7:12 Interview

We chat to the owner of the Montrose Of Penrose Foundry, John Abbot and Designer Grant Alexander who has put together a stunning book about the foundry.

7:35 The Sampler

This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger discusses the solo debut of National frontman Matt Berninger and the first fresh release in twenty years from the unclassifiable Sun Ra Arkestra, while Tony Stamp investigates the work of experimental musician Daniel Lopatin, known by the alias Oneohtrix Point Never.

8:05 Auckland Theatre Company Announce 2021 Season

Auckland Theatre Company announce their 2021 programme, we speak to Artistic Director Colin McColl 


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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 

With covid meaning the world spends more and more time online, research carried out in the UK has found that internet trolls are harassing and bullying people like never before. But who are the people behind these often anonymous attacks? How do they get involved in persecuting people they don't even know? And what can their victims do about it? 

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9:10 Nights Sport

Our sportscaster tonight is Zoë George, Senior Sports Reporter at Stuff.

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9:30 The Best of The West.

From the Going West Festival 2018,  Paula Morris argues that the skilled use of language is a more powerful ally for writers than ideas or feelings. 

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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

After 11, on Nashville Babylon, Mark Rogers has 2020 favourites courtesy of Bob Dylan and Terry Allen, blues from Jimmy Reed and Louisiana Red plus a preview of Miles Calder's forthcoming NZ live shows, a birthday tune for Brownie McGhee plus reggae courtesy of the Pioneers.

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