7:12 Antonio Francesco Gramsci

Associate Professor Bryan Roper from Otago University's Politics Department joins us once again.  Tonight he's taking a look at the life and work of Italian Marxist philosopher and communist politician, Antonio Francesco Gramsci. 

Portrait of Antonio Gramsci around 30 in the early 20s

Portrait of Antonio Gramsci around 30 in the early 20s Photo: Unknown author / Public domain

7:30 Song Crush

The Song Crush team have everything from acoustic folk to gothic pop for your lockdown listening this week. 

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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

My quarantine kitchen. Graihagh Jackson from the BBC's Food Chain explores stories of comfort, solidarity and hope behind closed doors in the coronavirus pandemic.

Male baker slaps on dough. Male baker prepares bread. Making bread. Top view. Rustic style

Photo: 123rf

9:07 Smart Talk

Laurence Fearnley

Laurence Fearnley Photo: Penguin Books

Two very different books celebrate the importance of scent and sensory experience in coming to terms with loss. The authors Laurence Fearnley and Long Litt Woon talk with with Jessie Bray-Sharpin in this highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Arts Festival writers' programme.


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10:17 After10

  • 10:30 Empathy In Leadership

Van Jackson is a senior lecturer in International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington. Hes' been taking a look at Jacinda Ardern's leadership style.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announcing alert level change on 20 April

Photo: NZME

Berlin based Kiwi songstress,Teresa Bergman joins us from Berlin for a song down the phone.

11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview about a record that laid the foundation for our local recording industry when it was first released in 1949. The song Blue Smoke is the first record wholly produced in New Zealand - from composition to pressing.

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Photo: Supplied / Audioculture.co.nz