Nights for Wednesday 30 June 2021
7:12 Financial vulnerability of older New Zealanders
Associate Professor Helen Roberts, Department of Accountancy and Finance, University of Otago. A new study out of the University of Otago has examined the financial vulnerability of older New Zealanders, with results showing Māori, Pacific Islanders, and women have lower levels of financial literacy, resulting in them being financially underprepared for their senior years.
7:30 At The Movies
On At the Movies, Dan Slevin watches three new films in cinemas and at home. He reviews SIR ALEX FERGUSON: NEVER GIVE IN, an intimate documentary about the legendary football manager; BYE BYE MORONS, an award winning French comedy; and THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, Barry Jenkins' adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel for Amazon Studios.
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 The Kiwi Farmers' Guide To Life: Rural Tales from the Heartland by Tim Fulton.
8:15 Pacific Waves
Koroi Hawkins presents a daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.
8:30 Window on The World
Tonight's Window on the World is a BBC World service documentary looking at the speed of scientific progress to fight Covid 19. During the pandemic, the world has witnessed how fast medicine can advance with an abundance of cash and collaboration. Is progress at this speed and cost sustainable?
9:07 The Billion Stars Project
We talk to Samoan weaving artist Maryann Talia Pau about The Billion Stars project, an art installation at Silo Park as part of Auckland's Matariki Festival.
9:30 Quiz Answer
We find out who is tonight's quiz whizz.
9:40pm Champions of The Pacific
Talei Anderson and Sela Jane Hopgood are here with RNZ Pacific's weekly sports show, Champions of the Pacific. Tonight, former Tongan rugby international, Isileli Tupou, is callling for more Pasifika people to consider a career in supporting Pasifika people with disabilities and we meet Olivia Selemaia, a young teen breaking weightlifting records across the board.
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. In this show Nick checks out ten jazz tracks about dreams.