Nights for Wednesday 18 April 2018
7:12 Eat your Weeds!
Continuing our Weeds season, Julia Sich from the Julia's Edible Weeds website joins us to talk about weeds we can eat - and how to eat them.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris congratulates Dwayne Johnson - The Rock - as the last brand-name star whose presence can guarantee an audience for a film like Rampage. He also reviews A wrinkle in time, starring Oprah Winfrey and mostly shot around Wanaka, and acclaimed Australian film Sweet Country, starring Sam Neill and Bryan Brown.
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
What can be done to counter the spread of false and misleading information on social media? Sir David Spiegelhalter, Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University, talks to a group of Commonwealth youth forum representatives about the challenges of assessing the truthfulness of claims in the news today.
9:07 The Drama Hour
The concluding half of 'Show Down ' Adapted for radio by Elspeth Sandys ('sands') from the 1936 novel by Margaret Escott. which charts a Waikato dairy farmer's love affair and marriage with an upper-class Englishwoman visiting New Zealand
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. Nick features saxophonists Nathan Haines and Art Pepper, and marks the passing of free jazz legend Cecil Taylor.