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Unfurling fresh ideas and sounds along with the best radio documentaries and features from here and overseas.

Monday - Friday, 7:00pm - 12:00am (midnight)

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Vaping and the risk of Lung Disease

10 Sep 2019

Nights' toxicologist, Leo Shep from Toxinform has been looking into the science behind the recent deaths that have been accredited to vaping. Audio

Monday 16 September 2019

 

7:12 Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2019

On of this year's award winners, Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre, Auckland, was awarded the Arts Access Holdsworth Creative Space Award 2019, for the impact and vision of its Music Therapy programmes in Auckland, Northland and the Hawke’s Bay.

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Photo: Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre,

We talk to Music Therapists Russell Scoones & Olly Lowery about the centre.

7:35 Loading Docs

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Loading Docs - the launchpad for New Zealand-made short documentary films - is in full swing.  We talk to Director Morgan Albrecht about her film Bird's Eye.

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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

The World Health Organisation says more than 35 million Bangladeshis have been chronically exposed to arsenic in their drinking water, and about 40,000 die of arsenicosis every year. The field test for it is inaccurate and prone to human error. Most Bangladeshis drink from wells in their back yards which haven't been tested for years, if at all. But now a gadget is being developed which will allow anyone to test a well cheaply, instantly and accurately.

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Photo: Thyme28 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is our sportscaster tonight. He'll be taking a look at the celebrity players headed to Auckland tennis tournaments, The strange saga of Liam Squire and the World Cup All Blacks and he takes us back to the heyday of Rangiwahia Ski Club.

9:30 Insight

This week on Insight, Six months on from the mosque attacks in Christchurch, Ahmed Jahangir is still in pain after being shot, his restaurant is still closed and his chef can no longer cook as he too was shot. Conan Young has been following Ahmed's journey as the months unfolded.

Restaurateur Ahmed Jahangir was shot in the Christchurch mosque attacks. His chef was too. His restaurant has been closed since.

Restaurateur Ahmed Jahangir was shot in the Christchurch mosque attacks. His chef was too. His restaurant has been closed since. Photo: RNZ/Simon Rogers

10:17 Lately

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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 Nashville Babylon

Blues legend BB King has dies in Las Vegas.

Blues legend BB King has dies in Las Vegas. Photo: AFP

Mark Rogers plays birthday tunes for BB King and Hank Williams and previews live dates from Ebony Lamb, Reb Fountain and Joe Pug. There's also tracks courtesy of John Prine and Iris Dement plus a classic from Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Reb Fountain winner of 2018 Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Music Song

Reb Fountain winner of 2018 Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Music Song Photo: Supplied