored history of Black music across Europe. Tonight he looks at the late 1950s and early 1960s - Congolese rumba recorded in Brussels, Algerian chaabi in Paris and the emergence of the Notting Hill Carnival in London. We also hear how North African music inspired a revolution in folk guitar.
9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi joins us once again from Tokyo.
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
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.