Nights for Wednesday 28 March 2018
7:12 Conversations with Dead Relatives
Conversations with Dead Relatives is a tale of family histories. We Speak with director Jennifer Ward-Lealand and actor Alex Ellis about the stories - who they are and where they came from.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks Cannes Film Festival winner, The Square and the sequel to Guillermo del Toro's other rubber monster film, Pacific Rim. And he also belatedly investigates why people keep flocking to the Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman, over three months later.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Food waste can have a huge impact on some wild animals, changing their diets and behaviours, and often bringing them into closer contact with humans. From sea birds to grizzly bears, we hear how this can create serious ecological imbalances, and often lead to conflict.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too)
After an interview with the author of the book 'How to Monetize Your Vacation' goes horribly wrong, Dexter disappears. Documentarian (and Guffhead) Craig Simpson steps in to take the case.
When Wilberfoss finally reveals the dreadful choice he made in getting The Nightingale off the surface of the remote planet it drives him to despair
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. Tonight Nick celebrates Marion McPartland's hundredth birthday, and the 60th anniversary of Cannonball Adderley's landmark album Somethin' Else.