7:12 Flying High: The Photography of Lloyd Homer

Flying High: The Photography of Lloyd Homer

Flying High: The Photography of Lloyd Homer Photo: GNS Science

Lloyd Homer is one of the leading photographers of New Zealand’s natural environment and working for GNS Science, he was often first on the spot to cover events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides.

Later in his career Lloyd specialised in aerial photography - his spectacular panoramas across the whole country from high altitude,include places and events often not seen from the ground.

His colleague and friend, Simon Nathan has put together a book of his best photographs and joins us to tell us more.

7:35 Eating Fried Chicken in The Shower

Marilyn Waring and James Nokise.

Marilyn Waring and James Nokise. Photo: RNZ

Author, economist and recovering politician Marilyn Waring talks to host James Nokise about activism, feminism, her new book and the etiquette of eating fried dumplings.

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

Rural hospitals are closing across the United States, leaving patients dangerously exposed.

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Photo: Brian Stansberry [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

The story of Jamestown, Tennessee, recorded as word spread that its 85-bed facility had shut.

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lamp is our sportscaster tonight.  He's taking a look at the legacy of BJ Lochore.

Sir Brian Lochore during the 2nd Test Match, All Blacks v France. , Westpac Stadium, Wellington,20 June 2009. Photo:PHOTOSPORT

Photo: PHOTOSPORT

9:30 Insight

Tuvalu is shouting for more help as it battles rising seas and sweltering temperatures. But the small Pacific island country is refusing to be dragged down below the waves. Sally Round travelled to Tuvalu to investigate.

Impression of plan for new island to help Tuvalu cope with climate change

Impression of plan for new island to help Tuvalu cope with climate change Photo: Supplied

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 this week's show Mark Rogers says happy birthday to Louis Armstrong and producer Joe Boyd. There's also new music from Eilen Jewell, Skyscraper Stan and Ohtis, classic blues courtesy of Elmore James and a tune from Nashville Babylon favourites Claude Rains.

Musician Stan Woodhouse, aka Skyscraper Stan, in the RNZ Auckland studios. 2 November 2017.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly