7:12 Mophead Tu: The Queen’s Poem ​

Pasifika poet laureatte and author, Selina Tusitala Marsh on the sequel to her hit children's book Mophead.

In Mophead Tu: The Queen’s Poem she addresses the issue how she can speak for her people and write for the colonisers at the same time.

Mophead Tu: The Queen’s Poem

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7:35 The Sampler

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger discusses the ambiguous funk of Wellington trio Glass Vaults; Woodstock punk of The Bobby Lees; and takes a deep dive into the archives of Joni Mitchell.

Glass Vaults

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8:05  Ronnie Scott's New Zealand Special Livestream

Myele Manzanza and his quartet play in Wellington 2017

Myele Manzanza and his quartet play in Wellington 2017 Photo: Supplied

Ronnie Scott's present an all-star Kiwi band to celebrate the beautiful music they have created separately and, for a one-off evening, play it all together and deliver the best that New Zealand has to offer.  

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

Tonight's Window on the World is a special episode of People Fixing the World from the BBC World Service ... Your questions answered. 

9:10 Nights Sport - Vinne Wylie

We're joined once again by RNZ Pacific's sports porter Vinnie Wylie.

The Manusina women's rugby team pack down a scrum in training.

The Manusina women's rugby team pack down a scrum in training. Photo: Supplied/Samoa Rugby Union

9:30 The Best of The West

Award winning writer Greg McGee, best known for his play Foreskin's Lament, came to Going West in 2015 to talk on writing, rugby, toxic masculinity, female pseudonyms, life in Italy and his novel The Antipodeans - an intergenerational tale of love, blood and betrayal.  For this conversation, he is joined by well-known and well-read journalist David Larsen.

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 this week's Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers says happy birthday to Rennie Sparks of the Handsome Family, plays new music from the Warratahs, has bluegrass courtesy of the Louvin Brothers and ska from Jackie Opel.

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