7:12 West Coast Coal in 2022

Coal has been deemed an essential service during the lockdown.  Minerals West Coast’s Patrick Phelps explains what coal is being used for in New Zealand today.

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Photo: Minerals West Coast

7:30 Song Crush

The song crush team this week have brought some uplifting anthems to the show, with touches of jazz, soul, cumbia, and reggaeton in there.

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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

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 Johnny Blades.

8:30 Window on the World

Peter White, blind since birth, explores Melbourne through the sounds he hears.

Melbourne's skyline.

Melbourne's skyline. Photo: 123RF

9:07 Tuesday Feature

Kim Hill speaks with Dr Kristen Ghodsee about her book Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence in this highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Arts Festival writers' programme.

Book cover for Why Women and Better Sex Under Socialism, and picture of author Kristen Ghodsee

Photo: NZ Festival of the Arts

10:17 After10

  • 10:20  Scam Spotting in the Age of Covid-19

Netsafe has created a new public education campaign called Stay Connected, Stay Safe to help people who don’t necessarily understand the risks of being online and the ways they can be safer. We're joined by their CEO Martin Cocker.

Martin Cocker, CEO Netsafe

Martin Cocker, CEO Netsafe Photo: Netsafe

  • 10:30 Dr Michael Baker

Dr Michael Baker, epidemiologoist and professor of public health at Otago University in Wellington joins us once again to talk us though the latest coronovirus data.

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Photo: Siouxsie Wiles and Toby Morris / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

  • 10:40 Coping with Covid on Cooper Crescent

We head to Otara to find out how the community there are banding together to keep everyone safe and well.

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Photo: Cooper Cres OTARA

11:07 Worlds of Music

After 11, Trevor Reekie features music from a new album by 3MA consisting of 3 musicians from Mali, Marocco and Madagscar, plus a new album by Grammy nominated Cuban vocalist Danay Suárez. 

The 3MA (Driss El Maloumi, Rajery & Ballaké Sissoko) concert at La Mar de Músicas of Cartagena, 2009.

The 3MA (Driss El Maloumi, Rajery & Ballaké Sissoko) concert at La Mar de Músicas of Cartagena, 2009. Photo: Alexandre López / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)