7:12 The Role of International Relations in the Covid-19  World

Nina Hall, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies joins us on the line from Berlin with her take on COVID-19 and international cooperation.

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7:30 Song Crush

In the first lockdown Song Crush, we hear a soul soother from ol' fave Four Tet, a living room dance-party starter from Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes, and a newcomer currently stuck in Serbia. Hataitai housebound host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Tony Stamp from his wardrobe, and Brad Warrington from a deserted RNZ studio. 

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Photo: RNZ / Pinky Fang

7:55 Keeping it Moving

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

Hana Wilkinson

Hana Wilkinson Photo: Sport Gisborne

8:10 Bedtime Stories

We delve into the RNZ storytime website to bring you a little bedtime story every Tuesday just after 8.

Storytime is RNZ's collection of free children's audio books

Storytime is RNZ's collection of free children's audio books Photo: SCREENSHOT

And remember there are hundreds of other stories in Storytime, our searchable collection for kids https://storytime.rnz.co.nz/ AND we have a collection of audio books for young adults too  https://www.rnz.co.nz/collections/not-for-children.

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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 Johnny Blades.

8:30 Window on the World

The BBC’s Food Chain programme looks at the impact of stockpiling and lockdown on the global food supply chain.

Empty food whiteboard shelves in a supermarket. Berlin,

Empty food whiteboard shelves in a supermarket. Berlin, Photo: Verwendung weltweit

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Kinley Salmon, the New Zealand economist and author of Jobs, Robots & Us, talks about the future of work in Aotearoa in a time of rapidly developing artificial intelligence. A highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Arts Festival's writers programme.

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10:17 After10

10:20 The SPCA In The Lockdown

Every year the SPCA helps protect more than 40 thousand animals in New Zealand. That doesn’t stop with a national lockdown. Andrea Midgen is the CEO of the SPCA and she joins us to talk about how they’re responding.

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Photo: SPCA / Screenshot

10:40 A Song Down The Phone from Tama Waipara

Tama Waipara is a recording artist and also the director of the Tairaawhiti Arts Festival in Gisborne. He’s in lockdown at home in Gisborne.

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11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with American born Producer Joe Boyd talking about the recording of English singer-songwriter Nick Drake’s debut album, Five Leaves Left, released 50 years ago in July 1969.

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Photo: John Peel Archives