10:20 Storm clouds gather as Cyclone Gita edges closer
As Cyclone Gita tracks toward New Zealand we talk to MetService's Lisa Murray for the very latest.
Heavy rain's expected to lash the upper South Island with 120mms of rain in 24 hours; severe gales are forecast for Wellington and Taranaki and big seas with waves up to six and a half metres high.
We head to Karamea where it's just begun to rain and local, Ray Douglas, is waiting nervously to see how bad the weather gets.
10:30 Voxpop App designer Peter Fowler on using the app
Welcome Karyn to RNZ, and let her know what you'd like to hear on RNZ's new VoxPop app
Peter Fowler joins Karyn to explain how it works. You can search search for 'RNZ VoxPop' in the app store on your iPhone or android phone. You can find also find the app here for Apple and here for android
It's a piece of cake to download - the instructions are super simple!
10:35 Tonight’s First Track:
We're going to play all kinds of music; lots of Kiwi and international tracks but also the obscure, the quirky and the downright interesting.
First up is Ezra Furman 'No Place' from the just-released album: Transangelic Exodus
10: 40 NZ Booklovers
Karen McKenzie is a Director of NZ Booklovers, an online hub for books, and for book lovers. Her book of the week is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah, and we do a crime round up of three books: The Chalk Man, The Woman in the Window and The Innocent Wife.
Karen works with authors to help them realise their dreams. She's also a published author of twelve books, some fiction, some non-fiction, under the name Karen McMillan.
10:46 NZ Rules Music In Session
Recordings from the Archive
Karyn plays just a taste of 'I Am A Rabbit' by Proud Scum. The punk rockers reformed and headed the bill on Saturday night at the Kings Arms in Auckland for Punk It Up 2018...
Their vinyl album AK79 came out in December 1979, on Ripper Records, and captured the the punk zietgeist
And on the rabbit theme...
Here's French For Rabbits perform 'The Weight of Snow' recorded in the RNZ Auckland studios on 3 March 2017.
Sound by Andre Upston.
10:51 World Headlines
Karyn fills you in on what's making headlines right now.
10:55 A track to end the show
Lawrence Arabia performs Solitary Guys