7:12 Forest Pests and Carbon Storage

Dean Baigent-Mercer, Forest & Bird's Northland Conservation Advocate joins us once again - the impacts of introduced browsing animals had on native ecosystems' carbon storage.

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Photo: Dee A. Bolland, Naissant Ltd

7:35 Tooth and Claw

We continue the BBC documentary series in which Adam Hart explores our complex relationship with Earth's greatest predators. Tonight it's lions, they're the archetypal 'man-eater'. So how best can we manage human-lion conflicts when they occur?

A lion is seen at Antalya Zoo in Antalya, Turkey on February 11, 2021.

Photo: 2021 Anadolu Agency

8:10 Tech with a Teenager

Charlie Cuff is looking at a future with electric cars.

A prototype of self-driving car of IM, Zhiji Motor, is unveiled during Media Day of Auto Shanghai 2021, the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition, in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2021.

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8:15 Pacific Waves

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Koroi Hawkins presents a 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

Former criminals are being employed to run part of the probation system in one of America's deeply troubled, gang-ridden communities. It's a bold new approach to crime prevention, and it seems to be working - young lives are being transformed and reconviction rates are dropping.

Margie Rodrigues, Milagros Ortega and Gino Myers, 10, hold a banner as they join others before a peace walk to denounce the rise of gun violence in the city in the Harlem neighborhood on April 30, 2021 in New York City.

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9:07 Our Changing World

A team at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute is working on what they hope will be the first New Zealand designed Class 3 medical device - a pressure sensor for the brain, for people with hydrocephaly. Claire visits the researchers to find out how the sensor works, and how it might help patients. 

Dixon Leung of Auckland Bioengineering Institute next to some of the profilometer equipment to test the sensor membrane.

Dixon Leung of Auckland Bioengineering Institute demonstrates a membrane test. Photo: RNZ/Claire Concannon

9:30 Overseas Correspondent - India

Shoba Naryan joins us from Bengaluru.

A resident walks past a wall mural depicting a health worker wearing a facemask while holding a vaccine and a shield to spread awareness about the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Mumbai on June 30, 2021.

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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 Music 101 pocket edition

After 11, In this week's Pocket Edition, Louis Baker speaks about the love of whanau and friends being the basis of his new release, Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold on making a brighter and lighter record, and plenty of new and not-so-new songs.

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes performs onstage during 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California.

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