7:12 The Mathematics of Election Forecasting

Nights' Mathematician, Dillon Mayhew joins us once again.  With election season - both at home and in the US - approaching, he'll be looking at election forecasts and what they mean.

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Photo: Supplied / Electoral Commission

7:30 Song Crush

Song Crush host Tony Stamp is joined by RNZ Music's Jana Te Nahu-Owen, and producer raconteur and wit Rob Kelly. Together they look at new music from locals Wax Chattels and Team Dynamite, as well as Remi Wolf, Christine & The Queens and more.

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Photo: RNZ / Pinky Fang

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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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

The BBC's Food Chain talks to  Indian-born British chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Asma Khan.

Asma Khan

Photo: Ming Tang-Evans / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

9:05 BBC Witness

On the 20 July 1944 a group of German army officers attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb. It was placed under a table by Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg - although it exploded it failed to kill the German Nazi leader and Stauffenberg and his co-conspirators were arrested and executed.  In 2014 Alex Last spoke with his son, Berthold von Stauffenberg.

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 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie features an interview with South African guitarist and composer Derek Gripper who has produced some of South Africa's most extraordinary musical works, focusing on the dazzling polyrhythmic Malian kora compositions  of musicians like Toumani Diabates, and transcribing them , note-for-note and performing them on six-string nylon string guitar.

John Williams & Derek Gripper  Photo Svend  Withfelt

John Williams & Derek Gripper Photo Svend Withfelt Photo: withfelt photography