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Former pastor brings Aboriginal women's voices to the world

Choral singing is the most wonderful thing that human beings can do, says Morris Stuart, conductor of the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir.The Song Keepers is a documentary following the choir's historic visit to Germany. Video, Audio

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Health Check (BBC); 1:05 Te Ahi Kaa (RNZ); 2:06 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy (BBC); 2:30 Music Feature: Katchafire (RNZ); 3:05 The Bright Side of My Condition by Charlotte Randall (1 of 12, RNZ); 3:30 Science In Action (BBC); 5:10 Witness  (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance (RNZ)

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Jim Mora

An hour of discussion featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint with John Campbell

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A weekday current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

8:30 PM. Gone Fishing

She served a life-term for murder, but did she do it? In fact, was anyone murdered at all? - A RNZ co-production with Stuff Produced by Amy Mass and Adam Dudding (1 of 8, RNZ/Stuff)

9:30 PM. Insight

An award-winning documentary programme providing comprehensive coverage of national and international current affairs (RNZ)

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:15 PM. Lately with Karyn Hay

A late night radio show with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories (RNZ)

11:06 PM. Nashville Babylon

Wairarapa's Mark Rogers presents a selection of old and new music - the very best in alt.country, Americana and blues (Arrow FM)

This week’s schedule