7:12 Oboist Russ Walder joins NZSO for their Shed Series Concerts

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's final Shed Series concert for 2019 features the world premiere of three haunting works composed and performed by acclaimed American oboist Russel Walder who joins us just after 7.

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7:35 Upbeat Repeat

Our pick of the week from RNZ Concert's Upbeat,  jazz man Nick Tipping gets a bit of a fan boy moment as he interviews jazz superstar Pat Metheny.

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

The BBC's Elly Kitali talks with Tanzanian mothers about the pressure they come under to hide their children with Down's Syndrome, the shame they are made to feel and their defiant determination to change this.

9:10 Nights Sport

Dana Johannsen joins us once again.  Tonight she's taking a look at The Black Caps win in the opening test against England today and bringing us up to date with the All Blacks' coaching race.

Mitchell Santner appeals on Day 5. 1st Test match. New Zealand Black Caps v England. International Cricket at Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui, New Zealand. Monday 25 November 2019 © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

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9:30 Insight

On Insight tonight, Theresa Cowie investigates who should pay for Education.

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

After 11 on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers spins tracks from Booker T & The MGs, Tami Neilson and Marlon Williams, plays new music from Jake La Botz and the North Mississippi Allstars plus classics courtesy of Lucinda Williams and Dr John.

Dr John, (Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack),  performs in Nashville in 2016.

Dr John, (Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack), performs in Nashville in 2016. Photo: AFP