7:12 Nights Cultural Ambassador

Paul Berrington is back with us for our final dose of electronic music for 2018.  Tonight he's highlighting some of his favourite women producers of the 90s.

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7:35 New Horizons

James Milne, AKA Lawrence Arabia, has been putting together a new album, track by track, month by month. In this week's New Horizons William Dart will be checking on the first ten songs.

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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

An investigation into the 'killing machine' of one of Africa's most repressive and secretive countries. Three years ago there was widespread unrest in the East African country of Burundi when the country's president ran for a third term. Protestors said he was violating the constitution that limits presidential terms to just two. Since then street protests have ended but a BBC investigation has now uncovered evidence of government sponsored torture and killings designed to silence dissent.

9:07 Our Changing World

NZ falcons are superb fliers, capable of reaching high speeds as they pursue small birds.

NZ falcons are superb fliers, capable of reaching high speeds as they pursue small birds. Photo: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Shellie Evans

This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance joins ornithologist Graham Parker to check on some New Zealand falcons that are nesting in logged pine plantations near Dunedin.

Graham Parker stands in a pine plantation that was harvested two years ago, and is a 'perfect' nesting and hunting territory for NZ falcons.

Graham Parker stands in a pine plantation that was harvested two years ago, and is a 'perfect' nesting and hunting territory for NZ falcons. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

9:30 The Podcast Hour

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This week, domestic detective stories in 'Heavyweight', then chef Yotam Ottolenghi cooks up some 'Simple Pleasures' for famous guests, and 'Fierce Girls' tells stories about inspiring Aussie women.

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

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In this week's Pocket Edition, Nigerian New Zealand hip hop artist Unchained XL treats to a live session, Trevor Reekie delves into the fascinating story of Switched on Bach, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and Alex Behan introduces us to a new act called Sorrento.

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