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The Chemical Brothers headline Christchurch festival

23 Feb 2024

Organisers for Electric Avenue, the country's biggest one-day music festival, admit some perseverance was needed to secure the headliners at Hagley Park this Saturday.

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12:04 AM. All Night Programme

A selection of the best RNZ National interviews and features.

6:08 AM. Storytime (RNZ)

7:08 AM. Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

12:10 PM. Māpuna with Julian Wilcox

Julian talks to Māori throughout Aotearoa, from sports legends to business leaders, to artists and community advocates.

1:06 PM. Music 101

The best songs, music-related stories, interviews, live music, industry news and music documentaries from New Zealand and the world

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport (RNZ)

5:30 PM. Tagata O Te Moana

A weekly Pacific magazine programme features New Zealand and regional Pacific news, issues, information and music.

6:06 PM. Nashville Babylon

Mark Rogers offers the very best in Americana, alt country, folk soul and blues music (RNZ)

7:06 PM. Saturday Night with Phil O'Brien

An evening of requests, nostalgia and musical memories (RNZ)

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