7:12 Ruby Solly's "Pōneke"

Kai Tahu and Waitaha artist, Ruby Solly joins us to talk about and share some music from her debut album “Poneke” - an album featuring cello and ngā taonga pūoro. Her look at her home city of Wellington through the way of her ancestors.

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7:35 The Sampler

Nick Bollinger discusses a solo set from in-demand producer Blake Mills; a instrumental evocation of the capital city from cellist and taonga puoro player Ruby Solly; and a homage to AM radio from New Jersey native Nicole Atkins.

Nicole Atkins

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8:05 Bedtime Stories

Footsteps through the Fog by Margaret Mahy narrated by Tina Cook.

Unlike her brothers and sisters, Anthea can't see, so when they all go to the beach their mother tells them to take care of her. But when the fog rolls in, it's Anthea who gets everyone home safely.

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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

Graihagh Jackson from the BBC’s Food Chain programme asks if the COVID-19 crisis made us more generous?

Food bank coordinator, Lyn Tankersley.

Food bank coordinator, Lyn Tankersley. Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas

9:10 Nights Sport

RNZ Pacific’s Vinnie Wylie is tonight’s sportscaster.


9:30 Nights Gone By

Dr Kat Jungnickel from Goldsmiths College in London talks to Bryan about her research into Victorian women's cycling clothing.

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10:17 Lately

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Bryan Crump is in for Karyn Hay with the lastest news and views from at home and around the world. 

11:07 Nashville Babylon

On this week's show Mark has a birthday track for Sturgill Simpson, classic soul courtesy of James Brown and Sam Cooke, new music from Mandolin Orange plus a tune from Kiwi combo Delaney Davidson and Barry Saunders.

Delaney Davidson and Barry Saunders performing 'Word Gets Around' from their album of the same name for First Song today.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly