Schedules for 20 - 26 April, 2019

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Saturday 20 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  -Yurt Party (RNZ); 3:05 How I Got Rich by Ernst Havemann (RNZ); 3:30 After March 15th (Plains FM)4:30 In the Balance   (BBC); 5:10 Sporting Witness (BBC)5:45 Voices (RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

Official Welcome, by Janice Marriott, told by Tess Jameson, Phil Ward, Simon Leary, Megan Alexander; Going Slow at the Easter Show, by John Parker, told by Lloyd Scott; Henry Bob Bobbalich, by Juliet MacIver, read by Lloyd Scott; Golden Eggs, by J Edward Brown, told by William Kircher; Looking after Tulla, by Gaye Buckingham, told by Sarah Sommerville; Tsunami, by Paddy Richardson, told by Olivia Robinson (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

5:09 PM. After March 15th

After March 15th  From a Plains FM series begun three days after last months' terror attacks and presented by Lana Hart who speaks to the people involved in, and affected by, the mosque tragedies in Christchurch. (Plains FM);

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 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 21 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 Is That Love? by Margaret Sutherland  (RNZ); 3:30 CrowdScience (BBC); 4:30 Te Waonui a Te Manu Korihi (RNZ); 5:10 Michael King's History of New Zealand (25 of 30, RNZ); 5:45 Historical Highlight (RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

Turnip Gunpowder, by David Somerset, told by Peter Vere Jones; Island in the Lagoon, by Anthony Holcroft, told by Beryl Te Wiata; The Invaders, by Ian Colthart, told by Lloyd Scott; The Little Tractor, by Joy Cowley, told by Rangimoana Taylor; Everything Happens For The Best, by David Somerset, told by Fiona Samuel (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)

11:05 AM. Easter Church Service

A service to celebrate Easter Day from St Luke's Presbyterian Church in Remuera, Auckland, with Rev. Glynn Cardy as celebrant, and the church choir and congregation (RNZ)

12:12 PM. Two Cents Worth

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

Highlighting radio playwriting and performance (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Sunday Feature

The Nature and Role of Dissent in the Christian Church:  As a tribute to the late Neville Glasgow who died  on 7 April 2019, we feature this 1991 programme in which he leads three controversial theologians in discussion - Reverend Don Cupitt, Bishop John Spong, and Lloyd Geering. All have remained within the church despite being labelled as heretics by conservatives. They talk about their personal faith, dissent from the traditional Christian church, and their role as theologians. (RNZ)

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. Heart and Soul

Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world (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. A service to celebrate Easter Day

An Easter Day service from St Luke's Presbyterian Church in Remuera, Auckland, with Rev. Glynn Cardy as celebrant, and the church choir and congregation (RNZ)  

Monday 22 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); 2:05 People Fixing The World (BBC); 2:30 New Horizons  (RNZ); 3:05 A New Leaf by Helen Mojel (RNZ); 3:30  Health Check  (BBC);  4:30 Nathan Pohio (RNZ); 4:50 Book Review (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC) 

6:00 AM. Breakfast with Anna Thomas

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:c
6:14 Angel of Mercy by Karen Goa
6:30 How The World Changed Music
6:50 The Lady or the Tiger by F R Stockton  
7:10 The Inquiry: Are smart cities dumb?
7:35 The Best Pair by Robyn Anderson
7:50 Witness History

8:12 AM. Easter Monday with Megan Whelan

Easter Monday with Megan Whelan is an upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling

Noon The World At Noon

A roundup of today's news and sport

12:12 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. Five O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. The History of Wastefulness: 2 - Rubbish Through the Ages

Alexandra Spring continues her exploration of how our relationship with rubbish has evolved through time (BBC)

5:40 PM. And All Faiths Prayed as One by Murray Richards

The congregations from two very different churches are thrown together by circumstance (RNZ)

6:06 PM. RoboLife

BBC Journalist Mariko Oi has young children who are starting school in Singapore, where robots are increasingly being used in education. Her ageing parents live in Japan, where robots are now assisting in elderly care. She has concerns about the future, and sets off to find out just what these machines are being used for, why we need them, and what they're really capable of (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)  

7:30 PM. Public Enemy#4 - Trump's America

Repeating the RNZ podcast series first broadcast in 1996 when RNZ reporter Mohamed Hassan recorded the experiences of Muslims not just in New Zealand, but in the USA and Australia as well. As Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States Mohamed Hassan asks How do you fight a president who is hostile to your culture? (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

10:10 PM. World Book Club

Delphine de Vigan: No and Me (BBC)

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 23 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); 1:40 Real Scientists (RNZ);  2:05 Global Beats (BBC); 3:05 Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias (1 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 Author’s View (RNZ); 4:30 Reducing Aircraft Noise (RNZ); 4:40 Virtual Organ (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

Porochista Khakpour:  Sick - The writer Porochista Khakpour was born in Tehran in 1978 and raised in the Greater Los Angeles area.   Her most recent work, Sick, is a memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction and the myth of full recovery.

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 24 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 Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias (2 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 Diversions (RNZ) 4:30  Bulford Kiwi (RNZ); 4:40 Suffrage Stitching (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

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 (7 of 8, Down Low Concept/RNZ)

9:30 PM. Fall of the Shah

'The Collapse' - February 14th 1979. With two governments declaring sovereignty, and an army at breaking point, the American Embassy finds itself surrounded (8 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 25 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30  Science In Action (BBC); 1:05 The Thursday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 NZ Books (RNZ); 2:30 Song Crush (RNZ); 3:05 Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias (3 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 The Cultural Frontline  (BBC) 4:30 Bulford Kiwis (RNZ); 4:40 Suffrage Stitching (RNZ); 4:50 Book Review (RNZ);

5:30 AM. ANZAC Day Dawn service

The Dawn Ceremony of Remembrance from the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in central Wellington presented by Philippa Tolley (RNZ)

7:10 AM. The Battle of Ruapekapeka

The Battle of Ruapekapeka was  the last battle of the Northern War, where about 400 Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Hine warriors stood against a combined British force of 1600.  Nobody knows for sure where Ngati Hine chief Te Ruki Kawiti got his inspiration for the revolutionary design of the pā. But it worked well - withstanding 2 weeks of British  bombardment with canons, howitzers, mortars, and rockets,  before the the massive timber palisades were breached.

8:08 AM. Anzac Day Morning with Colin Peacock

A morning of reflection, conversation and information

11:00 AM. Anzac Day 2019 National Commemoration Service

From the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in central Wellington presented by Philippa Tolley (RNZ)

12:12 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. Five O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. The History of Wastefulness:

The History of Wastefulness: 3- The Tipping Point   Alexandra Spring asks if we are on the tipping point of a rubbish free future (BBC)

5:40 PM. As We That Are Left Grow Old

A short story by Lindsay Wood read by Jed Brophy (RNZ)

6:06 PM. Witness History: The Red Baron

The Red Baron is recalled in archival BBC recordings of veterans as this Witness History programme tells the story of one of the most famous figures of World War One. The legendary German air ace Baron von Richthofen who was killed in April 1918. (BBCWS)

6:20 PM. The Battle of Crete by Carl Nixon

A short story in which a World War Two veteran, is reluctantly persuaded by his daughter to fly across the world to attend the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Crete (RNZ)

6:50 PM. How The World Changed Music

Haisai Ojisan – Hey Old Man!  was released in 1972, by Shoukichi Kina, a musician who grew up under American military occupation on the pacific Island of Okinawa, scene of one of the bloodiest battles of WW2. Kina wrote this song when he was just thirteen years-old and still performs it for adoring audiences today. (BBC)

7:06 PM. How Scared Should We Be?

The Inquiry: Four expert witness consider the question How Scared Should We Be? Who benefits from our fear and is there more than just global reporting behind it? Has the world become more dangerous or has our perception of the world just changed? Rolling news and social media makes us aware of every threat no matter where in the world. From Ebola to flying we investigate the deeper reasons behind our modern fears. Speaking with experts in public health, risk and fear to find out why we are all so afraid. (BBC)

7:35 PM. New Horizons

Lambchop & Tiny Ruins William Dart draws some connections between new albums from Kurt Wagner's Lambchop and Hollie Fullbrook's Tiny Ruins. (RNZ)

8:06 PM. The Mount Felix Tapestry

The Mount Felix Tapestry is a stitched tribute to a special WWI hospital in England.  Mount Felix Hospital, at Walton-on-Thames was the first of three hospitals established in the UK, specifically for injured Kiwi soldiers.  The building is gone, but mementos of the Kiwi presence remain and embroiderers from the area commissioned a project to commemorate the hospital and its people. Ellie Jay.speaks to some of those who helped create the 44-panel tapestry which is currently on tour in New Zealand. (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

Highlights from The Podcast Hour in which 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

10:12 PM. World Book Club

 In this BBC World Book Club programme  Malaysian novelist Tan Twan Eng discusses his Man Asian Literary Prize-winning novel, The Garden of Evening Mists.  This haunting book set in Malaya in 1949, gradually reveals the long-concealed past of Yun Ling, the sole survivor of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp. Now in old age, this lyrical memoir reveals Yun Ling’s struggle between her desire to record the events of her life and the trauma of these brutal memories, feelings which are mediated by the symbol of the garden and action which takes place within it. (BBC) (BBC)

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 26 April 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Discovery (RNZ); 1:05 The Friday Feature (BBC); 2:05  Are We There Yet (RNZ); 2:30 Friday Live (RNZ); 3:05 Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias (4 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 The Why Factor (BBC); 4:30  Kirsten Paisley  (RNZ); 4:40 Easter Moon (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

Arthur Dahl: saving the world's coral
Arthur Dahl recently retired Deputy Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme talks about the plight of coral reefs.

6:43 PM. Focus on Politics

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

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. Friday Night Live

(RNZ)

9:06 PM. Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand (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 Mixtape

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

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