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The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on Radio New Zealand National.

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  • In At The Movies Simon Morris looks at Sylvester Stallone’s eighties flashback The Expendables 3, the foodie, feelgood movie The 100-Foot Journey and Roman Polanski's Venus In Fur

  • In Our Changing World, mind-control and robots, the pros and cons of older dads, Antarctic time travel and sugar: desirable but bad

  • Country Life has a musical theme – Charlie McCaig went from selling records to running a dairy farm, and Adrian Mann built a grand piano in a Timaru farm shed

  • On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests will include Steve and Riley Hathaway, Helen Garner and Lucy Sargisson.

  • Great Encounters explores the fascinating history of the invention of paper with Alex Monro and delves into themes of light and gathering darkness in Michele Leggott's collection of poetry