7:12 More PE in Schools?

Increasing the amount of time schools devote to physical education each week could dramatically reduce the number of children who are doing only minimal levels of exercise, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Sport New Zealand have found. We talk to lead researcher Dr Anja Mizdrak.

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7:30  At The Movies

On At The Movies,  Simon Morris looks at three contrasting movies - drama Blackbird, starring Sam Neill, sci-fi thriller Cosmic sin, starring Bruce Willis, and the latest Disney Princess and her sidekick - Raya and the last Dragon.

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 Ingrid Horrock's Book "Where we Swim".

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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

On People Fixing The World: A small team of Indian scientists think they've found a new way to kill superbugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are killing hundreds of thousands of people every year, and that number is going up fast. But one Bangalore-based biotech company thinks they might be on the verge of a breakthrough.

 A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause "severe" infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world,

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9:07 How to Gay

Comedian Thomas Dorreen joins us ahead of his Wellington Pride Workshop "How to Gay"

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9:30 Champions of The Pacific

Koro Vakauta and Talei Anderson  discuss how important mental health is to our sportspeople, we hear from a legend of PNG rugby league and we check out the colour and big hits from Auckland's kilikiti community.

Koro Vakauta and Talei Anderson present a new weekly show, Champions of the Pacific

Koro Vakauta and Talei Anderson present a new weekly show, Champions of the Pacific Photo: supplied

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 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