7:12 School Crossing Patrols - Have we got our priorities right?

Regan Dooley is a dad from Island Bay in Wellington.  He wonders whether we've got the priorities around the wrong way when it comes to walkers versus traffic, especially if we're trying to encourage more kids to walk.

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7:35 Upbeat

Hayden Tee is one of New Zealand's most successful musical theatre exports. He talks with Zoë George about connecting with his Maori heritage, playing some formidable characters, why being back home is so important and his new album Face to Face which was released last week and includes a 64-piece orchestra.

Les Mis Australian Production -  Hayden Tee

Les Mis Australian Production - Hayden Tee Photo: Publicity supplied

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

Unprecedented mass protests have caused chaos in Hong Kong's public sphere - but what has it meant for private life? How have they affected the increasing number of couples who have married across the divide, with one partner from Hong Kong and another from the Chinese mainland?

Protesters march with a banner that uses the stars of the Chinese national flag to depict a Nazi Swastika symbol in the Central district of Hong Kong.

Protesters march with a banner that uses the stars of the Chinese national flag to depict a Nazi Swastika symbol in the Central district of Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is our sportscaster tonight.  He'll be casting his eye on Paul Coll from Greymouth reaching the Squash World final and asking if Sonny Bill Williams was the great he's claimed to be.

Paul Coll, from New Zealand plays in the CIB Egyptian Squash Open 2019 in Cairo.

Paul Coll, from New Zealand plays in the CIB Egyptian Squash Open 2019 in Cairo. Photo: AFP Services

9:30 Insight

Three in 10 people living here were born overseas. But why do they come, and can New Zealand continue to attract skilled migrants in the face of increased global competition? Insight's Philippa Tolley has been finding out.

Projected image at Citizenship ceremony in west Auckland.

Projected image at Citizenship ceremony in west Auckland. Photo: RNZ Insight / Philippa Tolley

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 Nashville Babylon

On Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers celebrates Chicago indie label Bloodshot's 25th anniversary, plays tracks from the reissue of Gene Clark's classic album No Other, says 'happy birthday' to blues legend Hubert Sumlin and spins tracks from some of his favourite releases from 2019.

Guitarist Hubert Sumlin performs live during The Experience Hendrix Tour presented by Gibson Guitars at The Beacon Theater on October 17, 2007 in New York City

Photo: 2007 Scott Wintrow/Getty Images