Nights for Wednesday 27 January 2021
7:12 Sofa Session - New Zealand String Quartet
The New Zealand String Quartet join us live in the studio for a special hour-long Sofa Session.
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 Ian Chapman's book on life in 1960s New Zealand, OK Boomer.
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
Forests the size of tennis courts are being planted in towns and cities around the world. They use a special method from Japan which can grow a dense forest in just a few years. At that size they won't make much of a dent in global warming but they do have many benefits including bringing increased biodiversity into the heart of the city.
9:07 The Climate Question
Another fascinating series from BBC World service, a global, topical weekly show examining climate change and how to stop it....In todays Climate Question - As sea levels rise due to global warming, what does the future hold for our coasts?
9:30 A New Service for Children
Kidsline has merge with Barnardos 0800 What's Up, creating Aotearoa's only dedicated children's helpline. Dr Claire Achmad from Barnardos joins us to tell us more.
10:17 Late Edition
After the long news bulletin at 10, we take a look back at the big news stories and the best interviews of the day.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.