7:12 Songs of the Spirit

Methodist lay preacher John Thornley joins us just before Easter with a look at the spiritual side of music.

7:35 Public Enemy

Tonight's episode of 'Public Enemy', a four-part series examining the growing Muslim communities in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, and how elections, counter-terrorism policies, war and xenophobia have impacted their lives.

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

Jim Al-Khalili talks to Ken Gabriel, the engineer responsible for popularising many of the micro devices found in smartphones and computers. Ken explains how he was inspired by what he could do with a stick and a piece of string. This led to an engineering adventure taking in spacecraft, military guidance systems and the micro-mechanical devices we use every day in our computers and smartphones.

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lammp is back tonight with his eye on the latest sports.

9:30 Insight

 The US and China - can the two super powers can escape the conflict that often erupts between a rising power and an existing power.

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

On tonight's Nashville Babylon Mark plays new tracks from Frankie Lee, Damian Jurado and Delaney Davidson and Barry Saunders. There's also birthday tunes for Loretta Lynn, Lowell George and Al Green plus music from Dylan's Nashville Skyline - an album that has just celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.