7:12 Women and Wool

Since March a group of women from hawke's Bay have been swapping their stilletos and skirts for gumboots and black singlets, taking to shearing sheds around the region, learning the craft.. the back breaking craft of Shearing sheep.

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Photo: Women and Wool Fundraiser

7:30 Song Crush

There's music for driving, running, dancing, and dreaming this week in Song Crush: A 96 year old Ethiopian nun, some techno legends, a Tongan finding his groove in Berlin, and a lo-fi bedroom producer are all in there.  

Selectors: Kirsten Johnstone, Rachel Morton (Heartstop Music and BFM) Danielle Street (RNZ, BFM) and Yadana Saw.

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Photo: RNZ / Pinky Fang

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

John Murphy sees how high crime has led to a boom in armoured cars, gun clubs and facial recognition technology in Rio.

9:07 Rethinking Civil Justice

Guyon Espiner explores how to make the civil justice system more accessible with a panel of experts including Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin, Justice Forrest Miller and Leo Watson. Recorded in Parliament in July in association with the University of Otago.

Justice Forrest Miller, Leo Watson, Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin

Justice Forrest Miller, Leo Watson, Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin Photo: University of Otago

10:17 Lately

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Photo: RNZ

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 a number of the key participants as we trace the journey of "getting the band back together" as artistic director, composer and leader Rim D Paul and friends re-form the Aotearoa National Maori Choir (Te Roopu Waiata Maori o Aotearoa). After a ten-year hiatus, the choir draws together around 80 singers from across the whenua to collaborate with instrumental band The Yoots on a special commission - to perform on the main stage at WOMAD Taranaki 2013.

Rim D Paul & Aotearoa Nat Maori Choir-2013

Rim D Paul & Aotearoa Nat Maori Choir-2013 Photo: Michael Flynn