7:12  World Economics: Brexit and Trade Wars

Nights' Economist Brian Easton is back with us once again.  Tonight he's discussing world economic trends and if we can predict them.

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7:30 The Sampler

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews the deconstructed pop songs of Dirty Projectors; a free-ranging collaboration between jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd and singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams; and a long lost album from John Coltrane.

Dirty Projectors

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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 Window on the World

In the American state of Kansas, several teenagers have joined the race to be Governor. Kansas has no lower age limit on running for the state's top job and the youngsters say they want to energise other young people and boost youth involvement in politics. They come from Republican, Democratic and Independent backgrounds but their views, in a very conservative state, range far and wide across the ideological spectrum.

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Why do people go to War? In the second of her BBC Reith lectures tonight, historian Margaret MacMillan looks at the role of the warrior in history and culture, she analyses how warriors are produced, and she interrogates the differences that gender plays in war.

Smoke rising from the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus.

Smoke rising from the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus. Photo: AFP

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

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight features an interview with Steve Garden, one of the founders of the Rattle records label formed in 1990.

Steve Garden - Rattle Records NZ

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