7:12 Remembering Bob Hawke

Sue Pieters-Hawke remembers her father Bob Hawke in her new book Remembering Bob.  She joins us on the line from Australia.

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7:35 Upbeat

Orchestra Wellington has just announced its 2020 season. It celebrates a great romantic with big tunes and rich harmonies. Sergei Rachmaninov’s work is the cornerstone of Orchestra Wellington’s 2020 season, announced on Saturday night by Musial Director Marc Taddei.  He caught up with Upbeat's David Morriss this afternoon.

Sergei Rachmaninov in the 1910s

Sergei Rachmaninov in the 1910s Photo: [https://da.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil:Sergei_Rachmaninoff,_1910s.jpg]

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

Amy Winehouse died in July 2011 aged just 27. Back to Black the title track of her second and final album is a torch song to tragic love, addiction and loss. People who loved her and her music talk about how she helped them cope with their own struggles.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse Photo: Wiki commons

9:10 Nights Sport

Peter Lampp is our sportscaster tonight.  He casts his eye on dropping numbers in local Bowls Clubs, The Crusaders' new logo and he'll keep us up to date with the latest from the cricket.

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9:30 Insight

Close to a million New Zealanders each year are thought to experience mental illness or significant mental health distress. Karen Brown has been speaking to people about their experiences and explores how the system could be made to work.

09 November 2019, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Mössingen: A man stands before a dark sky.

Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/dpa

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 says happy birthday to Byrds founder Chris Hillman. There's also a selection of his favourite live sessions and top albums of 2019 plus new music from Bonnie Prince Billy, Gill Landry the Maes and the Hanging Stars.

Bonnie Prince Billy aka Will Oldham performs in Berlin

Bonnie Prince Billy aka Will Oldham performs in Berlin Photo: Roland Popp / DPA