7:12 Going Underground

Intrepid traveller Will Tinapple has been at theThe Erd Ball Austria and joins us to tell all the tales.

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7:35 Upbeat

Tonight's Upbeat repeat celebrates the re-opening of Christchurch Town Hall.

Christchurch Town Hall reopening concert

Christchurch Town Hall reopening concert Photo: Deborah Rowe

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

The Caravans of Women - or Caravans of Love as they are known - began as a response to Spain's epic story of rural depopulation. More than half the country is at risk, and in nearly 600 municipalities there isn't one resident under the age of 10. And as Linda Pressly finds out, there are many initiatives now to reverse the decline of the Spanish countryside, including a movement of young people - the "neo-rurales" - who have begun to occupy abandoned villages.

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is our sportscaster tonight.

9:30 Insight

This week Insight explores the recent stream of strike action. What does this mean for the relationship between Labour and the unions and will it damage or strengthen this Government's chances politically? 

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 Nashville Babylon

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On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark plays tracks from Mercury Rev's reworking of Bobbie Gentry's album the Delta Sweete, spins classic blues from Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and airs a live track recorded especially for RNZ by Nadia Reid.

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Nadia Reid iat RNZ Wellington Photo: RNZ/Rebekah Parsons-King