7:12 Guinness Down Under

Rod Smith joins us to tell us more about how the famous stout arrived in New Zealand.

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris wonders whether there really are no real stars any more, and looks at three films dominated by men this week.  Bruce Willis stars in the remake of the old Death Wish vigilante thriller.  Colin Firth is cast adrift in an open boat in The Mercy.  And Kobi is a documentary by Andrea Bosshard about her father, jeweller Kobi Bosshard.

8:10 Night Mail

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8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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

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Why are humans especially vulnerable to big promises about food? A neurologist explains why food can make us lose our powers of critical thinking even if we are well educated, and we meet some people who decided salvation lay in what they ate. Plus, the story of a woman who fooled hundreds of thousands of people - as well as vast corporations - into believing she’d cured brain cancer with her diet.

9:07 The Drama Hour

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Dexter Guff is smarter than you...and you can be too.

Dexter's long-time producer, Tammy, announces she is leaving the company for another job. In light of this news, Dexter give a Thought Release about "transitions" and his feature interview is with America's best corporate recruiter, Zeb Cooper .


The escape window for The Nightingale to attempt to leave the planet is fast approaching but Wilberfoss is delaying as he waits to farewell his new friend.

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 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.

In the last of his Summer Songbook Series, Nick features the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim.

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