7:12 Transition Engineering

University of Canterbury mechanical engineering Professor Susan Krumdieck makes her debut as a Nights regular pundit.  Tonight she takes a look at if and how how covid-19 might affect the transition to a lower carbon economy.

solar plant energy environment production clean modern future electricity with sun and wind mills in the mountains with ocean view. new world with no pollution and carbon

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7:30 Song Crush

The song crush team have another six new songs worthy of your time. This week host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Tony Stamp and RNZ Music's digital producer Alice Murray.

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8:10 The House

The latest from Parliament.

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

Illegal logging of the endangered rosewood tree is decimating forests in Casamance in Senegal. The BBC investigates the trade worth trade worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Illegal rosewood loggers Masoala NP Madagascar.
The loggers carry the precious wood from rivers to estuaries to load them on boats that will sell to exporters
Biosphoto / Nicolas Cégalerba

Photo: Nicolas Cégalerba / Biosphoto

9:07 Widows of Shuhada

In episode seven of Widows of Shuhada - the wives of four of the men killed - reflect on the past year.

47 of the 51 killed on the mosques attacks on March 15th were male, 31 were husbands. They were shot while kneeling in prayer.  In Muslim tradition these men are martyrs, shuhada, innocents who died in the purest state, a state of prayer.  Memorial Park Cemetery, Bromley, Christchurch.

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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 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie is celebrating the Womad Festival taking place at the scenic Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth. The progran inludes some of the headlining acts who have appeared at Womad over the years and later in the program we feature an interview with Emere Wano, the Event Director & NZ program Manager talking about the history and legacy of Womad as well as some of the artists appearing on the 13 - 15 March 2020.

The crowd at the Bowl Stage, WOMAD 2020

The crowd at the Bowl Stage, WOMAD 2020 Photo: Isabella Brown