7:12 Johnny Blades on The Pacific 

Radio New Zealand Pacific Senior Reporter Johnny Blades will be talking about the Papua New Guinea election. 

7:30  At The Movies

On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews three new releases: Charlize Theron's Berlin-based spy thriller, Atomic Blonde; Richard Gere in the heavyweight drama The Dinner; and the delightful romantic comedy The Big Sick

8:12 Bang!

Melody Thomas's podcast 'Bang!' is back this week all about sex education. In episode two of RNZ's podcast about sex, we explore how teens deal with sex ed, relationships and the influence of pornography. Plus famous Kiwis travel back in time to deliver sex advice to their teen selves.

Illustration by Pinky Fang

Illustration by Pinky Fang Photo: RNZ

8:30 Your questions 

Lesley-Ann Guild from Family Planning and  Lauren Jack who is delivering a petition to Parliament asking for better sex ed in schools, will join Bryan Crump live to answer listener questions solicited via the RNZ VoxPop app. Download now to submit your own.

9:07 The Drama Hour

A writer goes into the back country, accompanied only by the (fictional ) cowboy hero who is her mentor and sounding board. Things start going haywire when she comes across a tramper who says he's just met the aforementioned cowboy . . . .. that’s  our Drama  'Crossover'  just after the 9 o'clock news here on RNZ National.

10:17 Late Edition

A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline 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.