Nights for Monday 21 May 2018
7:12 From Stonehenge to Brexit.
Michael Smith, a retired Lawyer from Nelson has written a history of Britain From Stonehenge to Brexit - The Making of Britain. He talks to us about why he wrote the book and his passion for British history.
Gemma New would have to be one of the most exciting young conductors in the world today. She's home in New Zealand for concerts with the Auckland Philharmonia and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and spoke with David Morris on Upbeat.
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 is propaganda in this episode of The Food Chain. In the second part of of an exploration into the relationship between political power and what we eat, Emily Thomas asks how food can be used by authoritarian regimes and extremist groups to influence and persuade. We meet food writer who takes us on an officially-approved tour of North Korea. And meet a man who spent ten days living - and eating with fighters from the Islamic State group.
9:10 Nights Sport
Sports commentator Peter Lammp was at the Rugby Jamborree in Palmerston North over the weekend.
This week on Insight, new options for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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 Nashville Babylon
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues On this week's show Mark says happy birthday to guitarist Marc Ribot and Fats Waller, plays new music from Willie Nelson, Gretchen Peters and John Prime and spins a mix of classic country and blues from the likes of Steve Earle and BB King.