Tonight's programme is hosted by Paul Brennan.



7:12 Victory at Gate Pā?

Victory at Gate Pā? is the first account of its kind where the battle at Gate Pā is expertly examined and written about from both perspectives of Maori and Pakeha.  Respected Maori Elder and noted published author Buddy Mikaere and New Zealand Army officer and military historian Cliff Simons look at the historical background to the battle, the battle itself and the subsequent Battle of Te Ranga, and the aftermath that saw 50,000 acres of prime land confiscated and a people driven into poverty and despair.

7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris is interested in cinema releases in the age of Netflix. Currently out is the latest J K Rowling film Fantastic Beasts 2, and a horror classic remake, Suspiria. And Robert Redford calls it a day with the film The old man and the gun.

8:10 Night Mail

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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

The final interview with the veteran American politician Senator Joe Tydings, with his vivid memories of working with the Kennedy dynasty and his unhappy relationship with Donald Trump.

9:07 The Drama Hour

Tonight - Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower! Comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his safe space to talk health, happiness and headspace.

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

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.