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The Sampler : More Blood, More Tracks by Bob Dylan

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More Blood, More Tracks is the latest edition of Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series. It revisits the sessions for one of his most acclaimed albums Blood On The Tracks. Nick Bollinger asks if it's necessary.  Audio

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Two Cents’ Worth (RNZ); 1:05 From The World (BBC); 2:05 Music myths (RNZ)3:05 Passport to Hell by Robin Hyde read by Catherine Wilkin (14 of 15, RNZ); 3:30 Author’s View (RNZ); 4:25 Premature Babies  (RNZ); 4:35 Music Teacher of the Year (RNZ); 4:55 Book Review (RNZ); 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: The Whole Intimate Mess by Holly Walker - Rhodes scholar and former Green MP, Holly Walker tells the story of how she became one of New Zealand's youngest parliamentarians, how motherhood intervened, and how she found solace and solidarity in the writings of women (2 of 5, 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

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

7:35 PM. The Sampler

Nick Bollinger reviews some of the latest music releases

8:15 PM. Dateline Pacific

A daily 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. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

9:06 PM. The Tuesday Feature

A selection of documentaries, discussions and lectures of note from New Zealand and beyond

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. Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots (RNZ)

This week’s schedule