7:12 Nights Pundit - Philosophy

Our regular philosopher, Ann Kerwin is back - tonight we learn more about French Existentialist philosopher Gabriel Marcel.

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7:30 The Sampler

Nick Bollinger reviews the debut album of singer Josiah Wise a.k.a Serpentwithfeet, an orchestral and apocalyptic set from Gruff Rhys and a curiosity from the cabinet of Paul McCartney.

Gruff Rhys

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8:10 Night Mail

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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 Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing Part 2: The Fisherman

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On Gone Fishing today; was the death of Deane Fuller-Sandys bad luck - or something worse?

9:07 Tuesday Feature

In the first of a two-part series about the future of food from the University of Auckland's Project for Public Interest Media four experts on food systems, politics and environmental factors consider what may happen to our food supply. Senior lecturer at Massey University Dr Mike Joy is joined by three speakers from the University of Auckland: Dr Annie Bartos, a lecturer in geography; Dr Gerhard Sundborn, a senior lecturer in population health, and Dr Dan Hikuroa, a senior lecturer in Maori studies. Dr Maria Armoudian is in the chair.

10:17 Lately

Bryan Crump is in the Lately chair tonight with the latest news, views and inspiration for your muse!

11:07 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight has an old time blues and roots theme that includes an interview with Gary Atkinson who owns Document Records, a huge catalogue of roots music, especially blues, gospel and country, when he purchased the catalogue from the founder Johnny Parth, an obsessive Austrian collector who set out to make previously out of print blues and gospel records available again. Gary Atkinson was recently recognized by The Blues Foundation and honored with A Keeping the Blues Alive Award.

Gary Atkinson and Jack White

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