7:12 Lloyd Esler & Rabbits 

LLoyd Esler joins Bryan to talk about Rabbits, and their history in NZ as friends and foes. 

A file photo shows a rabbit in the grass in an unspecified part of New Zealand

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at the Oscar-nominated Loving, based on a real-life historic injustice.   Gary of the Pacific is another New Zealand crack at a sort-of romantic comedy, and Trespass against us boasts a strong cast, led by Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson

8:12 Nights overseas 

Our overseas correspondent will be uncovering the happenings of their surroundings. 

8:30 Fathom 

Tonight we meet Rose, a woman whose heart once stopped beating triggering cardiac arrest. In the weeks and months of recovery that followed and after many, many tests a complicated relationship between her brain and heart was revealed. This story explores the challenges Rose faces day to day and the creative outlet's she's developed. 

9:07 The Drama Hour

And as students at our tertiary institutions  get down to the hard slog of the academic year,  we're featuring Justin Eade's taut, life and death drama "On The Brink Of Academia"  featuring Jacob Rajan and Emmet Skilton.

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 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.