Nights for Tuesday 4 October 2016
7:12 Our Own Odysseys - Odyssey of Ignorance
Toni Adams set off for London aged 18 in 1981 on what she now calls her Odyssey of Ignorance. It was a trip based on blunders, unpreparedness and a comprehensive lack of local, regional (and national!) knowledge. She shares what she learned.
7:30 The Sampler
This week Nick Bollinger reviews a coming-of-age album from Blue Mountains-born singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin; talks magic and romance with Texan troubadour Hayes Carll; and, half a century after they stood at the centre of a cultural revolution, asks if there is anything left to be learned from The Beatles?
8:12 Nights' Pundit - NZ History
Senior historian for the Ministry for Culture and Heritage Gavin McLean shares our naval history ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Royal NZ Navy being celebrated in November.
8:30 Window on the World
Forgotten Prisoners - South Africa became a democratic country in 1994 after years of racial oppression. Thousands of men and women sacrificed their lives to bring that brutal system down. They finally won when Nelson Mandela became the first democratically elected president. But many of them are still in jail - And, they are not even recognised as political prisoners. So why are they not free? Audrey Brown asks if these people are the forgotten prisoners of the struggle against apartheid?
9:07 Tuesday Feature
Reporting Terror - After the string of terrorist attacks in France and Germany over mid- 2016 some journalists are asking if their approach needs to change. Among them the French newspaper Le Monde has pledged to stop publishing photographs of terrorists in an attempt to deny them "posthumous glorification". In our Tuesday feature this week a panel of journalists and editors covering the UK, France, Germany and the Middle East discuss whether media outlets should change the way in which they cover terrorism.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Worlds of Music
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots.This hour features tracks from Romania, France, India, United Kingdom, Jamaica and more