7:12 Beach Tagging at Piha

Artist Tracey Tawhiao joins us to talk about her event Waituhituhi: Lines in the Sand which will be taking place this Sunday on the beach at Piha as part of the Going West Writers Festival.

Piha Lagoon stream

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies, Simon Morris look at two films directed by women - the Chinese-American hit, The Farewell, and a French film set in Kurdistan, The Girls of the Sun. And he welcomes a Film Festival hit, now in general release, Amazing Grace featuring the great Aretha Franklin.

8:10 Quiz Nights

Wednesday night is Quiz Night on RNZ National. We take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.

If you think you're tonight's quiz whizz, text us on 2101, or call us in the studio 0800 653 389

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

Demand is fueling the growth in fashion amongst a growing middle class in India. International brands are vying for a share of this market and hundreds are trying to break into the country. Luxury brands, international labels and smaller fashion start-ups are using Instagram influencers as part of their digital marketing strategies.

9:07 Book Reading - Plum by Maurice Gee

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 Part Thirteen of "Plumb" by Maurice Gee Read by Barry Empson - The Plumb family is growing smaller as children marry or leave New Zealand. Apart from George and Edie , the only family at Peace Haven are Alfred and the youngest, Meg.

9:30 Mental Capacity Laws

The Mental Capacity Law Conference, is being held in seven centres across New Zealand this month.  University of Otago Faculty of Law Professor John Dawson, who has co-edited a book on the subject, believes it is time these laws were thoroughly reviewed.  He argues that for those lacking the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves, New Zealand currently relies heavily on the basic decency of families and whānau to ensure the law is applied.

Follow the law. Professional lawyer sitting at the table and signing papers with justice statue standing on surface in forefront.

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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 Inside Out

On INSIDE OUT after 11 Nick Tipping checks out new releases from James Carter and Sara Gazarek, and hits the archives with some classic performances by Christchurch legend Stu Buchanan.

Stu Buchanan

Stu Buchanan Photo: audioculture.co.nz