7:12 Cartoons and Folklore in Oceania

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Illustrator, Tokerau Wilson joins Paul Brennan in the studio to talk about Cautionary Fables and Fairytales: Oceania Edition. A fairytale comic anthology full of awesome comics inspired by folklore from Hawaii, the Philippines, New Zealand, and more, by cartoonists hailing from all around Oceania.

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7:35 Upbeat

Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is a well-known figure to New Zealand audiences.

Miguel Harth-Bedoya

Miguel Harth-Bedoya Photo: Fabiana Van Lente

The former musical director of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is back in the country conducting the NZSO, and chatted to David Morriss on RNZ Concert's 'Upbeat' about his musical curiosity, his long relationship with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in the USA, and also his zero-waste lifestyle.

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

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 Gone Fishing

If you've been on the RNZ or Stuff websites today or listened to Morning Report, you'll have heard about a new podcast series we've made called Gone Fishing.

Gone Fishing Part 1: The Fire

Gone Fishing Part 1: The Fire Photo: RNZ / YouTube

You can subscribe or download the series at all the usual places including the Stuff and RNZ homepages. And for the next two weeks, we'll be playing Gone Fishing each evening here on Nights.

This episode contains content that some might find disturbing.

9:10 Nights Sport

Dana Johannsen is back for an update on all things sport.  Tonight The Volvo Ocean Race, athlete welfare policies and the All Blacks' win over France.

9:30 Insight

This week on Insight… with early every aspect of the school system currently under review. RNZ's Education Correspondent, John Gerritsen examines the hard questions being asked about deciles, zones and school boards.

Bags at Maraeroa School in Porirua

Bags at Maraeroa School in Porirua Photo: RNZ Insight/John Gerritsen

10:17 Lately

Bryan Crump is on for Karyn Hay tonight on Lately - with the latest news, art and music.

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 spins new music from Mazzy Star, more from Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore's latest, sounds from the swamps courtesy of Buckwheat Zydeco plus favourites from the Band and Bap Kennedy.