7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Jazz

Fergus Barrowman is back with his pick of the latest Jazz releases and some tunes that have been getting him through.

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7:35 Don't Try This At Home: Using Bleach to Self-Medicate Against Covid-19

Nights Toxicologist Leo Schep joins us once again. Tonight he's taking a look at the science behind claims that taking bleach might help combat covid-19.

Ashley Bloomfield fields a question on whether it's wise to inject bleach.

Ashley Bloomfield fields a question on whether it's wise to inject bleach. Photo: Supplied

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 Koro Vaka'uta

8:30 Window on the World

Andrea Sella, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at University College London, celebrates the art and science of chemical elements.

In this episode he looks at two elements we have valued for millennia - gold and silver.

The fully functional 'America' toilet made from 18-karat gold has been opened in the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan, New York City, USA, 16 September 2016. The toilet can and is to be used, but was also designed to be an artwork by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Photo: CHRISTINA HORSTEN/dpa

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9:07 Our Changing World

This week on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance digs into Our Changing World’s Antarctic collection, and finds stories about restoring an historic hut and hunting for extremophile microbes on Mount Erebus.

Hillary Hut is the oldest building at Scott Base, and is a museum that contains many reminders of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition and the early days of New Zealand's presence on ice.

Hillary Hut is the oldest building at Scott Base, and is a museum that contains many reminders of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition and the early days of New Zealand's presence on ice. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

9:30 Overseas Correspondent

William Yang is on the line from Taipei with the latest from Taiwan.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen delivers her address to soldiers amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic during her visit to a military base in Tainan, southern Taiwan.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen delivers her address to soldiers amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic during her visit to a military base in Tainan, southern Taiwan. Photo: Sam Yeh / AFP

10:17 After10

  • Taxing Facebook and Google

Dr Victoria Plekhanova from Massey University’s School of Accountancy has been looking into how a carefully designed Digital Service Tax could redress the balance and help level the playing field for the New Zealand media.

Facebook and Google apps on a a tablet.

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11:07 Music 101 pocket edition

On this week's Pocket Edition Christchurch musician Vallé tells Tony Stamp about reconnecting with family in his birthplace of Papua New Guinea, after he came here aged just eight months old for a life-saving medical procedure.

Charlotte Ryan meets dance music producer Benny Salvador, who has just released his first EP on his own record label, aged just sixteen. It’s probably not a coincidence that his dad is a member of Fat Freddy’s Drop…

And fresh local music from Ryan Fisherman and Neive Strang, and Ebony Lamb covers a classic by the 3Ds.

Christchurch musician Ryan Fisherman

Christchurch musician Ryan Fisherman Photo: Supplied