7:12 Sofa Session - New Zealand String Quartet

The New Zealand String Quartet join us live in the studio for a special hour-long Sofa Session.

8:10 The Hump

The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where we take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.

Tonight's prize is Ian Chapman's book on life in 1960s New Zealand, OK Boomer.

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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Photo: RNZ

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 

Forests the size of tennis courts are being planted in towns and cities around the world. They use a special method from Japan which can grow a dense forest in just a few years. At that size they won't make much of a dent in global warming but they do have many benefits including bringing increased biodiversity into the heart of the city.

Bamboo forest, Arashiyama, Kyoto, Kansai, Honshu, Japan.

Photo: Solveig Placier / Photononstop

9:07 The Climate Question

Another fascinating series from BBC World service, a global, topical weekly show examining climate change and how to stop it....In todays Climate Question - As sea levels rise due to global warming, what does the future hold for our coasts?

Eroded shoreline at Happisburgh, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Photo: AFP

9:30 A New Service for Children

Kidsline has merge with Barnardos 0800 What's Up, creating Aotearoa's only dedicated children's helpline.  Dr Claire Achmad from Barnardos joins us to tell us more.

Dr Claire Achmad, General Manager Advocacy from Barnardos

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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 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.

RNZ Concert presenter: Nick Tipping

RNZ Concert presenter: Nick Tipping Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King