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VIDEO PREMIERE: Auckland bedroom pop musician K M T P 'Acting Out’

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RNZ Music is stoked to be the first to share the brand new single and video from Auckland multi-instrumentalist and producer K M T P. ‘Acting Out’ is the second single from his forthcoming EP P.S C U Soon, which is out in August.

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12:04 AM. All Night Programme

A selection of the best RNZ National interviews, features, music and drama

5:00 AM. First Up with Indira Stewart

New Zealand's early morning wake-up call

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour with Susie Ferguson and Corin Dann including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report with Mani Dunlop

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint with Lisa Owen

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:04 PM. The Mixtape

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

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