Nights for Wednesday 16 December 2020
We're doing our bit to keep kiwis stuck overseas in touch with with home in the run up to Christmas.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks back on 2020 - and why bad news for Hollywood turned out to be good news for the New Zealand film industry. He also talks to Pixar director Pete Docter, of Up and Inside out fame, about his new film Soul.
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.
The prize tonight is a signed copy of Karl Maughan's book of beautiful Garden paintings.
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
A spongy collection of flour, water, wild yeasts and bacteria may seem an unlikely object of affection, but some sourdough starters are truly cherished, and can even become part of the family.
Clarke Peters uncovers Surinamese music in the Netherlands, black flamenco in Spain and lover's rock in London. He also delves into the story of the Cape Verdean musicians who found a home in Europe in the 1970s and used synthesisers to express their new found sense of freedom.
9:30 Choral News
There's a silver lining in the covid cloud that kept New Zealand from hosting the world choral symposium this year.
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.