7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Electronic Music

Paul Berrington Cultural Ambassador from the World of Electronic Music introduces us to Burial - the Banksy of future garage 

7:35 Nights Science - Astronomy

Alan Gilmore - the verification of water on the Moon  - and black hole theory and observation. 

This July 1969 NASA file photo obtained July 16, 2019 shows a file view of Earth rising over the Moon's horizon taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft. - The lunar terrain pictured is in the area of Smyth's Sea on the nearside.

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8:10 Christchurch's Vocal Collective sing The Great Kiwi Songbook

Ahead of their concerts this weekend, we quick catch-up with Artistic Director Richard Marrett from Christchurch's Vocal Collective choir.

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

Will Robson investigates the impact climate change is having on human security in Central and Northern America.

Central American migrants -mostly Hondurans heading in a caravan to the US- cross the Suchiate River from Tecun Uman, Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas State, Mexico.


9:07 Our Changing World

This week, it's award night on Our Changing World, and Alison Ballance meets some of the scientists and scholars who have taken out the country's  top research prizes, including the winner of the prestigious Rutherford Medal. She also hears from some young climate activists in Dunedin.

9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Canada

We catch up with Peggy Revell in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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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 Music 101 pocket edition

After 11, In this week's Pocket Edition, Yadana Saw checks in with Drax Project with the release of their new song and Neil Finn speaks with Kim Hill.

Matt Beachen, Shaan Singh, Sam Thomson and Ben O’Leary of Drax Project

Matt Beachen, Shaan Singh, Sam Thomson and Ben O’Leary of Drax Project Photo: Supplied