7:12 Building Bigger Houses

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Are we building our houses too big? We speak to one of the authors of a report that says the size of New Zealand's houses are cancelling the benefits gained from better insulation.

7:35 New Horizons

The Floral Clocks - Gabriel White and Richard von Sturmer

The Floral Clocks - Gabriel White and Richard von Sturmer Photo: The Floral Clocks

William Dart takes a listen to a new album from the Auckland duo The Floral Clocks - musician Gabriel White and lyricist Richard Von Sturmer.

8:12 Nights' Culture - Dr. Kirsten Zemke

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This week's cultural ambassador is Dr Kirsten Zemke, ethnomusicologist at Auckland University - back with more sonic adventures from the world of hip hop.

8:30 Window on the World

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The Food chain goes in search of a Food Champion.

We hear about the four shortlisted projects hoping to be named The Food Chain Global Champion, including an insect-based cooking oil, a beekeeper empowering women in northern India, a maggot-based animal feed, and a global movement seeking to transform food and agriculture.

9:07 Our Changing World

The Queenstown Basin and Lake Wakatipu.

The Queenstown Basin and Lake Wakatipu. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance reports back from New Zealand's biggest science event, the Queenstown Research Week.

9:30 This Way Up

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Simon Morton brings us the highlights of This Way Up we meet a 93-year-old sand collector who has amassed samples of thousands of different sands from all over the globe and can compression clothing make you a better athlete?!

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 Music 101 pocket edition


Hex Photo: supplied

In this week's Pocket Edition, we catch up with Wellington witches Hex, talk to ex-Vampire Weekend member Rostam about his debut solo album, and Christchurch band Best Bets introduce themselves.

Best Bets

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