7:12 World Correspondent - Canada

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Journalist for Medicine Hat News, Peggy Revell reports from Canada.

7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at three films based on real life.  American Made stars Tom Cruise as real-life Eighties maverick Barry Seal.  In Between shows the life of three young Palestinian women, partying in Tel Aviv.  And the sequel to global-warming documentary A Inconvenient Truth - Truth to Power.

8:12 BANG!

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Illustration by Pinky Fang Photo: RNZ

In episode 5 of BANG! Melody Thomas explores the effects having a baby can have on sex and relationships. For its release, Gareth Hughes, Emily Writes, Laura Borrowdale and Nicola Willis share the one thing they wish they’d known about all this before becoming parents.

8:30 Post Bang Discussion

Clinical Psychologist and sex therapist, Nic Beets joins Melody Thomas and Bryan Crump in the studio to discuss questions arising from this weeks episode.  To leave your own question, download the RNZ VoxPop app or email bang@radionz.co.nz.

9:07 Aro Valley Meet the Candidates

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In place of our advertised drama, real life action from Wellington’s Aro Valley, which host one of the more colourful candidate meetings of the election campaign.

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Andy Foster: NZ First

Grant Robertson: Labour

Geoff Simmons: The Opportunities Party (aka TOP)

Gayaal Iddamalgoda: Independent

James Shaw: Green

Michael Warren: Act.

Nicola Willis: National

Bryan took Monday night off to MC the event, but he also had a couple of our finest sound engineers with him to record highlights of the gathering, which he describes as “Backbenchers on Mescalin” – sorry Wallace….

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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. This week Nick features "Kapow!", the new album from The Troubles, as well as Thelonious Monk, Marilyn Crispell, and Conrad Herwig.

The Troubles - Kapow

The Troubles - Kapow Photo: album cover art