7:12 Ecomomics with Brian Easton

Brain Easton is back with us once again casing his eye on our current economic situatiuon.

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7:30 Song Crush

Song Crush is Back! New host, Tony Stamp reviews the latest ant the greatest new music - joined this week by Yadana Saw and Brad 'Sticky' Warrington. Tonight they tackle songs from locals Diggy Dupe and Soft Plastics, as well as timely cuts from Run The Jewels, SAULT, and megastar Beyonce.

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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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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

Wuhan: City of silence. The BBC's China correspondent, John Sudworth, travels to Wuhan - the city on the banks of the Yangtze river where Covid-19 first emerged. 

General view of a street in Wuhan on January 26, 2020, a city at the epicentre of a viral outbreak that has killed at least 56 people and infected nearly 2,000. - China on January 26 expanded drastic travel restrictions to contain an epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000,

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9:07 After The Virus

The final episode of 'After the Virus', the podcast and video series hosted by Guyon Espiner exploring how the Covid-19 pandemic will change the world in the long-term. Tonight, society. Much has changed since the arrival of Covid-19. But do we want to go back to our pre-pandemic lives?

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10:17 Lately

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Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.

11:07 Worlds of Music

On Worlds of Music, 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. It's an album that has been credited with giving a new voice to timeless sounds. Trio Da Kali played a wonderful show at Womad 2020 with Auckland based Black Quartet … it proved to be one of the major highlights of the Womad weekend. 

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No Trio Da Kali Photo: Photo : Youri Lenquette