7:12 From Stonehenge to Brexit.

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Michael Smith, a retired Lawyer from Nelson has written a history of Britain From Stonehenge to Brexit - The Making of Britain. He talks to us about why he wrote the book and his passion for British history.

 

 

7:35 Upbeat

Gemma New would have to be one of the most exciting young conductors in the world today. She's home in New Zealand for concerts with the Auckland Philharmonia and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and spoke with David Morris on Upbeat.

Conductor Gemma New

Conductor Gemma New Photo: Supplied

8:10 Night Mail

To get in touch, email nights@radionz.co.nz , you can text us from your mobile on 2101 or you can find us on Facebook.

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8:15 Dateline Pacific

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RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

8:30 Window on the World

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Food is propaganda in this episode of The Food Chain. In the second part of of an exploration into the relationship between political power and what we eat, Emily Thomas asks how food can be used by authoritarian regimes and extremist groups to influence and persuade.  We meet  food writer who takes us on an officially-approved tour of North Korea. And meet a man who spent ten days living - and eating with fighters from the Islamic State group.

9:10 Nights Sport

Sports commentator Peter Lammp was at the Rugby Jamborree in Palmerston North over the weekend.

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9:30 Insight

This week on Insight, new options for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

AgResearch senior scientist Suzanne Rowe runs a breeding trial to select for sheep with lower methane emissions.

AgResearch senior scientist Suzanne Rowe runs a breeding trial to select for sheep with lower methane emissions. Photo: RNZ / Veronika Meduna

10:17 Lately

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Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.

11:07 Nashville Babylon

Fats Waller

Fats Waller Photo: By New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer: Fisher, Alan, photographer. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues On this week's show Mark says happy birthday to guitarist Marc Ribot and Fats Waller, plays new music from Willie Nelson, Gretchen Peters and John Prime and spins a mix of classic country and blues from the likes of Steve Earle and BB King.

Fiona Shaw has chosen Deuces Wild by BB King.

Fiona Shaw has chosen Deuces Wild by BB King. Photo: AFP