7:12 Songs of the Spirit.

Methodist lay-preacher John Thornley joins us once again to explore the spiritual side of songs. In this episode, The Staples Family with The Weight.

7:35 Touring with a Steinway

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Jonathon Crayford is touring New Zealand with a Steinway Piano.  We chat to him live on the road - somewhere in the south Island - to find out how it's going.

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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

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A three part series in which Penny Boreham explores the power of ancient stories by taking three traditional tales and juxtaposing them with contemporary experiences and issues. In this programme - A retelling of an ancient Native American story from the Tohono O'odham Nation, whose traditional lands straddle the border between the United States and Mexico. The story encapsulates the tribe's close relationship with their land, plants and animals. But their ancient way of life is now under threat from President Trump's plans to build a fortified wall across their sacred lands.

9:10 Nights Sport

Sports Journalist Dana Johannsen joins us with her take on the latest happenings in the world of sport.

Australia's captain Steve Smith (R), flanked by teammate Cameron Bancroft, speaking as he admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa.

Australia's captain Steve Smith (R), flanked by teammate Cameron Bancroft, speaking as he admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa. Photo: AFP

9:30 Insight

This week, are New Zealand businesses and workers ready for an artificial intelligence future or will some be left  behind ?

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 Mark plays new music from Bettye Lavette and Courtney Marie Andrews, a cover of a Beatles gem courtesy of Pete Molinari, a birthday tune for Aretha Franklin, some heavy southern soul from Eddie Hinton and a homegrown classic from Barry Saunders.

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