Schedules for 5 - 11 January, 2019

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Saturday 5 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight (RNZ); 12:30 Laugh Track (RNZ); 1:05 From the World (BBC); 2:05 NZ Live - The Warratahs (RNZ); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (5 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 Arthur Tompkins: Art Crime (RNZ); 4:30 In The Balance (BBC); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

6:08 AM. Storytime

The Lights at the Park, by Barbara Hill, told by Peter McAllum; Karanga, by Lynne Taane, told by Roma Potiki; Julie Rescues Big Mack, by Roger Hall, told by Emily Perkins; The Sea Horse, by David Somerset, told by Peter Vere Jones; My Remarkable Grandmother, by Jack Lasenby, told by Michael Wilson; Fools Rock, by Pauline Cartwright, told by Bernard Kearns (RNZ)

7:10 AM. The Best of Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places from the last year in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

8:10 AM. The Weekend with Charlotte Graham-McLay

A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday

Noon The World at Noon

An extended bulletin of Radio New Zealand news

12:12 PM. Best of the Podcast Hour

Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world to help you discover what to listen to next (RNZ)

1:10 PM. Pop Culture

(RNZ)

2:04 PM. Music Features

5:10 PM. Living with Nature

The Sounds of the Namib Desert:  Beginning with a few solo notes from a group of birds before the first light of day and ending with the sounds of the wind in the darkness of the night, wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents a journey in sound from dawn to dusk in the Namib Desert in southern Africa. (BBC)

5:40 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National

6:06 PM. WOMAD Taranaki 2017

La Mambanegra (RNZ)

7:06 PM. Saturday Night with Paul Brennan

An evening of requests, nostalgia and musical memories (RNZ)

Sunday 6 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 The Compass (BBC); 1:05 Summer Science (RNZ); 2:05 Heart and Soul (BBC); 2:35 Hymns on Sunday (RNZ); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (6 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 CrowdScience (BBC); 5:10 Michael King's History of New Zealand (10 of 30, RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

Skin, by Joy Cowley, told by Moira Wairama, Tony Hopkins and Prue Langbein; Tim's Baby, by Sylvia Hickman, told by Mick Rose; The Little White Lie, by Ruth Paul, told by Madeleine Sami; Emma's Axolotyl, by Murray Reece, told by Jane Waddell; Giant Soup, by Margaret Mahy, told by Bruce Phillips; Do Not Push, by Kyle Mewburn, told by David McPhail (RNZ)

7:10 AM. The Why Factor

The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions (BBC)

7:33 AM. Assignment

Investigations and journeys into the heart of global events from BBC correspondents (BBC)

8:10 AM. The Weekend with Charlotte Graham-McLay

A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday including:

9:30 Insight

Loneliness: Facing the Void (RNZ)

Noon The World at Noon

An extended bulletin of Radio New Zealand news

12:30 PM. Futureproof Yourself

Part 3 - Work - What humans do to earn a living has always evolved to suit the needs of society, and the capabilities of technology. But thanks to the rapid development of Artificial Intelligence and Automation we are on the cusp of a whole new Industrial Revolution. Aleks Krotoski and Ben Hammersley find out how we can all continue to be gainfully employed for years to come. They investigate which jobs will remain in high demand, and how to acquire the skills necessary for jobs we cannot even imagine yet. (BBC)

1:10 PM. The Forum

 Fermentation: Ancient Food Alchemy: Rajan Datar goes on a culinary journey of fermented food and drink with expert guests Sandor Katz, Olia Hercules and Dennis Sandris Nielsen (BBC)

2:04 PM. On the Road with Jools Holland

Pianist Jools Holland flies to Nashville to visit RCA Studio A. In the 1950s and early 60s under the leadership of Chet Atkins, Studio A was the place where modern day country music was invented; recently restored & re-opened it is now run by producer Dave Cobb and is home to the multi-million selling artist Chris Stapleton (BBC)

3:04 PM. The 3 O'Clock Drama

The Mumbai Chuzzlewits by Charles Dickens adapted by Ayeesha Menon (#2 of 3, Goldhawk)

4:06 PM. The Sunday Feature

Writers & Readers: Tikanga Now - In "We're All Maori Now", her new essay for The Journal of Urgent Writing 2017, Emma Espiner discusses why Pakeha need to understand and embrace tikanga Maori, or customary ways of doing things. Along with lecturer Mamari Stephens and unionist Morgan Godfery, she talks to Paula Morris (RNZ)

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. Heart and Soul

Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world (BBC)

5:40 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

6:30 PM. Essential NZ Albums: Crocodiles – Tears

The Crocodiles brought together some of the sharpest minds in Kiwi pop. In Essential New Zealand Albums, Nick Bollinger discusses the 1980 debut Tears (RNZ)

7:05 PM. The TED Radio Hour

A crafted hour of ideas worth sharing presented by Guy Raz (NPR)

8:04 PM. Sunday Night with Grant Walker

An evening of music and nostalgia (RNZ)

10:00 PM. The 10 O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. World Book Club

Lawrence Pollard interviews acclaimed and controversial writer Chan Koonchung about his much debated dystopian novel ' The Fat Years'. It has never been officially published in mainland China but has quite a reputation (BBC)

11:04 PM. The Retro Cocktail Hour

An hour of music that's "shaken, not stirred" every week from the Underground Martini Bunker at Kansas Public Radio (KPR)

Monday 7 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Recipes from My French Kitchen by Allyson Gofton (2 of 5, RNZ); 1:05 Summer Science (RNZ); 2:30 New Horizons (RNZ); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (7 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 Science in Action (BBC); 5:10 Witness (BBC); 5:45 Summer was Yesterday by Joyce West (5 of 14, RNZ)

6:06 AM. Breakfast with Paul Brennan

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:12 Pounding the PIllow

6:20 Changing Voices by Samantha Kennedy

6:30 Nuhaka Dreaming by John Bluck (1 of 9, RNZ)

6:45 The Assassination 9: A trail of bodies leads deeper into the conspiracy (BBC)

7:10 My Heels are Killing Me: Beyond Obsession - Sneakerheads - Sonia Sly speaks to DJ Sir-Vere about his sneaker obsession. He has 500 pairs of kicks, some worth tens of thousands of dollars (RNZ)

9:06 AM. Summer Times with Lynn Freeman & Emile Donovan

A variety-packed, celebrity free morning of news, interviews, documentaries and music

Noon Worldwatch

Radio New Zealand news, followed by reports from Correspondents around the world

12:30 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. The 5 O'clock Report with Te Aniwa Hurihanganui

Half an hour of current affairs from the RNZ News team

5:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

7:04 PM. Science in Action

(BBC)

7:30 PM. Essential NZ Albums: The Islander - Dave Dobbyn

There may be no artist who has made more essential New Zealand albums than Dave Dobbyn, and in this programme Nick Bollinger discusses his most quintessentially New Zealand one: The Islander. (RNZ)

8:04 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:04 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National

9:30 PM. Insight

Loneliness: Facing the Void (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. We Will Not Cease #7 by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 7 of 15, RNZ)

10:30 PM. Death in Ice Valley

1. The Isdal Woman  Some graves hold more secrets than others. No relatives attended her funeral and she had died in terrible circumstances (BBC)

11:06 PM. Nashville Babylon

Wairarapa's Mark Rogers presents a selection of old and new music - the very best in alt.country, Americana and blues (Arrow FM)

Tuesday 8 January 2019

12:00 AM. We Will Not Cease by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 8 of 15, RNZ)

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Spectrum (RNZ); 1:05 From the World (BBC); 2:05 Music Extra (BBC); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (8 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 Author's View (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC); 5:45 Summer was Yesterday by Joyce West (6 of 14, RNZ)

6:06 AM. Breakfast with Paul Brennan

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:30 Nuhaka Dreaming by John Bluck (2 of 9, RNZ)

6:45 The Assassination 10: "I laugh at it." The accused speaks in the series finale (BBC)

7:10 Our Changing World: Nao and the Bristlebots - A look at the wacky world of robots with Alison Ballance, who attended the International Science Festival in Dunedin earlier this year (RNZ)

9:06 AM. Summer Times with Lynn Freeman & Emile Donovan

A variety-packed, celebrity free morning of news, interviews, documentaries and music

Noon Worldwatch

Radio New Zealand news, followed by reports from Correspondents around the world

12:30 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. The 5 O'clock Report with Te Aniwa Hurihanganui

Half an hour of current affairs from the RNZ News team

5:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

7:04 PM. Health Check

(BBC)

7:30 PM. The Sampler

Nick Bollinger reviews some of the latest music releases

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:04 PM. Beyond Kate

3: Social Reform What were the influences and changes happening for women in the late 19th century and how did they evolve? Drinking culture and the impact on women and their families, contagious diseases act, reforms around work, alcohol, divorce, and a look at how women were disenfranchised and how their lives have been shaped. But are women still left in the cold, and why?  (RNZ)

10:00 PM. The World at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. We Will Not Cease by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 8 of 15, RNZ)

10:30 PM. Death In Ice Valley

 2. A Case of Clues A suitcase left in the railway station - containing wigs and codes - leads to Southern Norway. Witnesses remember a stranger and a strange smell. Who is Finella Lorck? (BBC)

11:04 PM. Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots (RNZ)

Wednesday 9 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:06 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Insight (RNZ); 1:05 Country Life Story (RNZ); 1:30 More or Less (BBC); 2:05 The Forum (BBC); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (9 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC); 5:45 Summer was Yesterday by Joyce West (7 of 14, RNZ)

6:06 AM. Breakfast with Dan Bernstone

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:12 Witness (BBC)

6:20 Undervalued and mistreatted (NZBS)

6:30 Nuhaka Dreaming by John Bluck (3 of 9, RNZ)

7:10 Are We There Yet?: Diary of a socially anxious kid - Helping kids navigate social interactions (RNZ)

9:06 AM. Summer Times with Lynn Freeman & Emile Donovan

A variety-packed, celebrity free morning of news, interviews, documentaries and music

Noon Worldwatch

Radio New Zealand news, followed by reports from Correspondents around the world

12:30 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. The 5 O'clock Report with Te Aniwa Hurihanganui

Half an hour of current affairs from the RNZ News team

5:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

7:04 PM. Summer Science with Alison Ballance

Highlights from the world of science and the environment with Our Changing World's Alison Ballance (RNZ)

7:30 PM. Essential NZ Albums: Sunshine – Dragon

Dragon was a New Zealand band that lived life in the fast lane of Australian rock'n'roll. The 1976 album Sunshine tells a slice of the story. Nick Bollinger discusses the disc (RNZ)

8:04 PM. Wellington Jazz Festival 2018

LA-born singer Gretchen Parlato live at the Festival  accompanied by Marcel Camargo on guitar,  Artyom Manukyan on cello, and Leo Costa on drums/percussion.  (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:04 PM. Beyond Kate

4: Gender and the Body: While over a century has passed since women received the right to vote it’s still very clear that attitudes towards women, their femininity and their ‘physical makeup’ are subtly and overtly under attack in different spheres of life, whether it be motherhood, sexuality, the way women’s bodies are objectified in the media… There are pervasive stereotypes and attitudes that exist and have a negative impact on the opportunities women are granted in society. This episode explores how women have claimed or had access to public space, and who dictates how she can behave when she finally gets there. (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. We Will Not Cease #7 by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 9 of 15, RNZ)

10:30 PM. Death In Ice Valley

3. The Remote Archive Multiple identities are revealed but an autopsy report is inconclusive. A search in the hospital basement offers up the catch of the day (BBC)

11:06 PM. Inside Out with Nick Tipping

Nick Tipping brings you classic recordings and modern masterpieces from the world of jazz (RNZ)

Thursday 10 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Health Check (BBC); 1:05 The Thursday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 NZ Books (RNZ); 2:30 The Sampler (RNZ); 3:30 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (10 of 15, RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC); 5:45 Summer was Yesterday by Joyce West (8 of 14, RNZ)

6:06 AM. Breakfast with Anna Thomas

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:12 Witness (BBC)

6:20 Biography of a Local Palate by David Burton (1 of 7, RNZ)

6:30 Nuhaka Dreaming by John Bluck (3 of 9, RNZ)

6:45 Letting The Cat Out of the Bag by Becky Umbers (AUT)

7:10 Our Changing World: mussels on the move - Alison Ballance brings us stories of science, nature and the environment - in this episode she helps relocate 150 freshwater mussels from Lake Kohangapiripiri to Zealandia (RNZ)

7:27 Ours: Treasures from Te Papa - Theresa Healey and the Play School toys - Theresa Healey joins Noelle McCarthy to reminisce about the Play School toys and how they helped New Zealand television find its voice (RNZ)

9:06 AM. Summer Times with Lynn Freeman & Emile Donovan

A variety-packed, celebrity free morning of news, interviews, documentaries and music

Noon Worldwatch

Radio New Zealand news, followed by reports from Correspondents around the world

12:30 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. The 5 O'clock Report with Te Aniwa Hurihanganui

Half an hour of current affairs from the RNZ News team

5:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

7:04 PM. Summer Science with Alison Ballance

Highlights from the world of science and the environment with Our Changing World's Alison Ballance (RNZ)

7:30 PM. Essential NZ Albums: Introducing... Dinah Lee

 In 1964 20-year old Christchurch singer Dinah Lee stormed the national hit parade with her local variation on the Jamaican ska sound. In this programme Nick Bollinger discusses her debut Album Introducing Dinah Lee (RNZ)

8:04 PM. New Horizons

With Music commentator and critic William Dart (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:04 PM. Beyond Kate

5: Diversity: Today New Zealand is a multicultural society - one made up of a diverse cultures and each brings with it a different set of values. Back in 1893, that wasn’t the case. But Maori women and their status in NZ society was also very different and colonial women looked up to women in the Maori community who had property rights at a time when Pakeha women were still fighting for theirs.  Do non-Pakeha women in New Zealand today see and experience life through a different lens, and what does that look like? (5 of 8, RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:30 PM. We Will Not Cease by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 10 of 15, RNZ)

10:30 PM. Death In Ice Valley

Telltale Tooth  The Isdal Woman’s dental work points East and strange behaviour is observed in the last hotel she stayed at. (BBC)

11:06 PM. Pocket Edition

(RNZ)

Friday 11 January 2019

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Discovery (RNZ); 1:05 The Friday Feature (RNZ); 2:05 Are We There Yet? (RNZ) 2:30 Friday Live (RNZ); 3:05 Long Hot Summer by Barbara Anderson read by Stephanie Wilkin (11 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 The Why Factor (BBC); 5:10 Witness (BBC); 5:45 Summer was Yesterday by Joyce West (9 of 14, RNZ)

6:06 AM. Breakfast with Anna Thomas

An early miscellany of music, stories and random thoughts including:

6:20 Biography of a Local Palate by David Burton (2 of 7, RNZ)

6:30 Nuhaka Dreaming by John Bluck (4 of 9, RNZ)

6:45 Witness (BBC)

7:10 Eyewitness: Foul Tactics- In the icy waters of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary a protest boat is rammed by Japanese whalers and sinks soon afterwards - but who's really to blame (RNZ)

7:23 Ours: Treasures from Te Papa - Leah McFall and the Suffragette Medal - Noelle McCarthy and columnist Leah McFall visit Te Papa to see Frances Parker's suffragette medal (RNZ)

9:06 AM. Summer Times with Lynn Freeman & Emile Donovan

A variety-packed, celebrity free morning of news, interviews, documentaries and music

Noon Worldwatch

Radio New Zealand news, followed by reports from Correspondents around the world

12:30 PM. Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

An afternoon of alleged music and dubious entertainment

5:00 PM. The 5 O'clock Report with Te Aniwa Hurihanganui

Half an hour of current affairs from the RNZ News team

5:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

6:06 PM. Encounters

Memorable exchanges from the past year on RNZ National (RNZ)

7:04 PM. CrowdScience

(BBC)

7:30 PM. Essential NZ Albums: Che Fu - Navigator

Che Fu's Navigator is an essential New Zealand album for its all-embracing fusion of soul, reggae, hip-hop and Pacifican sounds. Nick Bollinger discusses it in detail in this episode of Essential New Zealand Albums (RNZ)

8:06 PM. The Why Factor

The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions (BBC)

8:30 PM. Friday Night Live

(RNZ)

9:04 PM. The Best of Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places from the last year in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. We Will Not Cease by Archibald Baxter

The experiences of  farm labourer Archibald Baxter was one of New Zealand 14 conscientious objectors forcibly transported to the Western Front in 1918. (Part 11 of 15, RNZ)

10:30 PM. Death In Ice Valley

The Penguin Reports in a secret police file locate The Isdal Woman near a missile test site. A fisherman spots her talking to a naval officer. It is the middle of the Cold War (BBC)

11:06 PM. The Mixtape

Musical guests compile a C60 and talk us through their selections (RNZ)

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