7:12 Citizen Science Surges During Lockdown

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Photo: Inaturalist NZ

Colin Meurk from the iNaturalist NZ website for recording natural history observations joins us. the site is now the biggest citizen bio-science platform in the country and second in the world.  NZ Lockdown has seen numbers of citizen science observations surge.

7:30  At The Movies

Dan Slevin is filling in for Simon Morris and he reviews The Lovebirds, a romantic comedy thriller about a couple whose plans to break up are thwarted by a conspiracy; Monos, An arthouse drama about child soldiers in Colombia with a mission to guard a precious hostage; and The Last Full Measure, a drama about the campaign to give a Medal of Honour to Air Force  Staff Sergeant William H. Pitsenbarger who saved over 60 soldiers in a Vietnam War gunfight.

8:10 The Hump

The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where we take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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Photo: RNZ

RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

8:30 Window on the World

Celebrated as the poster child of the ‘farm to fork’ movement, Dan Barber talk to Graihagh Jackson about  “My life in five dishes.”


9:07 Spitfire: The People's Plane

Makeshift factories. Amid the smouldering ruins of the Spitfire factory, a new strategy emerges.

A mk1 Spitfire in flight.

A mk1 Spitfire in flight. Photo: Wikicommons

9:30 48 Hour Shakespeare Readathon

In order to raise some much-needed funds for the Globe Theatre in London, a bunch of its former students held a 48-hour Shakespeare readathon. Katherine Corner, one of the organisers joins us on the line from London.

Globe Theatre, London

Globe Theatre, London. Photo: CC BY 2.0 Jens Naehler, Flickr

10:17 After10

  • 10:20 Doctor Michael Baker

We ask Dr Baker where we are up to with our national fight against Covid-19

Professor Michael Baker, a public health medicine specialist at the University of Otago

Photo: University of Otago

  • 10:30 Midweek Mediawatch with Hayden Donnell

Hayden is back for another look a this week's big media stories.

Hayden Donnell

Hayden Donnell Photo: Hayden Donnell

  • Samoan language and its power with patients
Dr.Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati

Dr.Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati Photo: http://pacifichealth.org.nz/

Dr Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati, a junior doctor at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland joins us to talk about why he uses his mother tongue - Samoan - in his professional life.

11:07 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.