7:12 Pull It or Prize It?

Weeds expert Colin Meurk, from Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, joins us to answer your garden weed questions. You can email your weed shots for indentification to nights@radionz.co.nz

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7:35 Upbeat

One of the most recognisable composers of his generation, the world's most eminent performers have played Gareth Farr's music.
Farr, who has just celebrated his 50th birthday, popped into the Upbeat studio to share stories about life, music and things that go wrong on stage.

Gareth Farr

Gareth Farr Photo: supplied

8:10 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

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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

A look back at the life and thoughts of one of the greatest theoretical physicists of our age, Professor Stephen Hawking who died last Wednesday aged 76.

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in 2013.

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in 2013. Photo: AFP

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp, Palmerston North based sports journalist, brings us sport from a provincial perspective, including his observations on the NZ Rural Games.

9:30 Insight

This week, RNZ's education correspondent, John Gerritsen investigates growing fears about how good the service provided by early childhood centres really is?

Painting and tricycle at early childhood centre

Photo: RNZ Insight/John Gerritsen

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

 Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues.

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Photo: By Steve Garry from Manchester, United Kingdom (Steel Guitar 2) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons