7:12 Getting a Vaccine to the World

Nina Hall,  Assistant Professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University is abck again - she's been looking into a proposal and a petition for a patent waiver at the World Trade Oorganisation for the COVID vaccine.  

A medical worker receives a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Jabra Hospital for Emergency and Injuries in Sudan's capital Khartoum on March 9, 2021.

Photo: AFP

7:30 The Sampler

Tony Stamp listens to three new local albums - the positive affirma-tions of Tāmaki Makaurau hip hop trio Team Dynamite, magick-tinged soul grooves of Lou'ana, and nostalgic dream-folk of Miles Calder.     

Lou'ana Summer in May

Lou'ana Summer in May Photo: supplied

8:10 Jamie Tahana Walks the Te Araroa Trail

We catch up with Jamie in MacKenzie Country

Jamie Tahana at Cape Reinga

Photo: Jamie Tahana

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 

Drastic change is needed to limit the increase in the global temperature caused by climate change. More than two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions come from how we live our lives. But the behaviours that drive these emissions tend to be deeply habitual and hard to shift - the way we heat our homes, what we eat and how we travel to work. And our behavioural good intentions all too often fail to translate into action. So our climate question this week is how we can be nudged, or even shoved, to change?

Girl on bicycle at crossroads, Copenhagen, Denmark, Scandinavia, Europe (Photo by Purcell-Holmes / Robert Harding Premium / robertharding via AFP)

Photo: Purcell-Holmes

9:07 Smart Talk

Farid Ahmed talks about his wife Husna, who was murdered in the terror attacks in Christchurch on 15 March 2019. In conversation with Raf Manji, he outlines his philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love. A highlight of the 2020 Word Christchurch Festival. 

Farid Ahmed and Raf Manji

Farid Ahmed and Raf Manji Photo: WORD Christchurch

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 Worlds of Music

On Worlds Of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with the New York based all-female Mariachi band Flor De Toloache who played Womad 2020 …As it transpired, after Womad last year, the founding member Mireya Ramos and her partner decided to weather the global Pandemic by staying in New Plymouth. 

Mireya Ramos

Mireya Ramos Photo: Supplied by artist