7:12 Nights Science - Toxicology

Dr Leo Schep, Toxicologist with the National Poisons Centre at the University of Otago is back with us.  Tonight he's taking a look at the science behind the recent stories of meth contaminated housing.

7:30 The Sampler

Music from Big Pink

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Nick Bollinger celebrates the 50th anniversary of Music From Big Pink - the debut album of The Band - by taking a deep look at its influences and its effects.

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

On Gone Fishing today; Gail Maney goes on trial for a murder she says she had nothing to do with.

Gone Fishing.

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9:07 The Future of Food

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Photo: By Cyron Ray Macey (originally posted to Flickr as Harvest Time) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

This second of a two-part series about the future of food from the University of Auckland's Project for Public Interest Media focuses on solutions to dilemmas about food production and security facing the world. Speakers include Michael Carolan, Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Research at Colorado State University; and from the University of Auckland Richard LeHeron, Professor of Geography; Nick Lewis, Associate Professor at the School of Environment; and Dr Anastasia Telesetsky, senior lecturer in law. Dr Maria Armoudian is in the chair for this RNZ recording.

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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 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of trans global music, fusion and folk roots.

Seckou Keita & Catrin Finch

Episode 91 features an interview with Welsh classically trained harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese Kora player Seckou Keita who have just released their second collaboration called Soar. Photo: Catrin Finch Seckou Keita - Andy Morgan

Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch

Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch Photo: supplied