Schedules for 13 - 19 April, 2019

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Saturday 13 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight (RNZ); 12:30 Laugh Track (RNZ); 1:05 From The World(BBC); 1:45 Elemental (RNZ); 2:05 NZ live Nathan Haines (RNZ); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (4 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 The Week That Was (RNZ); 4:30 In the Balance (BBC)5:10Sporting Witness (BBC)5:45 Voices (RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

Mist, by Gaelyn Gordon, told by Peter Kaa; Mr Rooster's Dilemma, by Margaret Mahy, told by Lloyd Scott; Love, by Joy Cowley, told by Moira Wairama, Tony Hopkins and Prue Langbein; Tharos, by Sandra Maskell, told by Janet Fisher (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

8:10 AM. Saturday Morning with Kim Hill

A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday (RNZ)

12:12 PM. The Podcast Hour

Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world to help you discover what to listen to next (RNZ)

1:10 PM. Music 101

The best songs, music-related stories, interviews, live music, industry news and music documentaries from NZ and the world

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport (RNZ)

5:10 PM. Focus on Politics

Analysis of significant political issues presented by Radio New Zealand's parliamentary reporting team (RNZ)

5:30 PM. Tagata o te Moana

Pacific news, features, interviews and music for all New Zealanders, giving an insight into the diverse cultures of the Pacific people (RNZI)

6:06 PM. WOMAD Taranaki

Highlights from  the WOMAD Taracaki World Music festival in New Plymouth (RNZ)

7:06 PM. Saturday Night with Phil O'Brien

An evening of requests, nostalgia and musical memories (RNZ)

Sunday 14 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30  The Compass (BBC); 1:05 Our Changing World (RNZ); 2:05 Heart and Soul (BBC); 2:35 Hymns on Sunday (RNZ); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (5 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 Crowdscience (BBC); 4:30 Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi (RNZ); 5:10 Michael King's History of New Zealand (24 of 30, RNZ); 5:45 Historical Highlight (RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

The Dolphin, by Lorae Parry, told by Lucy Sheehan; Camp Chaos, by Willie Davis, told by Willie Davis; Peter and the Pig, by Simon Grant, told by Paul Harrop; Karate Lesson, by Willie Davis, told by Willie Davis; Tree Felling, by Jane Knight, told by Iulia Leilua; The Kauri Tree Killers, by David Somerset, told by Bernard Kearns (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Sunday Morning with Jim Mora

A fresh attitude on current affairs, the news behind the news, in-depth documentaries, sport from the outfield, politics from the insiders, plus Mediawatch, 'The House' and music

7:35 The House

legislation, issues and insights from Parliament (RNZ)

8:10 Insight

An award-winning documentary programme providing comprehensive coverage of national and international current affairs (RNZ)

9:06 Mediawatch

Critical examination and analysis of recent performance and trends in New Zealand's news media (RNZ)

12:12 PM. Two Cents Worth

Two Cents Worth is a weekly podcast on the news that will affect your back pocket - with Bernard Hickey, Nikki Mandow, Jenee Tibshraeny and Gyles Beckford (RNZ)

12:30 PM. Standing Room Only with Lynn Freeman

It's an 'all access pass' to what's happening in the worlds of arts and entertainment

1:10 At the Movies

A weekly topical magazine programme about current film releases and film-related topics (RNZ)

2:05 The Laugh Track

3:04 PM. The 3 O'Clock Drama

Fall of the Shah  Ep 7. The return of the hidden imam
February 1st 1979. Ayatollah Khomeini returns from his fifteen-year exile to millions gathering in the streets. Can the new prime minister maintain order? (Part 7 of 9, BBC)

3:30 PM. My Heels are Killing Me

Championing change in an environment of volatility: In the first 2019 programme of her fashion podcast series where Sonia Sly speaks to three designers, Maggie Hewitt. You also heard Tanya Carlson and Kelly Coe, in a panel discussion about the pressures to be transparent, using social media to market a brand and opportunities in Asia (Part 1 of 5, RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Sunday Feature

Will AI kill development? Will robotisation prevent poorer countries taking the traditional route to prosperity?

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. Heart and Soul

Fork in the Road -3. Two journeys out of gang violence
London rappers Jahaziel and Guvna B both grew up in violent environments, but while one has turned his back on Christianity, the other uses his music to express his faith (BBC)

5:40 PM. Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi

A weekly roundup of news on Maori issues (RNZ)

6:06 PM. Te Ahi Kaa

Exploring issues and events from a tangata whenua perspective (RNZ)

6:45 PM. Voices

A weekly feature where the focus is ethnic communities (RNZ)

7:04 PM. The TED Radio Hour

A crafted hour of ideas worth sharing presented by Guy Raz (NPR)

8:06 PM. Sunday Night with Grant Walker

An evening of music and nostalgia (RNZ)

10:00 PM. The 10 O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. Mediawatch

Critical examination and analysis of recent performance and trends in New Zealand's news media (RNZ)

10:45 PM. The House

legislation, issues and insights from Parliament

11:04 PM. The Retro Cocktail Hour

An hour of music that's "shaken, not stirred" every week from the Underground Martini Bunker at Kansas Public Radio (KPR)

Monday 15 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 At The Movies (RNZ); 1:05 Te Ahi Kaa (RNZ); 2:30 New Horizons (RNZ); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (6 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 Science In Action (BBC); 4:30 Circular Economy (RNZ); 4:40 Motorbike Book Club (RNZ); 4:55 Book Review (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:30 PM. Insight

An award-winning documentary programme providing comprehensive coverage of national and international current affairs (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:06 PM. Nashville Babylon

Wairarapa's Mark Rogers presents a selection of old and new music - the very best in alt.country, Americana and blues (Arrow FM)

Tuesday 16 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Two Cents Worth  (RNZ); 1:05 From The World (BBC); 2:05 The Nature and Role of Dissent in the Christian Church (RNZ); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (7 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 Author’s View (RNZ); 4:35 Eva Rothschild Exhibit (RNZ)4:45 Sport & Trauma Recovery (RNZ)4:55 Book Review  (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

7:35 PM. Song Crush

A handpicked music selection of what's good from Aoteraoa and abroad (RNZ)

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:06 PM. The Tuesday Feature

A selection of documentaries, discussions and lectures of note from New Zealand and beyond

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:06 PM. Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots (RNZ)

Wednesday 17 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:06 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Insight  (RNZ); 1:05 Country Life Story (RNZ); 1:45 More or Less  (BBC); 2:05 The Forum (BBC); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (8 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 Diversions; (RNZ); 4:30 Studying Groove (RNZ); 4:40 Antarctic Huts (RNZ); 4:50 Book Reviewr (RNZ); 5:10  Witness (BBC) (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

7:35 PM. At the Movies

A weekly topical magazine about current film releases and film related topics (RNZ)

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:06 PM. The Worst Sitcom in the World: an anatomy of failure

Around 25 years ago New Zealand television embarked on a scheme to produce the best Kiwi sitcom ever. The show was called Melody Rules and was a tremendous flop. Why? It had everything going for it when the process began (6 of 8, Down Low Concept/RNZ)

9:30 PM. Fall of the Shah

Ep 7. The return of the hidden imam
February 1st 1979. Ayatollah Khomeini returns from his fifteen-year exile to millions gathering in the streets. Can the new prime minister maintain order? (Part 7 of 9, BBC)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:06 PM. Inside Out with Nick Tipping

Nick Tipping brings you classic recordings and modern masterpieces from the world of jazz (RNZ)

Thursday 18 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Health Check (BBC); 1:05 The Thursday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 NZ Books (RNZ); 2:30 Song Crush (RNZ); 3:05 Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (9 of 9, RNZ); 3:30 The Cultural Frontline (BBC) 4:30 Cats and Dogss  (RNZ); 4:40 More of Us  (RNZ); 4:50 Book Review  (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Kākāpō Files:  Alison Ballance on the longest breeding season of the world's favourite birds - New Zealand's rare flightless parrot, the kākāpō

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

7:30 PM. New Horizons

With Music commentator and critic William Dart (RNZ)

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:06 PM. Our Changing World

Highlights from the world of science and the environment, with Alison Ballance (RNZ)

9:30 PM. The Podcast

Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world to help you discover what to listen to next (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:06 PM. The Music 101 Pocket Edition

Music, interviews, live performances, behind the scenes, industry issues, career profiles, new, back catalogue, undiscovered, greatest hits, tall tales - with a focus on New Zealand/Aotearoa (RNZ)

Friday 19 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Discovery  (RNZ); 1:05 The Friday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 Songs of the Spirit  (RNZ); 2:30 Friday Live (RNZ); 3:05 Alfresco by James Norcliffe (RNZ); 3:30 The Why Factor (BBC); 4:30 Society of Antiquaries (RNZ); 4:50 Book Review (RNZ); ​5:10 Sporting Witness  (BBC); ​5:35   Te Reo Maori (RNZ);

6:00 AM. Breakfast with Anna Thomas

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:08 AM. Storytime

Hoha, by Judith Holloway, told by Peter Kaa; Friends, by Apirana Taylor, told by Apirana Taylor, and various others; Egg Man, by Ruth Corrin, told by Tina Regtien; The Egg, by Gaelyn Gordon, told by Jennifer Ward-Lealand; Easter Story, by Apirana Taylor, told by Carol Smith (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Running Revolution

When Running Made History  is the focus of Emeritus Professor Roger Robinson’s conversation with Kathryn Ryan about his great love – running (RNZ)

7:35 AM. The Best Pair by Robyn Anderson

Gerald discovered the spare set of upper dentures in his suit pocket the day Dorrie was being buried…..and it didn't take much to figure out where they'd come from (RNZ)

8:10 AM. Robots

Can You Murder A Robot?  Robots are designed to help us, so why do humans like to hurt them? Jane Wakefield considers how people seem unable to stop humanising robots and explores a darker side of the robot-human relationship (BBC)

9:06 AM. Black Sheep

The Story of White-Supremacy: William Ray looks at the origins of white supremacy in New Zealand, how its ideology warped and changed over time, and how people have fought against it (RNZ)

10:05 AM. A lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy's first published story - which came out 50 years ago (RNZ)

10:10 AM. Mahy Magic

Mahy Magic is a look at one of New Zealand's leading authors and original thinkers through a theatre piece written by Jo Randerson called Mahy Madness. Intimate and theatrical, it is a celebration of someone who uses the imagination in a positive way in her life and empowers others to do the same. (RNZ)

10:50 AM. How The World Changed Music

Mbube – The Lion by Solomon Linda's Original Evening Birds is a track that grew from a half-improvised two minute song recorded in Johannesburg in the 1930s and then, through a series of cultural misappropriations, was rewritten into a worldwide hit - 'Wimoweh' or The Lion Sleeps Tonight. It later became part of Disney's huge international Lion King phenomenon. But did any of the money make it back to Linda and his family? (BBC)

11:05 AM. Historical Tribute

Raglan By The Sea:  During the Second World War,  25 hectares of land alongside Raglan Harbour, was taken by the Crown for defence purposes . Later it became the Raglan golf course, and in the 1970's  Māori land protesters were arrested on the golf course for trespass. Then came change. 13th February 1988 was a day of thanksgiving and celebration for the return of Māori land at Raglan, and the late Neville Glasgow went there  to assess the mood for this Insight-88 documentary.

11:45 AM. Ciao by Patricia Collinge.

A tale about love, and acceptance uncovered when an American husband and wife visit  Rome in this classic American short story read by Eugene Kern (VOA)

Noon Good Friday with Paul Brennan

An afternoon of features, documentaries and music including

12:12 PM. An Inspector Calls

Life as a food inspector  is a lot more fraught than you might think. In this BBC Food Chain feature, Emily Thomas meets three food safety officers from around the globe who reveal what it’s like to be one of the most feared people in the industry (BBC)

12:40 PM. Good Friday Music

Songs of the Spirit - Methodist lay preacher John Thornley talks about his interpretation of Easter and the spiritual side of music for the season in this conversation with Bryan Crump (RNZ).

1:08 PM. Outlaws of the Airwaves

New York City’s pirates of the air As the workday winds down across New York, and  listeners begin to arrive home, dozens of secret transmitters switch on from rooftops in immigrant enclaves. These stations are often called ‘pirates’ for their practice of commandeering an already licensed frequency. Reporter David Goren paints an audio portrait of their world, drawn from the culture of the street. . (KCRW / BBC)

2:06 PM. WoodSongs Radio Hour

Songs of Rural America: The Symphony Concert
Folksinger Michael Johnathon and The Ohio Valley Symphony conducted by Tim Beren celebrate the music and stories of America's front porch -from Appalachia to Woody Guthrie, Buddy Holly to George Gershwin, Irving Berlin to Vincent Van Gogh and more.  (WoodSongs OTRH)

3:06 PM. Stabat Mater

Brian Kay looks at musical settings of the Stabat Mater - a medieval Latin poem in which the poet contemplates the sorrowing figure of the mother of Christ weeping at the foot of the cross on the first Good Friday and begs that he may share her grief. It is based upon the prophecy of Simeon that a sword was to pierce the heart of his mother, Mary. (RNZ)

4:06 PM. Young Muslims in France

A Heart and Soul Gathering discussion In which young Muslims with a variety of different faith perspectives and backgrounds come together in Paris to discuss what a French Muslim identity looks like in a nation that separates state and religion (BBC)

5:00 PM. Five O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. The History of Wastefulness

Part 1. Today’s Trash Challenge Alexandra Spring, explores how our relationship with rubbish has evolved over time, beginning on a boat sailing across the Pacific Ocean (BBC)

5:40 PM. Hosanna Angelica by Alison Duffy

The small country drama group plans an Easter pageant - and the local donkey is anxious to be the star of the show (RNZ)

6:06 PM. Great Encounters

Directions: Margharet Mahy   In tribute to the late Neville Glasgow who died on 7 April 2019, we feature this Episode from the series 'Directions' in which he talked to New Zealanders about their beliefs and what gives meaning to their lives. (RNZ)

6:30 PM. Global Business

Portugal’s Ocean Economy   As the global economy slows, many countries are looking to the vast, untapped potential of the sea for new areas of growth. And in this BBC Global Business documentary,  Tanya Beckett visits Lisbon to find out how seriously Portugal is following this path. (BBC)​

7:06 PM. After March 15th

After March 15th is a special series from Plains FM in Christchurch in which Lana Hart speaks to the people involved in, and affected by, the mosque tragedies in Christchurch, exploring ways forward so listeners can better understand what has happened and what we do now.(Plains FM)  

8:06 PM. Windows on the World

 (BBC)

8:30 PM. Friday Night Live

(RNZ)

9:06 PM. Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

10:00 PM. The 10 O'clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. World Book Club

Me Before You’ by the British writer JoJo Moyes  Me Before You’ by the British writer JoJo Moyes is the book up for discussion as they author joins Harriet Gilbert and an audience of avid readers to discuss her popular novel. (BBC)

11:06 PM. The Mixtape

Musical guests compile a C60 and talk us through their selections (RNZ)

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