7:12 Essential and Local - Ngunguru

Another local GP got in touch with us to tell us about how things were shaping up at his practice in Ngunguru.  We talk to Dr. Martin Essler.

Northland's Ngunguru River

Northland's Ngunguru River Photo: Supplied / Ngunguru Marae

7:35 The Sampler

Nick Bollinger reviews a set of nature-inspired electronica from British dance producer Four Tet; an epic lament from Bob Dylan and reflection on the times from local bluesman Darren Watson. 

Four Tet - Kieren Hebden

Four Tet - Kieren Hebden Photo: supplied

7:55 Keeping it Moving

Hana Wilkinson is an In-Home Strength and Balance Physiotherapist with Sport Gisborne and she has devised some nice easy exercises to make sure the older adults amongst us keep moving during lockdown. 

8:10 Song for The Road - Graeme Inwood.

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

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Photo: AFP

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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Photo: RNZ

RNZ Pacific have temporarily suspended Dateline Pacific in it regular format so that they can concentrate their efforts on broadcasting to the Pacific. In the meantime, each weeknight we'll chat to one of their reporters for a daily update.  Tonight Bryan Crump talks to Koro Vaka'uta.

8:30 Window on the World

Romania has Europe's largest tracts of virgin forest - but protecting its trees is a dangerous job. Now a young ranger is dead after a row in the woods. Who shot him - and why?

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Photo: Bartłomiej Beruś / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

9:10 Nights Sport

Tonight Sportscaster is ABC Darwin's Shannon Byrne.

9:30 Nights Gone By

A chance to listen again to an interview from 18 months ago. Bryan spoke to Geoffrey Donovan who works for the US Forestry Service about his research into urban trees and their measurable health benefits.

10:17 After10

10:25 Update from Dr. Michael Baker

Epidemiologist Dr Michael Baker puts the latest COVID-19 numbers into context and tells us a little about how he's coping at home.

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Photo: RNZ/Philippa Tolley

10:35 Signing Through a Crisis

Alan Wendt is one of the sign language interpreters working with the Prime Minister and the Director General of Health during the media conferences.

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Photo: Deaf Aotearoa

11:07 Nashville Babylon

On this week's show Mark has new music from M Ward and William Tyler, live tracks courtesy of Rory Gallagher and Merle Haggard plus a song to mark the anniversary of the Beatles heading into Abbey Road to begin work on the classic Revolver. 

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard Photo: AFP/FILE