7:30 My Best Dead Friend

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Anya Tate-Manning is taking her award winning one woman show to Escape! at the Tauranga Arts Festival.  She's here to tell us all about it.

7:35 Upbeat

Composer and jazz musician Lucien Johnson recently completed Doctorate of Musical arts from the New Zealand school of Music.

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He focused on Ethio-jazz, which combines 60s and 70s funk and soul with traditional Ethiopian music.
Lucien spoke to Nick Tipping about the inspiration behind his studies, where the Ethio-jazz sound came from and the implications of playing the music of a different culture.


8:10 Night Mail

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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

A look at mass catering and cooking on a grand scale. Emily Thomas visits a Sikh temple to see how volunteers serve up to a thousand free meals per day without even breaking a sweat. A professional caterer breaks down the economics of mass catering for us. Plus, a foodie chemist gives us his take on mass cooking on a molecular level.

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is on the line with this week's sports digest.

9:30 Insight

Anusha Bradley takes a look at a new approach to policing family violence.

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

On this week's show Mark says happy birthday to John Fogerty, spins classic country from Bobbie Gentry, blues courtesy of Johnny Otis and Bo Diddley, drops a brand new track from Neko Case and plays homegrown tunes from Miles Calder and Tami Neilson