7:12 Do Kiwis Understand the Electoral System?

Eric Crampton joins us once again.  He's been looking into what Kiwis know and don't know about their own electoral system.

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7:30 Song Crush

Tony Stamp is joined by RNZers Yadana Saw and Elliott Childs to check out some local synth-pop from ex-Goodshirt member Gareth Thomas, helium-voiced Americana from Bon Iver, and literary nu soul from Jamilla Woods. 

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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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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

Graihagh Jackson from the BBC's Food Chain investigates how resignations, racism and revolt are changing the way we write about food.

9:07 Smart Talk

A light-hearted, informative, talk from John Bluck about the past, future, and pleasures of mowing the lawn. 

Woman with Morrison's lawnmower

Woman with Morrison's lawnmower Photo: Hawkes Bay Knowledge Trust

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

After 11 on Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features local musicians, violinist Richard Adams and American born guitarist Nigel Gavin, a live recording from Womad 2020 by sensational Cuban big band Orquesta Akokan, new material and a brief interview with Norwegian singer - songwriter Ane Brun plus a spectacular rendition of Concierto de Aranjuez written in 1939 by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo interpreted by Lebanese Oud player Rabih Abou-Khalil accompanied by the brilliant Columbian harp player Edmar Castañeda and Peruvian percussionist Alex Acuña.

Orquesta Akokan

Orquesta Akokan Photo: Adrien H. Tillman