Nights for Wednesday 7 April 2021
7:12 Sofa Session - Ingrid and The Ministers
We have a sofa session with Ingrid Saker from Wellington "frock and rollers" Ingrid and the Ministers.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at long-awaited children's favourite Peter Rabbit 2, and two thrillers, both involving secret identities. Benedict Cumberbatch is the real life Courier, while Nobody comes from the people who made John Wick.
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 a treat for any budding young palaeontologists in the whanau - Fossils From Lost Worlds by Helene Rajcak and Damien Laverdunt.
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
Climate migration is coming. Tonight's Climate Question is, what are we going to do about it?
9:07 Materials: Fact or Fiction - Shipstone (Part 2)
Last week Dr Chris Bumby, Principal Scientist with both the MacDiardmid Institute, and Victoria University's Robinson Institute gave us his scientific take on Shipstone from the novel 'Friday' by Robert Heinlein
In the second half of that discussion, Bryan asks Chris, how much power might we be able to store in a battery?
9:30 Quiz Answer
We find out who is tonight's quiz whiz
Koro Vakauta and Talei Anderson bring us another episode of Champions of The Pacific. Tonight, we find out how two Pacific Island Olympians are coping with the pandemic as they prepare for Tokyo, a local football tournament brings Wellington's Fiji community together and we hear from an American Samoa-born rugby player who used to call NFL legend Tom Brady a teammate.
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.