7:12 Bone Music

Musician Stephen Coates joins us from the UK with the fascinating story of how some people in the former USSR got around the ban on western music using X-Rays clandestinely obtained from hospitals.

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7:35 Generation Covid

A special one-off episode of a podcast series that's been running on Afternoon's with Jesse Mulligan. Generation Covid is a new four-part series from RNZ about trying to launch your adult life during the worst pandemic in a century. 

This episode deals with the theme of suicide.  

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8:15 Pacific Waves

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Koroi Hawkins returns with your daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.

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8:30 Window on The World

Another Science in Action from the BBC World Service.  Tonight, DNA and  its significance to our understanding of the beginning of the Covid pandemic, how we use it to trace the different evolutionary species of human and animal and their changing fortunes and how it may have found another instance of a human species that didn't quite make it.

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9:10 Nights Sport

Zoe George is our sportscaster tonight.

New Zealand's captain Kane Williamson (C) holds the winner's Mace as New Zealand players celebrate victory on the final day of the ICC World Test Championship Final between New Zealand and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, southwest England on June 23, 2021.

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9:30 Untold Pacific

In the last episode of series, Untold Pacific digs into the Fiji Coups and the history of indentured labour that altered Fiji's cultural and political landscape. 

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Aerial shot of Suva city and harbour today Photo: AFA RASMUSSEN

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 Nashville Babylon

After 11, on this week's Nashville Babylon, Mark Rogers has reggae from Dr Alimantado, blues from King Porter and Etta James, a classic courtesy of Warren Zevon plus new music from Howe Gelb and the Colorist Orchestra.

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