7:12 Nights Pundit: Bill McCarthy on the NZSO post covid-19

On the 10th of June, for the first time since the COVID-19 restrictions, many of the NZSO's 90 players performed together, at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre. The performance was live-streamed, beginning with Beethoven's beloved Fifth Symphony.  Bill McCarthy brought us that beautiful sound and he joins Bryan to talk about how he put it together. The next performance will be tomorrow night, Wednesday 17 June with Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4.

NZSO plays Harry Potter

NZSO plays Harry Potter Photo: Stan Alley

7:30 Song Crush

Music 101's Charlotte Ryan chats to Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens about the re-recorded Tea for the Tillerman which is due out in September  -   It was the day after Black Out Tuesday in the music industry  - so they discussed the state of the world right now - and how the message of this album seems so important again...

Yusuf / Cat Stevens

Yusuf / Cat Stevens Photo: Supplied

8:10 Bedtime Stories

We delve into the RNZ storytime website to bring you a little bedtime story every Tuesday just after 8. Tonight it's Mister Whistler By Margaret Mahy Narrated by Paolo Rotondo Absent-minded Mister Whistler is distracted by the song in his head and the dance in his feet

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

No caption

Photo: RNZ

RNZ Pacific has 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 Johnny Blades about warnings that university governance and academic freedom are under threat in the Pacific, the Cook Islands get serious about seabed mining, how rules in the early phase of the pandemic brought cultural dislocation for Pasifika and Niue's new parliament Speaker is "a man of all parts"

8:30 Window on the World

There are currently two hundred thousand seafarers stuck working on vessels across the globe and unable to be relieved of their duties. These are the men and women responsible for transporting 90% of the world's trade, from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. While goods are still flowing, the people transporting these goods are struggling.


9:07 Tuesday Feature: After The Virus

Now; episode three of  'After the Virus', a 6-part podcast and video series exploring how the Covid-19 pandemic will change the world in the long-term.
Hosted by Guyon Espiner, each episode is an in-depth discussion between Guyon and some heavy-weight guests, tackling the big topics - the economy, work, health, society, the environment.......this week, we're talking about work. Will there be any to do?

10:17 After10  Lately with Karyrn Hay

Karyn Hay talks to Dr Felicity Goodyear-Smith - University of Auckland professor of general practice - on how the DHBs are too fragmented to function in the wake of the release of today's major report on DHB's. Karyn also has Midweek Media Watch with Hayden Donnell

11:07 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight,