7:12 An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

BBC Science presenter Dallas Campbell joins Paul Brennan to talk about his new book Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet.

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7:30  At The Movies

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On At The Movies, Simon Morris previews the New Zealand International Film Festival.  Festival director Bill Gosden looks at some of the highlights of this year, as well as looking back on 50 years of previous festivals.

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 Gone Fishing

On Gone Fishing today; there are good Westies, and bad Westies. But sometimes it's a fine line.

Gone Fishing Part 2: The Fisherman

Gone Fishing Part 2: The Fisherman Photo: RNZ / YouTube

9:07 BANG!

This week on Bang!, Melody Thomas is looking at Frequently Asked Questions

9:40 Post Bang Discussion

To talk about some of the issues raised in tonight's episode of Bang!,  Paul is joined by Bang! host, Melody Thomas and Dr Pani Farvid senior lecturer in Psychology at AUT.

10:17 Lately

Tune in to Lately for the latest.  Bryan Crump is in for Karyn Hay this week.

11:07 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. Nick looks at the new album from the Central Band of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and plays music by Charlie Parker.

The Royal New Zealand Air Force Band at Te Papa

The Royal New Zealand Air Force Band at Te Papa Photo: Crown Copyright © NZDF. Some Rights Reserved