7:12 Transition Engineering post Covid-19

Transition Engineering expert Susan Krumdiek joins us to share some of her ideas on how we can transition to a low carbon economy in light of the global pandemic.

British Airways,Aircraft grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the apron at London Gatwick Airport.

British Airways,Aircraft grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the apron at London Gatwick Airport. Photo: Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP

7:30 The Gathering

Twenty years ago, at the turn of the millennium, around 15,000 people gathered to dance at the top of the Takaka Hill. Kirsten Johnstone was there to tell the tale… 

Photo: Johnnie Halstead

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

Things are slowly returning to normal here at RNZ – and Dateline Pacific is back and better with all the stories, interviews and breaking news from across the Pacific presented tonight by Jamie Tahana.

8:30 Window on the World

SOS from the Mediterranean.

Ports in Italy and Malta are closed to migrants due to Covid 19 - but boatloads of people keep crossing from Libya.

Members of the German migrant rescue NGO Sea-Eye on a rubber boat during an operation to rescue people from small boats in distress off the Libyan coast, before bringing them on board their vessel "Alan Kurdi".

Photo: Sea Eye

9:07 Smart Talk

Cardiac surgeon Samer Nashef talks with Carl Shuker about risk, mistakes and how heart surgery has changed in this highlight from the 2020 New Zealand Festival Writers' programme.

Samer Nashef

Samer Nashef Photo: supplied / scribe

10:17 After10

  • Possible $2 billion tourism surge from trans-Tasman “bubble”.

We speak to Kevin McHugh from  the global comparison site FINDER about their research into the ecomonic benefits for tourism of a trans-tasman bubble.

Planet Earth with detailed exaggerated relief at night lit by the lights of cities. New Zealand. 3D rendering. Elements of this image furnished by NASA

Photo: 123rf.com

11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music this week, Here’s Trevor Reekie features an exclusive interview with David Harrington, a classically trained violinist who founded the Kronos Quartet in 1973, talking about this extraordinary album called Ladilikan recorded with Trio Da Kali, 3 supremely talented Griots from Mali.

Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet-David Harrington - centre

Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet-David Harrington - centre Photo: Supplied - Jay Blakesberg

It’s an album that has been credited with giving a new voice to timeless sounds Trio Da Kali recently appeared at Womad 2020 held in the glorious Brooklands Park in New Plymouth.