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WOMAD 2019: day schedule released

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WOMAD New Zealand have just released the festival’s 2019 day schedule, detailing which acts are performing each day.

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 At The Movies (RNZ); 1:05 The Friday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 Are we there yet? (RNZ) 2:30 Friday Live (RNZ); 3:05 My Father's House by Sue Emms (RNZ); 3:30 The Why Factor (BBC);4:25Music Venues (RNZ); 4:35 Protecting Natives (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: Billy Bird by Emma Neal read by Victoria Abbott - A humorous but deeply moving book about grief where a small boy, Billy, becomes a bird as an escape (10 of 10, RNZ)

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 Jim Mora

An hour of discussion featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum (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

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)

This week’s schedule