7:12 Food for Life

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After caring for his mother who had cancer, food writer Ryan Riley decided to run cookery classes for people who are living with the disease and those going through chemotherapy.  He joins us from the UK to talk about the project, the classes and the support he's received.

7:35 Upbeat

Upbeat talks to Laurence Dreyfus of the viol consort Phantasm, touring for Chamber Music NZ.

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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

Coming up - a selection of personal stories by Chinese citizens responding to a social media invitation to tell us about their lives.  It's a potpourri of pieces recorded by ordinary Chinese people on their own smart-phones and sent direct to the producer  - No reporters, no studios.

9:10 Nights Sport

NZC president Debbie Hockley at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremony at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch in 2018.

NZC president Debbie Hockley at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremony at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch in 2018. Photo: Photosport

Dana Johannsen joins us again - in her sights this week Debbie Hockley and the personal abuse of sport commentators, the Blues performance at the weekend and of course, Lydia Ko.

Lydia Ko breaks 21 month title drought

Lydia Ko breaks 21 month title drought Photo: RNZ / YouTube

9:30 Insight

This week on Insight, Teresa Cowie heads inside prison to find out more about the impact of New Zealand's meth epidemic.

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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…

Bluesman Darren Watson is bringing Chicago Smokeshop back for a few summer 2018 gigs.

Bluesman Darren Watson is bringing Chicago Smokeshop back for a few summer 2018 gigs. Photo: Supplied

On this week's show Mark plays a track from Kiwi bluesman Darren Watson's new album, an RNZ exclusive courtesy of Nadia Reid, country classics by Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris plus Americana from Willard Grant Conspiracy and Calexico.

Calexico

Calexico Photo: Paco Gomez