7:12 The Pick of Strings

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We kick off Monday night with dose of Iberian passion.  Flamenco Guitarist, Paul Bosauder has returned from Spain and joins us for a special extended interview ahead of his NZ tour and debut album release to talk about life, guitars, flamenco...and to play us a few tunes.


8:12 Illuminating the Stars


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Nights' amenable astronomer, Dr Alan Gilmour is back for our first journey into space of 2018.  He'll be illuminating topics including the Total Eclipse of the Moon and Why is Earth Magnetized and Venus Not?

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8:30 Window on the World

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Wine has been getting more and more alcoholic in recent decades, driven by consumer tastes and climate change. This has big implications not only for public health, but also the quality of the bottle. But making a lower alcohol wine that is still full of flavour is extremely complicated, especially when growing grapes in rising temperatures – some have called it the profession’s Holy Grail.

9:10 Night Mail

To get in touch, email nights@radionz.co.nz , you can text us from your mobile on 2101 or you can find us on Facebook.

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9:30 Insight

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This week on Insight, RNZ Northland reporter, Lois Williams continues Insight's investigation into the country's P epidemic, by exploring how it's breaking up families, piling the pressure on schools, mental health workers, police and rehab clinics and what's being done to try and repair the damage.

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 Nashville Babylon

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On this week's show Mark drops  jump jive from Louis Jordan, classic blues courtesy of Freddie King and Etta James, a rare reggae take on Black Magic Woman plus tracks from Dylan, Ry Cooder, Andrew Combs and country music king Don Williams