7:12 Floods and their Impact on German Voters

Nina Hall, Assistant Professor in International Relations at Johns Hopkins University is back in Berlin   She'll be talking about the recent floods in Germany and their political implications there, (possibly one of the first times maintream voters are stating climate change as their reason for voting) and taking a look at the recently released EU Green New Deal.

Rhineland-Palatinate, Ahrweiler: Completely destroyed is this bridge over the Ahr in Ahrweiler after the flood disaster. (Aerial view with a drone).

Photo: BORIS ROESSLER / DPA / dpa Picture-Alliance via AFP

7:30 The Sampler

Tony Stamp directs his ears toward the second album by Mercury Prize-winning Brit rapper Dave, the follow-up to an acclaimed col-laboration between dance music producer Nicolas Jaar and psy-chedelic instrumentalist Dave Harrington, and a bid for pop glory by Dominican-American Twin Shadow.

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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 

 It's estimated that 9 out of 10 items sold in our shops are shipped halfway around the world on ships. The resulting emissions amount to around 3% of the global total, more than many countries, but we rarely hear about the role shipping plays in the climate crisis. Tonight's Climate Question - Can shipping fix its climate problem?

14 September 2019, Hamburg: The heavily smoking chimney of a ship at the Hamburg Cruise Days. In the course of the evening a parade with cruise ships and fireworks was held.

Photo: onas Walzberg / DPA / dpa Picture-Alliance via AFP

9:07 Smart Talk

Master storyteller Witi Ihimaera talks with Jacinta Ruru about Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths, in which he explores Maori history and identity through mythology. A highlight of 2021's Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival recorded in May.

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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 Worlds of Music

After 11, on Worlds Of Music, Trevor Reekie features an interview with Alex Winter, a director, writer, film maker and an actor who had a starring role in the film in 'Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure' about his film 'Downloaded', the incredible tale of Napster and it's legacy. 

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Napster, was a pioneering peer-to-peer file sharing service created in 1999 by Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker - 2 high school kids who ended up fighting the largest corporate lawsuit in the history of the world for copyright infringement. 

As it transpired, despite being taken apart by the RIAA,  Napster correctly identified that the future of music was online, and anticipated what eventually came to pass - a combination of services like Apple/iTunes, YouTube, Spotify and social media, all of which dominate how we discover and consume music today.