7:12 Literary Dunedin gets and App

Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature has teamed up with the University of Otago's Department of English and Linguistics to create dtour, an app that links remarkable writers and their stories to remarkable sites in Dunedin and the Otago region. One of the app's creator, Dr David Large, researcher in the Department of English and Linguistics takes us on the tour.

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks back on a year of gigantic blockbusters, successful musicals and films that tackled 2018's big issues - race, gender and fake news.

8:10 Night Mail

To get in touch, email nights@radionz.co.nz , you can text us from your mobile on 2101 or you can find us on Facebook.

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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

A former-coffee lover goes on the hunt for a decent cup without the buzz, and discovers why it's so hard to get flavour without a fix.  Emily Thomas delves into the complex art of caffeine extraction and discovers that taste is not the only challenge when it comes to taking the bounce out of a bean. The environmental and economic costs of decaf coffee soon add up, meaning a cup may carry a higher carbon footprint and be made with cheaper beans than the full-blooded stuff.

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9:07 Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower

Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower! Comedian James Nokise invites famous people into his safe space to talk health, happiness and headspace. Tonight's guest is actor and award-winning comedian Chris Parker.

Actor and comedian Chris Parker.

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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.

Sonny Rollins

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Tonight music from Sonny Rollins, Charmaine Ford, and Christian McBride- plus a tenor battle between Gene Ammons and Dexter Gordon!