7:12 Soils with Louis Schipper.

Professor Louis Schipper from the University of Waikato asks what controls the size of the carbon stock in soil and how do we measure whether it is changing?

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Photo: carol.stiles RNZ

7:30 Song Crush

Songs of love lost, frustration, and oxygen particles feature in Song Crush this week. Host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Tony Stamp and Waveney Russ.

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8:10 Michael King Writers Centre

We talk to Michael King Writers Centre Chair, Melanie Laville-Moore, about their 2020 Writers in Residence Programme.

View from the verandah of the house. A great spot for coffee in the morning!

View from the verandah of the house. A great spot for coffee in the morning! Photo: Michael King Writers Centre

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

Betty Bigombe spent much of her career trying to negotiate peace with the notorious warlord Joseph Kony.

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Dr Wayne Ngata, Mai Chen and Alex Perrottet.

Dr Wayne Ngata, Mai Chen and Alex Perrottet. Photo: Phil Yeo

This first of four panel discussions marks the Tuia 250 commemorations of first contact between European and Maori. Recorded on location in Gisborne's Smash Palace, Alex Perrottet talks with Dr Wayne Ngata and Mai Chen about race, colonisation, and identity.

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 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music after 11 Trevor Reekie features an interview with American bass player, Harvey Brooks talking about the life and music of the over-looked American folk singer, Karen Dalton. Harvey produced Karen Dalton's 2nd album In My Own Time in 1971 as well as playing bass on seminal albums by Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, the Super Session album with Mike Bloomfield and many more.

Karen Dalton

Karen Dalton Photo: Supplied