7:12 The Politics and Harsh Realities behind our Technology.

Political economist and historian Brian Roper from The University of Otago joins us once again This evening he talks about the book "Dying for an iPhone", by Jenny Chan, Mark Selden and Pun Ngai.

The headquarters of Foxconn in Pudong, Shanghai, China, 10 February 2019.

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7:30 Song Crush

Song Crush host Tony Stamp is joined by RNZ jack of all trades Brad Warrington and Radio Active Breakfast host Maggie Tweedie, to discuss new songs from Teeks, Dallas Tamaira, Imugi and more.

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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

The BBC's Food Chain programme talks to Filipina chef Margarita Forés about privilege, battling bulimia, and finding her identity through food.

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9:07 The Arts Hour

This week on The Arts Hour from the BBC World Service with Nikki Bedi, American actor Bryan Cranston talks about his film The One and Only Ivan and hearing the voices of CGI characters in his head...the Jamaican dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson discusses his political poetry and why he feels his golden age of creativity is behind him, Akwaeke Emezi on their book The Death of Vivek Oji and being brought up in a Nigerwives community in Nigeria and Latino diva Gloria Estefan on why she has turned to Brazil for the inspiration behind her latest album...plus there's hip hop music Senegalese style, where even the news can be rapped. 

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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

After 11 on Worlds of Music, Trevor Reekie features music from a bygone era including an interview with American musician, archivist and record collector David Murray about the beginnings of the recording industry as well as  the effects of colonialism, cultural cross pollination and the incredible archive of music he's curated.

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