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Friday Night Live: The Phoenix Foundation

13 Dec 2016

Captured live at The Other's Way Festival in 2016, The Phoenix Foundation rock out on songs from the album 'Give Up Your Dreams' alongside some old favourites. Video, Audio

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

A selection of the best RNZ National interviews plus

12:15 Sporting Witness (BBC); 12:30 The Laugh Track (RNZ); 1:45 Elemental (RNZ); 2:05 NZ Live (RNZ); 3:05 Two Eyes, a Nose and a Mouth by Elizabeth Smither (1 of 2, RNZ)

6:08 AM. Storytime

Terry the Drover, by David Somerset, told by Bernard Kearns; The Pool, written and told by Apirana Taylor; Kotuku's Magic Star, by Mike Young, told by Toby Mills; The Princess and the Enchanter, written and told by the Taihape Morris Dancers; Dunger, by Joy Cowley, told by Simon Leary and Victoria Abbott; Rather, by Hope Hucklesby, told by Helen Moulder; Airini's Present, by Karen Sidney, told by Kelly Tikao (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Country Life

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

8:10 AM. Saturday Morning with Kim Hill

A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday (RNZ)

12:12 PM. The Podcast Hour

The best podcasts from around the world

1:10 PM. Music 101

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

5:00 PM. The World at Five

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

5:10 PM. Focus on Politics

Analysis of significant political issues presented by Radio New Zealand's parliamentary reporting team (RNZ)

5:30 PM. Tagata o te Moana

Pacific news, features, interviews and music for all New Zealanders, giving an insight into the diverse cultures of the Pacific people (RNZI)

6:06 PM. WOMAD Taranaki (2019)

Highlights from World Music festival in New Plymouth (RNZ)

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

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

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