7:12 Fresh Water Thinking

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The New Zealand Initiative's Eric Crampton is back in the Nights' studio. He's been turning his research skills to our fresh water.

Rangitaiki River.

Rangitaiki River. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook

7:30 The Sampler

Nick Bollinger reviews a dance set from Julien Dyne; a companion album to a dodgy-sounding melodrama from Connan Mockasin; and the familiar-yet-different sound of The Changing Same.

Julien Dyne

Julien Dyne Photo: supplied

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

Fish catches along the coast of Senegal are collapsing after overfishing, mainly by foreign trawlers. Whilst in Mauritania a massive industry is consuming the region's fish. Alfonso Daniels is on assignment in both countries and discovers increasing scarcity threatens millions with malnutrition. As fish stocks collapse and powerful interests vie for those that remain, ordinary Africans are paying the price.

Poor quality fish in Senegal on a market.

Poor quality fish in Senegal on a market Photo: By Peter van der Sluijs [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

9:07 Everyday Americans

The opioid epidemic has become a major problem in America and especially in Kentucky - one of the first states to be hit hard by a problem which started with over-prescribing of prescription drugs. Today's fiinal episode of our BBC documentary series 'Everyday Americans' explores the question What will the impact be on the next generation - which includes babies born addicted as a result of their mothers' drug use.

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

Rodrigo Y Gabriella at Womad 2018 - photo Michael Flynn

Rodrigo Y Gabriella at Womad 2018 - photo Michael Flynn Photo: Michael Flynn

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight Trevor features music from Rodrigo & Gabriela, 2 Mexican guitarists who are joined by sitar virtuoso Anoushka Shankar and a 13 piece Cuban orchestra, new music from Indian tabla player Subhasis Bhattacharya, a live performance by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Womad 2018 favorites Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko and a slice of Tango from Plaza Francia Orchestra - a new band put together by 2 musicians from The Gotan Project.

No captionLadysmith Black Mambazo - pic by Michael Flynn

Photo: pic by Michael Flynn