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7:12 Powering Africa
What will power Africa's growth? Prof. Mark New from the African Climate & Development Initiative on the environmental and social challenges Africa faces as its energy needs increase.

7:35 Upbeat
New Zealand born organist Katherine Dienes-Williams is the first woman to hold the most senior musical post in a Church of England cathedral. The accomplished organist is home on holiday with her husband Patrick Williams, librarian of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and daughter Hannah who's a chorister.

8:12 Nights' Science - Physics
What does gravity sound like? Prof. Shaun Hendy director of Te Pūnaha Matatini at the University of Auckland is explains the LIGO discovery.

8:30 Window on the World
Horn Dilemma
The majority of white and black rhinoceros are found in South Africa. This stronghold for these magnificent creatures is now being threatened by poachers killing rhino for their horns.  In this programme Adam Hart explores the Horn Dilemma - whether to lift the ban on selling harvested rhino horns to try and fund bettter protection and conservation efforts to stop the poachers who kill the rhinos for their horns. Unlike elephant ivory, pangolin scales and the bones from lions, rhinos can be dehorned without harming the animal. Many rhino owners are already removing the horns from their animals to stop them attracting poachers. So they are sitting on stockpiles of harvested horn.

9:30 Insight 
The Struggle for Special Education - RNZs Education Correspondent heads to the classroom to find out what's working and what not for children with special needs, their parents and their teachers.

10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 At the Eleventh Hour Beale Street Caravan. The first act is Auckland band Riverhead Slide with a couple of tracks from their CD "Hangin' with the blues".