7:12 Sofa Session - Mystery Waitress

We're joined by Poneke artist Mystery Waitress for a Sofa Session.

Mystery Waitress

Photo: Mystery Waitress

7:35 The Sampler

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews lockdown sets from Kenyan-born, Minnesota-based troubadour J.S. Ondara and veteran English singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, plus the gothic synth-pop of Swedish duo I Break Horses.

I Break Horses

I Break Horses Photo: Bella Union

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

Katy Brand reveals how the bed, past and present, has been shaped by our attitudes to sleep, sex, and status.

Some books on the bed in the calm ambiance of teenager's room.

Photo: Flickr / Dejan Krsmanovic

9:10 Nights Sport

Rikki Swannell joins us once again.  Tonight she reminisces about the netball world cup final a year ago and asks about netball's future ... as well as the future of other sports post COVID.

Katrina Rore celebrating gold at the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool

Katrina Rore celebrating gold at the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool Photo: © SWpix.com (t/a Photography Hub Ltd)

9:30 Nights Gone By

 Tonight we go way back to 2015. Back when we could travel. Where director, actor, comedian and musician Madeleine Sami showed Melody around her neck of the woods ... in Los Angeles! 

Madeleine Sami at the Hollywood sign.

Hiking in sweltering heat for an hour and a half through shadeless desert without a water bottle? What a good idea! Despite the odds being fairly well stacked against enjoyment, this was a great hike - and the view from the top was sensational. Photo: Melody Thomas

10:17 Lately

Robert Kelly is in for Karyn Hay on Lately all this week.  Keeping you up to date if you're up late. 

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Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas

11:07 Nashville Babylon

Mark Rogers has new music from Josh Rouse, Cass McCombs and DC Cross. There's also a Steely Dan cover courtesy of El 'Paperboy' Reed and classic soul from Esther Phillips. 

Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse Photo: Supplied