7:12 Saffron

New Delhi writer and journalist, Sharanya Deepak talk to us about the threat to the Kashmiri saffron industry and how crops suffer under the current climate.

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to the latest comic-book heroine - Captain Marvel - and the last major Oscar nominee this year, If Beale Street could talk. He also checks out a documentary about the wildly inflated art bubble - The Price of Everything.

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

2019 is a year of potentially momentous change for the United Kingdom, and in this series of five programmes, Neil MacGregor visits different countries to talk to leading political, business and cultural figures to find out how they, as individuals and as members of their broader communities, see Britain.  In this third programme Neil MacGregor visits Nigeria to meet Nobel Laureate for Literature, Wole Soyinka; Yeni Kuti, dancer, singer and eldest child of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti; and Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano.

9:07 The Drama Hour

The Worst Sitcom Ever Made

Around 25 years ago New Zealand television embarked on a scheme to produce the best Kiwi sitcom ever. The show was called Melody Rules and was a tremendous flop. One of the creators of the show decided to try to find out what went wrong and takes us on his quest to find out just what it takes to make a failure. That's 'The Worst Sitcom Ever Made ' starting tonigh just after the 9 o'clock news.

The Fall of The Shah

A young Canadian journalist travels to France to find out more about the man behind the protests: Ayatollah Khomeini

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 plays jazz standards with identical or near-identical names, including two 'Moanin's, two 'Milestones', a 'Lazy Bird' and 'Lady Bird', and 'Sunday' alongside 'Come Sunday'.

RNZ Concert presenter: Nick Tipping

RNZ Concert presenter: Nick Tipping Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King