Nights for Wednesday 25 July 2018
7:12 Sofa Session - Brass Quad
Emerging Wellington brass ensemble Brass Quad join us live in the studio for a sofa session before they head off on their central North Island tour.
Whakatane Saturday 28th July - 12:10pm
Rotorua Saturday 28th July - 4:00pm
Hamilton Sunday 29th July - 2:00pm
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to the latest sequel - The Equalizer 2, starring Denzel Washington. He also investigates the award-winning animation of Estonia, and a documentary called Censored - what got cut by the Australian authorities in the Fifties and Sixties.
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
Luis Fajardo examines controversial plans to create privatised cities in the impoverished Central American country, Honduras. These new cities would have Western-style laws overseen by foreign judges in semi-autonomous enclaves. The hope is that they would offer stability and prosperity to Hondurans and international investors weary of violence, poverty and chaos. Many condemned the initiative as thinly-veiled colonialism. But the current leaders of Honduras, have begun laying down the legal groundwork for the plan.
9:07 The Drama Hour
A Dad wants to watch the game but has two young daughters to look after. He thinks about what it would be like if he still had a son.
THE SECRET SQUAD
Our Drama just after the news at 9 is a comic fantasy in which Snow White, Lassie, and sundry other American cultural heroes seek political asylum in New Zealand - until thwarted by the Secret Squad.
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 celebrates 100 episodes of Inside Out with a look back at some of his favourite tracks.