7:12 Investigating the Death of Nordic Noir

We chat to Harvard PhD Candidate Charlie Tyson about his recent article on the Scandinavian crime genre.

Europe, Norway, Troms, dancing Northern Lights over Grøtfjord

Photo: © mauritius images / Sabrina Larcher

7:35 The Covid Tracer App

Dr Andrew Chen, Research Fellow, Koi Tū - Centre for Informed Futures, University of Auckland, talks us through the Covid Tracer App.

The Covid-19 tracing app in action.

Photo: RNZ

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

After collecting data for more than twelve years the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) announced it may have detected new kinds of gravitational waves caused by colliding supermassive black holes.... we find out why this is such an exciting discovery.

Gravitational wave, abstract illustration.


9:10 Nights Sport

Our sportscaster tonight is Stuff's Senior Sports Journalist, Zoe George.

Wellington cricketer Xara Jetly.


9:30 Getting Here

Tonight we start an excellent new series made by Plains FM in Canterbury called Getting Here which focuses on migration stories from Kiwi refugees.  In this episode, we hear from Mehdi Azhizi, who was rescued from a sinking boat as a teenager after fleeing Afghanistan.  Mehdi was one of the Tampa boys who was given asylum by Helen Clark in 2001.

10:17 Late Edition

After the long news bulletin at 10, we take a look back at the big news stories and the best interviews of the day.

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Photo: RNZ Andrew Robertson

11:07 Nashville Babylon

On this week's Nashville Babylon Mark has birthday tunes for Sam Cooke and Lucinda Williams plus tracks from the Front Lawn, Dave Alvin, Nina Simone and Esther Phillips.

Nina Simone

Nina Simone Photo: Supplied