7:12 What does it take to make your own way in Aotearoa in the twenty first century?

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The Contours of Heaven combines the forms of verbatim theatre, live vocal harmonies and movement, to tell the real stories of six young people from Te Matau a Māui, The Hawkes Bay.

Director Puti Lancaster and actor Ana Chaya Scotney spent 3 months interviewing young people about what it is to be coming of age in Aotearoa. We talk to Puti, Ana and the show's designer Owen McCarthy and get insight to some of these experiences.

7:35 Upbeat

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Photo: Benjamin Ealovega 2012

French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet has been in New Zealand as soloist for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's season opening concert.

He plays some of the music he loves and tells Eva Radich what it is that makes great art and great artists.

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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8:15 Dateline Pacific

RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

8:30 Window on the World

Lyse Doucet travels to Saudi Arabia to meet Madeha al-Ajroush, who battled for 30 years to get women the right to drive. It is a battle she has now won, as women in the kingdom will legally be allowed to drive later this year. As a Saudi woman, she says, "you’ll always be treated like a child and never like an adult. And that was a problem, and it continued till this day - but things are opening up now.

9:10 Night Sport

We're bringing sports back to Nights

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And making his debut in our new Monday sports slot is sports journalist, Peter Lampp.  Tonight we're looking at the Winter Olympics and the T20 Cricket Series.

Martin Guptill batting for the Black Caps  in their T20 match against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland.

Martin Guptill batting for the Black Caps in their T20 match against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland. Photo: PhotoSport


9:30 Insight

This week, Insight hears from migrant, rural, Chinese workers, who escape cramped living conditions by creating a better life online.

10:17 Lately

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Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.

11:07 Nashville Babylon

Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues. On this week's show we've got classics from Creedence, Janice Joplin and Ernest Tubbs plus righteous gospel courtesy of the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, more from Jim White's latest, a soul smash from the legendary James Carr and songs from Nashville Babylon favourites Sam Outlaw and Andrew Combs.

Janis Joplin 1969

Janis Joplin 1969 Photo: Public Domain via Wikipedia