7:12 Overseas correspondent - Estonia

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Our Oversea Correspondent Silver Tambur is on the line from Estonia

7:35 New Horizons

In New Horizons, William Dart looks at the thorny issue of combining rock bands with full symphony orchestras. It can often be dire, but there have been some great successes - one of them, in William's view, happening just last month in New Zealand.

The Phoenix Foundation in rehearsal with the NZSO

The Phoenix Foundation in rehearsal with the NZSO Photo: Bryson Rooney/NZSO

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

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 first of two episodes on food and grief, Emily Thomas explores how food can help us navigate through the darkest of times - the days, weeks, and even years following the death of someone we loved. In times of loss, should we use food to remember the dead or to reconnect with them?

9:07 Our Changing World

This week on Our Changing World, William Ray sparks a debate about the role of science in addressing historical questions about the spread of Christianity in the Pacific.

Christianity is the major religion in most Pacific Island countries.

Christianity is the major religion in most Pacific Island countries. Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades

9:30 The Podcast Hour

Two podcast highlights this week...first of all 'Everything Is Alive', a show that brings some of the things that surround us to life.

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Also, Cocaine & Rhinestones...great name for a podcast!...it's a one-man history of country music that's attracting new fans to this often mocked and neglected musical genre.

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 Music 101 pocket edition

In this week's Pocket Edition we talk to Rob Ruha and Ria Hall about the Waiata Music Awards, and English trip hop institution James Lavelle.

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