7:12 Vaping and the risk of Lung Disease.

Nights' toxicologist, Leo Schep from Toxinform has been looking into the science behind the recent deaths that have been accredited to vaping.

A teenager vapes.

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7:30 Song Crush

Lana Del Rey releases her strongest songs ever five albums in, Lizzo hits the top of the charts with a song released two years ago, King Princess is riding a big gay wave of queer pop - here's the latest crop of song crushes from the RNZ Music team.

Melody Thomas from RNZ sex podcast BANG! joins Kirsten Johnstone and Tony Stamp from the Song Crush team, and of course things get hot and heavy.

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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

Satellites have transformed our lives, giving us digital communications, navigation and observations of Earth, and even an artificial place to live above the atmosphere. CrowdScience listener Dana wants to know: would more of these satellites and stations help us get back to the Moon, as well as further into the solar system?

Space satellite orbiting the earth.

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9:07 Tuesday Feature

In this third of four panel discussions from Tuia 250 ki Turanga, marking the 250th anniversary of the first contact between Europeans and Maori, Dr Jill Chrisp and Karen Johansen discuss how their life together is affected by their being descendants of Maori kaumatua and English settlers who were on the opposite sides of conflict during the colonial era.

Dr Jill Chrisp, Karen Johansen, Alex Perrottet

Dr Jill Chrisp, Karen Johansen, Alex Perrottet Photo: Phil Yeo

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

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight features an interview with ex pat Kiwi musician John Metcalfe talking about about his multi faceted career in the UK music busniness and also recording his solo album, The Appearance Of Colour released on Peter Gabriel's Real World record label.

John Metcalfe

John Metcalfe Photo: RNZ / Sam Coley

John Metcalfe has a diverse portfolio of musical skills that is the product of his classical music education playing viola as well as working with a number of contemporary English pop artists, writing orchestral arrangements for the likes of Blur, Coldplay, Morrissey and Peter Gabriel. His classical background saw him form the Duke String Quartet as well playing and recording as a one-time member of guitarist Vini Reilly's Durutti Column who recorded for the iconic Manchester based label, Factory Records.