7:12 Overseas Correspondent - Japan

We get a local perspective on the Rugby World Cup from our overseas correspondent Motoko Kakubayashi.

All Blacks in Japan

All Blacks in Japan Photo: Supplied

7:35 New Horizons

In this week's New Horizons, William Dart tests out two new highly collaborative albums by Sheryl Crow and Iggy Pop.

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Photo: supplied

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

Emily Thomas hears about the Premiership footballer who wanted to helicopter a chef to his home to make him and his girlfriend oven chips, the politician who had a romantic meal with not one, but three beautiful young women, and the Hollywood star who would only eat what she could squeeze into half of a small plastic cup.

9:07 Our Changing World

This week on Our Changing World, Sonia Sly investigates what happens to our ability to understand other people's emotions as we get older, and Allan Blackman introduces us to the chemical element rubidium.

Older men show greater decline in emotion recognition.

Older men show greater decline in emotion recognition. Photo: Creative Commons

9:30 Cultural Ambassador - Jazz

Fergus Barrowman joins us once again with his pick of the best Jazz tracks.

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Photo: Harmony Gerber from Los Angeles | Orange County, USA [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

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 Music 101 pocket edition

On this week's Pocket Edition Music 101's Tony Stamp goes backstage at the 2019 Silver Scroll Awards and talks to nominees Benee, Liz from The Beths, Tom Scott, and others. And Charlotte Ryan interviews Michael Timmins from Cowboy Junkies, 20 years after their appearance at infamous music festival Sweetwaters.

Cowboy Junkies

Cowboy Junkies Photo: © Heather Pollock