7:12 Mining and the Transition to Carbon Neutral

Patrick Phelps from Minerals West Coast joins us once again. Tonight he looks at how the mining industry can transition to Carbon Neutral.  What this might mean for the West Coast and indeed, whether we should. 

Wind and solar energy

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coal

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7:30 Song Crush

Time now for music reviewed on Song Crush. This week Tony is joined by the host of RNZ's World of Music Trevor Reekie, and RNZ reporter Eva Corlett, to review new tunes from Arlo Parks, Lontalius and Vanessa Worm.

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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 

For Assignment, Linda Pressly explores a little-known conflict in the Mediterranean - the so-called, 'Red Prawn War' and its fall-out. 

Basket of shellfish

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9:07 The Lilburn Lecture 2020

This year's Lilburn Lecture is delivered by RNZ presenter and New Zealand music figure Karyn Hay. It was recorded on 2nd November speaking to an audience at the National Library about the reality of life for anyone whose career involves creating new content, whether it's in words or music.

New Zealand music: Living the dream - author and broadcaster Karyn Hay looks at the life of an artist, focusing on the challenges for a generation of New Zealand musicians and songwriters.

New Zealand music: Living the dream - author and broadcaster Karyn Hay looks at the life of an artist, focusing on the challenges for a generation of New Zealand musicians and songwriters. Photo: Mark Beatty, National Library of New Zealand CC by 4.0

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 an interview with Kiya Tabassian from the early music ensemble Constantinople.

Ablaye Cissoko & Kiya Tabassian from the ensemble Constantinople

Ablaye Cissoko & Kiya Tabassian from the ensemble Constantinople Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

This polished 3 piece band are playing music influenced by music from the  Persian Court, but their curiosity and enthusiasm for collaboration and improvisation has seen them working with a long list of trans global musicians, including the Senegalese Kora virtuoso, Ableye Cissoko.

Together Ablaye and Constantinople have recorded 2 albums, the most recent called Traversées, released in 2019.