7:12  The Rhizosphere: where the roots meet the earth?

Our soils expert, Waikato University's Louis Schipper is back again.

7:30 The Sampler

In the final Sampler for 2018 Nick Bollinger revisits a few of the albums that have stood out for him over the past twelve months.

Tom Scott - Avantdale Bowling Club

Tom Scott - Avantdale Bowling Club 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

Our lives are consumed more and more by the online world whether it be for entertainment or every day activities. For some people it becomes too much.  Musician turned broadcaster Ana Matronic visits a retreat for people who have tired of tech.

9:07 Tuesday Feature

In this final of two panel discussions recorded at Wellington's City Gallery about contemporary feminism, Kim Hill explores the tensions between feminism and faith. Can the contradictions be reconciled? What can religious communities do to support gender equality? And what happens when you lose your faith because of how women are treated?

Kim Hill, Rev. Jean Malcolm, Saziah Bashir, Lilia Tarawa, Dr Caroline Blyth

Kim Hill, Rev. Jean Malcolm, Saziah Bashir, Lilia Tarawa, Dr Caroline Blyth Photo: Mark Tantrum

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

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight,

 a round-up of some of this program's favourite releases in 2018…a selection of trans global music that impressed, including music from Anandi Bhattacharya, Malian super star Salif Keita, Sans, Seckou Keita & Catrin Finch, Ethiopian singer Minyeshu, a new entry from a recent album called Small Island Big Song, El Naan from the Iberian Peninsular, Rob Ruha and the late Aboriginal singer Gurrumul Yunipingu.

Rob Ruha

Rob Ruha Photo: Supplied Rob Ruha