7:12 New Zealand and the World

Nina Hall, Assistant Professor in International Relations at Johns Hopkins University joins us once again to chat about her new book, Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era, and give us her take on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's latest trip to the US.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets with US President Joe Biden at the White House

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets with US President Joe Biden at the White House Photo: Pool / Joy Asico/Asico Photo

7:30 The Sampler

Tony Stamp reviews the latest album from indie-twang favourites Band of Horses, the debut of Dunedin band Asta Rangu, and a beautifully orchestrated hip hop record by the duo Wilma Vritra. 

Asta Rangu

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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 The Detail

We've got vast amounts of knowledge and information available to us at our fingertips - so why are literacy rates steadily declining?

Kid boy sleeping with a textbook over his head and holding a sign with the word Help

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9:07 SciFi/SciFact - Exoplanets

Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Auckland, Jan Eldridge looks at Exoplanets (or does every planet look like home?) - so we know lots of planets now and there are lots in sci-fi. Are the two the same? 

Comparison of best-fit size of the exoplanet Kepler-10 b with the Solar System planet Earth, as reported in the Open Exoplanet Catalogue

Photo: Aldaron, a.k.a. Aldaron, CC BY-SA 3.0

10:00 Late Edition

Bryan Crump presents all the breaking news, a little analysis of the stories of the moment, and some highlights of the day on RNZ National.

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11:07 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight we hear  an interview with  Greg Johnson , a vocalist and  song writer who these days lives  in LA ... Greg penned a top 10 classic single back in 1991 called Isabelle  and continues to write and perform ... we talk to Greg about his creativity and career.

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson Photo: supplied