Adhyatma, director of The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust

Adhyatma, director of The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust Photo: Supplied

7:12 Yoga in Prison

Adhyatma is the director of The Yoga Education in Prisons Trust, a registered charitable trust providing yoga and meditation education in New Zealand prisons.

7:35 Upbeat

Sarah Hoskyns and Julian Raphael play the mbira - an ancient instrument from Zimbabwe. Traditionally it is an important part of community, encouraging well being and connection between the native people. Eva Radich discovers what it is, the basics of how to play it, how it's made and why it's used in the development of modern day health and wellbeing.

8:12 Nights' Science - Native Fish Ecology

Can eels bark like a dog? Is their brain in their tail? self-confessed native fish geek Stella McQueen is busting eel myths.


Eel Photo: Anna Barnett

8:30 Window on the World

The BBC's Dan Saladino takes a journey on a newly built road through the remote mountains of the country's north in search of a slice of mishavin cheese. After decades of communist rule, Albania started its transition to democracy in 1991. It hasn't been easy. The country, which borders Greece and Macedonia, remains one of the poorest in Europe; it experienced massive rural depopulation, emigration and has stubbornly high levels of unemployment. However, many are convinced one answer to many of Albania's problems lies in its food and farming past.

9.20 ROTN

Tonight in our Right On The Night serial we return to 1st Century AD Roman Britain and another rebellion from the locals.

9:30 Insight

Chris Bramwell explores the fight in the Pacific to keep many islands above water in the face of climate change

10:17 Late Edition

A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 At the Eleventh Hour

Tonight in Folk Alley, new music from Layla McCalla, Paul Simon, The Avett Brothers and Jonah Tolchin; we'll hear from Mudcrutch's second album titled '2'; also the Byrds live from San Francisco in 1970; a set from Neko Case, KD Lang, and Laura Veirs' new self-titled release; plus an exclusive in-studio performance from the Canadian duo, The Small Glories; and favorites from Led Zeppelin, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, and many more.