7:12 Emerging Māori Writer in Residence at the International Institute of Modern Letters.

We chat with Ani-Piki Tuari who has just been announced as the recipient of the Emerging Māori Writer in Residence for 2021 at Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington's International Institute of Modern Letters.

7:35 Nights Science - World Weather

Erick Brenstrum joins us once again with a look at the world's weather and also an update on sea water temperatures around Aotearoa.

8:10 Covid Baubles

Dunedin artist Emma Hogg has crocheted ''Covid balls'' made out of wool and cotton. 

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 

Part 2 of "Don't Log Off" Alan Dein searches for the stories that connect us in a changed world. Inspiring and moving stories of how the pandemic has changed people's lives on every continent.  

9:07 Our Changing World

This week, on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance finds out how far river water reaches out to sea and talks with an epidemiologist about work into the causes of cancer.

9:30 International Relations

International relations specialist Nina Hall surveys the scene post the US elections

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

In this week's Pocket Edition, Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne speaks with Tony Stamp about the new film American Utopia based on Byrne's stage show, and Muroki swings by for a live session.