7:12 Intimacy Co-ordinator

Melody Thomas speaks to Intimacy Co-ordinator, Robbie Taylor Hunt.  He's the person on a film set who makes sure that the intimate scenes are done well and keep everyone feeling safe. Like a stunt co-ordinator but for the intimate bits!

7:35 The Sampler

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger Nick Bollinger discusses the power of refusal in the music of Lincolnshire's Billy Nomates; the visceral post-rock of Auckland's Wax Chattels; and a motherlode of previously unreleased Prince.  

Prince plays a guitar in bed at his new home on France Avenue, April 1978.

Prince plays a guitar in bed at his new home on France Avenue, April 1978. Photo: Prince lying in bed with guitar © 1986 Joseph Giannetti

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 Boxer - People who connect directly with Simon & Garfunkel's song discuss what it means to them. 

9:10 Nights Sport 

RNZ Pacific's Vinnie Wylie is our sportscaster tonight.

The Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship Trophy. ANZ Stadium Sydney. 2018.


9:30 The Best of The West

Our series in partnership with Auckland's Going West Festival: the best of their archive of oratory, discussion and performance from 25 years of the Festival.  Tonight a korero from 2017  when anthropologist, environmentalist and writer, Dame Anne Salmond and kindred spirit, musician and documentary filmmaker Moana Maniapoto talking about Salmond's landmark publication Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds in which Salmond recounts her own life and experiences as a Pākeha academic seeking to better understand and connect to Te Ao Māori. 

Going West

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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 Nashville Babylon

On Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers has new music from Hayes Carll and John Wesley Harding, a birthday tune for Jackson Browne, a classic courtesy of the Allman Brothers plus a track from Bert Jansch's recently reissued folk masterpiece Crimson Moon.