Nights for Wednesday 8 September 2021
7:12 Screen Time and Child Development
Sir Peter Gluckman joins us to talk about a new report into screen time and its effects on children's emotional, social and cognitive development written by him and the team at Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures at the University of Auckland.
7:30 At The Movies
Dan Slevin suggests four options for at home lockdown viewing. He reviews the Netflix drama The White Tiger ; Amazon Prime's new version of Cinderella, from the creator of the Pitch Perfect trilogy; Neon's science-fiction series Raised by Wolves which has the first two episodes directed by Ridley Scott; and the documentary 9/11: Inside the President's War Room which streams on Apple TV+.
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 delightful seletion of Teas from T Leat Tea
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
Crowdscience comes to us from the BBC World Service. Light pollution blots out our view of the cosmos and disrupts wildlife at night. Prompted by a question from a listener, we look at the best ways to combat it.
9:07 Someday Stories 2021
We talk to Chris Widdup, the Executive Director of The Someday Project.about the the fresh crop of short films that make up the fifth series of Someday Stories, a creative development platform for emerging filmmakers in Aotearoa.
9:30 Quiz Answer
We find out who is tonight's quiz whizz.
9:40 Nights Gone By
Mia Weatherall AKA Sweet Mama Mia, Mel Tait AKA Mel Practice, and Jo Moar AKA Gruvie roll into the studio to talk Roller Derby ahead of Saturday's clash between the Richter City All Stars and the Auckland Roller Derby.
10:17 Late Edition
Bryan presents all the breaking news, a little analysis of the stories of the moment, and some highlights of the day on RNZ National.
The fight to get a flight back to New Zealand
A second red flight for people eligible for MIQ emergency allocations will leave Sydney to fly to Auckland next Wednesday. MIQ spaces have been made available by deferring places intended for a group of fisher people and some RSE workers. It comes after a red flight this past Sunday, when 93 people in urgent situations were able to return to New Zealand. Christchurch man Barry Smart is 82 and very keen to get on that flight, but he doesn't fit the criteria and is worried whether he will be able to get back here.
11:07 Inside Out
Famous albums are often built around famous tracks, which can mean the other tracks on the release get left behind in the mix. Nick checks out tracks from the B-sides of famous albums - including Dave Brubeck's Time Out, Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool, and Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook.