7:12 Bryan meets Brian

Professor Brian Cox is touring New Zealand in June 2019 with a new show called Universal.  He tells Bryan about the show.

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris returns in time to review pensioner-heist movie King of Thieves, a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's famous play The Seagull, and a New Zealand documentary with a title that tells it all - She shears.

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 Window on the World

Cucuta is a desperate place, overflowing with Venezuelans who are streaming across the nearby border, fleeing economic collapse. In among the desperation are glimmers of hope, like the four young musicians busking their way round the city's restaurants to earn money. Karenina Velandia, who grew up in Venezuela, follows her compatriots' highs and lows as they try to scrape together enough to survive - not just for themselves, but for the parents, wives, and children they've left behind.

9:07 The Drama Hour

If you're into the sharemarket, October is not a good month.

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In 2008 it was crunch time for quite a few New Zealanders and comparisons are being made with October 1929 and the start of the US sharemarket rout which precipitated the great depression. But today we're recalling October , 1987  and another sharemarket crash many in New Zealand still remember 3 decades on.

Peter Bland stars in the play he wrote himself  'One Hell of a Day'.

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 Inside Out

Host Nick Tipping.

Host Nick Tipping. Photo: Courtesy of Ewa Ginal-Cumblidge

Tonight we have the first half of a tribute concert for long-time RNZ jazz broadcaster Haydn Sherley, hosted by the Wellington Jazz Club at Meow bar, with Nick Tipping as MC. The Paul Dyne Quintet plays some of Haydn's favourite tunes, with Paul on bass, Shaun Anderson on drums, Anita Schwabe on piano, Craig Walters on saxophone, and Hannah Griffin singing.

Haydn Sherley Tribute band

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And you can hear the second half of the Haydn Sherley tribute concert from the Wellington Jazz Club next week on Inside Out, on RNZ National.

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