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10:20 Dawn raids apology to come after 50 years

A formal apology is coming from the government for the wrongs committed during the Dawn Raids of the 1970s.  The raids were carried out to uncover and deport overstayers and took place very early in the morning or late at night. The government's acknowledged they were severe with demeaning, verbal and physical treatment.

Jacinda Ardern announces a government apology for the dawn raids.

Jacinda Ardern announces a government apology for the dawn raids. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas


10:30 Calling London

BBC journalist Audrey Tinline talks to Karyn about President Biden's first meeting with President Putin this week; Iranians go to the polls to decide who'll be the country's next president and increasing worries about rising inflation in many parts of the world.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) and US President Joe Biden sit around the table at the start of the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11 June 2021.

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Max Cryer

Max Cryer Photo: Syd Mannion Photography

10:45 Word with Max Cryer: New Zealanders' use of the English language

Entertainer, singer, writer and quizmaster, the inimitable Max Cryer makes a welcome return to RNZ National tonight when he joins Karyn on Words.

His subject is New Zealand English: words you won't hear anywhere else in the world.