Nights for Wednesday 17 February 2021
7:12 Sofa Session - Matt Mulholland and the NZ Air Force Band
We were planning a Sofa Session with Matt Mulholland and a few members of the NZ Air Force Band ahead of their South Island Tour. Despite the change in alert levels meaning we can't host them in the studio, with the help of their sound engineer Alistair Isdale, we'll stil be able to bring you a few tunes.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three films, all likely to be considered for Oscars - American-Korean film Minari, a western starring Tom Hanks - News of the World, and a Victorian love story starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, Ammonite.
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 Nigella Lawson's latest cookbook Cook, Eat, Repeat
Gail Pittaway reviewed Cook, Eat, Repeat by Nigella Lawson, for Nine to Noon.
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 small team of Indian scientists think they've found a new way to kill superbugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are killing hundreds of thousands of people every year, and that number is going up fast. But one Bangalore-based biotech company thinks they might be on the verge of a breakthrough.
9:07 The Climate Question
Will Africa really leapfrog to renewables - Thousands of new power plants are planned across the continent. But the majority are expected to run on fossil fuels. What would it take to bring clean power to every African?...it's episode 12 of The Climate Question.
9:30 Special Interview
We talk rehab and recovery with Producer and performer Elizabeth Cracroft ahead of her show at the Auckland Fringe Festival.
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
On Inside Out tonight Nick Tipping Pays Tribute To Jazz Legend Chick Corea who died this week.