7:12 A Galaxy of Her Own

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A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.

Libby Jackson

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We talk to the author, Libby Jackson, one of Britain's foremost space experts and the Human Spaceflight and Microgravity Programme Manager for the UK Space Agency.

7:35 Songs of the Spirit

Methodist lay-preacher John Thornley joins us once again to explore the spiritual side of songs. In this episode he looks at These Hills, one of the hymns of Dunedin composer Colin Gibson.

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; meet the man with the black eyes…

Gone Fishing.

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9:10 Nights Sport

Our wise man of sport, Peter Lampp takes a look at the trauma of the Sky TV outage at the weekend, the histrionics associated with the World Cup and his impressions of the Manawatu women's rugby final.

Brazil's forward Neymar falls during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Switzerland at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-On-Don on June 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

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9:30 Insight

This week on Insight… Otago reporter Timothy Brown heads to Queenstown to find out what unintended consequences of the foreign buyer ban might lie ahead for the resort town.

Development of Shotover Country, an area of Queenstown only began in 2012 – it's now jam-packed

Development of Shotover Country, an area of Queenstown only began in 2012 – it's now jam-packed Photo: RNZ Insight/Timothy Brown

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

Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues.

Holly Arrowsmith

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On this week's show Mark plays new music from Holly Arrowsmith, classic Americana from the Handsome Family, soul from King Curtis and blues from Sonny Boy Williamson.

Handsome Family

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