7:12 Sofa Session - Brighde Chaimbeul and Jamie Murphy

Brighde Chaimbeul  from the Isle of Skye,is one of the most prolific young pipers of her generation. She joins us with Jamie Murphy, one of Ireland's finest musicians on guitar.

Brighde Chaimbeul and Jamie Murphy

Brighde Chaimbeul and Jamie Murphy Photo: Brighde Chaimbeul and Jamie Murphy

7:35 Upbeat

Upbeat's David Morriss chats with Scilla Askew, former executive director of SOUNZ, about her recent ONZM honour.

Scilla Askew

Scilla Askew Photo: RNZ / Phil Pennington

8:10 One forThe Road

We're talking to some night time drivers about the music that keeps them trucking.

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If you're on the road in the dark and there's a particular piece of music you'd like to share with us, drop us a line at nights@rnz.co.nz

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

In the 1860s, tens of thousands of boys and young men were kidnapped and taken to work on Australian sugar plantations.

9:10 Nights Sport

Zoe George is out sportscaster tonight.

9:30 Insight

John Gerritsen has been investigating how self-sufficient New Zealand could be in the event of a global disaster.

Wellingtonian Richard Hovey is disaster ready

Wellingtonian Richard Hovey is disaster ready Photo: RNZ Insight/ John Gerritsen

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 previews Jimmie Dale Gilmour and Butch Hancock's visit to New Zealand, delves into a comprehensive reissue of the Meters' finest moments, plays a new track courtesy of Wellington's Heather Weir and a classic from Dion.