7:12 Public Spaces and The Lockdown

Rebecca Kiddle from Victoria University's School of Architecture talk about how parks and public spaces helped us get through lockdown.

Walking at Auckland's Kohimarama Beach during the lockdown due to Covid-19.

Walking at Auckland's Kohimarama Beach during the lockdown due to Covid-19. Photo: Andrew Cornaga/Photosport

7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies,  Simon Morris looks at three timeless movie ideas - 23 Walks is about two people brought together by their dogs...  Romantic Road sends a couple back on the hippie trail, 50 years later...   and Kiwi comedy Lowdown Dirty Criminals revisits the classic "crime goes wrong" plot.

8:10 The Hump

The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where we take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.

Tonight's prize is MOPHEAD - by Former New Zealand Poet Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh's first book for children which was judged the supreme winner at the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults last week.

Mophead Cover

Photo: Auckland University Press

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

Tonight's Window on the World explores the unique conditions that have led to coronavirus outbreaks at meat processing plants.  

Meat hanging in cooler room

Photo: Watershed Post / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

9:07 Apollo 13 

In episode 5, the three man crew of Apollo 13 face yet more dangers as they begin their journey back to Earth but they are saved by the most extraordinary on-the-fly engineering fixes of the entire mission.

Apollo 13 passing the Moon

Apollo 13 passing the Moon Photo: James Lovell, John Swigert, Fred Haise / Public domain

9:30 Catch Up With KiwiDream Yacht

If technology allows, we'll have another catch-up with Alan Forrest and the crew of KiwiDream who are now in Gambier.

Yacht Kiwi Dream Crew at Garabaldi Glacier

Photo: Alan Forrest

10:17 Lately

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Photo: RNZ

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 Inside Out

After 11, on Inside Out, Nick Tipping has at Maria Schneider's new double album Data Lords which is part protest, part warning about the insidious reach of Big Data into our lives. 

Data Lords Cover Art

Photo: Maria Schneider Orchestra