7:12 Celebrating Women in Mathematics

Dillon Mayhew is celebrating Women in Mathematics.

Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani Photo: AFP

7:30 Song Crush

Golden washes of dream-pop, minimal new wave inspired by 80s Japanese pop, and a beautifully harmonised song for mothers everywhere - Song Crush have all bases covered. Host Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Tony Stamp and Elliott Childs.

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Photo: RNZ / Pinky Fang

8:05 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 slightly earlier than usual.

8:20 The Ockham Book Awards LIVE

The 2020 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards are taking place tonight and this year absolutely everyone is invited! The ceremony started at 6pm and is being broadcast live on Youtube. We catch up LIVE with Paula Morris, one of the judges straight after the winners have been announced.

Ockham Short List for Fiction 2020

Ockham Short List for Fiction 2020 Photo: Supplied

8:30 Window on the World

A Sporting Chance. How sport can change the lives of young people from some of the toughest backgrounds.

9:07 Smart Talk

Serhii Plokhy argues that the 1986 catastrophe of Chernobyl, in which a Soviet nuclear reactor exploded, was a disaster waiting to happen. Toby Manhire talks with the author of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy in this highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Festival Writers' programme.

Serhii Plokhy and Toby Manhire

Serhii Plokhy and Toby Manhire Photo: NZ Festival of the Arts

10:17 After10

  • 10:20 Ockham Book Awards

We catch up with one of the winners of this year's awards. 

Ockham NZ Book Awards

Photo: Supplied / Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

  • A Personal View from Sweden

Originally from Christchurch, Sam Dunlop is an airline pilot for Ryanair who lives with his wife and three kids in a small town called Nyköping which is around an hour South of Stockholm in Sweden.

11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with Blick Bassy from Cameroon who played Womad 2018 to a rapturous reception. Blick sings in his native tongue of Bassa (one of 270 languages spoken in Cameroon) and broke through internationally when one of his songs (sung in Bassa) was used globally in a TVC for Apple I-phone 6.

Blick Bassy at Womad 2018

Blick Bassy at Womad 2018 Photo: photo by Michael Flynn