7:15 The Sampler

Tony Stamp reviews new albums from Scotland trio Young Fathers, femme-forward Brooklyn band Say She She, and music for float tanks by New Zealand's Kraus.

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7.45 My Brother's Keeper

We continue to follow the life of the missing person's expert Diane Rowe in the reading of 'My Brother's Keeper'.

In the last episode Diane went to confront her client Karen about not showing up to a meeting with Karen's fourteen year old daughter, only to discover Karen dead in her home.

Alison Bruce picks up the story now with episode 5, which does come with a a warning due to the adult themes and offensive language.

8:15 Pacific Waves

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 Food Chain

Spaghetti, penne, farfalle, gnocchi, lasagna - just a few of the 300-plus shapes of pasta in existence. And there are some very strong opinions about them.
This Italian staple is one of the world's most popular foods and one of the most versatile.

In this programme, Ruth Alexander delves into the history, culture and passions of pasta-making to ask a controversial question - what is the best pasta shape?

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9:07 Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazelhurst

Mayor of Hasting Sandra Hazelhurst gives us the latest update on the situation in her area.


9:30 Mathematics: Dillon Mayhew

Nights mathematician and Associate Professor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Te Heranga Waka/Victoria University of Wellington Dillon Mayhew joins us once again.

Tonight he's talking to us about the mathematics of bell ringing.

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10pm to 11pm

Join Karyn Hay after the 10pm news to hear what's happening around New Zealand and the rest of the world.

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