7:12 Is Our Border the Key to Economic Recovery

Nights' Pundit and Chief Economist at The New Zealand Initiative, Dr Eric Crampton is our first guest to join us in the studio for quite some time.  He's been taking a look at some ideas for New Zealand's Borders. 

Travellers with face masks at Auckland Airport international arrivals during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak on 20/3/2020.

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7:30 Why is Drum n Bass so popular in NZ?

Tony Stamp investigates our country's longstanding love affair with the high energy dance genre, talking to members of DnB outfits Shapeshifter & Lee Mvtthews, James Meharry who promoted the genre in its early days during the 1990s, and Dean Campbell, Content Director at dance music station George FM.

The view from the top of the Christchurch Town Hall at Shapeshifter/CSO

The view from the top of the Christchurch Town Hall at Shapeshifter/CSO Photo: Bevan Triebels, Triebels Photography

8:10 Dateline Pacific

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Jamie Tahana presents the latest from around the Pacific. 

  • Niue votes for big change in parliament. The sitting premier has been ousted.
  • Bougainville's two-term president John Momis loses his bid for a third.
  • And paying tribute to Pasifika in New Zealand's Queen's Birthday honours.

8:30 Widows of Shuhada

The eighth and final episode of the Widows of Shuhada podcast series which follows the lives of four women whose husbands were killed in last year’s mosque shootings.

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9:07 After The Virus - Environment

The first episode of After the Virus, a new podcast and video series about life after the pandemic.

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10:17 Lately

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Karyn Hay is back in the studio and back on your radio with Lately.  

11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie showcases music from Japan, Australia, Mali, and Lebanon while featuring an interview with the late Bill Sevesi celebrating his life story and contribution to Pacific music before he passed away in April 2016.

Bill Sevesi in his Mt Roskill home studio

Bill Sevesi in his Mt Roskill home studio Photo: Supplied