7:12 Cultural Ambassador - South Auckland

Photographer and artist Raymond Sagapolutele joins us from Manurewa. Tonight we talk Pacific Dance Fest, Mangere booze licenses and Jonah Lomu's headstone.

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7:35 New Horizons

William Dart looks over the career of American country-folk singer Mary Gauthier leading up to her recent release Rifles and Rosary Beads.

Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier Photo: Mary Gauthier website http://www.marygauthier.com

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

Is it okay to kill bugs in the name of science? Entomologist Adam Hart explores the morality of experimenting with insects, and why scientists kill insects to save them from extinction.

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9:07 Our Changing World

This week on Our Changing World, looking to marine organisms to find potential new medicines, and the largest submarine volcanic eruption on record is a mystery story involving pumice, ash and lava.

Impression of submarine Havre volcano - the highest peak is about 650 metres below the surface.

Impression of submarine Havre volcano - the highest peak is about 650 metres below the surface. Photo: Rebecca Carey, University of Tasmania / Adam Soule, WHOI

9:30 This Way Up

Simon Morton investigates a new study that looks at how the speed you walk relates to your state of health.

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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 Music 101 pocket edition

On this week's Pocket Edition we talk to American indie wunderkind Snail Mail and Sydney post-punkers Mere Women.

Mere Women

Mere Women Photo: Photo by Jaclyn Paterson