7:12 Cultural Ambassador - Hip Hop Aotearoa

Brad Warrington joins us once again.  Tonight we're going back to 2004 and reminiscing with some Frontline, Misfits of Science and Dei Hamo.

7:35 The Toxicology of Alcohol

Leo Schep from Toxiform is back.  Tonight he looks at the toxicology of alcohol.

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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

Imagine if the meat we ate was all grown in shiny silver vats, with no animals harmed in the process.
That's the vision of start-ups around the world, each trying to perfect lab-grown or cultured meat.

It's a huge challenge in bioengineering to make it work at a cheap enough price. But there are big benefits for the planet if they can pull it off.

Lab-grown meat from the US is presented in the Disgusting Food Museum.

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9:07 Our Changing World

This week, on Our Changing World, Alison Ballance discovers a hidden world of plants living on other plants, and hears how the next generation of buildings will not only save lives during earthquakes but will remain useable.

Simulations showing intensity of ground shaking during three Canterbury earthquakes.

Simulations showing intensity of ground shaking during three Canterbury earthquakes. Photo: Brendon Bradley / UCNZ

9:30 Overseas Correspondent - Taiwan

William Yang joins us once again from Taipei. 

People stick the signs that read "Poison" on the gate in front of DPP's head quarter during a protest in Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 22. 2020.  (Photo by Annabelle Chih/NurPhoto)

Photo: Annabelle Chih/NurPhoto

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, Charlotte Ryan speaks with The Avalanches' Tony Di Blasi, Tony Stamp gets the candid take on Lontalius' US jaunt and Arjuna Oakes swings by for a live session.

Arjuna Oaks by the sea

Arjuna Oaks by the sea Photo: supplied