7:12 Sofa Session - High Society Band

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Photo: Wellington Jazz Festival

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Photo: Buck D. Addams

With the Wellington Jazz Festival kicking off in the capital, Wellington's High Society Band are live in the studio for a Sofa Session tonight.  They'll be playing some tracks from their debut album

7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at two remakes - the live-action Disney film Aladdin, and the English-language version of Chilean favourite Gloria.  And he talks to actor Nicholas Hoult about the new biopic about the creator of Lord of the Rings - J R R Tolkien.

8:10 Fair Play

Once the most powerful woman in the United Nations and one of the longest serving prime ministers of New Zealand, Helen Clark is passing on her knowledge in her new role as global patron of the International Working Group (IWG) for Women in Sport, and Women in Sport Aotearoa - an organisation that advocates for change in sport for women and girls.

Zoe George from the Fair Play  podcast caught up with her recently.

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Photo: supplied

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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Photo: RNZ

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

It's approaching the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing.  Kevin Fong presents 13 Minutes to the Moon - a nine part podcast series.

US Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, walking on the Moon July 20 1969. Taken during the first Lunar landing of the Apollo 11 space mission by NASA.World History Archive

Photo: AFP / Ann Ronan Picture Library / Photo12

9:07 Words of Love

In the third play in our 'Words of Love' series.Joanne Simpson plays coffee addict Rita in 'Bottomless' by Fiona Samuel

Coffee lids are now rubbish.

Coffee lids are now rubbish. Photo: 123rf.com

9:30 The Puppet Master

The story of the most powerful man you've never heard of - Vladislav Surkov - continues. His background is in theatre and PR. But his profession is politics. And in this episode, Gabriel Gatehouse tells the story of how it all comes together in a bold statement of Surkov's power and confidence.

10:17 Lately

Emile Donovan is keeping you up to date if you're up late.

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Emile Donovan Photo: RNZ Andrew Robertson

11:07 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. Kiwi jazz for NZ Music Month: Nick features Whirimako Black, Trevor Coleman, Charmaine Ford, and bass players Tom Botting and Tom Dennison.