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Craig Potton

Craig Potton Photo: John-Paul Pochin

7:12 Craig Potton

Celebrated New Zealand photographer and publisher Craig Potton is chair of the trust behind the $12 million renovation of one of the country's oldest public art galleries, the Suter Art Gallery in Nelson. The gallery reopens this Sunday.

7:30  At The Movies

Simon Morris reviews two films about parenthood - Bridget Jones's Baby and Captain Fantastic, starring Viggo Mortensen. Plus, the latest hit, low-budget horror film - Don't Breathe.

8:12 Nights' Culture - Jazz

Jivester, editor and publisher Fergus Barrowman shares his pick of jazz tracks. This week, Jeff Lederer's Brooklyn Blowhards, Haul Away Joe, Patrick Bleakley, Jonathan Crayford, Anthony Donaldson, Departing Souls and Giovanni Guidi, Gianluca Petrella, Louis Sclavis, Gerald Cleaver, No More Calypso?

8:30 Window on the World

Blind Man #3 - When Peter White jets, sails or walks into a new city, it is the sounds, not the sights, which assail him. He sets off to Rio on the eve of the Paralympics. In Rio he finds a city poised with excitement as the Paralympics are set to begin. Like some of the arriving athletes, he is forced to navigate a strange environment without being able to see his way around: "Having been born blind, I've always travelled blind - and for me, sightseeing is more a case of 'sound-hearing."

9:07 The Drama Hour

Vanilla Marika written and performed by Hayley Sproull.
Recorded live at BATS Theatre as part of the RNZ/BATS creative partnership. Vanilla Miraka explores Sproull's identity as a disconnected, quarter-caste Māori, with white skin and no clue what is happening on the marae.

10:17 Late Edition

A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International,

11:07 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.

Inside Out - Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases. This week features tracks from Matt Penman, Esperanza Spalding and Bill Frisell.